## PvE Rogue Guide – Classic WoW

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You decided to explore the world ofAzeroth as a Rogue? You’re going to need will and patience in order to masterthe depths of this infamous class.

The competition will be tough andfree spots in groups/raids will be limited. You will need to prove yourperformance in order to become an asset in raids. If competition doesn’t boreyou and if your ego is sturdier than Thorium, then you might just have what ittakes to play a Rogue.

As a rogue, you will be wearing leather armor,allowing you to remain quick and agile in order to assassinate your victims…andgiant monsters. If you prefer to use robes and skirts to attract your preys, that’syour call.

## 1. Recommended races for Rogues in PvE

Here are our recommendations to pickthe best race for your Rogue in PvE!

### Horde PvE : Orc

Fureur sanguinaire:Burst DPS burst that stacks withactive items (trinkets, potions…)

Solidité: Higher chance to resist stuns, possiblychanging the tide of a fight.

### Alliance PvE : Human

Spécialisation Epée/Spécialisation Masse:Veryinteresting because it increases your chance to hit and makes it less likelyyour attacks will be dodged/parried/blocked, also makes it less likely yourhits will be glancing blows.

For Horde players, the best race forPvE is Orc. Bloodlust works very well with Déluge de lames), despite leading to slightsurvivability issues.

For Alliance, unless you only wantto play with daggers (which is a possibility), nothing beasts Human.

Human is**thebest Alliance race for PvE**because their weapon skill bonuses (Spécialisation EpéeandSpécialisation Masse)increase their hit chance and make your glancing blowsstronger.

## 2. Recommended professions for Rogues

Here are our recommendations foryour Rogue’s professions for PvE.

### Engineering

Perfectprofession for PvE (and PvP), allowing you to deal heavy area damage thanks toa variety of grenades and explosives. This profession allows you to use Coq de combat gnome, but also aPetit dragon en arcanitethat can breathe fire and deal significant fire damagein raids!

### Mining

Materialsgained through Mining will allow you to easily level Engineering. Moreover, asa rogue you can easily secure ore in the wild: just sap or stun your enemieslong enough to mine it!

### Leatherworking

Leatherworking is handy for rogues,you can ste…pick up a bunch of leather and craft your own armor likeArmure de diablosaure(pre-raid BiS).

### Skinning

You’rean expert at cutting up beasts’ corpses and leather is worth a lot, so why notpick up this profession? As for mining, use your crowd control abilities tosecure leather in the wild.

### Alchemy

Are you addicted to consumables thatenhance your raid performance?

Combined with Herbalism, this allows you to beself-sufficient for pre-raid preparations. That being said, we recommend youpick engineering instead, because gathering professions are better on “alts”.

### Herbalism

Thequintessential farming profession. Classic WoW is filled with herbs of allkinds, just turn herb detection on and run around looking at your radar.

## 3. Pros & Cons of playing a Rogue

__The good parts:__

- Sometalents are tailored for PvE and very done for swords & dagger specs.
- Potentoffensive and defensive cooldowns (mainly for survival)
- Threatisn’t much of an issue thanks to Vanish and Feint.

__The badparts:__

- Thesword spec is slightly better than the dagger spec but requires constant,intense focus.
- Lotsof competition for raid spots and item attribution.
- Handlingyour environment is important due to positional abilities and fragility.
- Thereare a lot of things you need to keep track of in fights: how much health yourtarget has left, which targets you want to attack next, how much energy youhave now and in the near future, combo points on your target, the remainingduration on Débiter, remaining behind your targets at all time, avoidingattacks and spells, using your cooldowns properly, and if you’re using swordspec, constantly keeping an eye on your swing timer so you don’t lose bonusattacks fromAttaque pernicieuse.

Learning how tosurvive is essential to masteryour class, you have one of the best abilities in the game to help you not loseyour buffs if things go awry.

Don’t forget that you have a wholearsenal of abilities for crowd control, and that you can do a lot to deal withunwanted pulls/mobs.

Additionally, remember your famous«kick» which can interrupt enemy spells, although some enemies areimmune.

In short, this isn’t asingle-button class thatyou can play half-asleep if you’re looking to do well on the DPS meters!

## 4. How to play your Rogue

The rogue rotation is fairly easy tounderstand but you still need to be able to adapt and anticipate.

Depending on your spec, the basicidea is: get some combo points (CP), useDébiter(depending on the target and on how many targets areinvolved in the fight, you won’t necessarily use 5 combo points for yourDébiter/Eviscération),get some more combo points, use a4/5 CP (usually no less than that) Eviscérationif you have enough time remaining onDébiter.

Depending on the situation, you canuse your 2 or 5 minutes CDs (taking into account the huge threat you’re aboutto generate).

It’s not always easy to follow thiscycle exactly, particularly when you have to kick spells, the target has to bemoved or if you yourself have to move somewhere for survival purposes (Ragnarosanyone?).

It’s very important for DPS playersto be able to anticipate and react properly to a variety of situations:

- Situation A:Everything’s going great and you’re progressing fine
- Situation B:Your party has to stop for one reason or another, it is then useful to use someabilities or play differently if you can anticipate this situation.
- Situation C:The tank dies, loses aggro, fell asleep before the pull or you’re being too(un)lucky and all your hits are critical strike, and you grab aggro from thetank. You need to be prepared for those things to happen and react accordingly.

Always keep in mind the duration of the cooldownof abilities Evasion,Disparitionand evenSprintwhich sometimes comes in handy. Being able tokeep your buffs is a nice asset if things go awry! A dead DPS is a useless DPS.

4.1. Poisons

Finally, let’s discuss Poisons andDoTs (Damage over Time).

Poisons are essentially ashort-duration enchantment on your weapons. You can’t modify their damage, buttheir proc chance is directly linked to your hit chance. If you miss or yourattack is parried or blocked, your poisons won’t be applied.

Keep in mind that some NPCs areimmune to poison. For example,elementals are, and therefore **MANY** mobs/bossesin **Molten Core (phase 1)** are. In this case, you’re better offusing Pierre à aiguiser dense, orPierre à aiguiserélémentaire(althoughthey’re more expensive...) Horde players can’t cumulate poison or whetstones with shamans’TotemFurie-des-ventsif you have one in your group. Itgives you additional attacks for your main hand weapon which is very powerful,especially for Swords or Mace users.

Poison mortel Vare more powerful than Poison instantané VI. Unfortunately, there is a 16 debuffslimit in Classic WoW on any target: you’re going to have to leave these debuffslots to people who need them more

On a few Bosses, some niche poisonscan be used such asPoison douloureux IV,Poison affaiblissant IIorPoison de distractionmentale IIIwhichcan come in handy in some situations, although you’re going to need to figurethat which by yourselves!

## 5. The best PvE Rogue specs

Rogues have 3 main paths they canchoose from talent-wise:

Style 1: The most common path: 31points in the Combat tree and reaching **WeaponSkills**as well asDéluge de lamesandPoussée d'adrénalinewith the remaining talent pointsspread out in the other trees depending on your weapon of choice.

**Dagger Spec**15/31/5**Sword Spec**19/32/0**Mace Spec**19/32/0

Style 2 :Not as enticing as the “Combat”spec for experienced players, the Scelle le destinspec allows your abilities to generate2 combo points instead of one if they’re critical strikes. This allows you toEviscérationmore often, and also to have theFrappes implacableswhich gives back 25 energy.

**SealFate Spec**: 30/16/5

Style 3: The**Hemorrhage**specialist. You generally only want one player per raid using this specialty,as having more than one is useless. Notonly that, but even having only one isn’t necessary or even recommended. Thisspec is only interesting once you reach a certain level of gear and worldbuffs, as well as having many physical DPS players in your raid.

**Hemorrhage Spec**: 2/28/21

## 5.1. Dagger spec 15/31/5

Assassination

## Improved Eviscerate## /Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 5%. Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 5%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 10%. Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 10%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 15%. Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 15%. |
## Remorseless Attacks## /After killing an opponent that yields experience or honor, gives you a 20% increased critical strike chance on your next Sinister Strike, Backstab, Ambush, or Ghostly Strike. Lasts 20 sec. After killing an opponent that yields experience or honor, gives you a 20% increased critical strike chance on your next Sinister Strike, Backstab, Ambush, or Ghostly Strike. Lasts 20 sec. Next level: After killing an opponent that yields experience or honor, gives you a 40% increased critical strike chance on your next Sinister Strike, Backstab, Ambush, or Ghostly Strike. Lasts 20 sec. After killing an opponent that yields experience or honor, gives you a 40% increased critical strike chance on your next Sinister Strike, Backstab, Ambush, or Ghostly Strike. Lasts 20 sec. |
## Malice## /Increases your critical strike chance by 1%. Increases your critical strike chance by 1%. Next level: Increases your critical strike chance by 2%. Increases your critical strike chance by 2%. Next level: Increases your critical strike chance by 3%. Increases your critical strike chance by 3%. Next level: Increases your critical strike chance by 4%. Increases your critical strike chance by 4%. Next level: Increases your critical strike chance by 5%. Increases your critical strike chance by 5%. | |

## Ruthlessness## /Gives your finishing moves a 20% chance to add a combo point to your target. Gives your finishing moves a 20% chance to add a combo point to your target. Next level: Gives your finishing moves a 40% chance to add a combo point to your target. Gives your finishing moves a 40% chance to add a combo point to your target. Next level: Gives your finishing moves a 60% chance to add a combo point to your target. Gives your finishing moves a 60% chance to add a combo point to your target. |
## Murder## /Increases all damage caused against Humanoid, Giant, Beast and Dragonkin targets by 1%. Increases all damage caused against Humanoid, Giant, Beast and Dragonkin targets by 1%. Next level: Increases all damage caused against Humanoid, Giant, Beast and Dragonkin targets by 2%. Increases all damage caused against Humanoid, Giant, Beast and Dragonkin targets by 2%. |
## Improved Slice and Dice## /Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 15%. Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 15%. Next level: Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 30%. Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 30%. Next level: Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 45%. Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 45%. | |

