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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 73.8 73.0 9.5 58 92 6,692 3.80%
Death Knight
Unholy 81.5 81.3 7.6 68 96 1,762 1.00%
Druid
Balance 78.1 79.0 5.7 68 90 9,659 5.49%
Druid
Feral Cat 81.0 77.3 8.8 61 87 2,987 1.70%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 82.8 82.3 9.1 68 98 14,064 7.99%
Hunter
Marksmanship 71.3 77.6 12.7 58 98 372 0.21%
Hunter
Survival 80.1 81.0 9.4 67 100 19,372 11.01%
Mage
Arcane 87.1 86.6 5.7 75 95 5,265 2.99%
Mage
Fire 82.3 83.1 5.1 76 91 7,121 4.05%
Mage
Frost 73.0 75.6 6.9 67 86 10,656 6.05%
Paladin
Retribution 77.4 76.7 10.3 60 98 7,635 4.34%
Priest
Shadow 75.5 75.7 4.7 67 84 11,637 6.61%
Rogue
Assassination 76.4 71.7 10.8 55 84 2,869 1.63%
Rogue
Combat 83.6 82.2 9.9 67 98 9,746 5.54%
Rogue
Subtlety 79.3 77.2 12.4 54 97 807 0.46%
Shaman
Elemental 74.4 76.3 8.9 65 93 12,958 7.36%
Shaman
Enhancement 82.2 82.6 10.2 69 100 6,895 3.92%
Warlock
Affliction 100.0 96.5 5.6 81 100 4,042 2.30%
Warlock
Demonology 86.1 87.0 4.5 83 100 471 0.27%
Warlock
Destruction 88.1 86.0 9.1 67 100 24,704 14.04%
Warrior
Arms 70.4 70.8 12.7 50 93 1,076 0.61%
Warrior
Fury 83.3 81.2 10.4 65 100 9,812 5.58%
Monk
Windwalker 77.3 77.4 8.7 61 95 5,395 3.07%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 100.0 96.4 4.7 88 100 17,740 24.72%
Paladin
Holy 90.3 90.0 4.2 80 96 11,029 15.37%
Priest
Discipline 95.0 91.0 10.1 63 100 19,153 26.69%
Priest
Holy 74.9 75.1 4.8 68 84 1,522 2.12%
Shaman
Restoration 95.9 92.3 7.9 74 100 17,923 24.97%
Monk
Mistweaver 84.5 86.0 6.2 78 100 4,400 6.13%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 86.0 83.8 8.0 67 95 13,687 21.58%
Druid
Feral Bear 89.5 90.6 7.5 76 100 12,015 18.94%
Paladin
Protection 78.2 78.2 10.0 60 100 14,652 23.10%
Warrior
Protection 86.2 84.5 9.0 64 96 14,427 22.74%
Monk
Brewmaster 100.0 99.3 2.1 93 100 8,656 13.65%


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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