Solo Shuffle Subtlety Rogue

Subtlety Rogue
Season 3
50 characters
2402 - 2751

This guide is dedicated to building a PvP Subtlety Rogue equipped to prevail in Solo Shuffle in World of Warcraft Dragonflight 10.2.5. It is based on an analysis of the top 50 characters from Season 3 across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions, including Avidance from Wrathbringer (EU) — currently ranked as the best Subtlety Rogue in Solo Shuffle.

The guide covers stat priority, the most effective races, widely used talents, the best equipment, as well as the ideal embellishments, enchantments, and gems for a Subtlety Rogue. To ensure better accuracy, it checks each character's last time played, specialization usage frequency, and equipment type. Updated every 12 hours, it ensures the most current and effective builds are always at your fingertips.

Top Subtlety Rogues

  1. 1
    Avidance
    Wrathbringer (EU)
    458 ilvl
    2751
  2. 2
    Kamehameháme
    Stormscale (EU)
    456 ilvl
    2703
  3. 3
    Kalvish
    Dalaran (US)
    459 ilvl
    2678
  4. 4
    Ronka
    Thunderlord (US)
    463 ilvl
    2675
  5. 5
    Tea
    Undermine (US)
    481 ilvl
    2658

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 Solo Shuffle.

Secondary Stats
+2825
26% Critical Strike
+19
0% Haste
+5851
98% Mastery
+5691
28% Versatility
  1. Mastery
  2. Versatility
  3. Critical Strike
  4. Haste
Minor Stats
+24
0% Avoidance
+32
4% Leech
+632
12% Speed
  1. Speed
  2. Leech
  3. Avoidance

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 Solo Shuffle, here are the other races that also stand out due to their advantageous traits.

  1. Night Elf
    21
  2. Orc
    21
  3. Human
    4
  4. Kul Tiran
    2
  5. Dark Iron Dwarf
    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
21
Blind
50
Cloak of Shadows
50
Evasion
50
Gouge
50
Shadowstep
50
Master Poisoner
50
Cheat Death
47
Blackjack
50
Improved Wound Poison
49
Nimble Fingers
3
Improved Sprint
50
Shadowrunner
50
Superior Mixture
37
Fleet Footed
50
Iron Stomach
2
Unbreakable Stride
29
Featherfoot
50
Rushed Setup
41
Subterfuge
48
Numbing Poison
0
Deadened Nerves
50
Graceful Guile
49
Stillshroud
1
Deadly Precision
49
Recuperator
22
Improved Ambush
50
Leeching Poison
38
Lethality
12
Acrobatic Strikes
13
Alacrity
47
Soothing Darkness
50
Vigor
38
Echoing Reprimand
9
Nightstalker
50
Thistle Tea
38
Cold Blood
6
Reverberation
9
Deeper Stratagem
47
Shadow Dance
50

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
50
Improved Backstab
50
Shadow Blades
50
Improved Shuriken Storm
3
Shot in the Dark
47
Quick Decisions
50
Ephemeral Bond
50
Exhilarating Execution
0
Shrouded in Darkness
1
Without a Trace
50
Fade to Nothing
32
Night Terrors
0
Swift Death
1
Improved Shadow Techniques
50
Gloomblade
1
The First Dance
44
Secret Technique
50
Relentless Strikes
50
Silent Storm
0
Premeditation
34
Planned Execution
47
Improved Shadow Dance
50
Shadowed Finishers
50
Secret Stratagem
50
Replicating Shadows
14
Weaponmaster
22
Shadow Focus
37
Deepening Shadows
50
Veiltouched
50
Shuriken Tornado
0
Sepsis
38
Perforated Veins
12
Lingering Shadow
0
Deeper Daggers
43
Flagellation
10
Invigorating Shadowdust
50
Dark Shadow
50
Finality
47
The Rotten
13
Shadowcraft
1
Danse Macabre
50
Goremaw's Bite
6
Dark Brew
36

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
26
Thief's Bargain
28
Shadowy Duel
49
Dagger in the Dark
0
Silhouette
0
Smoke Bomb
39
Maneuverability
0
Death from Above
0
Dismantle
8
Thick as Thieves
0
Distracting Mirage
0
Control is King
0

Equipment

Equipment directly determines a character's power level in World of Warcraft. These items are acquired from diverse sources: they can drop in dungeons and raids, be discovered across the world, be crafted through various professions, obtained from PvP vendors, or chosen as rewards from the Great Vault.

