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Assassination Rogue PvP Guide For 2v2

Rogue class icon Assassination Rogue specialization icon
Assassination Rogue
Season 3
50 characters
2289 - 2647

Welcome to Murlok.io's Assassination Rogue PvP guide for 2v2 in World of Warcraft. This guide lists the best stats, races, talents, gear, embellishments, enchantments, and gems for patch 10.2.6, based on the character builds of the Top 50 Assassination Rogues from Dragonflight Season 3 across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. This includes Blindsaplol (Dun Modr EU) , who is currently the highest-ranked with a rating of 2647.

Updated every 12 hours with the latest data from the Battle.net API , the guide also examines each character's last time played, specialization usage frequency, and equipment type to ensure greater accuracy.

Top Assassination Rogues

  1. 1
    Blindsaplol's character icon
    Blindsaplol
    Dun Modr (EU)
    469 ilvl
    2647
  2. 2
    Bluepíll's character icon
    Bluepíll
    Dun Modr (EU)
    464 ilvl
    2575
  3. 3
    Blindsaplola's character icon
    Blindsaplola
    Dun Modr (EU)
    463 ilvl
    2556
  4. 4
    Sinepymkcus's character icon
    Sinepymkcus
    Illidan (US)
    462 ilvl
    2533
  5. 5
    Totalyebañ's character icon
    Totalyebañ
    Ravencrest (EU)
    459 ilvl
    2520

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 the optimal way to balance Assassination Rogue Secondary and Minor stats for 2v2.

Secondary Stats
+1824
22% Critical Strike
+313
2% Haste
+6436
73% Mastery
+5930
29% Versatility
  1. Mastery
  2. Versatility
  3. Critical Strike
  4. Haste
Minor Stats
+6
0% Avoidance
+12
11% Leech
+658
12% Speed
  1. Speed
  2. Leech
  3. Avoidance

Races

In World of Warcraft, each race comes with unique traits that enhance character abilities or improve in-game quality of life. Although these racial traits typically offer minor advantages, they can still provide a competitive edge in certain scenarios.

With Night Elf currently being the top race for Assassination Rogues in 2v2, here are the other races that also stand out due to their advantageous traits.

  1. Night Elf race icon
    Night Elf
    37
  2. Human race icon
    Human
    6
  3. Orc race icon
    Orc
    4
  4. Undead race icon
    Undead
    1
  5. Void Elf race icon
    Void Elf
    1

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.

The following tree reproduces the in-game class talents disposition as a heatmap. Each color represents the usage frequency and general recommendation level of the talents:

  • Legendary : Represents the most frequently used talents. These are highly recommended for optimal performance.
  • Epic : Indicates talents that are widely used but offer flexibility for alternative choices. Useful in specific scenarios or personal preference.
  • Talents without color: Talents less commonly selected. They are typically chosen to fill necessary slots for advancing to the next tier and may not offer significant value in most situations.
Shiv
50
Blind
50
Cloak of Shadows
50
Evasion
50
Gouge
50
Shadowstep
50
Master Poisoner
50
Cheat Death
41
Blackjack
46
Improved Wound Poison
44
Nimble Fingers
10
Improved Sprint
50
Shadowrunner
49
Superior Mixture
33
Fleet Footed
50
Iron Stomach
3
Unbreakable Stride
13
Featherfoot
44
Rushed Setup
11
Subterfuge
48
Numbing Poison
0
Deadened Nerves
50
Graceful Guile
50
Stillshroud
0
Deadly Precision
46
Recuperator
45
Tight Spender
36
Leeching Poison
50
Lethality
37
Acrobatic Strikes
40
Alacrity
8
Soothing Darkness
49
Vigor
50
Echoing Reprimand
6
Nightstalker
49
Thistle Tea
49
Cold Blood
11
Resounding Clarity
6
Deeper Stratagem
2
Shadow Dance
49

Specialization Talents

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

The following tree reproduces the in-game specialization talents disposition as a heatmap. Each color represents the usage frequency and general recommendation level of the talents:

