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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 64.6 65.1 12.6 34 85 915 4.45%
Death Knight
Unholy 84.0 84.1 10.2 61 100 537 2.61%
Druid
Balance 81.2 77.6 25.7 0 100 914 4.45%
Druid
Feral Cat 83.4 83.8 10.1 68 100 532 2.59%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 62.6 57.5 19.0 0 73 603 2.94%
Hunter
Marksmanship 76.9 72.6 24.0 0 92 1,909 9.29%
Hunter
Survival 65.3 66.5 11.5 54 99 347 1.69%
Mage
Arcane 74.6 68.5 22.6 0 87 486 2.37%
Mage
Fire 78.1 78.7 8.2 66 91 1,005 4.89%
Mage
Frost 73.9 68.9 8.9 53 79 1,407 6.85%
Paladin
Retribution 78.3 71.8 19.8 13 86 1,383 6.73%
Priest
Shadow 76.6 77.9 7.2 66 96 1,371 6.67%
Rogue
Assassination 74.8 73.2 11.6 49 88 858 4.18%
Rogue
Combat 81.5 72.9 23.9 0 88 584 2.84%
Rogue
Subtlety 62.8 57.8 21.4 0 82 215 1.05%
Shaman
Elemental 84.2 73.9 25.3 0 92 792 3.85%
Shaman
Enhancement 79.1 79.7 9.5 64 100 867 4.22%
Warlock
Affliction 93.5 82.3 29.0 0 100 403 1.96%
Warlock
Demonology 77.2 69.9 22.5 0 83 468 2.28%
Warlock
Destruction 74.2 74.7 8.3 63 91 2,102 10.23%
Warrior
Arms 52.4 50.5 18.7 0 72 191 0.93%
Warrior
Fury 82.7 79.8 27.0 0 100 1,851 9.01%
Monk
Windwalker 70.6 64.5 21.7 0 82 805 3.92%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 87.1 85.4 10.0 67 100 1,479 23.25%
Paladin
Holy 93.7 91.9 7.7 73 100 1,135 17.85%
Priest
Discipline 100.0 93.2 14.2 60 100 1,562 24.56%
Priest
Holy 64.2 60.9 21.1 0 83 456 7.17%
Shaman
Restoration 75.5 67.4 22.3 0 84 1,327 20.86%
Monk
Mistweaver 70.0 65.3 22.7 0 94 401 6.31%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 100.0 95.7 5.7 84 100 706 22.29%
Druid
Feral Bear 95.0 93.1 10.4 62 100 546 17.24%
Paladin
Protection 67.4 61.6 21.1 0 85 639 20.18%
Warrior
Protection 79.6 72.1 24.4 0 93 875 27.63%
Monk
Brewmaster 90.9 80.2 27.2 0 100 401 12.66%


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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