Fans of Knives: Our Weekly News Roundup for April 14th, 2015

The big news of the moment is that 6.2 is up on the PTR. As always when dealing with the PTR, note that everything is subject to change.

The whole post:

And the Rogue bits:

General

  • Eviscerate now deals 10% more damage.
  • Sinister Strike now deals 10% more damage.

Assassination

  • Envenom now deals 10% more damage.
  • Mutilate now deals 10% more damage.

Combat

  • Mastery: Main Gauche has increased in effectiveness by 10%.
  • Killing Spree no longer prevents the Rogue from being targeted or grant immunity from crowd-control affects. Additionally, the effect is now cancelled if the Rogue is crowd-controlled.

Subtlety

  • Mastery: Executioner has decreased in effectiveness by 8%.
  • Backstab now deals 20% more damage.
  • Sanguinary Vein now causes the Rogue to deal 30% more damage to targets affected by Rupture (up from 25%).

Talents

  • Shuriken Toss now deals 53% more autoattack damage. Additionally, fixed a bug that caused hits made with offhand weapons to deal 15% more damage than intended.

          

 

Fierydemise has his first thoughts on the changes:

 

Wowhead has a fair amount of datamined information – of course this is both PTR and datamined and so is very much subject to change:

Rfeann has picked out several details pertinent to us:

Wowhead has also posted some of the new PvP looks:

 

We have had warnings about trusting datamined information and @WarcraftDevs has already issued a statement about the Legendary Rings:

 

In non-PTR related news, Paryah posted a blog on Ravenhold talking about switching from Assassination to Subtlety:

 

Infexious Gaming discusses our current tier 4 piece set bonuses:

and gets in on the Marked for Death vs Anticipation conversation:

 

If you’d like to discuss any of this, be sure to hit our forums or jump into our #ravenholdt IRC.


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