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Assassination Rogue DPS NetherLight Crucible Relic Paths (Legion 7.3.5)

Last updated on Mar 05, 2018 at 12:10 by Furty 481 comments

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General Information

This page will help you choose the right paths on your Netherlight Crucible as a a Assassination Rogues. It is updated for World of Warcraft Legion 7.3.5. For more information, please read our Guide to the Netherlight Crucible.

The other pages of our Assassination Rogue guide can be accessed from the table of contents on the right.

About Our Author and Reviewer

This guide has been written by Furty, who has an illustrious history in the World of Warcraft raiding scene and race for World First. He has been a member of guilds such as Serenity, Midwinter, and many more, and is currently raiding in Future. He plays most classes at the highest level. You can follow him on Twitter and watch him play on Twitch.

This guide has been reviewed and approved by Perfecto, an Outlaw/Assassination Rogue who raids in Method.

1. General Optimization Advice for Assassination Rogue

Netherlight Crucible

Optimizing through the Netherlight Crucible is straightforward; you are offered 2 initial paths, Shadow and Holy, and you should determine your path contingent on which leads to your best trait. If the 2 available paths are equal or very close in ranking it is usually best to adhere to the fork that leads to the highest value Tier 3 trait, as this often results in the largest DPS increase. If the best available Tier 3 trait is in the middle, you should always default to the highest ranked Tier 2 upgrade, as you are able to reach it from either path.

2. Crucible Priority for Assassination Rogue

  1. Master of Shadows Icon Master of Shadows;
  2. Shocklight Icon Shocklight;
  3. Murderous Intent Icon Murderous Intent;
  4. Torment the Weak Icon Torment the Weak;
  5.  Icon Master Assassin (first or third relic);
  6.  Icon Master Alchemist;
  7. Secure in the Light Icon Secure in the Light;
  8. Infusion of Light Icon Infusion of Light;
  9. Shadowbind Icon Shadowbind;
  10. Chaotic Darkness Icon Chaotic Darkness;
  11. Light Speed Icon Light Speed;
  12.  Icon Balanced Blades;
  13.  Icon Toxic Blades;
  14. Dark Sorrows Icon Dark Sorrows;
  15.  Icon Gushing Wound;
  16.  Icon Serrated Edge;
  17. Strangler Icon Strangler;
  18.  Icon Master Assassin (second relic);
  19.  Icon Poison Knives.

3. ChangeLog

  • 05 Mar. 2018: Redesigned entire page; Tier 2 and Tier 3 sections removed.
  • 30 Nov. 2017: Updated Tier 2 & 3 hierarchy.
  • 13 Oct. 2017: Swapped positions of Dark Sorrows and Light Speed on hierarchy.
  • 13 Sep. 2017: Updated Tier 2 priority after recent rebalancing based on new SimCraft results.
  • 12 Sep. 2017: Added Netherlight Crucible page for Assassination Rogue.
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