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 3865
Lowest rating 3586

Stat Priority

+991
40% Crit
+115
4% Hast
+322
42% Mast
+933
23% 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

    40
  2. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    4
  3. Night Elf icon.
    N

    Night Elf

    2
  4. Dwarf icon.
    D

    Dwarf

    2
  5. Undead icon.
    U

    Undead

    1

Legendary

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

  1. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Waist

    29

    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.

  2. Finality legendary item icon.
    F

    Finality - Chest

    24

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

  3. Finality legendary item icon.
    F

    Finality - Back

    20

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

  4. Unity legendary item icon.
    U

    Unity - Head

    5

    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 - Wrist

    5

    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 50 highest rated Subtlety Rogues in Mythic+, the trinkets to use are:

  1. Cache of Acquired Treasures item icon.
    C

    Cache of Acquired Treasures

    45

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 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 Mythic

  2. Phial of Putrefaction item icon.
    P

    Phial of Putrefaction

    23

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 agility
    Effects
    Equip: Every 5 sec, your next melee ability applies Liquefying Ooze, dealing 3,034 Nature damage over 30 sec. Liquefying Ooze stacks up to 3 times. Stacking does not refresh the duration.
    Rank Mythic

  3. Earthbreaker's Impact item icon.
    E

    Earthbreaker's Impact

    12

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 agility
    Effects
    Use: Cause the ground to quake beneath your feet, dealing 23,967 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 3,423 Nature damage to all nearby enemies. (3 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

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

    So'leah's Secret Technique

    12

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 agility
    Effects
    Use: Select a player in your party or raid, granting them 18 of their highest secondary stat, and granting you 113 of that same stat, for 30 min.
    Rank Mythic

  5. Elegy of the Eternals item icon.
    E

    Elegy of the Eternals

    6

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +125 agility
    Effects
    Equip: Weep before the Eternals, dedicating yourself to their service. Gain 121 of your highest secondary stat, and grant 10% of this bonus to any party members who also serve your covenant.
    Rank 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 Nightwings item icon.
    S

    Soulblade Nightwings

    50

    Ilvl 285
    Stats
    +106 agility
    +227 stamina
    +91 versatility
    +47 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

  2. Soulblade Leggings item icon.
    S

    Soulblade Leggings

    50

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +132 agility
    +279 stamina
    +62 critical-strike
    +117 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 Guise item icon.
    S

    Soulblade Guise

    44

    Ilvl 278
    Stats
    +132 agility
    +279 stamina
    +103 critical-strike
    +77 versatility
    +77 indestructible
    Gem
    +16 Critical Strike
    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

  4. Soulblade Grasps item icon.
    S

    Soulblade Grasps

    42

    Ilvl 285
    Stats
    +106 agility
    +227 stamina
    +40 haste
    +98 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

  5. Soulblade Leathers item icon.
    S

    Soulblade Leathers

    21

    Ilvl 285
    Stats
    +141 agility
    +303 stamina
    +128 critical-strike
    +56 haste
    Enchant
    Eternal Skirmish
    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 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

    150

    +16 Versatility

  2. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    78

    +16 Critical Strike

  3. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    10

    +16 Mastery

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

    44

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Speed

    3

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & Minor Speed Increase

  3. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech

    2

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Leech

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

    42

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish

    8

    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

    26

    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 - Eternal Strength enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Eternal Strength

    9

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

  2. Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering

    2

    Enchanted: Shadowlands Gathering

  3. Enchant Gloves - Strength of Soul enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Strength of Soul

    1

    Enchanted: +10 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

    50

    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

    63

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike

    34

    Enchanted: +16 Critical Strike

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    3

    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 - Celestial Guidance enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Celestial Guidance

    50

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

  2. Enchant Weapon - Lightless Force enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Lightless Force

    1

    Enchanted: Lightless Force

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 - Sinful Revelation enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Sinful Revelation

    49

    Enchanted: Sinful Revelation

Talents

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

    1. Weaponmaster talent icon.
      W
      49

      Weaponmaster

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

    2. Premeditation talent icon.
      P
      1

      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 693 Shadow damage, bypassing armor. Critical strikes apply Find Weakness for 6 sec. Awards 1 combo point.

    1. Shadow Focus talent icon.
      S
      49

      Shadow Focus

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

    2. Nightstalker talent icon.
      N
      1

      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
      49

      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
      1

      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. Cheat Death talent icon.
      C
      48

      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
      1

      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
      28

      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
      15

      Shot in the Dark

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

    3. Night Terrors talent icon.
      N
      7

      Night Terrors

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

    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
      45

      Shuriken Tornado

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

    2. Master of Shadows talent icon.
      M
      5

      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 : 533 total damage 2 points: 1,058 total damage 3 points: 1,623 total damage 4 points: 2,166 total damage 5 points: 2,712 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

    38

  2. Shadowy Duel PvP talent icon.
    S

    Shadowy Duel

    33

  3. Maneuverability PvP talent icon.
    M

    Maneuverability

    22

  4. Dismantle PvP talent icon.
    D

    Dismantle

    15

  5. Dagger in the Dark PvP talent icon.
    D

    Dagger in the Dark

    9

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
3
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
0
Necr
Night Fae icon.
N
0
Nigh
Venthyr icon.
V
47
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. Necrolord
  4. Night Fae

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

    47

    The traits to use with Theotar The Mad Duke are:

    1. 47

      Party Favors

    2. 47

      Soothing Shade

    3. 47

      Token of Appreciation

    4. 43

      Life is but an Appetizer

    5. 40

      Leisurely Gait

    6. 26

      Life of the Party

    7. 21

      Exquisite Ingredients

    8. 7

      Watch the Shoes!

    9. 4

      It's Always Tea Time

  2. Forgelite Prime Mikanikos icon.
    F

    Forgelite Prime Mikanikos

    3

    The traits to use with Forgelite Prime Mikanikos are:

    1. 3

      Bron's Call to Action

    2. 3

      Effusive Anima Accelerator

    3. 3

      Forgelite Filter

    4. 3

      Regenerating Materials

    5. 3

      Soulglow Spectrometer

    6. 3

      Soulsteel Clamps

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

    50

  2. Lashing Scars conduit icon.
    L

    Lashing Scars

    47

  3. Planned Execution conduit icon.
    P

    Planned Execution

    41

endurance conduits

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

  1. Nimble Fingers conduit icon.
    N

    Nimble Fingers

    46

  2. Recuperator conduit icon.
    R

    Recuperator

    40

  3. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    12

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

    41

  2. Prepared for All conduit icon.
    P

    Prepared for All

    3

  3. Rushed Setup conduit icon.
    R

    Rushed Setup

    3