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Latest Data in Amazing Table Form

DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 210,688.5 48.5% 220,954.0 58,914.2 157,018 335,819 6 4.20%
Death Knight
Unholy 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Druid
Balance 276,512.0 63.6% 267,362.0 77,750.8 153,348 363,076 4 2.80%
Druid
Feral Cat 318,530.0 73.3% 318,530.0 6,128.0 312,402 324,658 2 1.40%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 281,467.0 64.8% 292,377.4 63,402.3 208,493 400,160 17 11.89%
Hunter
Marksmanship 180,672.0 41.6% 180,672.0 46,789.0 133,883 227,461 2 1.40%
Hunter
Survival 272,283.0 62.6% 266,330.4 47,284.8 161,813 331,930 9 6.29%
Mage
Arcane 265,949.0 61.2% 265,949.0 0.0 265,949 265,949 1 0.70%
Mage
Fire 434,667.0 100.0% 434,667.0 0.0 434,667 434,667 1 0.70%
Mage
Frost 201,609.0 46.4% 213,304.0 77,416.4 93,392 375,837 11 7.69%
Paladin
Retribution 251,177.0 57.8% 263,558.8 76,899.9 112,266 364,522 8 5.59%
Priest
Shadow 290,119.0 66.7% 286,254.0 66,151.8 185,451 434,448 15 10.49%
Rogue
Assassination 213,595.5 49.1% 213,692.8 64,919.4 122,419 305,161 4 2.80%
Rogue
Combat 299,788.0 69.0% 285,547.1 71,235.0 170,023 387,795 7 4.90%
Rogue
Subtlety 278,331.0 64.0% 278,331.0 0.0 278,331 278,331 1 0.70%
Shaman
Elemental 236,804.0 54.5% 233,483.2 52,690.2 165,184 350,847 13 9.09%
Shaman
Enhancement 254,576.0 58.6% 310,272.8 115,315.5 190,765 482,167 6 4.20%
Warlock
Affliction 296,093.0 68.1% 329,326.3 60,865.8 277,178 414,708 3 2.10%
Warlock
Demonology 303,826.0 69.9% 303,826.0 0.0 303,826 303,826 1 0.70%
Warlock
Destruction 245,893.5 56.6% 249,013.7 71,051.8 147,270 384,862 18 12.59%
Warrior
Arms 284,729.0 65.5% 284,729.0 0.0 284,729 284,729 1 0.70%
Warrior
Fury 243,144.0 55.9% 243,471.0 109,871.1 100,858 385,259 6 4.20%
Monk
Windwalker 197,224.0 45.4% 220,848.9 51,723.2 142,881 285,997 7 4.90%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 38,900.0 89.6% 34,901.3 8,878.4 17,422 45,302 7 18.42%
Paladin
Holy 43,414.0 100.0% 47,016.3 13,378.3 32,736 64,725 6 15.79%
Priest
Discipline 32,358.0 74.5% 32,927.8 10,811.6 13,444 51,944 11 28.95%
Priest
Holy 19,810.5 45.6% 19,810.5 4,262.5 15,548 24,073 2 5.26%
Shaman
Restoration 32,288.0 74.4% 31,101.7 13,342.1 13,472 57,274 9 23.68%
Monk
Mistweaver 27,667.0 63.7% 30,926.7 11,802.3 18,380 46,733 3 7.89%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 103,701.0 100.0% 104,890.7 39,046.9 31,814 199,908 15 38.46%
Druid
Feral Bear 98,692.0 95.2% 103,445.2 29,380.0 71,724 171,563 9 23.08%
Paladin
Protection 92,112.0 88.8% 94,384.5 43,125.1 35,760 157,554 4 10.26%
Warrior
Protection 79,039.0 76.2% 82,527.8 22,932.3 45,592 127,669 9 23.08%
Monk
Brewmaster 92,057.5 88.8% 92,057.5 2,441.5 89,616 94,499 2 5.13%


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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