Ability rogue shadowstrikes
  • Mutilate
  • Melee   range
  • 55 Energy
  • Instant
  • Requires Daggers
  • Attack with both weapons, dealing 273% Physical damage with the main-hand and 273% Physical damage with the off-hand. Awards 2 combo point.
Usable by
Casting timeInstant
Cooldown (GCD 1 sec)
Level required10
Other information
RequirementsRequires Daggers
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Mutilate is a rogue ability learned at level 10 for those with the Assassination specialization. It requires two daggers to use and awards two combo points.

Modified by Edit

Ability rogue eviscerate Assassination abilities

Notes Edit

  • Mutilate does higher initial damage than even [Backstab].
  • It has a high energy cost.
  • Only available when two daggers are equipped.
  • Because mutilate attacks with both weapons, both attacks have a chance to crit. The crit chance for an additional combo point is 2 x Crit - Crit2.

Patch changes Edit

  • Warlords-Logo-Small Patch 6.2.0 (23-Jun-2015): Mutilate now deals 30% more damage.
  • Mists-Logo-Small Patch 5.4.0 (10-Sep-2013): Mutilate now deals 280% weapon damage (up from 200%).
  • Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.2.2 (30-August-2011): Incorrectly appears as trainable in spellbook for non-Assassination spec rogues.[1]
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.3.0 (08-Dec-2009): The tooltip on this ability will now update properly from talents which increase its damage by a percentage. In addition, the damage from this ability can now be blocked.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.0.9 (2009-02-10): Damage will now do 20% increased damage against poisoned targets, down from 50%.
  • Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.0.8 (2009-01-20): This ability will no longer give poisons on the off-hand weapon two chances to be triggered.
  • Bc icon/ Wrath-Logo-Small Patch 3.0.2 (14-Oct-2008): Mutilate (Assassination) no longer requires you be behind the target.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.4.2 (2008-05-13): Mutilate (Assassination) will no longer incorrectly appear multiple times in the combat log when used.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.1.0 (22-May-2007): Added a new double-attack animation for Mutilate.; This ability will now always consume the Cold Blood buff when it strikes an opponent.
  • Bc icon Patch 2.0.3 (09-Jan-2007): Using the rogue ability "Mutilate" when not behind your target will no longer initiate combat.

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