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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 60.4 58.0 9.8 40 75 992 3.34%
Death Knight
Unholy 70.3 70.3 9.5 49 82 507 1.71%
Druid
Balance 71.3 71.0 7.7 58 87 1,651 5.56%
Druid
Feral Cat 65.2 64.0 10.3 44 77 669 2.25%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 68.9 73.2 11.3 55 94 2,582 8.70%
Hunter
Marksmanship 72.1 69.8 13.8 44 96 90 0.30%
Hunter
Survival 63.5 64.4 12.2 43 88 1,779 6.00%
Mage
Arcane 88.7 87.3 7.5 73 99 1,287 4.34%
Mage
Fire 74.3 76.3 7.1 64 88 1,325 4.47%
Mage
Frost 52.1 55.5 10.4 38 74 873 2.94%
Paladin
Retribution 70.9 67.4 10.5 46 80 1,618 5.45%
Priest
Shadow 71.4 70.4 6.3 60 83 2,004 6.75%
Rogue
Assassination 60.8 56.6 11.6 30 69 356 1.20%
Rogue
Combat 81.1 80.6 10.3 65 93 2,590 8.73%
Rogue
Subtlety 68.3 68.5 12.0 45 85 102 0.34%
Shaman
Elemental 67.1 69.9 11.8 52 98 1,937 6.53%
Shaman
Enhancement 75.3 75.7 10.7 56 91 1,021 3.44%
Warlock
Affliction 100.0 99.8 0.6 98 100 1,359 4.58%
Warlock
Demonology 70.2 72.3 8.8 61 89 157 0.53%
Warlock
Destruction 73.4 71.0 13.8 47 100 2,998 10.10%
Warrior
Arms 47.4 54.6 19.3 31 100 230 0.78%
Warrior
Fury 82.4 77.0 11.3 53 89 2,719 9.16%
Monk
Windwalker 65.5 67.1 11.2 49 90 827 2.79%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 69.8 75.2 11.6 60 100 1,438 18.31%
Paladin
Holy 76.6 77.9 11.5 59 100 1,235 15.73%
Priest
Discipline 100.0 97.3 6.1 79 100 2,397 30.52%
Priest
Holy 64.2 68.0 13.9 50 100 248 3.16%
Shaman
Restoration 79.5 79.9 8.9 64 97 2,290 29.16%
Monk
Mistweaver 59.5 63.4 14.0 49 91 245 3.12%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 73.1 74.7 7.0 62 85 554 15.60%
Druid
Feral Bear 86.6 85.6 6.7 72 94 711 20.02%
Paladin
Protection 76.3 77.5 9.5 60 98 779 21.94%
Warrior
Protection 83.3 87.2 8.1 76 100 871 24.53%
Monk
Brewmaster 100.0 98.1 4.0 89 100 636 17.91%


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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