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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 59.7 61.3 12.1 41 80 4,385 5.11%
Death Knight
Unholy 74.7 76.4 15.3 43 100 1,367 1.59%
Druid
Balance 69.2 68.1 8.9 48 80 4,285 4.99%
Druid
Feral Cat 68.3 63.7 14.7 34 91 2,286 2.66%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 72.4 72.4 14.2 42 93 7,461 8.69%
Hunter
Marksmanship 63.0 61.7 15.5 36 88 269 0.31%
Hunter
Survival 71.2 70.7 13.7 41 89 5,893 6.86%
Mage
Arcane 78.3 75.3 12.7 49 94 2,821 3.28%
Mage
Fire 86.8 85.1 9.1 65 100 3,302 3.84%
Mage
Frost 63.4 61.2 9.6 43 78 3,893 4.53%
Paladin
Retribution 62.5 64.9 13.4 45 91 5,136 5.98%
Priest
Shadow 67.4 66.7 10.7 45 81 5,377 6.26%
Rogue
Assassination 61.9 63.1 13.1 44 88 1,493 1.74%
Rogue
Combat 75.8 77.7 13.2 48 99 6,537 7.61%
Rogue
Subtlety 78.4 80.5 17.8 50 100 694 0.81%
Shaman
Elemental 65.4 66.5 12.2 45 85 5,156 6.00%
Shaman
Enhancement 72.7 70.0 11.9 47 91 3,075 3.58%
Warlock
Affliction 96.4 89.6 12.6 64 100 2,061 2.40%
Warlock
Demonology 67.1 66.6 12.3 41 85 228 0.27%
Warlock
Destruction 64.3 66.1 13.3 45 89 9,783 11.39%
Warrior
Arms 46.1 47.9 11.9 30 74 1,074 1.25%
Warrior
Fury 71.5 69.3 14.1 47 96 6,222 7.24%
Monk
Windwalker 60.0 59.8 12.4 42 85 3,091 3.60%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 80.0 77.5 10.5 60 98 4,052 18.37%
Paladin
Holy 84.2 80.7 9.0 65 100 3,765 17.07%
Priest
Discipline 100.0 97.0 5.5 83 100 6,538 29.64%
Priest
Holy 58.6 59.4 12.5 41 93 808 3.66%
Shaman
Restoration 83.0 84.7 9.3 73 100 5,607 25.42%
Monk
Mistweaver 63.2 67.1 16.9 47 100 1,289 5.84%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 87.9 84.9 15.1 56 100 1,881 18.24%
Druid
Feral Bear 91.9 91.6 7.6 73 100 1,663 16.13%
Paladin
Protection 68.9 68.5 8.8 51 83 1,969 19.09%
Warrior
Protection 83.3 85.9 10.0 63 100 3,068 29.75%
Monk
Brewmaster 90.5 86.9 16.9 36 100 1,732 16.79%


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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