Blackrock Foundry Tips for Rogues

This is a collection of ability tips for Rogues for the bosses in Blackrock Foundry. If you have any to add, please post in the Blackrock Foundry tips forum thread and I’ll update this article.

This post on MMO-Champion is awesome for additional insight and discussion of how to deal with mechanics for each boss as well as advice on whether or not to use a bonus roll: [PvE Guide] Quick Tips for Blackrock Foundry Bosses

 

Gruul

Feint and Cloak of Shadows work on Inferno Slice
If you use Shadowstep you may be hit by Overwhelming Blows or the area of effect component of Overhead Smash
If you use Killing Spree you may be hit by Overwhelming Blows or the area of effect component of Overhead Smash
Cloak of Shadows works to prevent Petrifying Slam if you cast it before the animation
Feint works on the Shatter from Petrifying Slam

 

Oregorger

Kick works on Blackrock Barrage
Cloak of Shadows works on Retched Blackrock
Cloak of Shadows works on Explosive Shard
Evasion works on Rolling Fury – but you have to be facing him
Feint works on Earthshaking Collision

 

Blast Furnace – Heart of the Mountain

Cloak of Shadows works against damage from Foreman Feldspar’s Rupture
Kick works to interrupt Foreman Feldspar
Feint works on Blast
Kidney Shot works on Firecallers
Kick works on Firecaller’s Cauterize Wounds
Cloak of Shadows works to remove the debuff from Firecaller’s Volatile Fire
Feint works when boss reaches 100% energy

Note: Create a macro or hot key to detonate bombs – /click ExtraActionButton1

 

Hans’gar & Franzok

 Feint works on Shattered Vertebrae

 

Flamebender Ka’graz

Cloak of Shadows and Feint work on Firestorm
Cloak of Shadows works on Singe

 

Kromog

Cloak of Shadows and Feint work on Stone Breath
Feint works on Reverberations

Tips:
If you miss getting Rune of the Grasping Hand, immediately Feint, use glyphed Cloak of Shadows when you get knocked up, Shadowstep to a Hand on the way down. 
If you stand towards the very edge of the platform (past the boxes) you can avoid all Reverberations.
You can use Killing Spree on this boss however you should be careful to time it to not coincide with Rippling Smash.
You can use Shadowstep on this boss while you are actively engaging him, however do not use it while Rune of the Grasping Hand is active or you will end up behind him and dead.

 

Beastlord Darmac

Feint works on Inferno Breath
Feint works on Conflagration
Shiv works on Unstoppable
Cloak of Shadows works on Tantrum
Shadowstep works to avoid Rend and Tear if you use it just as Darmac/Cruelfang is landing

 

Operator Thogar

Cloak of Shadows works on the trains

 

Iron Maidens – Admiral Gar’an, Enforcer Sorka, Marak the Blooded

Vanish works on Penetrating Shot
Vanish works on Blood Ritual
Cloak of Shadows works on Blood Ritual allowing you to solo-soak it without a tank
Cloak of Shadows works to remove the Dominator Blast debuff from Deploy Turret
Kick works on Earthen Barrier
Evasion works to prevent Expose Armor stacks if you are fixated by Iron Eviscerator 

 

Blackhand

Feint works in Phase 3 and transitions
Smoke bomb works in balcony
Shadowstep works to counter the knock-back from Shattering Smash and Massive Shattering Smash
Feint works on explosions
Feint works on Shattering Smash and Massive Shattering Smash
Smoke Bomb works on Massive Shattering Smash
Vanish works to remove the attached Slag Bombs
Cloak of Shadows works on the first floor drop but not the second
Shadowstepping to Blackhand will not save you when the floor falls out during the transitions

 

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