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Beast Mastery Hunter PvP Guide For 2v2

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Beast Mastery Hunter
Season 3
50 characters
2271 - 2475

Welcome to Murlok.io's Beast Mastery Hunter PvP guide for 2v2 in World of Warcraft. This guide lists the best stats, races, talents, gear, embellishments, enchantments, and gems for patch 10.2.6, based on the character builds of the Top 50 Beast Mastery Hunters from Dragonflight Season 3 across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. This includes Grimunt (Tichondrius US) , who is currently the highest-ranked with a rating of 2475.

Updated every 12 hours with the latest data from the Battle.net API , the guide also examines each character's last time played, specialization usage frequency, and equipment type to ensure greater accuracy.

Top Beast Mastery Hunters

  1. 1
    Grimunt's character icon
    Grimunt
    Tichondrius (US)
    459 ilvl
    2475
  2. 2
    Hog's character icon
    Hog
    Darkspear (US)
    457 ilvl
    2458
  3. 3
    Dørakør's character icon
    Dørakør
    Ysondre (EU)
    465 ilvl
    2437
  4. 4
    Hogx's character icon
    Hogx
    Sargeras (US)
    474 ilvl
    2434
  5. 5
    Hashmakerz's character icon
    Hashmakerz
    Azralon (US)
    459 ilvl
    2415

Stat Priority

Stats are crucial attributes that directly influence a character's power in World of Warcraft. They not only determine the character's strength but also define the overall feel and playstyle. Stat bonuses can be found on various pieces of equipment, in consumables created by the Alchemy profession, certain foods, some enchantments , and gems .

It's important to note that each stat experiences diminishing returns once its equipped bonus reaches +20%. This means that optimizing a character's performance involves more than just maximizing each stat; it's about finding a balanced distribution. Here is the optimal way to balance Beast Mastery Hunter Secondary and Minor stats for 2v2.

Secondary Stats
+1055
20% Critical Strike
+3540
21% Haste
+3870
56% Mastery
+5487
27% Versatility
  1. Versatility
  2. Mastery
  3. Haste
  4. Critical Strike
Minor Stats
+27
0% Avoidance
+39
0% Leech
+713
13% Speed
  1. Speed
  2. Leech
  3. Avoidance

Races

In World of Warcraft, each race comes with unique traits that enhance character abilities or improve in-game quality of life. Although these racial traits typically offer minor advantages, they can still provide a competitive edge in certain scenarios.

With Orc currently being the top race for Beast Mastery Hunters in 2v2, here are the other races that also stand out due to their advantageous traits.

  1. Orc race icon
    Orc
    20
  2. Human race icon
    Human
    16
  3. Night Elf race icon
    Night Elf
    9
  4. Highmountain Tauren race icon
    Highmountain Tauren
    2
  5. Dwarf race icon
    Dwarf
    1

Class Talents

Talents are the main element defining a character's build, significantly influencing the playstyle by adding, modifying, and enhancing character abilities and behaviors. They are crucial in shaping how a character functions in battle.

Class talents represent a common tree shared across all Hunter specializations. These talents provide foundational skills and enhancements that are essential and universal to the Hunter class. They offer a range of abilities that lay the groundwork for a Hunter's overall capabilities, regardless of the chosen specialization.

The following tree reproduces the in-game class talents disposition as a heatmap. Each color represents the usage frequency and general recommendation level of the talents:

