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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 51.2 52.2 12.0 32 76 832 5.83%
Death Knight
Unholy 52.7 57.0 11.2 40 77 437 3.06%
Druid
Balance 58.1 57.7 9.7 43 76 539 3.78%
Druid
Feral Cat 62.3 60.8 13.4 41 88 528 3.70%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 48.9 50.7 9.6 31 65 614 4.30%
Hunter
Marksmanship 87.2 86.8 9.7 62 100 846 5.93%
Hunter
Survival 52.1 56.2 16.3 29 88 436 3.06%
Mage
Arcane 55.7 55.0 12.3 37 80 486 3.41%
Mage
Fire 67.3 68.7 16.9 33 100 648 4.54%
Mage
Frost 69.7 69.8 15.4 43 97 909 6.37%
Paladin
Retribution 62.2 65.5 12.6 46 85 910 6.38%
Priest
Shadow 67.1 64.0 13.4 40 85 809 5.67%
Rogue
Assassination 62.5 61.3 10.5 43 85 682 4.78%
Rogue
Combat 59.8 64.5 12.7 52 100 499 3.50%
Rogue
Subtlety 44.6 45.9 13.8 24 70 232 1.63%
Shaman
Elemental 70.1 67.0 19.6 37 100 432 3.03%
Shaman
Enhancement 58.5 61.1 8.9 50 77 677 4.74%
Warlock
Affliction 65.1 65.8 23.5 32 100 254 1.78%
Warlock
Demonology 85.5 82.4 15.8 55 100 407 2.85%
Warlock
Destruction 66.5 67.5 14.4 40 91 1,050 7.36%
Warrior
Arms 46.9 49.4 13.7 31 76 390 2.73%
Warrior
Fury 72.0 75.6 15.0 55 100 994 6.97%
Monk
Windwalker 52.0 55.2 9.2 42 73 657 4.60%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 88.4 85.4 11.0 66 100 902 20.41%
Paladin
Holy 77.3 75.1 10.4 57 95 853 19.30%
Priest
Discipline 100.0 96.7 8.9 67 100 875 19.80%
Priest
Holy 55.9 57.0 5.9 47 71 415 9.39%
Shaman
Restoration 70.6 70.5 9.8 47 84 946 21.40%
Monk
Mistweaver 57.6 60.4 13.0 44 82 429 9.71%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 87.2 85.4 10.7 65 100 591 24.79%
Druid
Feral Bear 98.0 88.8 25.4 0 100 382 16.02%
Paladin
Protection 59.4 57.2 10.1 39 81 568 23.83%
Warrior
Protection 68.7 69.0 13.5 55 100 642 26.93%
Monk
Brewmaster 82.1 75.3 27.8 0 100 201 8.43%


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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