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World of Warcraft Rogue Starter Weapons
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This chart is used to list the best weapons that can be crafted, purchased or acquired from quests with minimal instancing or group assistance.
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          Main Hand AEP (PVP) >         0 .65 1 .70 .60 .63 .65 .65 .60 .15 1 1     2.5 9 10 8 1 1  
          Dagger AEP (PVP) >         0 .65 1 .70 .60 .63 .65 .65 .60 .15 1 1     3.6 9 10 8 1 1  
          Offhand AEP (PVP) >         8 .65 1 .70 .60 .63 .65 .65 .60 .15 1 2     0 9 10 8 1 1  
Last Updated         Main Hand MAEP (PVE) >         0 .55 1.1 .01 1.15 .90 .50 1.25 1 .15 .001 3     1.75 4 9 9 1 1  
7/9/08         Dagger MAEP (PVE) >         0 .55 1.1 .01 1.15 .90 .50 1.25 1 .15 .001 3     2.5 4 9 9 1 1  
New/Updated Items in Gray         Offhand MAEP (PVE) >         8 .55 1.1 .01 1.15 .90 .50 1.25 1 .15 .001 2     0 4 9 9 1 1  
MAIN HAND WEAPONS
Swords / Maces / Fists AEP MAEP Loc Info Source H T Lvl ilvl Bi Sp Str Agi Sta Hit Cri AP Exp Has ArP Res DPS Min Max Avg B R Y PVP PVE Special
Dragonstrike 812 825 BS 375 BS recipe O M 70 136 P 2.7     19               97.6 184 343 264       42 71 212/10s Ha Pr
Merciless Gladiator's Slicer 801 781 PVP S2 18,000 HP + 20 EoS O S 70 136 P 2.6     27 10 19 30       12 97.7 203 305 254            
Merciless Gladiator's Pummeler 800 780 PVP S2 18,000 HP + 20 EoS O M 70 136 P 2.6     27 10 19 30       12 97.5 177 330 254            
Merciless Gladiator's Right Ripper 800 780 PVP S2 18,000 HP + 20 EoS M F 70 136 P 2.6     27 10 19 30       12 97.5 177 330 254            
Dragonmaw 755 775 BS 375 BS recipe O M 70 123 P 2.7     9               91.1 172 320 246       42 71 212/10s Ha Pr
Gladiator's Right Ripper 743 728 PVP S1 18,000 HP + 20 EoS M F 70 123 P 2.6     21 9 15 28       10 91.3 166 309 238            
Gladiator's Pummeler 741 726 PVP S1 18,000 HP + 20 EoS O M 70 123 P 2.6     21 9 15 28       10 91.2 189 285 237            
Gladiator's Slicer 741 726 PVP S1 18,000 HP + 20 EoS O S 70 123 P 2.6     21 9 15 28       10 91.2 189 285 237            
Drakefist Hammer 695 722 BS 350 BS recipe O M 70 107 P 2.7                     84.3 159 296 228       42 71 212/10s Ha Pr
Hope Ender 719 713 HP 21% Doom Lord Kazzak O S 70 120 E 2.6           70         89.8 163 304 234            
Vindicator's Brand 645 654 SC Exa Aldor Exalted O S 70 100 P 2.6       19   38         81.2 147 275 211            
Blinkstrike 639 643 R 70 Random World Drop O S 70 100 E 2.6                     81.2 147 275 211       30 30 Extra att proc
Runic Hammer 611 610 BS 365 BS recipe O M 70 105 E 2.4     14     50         81.3 136 254 195            
Felsteel Longblade 579 600 BS 365 World Drop Recipe O S 70 105 E 2.2   26 15               83.4 128 239 184            
The Sunbreaker 603 596 IoQ Ven SSO Revered O S 70 115 P 2.7   14 12 11   26         71.9 155 233 194            
Grand Marshal's Pummeler 589 576 PVP All 15,300 HP + 20 EoS O M 70 115 P 2.6     18 8 13 26       9 71.7 149 224 187            
Grand Marshal's Slicer 589 576 PVP All 15,300 HP + 20 EoS O S 70 115 P 2.6     18 8 13 26       9 71.7 149 224 187            
High Warlord's Pummeler 589 576 PVP Hor 15,300 HP + 20 EoS O M 70 115 P 2.6     18 8 13 26       9 71.7 149 224 187            
High Warlord's Slicer 589 576 PVP Hor 15,300 HP + 20 EoS O S 70 115 P 2.6     18 8 13 26       9 71.7 149 224 187            
Grand Marshal's Right Ripper 589 576 PVP All 15,300 HP + 20 EoS M F 70 115 P 2.6     18 8 13 26       9 71.7 130 243 187            
