Hunter Guide Index

Section 5.2 - Talent Tables


5.2.1 - Marksmanship Talents

Talent Name

# of Ranks

Points required in talent tree

Talent Description

Improved Concussive Shot

5

0

Gives your concussive shot a 4-20% chance to stun your target for 3 seconds.

Efficiency

5

0

Reduces the mana cost of your shots and stings by 2-10%

Improved Hunter’s Mark

5

5

Increases the Ranged Attack Power bonus of your Hunter’s Mark spell by 3-15%

Lethal Shot

5

5

Increases your critical strike chance with ranged weapons by 1-5%

Aimed Shot

1

10

A ranged shot that increases ranged damage by 70.

Improved Arcane Shot

5

10

Reduces the cool down of your arcane shot by 0.2-1.0 seconds

Hawk Eye

3

10

Increases the range of your ranged weapons by 2-6 yards.

Improved Serpent Sting

5

15

Increases the damage done by your Serpent Sting by 2-10%

Mortal Shots

5

15

Increases your ranged weapons critical strike damage bonus by 6-30%

NOTE: Requires 5 points in Lethal shot.

Scatter Shot

1

20

Instant cast spell. A short-range shot that deals 50% weapon damage and confuses the target for 4 seconds. Any damage caused will remove the effect.

Barrage

2

20

Increases the damage done by your multi-shot and Volley spells by 2-10%

Improved Scorpid Sting

3

20

Reduces the Stamina of targets affected by your Scorpid Sting by 10-30% of the amount of strength reduced.

Ranged Weapon Specialization

5

25

Increases the damage you deal with ranged weapons by 1-5%

Trueshot Aura

1

30

Instant Cast Aura. Increases the Ranged and Melee attack power of party members within 45 yards by 50.

NOTE: Requires 3 points in Barrage.

5.2.2 - Survival Talents

Talent Name

# of Ranks

Points required in talent tree

Talent Description

Monster Slaying

3

0

Increases all damage caused against Beast, Giants and Dragonkin targets by 1-3% and increases critical damage caused against Beast Giants and Dragonkin targets by an additional 1-3%.

Humanoid Slaying

3

0

Increases all damage caused against Humanoid targets by 1-3% and increases critical damage caused against Humanoid targets by an additional 1-3%.

Deflection

5

0

Increases you chance to parry by 1-5%.

Savage Strike

3

5

Increases the critical strike chance of Raptor Strike and Mongoose Bite by 10-20%.

Improved Wing Clip

5

5

Gives your Wing Clip ability a 4-20% chance to immobilize the target for 5 seconds.

Entrapment

5

5

Gives your Immolation Trap, Frost Trap, and Explosive Trap a 5-25% chance to entrap the target, preventing them from moving for 5 sec.

Trap Efficiency

2

10

Increases the duration of Freezing and Frost trap effects by 15-30% and the damage of Immolation and Explosive trap effects by 15-30%.

Deterrence

1

10

Instant cast Spell. When activated, increases your Dodge and Parry chance by 25% for 10 seconds.

Survivalist

3

10

Increases total health by 2-10%

Trap Mastery

2

15

Decreases the chance enemies will resist trap effects by 5-10%.

Surefooted

3

15

Increases hit chance by 1-3% and increases the chance movement impairing effects will be resisted by 5-15%.

Improved Feign Death

2

15

Reduces the chance your Feign Death ability will be resisted by 2-4%.

Killer Instinct

5

20

Increases your critical strike chance with all attacks by 1-5%.

Counterattack

1

20

Instant cast spell. A strike that becomes active after parrying an opponent’s attack. This attack deals 40 damage and immobilizes the target for 5 seconds. Counterattack cannot be blocked, dodged or parried.

NOTE: Must have 1 point in Deterrence

Lightning Reflexes

5

25

Increases your total agility by 3-15%.

Wyvern Sting

1

30

A stinging shot that puts the target to sleep for 12 sec. Any damage will cancel the effect. When the target wakes up, the Sting causes 300 Nature damage over 12 sec. Only usable out of combat. Only one Sting per Hunter can be active on the target at a time.

NOTE: Must have 3 points in Killer Instinct.

5.2.3 - Beast Mastery Talents

Talent Name

# of Ranks

Points required in talent tree

Talent Description

Improved Aspect of the Hawk

5

0

While Aspect of the Hawk is active, all normal ranged attacks have a 1-5% chance of increasing ranged attack speed by 30% for 8 seconds

Endurance Training

5

0

Increases the Health of your pets by 3-15%

Improved Eyes of the Beast

2

5

Increases the duration of your Eyes of the Beast by 30-60 seconds.

Improved Aspect of the Monkey

3

5

Increases the Dodge bonus of your Aspect of the Monkey by 1-3%

Thick Hide

5

5

Increases the armor rating of your pets by 10-30%.

Improved Revive Pet

2

5

Revive Pet's casting time is reduced by 3-6 seconds, mana cost is reduced by 20-40%, and increases the health your pet returns with by an additional 15-30%.

Bestial Swiftness

1

10

Increases the outdoor movement speed of your pets by 30%

Unleashed Fury

5

10

Increases the damage done by your pets by 3-15%

Pathfinding

2

10

Increases the speed bonus of your aspect of the Cheetah and Aspect of the Pack by 3-6%

Ferocity

5

15

Increases the critical strike chance of your pets by 3-15%.

Improved Mend Pet

2

15

Gives the Mend Pet spell a 15-30% chance of cleansing 1 Curse, Disease, Magic or Poison effect from the pet each tick.

Spirit Bond

2

20

While your pet is active, you and your pet will regenerate 1-2% of total health every 10 sec.

Intimidation

1

20

Instance Cast. Command your pet to intimidate the target on the next successful melee attack, causing a high amount of threat and stunning the target for 3 sec.

Bestial Discipline

2

20

Increases the Focus regeneration of your pets by 10-20%.

Frenzy

5

25

Gives your pet a 20-100% chance to gain a 30% attack speed increase for 8 seconds after dealing a critical strike.

NOTE: Requires 5 points in Ferocity

Bestial Wrath

1

30

Instant cast spell. Send your pet into a rage causing 50% additional damage for 18 sec. While enraged, the beast cannot be stopped by any means.

NOTE: Requires 1 point in Intimidation.

 

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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2016

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