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Survival Hunter PvP Guide For 2v2

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Survival Hunter
Season 4
50 characters
2248 - 2782

Welcome to Murlok.io's Survival Hunter PvP guide for 2v2 in World of Warcraft. This guide lists the best stats, races, talents, gear, embellishments, enchantments, and gems for patch 10.2.7, based on the character builds of the Top 50 Survival Hunters from Dragonflight Season 4 across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. This includes Satantrapbot (Outland EU) , who is currently the highest-ranked with a rating of 2782.

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 Survival Hunters

  1. 1
    Satantrapbot's character icon
    Satantrapbot
    Outland (EU)
    499 ilvl
    2782
  2. 2
    Satanå's character icon
    Satanå
    Stormscale (EU)
    499 ilvl
    2739
  3. 3
    Såtana's character icon
    Såtana
    Stormscale (EU)
    498 ilvl
    2671
  4. 4
    Bicmex's character icon
    Bicmex
    Ravencrest (EU)
    512 ilvl
    2635
  5. 5
    Pridz's character icon
    Pridz
    Archimonde (EU)
    502 ilvl
    2530

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 Survival Hunter Secondary and Minor stats for 2v2.

Secondary Stats
+1400
22% Critical Strike
+5267
31% Haste
+3101
42% Mastery
+6696
32% Versatility
  1. Versatility
  2. Haste
  3. Mastery
  4. Critical Strike
Minor Stats
+46
1% Avoidance
+16
0% Leech
+760
14% Speed
  1. Speed
  2. Avoidance
  3. Leech

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 Night Elf currently being the top race for Survival Hunters in 2v2, here are the other races that also stand out due to their advantageous traits.

  1. Night Elf race icon
    Night Elf
    20
  2. Human race icon
    Human
    12
  3. Orc race icon
    Orc
    7
  4. Pandaren race icon
    Pandaren
    4
  5. Dark Iron Dwarf race icon
    Dark Iron Dwarf
    2

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
43
Kill Shot
50
Trailblazer
0
Posthaste
50
Improved Kill Shot
40
Wilderness Medicine
5
Muzzle
50
Natural Mending
39
Tar Trap
50
Misdirection
3
Survival of the Fittest
50
Tranquilizing Shot
50
Entrapment
50
Improved Traps
49
Nature's Endurance
47
Born To Be Wild
7
Scare Beast
1
Improved Tranquilizing Shot
1
Intimidation
49
Scatter Shot
45
Rejuvenating Wind
46
Camouflage
50
Sentinel
0
Binding Shackles
10
Roar of Sacrifice
50
Pathfinding
3
Sentinel's Perception
0
Beast Master
0
Keen Eyesight
50
Master Marksman
50
Improved Kill Command
0
Serrated Shots
46
Arctic Bola
48
Serpent Sting
50
Killer Instinct
0
Steel Trap
2
Death Chakram
50
Explosive Shot
48
Poison Injection
49

Specialization Talents

Specialization talents constitute a specialized tree, providing Survival 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.
Raptor Strike
50
Wildfire Bomb
50
Tip of the Spear
50
Ferocity
45
Flanker's Advantage
0
Harpoon
50
Energetic Ally
7
Bloodseeker
50
Aspect of the Eagle
50
Terms of Engagement
50
Guerrilla Tactics
50
Lunge
50
Carve
0
Mongoose Bite
50
Intense Focus
1
Improved Wildfire Bomb
50
Frenzy Strikes
0
Flanking Strike
50
Spear Focus
28
Viper's Venom
50
Sharp Edges
1
Sweeping Spear
50
Tactical Advantage
50
Bloody Claws
0
Wildfire Infusion
50
Quick Shot
0
Coordinated Assault
50
Killer Companion
24
Fury of the Eagle
0
Ranger
50
Coordinated Kill
50
Explosives Expert
0
Spearhead
23
Ruthless Marauder
0
Bombardier
17
Deadly Duo
0

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 Survival 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.
Hunting Pack
0
Mending Bandage
8
Sticky Tar Bomb
17
Tracker's Net
0
Diamond Ice
14
Survival Tactics
50
Chimaeral Sting
37
Tranquilizing Darts
23
Wild Kingdom
0
Interlope
1

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 Survival Hunters in 2v2, tailored for each equipment slot.

