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World of Warcraft Hunter Guide

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|By: Vespion                                       |
|Email: IamWithSweet666@gmail.com                  |
|Current Version: v.3.2                            |
|Started: Tuesday, July 5th, 2005 @ 10:38 PM(PST)  |
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|                 Version History                    |
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v.1.0: Guide Started

v.1.1: Completed all sections

v.1.2: Guide on GameFAQs. YAY! 
First Major Updates: 
 //ADDED - Rare/Elite pet info.
 //ADDED - List of sites that have my permission to use this guide.
 //ADDED **NEW SECTION** - Useful hunter UI add-ons
 
v.1.3: Major Update. List of things added/changed below.
 //ADDED **NEW SECTION** - Pet management
 //ADDED - Lots more pet information.
 //ADDED **NEW CHAPTER** - Weapons for hunters
 //ADDED **NEW SECTION** - Range Weapons
 //ADDED **NEW SECTION** - Melee Weapons
 //ADDED **NEW CHAPTER** - Armor
 //ADDED **NEW CHAPTER** - Professions
 //FIXED - Lots of spelling errors
 
v.1.4: Updates:
	//ADDED - Download newer versions before gamefaqs gets them.

v.1.5: Updates:
	//ADDED - LOTS more pet info
	//FIXED - More spelling/grammar errors
	//ADDED - Better ACSII banner ;D	

v.1.5.5: Updates:
	//FIXED - Formating problems
	//FIXED - MORE spelling errors
	
v.1.6: Updates: (Thanks Chad)
	//FIXED - Beginning Stats Section
	//FIXED - Melee, ranged weapon sections
	
v.1.6.5: Minor Updates:
	//FIXED - Contributor name
	
v.2.0: Large Update: 
	//ADDED **NEW CHAPTER** - For the horde (BETA)
	//FIXED - Fromating problems
	
v.2.1: Update:
	//ADDED **STRING OF SECTIONS** - Hunter vs "X" class(BETA)
	
v.2.2: Small Update:
	//FIXED - Formating Problems with starting stats table
	//ADDED **NEW SECTION** - Contact the contributors
	
v.2.3: Small Update:
	//FIXED - Current Version
	//ADDED - Contributor name
	
Sorry guys, went on a mental vacation. I let my e-mails stack up.
Again, sorry to those who are waiting for an update, well here it is.
	
v.3.0: Large Update: 
	//ADDED - Hunter vs Rouge tips
	//ADDED - more info in the melee fighting area
	//FIXED - Info on Hunter vs warrior
	//FIXED - stable cost
	//ADDED - Additional info in professions section
	
v.3.1: Minor Update:
	//ADDED - Horde information
	//REMODLED - For The Horde(BETA) section
	
v.3.1.1: Very small addition:
	//ADDED - Contributor name
	
v.3.1.2: Small fix/additional info:
	//FIXED - "North" to "South" in the "For the horde" section.
	**Thank you basketball_guy29 for the correction.**
	//FIXED - small formating problem
	//UPDATED - Updates section
	
v.3.2: Huge Update:
	//ADDED - PvP Info
	//REMODLED - "Contact the contributors" section
	//REMODLED - "For The Horde" section
	//ADDED **NEW SECTION** - Horde hunter walkthrough
	//ADDED - LOTS of horde info
	//ADDED & REMODLED - PvP Info
	//ADDED - Misc Info in "For The Horde" Section
		
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** NOTE, PLEASE READ **
	
I seem to have lost lots of e-mails and guide versions. My Computer is saying
the guide should be version 3.4 and Gamefaqs has v.3.1.2. I'm trying to fix
this. So, Some names of contributors will be missing. If you dont see your 
name anywhere on the guide, but your info is here, please e-mail me.

Also, I appologize for the late update. I'm Going through some Real life
issues, and haven't had time for the guide.

Sorry for the inconvenience.
-Mike(Vespion)

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|                  Introduction                      |
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Welcome to my guide. This is a guide on the Hunter class in World of Warcraft. 
I love playing this class for 2 reasons.

You get awesome range capabilities.
You get a pet.

I will try to cover all aspects about this wonderful class in this guide. 
Well, onto it!!

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|        Table of Contents              |
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Chapter 1 .... Intro to the class
Chapter 2 .... Beginning Race stats
Chapter 3 .... Abilities
	-- Beast Mastery
		-- Survival
		  -- Marksmanship	
Chapter 4 .... Skill tree/Talents
	-- Beast Mastery
		-- Survival
			-- Marksmanship
Chapter 5 .... Pets
	-- Pet Management
		-- Rare/Elite Pets
Chapter 6 .... Weapons for Hunters
	-- Range weapons
		-- Melee Weapons
Chapter 7 .... Armor
Chapter 8 .... For the Horde
	-- Walkthrough
		-- Pet Management
Chapter 9 .... Professions
Chapter 10 .... Useful hunter UI add-ons
Chapter 11 .... Leveling Places
Chapter 12 .... PvP/Dueling
	-- Hunter vs ....
Chapter 13 .... Future Updates
Chapter 14 .... About Me/Contact Info
	-- Contact the Contributors
Chapter 15 .... Legal Info
Chapter 16 .... Credits
		
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|    Chapter 1: Intro to the class     |
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The Hunter is the pulling class in WoW. 
They also solo more than other classes.  
They use pets as their tanks, while they use ranged attacks. 
Keeping their AGI (Agility) up at all times is key, as that determines: 
Range Critical Chance, Range  Damage, and Dodge rate.

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|    Chapter 2:  Beginning Race Stats  |
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| Race | | Strength || Stamina || Agility | | Intellect | | Spirit |
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Dawrf         22					24				19						19					20
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Night Elf			17					20				28						20					21
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Orc						23					23				20						17					24
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Tauren				25					23				18						15					23
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Troll					21					22				25						16					22
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|   Chapter 3: Abilities               |
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Below is a Complete list of the hunter's abilities. 
They will be organized by their type/Rank/Level Obtained/mana cost
/training cost/range/casting time/cooldown time
/Brief Description/and 
Usefulness rating(Scale from 1-5, 1 being the worst and  5 being the best).

