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Mythic+ 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 2877
Lowest rating 2462

Stat Priority

+996
39% Crit
+630
19% Hast
+175
22% Mast
+336
8% 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

    19
  2. Night Elf icon.
    N

    Night Elf

    6
  3. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    6
  4. Human icon.
    H

    Human

    5
  5. Undead icon.
    U

    Undead

    5

Legendary

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

  1. Obedience legendary item icon.
    O

    Obedience - Back

    37

    Flagellation now also increases your Versatility by 0.5%. Each combo point spent while Flagellation is active decreases it's cooldown by 1 sec.

  2. Zoldyck Insignia legendary item icon.
    Z

    Zoldyck Insignia - Legs

    9

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

  3. Zoldyck Insignia legendary item icon.
    Z

    Zoldyck Insignia - Feet

    2

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

  4. Mark of the Master Assassin legendary item icon.
    M

    Mark of the Master Assassin - Wrist

    1

    While Stealth is active and for 4 sec after breaking Stealth, your Critical Strike chance is increased by 100%.

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

    49

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 agility
    +52 leech
    Effects
    Equip: Every 5 sec, your next melee ability applies Liquefying Ooze, dealing 2,463 Nature damage over 30 sec. Liquefying Ooze stacks up to 3 times. Stacking does not refresh the duration.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Titanic Ocular Gland item icon.
    T

    Titanic Ocular Gland

    19

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 agility
    Effects
    Equip: While your health is above 50% you are judged Worthy, increasing your highest secondary stat by 132. While your health is below 50% you are judged Unworthy, decreasing your highest secondary stat by 132.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Salvaged Fusion Amplifier item icon.
    S

    Salvaged Fusion Amplifier

    17

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 agility
    Effects
    Use: Empower your weapons for 20 sec, causing your attacks to have a very high chance to deal 1,894 Arcane damage. (1 Min 30 Sec Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  4. Shadowgrasp Totem item icon.
    S

    Shadowgrasp Totem

    8

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 agility
    Effects
    Use: Drop a Shadowgrasp Totem at your feet for 15 sec that harvests your target, inflicting 951 Shadow damage every 0.8 sec. Each time a target dies while affected by Shadowgrasp Totem, you are healed for 3,097 and this cooldown is reduced by 15 sec. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  5. Inscrutable Quantum Device item icon.
    I

    Inscrutable Quantum Device

    2

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 agility
    Effects
    Use: ??? (3 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

Gems

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

  1. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    144

    +16 Critical Strike

  2. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    36

    +16 Haste

  3. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    9

    +16 Mastery

  4. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    7

    +16 Versatility

  5. Leviathan's Eye of Agility icon.
    L

    Leviathan's Eye of Agility

    2

    +7 Agility

Domination Shards

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

  1. Portentous Shard of Dyz icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Dyz

    49

    Damaging a target increases your damage done to that target by 0.50% for 4 sec, stacking up to 3 times.

  2. Portentous Shard of Cor icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Cor

    49

    Your damage is increased by 3.00% for 20 sec after attacking an enemy you have not yet damaged.

  3. Portentous Shard of Bek icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Bek

    47

    Your damage is increased by 3.0% when you have 50% or more health than your target.

  4. Portentous Shard of Kyr icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Kyr

    42

    Gain 1,346 Absorb every 5 sec, up to a cap of 6,734.

  5. Portentous Shard of Tel icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Tel

    30

    Your critical hits cause a nearby ally to absorb the next 348 damage dealt to them within 6 sec.

