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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 471,345.0 72.6% 476,153.6 25,491.9 447,309 588,376 100 4.57%
Death Knight
Unholy 487,041.0 75.0% 492,058.0 24,723.8 463,748 628,464 100 4.57%
Druid
Balance 504,925.0 77.8% 511,133.7 25,324.9 481,670 603,088 100 4.57%
Druid
Feral Cat 542,253.0 83.5% 554,146.3 33,981.9 515,454 651,726 100 4.57%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 562,810.0 86.7% 568,566.4 23,621.5 539,474 672,681 100 4.57%
Hunter
Marksmanship 407,337.0 62.7% 358,399.9 134,735.4 21,173 514,919 50 2.28%
Hunter
Survival 507,612.0 78.2% 513,517.5 23,092.5 488,457 607,357 100 4.57%
Mage
Arcane 551,518.5 84.9% 561,361.7 31,856.1 522,104 645,800 100 4.57%
Mage
Fire 549,810.0 84.7% 560,124.0 31,923.4 523,394 670,246 100 4.57%
Mage
Frost 445,170.0 68.6% 454,899.7 30,630.9 416,992 543,717 100 4.57%
Paladin
Retribution 482,971.5 74.4% 491,685.1 30,274.1 460,061 580,338 100 4.57%
Priest
Shadow 514,546.0 79.2% 522,519.9 29,387.4 487,844 635,681 100 4.57%
Rogue
Assassination 432,982.0 66.7% 442,461.7 34,673.9 396,100 558,796 100 4.57%
Rogue
Combat 609,930.0 93.9% 615,763.1 29,116.0 580,042 736,181 100 4.57%
Rogue
Subtlety 443,411.0 68.3% 426,411.6 90,725.3 130,626 592,891 82 3.74%
Shaman
Elemental 473,395.0 72.9% 478,996.9 20,788.5 458,744 598,947 100 4.57%
Shaman
Enhancement 534,927.0 82.4% 544,661.5 32,465.3 509,560 662,758 100 4.57%
Warlock
Affliction 649,301.5 100.0% 671,057.0 53,663.0 620,343 855,700 100 4.57%
Warlock
Demonology 417,571.0 64.3% 416,189.6 74,308.2 242,045 597,749 76 3.47%
Warlock
Destruction 514,965.5 79.3% 525,613.2 30,224.0 494,976 683,637 100 4.57%
Warrior
Arms 262,656.0 40.5% 255,516.4 120,190.9 3,213 481,632 82 3.74%
Warrior
Fury 578,853.0 89.2% 584,939.1 24,913.4 552,913 676,444 100 4.57%
Monk
Windwalker 467,321.5 72.0% 481,518.7 31,704.6 452,732 627,633 100 4.57%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 541,673.0 93.9% 556,739.2 51,206.3 506,949 690,917 100 16.67%
Paladin
Holy 430,992.5 74.7% 445,514.5 53,341.4 394,866 671,245 100 16.67%
Priest
Discipline 463,352.5 80.3% 472,654.6 30,392.7 437,724 564,471 100 16.67%
Priest
Holy 504,250.0 87.4% 541,890.9 95,351.5 455,296 924,595 100 16.67%
Shaman
Restoration 576,909.5 100.0% 599,608.4 86,994.5 505,231 927,994 100 16.67%
Monk
Mistweaver 537,587.5 93.2% 552,408.5 60,010.7 483,578 704,968 100 16.67%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 378,680.0 58.1% 416,318.3 96,093.6 314,793 762,813 100 20.00%
Druid
Feral Bear 510,285.5 78.2% 555,705.2 132,440.6 427,537 1,116,928 100 20.00%
Paladin
Protection 539,366.0 82.7% 581,884.9 143,455.4 434,196 1,237,469 100 20.00%
Warrior
Protection 652,227.0 100.0% 674,326.5 152,322.0 501,912 1,116,441 100 20.00%
Monk
Brewmaster 534,343.5 81.9% 553,187.5 63,690.0 477,294 767,982 100 20.00%


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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