Outlaw Rogue DPS Spell List and Glossary — Dragonflight 10.2.7

Last updated on May 07, 2024 at 11:20 by Seliathan 97 comments
General Information

On this page, we present you with all spells and procs that you need to understand as a Outlaw Rogue in World of Warcraft — Dragonflight 10.2.7.

If you were looking for WotLK Classic content, please refer to our WotLK Classic Combat Rogue spells.

1.

Outlaw Rogue Spell Summary

In this section, we will list almost all of the abilities you gain access to either passively or actively. We will also list commonly used abbreviations that you might find in other parts of this guide or when looking for additional information elsewhere on the Internet.

2.

Main Resources for Outlaw Rogue

Energy is the main resource of Outlaw Rogues. Energy is generated passively, the rate of which can be increased by Haste, active abilities, talents, and procs.

Combo Points are another primary resource utilized by Outlaw Rogues. Some of your abilities generate Combo Points, while finishing moves spend them, dealing increased damage per Combo Point. You can generate additional Combo Points through passives and Roll the Bones Icon Roll the Bones buffs. Combo Point management is very important to maintaining your abilities and maximizing burst.

3.

Unlocking Abilities

This page lists all the abilities that are available to you on a max-level character. If you have just started your journey by leveling a new Rogue, you can head over to our leveling section to learn more about when you get access to these abilities on your way to max level.

4.

Basic Abilities for Outlaw Rogue

These are abilities that you acquire automatically early on as you level your Outlaw Rogue.

Ability Abbreviation Description/Effect
Stealth Icon Stealth - Turns you invisible until canceled or upon attacking.
Sinister Strike Icon Sinister Strike SS Your main filler and Combo Point generator. It generates one Combo Point.
Ambush Icon Ambush - A Combo Point generator that can only be used from Stealth. Generates 2 Combo Points.
Pistol Shot Icon Pistol Shot PS A ranged Combo Point generator that generates 1 Combo Point and applies a slow to your target.
Blade Flurry Icon Blade Flurry BF Buff that allows you to deal 50% of all damage you deal to your target to 4 additional nearby enemies.
Cheap Shot Icon Cheap Shot CS A Combo Point generator that can only be used from Stealth and against stunnable targets. Generates 1 Combo Point.
Dispatch Icon Dispatch - Finishing move that consumes your Combo Points to deal physical damage.
Between the Eyes Icon Between the Eyes BtE A ranged finisher that consumed Combo Points to deal damage and apply a debuff that increases your chance to critically strike. Damage and duration increase with CP spent.
Roll the Bones Icon Roll the Bones RtB Cooldown that grants you one or multiple spec-specific buffs. The buffs are explained in greater detail in the rotation section of the guide. You should maintain a Roll the Bones buff at all times.
Restless Blades Icon Restless Blades - Allows you to significantly reduce the cooldown of most major cooldowns, as every time you use a finisher, you reduce the remaining CD of any of the listed abilities.
Slice and Dice Icon Slice and Dice SnD Finishing move that spends Combo Points and increases your attack speed by 50%. Lasts longer per Combo Point spent.
Kidney Shot Icon Kidney Shot Kidney/KS Finishing move that consumes your Combo Points and stuns the target for duration based on how many Combo Points were spent, up to a maximum of 6 seconds. 20-second cooldown.
Sap Icon Sap - A crowd control ability that incapacitates an enemy for a long duration. You can run past a sapped enemy without getting into combat. If the enemy takes damage, it breaks free.
Sprint Icon Sprint - 2-minute cooldown that increases your movement speed by 70% for 8 seconds. Usable while Stealthed.
Grappling Hook Icon Grappling Hook - A mobility skill that allows you to grapple to a target location. This is not a teleport, and you are still affected by spells you travel through.
Crimson Vial Icon Crimson Vial CV/Vial Heals you for 20% of your maximum health over 4 seconds. 30-second cooldown.
Kick Icon Kick - Interrupts targets spellcasting and prevents any spells from that school for 5 seconds. 15-second cooldown.
Distract Icon Distract - Throws a distraction, forcing enemies hit by it to face towards that direction for 10 seconds. Usable while stealthed.
Shroud of Concealment Icon Shroud of Concealment Shroud Provides Stealth for you and your party and raid members for 15 seconds. 6-minute cooldown.
Vanish Icon Vanish - Vanishes you from sight and enters you into Stealth. Breaks all movement impairing effects and usable while in combat. 2-minute cooldown.
Feint Icon Feint - A defensive skill that reduces damage taken from area-of-effect skills.
5.