  • Legendary : Represents the most frequently used talents. These are highly recommended for optimal performance.
  • Epic : Indicates talents that are widely used but offer flexibility for alternative choices. Useful in specific scenarios or personal preference.
  • Talents without color: Talents less commonly selected. They are typically chosen to fill necessary slots for advancing to the next tier and may not offer significant value in most situations.
Kill Command
50
Concussive Shot
49
Kill Shot
39
Trailblazer
1
Posthaste
50
Improved Kill Shot
2
Wilderness Medicine
34
Counter Shot
50
Natural Mending
27
Tar Trap
50
Misdirection
1
Survival of the Fittest
50
Tranquilizing Shot
49
Entrapment
50
Improved Traps
48
Nature's Endurance
50
Born To Be Wild
3
Scare Beast
0
Improved Tranquilizing Shot
1
Intimidation
50
Scatter Shot
42
Rejuvenating Wind
49
Camouflage
44
Sentinel
0
Binding Shackles
49
Roar of Sacrifice
50
Pathfinding
2
Sentinel's Perception
0
Beast Master
50
Keen Eyesight
50
Master Marksman
4
Improved Kill Command
50
Serrated Shots
50
Arctic Bola
0
Serpent Sting
0
Alpha Predator
50
Steel Trap
37
Death Chakram
50
Explosive Shot
0
Poison Injection
0

Specialization Talents

Specialization talents constitute a specialized tree, providing Beast Mastery Hunters with unique abilities and enhancements tailored to their combat style.

The following tree reproduces the in-game specialization talents disposition as a heatmap. Each color represents the usage frequency and general recommendation level of the talents:

  • Legendary : Represents the most frequently used talents. These are highly recommended for optimal performance.
  • Epic : Indicates talents that are widely used but offer flexibility for alternative choices. Useful in specific scenarios or personal preference.
  • Talents without color: Talents less commonly selected. They are typically chosen to fill necessary slots for advancing to the next tier and may not offer significant value in most situations.
Cobra Shot
50
Pack Tactics
50
Multi-Shot
2
Barbed Shot
50
Aspect of the Beast
50
Kindred Spirits
0
Training Expert
50
Animal Companion
50
Beast Cleave
2
Killer Command
50
Sharp Barbs
48
Cobra Sting
0
Thrill of the Hunt
50
Kill Cleave
2
Bloodshed
49
Cobra Senses
0
Dire Beast
25
Bestial Wrath
50
War Orders
50
Hunter's Prey
0
Stomp
50
Barbed Wrath
50
Wild Call
3
Savagery
50
Dire Command
49
Scent of Blood
28
One with the Pack
0
Master Handler
50
Dire Frenzy
49
Wailing Arrow
0
Brutal Companion
0
Call of the Wild
50
Dire Pack
32
Piercing Fangs
12
Bloody Frenzy
44

PvP Talents

PvP talents are specifically tailored for player-versus-player combat scenarios. Activated in arenas, battlegrounds, and the open world with war mode enabled, these talents are designed to optimize a Beast Mastery Hunter's performance in PvP encounters. They provide specialized enhancements and strategies that give players an edge in combat against other players, reflecting the unique demands of PvP gameplay.

The following tree reproduces the in-game pvp talents disposition as a heatmap. Each color represents the usage frequency and general recommendation level of the talents:

  • Legendary : Represents the most frequently used talents. These are highly recommended for optimal performance.
  • Epic : Indicates talents that are widely used but offer flexibility for alternative choices. Useful in specific scenarios or personal preference.
  • Talents without color: Talents less commonly selected. They are typically chosen to fill necessary slots for advancing to the next tier and may not offer significant value in most situations.
The Beast Within
16
Dire Beast: Hawk
0
Dire Beast: Basilisk
3
Interlope
0
Survival Tactics
49
Chimaeral Sting
30
Hunting Pack
0
Tranquilizing Darts
13
Wild Kingdom
0
Kindred Beasts
22
Diamond Ice
17

Best In Slot And Gear

Gear consists of items that directly determine a character's power level. It can be acquired from diverse sources: dungeon, raid, world drops, crafted through various professions, obtained from PvP vendors, or chosen as rewards from the Great Vault.

Each piece of gear significantly boosts a character's overall strength and capabilities. Here are the top items for Beast Mastery Hunters in 2v2, tailored for each equipment slot.

