Frostheim at Warcraft Hunters Union: The pre-Mists of Pandaria patch 5.0.4 will hit on Tuesday, August 28th, bringing with it many of the Mists of Pandaria hunter class changes. This patch 5.0.4 guide covers the big changes you need to know to optimize your hunter for the month between 5.0.4 and the actual release of the expansion, including new hit and expertise caps, best hunter specs, as well as talent, glyph and other changes.
Patch 5.0.4 Hunter Changes Overview
As soon as patch 5.0.4 hits, your talents will be wiped. The new talent system will be in place, the new glyphs will be available, your shots will be able to be dodged, minimum range will be gone and you’ll no longer be using a melee weapon. Your ranged weapon will have lots more stats and do more damage.
The good news is that if you’re BM or SV you should end up doing more damage in patch 5.0.4, though your rotation will be more complex. You’ll also positively be drowning in focus until Mists of Pandaria releases and you level up away from your Wyrmstalker gear set bonuses. If you’re MM however, you’ll be respeccing.
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