Talented Abilities

As part of the Talent Tree re-design in Dragonflight, every class and specialization now has a multitude of possible choices to spend up to 31 Class Talent Points and 30 Specialization Talent Points. We will break down most of them into individual sections based on the Rows in which you can unlock them, while providing some commonly used abbreviations and explanations as to their functionality.

If you are simply looking for a quick guide on which talents to play, you can head over to our dedicated Talent page instead!

5.1.

Talent Tree Rows 1-4

5.1.1.

Active Abilities

Ability Abbreviation Description/Effect
Shiv Icon Shiv - 25-second cooldown ability that removes Enrage effects from your target applies a stronger version of your non-lethal Poison and generates 1CP.
Blind Icon Blind - A crowd control ability that makes a mob wander around blindly for a long duration. Running close to a blinded enemy will put you in combat. If the enemy takes damage, it breaks free.
Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows Cloak Makes you immune to most magic effects, and also removes a variety of different debuffs, including poisons, curses, and diseases. Some effects cannot be immuned, resisted, or removed, however, especially if they are key aspects of a boss encounter
Evasion Icon Evasion - Increases your chance to dodge enemy attacks by 100%. You are still required to face the enemy hitting you to be able to dodge.
Gouge Icon Gouge - A crowd control ability that incapacitates an enemy for a short duration. If the enemy takes damage, it breaks free. Requires your target to face you.
Shadowstep Icon Shadowstep Step A mobility skill that allows you to teleport a target enemy or ally, and granting a very short movement speed increase when cast.
Tricks of the Trade Icon Tricks of the Trade Tricks/TotT Allows you to transfer any threat you generate over the next 6 seconds after hitting an enemy to a target of your choosing. It is best used on the tank.
5.1.2.

Passive Abilities

Ability Abbreviation Description/Effect
Airborne Irritant Icon Airborne Irritant - Reduces the cooldown of Blind Icon Blind and turns it into an AoE spell.
Master Poisoner Icon Master Poisoner MP Improves the effects of your non-lethal Poisons.
Elusiveness Icon Elusiveness - Changes your Evasion Icon Evasion to reduce all damage you take by 20% and also enhances your Feint Icon Feint to reduce all damage you take by 20%. This is a choice node shared with Cheat Death Icon Cheat Death.
Cheat Death Icon Cheat Death Cheat/CD A defensive skill that saves you from death, as long as the damage taken does not surpass twice your health pool. Any killing blow will instead bring you to 7% hp, and for 3 seconds, you will take 85% reduced damage.
Blackjack Icon Blackjack - Enemies have 30% reduced damage and healing after Blind Icon Blind or Sap Icon Sap expire. Works great together with Airborne Irritant Icon Airborne Irritant.
Improved Wound Poison Icon Improved Wound Poison - Increases the maximum stacks of your Wound Poison Icon Wound Poison by 2, improving the healing reduction effect.
Nimble Fingers Icon Nimble Fingers - Reduces the Energy cost of Feint Icon Feint and Crimson Vial Icon Crimson Vial.
Improved Sprint Icon Improved Sprint - Reduces the cooldown of Sprint Icon Sprint.
Shadowrunner Icon Shadowrunner - Grants extra movement speed while stealthed, i.e. when using Stealth Icon Stealth, Vanish Icon Vanish or Shadow Dance Icon Shadow Dance.
Opportunity Icon Opportunity - Gives your Sinister Strike Icon Sinister Strike a chance to hit twice and grant a buff that makes your next Pistol Shot Icon Pistol Shot deal additional damage and cost half as much Energy.
Retractable Hook Icon Retractable Hook - Reduces the cooldown and travel speed of Grappling Hook Icon Grappling Hook.
Dirty Tricks Icon Dirty Tricks - Removes the Energy cost of some of your crowd control spells.
Combat Potency Icon Combat Potency - Increases your passive Energy regeneration.
Combat Stamina Icon Combat Stamina - Increases your Stamina.
Hit and Run Icon Hit and Run - Increases your movement speed.
Blinding Powder Icon Blinding Powder - Reduces the cooldown and increases the cast range of Blind Icon Blind.
Float Like a Butterfly Icon Float Like a Butterfly - Restless Blades Icon Restless Blades now also affects Evasion Icon Evasion and Feint Icon Feint.
Sting Like a Bee Icon Sting Like a Bee - Increases the damage taken of enemies by 10% for 6 seconds when you cast Cheap Shot or Kidney Shot on them. This effect only happens when the target is not stun-immune, and the duration is fixed regardless of the number of Combo Points spent on Kidney Shot..
Riposte Icon Riposte - Allows you to get a Main Gauche Icon Main Gauche proc everytime you dodge, with a 1-second cooldown.
Precision Shot Icon Precision Shot - Increases the range of Between the Eyes Icon Between the Eyes and Pistol Shot Icon Pistol Shot, while reducing the damage you take from targets hit by Pistol Shot Icon Pistol Shot.
5.2.

