WoW Classic Hunter Guide

Welcome to our World of Warcraft Classic Hunter Guide a quick rundown of everything we think you need to know about the Hunter Class. We rank the Best Race, Weapons, Profession and Talent Specs to use and locations of every Hunter Class trainer within Major/Captial Cities in WoW Classic. We also detail the Base Race Stats and how this class Primary Stats will affect your damage or defence.

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  • Hunter Primary Attributes Stats – Agility, Stamina
  • 1 melee Attack Power per point of strength.
  • 2 ranged Attack Power per point of Agility.
  • 1% Critical Strike Chance for every 53 points of Agility.
Hunter Class Race StatsStrAgiStaIntSpi
Night Elf 17 25 19 20 20
Dwarf
 22 16 23 19 19
Orc
 23 17 22 17 23
Tauren
 25 15 22 15 22
Troll
 21 22 21 16 21
  • WoW-Classic-Hunter-Guide Hunter Class Bonus Stats – Agility +3 | Stamina +2 | Spirit +1
Quote from World of Warcraft Classic User Manual
The hunter is a unique class in World of Warcraft because it is primarily a ranged attacker. Even though other classes can learn to use ranged weapons, none of them is as proficient in their deadly use as the hunter. To support the hunter’s ranged attacks, this class has two main advantages: a loyal pet and a wide array of movement-restricting spells.

Hunter Class Best Race

The Hunter Class Best Race has a couple of really strong choices, for Horde, you will likely want to choose Orc but Troll are also a strong option. Alliance have two strong picks Night Elf being the first and then the Dwarves which we recommend players use if they plan to PVP with this class.

  • Best  –   Orc,  Night Elf,  Dwarves
  • Average  –    Troll
  • Weak  –  Tauren
  • Not Available –   Gnome,  Undead,  Humans

WoW Classic Hunter Best Weapon To Use

List of WoW Classic Hunter Weapons you can use, you may have to visit your trainer to learn the ability to use these weapons.

  • Common Weapon Skills – One-Handed Axes or Daggers, Guns or Bows, Unarmed
  • Advanced Weapon Skills – Crossbows, Fist weapons, Spears, Staves, One-Handed Swords, Two Handed Swords, Thrown, Two-Handed Axes
  • Armor Type You Can Use – Cloth, Leather, Mail (Level 40)

Best Profession For Hunter

The best profession for hunter class is a choice between Engineering which can provide you with a lot of PVP Items, you will need to pair this with Mining as you will need lots of Ore. Leatherworking is another good choice as you can make your own Leather Armor, and with your pet, you will have no problem farming skinnable mobs in classic WoW.

  • Best  –  Engineering +  Mining OR  Leatherworking +  Skinning

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World of Warcraft Classic Hunter Class Talent Spec

Hunter Spec Roles

We explain what roles you can fill as a Hunter, sadly this class is pretty much all DPS. it does, however, fill the DPS Role very well, and can even Off-Tank with the Beast Mastery Spec.

  • DPS Hunter DPS Spec – hunter_marksmanship Marksmanship,  hunter_survival Survival, hunter_beast mastery Beast Mastery
  • Healing Hunter Healer Spec – N/A
  • Tank Hunter Tank Spec hunter_beast mastery Beast Mastery (Off-Tank)

Best Hunter Class Spec

We think Survival is the Best Hunter Class Spec, this is mostly because of Lighting Reflexes Talent which helps with your overall Agility Total Stat. Marksmanship is also a really strong talent spec, so much so that our recommended Hunter Talent Build below picks up some of these useful talents from the Marksmanship Tree. Beast Mastery is only recommended for players who plan on solo levelling as the hunter class as it will allow you to use your pet more effectively for tanking mobs.

  • Best  –  hunter_marksmanship Marksmanship,  hunter_survival Survival
  • Average  – hunter_beast mastery Beast Mastery
  • Weak  –

Recommended WoW Classic Hunter Talent Spec Build

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You can view our many other WoW Classic Hunter Class Guides by Clicking/Tapping the links below. Best In Slot (BiS) Gear for Twink Builds and a 1-60 levelling guide for the Hunter class, with locations and weapons you should use.

WoW Classic Hunter Trainer Locations

Where to find each Hunter Trainer Location in WoW Classic, images of each Trainer NPC Location within the major cities of the game that you will find yourself in.

Orgrimmar Hunter Trainer Location
 Orc |  Troll

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Thunder Bluff Hunter Trainer Location
Tauren

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Ironforge Hunter Trainer Location
 Dwarf |  Gnome

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Undercity Hunter Trainer Location
 Undead

 

Stormwind Hunter Trainer Location
Human

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Darnassus Hunter Trainer Location
Night Elf

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You can view more WoW Classic Class Guides by Clicking/Tapping the links below.