Marksmanship Hunter Leveling Guide from 1 to 70 — Dragonflight 10.2.7

Last updated on May 07, 2024 at 11:20 by Azortharion 127 comments

On this page, you will find our Level by Level Marksmanship Hunter leveling guide for Dragonflight. Make sure to use the slider to make the guide adapt to your level. For more general leveling information, please refer to our Hunter leveling guide.


Gear Options

When leveling up, you should always choose the piece of loot with the highest item level. The only exception to this rule is if you have a Ring or Necklace with a slightly lower item level, but 2 secondary stats on it instead of 1.


Level by Level Rotation and Talents

Move the slider below to make the guide update to your level!

Level: 60

Best Leveling Talents for Marksmanship Hunter

You unlock the Talent Trees at Level 10. Below is the recommended Leveling path when starting from Level 60. It should also be the tree you work towards as you level from 10-70.


Best Leveling Rotation for Marksmanship Hunter

  1. Use Death Chakram Icon Death Chakram
  2. Use Explosive Shot Icon Explosive Shot
  3. On AoE, use Multi-Shot Icon Multi-Shot to apply Trick Shots Icon Trick Shots. This buff makes your next Aimed Shot Icon Aimed Shot or Rapid Fire Icon Rapid Fire do AoE damage!
  4. Use Volley Icon Volley on cooldown.
  5. Use Trueshot Icon Trueshot for large pulls or difficult elite mobs.
  6. Use Mend Pet Icon Mend Pet for large pulls to keep your pet healthy.
  7. Use Kill Shot Icon Kill Shot on targets below 20% health, and whenever you get a Deathblow Icon Deathblow proc.
  8. Use Kill Shot Icon Kill Shot on targets below 20% health.
  9. Use Rapid Fire Icon Rapid Fire on cooldown.
  10. Use Aimed Shot Icon Aimed Shot on cooldown. Make sure to spend your Precise Shots Icon Precise Shots stacks first!
  11. Spam Arcane Shot Icon Arcane Shot. Use Multi-Shot Icon Multi-Shot instead of there are 3 or more targets!
  12. Use Steady Shot Icon Steady Shot as a filler.

Best Leveling Pet for Marksmanship Hunter

All pets do the same damage, but they vary in their utility and special abilities. For Leveling, the best pet is any Ferocity-type pet, as they heal themselves whenever they do damage.

Ferocity pets also come with Primal Rage Icon Primal Rage which is a Bloodlust effect. This should be used as often as possible when you are fighting for over thirty seconds.

You can find a list of all the Pets and the abilities they bring on our Spell Summary Page.


Level 70: Congratulations!

Congratulations on reaching Level 70! Now that you have hit Level 70, we recommend looking at our Easy mode page and Talents section to learn how to play at max level.



  • 07 May 2024: Reviewed for 10.2.7.
  • 22 Apr. 2024: Reviewed for Season 4.
  • 19 Mar. 2024: Reviewed for Patch 10.2.6.
  • 15 Jan. 2024: Reviewed for Patch 10.2.5.
  • 06 Nov. 2023: Reviewed for Patch 10.2
  • 04 Sep. 2023: Reviewed for Patch 10.1.7
  • 10 Jul. 2023: Updated for Patch 10.1.5.
  • 01 May 2023: Reviewed for Patch 10.1.
  • 20 Mar. 2023: Reviewed for Patch 10.0.7.
  • 16 Feb. 2023: Fixed an issue with the talent order.
  • 24 Jan. 2023: Reviewed for Patch 10.0.5.
  • 11 Dec. 2022: Reviewed for Dragonflight Season 1.
  • 28 Nov. 2022: Updated for Dragonflight launch.
  • 24 Oct. 2022: Updated for Dragonflight pre-patch.
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