3v3 Subtlety Rogue

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This is a guide about how to build Subtlety Rogues for 3v3 . 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 Subtlety Rogue
Activity 3v3
Number of players 50
Highest rating 3576
Lowest rating 3085

Stat Priority

+327
19% Crit
+14
0% Hast
+495
54% Mast
+1462
36% Vers

Based on the average stat bonuses observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3v3, the stat priority is:

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

Race

Based on the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3v3, the character races to choose are:

  1. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    28
  2. Night Elf icon.
    N

    Night Elf

    17
  3. Human icon.
    H

    Human

    3
  4. Void Elf icon.
    V

    Void Elf

    1
  5. Mag'Har Orc icon.
    M

    Mag'Har Orc

    1

Legendary

Based on the gear observed on the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3v3, the legendary items to use are:

  1. Resounding Clarity legendary item icon.
    R

    Resounding Clarity - Waist

    23

    Echoing Reprimand now animacharges 4 combo points.

  2. Resounding Clarity legendary item icon.
    R

    Resounding Clarity - Shoulders

    14

    Echoing Reprimand now animacharges 4 combo points.

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

    Mark of the Master Assassin - Ring 2

    6

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

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

    Mark of the Master Assassin - Wrist

    5

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

  5. The Rotten legendary item icon.
    T

    The Rotten - Legs

    1

    After activating Symbols of Death, your next Shadowstrike or Gloomblade deals 50% increased damage and generates 4 additional combo points.

Trinkets

Based on the gear observed on the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3v3, the trinkets to use are:

  1. Unchained Gladiator's Medallion item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Medallion

    47

    Ilvl 249
    Stats
    +96 agility
    Effects
    Use: Removes all movement impairing effects and all effects which cause loss of control of your character. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Elite

  2. Unchained Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity

    31

    Ilvl 249
    Stats
    +113 critical-strike
    Effects
    Use: Increases primary stat by 253 for 15 sec. (1 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Elite

  3. Unchained Gladiator's Emblem item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Emblem

    15

    Ilvl 249
    Stats
    +96 agility
    Effects
    Use: Increases maximum health by 15,579 for 15 sec. (2 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Elite

  4. Unchained Gladiator's Shackles of Malediction item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Shackles of Malediction

    5

    Ilvl 246
    Stats
    +93 agility
    Effects
    Use: Shackles an enemy, inflicting 13,112 Shadow damage and absorbing 19,668 healing over 4 sec. You are slowed by 50% while shackling. (3 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Duelist

  5. Unchained Gladiator's Relentless Brooch item icon.
    U

    Unchained Gladiator's Relentless Brooch

    2

    Ilvl 246
    Stats
    +93 agility
    Effects
    Equip: Duration of incoming crowd control effects reduced by 20%. Does not stack with similar effects.
    Rank Duelist

Gems

Based on the sockets observed on the 50 highest Subtlety Rogues in 3v3, the gems to use are:

  1. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    158

    +16 Versatility

  2. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    84

    +16 Mastery

  3. Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
    S

    Straddling Jewel Doublet

    33

    Speed increased by 13 for each Shadowlands gem you have socketed.

  4. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    5

    +16 Critical Strike

  5. Straddling Sage Agate icon.
    S

    Straddling Sage Agate

    4

    +5% Movement Speed

Domination Shards

Based on the sockets observed on the 50 highest Subtlety Rogues in 3v3, the domination shards to use are:

  1. Portentous Shard of Dyz icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Dyz

    3

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

  2. Shard of Cor icon.
    S

    Shard of Cor

    2

    Your damage is increased by 1.50% for 20 sec after attacking an enemy you have not yet damaged.

Back Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Back item are:

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    45

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

  2. Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality

    5

    Enchanted: +30 Stamina

Chest Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Chest item are:

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

    48

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish

    1

    Enchanted: Eternal Skirmish

Wrist Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Wrist item are:

  1. Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

    5

    Enchanted: +15 Intellect

  2. Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing

    4

    Enchanted: Shaded Hearthing

Hands Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Hands item are:

  1. Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    15

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

Feet Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3v3, 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 Subtlety Rogues in 3v3, the enchantments to use on the Ring items are:

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    78

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    18

    Enchanted: +16 Mastery

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike

    4

    Enchanted: +16 Critical Strike

Main Hand Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3v3, 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

Off Hand Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3v3, 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

  2. Enchant Weapon - Ascended Vigor enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Ascended Vigor

    1

    Enchanted: Ascended Vigor

Talents

Based on the talents observed on 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3v3, the talents to use are:

    1. Premeditation talent icon.
      P
      49

      Premeditation

      After entering Stealth, your next Shadowstrike grants up to 10 sec of Slice and Dice, and generates 2 additional combo points if Slice and Dice is active.

    2. Gloomblade talent icon.
      G
      1

      Gloomblade

      Punctures your target with your shadow-infused blade for 693 Shadow damage, bypassing armor. Critical strikes apply Find Weakness for 6 sec. Awards 1 combo point.

    3. Weaponmaster talent icon.
      W
      0

      Weaponmaster

      Shadowstrike and Backstab have a 15% chance to hit the target twice each time they deal damage.

    1. Nightstalker talent icon.
      N
      29

      Nightstalker

      While Stealth or Shadow Dance is active, you move 20% faster and your abilities deal 12% more damage.

    2. Subterfuge talent icon.
      S
      11

      Subterfuge

      Your abilities requiring Stealth can still be used for 3 sec after Stealth breaks. Also increases the duration of Shadow Dance by 1 sec.

