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DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 16,394.0 6.8% 16,394.0 0.0 16,394 16,394 1 1.64%
Death Knight
Unholy 109,283.0 45.4% 109,283.0 89,962.0 19,321 199,245 2 3.28%
Druid
Balance 13,504.0 5.6% 13,504.0 0.0 13,504 13,504 1 1.64%
Druid
Feral Cat 17,976.0 7.5% 50,276.0 47,882.8 14,883 117,969 3 4.92%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 240,922.0 100.0% 240,922.0 229,595.0 11,327 470,517 2 3.28%
Hunter
Marksmanship 9,825.0 4.1% 9,825.0 0.0 9,825 9,825 1 1.64%
Hunter
Survival 18,289.0 7.6% 96,596.4 142,105.9 15,405 422,680 7 11.48%
Mage
Arcane 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Mage
Fire 16,260.5 6.7% 17,013.5 3,845.5 13,121 26,247 8 13.11%
Mage
Frost 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Paladin
Retribution 81,098.0 33.7% 192,781.4 197,606.2 15,198 613,245 9 14.75%
Priest
Shadow 118,683.0 49.3% 149,819.5 141,346.9 12,567 349,345 4 6.56%
Rogue
Assassination 17,881.0 7.4% 17,881.0 0.0 17,881 17,881 1 1.64%
Rogue
Combat 9,229.5 3.8% 9,229.5 1,982.5 7,247 11,212 2 3.28%
Rogue
Subtlety 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Shaman
Elemental 13,595.0 5.6% 34,916.5 48,523.0 11,037 143,375 6 9.84%
Shaman
Enhancement 65,233.5 27.1% 286,440.5 412,250.5 17,811 997,484 4 6.56%
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 51,090.0 21.2% 50,582.3 36,663.9 10,038 90,111 4 6.56%
Warrior
Arms 30,687.0 12.7% 59,803.7 46,241.7 23,651 125,073 3 4.92%
Warrior
Fury 17,299.0 7.2% 17,126.3 2,189.2 14,363 19,717 3 4.92%
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 7,888.0 91.0% 6,428.8 4,561.2 498 11,118 5 18.52%
Paladin
Holy 7,126.5 82.2% 6,722.0 1,539.5 3,576 8,265 6 22.22%
Priest
Discipline 8,666.0 100.0% 14,246.8 13,241.3 4,026 40,349 5 18.52%
Priest
Holy 7,140.0 82.4% 7,291.8 3,030.7 2,686 11,353 5 18.52%
Shaman
Restoration 8,412.5 97.1% 8,289.0 1,697.2 4,863 10,187 6 22.22%
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 11,550.0 100.0% 68,610.7 115,077.2 1,815 340,850 7 35.00%
Druid
Feral Bear 5,336.0 46.2% 6,597.4 2,938.6 2,640 10,403 5 25.00%
Paladin
Protection 8,941.0 77.4% 13,694.2 13,601.5 4,227 40,450 5 25.00%
Warrior
Protection 4,835.0 41.9% 5,211.7 2,136.3 2,804 7,996 3 15.00%
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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