Talent Rows 5-7

5.2.1.

Active Abilities

Outlaw Rogues gain no new active abilities in this section of the talent tree.

5.2.2.

Passive Abilities

Ability Abbreviation Description/Effect
Superior Mixture Icon Superior Mixture - Improves the effectiveness of Crippling Poison Icon Crippling Poison.
Fleet Footed Icon Fleet Footed - Increases your unmounted movement speed.
Iron Stomach Icon Iron Stomach - Improves the effectiveness of Health Potions, Health Stones, and Crimson Vial Icon Crimson Vial.
Unbreakable Stride Icon Unbreakable Stride - Reduces the duration of movement slowing effects.
Featherfoot Icon Featherfoot - Improves the bonus movement speed provided and duration of Sprint Icon Sprint.
Rushed Setup Icon Rushed Setup - Reduces the Energy cost of your crowd-control abilities.
Subterfuge Icon Subterfuge Subt/Subter Allows you to cast abilities that require Stealth for up to 3 seconds after breaking it. Any bonus effects that apply to abilities cast from Stealth synergize with this.
Deadened Nerves Icon Deadened Nerves - Causes you to take reduced Physical damage.
Graceful Guile Icon Graceful Guile - Grants Feint Icon Feint an additional charge.
Stillshroud Icon Stillshroud - Reduces the cooldown of Shroud of Concealment Icon Shroud of Concealment.
Deadly Precision Icon Deadly Precision - Increases the Critical Strike chance of all abilities that generate at least 1 Combo Point, including DoT effects caused by them.
Virulent Poisons Icon Virulent Poisons - Increases the damage of your weapon poisons by 10%. Only Poisons that appear as a 60-minute duration buff are affected.
Recuperator Icon Recuperator - While Slice and Dice Icon Slice and Dice is active, you will heal for 1% of your max HP every 2 seconds.
>Improved Ambush Icon Improved Ambush - Causes your Ambush Icon Ambush to generate 1 additional Combo Point.
>Tight Spender Icon Tight Spender - Reduces the Energy cost of your finishing moves.
Heavy Hitter Icon Heavy Hitter - Increases the damage of all abilities that generate Combo Points, including those that deal damage over time.
Devious Stratagem Icon Devious Stratagem DS Increases your maximum Combo Points by 1, and the damage your finishers deal by 5%. Stacks with Deeper Stratagem Icon Deeper Stratagem for a total of 7 maximum CP.
Fatal Flourish Icon Fatal Flourish - Your off-hand attacks, including those from Main Gauche Icon Main Gauche, have a chance to generate Energy.
Ambidexterity Icon Ambidexterity - Main Gauche Icon Main Gauche, your Mastery, has an additional 5% chance to proc while Blade Flurry is active.
Quick Draw Icon Quick Draw QD Uses of Pistol Shot Icon Pistol Shot while the Opportunity Icon Opportunity buff is active deal more damage and generate additional Combo Points.
Deft Maneuvers Icon Deft Maneuvers - Increases the initial damage of Blade Flurry Icon Blade Flurry and it generates 1 Combo Point per target hit when cast.
Ruthlessness Icon Ruthlessness - Gives you a 20% chance per Combo Point spent on finishers to immediately gain Combo Points again. When used with 6 or 7 Combo Points, this can return 2 Combo Points if you get lucky.
Swift Slasher Icon Swift Slasher - Slice and Dice Icon Slice and Dice also grants additional attack speed based on your Haste value.
Loaded Dice Icon Loaded Dice - Casting Adrenaline Rush Icon Adrenaline Rush guarantees two Roll the Bones Icon Roll the Bones enhancements on the next cast.
Sleight of Hand Icon Sleight of Hand - Roll the Bones Icon Roll the Bones has an increased chance of granting more than one buff.
Ace Up Your Sleeve Icon Ace Up Your Sleeve - Between the Eyes Icon Between the Eyes has a chance per Combo Point spent to immediately grant 5 Combo Points.
Improved Between the Eyes Icon Improved Between the Eyes - Increases the damage of Between the Eyes Icon Between the Eyes when it crits.
Audacity Icon Audacity - Uses of Pistol Shot Icon Pistol Shot while the Opportunity Icon Opportunity buff is active have a chance to allow you a single use of Ambush Icon Ambush that does not require Stealth. The proc-chance of this is equal to the Opportunity Icon Opportunity proc chance, including boosts from talents.
Triple Threat Icon Triple Threat - Sinister Strike Icon Sinister Strike has a chance to strike with both weapons. This will still only grant one Opportunity buff.
Improved Adrenaline Rush Icon Improved Adrenaline Rush - You gain full Combo Points when casting Adrenaline Rush Icon Adrenaline Rush, and it grants full Energy when the buff expires.
Improved Main Gauche Icon Improved Main Gauche - Increases the chance to proc Main Gauche Icon Main Gauche.
Dancing Steel Icon Dancing Steel - Increases the number of targets that Blade Flurry Icon Blade Flurry hits, and increases its duration.
5.3.