High Warlord's Right Ripper 589 576 PVP Hor 15,300 HP + 20 EoS M F 70 115 P 2.6     18 8 13 26       9 71.7 130 243 187            
Illidari-Bane Broadsword 555 559 SV Q SV Quest Reward O S 70 115 P 2.7                     71.7 135 252 194       0 5 93 AP vs Dem
Iron Skull Sword of the Bandit 528 517 R 71-72 Random World Drop O S 70 120 E 2.6   12 18     25         65.0 118 220 169            
Knight's War Hammer of the Bandit 528 517 R 71-72 Random World Drop O M 70 120 E 2.6   12 18     25         65.0 118 220 169            
Grand Marshal's Longsword 523 507 PVP All 15,300 HP + 20 AB O S 60 78 P 2.9     7   14 28         59.5 138 207 173            
Grand Marshal's Punisher 523 507 PVP All 15,300 HP + 20 AB O M 60 78 P 2.9     7   14 28         59.5 138 207 173            
High Warlord's Blade 523 507 PVP Hor 15,300 HP + 20 AB O S 60 78 P 2.9     7   14 28         59.5 138 207 173            
High Warlord's Bludgeon 523 507 PVP Hor 15,300 HP + 20 AB O M 60 78 P 2.9     7   14 28         59.5 138 207 173            
Grand Marshal's Right Hand Blade 523 507 PVP All 15,300 HP + 20 AB M F 60 78 P 2.9     7   14 28         59.5 138 207 173            
High Warlord's Right Claw 523 507 PVP Hor 15,300 HP + 20 AB M F 60 78 P 2.9     7   14 28         59.5 138 207 173            
Boneshredder Claws of the Bandit 516 505 R 70-72 Random World Drop M F 69 117 E 2.6   12 18     24         63.5 115 215 165            
Mag'hari Fury Brand 497 489 Nag Q Nag Quest Reward O F 65 103 P 2.5   13 19     26         62.6 109 204 157            
Ripfang Paw 501 489 Neth Q Neth Quest Reward M F 67 111 P 2.7   10 9     32         59.8 113 210 162            
Nexus-Claw 490 484 Neth Lim Weapon Vendor M F 66 108 E 2.8         14 28         57.9 113 211 162            
Master Smith's Hammer 474 470 Neth Q Neth Quest Reward O M 67 111 P 2.6   9 7     20         59.6 108 202 155            
Lavaforged Warhammer 469 469 BS 340 BS recipe O M 65 100 P 2.5           48         60.4 105 197 151            
Fist of Reckoning 443 450 R 60-62 Random World Drop O M 61 88 E 2.7       10 16 12         54.1 102 190 146            
Sporeling Claw 447 444 Zan Q Zan Quest Reward O F 65 94 P 2.5     18 12   26         56.6 99 184 142            
                                                               
DAGGERS (MH & Mutilate OH) AEP MAEP Loc Info Source H T Lvl ilvl Bi Sp Str Agi Sta Hit Cri AP Exp Has ArP Res DPS Min Max Avg B R Y PVP PVE Special
Merciless Gladiator's Shanker 798 775 PVP S2 18,000 HP + 20 EoS O D 70 136 P 1.8     27 10 19 30       12 97.5 140 211 176            
Gladiator's Shanker 739 721 PVP S1 18,000 HP + 20 EoS O D 70 123 P 1.8     21 9 15 28       10 91.1 131 197 164            
The Night Blade 624 625 R 68-71 Random World Drop O D 70 100 E 1.8                     81.4 117 176 147       15 15 3x Sund Proc
Guile of Khoraazi 593 609 Neth Exa Consortium Exa O D 70 100 P 1.6   19       38         81.3 104 156 130            
Dirge 541 579 BS 365 BS recipe O D 70 105 E 1.4         20 40         83.2 81 152 117            
Bombardier's Blade 582 579 IoQ Ven SSO Revered O D 70 115 P 1.8   14 12 11   26         71.7 90 168 129            
Grand Marshal's Shanker 588 572 PVP All 15,300 HP + 20 EoS O D 70 115 P 1.8     18 8 13 26       9 71.7 103 155 129            
High Warlord's Shanker 588 572 PVP Hor 15,300 HP + 20 EoS O D 70 115 P 1.8     18 8 13 26       9 71.7 103 155 129            
Retainer's Blade 555 571 SC Exa Scryers Exalted O D 70 100 P 1.5   22 21               81.0 97 146 122            
