Are hunters really that bad?

90 Human Monk
6060
I've been hearing really bad things about them but my main always has been my hunter...what's the dealio
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100 Goblin Hunter
10320
Basically;
MM Hunter = Below Disc Priest in DPS
Surv hunter = Bottom DPS of the DPS classes.
BM Hunter = Below average DPS PVE, Cute but pretty pissweak PvP.
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90 Orc Hunter
6435
Beastmastery is absolutely destroying in pvp, not sure what you are talking about
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90 Orc Hunter
6715
Basically;
MM Hunter = Below Disc Priest in DPS
Surv hunter = Bottom DPS of the DPS classes.
BM Hunter = Below average DPS PVE, Cute but pretty pissweak PvP.


BM Hunter is top DPS for a Hunter, but near the bottom of all classes/specs in overall DPS.
Survival is 2nd behind BM.
Marks is a bit behind SV.

Whomever told you that SV is the bottom for Hunters and is also the bottom of all classes ... is wrong.

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Hunters aren't in a good place right now in PvE. BM is putting up a decent fight in PvP due its bursty nature, but hopefully all 3 will get some attention from a PvE perspective soon.
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90 Blood Elf Hunter
2515
Basically;
MM Hunter = Below Disc Priest in DPS
Surv hunter = Bottom DPS of the DPS classes.
BM Hunter = Below average DPS PVE, Cute but pretty pissweak PvP.


You're doing it wrong.

Any time anyone runs a damage meter in PVE, my BM hunter is always tops. And I do instances at the lowest level possible.

And I pretty much rule PVP. Can't remember the last time I wasn't top 3 in damage in battlegrounds ... frequently, No. 1. Plus with all the extra utility I have now, I'm more powerful than ever.

Just don't get the hunters are weak complaints. I'm not weak. Not even close.
Edited by Sunstríke on 10/2/2012 10:34 AM PDT
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90 Human Hunter
7135
Basically;
MM Hunter = Below Disc Priest in DPS
Surv hunter = Bottom DPS of the DPS classes.
BM Hunter = Below average DPS PVE, Cute but pretty pissweak PvP.


You're doing it wrong.

Any time anyone runs a damage meter in PVE, my BM hunter is always tops. And I do instances at the lowest level possible.

And I pretty much rule PVP. Can't remember the last time I wasn't top 3 in damage in battlegrounds ... frequently, No. 1. Plus with all the extra utility I have now, I'm more powerful than ever.

Just don't get the hunters are weak complaints. I'm not weak. Not even close.


being level 90 would be a start
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90 Troll Hunter
5070
Basically;
MM Hunter = Below Disc Priest in DPS
Surv hunter = Bottom DPS of the DPS classes.
BM Hunter = Below average DPS PVE, Cute but pretty pissweak PvP.


You're doing it wrong.

Any time anyone runs a damage meter in PVE, my BM hunter is always tops. And I do instances at the lowest level possible.

And I pretty much rule PVP. Can't remember the last time I wasn't top 3 in damage in battlegrounds ... frequently, No. 1. Plus with all the extra utility I have now, I'm more powerful than ever.

Just don't get the hunters are weak complaints. I'm not weak. Not even close.


The stat scaling when you get to 90 is very poor for the gear we currently have.
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90 Undead Hunter
8920
I've actually started doing decent damage once I got ok gear. The PVP gear also helped quite a bit since RNG hated me. Doing 45k+ hopefully I can pump out more in a Raid environment with buffs though.
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90 Human Hunter
5705
Basically;
MM Hunter = Below Disc Priest in DPS
Surv hunter = Bottom DPS of the DPS classes.
BM Hunter = Below average DPS PVE, Cute but pretty pissweak PvP.


You're doing it wrong.

Any time anyone runs a damage meter in PVE, my BM hunter is always tops. And I do instances at the lowest level possible.

And I pretty much rule PVP. Can't remember the last time I wasn't top 3 in damage in battlegrounds ... frequently, No. 1. Plus with all the extra utility I have now, I'm more powerful than ever.

Just don't get the hunters are weak complaints. I'm not weak. Not even close.


[Level 80 Hunter commenting on Level 90 Endgame DPS]
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100 Orc Hunter
11150
Basically;
MM Hunter = Below Disc Priest in DPS
Surv hunter = Bottom DPS of the DPS classes.
BM Hunter = Below average DPS PVE, Cute but pretty pissweak PvP.


You're doing it wrong.

Any time anyone runs a damage meter in PVE, my BM hunter is always tops. And I do instances at the lowest level possible.

And I pretty much rule PVP. Can't remember the last time I wasn't top 3 in damage in battlegrounds ... frequently, No. 1. Plus with all the extra utility I have now, I'm more powerful than ever.

Just don't get the hunters are weak complaints. I'm not weak. Not even close.


your not even level 90 commenting on the whole state of BM u will not top a long dps fight as bm as ur cool downs only make u good for a short fight every fight at ur lvl only last 1-2mintues max which is not enough time for ur dps to fall off b4 u run out of cooldowns
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100 Goblin Hunter
10320
Basically;
MM Hunter = Below Disc Priest in DPS
Surv hunter = Bottom DPS of the DPS classes.
BM Hunter = Below average DPS PVE, Cute but pretty pissweak PvP.


BM Hunter is top DPS for a Hunter, but near the bottom of all classes/specs in overall DPS.
Survival is 2nd behind BM.
Marks is a bit behind SV.

Whomever told you that SV is the bottom for Hunters and is also the bottom of all classes ... is wrong.

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SV is at the bottom of DPS, it's not at the bottom for hunters.
DISC priests are not DPS these days, they're healers/shielders/supports with a little DPS when they don't need to heal.
MM hunters are below THAT.

What I was saying is that MM isn't even in league with other DPS'
Whereas, SV is at least on their level, it's just at the bottom of that level.
The only spec that can even try and keep up with average DPS is BM
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90 Blood Elf Hunter
4535
Paladins are for TRYHARDS!!
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90 Worgen Hunter
8495
Basically;
MM Hunter = Below Disc Priest in DPS
Surv hunter = Bottom DPS of the DPS classes.
BM Hunter = Below average DPS PVE, Cute but pretty pissweak PvP.


You're doing it wrong.

Any time anyone runs a damage meter in PVE, my BM hunter is always tops. And I do instances at the lowest level possible.

And I pretty much rule PVP. Can't remember the last time I wasn't top 3 in damage in battlegrounds ... frequently, No. 1. Plus with all the extra utility I have now, I'm more powerful than ever.

Just don't get the hunters are weak complaints. I'm not weak. Not even close.


You're level 80...at 90, relatively large discrepancy in DPS between hunters and...well, just about everyone.
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90 Human Paladin
5785
My level 80 hunters aimed shot hits for as much as this pallys t.v irrelevant I know but I don't see how hunter could be below pally.
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Some popular simming reports have shown the three hunter specs to hold three of the bottom four spots. The only non hunter spec in these four spots is boomkin*. Which is easily countered by a rather strong feral spec , or tank/heal specs. Pve hunters are obviously going to be buffed as this would constitute new highs in futility.

*Of all classes and specs....boomkins again. unfair >.< , they need love.

back on topic , hunters got screwed lol.
Edited by Tigidou on 10/2/2012 4:37 PM PDT
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91 Tauren Hunter
8855
Well this is disappointing, hopefully some hunter buffs are in store. Also Cobra and Steady shot need a buff they do such crap damage.
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