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

Head

  1. Life-Bound Cap
    30
  2. Peripheral Vision Projectors
    16
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Leather Helm
    3
  4. set
    Lucid Shadewalker's Deathmask
    1

Neck

  1. Torc of Passed Time
    41
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Amulet
    8
  3. Verdant Combatant's Jeweled Amulet
    1

Shoulders

  1. set
    Lucid Shadewalker's Bladed Spaulders
    43
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Leather Shoulderpads
    5
  3. Life-Bound Shoulderpads
    2

Back

  1. Hellbloom Cape
    26
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Shawl
    19
  3. Vibrant Wildercloth Shawl
    4
  4. Hellbloom Drape
    1

Chest

  1. set
    Lucid Shadewalker's Cuirass
    36
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Leather Jerkin
    9
  3. Life-Bound Chestpiece
    4
  4. set
    Hellbloom Jerkin
    1

Wrist

  1. set
    Hellbloom Wraps
    25
  2. Life-Bound Bindings
    12
  3. Needlessly Complex Wristguards
    7
  4. Verdant Gladiator's Leather Wristguards
    5
  5. Primordial Serpent's Bindings
    1

Hands

  1. set
    Lucid Shadewalker's Clawgrips
    50

Waist

  1. set
    Hellbloom Belt
    23
  2. Life-Bound Belt
    21
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Leather Belt
    4
  4. Lucid Shadewalker's Baldric
    2

Legs

  1. set
    Lucid Shadewalker's Chausses
    42
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Leather Legwraps
    6
  3. Life-Bound Trousers
    2

Feet

  1. Infurious Footwraps of Indemnity
    50

Rings

  1. Signet of Titanic Insight
    45
  2. Ring-Bound Hourglass
    43
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Signet
    9
  4. Anthia's Ring
    1
  5. Verdant Aspirant's Signet
    1

Trinkets

  1. set
    Verdant Gladiator's Medallion
    49
  2. set
    Verdant Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity
    48
  3. set
    Verdant Gladiator's Emblem
    2
  4. My'das Talisman
    1

Main Hand

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Dagger
    47
  2. Primal Molten Shortblade
    2
  3. Hellbloom Dirk
    1

Off Hand

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Dagger
    20
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Claws
    16
  3. Hellbloom Cudgel
    11
  4. Primal Molten Shortblade
    2
  5. Betrayer's Cinderblade
    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 Solo Shuffle.

  1. Blue Silken Lining
    50
  2. Mettle
    50

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 Solo Shuffle, essential for optimizing combat effectiveness.

Head

  1. Incandescent Essence
    4

Back

  1. Homebound Speed
    44
  2. +125 Speed
    3
  3. Regenerative Leech
    3

Chest

  1. Waking Stats
    31
  2. Accelerated Agility
    19

Wrist

  1. +200 Speed
    45
  2. +200 Avoidance
    1
  3. +200 Leech
    1

Hands

  1. Enchant Gloves - Legion Surveying
    1

Waist

  1. Shadowed Belt Clasp
    34
  2. Shadowed Belt Clasp
    1

Legs

  1. Fierce Armor Kit
    43
  2. Frosted Armor Kit
    4
  3. Fierce Armor Kit
    1

Feet

  1. Plainsrunner's Breeze
    46
  2. Plainsrunner's Breeze
    2
  3. Watcher's Loam
    2

Rings

  1. +82 Mastery
    92
  2. +82 Critical Strike
    4
  3. +82 Versatility
    4

Main Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion
    50

Off Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion
    49
  2. Earthen Writ
    1

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 Solo Shuffle.

  1. Zen Neltharite
    175
  2. Sensei's Neltharite
    83
  3. Fractured Neltharite
    50
  4. Skillful Illimited Diamond
    28
  5. Zen Malygite
    21