Crystal-Infused Shiv 581 570 BEM Q BEM Quest Reward O D 70 115 E 1.8   11 12     40         71.7 103 155 129            
Ced's Carver 575 567 R 69-72 Random World Drop O D 70 115 E 1.8     13   16 30         71.7 103 155 129            
Claw of the Netherwing Flight 550 565 SV Q SV Quest Reward O D 70 108 P 1.8   15   15   30 15       66.4 83 156 120            
Twin-Bladed Ripper 548 549 Neth Q Neth Quest Reward O D 70 109 P 1.8   12 12 11   24 7       66.9 84 157 121            
Illidari-Bane Dagger 536 543 SV Q SV Quest Reward O D 70 115 P 1.8                     71.7 90 168 129       0 5 93 AP vs Dem
Borak's Reminder 542 542 SV Q SV Quest Reward O D 68 109 P 1.8   11   7   40         66.9 84 157 121            
Grand Marshal's Dirk 520 503 PVP All 15,300 HP + 20 AB O D 60 78 P 2.0     7   14 28         59.5 95 143 119            
High Warlord's Razor 520 503 PVP Hor 15,300 HP + 20 AB O D 60 78 P 2.0     7   14 28         59.5 95 143 119            
Phantom Dagger of the Bandit 504 497 R 71-72 Random World Drop O D 70 120 E 1.7   12 18     25         65.0 77 144 111            
Ceremonial Warmaul Blood-blade 489 482 Nag Q Nag Quest Reward O D 65 103 P 1.7   13 19     26         62.6 74 139 107            
                                                               
OFF HAND WEAPONS
Weapon AEP MAEP Loc Info Source H T Lvl ilvl Bi Sp Str Agi Sta Hit Cri AP Exp Has ArP Res DPS Min Max Avg B R Y PVP PVE Special
Merciless Gladiator's Shiv 383 359 PVP S2 9,000 HP + 20 EoS F D 70 136 P 1.4     27 10 19 30       12 97.5 95 178 137            
Merciless Gladiator's Bonecracker 376 351 PVP S2 9,000 HP + 20 EoS F M 70 136 P 1.5     27 10 19 30       12 97.7 102 191 147            
Merciless Gladiator's Left Ripper 376 351 PVP S2 9,000 HP + 20 EoS F F 70 136 P 1.5     27 10 19 30       12 97.7 102 191 147            
Merciless Gladiator's Quickblade 376 351 PVP S2 9,000 HP + 20 EoS F S 70 136 P 1.5     27 10 19 30       12 97.7 102 191 147            
Blazefury 348 341 BS 375 BS recipe O S 70 136 P 1.6   19 28 18             97.5 109 203 156            
Gladiator's Shiv 360 340 PVP S1 9,000 HP + 20 EoS F D 70 123 P 1.4     21 9 15 28       10 91.1 89 166 128            
Gladiator's Bonecracker 352 332 PVP S1 9,000 HP + 20 EoS F M 70 123 P 1.5     21 9 15 28       10 91.0 95 178 137            
Gladiator's Left Ripper 352 332 PVP S1 9,000 HP + 20 EoS F F 70 123 P 1.5     21 9 15 28       10 91.0 95 178 137            
Gladiator's Quickblade 352 332 PVP S1 9,000 HP + 20 EoS F S 70 123 P 1.5     21 9 15 28       10 91.0 95 178 137            
Blazeguard 331 325 BS 375 BS recipe O S 70 123 P 1.6   17 25 17             91.3 102 190 146            
Dirge 325 324 BS 365 BS recipe O D 70 105 E 1.4         20 40         83.2 81 152 117            
Fireguard 314 309 BS 360 BS recipe O S 70 107 P 1.6   16 23 16             84.4 94 176 135            
Guile of Khoraazi 309 305 Neth Exa Consortium Exa O D 70 100 P 1.6   18       38         81.3 104 156 130            
Retainer's Blade 311 298 SC Exa Scryers Exalted O D 70 100 P 1.5   22 21               81.0 97 146 122            
Grand Marshal's Shiv 315 298 PVP All 15,300 HP + 20 EoS O D 70 115 P 1.4     18 8 13 26       9 71.8 80 121 101            
High Warlord's Shiv 315 298 PVP Hor 15,300 HP + 20 EoS O D 70 115 P 1.4     18 8 13 26       9 71.8 80 121 101            
Claw of the Netherwing Flight 274 288 SV Q SV Quest Reward O D 70 108 P 1.8   15   15   30 15       66.4 83 156 120            
