Assassination Rogue DPS Sanctum of Domination Raid Guide — Shadowlands 9.1

Last updated on Jul 13, 2021 at 17:37 by Seliathan 37 comments
General Information

On this page, you will find tips, tricks, and strategies tailored to your Assassination Rogue for each boss of the following raid: Sanctum of Domination. All our content is updated for World of Warcraft — Shadowlands 9.1.

1.

Introduction

On this page, you will find Assassination Rogue specific information to deal with each boss in the Sanctum of Domination raid.

This page assumes that you already understand most of the mechanics of each encounter. These can be found on the full raid guide, so what is contained here are details specifically tailored toward Assassination Rogue and what you can do to deal with each fight as best as possible.

2.

Talent Cheatsheet

The Tarragrue The Eye of the Jailer The Nine Remnant of Ner'zhul Soulrender Dormazain Painsmith Raznal Guardian of the First Ones Fatescribe Roh-Kalo Kel'Thuzad Sylvanas Windrunner

We advise to use the following talents on The Tarragrue.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on The Tarragrue.

  1. Obedience Icon Obedience
  2. Doomblade Icon Doomblade
  3. Zoldyck Insignia Icon Zoldyck Insignia

We advise to use the following talents on The Eye of the Jailer.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on The Eye of the Jailer.

  1. Obedience Icon Obedience
  2. Doomblade Icon Doomblade
  3. Zoldyck Insignia Icon Zoldyck Insignia

We advise to use the following talents on The Nine.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on The Nine.

  1. Obedience Icon Obedience
  2. Doomblade Icon Doomblade
  3. Zoldyck Insignia Icon Zoldyck Insignia

We advise to use the following talents on Remnant of Ner'zhul.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Remnant of Ner'zhul.

  1. Obedience Icon Obedience
  2. Doomblade Icon Doomblade
  3. Zoldyck Insignia Icon Zoldyck Insignia

We advise to use the following talents on Soulrender Dormazain.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Soulrender Dormazain.

  1. Obedience Icon Obedience
  2. Doomblade Icon Doomblade
  3. Zoldyck Insignia Icon Zoldyck Insignia

We advise to use the following talents on Painsmith Raznal.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Painsmith Raznal.

  1. Obedience Icon Obedience
  2. Doomblade Icon Doomblade
  3. Zoldyck Insignia Icon Zoldyck Insignia

We advise to use the following talents on Guardian of the First Ones.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Guardian of the First Ones.

  1. Obedience Icon Obedience
  2. Doomblade Icon Doomblade
  3. Zoldyck Insignia Icon Zoldyck Insignia

We advise to use the following talents on Fatescribe Roh-Kalo.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Fatescribe Roh-Kalo.

  1. Obedience Icon Obedience
  2. Doomblade Icon Doomblade
  3. Zoldyck Insignia Icon Zoldyck Insignia

We advise to use the following talents on Kel'Thuzad.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Kel'Thuzad.

  1. Obedience Icon Obedience
  2. Doomblade Icon Doomblade
  3. Zoldyck Insignia Icon Zoldyck Insignia

We advise to use the following talents on Sylvanas Windrunner.

We advise to use the following Legendaries on Sylvanas Windrunner.

  1. Obedience Icon Obedience
  2. Doomblade Icon Doomblade
  3. Zoldyck Insignia Icon Zoldyck Insignia
3.

The Tarragrue

We advise you to use the following talents against The Tarragrue.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against The Tarragrue.

  1. Obedience Icon Obedience
  2. Doomblade Icon Doomblade
  3. Zoldyck Insignia Icon Zoldyck Insignia

Shadowstep Icon Shadowstep can be used to remove Predator's Howl Icon Predator's Howl on yourself or to keep damaging the boss during Hungering Mist Icon Hungering Mist.

You should avoid picking Anima Powers with negative side-effects, such as Lumbering Form Icon Lumbering Form, Twisted Samophlange Icon Twisted Samophlange or Ten of Towers Icon Ten of Towers.

Evasion Icon Evasion can be used to soak the Chains of Eternity Icon Chains of Eternity, avoiding the stun so no Annihilating Smash Icon Annihilating Smash is cast.

For more information, please refer to our The Tarragrue guide.

4.

The Eye of the Jailer

We advise you to use the following talents against The Eye of the Jailer.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against The Eye of the Jailer.

  1. Obedience Icon Obedience
  2. Doomblade Icon Doomblade
  3. Zoldyck Insignia Icon Zoldyck Insignia

You can avoid Annihilating Glare Icon Annihilating Glare completely by using Shadowstep Icon Shadowstep to jump behind the boss, instead of having to use Grapple! Icon Grapple!. You can also run through the beam with Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows.

