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|Location||Combat, Tier 2|
Puncturing Wounds is a 3 point Rogue talent located in the 2nd tier of the Assassination Tree, which replaced Improved Backstab when Patch 2.4.0 was released. The new version also increases critical strike chance of Mutilate.
| Rank || Backstab crit chance || Mutilate crit chance
| 1 || +10% || +5%
| 2 || +20% || +10%
| 3 || +30% || +15%