Ability Key:
N/A = None
IC= Instant Cast
g,s,c = gold, silver, copper
yd = yards(distance)

*Note -- Numbers in lists i.e 1,2,3,4 signify rank/increase in rank. 
Here's an  example:

Aspect of the Hawk:
Level Obtained: 10(rank 1), 18(rank 2), 28(so on), 38, 48, 58
Rank: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Mana Cost: 20(rank 1), 35(rank 2), 50(so on), 70, 90, 110
Training Cost: 3s(rank 1), 29s(rank 2), 81s(so on), 2g 30s, 4g 20s, 5g 30s
Range: N/A
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: N/A
Description -- Increases Range Attack Power by 20(rank 1), 
35(I think you get it), 50, 70, 90, 110
Rating: 5

This way just saves me extra typing.
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|       Beast Mastery         |
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Aspect of the Beast:
Rank: N/A
Level Obtained: 30
Mana Cost: 50
Training Cost: 80s
Range: N/A
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: N/A
Description -- Share detection abilities with your pet. You cant be tracked.
Rating: 2

Aspect of the Cheetah:
Rank: N/A
Level Obtained: 20
Mana Cost: 40
Training cost: 29s
Range: N/A
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: N/A
Description -- Increases your movement speed by 20%. If you get hit, 
you become dazed for 4 sec.
Rating: 5

Aspect of the Hawk:
Level Obtained: 10, 18, 28, 38, 48, 58
Rank: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Mana Cost: 20, 35, 50, 70, 90, 110
Training Cost: 3s, 29s, 81s, 2g 30s, 4g 20s, 5g 30s
Range: N/A
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: N/A
Description -- Increases Range Attack Power by 20, 35, 50, 70, 90, 110
Rating: 5

Aspect of the Monkey 
Level Obtained: 4
Rank: N/A
Mana Cost: 20
Training Cost: 50c
Range: N/A
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: N/A
Description -- Dodge Rate up 8%
Rating: 3

Aspect of the Pack
Level Obtained: 40
Rank: N/A
Mana Cost: 100
Training Cost: 1g 60s
Range: N/A
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: N/A
Description -- Same as Aspect of the Cheetah, 
except your whole party is effected.
Rating: 5

Beast Lore
Level Obtained: 24
Rank: N/A
Mana Cost: 40
Training Cost: 71s
Range: N/A
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: N/A
Description -- shows all the info about the targeted beast in a tooltip.
Rating: 4

Beast Training
Level Obtained: 10
Rank: N/A
Mana Cost: N/A
Training Cost: 10c
Range: N/A
Casting Time: N/A
Cooldown Time: N/A
Description -- Teaches your pet abilities.

Eagle Eye
Level Obtained: 14
Rank: N/A
Mana Cost: 25
Training Cost: 12s
Range: 50000 yd
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: N/A
Description -- Zoom in on a selected area.
Rating: 2

Eyes of the Beast
Level Obtained: 14
Rank: N/A
Mana Cost: 20
Training Cost: 12s
Range: 40yd
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: N/A
Description -- Control your pet for 1 min.
Rating: 2

Feed Pet:
Level Obtained: 10
Rank: N/A
Mana Cost: N/A
Training Cost: 3s
Range: 10 yd
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: N/A
Description -- Feed your pet food.
Rating: 5 (needed for having a pet)

Glimpse of Instincts
Level Obtained: 24
Rank: N/A
Mana Cost: 50
Training Cost: 71s
Range: N/A
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: N/A
Description -- Gains your pet's tracking and detection abilities for 30 sec.
Rating: 1

Mend Pet
Level Obtained: 12, 20, 28, 36, 44, 52, 60
Rank: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Mana Cost: 50, 90, 155, 225, 300, 385, 480
Training Cost: 8s, 29s, 81s, 1g 50s, 2g 50s, 4g 70s, 5g 30s
Range: 20 yd
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: N/A
Description -- Heals your pet for 20, 38, 68, 103, 142, 189, 245 
every second for 5 sec.
Rating: 4

Revive Pet
Level Obtained: 10
Rank: N/A
Mana Cost: 499
Training Cost: 3s
Range: N/A
Casting Time: 10 sec.
Cooldown Time: N/A
Description -- Revives your pet.
Rating: 5

Call Pet:
Level Obtained: 10
Rank: N/A
Mana Cost: N/A
Training Cost: N/A
Range: N/A
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: N/A
Description -- Calls your pet.
Rating: 4

Scare Beast:
Level Obtained: 14, 30, 46
Rank: 1, 2, 3
Mana Cost: 35, 50, 75
Training Cost: 12s, 80s, 3g 70s
Range: 10 yd
Casting Time: 1.5 sec
Cooldown Time: 30 sec
Description -- Scare away a beast for 10, 15, 20 seconds.
Rating: 1

Tame Beast:
Level Obtained: 10
Rank: N/A
Mana Cost: 299
Training Cost: 3s
Range: 30 yd
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: N/A
Description -- Attempts to train a beast. Your armor is greatly reduced. 
Takes 20sec.
Rating: 5

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|       Marksmanship        |
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Arcane Shot:
Level Obtained: 6, 12, 20, 28, 36, 44, 52, 60
Rank: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Mana Cost: 25, 35, 50, 80, 105, 135, 160, 190
Training Cost: 1s, 8s, 29s, 81s, 1g 50s, 2g 50s, 5g 30s, 4g 70s
Range: 8-35 yd
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: 6 sec.
Description -- Deals 13, 21, 33, 59, 83, 115, 145 Arcane Damage
Rating: 4

Auto Shot:
Level Obtained: 1
Rank: N/A
Mana Cost: N/A
Training Cost: N/A
Range: 8-35 yd
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: N/A
Description -- Automatically shoots the target until canceled.
Rating: 1(Your shot abilities will replace this at level 4)

Concussive Shot:
Level Obtained: 8, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60
Rank: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Mana Cost: 25, 40, 60, 105, 130
Training Cost: 2s, 20s, 80s, 1g, 60s, 3g, 50s, 4g 70s
Range: 8-35 yd
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: 10-12 sec.
Description -- Dazes target, slowing down movement speed by 50%. 
Each rank  becomes more effective.
Rating: 4

Flare:
Level Obtained: 32
Rank: N/A
Mana Cost: 50
Training Cost: 1g 50s
Range: 30 yd
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: 15 sec.
Description -- Reveals all hidden hidden and invisible enemies for 30 sec.
Rating: 5(PvP) 1(Grinding)

Hunter's Mark:
Level Obtained: 6, 22, 40, 58
Rank: 1, 2, 3, 4
Mana Cost: 15, 30, 45, 60
Training Cost: 1s, 56s, 1g 60s, 5g 30s
Range: 100 yd
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: N/A
Description -- Puts a mark on the target, Increasing ranged power for 
all attackers by 20, 45, 75, 110. Also, 
the marked target can always be seen by the hunter.
Rating: 5(PvP) 5(Grinding)

Multi-Shot:
Level Obtained: 18, 30, 42, 54
Rank: 1, 2, 3, 4
Mana Cost: 100, 140, 175, 210
Training Cost: 29s, 80s, 3g, 5g 80s
Range: 8-35 yd
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: 10 sec
Description -- Fires multiple shots, hitting 3 targets, 3 targets + 40 damage, 
3  targets + 80 damage, 3 targets + 120 damage
Rating: 3

Rapid Fire:
Level Obtained: 26
Rank: N/A
Mana Cost: 100
Training Cost: 90s
Range: N/A
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: 5 min.
Description -- Shot time decreased by 40% for 15 sec
Rating: 5(PvP) 4(Grinding)

Scorpid Sting:
Level Obtained: 22, 32, 42, 52
Rank: 1, 2, 3, 4
Mana Cost: 70, 90, 125, 165
Training Cost: 56s, 1g 50s, 3g, 5g 30s
Range: 8-35 yd
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: N/A
Description -- Reduces strength and agility by 20, 29, 45, 68 for 20 sec.
Rating: 5(PvP & Grinding)

Serpent Sting :
Level Obtained: 4, 10, 18, 26, 34, 42, 50, 58
Rank: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Mana Cost: 15, 30, 50, 80, 115, 150, 190, 230
Training Cost: 50c, 3s, 29s, 90s, 1g 80s, 3g, 3g 50s, 5g 30s
Range: 8-35 yd
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: N/A
Description -- Causes 20, 40, 80, 140, 210, 290, 385, 490 Nature damage 
over 15  sec.
Rating: 4

Viper Sting:
Level Obtained: 36, 46, 56
Rank: 1, 2, 3
Mana Cost: 135, 175, 215
Training Cost: 1g 50s, 3g 70s, 6g 40s
Range: 8-35 yd
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: N/A
Description -- Drains 616, 848, 1108 mana over 8 sec.
Rating: 4

Volley:
Level Obtained: 40, 50, 58
Rank: 1, 2, 3
Mana Cost: 350, 420, 490
Training Cost: 1g 60s, 3g 50s, 5g 30s
Range: 8-35 yd
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: 1 min
Description --  Hits the enemy for 40, 50, 60 Arcane damage to every target 
within 8 yd every second for 6 seconds.

