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The Hunter is a unique class in World of Warcraft.
They are the only non-magical ranged DPS class. Hunters perform pulls, threat
redirection, crowd control and ranged damage. They use shots and stings to
debuff an enemy, and can lay traps to incapacitate or CC enemies. Hunters
can have pets which are beasts that have been tamed by the hunter.
Beast Mastery Build
"A master of the wild who can tame a wide variety of beasts to assist
him/her in combat".
This spec allows the hunter to 32 different species of pets, including 9
different species of exotic pets. Elite pets can only be called up when the
hunter is spec'd as a beast master. Elite pets have special abilities not
available to their more mundane cousins.
"A master archer or sharpshooter who excels in bringing down enemies from afar".
This spec gives the hunter skills which increase their ranged DPS to very high
levels. Marksmanship provides high levels of armor penetration, and MM
talents allow the hunter to almost double their damage on targets that are
above 80% health. The MMs top talent is Chimera Shot which does a lot of
damage, refreshes the Serpent Sting on the target and heals the hunter for
5% of their total health.
"A rugged tracker who favors using animal venom, explosive and traps as
The Survival hunter does fire damage, on their targets. In addition they are
able to use traps that do damage and temporarily entrap their targets when the
traps are sprung. An experienced SV can also CC multiple targets
using Wyvern Sting and
WoWWiki Hunter Builds
Usually one of the best references for all things about your toon, however
the last I checked, this page was flagged for fact checking and all of the
builds here were still for the pre-cataclysm talent tree.
Warcraft Hunters Union
Best all around hunter strategy site I have found. There are guides for all
hunter specs, pet tanking, gear, PVP. macros and addons.