For more information, please refer to our The Eye of the Jailer guide.

5.

The Nine

We advise you to use the following talents against The Nine.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against The Nine.

  1. Obedience Icon Obedience
  2. Doomblade Icon Doomblade
  3. Zoldyck Insignia Icon Zoldyck Insignia

You can solo-soak Arthura's Crushing Gaze Icon Arthura's Crushing Gaze with Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows.

For more information, please refer to our The Nine guide.

6.

Remnant of Ner'zhul

We advise you to use the following talents against Remnant of Ner'zhul.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Remnant of Ner'zhul.

  1. Obedience Icon Obedience
  2. Doomblade Icon Doomblade
  3. Zoldyck Insignia Icon Zoldyck Insignia

Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows can be used to not get slowed while carrying Orb of Torment.

Shadowstep Icon Shadowstep is very helpful to counteract the knockback effects and keep higher uptime on the boss.

For more information, please refer to our Remnant of Ner'zhul guide.

7.

Soulrender Dormazain

We advise you to use the following talents against Soulrender Dormazain.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Soulrender Dormazain.

  1. Obedience Icon Obedience
  2. Doomblade Icon Doomblade
  3. Zoldyck Insignia Icon Zoldyck Insignia

Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows can be used to avoid taking damage from most abilities in this encounter.

Feint Icon Feint should be used before each Warmonger Shackles Icon Warmonger Shackles get broken.

For more information, please refer to our Soulrender Dormazain guide.

8.

Painsmith Raznal

We advise you to use the following talents against Painsmith Raznal.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Painsmith Raznal.

  1. Obedience Icon Obedience
  2. Doomblade Icon Doomblade
  3. Zoldyck Insignia Icon Zoldyck Insignia

Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows allows you to avoid taking damage from Flameclasp Eruption Icon Flameclasp Eruption.

For more information, please refer to our Painsmith Raznal guide.

9.

Guardian of the First Ones

We advise you to use the following talents against Guardian of the First Ones.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Guardian of the First Ones.

  1. Obedience Icon Obedience
  2. Doomblade Icon Doomblade
  3. Zoldyck Insignia Icon Zoldyck Insignia

Feint Icon Feint and Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows can be used to help soak Obliterate Icon Obliterate.

When not helping soak the tank ability, you can use Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows on any damaging ability in this encounter, and should use Feint Icon Feint for every Threat Neutralization Icon Threat Neutralization.

For more information, please refer to our Guardian of the First Ones guide.

10.

Fatescribe Roh-Kalo

We advise you to use the following talents against Fatescribe Roh-Kalo.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Fatescribe Roh-Kalo.

  1. Obedience Icon Obedience
  2. Doomblade Icon Doomblade
  3. Zoldyck Insignia Icon Zoldyck Insignia

Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows can be used to soak Fate Fragment Icon Fate Fragments during the Intermissions.

For more information, please refer to our Fatescribe Roh-Kalo guide.

11.

Kel'Thuzad

We advise you to use the following talents against Kel'Thuzad.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Kel'Thuzad.

  1. Obedience Icon Obedience
  2. Doomblade Icon Doomblade
  3. Zoldyck Insignia Icon Zoldyck Insignia

Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows can be used to not take damage during the Phylactery Phase, as well as to immune damage from Glacial Wrath Icon Glacial Wrath.

For more information, please refer to our Kel'Thuzad guide.

12.

Sylvanas Windrunner

We advise you to use the following talents against Sylvanas Windrunner.

We advise you to use the following Legendaries against Sylvanas Windrunner.

  1. Obedience Icon Obedience
  2. Doomblade Icon Doomblade
  3. Zoldyck Insignia Icon Zoldyck Insignia

Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows does immune the damage of Veil of Darkness Icon Veil of Darkness but the debuff will still apply to you, so it is not recommended to use it for higher uptime in Phases 1 or 3.

Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows can be used in Phase 2 for higher uptime to avoid damage from Haunting Wave Icon Haunting Wave.

While Sylvanas takes 99% less damage during most of Phase 2, you can still hit her with ranged attacks to build Combo Points and maintain Alacrity Icon Alacrity.

Using Sprint Icon Sprint and Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows can be used to quickly gather up pools of Banshee's Bane Icon Banshee's Bane and drop them in a corner of the platform.

For more information, please refer to our Sylvanas Windrunner guide.

13.

Changelog

  • 13 Jul. 2021: Added tips for Sylvanas and a few other bosses.
  • 07 Jul. 2021: Page added.
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