As I alluded to here
, the current state of Rogue DPS is something I've been thinking about quite a bit lately; I gave a preview of the top level conclusions here
. To paraphrase: I think there's three things ailing rogues right now. First, ranged is just plain better than melee. Second, our burst and target-swapping abilities suck. And finally, our sustained DPS is perhaps a bit too low.
That said: I think Blizzard's change is a (spectacularly boring, but nevertheless) reasonable...