mm+ Assassination Rogue

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This is a guide about how to build Assassination Rogues for Mythic+ . It summarizes what is working for the highest-rated players: stat priority, legendary, trinkets, gems, enchantments, talents, PvP talents, covenants, soulbinds, and conduits.

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Class Assassination Rogue
Activity Mythic+
Number of players 50
Highest rating 3577
Lowest rating 2854

Stat Priority

+993
39% Crit
+722
22% Hast
+341
30% Mast
+405
10% Vers

Based on the average stat bonuses observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the stat priority is:

  1. Critical Strike
  2. Haste
  3. Versatility
  4. Mastery

Race

Based on the 50 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the character races to choose are:

  1. Blood Elf icon.
    B

    Blood Elf

    13
  2. Void Elf icon.
    V

    Void Elf

    7
  3. Night Elf icon.
    N

    Night Elf

    7
  4. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    6
  5. Human icon.
    H

    Human

    5

Legendary

Based on the gear observed on the 50 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the legendary items to use are:

  1. Duskwalker's Patch legendary item icon.
    D

    Duskwalker's Patch - Ring

    41

    The remaining cooldown on Vendetta is reduced by 1 sec for every 30 Energy you expend.

  2. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Waist

    15

    Gain the legendary effect of Obedience: Flagellation now also increases your Versatility by 0.5%. Each combo point spent while Flagellation is active decreases it's cooldown by 1 sec.

  3. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Wrist

    12

    Gain the legendary effect of Deathspike: Serrated Bone Spike has 2 additional charges and launches 1 additional bone spike at nearby enemies.

  4. Zoldyck Insignia legendary item icon.
    Z

    Zoldyck Insignia - Feet

    7

    Your Poisons and Bleeds deal 30% increased damage to targets below 30% health.

  5. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Head

    7

    Gain the legendary effect of Deathspike: Serrated Bone Spike has 2 additional charges and launches 1 additional bone spike at nearby enemies.

Trinkets

Based on the gear observed on the 50 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the trinkets to use are:

  1. Phial of Putrefaction item icon.
    P

    Phial of Putrefaction

    37

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 agility
    Effects
    Equip: Every 5 sec, your next melee ability applies Liquefying Ooze, dealing 3,155 Nature damage over 30 sec. Liquefying Ooze stacks up to 3 times. Stacking does not refresh the duration.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Cache of Acquired Treasures item icon.
    C

    Cache of Acquired Treasures

    17

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 agility
    Effects
    Equip: Periodically rummage through the cache, finding a new stolen weapon.
    Use: Grab the weapon from the cache, gaining its benefit. (3 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  3. The First Sigil item icon.
    T

    The First Sigil

    10

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 agility
    Effects
    Use: Reset the cooldown of your Door of Shadows and gain 1,310 Versatility for 20 sec. (5 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  4. Inscrutable Quantum Device item icon.
    I

    Inscrutable Quantum Device

    7

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 agility
    +58 leech
    Effects
    Use: ??? (3 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  5. So'leah's Secret Technique item icon.
    S

    So'leah's Secret Technique

    5

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 agility
    Effects
    Use: Select a player in your party or raid, granting them 18 of their highest secondary stat, and granting you 113 of that same stat, for 30 min.
    Rank Mythic

Tier Set

Based on the gear observed on the 50 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the tier set items to use are:

  1. Soulblade Nightwings item icon.
    S

    Soulblade Nightwings

    46

    Ilvl 285
    Stats
    +106 agility
    +227 stamina
    +91 versatility
    +47 mastery
    Set
    Set: Shiv causes enemies within 15 yards to take 40% increased damage from your Poisons and Bleeds for 9 seconds.
    Set: Vendetta causes Poisons and Bleeds on your target to expire 100% faster.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Soulblade Leathers item icon.
    S

    Soulblade Leathers

    46

    Ilvl 285
    Stats
    +141 agility
    +303 stamina
    +128 critical-strike
    +56 haste
    Enchant
    Primary Stats +30
    Reinforced (+32 Stamina)
    Set
    Set: Shiv causes enemies within 15 yards to take 40% increased damage from your Poisons and Bleeds for 9 seconds.
    Set: Vendetta causes Poisons and Bleeds on your target to expire 100% faster.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Soulblade Leggings item icon.
    S

    Soulblade Leggings

    42

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +132 agility
    +279 stamina
    +62 critical-strike
    +117 versatility
    +77 indestructible
    Set
    Set: Shiv causes enemies within 15 yards to take 40% increased damage from your Poisons and Bleeds for 9 seconds.
    Set: Vendetta causes Poisons and Bleeds on your target to expire 100% faster.
    Rank Mythic

  4. Soulblade Grasps item icon.
    S

    Soulblade Grasps

    39

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +99 agility
    +209 stamina
    +39 haste
    +95 mastery
    Set
    Set: Shiv causes enemies within 15 yards to take 40% increased damage from your Poisons and Bleeds for 9 seconds.
    Set: Vendetta causes Poisons and Bleeds on your target to expire 100% faster.
    Rank Mythic

