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Subtlety Rogue PvE Guide For Mythic+

Rogue class icon Subtlety Rogue specialization icon
Subtlety Rogue
Season 4
12 characters
2990 - 3374

Welcome to Murlok.io's Subtlety Rogue PvE guide for Mythic+ 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 堕落的鲁鲁修 (World Tree TW) , who is currently the highest-ranked with a rating of 3374.

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
    堕落的鲁鲁修's character icon
    堕落的鲁鲁修
    World Tree (TW)
    527 ilvl
    3374
  2. 2
    颠沛流离's character icon
    颠沛流离
    Arthas (TW)
    526 ilvl
    3326
  3. 3
    暴走的蛋炒饭's character icon
    暴走的蛋炒饭
    Shadowmoon (TW)
    528 ilvl
    3322
  4. 4
    곽뿡식's character icon
    곽뿡식
    Azshara (KR)
    527 ilvl
    3256
  5. 5
    Backstabjr's character icon
    Backstabjr
    Blackhand (EU)
    527 ilvl
    3253

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 Mythic+.

Secondary Stats
+3753
33% Critical Strike
+1452
9% Haste
+7818
121% Mastery
+6468
31% Versatility
  1. Mastery
  2. Versatility
  3. Critical Strike
  4. Haste
Minor Stats
+567
8% Avoidance
+143
1% Leech
+156
3% Speed
  1. Avoidance
  2. Speed
  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 Dwarf currently being the top race for Subtlety Rogues in Mythic+, here are the other races that also stand out due to their advantageous traits.

  1. Dwarf race icon
    Dwarf
    7
  2. Night Elf race icon
    Night Elf
    2
  3. Human race icon
    Human
    1
  4. Blood Elf race icon
    Blood Elf
    1
  5. Void Elf race icon
    Void Elf
    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
4
Blind
12
Cloak of Shadows
12
Evasion
12
Airborne Irritant
11
Shadowstep
12
Master Poisoner
10
Cheat Death
10
Tricks of the Trade
11
Improved Wound Poison
3
Nimble Fingers
12
Improved Sprint
12
Shadowrunner
12
Superior Mixture
0
Fleet Footed
12
Iron Stomach
10
Unbreakable Stride
0
Featherfoot
11
Rushed Setup
1
Subterfuge
12
Atrophic Poison
8
Deadened Nerves
10
Graceful Guile
12
Stillshroud
0
Deadly Precision
12
Recuperator
12
Improved Ambush
12
Leeching Poison
1
Lethality
11
Acrobatic Strikes
11
Alacrity
12
Soothing Darkness
12
Vigor
1
Echoing Reprimand
0
Nightstalker
12
Thistle Tea
0
Cold Blood
11
Resounding Clarity
0
Deeper Stratagem
12
Shadow Dance
12

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
12
Improved Backstab
11
Shadow Blades
12
Improved Shuriken Storm
11
Shot in the Dark
3
Quick Decisions
9
Ephemeral Bond
6
Exhilarating Execution
7
Shrouded in Darkness
3
Without a Trace
12
Fade to Nothing
7
Night Terrors
0
Swift Death
2
Improved Shadow Techniques
12
Gloomblade
2
Master of Shadows
2
Secret Technique
12
Relentless Strikes
12
Silent Storm
0
Premeditation
10
Planned Execution
9
Improved Shadow Dance
12
Shadowed Finishers
12
Secret Stratagem
12
Replicating Shadows
9
Weaponmaster
5
Shadow Focus
2
Deepening Shadows
12
Veiltouched
11
Shuriken Tornado
9
Inevitability
4
Perforated Veins
4
Lingering Shadow
0
Deeper Daggers
10
Flagellation
11
Invigorating Shadowdust
6
Dark Shadow
12
Finality
12
The Rotten
0
Shadowcraft
10
Danse Macabre
11
Goremaw's Bite
4
Dark Brew
7

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
9
Thief's Bargain
1
Shadowy Duel
5
Dagger in the Dark
4
Silhouette
3
Smoke Bomb
4
Maneuverability
4
Death from Above
1
Dismantle
2
Thick as Thieves
0
Distracting Mirage
0
Control is King
3

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 Mythic+, tailored for each equipment slot.

Head

  1. Life-Bound Cap item icon
    Life-Bound Cap
    4
  2. Crown of Roaring Storms item icon
    Crown of Roaring Storms
    3
  3. Peripheral Vision Projectors item icon
    Peripheral Vision Projectors
    3
  4. Hood of Perpetual Conflict item icon
    Hood of Perpetual Conflict
    1
  5. Violent Gravemask item icon
    Violent Gravemask
    1

Neck

  1. Custodian's Medallion of Delusion item icon
    Custodian's Medallion of Delusion
    6
  2. Magmorax's Fourth Collar item icon
    Magmorax's Fourth Collar
    3
  3. Ouroboreal Necklet item icon
    Ouroboreal Necklet
    1
  4. Torc of Passed Time item icon
    Torc of Passed Time
    1
  5. Ukhel Ancestry Beads item icon
    Ukhel Ancestry Beads
    1

Shoulders

  1. Lurking Specter's Shoulderblades item set icon
    set
    Lurking Specter's Shoulderblades
    12

Back

  1. Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl item icon
    Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl
    5
  2. Drape of the Dracthyr Trials item icon
    Drape of the Dracthyr Trials
    2
  3. Lurking Specter's Capelet item icon
    Lurking Specter's Capelet
    2
  4. Voice of the Silent Star item icon
    Voice of the Silent Star
    2
  5. Mammoth-Trainer's Drape item icon
    Mammoth-Trainer's Drape
    1

