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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 323,749.0 32.4% 323,749.0 0.0 323,749 323,749 1 0.59%
Death Knight
Unholy 13,921.0 1.4% 13,921.0 0.0 13,921 13,921 1 0.59%
Druid
Balance 328,252.0 32.8% 399,798.2 207,484.1 215,096 844,992 6 3.55%
Druid
Feral Cat 369,607.0 37.0% 334,215.2 209,953.7 17,575 666,201 5 2.96%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 226,647.0 22.7% 279,949.6 191,075.2 45,239 964,905 19 11.24%
Hunter
Marksmanship 252,064.0 25.2% 252,064.0 0.0 252,064 252,064 1 0.59%
Hunter
Survival 237,669.0 23.8% 274,819.1 107,001.7 89,063 453,638 17 10.06%
Mage
Arcane 331,896.0 33.2% 420,051.2 141,638.0 304,271 638,634 6 3.55%
Mage
Fire 574,752.5 57.5% 615,437.3 295,833.0 245,647 1,222,265 6 3.55%
Mage
Frost 311,457.0 31.2% 306,062.2 113,618.5 110,666 563,141 9 5.33%
Paladin
Retribution 291,421.0 29.2% 281,919.1 92,941.6 121,510 473,099 11 6.51%
Priest
Shadow 388,984.0 38.9% 388,262.8 185,928.1 52,500 648,953 13 7.69%
Rogue
Assassination 300,753.0 30.1% 300,753.0 109,771.0 190,982 410,524 2 1.18%
Rogue
Combat 370,301.5 37.0% 424,978.2 173,314.6 252,365 727,578 6 3.55%
Rogue
Subtlety 206,987.0 20.7% 206,987.0 0.0 206,987 206,987 1 0.59%
Shaman
Elemental 221,209.0 22.1% 262,592.8 173,917.7 83,457 573,418 9 5.33%
Shaman
Enhancement 414,615.0 41.5% 442,631.0 270,600.4 40,964 960,904 8 4.73%
Warlock
Affliction 999,466.5 100.0% 1,064,268.5 511,692.2 483,225 1,774,916 4 2.37%
Warlock
Demonology 728,774.0 72.9% 728,774.0 0.0 728,774 728,774 1 0.59%
Warlock
Destruction 260,016.0 26.0% 304,266.7 172,519.9 24,260 819,420 28 16.57%
Warrior
Arms 122,547.5 12.3% 122,338.0 24,676.9 94,483 149,774 4 2.37%
Warrior
Fury 325,232.0 32.5% 247,254.2 127,450.6 9,674 356,179 5 2.96%
Monk
Windwalker 300,582.5 30.1% 257,092.8 83,379.9 90,866 325,829 6 3.55%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 58,710.0 65.1% 61,378.7 29,104.5 9,445 110,810 14 29.79%
Paladin
Holy 87,755.0 97.3% 89,555.7 27,737.7 54,613 132,009 9 19.15%
Priest
Discipline 90,221.5 100.0% 88,392.5 41,372.4 22,923 157,183 10 21.28%
Priest
Holy 62,178.0 68.9% 52,784.4 30,748.3 2,333 86,188 5 10.64%
Shaman
Restoration 63,554.0 70.4% 57,116.7 20,739.3 15,114 75,843 6 12.77%
Monk
Mistweaver 66,566.0 73.8% 68,034.3 27,397.2 35,238 102,299 3 6.38%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 156,017.0 75.8% 117,352.2 69,119.8 25,745 200,524 5 12.82%
Druid
Feral Bear 138,789.0 67.5% 139,949.1 72,725.8 20,342 276,424 7 17.95%
Paladin
Protection 117,658.5 57.2% 120,900.8 79,149.0 12,716 298,799 10 25.64%
Warrior
Protection 119,056.0 57.9% 101,858.7 74,219.2 4,685 184,909 7 17.95%
Monk
Brewmaster 205,702.0 100.0% 191,742.3 77,846.8 14,638 293,483 10 25.64%


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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