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Disengage:
Level Obtained: 20, 34, 48
Rank: 1, 2, 3
Mana Cost: 50, 100, 150
Training Cost: 29s, 1g 80s, 4g 20s
Range: 10 yd
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: N/A
Description -- Cancels combat, reduces threat
(effectiveness increases with rank)
Rating: 3

Dual Wield:
Level Obtained: 20
Rank: N/A
Mana Cost: N/A
Training Cost: 23s
Range: N/A
Casting Time: N/A
Cooldown Time: N/A
Description -- Allows you to use 2 one handed weapons at once.
Rating: (your decision to use it)

Explosive Trap:
Level Obtained: 34, 44, 54
Rank: 1, 2, 3
Mana Cost: 275, 395, 520
Training Cost: 1g 80s, 2g 50s, 5g 80s
Range: N/A
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: 15 sec
Description -- Causes 100 to 130, 139 to 187, 201 to 257 damage, 
and burns  enemies within a 10 yd radius for 150, 240, 330 damage over 20 sec.
Rating: 5

Fiegn Death:
Level Obtained: 30
Rank: N/A
Mana Cost: 80
Training Cost: 80s
Range: N/A
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: 10 min.
Description -- Fakes death. Makes enemies ignore you. Lasts 5 min. 
*No longer gives Resurection penalties.*
Thanks to TheChosenOne666 for the correction
Rating: 3

Freezing Trap:
Level Obtained: 20, 40, 60
Rank: 1, 2, 3
Mana Cost: 50, 75, 100
Training Cost: 29s, 1g 60s, 4g 70s
Range: N/A
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: 15 sec
Description -- Traps enemy, canceling any action for 10 sec. 
Any damage done will  remove trap.
Rating: 5(PvP & Grinding)

Frost Trap: 
Level Obtained: 28
Rank: N/A
Mana Cost: 60
Training Cost: 81s
Range: N/A
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: 15 sec
Description -- Trap is placed on ground. 
All enemies within a 10 yd radius are  slowed by 40%. 
Trap exists for 1 min. Can only be used out of combat.
Rating: 5

Immolation Trap:
Level Obtained: 16, 26, 36, 46, 56
Rank: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Mana Cost: 50, 90, 135, 190, 245
Training Cost: 18s, 90s, 1g 50s, 3g 70s, 6g 40s
Range: N/A
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: 15 sec
Description -- Causes 105, 215, 340, 510, 690 damage over 15 sec.
Rating: 4

Mail:
Level Obtained: 40
Rank: N/A
Mana Cost: N/A
Training Cost: 1g 30s
Range: N/A
Casting Time: N/A
Cooldown Time: N/A
Description -- Allows you to wear mail armor.
Rating: (your decision, I recommend it)

Mongoose Bite:
Level Obtained: 18, 30, 44, 58
Rank: 1, 2, 3, 4
Mana Cost: 25, 35, 45, 60
Training Cost: 18s, 80s, 2g 50s, 5g 30s
Range: 10 yd
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: 5 sec
Description -- Counterattack for 20, 40, 65, 95 damage. 
Can only be done after you  dodge.
Rating: 2

Parry:
Level Obtained: 8
Rank: N/A
Mana Cost: N/A
Training Cost: 2s
Range: N/A
Casting Time: N/A
Cooldown Time: N/A
Description -- Allows you to parry melee attacks
Rating: 2

Raptor Strike:
Level Obtained: 1, 8, 16, 24, 32, 40, 48, 56
Rank: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Mana Cost: 15, 25, 35, 45, 55, 70, 85, 100
Training Cost: N/A, 2s, 18s, 71s, 1g 50s, 1g 60s, 4g 20s, 6g 40s
Range: 5 yd
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: 6 sec
Description -- Normal attack + 5, +11, +21, +34, +50, +80, +110, +140
Rating: 4

Wing Clip:
Level Obtained: 12, 38, 60
Rank: 1, 2, 3
Mana Cost: 40, 60 ,80
Training Cost: 8s, 2g 30s, 4g 70s
Range: 10 yd
Casting Time: IC
Cooldown Time: N/A
Description -- Deals 5, 25, 50 damage and decreases the enemy's movement speed  
by 50% for 10 sec.
Rating: 5(PvP) 3(Grinding)

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|   Chapter 4: Skill Tree/Talents            |
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In this section I will Illustrate the order 
and number of talent points needed for  each talent/section of talents.

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|       Beast Mastery         |
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0 points Spent:
Improved Aspect of the Hawk(5 ranks)
-Improves Aspect of the hawk by 4% (increases as rank increases)	

Endurance Training(5 ranks)
-Increases Pet's Health by 2% (increases as rank increases)

5 points Spent:
Bestial Discipline(2 ranks)
-Increases the duration of Eyes of the Beast by 30 sec. 
(increases as rank  increases)

Improved Aspect of the Monkey(3 ranks)
-Improves Aspect of the Monkey by 1% (increases as rank increases)

Improved Eyes of the Beast(5 ranks)
-Increases the maximum focus of your pet by 4% (increases as rank increases)

10 points Spent:
Improved Revive Pet(2 ranks)
-Reduces the casting of "Revive Pet" by 2 sec. (decreases as rank increases)

Bestial Swiftness(1 rank)
-Increases the OUTDOOR movement speed of your pet by 30%

Unleashed Fury(5 ranks)
-Increases the Damage of your pet by 2% (increases as rank increases)

Pathfinding(5 ranks)
-Improves Aspect of the cheetah and Aspect of the Pack by 1% 
(increases as rank  increases)

15 points Spent:
Thick Hide(5 ranks)
-Increases the armor of your pets by 2% (increases as rank increases)

Improved Mend pet(2 ranks)
-Improves "Mend Pet" by 5% (increases as rank increases)

Ferocity(5 ranks)
-Increases the Critical chance of your pet by 3% (increases as rank increases)

20 points Spent:
Intimidation(1 rank)
-Increases your pet's threat by 50% for 10 sec. (Ability)

5 Points in Ferocity, 25 Points in Beast Mastery:
Frenzy(5 ranks)
-Your pet gets a 20% chance to gain a 30% increase to Attack Speed for 8 sec 
after dealing a Critical. (increases as rank increases)

2 Points in Improved Mend Pet, 30 Points in Beast Mastery:
Spirit Bond(1 rank)
-Everytime your pet hits an enemy, you gain 20 health.

