Hunter Class Changes in Patch 9.0.5

Last updated on Mar 08, 2021 at 18:49 by Stan 15 comments

On this page, you will find a list of all Hunter class changes coming in Patch 9.0.5.


General Hunter Changes

  • Fixed an issue that allowed Hunters to avoid the Sated debuff when casting Primal Rage Icon Primal Rage.
  • Fixed an issue that caused Feign Death Icon Feign Death to be cancelled when Hunters opened their map or used an emote.

Beast Mastery Hunter Changes

  • Spitting Cobra Icon Spitting Cobra (Level 35 Talent) damage increased by 260%.

Marksmanship Hunter Changes

  • Fixed an issue where casting Volley Icon Volley (Level 50 Talent) right after an Aimed Shot Icon Aimed Shot that benefited from Trick Shots would sometimes not apply the Trick Shots effect.

Survival Hunter Changes

  • Fixed an issue that caused Steel Trap Icon Steel Trap (Level 35 Talent) to be usable while Aspect of the Turtle Icon Aspect of the Turtle was active.

Hunter Covenant Ability Changes

  • Fixed an issue where Resonating Arrow Icon Resonating Arrow (Kyrian) could fail to be cast behind your character.
  • Death Chakram Icon Death Chakram (Necrolord) damage increased by 15%.
  • Flayed Shot Icon Flayed Shot (Venthyr) duration increased to 18 seconds (was 14 seconds) and costs no Focus (was 10). Flayer’s Mark now also increases the damage of your next Kill Shot Icon Kill Shot by 25%.

Hunter Legendary Power Changes

In this section, we list all Hunter Legendary Power changes that went live in Patch 9.0.5.


Beast Mastery Hunter Legendary Powers

  • Dire Command Icon Dire Command now has a 30% chance to trigger (was 20%).
  • Rylakstalker's Piercing Fangs Icon Rylakstalker's Piercing Fangs critical damage increased to 35% (was 20%).
  • Flamewaker's Cobra Sting Icon Flamewaker's Cobra Sting now has a 50% chance to trigger (was 25%).
  • Qa'pla, Eredun War Order Icon Qa'pla, Eredun War Order now resets the cooldown of Kill Command Icon Kill Command (was reduces the cooldown by 5 seconds) and has an additional passive effect — Barbed Shot Icon Barbed Shot deals 10% increased damage.

Marksmanship Hunter Legendary Powers

  • Surging Shots Icon Surging Shots now causes Rapid Fire Icon Rapid Fire to deal 35% additional damage (was 25%).
  • Eagletalon's True Focus Icon Eagletalon's True Focus now also increases the duration of Trueshot Icon Trueshot by 3 seconds and reduces all Focus costs by 25% (was 50%).
  • Serpentstalker's Trickery Icon Serpentstalker's Trickery no longer triggers Wild Spirits Icon Wild Spirits (Night Fae Ability) twice.

Survival Hunter Legendary Powers

  • Latent Poison Injectors Icon Latent Poison Injectors damage increased by 15%.

Hunter PvP Changes

  • Roar of Sacrifice Icon Roar of Sacrifice (PvP Talent) can no longer be cast while the Hunter’s pet is dead or crowd controlled.

Hunter Anima Power Changes

  • Bag of Mawrat Eyes Icon Bag of Mawrat Eyes can no longer be overwritten by a shorter duration self-cast Bestial Wrath Icon Bestial Wrath.
  • Fixed an issue that caused Fogged Crystal Icon Fogged Crystal and Amplifying Mirror Icon Amplifying Mirror to sometimes remain active once Misdirection Icon Misdirection has expired.

More Patch 9.0.5 Class Changes

You can find other Patch 9.0.5 class changes linked below.



  • 08 Mar. 2021: Updated for Patch 9.0.5.
  • 26 Feb. 2021: Updated for Build 37705.
  • 21 Feb. 2021: Guide added.
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