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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 66.9 65.8 11.1 48 78 10,253 3.91%
Death Knight
Unholy 77.2 75.1 8.8 59 88 4,308 1.64%
Druid
Balance 72.0 72.9 7.2 61 87 15,288 5.83%
Druid
Feral Cat 80.5 75.3 12.2 50 90 6,373 2.43%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 77.4 76.4 10.9 57 93 24,724 9.44%
Hunter
Marksmanship 71.6 69.1 13.1 42 91 656 0.25%
Hunter
Survival 71.0 69.7 12.4 48 91 14,553 5.55%
Mage
Arcane 87.5 85.1 9.3 65 100 10,255 3.91%
Mage
Fire 77.4 77.7 6.7 67 87 13,048 4.98%
Mage
Frost 60.8 60.9 10.9 45 80 8,656 3.30%
Paladin
Retribution 73.1 69.6 11.9 50 83 14,564 5.56%
Priest
Shadow 72.3 72.9 9.0 57 91 16,825 6.42%
Rogue
Assassination 67.2 62.9 13.5 36 81 2,562 0.98%
Rogue
Combat 83.1 80.8 10.4 64 94 21,928 8.37%
Rogue
Subtlety 68.5 72.2 14.9 44 92 822 0.31%
Shaman
Elemental 70.1 70.7 11.8 53 98 16,422 6.27%
Shaman
Enhancement 81.0 77.3 11.8 57 94 9,797 3.74%
Warlock
Affliction 100.0 98.5 4.2 85 100 11,295 4.31%
Warlock
Demonology 74.7 75.7 10.5 62 99 928 0.35%
Warlock
Destruction 75.1 74.4 13.9 49 100 25,979 9.92%
Warrior
Arms 45.7 51.0 15.4 31 92 1,737 0.66%
Warrior
Fury 83.0 78.1 14.3 52 100 22,487 8.58%
Monk
Windwalker 74.0 70.5 11.4 51 89 8,554 3.26%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 75.0 78.8 11.1 63 100 13,802 19.63%
Paladin
Holy 81.4 82.0 10.5 66 100 11,871 16.88%
Priest
Discipline 100.0 96.9 6.1 80 100 20,695 29.43%
Priest
Holy 67.5 70.4 12.2 54 100 1,950 2.77%
Shaman
Restoration 85.2 83.5 7.4 72 96 18,471 26.27%
Monk
Mistweaver 64.2 69.9 13.1 55 97 3,520 5.01%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 82.5 80.9 6.4 69 93 5,250 16.83%
Druid
Feral Bear 97.3 95.8 4.6 87 100 5,908 18.94%
Paladin
Protection 80.2 80.1 8.6 59 91 6,325 20.28%
Warrior
Protection 92.0 90.4 7.0 77 100 8,561 27.45%
Monk
Brewmaster 100.0 96.8 3.7 90 100 5,144 16.49%


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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