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|       Marksmanship        |
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0 points Spent:
Improved Concussive Shot(5 ranks)
-Extra 4% chance to stun the target for 3 sec. (increases as rank increases)

Efficiency(5 ranks)
-Reduces the mana cost of your ranged abilities by 2% 
(increases as rank increases)

5 points Spent:
Improved Hunter's Mask(5 ranks)
-Improves the ranged attack bonus of Hunter's Mark by 3%
(increases as rank increases)

Lethal Shots(5 ranks)
-Increases the chance of a critical strike with ranged by 1%
(increases as rank increases)

10 points Spent:
Aimed Shot(1 rank)
-An aimed shot that increases ranged damage by 70
(ability)

Improved Arcane Shot(5 ranks)
-Reduces cooldown of your Arcane Shot skill by .2 sec.
(increases as rank increases)

Barrage(2 ranks)
-Increases damage don't by Multi-Shot and Volley by 5%
(increases as rank increases)

5 points in Lethal Shots, 15 points in Marksmanship:
Mortal Shots(5 ranks)
-Increases your ranged critical damage by 10%
(increases as rank increases)

15 points Spent:
Improved Serpent Sting(5 ranks)
-Increases the damage done by serpent sting by 2%
(increases as rank increases)

20 points Spent:
Scatter Shot(1 rank)
-Short-range attack that does 50% weapon damage and confuses your target for
4 sec.
(Ability)

Hawk Eye(3 ranks)
-Increases the range of your ranged weapons by 2 yd.
(increases as rank increases)

Improved Scorpid Sting(3 ranks)
-Reduces Stamina of your target by 10% of the amount of strength reduced.
(increases as rank increases)

25 points Spent:
Ranged Weapon Specialization(5 ranks)
-Increases the damage of your ranged attacks by 1%
(increases as rank increases)

3 points in Hawk Eye, 30 points in Marksmanship:
Trueshot Aura(1 rank)
-Increases the ranged power of any party member within 30 yd. by 30.
(Ability)


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|       Survival            |
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0 points Spent:
Percision(5 ranks)
-Increase your chance to hit a melee critical by 1%
(increases as rank increases)

Improved Raptor Strike(5 ranks)
-Reduces the cooldown time of your raptor strike by .2 sec
(increases as rank increases)

5 points Spent:
Entrapment(5 ranks)
-Increases the trap chance of Immolation, frost, and explosive traps.
5%(rank 1), 10%(rank 2), 15%(rank 3), 25%(rank 4), 30%(rank 5)

Lightning Reflexes(3 ranks)
-Dodge rate up 1% (increases as rank increases)

Improved Wing Clip(5 ranks)
-Gives Wing clip a 4% chance to immobilize target for 5 sec.
(increases as rank increases)

10 points Spent:
Improved Immolation Trap(5 ranks)
-Increases damage of immolation trap by 3%
(increases as rank increases)

3 points in lightning reflexes, 10 points in Survival:
Improved Mongoose Bite(5 ranks)
-Increases the damage of Mongoose Bite by 4%
(increases as rank increases)

Deterrence(1 rank)
-When active, increases dodge and parry rate by 25% for 10 sec.
(Ability)

15 points Spent:
Improved Freezing Trap(3 ranks)
-Increases duration of your trap by 2 sec.
(increases as rank increases)

Improved Disengage(2 ranks)
-Increases the amount of threat lost by 10%
(increases as rank increases)

1 point in deterrence, 15 points in Survival
Deflection(5 ranks)
-Parry chance up 1%
(increases as rank increases)

20 points Spent:
Improved Frost Trap(2 ranks)
-Increases duration of slowed movement by 1.5 sec
(increases as rank increases)

Savage Strikes(5 ranks)
-Increases critical chance with melee weapons by 1%
(increases as rank increases)

1 point in deterrence, 20 points in Survival:
Counterattack(1 rank)
-Becomes active after an attack is parried. Deals 40 damage and 
immobilizes the target for 5 sec. This attack cannot be blocked, 
parried, or dodged.
(Ability)

25 points Spent:
Improved Explosive Trap(2 ranks)
-Increases the initial damage of your explosive trap by 30%
(increases as rank increases)

Melee Specialization(5 ranks)
-Increases melee damage by 1%
(increases as rank increases)

1 point in Savage Strikes, 30 points in Survival:
Lacerate(1 rank)
-Wounds the target, cause 77 bloodloss damage over 21 sec.

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|    Chapter 5:  Pets           |
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Pets are what make a hunter a hunter. They act as your tank while you blast
your enemies to bits. Pets come in all shapes and sizes.
You gain the ability to obtain a pet at lvl 10. You must first do a quest for
the hunter trainer. He wants you to successfully tame 3 animals. Once you have
Completed this task, you are given the pet abilities.

Ok, so now you've tamed a pet, what next?
You have to feed your pet. Each pet has it's own special diet. For Example:

Wolves only eat meat, while bears eat just about everything. As you feed your
pet, his loyalty increases. There's 6 lvls of loyalty. As your pet increases
his loyalty, he gains taming points. These points are used to teach your pet
new skills. There's not much else to pets, except keep them fed.

Only beasts can be tamed.

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//     Pet Management           //
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I was thinking of making this section a chapter on its' own. Maybe sometime in 
the near future. Anyways, Taking care of your pet is a big responsibility,
and this section will take you through it, step by step. FIRST AND FOREMOST:
I'm an alliance character. I would greatly appreciate horde info. Thanks



Feeding your pet:
Your pet needs food, and he/she never stops eating. Be sure to lookup
your pet's diet(seen by pet stats mod, or Character=>pet)
Your pet doesn't care if you get cheap food, So save yourself money(unless your
rich) and buy cheap food. When you feed your pet, his loyalty level/happiness
increases, and that leads us to...

Loyalty:
Your pet gains loyalty after he fights/eats. Your pet can gain 6 levels of
loyalty. I don't know them off the top of my head, but I will include them in
the next version. So what do I get for feeding my pet? Well the answer to
that questions is this, your pet's damage increases as he gets happier.
There's 3 lvls of happiness:

Unhappy: 75% of normal damage
Moderate: 100% of normal damage
Happy: 125% of normal damage

Happiness lvl decreases over time so keep an eye on it.

Exp/Gaining lvls:
Your pet gains lvls like you, but once it hits your lvl, it stops gaining exp.
Your pet gains NORMAL exp from YOUR kills. If your pet alone has killed 
something, he will not get any exp.

Stables:
You can store up to 2 pets at a stable. These NPCs are located at inns in most
towns/cities. You have to pay for the slots, 10s and 5g.
This allows you to have multiple pets, for multiple occasions.

Abilities:
You can teach your pet abilities that you've learned from other monsters.
The only real useful set is growl, as this keeps the hate away from you
and on your pet.

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************************NOTE*****************************
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The Following Information was NOT writtin by me,
but needs to be in the guide.          
I'm giving the url to the original page.        
This information was only changed to fit formatting rules. 
It's all there in terms of information. Enjoy, and thank you Dikus.

