Dhise

Should I be switching between deadly and Agonizing?

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So I was raiding with a rogue that was doing around 750k~ dps, i'm still learning assassination and i hover around 450-500k because I'm bad. However I noticed he was using deadly for a lot of the fights even though he was specced for agonizing. Should I be switching back and fourth? 

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On 2017-5-18 at 7:39 PM, Dhise said:

So I was raiding with a rogue that was doing around 750k~ dps, i'm still learning assassination and i hover around 450-500k because I'm bad. However I noticed he was using deadly for a lot of the fights even though he was specced for agonizing. Should I be switching back and fourth? 

It can offer better damage if you're doing a lot of damage to adds or swapping targets. 

If you won't be using it for an entire fight I would run Alacrity instead of Agonizing, but in something like M+ it's viable to run Deadly on trash and swap to Agonizing for bosses

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