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The Complete Trickster Rogue Guide

Trickster Rogue Guide
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Welcome to our Trickster Rogue Guide, updated for Ravenloft, mod 14. In this guide, we will give you tips and info on how to play the Trickster Rogue class.

The Trickster Rogue is a typical melee DPS class, relying mostly on stealth and cunning to attack their enemies from the shadows. They wield blades and daggers that they use to attack the mobs from the shadows.

The purpose of our class guides is not just to show you a build that you can copy and use on your character, but to show you a base build and teach you the mechanics and stats of the game, so you can understand and play your class to its fullest capabilities. Try different gear, feats and powers and learn to tailor your own build for your playstyle. See our guide to making your own build for more info.

 

Trickster Rogue Guide Index

  1. Basic Trickster Rogue Info
  2. Trickster Rogue Paragon Paths & Powers
  3. Trickster Rogue Boons
  4. Trickster Rogue Weapons & Gear
  5. Trickster Rogue Enchantments
  6. Trickster Rogue Consumables & Buffs
  7. Trickster Rogue Companions
  8. Trickster Rogue Mounts

 

Basic Trickster Rogue Info

 

Best Races as a Trickster Rogue

  1. Dragonborn: +2 to any stats. Dragon Heritage (5% extra healing from spells and abilities). Dragonborn Fury (3% extra power and crit).
  2. Half-Orc : +2 Dex, +2 Str / +2 Con. Furious Assault (5% more crit severity). Swift Charge (10% increased run speed when you enter combat).
  3. Human: +2 to any stats. Versatile Defense (3% extra defense). Heroic Effort (3 extra heroic feats).

Trickster Rogue Attribute / Ability Score Priority

  • Strenght > Dexterity > Charisma

Trickster Rogue Rating / Stat Priority

For stats in Neverwinter, aim to hit the hard/soft cap of your primary stat, then secondary and so forth. Try not to waste stats by going over the caps, and instead start gearing towards another stat.

  •  Crit (Caps at 100%) >Armor Penetration (Cap Resistance Ignored at 100%)  > Power > Recovery > Life Steal

 

Trickster Rogue Paragon Paths & Powers

 

Master Infiltrator is the current recommended paragon path for Trickster Rogue

Master Infiltrator Build

Master Infiltrator

Master Infiltrator Combat Powers

At-Wills: Duelist’s Flurry – Sly Flourish

Class Features: Invisible Infiltrator – Infiltrator’s Action

Daily: Whirlwind of Blades – Courage Breaker

Encounter: Dazing Strike – Smoke Bomb – Impossible to Catch

Master Infiltrator Feats:

Trickster-Rogue Master Infiltrator Build

Whisperknife Build

Whisperknife

We currently have no viable builds for Whisperknife

 

Trickster Rogue Boons

 

If you still haven’t gotten all your boons, check out our Campaign Completion Guide, with info on how to complete all of the campaigns as fast as possible for all the boons.

Guild:

Power – Defense – Mount Speed

Elemental Evil:

Wave of Force – Heart of Stone – Searing Aggression – Wall of Wind

Sharandar:

Dark Fey Hunter-  Fey Precision – Elven Haste – Elven Ferocity – Elvish Fury

Dread Ring:

Reliquary Keeper’s Strenght – Evoker’s Thirst – Forbidden Piercing – Shadowtouch – Rampaging Madness

Icewind Dale:

Encroaching Tactics – Refreshing Chill – Sleet Skills – Cool Resolve – Winter’s Bounty

Underdark:

Primordial Might – Primordial Focus – Drow Ambush Tactics – Dwarven Footing – Abyssal Strikes

Tyranny of Dragons:

Dragon’s Claws – Dragon’s Gaze – Draconic Armorbreaker – Dragon’s Greed – Dragon’s Fury x2 – Dragon’s Thirst x1

The Maze Engine:

Abyssal Siphoning – Demonic Influence – Demonic Swiftness – Baphomet’s Might

Storm King’s Thunder:

Cold Hearted – Survival Instincts – Chill Determination – Vengeful Heat – Chill of Winter

The Cloaked Ascendancy:

Aura of Despair – Fiery Frency – Soothing Zephyr – Aberrant Power

Jungles of Chult:

Tyrant’s Terror x3 – Shamanic Grance x1 – Beasts Burden x1 – Overgrown x1 – Lingering Curse x2

Ravenloft:

Undying Death x3 – Blood Lust

 

Trickster Rogue Weapons & Gear

 

If you are new to Neverwinter and need to know how to get better gear and increase your item level, check out our Gearing Up Guide.

The best way to gear up in Neverwinter is by making a lot of Astral Diamonds, check out our newly updated Astral Diamond Guide for mod 14 to learn all the secrets of AD farming.

If you want to plan out your character and see what items are available the Neverwinter Character Simulator is a great tool.