## Relentless Strikes## /Your finishing moves have a 20% chance per combo point to restore 25 energy. Your finishing moves have a 20% chance per combo point to restore 25 energy. |
## Improved Expose Armor## /Increases the armor reduced by your Expose Armor ability by 25%. Increases the armor reduced by your Expose Armor ability by 25%. Next level: Increases the armor reduced by your Expose Armor ability by 50%. Increases the armor reduced by your Expose Armor ability by 50%. |
## Lethality## /Increases the critical strike damage bonus of your Sinister Strike, Gouge, Backstab, Ghostly Strike, and Hemorrhage abilities by 6%. Increases the critical strike damage bonus of your Sinister Strike, Gouge, Backstab, Ghostly Strike, and Hemorrhage abilities by 6%. Next level: Increases the critical strike damage bonus of your Sinister Strike, Gouge, Backstab, Ghostly Strike, and Hemorrhage abilities by 12%. Increases the critical strike damage bonus of your Sinister Strike, Gouge, Backstab, Ghostly Strike, and Hemorrhage abilities by 12%. Next level: Increases the critical strike damage bonus of your Sinister Strike, Gouge, Backstab, Ghostly Strike, and Hemorrhage abilities by 18%. Increases the critical strike damage bonus of your Sinister Strike, Gouge, Backstab, Ghostly Strike, and Hemorrhage abilities by 18%. Next level: Increases the critical strike damage bonus of your Sinister Strike, Gouge, Backstab, Ghostly Strike, and Hemorrhage abilities by 24%. Increases the critical strike damage bonus of your Sinister Strike, Gouge, Backstab, Ghostly Strike, and Hemorrhage abilities by 24%. Next level: Increases the critical strike damage bonus of your Sinister Strike, Gouge, Backstab, Ghostly Strike, and Hemorrhage abilities by 30%. Increases the critical strike damage bonus of your Sinister Strike, Gouge, Backstab, Ghostly Strike, and Hemorrhage abilities by 30%. | |

## Vile Poisons## /Increases the damage dealt by your poisons by 4% and gives your poisons an additional 8% chance to resist dispel effects. Increases the damage dealt by your poisons by 4% and gives your poisons an additional 8% chance to resist dispel effects. Next level: Increases the damage dealt by your poisons by 8% and gives your poisons an additional 16% chance to resist dispel effects. Increases the damage dealt by your poisons by 8% and gives your poisons an additional 16% chance to resist dispel effects. Next level: Increases the damage dealt by your poisons by 12% and gives your poisons an additional 24% chance to resist dispel effects. Increases the damage dealt by your poisons by 12% and gives your poisons an additional 24% chance to resist dispel effects. Next level: Increases the damage dealt by your poisons by 16% and gives your poisons an additional 32% chance to resist dispel effects. Increases the damage dealt by your poisons by 16% and gives your poisons an additional 32% chance to resist dispel effects. Next level: Increases the damage dealt by your poisons by 20% and gives your poisons an additional 40% chance to resist dispel effects. Increases the damage dealt by your poisons by 20% and gives your poisons an additional 40% chance to resist dispel effects. |
## Improved Poisons## /Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 2%. Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 2%. Next level: Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 4%. Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 4%. Next level: Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 6%. Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 6%. Next level: Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 8%. Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 8%. Next level: Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 10%. Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 10%. | ||

## Cold Blood## /Instant 3 min cooldown When activated, increases the critical strike chance of your next Sinister Strike, Backstab, Ambush, or Eviscerate by 100%. When activated, increases the critical strike chance of your next Sinister Strike, Backstab, Ambush, or Eviscerate by 100%. |
## Improved Kidney Shot## /While affected by your Kidney Shot ability, the target receives an additional 3% damage from all sources. While affected by your Kidney Shot ability, the target receives an additional 3% damage from all sources. Next level: While affected by your Kidney Shot ability, the target receives an additional 6% damage from all sources. While affected by your Kidney Shot ability, the target receives an additional 6% damage from all sources. Next level: While affected by your Kidney Shot ability, the target receives an additional 9% damage from all sources. While affected by your Kidney Shot ability, the target receives an additional 9% damage from all sources. | ||

## Seal Fate## /Your critical strikes from abilities that add combo points have a 20% chance to add an additional combo point. Your critical strikes from abilities that add combo points have a 20% chance to add an additional combo point. Next level: Your critical strikes from abilities that add combo points have a 40% chance to add an additional combo point. Your critical strikes from abilities that add combo points have a 40% chance to add an additional combo point. Next level: Your critical strikes from abilities that add combo points have a 60% chance to add an additional combo point. Your critical strikes from abilities that add combo points have a 60% chance to add an additional combo point. Next level: Your critical strikes from abilities that add combo points have a 80% chance to add an additional combo point. Your critical strikes from abilities that add combo points have a 80% chance to add an additional combo point. Next level: Your critical strikes from abilities that add combo points have a 100% chance to add an additional combo point. Your critical strikes from abilities that add combo points have a 100% chance to add an additional combo point. | |||

## Vigor## /Increases your maximum Energy by 10. Increases your maximum Energy by 10. |

Combat

## Improved Gouge## /Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 0.5 sec. Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 0.5 sec. Next level: Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 1 sec. Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 1 sec. Next level: Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 1.5 sec. Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 1.5 sec. |
## Improved Sinister Strike## /Reduces the Energy cost of your Sinister Strike ability by 3. Reduces the Energy cost of your Sinister Strike ability by 3. Next level: Reduces the Energy cost of your Sinister Strike ability by 5. Reduces the Energy cost of your Sinister Strike ability by 5. |
## Lightning Reflexes## /Increases your Dodge chance by 1%. Increases your Dodge chance by 1%. Next level: Increases your Dodge chance by 2%. Increases your Dodge chance by 2%. Next level: Increases your Dodge chance by 3%. Increases your Dodge chance by 3%. Next level: Increases your Dodge chance by 4%. Increases your Dodge chance by 4%. Next level: Increases your Dodge chance by 5%. Increases your Dodge chance by 5%. | |

## Improved Backstab## /Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 10%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 10%. Next level: Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 20%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 20%. Next level: Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 30%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 30%. |
## Deflection## /Increases your Parry chance by 1%. Increases your Parry chance by 1%. Next level: Increases your Parry chance by 2%. Increases your Parry chance by 2%. Next level: Increases your Parry chance by 3%. Increases your Parry chance by 3%. Next level: Increases your Parry chance by 4%. Increases your Parry chance by 4%. Next level: Increases your Parry chance by 5%. Increases your Parry chance by 5%. |
## Precision## /Requires Melee Weapon Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 1%. Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 1%. Next level: Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 2%. Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 2%. Next level: Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 3%. Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 3%. Next level: Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 4%. Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 4%. Next level: Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 5%. Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 5%. | |

## Endurance## /Reduces the cooldown of your Sprint and Evasion abilities by 45 sec. Reduces the cooldown of your Sprint and Evasion abilities by 45 sec. Next level: Reduces the cooldown of your Sprint and Evasion abilities by 1.5 min. Reduces the cooldown of your Sprint and Evasion abilities by 1.5 min. |
## Riposte## /10 Energy 5 yd range Instant 6 sec cooldown A strike that becomes active after parrying an opponent's attack. This attack deals 150% weapon damage and disarms the target for 6 sec. A strike that becomes active after parrying an opponent's attack. This attack deals 150% weapon damage and disarms the target for 6 sec. |
## Improved Sprint## /Gives a 50% chance to remove all movement impairing effects when you activate your Sprint ability. Gives a 50% chance to remove all movement impairing effects when you activate your Sprint ability. Next level: Gives a 100% chance to remove all movement impairing effects when you activate your Sprint ability. Gives a 100% chance to remove all movement impairing effects when you activate your Sprint ability. | |

## Improved Kick## /Gives your Kick ability a 50% chance to silence the target for 2 sec. Gives your Kick ability a 50% chance to silence the target for 2 sec. Next level: Gives your Kick ability a 100% chance to silence the target for 2 sec. Gives your Kick ability a 100% chance to silence the target for 2 sec. |
## Dagger Specialization## /Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 1%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 1%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 2%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 2%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 3%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 3%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 4%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 4%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 5%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 5%. |
## Dual Wield Specialization## /Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 10%. Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 10%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 20%. Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 20%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 30%. Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 30%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 40%. Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 40%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 50%. Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 50%. | |

## Mace Specialization## /Increases your skill with Maces by 1, and gives you a 1% chance to stun your target for 3 sec with a mace. Increases your skill with Maces by 1, and gives you a 1% chance to stun your target for 3 sec with a mace. Next level: Increases your skill with Maces by 2, and gives you a 2% chance to stun your target for 3 sec with a mace. Increases your skill with Maces by 2, and gives you a 2% chance to stun your target for 3 sec with a mace. Next level: Increases your skill with Maces by 3, and gives you a 3% chance to stun your target for 3 sec with a mace. Increases your skill with Maces by 3, and gives you a 3% chance to stun your target for 3 sec with a mace. Next level: Increases your skill with Maces by 4, and gives you a 4% chance to stun your target for 3 sec with a mace. Increases your skill with Maces by 4, and gives you a 4% chance to stun your target for 3 sec with a mace. Next level: Increases your skill with Maces by 5, and gives you a 6% chance to stun your target for 3 sec with a mace. Increases your skill with Maces by 5, and gives you a 6% chance to stun your target for 3 sec with a mace. |
## Blade Flurry## /25 Energy Instant 2 min cooldown Increases your attack speed by 20%. In addition, attacks strike an additional nearby opponent. Lasts 15 sec. Increases your attack speed by 20%. In addition, attacks strike an additional nearby opponent. Lasts 15 sec. |
## Sword Specialization## /Gives you a 1% chance to get an extra attack on the same target after dealing damage with your Sword. Gives you a 1% chance to get an extra attack on the same target after dealing damage with your Sword. Next level: Gives you a 2% chance to get an extra attack on the same target after dealing damage with your Sword. Gives you a 2% chance to get an extra attack on the same target after dealing damage with your Sword. Next level: Gives you a 3% chance to get an extra attack on the same target after dealing damage with your Sword. Gives you a 3% chance to get an extra attack on the same target after dealing damage with your Sword. Next level: Gives you a 4% chance to get an extra attack on the same target after dealing damage with your Sword. Gives you a 4% chance to get an extra attack on the same target after dealing damage with your Sword. Next level: Gives you a 5% chance to get an extra attack on the same target after dealing damage with your Sword. Gives you a 5% chance to get an extra attack on the same target after dealing damage with your Sword. |
## Fist Weapon Specialization## /Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 1%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 1%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 2%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 2%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 3%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 3%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 4%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 4%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 5%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 5%. |

