Major Glyph idea:
Your Kidney Shot now stuns for 4 seconds, but no longer costs combo points.
Would rogues like this?
It has the same feel as most of the current glyphs, I'd buy one for pvp.
Naftc, "Hunters are the cheapest class in game and when played right are more deadly than a train plowing through a field of bunnies covered in napalm"
I doubt they would give us something that generous. That would give us a warrior level of control, albeit on only one target. We wouldn't want to step on the warrior kit, after all..
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Strange that I never really thought about that before, I just sort of flowed with how it worked and never really questioned it.
I've an idea!!
Minor Glyph - Glyph of Dual-Wielding. You're offhands appearence takes on the appearance of your main hand weapon.
(perfect if you have to have a dagger off-hand or have different weapon types)
Rogues were very powerful as a stun class early on in the game's history, because there were very few other stuns in the game, and we could chain CS into a KS for the longest possible stun, but that hasn't been the case in a very long time.
To begin with, ignoring CS (which requires stealth) Paladins have had equal stuns to us for a decently long time, followed by warriors, druids, mages, hunters, priests... etc, so that now, every class in the game has the same, or often more control than a rogue.
This is the primary problem with rogues as a whole. The class is extremely outdated. Tools that once bordered on overpowered (cloak of shadows, Cheat Death) are now worthless in comparison to abilities other classes have. Rogues were overtuned for such a long time in early wow, that we've had very little change over the course of the years as other classes have been buffed and revamped.
Now we're stuck as a class with three talent specs that all play out as the same thing with different levels of energy starvation and alternate ability names, talents that are either garbage in their current form (lol burst of speed at a cost of half our resource bar, cheat death) , or should be something we get baseline (lol talented poisons that don't stack, shadowstep, nightstalker), and horrible control and mobility thanks to a mentality that we're a powerful class, fostered by our out-of-whack scaling at the end of expansions.
Rogues need to be torn down and rebuilt on par with the other classes, just as warlocks, and to a lesser extent, balance druids, fire mages, and ret paladins were.
Until that happens, we will continue to be a poor imitation of warriors and feral druids.
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