Head:

  • Banditlord’s Raid Hat (Best in Slot) > The Mists’ Mask > Crown of the Undead

Armor:

  • Fured Kiuno of the Bear (Best in Slot) > Banditlord’s Raid Jerkin > Knotted Garbs

Arms:

  • Terrored Grips (Best in Slot) > Eyestalk Wrappers > Banditlord’s Raid Bracers

Feet:

  • Heel’s of Fury (Best in Slot) >  Lycan Boots of the Pack > Boots of the Bandit

Primary & Secondary:

  • Exalted Primal Weapons

Weapon Artifact Powers

  • Primary: Duelist’s Flurry
  • Secondary: Infiltrator’s Action

Neck & Waist:

  • Orcus Set (Demogorgon’s Girdle of Might, Baphomet’s Infernal Talisman)

Rings:

  • Ring of the Shadowstalker +4/+5 (Best in Slot) > Ring of Offensive Action > Masterwork Rings

Shirt & Pants:

  • Upper Primal Paints + Lower Primal Paints

Artifacts:

  • Primary Artifact: Wheel of Elements / Soul Sight Crystal
  • Secondary Artifacts: Shard of Orcus’ Wand (For Set)  – Eye of the Giant – Fragmented Key of Stars / Lantern of Revelation

 

Trickster Rogue Enchantments

 

When getting enchantments, always get the ones with the stats you are lacking in with your gear, boons, etc in mind. For example, if you’ve capped Crit with your gear and boons, don’t get azure enchantments for your offense slots. If you still need to refine your enchantments, see our Refinement Guide for tips on how to farm refinement.

Armor Enchantments:

  • Barkshield Enchantment

Weapon Enchantments:

  • Feytouched > Vorpal Enchantment

Offense Enchantments:

  • Brutal Enchantments – Black Ice Enchantment – Savage Enchantment

Defense Enchantments:

  • Dark Enchantment – Radiant Enchantment – Savage Enchantment

Utility Enchantments:

Dragon’s Hoard x2 + QuartmasterX2 + 1 Fey Blessing or Dark Enchantments.

Overload Enchantments :

  • Various Marks from Stronghold Vendor > Corrupt Black Ice / Lethal / Piercing > Black / Red Dragon Glyph

Armor Reinforcement Kits:

  • Power Armor Kit – Armor Penetration Armor Kit – Critical Strike Armor Kit

Jewelry Reinforcement Kits:

  • Action Point Gain Jewel

 

Trickster Rogue Consumables & Buffs

Consider to get VIP for the Power of VIP HP buff if you aren’t already. Also always stand in campfires to get the +1 ability campfire buff.

Get one from each of the rows below:

  • Empowered Chain of Scales (Best in Slot) > Adorable Pocket Pet > Tymora’s Lucky Coin
  • Wild Storm Elixir > Elixir of Fate
  • Squash Soup > Watermelot Sorbet

 

Trickster Rogue Companions

The best companions for Trickster Rogue are:

  • Summoned Companion: Chultan Tiger
  • Active Companions: Air Archon – Earth Archon – Razorwood – Fire Archon / Siege Master

Companion Gear

For the companion gear from Illusionist’s Gambit, the +4 rings are actually better than the +5 as they have two offensive/defensive enchantment slots and the +5 has an overload slot.

  • Bold/Heroic Gear of the Companion
  • Masterwork Rings
  • +4/+5 Rings

Companion Runestones: Bonding Runestones

Trickster Rogue Mounts

 

When choosing a Legendary Mount for the Mount Powers, look for a mount that has both a useful equip and combat power. The best choices for a first legendary mount as a Trickster Rogue is a Swarm.

What other mounts you use is not that important. What is important is to get the right insignia bonuses, and many different mounts can offer the various bonuses. To find out what mount has the bonus you want, check out our Insignia Bonus Guide.

All classes and specs should consider using Wanderer’s Fortune before you have refined all your gear and enchantments, for extra refinement every day.

The Best Trickster Rogue Insignia Bonuses:

  • Assassin’s Covenant – Protector’s Camaraderie –  Artificer’s Persuasion – Gladiators Guile – Cavalry’s Warning

Insignia Type:

  • Dominance – Prosperity – Skill

Trickster Rogue Mount Powers:

  • Mount Equip Power: Dominant Force (4000 power) – Fierce Predator (2000 Power + 2000 Armor Pen)
  • Mount Combat Power: Bat Swarm (Swarm)

 

If you have any questions or suggestions about our Trickster Rogue guide, please leave a comment below! More info about the TR class can be found at The Neverwinter Reddit. More builds and further info can also be found at MMOMinds.


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2 Comments

  • Reply
    Jonathas Vinicius
    Sep 05, 2018

    Heel’s of fury and Fured Kiuno of the Bear works together?

  • Reply
    Sam
    Sep 10, 2018

    Rings listed are not bis. Heels as of now still do not stack with furred kuino. Legendary mounts are not bis. Best rings are shadowstalker 4 and 5, if you can’t get both use ring of offensive action, if you can’t get either, gravestriker 4 and 5 are better than listed, use highest one you can get and ring of off action. Once you get shadowstalker put gravestriker on pet, as bonus transfers through bondings. If using furred kuino use enduring boots, use heels if not…, leg snail mount equip for AP gain, courage breaker instead of lurkers assault for multiple reasons but 1 being you don’t gain AP while lurkers is active, and the whole point of dailies for TR are buffs. So alternate between wwob and courage breaker, buffing power, at this point is why anything with damage percentage is better than flat stats. Never pick stats over damage percentage

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