Highmaul Tips for Rogues

This is a collection of ability tips for Rogues for the bosses in Highmaul. If you have any to add, please post in the Highmaul 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: WoD Highmaul and Blackrock Foundry Rogue Tips+Tricks

 

Kargath Bladefist

Feint and Cloak of Shadows work on Mauling Brew.
Feint and Cloak of Shadows work on Fire Bomb.
Cloak of Shadows will remove the debuff from Iron Bomb.
Shadow Step and unglyphed Killing Spree are safe to use during Berserker Rush.
Feint and Evasion work on Berserker Rush.

Mythic:
Note: Cloak of Shadows does NOT prevent damage from Flame Gout.

 

The Butcher

Glyphed Cloak of Shadows works on Cleave.
Cloak of Shadows will reduce damage from Gushing Wounds but will not clear the debuff.
Smoke Bomb helps reduce group damage from Gushing Wounds.

Mythic:
Feint and glyphed Cloak of Shadows work on Paleobomb.

 

Brackenspore

Feint and Cloak of Shadows work on Creeping Moss.
Cloak of Shadows works against the damage done by Infesting Spores, will remove the debuff, and if timed correctly will prevent the debuff.
Vanish removes the stacks of Infesting Spores.
Feint and Cloak of Shadows work on Spore Shot.
Feint, Cloak of Shadows, and Kick work on Decay.

Usage Tip:
Between Vanish, Preparation and Vanish, Cloak of Shadows, and Feint you can effectively take little to no damage during Infesting Spores.

 

Tectus

Feint and Cloak of Shadows work on the damage from Fracture, Cloak of Shadows will stop the knock-back.
Feint and Cloak of Shadows work on Tectonic Upheaval.
Kidney Shot works on the Night-Twisted Earthwarper.
Feint and Cloak of Shadows work on Gift of Earth.
Feint and Cloak of Shadows work on Raving Assault.
Marked for Death will not reset if used on Tectus, or his Shards or Motes. It will reset if it is used on the Night-Twisted Earthwarpers or Berserkers.
Smoke Bomb can prevent Crystalline Barrage if you drop it on Tectus or his Shards or Motes right before Crystalline Barrage happens, as long as no ranged or healers are in the bomb area.

 

Twin Ogron – Phemos & Pol

Feint and Cloak of Shadows work on Interrupting Shout.
Evasion works on damage from Whirlwind but does not prevent the debuff.
Feint and Cloak of Shadows work on Quake.
Cloak of Shadows works on Blaze and will remove the debuff.

 

Ko’ragh

Cloak of Shadows works on Suppression Field.
Cloak of Shadows can prevent the debuff from Expel Magic: Fire.
Cloak of Shadows can remove the debuff from Expel Magic: Fire but the AOE damage will happen when you Cloak the debuff off.
Feint works on the AOE from Expel Magic: Fire.
Cloak of Shadows works on the AOE from Expel Magic: Arcane.
Feint and Cloak of Shadows work to reduce the damage from Expel Magic: Frost.
Burst of Speed works on the slow from Expel Magic: Frost.
Tricks of the Trade works on Volatile Anomalies.
Feint and Cloak of Shadows work on Destabilize.

 

Imperator Mar’gok

Kidney Shot works on the 1st and 3rd set of Arcane Aberrations. The 2nd set is immune. Nerve Strike and Prey on the Weak are good talents to enhance this.
Feint and Cloak of Shadows work on Mark of Chaos.
Cloak of Shadows can immune Force Nova.
Feint works on Nether Blast .
Cloak of Shadows works on Slow.
Burst of Speed works to remove the movement debuff but not the attack speed debuff on Slow.
Elusiveness works on Destabilize.
Cloak of Shadows works on Displacing Arcane Aberration.
Feint and Cloak of Shadows work on Mark of Chaos: Displacement.
Cloak of Shadows works on Force Nova: Displacement.
Cloak of Shadows works to soak Arcane Wrath: Fortification.
Feint and Cloak of Shadows work on Force Nova: Fortification.
Feint and Cloak of Shadows work on the damage from Mark of Chaos: Replication.
Feint and Cloak of Shadows work on Force nova: Replication.