Head

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Chain Faceguard item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Chain Faceguard
    18
  2. Flame-Touched Helmet item icon
    Flame-Touched Helmet
    16
  3. Stormwing Harrier's Skullmask item set icon
    set
    Stormwing Harrier's Skullmask
    14
  4. Gatecrasher Giant's Coif item icon
    Gatecrasher Giant's Coif
    1
  5. Helm of Hardened Gold item icon
    Helm of Hardened Gold
    1

Neck

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Amulet item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Amulet
    17
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Necklace item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Necklace
    17
  3. Ouroboreal Necklet item icon
    Ouroboreal Necklet
    8
  4. Torc of Passed Time item icon
    Torc of Passed Time
    6
  5. Choker of Shielding item icon
    Choker of Shielding
    1

Shoulders

  1. Stormwing Harrier's Pinions item set icon
    set
    Stormwing Harrier's Pinions
    47
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Chain Monnion item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Chain Monnion
    3

Back

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Drape item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Drape
    33
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Shawl item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Shawl
    11
  3. Stormwing Harrier's Plumage item icon
    Stormwing Harrier's Plumage
    3
  4. Draconic Gladiator's Cloak item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Cloak
    2
  5. Draconic Warmonger's Cloak item icon
    Draconic Warmonger's Cloak
    1

Chest

  1. Stormwing Harrier's Cuirass item set icon
    set
    Stormwing Harrier's Cuirass
    50

Wrist

  1. Adaptive Dracothyst Armguards item icon
    Adaptive Dracothyst Armguards
    37
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Chain Wristguards item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Chain Wristguards
    7
  3. Draconic Gladiator's Chain Bracers item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Chain Bracers
    5
  4. Flame-Touched Cuffs item icon
    Flame-Touched Cuffs
    1

Hands

  1. Stormwing Harrier's Handguards item set icon
    set
    Stormwing Harrier's Handguards
    42
  2. Flame-Touched Handguards item icon
    Flame-Touched Handguards
    6
  3. Draconic Gladiator's Chain Handguards item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Chain Handguards
    2

Waist

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Chain Belt item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Chain Belt
    46
  2. Draconic Aspirant's Chain Clasp item icon
    Draconic Aspirant's Chain Clasp
    1
  3. Draconic Gladiator's Chain Girdle item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Chain Girdle
    1
  4. Draconic Warmonger's Cinch item set icon
    set
    Draconic Warmonger's Cinch
    1
  5. Flame-Touched Chain item icon
    Flame-Touched Chain
    1

Legs

  1. Stormwing Harrier's Greaves item set icon
    set
    Stormwing Harrier's Greaves
    48
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Chain Leggings item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Chain Leggings
    1
  3. Flame-Touched Legguards item icon
    Flame-Touched Legguards
    1

Feet

  1. Infurious Boots of Reprieve item icon
    Infurious Boots of Reprieve
    46
  2. Venom-Steeped Stompers item icon
    Venom-Steeped Stompers
    4

Rings

  1. Seal of Filial Duty item icon
    Seal of Filial Duty
    37
  2. Seal of Diurna's Chosen item icon
    Seal of Diurna's Chosen
    29
  3. Draconic Gladiator's Ring item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Ring
    12
  4. Draconic Gladiator's Signet item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Signet
    10
  5. Signet of Titanic Insight item icon
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    7

