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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 66.5 63.4 11.5 36 79 2,619 4.54%
Death Knight
Unholy 64.5 63.0 17.0 29 88 818 1.42%
Druid
Balance 64.8 65.1 9.4 45 81 3,013 5.22%
Druid
Feral Cat 61.9 61.9 12.9 38 85 1,462 2.53%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 73.6 72.5 12.9 39 88 5,416 9.38%
Hunter
Marksmanship 52.4 50.3 13.7 30 73 170 0.29%
Hunter
Survival 68.2 67.1 13.1 39 86 3,602 6.24%
Mage
Arcane 79.7 76.2 14.1 45 100 1,832 3.17%
Mage
Fire 79.6 76.4 11.2 49 94 2,457 4.25%
Mage
Frost 63.2 62.6 11.1 44 83 2,564 4.44%
Paladin
Retribution 62.9 64.9 14.2 37 97 3,273 5.67%
Priest
Shadow 73.3 70.2 10.3 49 90 3,700 6.41%
Rogue
Assassination 61.0 60.6 10.3 42 79 839 1.45%
Rogue
Combat 70.5 74.4 12.3 52 93 4,292 7.43%
Rogue
Subtlety 67.2 65.3 12.3 46 84 212 0.37%
Shaman
Elemental 67.6 68.1 11.4 49 89 3,529 6.11%
Shaman
Enhancement 66.8 71.4 11.9 47 97 2,236 3.87%
Warlock
Affliction 100.0 98.1 7.0 73 100 1,461 2.53%
Warlock
Demonology 71.1 65.0 21.8 0 92 152 0.26%
Warlock
Destruction 70.2 67.9 13.7 44 88 6,834 11.83%
Warrior
Arms 48.7 50.8 14.9 33 86 579 1.00%
Warrior
Fury 72.3 72.1 12.7 45 99 4,582 7.94%
Monk
Windwalker 65.3 63.3 13.1 40 88 2,102 3.64%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 76.5 77.1 9.9 64 96 2,906 20.10%
Paladin
Holy 83.5 83.1 9.7 64 100 2,515 17.39%
Priest
Discipline 100.0 97.4 4.7 88 100 4,132 28.57%
Priest
Holy 61.6 66.1 14.7 45 100 493 3.41%
Shaman
Restoration 86.7 84.8 6.9 70 96 3,703 25.61%
Monk
Mistweaver 69.9 70.0 15.4 48 100 712 4.92%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 93.3 84.4 16.2 56 100 1,019 15.34%
Druid
Feral Bear 98.1 96.2 5.0 85 100 1,070 16.11%
Paladin
Protection 73.7 73.6 9.6 51 86 1,318 19.85%
Warrior
Protection 92.4 90.3 10.0 72 100 1,973 29.71%
Monk
Brewmaster 92.0 85.2 17.6 34 100 1,261 18.99%


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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