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World of Warcraft PVP Rogue Starter Weapons Chart
Created by Shadow Panther (Zodar on the US Earthen Ring Server)
This chart is used to list the best pre-Raid, pre-Arena PVP Rogue Starter weapons that can be crafted, purchased, acquired from quests or obtained in 5-man Regular/Heroic dungeons.
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          PVP Main Hand AEP >         -20 .35 1 .60 .50 .43 .35 .55 .50 .50 1.10 0.5     1 40 42 44 1 1  
          PVP MH Dag AEP >         -9 .35 1 .60 .50 .43 .35 .55 .50 .50 1.10 0     1 40 42 44 1 1  
          PVP OH AEP >         8 .35 1 .60 .50 .43 .35 .55 .50 .50 1.10 1.4     0 40 42 44 1 1  
          PVE MH Mut MAEP >         -43 .42 1 .01 .53 .34 .38 .42 .46 .49 .001 1.28     0 31 40 30 1 1  
Last Updated         PVE OH Mut MAEP >         41 .42 1 .01 .53 .34 .38 .42 .46 .49 .001 0.4     0 31 40 30 1 1  
1/10/12         PVE MH Com MAEP >         -28 .41 1 .01 .52 .33 .37 .61 .56 .44 .001 1.84     0 30 40 31 1 1  
New/Updated Items in Gray         PVE OH Com MAEP >         62 .41 1 .01 .52 .33 .37 .61 .56 .44 .001 0.43     0 30 40 31 1 1  
MAIN HAND: All PVP Rogue Starter Main Hand and One-Hand Non-Dagger Weapons (Ranked by PVP Main Hand AEP) - See Below for Daggers and Offhand Weapons
PVP MH Weapons AEP MAEP Loc Info Source H T Lvl ilvl Bi Sp Str Agi Sta Hit Cri AP Exp Has Mas Res DPS Min Max Avg B R Y PVP PVE Special QUICKLINKS
Cataclysmic Gladiator's Cleaver 2670 1497 PVP S11 2,450 CP O A 85 397 P 2.6   208 312   139         139 658.7 1198 2227 1713             MH WEAPONS
Cataclysmic Gladiator's Pummeler 2670 1497 PVP S11 2,450 CP O M 85 397 P 2.6   208 312   139         139 658.7 1198 2227 1713             MH DAGGERS
Cataclysmic Gladiator's Quickblade 2670 1497 PVP S11 2,450 CP O S 85 397 P 2.6   208 312   139         139 658.7 1198 2227 1713             OH WEAPONS
Cataclysmic Gladiator's Right Ripper 2670 1497 PVP S11 2,450 CP M F 85 397 P 2.6   208 312   139         139 658.7 1198 2227 1713            
Ruthless Gladiator's Cleaver 2241 1260 PVP S10 2,450 CP O A 85 378 P 2.6   175 262   116         116 551.9 1004 1866 1435            
Ruthless Gladiator's Pummeler 2241 1260 PVP S10 2,450 CP O M 85 378 P 2.6   175 262   116         116 551.9 1004 1866 1435            
Ruthless Gladiator's Quickblade 2241 1260 PVP S10 2,450 CP O S 85 378 P 2.6   175 262   116         116 551.9 1004 1866 1435            
Ruthless Gladiator's Right Ripper 2241 1260 PVP S10 2,450 CP M F 85 378 P 2.6   175 262   116         116 551.9 1004 1866 1435            
Trickster's Edge 2171 1322 WoE 13% Peroth'arn O A 85 378 P 2.6   174 262   128   97       551.9 1004 1866 1435            
Clattering Claw 2166 1305 HoT 13% Archbish. Benedictus M F 85 378 P 2.6   174 262   128       97   551.9 1004 1866 1435            
Obsidium Cleaver 2063 1227 FL 2% FL Trash Drop O A 85 378 E 2.6 175   262 105         123   551.9 1004 1866 1435            
The Horseman's Sinister Saber 1931 1160 SM ? Headless Horseman M S 85 365 P 2.6   103 290 103     103       488.8 889 1653 1271       10 10 Pump. Soldiers
