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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 61.0 59.9 9.4 34 70 873 5.37%
Death Knight
Unholy 76.8 76.0 6.9 61 87 537 3.31%
Druid
Balance 71.8 70.9 25.3 0 100 892 5.49%
Druid
Feral Cat 74.2 76.5 11.8 52 97 532 3.28%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 54.7 51.8 17.6 0 73 603 3.71%
Hunter
Marksmanship 87.6 78.7 26.2 0 97 1,000 6.16%
Hunter
Survival 56.0 60.8 13.5 50 99 347 2.14%
Mage
Arcane 65.1 61.5 20.1 0 79 486 2.99%
Mage
Fire 75.7 75.1 12.3 54 96 910 5.60%
Mage
Frost 73.9 70.9 12.1 45 87 1,000 6.16%
Paladin
Retribution 78.3 72.5 19.7 13 86 997 6.14%
Priest
Shadow 76.6 79.0 9.1 64 96 975 6.00%
Rogue
Assassination 73.5 66.7 11.3 49 79 851 5.24%
Rogue
Combat 73.4 65.6 21.9 0 83 584 3.60%
Rogue
Subtlety 60.6 52.1 19.4 0 70 215 1.32%
Shaman
Elemental 78.5 68.0 24.6 0 92 747 4.60%
Shaman
Enhancement 77.9 73.9 13.1 54 100 832 5.12%
Warlock
Affliction 88.6 74.7 28.3 0 100 403 2.48%
Warlock
Demonology 69.9 63.1 21.2 0 81 468 2.88%
Warlock
Destruction 86.1 86.5 7.2 75 100 1,002 6.17%
Warrior
Arms 51.8 45.0 15.6 0 59 191 1.18%
Warrior
Fury 100.0 88.5 28.4 0 100 1,000 6.16%
Monk
Windwalker 65.7 58.2 19.6 0 74 799 4.92%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 82.5 82.8 9.0 67 100 998 20.73%
Paladin
Holy 82.7 83.2 7.8 66 100 965 20.04%
Priest
Discipline 100.0 92.6 15.6 59 100 1,001 20.79%
Priest
Holy 57.4 51.5 18.6 0 72 456 9.47%
Shaman
Restoration 68.2 63.5 20.9 0 80 994 20.64%
Monk
Mistweaver 55.9 55.5 20.9 0 80 401 8.33%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 100.0 95.7 5.7 84 100 706 22.43%
Druid
Feral Bear 95.0 93.1 10.4 62 100 546 17.35%
Paladin
Protection 67.4 61.6 21.1 0 85 639 20.31%
Warrior
Protection 80.8 72.6 24.6 0 93 855 27.17%
Monk
Brewmaster 90.9 80.2 27.2 0 100 401 12.74%


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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