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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 51.8 11.9 20 67 1,163 6.08%
Death Knight
Unholy 53.3 53.0 12.2 37 71 288 1.51%
Druid
Balance 72.6 66.4 14.3 35 82 810 4.24%
Druid
Feral Cat 49.9 48.5 11.5 21 70 683 3.57%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 68.8 68.3 12.6 42 90 1,368 7.16%
Hunter
Marksmanship 33.7 33.6 8.6 16 48 322 1.68%
Hunter
Survival 78.2 76.6 12.9 43 94 1,332 6.97%
Mage
Arcane 78.1 78.2 13.5 44 100 489 2.56%
Mage
Fire 67.9 66.6 12.8 31 86 554 2.90%
Mage
Frost 55.4 53.9 12.7 15 67 1,349 7.06%
Paladin
Retribution 55.6 56.7 16.8 21 88 1,310 6.85%
Priest
Shadow 76.9 73.4 15.5 34 100 1,194 6.25%
Rogue
Assassination 53.9 54.9 11.7 31 74 552 2.89%
Rogue
Combat 77.5 75.4 13.7 35 93 882 4.61%
Rogue
Subtlety 24.3 25.0 8.5 9 40 186 0.97%
Shaman
Elemental 73.9 73.5 16.2 36 98 1,220 6.38%
Shaman
Enhancement 74.2 72.9 18.6 38 100 675 3.53%
Warlock
Affliction 82.7 77.5 24.4 29 100 318 1.66%
Warlock
Demonology 47.2 49.1 20.2 17 87 159 0.83%
Warlock
Destruction 93.9 88.1 14.1 51 100 1,400 7.32%
Warrior
Arms 39.5 38.8 12.0 15 66 786 4.11%
Warrior
Fury 79.9 76.3 15.9 34 100 1,126 5.89%
Monk
Windwalker 52.1 50.2 11.6 20 69 949 4.96%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 75.4 75.0 12.8 50 96 1,347 22.96%
Paladin
Holy 67.0 70.4 11.7 55 100 958 16.33%
Priest
Discipline 92.1 90.5 9.9 71 100 1,238 21.10%
Priest
Holy 53.1 48.5 14.5 23 70 491 8.37%
Shaman
Restoration 100.0 92.6 10.1 70 100 1,390 23.69%
Monk
Mistweaver 50.1 46.8 14.9 25 85 443 7.55%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 68.5 70.7 11.1 53 91 648 22.62%
Druid
Feral Bear 100.0 97.9 5.6 79 100 575 20.07%
Paladin
Protection 58.5 61.8 14.5 44 96 533 18.60%
Warrior
Protection 71.9 75.4 9.6 64 92 724 25.27%
Monk
Brewmaster 81.1 81.6 14.6 53 100 385 13.44%


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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