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DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 57,518.0 15.5% 57,518.0 40,940.0 16,578 98,458 2 3.03%
Death Knight
Unholy 17,580.0 4.7% 17,580.0 0.0 17,580 17,580 1 1.52%
Druid
Balance 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Druid
Feral Cat 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 370,898.0 100.0% 370,898.0 0.0 370,898 370,898 1 1.52%
Hunter
Marksmanship 18,950.0 5.1% 18,950.0 0.0 18,950 18,950 1 1.52%
Hunter
Survival 44,771.0 12.1% 83,121.5 74,497.0 14,930 189,589 6 9.09%
Mage
Arcane 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Mage
Fire 20,369.0 5.5% 19,728.2 2,872.7 16,199 25,282 9 13.64%
Mage
Frost 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Paladin
Retribution 17,673.5 4.8% 16,674.0 5,473.6 5,555 23,575 6 9.09%
Priest
Shadow 14,258.0 3.8% 13,864.8 5,565.7 4,418 21,607 5 7.58%
Rogue
Assassination 16,569.0 4.5% 13,188.7 8,030.5 2,109 20,888 3 4.55%
Rogue
Combat 14,119.0 3.8% 11,723.0 4,450.3 5,485 15,565 3 4.55%
Rogue
Subtlety 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Shaman
Elemental 20,199.0 5.4% 52,890.9 79,850.8 4,791 259,012 8 12.12%
Shaman
Enhancement 18,267.0 4.9% 19,041.7 3,519.5 15,171 23,687 3 4.55%
Warlock
Affliction 6,518.5 1.8% 6,518.5 705.5 5,813 7,224 2 3.03%
Warlock
Demonology 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Warlock
Destruction 20,025.0 5.4% 36,636.6 51,491.5 5,693 162,125 7 10.61%
Warrior
Arms 18,224.0 4.9% 18,321.4 3,805.6 11,820 24,416 7 10.61%
Warrior
Fury 16,208.5 4.4% 16,208.5 184.5 16,024 16,393 2 3.03%
Monk
Windwalker 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%

Healer

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Druid
Restoration 11,157.5 23.7% 12,037.2 4,242.4 7,155 20,393 6 24.00%
Paladin
Holy 7,699.0 16.4% 7,744.8 2,830.9 3,404 12,156 6 24.00%
Priest
Discipline 6,448.0 13.7% 6,448.0 0.0 6,448 6,448 1 4.00%
Priest
Holy 11,344.5 24.1% 10,997.2 3,445.2 6,506 14,926 6 24.00%
Shaman
Restoration 8,714.0 18.5% 23,100.2 27,981.5 7,738 78,992 5 20.00%
Monk
Mistweaver 47,001.0 100.0% 47,001.0 0.0 47,001 47,001 1 4.00%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 9,569.5 7.2% 9,878.0 2,117.9 6,214 13,607 8 57.14%
Druid
Feral Bear 132,309.0 100.0% 132,309.0 0.0 132,309 132,309 1 7.14%
Paladin
Protection 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Warrior
Protection 4,710.5 3.6% 5,092.3 1,061.7 4,074 6,874 4 28.57%
Monk
Brewmaster 30,181.0 22.8% 30,181.0 0.0 30,181 30,181 1 7.14%


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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