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DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 18,226.0 77.1% 15,082.3 5,313.3 6,527 20,626 9 6.87%
Death Knight
Unholy 22,430.0 94.8% 21,567.2 2,172.3 16,512 23,958 13 9.92%
Druid
Balance 16,289.0 68.9% 16,395.0 1,516.5 14,593 18,303 3 2.29%
Druid
Feral Cat 18,049.0 76.3% 14,249.3 6,365.0 2,502 20,319 7 5.34%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Hunter
Marksmanship 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Hunter
Survival 23,653.0 100.0% 21,665.4 4,752.1 5,806 26,929 21 16.03%
Mage
Arcane 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Mage
Fire 18,259.0 77.2% 18,181.8 3,682.8 11,724 26,449 13 9.92%
Mage
Frost 5,955.0 25.2% 5,955.0 0.0 5,955 5,955 1 0.76%
Paladin
Retribution 19,831.0 83.8% 20,696.7 1,950.5 18,419 23,973 7 5.34%
Priest
Shadow 19,198.0 81.2% 18,548.2 2,272.5 15,248 22,870 11 8.40%
Rogue
Assassination 19,720.0 83.4% 18,788.0 1,684.0 16,424 20,220 3 2.29%
Rogue
Combat 15,722.0 66.5% 15,722.0 149.0 15,573 15,871 2 1.53%
Rogue
Subtlety 18,810.0 79.5% 16,700.7 4,524.0 10,415 20,877 3 2.29%
Shaman
Elemental 19,556.0 82.7% 20,748.3 4,419.3 15,366 27,929 6 4.58%
Shaman
Enhancement 20,885.0 88.3% 21,147.7 1,371.3 19,615 22,943 3 2.29%
Warlock
Affliction 17,087.0 72.2% 15,813.3 3,095.1 10,610 18,469 4 3.05%
Warlock
Demonology 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Warlock
Destruction 19,088.0 80.7% 19,972.4 4,304.2 13,579 28,650 10 7.63%
Warrior
Arms 21,731.0 91.9% 20,728.9 3,401.9 12,183 24,860 15 11.45%
Warrior
Fury 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
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 10,748.0 90.6% 11,160.7 3,297.4 5,960 17,726 16 34.04%
Paladin
Holy 10,318.0 87.0% 9,940.1 2,311.8 6,389 12,483 7 14.89%
Priest
Discipline 6,490.5 54.7% 6,490.5 692.5 5,798 7,183 2 4.26%
Priest
Holy 11,858.0 100.0% 11,592.6 4,202.7 4,060 18,059 10 21.28%
Shaman
Restoration 9,809.5 82.7% 10,684.3 3,535.5 5,621 16,579 12 25.53%
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 7,718.0 91.8% 8,164.8 2,685.5 5,371 12,432 5 26.32%
Druid
Feral Bear 7,895.0 93.9% 7,454.7 2,159.6 4,195 10,613 7 36.84%
Paladin
Protection 8,406.0 100.0% 7,861.8 2,810.2 2,497 10,524 5 26.32%
Warrior
Protection 4,950.5 58.9% 4,950.5 1,406.5 3,544 6,357 2 10.53%
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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