[Hunter] Level 80 Hunter PVP Tips and Tricks

Hello everyone, I’ve decided to write a PVP guide for Hunters because after looking about on the web I’ve found various guides, tips etc that seem to be lacking in specifics, and I hope that this guide will help people with little to none PVP experience gain some basic understanding of the PVP mechanic for Hunters.

Talent Spec

So firstly we need to address the spec that can be used to gain what I feel is the most utility out of our Hunter talents. Firstly I would like to say this is NOT necessarily the best talent build, it is the build that I decided upon after my research. The build I’m using is this. The benefits I’m finding with this spec are;

So Silencing Shot will interrupt heals/spells being cast, Scatter Shot will put a target out of commission briefly, and Lock and Load give you a little nuke after trapping someone and gaining some distance between you.

There are other benefits such as Careful Aim which will boost your Attack Power (AP) through your Intellect. (Some PVP gear is lacking AP so this give you a nice little boost.

Also Focused Aim gives you a nice boost to hit as a fair amount of PVP gear is lacking +hit.

Finally Chimera Shot is taken for the chance to Disarm a target that is affected by Scorpid Sting.

The other talents in the Marksmanship tree are talents that will boost your DPS (Damage per Second) and are generally needed as “Filler” talents to help you get to the juicer ones!

Attacks & Abilities

Some of the attack used are listed above in the Talent section and are relatively self-explanatory. Some of the others may be taken for granted so a little refresh on the attacks & abilities that will help you in PVP.

Putting it into Practice

The best advice I can give you is to actually start PVPing more so you can try out these abilities and find how they work for your playstyle. You will come to learn which ability to use in certain situations and which not to use, believe me, PVP has a steep learning curve if you’re against good players!
There is also no set rotation of which spells to use at which time, PVP is very situational, so the more you PVP the more you will learn!

Additions/To Do List

I am planning on adding a gear guide (enchants and gems included) and more information once I have gained more experience in PVP and Arenas, and I also have the time to do it!
I hope this has helped anyone wanting to know more about Hunter PVP and as always I welcome your comments.