Tremendous Tankard O' Terror 1908 1170 BRD ? Coren Direbrew O M 85 365 E 2.6   153 214   99     97     488.8 889 1653 1271            
Pyrium Spellward 1897 1162 BS 525 BS Recipe O S 85 363 E 2.6   152 228 101         101   479.8 873 1622 1248            
Vicious Gladiator's Cleaver 1879 1059 PVP S9 2,450 HP O A 85 359 P 2.6   146 219   97         97 462.3 841 1563 1202            
Vicious Gladiator's Pummeler 1879 1059 PVP S9 2,450 HP O M 85 359 P 2.6   146 219   97         97 462.3 841 1563 1202            
Vicious Gladiator's Quickblade 1879 1059 PVP S9 2,450 HP O S 85 359 P 2.6   146 219   97         97 462.3 841 1563 1202            
Vicious Gladiator's Right Ripper 1879 1059 PVP S9 2,450 HP M F 85 359 P 2.6   146 219   97         97 462.3 841 1563 1202            
Krol Decapitator 1826 1130 R PP Flame-Scar Junkbox O S 85 359 E 2.6   146 219 86       105     462.3 841 1563 1202            
Claws of Torment 1821 1113 BWD 1% BWD Trash Drop M F 85 359 E 2.6   146 219   97     97     462.3 841 1563 1202            
Soul Blade 1733 1034 BoT 1% BoT Trash Drop O S 85 359 E 2.6 146   219 97         97   462.3 841 1563 1202            
Mace of the Sacrificed 1728 1070 ZA-H 15% Daakara O M 85 353 P 2.6   138 207 85       96     437.1 795 1478 1137            
Thekal's Claws 1721 1041 ZG-H 29% Hazza'rah O F 85 353 P 2.6   138 207   96       85   437.1 795 1478 1137            
Scimitar of the Sirocco 1720 1019 Arch 515 Arch. Reward O S 85 359 A 2.6 146   219   111     74     462.3 841 1563 1202            
Cruel Barb (Heroic) 1676 1014 DM-H 21% Helix Gearbreaker O S 85 346 P 2.7   129 194 86 86           409.6 774 1438 1106            
Ravening Slicer (Horde) 1621 999 HSR Rev HSR Rev. + 85 TBC O A 85 346 P 2.6   129 194         86 86   409.6 745 1385 1065            
Ravening Slicer (Alliance) 1621 999 BW Rev BW Rev. + 85 TBC O A 85 346 P 2.6   129 194         86 86   409.6 745 1385 1065            
Thief's Blade (Heroic) 1621 999 DM-H 21% "Captain" Cookie O S 85 346 P 2.6   129 194         86 86   409.6 745 1385 1065            
Elementium Gutslicer 1621 995 BS 515 BS Recipe O A 85 346 E 2.6   129 194 86         86   409.6 745 1385 1065            
Fist of Pained Senses (Heroic) 1615 989 TSC-H 20% Corborus M F 85 346 P 2.6   129 194   86     86     409.6 745 1385 1065            
Hammer of Sparks (Heroic) 1615 986 LC-H 20% Siamat O M 85 346 P 2.6   129 194 86 86           409.6 745 1385 1065            
Lightning Whelk Axe (Heroic) 1615 986 ToT-H 20% Lady Naz'jar O A 85 346 P 2.6   129 194 86 86           409.6 745 1385 1065            
The Perforator 1447 883 JC 490 JC Recipe O F 83 333 E 2.6   95 172   87       38   362.9 660 1227 944   1   5 5 Socket Bonus
Crystalline Geoknife 1434 880 R 78-85 Random World Drop M F 85 333 E 2.6   115 172   76     76     362.9 660 1227 944            
Hammer of Sparks 1434 877 LC 19% Siamat O M 83 333 P 2.6   115 172 76 76           362.9 660 1227 944            
