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 49
Highest rating 2700
Lowest rating 1684

Stat Priority

+974
38% Crit
+790
24% Hast
+374
32% Mast
+476
12% Vers

Based on the average stat bonuses observed on the gear of the 49 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the stat priority is:

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

Race

Based on the 49 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the character races to choose are:

  1. Undead icon.
    U

    Undead

    13
  2. Human icon.
    H

    Human

    10
  3. Night Elf icon.
    N

    Night Elf

    6
  4. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    4
  5. Gnome icon.
    G

    Gnome

    3

Legendary

Based on the gear observed on the 49 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the legendary items to use are:

  1. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Wrist

    27

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

  2. Duskwalker's Patch legendary item icon.
    D

    Duskwalker's Patch - Chest

    24

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

  3. Duskwalker's Patch legendary item icon.
    D

    Duskwalker's Patch - Ring

    20

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

  4. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Waist

    8

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

  5. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Neck

    4

    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.

Trinkets

Based on the gear observed on the 49 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the trinkets to use are:

  1. Kihra's Adrenaline Injector item icon.
    K

    Kihra's Adrenaline Injector

    29

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +125 agility
    Effects
    Use: Grants 942 Mastery for 20 sec. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  2. Eye of Command item icon.
    E

    Eye of Command

    20

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +160 agility
    Effects
    Equip: Your melee auto attacks increase your Critical Strike by 20 for 10 sec, stacking up to 10 times. This effect is reset if you auto attack a different target.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Enforcer's Stun Grenade item icon.
    E

    Enforcer's Stun Grenade

    6

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +184 versatility
    Effects
    Use: Grants 942 Versatility for 20 sec. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  4. Cache of Acquired Treasures item icon.
    C

    Cache of Acquired Treasures

    6

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +160 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 Fated Mythic

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

    So'leah's Secret Technique

    5

    Ilvl 298
    Stats
    +151 agility
    Effects
    Use: Select a player in your party or raid, granting them 20 of their highest secondary stat, and granting you 122 of that same stat, for 30 min. (1 Sec Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

Tier Set

Based on the gear observed on the 49 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the tier set items to use are:

  1. Soulblade Nightwings item icon.
    S

    Soulblade Nightwings

    45

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +126 agility
    +284 stamina
    +98 versatility
    +51 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 Fated Mythic

  2. Soulblade Leggings item icon.
    S

    Soulblade Leggings

    45

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +168 agility
    +379 stamina
    +69 critical-strike
    +129 versatility
    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 Grasps item icon.
    S

    Soulblade Grasps

    44

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +126 agility
    +284 stamina
    +43 haste
    +105 mastery
    +64 avoidance
    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 Fated Mythic

  4. Soulblade Guise item icon.
    S

    Soulblade Guise

    42

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +168 agility
    +379 stamina
    +113 critical-strike
    +85 versatility
    Gem
    +16 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 Leathers item icon.
    S

    Soulblade Leathers

    24

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +179 agility
    +411 stamina
    +141 critical-strike
    +61 haste
    Enchant
    Primary Stats +30
    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 Fated Mythic

Gems

Based on the sockets observed on the 49 highest Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the gems to use are:

  1. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    73

    +16 Critical Strike

  2. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    34

    +16 Haste

  3. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    31

    +16 Mastery

  4. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    26

    +16 Versatility

  5. icon.

    2

Back Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 49 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Back item are:

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech

    20

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Leech

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

    12

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

  3. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    11

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

Chest Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 49 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

    36

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish

    10

    Enchanted: Eternal Skirmish

  3. Enchant Chest - Sacred Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Sacred Stats

    1

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +20

Wrist Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 49 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

    27

    Enchanted: Shaded Hearthing

Hands Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 49 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

    13

    Enchanted: Shadowlands Gathering

  2. Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    1

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

Feet Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 49 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

    46

    Enchanted: +15 Agility

Ring Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 49 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

    45

    Enchanted: +16 Critical Strike

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Haste

    29

    Enchanted: +16 Haste

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    11

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

Main Hand Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 49 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Main Hand item are:

  1. Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance

    49

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

  2. Enchant Weapon - Lightless Force enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Lightless Force

    3

    Enchanted: Lightless Force

Off Hand Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 49 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Off Hand item are:

  1. Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation

    44

    Enchanted: Sinful Revelation

  2. Enchant Weapon - Ascended Vigor enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Ascended Vigor

    1

    Enchanted: Ascended Vigor

Talents

Based on the talents observed on 49 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the talents to use are:

    1. Elaborate Planning talent icon.
      E
      46

      Elaborate Planning

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

    2. Master Poisoner talent icon.
      M
      3

      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
      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
      0

      Nightstalker

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

    1. Vigor talent icon.
      V
      22

      Vigor

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

    2. Deeper Stratagem talent icon.
      D
      14

      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.