Chest

  1. Lurking Specter's Brigandine item set icon
    set
    Lurking Specter's Brigandine
    12

Wrist

  1. Life-Bound Bindings item icon
    Life-Bound Bindings
    8
  2. Cuffs of the Savage Serpent item icon
    Cuffs of the Savage Serpent
    2
  3. Ferocious Hyena Hidebinders item icon
    Ferocious Hyena Hidebinders
    1
  4. Needlessly Complex Wristguards item icon
    Needlessly Complex Wristguards
    1

Hands

  1. Lurking Specter's Handgrips item set icon
    set
    Lurking Specter's Handgrips
    12

Waist

  1. Fused Shale Waistband item icon
    Fused Shale Waistband
    3
  2. Life-Bound Belt item icon
    Life-Bound Belt
    3
  3. Vengeful Bladebeak Girdle item icon
    Vengeful Bladebeak Girdle
    2
  4. Watcher's Clasp of Purpose item icon
    Watcher's Clasp of Purpose
    2
  5. Bloody Dragonhide Belt item icon
    Bloody Dragonhide Belt
    1

Legs

  1. Lurking Specter's Tights item set icon
    set
    Lurking Specter's Tights
    12

Feet

  1. Flamebound Huntsman's Footpads item icon
    Flamebound Huntsman's Footpads
    3
  2. Life-Bound Boots item icon
    Life-Bound Boots
    3
  3. Galvanic Gaiters item icon
    Galvanic Gaiters
    2
  4. Tasseted Emberwalkers item icon
    Tasseted Emberwalkers
    2
  5. Ancient Rotwalkers item icon
    Ancient Rotwalkers
    1

Rings

  1. Seal of Diurna's Chosen item icon
    Seal of Diurna's Chosen
    10
  2. Signet of Titanic Insight item icon
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    6
  3. Seal of Filial Duty item icon
    Seal of Filial Duty
    4
  4. Bloodied Wedding Ring item icon
    Bloodied Wedding Ring
    3
  5. Stormrage Signet Ring item icon
    Stormrage Signet Ring
    1

Trinkets

  1. Ashes of the Embersoul item icon
    Ashes of the Embersoul
    12
  2. Manic Grieftorch item icon
    Manic Grieftorch
    11
  3. Irideus Fragment item icon
    Irideus Fragment
    1

Main Hand

  1. Cruel Dreamcarver item icon
    Cruel Dreamcarver
    9
  2. Enduring Shard of Terros item icon
    Enduring Shard of Terros
    1
  3. Fang of the Sundered Flame item icon
    Fang of the Sundered Flame
    1
  4. Hellsteel Mutilator item icon
    Hellsteel Mutilator
    1

Off Hand

  1. Enduring Shard of Terros item icon
    Enduring Shard of Terros
    3
  2. Hellsteel Mutilator item icon
    Hellsteel Mutilator
    3
  3. Fang of the Sundered Flame item icon
    Fang of the Sundered Flame
    2
  4. Primal Molten Shortblade item icon
    Primal Molten Shortblade
    2
  5. Cruel Dreamcarver item icon
    Cruel Dreamcarver
    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. Ashes of the Embersoul item icon
    Ashes of the Embersoul
    12
  2. Manic Grieftorch item icon
    Manic Grieftorch
    11
  3. Cruel Dreamcarver item icon
    Cruel Dreamcarver
    10
  4. Seal of Diurna's Chosen item icon
    Seal of Diurna's Chosen
    10
  5. Seal of Filial Duty item icon
    Seal of Filial Duty
    4

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 Mythic+.

  1. Life-Bound Bindings embellishment item icon
    Blue Silken Lining
    17
  2. Life-Bound Bindings embellishment item icon
    Roiling Shadowflame
    6
  3. Toxic Thorn Footwraps embellishment item icon
    Thriving Thorns
    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 Mythic+, essential for optimizing combat effectiveness.

Head

  1. Incandescent Essence enchantment icon
    Incandescent Essence
    12

Back

  1. Graceful Avoidance enchantment icon
    Graceful Avoidance
    9
  2. Regenerative Leech enchantment icon
    Regenerative Leech
    2
  3. Homebound Speed enchantment icon
    Homebound Speed
    1

Chest

  1. Waking Stats enchantment icon
    Waking Stats
    12

Wrist

  1. +200 Avoidance enchantment icon
    +200 Avoidance
    9
  2. +200 Speed enchantment icon
    +200 Speed
    2
  3. +200 Leech enchantment icon
    +200 Leech
    1

Waist

  1. Shadowed Belt Clasp enchantment icon
    Shadowed Belt Clasp
    10

Legs

  1. Fierce Armor Kit enchantment icon
    Fierce Armor Kit
    12

Feet

  1. Watcher's Loam enchantment icon
    Watcher's Loam
    10
  2. Plainsrunner's Breeze enchantment icon
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    2

Rings

  1. +82 Mastery enchantment icon
    +82 Mastery
    18
  2. +82 Critical Strike enchantment icon
    +82 Critical Strike
    3
  3. +82 Versatility enchantment icon
    +82 Versatility
    3

Main Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion enchantment icon
    Sophic Devotion
    11
  2. Wafting Devotion enchantment icon
    Wafting Devotion
    1

Off Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion enchantment icon
    Sophic Devotion
    9
  2. Wafting Devotion enchantment icon
    Wafting Devotion
    3

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 Mythic+.

  1. Zen Neltharite gem icon
    Zen Neltharite
    33
  2. Sensei's Neltharite gem icon
    Sensei's Neltharite
    16
  3. Skillful Illimited Diamond gem icon
    Skillful Illimited Diamond
    10
  4. Radiant Malygite gem icon
    Radiant Malygite
    5
  5. Zen Malygite gem icon
    Zen Malygite
    4