Subtlety Rogue Artifact Weapon: Fangs of the Devourer – Legion 7.3.5
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This section of the Subtlety Rogue guide explains the best possible choices for the Netherlight Crucible, important traits and relic bonuses, and how to progress through your Subtlety Rogue artifact weapon Fangs of the Devourer. This guide is written by
, a Rogue in SPK. You can watch Gray_Hound on
. Updated for the latest patch.
Artifacts in Battle for Azeroth
As of June 26th, completing the quest
The Power in Our Hands
will further empower your Artifact Weapon, enabling all traits and at least
Concordance of the Legionfall
level 75, further increasing in power over time until the Battle for Azeroth pre-expansion patch.
Therefore, only the Netherlight Crucible recommendations are relevant on this guide page leading up to BFA, as you already receive all Artifact Traits by default. This makes content easier to complete, especially some
content going away
Ahead of the Curve
Mage Tower Challenges
, your Artifact Traits will be removed, and relics will simply increase the item level of your artifact weapon. However, many artifact traits are returning as talents or azerite powers in Battle for Azeroth and we have a compiled a
full list you can read here
Moving forward in Battle for Azeroth, you will still be able to acquire the Artifact Weapon which will mainly interest transmog collectors for the appearances. Learn how to unlock all appearances in BFA with our
Artifact Appearance Guide
is a new system added in Patch 7.3. The Crucible allows you further empower your Subtlety Rogue Artifact Weapon, by specializing and increasing the power from your relics. With it, each relic receives a small talent tree that you can select new traits from, depending how many traits your weapon have. Do not worry, however, because with the changes to
, unlocking the full power of the Crucible won't take long. Learn everything about this new system in our
Netherlight Crucible Guide
. With the opening of
Antorus, the Burning Throne
, it is now possible to obtain
Insignia of the Grand Army
, which increases the potency of your Tier 2 Crucible traits by 50%. It might be a really strong legendary if you are lucky with Netherlight Crucible rolls!
Click for larger image to see the most powerful Netherlight Crucible traits.
NLC Relic Recommendations
NLC Trait Recommendations
Torment the Weak
Infusion of Light
Secure in the Light
Fangs of the Devourer
Equipping Fangs of the Devourer grants you the ability
, which causes you to lash at the target, causing massive damage and slowing the target for a small amount of time. It also provides a small amount of
over time after it.
Notable Artifact Traits
: Whenever you cast
, Akaari will deal additional damage to the target a few seconds later.
: Whenever you cast a non-
, your next use of that Finisher will be empowered and do an additional 4% damage per combo point spent on the previous usage. I.e. If I cast a 5 combo point
and do not have
, my next
's damage will be increased by 20%.
: You pulse AoE shadow damage whenever you use
. This damage will break out crowd controlled targets. This ability has a 5 second ICD.
New traits explanation
not the strongest, but solid trait once we consider that it effectively has 100% uptime
a nice trait, which helps provide extra energy regeneration, and in small chunks lowering the chance of over-capping energy.
once again helps us with energy management and allows us to burst easier
Recommended Subtlety Rogue Artifact trait path
Other traits are significantly weaker, and thus can be chosen by personal preference.
Original Trait Build Path
Your first golden artifact trait should be
Your second golden artifact trait should be
Your third golden artifact trait is
Take the increased critical strike chance on
Your last trait should be
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