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Subtlety Rogue PvP Guide For 3v3

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Subtlety Rogue
Season 4
18 characters
2105 - 2477

Welcome to Murlok.io's Subtlety Rogue PvP guide for 3v3 in World of Warcraft. This guide lists the best stats, races, talents, gear, embellishments, enchantments, and gems for patch 10.2.7, based on the character builds of the Top 50 Subtlety Rogues from Dragonflight Season 4 across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. This includes Ronka (Tichondrius US) , who is currently the highest-ranked with a rating of 2477.

Updated every 12 hours with the latest data from the Battle.net API , the guide also examines each character's last time played, specialization usage frequency, and equipment type to ensure greater accuracy.

Top Subtlety Rogues

  1. 1
    Ronka's character icon
    Ronka
    Tichondrius (US)
    493 ilvl
    2477
  2. 2
    Gojø's character icon
    Gojø
    Malganis (US)
    496 ilvl
    2466
  3. 3
    Racher's character icon
    Racher
    Dun Modr (EU)
    501 ilvl
    2443
  4. 4
    Jotena's character icon
    Jotena
    Tichondrius (US)
    494 ilvl
    2326
  5. 5
    Iso's character icon
    Iso
    Malganis (US)
    493 ilvl
    2323

Stat Priority

Stats are crucial attributes that directly influence a character's power in World of Warcraft. They not only determine the character's strength but also define the overall feel and playstyle. Stat bonuses can be found on various pieces of equipment, in consumables created by the Alchemy profession, certain foods, some enchantments , and gems .

It's important to note that each stat experiences diminishing returns once its equipped bonus reaches +20%. This means that optimizing a character's performance involves more than just maximizing each stat; it's about finding a balanced distribution. Here is the optimal way to balance Subtlety Rogue Secondary and Minor stats for 3v3.

Secondary Stats
+2459
24% Critical Strike
+311
2% Haste
+6725
109% Mastery
+6631
32% Versatility
  1. Mastery
  2. Versatility
  3. Critical Strike
  4. Haste
Minor Stats
+19
0% Avoidance
+0
5% Leech
+604
11% Speed
  1. Speed
  2. Avoidance
  3. Leech

Races

In World of Warcraft, each race comes with unique traits that enhance character abilities or improve in-game quality of life. Although these racial traits typically offer minor advantages, they can still provide a competitive edge in certain scenarios.

With Night Elf currently being the top race for Subtlety Rogues in 3v3, here are the other races that also stand out due to their advantageous traits.

  1. Night Elf race icon
    Night Elf
    10
  2. Orc race icon
    Orc
    7
  3. Human race icon
    Human
    1

Class Talents

Talents are the main element defining a character's build, significantly influencing the playstyle by adding, modifying, and enhancing character abilities and behaviors. They are crucial in shaping how a character functions in battle.

Class talents represent a common tree shared across all Rogue specializations. These talents provide foundational skills and enhancements that are essential and universal to the Rogue class. They offer a range of abilities that lay the groundwork for a Rogue's overall capabilities, regardless of the chosen specialization.

The following tree reproduces the in-game class talents disposition as a heatmap. Each color represents the usage frequency and general recommendation level of the talents:

  • Legendary : Represents the most frequently used talents. These are highly recommended for optimal performance.
  • Epic : Indicates talents that are widely used but offer flexibility for alternative choices. Useful in specific scenarios or personal preference.
  • Talents without color: Talents less commonly selected. They are typically chosen to fill necessary slots for advancing to the next tier and may not offer significant value in most situations.
Shiv
9
Blind
18
Cloak of Shadows
18
Evasion
18
Gouge
18
Shadowstep
18
Master Poisoner
18
Cheat Death
18
Blackjack
16
Improved Wound Poison
18
Nimble Fingers
0
Improved Sprint
18
Shadowrunner
18
Superior Mixture
14
Fleet Footed
18
Iron Stomach
0
Unbreakable Stride
11
Featherfoot
18
Rushed Setup
15
Subterfuge
18
Numbing Poison
0
Deadened Nerves
18
Graceful Guile
17
Stillshroud
1
Deadly Precision
18
Recuperator
5
Improved Ambush
18
Leeching Poison
15
Lethality
3
Acrobatic Strikes
3
Alacrity
18
Soothing Darkness
18
Vigor
15
Echoing Reprimand
0
Nightstalker
18
Thistle Tea
15
Cold Blood
3
Resounding Clarity
0
Deeper Stratagem
18
Shadow Dance
18