    3. Shadow Focus talent icon.
      S
      10

      Shadow Focus

      Abilities cost 20% less Energy while Stealth or Shadow Dance is active.

    1. Deeper Stratagem talent icon.
      D
      34

      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.

    2. Marked for Death talent icon.
      M
      16

      Marked for Death

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

    3. Vigor talent icon.
      V
      0

      Vigor

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

    1. Elusiveness talent icon.
      E
      38

      Elusiveness

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

    2. Cheat Death talent icon.
      C
      7

      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.

    3. Soothing Darkness talent icon.
      S
      5

      Soothing Darkness

      You heal 3% of your maximum health every 1 sec while Stealth or Shadow Dance is active.

    1. Prey on the Weak talent icon.
      P
      50

      Prey on the Weak

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

    2. Shot in the Dark talent icon.
      S
      0

      Shot in the Dark

      After entering Stealth or Shadow Dance, your next Cheap Shot is free.

    3. Night Terrors talent icon.
      N
      0

      Night Terrors

      Shuriken Storm reduces enemies' movement speed by 30% for 8 sec.

    1. Enveloping Shadows talent icon.
      E
      49

      Enveloping Shadows

      Deepening Shadows reduces the remaining cooldown of Shadow Dance by an additional 0.5 sec per combo point spent. Shadow Dance gains 1 additional charge.

    2. Dark Shadow talent icon.
      D
      1

      Dark Shadow

      Shadow Dance now increases damage by 30%.

    3. Alacrity talent icon.
      A
      0

      Alacrity

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

    1. Master of Shadows talent icon.
      M
      50

      Master of Shadows

      Gain 25 Energy over 3 sec when you enter Stealth or activate Shadow Dance.

    2. Secret Technique talent icon.
      S
      0

      Secret Technique

      Finishing move that creates shadow clones of yourself. You and your shadow clones each perform a piercing attack on all enemies near your target, dealing Physical damage to the primary target and reduced damage to other targets. 1 point : 538 total damage 2 points: 1,060 total damage 3 points: 1,610 total damage 4 points: 2,084 total damage 5 points: 2,647 total damage Cooldown is reduced by 1 sec for every combo point you spend.

    3. Shuriken Tornado talent icon.
      S
      0

      Shuriken Tornado

      Focus intently, then release a Shuriken Storm every sec for the next 4 sec.

PvP Talents

Based on the talents observed on 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3v3, the PvP talents to use are:

  1. Smoke Bomb PvP talent icon.
    S

    Smoke Bomb

    50

  2. Shadowy Duel PvP talent icon.
    S

    Shadowy Duel

    48

  3. Thick as Thieves PvP talent icon.
    T

    Thick as Thieves

    36

  4. Dismantle PvP talent icon.
    D

    Dismantle

    13

  5. Maneuverability PvP talent icon.
    M

    Maneuverability

    2

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
37
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
1
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
2
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
10
Vent

Based on the covenants chosen by the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3v3, the covenants to pick are:

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

Soulbind

Based on the covenants chosen by the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3v3, the soulbinds to pick are:

  1. Pelagos icon.
    P

    Pelagos

    37

    The traits to use with Pelagos are:

    1. 37

      Combat Meditation

    2. 37

      Let Go of the Past

    3. 37

      Newfound Resolve

    4. 36

      Path of the Devoted

    5. 27

      Focusing Mantra

    6. 22

      Bond of Friendship

    7. 15

      Cleansed Vestments

    8. 10

      Phial of Patience

    9. 1

      Better Together

  2. Theotar The Mad Duke icon.
    T

    Theotar The Mad Duke

    10

    The traits to use with Theotar The Mad Duke are:

    1. 10

      Party Favors

    2. 10

      Soothing Shade

    3. 10

      Wasteland Propriety

    4. 8

      It's Always Tea Time

    5. 8

      Leisurely Gait

    6. 6

      Exquisite Ingredients

    7. 4

      Life of the Party

    8. 2

      Life is but an Appetizer

    9. 2

      Watch the Shoes!

  3. Niya icon.
    N

    Niya

    2

    The traits to use with Niya are:

    1. 2

      Bonded Hearts

    2. 2

      Grove Invigoration

    3. 2

      Niya's Tools: Poison

    4. 2

      Run Without Tiring

    5. 2

      Survivor's Rally

    6. 2

      Swift Patrol

  4. Plague Deviser Marileth icon.
    P

    Plague Deviser Marileth

    1

    The traits to use with Plague Deviser Marileth are:

    1. 1

      Kevin's Oozeling

    2. 1

      Plagueborn Cleansing Slime

    3. 1

      Plaguey's Preemptive Strike

    4. 1

      Ultimate Form

    5. 1

      Viscous Trail

    6. 1

      Volatile Solvent

potency conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3v3, the potency conduits to use are:

  1. Deeper Daggers conduit icon.
    D

    Deeper Daggers

    47

  2. Planned Execution conduit icon.
    P

    Planned Execution

    37

  3. Reverberation conduit icon.
    R

    Reverberation

    32

endurance conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3v3, the endurance conduits to use are:

  1. Cloaked in Shadows conduit icon.
    C

    Cloaked in Shadows

    50

  2. Recuperator conduit icon.
    R

    Recuperator

    11

finesse conduits

Based on the covenant conduits chosen by the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3v3, the finesse conduits to use are:

  1. Rushed Setup conduit icon.
    R

    Rushed Setup

    49

  2. Quick Decisions conduit icon.
    Q

    Quick Decisions

    44

  3. Prepared for All conduit icon.
    P

    Prepared for All

    16