mm+ Subtlety Rogue

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This is a guide about how to build Subtlety 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 Subtlety Rogue
Activity Mythic+
Number of players 50
Highest rating 3100
Lowest rating 2423

Stat Priority

+1037
40% Crit
+255
8% Hast
+325
42% Mast
+950
24% Vers

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

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

Race

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

  1. Blood Elf icon.
    B

    Blood Elf

    17
  2. Night Elf icon.
    N

    Night Elf

    9
  3. Human icon.
    H

    Human

    6
  4. Void Elf icon.
    V

    Void Elf

    5
  5. Undead icon.
    U

    Undead

    4

Legendary

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

  1. Finality legendary item icon.
    F

    Finality - Back

    37

    Eviscerate, Rupture, and Black Powder increase the damage of your next use of the finishing move by 25%.

  2. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Neck

    14

    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.

  3. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Wrist

    13

    Gain the legendary effect of Resounding Clarity: Echoing Reprimand now animacharges 4 combo points.

  4. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Waist

    8

    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.

  5. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Ring

    8

    Gain the legendary effect of Resounding Clarity: Echoing Reprimand now animacharges 4 combo points.

Trinkets

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

  1. Cache of Acquired Treasures item icon.
    C

    Cache of Acquired Treasures

    33

    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

  2. Thundertower's Targeting Reticle item icon.
    T

    Thundertower's Targeting Reticle

    12

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +160 agility
    +141 versatility
    Rank Mythic

  3. Eye of Command item icon.
    E

    Eye of Command

    12

    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

  4. Decanter of Endless Howling item icon.
    D

    Decanter of Endless Howling

    7

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +141 critical-strike
    Effects
    Equip: Your critical hits have a chance to increase your Agility by 573 for 15 sec. If you are below 50% health when this occurs, you also heal for 12,003 over 6 sec.
    Rank Fated Mythic

  5. Earthbreaker's Impact item icon.
    E

    Earthbreaker's Impact

    6

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +160 agility
    Effects
    Use: Cause the ground to quake beneath your feet, dealing 34,107 Nature damage split between all nearby enemies over 12 sec. Damage increased per target hit. While quaking, you can sense nearby tectonic weak points. Moving over a weak point will deal an additional 4,872 Nature damage to all nearby enemies. (3 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Fated Mythic

Tier Set

Based on the gear observed on the 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in Mythic+, the tier set items to use are:

  1. Soulblade Leggings item icon.
    S

    Soulblade Leggings

    50

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +179 agility
    +411 stamina
    +71 critical-strike
    +132 versatility
    Set
    Set: Shadowstrike has a 15% chance to grant Shadow Blades for 5 sec.
    Set: Your finishing moves have a 3% chance per combo point to cast Shadowstrike at up to 5 enemies within 15 yards.
    Rank Fated Mythic

  2. Soulblade Guise item icon.
    S

    Soulblade Guise

    50

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +168 agility
    +379 stamina
    +113 critical-strike
    +85 versatility
    +85 speed
    Gem
    +16 Versatility
    Set
    Set: Shadowstrike has a 15% chance to grant Shadow Blades for 5 sec.
    Set: Your finishing moves have a 3% chance per combo point to cast Shadowstrike at up to 5 enemies within 15 yards.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Soulblade Nightwings item icon.
    S

    Soulblade Nightwings

    49

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +135 agility
    +308 stamina
    +100 versatility
    +52 mastery
    Set
    Set: Shadowstrike has a 15% chance to grant Shadow Blades for 5 sec.
    Set: Your finishing moves have a 3% chance per combo point to cast Shadowstrike at up to 5 enemies within 15 yards.
    Rank Fated Mythic

  4. Soulblade Leathers item icon.
    S

    Soulblade Leathers

    45

    Ilvl 311
    Stats
    +179 agility
    +411 stamina
    +141 critical-strike
    +61 haste
    Enchant
    Primary Stats +30
    Reinforced (+32 Stamina)
    Set
    Set: Shadowstrike has a 15% chance to grant Shadow Blades for 5 sec.
    Set: Your finishing moves have a 3% chance per combo point to cast Shadowstrike at up to 5 enemies within 15 yards.
    Rank Fated Mythic

  5. Soulblade Grasps item icon.
    S

    Soulblade Grasps

    17

    Ilvl 304
    Stats
    +126 agility
    +284 stamina
    +43 haste
    +105 mastery
    Set
    Set: Shadowstrike has a 15% chance to grant Shadow Blades for 5 sec.
    Set: Your finishing moves have a 3% chance per combo point to cast Shadowstrike at up to 5 enemies within 15 yards.
    Rank Mythic

Gems

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

  1. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    138

    +16 Versatility

  2. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    32

    +16 Critical Strike

  3. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    7

    +16 Mastery

  4. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    6

    +16 Haste

  5. Leviathan's Eye of Agility icon.
    L

    Leviathan's Eye of Agility

    2

    +7 Agility

Back Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Avoidance

    30

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech

    9

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Leech

  3. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    7

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

Chest Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Stats

    41

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish

    5

    Enchanted: Eternal Skirmish

Wrist Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Bracers - Shaded Hearthing

    20

    Enchanted: Shaded Hearthing

Hands Enchantment

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

  1. Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering

    9

    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 Subtlety Rogues in Mythic+, the enchantments to use on the Feet item are:

  1. Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Boots - Eternal Agility

    49

    Enchanted: +15 Agility

Ring Enchantment

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

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    70

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike

    14

    Enchanted: +16 Critical Strike

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    10

    Enchanted: +16 Mastery

Main Hand Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Subtlety 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

    50

    Enchanted: Sinful Revelation

Off Hand Enchantment

Based on the enchantments observed on the gear of the 50 highest rated Subtlety 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

    50

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

Talents

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

    1. Weaponmaster talent icon.
      W
      50

      Weaponmaster

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

    2. Premeditation talent icon.
      P
      0

      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.

