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Latest Data in Amazing Table Form

DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 12,619.0 12.1% 46,898.3 52,643.8 7,393 167,790 14 8.86%
Death Knight
Unholy 8,134.0 7.8% 30,348.8 40,335.0 5,052 100,075 4 2.53%
Druid
Balance 15,328.0 14.7% 18,367.2 7,777.5 9,833 32,559 5 3.16%
Druid
Feral Cat 30,224.0 29.0% 35,066.7 29,271.9 3,146 97,060 7 4.43%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 64,679.0 62.1% 73,928.9 37,789.9 33,475 153,229 7 4.43%
Hunter
Marksmanship 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Hunter
Survival 16,803.0 16.1% 33,246.9 40,118.4 5,684 141,794 15 9.49%
Mage
Arcane 15,889.0 15.3% 62,174.3 82,502.5 11,890 205,029 4 2.53%
Mage
Fire 15,100.0 14.5% 31,784.5 46,625.8 8,932 154,958 8 5.06%
Mage
Frost 104,183.0 100.0% 97,504.3 32,489.7 54,796 133,534 3 1.90%
Paladin
Retribution 16,832.0 16.2% 34,498.2 40,015.7 2,834 154,600 15 9.49%
Priest
Shadow 14,556.0 14.0% 14,627.0 392.4 14,191 15,205 4 2.53%
Rogue
Assassination 7,214.0 6.9% 25,029.0 36,194.8 4,109 97,341 5 3.16%
Rogue
Combat 52,636.0 50.5% 66,037.3 31,989.9 35,317 110,159 3 1.90%
Rogue
Subtlety 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Shaman
Elemental 23,254.0 22.3% 40,081.6 31,562.4 10,089 120,319 15 9.49%
Shaman
Enhancement 85,519.0 82.1% 56,441.7 44,620.3 526 108,808 7 4.43%
Warlock
Affliction 12,991.5 12.5% 12,991.5 262.5 12,729 13,254 2 1.27%
Warlock
Demonology 9,642.0 9.3% 14,046.5 8,578.6 8,116 28,786 4 2.53%
Warlock
Destruction 29,309.0 28.1% 38,551.1 32,450.6 8,739 120,283 17 10.76%
Warrior
Arms 10,077.0 9.7% 25,081.0 35,286.8 3,240 110,062 7 4.43%
Warrior
Fury 10,325.0 9.9% 36,247.4 47,034.6 2,182 144,087 8 5.06%
Monk
Windwalker 96,579.0 92.7% 107,254.8 56,850.9 43,125 192,736 4 2.53%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 15,493.0 31.6% 26,039.9 30,182.9 7,147 110,708 17 30.91%
Paladin
Holy 10,240.0 20.9% 17,668.1 24,295.6 5,383 90,188 10 18.18%
Priest
Discipline 49,088.0 100.0% 51,651.4 36,242.9 6,990 115,081 5 9.09%
Priest
Holy 14,408.0 29.4% 17,345.0 7,015.7 13,145 36,279 9 16.36%
Shaman
Restoration 14,392.5 29.3% 34,550.7 46,838.4 7,243 171,152 12 21.82%
Monk
Mistweaver 48,694.5 99.2% 48,694.5 32,382.5 16,312 81,077 2 3.64%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 25,774.0 36.9% 36,269.5 28,707.2 7,258 93,357 10 38.46%
Druid
Feral Bear 9,937.0 14.2% 42,019.7 39,302.5 5,693 96,432 7 26.92%
Paladin
Protection 4,002.0 5.7% 4,002.0 0.0 4,002 4,002 2 7.69%
Warrior
Protection 18,371.0 26.3% 35,396.4 41,250.8 7,418 116,920 5 19.23%
Monk
Brewmaster 69,901.5 100.0% 69,901.5 13,196.5 56,705 83,098 2 7.69%


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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