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DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 12,822.0 46.8% 10,640.7 7,348.9 750 18,350 3 2.63%
Death Knight
Unholy 27,384.0 100.0% 25,598.3 4,280.3 18,783 32,332 7 6.14%
Druid
Balance 15,361.0 56.1% 18,297.9 4,801.1 11,795 25,916 7 6.14%
Druid
Feral Cat 21,185.5 77.4% 21,323.5 1,968.1 18,771 24,384 8 7.02%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 14,822.0 54.1% 14,822.0 7,888.0 6,934 22,710 2 1.75%
Hunter
Marksmanship 18,078.0 66.0% 16,430.0 4,793.8 8,429 21,135 4 3.51%
Hunter
Survival 23,288.0 85.0% 22,525.0 5,213.7 14,630 32,549 7 6.14%
Mage
Arcane 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Mage
Fire 24,000.5 87.6% 23,307.7 5,081.7 6,984 30,005 18 15.79%
Mage
Frost 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Paladin
Retribution 22,630.0 82.6% 22,766.3 3,438.7 16,458 27,563 13 11.40%
Priest
Shadow 18,428.0 67.3% 18,513.4 3,220.3 12,291 24,061 7 6.14%
Rogue
Assassination 19,540.0 71.4% 19,956.7 1,613.3 17,670 22,321 7 6.14%
Rogue
Combat 20,422.5 74.6% 20,579.5 2,378.9 17,784 23,689 4 3.51%
Rogue
Subtlety 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Shaman
Elemental 14,601.0 53.3% 15,447.2 3,228.1 11,831 20,005 6 5.26%
Shaman
Enhancement 26,964.0 98.5% 26,557.5 2,962.4 22,044 30,258 4 3.51%
Warlock
Affliction 20,240.5 73.9% 20,240.5 2,777.5 17,463 23,018 2 1.75%
Warlock
Demonology 16,271.0 59.4% 20,111.0 7,490.5 13,481 30,581 3 2.63%
Warlock
Destruction 23,476.0 85.7% 23,498.6 1,994.7 20,916 27,139 7 6.14%
Warrior
Arms 23,283.0 85.0% 23,402.7 2,910.8 19,899 27,026 3 2.63%
Warrior
Fury 19,330.5 70.6% 19,330.5 1,984.5 17,346 21,315 2 1.75%
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 8,726.0 88.7% 9,640.3 2,429.5 7,107 14,852 12 31.58%
Paladin
Holy 8,552.0 87.0% 8,357.6 1,085.7 6,555 9,863 5 13.16%
Priest
Discipline 5,796.0 58.9% 7,596.0 3,518.4 5,122 13,670 4 10.53%
Priest
Holy 9,833.0 100.0% 9,589.5 2,189.6 6,469 13,875 8 21.05%
Shaman
Restoration 8,932.0 90.8% 9,046.3 1,941.5 6,208 11,692 9 23.68%
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 10,840.0 100.0% 9,579.7 2,656.9 5,884 12,015 3 21.43%
Druid
Feral Bear 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Paladin
Protection 7,958.5 73.4% 7,751.0 4,440.4 1,271 13,816 4 28.57%
Warrior
Protection 7,261.0 67.0% 7,037.0 2,417.0 3,449 11,662 7 50.00%
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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