Calder's Coated Carrion Carver 1431 875 TH Q TH Quest Reward O A 84 333 P 2.6   115 172   84     63     362.9 660 1227 944            
Dragonscorn Mace (Alliance) 1367 824 TH Q TH Quest Reward O M 84 333 P 2.6 115   172       82   67   362.9 660 1227 944            
Mace of the Gullet (Horde) 1367 824 TH Q TH Quest Reward O M 84 333 P 2.6 115   172       82   67   362.9 660 1227 944            
Resonant Kris 1364 827 LC 19% High Prophet Barim O S 83 333 P 2.6 115   172 76       76     362.9 660 1227 944            
Sun Strike 1364 818 HoO 18% Rajh O S 83 333 P 2.6 115   172 76         76   362.9 660 1227 944            
Downfall Hammer 1341 836 R 78-85 Random World Drop O M 84 325 E 2.6   107 160 71     71       336.7 612 1139 876            
Barrel Opener (Alliance) 1257 784 TH Q TH Quest Reward O M 84 318 P 2.6   100 150 69     63       315.6 574 1067 821            
Keg Smasher (Horde) 1257 784 TH Q TH Quest Reward O M 84 318 P 2.6   100 150 69     63       315.6 574 1067 821            
Rustmaul Axe of the Zephyr 1251 774 R 78-85 Random World Drop O A 85 318 E 2.6   99 148         65 65   315.6 574 1067 821            
Rustmaul Knuckles of the Zephyr 1251 774 R 78-85 Random World Drop O F 85 318 E 2.6   99 148         65 65   315.6 574 1067 821            
Rustmaul Mace of the Zephyr 1251 774 R 78-85 Random World Drop O M 85 318 E 2.6   99 148         65 65   315.6 574 1067 821            
Rustmaul Sword of the Zephyr 1251 774 R 78-85 Random World Drop O S 85 318 E 2.6   99 148         65 65   315.6 574 1067 821            
Carnelian Spikes 1238 760 JC 460 JC Recipe O F 81 317 E 2.6   99 148 69 63           312.5 568 1057 813            
Heavy Geode Mace 1234 771 R 78-85 Random World Drop O M 81 316 E 2.6   98 147 65     65       309.6 563 1047 805            
Fist of Pained Senses 1226 755 TSC 22% Corborus M F 81 316 P 2.6   98 147   65     65     309.6 563 1047 805            
Decapitator's Razor 1226 747 BS 425 BS Recipe O A 81 316 E 2.6   98 147   65       65   309.6 563 1047 805            
                                                               
PVP MH Daggers AEP MAEP Loc Info Source H T Lvl ilvl Bi Sp Str Agi Sta Hit Cri AP Exp Has Mas Res DPS Min Max Avg B R Y PVP PVE Special QUICKLINKS
Cataclysmic Gladiator's Shanker 1793 1102 PVP S11 2,450 CP O D 85 397 P 1.8   208 312   139         139 658.6 948 1423 1186             MH WEAPONS
Ruthless Gladiator's Shanker 1503 923 PVP S10 2,450 CP O D 85 378 P 1.8   175 262   116         116 551.7 794 1192 993             MH DAGGERS
Jagged Edge of Time 1446 985 ET 11% Murozond O D 85 378 P 1.8   174 262       113 118     551.9 695 1292 994             OH WEAPONS
Miniature Winter Veil Tree 1441 998 WV Q WV Quest Reward O D 85 378 E 1.8   174 262 116       116     551.9 695 1292 994            
Direbrew's Bloodied Shanker 1383 955 BRD ? Coren Direbrew O D 85 365 P 2.0   155 232 90 111           489.0 684 1272 978            
Vicious Gladiator's Shanker 1258 773 PVP S9 2,450 HP O D 85 359 P 1.8   146 219   97         97 462.2 665 999 832            
