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12-29-2010 @ 1:20PM
I'm leveling my rogue again (he's 29 now). Which specc is best for leveling?
12-29-2010 @ 1:41PM
Whichever you like most. Seriously. I leveled mine as Combat, but Subtlety is ridiculously fun, especially now with Shadowstep so early. Also, at lower levels you can one-shot people with Ambush, which is just as fun as it sounds and makes clothies' lives miserable in bgs.
12-29-2010 @ 1:33PM
I like combat for leveling, improved recuperate in particular is amazing for reducing downtime.
12-29-2010 @ 1:46PM
I would guess subtlety and combat are both better than assassination, because there's no need to futz around with poisons and you can take any kind of weapon as you get them, you aren't stuck with just daggers. Personally I think I'd prefer subtlety for improved stealth so you can avoid fights you don't need. But that's just a stab in the dark.
12-29-2010 @ 1:52PM
I would go Assassination just for Deadly Momentum. It's that good. Nothing beats chain pulling without ever having to sit down and eat again.After you're high enough level to be able to grab points in other trees, go whatever you want with 2/2 Deadly Momentum. Personally, I had an absolute blast leveling from 80 to 85 with the redhead child of rogue leveling specs, Subtlety.Stealth + Premeditation + Shadowstep + Ambush into 5-cp Eviscerate on nearly every pull, without having to worry about Slice and Dice or Recuperate because they're already running = fun, lots of fun.
12-29-2010 @ 1:59PM
I'd recommend assassination if you are doing a lot of bg's and pvp, and also if you like to oneshot things a lot.Sub has a lot of tricks and toys that can be fun in pvp and pve.Combat, as chase noted, is likely the fastest for leveling due to recuperate, the fact that you can stand toe-to-toe a bit more. Also, if you don't have the dagger boa's, you'll likely have some better weapon choices than assassination where you are locked into daggers.
12-29-2010 @ 2:21PM
Thx guys, I'm currently sub but when I hit 30, one level, I'll duel specc combat see which one I like best and go with that one.
12-29-2010 @ 8:35PM
They've all got some great perks. Deadly Momentum is a fantastic talent for running around questing, no matter your spec. Combat is all-around focused on standing toe-to-toe with your enemy - a swashbuckler, if you will. Nightstalker over in Subtlety makes sneaking around all that more feasible, especially if you keep a minor run speed enchant on your boots.Personally, I'm not sure there's a poor choice for leveling in any class anymore. Arcane Mages now get their nuke right off the bat, Holy Paladins have talents that turn Exo into a cheap nuke to compliment Holy Shock... I can't be sure about other classes, but I'm fairly certain Blizzard has, at the least, made leveling as any spec of any class a more enjoyable and feasible experience.
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