PVE TBC Survival Hunter DPS Guide (Short)

Welcome to our PVE Survival Hunter guide for WoW TBC. This guide will show you what you need to know to DPS as a Survival Hunter in dungeons and raids. This guide covers everything from talents to consumables. 

Talents

One hunter in every raid should have Improved Hunter’s Mark, if you are that hunter you should replace Efficiency for it. This build revolves around Expose Weakness which benefits the entire raid. You should stack Agility and Critical Strike to make it more effective for your raid group.

Survival Hunter Build

Gems

Gems can change based on your build, equipment and caps. You may need to adjust your gems to account for your gear.

Enchants

You may need to adjust your enchants to your gear. 

If you pick up enchanting you can benefit from Enchant Ring – Stats on both rings.

Stat Priority

  • Hit (9%)
  • Agility
  • Critical Strike
  • Attack Power
  • Intellect & MP5

At first you can use Surefooted to gain an extra 3% hit and lower your gear requirements.

Rotation

First apply Hunter’s Mark and keep it on the target. After that your rotation is:

You should also use  Kill Command and Rapid Fire to increase your DPS.

Consumables

Below is a list of consumables which help in any raid.

Pet

For raiding your best bet will be either Cats, Scorpids or Ravengers. The following skills are required:

  • Active: Claw, Bite, Gore, Scorpid Poison [Depending on pet]
  • Passive: Great Stamina, Avoidance, Cobra Reflexes

This macro can call, revive or heal your pet:

/cast [target=pet, dead] Revive Pet;[nopet] Call Pet; Mend Pet 

Professions

  • Leatherworking – This is a great choice for Beast Mastery Hunters. It allows you to craft useful gear all the way through. You also benefit from Leg enchants. You can also increase your raid utility by crafting Drums of Battle.
  • Engineering – Engineering is a great choice because you can make Guns, Ammo, Scopes as well as Goggles. It’s almost like Engineering was built for Hunters.
  • Enchanting – Enchanting both of your rings will give you a boost plus you can save money enchanting your own gear.
  • Jewelcrafting – Great gold making choice and you can make your own gems early on. Jewelcrafting can also make Figurine – Shadowsong Panther as a starter trinket.

PVE TBC Marksmanship Hunter DPS Guide (Short)

Welcome to our PVE Marksmanship Hunter guide for WoW TBC. This guide will show you what you need to know to DPS as a Marksmanship Hunter in dungeons and raids. This guide covers everything from talents to consumables. 

Talents

Even though Marksman is mostly a PVP spec it can be used in PVE. The biggest benefit to playing Marks in PVE is providing your raid with  Improved Hunter’s Mark and Trueshot Aura. This benefit is pretty much outweighed by the increased DPS of BM or Survival.

Marksman Hunter Build

Gems

Gems can change based on your build, equipment and caps. You may need to adjust your gems to account for your gear.

Enchants

You may need to adjust your enchants to your gear. 

If you pick up enchanting you can benefit from Enchant Ring – Stats on both rings.

Stat Priority

  • Hit (9%)
  • Agility
  • Attack Power
  • Critical Strike & Haste
  • Intellect & MP5

Rotation

Apply Hunter’s Mark and keep it on the target.

You should also use  Kill Command and Rapid Fire to increase your DPS.

Consumables

Below is a list of consumables which help in any raid.

Pet

For raiding your best bet will be either Cats, Scorpids or Ravengers. The following skills are required:

  • Active: Claw, Bite, Gore, Scorpid Poison [Depending on pet]
  • Passive: Great Stamina, Avoidance, Cobra Reflexes

This macro can call, revive or heal your pet:

/cast [target=pet, dead] Revive Pet;[nopet] Call Pet; Mend Pet 

Professions

  • Leatherworking – This is a great choice for Beast Mastery Hunters. It allows you to craft useful gear all the way through. You also benefit from Leg enchants. You can also increase your raid utility by crafting Drums of Battle.
  • Engineering – Engineering is a great choice because you can make Guns, Ammo, Scopes as well as Goggles. It’s almost like Engineering was built for Hunters.
  • Enchanting – Enchanting both of your rings will give you a boost plus you can save money enchanting your own gear.
  • Jewelcrafting – Great gold making choice and you can make your own gems early on. Jewelcrafting can also make Figurine – Shadowsong Panther as a starter trinket.

PVE TBC Beast Mastery Hunter DPS Guide (Short)

Welcome to our PVE Beast Master Hunter guide for WoW TBC. This guide will show you what you need to know to DPS as a Beast Mastery Hunter in dungeons and raids. This guide covers everything from talents to consumables. 

Talents

This is the standard Beast Mastery build. A few of the points could be changed based on your raid setup.

Beast Mastery Hunter Build

Gems

Gems can change based on your build, equipment and caps. You may need to adjust your gems to account for your gear.

Enchants

You may need to adjust your enchants to your gear. 

If you pick up enchanting you can benefit from Enchant Ring – Stats on both rings.

Stat Priority

  • Hit (9%)
  • Agility
  • Attack Power
  • Critical Strike
  • Intellect & MP5
  • Stamina

Rotation

Apply Hunter’s Mark and keep it on the target.

Apply Scorpid Sting and keep it on the target as well.

Your rotation is:

Use  Rapid Fire and Bestial Wrath to boost your DPS.

This Macro will perform your rotation:

#showtooltip Steady Shot 
/script UIErrorsFrame:Hide() 
/castsequence reset=3 Steady Shot, Auto Shot 
/castrandom [exists,target=pettarget] Kill Command 
/script UIErrorsFrame:Clear(); UIErrorsFrame:Show()  

Consumables

Below is a list of consumables which help in any raid.

Pet

For raiding your best bet will be either Cats, Scorpids or Ravengers. The following skills are required:

  • Active: Claw, Bite, Gore, Scorpid Poison [Depending on pet]
  • Passive: Great Stamina, Avoidance, Cobra Reflexes

Professions

  • Leatherworking – This is a great choice for Beast Mastery Hunters. It allows you to craft useful gear all the way through. You also benefit from Leg enchants. You can also increase your raid utility by crafting Drums of Battle.
  • Engineering – Engineering is a great choice because you can make Guns, Ammo, Scopes as well as Goggles. It’s almost like Engineering was built for Hunters.
  • Enchanting – Enchanting both of your rings will give you a boost plus you can save money enchanting your own gear.
  • Jewelcrafting – Great gold making choice and you can make your own gems early on. 

TBC Hunter Pre-Raid BiS

This is a Hunter Pre-Raid Best in Slot list for The World of Warcraft Burning Crusade expansion. This list will allow you to begin raiding Karazhan if you have an item from this list in every slot.

Hunter

Helm

Mail:

Leather:

Neck

Shoulder

Mail:

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Back

Chest

Mail:

Leather:

Bracer

Mail:

Leather:

Hands

Mail:

Leather:

Belt

Mail:

Leather:

Legs

Mail:

Leather:

Boots

Mail:

Leather:

Rings

Trinkets

Quiver

Ammo

Ranged

Two Hand

Main Hand