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Dikus of WowHunters.com wrote:
(http://www.wowhunters.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=151)

Pet Skill and Comparison List:

Azeroth

Bite
Bite1 : Snow Tracker Wolf - Dun Morogh
Bite2 : Timber(10) - Island in Dun Morogh
Bite2 : Coyote packleader - westfall
Bite2 : Wood Lurkers(17-18 ) - Loch Modan
Bite2 : Prowler(9) - Ellwyn Forest
Bite3 : spiders - Hillsbrad Foothills
Bite3 : Green Recluse - Duskwood
Bite4 : Black Ravager & Mastiffs(24-26) - Duskwood
Bite4 : Snapjaws(30) - Hillsbrad Foothills
Bite4 : Elder Moss Creeper - Hillsbrad Foothills
Bite4 : Giant Crocodiles - Wetlands
Bite5 : Giant Plains Creeper - Arathi Highlands
Bite7 : turtle(49) - hinterlands
Bite7 : Diseased Wolf - Western Plagueland

Cower
Cower2 : Starving Mountain Lion - Hillsbrad
Cower2 : Mottled Raptors - Wetlands
Cower3 : Feral Mountain Lion - Hillsbrad
Cower3 : young panther - stranglethorn vale
Cower3 : young tiger - stranglethorn vale
Cower3 : Highland Strider - Arathi Highlands
Cower4: Panther and Tiger(30-33) - stranglethorn vale

Claw
Claw1 : Ice Claw Bears(8 ) - Dun Morogh
Claw2 : bears ?? - Silverpine
Claw2 : Black Bear Patriarchs(16-17) - Loch Modan
Claw2 : Thistle bear(11) - Darkshore
Claw2 : Mangeclaw(11) - Dun Morogh
Claw2 : Young Forest Bear(9) - Ellwyn Forest
Claw3 : Gray Bear - Hillsbrad
Claw3 : Black Bear Patriarchs(16-17) - Loch Modan
Claw8 : Diseased Grizzly - Western Plaguelands


Kalimdor

Bite
Bite1 : dreadmaw croclisks(10) - South Fury River
Bite1 : Prairie Wolves - Mulgore
Bite2 : Webwood Silkspinner(8-9)- Teldrassil
Bite2 : oasis snapjaws (16) - Barrens
Bite2 : Prarie Alphas - Mulgore
Bite3 : Forest Moss Creeper - Tarren Mill
Bite3 : Ghost paw Runners(19-20) - Ashenvale
Bite4 : Ghostpaw Alpha(27-2 - Ashenvale
Bite5 : sparkleshell snappers - ??
Bite5 : darkfang lurker(36) - dustwallow marsh.
Bite6 : Longtooth Runner(40) - Feralas
Bite6 : Ironmaul Bears - Feralas
Bite6 : longtooth runner - feralas

Cower
cower1 : fleeting plainstriders - Barrens
cower1 : Elder plainstriders - Barrens
cower1 : durotar tigers - Durotar
cower1 : Flatland Cougars - Mulgore
cower1 : Moonstalker runt(10-11)- Darkshore
cower1 : Foresterstrider fledging - Darkshore
cower2 : Greater Foreststiders - Darkshore
cower2 : ornery plainstriders - Barrens
cower2 : Panthers - Stonetalon
cower3 : Greater Foreststriders in Darkshore
cower3 : crag stalker- ??

Claw
Claw1 : pygmy surf crawlers - Durotar
Claw2 : Venomtail Scorpid(10) - Durotar
Claw2 : Strigid Hunter(9) - Teldrassil
Claw2 : Encrusted Surf Crawler(10) - Barrens
Claw4 : scorpid reavers - Shimmering Flats
Claw4 : Elder Ashenvale Bear - Ashenvale
Claw4 : Scorpions(30-31) - Thousand Needles
Claw5 : Scorpashi Lasher(34-35) - Desolace
Claw6 : Ironmaul Bears(42) - Feralas
Claw6 : Scorpid Hunters - Tanaris
Claw7 : Ironfur Patriarch - Feralas
Claw7 : winterspring owl - winterspring
Claw8 : winterspring screecher - winterspring
Claw6 : Bear ?? - Feralas

Dash 1 : Required Level 30: Increase Pet Movement Speed by 40%
Dash 1 : Stranglthorn Tiger - Stranglethorn Vale - Levels (31-?)
Dash 2 : Require Level 40: Increase Pet Movement Speed by 60%
Dash 2 : Blisterpaw Hyena - Tanaris - Levels (? - ?)
Dash 2 : Longtooth Runner - Ferales - Levels (41 - 42)
Dash 2 : Ridge Stalker Patriarch - Badlands - Levels (41 - 42)
Dash 3 : Requires Level 50: Increase Pet Movement Seed by 80%
Dash 3 : Frostsabre Huntress - Winterspring - Levels (58 - 59)


Dive 1 : Required Level 30: Increase Pet Movement Speed by 40%
Dive 1 : Mesa Buzzard - Arathi Highlands - Levels (? - ?)
Dive 2 : Require Level 40: Increase Pet Movement Speed by 60%
Dive 2 : Fire Roc - Tanaris - Levels (? - ?)
Dive 3 : Requires Level 50: Increase Pet Movement Seed by 80%
Dive 3 : Ironbeak Hunter - Winterspring - Levels (55 - 56)

Known Beasts That May Learn Dash:
Cat
Wolf
Hyena

Known Beasts That May Learn Dive:
Owl
Carrion Bird
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      Type lvl AC %Reduc HP DPS Speed
      Bird 40 2277 37.5 1676 29.2 2
      Bird 40 2277 37.5 1676 29.2 2
      CatName 40 2167 36.3 1643 32.4 1.5
      Cat 40 2167 36.3 1643 32.2 1.3
      Cat 40 2167 36.3 1643 32.2 1.3
      Crab 40 2453 39.2 1609 27.8 2
      Crab 40 2453 39.2 1609 27.8 2
      Croco 40Elit 2387 38.6 1593 29.2 2
      Gorilla 40 2167 36.3 1743 29.8 2
      Raptor 40 2233 37 1593 32.2 2
      Scorp 40 2387 38.6 1676 27.5 2
      Spider 41 2167 36.3 1676 31.3 2
      Spider 41 2167 36.3 1676 31.3 2
      Turtle 40 2453 39.2 1676 26.3 2
      Wolf 40 2277 37.5 1676 29.2 2
      Wolf 40 2277 37.5 1676 29.2 2


      Type lvl AC %Reduc HP DPS Speed
      Bear 41 2435 38.5 1883 28.1 2
      Bird 41 2435 38.5 1744 30.8 2
      Bird 41 2435 38.5 1744 30.8 2
      Cat 41 2317 37.4 1709 33.7 1.3
      Crab 41 2623 40.3 1674 29.3 2
      Crab 41 2623 40.3 1674 29.3 2
      Croco 41Elit 2552 39.6 1656 30.8 2
      Croco 41 2552 39.6 1656 30.8 2
      Gorilla 41 2317 37.4 1813 31.5 2
      Hyena 41 2435 38.5 1744 30.8 2
      Raptor 41 2387 38.1 1656 33.9 2
      Scorp 41 2552 39.6 1744 29 2
      Serpent 41 2317 37.4 1744 33 2
      Spider 41 2317 37.4 1744 33 2
      Spider 41 2317 37.4 1744 33 2
      Turtle 41 2623 40.3 1744 27.8 2
      Wolf 41 2435 38.5 1744 30.8 2 



based on this table I used the incrementations of the stats as linear and got 
to the following conclusions

the stats could be with talents that increase hp, armour and dmg 
(+10% to hp,armour and dmg), the pet is also happy in all these stats.