Trinkets

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Medallion item set icon
    set
    Draconic Gladiator's Medallion
    45
  2. Draconic Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity item set icon
    set
    Draconic Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity
    44
  3. Draconic Gladiator's Emblem item set icon
    set
    Draconic Gladiator's Emblem
    5
  4. Draconic Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity item set icon
    set
    Draconic Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity
    3
  5. Draconic Gladiator's Sigil of Adaptation item set icon
    set
    Draconic Gladiator's Sigil of Adaptation
    2

Main Hand

  1. Draconic Gladiator's Scythe item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Scythe
    36
  2. Rashon, the Immortal Blaze item icon
    Rashon, the Immortal Blaze
    10
  3. Draconic Gladiator's Axestaff item icon
    Draconic Gladiator's Axestaff
    2
  4. Draconic Warmonger's Spear item icon
    Draconic Warmonger's Spear
    2

Antique Bronze Bullion

Antique Bronze Bullion serves as a specialized currency in Dragonflight Season 4, enabling players to purchase specific items. Each item costs 2 bullions and can be upgraded to its maximum Mythic level.

Given that the acquisition of bullions is limited to 1 per week from defeating raid bosses and 2 from the Weekly Mythic Dungeons quest reward when available, here are the best items to buy to maximize your limited bullions.

  1. Seal of Filial Duty item icon
    Seal of Filial Duty
    29
  2. Seal of Diurna's Chosen item icon
    Seal of Diurna's Chosen
    25
  3. Rashon, the Immortal Blaze item icon
    Rashon, the Immortal Blaze
    10
  4. Ouroboreal Necklet item icon
    Ouroboreal Necklet
    6

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 Survival Hunters in 2v2.

  1. Infurious Boots of Reprieve embellishment item icon
    Mettle
    46
  2. Adaptive Dracothyst Armguards embellishment item icon
    Adaptive Stonescales
    37
  3. Flame-Touched Handguards embellishment item icon
    Blue Silken Lining
    4
  4. Venom-Steeped Stompers embellishment item icon
    Potent Venom
    4
  5. Flame-Touched Handguards embellishment item icon
    Roiling Shadowflame
    3

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 Survival Hunters in 2v2, essential for optimizing combat effectiveness.

Head

  1. Incandescent Essence enchantment icon
    Incandescent Essence
    8

Back

  1. Homebound Speed enchantment icon
    Homebound Speed
    47
  2. Graceful Avoidance enchantment icon
    Graceful Avoidance
    1

Chest

  1. Accelerated Agility enchantment icon
    Accelerated Agility
    41
  2. Waking Stats enchantment icon
    Waking Stats
    9

Wrist

  1. +200 Speed enchantment icon
    +200 Speed
    39
  2. +200 Avoidance enchantment icon
    +200 Avoidance
    9

Hands

  1. Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering enchantment icon
    Enchant Gloves - Shadowlands Gathering
    1

Waist

  1. Shadowed Belt Clasp enchantment icon
    Shadowed Belt Clasp
    36

Legs

  1. Fierce Armor Kit enchantment icon
    Fierce Armor Kit
    48
  2. Frozen Spellthread enchantment icon
    Frozen Spellthread
    1
  3. Lambent Armor Kit enchantment icon
    Lambent Armor Kit
    1

Feet

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

Rings

  1. +82 Mastery enchantment icon
    +82 Mastery
    58
  2. +82 Versatility enchantment icon
    +82 Versatility
    22
  3. +82 Haste enchantment icon
    +82 Haste
    18

Main Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion enchantment icon
    Sophic Devotion
    45
  2. Wafting Devotion enchantment icon
    Wafting Devotion
    4

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 Survival Hunters in 2v2.

  1. Zen Neltharite gem icon
    Zen Neltharite
    81
  2. Keen Neltharite gem icon
    Keen Neltharite
    72
  3. Keen Ysemerald gem icon
    Keen Ysemerald
    54
  4. Energized Malygite gem icon
    Energized Malygite
    36
  5. Energized Ysemerald gem icon
    Energized Ysemerald
    32