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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 52.7 56.5 17.3 33 81 158 3.09%
Death Knight
Unholy 62.3 61.9 20.0 34 90 55 1.08%
Druid
Balance 55.9 59.5 15.4 35 91 220 4.30%
Druid
Feral Cat 63.3 64.9 22.0 36 100 92 1.80%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 62.2 65.1 18.7 38 100 530 10.37%
Hunter
Marksmanship 35.0 35.4 25.6 0 100 25 0.49%
Hunter
Survival 54.4 57.9 17.8 34 95 392 7.67%
Mage
Arcane 67.0 70.6 11.8 47 90 188 3.68%
Mage
Fire 70.1 68.7 13.9 45 89 244 4.77%
Mage
Frost 48.8 53.2 16.0 30 80 241 4.71%
Paladin
Retribution 54.3 54.3 16.7 26 78 234 4.58%
Priest
Shadow 51.5 55.0 16.5 32 80 305 5.97%
Rogue
Assassination 56.9 52.7 16.4 24 75 102 1.99%
Rogue
Combat 65.9 66.0 17.0 40 99 267 5.22%
Rogue
Subtlety 78.9 61.0 35.1 0 100 18 0.35%
Shaman
Elemental 61.3 60.7 16.8 38 100 378 7.39%
Shaman
Enhancement 66.3 65.3 16.1 41 91 218 4.26%
Warlock
Affliction 100.0 93.7 12.0 58 100 174 3.40%
Warlock
Demonology 56.0 58.4 17.7 32 97 17 0.33%
Warlock
Destruction 63.0 65.1 19.2 36 99 751 14.69%
Warrior
Arms 43.9 41.3 25.3 0 93 52 1.02%
Warrior
Fury 63.2 61.8 17.5 34 83 331 6.47%
Monk
Windwalker 49.8 53.7 16.9 25 84 121 2.37%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 97.1 94.8 5.8 82 100 510 26.52%
Paladin
Holy 85.7 84.6 8.8 67 96 271 14.09%
Priest
Discipline 88.6 89.2 10.7 65 100 450 23.40%
Priest
Holy 79.0 79.0 12.7 60 97 87 4.52%
Shaman
Restoration 95.9 93.9 7.8 73 100 478 24.86%
Monk
Mistweaver 86.6 85.5 10.3 65 100 127 6.60%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 89.3 90.9 9.0 75 100 440 25.67%
Druid
Feral Bear 90.8 89.9 9.3 73 100 306 17.85%
Paladin
Protection 79.3 78.8 9.1 60 93 348 20.30%
Warrior
Protection 91.5 87.5 12.7 55 100 407 23.75%
Monk
Brewmaster 97.0 96.0 4.1 89 100 213 12.43%


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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