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Hunter One-Shot Combo with a Broken Trinket

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Rextroy spent the last couple of days gearing up his Hunter to Item Level 97. The latest one-shot combo is built around burst damage and the Legion Figurehead of the Naglfar Figurehead of the Naglfar trinket from the Maw of Souls dungeon.

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Background:

This combo is built around the trinket Figurehead of the Naglfar Figurehead of the Naglfar. This Trinket is obtained in the Legion dungeon Maw of Souls. Only usable by Ranged specializations!

The effect of the trinket is that you debuff an enemy with Taint of the Sea. 30% of all damage you deal to other targets, will be dealt to the tainted one. Up to a solid 7.2k damage.

When you are hitting low level targets, you obtain a damage boost against them. Which means your auto shot will hit an NPC such as the gently squeezed toad for 30k. This will cause the Taint of the Sea to instantly damage the tainted target for 7.2k!

Adding this massive damage boost, ontop of a Marksmanship hunter (who already has a lot of instant damage) will make the result really... deadly

Thanks to the Azerite Trait 'Unerring Vision', I will have a massive crit rate. If my combo of 2x Aimed shot, Reaping Flames, Explosive Shot all crit, along with the Naglfar trinket. My damage is around 23-24k. Even when I only have 15k health myself!

To feel the full potential of this combo, I have to get 3 different stealth items or effects. This will allow me to approach enemies, debuff them and also one shot them without them being able to see me.

We are going to use Invisibility Field (engineering belt enchant) to approach them.

Then we are using a Feign Death and Camouflage combo, to restealth after we used the trinket and Explosive Shot on the enemy.

Lastly, after we used our massive Aimed Shot, Reaping Flame and auto shot combo. We are going to use the Precious Bloodthorn Loop to escape combat!

Here are the most important macros:

/cast fireblood

/use figurehead of the naglfar

/cast explosive shot

/cast feign death

/cast camouflage

This is simply to be able to debuff the enemy at the same time as you restealth

#showtooltip aimed shot

/cast [@player] gently squeezed toad

/target focus

/focus

/cast [@focus] aimed shot

/cleartarget

First you spawn a toad ontop of yourself (to prepare for later) then you focus your main target. You will start casting Aimed Shot at the main target. Reason we use clear target is so you don't accidently waste your auto shot on it, you need to save it for the toad.

#showtooltip reaping flames

/target belly toad

/cast !auto shot

/castsequence reset=5 [@focus] reaping flames, precious bloodthorn loop

/cast [@focus] reaping flames

Something really interesting here, is that !auto shot will fire an auto shot, while /startattack won't allow it. (Before the reaping flame happens) Seems like /startattack has a really tiny ramp up with ranged weapons. The reason we have a castsequence is so you won't accidently have Precious Bloodthorn loop be casted before your Reaping Flame (which will just lead to it instantly breaking), if you press the button before Aimed Shot finishes casting.

And you want to use it before Aimed Shot finishes. Because Figurehead of the Naglfar will deal less damage if the damage is dealt after the other sources of damage... for some reason

Here's the one-shot in action.

 

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