      __Name___|_hp___|_armour_|__ehp*__|_dmg+best_dmging_skill________|
      ------------------------------------------------------------------------|
      cat______|_2963_|_58.3%__|_7105.5_|_62.2.dps_+53_dps_from_claw___|
      scorpion__|_3036_|_58.6%__|_7333.3_|_57.5_dps_+53_dps_from_claw__|
      raptor____|_2853_|_59%___|_6958___|_66_dps___+53_dps_from_claw__|
      gorilla____|_3143_|_58.3%__|_7537___|_63.8_dps_+12.5_dps_from_bite_|



*ehp=effective hp: amount of real physical dmg it takes to kill the pet.

you can also increase the base dmg done by another 49.5% and the dmg of claw 
and bite by another 15%(Im sure that there critical strike went up after 
I got higher critical strike from talents).

In other words:
As Example: A raptor can do 159.62 dps at the most.


EDIT 09.12.04

Additional Pet HINTS :

- You can tame only beasts that have a "DIET". You can check this out 
with Skill/Spell Beast Lore (lvl 24)
Before that Level you need to use trial and error method. 
(or better called try or run tactic)
- Some beasts can learn more then one DPS Skill... 
For Example Cats, Bears and Raptors are able to CLAW and BITE. Some Pets can 
only use one. If you prefer a tanking pet remember to have some 
energy left for your GROWL (Taunt) ability.
- There is no difference between a tamed elite / named or normal pet besides 
color and sometimes size. NPC Stats will change to a Pet standard 
as soon as it is tamed.
- Tamed Pets loose all kinds of special abilities they had as NPC before.
- To learn your pet some new skills like above:
1. Park your main pet in the stable
2. Tame a new pet with that skill you want to know
3. Fight some minutes with it in Melee range till you see that skill 
in your Pet skill list
4. Abandon new pet
5. Get Main pet out of your stable and invest training points in it


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//      Rare/Elite Pets         //
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You have the option of charming rare/elite pets. These are the monsters with
a silver or gold dragon plate around their avatar. 

Silver = Rare or uncommon. These aren't as strong as elites.
Gold= Elite. These are basically super charged monsters with much more hp and 
strength than any other mobs.

As for taming them, I suggest to use them for special times. Instances, raids, 
ect. They are harder to tame than other monsters, so I suggest using a freeze
trap to slow movement speed, and aspect of the monkey to increase dodge rate.

They seem to show no increased eating habits. They're just stronger,
in combat.

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|    Chapter 6: Weapons for Hunters    |
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Hunters need weapons to hunt. (duh) We like to choose range weapons.
Bows, guns, and crossbows is our range selection. Some races start out with
a different specialty in one of those. Night Elves start and use bows, while
dwarfs specialize in muskets, and shotguns. We do our best to keep up with the
best weapons possible, but sometimes, it isn't easy. I will put some useful
tips for choosing your weapons. It's your choice what to use, and I'm not 
making that choice for you. 

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//     Range Weapons            //
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Guns - I'm a dwarf character, so I use guns. They add a little bit more
"Umph", but lacking speed. So, if you like all power and no speed you will
enjoy guns.

Bows - Bows pack a wallop as well, but in small amounts in a faster time. Sorta
like MNKs on FFXI. If you have never played FFXI, it's the same as a DoT spell.
"Damage over Time"

Crossbows - I don't have too much experience with crossbows, but they seem like
a more powerful version of the bow. At-least they are in other MMORPGS. I'll 
willingly accept user feedback on info about the crossbow. My contact info is 
in 2 places in this guide.
*ADDED INFO from:  Chad K.(chadtk555@msn.com)
Crossbows damage and speed can vary but a majority of them are mid fast to slow.

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//     Melee Weapons            //
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I'm going to write some info about this, but I personally don't melee.
I use my pet for that. I will include some tips from my point-of-view,
but don't be afraid to e-mail me with your info. So here goes nothing...

Before Dual Wield:

 -Your trusty 1h(one handed) Axe will serve you well. I suggest change to
 2h(two handed) swords, 2h axes as early as possible. I use a
 2h sword currently. (Stone cutter claymour of agility > dual wield) 
 
 After Dual Wield:
 
 -Here it is, Dual Wield. Go grab two awesome axes,swords and start 
 shredding enemies apart. As for those of us who use range more, I suggest to 
 stick to something 2h. In case you get dazed by Aspect of the cheetah, or 
 helping people in newb zones.
 
 **NOTE** 
 Weapon enchants are awesome, and sometimes look cool, like beast slaying.
 It's your choice on what enchants you want.

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|    Chapter 7: Armor                  |
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There's alot of armor in WoW. Hunters get to use all of it except plate.
Cloth and Leather before level 40, and mail at 40. So what armor should i wear?
Well, Focus all your attention on the agility. If armor has agility, get it.
If another piece has more agility, Buy that instead.

-Basically, you want lots of agility.

**Special note on melee hunters:
Since you melee more, focus on strength,stamina, and agility.

I'm not going to list all the armor, because there's no room,
and this isn't an armor guide. As a hunter buy leather with +agility
and call it good. If your one of those people who like to be in shiny plate,
play warrior or paladin. We hunters stick to ugly leather and make good use out
of it.

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|    Chapter 8: For the Horde          |
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Another Remodel. Enjoy~

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//     Walkthrough              //
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______________________________________________________
**This information was brought to me by Chad K.
Thanks loads Chad, this should help lots of people.**
______________________________________________________

When  you start  on the  horde as  a hunter  your in  The valley  of trials  or
mulgore.  Just do  the beginning  quests and  that area  till your  lvl 10  and
completed the hunter pet quest.  Once 10 go to Crossroads.  Take up the  quests
there. If you don't  want to quest, The  Barrens is perfect from  grinding from
lvl 13-25ish.  You can also head out to Tarren Mill , the hillsbrad area or you
could go to stone  talon. Around 25-29 ,  Thousand Needles is your  place. Head
straight to Shimmering  Flats around 30ish  till 32 or  so, until your  able to
survive  Stranglethorn Vale.   That place   is gold  for the  30's because  the
bounty quests are  not too bad  and its also  good for grinding.  You can go to
desolace but it gets kinda boring. Once you hit 39ish, 40 , go to The Badlands.
You can grind the elementals there  for a good while.  Once the  elementals and
other crap start turning green you should be 45ish or so. Tanaris is also  good
, grinding wastewander bandits. Feralas is a good place for grinding and a  few
quests. A good grind  is the ghosts of  Azshara, however you'll tend  to hit or
miss it so just keep  it in mind. When your  kinda high in the 40's  you can go
check out Searing Gorge , do a  few quests for the Thorium Brotherhood or  just
grind stuff, its  up to you.  When your going  on 50ish check  out Felwood. The
Deadwood furbolgs are excellent to grind to  51 or so.  Now the 50's have  alot
of choices.  You can check out Un' Goro Crater( i only went for Linken's  quest
and the ez find stuff quests)but Un'goro in my opinion is kinda useless.  Other
places are  Blasted Lands,  Western Plaguelands.   Once your  mid 50's  you can
check out winterspring  , grinding the  ghosts on the  frozen lake is  awesome.
Basically thats it.  You can grind in the plaguelands from 53-60 but its boring
as hell.


