MM Hunters should be able to duel wied.
As for your idea, people have wanted that as a hunter thing for a while now and not just for mm hunters.
Personally, I've never been a fan of how they designed so many stumpy "2h" weapons after TG was introduced because a real 2h weapon would look too silly when used one-handed -- it makes the actual 2h users look strange using both hands for what is little more than a bastard sword.
But longbows would have the same problem even worse. Wielding a longbow one-handed would be beyond ridiculous. Long guns and full-sized crossbows wouldn't be much better.
I would much rather have visible quivers, whether they also have stats or not. Although that would be a bit odd for guns -- maybe bandoliers? That could be cool. (I assume we're talking 6.x here, because any of these changes and the itemization that would have to go with them are probably way too drastic for mid expansion.)
P.S. Plus, dual pistols may look cool in movies, but the Mythbusters proved they suck for actually hitting things.
For me, that would make MM look like a ranged sniper more than dual wileding for DPS, since the game has no 1h ranged weapons (Wands and Throwing knifes perhaps, but... meh) like Cathalia pointed out.
Double the hit and expertise requirement (true for melee dual wielders).
MAssive revamp of hunter mechanics (after all, our spells are baed on the weapon damage of our main hand weapon, dual wieilding would have to compensate for this)
Addition of 1 handed weapons, across the entire level curve that had them (and it would have to be lower in lvl like titans grip in order for hunters to not have to relearn their entire spec after leveling to 95 as this kind of change would require massive changes) Unless ofcourse we are only dual weilding guns or xbows, then it would have to be a titans grip mechanic, which would look rather ridiculous.
Add in the compensation for other classes to get their own new class or spec specific special weapons, and the greatly increased loot table for these new weapons.
Now, if it were a special ranged weapon that behaved as 1 weapon but looked like dual wielding 2, that could be managed and would only require work from the graphics team.
As I said, if it was a special 2 hander that had a special model that resembled dual wielding, but behaved as a single weapon mechanically, then this is something that blizzard could feasibly give us, it would simply require more work for the animation and graphics team to work through to make said animations for all the different races, once that was out of the way, it would be similar to all of our various weapon models to add more.
On topic, nah. Maybe in 6.0. Dual wielding longbows and rifles would just be silly and loot tables have enough bloat as it is, so 1h xbows are impractical. At least now, mostly every weapon is used by two or more specs. I'm all for having the longbow/rifle models change to look less dumb if you're in a MM DW spec though. Make the rifles go to pistols and the bows go to 1h bows.
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