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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 63.7 63.6 11.5 45 84 4,533 5.00%
Death Knight
Unholy 79.7 80.2 15.4 52 100 1,510 1.66%
Druid
Balance 70.0 69.5 8.2 53 82 4,665 5.14%
Druid
Feral Cat 69.9 67.7 12.5 39 89 2,415 2.66%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 74.5 73.4 13.6 42 93 7,919 8.73%
Hunter
Marksmanship 64.2 63.7 15.0 37 90 274 0.30%
Hunter
Survival 71.8 72.4 13.1 42 88 6,183 6.82%
Mage
Arcane 76.4 75.6 11.3 56 94 2,982 3.29%
Mage
Fire 87.9 86.3 7.6 70 100 3,532 3.89%
Mage
Frost 64.7 61.2 8.9 43 77 4,059 4.47%
Paladin
Retribution 65.9 64.9 11.9 48 89 5,403 5.96%
Priest
Shadow 68.6 67.7 9.4 52 81 5,646 6.22%
Rogue
Assassination 61.7 66.2 12.5 44 87 1,550 1.71%
Rogue
Combat 81.5 80.3 12.4 61 100 6,921 7.63%
Rogue
Subtlety 81.3 79.3 16.9 49 100 738 0.81%
Shaman
Elemental 67.7 67.4 11.0 49 84 5,504 6.07%
Shaman
Enhancement 77.1 72.3 11.7 50 90 3,236 3.57%
Warlock
Affliction 99.5 94.5 7.1 81 100 2,144 2.36%
Warlock
Demonology 69.7 68.2 11.3 47 85 256 0.28%
Warlock
Destruction 67.8 67.2 12.4 49 89 10,376 11.44%
Warrior
Arms 46.6 49.6 12.0 29 72 1,093 1.20%
Warrior
Fury 71.6 71.4 13.2 51 94 6,558 7.23%
Monk
Windwalker 63.5 62.3 11.6 43 83 3,217 3.55%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 78.5 77.3 10.5 60 97 4,179 18.01%
Paladin
Holy 81.7 80.1 9.2 65 100 4,025 17.34%
Priest
Discipline 100.0 96.8 5.6 85 100 6,835 29.45%
Priest
Holy 60.4 61.1 12.1 42 93 831 3.58%
Shaman
Restoration 82.5 84.3 9.3 72 100 5,964 25.70%
Monk
Mistweaver 65.7 67.7 16.2 46 100 1,374 5.92%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 86.4 84.3 15.9 53 100 1,940 17.77%
Druid
Feral Bear 92.7 92.1 7.4 74 100 1,784 16.34%
Paladin
Protection 69.8 68.5 9.0 48 83 2,111 19.34%
Warrior
Protection 85.8 85.7 9.8 65 100 3,198 29.30%
Monk
Brewmaster 92.6 87.5 17.1 35 100 1,882 17.24%


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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