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These notes are probably fake or just very preliminary: Believe it or Don't: Patch 3.1 notes leaked? - WoW Insider
â€¢ Adrenaline Rush is now available to all Rogues at Level 30.
â€¢ New Talent: Focused Combat, 25 Energy, 3 min cooldown â€“ When activated, the rogue goes into a focused state of combat, increasing all damage done by 30%, changing targets will cancel this effect. Lasts 15 sec.
â€¢ Envenom: Damage for all ranks increased slightly.
â€¢ Expose Armor: Now reduces the enemy's armor by a percent value instead of a flat value.
â€¢ Improved Expose Armor: No longer reduces the energy cost of Expose Armor. Now increases the armor reduced by 2%/4%.
â€¢ Tricks of the Trade: Duration reduced to 5 seconds.
â€¢ Prey on the Weak: Critical strike damage now increased by 5%/10%/15%/20%/25%.
â€¢ Close Quarters Combat: Increases your chance to get a critical strike with all weapons.
â€¢ Kick: Damage dealt significantly increased.
â€¢ Throwing Specialization: Also increases damage dealt by Fan of Knives by 15%/30%.
â€¢ Surprise Attacks: Damage bonus increased to 15%.
â€¢ Savage Combat: Now increases attack power by 4%/8%.
â€¢ Fan of Knives: Now causes 75% weapon damage with all weapons.
â€¢ Killing Spree: All damage dealt while this ability is active is increased by 20%.
And in general:
â€¢ Potency Rating: Haste Rating, Armor Penetration Rating and Spell Penetration have been merged into a single stat. Each percent of Potency will decrease the enemy's spell resistances and armor; it will also increase the player's cast speed and melee attack speed.
Playing along if this were true, my initial thoughts is that there may be too many buffs into combat. The fan of knives nerf wouldn't be a surprise, trash aoe dps is pretty ridiculous and dual spec'ing for it in 3.1 will only further ahead. AR being trainable makes me think it'd have to be nerfed to balance for pvp bursting.