Many Hunter Changes: MoP Beta – Build 15739

The latest Mists of Pandaria beta patch has been data-mined by MMO Champion and there were a lot of changes affecting hunters in this build:


  • Barrage damage was increased by 39%.
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Chimera can now be learned at level 15 (down from level 45).
  • Exhilaration can now be learned at level 45 (up from level 15). Reworked: Instantly heals you for 30% and your pet for 100% of total health. 45 yd range, Instant, 2 min cooldown.
  • Glaive Toss damage was reduced by 65%. AP scaling was reduced to 5% (down from 15%).
  • Spirit Bond now allows you and your pet to regenerate 2% of total health every 2 sec (up from 1%).

For more information: MoP Hunter Talents

Specialization Abilities

Beast Mastery & Survival


  • Chimera Shot now heals you for 3% of your total health (down from 5%).

For more information: MoP Hunter Specialization Abilities


  • Roar of Courage now grants bonus Mastery instead of Strength and Agility.
  • Spirit Beast Blessing (New) The spirit beast blesses your allies, increasing the Mastery of all party and raid members by 3,497 within 100 yards. Lasts for 60 sec. Instant. 45 sec cooldown. Special Ability.

For more information: MoP Hunter Pets


Major Glyphs

  • Glyph of Chimera Shot now increases the healing you receive from Chimera Shot by an additional 2% of your maximum health (down from 5%).

Minor Glyphs

  • Glyph of Feign Death changed to Glyph of Fireworks: Launch fireworks from your gun, bow or crossbow.
  • Glyph of Scare Beast was changed to Glyph of Stampede : Your Stampede no longer summons pets from your stable, and instead uses copies of your current pet.

For more information: MoP Hunter Glyphs


  • Dwarf
    • Gun Specialization changed to Crack Shot. Expertise with ranged weapons increased by 1%.
  • Troll
    • Bow Specialization changed to Dead Eye.  Expertise with ranged weapons increased by 1%.
  • Undead
    • Underwater Breathing changed to Touch of the Grave.  Your attacks and damaging spells have a chance to drain the target, dealing 13,680 Shadow damage and healing you for the same amount.


For more information: MoP Hunter Gear: Armor and Ranged Weapons

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