Specialization Talents

Specialization talents constitute a specialized tree, providing Subtlety Rogues with unique abilities and enhancements tailored to their combat style.

The following tree reproduces the in-game specialization talents disposition as a heatmap. Each color represents the usage frequency and general recommendation level of the talents:

  • Legendary : Represents the most frequently used talents. These are highly recommended for optimal performance.
  • Epic : Indicates talents that are widely used but offer flexibility for alternative choices. Useful in specific scenarios or personal preference.
  • Talents without color: Talents less commonly selected. They are typically chosen to fill necessary slots for advancing to the next tier and may not offer significant value in most situations.
Find Weakness
18
Improved Backstab
18
Shadow Blades
18
Improved Shuriken Storm
0
Shot in the Dark
18
Quick Decisions
18
Ephemeral Bond
18
Exhilarating Execution
0
Shrouded in Darkness
0
Without a Trace
18
Fade to Nothing
10
Night Terrors
0
Swift Death
0
Improved Shadow Techniques
18
Gloomblade
0
The First Dance
17
Secret Technique
18
Relentless Strikes
18
Silent Storm
0
Premeditation
16
Planned Execution
17
Improved Shadow Dance
18
Shadowed Finishers
18
Secret Stratagem
18
Replicating Shadows
4
Weaponmaster
7
Shadow Focus
12
Deepening Shadows
18
Veiltouched
17
Shuriken Tornado
0
Sepsis
16
Perforated Veins
2
Lingering Shadow
0
Deeper Daggers
17
Flagellation
3
Invigorating Shadowdust
18
Dark Shadow
18
Finality
16
The Rotten
2
Shadowcraft
0
Danse Macabre
18
Goremaw's Bite
2
Dark Brew
16

PvP Talents

PvP talents are specifically tailored for player-versus-player combat scenarios. Activated in arenas, battlegrounds, and the open world with war mode enabled, these talents are designed to optimize a Subtlety Rogue's performance in PvP encounters. They provide specialized enhancements and strategies that give players an edge in combat against other players, reflecting the unique demands of PvP gameplay.

The following tree reproduces the in-game pvp talents disposition as a heatmap. Each color represents the usage frequency and general recommendation level of the talents:

  • Legendary : Represents the most frequently used talents. These are highly recommended for optimal performance.
  • Epic : Indicates talents that are widely used but offer flexibility for alternative choices. Useful in specific scenarios or personal preference.
  • Talents without color: Talents less commonly selected. They are typically chosen to fill necessary slots for advancing to the next tier and may not offer significant value in most situations.
Veil of Midnight
6
Thief's Bargain
12
Shadowy Duel
17
Dagger in the Dark
0
Silhouette
0
Smoke Bomb
14
Maneuverability
0
Death from Above
0
Dismantle
3
Thick as Thieves
2
Distracting Mirage
0
Control is King
0

Best In Slot And Gear

Gear consists of items that directly determine a character's power level. It can be acquired from diverse sources: dungeon, raid, world drops, crafted through various professions, obtained from PvP vendors, or chosen as rewards from the Great Vault.

Each piece of gear significantly boosts a character's overall strength and capabilities. Here are the top items for Subtlety Rogues in 3v3, tailored for each equipment slot.

