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Best Enchants for a Rogue in Cataclysm

Posted on 10 June, 2015

It may take you a little while to get to level 85 in Cataclysm but when you do, these are the best enchants you need to get your hands on for raiding as a rogue regardless of your build. Some of these may require a faction to obtain so further information for special enchants can be found at the end.

Head – [Arcanum of the Ramkahen] *
Shoulders – [Greater Inscription of Shattered Crystal] **
Back – [Greater Critical Strike Rating] (Combat and Mutilate) [Major Agility] (Subtley)
Chest – [Peerless Stats]
Wrists – [Agility]
Hands – [Greater Mastery] (Mutilate) [Haste] (Combat and Subtlety)
Waist – [Ebonsteel Belt Buckle]
Legs – [Dragonscale Leg Armor]
Feet – [Major Agility] (All) or for movement [Assassin’s Step] (Excludes Mutilate).

Main Hand Weapon – [Landslide]
Off Hand Weapon – [Landslide]

Profession Considerations

Some professions have alternative enchants that you may prefer over the standard enchants (as to be expected). I will list below the professions and enchants you should be using for each.

Enchanting
On Rings: [Agility]

Tailoring
On Cloak: [Swordguard Embroidary]

Leatherworking
On Wrists: [Draconic Embossment]

Inscription
On Shoulders: [Swiftsteel Inscription]

Blacksmithing (no change)
On Wrists: [Socket Bracer] (Stacks with other enchants)
On Hands: [Socket Gloves] (Stacks with other enchants)

Alchemy
No Enchants.

Jewelcrafting
No Enchants.

Engineering
On Hands: [Synapse Springs] AND  [Greater Mastery] (or alternative as above)

On Back: [Greater Critical Strike Rating] (or alternative as above) AND (optional as no longer has Agility on it) [Flexweave Underlay]
On Belt:  [Nitro Boosts]
Bombs: [High-Powered Bolt Gun] (multiple target only!)

Additional: [Agile Bio-Optic KillShades] plus Mastery or Haste Cogwheels as appropriate.

Reputation Enchants
* Head – [Arcanum of the Ramkahen]:
To obtain this enchant you must be revered with the Ramkahen located in Uldum on Kalimdor.
** Shoulders – [Greater Inscription of Shattered Crystal]
To obtain this enchant you must be Exalted with Therazane located in Deepholm. You can reach Deepholm by talking to an Earthspeaker or Earthern Ring Member to get teleported there. There is an Earthspeaker in Stormwind and Orgrimmar.

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