Towns of areas

The Barrens: Crossroads

Stone Talon Mts: Sun Rock Retreat

Hillsbrad Foothills: Tarren Mill

1k Needles: Freewind Post

Shimmering Flats:(no real town)

Stranglethorn Vale : Grom'gol Basecamp

Badlands: Kargath

Tanaris: Gadgetzan

Feralas: Camp Morajche

Searing Gorge: Thorium Point or Kargath , Kargath is more of a town

Felwood: Bloodvenom Post

Blasted lands: Stonard(in swamp of sorrows)

Western Plaguelands: UC is closest actual town, bulwark is kinda a post area

Winterspring: Everlook
 
Eastern Plaguelands: Light's Hope Chapel

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//     Pet Management           //
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	To start with, here's a simple, yet helpful walkthrough
sent to me by basketball_guy29. 

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guide for taming the beast and tame wolf:
When you are lvl 10 and doing the taming quest, you have to tame a lvl 6 boar, 
a lvl 8 surf crawler, and a lvl 8 scorpid. 
(well that's the monsters i have to tamed) 
The boar could be found at south of Razor Hill, the surf crawler can be found 
at south-east of Senj'in Village,(u have to swim there, its at one of the 
island in Echo Isles) and the scorpid can be found south of Ogrimmar, 
behind the mountains. Just use your tracking beast skill to know where 
those beasts are. And about the lvl 10-12 wolf (worg), you could get to 
undercity by going to the Zeppelin master a little east outside of the 
Ogrimmar gate. Wait for the ship to come, then get on the ship to get to 
undercity. A little south of Undercity is the wolf (worg) which is a good 
beast you can tame, like dev3113 mentioned.
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Additional Info by Dev3113.

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The best starting pet if you want fair dps would be a worg (wolf) 
found in silver pine forest just south of undercity they range from lvl 10-12.
Crossroads is the best place to go if you are lvl 12-20 for leveling because 
their are tons of quests in that area including rachet. If you want easy 
free meat kill some plainstriders their meat drops fairly quickly. 
Also when you get to level 16 you can take a mission echelchi 
or something close to that and get a very sweet looking wolf.
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	This guide needs a section for the horde, as they are part of WoW.
I have NO information regarding the horde, though. So, I marked this section
as a beta for that reason. Dev3113, and basketball_guy29 sent me an e-mail with 
some horde information. Please keep sending horde info, and I will add it.


* IF you or someone you know is a horde hunter, tell them to e-mail me.
* Make the subject: Horde Information
* And I will add your information to this section.


Please send me more info, and maybe I can get a good horde section going.


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|    Chapter 9: Professions            |
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This topic is largely discussed all over. "What profession should I choose?"
To solve this as simple as possible, think of what you want to make and how 
it would benefit you. I chose skinning/lw(leatherworking), But to my
disappointment, I was leveling my hunter faster than my leatherworking.

Question answered for Adam W.:

To start leatherworking, you must first create light armor kits and light
leather to reach level 15. Then you start making armors.

Skinning is a great money maker, and you get 2 forms of exp from doing it.
skinning and level exp. Light leather sells on the auction for 20+ silver
per stack(10 leathers = 1 stack)

There's also engineering. You make guns,scopes,bullets, and explosive sheep.
Plus, Engineering is a anti-wealth skill. You harvest MOST everything you use
and mining is also, if not better, money maker than skinning.

I don't know why I didn't choose engineering before, I might restart.

The other crafts aren't really much use to you directly, but if you want cash,
then go herb/alchemy or chanter and whatever. It's your decision, and you can
always change your mind, and learn a different skill.

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|  Chapter 10:  Useful Hunter UI add-ons  |
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For me, alot of my playing is in my UI setup. I enjoy my abilities to be
well organized for easy access. In this chapter, I will show you my setup, 
give you a few tips on what you might be interested in.

GypsyUI Hotbar: A very nice hotbar. Takes up little room, and has 2 rows
of buttons ready at all times.

Link to hosting site: http://ui.worldofwar.net/ui.php?id=149
Link to pic: http://ui.worldofwar.net/images/ui/00149.preview_current.jpg

My Gypsy hotbar setup:
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|Top Row I use for pet buttons     |
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|Second Row is my shot buttons/ Aspects|
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Pet stats: This little add-on shows all your pet's stats. Shows:
Diet/DPS/exp/loyalty level/armor/and a few others.

Link to hosting site: http://ui.worldofwar.net/ui.php?id=81
Link to pic: http://ui.worldofwar.net/images/ui/00081.petstatsscrn18iz.jpg

Titan Panels: This panel goes on the top of your screen and acts as a tool for
almost everything. I use it for ammo count since gypsy blocks the ammo number
with a *. Plugins are available, just download to add-ons directory and
add them in-game.

Link to hosting site: http://ui.worldofwar.net/ui.php?id=576 and 
http://ui.worldofwar.net/listuis.php?searchtext=Titan&x=0&y=0 for the plugins.
Link to pic: http://ui.worldofwar.net/images/ui/1117479732TitanPanel13.jpg

AllInOneInventory: This allows you to view your entire inventory with one click
It Replaces your main bag(backpack) into one huge bag.

Link to hosting site: http://ui.worldofwar.net/ui.php?id=326
Link to pic: http://ui.worldofwar.net/images/ui/00326.AllInOneInventory_
Screenshot.jpg

Nymbia's Perl Unitframes: Beautiful Frames. I'll let the picture do the talking

Link to host site: http://ui.worldofwar.net/ui.php?id=817
Link to pic: http://ui.worldofwar.net/images/ui/1118565956raid1.jpg

MACROS:
I'm not a heavy Macro user, but I'll include a few macros.

1 press pet attack and shot ability:
/petattack();
/cast Ability(Rank #)

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|  Chapter 11:  Leveling Places  |
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Lvl 1-12:
- Newbie zone. You may want to leave at 10 or 11.

- What I did: I started a pally before my hunter, 
and so I got used to Elwynn forest and its' surroundings. 
I took my hunter here.

::Quests should take you to lvl 11 or 12 easily. 
Also take some time to familiarize yourself with the surrounding area 
for easy access to quest areas and travel.

Level 12-20:
- Westfall [Sentinel Hill, Westfall Lighthouse]
- Loch Modan [Thelsamar, Farstrider's Lodge, Stonewrought Dam]
- These lvls will shape your hunter playing style. 
Begin to see what pets suite you best. 
Use your pets to tank, while you blast away at the enemy.

- What I did: I used a bear pet from lvl 11 to about 20. 
They make great tanks, have decent DPS, and their diet is every food. 
After 20, I used Wolf pets. I wanted a little more DPS. 

