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3v3 Subtlety Rogue

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Guide info

This guide is about how to build Subtlety Rogues for 3V3. Each section enumerates what are the most used stats, items, or skills by the highest rated players. It is updated every day.

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Class Subtlety Rogue
Activity 3V3
Number of players 50
Highest rating 3306
Lowest rating 2782

Stats priority

+219
16% Crit
+94
3% Hast
+338
43% Mast
+1256
31% Vers

The stats to prioritize on gear. Based on stat bonuses observed on the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3V3.

Versatility > Mastery > Critical Strike > Haste

Legendary items

The legendary items to use. Based on the legendary items observed on the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3V3.

Mark of the Master Assassin icon.
M

Mark of the Master Assassin - Wrist

37

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

Mark of the Master Assassin icon.
M

Mark of the Master Assassin - Ring 2

12

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

Invigorating Shadowdust icon.
I

Invigorating Shadowdust - Chest

1

Vanish reduces the remaining cooldown of your other abilities by 20 sec.

Trinkets

The trinkets to use. Based on the trinkets observed on the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3V3.

Sinful Gladiator's Medallion icon.
S

Sinful Gladiator's Medallion

47

Ilvl 226
Stats
+77 agility
Effects
Use: Removes all movement impairing effects and all effects which cause loss of control of your character. (2 Min Cooldown)
Rank Elite

Sinful Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity icon.
S

Sinful Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity

24

Ilvl 226
Stats
+100 critical-strike
Effects
Use: Increases primary stat by 98 for 15 sec. (1 Min Cooldown)
Rank Elite

Sinful Gladiator's Emblem icon.
S

Sinful Gladiator's Emblem

21

Ilvl 226
Stats
+77 agility
Effects
Use: Increases maximum health by 7,531 for 20 sec. (2 Min Cooldown)
Rank Duelist

Sinful Aspirant's Medallion icon.
S

Sinful Aspirant's Medallion

3

Ilvl 197
Stats
+59 agility
Effects
Use: Removes all movement impairing effects and all effects which cause loss of control of your character. (2 Min Cooldown)
Rank Rank 7

Sinful Aspirant's Badge of Ferocity icon.
S

Sinful Aspirant's Badge of Ferocity

3

Ilvl 197
Stats
+86 haste
Effects
Use: Increases primary stat by 98 for 15 sec. (1 Min Cooldown)
Rank Rank 7

Gems

The gems to socket into equipment pieces. Based on the gems observed on the equipment of the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3V3.

Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
V

Versatile Jewel Cluster

112

+16 Versatility

Straddling Jewel Doublet icon.
S

Straddling Jewel Doublet

9

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

Straddling Sage Agate icon.
S

Straddling Sage Agate

6

+5% Movement Speed

Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
Q

Quick Jewel Cluster

5

+16 Haste

Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
M

Masterful Jewel Cluster

4

+16 Mastery

Back enchantments

The enchantments to use on the back slot. Based on the enchantments observed on the equipment of the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3V3.

Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed icon.
E

Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

35

Permanently enchants a cloak to increase your Stamina by 20 and your Speed by 30.

Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality icon.
E

Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality

13

Permanently enchants a cloak to increase your Stamina by 30.

Chest enchantments

The enchantments to use on the chest slot. Based on the enchantments observed on the equipment of the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3V3.

Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats icon.
E

Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

41

Permanently enchants a chest piece to increase primary stats by 30.

Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish icon.
E

Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish

8

Permanently enchants your chest to increase your Strength or Agility by 20 and give your auto-attacks and auto-shots a chance to deal additional shadow damage.

Wrist enchantments

The enchantments to use on the wrist slot. Based on the enchantments observed on the equipment of the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3V3.

Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing icon.
E

Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing

10

Permanently enchants bracers to reduce the cooldown of your Hearthstone by 5 minutes while in the Shadowlands.

Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect icon.
E

Enchant Bracers - Eternal Intellect

1

Permanently enchants bracers to increase your Intellect by 15.

Hands enchantments

The enchantments to use on the hands slot. Based on the enchantments observed on the equipment of the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3V3.

Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength icon.
E

Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

10

Permanently enchants gloves to increase your Strength by 15.

Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering icon.
E

Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering

2

Permanently enchants gloves to increase the speed of gathering in the Shadowlands.

Enchant Gloves - Strength of Soul icon.
E

Enchant Gloves - Strength of Soul

1

Permanently enchants gloves to increase your Strength by 10.

Feet enchantments

The enchantments to use on the feet slot. Based on the enchantments observed on the equipment of the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3V3.

Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility icon.
E

Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility

46

Permanently enchants boots to increase your Agility by 15.

Enchant Boots - Agile Soulwalker icon.
E

Enchant Boots - Agile Soulwalker

1

Permanently enchants boots to increase your Agility by 10.

Rings enchantments

The enchantments to use on the ring slots. Based on the enchantments observed on the equipment of the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3V3.

Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility icon.
E

Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

94

Permanently enchants a ring to increase your Versatility by 16.

Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery icon.
E

Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

5

Permanently enchants a ring to increase your Mastery by 16.

Enchant Ring - Pact of Haste icon.
E

Enchant Ring - Pact of Haste

1

Permanently enchant a ring to increase Haste by 6. Cannot be applied to items above level 140.

Main Hand enchantments

The enchantments to use on the main-hand slot. Based on the enchantments observed on the equipment of the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3V3.

Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation icon.
E

Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation

50

Permanently enchants a weapon to sometimes cause your attacks to reveal the sins of your target, causing them to suffer an additional 6% damage from you for 10 sec.

Off Hand enchantments

The enchantments to use on the off-hand slot. Based on the enchantments observed on the equipment of the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3V3.

Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance icon.
E

Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance

50

Permanently enchants a weapon to sometimes increase your primary stat by 5% when attacking, or using spells and abilities.

Talents

The talents to use. Based on the talents observed on the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3V3.

Weaponmaster icon.
W
2

Weaponmaster

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

Premeditation icon.
P
48

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.

Gloomblade icon.
G
0

Gloomblade

Punctures your target with your shadow-infused blade for 577 Shadow damage, bypassing armor. Critical strikes apply Find Weakness for 6 sec. Awards 1 combo point.

Nightstalker icon.
N
12

Nightstalker

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

Subterfuge icon.
S
33

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.

Shadow Focus icon.
S
5

Shadow Focus

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

Vigor icon.
V
0

Vigor

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

Deeper Stratagem icon.
D
11

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.

Marked for Death icon.
M
39

Marked for Death

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

Soothing Darkness icon.
S
18

Soothing Darkness

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

Cheat Death icon.
C
1

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.

Elusiveness icon.
E
31

Elusiveness

Feint also reduces all damage you take from non-area-of-effect attacks by 30% for 5 sec.

Shot in the Dark icon.
S
0

Shot in the Dark

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

Night Terrors icon.
N
0

Night Terrors

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

Prey on the Weak 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.

Dark Shadow icon.
D
3

Dark Shadow

Shadow Dance now increases damage by 30%.

Alacrity 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.

Enveloping Shadows icon.
E
47

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.

Master of Shadows icon.
M
49

Master of Shadows

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

Secret Technique icon.
S
1

Secret Technique

Finishing move that creates shadow clones of yourself. You and your shadow clones each perform a piercing attack on up to 6 enemies near your target, dealing Physical damage to the primary target and reduced damage to other targets. 1 point : 520 total damage 2 points: 1,054 total damage 3 points: 1,576 total damage 4 points: 2,121 total damage 5 points: 2,590 total damage Cooldown is reduced by 1 sec for every combo point you spend.

Shuriken Tornado icon.
S
0

Shuriken Tornado

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

PvP Talents

The PvP talents to pick. Based on the PvP talents observed on the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3V3.

Cold Blood icon.
C

Cold Blood

49

When activated, your next Cheap Shot or Shadowstrike will deal up to 10% of the target's total health in Shadow damage.

Smoke Bomb icon.
S

Smoke Bomb

49

Creates a cloud of thick smoke in an 8 yard radius around the Rogue for 5 sec. Enemies are unable to target into or out of the smoke cloud.

Shadowy Duel icon.
S

Shadowy Duel

48

You lock your target into a duel contained in the shadows, removing both of you from the eyes of onlookers for 6 sec. Allows access to Stealth-based abilities.

Dagger in the Dark icon.
D

Dagger in the Dark

3

Each second while Stealth is active, nearby enemies within 20 yards take an additional 10% damage from your next Shadowstrike for 10 sec. Stacks up to 10 times.

Maneuverability icon.
M

Maneuverability

1

Sprint suppresses all movement-impairing effects for 4 sec when used.

Covenants

14
Kyrian icon.
K
Kyria
2
Necrolord icon.
N
Necro
25
Night Fae icon.
N
Night
9
Venthyr icon.
V
Venth

The covenants to pick. Based on the covenants picked by the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3V3.

Night Fae > Kyrian > Venthyr > Necrolord

Soulbinds

The soulbinds to pick. Based on the soulbinds picked by the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3V3.

Niya icon.
N

Niya

23

23

Grove Invigoration

Healing or dealing damage has a chance to grant you a stack of Redirected Anima. Redirected Anima increases your maximum health by 1% and your Mastery by 25 for 30 sec, and stacks overlap. Shifting Power grants you 6 stacks of Redirected Anima.

23

Run Without Tiring

While in Soulshape, you regenerate 5% of your maximum health every 3 sec.

18

Swift Patrol

Movement speed increased by 20% for 2 min after defeating an enemy. Combat cancels this effect.

10

Niya's Tools: Herbs

Your healing spells and abilities have a chance to apply Niya's Invigorating Herbs, increasing the target's Haste by 5% for 10 sec.

7

Niya's Tools: Poison

Your interrupts apply Niya's Paralytic Poison to your target, dealing 1,548 Nature damage over 30 sec. Targets with Niya's Paralytic Poison take an additional 248 Nature damage if interrupted once more.

