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DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 303,138.0 51.9% 313,776.9 112,350.7 23,052 736,271 983 5.21%
Death Knight
Unholy 363,074.0 62.1% 361,302.7 120,084.2 36,397 770,239 507 2.69%
Druid
Balance 420,182.0 71.9% 429,821.4 118,544.9 183,925 835,533 1,100 5.83%
Druid
Feral Cat 329,485.0 56.4% 344,370.9 128,624.2 12,647 701,192 669 3.55%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 489,481.0 83.7% 483,083.8 118,301.1 222,977 950,326 1,100 5.83%
Hunter
Marksmanship 353,434.0 60.5% 389,234.5 211,680.3 21,594 1,344,947 90 0.48%
Hunter
Survival 389,234.5 66.6% 386,365.5 83,840.8 200,532 634,183 1,100 5.83%
Mage
Arcane 478,081.5 81.8% 499,020.0 152,468.5 92,214 1,110,935 1,082 5.74%
Mage
Fire 420,840.0 72.0% 448,959.0 168,523.5 72,780 1,453,960 1,097 5.82%
Mage
Frost 291,449.0 49.9% 289,664.5 102,125.1 7,789 613,777 873 4.63%
Paladin
Retribution 397,191.5 68.0% 407,897.8 102,207.8 137,621 833,241 1,100 5.83%
Priest
Shadow 435,428.5 74.5% 454,825.0 121,026.4 205,469 939,293 1,100 5.83%
Rogue
Assassination 281,459.0 48.2% 283,819.9 113,900.3 1,002 595,934 356 1.89%
Rogue
Combat 537,032.0 91.9% 527,804.3 135,369.8 225,540 1,044,232 1,100 5.83%
Rogue
Subtlety 373,575.0 63.9% 375,159.5 103,994.0 152,420 578,913 102 0.54%
Shaman
Elemental 441,221.0 75.5% 436,267.6 121,658.8 31,685 1,019,940 1,093 5.80%
Shaman
Enhancement 388,336.5 66.4% 399,016.6 138,260.2 0 1,274,780 1,012 5.37%
Warlock
Affliction 584,494.0 100.0% 681,984.7 380,033.8 38,708 4,081,309 979 5.19%
Warlock
Demonology 383,184.0 65.6% 383,520.8 122,451.4 40,710 667,605 157 0.83%
Warlock
Destruction 487,614.5 83.4% 492,032.8 104,389.0 286,489 902,555 1,100 5.83%
Warrior
Arms 291,029.0 49.8% 319,419.7 182,341.1 7,612 980,528 230 1.22%
Warrior
Fury 506,034.0 86.6% 509,422.5 99,284.0 283,898 920,288 1,100 5.83%
Monk
Windwalker 347,720.0 59.5% 358,803.0 155,670.0 31 1,015,022 827 4.39%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 185,139.0 69.5% 209,770.1 108,203.4 37,534 1,119,956 1,100 22.55%
Paladin
Holy 177,825.0 66.8% 192,224.3 74,939.0 3,587 590,251 1,086 22.26%
Priest
Discipline 266,259.0 100.0% 288,860.3 106,007.9 138,694 816,885 1,100 22.55%
Priest
Holy 171,699.0 64.5% 228,407.7 156,300.9 7,704 743,491 248 5.08%
Shaman
Restoration 217,421.0 81.7% 253,882.7 114,270.9 119,441 830,926 1,100 22.55%
Monk
Mistweaver 136,715.0 51.3% 158,213.4 98,000.3 8,046 622,145 245 5.02%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 211,076.0 74.1% 225,889.9 121,167.9 10,133 848,973 554 15.63%
Druid
Feral Bear 248,107.0 87.1% 276,391.8 158,457.6 632 1,169,853 711 20.06%
Paladin
Protection 225,903.0 79.3% 271,276.5 172,445.0 23 1,047,570 779 21.97%
Warrior
Protection 254,929.0 89.5% 286,796.7 161,445.8 7,127 1,248,767 865 24.40%
Monk
Brewmaster 284,777.0 100.0% 303,235.4 158,847.5 0 1,277,553 636 17.94%


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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