Head

  1. Blazing Dreamstalker's Flamewaker Horns item set icon
    set
    Blazing Dreamstalker's Flamewaker Horns
    49
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Chain Faceguard item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Chain Faceguard
    1

Neck

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Amulet item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Amulet
    30
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Necklace item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Necklace
    12
  3. Torc of Passed Time item icon
    Torc of Passed Time
    8

Shoulders

  1. Blazing Dreamstalker's Finest Hunt item set icon
    set
    Blazing Dreamstalker's Finest Hunt
    47
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Chain Monnion item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Chain Monnion
    3

Back

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Shawl item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Shawl
    32
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Drape item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Drape
    11
  3. Hellbloom Cloak item icon
    Hellbloom Cloak
    3
  4. Undulating Sporecloak item icon
    Undulating Sporecloak
    2
  5. Hellbloom Cape item icon
    Hellbloom Cape
    1

Chest

  1. Blazing Dreamstalker's Scaled Hauberk item set icon
    set
    Blazing Dreamstalker's Scaled Hauberk
    47
  2. Flame-Touched Chainmail item icon
    Flame-Touched Chainmail
    2
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Chain Tunic item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Chain Tunic
    1

Wrist

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Chain Wristguards item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Chain Wristguards
    15
  2. Flame-Touched Cuffs item icon
    Flame-Touched Cuffs
    10
  3. Blazing Dreamstalker's Bracers item icon
    Blazing Dreamstalker's Bracers
    9
  4. Adaptive Dracothyst Armguards item icon
    Adaptive Dracothyst Armguards
    6
  5. Verdant Gladiator's Chain Bracers item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Chain Bracers
    6

Hands

  1. Blazing Dreamstalker's Skinners item set icon
    set
    Blazing Dreamstalker's Skinners
    39
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Chain Handguards item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Chain Handguards
    6
  3. Flame-Touched Handguards item icon
    Flame-Touched Handguards
    5

Waist

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Chain Belt item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Chain Belt
    36
  2. Flame-Touched Chain item icon
    Flame-Touched Chain
    12
  3. Hellbloom Cinch item set icon
    set
    Hellbloom Cinch
    2

Legs

  1. Flame-Touched Legguards item icon
    Flame-Touched Legguards
    30
  2. Blazing Dreamstalker's Shellgreaves item set icon
    set
    Blazing Dreamstalker's Shellgreaves
    11
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Chain Leggings item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Chain Leggings
    7
  4. Verdant Gladiator's Chain Breeches item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Chain Breeches
    2

Feet

  1. Venom-Steeped Stompers item icon
    Venom-Steeped Stompers
    44
  2. Infurious Boots of Reprieve item icon
    Infurious Boots of Reprieve
    6

Rings

  1. Signet of Titanic Insight item icon
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    42
  2. Ring-Bound Hourglass item icon
    Ring-Bound Hourglass
    32
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Signet item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Signet
    20
  4. Verdant Gladiator's Ring item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Ring
    5
  5. Verdant Gladiator's Band item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Band
    1

Trinkets

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity item set icon
    set
    Verdant Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity
    47
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Medallion item set icon
    set
    Verdant Gladiator's Medallion
    37
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Emblem item set icon
    set
    Verdant Gladiator's Emblem
    7
  4. Verdant Aspirant's Insignia of Alacrity item set icon
    set
    Verdant Aspirant's Insignia of Alacrity
    6
  5. Verdant Aspirant's Medallion item set icon
    set
    Verdant Aspirant's Medallion
    2

Main Hand

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Bow item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Bow
    40
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Rifle item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Rifle
    8
  3. Hellbloom Flameshot item icon
    Hellbloom Flameshot
    1
  4. Hellbloom Spear item icon
    Hellbloom Spear
    1

Embellishments

Embellishments are unique effects that can be added to crafted items, either as predefined elements in recipes or through an optional embellishment reagent, creating embellished gear. These enhancements diversify and amplify characters' capabilities.

Given that only a maximum of 2 embellished items can be equipped at a time, here are the best embellishments for Beast Mastery Hunters in 2v2.