## Weapon Expertise## /Increases your skill with Sword, Fist and Dagger weapons by 3. Increases your skill with Sword, Fist and Dagger weapons by 3. Next level: Increases your skill with Sword, Fist and Dagger weapons by 5. Increases your skill with Sword, Fist and Dagger weapons by 5. |
## Aggression## /Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 2%. Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 2%. Next level: Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 4%. Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 4%. Next level: Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 6%. Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 6%. | ||

## Adrenaline Rush## /Instant 5 min cooldown Increases your Energy regeneration rate by 100% for 15 sec. Increases your Energy regeneration rate by 100% for 15 sec. |

Subtlety

## Master of Deception## /Reduces the chance enemies have to detect you while in Stealth mode. Reduces the chance enemies have to detect you while in Stealth mode. Next level: Reduces the chance enemies have to detect you while in Stealth mode. More effective than Master of Deception (Rank 1). Reduces the chance enemies have to detect you while in Stealth mode. More effective than Master of Deception (Rank 1). Next level: Reduces the chance enemies have to detect you while in Stealth mode. More effective than Master of Deception (Rank 2). Reduces the chance enemies have to detect you while in Stealth mode. More effective than Master of Deception (Rank 2). Next level: Reduces the chance enemies have to detect you while in Stealth mode. More effective than Master of Deception (Rank 3). Reduces the chance enemies have to detect you while in Stealth mode. More effective than Master of Deception (Rank 3). Next level: Reduces the chance enemies have to detect you while in Stealth mode. More effective than Master of Deception (Rank 4). Reduces the chance enemies have to detect you while in Stealth mode. More effective than Master of Deception (Rank 4). |
## Opportunity## /Increases the damage dealt when striking from behind with your Backstab, Garrote, or Ambush abilities by 4%. Increases the damage dealt when striking from behind with your Backstab, Garrote, or Ambush abilities by 4%. Next level: Increases the damage dealt when striking from behind with your Backstab, Garrote, or Ambush abilities by 8%. Increases the damage dealt when striking from behind with your Backstab, Garrote, or Ambush abilities by 8%. Next level: Increases the damage dealt when striking from behind with your Backstab, Garrote, or Ambush abilities by 12%. Increases the damage dealt when striking from behind with your Backstab, Garrote, or Ambush abilities by 12%. Next level: Increases the damage dealt when striking from behind with your Backstab, Garrote, or Ambush abilities by 16%. Increases the damage dealt when striking from behind with your Backstab, Garrote, or Ambush abilities by 16%. Next level: Increases the damage dealt when striking from behind with your Backstab, Garrote, or Ambush abilities by 20%. Increases the damage dealt when striking from behind with your Backstab, Garrote, or Ambush abilities by 20%. | ||

## Sleight of Hand## /Reduces the chance you are critically hit by melee and ranged attacks by 1% and increases the threat reduction of your Feint ability by 10%. Reduces the chance you are critically hit by melee and ranged attacks by 1% and increases the threat reduction of your Feint ability by 10%. Next level: Reduces the chance you are critically hit by melee and ranged attacks by 2% and increases the threat reduction of your Feint ability by 20%. Reduces the chance you are critically hit by melee and ranged attacks by 2% and increases the threat reduction of your Feint ability by 20%. |
## Elusiveness## /Reduces the cooldown of your Vanish and Blind abilities by 45 sec. Reduces the cooldown of your Vanish and Blind abilities by 45 sec. Next level: Reduces the cooldown of your Vanish and Blind abilities by 1.5 min. Reduces the cooldown of your Vanish and Blind abilities by 1.5 min. |
## Camouflage## /Increases your speed while stealthed by 3% and reduces the cooldown of your Stealth ability by 1 sec. Increases your speed while stealthed by 3% and reduces the cooldown of your Stealth ability by 1 sec. Next level: Increases your speed while stealthed by 6% and reduces the cooldown of your Stealth ability by 2 sec. Increases your speed while stealthed by 6% and reduces the cooldown of your Stealth ability by 2 sec. Next level: Increases your speed while stealthed by 9% and reduces the cooldown of your Stealth ability by 3 sec. Increases your speed while stealthed by 9% and reduces the cooldown of your Stealth ability by 3 sec. Next level: Increases your speed while stealthed by 12% and reduces the cooldown of your Stealth ability by 4 sec. Increases your speed while stealthed by 12% and reduces the cooldown of your Stealth ability by 4 sec. Next level: Increases your speed while stealthed by 15% and reduces the cooldown of your Stealth ability by 5 sec. Increases your speed while stealthed by 15% and reduces the cooldown of your Stealth ability by 5 sec. | |

## Initiative## /Gives you a 25% chance to add an additional combo point to your target when using your Ambush, Garrote, or Cheap Shot ability. Gives you a 25% chance to add an additional combo point to your target when using your Ambush, Garrote, or Cheap Shot ability. Next level: Gives you a 50% chance to add an additional combo point to your target when using your Ambush, Garrote, or Cheap Shot ability. Gives you a 50% chance to add an additional combo point to your target when using your Ambush, Garrote, or Cheap Shot ability. Next level: Gives you a 75% chance to add an additional combo point to your target when using your Ambush, Garrote, or Cheap Shot ability. Gives you a 75% chance to add an additional combo point to your target when using your Ambush, Garrote, or Cheap Shot ability. |
## Ghostly Strike## /40 Energy 5 yd range Instant 20 sec cooldown A strike that deals 125% weapon damage and increases your chance to dodge by 15% for 7 sec. Awards 1 combo point. A strike that deals 125% weapon damage and increases your chance to dodge by 15% for 7 sec. Awards 1 combo point. |
## Improved Ambush## /Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 15%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 15%. Next level: Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 30%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 30%. Next level: Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 45%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 45%. | |

## Setup## /Gives you a 15% chance to add a combo point to your target after dodging their attack or fully resisting one of their spells. Gives you a 15% chance to add a combo point to your target after dodging their attack or fully resisting one of their spells. Next level: Gives you a 30% chance to add a combo point to your target after dodging their attack or fully resisting one of their spells. Gives you a 30% chance to add a combo point to your target after dodging their attack or fully resisting one of their spells. Next level: Gives you a 45% chance to add a combo point to your target after dodging their attack or fully resisting one of their spells. Gives you a 45% chance to add a combo point to your target after dodging their attack or fully resisting one of their spells. |
## Improved Sap## /Gives you a 30% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. Gives you a 30% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. Next level: Gives you a 60% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. Gives you a 60% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. Next level: Gives you a 90% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. Gives you a 90% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. |
## Serrated Blades## /Causes your attacks to ignore 0 of your target's Armor and increases the damage dealt by your Rupture ability by 10%. The amount of Armor reduced increases with your level. Causes your attacks to ignore 0 of your target's Armor and increases the damage dealt by your Rupture ability by 10%. The amount of Armor reduced increases with your level. Next level: Causes your attacks to ignore 0 of your target's Armor and increases the damage dealt by your Rupture ability by 20%. The amount of Armor reduced increases with your level. Causes your attacks to ignore 0 of your target's Armor and increases the damage dealt by your Rupture ability by 20%. The amount of Armor reduced increases with your level. Next level: Causes your attacks to ignore 0 of your target's Armor and increases the damage dealt by your Rupture ability by 30%. The amount of Armor reduced increases with your level. Causes your attacks to ignore 0 of your target's Armor and increases the damage dealt by your Rupture ability by 30%. The amount of Armor reduced increases with your level. | |

## Heightened Senses## /Increases your Stealth detection and reduces the chance you are hit by spells and ranged attacks by 2%. Increases your Stealth detection and reduces the chance you are hit by spells and ranged attacks by 2%. Next level: Increases your Stealth detection and reduces the chance you are hit by spells and ranged attacks by 4%. More effective than Heightened Senses (Rank 1). Increases your Stealth detection and reduces the chance you are hit by spells and ranged attacks by 4%. More effective than Heightened Senses (Rank 1). |
## Preparation## /Instant 10 min cooldown When activated, this ability immediately finishes the cooldown on your other Rogue abilities. When activated, this ability immediately finishes the cooldown on your other Rogue abilities. |
## Dirty Deeds## /Reduces the Energy cost of your Cheap Shot and Garrote abilities by 10. Reduces the Energy cost of your Cheap Shot and Garrote abilities by 10. Next level: Reduces the Energy cost of your Cheap Shot and Garrote abilities by 20. Reduces the Energy cost of your Cheap Shot and Garrote abilities by 20. |
## Hemorrhage## /35 Energy Melee range Instant Requires Melee Weapon An instant strike that damages the opponent and causes the target to hemorrhage, increasing any Physical damage dealt to the target by up to 3. Lasts 30 charges or 15 sec. Awards 1 combo point. An instant strike that damages the opponent and causes the target to hemorrhage, increasing any Physical damage dealt to the target by up to 3. Lasts 30 charges or 15 sec. Awards 1 combo point. |

## Deadliness## /Increases your Attack Power by 2%. Increases your Attack Power by 2%. Next level: Increases your Attack Power by 4%. Increases your Attack Power by 4%. Next level: Increases your Attack Power by 6%. Increases your Attack Power by 6%. Next level: Increases your Attack Power by 8%. Increases your Attack Power by 8%. Next level: Increases your Attack Power by 10%. Increases your Attack Power by 10%. | |||

## Premeditation## /20 yd range Instant 2 min cooldown When used, adds 2 combo points to your target. You must add to or use those combo points within 10 sec or the combo points are lost. When used, adds 2 combo points to your target. You must add to or use those combo points within 10 sec or the combo points are lost. |

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The "Dagger spec" rogue is one of the moststraightforward spec, and is consistently useful.

Rarely,you will have to use Attaquepernicieuseifyou can’t hit your target in the back withAttaquesournoise.Otherwise, only useAttaquesournoiseandkeepDébiterup to make yourautoattacks more effective.

This spec doesn’tbenefit from usingEviscération, we recommend youonly use your combo points on Débiter.Eviscérationwill only beused very rarely, and only with 5 CP.

## 5.2 Sword spec 19/32/0

The"Sword Spec" is one of the hardest specs to master. You don’t onlyneed to keep upDébiterwith combo points from Attaque pernicieuse. Those are taken intoaccount in the so called "bonus attack".

The bonus attack isin fact a reset of your swing timer (depending on your weapon speed).

