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DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 10,486.5 6.4% 19,233.1 20,245.5 4,953 79,364 14 8.75%
Death Knight
Unholy 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Druid
Balance 12,780.0 7.8% 44,361.4 53,532.5 7,295 159,653 8 5.00%
Druid
Feral Cat 9,363.5 5.7% 21,160.0 20,761.0 8,797 57,116 4 2.50%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 163,663.0 100.0% 152,627.8 35,983.1 95,378 199,030 8 5.00%
Hunter
Marksmanship 11,918.0 7.3% 11,918.0 0.0 11,918 11,918 1 0.63%
Hunter
Survival 14,680.5 9.0% 36,034.4 41,319.3 10,023 122,835 12 7.50%
Mage
Arcane 80,114.5 49.0% 93,784.0 73,431.8 7,197 207,710 4 2.50%
Mage
Fire 13,760.0 8.4% 24,727.5 32,538.8 7,355 137,867 15 9.38%
Mage
Frost 53,112.0 32.5% 76,934.0 47,853.9 31,265 155,292 9 5.63%
Paladin
Retribution 35,148.0 21.5% 37,372.7 24,714.0 5,860 84,821 11 6.88%
Priest
Shadow 41,334.0 25.3% 49,371.8 38,619.8 9,925 110,979 13 8.13%
Rogue
Assassination 44,397.5 27.1% 44,397.5 42,917.5 1,480 87,315 2 1.25%
Rogue
Combat 79,596.0 48.6% 97,544.3 39,446.0 60,776 152,261 3 1.88%
Rogue
Subtlety 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Shaman
Elemental 21,883.0 13.4% 44,605.0 36,096.9 10,408 114,708 12 7.50%
Shaman
Enhancement 15,153.0 9.3% 44,385.4 39,891.8 4,212 97,678 7 4.38%
Warlock
Affliction 54,686.0 33.4% 54,686.0 43,675.0 11,011 98,361 2 1.25%
Warlock
Demonology 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Warlock
Destruction 46,396.0 28.3% 58,740.7 43,050.5 10,096 134,320 15 9.38%
Warrior
Arms 7,902.0 4.8% 16,444.9 17,902.5 895 53,735 8 5.00%
Warrior
Fury 100,247.0 61.3% 88,333.0 59,233.4 7,001 182,314 10 6.25%
Monk
Windwalker 131,782.0 80.5% 131,782.0 2.0 131,780 131,784 2 1.25%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 11,539.5 36.1% 28,741.1 31,197.9 7,517 124,551 16 31.37%
Paladin
Holy 9,104.0 28.5% 8,906.1 1,403.1 6,740 11,198 9 17.65%
Priest
Discipline 31,950.5 100.0% 31,628.2 12,793.6 6,865 47,615 6 11.76%
Priest
Holy 13,987.0 43.8% 16,142.1 7,908.0 9,437 39,122 10 19.61%
Shaman
Restoration 10,959.5 34.3% 19,978.7 21,829.2 5,851 75,797 10 19.61%
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 14,832.0 100.0% 36,343.0 33,212.7 10,938 83,259 3 15.79%
Druid
Feral Bear 7,818.0 52.7% 14,049.5 14,469.0 5,198 46,096 6 31.58%
Paladin
Protection 8,654.5 58.4% 8,768.7 4,406.7 3,825 17,086 6 31.58%
Warrior
Protection 10,997.5 74.1% 18,794.3 14,505.9 9,292 43,890 4 21.05%
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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