Fans of Knives: March 28, 2017

Patch 7.2, The Tomb of Sargeras, launches today. This patch includes a huge amount of content including a few pertinent changes for rogues that are detailed in the Official Patch Notes. Below is a selection of the highlights for us:

Class changes

  • Fixed a bug where Death from Above would consume combo points up to 5 with Anticipation as expected, but gain bonus damage from combo points up to 10 with Anticipation.


  • Bag of Tricks (Artifact trait) proc chance is now 2.5% per combo point spent on Envenom or Rupture.
  • Urge to Kill now causes Vendetta to grant 60 energy, plus an additional 60 energy over 2 seconds.


  • Curse of the Dreadblades (Artifact ability) now works with Ghostly Strike.
  • Fatebringer (Artifact talent) now reduces the Energy cost of Finishing moves by 1 per point (was a reduction of 2 Energy per point).
  • Increased the damage of the following abilities by 3.5%: Ambush, Between the Eyes, Cannonball Barrage, Death from Above, Ghostly Strike, Killing Spree, Pistol Shot, Run Through, Saber Slash.


Legendary Changes

  • Mantle of the Master Assassin: Fixed a bug where Subterfuge combined with Vanish granted an additional 3 seconds of benefit.
  • Will of Valeera: Now has an additional 658 Mastery (@ ilvl 940) as a third bonus secondary stat. Haste reduced by 412 and Critical Strike increased by 412.





Gray_Hound has updated Wowhead’s guides with even more information so be sure to check them out to learn about our new artifact powers and more:


Also flying is coming, and with it an awesome class mount. Wowhead has a preview of our mount and the related quest:


Don’t forget to update your addons. Enjoy the patch!


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