Mehtomiel at The Wild Hunt: When previews of our new talent trees came in, I was less than thrilled about [Binding Shot]. After my experiences with traps in arena and trying to position Explosive Trap under Hagara in Dragon Soul, the thought of yet another ability with those targeting and triggering issues was not welcome. It took a while, but now I’m finally seeing the niche for this talent – in 5-mans, in Challenge modes, perhaps in unrated PvP and even in the occasional raid encounter.
A poorly-designed [Shadowfury] is still a fairly accurate description; not only is the stun reliant on the targeting circle and has the small flight-time delay when triggering but it also demands the targets to actually move in order to stun. The limited range (30 yards) is a nuisance if anything, but as BM I’m already dealing with several abilities with even shorter range.
By far the best use of Binding Shot is on any trashpull in Challenge modes. . . . Read full article