PvE Assassination Rogue Rotation, Cooldowns, & Abilities

pve tbc assassination rogue rotation, cooldowns & abilities

In this section we will cover the rotation for Assassination Rogues in TBC Classic. Admittedly, it is a pretty basic rotation.

The main abilities Assassination Rogues will be using in their rotation are:

First, we’ll want to ensure that our weapons have Deadly Poison applied. At this time, if you have a Shaman with Windfury Totem, it does override the Poison on your Main-Hand weapon, so making sure that Deadly Poison is applied to your Off-Hand weapon in this case is important. Without a Shaman, you want to ensure BOTH weapons have Deadly Poison applied to them.

We’ll begin the encounter in Stealth, allowing for our opening ability to be Garrote to apply the Damage-over-Time (DoT) effect.

To generate combo points we will be using Mutilate.

After 3-5 combo points, we’ll want to use Slice and Dice.

At 5 combo points, use Rupture and aim to have this maintained throughout the entire fight.

Only if Deadly Poison is about to fall off the target, you can use Shiv.


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