Himbo's PvP Build

Rogue class icon Assassination Rogue specialization icon
Assassination Rogue
Human race icon
297 ilvl
Season 0
2408 2v2
2546 3v3
1689 RBG

Himbo (Illidan EU) is a Top 3v3 Assassination Rogue in World of Warcraft Dragonflight Season 0, achieving a rating of 2546 with 297 ilvl equipment.

Here is the breakdown of his 10.2.6 PvP character build from , featuring stats, talents, gear, embellishments, enchantments, and gems. Use this as a reference to enhance and inspire your own Assassination Rogue build.

Stat Priority

Stats are crucial attributes that directly influence a character's power in World of Warcraft. They not only determine the character's strength but also define the overall feel and playstyle. Stat bonuses can be found on various pieces of equipment, in consumables created by the Alchemy profession, certain foods, some enchantments , and gems .

It's important to note that each stat experiences diminishing returns once its equipped bonus reaches +20%. This means that optimizing a character's performance involves more than just maximizing each stat; it's about finding a balanced distribution. Here is how Himbo's Secondary and Minor stats are distributed.

Secondary Stats
17% Critical Strike
25% Haste
26% Mastery
39% Versatility
  1. Versatility
  2. Haste
  3. Mastery
  4. Critical Strike
Minor Stats
0% Avoidance
0% Leech
9% Speed
  1. Speed
  2. Avoidance
  3. Leech

Class Talents

Talents are the main element defining a character's build, significantly influencing the playstyle by adding, modifying, and enhancing character abilities and behaviors. They are crucial in shaping how a character functions in battle.

Class talents represent a common tree shared across all Rogue specializations. These talents provide foundational skills and enhancements that are essential and universal to the Rogue class. They offer a range of abilities that lay the groundwork for a Rogue's overall capabilities, regardless of the chosen specialization.

Cloak of Shadows
Master Poisoner
Tricks of the Trade
Improved Wound Poison
Nimble Fingers
Improved Sprint
Superior Mixture
Fleet Footed
Iron Stomach
Unbreakable Stride
Rushed Setup
Numbing Poison
Deadened Nerves
Graceful Guile
Deadly Precision
Improved Ambush
Leeching Poison
Acrobatic Strikes
Soothing Darkness
Echoing Reprimand
Thistle Tea
Cold Blood
Resounding Clarity
Deeper Stratagem
Shadow Dance

Specialization Talents

Specialization talents constitute a specialized tree, providing Assassination Rogues with unique abilities and enhancements tailored to their combat style.

Deadly Poison
Improved Shiv
Venomous Wounds
Path of Blood
Cut to the Chase
Improved Poisons
Bloody Mess
Thrown Precision
Seal Fate
Caustic Spatter
Improved Garrote
Crimson Tempest
Lightweight Shiv
Sanguine Blades
Master Assassin
Flying Daggers
Vicious Venoms
Fatal Concoction
Lethal Dose
Intent to Kill
Systemic Failure
Amplifying Poison
Twist the Knife
Tiny Toxic Blade
Dashing Scoundrel
Shrouded Suffocation
Zoldyck Recipe
Poison Bomb
Scent of Blood
Arterial Precision
Dragon-Tempered Blades
Indiscriminate Carnage
Sudden Demise

PvP Talents

PvP talents are specifically tailored for player-versus-player combat scenarios. Activated in arenas, battlegrounds, and the open world with war mode enabled, these talents are designed to optimize a Assassination Rogue's performance in PvP encounters. They provide specialized enhancements and strategies that give players an edge in combat against other players, reflecting the unique demands of PvP gameplay.

Creeping Venom
System Shock
Death from Above
Smoke Bomb
Thick as Thieves
Veil of Midnight
Control is King
Dagger in the Dark

Best In Slot And Gear

Gear consists of items that directly determine a character's power level. It can be acquired from diverse sources: dungeon, raid, world drops, crafted through various professions, obtained from PvP vendors, or chosen as rewards from the Great Vault.

Each piece of gear significantly boosts a character's overall strength and capabilities. Here are the items currently equipped by Himbo.


  1. Soulblade Guise item set icon
    Soulblade Guise


  1. Eternal Gladiator's Necklace item icon
    Eternal Gladiator's Necklace


  1. Soulblade Nightwings item set icon
    Soulblade Nightwings


  1. Eternal Gladiator's Drape item icon
    Eternal Gladiator's Drape


  1. Umbrahide Vest item icon
    Umbrahide Vest


  1. Eternal Gladiator's Leather Wristwraps item icon
    Eternal Gladiator's Leather Wristwraps


  1. Soulblade Grasps item set icon
    Soulblade Grasps


  1. Eternal Gladiator's Leather Strap item icon
    Eternal Gladiator's Leather Strap


  1. Soulblade Leggings item set icon
    Soulblade Leggings


  1. Eternal Gladiator's Leather Treads item icon
    Eternal Gladiator's Leather Treads

Ring 1

  1. Eternal Gladiator's Ring item icon
    Eternal Gladiator's Ring

Ring 2

  1. Shadowghast Ring item icon
    Shadowghast Ring

Trinket 1

  1. Eternal Gladiator's Relentless Brooch item set icon
    Eternal Gladiator's Relentless Brooch

Trinket 2

  1. Eternal Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity item set icon
    Eternal Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity

Main Hand

  1. Eternal Gladiator's Knife item icon
    Eternal Gladiator's Knife

Off Hand

  1. Eternal Gladiator's Knife item icon
    Eternal Gladiator's Knife


Embellishments are unique effects that can be added to crafted items, either as predefined elements in recipes or through an optional embellishment reagent, creating embellished gear. These enhancements diversify and amplify characters' capabilities.

Here are the embellishments equipped by Himbo for the Assassination Rogue specialization.

Unfortunately, no embellished item data were found.


Enchantments provide minor yet valuable enhancements to various items, including Head, Back, Chest, Wrist, Waist, Legs, Rings, Feet, Main Hand, and Off Hand.

Most enchantments are crafted via the Enchanting profession. However, Waist enchantments specifically require Blacksmithing, Legs enhancements are crafted by Leatherworkers, and Head enchantments come from the Incandescent Essence , a reward obtained through a quest in the Amirdrassil raid.

Enchantments are usually available at the auction house, making them accessible for upgrades. Here are the specific enchantments chosen by Himbo for each equipment slot.


  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon
    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed


  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon
    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats


  1. Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility enchantment icon
    Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility

Ring 1

  1. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery enchantment icon
    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

Ring 2

  1. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery enchantment icon
    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

Main Hand

  1. Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation enchantment icon
    Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation

Off Hand

  1. Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance enchantment icon
    Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance


Gems are crafted stones from the Jewelcrafting profession, typically offering stat bonuses to enhance your gear. These gems can be socketed into specific items such as Head, Neck, Wrist, Waist, and Rings. The presence of sockets on items is usually random upon their drop.

Notably, Neck items can be uniquely modified to have up to three sockets by using 3 Tiered Medallion Setting . Additionally, a single socket can be added to other eligible items with a Nature's Cradle , which requires 6 Aspects' Tokens of Merit obtained from the Great Vault.

Available through both the auction house and the crafting order system, here are the gems currently socketed by Himbo.

  1. Masterful Jewel Cluster gem icon
    Masterful Jewel Cluster
  2. Straddling Jewel Doublet gem icon
    Straddling Jewel Doublet
  3. Straddling Sage Agate gem icon
    Straddling Sage Agate