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DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 17,018.0 73.1% 17,018.0 0.0 17,018 17,018 1 1.49%
Death Knight
Unholy 22,446.5 96.4% 21,083.0 3,759.5 14,008 24,922 8 11.94%
Druid
Balance 13,639.0 58.6% 13,770.7 706.3 12,979 14,694 3 4.48%
Druid
Feral Cat 17,977.0 77.2% 16,597.5 2,273.1 13,172 18,416 6 8.96%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Hunter
Marksmanship 16,852.0 72.4% 16,852.0 0.0 16,852 16,852 1 1.49%
Hunter
Survival 20,221.0 86.9% 20,002.7 2,874.4 15,483 24,773 9 13.43%
Mage
Arcane 13,076.0 56.2% 13,076.0 0.0 13,076 13,076 1 1.49%
Mage
Fire 15,283.0 65.7% 15,716.9 1,566.3 13,938 18,596 9 13.43%
Mage
Frost 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Paladin
Retribution 15,128.0 65.0% 16,285.3 1,888.3 14,008 19,083 7 10.45%
Priest
Shadow 15,060.0 64.7% 14,748.0 1,509.4 11,984 16,600 6 8.96%
Rogue
Assassination 15,503.0 66.6% 15,503.0 0.0 15,503 15,503 1 1.49%
Rogue
Combat 15,291.0 65.7% 15,762.3 3,998.4 11,118 20,878 3 4.48%
Rogue
Subtlety 20,443.0 87.8% 20,443.0 0.0 20,443 20,443 1 1.49%
Shaman
Elemental 13,425.5 57.7% 13,425.5 365.5 13,060 13,791 2 2.99%
Shaman
Enhancement 17,799.0 76.5% 17,799.0 0.0 17,799 17,799 1 1.49%
Warlock
Affliction 14,530.5 62.4% 14,530.5 464.5 14,066 14,995 2 2.99%
Warlock
Demonology 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Warlock
Destruction 21,168.0 90.9% 19,201.7 4,829.5 12,554 23,883 3 4.48%
Warrior
Arms 23,276.0 100.0% 23,276.0 0.0 23,276 23,276 1 1.49%
Warrior
Fury 15,363.5 66.0% 15,363.5 236.5 15,127 15,600 2 2.99%
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 10,046.0 86.7% 10,122.8 1,076.6 8,402 11,623 5 20.83%
Paladin
Holy 8,899.5 76.8% 9,870.3 2,452.2 7,199 14,550 6 25.00%
Priest
Discipline 6,966.0 60.1% 6,761.7 1,929.5 4,303 9,016 3 12.50%
Priest
Holy 10,677.0 92.1% 10,045.0 1,427.2 7,655 11,397 5 20.83%
Shaman
Restoration 11,592.0 100.0% 11,581.6 519.3 10,833 12,257 5 20.83%
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 9,433.5 95.0% 9,433.5 1,869.5 7,564 11,303 2 22.22%
Druid
Feral Bear 6,175.0 62.2% 6,175.0 0.0 6,175 6,175 1 11.11%
Paladin
Protection 9,931.0 100.0% 10,080.3 877.6 9,088 11,222 3 33.33%
Warrior
Protection 8,307.0 83.6% 7,267.7 1,722.5 4,840 8,656 3 33.33%
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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