Assassination

## Improved Eviscerate## /Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 5%. Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 5%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 10%. Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 10%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 15%. Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 15%. |
## Remorseless Attacks## /After killing an opponent that yields experience or honor, gives you a 20% increased critical strike chance on your next Sinister Strike, Backstab, Ambush, or Ghostly Strike. Lasts 20 sec. Next level: After killing an opponent that yields experience or honor, gives you a 40% increased critical strike chance on your next Sinister Strike, Backstab, Ambush, or Ghostly Strike. Lasts 20 sec. |
## Malice## /Increases your critical strike chance by 1%. Increases your critical strike chance by 1%. Next level: Increases your critical strike chance by 2%. Increases your critical strike chance by 2%. Next level: Increases your critical strike chance by 3%. Increases your critical strike chance by 3%. Next level: Increases your critical strike chance by 4%. Increases your critical strike chance by 4%. Next level: Increases your critical strike chance by 5%. Increases your critical strike chance by 5%. | |

## Ruthlessness## /Gives your finishing moves a 20% chance to add a combo point to your target. Gives your finishing moves a 20% chance to add a combo point to your target. Next level: Gives your finishing moves a 40% chance to add a combo point to your target. Gives your finishing moves a 40% chance to add a combo point to your target. Next level: Gives your finishing moves a 60% chance to add a combo point to your target. Gives your finishing moves a 60% chance to add a combo point to your target. |
## Murder## /Increases all damage caused against Humanoid, Giant, Beast and Dragonkin targets by 1%. Increases all damage caused against Humanoid, Giant, Beast and Dragonkin targets by 1%. Next level: Increases all damage caused against Humanoid, Giant, Beast and Dragonkin targets by 2%. Increases all damage caused against Humanoid, Giant, Beast and Dragonkin targets by 2%. |
## Improved Slice and Dice## /Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 15%. Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 15%. Next level: Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 30%. Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 30%. Next level: Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 45%. Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 45%. | |

## Relentless Strikes## /Your finishing moves have a 20% chance per combo point to restore 25 energy. Your finishing moves have a 20% chance per combo point to restore 25 energy. |
## Improved Expose Armor## /Increases the armor reduced by your Expose Armor ability by 25%. Increases the armor reduced by your Expose Armor ability by 25%. Next level: Increases the armor reduced by your Expose Armor ability by 50%. Increases the armor reduced by your Expose Armor ability by 50%. |
## Lethality## /Increases the critical strike damage bonus of your Sinister Strike, Gouge, Backstab, Ghostly Strike, and Hemorrhage abilities by 6%. Next level: Increases the critical strike damage bonus of your Sinister Strike, Gouge, Backstab, Ghostly Strike, and Hemorrhage abilities by 12%. Next level: Increases the critical strike damage bonus of your Sinister Strike, Gouge, Backstab, Ghostly Strike, and Hemorrhage abilities by 18%. Next level: Increases the critical strike damage bonus of your Sinister Strike, Gouge, Backstab, Ghostly Strike, and Hemorrhage abilities by 24%. Next level: Increases the critical strike damage bonus of your Sinister Strike, Gouge, Backstab, Ghostly Strike, and Hemorrhage abilities by 30%. | |

## Vile Poisons## /Increases the damage dealt by your poisons by 4% and gives your poisons an additional 8% chance to resist dispel effects. Next level: Increases the damage dealt by your poisons by 8% and gives your poisons an additional 16% chance to resist dispel effects. Next level: Increases the damage dealt by your poisons by 12% and gives your poisons an additional 24% chance to resist dispel effects. Next level: Increases the damage dealt by your poisons by 16% and gives your poisons an additional 32% chance to resist dispel effects. Next level: Increases the damage dealt by your poisons by 20% and gives your poisons an additional 40% chance to resist dispel effects. |
## Improved Poisons## /Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 2%. Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 2%. Next level: Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 4%. Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 4%. Next level: Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 6%. Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 6%. Next level: Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 8%. Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 8%. Next level: Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 10%. Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 10%. | ||

## Cold Blood## /Instant 3 min cooldown When activated, increases the critical strike chance of your next Sinister Strike, Backstab, Ambush, or Eviscerate by 100%. |
## Improved Kidney Shot## /While affected by your Kidney Shot ability, the target receives an additional 3% damage from all sources. Next level: While affected by your Kidney Shot ability, the target receives an additional 6% damage from all sources. Next level: While affected by your Kidney Shot ability, the target receives an additional 9% damage from all sources. | ||

## Seal Fate## /Your critical strikes from abilities that add combo points have a 20% chance to add an additional combo point. Next level: Your critical strikes from abilities that add combo points have a 40% chance to add an additional combo point. Next level: Your critical strikes from abilities that add combo points have a 60% chance to add an additional combo point. Next level: Your critical strikes from abilities that add combo points have a 80% chance to add an additional combo point. Next level: Your critical strikes from abilities that add combo points have a 100% chance to add an additional combo point. | |||

## Vigor## /Increases your maximum Energy by 10. Increases your maximum Energy by 10. |

Combat

## Improved Gouge## /Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 0.5 sec. Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 0.5 sec. Next level: Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 1 sec. Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 1 sec. Next level: Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 1.5 sec. Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 1.5 sec. |
## Improved Sinister Strike## /Reduces the Energy cost of your Sinister Strike ability by 3. Reduces the Energy cost of your Sinister Strike ability by 3. Next level: Reduces the Energy cost of your Sinister Strike ability by 5. Reduces the Energy cost of your Sinister Strike ability by 5. |
## Lightning Reflexes## /Increases your Dodge chance by 1%. Increases your Dodge chance by 1%. Next level: Increases your Dodge chance by 2%. Increases your Dodge chance by 2%. Next level: Increases your Dodge chance by 3%. Increases your Dodge chance by 3%. Next level: Increases your Dodge chance by 4%. Increases your Dodge chance by 4%. Next level: Increases your Dodge chance by 5%. Increases your Dodge chance by 5%. | |

## Improved Backstab## /Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 10%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 10%. Next level: Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 20%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 20%. Next level: Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 30%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 30%. |
## Deflection## /Increases your Parry chance by 1%. Increases your Parry chance by 1%. Next level: Increases your Parry chance by 2%. Increases your Parry chance by 2%. Next level: Increases your Parry chance by 3%. Increases your Parry chance by 3%. Next level: Increases your Parry chance by 4%. Increases your Parry chance by 4%. Next level: Increases your Parry chance by 5%. Increases your Parry chance by 5%. |
## Precision## /Requires Melee Weapon Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 1%. Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 1%. Next level: Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 2%. Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 2%. Next level: Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 3%. Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 3%. Next level: Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 4%. Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 4%. Next level: Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 5%. Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 5%. | |

## Endurance## /Reduces the cooldown of your Sprint and Evasion abilities by 45 sec. Reduces the cooldown of your Sprint and Evasion abilities by 45 sec. Next level: Reduces the cooldown of your Sprint and Evasion abilities by 1.5 min. Reduces the cooldown of your Sprint and Evasion abilities by 1.5 min. |
## Riposte## /10 Energy 5 yd range Instant 6 sec cooldown A strike that becomes active after parrying an opponent's attack. This attack deals 150% weapon damage and disarms the target for 6 sec. |
## Improved Sprint## /Gives a 50% chance to remove all movement impairing effects when you activate your Sprint ability. Gives a 50% chance to remove all movement impairing effects when you activate your Sprint ability. Next level: Gives a 100% chance to remove all movement impairing effects when you activate your Sprint ability. Gives a 100% chance to remove all movement impairing effects when you activate your Sprint ability. | |

## Improved Kick## /Gives your Kick ability a 50% chance to silence the target for 2 sec. Gives your Kick ability a 50% chance to silence the target for 2 sec. Next level: Gives your Kick ability a 100% chance to silence the target for 2 sec. Gives your Kick ability a 100% chance to silence the target for 2 sec. |
## Dagger Specialization## /Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 1%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 1%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 2%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 2%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 3%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 3%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 4%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 4%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 5%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 5%. |
## Dual Wield Specialization## /Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 10%. Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 10%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 20%. Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 20%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 30%. Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 30%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 40%. Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 40%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 50%. Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 50%. | |

## Mace Specialization## /Increases your skill with Maces by 1, and gives you a 1% chance to stun your target for 3 sec with a mace. Next level: Increases your skill with Maces by 2, and gives you a 2% chance to stun your target for 3 sec with a mace. Next level: Increases your skill with Maces by 3, and gives you a 3% chance to stun your target for 3 sec with a mace. Next level: Increases your skill with Maces by 4, and gives you a 4% chance to stun your target for 3 sec with a mace. Next level: Increases your skill with Maces by 5, and gives you a 6% chance to stun your target for 3 sec with a mace. |
## Blade Flurry## /25 Energy Instant 2 min cooldown Increases your attack speed by 20%. In addition, attacks strike an additional nearby opponent. Lasts 15 sec. |
## Sword Specialization## /Gives you a 1% chance to get an extra attack on the same target after dealing damage with your Sword. Next level: Gives you a 2% chance to get an extra attack on the same target after dealing damage with your Sword. Next level: Gives you a 3% chance to get an extra attack on the same target after dealing damage with your Sword. Next level: Gives you a 4% chance to get an extra attack on the same target after dealing damage with your Sword. Next level: Gives you a 5% chance to get an extra attack on the same target after dealing damage with your Sword. |
## Fist Weapon Specialization## /Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 1%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 1%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 2%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 2%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 3%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 3%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 4%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 4%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 5%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 5%. |

## Weapon Expertise## /Increases your skill with Sword, Fist and Dagger weapons by 3. Increases your skill with Sword, Fist and Dagger weapons by 3. Next level: Increases your skill with Sword, Fist and Dagger weapons by 5. Increases your skill with Sword, Fist and Dagger weapons by 5. |
## Aggression## /Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 2%. Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 2%. Next level: Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 4%. Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 4%. Next level: Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 6%. Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 6%. | ||

## Adrenaline Rush## /Instant 5 min cooldown Increases your Energy regeneration rate by 100% for 15 sec. Increases your Energy regeneration rate by 100% for 15 sec. |

