Assassination Rogue DPS Battle of Dazar'alor Raid Guide — Battle for Azeroth (BfA) 8.1.5

Last updated on Feb 24, 2019 at 00:29 by GrayHound 63 comments

On this page, you will find tips, tricks, and strategies tailored to your Assassination Rogue for each boss of the Battle of Dazar'alor raid. All our content is updated for World of Warcraft — Battle for Azeroth (BfA) 8.1.5.

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

3. Champion of the Light

3.1. Suggested Talents for Assassination Rogue on Champion of the Light

3.2. 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.

4.1. Suggested Talents for Assassination Rogue on Grong

4.2. Assassination Rogue on Grong

5. Jadefire Masters

5.1. Suggested Talents for Assassination Rogue on the Jadefire Masters

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

5.2. 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

6.1. Suggested Talents for Assassination Rogue on Opulence

6.2. Assassination Rogue on Opulence

7. Conclave of the Chosen

7.1. Suggested Talents for Assassination Rogue on the Conclave of the Chosen

7.2. Assassination Rogue on Conclave of the Chosen

8. King Rastakhan

8.1. Suggested Talents for Assassination Rogue on King Rastakhan

8.2. 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.

9. High Tinker Mekkatorque

9.1. Suggested Talents for Assassination Rogue on High Tinker Mekkatorque

9.2. 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.

10. Stormwall Blockade

10.1. Suggested Talents for Assassination Rogue on the Stormwall Blockade.

10.2. Assassination Rogue on Stormwall Blockade

  • Use Feint Icon Feint if soaking orbs.

11. Lady Jaina Proudmoore

11.1. Suggested Talents for Assassination Rogue on Lady Jaina Proudmoore

11.2. 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.

12. Changelog

  • 23 Feb. 2019: Minor updates.
  • 21 Jan. 2019: Added Assassination Rogue advice for Battle of Dazar'alor.
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