Hunter DPS Season of Mastery Pre-Raid Gear

Last updated on Nov 15, 2021 at 08:48 by Impakt 1 comment

On this page, you will find the best gear and best in slot items from Pre-Raid content for your Hunter DPS in WoW Classic. For more gearing advice, please refer to our Hunter DPS Gearing and Best in Slot guide for the Season of Mastery.


Hunter Season of Mastery Pre-Raid Best in Slot (BiS) List

This is the gear we recommend for Hunters, before setting foot in Molten Core or Onyxia's Lair. Essentially you should be following the basic stat priority of getting lots of Agility, Attack Power, and Critical Strike Chance while also ensuring that you have the 9% Hit needed for cap. For more information on the stats that you should be looking for, check out the stats page listed below.

This list contains gear from: dungeons and reputation gear.

Slot Item Source
  • BiS: Backwood Helm Icon Backwood Helm
  • Mask of the Unforgiven Icon Mask of the Unforgiven
  • BiS: Mark of Fordring Icon Mark of Fordring
  • Pendant of Celerity Icon Pendant of Celerity
  • Imperial Jewel Icon Imperial Jewel
  • Quest In Dreams in Western Plaguelands
  • Lord Valthalak in Upper Blackrock Spire
  • Emperor Dagran Thaurissan in Blackrock Depths
  • BiS: Truestrike Shoulders Icon Truestrike Shoulders
  • Black Dragonscale Shoulders Icon Black Dragonscale Shoulders
  • Any high Agility shoulders
  • BiS: Cape of the Black Baron Icon Cape of the Black Baron
  • Stoneskin Gargoyle Cape Icon Stoneskin Gargoyle Cape
  • BiS: Savage Gladiator Chain Icon Savage Gladiator Chain
  • Tombstone Breastplate Icon Tombstone Breastplate
  • Deathdealer Breastplate Icon Deathdealer Breastplate
  • Cadaverous Armor Icon Cadaverous Armor
  • Black Dragonscale Breastplate Icon Black Dragonscale Breastplate (for the set bonuses)
  • *Beaststalker's Tunic Icon Beaststalker's Tunic
  • BiS: Bracers of the Eclipse Icon Bracers of the Eclipse
  • Slashclaw Bracers Icon Slashclaw Bracers
  • *Beaststalker's Bindings Icon Beaststalker's Bindings
  • BiS: Devilsaur Gauntlets Icon Devilsaur Gauntlets
  • Trueaim Gauntlets Icon Trueaim Gauntlets
  • BiS: Warpwood Binding Icon Warpwood Binding
  • Defiler's Chain Girdle Icon Defiler's Chain Girdle
  • *Beaststalker's Belt Icon Beaststalker's Belt
  • Cadaverous Belt Icon Cadaverous Belt
  • BiS: Devilsaur Leggings Icon Devilsaur Leggings
  • Black Dragonscale Leggings Icon Black Dragonscale Leggings (for the set bonuses)
  • *Beaststalker's Pants Icon Beaststalker's Pants
  • BiS: Windreaver Greaves Icon Windreaver Greaves
  • *Beaststalker's Boots Icon Beaststalker's Boots
  • Swiftwalker Boots Icon Swiftwalker Boots
  • Defiler's Chain Greaves Icon Defiler's Chain Greaves
  • Kirtonos the Herald in Scholomance
  • Nerub'enkan in Stratholme
  • High Priestess of Thaurissan and Princess Moira Bronzebeard in Blackrock Depths
  • Revered with the Arathi Basin reputation
  • BiS x2: Tarnished Elven Ring Icon Tarnished Elven Ring
  • Blackstone Ring Icon Blackstone Ring
  • Painweaver Band Icon Painweaver Band
  • BiS: Royal Seal of Eldre'Thalas Icon Royal Seal of Eldre'Thalas
  • BiS: Blackhand's Breadth Icon Blackhand's Breadth
  • (H): Rune of the Guard Captain Icon Rune of the Guard Captain
  • (A): Hand of Justice Icon Hand of Justice
  • The Greatest Race of Hunters in Dire Maul
  • General Drakkisath's Demise (A) / For The Horde! (H) in Upper Blackrock Spire
  • Job Opening: Guard Captain of Revantusk Village (H)
  • General Angerforge in Blackrock Depths
Melee Weapons
  • BiS: Barbarous Blade Icon Barbarous Blade
  • Peacemaker Icon Peacemaker
  • Warmonger Icon Warmonger
Ranged Weapon
  • BiS: Carapace Spine Crossbow Icon Carapace Spine Crossbow
  • BiS: Blackcrow Icon Blackcrow
  • Ancient Bone Bow Icon Ancient Bone Bow
  • Dwarven Hand Cannon Icon Dwarven Hand Cannon
Quiver BiS: Ribbly's Quiver Icon Ribbly's Quiver Ribbly Screwspigot in Blackrock Depths
  • Doomshot Icon Doomshot
  • Thorium Shells Icon Thorium Shells
  • **Thorium Headed Arrow Icon Thorium Headed Arrow

*The Beaststalker set is strong if you can get the 4-set bonus from using 4 of the pieces. Without 4 of the pieces, you are better off using other pieces instead.

**You craft the shells using Engineering and exchange them for the arrows at an NPC in Orgrimmar or Ironforge.


Further Lists

If you feel you are ready to take on the raids that WoW Classic's Season of Mastery has to offer, you may wish to consult our raid gear best in slot lists for Hunter below.



  • 15 Nov. 2021: Guide added for the Season of Mastery.
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