Hunter Changes, New Pets, and New Pet Abilities: MoP Beta Build 15689

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You’ll find additional information about hunters in the upcoming Mists of Pandaria expansion in the Wow Hunters Hall MoP Hunter Guide.

Hunter Changes

Major Glyphs

  • Glyph of Explosive Trap Your Explosive Trap no longer deals damage, instead knocking enemies back from the trap when it explodes.
  • Glyph of Scattering New: Your Scatter Shot also removes all damage over time effects from the target.


  • Glyph of Marking Your Hunter’s Mark ability now places a bullseye on your target instead of its usual visual.
  • Glyph of Direction Causes your Misdirection target to appear larger.

New Tamable Pets and Their Abilities (Images from Petopia)

Quilen (exotic)

  • Eternal Guardian New: Returns the spirit to the body, restoring a dead target to life with 20% health and 20% mana. 20 yd range, 2 sec cast, 10 min cooldown.
  • Fearless Roar New: The quilen lets out a fearless roar, increasing the critical strike chance of all party and raid members by 5%. Instant, 45 sec cooldown.



  • Paralyzing Quill New: Fires paralyzing quills around the porcupine, incapacitating all enemies for 2 sec. 0.5 sec cast, 60 sec cooldown.
  • Rest New: You command your pet Porcupine to take a rest. Instant.



  • Trample New: Your goat tramples the enemy, kicking up an obscuring cloud of dust, causing all enemies within 10 yards to have their melee and ranged attack speed reduced by 20% for 30 sec. Melee range, Instant, 25 sec cooldown.


Water Strider (includes Fen Striders) (exotic)

  • Still Water New: Infuses all party and raid members within vision with still water, increasing their spell power by 10% and their critical strike chance by 5% for 60 min. Instant.
  • Surface Trot New: Allows the Hunter and the Water Strider to walk across water for 10 min. Any damage will cancel the effect. Unlimited range, Instant.


  • Lullaby New: Puts the target to sleep for 4 sec. 20 yd range, Instant, 60 sec cooldown. [shares diminishing returns with Wyvern Sting, but not Scatter Shot, Freezing Trap, or Intimidation – Aettis]
  • Trick New: You command your Crane to do a trick. Instant.


  • Petrifying Gaze New: Turns the target into stone for 3 sec, causing them to be invulnerable. 20 yd range, Instant, 60 sec cooldown.

Read the original post at MMO-C for a complete lists of changes in this build.

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