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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 57.0 52.7 9.2 34 60 557 3.75%
Death Knight
Unholy 68.1 66.1 14.9 34 82 350 2.35%
Druid
Balance 69.7 68.8 9.1 53 88 836 5.62%
Druid
Feral Cat 64.9 61.0 13.0 34 79 373 2.51%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 72.1 73.6 11.3 57 93 1,060 7.13%
Hunter
Marksmanship 2.5 9.5 22.1 1 79 245 1.65%
Hunter
Survival 67.7 64.7 13.0 41 91 872 5.87%
Mage
Arcane 84.8 82.8 8.1 65 93 754 5.07%
Mage
Fire 73.5 73.8 9.4 60 88 675 4.54%
Mage
Frost 48.7 49.3 11.5 32 68 529 3.56%
Paladin
Retribution 68.3 63.6 11.8 40 75 860 5.79%
Priest
Shadow 70.8 67.9 7.6 52 75 1,053 7.08%
Rogue
Assassination 51.1 49.0 16.4 9 70 300 2.02%
Rogue
Combat 83.6 82.7 11.6 66 100 1,058 7.12%
Rogue
Subtlety 56.0 40.6 32.7 0 82 48 0.32%
Shaman
Elemental 69.4 71.4 9.5 53 85 973 6.55%
Shaman
Enhancement 73.4 74.6 12.5 52 94 585 3.94%
Warlock
Affliction 100.0 97.1 8.3 71 100 750 5.05%
Warlock
Demonology 52.4 44.9 31.2 3 90 178 1.20%
Warlock
Destruction 78.9 74.8 13.9 51 100 1,100 7.40%
Warrior
Arms 42.3 46.2 17.1 24 87 176 1.18%
Warrior
Fury 83.4 79.5 14.7 51 97 1,083 7.29%
Monk
Windwalker 64.1 63.5 10.7 41 79 449 3.02%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 68.2 71.5 14.4 51 100 889 22.03%
Paladin
Holy 68.6 71.6 11.8 56 100 718 17.79%
Priest
Discipline 100.0 97.6 6.2 79 100 1,083 26.83%
Priest
Holy 41.7 44.2 29.7 5 100 169 4.19%
Shaman
Restoration 72.5 74.0 9.4 57 89 1,039 25.74%
Monk
Mistweaver 55.5 57.2 19.5 25 94 138 3.42%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 71.2 71.5 9.8 51 91 285 14.64%
Druid
Feral Bear 91.7 90.6 11.8 59 100 362 18.59%
Paladin
Protection 76.4 75.9 11.9 51 100 434 22.29%
Warrior
Protection 86.0 86.4 9.2 68 100 476 24.45%
Monk
Brewmaster 98.4 94.6 7.4 79 100 390 20.03%


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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