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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 61.9 62.4 13.6 39 80 653 3.76%
Death Knight
Unholy 68.5 67.3 14.9 38 85 159 0.92%
Druid
Balance 63.7 67.3 10.7 52 89 928 5.34%
Druid
Feral Cat 69.3 71.3 14.1 52 94 320 1.84%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 68.0 72.5 14.2 56 100 1,623 9.35%
Hunter
Marksmanship 63.4 64.1 21.4 35 100 60 0.35%
Hunter
Survival 63.4 67.5 15.0 48 95 1,495 8.61%
Mage
Arcane 72.4 72.3 12.6 51 97 511 2.94%
Mage
Fire 70.7 74.1 12.1 55 96 685 3.94%
Mage
Frost 61.1 63.7 12.5 43 84 985 5.67%
Paladin
Retribution 62.3 62.3 14.0 39 90 799 4.60%
Priest
Shadow 59.9 63.8 11.1 48 82 1,134 6.53%
Rogue
Assassination 61.1 57.9 12.2 39 75 258 1.49%
Rogue
Combat 68.7 70.8 12.7 49 92 1,022 5.89%
Rogue
Subtlety 75.6 70.8 19.7 38 100 40 0.23%
Shaman
Elemental 62.6 66.2 14.0 47 97 1,318 7.59%
Shaman
Enhancement 68.3 74.5 13.9 56 94 707 4.07%
Warlock
Affliction 100.0 96.0 7.1 78 100 490 2.82%
Warlock
Demonology 60.8 64.7 14.9 42 95 40 0.23%
Warlock
Destruction 68.8 72.7 16.0 53 100 2,476 14.26%
Warrior
Arms 61.1 61.9 13.9 36 91 146 0.84%
Warrior
Fury 71.7 71.3 14.5 46 94 1,107 6.38%
Monk
Windwalker 72.1 68.4 14.3 43 91 408 2.35%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 100.0 96.6 4.5 89 100 1,693 25.10%
Paladin
Holy 90.2 88.8 7.1 70 98 1,043 15.47%
Priest
Discipline 94.2 90.6 9.8 64 100 1,561 23.15%
Priest
Holy 73.5 74.6 7.1 64 86 237 3.51%
Shaman
Restoration 95.3 90.6 8.8 70 100 1,700 25.21%
Monk
Mistweaver 89.3 89.4 5.5 79 100 510 7.56%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 83.2 82.2 6.9 67 93 1,380 22.93%
Druid
Feral Bear 91.0 89.1 8.8 74 100 1,110 18.44%
Paladin
Protection 75.1 78.4 10.9 60 100 1,369 22.74%
Warrior
Protection 87.7 84.8 8.2 67 97 1,380 22.93%
Monk
Brewmaster 100.0 97.9 4.4 88 100 780 12.96%


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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