Rogue Tier 13 and Visual Retrospective

Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Adventurers will be tested like never before in 4.3 as they take on Deathwing and his minions, emerging with powerful new treasures. Please enjoy this preview of the rogue tier 13 set, as well as a visual guide to tiers 1 through 12 for Transmogrification purposes.

Blackfang Battleweave

A "bat-themed" armor set for rogues seems like a no-brainer, but we were careful to skirt the more obvious inspirations. World of Warcraft often makes playful references to pop culture, but it’s important -- particularly with player gear -- that what we create has integrity within our universe. Rogues look good in close-fitting masks, collars, and cowls rather than elaborate armored helms. It also helps reinforce the rogue's sneaky silhouette if the shoulder pads have a streamlined shape... even if that shape has sharp, bladed details.

Rogue Tier 1-12

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  1. Meldon's Avatar
    this set reminds me of daredevil + batman
  1. Grimbolt's Avatar
    Best T13 set so far. Too bad I can't be arsed to play a rogue
  1. wadark's Avatar
    Every new tier I see makes me all the more depressed about the Mage tier. Ah well, thats what transmog is there for I guess.
  1. Emokisse's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by RevanSparda View Post
    Ulduar Tier was the best ever for all classes
    I so disagree with you. Good that beauty lies in The eyes of the beholder.
  1. Buu's Avatar
    Like the idea, not the realization. I barely can see the bat head and wings on shoulders. Had to look really really hard to distinguish.
  1. Wekapedia's Avatar
    The helmet will look goddamn awful on Goblins though.
  1. Hmmster's Avatar
    At first I was all like: "This looks horrible" And then I noticed all sets look terrible on a belf male.
  1. Smigel's Avatar
    I like the "stapled together" look.
  1. Sharlok's Avatar
    Its alright. better than the t12 set, worse than the t11. among all the tiersets displayed I'd rank it somewhere between rank 4 and 7ish...

    t8 is still my fav
  1. Kosic's Avatar
    Sorry, but that is ugly, it's part Death Knight with the helm, and batman as others pointed out. The colour is nasty, go a bit darker, use dark blue/red or black, and i'd be liking it a little more. But for now, i'm not a fan.
  1. Areden's Avatar
    Its definetly going for transmogrify. I dont like it at all :/
  1. Cattack's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by alteam View Post
    so bad! Everything is "normal" and then comes the shoulders..
    Kinda what I was thinking. The set looks awesome, rogues must be happy. The shoulders on the other hand. It does fit every other tier shoulder though, being bigger then actually nesescary. Not so big fan of the shoulders, wasted space. Also they look more hunter-ish and a rip off from the shaman tier 2 set.
  1. ro9ue's Avatar
    This is like a mutant baby between Rogue T6 and Warlock T2. Horrible, thank god transmogrify is coming out with this.
  1. Zapthrottle's Avatar
    I'm pretty pleased with that. Nice name, too
  1. dope_danny's Avatar
    oh man, rogues have gotten the short end of the stick tier wise since like BC...
  1. Shivved's Avatar
    I think thats awesome ;D We have our shoulders actually doing somthing ^.^
  1. Kaldriss's Avatar
    batman ftw i guess haha
  1. Fleetfox's Avatar
    t5 helm+shoulders on gnomes FOR LIFE! God I can't wait for transmorg.
  1. paloalto's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Hmmster View Post
    At first I was all like: "This looks horrible" And then I noticed all sets look terrible on a belf male.
    My thought, as well. It will look better on literally every other race/gender combo rogues can be.

    Even then, it's probably bottom half of rogue tier designs, but we have the legendary, so I don't mind.
  1. prwraith's Avatar
    Everything looks pretty lame except the shoulders ( tier 5 you will be missed

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