Brainsplinter 1253 868 BS 525 BS Recipe O D 85 363 E 1.8   152 228 101       101     479.7 604 1123 864            
Twinblade of the Hakkari (1H) 1134 773 ZG-H 9% Jin'do O D 85 353 P 1.8   138 207   92     92     436.9 550 1023 787            
Elementium Shank 1069 741 BS 520 BS Recipe O D 85 346 E 1.8   129 194 86       86     409.7 516 959 738            
Steelbender's Masterpiece (He.) 1067 742 BRC-H 20% Karsh Steelbender O D 85 346 P 1.8   129 194 93         76   409.4 589 885 737            
Windwalker Blade (Heroic) 1067 720 GB-H 17% Drahga O D 85 346 P 1.8   129 194   86   86       409.4 589 885 737            
Dagger of Restless Nights (H) 1062 730 HSR Rev HSR Rev. + 85 TBC O D 85 346 P 1.8   129 194 86 86           409.4 589 885 737            
Dagger of Restless Nights (A) 1062 730 BW Rev BW Rev. + 85 TBC O D 85 346 P 1.8   129 194 86 86           409.4 589 885 737            
Meteor Shard (Heroic) 1043 715 SFK-H 17% Lord Godfrey O D 85 346 P 1.8   129 194               409.7 516 959 738       60 60 570-630 Meteor
Scaleslicer 991 660 BWD 1% BWD Trash Drop O D 85 359 E 1.4   146 219 97     97       462.5 453 842 648            
Windwalker Blade 946 639 GB 17% Drahga O D 83 333 P 1.8   115 172   76   76       362.8 522 784 653            
Laquered Lung-Leak Longknife 943 645 TH Q TH Quest Reward O D 84 333 P 1.8   115 172   75       78   363.1 457 850 654            
The Twilight Blade 880 629 R PP Flame-Scar Junkbox O D 85 359 E 1.8                     462.2 665 999 832       48 37 3x 185 Crit Pr.
Quicksilver Blade (Heroic) 869 565 TSC-H 18% Slabhide O D 85 346 P 1.4   129 194         86 86   409.6 458 689 574            
Barim's Main Gauche (Heroic) 863 555 LC-H 20% Augh O D 85 346 P 1.4   129 194   86       86   409.6 458 689 574            
Buzzer Blade (Heroic) 863 552 DM-H 21% Glubtok O D 85 346 P 1.4   129 194   86     86     409.6 401 746 574            
Dimension Spike 817 556 DH Q DH Quest Reward O D 81 318 P 1.8   100 150   73     55     315.6 397 739 568            
Cold-Forged Shank 804 552 BS 425 BS Recipe O D 81 316 E 1.8   98 147 65 65           309.7 390 725 558            
Knife of the Venomous Asp 781 532 Uld Q Uld Quest Reward O D 83 312 P 1.8   94 141       58 66     298.3 375 699 537            
Rustmaul Dagger of the Zephyr 780 523 R 78-85 Random World Drop O D 85 318 E 1.7   99 148         65 65   315.6 375 698 537            
                                                               
OFF HAND: All PVP Rogue Starter Off Hand and One-Hand Weapons (Ranked by PVP Off Hand AEP)
PVP OH Weapons AEP MAEP Loc Info Source H T Lvl ilvl Bi Sp Str Agi Sta Hit Cri AP Exp Has Mas Res DPS Min Max Avg B R Y PVP PVE Special QUICKLINKS
Cataclysmic Gladiator's Shiv 1538 602 PVP S11 2,450 CP F D 85 397 P 1.4   208 312   139         139 658.6 645 1199 922             MH WEAPONS
Cataclysmic Gladiator's Shanker 1506 354 PVP S11 2,450 CP O D 85 397 P 1.8   208 312   139         139 658.6 948 1423 1186             MH DAGGERS
Ruthless Gladiator's Shiv 1290 515 PVP S10 2,450 CP F D 85 378 P 1.4   175 262   116         116 551.8 540 1005 773             OH WEAPONS