  5. Soulblade Guise item icon.
    S

    Soulblade Guise

    34

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +132 agility
    +279 stamina
    +103 critical-strike
    +77 versatility
    Gem
    +16 Critical Strike
    Set
    Set: Shiv causes enemies within 15 yards to take 40% increased damage from your Poisons and Bleeds for 9 seconds.
    Set: Vendetta causes Poisons and Bleeds on your target to expire 100% faster.
    Rank Mythic

Gems

Based on the sockets observed on the 50 highest Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the gems to use are:

  1. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    75

    +16 Haste

  2. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    63

    +16 Critical Strike

  3. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    32

    +16 Mastery

  4. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    15

    +16 Versatility

  5.  icon.

    1

Back Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Back item are:

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

    17

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech

    14

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Leech

  3. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    13

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

Chest Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Chest item are:

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

    30

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish

    19

    Enchanted: Eternal Skirmish

Wrist Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Wrist item are:

  1. Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing

    19

    Enchanted: Shaded Hearthing

Hands Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Hands item are:

  1. Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering

    17

    Enchanted: Shadowlands Gathering

  2. Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    3

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

Feet Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Feet item are:

  1. Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility

    50

    Enchanted: +15 Agility

Ring Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Ring items are:

  1. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike

    44

    Enchanted: +16 Critical Strike

  2. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    38

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

  3. Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    15

    Enchanted: +16 Mastery

Main Hand Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Main Hand item are:

  1. Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation

    50

    Enchanted: Sinful Revelation

  2. Enchant Weapon - Lightless Force enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Lightless Force

    2

    Enchanted: Lightless Force

Off Hand Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Off Hand item are:

  1. Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance

    48

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

Talents

Based on the talents observed on 50 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the talents to use are:

    1. Elaborate Planning talent icon.
      E
      49

      Elaborate Planning

      Your finishing moves grant 10% increased damage done for 4 sec.

    2. Master Poisoner talent icon.
      M
      1

      Master Poisoner

      Increases the damage done by your weapon poisons by 30% and their non-damaging effects by 20%.

    3. Blindside talent icon.
      B
      0

      Blindside

      Mutilate has a 20% chance to make your next Ambush free and usable without Stealth. Chance increased to 40% if the target is under 35% health.

    1. Subterfuge talent icon.
      S
      34

      Subterfuge

      Your abilities requiring Stealth can still be used for 3 sec after Stealth breaks. Also causes Garrote to deal 80% increased damage and have no cooldown when used from Stealth and for 3 sec after breaking Stealth.

    2. Master Assassin talent icon.
      M
      16

      Master Assassin

      While Stealth is active and for 3 sec after breaking Stealth, your critical strike chance is increased by 50%.

    3. Nightstalker talent icon.
      N
      0

      Nightstalker

      While Stealth is active, you move 20% faster and your abilities deal 50% more damage.

    1. Vigor talent icon.
      V
      20

      Vigor

      Increases your maximum Energy by 50 and your Energy regeneration by 10%.

    2. Marked for Death talent icon.
      M
      18

      Marked for Death

      Marks the target, instantly generating 5 combo points. Cooldown reset if the target dies within 1 min.

    3. Deeper Stratagem talent icon.
      D
      12

      Deeper Stratagem

      You may have a maximum of 6 combo points, your finishing moves consume up to 6 combo points, and your finishing moves deal 5% increased damage.

    1. Cheat Death talent icon.
      C
      46

      Cheat Death

      Fatal attacks instead reduce you to 7% of your maximum health. For 3 sec afterward, you take 85% reduced damage. Cannot trigger more often than once per 6 min.

    2. Elusiveness talent icon.
      E
      3

      Elusiveness

      Feint also reduces all damage you take from non-area-of-effect attacks by 30% for 6 sec.

    3. Leeching Poison talent icon.
      L
      1

      Leeching Poison

      Adds a Leeching Poison effect to your Deadly Poison and Wound Poison, granting you 12% Leech.

    1. Iron Wire talent icon.
      I
      38

      Iron Wire

      Increase the duration of Garrote's silence effect by 3 sec. Enemies silenced by Garrote deal 15% reduced damage for 8 sec.

    2. Internal Bleeding talent icon.
      I
      8

      Internal Bleeding

      Kidney Shot also deals up to 1,924 Bleed damage over 6 sec, based on combo points spent.

    3. Prey on the Weak talent icon.
      P
      4

      Prey on the Weak

      Enemies disabled by your Cheap Shot or Kidney Shot take 10% increased damage from all sources for 6 sec.

    1. Alacrity talent icon.
      A
      50

      Alacrity

      Your finishing moves have a 20% chance per combo point to grant 2% Haste for 20 sec, stacking up to 5 times.

    2. Venom Rush talent icon.
      V
      0

      Venom Rush

      Mutilate refunds 8 Energy when used against a poisoned target.