Subtlety

## Master of Deception## /Reduces the chance enemies have to detect you while in Stealth mode. Reduces the chance enemies have to detect you while in Stealth mode. Next level: Reduces the chance enemies have to detect you while in Stealth mode. More effective than Master of Deception (Rank 1). Next level: Reduces the chance enemies have to detect you while in Stealth mode. More effective than Master of Deception (Rank 2). Next level: Reduces the chance enemies have to detect you while in Stealth mode. More effective than Master of Deception (Rank 3). Next level: Reduces the chance enemies have to detect you while in Stealth mode. More effective than Master of Deception (Rank 4). |
## Opportunity## /Increases the damage dealt when striking from behind with your Backstab, Garrote, or Ambush abilities by 4%. Next level: Increases the damage dealt when striking from behind with your Backstab, Garrote, or Ambush abilities by 8%. Next level: Increases the damage dealt when striking from behind with your Backstab, Garrote, or Ambush abilities by 12%. Next level: Increases the damage dealt when striking from behind with your Backstab, Garrote, or Ambush abilities by 16%. Next level: Increases the damage dealt when striking from behind with your Backstab, Garrote, or Ambush abilities by 20%. | ||

## Sleight of Hand## /Reduces the chance you are critically hit by melee and ranged attacks by 1% and increases the threat reduction of your Feint ability by 10%. Next level: Reduces the chance you are critically hit by melee and ranged attacks by 2% and increases the threat reduction of your Feint ability by 20%. |
## Elusiveness## /Reduces the cooldown of your Vanish and Blind abilities by 45 sec. Reduces the cooldown of your Vanish and Blind abilities by 45 sec. Next level: Reduces the cooldown of your Vanish and Blind abilities by 1.5 min. Reduces the cooldown of your Vanish and Blind abilities by 1.5 min. |
## Camouflage## /Increases your speed while stealthed by 3% and reduces the cooldown of your Stealth ability by 1 sec. Next level: Increases your speed while stealthed by 6% and reduces the cooldown of your Stealth ability by 2 sec. Next level: Increases your speed while stealthed by 9% and reduces the cooldown of your Stealth ability by 3 sec. Next level: Increases your speed while stealthed by 12% and reduces the cooldown of your Stealth ability by 4 sec. Next level: Increases your speed while stealthed by 15% and reduces the cooldown of your Stealth ability by 5 sec. | |

## Initiative## /Gives you a 25% chance to add an additional combo point to your target when using your Ambush, Garrote, or Cheap Shot ability. Next level: Gives you a 50% chance to add an additional combo point to your target when using your Ambush, Garrote, or Cheap Shot ability. Next level: Gives you a 75% chance to add an additional combo point to your target when using your Ambush, Garrote, or Cheap Shot ability. |
## Ghostly Strike## /40 Energy 5 yd range Instant 20 sec cooldown A strike that deals 125% weapon damage and increases your chance to dodge by 15% for 7 sec. Awards 1 combo point. |
## Improved Ambush## /Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 15%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 15%. Next level: Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 30%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 30%. Next level: Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 45%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 45%. | |

## Setup## /Gives you a 15% chance to add a combo point to your target after dodging their attack or fully resisting one of their spells. Next level: Gives you a 30% chance to add a combo point to your target after dodging their attack or fully resisting one of their spells. Next level: Gives you a 45% chance to add a combo point to your target after dodging their attack or fully resisting one of their spells. |
## Improved Sap## /Gives you a 30% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. Gives you a 30% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. Next level: Gives you a 60% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. Gives you a 60% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. Next level: Gives you a 90% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. Gives you a 90% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. |
## Serrated Blades## /Causes your attacks to ignore 0 of your target's Armor and increases the damage dealt by your Rupture ability by 10%. The amount of Armor reduced increases with your level. Next level: Causes your attacks to ignore 0 of your target's Armor and increases the damage dealt by your Rupture ability by 20%. The amount of Armor reduced increases with your level. Next level: Causes your attacks to ignore 0 of your target's Armor and increases the damage dealt by your Rupture ability by 30%. The amount of Armor reduced increases with your level. | |

## Heightened Senses## /Increases your Stealth detection and reduces the chance you are hit by spells and ranged attacks by 2%. Next level: Increases your Stealth detection and reduces the chance you are hit by spells and ranged attacks by 4%. More effective than Heightened Senses (Rank 1). |
## Preparation## /Instant 10 min cooldown When activated, this ability immediately finishes the cooldown on your other Rogue abilities. When activated, this ability immediately finishes the cooldown on your other Rogue abilities. |
## Dirty Deeds## /Reduces the Energy cost of your Cheap Shot and Garrote abilities by 10. Reduces the Energy cost of your Cheap Shot and Garrote abilities by 10. Next level: Reduces the Energy cost of your Cheap Shot and Garrote abilities by 20. Reduces the Energy cost of your Cheap Shot and Garrote abilities by 20. |
## Hemorrhage## /35 Energy Melee range Instant Requires Melee Weapon An instant strike that damages the opponent and causes the target to hemorrhage, increasing any Physical damage dealt to the target by up to 3. Lasts 30 charges or 15 sec. Awards 1 combo point. |

## Deadliness## /Increases your Attack Power by 2%. Increases your Attack Power by 2%. Next level: Increases your Attack Power by 4%. Increases your Attack Power by 4%. Next level: Increases your Attack Power by 6%. Increases your Attack Power by 6%. Next level: Increases your Attack Power by 8%. Increases your Attack Power by 8%. Next level: Increases your Attack Power by 10%. Increases your Attack Power by 10%. | |||

## Premeditation## /20 yd range Instant 2 min cooldown When used, adds 2 combo points to your target. You must add to or use those combo points within 10 sec or the combo points are lost. |

Your“Main-Hand” [MH] and your” Off-Hand” [OH] differ: the OH is never taken intoaccount by your special attacks, unlike your MH. This means that while your MHautoattack is “on cooldown”, using Attaque pernicieusecan proca talent that resets that CD and immediately cause another MH autoattack. This means that yourbonus attack is only a swing reset if it procs from a Attaque pernicieuse.

In order to optimizethis bonus, you need to know when to useAttaque pernicieusefor maximum value: you need an addon thatshows your "Swing timer" in order to use Attaque pernicieuseright after a MH autoattack.

## 5.3 Mace spec 19/32/0

The**Mace Spec** is fairly simple but canbe very dangerous!

Theconcept is similar to the sword spec, although you can ignore "Swing timers"entirely.Keep in mind that you have a 6% chance to "stun" yourenemies with hits, although most mobs & Bosses are immune to this effect.

This can actually bea downside: If you immediately stun a target on pull, your tank will not betaking damage, which means he will not be getting rage from that damage, andwill have more issues generating enough threat to keep aggro, possibly beingforced to Taunt this main target, which can get problematic when there aremultiple enemies in the fight.

Assassination

## Improved Eviscerate## /Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 5%. Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 5%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 10%. Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 10%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 15%. Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 15%. |
## Remorseless Attacks## /Next level: |
## Malice## /Increases your critical strike chance by 1%. Increases your critical strike chance by 1%. Next level: Increases your critical strike chance by 2%. Increases your critical strike chance by 2%. Next level: Increases your critical strike chance by 3%. Increases your critical strike chance by 3%. Next level: Increases your critical strike chance by 4%. Increases your critical strike chance by 4%. Next level: Increases your critical strike chance by 5%. Increases your critical strike chance by 5%. | |

## Ruthlessness## /Gives your finishing moves a 20% chance to add a combo point to your target. Gives your finishing moves a 20% chance to add a combo point to your target. Next level: Gives your finishing moves a 40% chance to add a combo point to your target. Gives your finishing moves a 40% chance to add a combo point to your target. Next level: Gives your finishing moves a 60% chance to add a combo point to your target. Gives your finishing moves a 60% chance to add a combo point to your target. |
## Murder## /Increases all damage caused against Humanoid, Giant, Beast and Dragonkin targets by 1%. Increases all damage caused against Humanoid, Giant, Beast and Dragonkin targets by 1%. Next level: Increases all damage caused against Humanoid, Giant, Beast and Dragonkin targets by 2%. Increases all damage caused against Humanoid, Giant, Beast and Dragonkin targets by 2%. |
## Improved Slice and Dice## /Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 15%. Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 15%. Next level: Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 30%. Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 30%. Next level: Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 45%. Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 45%. | |

## Relentless Strikes## /Your finishing moves have a 20% chance per combo point to restore 25 energy. Your finishing moves have a 20% chance per combo point to restore 25 energy. |
## Improved Expose Armor## /Increases the armor reduced by your Expose Armor ability by 25%. Increases the armor reduced by your Expose Armor ability by 25%. Next level: Increases the armor reduced by your Expose Armor ability by 50%. Increases the armor reduced by your Expose Armor ability by 50%. |
## Lethality## /Next level: Next level: Next level: Next level: | |

## Vile Poisons## /Next level: Next level: Next level: Next level: |
## Improved Poisons## /Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 2%. Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 2%. Next level: Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 4%. Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 4%. Next level: Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 6%. Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 6%. Next level: Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 8%. Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 8%. Next level: Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 10%. Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 10%. | ||

## Cold Blood## /Instant 3 min cooldown |
## Improved Kidney Shot## /Next level: Next level: | ||

## Seal Fate## /Next level: Next level: Next level: Next level: | |||

## Vigor## /Increases your maximum Energy by 10. Increases your maximum Energy by 10. |

Combat

## Improved Gouge## /Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 0.5 sec. Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 0.5 sec. Next level: Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 1 sec. Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 1 sec. Next level: Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 1.5 sec. Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 1.5 sec. |
## Improved Sinister Strike## /Reduces the Energy cost of your Sinister Strike ability by 3. Reduces the Energy cost of your Sinister Strike ability by 3. Next level: Reduces the Energy cost of your Sinister Strike ability by 5. Reduces the Energy cost of your Sinister Strike ability by 5. |
## Lightning Reflexes## /Increases your Dodge chance by 1%. Increases your Dodge chance by 1%. Next level: Increases your Dodge chance by 2%. Increases your Dodge chance by 2%. Next level: Increases your Dodge chance by 3%. Increases your Dodge chance by 3%. Next level: Increases your Dodge chance by 4%. Increases your Dodge chance by 4%. Next level: Increases your Dodge chance by 5%. Increases your Dodge chance by 5%. | |

## Improved Backstab## /Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 10%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 10%. Next level: Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 20%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 20%. Next level: Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 30%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 30%. |
## Deflection## /Increases your Parry chance by 1%. Increases your Parry chance by 1%. Next level: Increases your Parry chance by 2%. Increases your Parry chance by 2%. Next level: Increases your Parry chance by 3%. Increases your Parry chance by 3%. Next level: Increases your Parry chance by 4%. Increases your Parry chance by 4%. Next level: Increases your Parry chance by 5%. Increases your Parry chance by 5%. |
## Precision## /Requires Melee Weapon Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 1%. Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 1%. Next level: Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 2%. Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 2%. Next level: Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 3%. Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 3%. Next level: Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 4%. Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 4%. Next level: Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 5%. Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 5%. | |