    3. Gloomblade talent icon.
      G
      0

      Gloomblade

      Punctures your target with your shadow-infused blade for 684 Shadow damage, bypassing armor. Critical strikes apply Find Weakness for 6 sec. Awards 1 combo point.

    1. Shadow Focus talent icon.
      S
      48

      Shadow Focus

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

    2. Nightstalker talent icon.
      N
      2

      Nightstalker

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

    3. Subterfuge talent icon.
      S
      0

      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.

    1. Deeper Stratagem talent icon.
      D
      50

      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. Vigor talent icon.
      V
      0

      Vigor

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

    3. Marked for Death talent icon.
      M
      0

      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
      49

      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. Soothing Darkness talent icon.
      S
      1

      Soothing Darkness

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

    3. Elusiveness talent icon.
      E
      0

      Elusiveness

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

    1. Prey on the Weak talent icon.
      P
      24

      Prey on the Weak

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

    2. Night Terrors talent icon.
      N
      19

      Night Terrors

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

    3. Shot in the Dark talent icon.
      S
      7

      Shot in the Dark

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

    1. Enveloping Shadows talent icon.
      E
      50

      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
      0

      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. Shuriken Tornado talent icon.
      S
      35

      Shuriken Tornado

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

    2. Master of Shadows talent icon.
      M
      15

      Master of Shadows

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

    3. 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 : 536 total damage 2 points: 1,052 total damage 3 points: 1,561 total damage 4 points: 2,093 total damage 5 points: 2,710 total damage Cooldown is reduced by 1 sec for every combo point you spend.

PvP Talents

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

  1. Smoke Bomb PvP talent icon.
    S

    Smoke Bomb

    33

  2. Shadowy Duel PvP talent icon.
    S

    Shadowy Duel

    28

  3. Dismantle PvP talent icon.
    D

    Dismantle

    24

  4. Maneuverability PvP talent icon.
    M

    Maneuverability

    23

  5. Dagger in the Dark PvP talent icon.
    D

    Dagger in the Dark

    12

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
7
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
0
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
1
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
42
Vent

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

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

Soulbind

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

  1. Theotar The Mad Duke icon.
    T

    Theotar The Mad Duke

    39

    The traits to use with Theotar The Mad Duke are:

    1. 39

      Party Favors

    2. 39

      Soothing Shade

    3. 39

      Token of Appreciation

    4. 28

      Leisurely Gait

    5. 27

      Life is but an Appetizer

    6. 26

      Exquisite Ingredients

    7. 13

      Life of the Party

    8. 12

      It's Always Tea Time

    9. 11

      Watch the Shoes!

  2. Forgelite Prime Mikanikos icon.
    F

    Forgelite Prime Mikanikos

    6

    The traits to use with Forgelite Prime Mikanikos are:

    1. 6

      Bron's Call to Action

    2. 6

      Effusive Anima Accelerator

    3. 6

      Forgelite Filter

    4. 6

      Regenerating Materials

    5. 6

      Soulglow Spectrometer

    6. 6

      Soulsteel Clamps

  3. Nadjia The Mistblade icon.
    N

    Nadjia The Mistblade

    2

    The traits to use with Nadjia The Mistblade are:

    1. 2

      Agent of Chaos

    2. 2

      Familiar Predicaments

    3. 2

      Fatal Flaw

    4. 2

      Friends in Low Places

    5. 2

      Sinful Preservation

    6. 2

      Thrill Seeker

  4. General Draven icon.
    G

    General Draven

    1

    The traits to use with General Draven are:

    1. 1

      Battlefield Presence

    2. 1

      Built for War

    3. 1

      Expedition Leader

    4. 1

      Move As One

    5. 1

      Regenerative Stone Skin

    6. 1

      Service In Stone

  5. Niya icon.
    N

    Niya

    1

    The traits to use with Niya are:

    1. 1

      Bonded Hearts

    2. 1

      Called Shot

    3. 1

      Grove Invigoration

    4. 1

      Nature's Splendor

    5. 1

      Niya's Tools: Poison

    6. 1

      Run Without Tiring

potency conduits

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

  1. Deeper Daggers conduit icon.
    D

    Deeper Daggers

    47

  2. Lashing Scars conduit icon.
    L

    Lashing Scars

    42

  3. Planned Execution conduit icon.
    P

    Planned Execution

    28

endurance conduits

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

  1. Recuperator conduit icon.
    R

    Recuperator

    44

  2. Nimble Fingers conduit icon.
    N

    Nimble Fingers

    34

  3. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    16

finesse conduits

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

  1. Quick Decisions conduit icon.
    Q

    Quick Decisions

    35

  2. Prepared for All conduit icon.
    P

    Prepared for All

    9

  3. Rushed Setup conduit icon.
    R

    Rushed Setup

    8