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DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 284,389.0 80.3% 298,538.4 75,806.2 132,285 497,846 1,400 4.91%
Death Knight
Unholy 260,246.0 73.5% 268,829.2 104,083.9 7,574 527,641 984 3.45%
Druid
Balance 305,021.5 86.2% 304,643.3 88,044.5 13,600 496,646 1,390 4.88%
Druid
Feral Cat 282,951.0 79.9% 290,124.6 105,962.6 17,599 587,662 1,337 4.69%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 340,634.5 96.2% 335,291.8 76,649.7 134,740 551,297 1,400 4.91%
Hunter
Marksmanship 191,987.0 54.2% 199,450.4 79,619.7 3,846 385,829 512 1.80%
Hunter
Survival 348,212.0 98.4% 340,687.4 71,746.2 148,912 588,218 1,400 4.91%
Mage
Arcane 288,400.5 81.5% 303,244.2 111,197.7 27,209 643,059 1,348 4.73%
Mage
Fire 291,886.0 82.5% 305,306.4 98,002.7 18,710 670,258 1,327 4.66%
Mage
Frost 317,625.0 89.7% 315,597.9 70,468.9 122,951 501,851 1,400 4.91%
Paladin
Retribution 303,095.0 85.6% 312,526.2 74,994.7 134,540 569,476 1,400 4.91%
Priest
Shadow 308,382.5 87.1% 318,786.0 83,897.0 104,529 559,598 1,400 4.91%
Rogue
Assassination 277,374.5 78.4% 274,232.4 71,618.0 96,447 572,095 1,400 4.91%
Rogue
Combat 337,943.0 95.5% 340,038.0 90,959.3 73,853 582,514 1,400 4.91%
Rogue
Subtlety 282,952.0 79.9% 260,176.1 89,455.4 72 463,147 632 2.22%
Shaman
Elemental 316,311.0 89.4% 317,567.0 79,937.6 108,840 557,166 1,400 4.91%
Shaman
Enhancement 312,606.0 88.3% 315,896.4 86,750.2 10,168 605,597 1,388 4.87%
Warlock
Affliction 331,508.5 93.6% 337,922.6 134,267.0 1,658 822,211 892 3.13%
Warlock
Demonology 287,818.0 81.3% 276,205.8 89,913.5 5,822 474,150 496 1.74%
Warlock
Destruction 354,005.0 100.0% 361,391.4 87,713.1 141,077 651,713 1,400 4.91%
Warrior
Arms 209,252.0 59.1% 220,140.1 83,012.4 13,623 600,305 1,399 4.91%
Warrior
Fury 319,219.0 90.2% 329,852.6 84,681.5 133,344 602,661 1,400 4.91%
Monk
Windwalker 304,286.0 86.0% 308,176.8 84,810.0 78,136 629,603 1,400 4.91%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 147,222.5 78.8% 170,293.3 79,106.4 63,945 580,552 1,400 16.90%
Paladin
Holy 149,491.0 80.1% 158,139.4 61,972.7 49,855 376,804 1,400 16.90%
Priest
Discipline 186,740.0 100.0% 209,512.0 97,111.8 63,816 593,139 1,400 16.90%
Priest
Holy 93,196.0 49.9% 121,994.5 88,717.1 5,429 546,579 1,309 15.80%
Shaman
Restoration 174,011.5 93.2% 190,353.8 81,826.6 60,956 507,675 1,400 16.90%
Monk
Mistweaver 112,265.5 60.1% 134,415.9 74,571.8 13,834 478,227 1,374 16.59%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 193,235.0 93.7% 250,381.8 156,562.3 172 1,184,652 1,387 20.31%
Druid
Feral Bear 194,922.0 94.6% 295,266.0 264,708.9 17,483 1,528,917 1,354 19.83%
Paladin
Protection 175,981.0 85.4% 232,877.0 154,920.8 14,098 1,044,825 1,378 20.18%
Warrior
Protection 206,117.5 100.0% 296,800.6 224,820.5 17,908 1,214,241 1,384 20.27%
Monk
Brewmaster 179,994.5 87.3% 243,544.3 181,186.4 15,815 1,195,662 1,326 19.42%


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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