Assassination Rogue DPS Battle of Dazar'alor Raid Guide — Battle for Azeroth (BfA) 8.2.5

Last updated on Jun 24, 2019 at 23:57 by Seliathan 65 comments
General Information

On this page, you will find tips, tricks, and strategies tailored to your Assassination Rogue for each boss of the following raid: Battle of Dazar'alor. All our content is updated for World of Warcraft — Battle for Azeroth (BfA) 8.2.5.

1.

Disclaimer

This is a quick cheat-sheet for the Battle of Dazar'alor raid. Here you can find tips for your spec, and not the strategy for the bosses themselves.

2.

Assassination in Battle for Dazar'alor

Assassination remains the go to spec for raiding in Battle of Dazar'alor. It remains a strong single target spec, has great potential for cleave, and is even able to handle spread cleave somewhat.

2.1.

Talent Cheatsheet

Champion of the Light Grong Jadefire Masters Opulence Conclave of the Chosen King Rastakhan High Tinker Mekkatorque Stormwall Blockade Lady Jaina Proudmoore

We advise to use the following talents on Champion of the Light.

We advise to use the following talents on Grong.

We advise to use the following talents on Jadefire Masters.

We advise to use the following talents on Opulence.

We advise to use the following talents on Conclave of the Chosen.

We advise to use the following talents on King Rastakhan.

We advise to use the following talents on High Tinker Mekkatorque.

We advise to use the following talents on Stormwall Blockade.

We advise to use the following talents on Lady Jaina Proudmoore.

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Champion of the Light

We advise you to use the following talents against Champion of the Light.

3.1.

Assassination Rogue on Champion of the Light

4.

Grong

Note: This boss is the second boss for Horde players, and the third boss for Alliance players. For the second Alliance boss (Jadefire Masters), see further below.

We advise you to use the following talents against Grong, the Revenant / Grong, the JungleLord.

4.1.

Assassination Rogue on Grong

5.

Jadefire Masters

We advise you to use the following talents against Jadefire Masters.

For this boss, we will refer to Grimfang/Mestrah as "Monk", and Firecaller/Flamefist as "Mage".

5.1.

Assassination Rogue on Jadefire Masters

  • Save Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows for clearing out Living Bomb.
  • Make sure to save Shadowstep Icon Shadowstep so you have it available early on during Maze phase. It allows you to skip a lot of run time, especially if combined with a Warlock's gateway.
6.

Opulence

We advise you to use the following talents against Opulence.

6.1.

Assassination Rogue on Opulence

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Conclave of the Chosen

We advise you to use the following talents against Conclave of the Chosen.

7.1.

Assassination Rogue on Conclave of the Chosen

8.

King Rastakhan

We advise you to use the following talents against King Rastakhan.

8.1.

Assassination Rogue on King Rastakhan

  • The suck in ability will instantly kill you.
  • You can use Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows to soak frogs, giving your raid more space.
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High Tinker Mekkatorque

We advise you to use the following talents against High Tinker Mekkatorque.

9.1.

Assassination Rogue on High Tinker Mekkatorque

  • Using Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows as the bomb goes off will prevent the 30s debuff from being applied to you.
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Stormwall Blockade

We advise you to use the following talents against Stormwall Blockade.

10.1.

Assassination Rogue on Stormwall Blockade

  • Use Feint Icon Feint if soaking orbs.
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Lady Jaina Proudmoore

We advise you to use the following talents against Lady Jaina Proudmoore.

11.1.

Assassination Rogue on Lady Jaina Proudmoore

  • You can stay in Ice Ring, and Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows to not take any damage.
  • You can also stay in Ice Ring, and step into fire patch to avoid getting frozen by it, use Feint Icon Feint to mitigate the damage.
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Changelog

  • 24 Jun. 2019: This page has been reviewed for the release of Patch 8.2 and no changes are necessary.
  • 23 Feb. 2019: Minor updates.
  • 21 Jan. 2019: Added Assassination Rogue advice for Battle of Dazar'alor.
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