Mists of Pandaria Beta Build 16010: Hunter Nerfs

Build 16010 is being deployed on the Mists of Pandaria beta soon and there are several nerfs for hunters:

Tier 14 Two Piece Bonus

  • Item – Hunter T14 2P Bonus – Your Kill Command deals 15% (down from 20%) additional damage, your Chimera Shot deals 15% additional damage, and your Explosive Shot deals 5% additional damage.

Beast Mastery

  • Frenzy Your pet has a 40% chance to gain 4% (down from 8%) increased attack speed after attacking with a Basic Attack, lasting for 30 sec and stacking up to 5 times.


  • Aimed Shot A powerful aimed shot that deals 260% ranged weapon damage plus 16,986 (down from 280% plus 19,541).
  • Chimera Shot An instant shot that causes 200% (down from 210%) ranged weapon Nature damage plus 2,244 (down from 2,617) refreshing the duration of your Serpent Sting and healing you for 3% of your total health.
  • Master Marksman You have a 50% (down from 60%) chance when you Steady Shot to gain the Master Marksman effect, lasting 30 sec.
  • Mastery: Wild Quiver Grants a 16% chance for your ranged attacks to also instantly fire an additional ranged shot that deals 80% weapon damage (down from 85%).


  • Explosive Shot You fire an explosive charge into the enemy target, dealing 270.5 + 0.1% of 21700% of RAP (down from 324 + 0.1% of 26000%)  Fire damage initially and every second for 2 sec.


  • Froststorm Breath The Chimera channels a frozen breath attack, causing (275 + 28.8% of RAP * 1.5) [down from (275 + 28.8% of RAP * 1.8)] Froststorm damage every 2 sec for 8 sec to all enemies within 12 yards.

For a complete list of changes in this build see MMO Champion.

For implications of the changes see Zeherah’s post.