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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 66.0 63.2 9.8 48 81 617 5.82%
Death Knight
Unholy 59.0 55.5 17.6 20 79 260 2.45%
Druid
Balance 54.2 62.2 21.0 36 96 564 5.32%
Druid
Feral Cat 64.4 68.7 14.6 45 100 431 4.07%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 54.9 53.2 6.3 35 59 471 4.44%
Hunter
Marksmanship 77.6 79.8 9.0 65 100 687 6.48%
Hunter
Survival 41.5 42.3 7.4 29 57 233 2.20%
Mage
Arcane 57.3 56.1 16.1 32 84 335 3.16%
Mage
Fire 61.5 64.6 15.2 39 95 400 3.77%
Mage
Frost 51.7 53.7 10.5 35 74 703 6.63%
Paladin
Retribution 66.2 68.8 13.9 44 92 698 6.58%
Priest
Shadow 74.5 72.9 13.0 49 95 608 5.74%
Rogue
Assassination 72.3 70.3 12.8 46 85 579 5.46%
Rogue
Combat 53.2 49.1 21.0 20 85 333 3.14%
Rogue
Subtlety 45.4 44.5 12.8 26 64 149 1.41%
Shaman
Elemental 87.0 81.0 20.0 26 100 270 2.55%
Shaman
Enhancement 69.3 65.2 13.4 35 79 488 4.60%
Warlock
Affliction 67.7 72.1 26.2 28 100 224 2.11%
Warlock
Demonology 73.1 72.8 22.3 31 100 204 1.92%
Warlock
Destruction 63.6 68.2 12.4 50 89 783 7.39%
Warrior
Arms 40.9 44.3 15.6 30 91 265 2.50%
Warrior
Fury 69.3 74.9 12.5 61 100 764 7.21%
Monk
Windwalker 65.4 65.2 13.1 44 92 535 5.05%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 89.1 85.9 12.6 54 100 727 23.18%
Paladin
Holy 75.1 80.4 15.0 55 100 631 20.12%
Priest
Discipline 89.4 86.9 13.0 55 100 639 20.38%
Priest
Holy 58.8 59.4 15.7 35 82 255 8.13%
Shaman
Restoration 78.3 78.7 11.5 63 100 588 18.75%
Monk
Mistweaver 80.0 82.4 15.4 58 100 296 9.44%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 95.5 91.7 12.2 56 100 368 23.39%
Druid
Feral Bear 98.2 89.6 17.5 48 100 281 17.86%
Paladin
Protection 63.3 59.3 12.4 32 73 351 22.31%
Warrior
Protection 77.5 78.0 12.1 52 100 422 26.83%
Monk
Brewmaster 88.1 84.8 16.2 34 100 151 9.60%


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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