SoD Phase 3 Updated: All Rogue Runes and Locations

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Here, you will find detailed information about all Rogue Runes and locations available, with new Rune guide updates for SoD Phase 3.

Key Takeaways

Runes offer additional spells and abilities to alter your character’s class playstyle. They can be found in the open world through various sources. Most Runes are accessible to characters of any race or faction, except those tied to specific quests or faction-friendly mobs.

This guide has been updated with all the Runes from Phase 1, Phase 2, and Phase 3 of Season of Discovery.

If “What are Runes in SoD?” and “Where to get all Rogue Runes in SoD?” are your questions, then you are in the right place.

Runes are a new gameplay mechanic in WoW Classic Season of Discovery. They offer additional spells and abilities, allowing you to transform the playstyle of your character’s class. Runes can be found in the open world. The acquisition methods vary based on your character’s race and faction.

There are 12 runes for each class in Phase 1 and 6 to 7 new Runes in Phase 2. At the moment of writing, there are 6 to 7 new Runes in Phase 3. Previously, we have discussed all SoD Priest Runes and their locations. You can check it out here:

And now, it’s Rogue’s time! Below is the complete list of all Rogue Runes in Season of Discovery, how to get them, their locations, and even coordinates for your convenience. 

Special thanks to the WoW community, and especially our readers at WowVendor, for the invaluable contribution in uncovering the Runes and generously sharing the methods of acquiring them with the whole gaming community.

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New Rune Guide for All SoD Phase 3 Rogue Runes

In Season of Discovery Phase 3, Rogues have six new Runes to enhance their power. Below, you’ll find a comprehensive new Rune guide for all Rogue Runes and their locations in SoD Phase 3. Detailed instructions on acquiring these Runes are also provided for your convenience.

SoD Phase 3 Updated: All SoD Rogue Runes: Head Slot

How to Get Combat Potency Rune in SoD

SoD Phase 3 Updated: How to Get Combat Potency Rune in SoD

Combat Potency Rune: You have a 20% chance to gain 15 Energy every time you deal melee damage with your off-hand weapon.

How to get Combat Potency:

  1. Head to Felwood and receive a quest called The Wild Gods from a Shadowtooth Emissary.
  2.  Go to Jinth’Alor, which is in the Hinterlands, and defeat elite trolls to acquire a Wildwhisper Draught item.
  3.  Afterward, reach the Razorfen Downs zone and defeat Amnennar the Coldbringer.
  4.  Use the Wildwhisper Draught item on the ledge so the Spirit of Agamaggan can spawn. Turn in the current quest to him and receive another one called The Wild Gods. Additionally, you will get an Agamaggan’s Roar item.
  5.  Your next step is to collect 3x Wild Offering in Zul’Farrak, Maraudon, or Blackrock Depths. You can save time and run the same dungeon up to 3 times. 

Zul’Farrak

  1. First, find and defeat 2 or 3 bosses to make a Ghostly Spider spawn. If you have done everything alright, you will see the phrase “You feel a shadowed presence” in the chat.
  2.  Then, use the Agamaggan’s Roar item close to the Ghostly Spider. This action will summon a Delirious Ancient.
  3.  Defeat the boss and obtain your precious Wild Offering.

Maraudon

  1. After entering the dungeon, find and triumph over Princess Theradras. This action will make a Ghostly Raptor appear in the water on the upper level near the turtles.
  2.  Use the Agamaggan’s Roar item close to the Ghostly Raptor to summon a Delirious Ancient.
  3.  Defeat the boss and receive the Wild Offering item.

Blackrock Depths

  1. Defeat Houndmaster Grebmar, High Interrogator Gerstahn, and the Ring of Law. Afterward, a Ghostly Basilisk spawns on the Dark Iron Highway, which leads to Bael’gar. If you see the phrase “You feel a shadowed presence,” you have done everything alright.
  2.  Then, use the Agamaggan’s Roar item near the Ghostly Basilisk to summon a Delirious Ancient.
  3.  Defeat the boss and get the Wild Offering item.

Once you have completed all the steps, head to the Shadowtooth Emissary in Felwood and receive a Hyjal’s Wisdom item. It lets you learn the Combat Potency Rune.

How to Get Focused Attacks Rune in SoD

SoD Phase 3 Updated: How to Get Focused Attacks Rune in SoD

Focused Attacks Rune: You gain 2 Energy every time you deal a melee or ranged critical strike.

