Wrath Classic (WOTLK) Marksmanship (MM) Hunter Guide

Introduction

    Marksmanship Hunters bring an attack power buff to the entire raid with
    Trueshot Aura
    . All Hunters also have
    Scorpid Sting
    which reduces the target's chance to hit.

Wrath Classic (WOTLK) Marksmanship (MM) Hunter Rotation

Opener

  1. Up until Step 8, you will be running towards the boss while weaving in your
    Auto Shot
    , in order to get into range for
    Explosive Trap
    to Trap Weave.
  2. Apply
    Hunter's Mark
    if assigned.
  3. Pre-pot
    Potion of Speed
    .
  4. Use
    Serpent Sting
    with
    Silencing Shot
    (Off GCD).
  5. Use
    Chimera Shot
    .
  6. Use
    Aimed Shot
    .
  7. Use
    Arcane Shot
    .
  8. Use
    Explosive Trap
    .
  9. Use
    Rapid Fire
    ,
    Call of the Wild
    ,
    Kill Command
    , and
    Furious Howl
    .
  10. Use
    Steady Shot
    3 times.
  11. Use
    Chimera Shot
    .
  12. Use
    Arcane Shot
    .
  13. Use
    Aimed Shot
    .
  14. Use
    Readiness
    .
  15. Use
    Chimera Shot
    with
    Kill Command
    and
    Silencing Shot
    (Off GCD).
  16. Use
    Aimed Shot
    .
  17. Use
    Arcane Shot
    .
  18. Proceed with normal priorities.

Single Target

  1. Use
    Aspect of the Dragonhawk
    .
  2. Maintain
    Hunter's Mark
    if assigned.
  3. Use
    Rapid Fire
    ,
    Call of the Wild
    ,
    Kill Command
    , and
    Furious Howl
    .
  4. Use
    Readiness
    .
  5. Use
    Silencing Shot
    (Off GCD). You should macro this into all of your shots.
  6. Use
    Kill Shot
    on targets 20% health or below.
  7. Maintain
    Serpent Sting
    .
    Chimera Shot
    will refresh this for you.
  8. Use
    Chimera Shot
    .
  9. Use
    Explosive Trap
    .
  10. Use
    Aimed Shot
    .
  11. Use
    Arcane Shot
    .
  12. Use
    Steady Shot
    .
  13. Use
    Arcane Shot
    while moving.

AoE

  1. Use
    Multi-Shot
    .
  2. Use
    Explosive Trap
    .
  3. Use
    Volley
    .

Pets

  1. Wolf for
    Furious Howl
    .

Wrath Classic (WOTLK) Marksmanship (MM) Hunter Talents

Standard Build

If you can't Trap Weave, move points from
Trap Mastery
into
Improved Arcane Shot
.
0
Beast Mastery
0
Marksmanship
0
Survival

Wrath Classic (WOTLK) Marksmanship (MM) Hunter Glyphs

  1. Major:
    Explosive TrapExplosive Trap
    ,
    Serpent StingSerpent Sting
    ,
    Chimera ShotChimera Shot
  2. Optional: If you can't Trap Weave, replace
    Explosive TrapExplosive Trap
    with
    Steady ShotSteady Shot
    .
  3. Minor:
    Feign DeathFeign Death
    ,
    Revive PetRevive Pet
    ,
    PackPack

Wrath Classic (WOTLK) Marksmanship (MM) Hunter Stats

Hit Cap

  • 4% (132 Rating) with
    Heroic Presence
    and
    Focused Aim
  • 5% (164 Rating) with
    Focused Aim
  • 8% (263 Rating)

Wrath Classic (WOTLK) Marksmanship (MM) Hunter Best Consumables

Flasks and Elixirs

    Best:
  • Flask of Endless Rage
    Alternatives:
  • Elixir of Mighty Agility
    ,
  • Elixir of Mighty Mageblood

Food

    Best:
  • Blackened Dragonfin
    Alternatives:
  • Fish Feast
    ,
  • Mega Mammoth Meal
    ,
  • Poached Northern Sculpin
    ,
  • Snapper Extreme
    ,
  • Hearty Rhino

Potions

    Best:
  • Potion of Speed

Miscellaneous

    Best:
  • Spiced Mammoth Treats
    ,
    Dark Rune
    or
    Demonic Rune

Wrath Classic (WOTLK) Marksmanship (MM) Hunter Best Races

Alliance

  1. Draenei:
    Heroic Presence
  2. Dwarf:
    Gun Specialization
  3. Night Elf: Higher base Agility.

Horde

  1. Orc:
    Command
    and
    Blood Fury
  2. Troll:
    Berserking
    and
    Bow Specialization
  3. Blood Elf:
    Arcane Torrent

Wrath Classic (WOTLK) Marksmanship (MM) Hunter Best Professions

  1. Engineering: Best profession thanks to
    Nitro Boosts
    ,
    Hyperspeed Accelerators
    ,
    Flexweave Underlay
    enchants,
    Global Thermal Sapper Charge
    , and
    Truesight Ice Blinders
    for early gearing.
  2. Jewelcrafting: Second best profession thanks to the 3 unique gems such as
    Bright Dragon's Eye
    and
    Rigid Dragon's Eye
    .
  3. Blacksmithing: Third best profession during phases 3+ thanks to
    Socket Bracer
    and
    Socket Gloves
    .
  4. Leatherworking, Tailoring, Enchanting, Inscription, and Alchemy: All provide comparable stat bonuses with
    Fur Lining - Attack Power
    ,
    Swordguard Embroidery
    ,
    Ring - Assault
    ,
    Master's Inscription of the Axe
    , and
    Mixology
    respectively.
  5. Skinning:
    Master of Anatomy
    .