PVP Mutilate Rogue Guide, WoW WotLK 3.3.5a

PVP Mutilate Rogue

Welcome to my Mutilate Rogue PVP guide for World of Warcraft WotLK 3.3.5a. This will be a short guide for Arena or Battleground players, describing what Talents, Glyphs, Gems, Enchants and Team Compositions you might use.

Talent Tree

PVP Mutilate Rogue Talent Tree, 44/4/23 build spec WoW WotLK 3.3.5a


Major Glyphs:
Glyph of Mutilate – Must have
Glyph of Vigor
Glyph of Sprint

Other viable glyphs:
Glyph of Tricks of the Trade
Glyph of Gouge

Glyph of Cloak of Shadows

Small Glyphs:
Glyph of Vanish
Glyph of Blurred Speed
Glyph of Distract


Gems are used to get your stat caps depending on what you lack, so it is situational.

Meta: Relentless Earthsiege Diamond with Nightmare Tear
Blue: Bright Cardinal Ruby
Yellow: Mystic King's Amber, Rigid King's Amber
Red: Bright Cardinal Ruby


While deciding about enchants, keep in mind that Mutilate Rogue needs Resilience, since he’s exposed to open fights, unlike Subtlety Rogues. You can go low on Resilience in favour of Damage only if you feel you are not being focused or your team stunlocks the enemy and goes for a fast game.

Head – Arcanum of Triumph or Arcanum of Torment
Shoulder – Inscription of Triumph or Greater Inscription of the Axe
Cloak – Major Agility or Shadow Armor
Chest – Powerful Stats or Exceptional Resilience
Bracers – Greater Assault
Gloves – Crusher
Waist – Eternal Belt Buckle
Legs – Icescale Leg Armor
Boots – Greater Assault or Tuskarr's Vitality
Main-hand – Berserking
Off-hand – Titanium Weapon Chain

Gameplay & Rotations

For Main-hand – choose a dagger with 1.8 speed. Apply Wound Poison VII on the main weapon.
Here’s a list of best main-hand daggers:

Heaven's Fall, Kryss of a Thousand Lies
Wrathful Gladiator's Spike
Rib Spreader
Stormfury, Black Blade of the Betrayer

For Off-hand – choose a dagger with 1.4 speed. Apply Deadly Poison VIII on the off-hand weapon.

Here’s a list of off-hand weapons:

Wrathful Gladiator's Dirk

List of Trinkets:
Sharpened Twilight Scale (or non-heroic Sharpened Twilight Scale)
Deathbringer's Will (or non-heroic Deathbringer's Will)
Death's Choice
Mark of Supremacy
Needle-Encrusted Scorpion
Battlemaster's Rage

Team Complications

2v2 partners:

Frost Mage
Shadow Priest
Balance Druid
Retribution Paladin

3v3 partners:

Frost Mage + Discipline Priest
Shadow Priest + Restoration Shaman
Affliction Warlock + Restoration Druid
Feral Druid + Discipline Priest

PVP Mutilate Rogue Guide, WoW WotLK 3.3.5a
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