Assassination Rogue Frequently Asked Questions — Dragonflight 10.2
On this page, we go over several of the most frequently asked questions regarding Assassination Rogue in World of Warcraft — Dragonflight 10.2. This will be updated as more common repeated questions surface over the course of the expansion.
Is Haste Good for Assassination Rogue?
In Dragonflight, your bleeds scale with Haste. This lets you generate more Energy through Venomous Wounds. However, we generate a lot of Energy already, making it our third-best stat, after Critical Strike and Mastery.
Is There a Haste Cap for Assassination Rogue?
There is currently no breakpoint that is required for Assassination, nor is there a realistic value that causes Haste to become useless on a single target.
What Stats do I Want for Raid as an Assassination Rogue?
Critical Strike and Mastery. Mastery improves our bleed and poison damage the best, while Critical Strike drastically improves our ability to generate additional Combo Points thanks to Seal Fate.
What Stats do I Want for Mythic+ as an Assassination Rogue?
Critical Strike, Mastery, and Haste. Mastery improves our cleave and AoE damage the best, while Critical Strike drastically improves our ability to generate additional Combo Points thanks to Seal Fate. Haste improves the damage our Damage over Time effects, and allows us to generate more resources.
How to play around the T31 Set Bonus, Lucid Shadewalker's Silence?
In order to get the most damage out of the set bonus, you will want to clip your Envenom casts. This means that you want to recast Envenom before the Envenom buff runs out.
Which Race is the Best for Assassination Rogue?
The DPS differences between the races are fairly minimal. The best races for DPS on Horde are Tauren, Orc, and Blood Elf. For Alliance, Void Elf, and Dark Iron Dwarves are the best.
- 06 Nov. 2023: Page updated for the Patch 10.2 Rogue rework.
- 04 Sep. 2023: Page was reviewed for Patch 10.1.7 and no changes were necessary.
- 10 Jul. 2023: Page was reviewed for Patch 10.1.5 and no changes were necessary as Assassination received no changes for the Patch.
- 01 May 2023: Added T30 Setbonus FAQ for Patch 10.1.
- 26 Mar. 2023: Updated for Primordial Gem hotfixes.
- 20 Mar. 2023: Updated for Patch 10.0.7.
- 24 Jan. 2023: Reviewed for Patch 10.0.5.
- 11 Dec. 2022: Reviewed for Dragonflight Season 1.
- 28 Nov. 2022: Updated for Dragonflight launch.
- 25 Oct. 2022: Updated for Dragonflight pre-patch.
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