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DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 469,990.0 65.3% 477,789.8 81,659.0 300,249 794,485 1,100 4.49%
Death Knight
Unholy 487,871.5 67.8% 483,440.0 98,492.5 264,308 832,134 1,100 4.49%
Druid
Balance 525,868.5 73.1% 546,695.9 129,557.0 302,568 1,576,792 1,100 4.49%
Druid
Feral Cat 540,151.0 75.1% 517,284.8 93,200.9 331,442 790,129 1,100 4.49%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 577,809.0 80.3% 579,598.2 124,103.5 320,107 1,152,550 1,100 4.49%
Hunter
Marksmanship 330,590.0 45.9% 321,628.4 123,288.8 3,032 556,523 651 2.66%
Hunter
Survival 503,752.5 70.0% 493,182.5 92,277.0 298,125 1,192,934 1,100 4.49%
Mage
Arcane 601,934.0 83.7% 638,984.7 152,962.2 409,351 1,677,204 1,100 4.49%
Mage
Fire 566,070.0 78.7% 614,853.6 189,118.5 336,400 1,374,919 1,100 4.49%
Mage
Frost 451,595.5 62.8% 451,665.8 81,181.5 261,455 757,467 1,100 4.49%
Paladin
Retribution 516,298.0 71.8% 529,203.8 85,117.6 378,828 945,884 1,100 4.49%
Priest
Shadow 522,815.0 72.7% 563,441.2 121,881.4 399,905 1,636,721 1,100 4.49%
Rogue
Assassination 402,603.5 56.0% 394,256.8 85,598.6 223,409 688,015 1,100 4.49%
Rogue
Combat 619,164.0 86.1% 613,669.1 137,791.3 301,404 1,017,353 1,100 4.49%
Rogue
Subtlety 364,257.0 50.6% 350,807.4 130,046.2 510 630,478 902 3.68%
Shaman
Elemental 516,611.5 71.8% 539,148.1 117,992.0 314,597 960,498 1,100 4.49%
Shaman
Enhancement 540,980.5 75.2% 534,983.9 111,948.1 301,208 941,021 1,100 4.49%
Warlock
Affliction 719,495.0 100.0% 880,013.4 496,249.4 359,168 3,532,495 1,100 4.49%
Warlock
Demonology 374,978.5 52.1% 386,879.1 139,472.2 791 1,260,961 980 4.00%
Warlock
Destruction 572,570.0 79.6% 595,992.7 98,190.3 449,253 1,213,218 1,100 4.49%
Warrior
Arms 295,692.5 41.1% 344,044.4 184,804.4 12,150 963,838 1,066 4.35%
Warrior
Fury 594,077.5 82.6% 608,649.0 95,905.7 437,666 1,092,455 1,100 4.49%
Monk
Windwalker 510,216.0 70.9% 544,214.1 131,747.6 310,081 1,058,683 1,100 4.49%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 267,108.5 80.9% 305,328.9 120,235.1 154,896 990,270 1,100 16.67%
Paladin
Holy 271,848.0 82.3% 287,366.5 84,222.2 177,522 698,571 1,100 16.67%
Priest
Discipline 330,374.5 100.0% 363,653.9 122,287.6 194,249 770,740 1,100 16.67%
Priest
Holy 163,770.0 49.6% 221,223.9 156,043.4 59,821 903,892 1,100 16.67%
Shaman
Restoration 311,463.5 94.3% 356,909.6 139,646.0 190,135 888,072 1,100 16.67%
Monk
Mistweaver 191,264.0 57.9% 234,626.5 126,201.0 108,338 772,380 1,100 16.67%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 364,542.0 68.7% 377,072.8 113,696.1 160,559 930,877 1,100 20.00%
Druid
Feral Bear 472,134.0 89.0% 484,223.2 148,240.0 209,957 1,127,137 1,100 20.00%
Paladin
Protection 437,044.0 82.4% 458,907.8 175,683.8 167,625 1,270,399 1,100 20.00%
Warrior
Protection 530,454.5 100.0% 525,054.2 168,189.5 202,644 1,378,585 1,100 20.00%
Monk
Brewmaster 431,963.5 81.4% 456,622.0 155,104.5 205,686 1,213,879 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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