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DPS

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Frost 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Death Knight
Unholy 25,548.0 100.0% 24,834.6 2,777.9 19,864 27,399 5 7.25%
Druid
Balance 9,890.5 38.7% 10,364.3 6,152.8 4,248 17,428 4 5.80%
Druid
Feral Cat 16,547.0 64.8% 16,217.0 3,606.1 9,536 19,446 5 7.25%
Hunter
Beast Mastery 21,475.0 84.1% 21,475.0 0.0 21,475 21,475 1 1.45%
Hunter
Marksmanship 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Hunter
Survival 18,414.0 72.1% 16,724.5 5,441.9 6,914 23,150 11 15.94%
Mage
Arcane 1,551.0 6.1% 1,551.0 0.0 1,551 1,551 2 2.90%
Mage
Fire 18,008.0 70.5% 13,372.0 7,888.6 599 21,681 11 15.94%
Mage
Frost 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Paladin
Retribution 16,418.0 64.3% 14,635.6 3,943.2 8,072 19,962 9 13.04%
Priest
Shadow 13,589.0 53.2% 12,178.7 2,015.1 9,329 13,618 3 4.35%
Rogue
Assassination 19,385.0 75.9% 19,385.0 0.0 19,385 19,385 1 1.45%
Rogue
Combat 13,082.0 51.2% 16,289.7 4,536.3 13,082 22,705 3 4.35%
Rogue
Subtlety 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Shaman
Elemental 13,874.0 54.3% 14,576.3 994.0 13,873 15,982 3 4.35%
Shaman
Enhancement 18,222.5 71.3% 18,222.5 2,075.5 16,147 20,298 2 2.90%
Warlock
Affliction 1,195.0 4.7% 1,195.0 0.0 1,195 1,195 1 1.45%
Warlock
Demonology 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Warlock
Destruction 21,417.5 83.8% 17,174.8 7,899.8 3,545 22,319 4 5.80%
Warrior
Arms 18,130.0 71.0% 18,130.0 0.0 18,130 18,130 1 1.45%
Warrior
Fury 14,348.0 56.2% 10,076.7 6,041.3 1,533 14,349 3 4.35%
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 5,476.0 49.4% 7,617.6 4,851.7 797 13,590 5 22.73%
Paladin
Holy 9,558.5 86.2% 11,097.5 4,124.3 8,439 20,114 6 27.27%
Priest
Discipline 7,361.0 66.4% 7,361.0 0.0 7,361 7,361 1 4.55%
Priest
Holy 9,514.5 85.8% 10,098.8 2,399.5 7,846 13,520 4 18.18%
Shaman
Restoration 11,086.0 100.0% 10,881.8 3,537.4 6,999 14,742 6 27.27%
Monk
Mistweaver 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%

Tank

    Class   Spec Median     Average Std Dev Min Max Samples % of Role
Death Knight
Blood 13,286.0 100.0% 13,001.3 504.8 12,292 13,426 3 60.00%
Druid
Feral Bear 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%
Paladin
Protection 11,478.0 86.4% 11,478.0 0.0 11,478 11,478 1 20.00%
Warrior
Protection 7,624.0 57.4% 7,624.0 0.0 7,624 7,624 1 20.00%
Monk
Brewmaster 0.0 0.0% 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.00%


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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