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Mythic+ 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 2538
Lowest rating 2323

Stat Priority

+836
35% Crit
+257
8% Hast
+353
44% Mast
+586
15% 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

    29
  2. Orc icon.
    O

    Orc

    6
  3. Night Elf icon.
    N

    Night Elf

    5
  4. Void Elf icon.
    V

    Void Elf

    3
  5. Undead icon.
    U

    Undead

    3

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

    42

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

  2. Mark of the Master Assassin legendary item icon.
    M

    Mark of the Master Assassin - Ring 1

    4

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

  3. Finality legendary item icon.
    F

    Finality - Chest

    3

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

  4. Mark of the Master Assassin legendary item icon.
    M

    Mark of the Master Assassin - Wrist

    1

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

Trinkets

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

  1. Phial of Putrefaction item icon.
    P

    Phial of Putrefaction

    47

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 agility
    +52 avoidance
    Effects
    Equip: Every 5 sec, your next melee ability applies Liquefying Ooze, dealing 2,475 Nature damage over 30 sec. Liquefying Ooze stacks up to 3 times. Stacking does not refresh the duration.
    Rank Mythic

  2. Salvaged Fusion Amplifier item icon.
    S

    Salvaged Fusion Amplifier

    11

    Ilvl 239
    Stats
    +87 agility
    Effects
    Use: Empower your weapons for 20 sec, causing your attacks to have a very high chance to deal 1,567 Arcane damage. (1 Min 30 Sec Cooldown)
    Rank Heroic

  3. Inscrutable Quantum Device item icon.
    I

    Inscrutable Quantum Device

    10

    Ilvl 252
    Stats
    +98 agility
    Effects
    Use: ??? (3 Min Cooldown)
    Rank Mythic

  4. Ticking Sack of Terror item icon.
    T

    Ticking Sack of Terror

    8

    Ilvl 233
    Stats
    +105 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Your melee attacks and abilities have a high chance to attach a Volatile Satchel onto your target. Upon reaching 3 stacks, or when removed, the Volatile Satchel detonates and deals 6,837 Fire damage.
    Rank Priceless Mythic

  5. Soul Cage Fragment item icon.
    S

    Soul Cage Fragment

    7

    Ilvl 233
    Stats
    +105 mastery
    Effects
    Equip: Your abilities have a chance to increase your Agility by 185 for 15 sec.

Gems

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

  1. Deadly Jewel Cluster icon.
    D

    Deadly Jewel Cluster

    71

    +16 Critical Strike

  2. Versatile Jewel Cluster icon.
    V

    Versatile Jewel Cluster

    45

    +16 Versatility

  3. Masterful Jewel Cluster icon.
    M

    Masterful Jewel Cluster

    7

    +16 Mastery

  4. Leviathan's Eye of Agility icon.
    L

    Leviathan's Eye of Agility

    5

    +7 Agility

  5. Quick Jewel Cluster icon.
    Q

    Quick Jewel Cluster

    4

    +16 Haste

Domination Shards

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

  1. Foreboding Shard of Dyz icon.
    F

    Foreboding Shard of Dyz

    23

    |CFF20ff20Damaging a target increases your damage done to that target by 0.44% for 4 sec, stacking up to 3 times.|R

  2. Foreboding Shard of Zed icon.
    F

    Foreboding Shard of Zed

    17

    |CFF20ff20Your helpful spells and abilities have a chance to grant your target an Unholy Aura, draining 297 health from nearby enemies every 2 sec for 10 sec.|R

  3. Portentous Shard of Dyz icon.
    P

    Portentous Shard of Dyz

    13

    |CFF20ff20Damaging a target increases your damage done to that target by 0.50% for 4 sec, stacking up to 3 times.|R

  4. Desolate Shard of Bek icon.
    D

    Desolate Shard of Bek

    10

    |CFF20ff20Your damage is increased by 2.3% when you have 50% or more health than your target.|R

  5. Foreboding Shard of Oth icon.
    F

    Foreboding Shard of Oth

    10

    |CFF20ff20Your Speed is increased by 45|R

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

    38

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Avoidance

  2. Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Fortified Leech

    5

    Enchanted: +20 Stamina & +30 Leech

  3. Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Cloak - Soul Vitality

    3

    Enchanted: +30 Stamina

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

    28

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +30

  2. Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Eternal Skirmish

    18

    Enchanted: Eternal Skirmish

  3. Enchant Chest - Sacred Stats enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Chest - Sacred Stats

    1

    Enchanted: Primary Stats +20

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

    17

    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

    6

    Enchanted: +15 Strength

  2. Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering

    1

    Enchanted: Shadowlands Gathering

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 Critical Strike enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Critical Strike