  • Legendary : Represents the most frequently used talents. These are highly recommended for optimal performance.
  • Epic : Indicates talents that are widely used but offer flexibility for alternative choices. Useful in specific scenarios or personal preference.
  • Talents without color: Talents less commonly selected. They are typically chosen to fill necessary slots for advancing to the next tier and may not offer significant value in most situations.
Deadly Poison
50
Improved Shiv
50
Venomous Wounds
50
Path of Blood
50
Cut to the Chase
50
Improved Poisons
5
Bloody Mess
50
Thrown Precision
27
Seal Fate
50
Internal Bleeding
48
Improved Garrote
50
Crimson Tempest
21
Lightweight Shiv
50
Deathmark
48
Sanguine Blades
50
Master Assassin
50
Flying Daggers
27
Vicious Venoms
15
Fatal Concoction
4
Lethal Dose
49
Iron Wire
50
Systemic Failure
50
Amplifying Poison
0
Twist the Knife
0
Doomblade
31
Blindside
12
Tiny Toxic Blade
39
Dashing Scoundrel
0
Shrouded Suffocation
50
Serrated Bone Spike
22
Zoldyck Recipe
49
Poison Bomb
1
Scent of Blood
50
Arterial Precision
49
Kingsbane
47
Dragon-Tempered Blades
1
Indiscriminate Carnage
28
Sudden Demise
50

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.

The following tree reproduces the in-game pvp talents disposition as a heatmap. Each color represents the usage frequency and general recommendation level of the talents:

  • Legendary : Represents the most frequently used talents. These are highly recommended for optimal performance.
  • Epic : Indicates talents that are widely used but offer flexibility for alternative choices. Useful in specific scenarios or personal preference.
  • Talents without color: Talents less commonly selected. They are typically chosen to fill necessary slots for advancing to the next tier and may not offer significant value in most situations.
Creeping Venom
1
System Shock
1
Hemotoxin
34
Maneuverability
2
Death from Above
0
Smoke Bomb
34
Dismantle
24
Thick as Thieves
2
Veil of Midnight
43
Control is King
9
Dagger in the Dark
0

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 top items for Assassination Rogues in 2v2, tailored for each equipment slot.

Head

  1. Life-Bound Cap item icon
    Life-Bound Cap
    23
  2. Peripheral Vision Projectors item icon
    Peripheral Vision Projectors
    18
  3. Lucid Shadewalker's Deathmask item set icon
    set
    Lucid Shadewalker's Deathmask
    4
  4. Verdant Gladiator's Leather Helm item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Leather Helm
    4
  5. Infurious Spirit's Hood item icon
    Infurious Spirit's Hood
    1

Neck

  1. Torc of Passed Time item icon
    Torc of Passed Time
    37
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Amulet item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Amulet
    12
  3. Eye of the Rising Flame item icon
    Eye of the Rising Flame
    1

Shoulders

  1. Lucid Shadewalker's Bladed Spaulders item set icon
    set
    Lucid Shadewalker's Bladed Spaulders
    34
  2. Life-Bound Shoulderpads item icon
    Life-Bound Shoulderpads
    13
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Leather Shoulderpads item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Leather Shoulderpads
    3

Back

  1. Hellbloom Cape item icon
    Hellbloom Cape
    23
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Shawl item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Shawl
    19
  3. Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl
    8

Chest

  1. Life-Bound Chestpiece item icon
    Life-Bound Chestpiece
    32
  2. Lucid Shadewalker's Cuirass item set icon
    set
    Lucid Shadewalker's Cuirass
    9
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Leather Jerkin item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Leather Jerkin
    8
  4. Hellbloom Jerkin item set icon
    set
    Hellbloom Jerkin
    1

Wrist

  1. Life-Bound Bindings item icon
    Life-Bound Bindings
    20
  2. Hellbloom Wraps item set icon
    set
    Hellbloom Wraps
    14
  3. Needlessly Complex Wristguards item icon
    Needlessly Complex Wristguards
    14
  4. Verdant Gladiator's Leather Wristguards item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Leather Wristguards
    2

Hands

  1. Lucid Shadewalker's Clawgrips item set icon
    set
    Lucid Shadewalker's Clawgrips
    43
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Leather Gloves item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Leather Gloves
    5
  3. Life-Bound Gloves item icon
    Life-Bound Gloves
    2

Waist

  1. Life-Bound Belt item icon
    Life-Bound Belt
    30
  2. Hellbloom Belt item set icon
    set
    Hellbloom Belt
    14
  3. Lucid Shadewalker's Baldric item icon
    Lucid Shadewalker's Baldric
    2
  4. Verdant Gladiator's Leather Belt item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Leather Belt
    2
  5. Hound-Jowl Waistband item icon
    Hound-Jowl Waistband
    1

Legs

  1. Life-Bound Trousers item icon
    Life-Bound Trousers
    17
  2. Lucid Shadewalker's Chausses item set icon
    set
    Lucid Shadewalker's Chausses
    17
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Leather Legwraps item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Leather Legwraps
    16