Inuuro's Blade 290 287 IoQ Ven SSO Revered O S 70 115 P 1.4     21 8     11       71.8 80 121 101         0 13 Defense
Ashtongue Blade 298 286 SV Q SV Quest Reward O D 70 109 P 1.4   11 10     40         66.8 65 122 94            
Bombardier's Blade 277 273 IoQ Ven SSO Revered O D 70 115 P 1.8   14 12 11   26         71.7 90 168 129            
Apexis Crystal Mace 263 270 BEM R Random BEM Drop O M 70 115 E 1.8       8 20 22         71.7 90 168 129            
Twin-Bladed Ripper 269 269 Neth Q Neth Quest Reward O D 70 109 P 1.8   12 12 11   24 7       66.9 84 157 121            
Pulse Dagger 256 268 Neth Ven Weapon Vendor O D 66 108 E 1.3       21             57.7 52 98 75            
Vibro Shanker 262 266 BEM Q BEM Quest Reward O D 65 105 P 1.4   10       20 11       55.7 54 102 78            
The Night Blade 266 266 R 68-71 Random World Drop O D 70 100 E 1.8                     81.4 117 176 147       15 15 3x Sund Proc
Grand Marshal's Bonecracker 283 265 PVP All 15,300 HP + 20 EoS O M 70 115 P 1.8     18 8 13 26       9 71.7 103 155 129            
Grand Marshal's Left Ripper 283 265 PVP All 15,300 HP + 20 EoS F F 70 115 P 1.8     18 8 13 26       9 71.7 90 168 129            
Grand Marshal's Quickblade 283 265 PVP All 15,300 HP + 20 EoS O S 70 115 P 1.8     18 8 13 26       9 71.7 103 155 129            
High Warlord's Bonecracker 283 265 PVP Hor 15,300 HP + 20 EoS O M 70 115 P 1.8     18 8 13 26       9 71.7 103 155 129            
High Warlord's Left Ripper 283 265 PVP Hor 15,300 HP + 20 EoS F F 70 115 P 1.8     18 8 13 26       9 71.7 90 168 129            
High Warlord's Quickblade 283 265 PVP Hor 15,300 HP + 20 EoS O S 70 115 P 1.8     18 8 13 26       9 71.7 103 155 129            
Crystal-Infused Shiv 277 264 BEM Q BEM Quest Reward O D 70 115 E 1.8   11 12     40         71.7 103 155 129            
Borak's Reminder 263 262 SV Q SV Quest Reward O D 68 109 P 1.8   11   7   40         66.9 84 157 121            
Ced's Carver 270 261 R 69-72 Random World Drop O D 70 115 E 1.8     13   16 30         71.7 103 155 129            
Blade of Unquenched Thirst 263 260 R 63-65 Random World Drop O D 64 97 E 1.3           22         58.1 53 98 78       5 5 48-54 LS
Dib'Muad's Crysknife 257 259 TF Q TF Quest Reward O D 63 94 P 1.4         19 18         56.4 55 103 79            
Honor's Call 258 253 HP Exa Honor Hold Exalted O S 70 100 P 1.8     12 6             78.9 99 185 142       0 0 +16 Def
Felsteel Longblade 259 252 BS 365 World Drop Recipe O S 70 105 E 2.2   26 15               83.4 128 239 184            
Hungering Bone Cudgel 266 251 Nag Q Nag Quest Reward O M 66 100 P 1.6   12 18     26         60.3 67 126 97            
Void-Talon 251 248 Neth Ven Weapon Vendor F F 66 108 E 1.6   14       28         57.5 64 120 92            
Windforged Rapier 232 245 BS 340 BS recipe O S 65 100 P 1.7       24             60.6 72 134 103            
Whistling Sword 248 240 BEM Q BEM Quest Reward O S 65 108 P 1.6     11   11 22         57.5 64 120 92            
Grand Marshal's Swiftblade 239 234 PVP All 15,300 HP + 20 AB O S 60 78 P 1.8     7   14 28         59.4 85 129 107            
High Warlord's Quickblade 239 234 PVP Hor 15,300 HP + 20 AB O S 60 78 P 1.8     7   14 28         59.4 85 129 107            
Crystalblade of the Draenei 242 230 R 65-67 Random World Drop O S 66 103 E 1.6     18               62.8 70 131 101       0 0 150Ar,Def 13
 
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, ArP: Armor Penetration, 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
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