Classic Rogue DPS Gear and Best in Slot
On this page, you will find the best PvE gear and best in slot items for your Rogue DPS in WoW Classic.
If you were looking for TBC Classic content, please refer to our TBC Classic Rogue DPS gear and best in slot.
Gearing Strategy for Rogues
While a clear best in slot list is always available in WoW Classic, the items contained might be extremely hard or expensive to get. Depending on what content you intend on doing will change your gearing strategy.
This page focuses on PvE, but you can find more information on gearing a Rogue for PvP in our other guide below.
Season of Mastery Lists
As WoW Classic's Season of Mastery consists of Phases that are separate from the regular branch of Classic, we have created unique gear lists for its pre-raid and Phases. In addition, you may find it useful to look over our Fire Resistance Gear guide for your specialization, which is applicable for either version of Classic.
WoW Classic Phases
As stated by Blizzard, WoW Classic will have six phases, starting with Molten Core, Onyxia's Lair, and Maraudon, and ending with Naxxramas and the Scourge Invasion.
Rogue Raid Best in Slot (BiS) List for Phase 6 (Naxxramas)
Naxxramas drops gear that is an upgrade for nearly every slot. There is potential for Dagger Seal Fate Rogue.
This is the gear we recommend for Rogue in the Naxxramas patch.
Rogue Raid Best in Slot (BiS) List for Phase 5 (Ahn'Qiraj)
Rogue Pre-Raid Best in Slot (BiS) List
In order to get ready for raiding, it is recommended that you follow this guide in order to learn which gear to gather for maximizing DPS before ever setting foot in raids, and probably also before getting your first epic loot.
Rogue Raid Best in Slot (BiS) List for Molten Core / Onyxia's Lair
Molten Core and Onyxia's Lair are the first raids in WoW Classic, and will probably award you with your first pieces of epic gear. While most of the gear found here is easily replaceable later, there are a few pieces, such as Striker's Mark and Bloodfang Hood, which will last you through Blackwing Lair.
Rogue PvP Best in Slot Gear
You can find our recommended gear for PvPing as a Rogue in the link below.
Fire Resistance Gear for Rogue
Fire Resistance can be a very helpful stat to have, especially when progressing through Molten Core and Blackwing Lair. Read this guide to find the Fire Resistance pieces for your class, in case you are in need of extra resistance.
Nature Resistance Gear for Rogue
Nature Resistance can be a very helpful stat to have, especially when progressing through AQ40, especially for Princess Huhuran and Viscidus. Read this guide to find the Nature Resistance pieces for your class, in case you are in need of extra resistance.
Frost Resistance Gear for Rogue
Frost Resistance can be a very helpful stat to have, especially when progressing through Naxxramas, more specifically the Sapphiron encounter. Read this guide to find the Frost Resistance pieces for your class, in case you are in need of extra resistance.
- 02 Dec. 2020: Updated for Phase 6, added Naxrammas BiS Gear.
- 06 Aug. 2020: Guide updated for Phase 5.
- 21 Jul. 2020: Guide added.
- 27 Feb. 2020: Updated recommended gear.
- 11 Feb. 2020: Revamped for Phase 3.
- 10 Dec. 2019: Added link to PvP BiS page.
- 17 Nov. 2019: Fixed drop source for Hand of Justice and location for The Unforgiving.
- 15 Nov. 2019: Updated for Phase 2.
- 15 Oct. 2019: Updated for the release of Dire Maul.
- 14 Oct. 2019: Added a Raid BiS list.
- 14 Sep. 2019: Updated Ring recommendations.
- 09 Sep. 2019: Updated some choices.
- 05 Sep. 2019: Updated some choices.
- 20 Jun. 2019: Page added.
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