    3. Exsanguinate talent icon.
      E
      0

      Exsanguinate

      Twist your blades into the target's wounds, causing your Bleed effects on them to bleed out 100% faster.

    1. Crimson Tempest talent icon.
      C
      48

      Crimson Tempest

      Finishing move that slashes all enemies within 10 yards, dealing instant damage and causing victims to bleed for additional damage. Deals reduced damage beyond 8 targets. Lasts longer per combo point. 1 point : 175 plus 481 over 4 sec 2 points: 260 plus 721 over 6 sec 3 points: 345 plus 962 over 8 sec 4 points: 440 plus 1,202 over 10 sec 5 points: 518 plus 1,442 over 12 sec

    2. Poison Bomb talent icon.
      P
      2

      Poison Bomb

      Envenom and Rupture have a 4% chance per combo point spent to smash a vial of poison at the target's location, creating a pool of acidic death that deals 806 Nature damage over 2 sec to all enemies within it.

    3. Hidden Blades talent icon.
      H
      0

      Hidden Blades

      Every 2 sec, gain 20% increased damage for your next Fan of Knives, stacking up to 20 times.

PvP Talents

Based on the talents observed on 50 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the PvP talents to use are:

  1. System Shock PvP talent icon.
    S

    System Shock

    30

  2. Smoke Bomb PvP talent icon.
    S

    Smoke Bomb

    29

  3. Hemotoxin PvP talent icon.
    H

    Hemotoxin

    25

  4. Maneuverability PvP talent icon.
    M

    Maneuverability

    24

  5. Creeping Venom PvP talent icon.
    C

    Creeping Venom

    22

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
0
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
14
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
5
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
31
Vent

Based on the covenants chosen by the 50 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the covenants to pick are:

  1. Venthyr
  2. Necrolord
  3. Night Fae
  4. Kyrian

Soulbind

Based on the covenants chosen by the 50 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the soulbinds to pick are:

  1. Theotar The Mad Duke icon.
    T

    Theotar The Mad Duke

    19

    The traits to use with Theotar The Mad Duke are:

    1. 19

      Party Favors

    2. 19

      Soothing Shade

    3. 18

      Token of Appreciation

    4. 14

      Life is but an Appetizer

    5. 13

      Exquisite Ingredients

    6. 10

      Watch the Shoes!

    7. 9

      Leisurely Gait

    8. 6

      Life of the Party

    9. 5

      It's Always Tea Time

    10. 1

      Wasteland Propriety

  2. Nadjia The Mistblade icon.
    N

    Nadjia The Mistblade

    12

    The traits to use with Nadjia The Mistblade are:

    1. 12

      Agent of Chaos

    2. 12

      Fatal Flaw

    3. 12

      Friends in Low Places

    4. 12

      Thrill Seeker

    5. 9

      Familiar Predicaments

    6. 8

      Nimble Steps

    7. 4

      Sinful Preservation

    8. 3

      Dauntless Duelist

  3. Plague Deviser Marileth icon.
    P

    Plague Deviser Marileth

    8

    The traits to use with Plague Deviser Marileth are:

    1. 8

      Kevin's Oozeling

    2. 8

      Ooz's Frictionless Coating

    3. 8

      Plagueborn Cleansing Slime

    4. 8

      Ultimate Form

    5. 8

      Volatile Solvent

    6. 6

      Undulating Maneuvers

    7. 2

      Viscous Trail

  4. Bonesmith Heirmir icon.
    B

    Bonesmith Heirmir

    6

    The traits to use with Bonesmith Heirmir are:

    1. 6

      Carver's Eye

    2. 6

      Forgeborne Reveries

    3. 6

      Heirmir's Arsenal: Marrowed Gemstone

    4. 6

      Mnemonic Equipment

    5. 6

      Resourceful Fleshcrafting

    6. 5

      Runeforged Spurs

    7. 1

      Bonesmith's Satchel

  5. Dreamweaver icon.
    D

    Dreamweaver

    2

    The traits to use with Dreamweaver are:

    1. 2

      Dream Delver

    2. 2

      Field of Blossoms

    3. 2

      Podtender

    4. 2

      Soothing Voice

    5. 2

      Waking Dreams

    6. 1

      Faerie Dust

    7. 1

      Somnambulist

potency conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the potency conduits to use are:

  1. Lethal Poisons conduit icon.
    L

    Lethal Poisons

    40

  2. Well-Placed Steel conduit icon.
    W

    Well-Placed Steel

    32

  3. Lashing Scars conduit icon.
    L

    Lashing Scars

    31

endurance conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the endurance conduits to use are:

  1. Recuperator conduit icon.
    R

    Recuperator

    38

  2. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    29

  3. Nimble Fingers conduit icon.
    N

    Nimble Fingers

    25

finesse conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the finesse conduits to use are:

  1. Quick Decisions conduit icon.
    Q

    Quick Decisions

    35

  2. Fade to Nothing conduit icon.
    F

    Fade to Nothing

    7

  3. Prepared for All conduit icon.
    P

    Prepared for All

    7