MoP Hunter Talents Guide

MoP Hunter Talents Guide (WoW Beta)

Tabana: Talents are available to hunters of all specs as soon as they reach the required level. For each tier, a hunter can choose one of the three talents available in that tier. Links to videos demonstrating some of the new talents and additional information are provided.

This guide is part of the WoW Hunters Hall collection of MoP Guides that includes guides to all of the new hunter abilities, gear, glyphs, gems, enchants, and pets.

  • Level 15
    • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Chimera Reduces the cooldown of Disengage by 10 sec, and the cooldown of Deterrence by 60 sec.
    • Posthaste Your Disengage frees you from all movement impairing effects and increases your movement speed by 60% for 8 sec.
    • Narrow Escape When you Disengage, you also activate a web trap which encases all targets within 8 yards in sticky webs, preventing movement for 8 sec. (Watch a video of Narrow Escape in action)
  • Level 30
    • Silencing Shot 40 yd Range, 20 sec cooldown, Instant, A shot that silences the target and interrupts spellcasting for 3 sec.
    • Wyvern Sting 10 focus,  35 yd Range, Instant. One minute cooldown. A stinging shot that puts the target to sleep for 30 secs. Any damage will cancel the effect. Only one sting per hunter can be active on any target at a time.
    • Binding Shot 20 focus, 30 yrd range, 45 sec. cooldown. You fire a magical projectile, tethering the enemy and any other enemies within 5 yards of the landing arrow for 10 sec. If targets move 5 yards from the arrow they are stunned for 5 sec sec (3 sec PvP) and will be immune to the effects of Binding Shot for 10 sec. (Watch a video of binding shot in action)
  • Level 45
    • Aspect of the Iron Hawk The Hunter takes on the aspects of an iron hawk, increasing ranged attack power by 10%, and reducing all damage taken by 15%. Only one Aspect can be active at a time. Replaces Aspect of the Hawk.
    • Exhilaration Instant. Two minute cooldown. Instantly heals you for 30% and your pet for 100% of total health.
    • Spirit Bond While your pet is active, you and your pet will regenerate 2% of total health every 2 sec.
  • Level 60
    • Dire Beast.  40 yard range, 30 second cooldown. Summons a powerful wild animal to assist you in combat for 15 sec.  Each time the animal deals damage, you will gain 5 focus. (Watch videos demonstrating Call Beast by ALT:ernative or Frostheim)
    • Fervor: Instant,  30 sec cooldown. Instantly restores 50 Focus to you and your pet and an additional 50 Focus over 10 sec.
    • Thrill of the Hunt: You have a 30% chance when you fire a ranged attack that costs Focus or Kill Command to reduce the focus cost of your next 3 Arcane Shots or Multi-Shots by 20
  • Level 75: [Watch Spiralphoenix’s video of all three level 75 talents in action.]
    • A Murder of Crows 60 focus, 40 yard range, instant, 2 minute cooldown. Summons a flock of crows to attack your target over the next 30 sec. If used on a target below 20% health, the cooldown is reduced to 60 seconds. (Watch video demonstrations of A Murder of Crows by  Winters, Sheppo, or Frostheim)
    • Blink Strike 30 yard range. Instant, 20 sec cooldown. Causes your pet to instantly teleport behind an enemy target and inflict 600% normal damage. [See Zolo’s video of Blink Strike in action.]
    • Lynx Rush Instant, 100 yard range, 1.5 min cooldown. Your pet rapidly charges from target to target, attacking 9 times over 4 sec, dealing 200% of its normal attack damage to each target. The pet must be within 10 yards of the target to Lynx Rush.
  • Level 90: [Watch a video of all three level 90 talents in action.]
    • Glaive Toss 15 Focus, 40 yard range, Instant, 15 sec Cooldown. You hurl two glaives toward a target, each dealing 872 damage to each enemy struck and reducing movement speed by 30% for 3 sec. The primary target will take 4 times as much damage from each strike. The Glaives will return back to you, damaging and snaring targets again as they return.
    • Powershot: 20 focus, 40 yard range, 3 sec cast, 60 sec cooldown. You wind up a powerful shot, which deals 800% weapon damage to the target and 400% weapon damage to all enemies in between you and the target. Enemies hit by Powershot are also knocked back. [See a video of Powershot from Inhidewow]
    • Barrage 30 Focus, 40 yd range, 3 sec duration (Channeled), 30 sec cooldown, Requires Ranged Weapon. Rapidly fire a spray of shots forward for 3 sec, dealing a total of 640% weapon damage to the enemy target and an average of 320% weapon damage to each other enemy target in front of you.

You can further explore the new talent system using the Official Talent Calculator.

Additional Information about Hunter Talents in MoP

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