## Endurance## /Reduces the cooldown of your Sprint and Evasion abilities by 45 sec. Reduces the cooldown of your Sprint and Evasion abilities by 45 sec. Next level: Reduces the cooldown of your Sprint and Evasion abilities by 1.5 min. Reduces the cooldown of your Sprint and Evasion abilities by 1.5 min. |
## Riposte## /10 Energy 5 yd range Instant 6 sec cooldown |
## Improved Sprint## /Gives a 50% chance to remove all movement impairing effects when you activate your Sprint ability. Gives a 50% chance to remove all movement impairing effects when you activate your Sprint ability. Next level: Gives a 100% chance to remove all movement impairing effects when you activate your Sprint ability. Gives a 100% chance to remove all movement impairing effects when you activate your Sprint ability. | |

## Improved Kick## /Gives your Kick ability a 50% chance to silence the target for 2 sec. Gives your Kick ability a 50% chance to silence the target for 2 sec. Next level: Gives your Kick ability a 100% chance to silence the target for 2 sec. Gives your Kick ability a 100% chance to silence the target for 2 sec. |
## Dagger Specialization## /Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 1%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 1%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 2%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 2%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 3%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 3%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 4%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 4%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 5%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 5%. |
## Dual Wield Specialization## /Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 10%. Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 10%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 20%. Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 20%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 30%. Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 30%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 40%. Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 40%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 50%. Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 50%. | |

## Mace Specialization## /Next level: Next level: Next level: Next level: |
## Blade Flurry## /25 Energy Instant 2 min cooldown |
## Sword Specialization## /Next level: Next level: Next level: Next level: |
## Fist Weapon Specialization## /Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 1%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 1%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 2%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 2%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 3%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 3%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 4%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 4%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 5%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 5%. |

## Weapon Expertise## /Increases your skill with Sword, Fist and Dagger weapons by 3. Increases your skill with Sword, Fist and Dagger weapons by 3. Next level: Increases your skill with Sword, Fist and Dagger weapons by 5. Increases your skill with Sword, Fist and Dagger weapons by 5. |
## Aggression## /Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 2%. Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 2%. Next level: Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 4%. Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 4%. Next level: Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 6%. Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 6%. | ||

## Adrenaline Rush## /Instant 5 min cooldown Increases your Energy regeneration rate by 100% for 15 sec. Increases your Energy regeneration rate by 100% for 15 sec. |

Subtlety

## Master of Deception## /Reduces the chance enemies have to detect you while in Stealth mode. Reduces the chance enemies have to detect you while in Stealth mode. Next level: Next level: Next level: Next level: |
## Opportunity## /Next level: Next level: Next level: Next level: | ||

## Sleight of Hand## /Next level: |
## Elusiveness## /Reduces the cooldown of your Vanish and Blind abilities by 45 sec. Reduces the cooldown of your Vanish and Blind abilities by 45 sec. Next level: Reduces the cooldown of your Vanish and Blind abilities by 1.5 min. Reduces the cooldown of your Vanish and Blind abilities by 1.5 min. |
## Camouflage## /Next level: Next level: Next level: Next level: | |

## Initiative## /Next level: Next level: |
## Ghostly Strike## /40 Energy 5 yd range Instant 20 sec cooldown |
## Improved Ambush## /Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 15%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 15%. Next level: Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 30%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 30%. Next level: Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 45%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 45%. | |

## Setup## /Next level: Next level: |
## Improved Sap## /Gives you a 30% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. Gives you a 30% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. Next level: Gives you a 60% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. Gives you a 60% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. Next level: Gives you a 90% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. Gives you a 90% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. |
## Serrated Blades## /Next level: Next level: | |

## Heightened Senses## /Next level: |
## Preparation## /Instant 10 min cooldown When activated, this ability immediately finishes the cooldown on your other Rogue abilities. When activated, this ability immediately finishes the cooldown on your other Rogue abilities. |
## Dirty Deeds## /Reduces the Energy cost of your Cheap Shot and Garrote abilities by 10. Reduces the Energy cost of your Cheap Shot and Garrote abilities by 10. Next level: Reduces the Energy cost of your Cheap Shot and Garrote abilities by 20. Reduces the Energy cost of your Cheap Shot and Garrote abilities by 20. |
## Hemorrhage## /35 Energy Melee range Instant Requires Melee Weapon |

## Deadliness## /Increases your Attack Power by 2%. Increases your Attack Power by 2%. Next level: Increases your Attack Power by 4%. Increases your Attack Power by 4%. Next level: Increases your Attack Power by 6%. Increases your Attack Power by 6%. Next level: Increases your Attack Power by 8%. Increases your Attack Power by 8%. Next level: Increases your Attack Power by 10%. Increases your Attack Power by 10%. | |||

## Premeditation## /20 yd range Instant 2 min cooldown |

Rogue

0 / 0 / 0

Level required: -

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Thiscan actually be a downside: If you immediately stun a target on pull, your tankwill not be taking damage, which means he will not be getting rage from thatdamage, and will have more issues generating enough threat to keep aggro,possibly being forced to Taunt this main target, which can get problematic whenthere are multiple enemies in the fight.

Thiscan also be a problem if your group wants to move targets from one place toanother. If you randomly stun one, making it unable to move, you riskendangering your group.

Thisspec is only recommended for phases 4 & 5, in Ahn’Qiraj & Naxxramas. It’sfar from mandatory, and focuses on survival over DPS. Your job becomes to helpcontrol targets, or protect cloth users.

N.B.: It’s prettyrare for PvE rogues to use this spec, but it can be useful in the rightsituation.

## 5.4 Seal Fate Spec 30/16/5

TheSeal Fate spec is not very popular for raid progression. It is only valuable onbosses where you need to hit very hard, very fast (Vaelastrasz/Loatheb/etc).

The focus is onspecial attacks: combo point generators (Attaque sournoise/Attaque pernicieuse) generate twice as many combo points if theycritically hit, “finishers” like Eviscérationalso play animportant role. This is whyEtreinte du dispensateur de mortis perfect for this spec, because itincreases your Eviscération damage.

Assassination

## Improved Eviscerate## /Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 5%. Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 5%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 10%. Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 10%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 15%. Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 15%. |
## Remorseless Attacks## /Next level: |
## Malice## /Increases your critical strike chance by 1%. Increases your critical strike chance by 1%. Next level: Increases your critical strike chance by 2%. Increases your critical strike chance by 2%. Next level: Increases your critical strike chance by 3%. Increases your critical strike chance by 3%. Next level: Increases your critical strike chance by 4%. Increases your critical strike chance by 4%. Next level: Increases your critical strike chance by 5%. Increases your critical strike chance by 5%. | |

## Ruthlessness## /Gives your finishing moves a 20% chance to add a combo point to your target. Gives your finishing moves a 20% chance to add a combo point to your target. Next level: Gives your finishing moves a 40% chance to add a combo point to your target. Gives your finishing moves a 40% chance to add a combo point to your target. Next level: Gives your finishing moves a 60% chance to add a combo point to your target. Gives your finishing moves a 60% chance to add a combo point to your target. |
## Murder## /Increases all damage caused against Humanoid, Giant, Beast and Dragonkin targets by 1%. Increases all damage caused against Humanoid, Giant, Beast and Dragonkin targets by 1%. Next level: Increases all damage caused against Humanoid, Giant, Beast and Dragonkin targets by 2%. Increases all damage caused against Humanoid, Giant, Beast and Dragonkin targets by 2%. |
## Improved Slice and Dice## /Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 15%. Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 15%. Next level: Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 30%. Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 30%. Next level: Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 45%. Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 45%. | |

## Relentless Strikes## /Your finishing moves have a 20% chance per combo point to restore 25 energy. Your finishing moves have a 20% chance per combo point to restore 25 energy. |
## Improved Expose Armor## /Increases the armor reduced by your Expose Armor ability by 25%. Increases the armor reduced by your Expose Armor ability by 25%. Next level: Increases the armor reduced by your Expose Armor ability by 50%. Increases the armor reduced by your Expose Armor ability by 50%. |
## Lethality## /Next level: Next level: Next level: Next level: | |

## Vile Poisons## /Next level: Next level: Next level: Next level: |
## Improved Poisons## /Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 2%. Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 2%. Next level: Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 4%. Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 4%. Next level: Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 6%. Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 6%. Next level: Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 8%. Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 8%. Next level: Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 10%. Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 10%. | ||

## Cold Blood## /Instant 3 min cooldown |
## Improved Kidney Shot## /Next level: Next level: | ||

## Seal Fate## /Next level: Next level: Next level: Next level: | |||

## Vigor## /Increases your maximum Energy by 10. Increases your maximum Energy by 10. |

Combat

## Improved Gouge## /Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 0.5 sec. Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 0.5 sec. Next level: Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 1 sec. Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 1 sec. Next level: Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 1.5 sec. Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 1.5 sec. |
## Improved Sinister Strike## /Reduces the Energy cost of your Sinister Strike ability by 3. Reduces the Energy cost of your Sinister Strike ability by 3. Next level: Reduces the Energy cost of your Sinister Strike ability by 5. Reduces the Energy cost of your Sinister Strike ability by 5. |
## Lightning Reflexes## /Increases your Dodge chance by 1%. Increases your Dodge chance by 1%. Next level: Increases your Dodge chance by 2%. Increases your Dodge chance by 2%. Next level: Increases your Dodge chance by 3%. Increases your Dodge chance by 3%. Next level: Increases your Dodge chance by 4%. Increases your Dodge chance by 4%. Next level: Increases your Dodge chance by 5%. Increases your Dodge chance by 5%. | |

## Improved Backstab## /Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 10%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 10%. Next level: Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 20%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 20%. Next level: Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 30%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 30%. |
## Deflection## /Increases your Parry chance by 1%. Increases your Parry chance by 1%. Next level: Increases your Parry chance by 2%. Increases your Parry chance by 2%. Next level: Increases your Parry chance by 3%. Increases your Parry chance by 3%. Next level: Increases your Parry chance by 4%. Increases your Parry chance by 4%. Next level: Increases your Parry chance by 5%. Increases your Parry chance by 5%. |
## Precision## /Requires Melee Weapon Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 1%. Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 1%. Next level: Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 2%. Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 2%. Next level: Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 3%. Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 3%. Next level: Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 4%. Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 4%. Next level: Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 5%. Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 5%. | |

