Category: Classes / Roles
Rogue changes 4.2 – DPS buffed, but by how much?
Firelands DPS changes

Next week’s 4.2 patch will provide raiding rogues with new gear, and a new raid to tackle. However, some of these changes affect our utility in raid encounters. Luckily, we’ll go through each change, to discuss the implications for each since even the math masters at EJ had some debate over the results of the DPS changes. Let’s start with […]

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Rogue T12 bonuses: Where rogues turn into mages, sort of
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In the past week, there’s been a lot of new content on the PTR. Sadly, there haven’t been a lot of rogue changes. However, there’s still a lot for the stealthiest class in the game to look at! And with Blizzard’s recent announcement about the nature of our bonuses T12 bonus, I’m already drooling with anticipation. First and foremost, the […]

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Blood Setup pt 1 – Macros & Addons
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Setup and configuration can be one of the most important things when trying to improve your gameplay, this includes: quick access to frequently used abilities, macros, addons, even having the right hardware attached to your computer can make a notable difference. I would like to start a discussion about things you can do to improve your game. There’s a lot […]

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Raiding Rogue 101: Reforging beyond the basics
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With all of the ZA/ZG runs currently going on, it’s more important than ever to reforge correctly so you can maximize your DPS. While there are basic reforging guidelines, to really get the most out of your rogue, you’ll have to run one of the many optimization tools so you’re not sitting there with a calculator trying to find the […]

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Send in the Trolls
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Last week was Earth Day, and in the spirit of “going green” Blizzard has decided not to make more new content for us to enjoy, but instead to recycle. Noble intentions indeed; but regardless of how you may actually feel about killing bosses that you already killed years ago, there’s no arguing that 4.1 brings some opportunities for new tanks. […]

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Raiding without addons, the ultimate test
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So, as is widely known, patch 4.1 dropped yesterday. Hooray for awesome boss fights, new loot, and super-fast stealth! Oh, and all of your addons probably broke. And we’re not talking “oh the functionality here is giving me an error” broken, we’re talking catastrophic failure — with FPS plummeting as soon as you engage combat. What’s an enterprising raiding rogue […]

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Gearing Up For Blood
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MASTERY AND REFORGING One of the first questions people have when they first decide to take up tanking is what stats should I focus on? This ties directly to gear, and with Reforging it become a little more complicated. As a result there have been several tools released to aid in getting the most mileage out of your gear possible. […]

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Meet Our New Death Knight Columnist!
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Today we have a new author joining our ranks here at Top Rosters! Meet Khaas – our resident tanking Death Knight. He harks from over at Srsbusiness: a great DK resource that you should definitely check out. So let’s get to know him! Who are you and where do you come from? My real name is Keith, I live in […]

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Holy Paladin 101
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Hi everyone, Ophelie here from Bossy Pally. The team here at Top Rosters asked me to get the Holy Pally ball rolling with a Holy Paladin PvE 101 post. I’m just a guest, though, so if you’re a holy paladin with the desire to share your knowledge on a regular basis, Top Rosters is looking for a class blogger to […]

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Getting to know Roark, the rogue guy
Who is Roark

Since I’m new to the Top Rosters team, we figured it’d be a great idea to introduce myself to the community. As will be revealed, I’m not one for answering questions about myself, but I’ll try my best. Let the embarrassment begin! Tell us a little about your WoW history. How did you get started? I started WoW back in […]

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