Head

  1. Life-Bound Cap item icon
    Life-Bound Cap
    9
  2. Peripheral Vision Projectors item icon
    Peripheral Vision Projectors
    6
  3. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Helm item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Helm
    2
  4. Draconic Aspirant's Leather Helm item icon
    Draconic Aspirant's Leather Helm
    1

Neck

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Amulet item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Amulet
    7
  2. Draconic Aspirant's Pendant item icon
    Draconic Aspirant's Pendant
    5
  3. Torc of Passed Time item icon
    Torc of Passed Time
    4
  4. Draconic Combatant's Jeweled Amulet item icon
    Draconic Combatant's Jeweled Amulet
    1
  5. Elemental Lariat item icon
    Elemental Lariat
    1

Shoulders

  1. Lurking Specter's Shoulderblades item set icon
    set
    Lurking Specter's Shoulderblades
    12
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Shoulderpads item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Shoulderpads
    4
  3. Draconic Aspirant's Leather Mantle item icon
    Draconic Aspirant's Leather Mantle
    1
  4. Life-Bound Shoulderpads item icon
    Life-Bound Shoulderpads
    1

Back

  1. Draconic Warmonger's Cape item icon
    Draconic Warmonger's Cape
    13
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Shawl item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Shawl
    4
  3. Draconic Warmonger's Drape item icon
    Draconic Warmonger's Drape
    1

Chest

  1. Lurking Specter's Brigandine item set icon
    set
    Lurking Specter's Brigandine
    18

Wrist

  1. Draconic Warmonger's Wraps item set icon
    set
    Draconic Warmonger's Wraps
    17
  2. Draconic Aspirant's Leather Armguards item icon
    Draconic Aspirant's Leather Armguards
    1

Hands

  1. Lurking Specter's Handgrips item set icon
    set
    Lurking Specter's Handgrips
    11
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Gloves item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Gloves
    5
  3. Draconic Aspirant's Leather Gloves item icon
    Draconic Aspirant's Leather Gloves
    1
  4. Draconic Warmonger's Handwraps item set icon
    set
    Draconic Warmonger's Handwraps
    1

Waist

  1. Draconic Warmonger's Belt item set icon
    set
    Draconic Warmonger's Belt
    16
  2. Draconic Aspirant's Leather Belt item icon
    Draconic Aspirant's Leather Belt
    1
  3. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Belt item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Belt
    1

Legs

  1. Lurking Specter's Tights item set icon
    set
    Lurking Specter's Tights
    17
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Legwraps item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Legwraps
    1

Feet

  1. Infurious Footwraps of Indemnity item icon
    Infurious Footwraps of Indemnity
    15
  2. Life-Bound Boots item icon
    Life-Bound Boots
    2
  3. Draconic Gladiator's Leather Boots item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Leather Boots
    1

Rings

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Signet item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Signet
    8
  2. Draconic Combatant's Jeweled Signet item icon
    Draconic Combatant's Jeweled Signet
    7
  3. Signet of Titanic Insight item icon
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    7
  4. Draconic Aspirant's Signet item icon
    Draconic Aspirant's Signet
    5
  5. Ring-Bound Hourglass item icon
    Ring-Bound Hourglass
    5

Trinkets

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity item set icon
    set
    Draconic Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity
    16
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Medallion item set icon
    set
    Draconic Gladiator's Medallion
    13
  3. Draconic Aspirant's Medallion item set icon
    set
    Draconic Aspirant's Medallion
    5
  4. Draconic Gladiator's Emblem item set icon
    set
    Draconic Gladiator's Emblem
    1
  5. Draconic Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity item set icon
    set
    Draconic Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity
    1

Main Hand

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Dagger item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Dagger
    13
  2. Cruel Dreamcarver item icon
    Cruel Dreamcarver
    3
  3. Fang of the Sundered Flame item icon
    Fang of the Sundered Flame
    2

Off Hand

  1. Draconic Warmonger's Cudgel item icon
    Draconic Warmonger's Cudgel
    8
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Dagger item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Dagger
    4
  3. Draconic Gladiator's Claws item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Claws
    3
  4. Cruel Dreamcarver item icon
    Cruel Dreamcarver
    1
  5. Draconic Warmonger's Dirk item icon
    Draconic Warmonger's Dirk
    1

Antique Bronze Bullion

Antique Bronze Bullion serves as a specialized currency in Dragonflight Season 4, enabling players to purchase specific items. Each item costs 2 bullions and can be upgraded to its maximum Mythic level.