## Endurance## /Reduces the cooldown of your Sprint and Evasion abilities by 45 sec. Reduces the cooldown of your Sprint and Evasion abilities by 45 sec. Next level: Reduces the cooldown of your Sprint and Evasion abilities by 1.5 min. Reduces the cooldown of your Sprint and Evasion abilities by 1.5 min. |
## Riposte## /10 Energy 5 yd range Instant 6 sec cooldown |
## Improved Sprint## /Gives a 50% chance to remove all movement impairing effects when you activate your Sprint ability. Gives a 50% chance to remove all movement impairing effects when you activate your Sprint ability. Next level: Gives a 100% chance to remove all movement impairing effects when you activate your Sprint ability. Gives a 100% chance to remove all movement impairing effects when you activate your Sprint ability. | |

## Improved Kick## /Gives your Kick ability a 50% chance to silence the target for 2 sec. Gives your Kick ability a 50% chance to silence the target for 2 sec. Next level: Gives your Kick ability a 100% chance to silence the target for 2 sec. Gives your Kick ability a 100% chance to silence the target for 2 sec. |
## Dagger Specialization## /Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 1%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 1%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 2%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 2%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 3%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 3%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 4%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 4%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 5%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 5%. |
## Dual Wield Specialization## /Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 10%. Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 10%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 20%. Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 20%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 30%. Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 30%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 40%. Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 40%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 50%. Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 50%. | |

## Mace Specialization## /Next level: Next level: Next level: Next level: |
## Blade Flurry## /25 Energy Instant 2 min cooldown |
## Sword Specialization## /Next level: Next level: Next level: Next level: |
## Fist Weapon Specialization## /Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 1%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 1%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 2%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 2%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 3%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 3%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 4%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 4%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 5%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 5%. |

## Weapon Expertise## /Increases your skill with Sword, Fist and Dagger weapons by 3. Increases your skill with Sword, Fist and Dagger weapons by 3. Next level: Increases your skill with Sword, Fist and Dagger weapons by 5. Increases your skill with Sword, Fist and Dagger weapons by 5. |
## Aggression## /Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 2%. Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 2%. Next level: Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 4%. Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 4%. Next level: Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 6%. Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 6%. | ||

## Adrenaline Rush## /Instant 5 min cooldown Increases your Energy regeneration rate by 100% for 15 sec. Increases your Energy regeneration rate by 100% for 15 sec. |

Subtlety

## Master of Deception## /Reduces the chance enemies have to detect you while in Stealth mode. Reduces the chance enemies have to detect you while in Stealth mode. Next level: Next level: Next level: Next level: |
## Opportunity## /Next level: Next level: Next level: Next level: | ||

## Sleight of Hand## /Next level: |
## Elusiveness## /Reduces the cooldown of your Vanish and Blind abilities by 45 sec. Reduces the cooldown of your Vanish and Blind abilities by 45 sec. Next level: Reduces the cooldown of your Vanish and Blind abilities by 1.5 min. Reduces the cooldown of your Vanish and Blind abilities by 1.5 min. |
## Camouflage## /Next level: Next level: Next level: Next level: | |

## Initiative## /Next level: Next level: |
## Ghostly Strike## /40 Energy 5 yd range Instant 20 sec cooldown |
## Improved Ambush## /Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 15%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 15%. Next level: Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 30%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 30%. Next level: Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 45%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 45%. | |

## Setup## /Next level: Next level: |
## Improved Sap## /Gives you a 30% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. Gives you a 30% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. Next level: Gives you a 60% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. Gives you a 60% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. Next level: Gives you a 90% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. Gives you a 90% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. |
## Serrated Blades## /Next level: Next level: | |

## Heightened Senses## /Next level: |
## Preparation## /Instant 10 min cooldown When activated, this ability immediately finishes the cooldown on your other Rogue abilities. When activated, this ability immediately finishes the cooldown on your other Rogue abilities. |
## Dirty Deeds## /Reduces the Energy cost of your Cheap Shot and Garrote abilities by 10. Reduces the Energy cost of your Cheap Shot and Garrote abilities by 10. Next level: Reduces the Energy cost of your Cheap Shot and Garrote abilities by 20. Reduces the Energy cost of your Cheap Shot and Garrote abilities by 20. |
## Hemorrhage## /35 Energy Melee range Instant Requires Melee Weapon |

## Deadliness## /Increases your Attack Power by 2%. Increases your Attack Power by 2%. Next level: Increases your Attack Power by 4%. Increases your Attack Power by 4%. Next level: Increases your Attack Power by 6%. Increases your Attack Power by 6%. Next level: Increases your Attack Power by 8%. Increases your Attack Power by 8%. Next level: Increases your Attack Power by 10%. Increases your Attack Power by 10%. | |||

## Premeditation## /20 yd range Instant 2 min cooldown |

Rogue

0 / 0 / 0

Level required: -

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Thatbeing said, this spec requires constant focus and an ability to think ahead. Anymistake can cause a massive DPS loss because of the key role of "finishers".

NB : This specrequires world buffs in order to get enough critical strike chance. Variants usingswords/maces exist but they’re not viable.

## 5.5 Hemorrhage Spec 2/28/21

TheHemo spec is interesting because of its niche: Only one rogue in a raid willever use it, and only if you have **18 ormore** physical DPS classes.

Youessentially play as a regular rogue, keeping upDébiter, but you also want tomaintain theHémorragiedebuff on yourtarget, which increases all physical damage taken by 7.

Assassination

## Improved Eviscerate## /Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 5%. Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 5%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 10%. Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 10%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 15%. Increases the damage done by your Eviscerate ability by 15%. |
## Remorseless Attacks## /Next level: |
## Malice## /Increases your critical strike chance by 1%. Increases your critical strike chance by 1%. Next level: Increases your critical strike chance by 2%. Increases your critical strike chance by 2%. Next level: Increases your critical strike chance by 3%. Increases your critical strike chance by 3%. Next level: Increases your critical strike chance by 4%. Increases your critical strike chance by 4%. Next level: Increases your critical strike chance by 5%. Increases your critical strike chance by 5%. | |

## Ruthlessness## /Gives your finishing moves a 20% chance to add a combo point to your target. Gives your finishing moves a 20% chance to add a combo point to your target. Next level: Gives your finishing moves a 40% chance to add a combo point to your target. Gives your finishing moves a 40% chance to add a combo point to your target. Next level: Gives your finishing moves a 60% chance to add a combo point to your target. Gives your finishing moves a 60% chance to add a combo point to your target. |
## Murder## /Increases all damage caused against Humanoid, Giant, Beast and Dragonkin targets by 1%. Increases all damage caused against Humanoid, Giant, Beast and Dragonkin targets by 1%. Next level: Increases all damage caused against Humanoid, Giant, Beast and Dragonkin targets by 2%. Increases all damage caused against Humanoid, Giant, Beast and Dragonkin targets by 2%. |
## Improved Slice and Dice## /Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 15%. Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 15%. Next level: Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 30%. Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 30%. Next level: Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 45%. Increases the duration of your Slice and Dice ability by 45%. | |

## Relentless Strikes## /Your finishing moves have a 20% chance per combo point to restore 25 energy. Your finishing moves have a 20% chance per combo point to restore 25 energy. |
## Improved Expose Armor## /Increases the armor reduced by your Expose Armor ability by 25%. Increases the armor reduced by your Expose Armor ability by 25%. Next level: Increases the armor reduced by your Expose Armor ability by 50%. Increases the armor reduced by your Expose Armor ability by 50%. |
## Lethality## /Next level: Next level: Next level: Next level: | |

## Vile Poisons## /Next level: Next level: Next level: Next level: |
## Improved Poisons## /Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 2%. Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 2%. Next level: Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 4%. Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 4%. Next level: Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 6%. Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 6%. Next level: Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 8%. Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 8%. Next level: Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 10%. Increases the chance to apply poisons to your target by 10%. | ||

## Cold Blood## /Instant 3 min cooldown |
## Improved Kidney Shot## /Next level: Next level: | ||

## Seal Fate## /Next level: Next level: Next level: Next level: | |||

## Vigor## /Increases your maximum Energy by 10. Increases your maximum Energy by 10. |

Combat

## Improved Gouge## /Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 0.5 sec. Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 0.5 sec. Next level: Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 1 sec. Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 1 sec. Next level: Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 1.5 sec. Increases the effect duration of your Gouge ability by 1.5 sec. |
## Improved Sinister Strike## /Reduces the Energy cost of your Sinister Strike ability by 3. Reduces the Energy cost of your Sinister Strike ability by 3. Next level: Reduces the Energy cost of your Sinister Strike ability by 5. Reduces the Energy cost of your Sinister Strike ability by 5. |
## Lightning Reflexes## /Increases your Dodge chance by 1%. Increases your Dodge chance by 1%. Next level: Increases your Dodge chance by 2%. Increases your Dodge chance by 2%. Next level: Increases your Dodge chance by 3%. Increases your Dodge chance by 3%. Next level: Increases your Dodge chance by 4%. Increases your Dodge chance by 4%. Next level: Increases your Dodge chance by 5%. Increases your Dodge chance by 5%. | |

## Improved Backstab## /Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 10%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 10%. Next level: Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 20%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 20%. Next level: Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 30%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Backstab ability by 30%. |
## Deflection## /Increases your Parry chance by 1%. Increases your Parry chance by 1%. Next level: Increases your Parry chance by 2%. Increases your Parry chance by 2%. Next level: Increases your Parry chance by 3%. Increases your Parry chance by 3%. Next level: Increases your Parry chance by 4%. Increases your Parry chance by 4%. Next level: Increases your Parry chance by 5%. Increases your Parry chance by 5%. |
## Precision## /Requires Melee Weapon Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 1%. Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 1%. Next level: Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 2%. Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 2%. Next level: Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 3%. Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 3%. Next level: Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 4%. Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 4%. Next level: Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 5%. Increases your chance to hit with melee weapons by 5%. | |

## Endurance## /Reduces the cooldown of your Sprint and Evasion abilities by 45 sec. Reduces the cooldown of your Sprint and Evasion abilities by 45 sec. Next level: Reduces the cooldown of your Sprint and Evasion abilities by 1.5 min. Reduces the cooldown of your Sprint and Evasion abilities by 1.5 min. |
## Riposte## /10 Energy 5 yd range Instant 6 sec cooldown |
## Improved Sprint## /Gives a 50% chance to remove all movement impairing effects when you activate your Sprint ability. Gives a 50% chance to remove all movement impairing effects when you activate your Sprint ability. Next level: Gives a 100% chance to remove all movement impairing effects when you activate your Sprint ability. Gives a 100% chance to remove all movement impairing effects when you activate your Sprint ability. | |

