Rogue Class Changes in Patch 9.0.5

Last updated on Mar 08, 2021 at 19:18 by Stan 15 comments

On this page, you will find a list of all Rogue class changes coming in Patch 9.0.5.


Assassination Rogue Changes

  • Level 56 New Passive: Cut to the Chase Icon Cut to the ChaseEnvenom Icon Envenom extends the duration of your Slice and Dice Icon Slice and Dice by up to 3 seconds per combo point spent.
  • Venomous Wounds Icon Venomous Wounds now restores 8 Energy (was 7).
  • Slice and Dice Icon Slice and Dice has been removed.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented Crimson Tempest Icon Crimson Tempest (Level 50 Talent) from triggering Alacrity Icon Alacrity (Level 45 Talent).
  • Fixed an issue that allowed Poison Bomb Icon Poison Bomb (Level 50 Talent) to deal damage to sapped targets while not breaking the crowd-control.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented Envenom Icon Envenom's buff from retaining up to 30% of its duration when refreshed.

Subtlety Rogue Changes

  • Fixed an issue that caused Premeditation Icon Premeditation (Level 15 Talent) to rarely not be applied when entering Stealth.

Rogue Covenant Ability Changes

  • Fixed an issue that caused Echoing Reprimand Icon Echoing Reprimand (Kyrian) to apply Find Weakness Icon Find Weakness for non-Subtlety Rogues when cast from Stealth.
  • Serrated Bone Spike Icon Serrated Bone Spike (Necrolord) initial damage increased by 300% and now grants 1 combo point plus 1 per active bone spike after it strikes the target.
  • Serrated Bone Spike Icon Serrated Bone Spike (Necrolord) is now removed when the target leaves combat and no longer refunds a charge and gets removed when the target is healed to full.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented Serrated Bone Spike Icon Serrated Bone Spike's (Necrolord) initial damage from dealing critical strike.
  • Fixed an issue that precented Serrated Bone Spike Icon Serrated Bone Spike's bleed debuff from being counted towards the Envenom damage bonus from Doomblade Icon Doomblade (Legendary Power).
  • Serrated Bone Spike Icon Serrated Bone Spike's (Necrolord) damage is now correctly increased by Assassinations' Mastery: Potent Assassin Icon Mastery: Potent Assassin.
  • Broadside Icon Broadside (Outlaw Talent) now correctly causes Sepsis Icon Sepsis (Night Fae) to generate an additional combo point.
  • Flagellation Icon Flagellation (Venthyr) no longer costs Energy (was 20 Energy), duration reduced to 12 seconds (was 20 seconds), Haste is now granted immediately, and no longer has a second activation. Flagellation’s initial damage increased by 270%, additional damage from spending combo points increased by 160%, and deals damage 1 time upon use (was 3).

Rogue Conduit Changes

  • Lashing Scars Icon Lashing Scars (Venthyr) now causes 4 additional lashes (was 2). This will allow the Rogue to start at 5% Haste upon activation.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Count the Odds buff to be removed when any Roll the Bones Icon Roll the Bones enhancements expire.

Rogue Legendary Power Changes

In this section, we list all Rogue Legendary Power changes that went live in Patch 9.0.5.


General Rogue Legendary Powers

  • Mark of the Master Assassin Icon Mark of the Master Assassin now only affects auto-attack and Rogue abilities’ critical strike chance.
  • Tiny Toxic Blades Icon Tiny Toxic Blades now causes Shiv Icon Shiv to deal 500% increased damage (was 350%).
  • Essence of Bloodfang Icon Essence of Bloodfang damage increased by 30%.

Assassination Rogue Legendary Powers

  • Doomblade Icon Doomblade now deals an additional 45% Bleed damage (was 30%).
  • Fixed an issue that was causing Doomblade Icon Doomblade's bleed effect to incorrectly be affected by Armor.
  • Duskwalker's Patch Icon Duskwalker's Patch reduces Vendetta Icon Vendetta’s cooldown for every 30 Energy you expend (was 50 Energy).

Outlaw Rogue Legendary Powers

  • Guile Charm Icon Guile Charm increases your damage dealt by up to 15% (was 10%) and lasts up to 12 seconds (was 10 seconds).
  • Greenskin's Wickers Icon Greenskin's Wickers increases the damage of your next Pistol Shot Icon Pistol Shot by 300% (was 200%).
  • Concealed Blunderbuss Icon Concealed Blunderbuss now has a chance to fire your next Pistol Shot Icon Pistol Shot 3 additional times (was 2).

Subtlety Rogue Legendary Powers

  • The Rotten Icon The Rotten now causes Backstab Icon Backstab to deal 50% increased damage (was 30%).
  • Deathly Shadows Icon Deathly Shadows increases all damage dealt by 20% (was 15%) for 15 seconds (was 12 seconds).

PvP Talent Changes

  • Control is King Icon Control is King (Outlaw) can no longer override an Adrenaline Rush Icon Adrenaline Rush with a longer duration.
  • Shadowy Duel Icon Shadowy Duel (Subtlety) can no longer be cast on targets that have immunities active such as Ice Block Icon Ice Block or Divine Shield Icon Divine Shield.

Rogue Anima Power Changes

  • Fixed an issue that caused Silent Footpads Icon Silent Footpads to not increase Rogue's melee damage.
  • Silent Footpads Icon Silent Footpads can now be activated from Stealth through Vanish Icon Vanish.

More Patch 9.0.5 Class Changes

You can find other Patch 9.0.5 class changes linked below.



  • 08 Mar. 2021: Updated for 9.0.5 launch.
  • 21 Feb. 2021: Guide added.
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