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DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 20,790.0 80.3% 16,617.3 6,122.7 4,961 22,443 9 5.23%
Death Knight
Unholy 20,052.0 77.5% 18,277.5 7,268.1 6,426 25,903 14 8.14%
Druid
Balance 23,045.0 89.0% 23,045.0 116.0 22,929 23,161 2 1.16%
Druid
Feral Cat 14,116.5 54.5% 13,066.3 5,294.7 1,603 20,002 8 4.65%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 25,281.0 97.7% 23,666.7 3,168.9 19,239 26,480 3 1.74%
Hunter
Marksmanship 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Hunter
Survival 25,884.5 100.0% 25,194.1 2,612.7 17,901 28,522 28 16.28%
Mage
Arcane 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Mage
Fire 20,245.0 78.2% 21,001.2 5,057.5 12,792 29,315 25 14.53%
Mage
Frost 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Paladin
Retribution 18,071.0 69.8% 17,501.9 5,260.4 7,664 23,944 19 11.05%
Priest
Shadow 20,329.5 78.5% 18,803.5 2,911.4 11,208 21,518 12 6.98%
Rogue
Assassination 11,649.0 45.0% 13,038.0 4,850.4 9,367 22,562 5 2.91%
Rogue
Combat 23,258.0 89.9% 20,415.7 4,466.0 14,110 23,879 3 1.74%
Rogue
Subtlety 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Shaman
Elemental 18,634.0 72.0% 18,651.1 2,218.8 14,200 21,935 7 4.07%
Shaman
Enhancement 20,406.0 78.8% 19,572.0 3,647.9 14,746 23,564 3 1.74%
Warlock
Affliction 18,070.0 69.8% 18,347.5 1,232.8 16,980 20,270 4 2.33%
Warlock
Demonology 14,988.0 57.9% 13,785.0 1,703.4 11,376 14,991 3 1.74%
Warlock
Destruction 22,648.0 87.5% 22,013.9 4,014.6 14,679 27,818 13 7.56%
Warrior
Arms 16,405.0 63.4% 16,460.7 5,029.2 6,255 24,455 13 7.56%
Warrior
Fury 7,851.0 30.3% 7,851.0 0.0 7,851 7,851 1 0.58%
Monk
Windwalker 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 13,578.5 81.5% 13,133.8 2,891.2 7,931 17,821 20 36.36%
Paladin
Holy 13,086.0 78.6% 13,238.6 1,720.3 10,888 16,304 7 12.73%
Priest
Discipline 8,505.0 51.1% 9,398.3 1,747.1 7,850 11,840 3 5.45%
Priest
Holy 14,242.0 85.5% 13,588.4 2,331.2 10,380 18,399 9 16.36%
Shaman
Restoration 16,658.0 100.0% 17,537.0 3,717.1 10,632 24,694 16 29.09%
Monk
Mistweaver 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 8,206.0 100.0% 8,367.8 1,120.5 7,269 10,639 6 30.00%
Druid
Feral Bear 7,090.5 86.4% 6,517.8 1,948.1 2,317 8,398 6 30.00%
Paladin
Protection 6,950.0 84.7% 7,092.6 1,334.2 5,387 9,422 5 25.00%
Warrior
Protection 3,820.0 46.6% 4,249.3 2,340.3 1,622 7,306 3 15.00%
Monk
Brewmaster 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%


What Is This?

At the most basic level, the DPS Bot attempts to determine and display how various World of Warcraft classes and specs compare against each other. It does this by crunching data from World of Logs.

There are a few things to be aware of above all else:

What is Spec Score?

Spec Score is the best measure I've been able to come up with to compare specs across all fights of a given tier. The goal has been to minimize the effect a "gimmick" fight has on the overall rankings and generally normalize fights to have a common ground of comparison.

In a nutshell, each spec is scored on a curve for each fight. For each individual boss, the spec with the top DPS on a fight gets a score of 100 and then all other specs are scored according to that top spec. The average across all fights for a given spec is the Spec Score for the current tier.

As usual, this score is not the end-all, be-all measure of anything. It's merely an interesting collection of data trying to compress a whole lot of data into a single comparable value. Don't ever forget that each spec has its strengths and weaknesses and may be needed for any number of reasons. While raw numbers are absolutely an important facet of raiding, there are often other variables that are far more important.

All of that said, I think Spec Score is a far better indicator of relative spec power than a simple aggregation of DPS values from all fights. Those values are still available but I hope and pray that you understand that they have their own variety of problems and caveats.

A more detailed description and example will be posted on the Raidbots Blog.

The Rest

More details of the methodology used can be found on the DPS Bot Docs page.

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