## Improved Kick## /Gives your Kick ability a 50% chance to silence the target for 2 sec. Gives your Kick ability a 50% chance to silence the target for 2 sec. Next level: Gives your Kick ability a 100% chance to silence the target for 2 sec. Gives your Kick ability a 100% chance to silence the target for 2 sec. |
## Dagger Specialization## /Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 1%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 1%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 2%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 2%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 3%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 3%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 4%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 4%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 5%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Daggers by 5%. |
## Dual Wield Specialization## /Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 10%. Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 10%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 20%. Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 20%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 30%. Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 30%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 40%. Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 40%. Next level: Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 50%. Increases the damage done by your offhand weapon by 50%. | |

## Mace Specialization## /Next level: Next level: Next level: Next level: |
## Blade Flurry## /25 Energy Instant 2 min cooldown |
## Sword Specialization## /Next level: Next level: Next level: Next level: |
## Fist Weapon Specialization## /Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 1%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 1%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 2%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 2%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 3%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 3%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 4%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 4%. Next level: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 5%. Increases your chance to get a critical strike with Fist Weapons by 5%. |

## Weapon Expertise## /Increases your skill with Sword, Fist and Dagger weapons by 3. Increases your skill with Sword, Fist and Dagger weapons by 3. Next level: Increases your skill with Sword, Fist and Dagger weapons by 5. Increases your skill with Sword, Fist and Dagger weapons by 5. |
## Aggression## /Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 2%. Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 2%. Next level: Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 4%. Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 4%. Next level: Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 6%. Increases the damage of your Sinister Strike and Eviscerate abilities by 6%. | ||

## Adrenaline Rush## /Instant 5 min cooldown Increases your Energy regeneration rate by 100% for 15 sec. Increases your Energy regeneration rate by 100% for 15 sec. |

Subtlety

## Master of Deception## /Reduces the chance enemies have to detect you while in Stealth mode. Reduces the chance enemies have to detect you while in Stealth mode. Next level: Next level: Next level: Next level: |
## Opportunity## /Next level: Next level: Next level: Next level: | ||

## Sleight of Hand## /Next level: |
## Elusiveness## /Reduces the cooldown of your Vanish and Blind abilities by 45 sec. Reduces the cooldown of your Vanish and Blind abilities by 45 sec. Next level: Reduces the cooldown of your Vanish and Blind abilities by 1.5 min. Reduces the cooldown of your Vanish and Blind abilities by 1.5 min. |
## Camouflage## /Next level: Next level: Next level: Next level: | |

## Initiative## /Next level: Next level: |
## Ghostly Strike## /40 Energy 5 yd range Instant 20 sec cooldown |
## Improved Ambush## /Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 15%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 15%. Next level: Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 30%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 30%. Next level: Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 45%. Increases the critical strike chance of your Ambush ability by 45%. | |

## Setup## /Next level: Next level: |
## Improved Sap## /Gives you a 30% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. Gives you a 30% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. Next level: Gives you a 60% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. Gives you a 60% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. Next level: Gives you a 90% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. Gives you a 90% chance to return to stealth mode after using your Sap ability. |
## Serrated Blades## /Next level: Next level: | |

## Heightened Senses## /Next level: |
## Preparation## /Instant 10 min cooldown When activated, this ability immediately finishes the cooldown on your other Rogue abilities. When activated, this ability immediately finishes the cooldown on your other Rogue abilities. |
## Dirty Deeds## /Reduces the Energy cost of your Cheap Shot and Garrote abilities by 10. Reduces the Energy cost of your Cheap Shot and Garrote abilities by 10. Next level: Reduces the Energy cost of your Cheap Shot and Garrote abilities by 20. Reduces the Energy cost of your Cheap Shot and Garrote abilities by 20. |
## Hemorrhage## /35 Energy Melee range Instant Requires Melee Weapon |

## Deadliness## /Increases your Attack Power by 2%. Increases your Attack Power by 2%. Next level: Increases your Attack Power by 4%. Increases your Attack Power by 4%. Next level: Increases your Attack Power by 6%. Increases your Attack Power by 6%. Next level: Increases your Attack Power by 8%. Increases your Attack Power by 8%. Next level: Increases your Attack Power by 10%. Increases your Attack Power by 10%. | |||

## Premeditation## /20 yd range Instant 2 min cooldown |

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This spec also requires advancedgear and as many world buffs as possible, because it is really lacking indamage output compared to Combat specs.

Hémorragiecan be better than Attaque pernicieusedependingon your Attack Power, your gear, and the world buffs you have.

Here is the formula to find out ifyour AP is high enough to use the Hémorragiespec in raids:

AP = ( 882.98 - 1.015 * (Minimum Weapon Damage +Maximum Weapon Damage) / 2 ) / ( Weapon Speed - 2.226 ).

## 6. Rogue Stat Priority for PvE

Hereis the stat priority for PvE Rogues in Classic WoW.

### Stat Priority

- 9% hit chance
- Agility
- Strength / Attack Power
- Critical Strike Chance

You can find a list of the best gearfor your Rogue for PvE in Classic WoW thanks to our "Best-in-slot"guide.

Priest BIS Gear Guide

## 7. About your statistics

It is often recommended to use thisor that stat instead of others, but do you understand why?

Without going into complex mathwhich wouldn’t necessarily help you, let’s try to set some fundamentals.

Melee attacks use pseudo dice rollsto determine whether your attacks will hit or not. Autoattacks and special attacks usedifferent formulas.

Only one dice roll determines whether your autoattacks hit or not (see thetable below), while special attacks use 2. The first is on the same table andascertains whether your attack will be blocked or hit, the second whether theattack will critically strike or not. If your attack is blocked, whether itcritically strikes or not is irrelevant, because it will do no damage either way.Only "glancing blow" are not taken into account for special attacks.

7.1. Here are all the outcomes that matter when you’re doing damage to your target

- Miss
- Dodge
- Parry
- Glancing Blow
- Block
- Critical Strike
- Hit

Mobs can only parry or block attacks comingfrom the front. If you’reattacking from their backs, this never happens. Note that while players can’tdodge attacks from the back, NPCs can.

Special Attacks’ hit cap is 9% forevery class. However, you need to take into account Weapon Skill and CriticalStrike Chance.

In this regard, rogues are favored:they get hit chance, critical strike chance and weapon skill in their talenttrees. You can easily get 5% hit & crit chance as well as 5 weapon skill. We’ll get back to this later.

7.2. Hit Cap for Rogues

Values for Hit Cap and other stats arerarely transparent. Tounderstand them, you need to understand some formulas involving your level 60stats (and your base weapon skill of 300 assuming you didn’t forget to level itup!) and your target’s level, which is 63 for Bosses, who have a defence statof 315.

Rogues must therefore take intoaccount the 5% hit chance and the 5 weapon skill from their talents: theirweapon skill becomes 305, and lose 2% of their chance to miss (indirectly worth3% hit chance) as well as a slightly higher chance to critically strike, and alower chance of their attacks getting dodged / parried / blocked

Once at the 9% hit cap, the statbecomes secondary and critical strike chance becomes more interesting.

NB : Mobs whose defence is at least 10 higherthan your weapon skill ignore 1% of your hit chance, which is why your hit capis 9% and not 8%.

7.3. Rogue’s stats

- 1 Attack Power
- 1 Agility= 1 Attack Power, + 0,03448% critical strike chance, + 2 armor and + 0,051% dodge (29 agi = 1% critical strike chance)
- 1 Strength= 1 Attack Power
- 1 Stamina= 10 Health

Spirit increases your Healthregeneration out of combat. Intelligenceincreases how fast you increase your weapon skills up to your cap (determinedby your level).

7.4. Glancing Blows / Weapon Skill

Glancing Blows only happen on yourautoattacks: they’re weaker hits that can’t critically strike. Glancing Blows are two separate events:

- First, a 10% chance on a monster of the same level as you, adding 10% for each level above your own. This means that against a level 63 boss, 40% of your autoattacks will be glancing blows. This is unavoidable.
- An autoattack that becomes a glancing blow does 35% less damage against a level 63 boss.

This is when Weapon Skill becomes important;every point above 300 will reduce this 35% penalty. To figure out the exacteffect, see this table whose values were confirmed during the Classic WoW beta,taking into account a level 63 boss has a defence of 315 and your weapon skillis 300+x. The value on the left is the difference between a mob’s defence andyour weapon skill. The value on the right is the damage reduction of glancingblows.

Becauseof this, 308 weapon skill (regardless of the bonus hit chance it gives) is theoptimal score against raid bosses.

## 8. Consumables for high level PvE

Maximizing your performance inClassic WoW requires consumables. There are a lot of them and they usuallystack.

Here is a list of the best flasks, potions andfoods that you can obtain for your DPS Warrior in Classic WoW for PvE content.Alchemy/Herbalism will help gather the ingredients required to craft them, andincrease your DPS significantly. Otherwise you’re gonna have to buy them at theAuction House.

Offense:

- Potion de rage puissante
- Flacon de pouvoir suprême
- Elixir de puissance de l’Ombre
- Elixir des arcanes supérieur
- Elixir d’intelligence supérieure
- Eau de feu des Tombe-hiver
- R.O.I.D.S.
- Rafale de Juju

** Food**:

- Boulettes du désert fumé
- Fruit du soleil béni
- Boulettes fumées du désert
- Pyro-côtelettes de chimaerok à la Dirge
- Rhum de Rumsey label noir
- Grog vert gordok
- Rhum brun de Rumsey
- Rhum doux de Rumsey

** Protection against magical damage** :

- Potion de Protection contre le feu
- Potion de Protection de la nature
- Potion deprotection contre les ombres
- Potion deprotection contre le givre
- Potion de résistance magique

__Survival:__

- Huile de sorcier brillante
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## Thanks

Thanksto every contributor and the following sources for helping to create thisguide: Sherlocked, PvE Rogue Guide writer, Hacride, site contributor, Wowhead,Elysium Forum, classicwow.live, vanilla-wow.fandom, Icy-Veins.