5

Nature's Splendor

You have a chance to obtain leather, meat, and fish when you kill an enemy that yields experience or honor.

3

Niya's Tools: Burrs

Your damaging attacks and spells have a chance to toss Niya's Spiked Burrs under your target. The burrs latch onto the first enemy to cross them, reducing movement speed by 20% and inflicting 2,229 Nature damage over 6 sec.

Pelagos icon.
P

Pelagos

14

14

Combat Meditation

Radiant Spark increases your Mastery by 350 for 10.0 sec and occasionally expels Sorrowful Memories. Walking through Sorrowful Memories extends this effect by 3.0 sec. Combat Meditation may only occur once every 1 min.

12

Let Go of the Past

Using a spell or ability reduces your magic damage taken by 1% for 6 sec. Using another spell or ability increases this amount by 1% when it is not a repeat of the previous spell or ability, stacking to 3%.

9

Focusing Mantra

Defeating an enemy lowers the cooldown on your Phial of Serenity by 1 sec.

8

Cleansed Vestments

You have a chance to obtain cleansed cloth and enchanting materials when you kill an enemy that yields experience or honor.

6

Bond of Friendship

Defeating an enemy reduces the cooldown on your steward's non-Phial services by 30 sec.

5

Phial of Patience

Phial of Serenity heals you for 35% additional health, but all of its healing is done over 10 sec.

Theotar The Mad Duke icon.
T

Theotar The Mad Duke

8

8

Soothing Shade

Your spells and abilities have a chance to call Tubbins and Gubbins to your side for 12 sec, parasol in hand. Standing in the shaded area grants you 525 Mastery.

7

Leisurely Gait

Door of Shadows has 2 charges, but its cooldown is increased by 30 sec.

5

Exquisite Ingredients

You have a chance to obtain an assortment of flavorful herbs and beverages when you kill an enemy that yields experience or honor.

2

Life of the Party

During the Ember Court, your Guests gain additional Happiness for each event completed. When the Court concludes, the effects of any Decrees bestowed upon you are increased.

1

Watch the Shoes!

Door of Shadows frees you from roots and snares.

Dreamweaver icon.
D

Dreamweaver

2

2

Faerie Dust

When falling farther than 20 yd, faerie dust slows your fall for the next 30 sec. This cannot occur more often than once per 1 min.

2

Podtender

When you take damage that would kill you, instead rejuvenate within a wildseed, regaining 30% of HP over 10 sec. If the wildseed takes more than 9,820 damage during this time, you die. This effect may only occur once every 10 min.

2

Soothing Voice

When your roots, stuns, and incapacitating class effects expire or are dispelled, your target's movement speed is reduced by 90%, decaying rapidly over 2 sec.

Emeni icon.
E

Emeni

1

1

Cartilaginous Legs

After taking falling damage, the health lost becomes a shield lasting 30 sec.

1

Emeni's Ambulatory Flesh

You may channel Fleshcraft while moving.

1

Lead by Example

Deathborne increases your Intellect by 5% and up to 4 nearby allies' primary stat by 2% for 30.0 sec. You gain 2% additional Intellect for each ally affected.

1

Sulfuric Emission

When reduced below 20% health, you fear nearby enemies for 4.5 sec. May only occur once per 60 sec.

potency conduits

The potency conduits to pick. Based on the conduits observed on the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3V3.

Septic Shock icon.
S

Septic Shock

22

Sepsis's damage over time is increased by 120%, reduced by 120% each time it deals damage.

Deeper Daggers icon.
D

Deeper Daggers

21

Eviscerate and Black Powder increase your Shadow damage dealt by 13.6% for 8 sec.

Reverberation icon.
R

Reverberation

13

Echoing Reprimand's damage is increased by 85%.

endurance conduits

The endurance conduits to pick. Based on the conduits observed on the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3V3.

Cloaked in Shadows icon.
C

Cloaked in Shadows

48

Entering Stealth cloaks you in shadows, absorbing 17.0% of your maximum health in damage, reduced by 17% each second outside of Stealth.

Recuperator icon.
R

Recuperator

3

Slice and Dice heals you for up to 27.0% of your maximum health over 36 sec.

Nimble Fingers icon.
N

Nimble Fingers

2

Energy cost of Feint and Crimson Vial reduced by 10.

finesse conduits

The finesse conduits to pick. Based on the conduits observed on the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in 3V3.

Rushed Setup icon.
R

Rushed Setup

42

The Energy costs of Kidney Shot, Cheap Shot, Sap, and Distract are reduced by 34.0%.

Quick Decisions icon.
Q

Quick Decisions

15

Shadowstep's cooldown is reduced by 26%, and its maximum range is increased by 26%.

Prepared for All icon.
P

Prepared for All

6

Dodging attacks reduces the remaining cooldown of Evasion by 3.2 sec. Successful interrupts with Kick reduce the remaining cooldown of Cloak of Shadows by 6.4 sec.

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