Fans of Knives: August 15, 2018

Legion is done and Battle for Azeroth is in full swing. Whether you land in Zandalar or Kul’Tiras, happy exploring!

Hotfixes as expected:

Hotfixes

  • Prey on the Weak increases damage dealt to the target by 5% when engaged in combat with enemy players (was 10%).
  • Death from Above (PvP Talent) increases Eviscerate/Envenom/Dispatch damage dealt by 10% (was 15%).

Assassination 

  • Fixed a bug that caused Creeping Venom (PvP Talent)’s duration to be refreshed to a longer duration than intended.
  • Creeping Venom (PvP Talent)’s damage has been reduced by 50%.
  • Deadly Poison deals 20% less damage when engaged in combat with enemy players.
  • Vendetta increases damage dealt to the target by 20% when engaged in combat with enemy players (was 30%).
  • Toxic Blade increases Poison damage dealt to the target by 20% when engaged in combat with enemy players (was 30%).
  • Garrote deals 20% less damage when engaged in combat with enemy players.
  • Subterfuge causes Garrote to deal an additional 50% damage when cast from stealth in PvP situations (was 100%).
  • Crimson Tempest damage reduced by 10%.
  • Subterfuge bonus reduced to 80% (was 100%).

Outlaw

  • Plunder Armor (PvP Talent) reduces the target’s max health by 10% (was 15%).
  • Plunder Armor (PvP Talent) increases the Rogue’s max health by 10% (was 15%).
  • Thick as Thieves (PvP Talent) increases the damage you and your Tricks target deal by 10% (was 15%).
  • Brigand’s Blitz (Azerite Trait) is no longer gained from Control is King’s Adrenaline Rush.

Subtlety

  • Shuriken Combo increases Eviscerate damage by 3% per stack when engaged in combat with enemy players (was 5%).
  • Night’s Vengeance (Azerite Trait) effectiveness reduced by 66% in PvP situations.

 

Infexious has a couple of very pertinent guides:

 

And lastly but not leastly, a couple of enterprising rogues, Accomp and TheBackstabi, have created a new addon. This is not rogue specific, but it does let you create and join parties for World Quests, replacing some game functionality that was removed – World Quest Party, check it out:

 

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