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DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 23,826.0 86.3% 24,299.3 2,031.9 22,435 28,811 7 4.02%
Death Knight
Unholy 22,953.5 83.2% 23,042.1 3,878.1 11,066 29,852 18 10.34%
Druid
Balance 26,462.0 95.9% 24,686.0 4,044.8 19,089 28,507 3 1.72%
Druid
Feral Cat 15,053.0 54.6% 15,883.8 5,911.1 8,917 24,512 4 2.30%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 27,594.5 100.0% 27,594.5 3,227.5 24,367 30,822 2 1.15%
Hunter
Marksmanship 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Hunter
Survival 25,431.0 92.2% 25,653.8 2,710.8 20,130 32,276 26 14.94%
Mage
Arcane 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Mage
Fire 24,027.0 87.1% 25,118.0 4,927.9 14,877 33,158 22 12.64%
Mage
Frost 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Paladin
Retribution 24,553.0 89.0% 23,891.4 3,421.9 16,969 31,300 19 10.92%
Priest
Shadow 22,199.5 80.4% 20,999.1 3,439.6 14,505 24,931 14 8.05%
Rogue
Assassination 21,240.0 77.0% 21,002.9 5,122.3 14,075 29,006 9 5.17%
Rogue
Combat 19,066.0 69.1% 18,609.7 1,676.2 16,367 20,396 3 1.72%
Rogue
Subtlety 4,607.5 16.7% 4,607.5 1.5 4,606 4,609 2 1.15%
Shaman
Elemental 20,141.5 73.0% 20,358.9 2,673.9 15,562 24,347 10 5.75%
Shaman
Enhancement 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Warlock
Affliction 12,576.0 45.6% 12,576.0 0.0 12,576 12,576 1 0.57%
Warlock
Demonology 16,125.0 58.4% 13,138.7 4,224.7 7,164 16,127 3 1.72%
Warlock
Destruction 22,418.0 81.2% 23,712.6 5,052.5 12,221 32,606 19 10.92%
Warrior
Arms 17,225.0 62.4% 17,283.2 4,890.3 8,024 24,913 11 6.32%
Warrior
Fury 23,349.0 84.6% 23,349.0 0.0 23,349 23,349 1 0.57%
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 7,328.5 70.5% 7,952.5 1,900.3 5,236 10,903 14 26.42%
Paladin
Holy 10,399.5 100.0% 9,790.5 1,634.0 7,259 11,559 8 15.09%
Priest
Discipline 6,858.5 66.0% 7,023.0 1,125.6 5,920 8,455 4 7.55%
Priest
Holy 9,471.0 91.1% 8,643.3 1,839.1 4,301 10,641 11 20.75%
Shaman
Restoration 8,504.5 81.8% 8,547.8 1,939.0 5,861 14,517 16 30.19%
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 7,092.0 85.6% 6,801.8 3,210.0 0 9,809 9 39.13%
Druid
Feral Bear 5,391.0 65.1% 5,385.3 567.4 4,654 6,374 7 30.43%
Paladin
Protection 8,282.0 100.0% 7,503.0 1,202.8 5,804 8,423 3 13.04%
Warrior
Protection 5,245.5 63.3% 5,515.0 2,032.3 3,006 8,563 4 17.39%
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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