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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 69.7 67.5 9.9 42 80 850 5.28%
Death Knight
Unholy 72.6 71.0 14.3 41 93 230 1.43%
Druid
Balance 72.8 69.9 10.3 49 87 747 4.64%
Druid
Feral Cat 68.1 71.6 16.4 39 100 444 2.76%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 83.6 81.8 9.4 64 93 1,148 7.13%
Hunter
Marksmanship 57.5 61.0 12.7 44 85 180 1.12%
Hunter
Survival 87.4 84.3 11.7 62 100 1,318 8.19%
Mage
Arcane 72.7 72.5 9.3 53 89 392 2.44%
Mage
Fire 83.9 80.0 11.9 57 100 551 3.42%
Mage
Frost 75.0 71.1 8.5 54 82 1,243 7.72%
Paladin
Retribution 73.1 69.9 11.7 42 84 1,015 6.31%
Priest
Shadow 80.6 75.6 13.4 48 93 1,039 6.46%
Rogue
Assassination 68.5 67.7 13.9 46 91 470 2.92%
Rogue
Combat 75.3 74.1 9.9 49 86 729 4.53%
Rogue
Subtlety 53.9 54.5 13.6 37 87 87 0.54%
Shaman
Elemental 78.8 73.9 12.8 46 90 1,190 7.39%
Shaman
Enhancement 78.4 80.4 10.6 55 97 690 4.29%
Warlock
Affliction 88.4 84.3 15.7 52 100 131 0.81%
Warlock
Demonology 80.4 81.4 15.0 55 100 101 0.63%
Warlock
Destruction 96.0 89.4 13.1 63 100 1,400 8.70%
Warrior
Arms 61.2 58.3 11.6 36 75 472 2.93%
Warrior
Fury 75.6 74.5 14.3 48 94 949 5.90%
Monk
Windwalker 76.5 74.3 12.0 41 89 719 4.47%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 98.9 97.4 3.0 92 100 1,213 22.09%
Paladin
Holy 84.2 83.3 7.5 69 97 987 17.97%
Priest
Discipline 87.8 87.0 9.8 64 100 1,222 22.25%
Priest
Holy 73.4 70.1 11.4 53 88 415 7.56%
Shaman
Restoration 93.6 93.9 5.5 86 100 1,301 23.69%
Monk
Mistweaver 79.5 79.4 12.1 62 100 354 6.45%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 90.2 89.0 7.9 76 100 1,205 23.47%
Druid
Feral Bear 94.8 94.2 5.8 81 100 1,056 20.56%
Paladin
Protection 75.9 76.6 6.7 66 87 1,083 21.09%
Warrior
Protection 88.8 88.9 7.7 76 100 1,083 21.09%
Monk
Brewmaster 98.0 91.7 10.2 69 100 708 13.79%


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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