Assassination Rogue Frequently Asked Questions — Shadowlands 9.2
On this page, we go over several of the most frequently asked questions regarding Assassination Rogue in World of Warcraft — Battle for Azeroth Shadowlands 9.2. This will be updated as more common repeated questions surface over the course of the expansion.
Is Haste Good for Assassination Rogue?
In Shadowlands, your bleeds scale with Haste. This lets you generate more Energy through Venomous Wounds. As such it has become a very strong stat for Assassination Rogue for single-target DPS.
Is There a Haste Cap for Assassination Rogue?
There is currently no breakpoint which is required for Assassination, nor is there a realistic value which causes Haste to become useless on single target.
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 Legendaries are best as an Assassination Rogue?
Duskwalker's Patch and Unity. In order to use two legendaries you will always have to use Unity. Duskwalker is best in slot once you have acquired your 4-piece set bonus, until then you play either Dashing Scoundrel or Doomblade.
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 Vulpera, Orc and Blood Elf. For Alliance, Mechagnome, Dark Iron Dwarf and Gnome are the best.
What Covenant is best for Assassination Rogue?
All Covenants are viable choices. Night Fae currently sims best for single-target and Necrolord for AoE/Mythic+. Venthyr is the better choice on single-target until you acquire double legendaries and the new set bonuses.
What Conduit is best for Assassination Rogue?
- 22 Feb. 2022: Updated for Patch 9.2.
- 02 Nov. 2021: Updated for Patch 9.1.5.
- 28 Jun. 2021: Updated for Patch 9.1.
- 09 Mar. 2021: Updated Covenant and stat recommendations.
- 23 Nov. 2020: Page updated for the Shadowlands release.
- 12 Oct. 2020: Page updated for the Shadowlands pre-patch.
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