Talent Tree Rows 8-10

5.3.1.

Active Abilities

Ability Abbreviation Description/Effect
Echoing Reprimand Icon Echoing Reprimand ER Combo Point generator that deals a high amount of initial damage and charges up a Combo Point. Using a finisher with this exact amount of Combo Points will cast the Finisher as if it was cast with 7 Combo Points instead.
Thistle Tea Icon Thistle Tea - A cooldown that immediately grants you 100 Energy and also increases your Mastery for 6 seconds. It has multiple charges.
Cold Blood Icon Cold Blood CB Increases the critical strike chance of your next ability cast by 100%.
Shadow Dance Icon Shadow Dance SD/Dance Allows you to cast abilities that require Stealth while it lasts. For Outlaw, these abilities are Ambush Icon Ambush, Cheap Shot Icon Cheap Shot, and Sap Icon Sap
Sepsis Icon Sepsis - deals high Nature damage-over-time. If the target survives the full duration of this DoT, and once when cast, you gain a buff that allows you to use one ability that requires Stealth, and all stealth-based benefits affect it.
Ghostly Strike Icon Ghostly Strike GS A Combo Point generator that causes the target to take increased damage from your Rogue abilities.
Blade Rush Icon Blade Rush BR Causes you to charge at your enemy, dealing AoE damage as you arrive and generating 25 Energy over 5 seconds. While Blade Flurry Icon Blade Flurry is active, this deals more damage to every enemy hit except your main target.
Keep It Rolling Icon Keep It Rolling - A high cooldown ability that allows you to extend the duration of all the Roll the Bones enhancements that currently affect you by 30 seconds.
Killing Spree Icon Killing Spree KS Finishing move that causes you to strike a target that is close for a number of times, based on how many Combo Points you spent. This ability will teleport you every time you hit, following your target even when they try to move away from you. Any damage you take throughout the duration of this ability, will be dealt to you delayed and over time.
5.3.2.

