Classic Rogue DPS Gear and Best in Slot

Last updated on Dec 02, 2020 at 11:28 by Abyssalwave 41 comments

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.

1.

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.

2.

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.

3.

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.

Slot Item Source
Helm
  • Bonescythe Helmet Icon Bonescythe Helmet
Neck
  • Prestor's Talisman of Connivery Icon Prestor's Talisman of Connivery
Shoulders
  • Bonescythe Pauldrons Icon Bonescythe Pauldrons
  • Reward from Bonescythe Pauldrons in Naxxramas
Back
  • Shroud of Dominion Icon Shroud of Dominion
Chest
  • Bonescythe Breastplate Icon Bonescythe Breastplate
  • Reward from Bonescythe Breastplate in Naxxramas
Wrists
  • Bonescythe Bracers Icon Bonescythe Bracers
  • Reward from Bonescythe Bracers in Naxxramas
Hands
  • Bonescythe Gauntlets Icon Bonescythe Gauntlets
  • Reward from Bonescythe Gauntlets in Naxxramas
Belt
  • Belt of Never-ending Agony Icon Belt of Never-ending Agony
Legs
  • Bonescythe Legplates Icon Bonescythe Legplates
  • Reward from Bonescythe Legplates in Naxxramas
Boots
  • Bonescythe Sabatons Icon Bonescythe Sabatons
  • Reward from Bonescythe Sabatons in Naxxramas
Rings
  • Bonescythe Ring Icon Bonescythe Ring
  • Band of Unnatural Forces Icon Band of Unnatural Forces
Trinkets
  • Slayer's Crest Icon Slayer's Crest
  • Kiss of the Spider Icon Kiss of the Spider
Swords
  • Gressil, Dawn of Ruin Icon Gressil, Dawn of Ruin
  • The Hungering Cold Icon The Hungering Cold
Daggers
  • Kingsfall Icon Kingsfall
  • Death's Sting Icon Death's Sting
Ranged
  • Nerubian Slavemaker Icon Nerubian Slavemaker
4.

Rogue Raid Best in Slot (BiS) List for Phase 5 (Ahn'Qiraj)

Slot Item Source
Helm
  • Deathdealer's Helm Icon Deathdealer's Helm
Neck
  • Barbed Choker Icon Barbed Choker
Shoulder
  • Deathdealer's Spaulders Icon Deathdealer's Spaulders
Cloak
  • Cloak of Concentrated Hatred Icon Cloak of Concentrated Hatred
Chest
  • Deathdealer's Vest Icon Deathdealer's Vest
Wrists
  • Qiraji Execution Bracers Icon Qiraji Execution Bracers
Gloves
  • Gloves of Enforcement Icon Gloves of Enforcement
Belt
  • Belt of Never-ending Agony Icon Belt of Never-ending Agony
Legs
  • Deathdealer's Leggings Icon Deathdealer's Leggings
Boots
  • Deathdealer's Boots Icon Deathdealer's Boots
Rings
  • Master Dragonslayer's Ring Icon Master Dragonslayer's Ring
  • Don Julio's Band Icon Don Julio's Band
Trinkets
  • Jom Gabbar Icon Jom Gabbar
  • Drake Fang Talisman Icon Drake Fang Talisman
Swords
  • Ancient Qiraji Ripper Icon Ancient Qiraji Ripper
  • Chromatically Tempered Sword Icon Chromatically Tempered Sword
Daggers
  • Death's Sting Icon Death's Sting
  • Blessed Qiraji Pugio Icon Blessed Qiraji Pugio
  • C'Thun in AQ40
  • Reward from Imperial Qiraji Armaments Icon Imperial Qiraji Armaments
Ranged
  • Larvae of the Great Worm Icon Larvae of the Great Worm
5.

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.

6.

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 Icon Striker's Mark and Bloodfang Hood Icon Bloodfang Hood, which will last you through Blackwing Lair.

7.

Rogue PvP Best in Slot Gear

You can find our recommended gear for PvPing as a Rogue in the link below.

8.

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.

9.

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.

10.

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.

11.

Changelog

  • 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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