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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 72.2 68.0 12.4 43 87 3,132 4.49%
Death Knight
Unholy 74.9 74.4 11.2 50 95 1,105 1.59%
Druid
Balance 74.6 75.4 7.4 60 88 3,340 4.79%
Druid
Feral Cat 66.5 70.4 12.7 49 94 1,878 2.69%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 81.5 79.2 14.0 42 99 6,450 9.25%
Hunter
Marksmanship 54.9 56.5 14.3 30 78 241 0.35%
Hunter
Survival 76.0 74.1 14.2 40 93 4,438 6.37%
Mage
Arcane 87.1 86.9 8.0 75 100 2,188 3.14%
Mage
Fire 87.7 87.4 9.3 68 100 2,894 4.15%
Mage
Frost 68.4 67.5 11.7 45 84 2,941 4.22%
Paladin
Retribution 68.7 70.2 11.2 47 90 4,148 5.95%
Priest
Shadow 76.9 73.7 9.2 50 87 4,325 6.20%
Rogue
Assassination 68.3 69.4 14.3 49 93 1,075 1.54%
Rogue
Combat 79.6 79.5 9.6 68 99 5,207 7.47%
Rogue
Subtlety 57.9 56.3 12.6 36 77 360 0.52%
Shaman
Elemental 73.5 72.6 11.5 52 88 4,453 6.39%
Shaman
Enhancement 75.9 76.7 11.1 57 100 2,569 3.69%
Warlock
Affliction 100.0 93.6 10.2 66 100 1,821 2.61%
Warlock
Demonology 65.9 69.2 11.0 55 92 229 0.33%
Warlock
Destruction 76.7 73.4 11.7 47 89 8,180 11.73%
Warrior
Arms 48.7 46.0 9.9 30 63 707 1.01%
Warrior
Fury 73.2 75.5 11.2 58 96 5,304 7.61%
Monk
Windwalker 66.9 64.5 12.6 40 80 2,723 3.91%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 75.9 74.6 9.4 59 88 3,439 19.40%
Paladin
Holy 81.5 80.8 9.2 60 100 2,956 16.67%
Priest
Discipline 100.0 95.9 6.6 75 100 4,984 28.11%
Priest
Holy 61.9 63.9 14.0 44 100 761 4.29%
Shaman
Restoration 88.7 86.5 10.7 70 100 4,582 25.84%
Monk
Mistweaver 62.0 66.7 13.3 51 100 1,008 5.69%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 76.0 74.6 13.8 47 97 1,386 16.96%
Druid
Feral Bear 95.6 92.9 8.0 73 100 1,228 15.03%
Paladin
Protection 77.5 78.1 11.7 46 95 1,572 19.24%
Warrior
Protection 90.1 88.1 12.7 61 100 2,549 31.20%
Monk
Brewmaster 93.5 83.5 19.3 35 100 1,436 17.57%


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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