    3. Marked for Death talent icon.
      M
      13

      Marked for Death

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

    1. Cheat Death talent icon.
      C
      41

      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
      6

      Leeching Poison

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

    3. Elusiveness talent icon.
      E
      2

      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
      33

      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
      9

      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
      7

      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
      49

      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
      45

      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: 261 plus 721 over 6 sec 3 points: 347 plus 962 over 8 sec 4 points: 431 plus 1,202 over 10 sec 5 points: 519 plus 1,442 over 12 sec

    2. Poison Bomb talent icon.
      P
      4

      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 825 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 49 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the PvP talents to use are:

  1. System Shock PvP talent icon.
    S

    System Shock

    28

  2. Smoke Bomb PvP talent icon.
    S

    Smoke Bomb

    26

  3. Hemotoxin PvP talent icon.
    H

    Hemotoxin

    24

  4. Maneuverability PvP talent icon.
    M

    Maneuverability

    24

  5. Creeping Venom PvP talent icon.
    C

    Creeping Venom

    20

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
1
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
21
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
3
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
24
Vent

Based on the covenants chosen by the 49 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 49 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the soulbinds to pick are:

  1. Theotar The Mad Duke icon.
    T

    Theotar The Mad Duke

    17

    The traits to use with Theotar The Mad Duke are:

    1. 17

      Party Favors

    2. 17

      Soothing Shade

    3. 17

      Token of Appreciation

    4. 12

      Life is but an Appetizer

    5. 10

      Exquisite Ingredients

    6. 10

      Watch the Shoes!

    7. 7

      Leisurely Gait

    8. 7

      Life of the Party

    9. 5

      It's Always Tea Time

  2. Bonesmith Heirmir icon.
    B

    Bonesmith Heirmir

    10

    The traits to use with Bonesmith Heirmir are:

    1. 10

      Carver's Eye

    2. 10

      Forgeborne Reveries

    3. 10

      Mnemonic Equipment

    4. 10

      Resourceful Fleshcrafting

    5. 9

      Runeforged Spurs

    6. 8

      Heirmir's Arsenal: Marrowed Gemstone

    7. 2

      Heirmir's Arsenal: Gorestompers

    8. 1

      Bonesmith's Satchel

  3. Plague Deviser Marileth icon.
    P

    Plague Deviser Marileth

    10

    The traits to use with Plague Deviser Marileth are:

    1. 10

      Volatile Solvent

    2. 9

      Kevin's Oozeling

    3. 9

      Ultimate Form

    4. 8

      Plagueborn Cleansing Slime

    5. 8

      Undulating Maneuvers

    6. 7

      Ooz's Frictionless Coating

    7. 2

      Plaguey's Preemptive Strike

    8. 1

      Kevin's Keyring

    9. 1

      Viscous Trail

  4. Nadjia The Mistblade icon.
    N

    Nadjia The Mistblade

    7

    The traits to use with Nadjia The Mistblade are:

    1. 6

      Agent of Chaos

    2. 6

      Fatal Flaw

    3. 6

      Friends in Low Places

    4. 6

      Thrill Seeker

    5. 4

      Dauntless Duelist

    6. 3

      Nimble Steps

    7. 3

      Sinful Preservation

    8. 2

      Familiar Predicaments

  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 49 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the potency conduits to use are:

  1. Well-Placed Steel conduit icon.
    W

    Well-Placed Steel

    36

  2. Lethal Poisons conduit icon.
    L

    Lethal Poisons

    34

  3. Lashing Scars conduit icon.
    L

    Lashing Scars

    23

endurance conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 49 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the endurance conduits to use are:

  1. Recuperator conduit icon.
    R

    Recuperator

    45

  2. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    21

  3. Cloaked in Shadows conduit icon.
    C

    Cloaked in Shadows

    18

finesse conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 49 highest rated Assassination Rogues in Mythic+, the finesse conduits to use are:

  1. Quick Decisions conduit icon.
    Q

    Quick Decisions

    33

  2. Fade to Nothing conduit icon.
    F

    Fade to Nothing

    9

  3. Prepared for All conduit icon.
    P

    Prepared for All

    8