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Survival Hunter PvP Guide For RBG

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Survival Hunter
Season 3
12 characters
1920 - 2508

Welcome to Murlok.io's Survival Hunter PvP guide for RBG 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 Survival Hunters from Dragonflight Season 3 across the US, EU, KR, and TW regions. This includes Zybxd (Drakthul EU) , who is currently the highest-ranked with a rating of 2508.

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
    Zybxd's character icon
    Zybxd
    Drakthul (EU)
    487 ilvl
    2508
  2. 2
    Xenonviper's character icon
    Xenonviper
    Bleeding Hollow (US)
    475 ilvl
    2084
  3. 3
    Ffh's character icon
    Ffh
    Tichondrius (US)
    467 ilvl
    2070
  4. 4
    Altimor's character icon
    Altimor
    Blackmoore (EU)
    463 ilvl
    2063
  5. 5
    Wwangman's character icon
    Wwangman
    Tichondrius (US)
    467 ilvl
    2020

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 RBG.

Secondary Stats
+2088
26% Critical Strike
+4224
25% Haste
+1710
29% Mastery
+6144
30% Versatility
  1. Versatility
  2. Haste
  3. Critical Strike
  4. Mastery
Minor Stats
+62
1% Avoidance
+164
1% Leech
+610
11% 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 Night Elf currently being the top race for Survival Hunters in RBG, here are the other races that also stand out due to their advantageous traits.

  1. Night Elf race icon
    Night Elf
    3
  2. Worgen race icon
    Worgen
    2
  3. Orc race icon
    Orc
    2
  4. Dark Iron Dwarf race icon
    Dark Iron Dwarf
    1
  5. Human race icon
    Human
    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
12
Concussive Shot
11
Kill Shot
12
Trailblazer
3
Posthaste
12
Improved Kill Shot
11
Wilderness Medicine
4
Muzzle
12
Natural Mending
6
Tar Trap
12
Misdirection
0
Survival of the Fittest
12
Tranquilizing Shot
11
Entrapment
12
Improved Traps
9
Nature's Endurance
10
Born To Be Wild
3
Scare Beast
0
Improved Tranquilizing Shot
1
Intimidation
12
Scatter Shot
6
Rejuvenating Wind
12
Camouflage
12
Sentinel
0
Binding Shackles
7
Roar of Sacrifice
9
Pathfinding
2
Sentinel's Perception
0
Beast Master
0
Keen Eyesight
12
Master Marksman
12
Improved Kill Command
0
Serrated Shots
10
Arctic Bola
12
Serpent Sting
12
Killer Instinct
0
Steel Trap
0
Death Chakram
12
Explosive Shot
12
Poison Injection
9

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
12
Wildfire Bomb
12
Tip of the Spear
12
Ferocity
10
Flanker's Advantage
2
Harpoon
12
Energetic Ally
0
Bloodseeker
12
Aspect of the Eagle
9
Terms of Engagement
10
Guerrilla Tactics
12
Lunge
12
Carve
0
Mongoose Bite
12
Intense Focus
0
Improved Wildfire Bomb
12
Frenzy Strikes
0
Flanking Strike
12
Spear Focus
10
Viper's Venom
12
Sharp Edges
0
Sweeping Spear
12
Tactical Advantage
10
Bloody Claws
0
Wildfire Infusion
11
Quick Shot
0
Coordinated Assault
12
Killer Companion
4
Fury of the Eagle
8
Ranger
11
Coordinated Kill
12
Explosives Expert
0
Spearhead
3
Ruthless Marauder
3
Birds of Prey
3
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
1
Sticky Tar Bomb
7
Tracker's Net
0
Diamond Ice
3
Survival Tactics
12
Chimaeral Sting
9
Tranquilizing Darts
4
Wild Kingdom
0
Interlope
0

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 RBG, tailored for each equipment slot.

Head

  1. Flame-Touched Helmet item icon
    Flame-Touched Helmet
    5
  2. Blazing Dreamstalker's Flamewaker Horns item set icon
    set
    Blazing Dreamstalker's Flamewaker Horns
    3
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Chain Faceguard item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Chain Faceguard
    2
  4. Infurious Chainhelm Protector item icon
    Infurious Chainhelm Protector
    1
  5. Oscillating Wilderness Opticals item icon
    Oscillating Wilderness Opticals
    1

Neck

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Necklace item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Necklace
    6
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Amulet item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Amulet
    3
  3. Torc of Passed Time item icon
    Torc of Passed Time
    2
  4. Verdant Gladiator's Pendant item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Pendant
    1

Shoulders

  1. Blazing Dreamstalker's Finest Hunt item set icon
    set
    Blazing Dreamstalker's Finest Hunt
    11
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Chain Monnion item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Chain Monnion
    1

Back

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

Chest

  1. Blazing Dreamstalker's Scaled Hauberk item set icon
    set
    Blazing Dreamstalker's Scaled Hauberk
    11
  2. Flame-Touched Chainmail item icon
    Flame-Touched Chainmail
    1