    59

    Enchanted: +16 Critical Strike

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Versatility

    28

    Enchanted: +16 Versatility

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

    Enchant Ring - Tenet of Mastery

    8

    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

    49

    Enchanted: Celestial Guidance

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

    40

    Enchanted: Sinful Revelation

  2. Enchant Weapon - Lightless Force enchantment icon.
    E

    Enchant Weapon - Lightless Force

    11

    Enchanted: Lightless Force

Talents

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

    1. Premeditation talent icon.
      P
      28

      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.

    2. Weaponmaster talent icon.
      W
      22

      Weaponmaster

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

    3. Gloomblade talent icon.
      G
      0

      Gloomblade

      Punctures your target with your shadow-infused blade for 682 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
      47

      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
      3

      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
      46

      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
      4

      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
      22

      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
      16

      Shot in the Dark

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

    3. Night Terrors talent icon.
      N
      12

      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
      31

      Shuriken Tornado

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

    2. Master of Shadows talent icon.
      M
      19

      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 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: 1,071 total damage 3 points: 1,566 total damage 4 points: 2,123 total damage 5 points: 2,587 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

    42

  2. Shadowy Duel PvP talent icon.
    S

    Shadowy Duel

    34

  3. Maneuverability PvP talent icon.
    M

    Maneuverability

    21

  4. Dagger in the Dark PvP talent icon.
    D

    Dagger in the Dark

    16

  5. Thief's Bargain PvP talent icon.
    T

    Thief's Bargain

    6

Covenant

Kyrian icon.
K
0
Kyri
Necrolord icon.
N
3
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. Necrolord
  3. Kyrian
  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

    46

    The traits to use with Theotar The Mad Duke are:

    1. 46

      Soothing Shade

    2. 45

      Token of Appreciation

    3. 39

      Party Favors

    4. 29

      Life is but an Appetizer

    5. 27

      Watch the Shoes!

    6. 23

      Exquisite Ingredients

    7. 23

      Life of the Party

    8. 19

      Leisurely Gait

    9. 17

      It's Always Tea Time

    10. 1

      Wasteland Propriety

  2. Bonesmith Heirmir icon.
    B

    Bonesmith Heirmir

    1

    The traits to use with Bonesmith Heirmir are:

    1. 1

      Carver's Eye

    2. 1

      Forgeborne Reveries

    3. 1

      Heirmir's Arsenal: Marrowed Gemstone

    4. 1

      Resourceful Fleshcrafting

    5. 1

      Runeforged Spurs

  3. Emeni icon.
    E

    Emeni

    1

    The traits to use with Emeni are:

    1. 1

      Emeni's Magnificent Skin

    2. 1

      Gristled Toes

    3. 1

      Hearth Kidneystone

    4. 1

      Lead by Example

    5. 1

      Pustule Eruption

    6. 1

      Resilient Stitching

  4. Nadjia The Mistblade icon.
    N

    Nadjia The Mistblade

    1

    The traits to use with Nadjia The Mistblade are:

    1. 1

      Agent of Chaos

    2. 1

      Dauntless Duelist

    3. 1

      Friends in Low Places

    4. 1

      Sinful Preservation

    5. 1

      Thrill Seeker

  5. Plague Deviser Marileth icon.
    P

    Plague Deviser Marileth

    1

    The traits to use with Plague Deviser Marileth are:

    1. 1

      Plagueborn Cleansing Slime

    2. 1

      Plaguey's Preemptive Strike

    3. 1

      Ultimate Form

    4. 1

      Undulating Maneuvers

    5. 1

      Volatile Solvent

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

    48

  2. Lashing Scars conduit icon.
    L

    Lashing Scars

    46

  3. Planned Execution conduit icon.
    P

    Planned Execution

    25

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

    40

  2. Nimble Fingers conduit icon.
    N

    Nimble Fingers

    34

  3. Condensed Anima Sphere conduit icon.
    C

    Condensed Anima Sphere

    21

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

    25

  2. Prepared for All conduit icon.
    P

    Prepared for All

    12

  3. Fade to Nothing conduit icon.
    F

    Fade to Nothing

    4