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Hunter Shadowlands Class Changes for August 26th

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Update 2: It seems some Beast Mastery Hunters have been using Arcane Shot over Cobra shot recently, which isn't intended as the best option, so we'll be seeing a change to one of them soon to rectify this.

Blizzard LogoBeast Mastery (source)

BM Hunters using Arcane Shot over Cobra Shot is not intended. Numbers will be adjusted in an upcoming build to fix this.

    Update 1: The healing effects from Mortal Wounds have been doubled in PvE!

    Blizzard LogoMortal Wounds Update (source)

    To increase the impact of “Mortal Wounds Mortal Wounds” and similar healing reduction effects in PvE situations, we’re doubling the magnitude of these effects against non-player enemies. The value of these effects will remain the same against players.

    Warrior, Hunter, Monk

    • Mortal Wounds Mortal Wounds now reduces healing taken by 50% (25% against players).

      We have a hotfix to Survival Hunters on the beta, as apparently the 50% Focus Regen reduction wasn't intended.

      Blizzard LogoAugust 26 (source)

      A hotfix is on the way to remove an incorrect additional -50% Focus Regen modifier for Survival Hunters. After this change Survival Hunters should be back to 5.0 Focus/sec, before Haste.

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      Blizzard: We are happy to announce that all hunter specs can use Arcane Shot in Shadowlands!
      MM: Wait, what? What about us?
      Blizzard: Enjoy Scare Beast, lol
      BM: Great, now we can use something else instead of Cobra Shot as a filler for our rotation!
      Blizzard: No, this was not our intention, numbers will be adjusted.

      Survival: can i use a bow now?
       

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      On 8/27/2020 at 2:44 PM, Skayan said:

      Blizzard: We are happy to announce that all hunter specs can use Arcane Shot in Shadowlands!
      MM: Wait, what? What about us?
      Blizzard: Enjoy Scare Beast, lol
      BM: Great, now we can use something else instead of Cobra Shot as a filler for our rotation!
      Blizzard: No, this was not our intention, numbers will be adjusted.

      Survival: can i use a bow now?
       

      What's wrong with Survival using melee? That's their thing now and I think it's pretty fun. If anything they should allow them to use one-handed weapons, just as Rexxar does.

      Do throwing weapons still exist? That would be cool too, now that I think about it.

      But just giving them a bow again would not only need another huge rework (or de-work), it would also remove the one unique aspect of the spec. 

      I agree with the other points though. 

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