  1. Venom-Steeped Stompers embellishment item icon
    Potent Venom
    44
  2. Flame-Touched Legguards embellishment item icon
    Toxified
    40
  3. Adaptive Dracothyst Armguards embellishment item icon
    Adaptive Stonescales
    6
  4. Infurious Boots of Reprieve embellishment item icon
    Mettle
    6
  5. Signet of Titanic Insight embellishment item icon
    Blue Silken Lining
    2

Enchantments

Enchantments provide minor yet valuable enhancements to various items, including Head, Back, Chest, Wrist, Waist, Legs, Rings, Feet, Main Hand, and Off Hand.

Most enchantments are crafted via the Enchanting profession. However, Waist enchantments specifically require Blacksmithing, Legs enhancements are crafted by Leatherworkers, and Head enchantments come from the Incandescent Essence , a reward obtained through a quest in the Amirdrassil raid.

Enchantments are usually available at the auction house, making them accessible for upgrades. Here is a list of the top enchantments for Beast Mastery Hunters in 2v2, essential for optimizing combat effectiveness.

Head

  1. Incandescent Essence enchantment icon
    Incandescent Essence
    2

Back

  1. Homebound Speed enchantment icon
    Homebound Speed
    48
  2. Regenerative Leech enchantment icon
    Regenerative Leech
    2

Chest

  1. Waking Stats enchantment icon
    Waking Stats
    32
  2. Accelerated Agility enchantment icon
    Accelerated Agility
    18

Wrist

  1. +200 Speed enchantment icon
    +200 Speed
    48

Hands

  1. Enchant Gloves - Zandalari Mining enchantment icon
    Enchant Gloves - Zandalari Mining
    2
  2. Enchant Gloves - Zandalari Surveying enchantment icon
    Enchant Gloves - Zandalari Surveying
    1

Waist

  1. Shadowed Belt Clasp enchantment icon
    Shadowed Belt Clasp
    33

Legs

  1. Fierce Armor Kit enchantment icon
    Fierce Armor Kit
    47
  2. Fierce Armor Kit enchantment icon
    Fierce Armor Kit
    1
  3. Lambent Armor Kit enchantment icon
    Lambent Armor Kit
    1

Feet

  1. Plainsrunner's Breeze enchantment icon
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    49
  2. Plainsrunner's Breeze enchantment icon
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    1

Rings

  1. +82 Mastery enchantment icon
    +82 Mastery
    69
  2. +82 Haste enchantment icon
    +82 Haste
    19
  3. +82 Versatility enchantment icon
    +82 Versatility
    8

Main Hand

  1. High Intensity Thermal Scanner enchantment icon
    High Intensity Thermal Scanner
    45
  2. Gyroscopic Kaleidoscope enchantment icon
    Gyroscopic Kaleidoscope
    2
  3. Sophic Devotion enchantment icon
    Sophic Devotion
    1

Gems

Gems are crafted stones from the Jewelcrafting profession, typically offering stat bonuses to enhance your gear. These gems can be socketed into specific items such as Head, Neck, Wrist, Waist, and Rings. The presence of sockets on items is usually random upon their drop.

Notably, Neck items can be uniquely modified to have up to three sockets by using 3 Tiered Medallion Setting . Additionally, a single socket can be added to other eligible items with a Nature's Cradle , which requires 6 Aspects' Tokens of Merit obtained from the Great Vault.

Available through both the auction house and the crafting order system, the following are the top gem choices for Beast Mastery Hunters in 2v2.

  1. Keen Neltharite gem icon
    Keen Neltharite
    153
  2. Zen Neltharite gem icon
    Zen Neltharite
    108
  3. Keen Ysemerald gem icon
    Keen Ysemerald
    55
  4. Skillful Illimited Diamond gem icon
    Skillful Illimited Diamond
    22
  5. Energized Ysemerald gem icon
    Energized Ysemerald
    10