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DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 272,693.0 68.6% 272,693.0 0.0 272,693 272,693 1 2.86%
Death Knight
Unholy 351,663.0 88.4% 351,663.0 0.0 351,663 351,663 1 2.86%
Druid
Balance 333,852.5 83.9% 333,852.5 16,662.5 317,190 350,515 2 5.71%
Druid
Feral Cat 274,878.5 69.1% 274,878.5 41,077.5 233,801 315,956 2 5.71%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 307,348.0 77.3% 307,348.0 40,675.0 266,673 348,023 2 5.71%
Hunter
Marksmanship 223,119.0 56.1% 223,119.0 0.0 223,119 223,119 1 2.86%
Hunter
Survival 356,819.0 89.7% 356,819.0 0.0 356,819 356,819 1 2.86%
Mage
Arcane 251,938.0 63.3% 251,938.0 0.0 251,938 251,938 1 2.86%
Mage
Fire 393,078.0 98.8% 393,078.0 0.0 393,078 393,078 1 2.86%
Mage
Frost 294,394.5 74.0% 294,394.5 21,226.5 273,168 315,621 2 5.71%
Paladin
Retribution 248,672.0 62.5% 230,957.6 58,450.3 152,069 306,391 5 14.29%
Priest
Shadow 259,554.5 65.3% 259,554.5 27,627.5 231,927 287,182 2 5.71%
Rogue
Assassination 387,443.0 97.4% 387,443.0 0.0 387,443 387,443 1 2.86%
Rogue
Combat 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Rogue
Subtlety 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Shaman
Elemental 208,475.5 52.4% 200,150.8 77,633.7 105,759 277,893 4 11.43%
Shaman
Enhancement 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Warlock
Affliction 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Warlock
Demonology 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Warlock
Destruction 397,710.5 100.0% 397,710.5 1,425.5 396,285 399,136 2 5.71%
Warrior
Arms 259,318.0 65.2% 259,318.0 0.0 259,318 259,318 1 2.86%
Warrior
Fury 240,983.0 60.6% 248,451.0 36,057.1 206,273 305,565 4 11.43%
Monk
Windwalker 368,304.5 92.6% 368,304.5 26,668.5 341,636 394,973 2 5.71%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 216,123.0 100.0% 216,123.0 0.0 216,123 216,123 1 14.29%
Paladin
Holy 186,083.0 86.1% 186,083.0 0.0 186,083 186,083 1 14.29%
Priest
Discipline 150,162.0 69.5% 164,884.3 38,637.8 126,674 217,817 3 42.86%
Priest
Holy 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Shaman
Restoration 160,469.0 74.2% 160,469.0 5,540.0 154,929 166,009 2 28.57%
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 185,944.0 75.3% 185,944.0 0.0 185,944 185,944 1 25.00%
Druid
Feral Bear 246,956.0 100.0% 246,956.0 0.0 246,956 246,956 1 25.00%
Paladin
Protection 63,665.0 25.8% 63,665.0 0.0 63,665 63,665 1 25.00%
Warrior
Protection 214,191.0 86.7% 214,191.0 0.0 214,191 214,191 1 25.00%
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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