Wrist

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Chain Bracers item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Chain Bracers
    6
  2. Adaptive Dracothyst Armguards item icon
    Adaptive Dracothyst Armguards
    2
  3. Complicated Cuffs item icon
    Complicated Cuffs
    2
  4. Flame-Touched Cuffs item icon
    Flame-Touched Cuffs
    1
  5. Verdant Gladiator's Chain Wristguards item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Chain Wristguards
    1

Hands

  1. Blazing Dreamstalker's Skinners item set icon
    set
    Blazing Dreamstalker's Skinners
    11
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Chain Handguards item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Chain Handguards
    1

Waist

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Chain Belt item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Chain Belt
    8
  2. Flame-Touched Chain item icon
    Flame-Touched Chain
    4

Legs

  1. Blazing Dreamstalker's Shellgreaves item set icon
    set
    Blazing Dreamstalker's Shellgreaves
    10
  2. Flame-Touched Legguards item icon
    Flame-Touched Legguards
    2

Feet

  1. Venom-Steeped Stompers item icon
    Venom-Steeped Stompers
    5
  2. Infurious Boots of Reprieve item icon
    Infurious Boots of Reprieve
    4
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Chain Boots item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Chain Boots
    2
  4. Verdant Gladiator's Chain Sabatons item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Chain Sabatons
    1

Rings

  1. Signet of Titanic Insight item icon
    Signet of Titanic Insight
    6
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Ring item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Ring
    6
  3. Ring-Bound Hourglass item icon
    Ring-Bound Hourglass
    5
  4. Verdant Gladiator's Signet item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Signet
    5
  5. Verdant Gladiator's Band item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Band
    2

Trinkets

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity item set icon
    set
    Verdant Gladiator's Insignia of Alacrity
    10
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Medallion item set icon
    set
    Verdant Gladiator's Medallion
    9
  3. Verdant Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity item set icon
    set
    Verdant Gladiator's Badge of Ferocity
    3
  4. Verdant Aspirant's Insignia of Alacrity item set icon
    set
    Verdant Aspirant's Insignia of Alacrity
    1
  5. Verdant Gladiator's Emblem item set icon
    set
    Verdant Gladiator's Emblem
    1

Main Hand

  1. Verdant Gladiator's Scythe item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Scythe
    9
  2. Verdant Gladiator's Axestaff item icon
    Verdant Gladiator's Axestaff
    2
  3. Obsidian Gladiator's Spear item icon
    Obsidian Gladiator's 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 Survival Hunters in RBG.

  1. Venom-Steeped Stompers embellishment item icon
    Potent Venom
    5
  2. Flame-Touched Helmet embellishment item icon
    Toxified
    5
  3. Flame-Touched Chain embellishment item icon
    Blue Silken Lining
    4
  4. Infurious Boots of Reprieve embellishment item icon
    Mettle
    4
  5. Adaptive Dracothyst Armguards embellishment item icon
    Adaptive Stonescales
    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 Survival Hunters in RBG, essential for optimizing combat effectiveness.

Head

  1. Incandescent Essence enchantment icon
    Incandescent Essence
    2

Back

  1. Homebound Speed enchantment icon
    Homebound Speed
    7
  2. Regenerative Leech enchantment icon
    Regenerative Leech
    4
  3. Graceful Avoidance enchantment icon
    Graceful Avoidance
    1

Chest

  1. Accelerated Agility enchantment icon
    Accelerated Agility
    6
  2. Waking Stats enchantment icon
    Waking Stats
    6

Wrist

  1. +200 Speed enchantment icon
    +200 Speed
    8
  2. +200 Leech enchantment icon
    +200 Leech
    2
  3. +175 Leech enchantment icon
    +175 Leech
    1

Waist

  1. Shadowed Belt Clasp enchantment icon
    Shadowed Belt Clasp
    9

Legs

  1. Fierce Armor Kit enchantment icon
    Fierce Armor Kit
    11

Feet

  1. Plainsrunner's Breeze enchantment icon
    Plainsrunner's Breeze
    9
  2. Watcher's Loam enchantment icon
    Watcher's Loam
    2

Rings

  1. +82 Mastery enchantment icon
    +82 Mastery
    9
  2. +82 Versatility enchantment icon
    +82 Versatility
    8
  3. +73 Critical Strike enchantment icon
    +73 Critical Strike
    4

Main Hand

  1. Sophic Devotion enchantment icon
    Sophic Devotion
    10
  2. Burning Writ enchantment icon
    Burning Writ
    2

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 RBG.

  1. Zen Neltharite gem icon
    Zen Neltharite
    19
  2. Radiant Malygite gem icon
    Radiant Malygite
    13
  3. Energized Malygite gem icon
    Energized Malygite
    12
  4. Radiant Alexstraszite gem icon
    Radiant Alexstraszite
    10
  5. Fractured Neltharite gem icon
    Fractured Neltharite
    7