In World of Warcraft Classic it can be hard to find proper weapons while leveling. Weapons are very important for Rogues in terms of dps. In this guide we will list good weapon alternatives while leveling. Make note that BOE weapons are not included in the list, and that this guide should serve as a refrence for which weapons you can utilize.

Alliance Sword Progression

Level Weapon Source Location
4 Gladius Vendor Ironforge, Stormwind, STV and Darnassus
7 Brushwood Blade Quest reward Druid of the Claw Teldrassil
10 Cutlass Vendor Ironforge, Stormwind, STV Darnassus
12 Briarsteel Shortsword Quest reward The Fragments Within Darkshore
14 Daryl’s Shortsword Quest reward A Hunter's Challenge Loch Modan
14 Scimitar Vendors Ironforge, Stormwind, STV, Darnassus
15 Solid Shortblade Quest reward Red Silk Bandanas Westfall
16 Buzz Saw Drop from Sneed's Shredder The Deadmines
17 Thief’s Blade Drop from Mr. Smite The Deadmines
18 Butcher’s Slicer Drop from Razorclaw the Butcher Shadowfang Keep
19 Cruel Barb Drop from Edwin VanCleef The Deadmines
21 Longsword Vendors Ironforge, Stormwind, STV, Darnassus
21 Darkwater Talwar Drop from Lady Sarevess Blackfanthom Deeps
22 Lucine Longsword Quest reward What Comes Around Stockades
29 Electrocutioner’s Leg Drop from Electrocutioner 6000 Gnomeregan
31 Broadsword Vendor Ironforge, Stormwind, STV, Darnassus
34 Sword of Serenity Quest reward In the Name of the Light Scarlet Monastery
37 Vanquisher’s Sword Quest reward Bring the Light Razorfen Downs
39 Dwarf Captain’s Sword Quest reward An Ambassador of Evil Badlands
44 Sang’thraze the Deflector Drop from Antu'Sul Zul Farrak
45 Zorbin’s Mega Slicer Quest reward Zapped Giants Ferelas
45 Jang’thraze the Protector Drop from Chief Ukorz Sandscalp Zul Farrak
45 Thrash Blade Quest reward Corruption of Earth and Seed Maraudon
47 Linken’s Sword of Mastery Quest reward It's Dangerous to Go Alone Un'goro Crater
51 Valiant Shortsword Quest reward Mission Accomplished Western Plaguelands
51 Lord General’s Sword Drop from General Angerforge Blackrock Depths
53 Blade of Reckoning Quest reward Jail Break! Blackrock Depths
55 Tidecrest Blade Quest reward The Remains of Trey Lightforge Felwood
55 Enchanted Azsharite Felbane Sword Quest reward Enchanted Azsharite Fel Weaponry STV

Horde Sword Progression

Level Weapon Source Location
4 Gladius Vendor Orgrimmar, Undercity and Thunderbluff
10 Cutlass Vendor Orgrimmar, Undercity and Thunderbluff
13 Cursed Felblade Drop from Taragaman the Hungerer RFC
14 Scimitar Vendor Orgrimmar, Undercity and Thunderbluff
14 Elegant Shortsword Quest reward Serena Bloodfeather The Barrens
14 Talonstrike Quest reward Assault on Fenris Isle Silverpine Forest
14 Wingblade Quest reward Leaders of the Fang Wailing Caverns
15 Claystone Shortsword Quest reward Arachnophobia Stonetalon Mountains
18 Butcher’s Slicer Razorclaw the Butcher in Shadowfang Keep
20 Slatemetal Cutlass Quest reward Torek’s Assault Ashenvale
21 Longsword Vendor Orgrimmar, Undercity and Thunderbluff
21 Darkwater Talwar Drop from Lady Sarevess Blackfanthom Deeps
23 Outlaw Saber Quest reward Baron Aquanis Ashenvale
26 Phytoblade Quest reward Blisters on the Land Wetlands
30 Sword of the Hammerfall Quest reward The Real Threat Arathi Highlands
31 Broadsword Vendor Orgrimmar, Undercity and Thunderbluff
33 Sword of Omen Quest reward Into The Scarlet Monastery Scarlet Monastery
37 Vanquisher’s Sword Quest reward Bring the End Razorfen Downs
44 Sang’thraze the Deflector Drop from Antu’sul Zul'Farrak
45 Jang’thraze the Protector Drop from Chief Ukorz Sandscalp Zul Farrak
45 Zorbin’s Mega Slicer Quest reward Zapped Giants Ferelas
45 Thrash Blade Quest reward Corruption of Earth and Seed Maraudon
47 Linken’s Sword of Mastery Quest reward It's Dangerous to Go Alone Un'goro Crater
51 Valiant Shortsword Quest reward Mission Accomplished Western Plaguelands
51 Lord General’s Sword Drop from General Angerforge Blackrock Depths
53 Blade of Reckoning Quest reward Jail Break! Blackrock Depths
55 Tidecrest Blade Quest reward The Remains of Trey Lightforge Felwood
55 Enchanted Azsharite Felbane Sword Quest reward Enchanted Azsharite Fel Weaponry STV