How to get Focused Attacks:

  1. Go to the Hinterlands and find a Vilebranch Mask.
  2. Blind the Vilebranch Mask to loot the chest in front of it and obtain the Rune of Focus.

How to Get Honor Among Thieves Rune in SoD

SoD Phase 3 Updated: How to Get Honor Among Thieves Rune in SoD

Honor Among Thieves Rune: When any player in your party critically hits with a spell or ability, you gain a combo point on your current target. This effect cannot occur more than once every second.

How to get Honor Among Thieves:

  1. Before starting your journey, ensure you have completed the quest The Manor, Ravenholdt, and unlocked the Ravenholdt reputation.
  2. Upon reaching level 45, visit a major city to obtain an invitation letter to Ravenholdt Manor in the Alterac Mountains.
  3. Find Fahrad and accept the quests Fool Me Twice and The Talisman of Kazdor.
  4. Then, enter Zul’Farrak independently and collect 2x Vile Concoction, which you can find in Clay Vessels within the dungeon tents.
  5. Use one Vile Concoction on the cauldron near Antu’sul, whose satchel you must loot to get an Offering of Bone.
  6. Afterward, use another Vile Concoction on the cauldron close to Witch Doctor Zum’rah, whose satchel you must also loot to get a Ward of the Dead.
  7. Equip the Ward of the Dead item and loot an Offering of Flesh from the grave.
  8. Then, combine the Offering of Flesh and the Offering of Bone to get a Blood Magic Essence.
  9. Do you see the big stairs, right? Go in their direction, and you will see a small stone block. Jump onto it and walk to the edge. Reach the second balcony and find a small chest containing a Hollow Emblem.
  10. Combine the newfound item and the Blood Magic Essence to get an Emblem of Blood Magic.
  11. Go up the pyramid and loot the Spellbound War Chest to receive a Talisman of Kazdor.
  12. Return to Fahrad and turn in the quest. Then, receive another one called Best Laid Plans.
  13. After finding Zan Shivsproket in the basement, turn in your current quest and get another one called One Last Drop.
  14. Head to Silverpine Forest with your Modified Talisman and find the Dead Drop
  15. Turn in the current quest and accept another one called Biding Our Time.
  16. Get back to Fahrad and turn in the final quest. Congratulations on obtaining the Rune of the Coterie!

SoD Phase 3 Updated: All SoD Rogue Runes: Wrists Slot

How to Get Carnage Rune in SoD

SoD Phase 3 Updated: How to Get Carnage Rune in SoD

Carnage Rune: Your abilities deal 20% increased damage to targets afflicted by one of your Bleed effects.

How to get Carnage:

  1. Your next destination is the Blasted Lands. Once you are there, type this macro into the chat: /way 45.3 16.4
  2. Find an Abandoned Cache atop the tower and open it with the help of your Lockpicking skill (225).
  3. Once you have unlocked the chest, you can see a Murderous Lost One.
  4. Triumph over it and get the Rune of Carnage.

How to Get Cut to the Chase Rune in SoD

SoD Phase 3 Updated: How to Get Cut to the Chase Rune in SoD

Cut to the Chase Rune: Your Eviscerate and Envenom abilities refresh either your Slice and Dice or your Blade Dance duration to its 5 combo point maximum. If both are active, only the one with shortest remaining duration will be refreshed.

How to get Cut to the Chase:

  1. First, obtaining the rune requires Friendly reputation with the Emerald Wardens faction. 
  2. Once you are Friendly, purchase the Rune of Alacrity from one of the following Quartermasters:

How to Get Unfair Advantage Rune in SoD

SoD Phase 3 Updated: How to Get Unfair Advantage Rune in SoD

Unfair Advantage Rune: Whenever you dodge an attack you gain an Unfair Advantage, striking back for 100% of your main hand weapon’s damage. This cannot occur more than once per second.

How to get Unfair Advantage:

  1. Head to Tanaris and pickpocket Southsea Pirates and Southsea Freebooters until you get a Kidnapper’s Coin Purse.
  2. Open your find and receive a Precious Medallion.
  3. Afterward, go to Jabbey and exchange the medallion for the Rune of Foul Play.