Ruthless Gladiator's Shanker 1258 267 PVP S10 2,450 CP O D 85 378 P 1.8   175 262   116         116 551.7 794 1192 993            
Mandible of the Old Ones 1233 607 HoT 7% Asira Dawnslayer F D 85 378 P 1.4   174 262 113     118       551.8 540 1005 773            
Jagged Edge of Time 1201 363 ET 11% Murozond O D 85 378 P 1.8   174 262       113 118     551.9 695 1292 994            
Miniature Winter Veil Tree 1196 353 WV Q WV Quest Reward O D 85 378 E 1.8   174 262 116       116     551.9 695 1292 994            
Vicious Gladiator's Shiv 1081 441 PVP S9 2,450 HP F D 85 359 P 1.4   146 219   97         97 462.5 453 842 648            
Vicious Gladiator's Shanker 1049 193 PVP S9 2,450 HP O D 85 359 P 1.8   146 219   97         97 462.2 665 999 832            
Brainsplinter 1037 284 BS 525 BS Recipe O D 85 363 E 1.8   152 228 101       101     479.7 604 1123 864            
Scaleslicer 1035 519 BWD 1% BWD Trash Drop O D 85 359 E 1.4   146 219 97     97       462.5 453 842 648            
Direbrew's Bloodied Shanker 1032 141 BRD ? Coren Direbrew O D 85 365 P 2.0   155 232 90 111           489.0 684 1272 978            
Twinblade of the Hakkari (OH) 979 494 ZG-H 12% Jin'do F D 85 353 P 1.4   138 207 92     92       437.1 428 796 612            
Twinblade of the Hakkari (1H) 935 224 ZG-H 9% Jin'do O D 85 353 P 1.8   138 207   92     92     436.9 550 1023 787            
Quicksilver Blade (Heroic) 913 455 TSC-H 18% Slabhide O D 85 346 P 1.4   129 194         86 86   409.6 458 689 574            
Buzzer Blade (Heroic) 907 446 DM-H 21% Glubtok O D 85 346 P 1.4   129 194   86     86     409.6 401 746 574            
Throat Slasher 907 442 SW/O Ven 950 JP F D 85 346 P 1.4   129 194 86 86           409.6 401 746 574            
Barim's Main Gauche (Heroic) 907 435 LC-H 20% Augh O D 85 346 P 1.4   129 194   86       86   409.6 458 689 574            
Elementium Shank 881 214 BS 520 BS Recipe O D 85 346 E 1.8   129 194 86       86     409.7 516 959 738            
Steelbender's Masterpiece (He.) 879 203 BRC-H 20% Karsh Steelbender O D 85 346 P 1.8   129 194 93         76   409.4 589 885 737            
Windwalker Blade (Heroic) 879 202 GB-H 17% Drahga O D 85 346 P 1.8   129 194   86   86       409.4 589 885 737            
Dagger of Restless Nights (H) 875 194 HSR Rev HSR Rev. + 85 TBC O D 85 346 P 1.8   129 194 86 86           409.4 589 885 737            
Dagger of Restless Nights (A) 875 194 BW Rev BW Rev. + 85 TBC O D 85 346 P 1.8   129 194 86 86           409.4 589 885 737            
Meteor Shard (Heroic) 855 181 SFK-H 17% Lord Godfrey O D 85 346 P 1.8   129 194               409.7 516 959 738       60 60 570-630 Meteor
Barim's Main Gauche 805 393 LC 20% Lockmaw O D 83 333 P 1.4   115 172   76       76   362.9 406 610 508            
Windwalker Blade 777 158 GB 17% Drahga O D 83 333 P 1.8   115 172   76   76       362.8 522 784 653            
Laquered Lung-Leak Longknife 774 146 TH Q TH Quest Reward O D 84 333 P 1.8   115 172   75       78   363.1 457 850 654            