Alliance Dagger Progression

Level Weapon Source Location
3 Stiletto Vendor Ironforge, Stormwind, STV, and Darnassus
9 Craftsman’s Dagger Quest reward A Pilot's Revenge Dun Morogh
10 Blade of Cunning Class quest reward Snatch and Grab
11 Jambiya Vendor Ironforge, Stormwind, STV, and Darnassus
12 Curvewood Dagger Quest reward The Fragments Within Darkshore
14 Poniard Vendor Ironforge, Stormwind, STV, and Darnassus
15 Scrimshaw Dagger Quest reward Red Silk Bandanas Deadmines
17 Relic Blade Quest reward The Absent Minded Prospector Darkshore
18 Thornblade Quest reward A Dark Threat Looms Loch Modan
19 Kris Vendor Ironforge, Stormwind, STV, and Darnassus
21 Prison Shank Drop from Bruegal Ironknuckle Stockade
23 Bite of Serra’kis Drop from Old Serra’kis Blackfathom Deeps
24 Meteor Shard Drop from Archmage Arugal Shadowfang Keep
27 Toxic Revenger Drop from Viscous Fallout Gnomeregan
29 Torturing Poker Drop from Interrogator Vishas Scarlet Monastery
33 Swinetusk Shank Drop from Agathelos the Raging Razorfen Kraul
34 Black Menace Quest reward In the Name of The Light Scarlet Monastery
39 Rondel Vendor Ironforge, Stormwind, STV, and Darnassus
39 Coldrage Dagger Drop from Amnennar the Coldbringer Razorfen Downs
42 Ceremonial Elven Blade Quest reward A Hero’s Welcome Ferelas
42 Gahz’rilla Fang Drop from Gahz’Rilla Zul'Farrak
44 Lifeforce Dirks Quest reward The God Hakkar Sunken Temple
45 Satyr’s Lash Drop from Lord Vyletongue Maraudon
49 Blade of Eternal Darkness Drop from Princess Theradras Maraudon
50 Barman Shanker Drop from Plugger Spazzring Blackrock Depths
51 Dire Nail Drop from Eranikus Sunken Temple
53 Skilled Fighting Blade Quest reward Jail Break! Blackrock Depths
55 Hunt Tracker Blade Quest reward The Remains of Trey Lightforge Felwood
55 Enchanted Azsharite Felbane Dagger Quest reward Azsharite Weaponry STV
55 Keris of Zul’Serak Drop from War Master Voone Blackrock Spire
57 Distracting Dagger Drop from Prince Tortheldrin Dire Maul

Horde Dagger Progression

Level Weapon Source Location
3 Stiletto Vendor Orgrimmar, Undercity and Thunderbluff
6 Compact Fighting Knife Quest reward Supervisor Fizsprocket Mulgore
8 Jagged Dagger Quest reward Skull Rock Durotar
10 Blade of Cunning Rogue class quest
11 Jambiya Vendor Orgrimmar, Undercity and Thunderbluff
13 Chanting Blade Drop from Jergosh the Invoker Ragefire Chasm
13 Kris of Orgrimmar Quest reward Hidden Enemies Orgrimmar
14 Poniard Vendor Orgrimmar, Undercity and Thunderbluff
14 Serrated Knife Quest reward Wand to Bethor Silverpine Forest
14 Harpy Skinner Quest reward Serena Bloodfeather The Barrens
17 Tail Spike Drop from Skum Wailing Caverns
19 Kris Vendor Orgrimmar, Undercity and Thunderbluff
23 Bite of Serra’kis Drop from Old Serra’kis Blackfathom Deeps
24 Meteor Shard Drop from Archmage Arugal Shadowfang Keep
27 Toxic Revenger Drop from Viscous Fallout Gnomeregan
29 Main Gauche Vendor Orgrimmar, Undercity and Thunderbluff
29 Torturing Poker Drop from Interrogator Vishas Scarlet Monastery
33 Swinetusk Shank Drop from Agathelos the Raging Razorfen Kraul
33 Silent Hunter Quest reward Call to Arms Arathi Highlands
39 Rondel Vendor Orgrimmar, Undercity and Thunderbluff
39 Coldrage Dagger Drop from Amnennar the Coldbringer Razorfen Downs
40 Tok’Kar’s Murloc Shanker Quest reward Threat from the Sea Swamp of Sorrows
40 Fiendish Skiv Quest reward Challenge Overlord Mok’Morokk Dustwallow Marsh
42 Gahz’rilla Fang Drop from Gahz’Rilla Zul'Farrak
44 Lifeforce Dirks Quest reward The God Hakkar Sunken Temple
45 Satyr’s Lash Drop from Lord Vyletongue Maraudon
49 Blade of Eternal Darkness Drop from Princess Theradras Maraudon
50 Barman Shanker Drop from Plugger Spazzring Blackrock Depths
51 Dire Nail Drop from Eranikus Sunken Temple
53 Beasthunter Dagger Quest reward Shy-Rotam Winterspring
55 Hunt Tracker Blade Quest reward The Remains of Trey Lightforge Felwood
55 Enchanted Azsharite Felbane Dagger Quest reward Enchanted Azsharite Fel Weaponry STV
55 Keris of Zul’Serak Drop from War Master Voone Blackrock Spire
57 Distracting Dagger Drop from Prince Tortheldrin Dire Maul

Sources

  • This guide is based on the excellent YouTube video by Kargoz