WotLK Classic Assassination Rogue Gear and Best in Slot

Last updated on Sep 24, 2023 at 12:00 by Simonize and Sellin 8 comments

On this page, you will find the best PvE gear and best in slot items for your Assassination Rogue in WotLK Classic.

1.

Assassination Rogue Phase 5 Best in Slot List

The overall goal of Assassination Rogues in Wrath Classic when gearing is to ensure that they meet two caps: the Poison Hit cap and the Expertise cap.

You can read more about these on our stats page linked below, as well as the relative worth beyond reaching the caps.

1.1.

Other Assassination Rogue Best in Slot Lists

If you are starting out as a freshly-leveled Assassination Rogue, our pre-raid best in slot list is meant to give you an idea of non-raid items you can chase as a solo / pug player in preparation for raids.

To check out our recommended pre-raid or pre-patch best in slot gear, head over to their respective lists below.

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Best In Slot by Phase

Phase 5 Phase 4 Phase 3 Phase 2
Phase 3 Horde Phase 3 Alliance
2.1.

Phase 5 / Tier 10 Best in Slot

Slot Item Source
Helm
Neck
Shoulders
Back
Chest
Wrists
Hands
Waist
Legs
Feet
Rings
Trinkets
Weapon
Off-Hand
Ranged
2.3.

Phase 3 / Tier 9 Best in Slot

Slot Item Source
Helm
Neck
Shoulders
Back
Chest
Wrists
Hands
Waist
Legs
Feet
Rings
Trinkets
Weapon
Off-Hand
Ranged
2.4.

Phase 3 / Tier 9

Slot Item Source
Helm
Neck
Shoulders
Back
Chest
Wrists
Hands
Waist
Legs
Feet
Rings
Trinkets
Weapon
Off-Hand
Ranged
3.

Further Enhancements

If you have further questions about gemming and enchanting these items, our Assassination Rogue Enchants and Gems page below provides more information.

4.

Changelog

  • 09 Sep. 2023: Updated for Phase 4
  • 06 Jun. 2023: Updated for Phase 3
  • 18 Jan. 2023: Reviewed for Phase 2 release ahead of Ulduar raid release.
  • 27 Sep. 2022: Updated sources for multiple items.
  • 22 Sep. 2022: Page added.
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