All Rogue Runes in Season of Discovery Phase 2

All SoD Rogue Runes: Waist Slot

How to Get Poisoned Knife Rune in SoD

All SoD Rogue Runes: How to Get Poisoned Knife Rune

Poisoned Knife Rune: Instantly throw your off-hand weapon to deal normal off-hand weapon damage with a 100% chance to apply the poison from your off-hand weapon to the target. Awards 1 combo point. Poisoned Knife benefits from all talents and effects that trigger from or modify Sinister Strike.

How to get Poisoned Knife:

How to Get Shadowstep Rune in SoD

All SoD Rogue Runes: How to Get Shadowstep Rune

Shadowstep Rune: Attempts to step through the shadows and reappear behind your enemy and increases movement speed by 70% for 3 sec.

How to get Shadowstep:

How to Get Shuriken Toss Rune in SoD

All SoD Rogue Runes: How to Get Shuriken Toss Rune

Shuriken Toss Rune: Throw a shuriken at your enemy dealing damage equal to 15% of your Attack Power, and also strike up to 4 additional nearby targets. Awards 1 combo point.

How to get Shuriken Toss:

All SoD Rogue Runes: Feet Slot

How to Get Rolling with the Punches Rune in SoD

All SoD Rogue Runes: How to Get Rolling with the Punches Rune

Rolling with the Punches Rune: Each time you Dodge or Parry, you gain 6% increased Health, stacking up to 5 times.

How to get Rolling with the Punches:

How to Get Waylay Rune in SoD

All SoD Rogue Runes: How to Get Waylay Rune

Waylay Rune: Your Ambush and Backstab hits unbalance your target, increasing the time between their melee attacks by 10%, and reducing movement speed by 50% for 8 sec.

How to get Waylay:

How to Get Master of Subtlety Rune in SoD

All SoD Rogue Runes: How to Get Master of Subtlety Rune

Master of Subtlety Rune: Attacks made while stealthed and for 6 seconds after breaking stealth cause an additional 10% damage.

How to get Master of Subtlety:

All Rogue Runes in Season of Discovery Phase 1

In Season of Discovery Phase 1, there are a total of 12 Rogue Runes available. Detailed instructions on how to get them are provided below.

All SoD Rogue Runes: Chest Slot

How to Get Deadly Brew Rune

All SoD Rogue Runes: How to Get Deadly Brew Rune

Deadly Brew Rune: Grants several improvements to your poisons:

When you inflict any other poison on a target, you also inflict Deadly Poison.

If your weapon does not have a poison applied, it has a chance to trigger Instant Poison as if Instant Poison were applied.

Deadly Poison and Instant Poison now gain increased damage from your Attack Power.

How to get Deadly Brew:

Alliance and Horde:

How to Get Just a Flesh Wound Rune

All SoD Rogue Runes: How to Get Just a Flesh Wound Rune

Just a Flesh Wound Rune: You take 20% reduced Physical damage while Blade Dance is active. Additionally, you have 6% reduced chance to be critically hit by melee attacks, the threat generated by all your actions is massively increased, and your Feint ability is replaced with Tease, which Taunts the target to attack you.

Tease: Taunts the target to attack you, but has no effect if the target is already attacking you.

How to get Just a Flesh Wound: This Rune is purchasable for 4 gold and 50 silver when you reach Honored with the new Supply Factions, Durotar Supply and Logistics for Horde players and Azeroth Commerce Authority for Alliance players. For more information, check out our article here:

How to Get Quick Draw Rune

All SoD Rogue Runes: How to Get Quick Draw Rune

Quick Draw Rune: Draw your ranged weapon and fire a quick shot at an enemy, causing normal ranged weapon damage and reducing the target’s movement speed by 50% for 6 sec. Awards 1 combo point.

Quick Draw benefits from all talents and effects that trigger from or modify Sinister Strike.

How to get Quick Draw:

How to Get Slaughter from the Shadows Rune

All SoD Rogue Runes: How to Get Slaughter from the Shadows

Slaughter from the Shadows Rune: Reduces the Energy cost of your Backstab and Ambush abilities by 20.

