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For the Bloodsail Buccaneers vessel, see Garrot (vessel).
Garrote
Ability rogue garrote
  • Garrote
  • Meleerange
  • 45 Energy
  • Instant
  • Requires Stealth
  • Garrote the enemy, silencing them for 3 sec and causing X damage over 18 sec, increased by your attack power. Must be stealthed. Awards 1 combo point.
Usable by
ClassRogue
Properties
TypeOffensive
SchoolPhysical
Cooldown (GCD 1 sec)
Level required46
Other information
RequirementsRequires Stealth
Related debuff
Ability rogue garrote
  • Garrote
  • X damage every 3 seconds.
  • Duration: 18 seconds
Related debuff
Ability rogue garrote
  • Garrote - Silence
  • Silenced.
  • Duration: 3 seconds
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GarroteTCG

Garrote is a core rogue ability learned at level 46. It is a powerful damage over time ability that a rogue can use while stealthed to open a fight, also offering the ability to silence an opponent. It awards one combo point.

Tips

  • Garrote is used more often in raids because of the fact that most mobs in raids are immune to stun effects ([Cheap Shot]), and [Ambush] causes too much threat upon the opening move whereas Garrote's threat is spread across a longer period.
  • The silence component makes it a highly viable opener versus casters who can shake off a stun or immediately react to an ambush with a detrimental effect that can turn the fight around, such as Blink.
  • In PvP, also used extensively against other rogues if caught off guard, since damage resets stealth, making even vanish useless for enough time to finish the enemy.

Patch changes

  • WoW Icon 16x16 Patch 1.4.0 (2005-05-05): Fixed a bug where combo points were not always being applied to the target when using Garrote.

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Patch date5 May 2005 +

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