Passive Effects

Ability Abbreviation Description/Effect
Leeching Poison Icon Leeching Poison - Grants 10% Leech. Leech allows you to heal for all your damage and healing, in this case for 10% of it.
Lethality Icon Lethality - Increases the critical strike chance and critical strike damage bonus of combo-point generating abilities.
Acrobatic Strikes Icon Acrobatic Strikes - Increases the range of all your attacks by 3 yards, including the radius of AoE spells.
Alacrity Icon Alacrity - Grants your finishing moves a chance per Combo Point spent to increase your Haste.
Soothing Darkness Icon Soothing Darkness - Provides a Healing over time effect when using Vanish Icon Vanish or Shadow Dance Icon Shadow Dance.
Vigor Icon Vigor - Increases your maximum Energy and Energy regeneration.
Nightstalker Icon Nightstalker NS Increases your damage dealt while Stealth Icon Stealth or Shadow Dance Icon Shadow Dance are active. This damage bonus snapshots for the entire duration of any DoT cast while it was active.
Resounding Clarity Icon Resounding Clarity RC Causes your Echoing Reprimand Icon Echoing Reprimand to Animacharge 3 additional Combo Points. This is a choice node shared with Reverberation Icon Reverberation.
Reverberation Icon Reverberation - Increases the damage of Echoing Reprimand Icon Echoing Reprimand by 75%. This is a choice node shared with Resounding Clarity Icon Resounding Clarity.
Deeper Stratagem Icon Deeper Stratagem DS Increases your maximum Combo Points by 1 and causes your finishers to deal increased damage.
Underhanded Upper Hand Icon Underhanded Upper Hand - Allows you to extend the duration of Slice and Dice Icon Slice and Dice, Blade Flurry Icon Blade Flurry and Adrenaline Rush Icon Adrenaline Rush conditionally, while also increasing the window of casting stealth-based abilities after losing Stealth by 3 seconds.
Count the Odds Icon Count the Odds CtO Allows you to gain Roll the Bones Icon Roll the Bones buffs you do not yet have when casting Ambush Icon Ambush, Sinister Strike Icon Sinister Strike or Dispatch Icon Dispatch. The chance and duration is increased when either is cast from Stealth.
Precise Cuts Icon Precise Cuts - Increases your damage when hitting fewer targets than your maximum cap with Blade Flurry Icon Blade Flurry. This makes it more potent when fighting two or three enemies, and synergizes with Dancing Steel Icon Dancing Steel.
Take 'em by Surprise Icon Take 'em by Surprise - Increases your Haste while stealthed and for a duration after losing Stealth.
Summarily Dispatched Icon Summarily Dispatched - Grants you a short-duration buff every time you cast Dispatch Icon Dispatch with 5+ CP, which increases the damage and reduces the Energy cost of Dispatch. Each additional Dispatch cast over this duration increases the stack count, but the duration does not refresh. Once the duration runs out, you lose all stacks.
Fan the Hammer Icon Fan the Hammer FtH Supercharges your Opportunity Icon Opportunity procs, allowing them to stack and for you to consume multiple stacks at once. This alters the way you use Opportunity procs.
Hidden Opportunity Icon Hidden Opportunity HO Allows all your modifiers to Sinister Strike Icon Sinister Strike hitting an additional time (or even hitting three times with Triple Threat Icon Triple Threat) to also, affect any cast of Ambush Icon Ambush.
Crackshot Icon Crackshot CS Removes the cooldown from Between the Eyes Icon Between the Eyes and makes it also cast a free and automatic Dispatch Icon Dispatch at reduced strength when cast from Stealth.
Greenskin's Wickers Icon Greenskin's Wickers GSW Grants you a buff after using Between the Eyes Icon Between the Eyes that further boosts the damage of your Pistol Shot Icon Pistol Shot. This damage increase synergizes well with other damage increases that apply to Pistol Shot.
6.

Poisons for Outlaw Rogue

You can only have one Lethal and one Non-Lethal Poison active at a time. These are the only abilities affected by talents that improve "Weapon Poison" damage or efficacy.

Ability Type Description/Effect
Instant Poison Icon Instant Poison Lethal Deals Nature damage whenever it procs. You always have access to it. You always have access to it.
Wound Poison Icon Wound Poison Lethal Deals a small amount of damage and reduces the efficacy of healing and absorb effects on your target, depending on how many stacks you have applied. You always have access to it.
Crippling Poison Icon Crippling Poison Non-Lethal Applies a slowing effect to the targets it is applied to. Bosses are immune to it. You always have access to it.
Numbing Poison Icon Numbing Poison Non-Lethal Reduces the target's attack and cast speed. You can talent into it in the Class tree. Does not stack with similar effects from other classes.
Atrophic Poison Icon Atrophic Poison Non-Lethal Reduces the damage the target deals, not just to you, but also all your allies, as long as your target is the source of the damage dealt. You can talent into it in the Class tree.
7.

Changelog

  • 07 May 2024: Reviewed for 10.2.7.
  • 22 Apr. 2024: Page has been reviewed and updated for Dragonflight Season 4.
  • 21 Mar. 2024: Page has been reviewed for Patch 10.2.6, no changes were necessary.
  • 15 Jan. 2024: Page has been reviewed and updated for Patch 10.2.5.
  • 06 Nov. 2023: Page updated for the Patch 10.2 Rogue rework.
  • 04 Sep. 2023: Page was reviewed for Patch 10.1.7 and no changes were necessary.
  • 10 Jul. 2023: Page was reviewed for Patch 10.1.5 and no changes were necessary.
  • 01 May 2023: No changes were required to this page for 10.1, as no spell changes happened, besides numerical ones.
  • 20 Mar. 2023: Reviewed for Patch 10.0.7.
  • 24 Jan. 2023: Updated for Patch 10.0.5 changes.
  • 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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