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

    26

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech

    12

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Leech

  3. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    6

    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 Skirmish enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish

    27

    Enchanted: Eternal Skirmish

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

    23

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

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

    25

    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

    6

    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

    48

    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

    66

    Enchanted: +16 Critical Strike

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    23

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    6

    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

    48

    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

    49

    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
      48

      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
      1

      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
      15

      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
      1

      Nightstalker

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

    1. Vigor talent icon.
      V
      45

      Vigor

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

    2. Marked for Death talent icon.
      M
      4

      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
      1

      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
      48

      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. Leeching Poison talent icon.
      L
      1

      Leeching Poison

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

    3. Elusiveness talent icon.
      E
      1

      Elusiveness

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

    1. Iron Wire talent icon.
      I
      35

      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
      13

      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
      2

      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
      37

      Crimson Tempest

      Finishing move that slashes at up to 8 enemies within 10 yards, dealing instant damage and causing victims to bleed for additional damage. Lasts longer per combo point. 1 point : 175 plus 481 over 4 sec 2 points: 258 plus 721 over 6 sec 3 points: 353 plus 962 over 8 sec 4 points: 437 plus 1,202 over 10 sec 5 points: 530 plus 1,442 over 12 sec

    2. Poison Bomb talent icon.
      P
      13

      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 833 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. Smoke Bomb PvP talent icon.
    S

    Smoke Bomb

    36

  2. Hemotoxin PvP talent icon.
    H

    Hemotoxin

    30

  3. System Shock PvP talent icon.
    S

    System Shock

    22

  4. Creeping Venom PvP talent icon.
    C

    Creeping Venom

    20

  5. Maneuverability PvP talent icon.
    M

    Maneuverability

    19

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
0
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
17
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
0
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
33
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. Kyrian
  4. Night Fae

Soulbind

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

  1. Nadjia The Mistblade icon.
    N

    Nadjia The Mistblade

    18

    The traits to use with Nadjia The Mistblade are:

    1. 18

      Agent of Chaos

    2. 18

      Fatal Flaw

    3. 18

      Friends in Low Places

    4. 18

      Thrill Seeker

    5. 14

      Dauntless Duelist

    6. 10

      Sinful Preservation

    7. 8

      Nimble Steps

    8. 4

      Familiar Predicaments

  2. Theotar The Mad Duke icon.
    T

    Theotar The Mad Duke

    15

    The traits to use with Theotar The Mad Duke are:

    1. 15

      Party Favors

    2. 15

      Soothing Shade

    3. 11

      Life is but an Appetizer

    4. 9

      Watch the Shoes!

    5. 8

      Life of the Party

    6. 7

      Exquisite Ingredients

    7. 7

      Token of Appreciation

    8. 6

      Leisurely Gait

    9. 6

      Wasteland Propriety

    10. 4

      It's Always Tea Time

    11. 2

      Refined Palate

  3. Bonesmith Heirmir icon.
    B

    Bonesmith Heirmir

    14

    The traits to use with Bonesmith Heirmir are:

    1. 14

      Forgeborne Reveries

    2. 14

      Heirmir's Arsenal: Marrowed Gemstone

    3. 14

      Mnemonic Equipment

    4. 14

      Resourceful Fleshcrafting

    5. 12

      Carver's Eye

    6. 10

      Runeforged Spurs

    7. 4

      Bonesmith's Satchel

    8. 2

      Waking Bone Breastplate

  4. Plague Deviser Marileth icon.
    P

    Plague Deviser Marileth

    3

    The traits to use with Plague Deviser Marileth are:

    1. 3

      Kevin's Oozeling

    2. 3

      Plagueborn Cleansing Slime

    3. 3

      Ultimate Form

    4. 3

      Undulating Maneuvers

    5. 3

      Volatile Solvent

    6. 2

      Ooz's Frictionless Coating

    7. 1

      Plaguey's Preemptive Strike

potency conduits

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

  1. Lashing Scars conduit icon.
    L

    Lashing Scars

    33

  2. Well-Placed Steel conduit icon.
    W

    Well-Placed Steel

    28

  3. Poisoned Katar conduit icon.
    P

    Poisoned Katar

    20

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

    37

  2. Nimble Fingers conduit icon.
    N

    Nimble Fingers

    33

  3. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    24

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

    40

  2. Prepared for All conduit icon.
    P

    Prepared for All

    15

  3. Rushed Setup conduit icon.
    R

    Rushed Setup

    14