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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 71.2 68.8 11.8 43 88 3,440 4.51%
Death Knight
Unholy 79.2 77.7 9.3 60 92 1,223 1.60%
Druid
Balance 75.3 75.1 7.3 61 89 3,814 5.00%
Druid
Feral Cat 69.3 71.2 13.0 48 97 2,137 2.80%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 81.6 79.7 14.0 42 97 7,058 9.26%
Hunter
Marksmanship 52.4 53.2 13.5 30 78 232 0.30%
Hunter
Survival 76.1 74.8 14.0 40 97 4,890 6.41%
Mage
Arcane 86.1 84.8 8.1 68 98 2,313 3.03%
Mage
Fire 91.3 89.0 9.5 71 100 3,256 4.27%
Mage
Frost 68.1 67.7 11.1 45 84 3,357 4.40%
Paladin
Retribution 68.5 70.4 10.9 47 91 4,528 5.94%
Priest
Shadow 77.6 75.4 8.6 52 88 4,575 6.00%
Rogue
Assassination 67.4 68.7 12.8 47 92 1,144 1.50%
Rogue
Combat 77.6 79.2 8.6 69 97 5,666 7.43%
Rogue
Subtlety 56.3 57.1 11.5 42 78 374 0.49%
Shaman
Elemental 72.5 72.5 10.7 53 86 4,891 6.42%
Shaman
Enhancement 79.0 78.0 10.8 58 97 2,848 3.74%
Warlock
Affliction 100.0 95.0 10.0 67 100 1,979 2.60%
Warlock
Demonology 67.0 69.2 12.2 53 90 230 0.30%
Warlock
Destruction 74.6 72.3 11.5 44 90 8,846 11.60%
Warrior
Arms 47.7 47.6 11.1 30 65 767 1.01%
Warrior
Fury 73.8 76.8 11.3 57 100 5,807 7.62%
Monk
Windwalker 68.5 66.2 12.5 41 84 2,863 3.76%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 77.0 76.4 10.2 60 92 3,877 20.07%
Paladin
Holy 83.3 83.9 9.1 69 99 3,292 17.04%
Priest
Discipline 100.0 96.1 5.7 82 100 5,389 27.90%
Priest
Holy 64.5 65.1 13.4 42 100 799 4.14%
Shaman
Restoration 91.7 88.3 10.2 71 100 4,882 25.27%
Monk
Mistweaver 60.5 66.2 14.3 52 100 1,079 5.59%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 73.7 74.6 13.3 47 97 1,487 16.70%
Druid
Feral Bear 95.1 92.7 7.5 75 100 1,342 15.07%
Paladin
Protection 77.8 77.1 11.7 47 95 1,735 19.48%
Warrior
Protection 88.5 87.6 12.4 62 100 2,802 31.47%
Monk
Brewmaster 94.6 84.5 19.2 35 100 1,539 17.28%


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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