Feet

  1. Infurious Footwraps of Indemnity item icon
    Infurious Footwraps of Indemnity
    38
  2. Life-Bound Boots item icon
    Life-Bound Boots
    9
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Leather Treads item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Leather Treads
    2
  4. Slimy Expulsion Boots item icon
    Slimy Expulsion Boots
    1

Rings

  1. Signet of Titanic Insight item icon
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    48
  2. Ring-Bound Hourglass item icon
    Ring-Bound Hourglass
    45
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Signet item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Signet
    7

Trinkets

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Medallion item set icon
    set
    Verdant Gladiator's Medallion
    48
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity item set icon
    set
    Verdant Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity
    38
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity item set icon
    set
    Verdant Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity
    11
  4. Ashes of the Embersoul item icon
    Ashes of the Embersoul
    1
  5. Verdant Gladiator's Emblem item set icon
    set
    Verdant Gladiator's Emblem
    1

Main Hand

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Dagger item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Dagger
    40
  2. Primal Molten Shortblade item icon
    Primal Molten Shortblade
    6
  3. Hellbloom Dirk item icon
    Hellbloom Dirk
    2
  4. Cruel Dreamcarver item icon
    Cruel Dreamcarver
    1
  5. Nick of Time item icon
    Nick of Time
    1

Off Hand

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Dagger item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Dagger
    37
  2. Primal Molten Shortblade item icon
    Primal Molten Shortblade
    9
  3. Hellbloom Dirk item icon
    Hellbloom Dirk
    4

Embellishments

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.

Given that only a maximum of 2 embellished items can be equipped at a time, here are the best embellishments for Assassination Rogues in 2v2.

  1. Signet of Titanic Insight embellishment item icon
    Blue Silken Lining
    52
  2. Infurious Footwraps of Indemnity embellishment item icon
    Mettle
    38
  3. Life-Bound Cap embellishment item icon
    Verdant Conduit
    6
  4. Slimy Expulsion Boots embellishment item icon
    Coated In Slime
    1
  5. Infurious Spirit's Hood embellishment item icon
    Elder Spirit'S Aid
    1

Enchantments

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 is a list of the top enchantments for Assassination Rogues in 2v2, essential for optimizing combat effectiveness.

Head

  1. Incandescent Essence enchantment icon
    Incandescent Essence
    3

Back

  1. Homebound Speed enchantment icon
    Homebound Speed
    48
  2. +125 Speed enchantment icon
    +125 Speed
    1

Chest

  1. Waking Stats enchantment icon
    Waking Stats
    30
  2. Accelerated Agility enchantment icon
    Accelerated Agility
    19

Wrist

  1. +200 Speed enchantment icon
    +200 Speed
    46
  2. +125 Speed enchantment icon
    +125 Speed
    1
  3. +200 Leech enchantment icon
    +200 Leech
    1

Waist

  1. Shadowed Belt Clasp enchantment icon
    Shadowed Belt Clasp
    30

Legs

  1. Fierce Armor Kit enchantment icon
    Fierce Armor Kit
    47
  2. Frosted Armor Kit enchantment icon
    Frosted Armor Kit
    1
  3. Reinforced Armor Kit enchantment icon
    Reinforced Armor Kit
    1

Feet

  1. Plainsrunner's Breeze enchantment icon
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    47
  2. Plainsrunner's Breeze enchantment icon
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    2

Rings

  1. +82 Mastery enchantment icon
    +82 Mastery
    93
  2. +82 Critical Strike enchantment icon
    +82 Critical Strike
    2
  3. +82 Haste enchantment icon
    +82 Haste
    2

Main Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion enchantment icon
    Sophic Devotion
    48
  2. Wafting Devotion enchantment icon
    Wafting Devotion
    2

Off Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion enchantment icon
    Sophic Devotion
    46
  2. Wafting Devotion enchantment icon
    Wafting Devotion
    3
  3. Sophic Writ enchantment icon
    Sophic Writ
    1

Gems

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, the following are the top gem choices for Assassination Rogues in 2v2.

  1. Zen Neltharite gem icon
    Zen Neltharite
    280
  2. Skillful Illimited Diamond gem icon
    Skillful Illimited Diamond
    29
  3. Sensei's Neltharite gem icon
    Sensei's Neltharite
    25
  4. Zen Malygite gem icon
    Zen Malygite
    25
  5. Fractured Neltharite gem icon
    Fractured Neltharite
    8