How to get Slaughter from the Shadows:

All SoD Rogue Runes: Legs Slot

How to Get Between the Eyes Rune

All SoD Rogue Runes: How to Get Between the Eyes Rune

Between the Eyes Rune: Requires Ranged Weapon

Ranged Finishing move that causes damage per combo point, increased by Attack Power, and Stuns the target:

How to get Between the Eyes Rune:

How to Get Blade Dance Rune

All SoD Rogue Runes: How to Get Blade Dance Rune

Blade Dance Rune: Finishing move that increases your Parry chance.  Lasts longer and grants more Parry chance per combo point:

How to get Blade Dance:

How to Get Envenom Rune

All SoD Rogue Runes: How to Get Envenom Rune

Envenom Rune: Finishing move that deals instant poison damage based on your Deadly Poison doses on the target.  Following the Envenom attack you have a 75% increased frequency of applying Instant Poison for 1 sec plus an additional 1 sec per combo point. One dose is activated per combo point:

1 dose:  [( * 100 / 100) * 1 + Attack power * 0.09] damage

2 doses: [( * 100 / 100) * 2 + Attack power * 0.18] damage

3 doses: [( * 100 / 100) * 3 + Attack power * 0.27] damage

4 doses: [( * 100 / 100) * 4 + Attack power * 0.36] damage

5 doses: [( * 100 / 100) * 5 + Attack power * 0.45] damage

How to get Envenom:

Alliance and Horde: Head to Durnholde Keep in Hillsbrad Foothills. You’ll find a vendor, Kris Legace, behind one of the buildings (the one with Tog’thar inside). Purchase a Hot Tip from this vendor for 75 silver. Open it to get a map and a note with a Safe Combination. Follow the river north as the map tells you until you reach the Western Plaguelands. Look for a waterfall with a chest at the base at coordinates [59, 84]. Open the chest to find the Rune of Venom. Right-click to use it and gain Envenom as an ability.

All SoD Rogue Runes: Gloves Slot

How to Get Mutilate Rune

All SoD Rogue Runes: How to Get Mutilate Rune

Mutilate Rune: Instantly attacks with both weapons for 100% weapon damage plus additional (100 / 100 *) with each weapon.  Damage is increased by 20% against Poisoned targets.  Awards 2 combo points.

How to get Mutilate:

How to Get Shadowstrike Rune

All SoD Rogue Runes: How to Get Shadowstrike Rune

Shadowstrike Rune: Teleport behind your target and strike, causing 150% weapon damage to the target. Must be stealthed. Awards 1 combo point.

How to get Shadowstrike:

How to Get Saber Slash Rune

All SoD Rogue Runes: How to Get Saber Slash Rune

Saber Slash Rune: Viciously slash an enemy for 130% weapon damage, and cause the target to bleed for (Attack power * 5 / 100) damage every 2 sec for 12 sec, stacking up to 3 times. Awards 1 combo point.

Saber Slash benefits from all talents and effects that trigger from or modify Sinister Strike.

How to get Saber Slash:

How to Get Shiv Rune

All SoD Rogue Runes: How to Get Shiv Rune

Shin Rune: Instantly attack with your off-hand weapon with a 100% chance to apply the poison from your off-hand weapon to the target. Slower weapons require more energy. Awards 1 combo point.

How to get Shiv: Note: This method of obtaining the Rune will work for Horde players, but it’s a bit risky, especially on PvP servers.

Head to Duskwood, proceed to the Tranquil Gardens Cemetery, and use lockpicking to open the chest located in the chapel at coordinates [81, 71] in order to obtain an Engraved Silver Ring. Then pickpocket one the Defias Nightrunners on Yorgen’s farm [50, 73] or elsewhere to get the Engraved Gold Ring. Finally, type /kneel in front of the statue at the center of Raven Hill Cemetery [19, 45] while wearing both rings to receive your Rune.

How to Get Main Gauche Rune

All SoD Rogue Runes: How to Get Main Gauche Rune

Main Gauche Rune: Instantly strike with your off-hand weapon for normal off-hand weapon damage and increase your chance to parry by 10% for 10 sec.  Awards 1 combo point.

Main Gauche benefits from all talents and effects that trigger from or modify Sinister Strike.

How to get Main Gauche:

You can buy this Rune from Grizzby. The NPC is located in Ratchet. In order to purchase this Rune, Grizzby will require you to complete the following pre-quests:

That concludes the guide to all Rogue Runes in Season of Discovery. If you are interested in more guides on Runes, check out our guide for all SoD Shaman Runes below:

Or you can find every single Rune for all nine playable classes in our comprehensive guide on all 5 Phases of Season of Discovery here:

We hope that the guides have been able to aid you on your journey. Happy gaming!

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Hi Annon 👋 What problem are you having with getting the Rune of Venom (Envenom)? Let us know the issue, and we’ll be ready to help! 😊