Lhakaz's Swiftblade 757 396 R 78-85 Random World Drop O D 84 325 E 1.4   107 160 71     71       336.8 377 566 472            
Mindsear Shanker (Horde) 705 369 TH Q TH Quest Reward O D 84 318 P 1.4   100 150 72       57     315.7 309 575 442            
Mindsear Shanker (Alliance) 705 369 TH Q TH Quest Reward O D 84 318 P 1.4   100 150 72       57     315.7 309 575 442            
Quicksilver Blade 693 360 TSC 20% Slabhide O D 81 316 P 1.4   98 147         65 65   309.6 346 521 434            
Rustmaul Dagger of the Zephyr 679 177 R 78-85 Random World Drop O D 85 318 E 1.7   99 148         65 65   315.6 375 698 537            
Dimension Spike 667 106 DH Q DH Quest Reward O D 81 318 P 1.8   100 150   73     55     315.6 397 739 568            
The Twilight Blade 660 50 R PP Flame-Scar Junkbox O D 85 359 E 1.8                     462.2 665 999 832       48 37 3x 185 Crit Pr.
Cold-Forged Shank 656 102 BS 425 BS Recipe O D 81 316 E 1.8   98 147 65 65           309.7 390 725 558            
Toxidunk Dagger 647 347 BRC 1% BRC Trash Mobs O D 78 308 E 1.4   91 136 61     61       287.1 321 483 402            
Knife of the Venomous Asp 637 110 Uld Q Uld Quest Reward O D 83 312 P 1.8   94 141       58 66     298.3 375 699 537            
Steelbender's Masterpiece 610 87 BRC 17% Karsh Steelbender O D 78 308 P 1.8   91 136 65         53   287.2 413 621 517            
Trek's Shiv 602 326 R 78-85 Random World Drop O D 81 300 E 1.4   85 127 56     56       266.8 298 449 374            
 
Legend
AEP: Agility Equivalence Points.  A method to convert the value of item attributes to compare them in terms of Agility points.  Based on the forum discussion by Ming from Lightning's Blade.
AEP: PVP-Oriented formula which focuses on Attack Power, Stamina and Resilience. MAEP: Maximum DPS AEP for use in maximizing PVE raid DPS.
See http://shadowpanther.net/aep.htm for current AEP/MAEP formulas
Loc: The location where the weapon can be found, usually the initials for a zone.  BS = Blacksmithing, R = Random World Drop.
Info: Additional information about the weapon, such as drop percentage, random mob levels, the skill level required to create it, reputation, honor ranking or (Q)uest item.
Source: The source of the weapon.  Either the boss who drops it, the location of the recipe or the type of faction or quest required.
H: Which hand can use the weapon. (M)ain Hand, (O)ne-Hand or Of(F) Hand. T: Weapon Type (Sword/Mace/Fist/Dagger) , Lvl: Level requirement, ilvl: Item Level, Bi: Bind on (P)ickup or (E)quip, Sp: Weapon Speed.
Str: Strength, Agi: Agility, Sta: Stamina, Hit: Hit Rating, Cri: Crit. Rating, AP: Attack Power, Exp: Expertise, Has: Haste Rating, Mas: Mastery Rating, Res: Resilience, B/R/Y: Sockets, Spe.: Special
DPS: Damage per second, Min: Minimum Damage, Max: Maximum Damage, Avg: Average damage, PVP: PVP Special Value, PVE: PVE Special Value
World of Warcraft PVP Rogue Starter Weapons Chart © 2011 ShadowPanther.net - Data courtesy of Wowhead.com - World of Warcraft © 2011 Blizzard Entertainment