Hey guys and gals!
Been an avid viewer of MMO-Champion for a long time just not ever created an account until now!
I'm at logger heads at present though, I've been playing a Rogue and a Priest since vanilla and up until lately, only ever raided with my Priest. Who is now and has been an alt since WoTLK. Since I PvPed mostly with my rogue though, pushing for a change of scenery for raiding with him.
My Rogue is called Sildrae and I'm from the server; The Maelstrom. A link to my character is eu.battle .net/wow/en/character/the-maelstrom/Sildrae/simple. I do have items to upgrade and to enchant too. That will be coming over time, sooner rather than later!
My question though is that I'm concerned over my damage output, my spec and what improvements I can do overall to make things better not just for myself but for those who I raid with.
I raid between Assassination and Combat, more so lately Combat through being asked to go that way. I've not spent much time in Combat for a long time, although I am reforged with ReforgeLite to Combat. My suitable play is with Assassination as that is where my experience lies, hence the thread for the help! I've been looking at different specs for people, I have looked at World of Logs but don't fully understand what to go off on that particular website, as I'm not sure on what I'm looking for and/or what I need to be focusing at.
The spec I currently use for combat is as follows:
Currently glyphed with:
Prey on the Weak
I have seen people using Shadow Focus and Nerve Strike as opposed to my selection, as I also have seen others use Elusiveness and Cheat Death. Concerning the glyphs though, I've been contemplating the Glyph of Recuperate and changing it to Deadly Momentum as I see a lot of people using that too and it seems like a good swap.
Glyph of Adrenaline Rush
Glyph of Expose Armor
Glyph of Recuperate
Glyph of Killing Spree
Glyph of Decoy
Glyph of Poisons
What I'd like to know is why do people use Shadow Focus over Nightstalker (given the 25% damage done via stealth), I am under the impression it is active for the Garrote bleed or am I wrong there? Or is it with Ambush (plus chance on crit with no energy cost) a larger benefactor in damage? If so then I guess I'd swap that without second thought.
Would I benefit more from dropping Deadly Throw and/or Leeching Poisons? Why is it that I see a lot of people even when speccing for Leeching Poisons they use Deadly and Mind Numbing Poisons? If I took out Leeching I would be using Deadly and Mind Numbing, but with Leeching Poisons shouldn't people use Leeching over Mind Numbing?
Would it really be wise for me to actually swap Glyph of Recuperate for Glyph of Deadly Momentum?
I've been reading the threads on here and not fully got what I need really, might be my poor searching ability maybe? I've also given the Rogue PvE Compendium that Coldkil wrote a good read before I started to type this up to get more insight to what I want and see if I can improve.
I hope I've provided enough information for all those willing to help or those who can aid, if not please ask and I'll do my best to provide what is needed!
Thank you for taking the time to read this!
PS: Sorry for no link, I'm not permitted to post links, images or videos yet!