Assassination Rogue Frequently Asked Questions — Dragonflight 10.0.7
On this page, we go over several of the most frequently asked questions regarding Assassination Rogue in World of Warcraft — Battle for Azeroth Dragonflight 10.0.7. 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 and Mastery. 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.
What are the best Primordial Stone Gems for Assassination Rogue?
For raid and single-target, you will want to play Freezing Ice Stone, Prophetic Twilight Stone and Desirous Blood Stone. For Mythic+/AoE, you will want to play Prophetic Twilight Stone, Desirous Blood Stone and Storm Infused Stone. Tuning is still ongoing, and this might change at any point.
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.
- 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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