Ghostcrawler: Whenever a PTR build goes up, we get a flurry of simple questions that we want to address, but that don’t feel patch note worthy. We are going to be posting the answers to some of these in this thread.
The focus of this thread is on class mechanics and set bonuses.
- The Hunter 2T15 bonus is a chance to summon a Thunderhawk. That Thunderhawk will assist you, and will always cast 5x Lightning Bolts for 16k to 24k Nature damage. Its damage will scale with BM mastery, and will not scale with Survival mastery. However, the proc chances (which are Real PPM) vary by spec: 0.7/min for BM, 1/min for MM, 1.2/min for Surv.
- The Hunter 4T15 bonus is affected by Survival’s mastery, cannot trigger Wild Quiver, and procs at a rate of 3 RealPPM.
- The 2pc and 4pc both can crit.
- Direhorn Stampedes are everything you dream them to be.
Some have asked why the 2pc procs more often for Survival than Marksmanship. Marksmanship typically has more haste than Survival, such as from Steady Focus. (Remember, RealPPM proc rates scale with your haste).
Aimed Shot’s cast time has been lowered from 2.9 to 2.5 sec.