Subtlety Rogue DPS Ny'alotha Raid Guide — Battle for Azeroth (BfA) 8.3

Last updated on Mar 10, 2020 at 06:23 by Ashine 73 comments
General Information

On this page, you will find tips, tricks, and strategies tailored to your Subtlety Rogue for each boss of the following raid: Ny'alotha. All our content is updated for World of Warcraft — Battle for Azeroth (BfA) 8.3.

1.

Introduction

As we get to experience the fights, and general raid strategies emerge, this section will be updated with tips and advice for Subtlety Rogue.

In this section, you will find information and guidance for each boss individually in Ny'alotha as a Subtlety Rogue. These are not complete encounter guides, but rather provide specific tips for any Subtlety Rogue on each boss.

2.

Talent and Essence Cheatsheet

Wrathion, the Black Emperor Maut The Prophet Skitra Dark Inquisitor Xanesh The Hivemind Shad'har the Insatiable Drest'agath Vexiona Ra-den the Despoiled Il'gynoth, Corruption Reborn Carapace of N'Zoth N'Zoth the Corruptor

We advise to use the following talents on Wrathion, the Black Emperor.

We advise to use the following essences on Wrathion, the Black Emperor.

We advise to use the following talents on Maut.

We advise to use the following essences on Maut.

We advise to use the following talents on The Prophet Skitra.

We advise to use the following essences on The Prophet Skitra.

We advise to use the following talents on Dark Inquisitor Xanesh.

We advise to use the following essences on Dark Inquisitor Xanesh.

We advise to use the following talents on The Hivemind.

We advise to use the following essences on The Hivemind.

We advise to use the following talents on Shad'har the Insatiable.

We advise to use the following essences on Shad'har the Insatiable.

We advise to use the following talents on Drest'agath.

We advise to use the following essences on Drest'agath.

We advise to use the following talents on Vexiona.

We advise to use the following essences on Vexiona.

We advise to use the following talents on Ra-den the Despoiled.

We advise to use the following essences on Ra-den the Despoiled.

We advise to use the following talents on Il'gynoth, Corruption Reborn.

We advise to use the following essences on Il'gynoth, Corruption Reborn.

We advise to use the following talents on Carapace of N'Zoth.

We advise to use the following essences on Carapace of N'Zoth.

We advise to use the following talents on N'Zoth the Corruptor.

We advise to use the following essences on N'Zoth the Corruptor.

3.

Wrathion, the Black Emperor

We advise you to use the following talents against Wrathion, the Black Emperor.

We advise you to use the following essences against Wrathion, the Black Emperor.

3.1.

Tips

You can use Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows to avoid the damage and knockback from Gale Blast Icon Gale Blast. Cloak of Shadows also removes the debuff from Incineration Icon Incineration but it still does damage to the raid, so make sure you run away from the group before doing so.

When Wrathion begins his Burning Cataclysm Icon Burning Cataclysm cast, it is possible to follow him and time your Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows towards the end of the cast. This gives you significantly more uptime DPSing instead of running.

Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows can be used to reset the stacks of Creeping Madness Icon Creeping Madness (Mythic only).

For more information, please refer to our Wrathion, the Black Emperor guide.

4.

Maut

We advise you to use the following talents against Maut.

We advise you to use the following essences against Maut.

4.1.

Tips

Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows is best used on this fight when you are bursting the boss while Maut has his Obsidian Skin Icon Obsidian Skin active. As the reflect is Arcane damage, you will take no damage while Cloak of Shadows is active.

Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows also makes you immune to Stygian Annihilation Icon Stygian Annihilation.

For more information, please refer to our Maut guide.

5.

The Prophet Skitra

We advise you to use the following talents against The Prophet Skitra.

We advise you to use the following essences against The Prophet Skitra.

5.1.

Tips

Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows and Feint Icon Feint both work against Psychic Outburst Icon Psychic Outburst from the add, which will help your healers.

For more information, please refer to our The Prophet Skitra guide.

6.

Dark Inquisitor Xanesh

We advise you to use the following talents against Dark Inquisitor Xanesh.

We advise you to use the following essences against Dark Inquisitor Xanesh.

6.1.

Tips

If you are about to get caught by Torment Icon Torment, both Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows and Feint Icon Feint can save you from dying.

For more information, please refer to our Dark Inquisitor Xanesh guide.

7.

The Hivemind

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

We advise you to use the following essences against The Hivemind.

7.1.

