WotLK Rogue Talents Q and A with Devs

Before we get into all the rogue Q and A below, I think it’s worth giving an e-high five to the best damn blue poster there’s ever been, Ghostcrawler. GC has gone well beyond the call of duty to help answer questions and concerns for every class. She’s meticulously explained the reasoning behind changes, received feedback, and truly listened to player concerns regarding WotLK balance. Without his fine work and...

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Rogue / Rogue Vs. Druid / Rogue 2v2 Arena Strategy
Sep10

Rogue / Rogue Vs. Druid / Rogue 2v2 Arena Strategy

Rogue / Rogue vs. Druid / Rogue is no easy match, typically any team with a druid is going to be a tough match for a double rogue team. That said, using systemic decision making and quick reflexes we can learn how to effectively counter these 2v2 teams. Ideal Strategy, Jump the Druid in Stealth Ideally what we’re going to try and do is find the druid in stealth and immediately open on him. This serves 2 purposes. Gets you into...

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Mage / Rogue Vs. Paladin / Warrior 2v2 Arena Strategy
Sep04

Mage / Rogue Vs. Paladin / Warrior 2v2 Arena Strategy

Much like most warrior / healer teams, your opponents will probably have to try harder than you. Rogue Get a sap on the warrior and open on the paladin going full out dps to force his bubble. Once he bubbles reset the fight via vanish. If you and your partner are having trouble CC’ing the warrior while forcing the paladin to bubble pop Evasion and Ghostly Strike as needed to avoid unwanted bleed effect when resetting the fight....

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Mage / Rogue vs. Warrior / Druid 2v2 Arena Strategy
Sep03

Mage / Rogue vs. Warrior / Druid 2v2 Arena Strategy

Oh man for every one of you guys out there, you’ll see about thirty of these. Some are competent, others face roll. Rogue See if you can find the druid in stealth. Before opening try to sap the warrior if possible. Do a KS lockdown to force the druid to trinket. Once you and your mage have a good CC train rolling on the warrior, Kidney shot again to shatter burst the druid. Mage Control the warrior in any way possible. Freeze...

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Rogue / Rogue vs. Priest / Rogue 2v2 Arena Strategy
Aug09

Rogue / Rogue vs. Priest / Rogue 2v2 Arena Strategy

This match-up is usually longer than most other combos. You can play it like Priest/Warlock, but it’s hard if you don’t get the sap off the rogue. If you’re sapped that can possibly work in your advantage, but usually it’s a bad thing(depending how far apart the priest and rogue are.) Rogue 1 Get on the priest, burn your first set of cooldowns on him. The opposing rogue will likely counter open on you, but...

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