Fans of Knives: Our Weekly News Roundup for July 21st, 2015

Rogue Blogs: This week Scott Helfand talks about Hellfire Citadel in the latest Encrypted Text:


What to Watch: Infexious Gaming has a couple of new Hellfire Citadel videos:


Class Updates: We got a couple of ability hotfixes:



Vanish can no longer be used before the animation for Death From Above has finished.

Hellfire Citadel

Xhul’horac – Combat rogues should now be able to correctly use Killing Spree again after receiving the Empowered Singularity debuff.



Datamining: Wowhead has datamined some items off the 6.2.1 PTR. Chances are these are just tooltip changes:

6.2.1 PTR: Build 20271 Spell Changes, Highmaul Rares and Pets, Flying in Draenor, and More

  • Subtlety: Sanguinary Vein: Increases the damage of your Rupture ability by 30% and causes you to deal 30% additional damage to targets afflicted by your Rupture, Garrote, or Crimson Tempest.
  • Glyphs: Glyph of Hemorrhaging Veins: Your Hemorrhage also triggers the 30% damage bonus from Sanguinary Vein.
  • Item: Rogue T18 Subtlety 2P Bonus: Your Vanish now awards 5 Combo Points when used and increases all damage done by 30% for 10 sec.


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