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DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 199,698.0 60.7% 204,934.7 84,353.8 10,069 464,521 1,561 4.68%
Death Knight
Unholy 237,236.0 72.1% 245,932.2 102,068.2 39,979 622,202 327 0.98%
Druid
Balance 233,167.0 70.8% 234,477.7 102,103.5 2,614 648,633 1,202 3.60%
Druid
Feral Cat 217,224.0 66.0% 224,933.3 107,775.6 8,748 562,952 719 2.15%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 242,746.0 73.7% 245,885.2 98,655.1 1,164 733,033 2,733 8.19%
Hunter
Marksmanship 167,078.5 50.8% 172,272.9 74,468.5 99 428,655 326 0.98%
Hunter
Survival 230,296.0 70.0% 233,517.5 93,057.8 5,982 524,804 3,233 9.68%
Mage
Arcane 230,614.0 70.1% 245,902.1 129,261.7 3,214 1,057,697 649 1.94%
Mage
Fire 280,894.0 85.3% 277,924.3 110,930.3 4,051 832,466 880 2.64%
Mage
Frost 210,519.0 64.0% 216,470.3 88,796.9 7,174 631,186 2,565 7.68%
Paladin
Retribution 206,607.5 62.8% 212,488.1 94,488.7 0 580,039 1,828 5.47%
Priest
Shadow 221,672.5 67.3% 226,037.0 101,297.6 0 629,425 2,178 6.52%
Rogue
Assassination 205,207.0 62.3% 205,766.4 83,725.3 22,968 562,450 829 2.48%
Rogue
Combat 247,011.5 75.0% 250,339.2 103,823.0 2,520 673,556 1,240 3.71%
Rogue
Subtlety 185,923.0 56.5% 194,787.6 97,231.9 2,475 427,969 155 0.46%
Shaman
Elemental 222,738.5 67.7% 227,009.8 92,799.7 0 652,681 2,458 7.36%
Shaman
Enhancement 250,948.0 76.2% 254,574.2 107,148.8 7,402 917,220 1,293 3.87%
Warlock
Affliction 329,180.0 100.0% 331,691.6 151,453.9 14,471 781,567 233 0.70%
Warlock
Demonology 223,674.5 67.9% 226,856.8 99,916.3 30,610 466,551 156 0.47%
Warlock
Destruction 228,396.0 69.4% 236,906.9 103,359.1 280 646,100 4,954 14.84%
Warrior
Arms 170,893.0 51.9% 181,840.8 82,702.0 7,945 577,720 762 2.28%
Warrior
Fury 227,950.5 69.2% 236,705.5 101,004.7 215 614,790 1,944 5.82%
Monk
Windwalker 227,960.0 69.3% 233,463.2 102,635.2 4,065 654,520 1,165 3.49%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 106,270.0 100.0% 114,371.8 54,707.7 2,698 414,819 2,937 25.93%
Paladin
Holy 99,755.0 93.9% 104,637.5 49,099.5 358 520,063 1,675 14.79%
Priest
Discipline 100,337.0 94.4% 104,890.8 43,098.1 2,076 370,351 2,597 22.93%
Priest
Holy 76,765.0 72.2% 86,017.1 44,298.8 4,412 281,576 627 5.54%
Shaman
Restoration 103,724.0 97.6% 112,127.3 53,761.6 7,118 514,092 2,855 25.21%
Monk
Mistweaver 93,308.0 87.8% 100,676.2 53,101.4 2,437 366,941 635 5.61%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 130,548.0 89.1% 159,534.5 108,827.9 0 1,169,263 2,259 23.38%
Druid
Feral Bear 143,566.0 98.0% 174,381.3 114,587.3 560 992,647 2,027 20.98%
Paladin
Protection 114,672.5 78.2% 145,670.3 100,582.4 7,241 856,153 2,034 21.05%
Warrior
Protection 131,917.0 90.0% 166,047.5 110,064.2 6,205 795,620 2,219 22.97%
Monk
Brewmaster 146,556.0 100.0% 170,924.5 99,125.0 10,472 698,432 1,122 11.61%


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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