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DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 477,338.0 66.9% 486,101.7 80,007.1 313,010 923,373 1,100 4.41%
Death Knight
Unholy 489,457.5 68.6% 490,040.7 101,405.3 284,913 1,215,628 1,100 4.41%
Druid
Balance 528,357.0 74.0% 552,138.4 120,160.6 311,783 956,199 1,100 4.41%
Druid
Feral Cat 563,524.0 79.0% 539,561.7 101,959.0 339,400 1,205,351 1,100 4.41%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 569,901.5 79.9% 580,141.3 122,040.5 332,602 1,267,008 1,100 4.41%
Hunter
Marksmanship 337,896.5 47.3% 323,118.4 120,181.6 5,891 583,659 848 3.40%
Hunter
Survival 513,192.5 71.9% 501,742.2 81,961.8 310,050 848,319 1,100 4.41%
Mage
Arcane 595,627.5 83.5% 630,255.7 132,434.3 421,054 1,233,892 1,100 4.41%
Mage
Fire 578,983.5 81.1% 614,231.2 165,835.2 347,774 1,374,402 1,100 4.41%
Mage
Frost 450,793.0 63.2% 454,084.1 79,981.6 268,091 713,625 1,100 4.41%
Paladin
Retribution 518,011.0 72.6% 534,998.6 89,156.4 389,873 1,120,770 1,100 4.41%
Priest
Shadow 528,033.5 74.0% 570,782.6 124,435.5 417,028 1,552,045 1,100 4.41%
Rogue
Assassination 434,781.5 60.9% 422,315.0 78,280.2 245,426 631,157 1,100 4.41%
Rogue
Combat 625,647.5 87.7% 625,728.9 138,198.1 317,779 1,665,453 1,100 4.41%
Rogue
Subtlety 401,386.0 56.2% 374,182.4 117,916.5 944 612,459 1,040 4.17%
Shaman
Elemental 516,300.0 72.3% 542,796.7 132,462.1 311,646 1,720,715 1,100 4.41%
Shaman
Enhancement 543,133.0 76.1% 533,979.2 104,295.6 310,077 1,250,476 1,100 4.41%
Warlock
Affliction 713,624.5 100.0% 878,211.7 455,501.0 382,613 3,565,144 1,100 4.41%
Warlock
Demonology 440,078.5 61.7% 450,949.9 112,100.4 56,747 912,558 1,088 4.36%
Warlock
Destruction 594,165.5 83.3% 628,323.4 119,273.1 471,978 1,405,223 1,100 4.41%
Warrior
Arms 319,165.0 44.7% 360,986.5 178,126.0 3,393 914,069 1,075 4.31%
Warrior
Fury 602,398.0 84.4% 617,374.0 95,351.9 457,291 1,138,237 1,100 4.41%
Monk
Windwalker 528,144.0 74.0% 557,130.9 135,515.4 317,740 1,060,212 1,100 4.41%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 271,664.0 78.0% 312,778.5 123,522.3 172,039 1,049,282 1,100 16.67%
Paladin
Holy 280,504.5 80.6% 298,981.1 85,322.1 191,662 721,028 1,100 16.67%
Priest
Discipline 348,168.0 100.0% 377,375.7 124,613.0 197,773 706,716 1,100 16.67%
Priest
Holy 176,076.0 50.6% 236,226.4 154,150.8 86,242 941,373 1,100 16.67%
Shaman
Restoration 317,486.5 91.2% 362,970.2 138,462.5 204,544 850,814 1,100 16.67%
Monk
Mistweaver 200,795.0 57.7% 249,592.6 129,663.5 127,331 742,921 1,100 16.67%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 381,841.5 68.7% 398,053.2 120,284.0 187,472 1,357,613 1,100 20.00%
Druid
Feral Bear 495,018.0 89.1% 505,001.6 153,558.3 210,533 1,411,304 1,100 20.00%
Paladin
Protection 473,631.0 85.2% 474,800.4 166,292.8 180,829 1,077,270 1,100 20.00%
Warrior
Protection 555,844.5 100.0% 566,456.6 193,306.2 228,303 2,904,298 1,100 20.00%
Monk
Brewmaster 460,170.0 82.8% 496,516.3 180,774.2 222,433 1,472,818 1,100 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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