Tips

Make sure you use Shuriken Storm Icon Shuriken Storm when the small Aqir Drones are near the boss to gain more DPS.

Interrupt Ka'zir's Mind-Numbing Nova Icon Mind-Numbing Nova with Kick Icon Kick.

Using Kidney Shot Icon Kidney Shot on Aqir Darters can be very useful to reduce raid damage while providing a raid DPS boost with the Prey on the Weak Icon Prey on the Weak talent.

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

8.

Shad'har the Insatiable

We advise you to use the following talents against Shad'har the Insatiable.

We advise you to use the following essences against Shad'har the Insatiable.

8.1.

Tips

Feint Icon Feint is useful for reducing incoming damage when Living Miasma's reach their target and explode.

Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows removes stacks of Debilitating Spit Icon Debilitating Spit which can be deadly if combined with an add exploding when you have the debuff.

For more information, please refer to our Shad'har the Insatiable guide.

9.

Drest'agath

We advise you to use the following talents against Drest'agath.

We advise you to use the following essences against Drest'agath.

9.1.

Tips

Save your DPS cooldowns for when the adds die and pick up a Void Infused Ichor Icon Void Infused Ichor to be able to DPS the boss.

Feint Icon Feint reduces the damage andCloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows makes you immune to Entropic Crash Icon Entropic Crash.

For more information, please refer to our Drest'agath guide.

10.

Vexiona

We advise you to use the following talents against Vexiona.

We advise you to use the following essences against Vexiona.

10.1.

Tips

Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows removes Encroaching Shadows Icon Encroaching Shadows when used, but you still drop a puddle at your location. Cloak of Shadows also makes you immune to applications of Void Corruption Icon Void Corruption on Mythic difficulty. If timed properly, you can run into an existing puddle and use Cloak of Shadows to conserve space.

Kidney Shot Icon Kidney Shot and Blind Icon Blind are useful for disrupting Sinister Soulcarver's Spiteful Assault Icon Spiteful Assault.

For more information, please refer to our Vexiona guide.

11.

Ra-den the Despoiled

We advise you to use the following talents against Ra-den the Despoiled.

We advise you to use the following essences against Ra-den the Despoiled.

11.1.

Tips

If you get Void Collapse Icon Void Collapse, you can run out and use Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows to completely immune it and to prevent the healing debuff from being applied to your raid members.

Feint Icon Feint reduces damage of Void Eruption Icon Void Eruption, in case you are about to get hit by them.

For more information, please refer to our Ra-den the Despoiled guide.

12.

Il'gynoth, Corruption Reborn

We advise you to use the following talents against Il'gynoth, Corruption Reborn.

We advise you to use the following essences against Il'gynoth, Corruption Reborn.

12.1.

Tips

Use Kidney Shot Icon Kidney Shot to stun other players when they get Mind Controlled from Touch of the Corruptor Icon Touch of the Corruptor. Kidney Shot is also useful against Blood of Ny'alotha, as stunning them will cause them to refixate on somebody else.

Evasion Icon Evasion can be used to tank a Blood of Ny'alotha if it reaches you. Because you are dodging all of its attacks, you will not get stacks of Recurring Nightmare Icon Recurring Nightmare.

For more information, please refer to our Il'gynoth, Corruption Reborn guide.

13.

Carapace of N'Zoth

We advise you to use the following talents against Carapace of N'Zoth.

We advise you to use the following essences against Carapace of N'Zoth.

13.1.

Tips

Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows removes the Madness Bomb Icon Madness Bomb from you. Make sure to run away from the raid before doing so as it still fears and drains sanity from players that are near you.

For more information, please refer to our Carapace of N'Zoth guide.

14.

N'Zoth the Corruptor

We advise you to use the following talents against N'Zoth the Corruptor.

We advise you to use the following essences against N'Zoth the Corruptor.

14.1.

Tips

Feint Icon Feint can be used to reduce incoming damage from Eternal Torment Icon Eternal Torment.

Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows causes you to be immune to both damage and sanity loss during Paranoia Icon Paranoia. Keep in mind that you still drain sanity from other players if you run through them.

On Mythic difficulty, it is a common strategy to use Cloak of Shadows Icon Cloak of Shadows to soak Harvest Thoughts Icon Harvest Thoughts in Phase 2.

For more information, please refer to our N'Zoth the Corruptor guide.

15.

Changelog

  • 10 Mar. 2020: Added more tips to bosses.
  • 28 Jan. 2020: Page updated with some tips for bosses.
  • 21 Jan. 2020: Guide added.
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