Outlaw Rogue Frequently Asked Questions — Shadowlands 9.2

Last updated on Feb 22, 2022 at 11:38 by Seliathan 60 comments
General Information

On this page, we go over several of the most frequently asked questions regarding Outlaw 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 there a Haste Cap for Outlaw Rogue?

There is currently no breakpoint which is required for Outlaw, nor is there a realistic value which causes Haste to become useless.


Should Outlaw Rogue Use a Fast or Slow Off-Hand?

What speed your weapon is does not matter, as long as the item level is the same. When choosing between two different off-hand weapon choices, choose the higher item level one.


What Stats do I Want as an Outlaw Rogue?

Versatility and Critical Strike for raiding as well as Mythic+.


Which Race is the Best for Outlaw Rogue?

The DPS differences between the races are fairly minimal. The best races for DPS on Horde are Vulpera, Orcs and Undead. For Alliance Mechagnome, Void Elf and Gnome are the best.


What Covenant is best for Outlaw Rogue?

All Covenants are viable choices. Kyrian currently sims best for single-target, and Necrolord is evenly matched on cleave/AoE and for Mythic+. Venthyr can be very competitive when talenting into Dreadblades Icon Dreadblades at higher gear levels.


What Legendary is best for Outlaw Rogue?

Celerity Icon Celerity or Greenskin's Wickers Icon Greenskin's Wickers are both great for single-target and Mythic+. Invigorating Shadowdust Icon Invigorating Shadowdust becomes the strongest legendary once we gain access to Unity Icon Unity.


What Conduit is best for Outlaw Rogue?

Count the Odds Icon Count the Odds followed by Sleight of Hand Icon Sleight of Hand. Except for Night Fae, all Covenant-specific Conduits are worth playing as your second Potency Conduit.



  • 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 recommendation.
  • 13 Feb. 2021: Stats updates.
  • 02 Dec. 2020: Updated stat priority.
  • 23 Nov. 2020: Page updated for the Shadowlands release.
  • 12 Oct. 2020: Page updated for the Shadowlands pre-patch.
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