Subtlety Rogue DPS Gear and Best in Slot — Battle for Azeroth (BfA) 8.1.5

Last updated on Apr 15, 2019 at 22:02 by Ashine 73 comments

On this page, you will find the best gear and best in slot items for your Subtlety Rogue in World of Warcraft Battle for Azeroth (BfA) 8.1.5.

1. Best in Slot Items for Subtlety Rogue from Battle for Dazar'Alor

With the existence of Titanforged and Mythic+ dungeons, there is no such thing as a hard Best in Slot anymore. This is more of a guideline for the best pieces to keep an eye out for in your raid or dungeon (if applicable). Be smart, and if you find higher item level pieces with valuable stat combinations do not hesitate to upgrade to them.

Slot Raid Item Source
Helm Cowl of Righteous Resolve Icon Cowl of Righteous Resolve Champion of the Light
Shoulders Phantom Stalker Shoulders Icon Phantom Stalker Shoulders King Rastakhan
Cloak High Tinker's Cape Icon High Tinker's Cape High Tinker Mekkatorque
Chest Mekkatorque's Bomber Jacket Icon Mekkatorque's Bomber Jacket High Tinker Mekkatorque
Wrists Bracers of Regal Devotion Icon Bracers of Regal Devotion Champion of the Light
Gloves Mech-Jockey Grips Icon Mech-Jockey Grips High Tinker Mekkatorque
Belt Stretched Sinew Waistcord Icon Stretched Sinew Waistcord Grong
Legs Cranedancer Leggings Icon Cranedancer Leggings Jadefire Masters
Boots Embossed Deckwalkers Icon Embossed Deckwalkers Lady Jaina Proudmoore
Ring #1 Band of Multi-Sided Strikes Icon Band of Multi-Sided Strikes Jadefire Masters
Ring #2 Lord Admiral's Signet Icon Lord Admiral's Signet Lady Jaina Proudmoore
Trinket #1 Variable Intensity Gigavolt Oscillating Reactor Icon Variable Intensity Gigavolt Oscillating Reactor High Tinker Mekkatorque
Trinket #2 Kimbul's Razor Claw Icon Kimbul's Razor Claw Conclave of the Chosen
Weapons Last Fang of Rezan Icon Last Fang of Rezan King Rastakhan

2. Azerite Gear for Subtlety Rogues

For information about what Azerite traits to choose and what the best items are, see our Azerite page.

3. Trinkets

This trinket list compares all current trinkets at various equal item levels, meant as a guideline to help prioritize upgrades, so care should be taken when assessing your own pieces should they vary in item level or bonuses. As always, simming your own gear is recommended.

3.1. Single-Target

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3.2. Single-Target with Add Waves

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4. Changelog

  • 15 Apr. 2019: This page has been reviewed for Crucible of Storms and no changes are necessary.
  • 21 Jan. 2019: Updated BiS for Battle for Dazar'alor
  • 10 Dec. 2018: Updated for Patch 8.1.
  • 04 Sep. 2018: Updated page for Uldir launch.
  • 23 Aug. 2018: Updated best Azerite gear and their traits.
  • 13 Aug. 2018: Updated for Battle for Azeroth launch.
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