Given that the acquisition of bullions is limited to 1 per week from defeating raid bosses and 2 from the Weekly Mythic Dungeons quest reward when available, here are the best items to buy to maximize your limited bullions.

  1. Seal of Filial Duty item icon
    Seal of Filial Duty
    1

Embellishments

Embellishments are unique effects that can be added to crafted items, either as predefined elements in recipes or through an optional embellishment reagent, creating embellished gear. These enhancements diversify and amplify characters' capabilities.

Given that only a maximum of 2 embellished items can be equipped at a time, here are the best embellishments for Subtlety Rogues in 3v3.

  1. Life-Bound Cap embellishment item icon
    Blue Silken Lining
    19
  2. Infurious Footwraps of Indemnity embellishment item icon
    Mettle
    15
  3. Elemental Lariat embellishment item icon
    Elemental Lariat
    1

Enchantments

Enchantments provide minor yet valuable enhancements to various items, including Head, Back, Chest, Wrist, Waist, Legs, Rings, Feet, Main Hand, and Off Hand.

Most enchantments are crafted via the Enchanting profession. However, Waist enchantments specifically require Blacksmithing, Legs enhancements are crafted by Leatherworkers, and Head enchantments come from the Incandescent Essence , a reward obtained through a quest in the Amirdrassil raid.

Enchantments are usually available at the auction house, making them accessible for upgrades. Here is a list of the top enchantments for Subtlety Rogues in 3v3, essential for optimizing combat effectiveness.

Back

  1. Homebound Speed enchantment icon
    Homebound Speed
    16
  2. +125 Speed enchantment icon
    +125 Speed
    1

Chest

  1. Waking Stats enchantment icon
    Waking Stats
    10
  2. Accelerated Agility enchantment icon
    Accelerated Agility
    7

Wrist

  1. +200 Speed enchantment icon
    +200 Speed
    15

Waist

  1. Shadowed Belt Clasp enchantment icon
    Shadowed Belt Clasp
    8

Legs

  1. Fierce Armor Kit enchantment icon
    Fierce Armor Kit
    16

Feet

  1. Plainsrunner's Breeze enchantment icon
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    16
  2. Rider's Reassurance enchantment icon
    Rider's Reassurance
    1

Rings

  1. +82 Mastery enchantment icon
    +82 Mastery
    33

Main Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion enchantment icon
    Sophic Devotion
    18

Off Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion enchantment icon
    Sophic Devotion
    17

Gems

Gems are crafted stones from the Jewelcrafting profession, typically offering stat bonuses to enhance your gear. These gems can be socketed into specific items such as Head, Neck, Wrist, Waist, and Rings. The presence of sockets on items is usually random upon their drop.

Notably, Neck items can be uniquely modified to have up to three sockets by using 3 Tiered Medallion Setting . Additionally, a single socket can be added to other eligible items with a Nature's Cradle , which requires 6 Aspects' Tokens of Merit obtained from the Great Vault.

Available through both the auction house and the crafting order system, the following are the top gem choices for Subtlety Rogues in 3v3.

  1. Zen Neltharite gem icon
    Zen Neltharite
    57
  2. Sensei's Neltharite gem icon
    Sensei's Neltharite
    20
  3. Skillful Illimited Diamond gem icon
    Skillful Illimited Diamond
    13
  4. Fractured Neltharite gem icon
    Fractured Neltharite
    4
  5. Zen Malygite gem icon
    Zen Malygite
    2