As for grinding/lvling, I stayed in Westfall for a long time. 

11-17. See [Grinding Locations: Westfall] below for locations I used. 
Many quests are available in Westfall. 

After Westfall, I headed to Loch Modan. LOTS of quests in this area. 

See [Grinding Locations: Loch Modan] for grinding areas. 
The amount of quests in these two areas should lower your grinding time.

[Grinding Locations: Westfall]
At 11 or 12, You should go to the first farm on the right. 
Lots of harvester robot things, bandits, and beasts in the surrounding area. 
After about lvl 15 or so, Start killing the lvl 16 and 17 sets of beasts.
(Great Goretusk, Greater Fleshripper) 
There's the next set of bandits (Highwayman, Knuckleduster, and Pathstalker) 
They have 2 major camps near longshore and moonbroke. 
Moonbroke is great for lvls 15-17, due to the amount of bandits in the area.

[Grinding Locations: Loch Modan] -- I suggest coming here in the late teens. 
Stonewrought dam has lvl 19-20 evil dwarfs. With 18-20 beasts beyond them. 
There's also an elite area with 19-22 elites. 
Try and stay away from this place for now. 
The silver stream mine is also a good place to go. Lots of mobs.

Level 20-22:
- Redridge Mountains [Lakeshire, Tower of Azora in Elwynn]
- What I did: I loved this place. Hit Lakeridge Highway and just 
fight your way till you hit the ogre camp at the end. 
Dragon whelps will go down very fast. Their spells hit hard, 
so make sure you let your pet do all the tanking. 

Level 23-30:
Duskwood [Hushed bank, near darkshire, Cemetary]
- Kill stuff around your lvl, maybe one higher. Wolves and spiders will
be most of your prey.
Wetlands  [Sundown Marsh, Green Belt]
- Fight raptors, crocs, and local humanoids

Level 30-37:
Stranglethorn Vale [Rebel Camp, Nesingwary's Expedition, Booty Bay]
- Stack Quests, Finish up duskwood & wetlands. Kill crocs, and tigers.
Hillsbrad Foothills [Southshore]
Arathi Highlands [Refuge Pointe]

Level 37-43:
Stranglethorn Vale [Booty Bay, Nesingwary's Expedition, Rebel Camp]
Arathi Mountains [Refuge Pointe, Faldir's Cove]
Badlands 
Desolace

Level 44-46
Feralas [Feathermoon Stronghold]
Tanaris [Gadgetzan, Steamwheedle Port]

Level 46-50
Tanaris [Gadgetzan, Steamwheedle Port]
The Hinterlands [Aerie Peak] 

Level 50-55:
Searing Gorge [Kalaran Windblade]
Blasted Lands [Blood Elf camp]
Un'Goro Crater [Marshal's Refuge]
Felwood [Emerald Sanctuary]
Burning Steppes [Morgan's Vigil]

Level 55-60:
Winterspring [Everlook, Starfall Village]
Western Plaguelands [Chillwind Point]
Eastern Plaguelands [Light's Hope Chapel] 
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|  Chapter 12:  PvP/Dueling      |
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Hunters do very well in pvp. They gain many snare skills, and a ability
to cancel invisibility. 
Basic Strategy is:

1. Your pet is your tank(ALWAYS)
2. Mend pet comes in handy against low DPS classes
3. Flare, Hunter's mark against rouges

PvP cant really be summed up in text. You have to get out there and see
what works. See what class's weakness are, and exploit them.

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//     Hunter vs ....           //
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	This section is currently in beta. If you would like to add info into
this section, please e-mail me. For now, I will include information that was
e-mailed to me. This section was bassed from information from Littlebry of 
dalaran.

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//     vs Warrior               //
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-numba1punk wrote:

Warriors  can  be  your most  challenging  class  to face  in  duels  if played
correctly. Whoever  gets the  jump first  will easily  win. What  I found  that
worked was to  lay a freezing  trap way before  entering the duel  (but not too
long that it disappears). This will  eliminate the time you must wait  to place
another trap later on in the battle.

Okay, so you now have a freezing trap at your feet waiting for him to run  into
it. When the battle starts, the warrior will charge you. Make sure your pet  is
on passive. When he is frozen, run  away from him and wait until you  can place
another  freeze  trap.  Once the  second  one  is placed,  fire  an  aimed shot
immediately followed  by a  concussive shot.  He will  use intercept and charge
again. Because you have another trap placed, he will freeze again. Run back and
fire an aimed  shot followed by  another concussive. SEND  IN YOUR PET  AT THIS
POINT. He will now run at you and  try to get in a few whacks. Run  towards him
and hit Wing  Clip right when  hes in front  of you and  keep running away from
him. If he lands a hamstring, use your Insignia to get out of it and run  away.
When at a safe distance, fire another conucussive shot and keep shooting. If he
charges you again, put your pet on passive so he does not attack, and use  your
Scatter Shot to run away again. Send in your pet again and fire until he is 
finished off. 

-Azure Nightmare wrote:
Dodging only lets them do a lot more damage to you. 
(OVERPOWER) It does weapon damage + some more after the opponent dodges.

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SkateboyAC wrote:
My strategy works almost everytime.  The rogue will definitely be stealthed.
you need to have your pet on passive, and don't have him attack the rogue.  
Use a flair, then Feign death.  Since you should now be out of combat you can 
get up and place a freeze trap down.  Now you run far back, put hunters 
mark on the rogue, get an aimed shot going and send your pet in.  Right after 
the aimed shot, shoot a concussive shot then keep shooting arrows and stings 
while you kite him.

numba1punk wrote:
The rogue is a relitively easy duel  if done correctly. Start off by placing  a
freezing trap at your feet. He will be stealthed and detect traps should be  on
if he wants to have a chance. Let  off a flare when the duel starts to  try and
unstealth him. If you  do this, immediately place  a hunters mark on  him so he
cant vanish. He will probably freak  out and rush you with everything.  This is
good :). If you cant unstealth him,  wait until he unstealths to hit you  so he
then freezes. Once hes  frozen, run away to  a safe distance and  place another
trap. Fire off an aimed shot followed by concussive while sending in your  pet.
Put your pet back on passive when  he nears the trap. When frozen for  a second
time, run back and fire another  Aimed shot, Concussive combo followed by  your
pet. The battle should  be just about over  at this point. Use  scatter shot if
needed to get out of melee. If he gets crippling poison on you, use your 
Insignia.

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//     vs Shaman                //
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numba1punk wrote:
One of the  hardest duels you  can face. If  you're playing a  good shaman, you
can't win. Activate Aspect of the Wild in case he uses Earth Shock on you. This
part is tricky, but place  a freezing trap under his  feet as soon as the  duel
starts. If he doesnt freeze, you lose.  If you managed to freeze him, run  back
as far  as you  can but  still within  shooting range.  Fire off an Aimed Shot,
Concussive, and  pet combo.  If you  crit your  aimed shot  you are doing good.
***Save scatter shot for when he trys  to heal.*** Try to stay out of  melee as
much as  possible. I  really dont  know what  else I  can tell you besides good
luck. If you get him below 75% hp, pat yourself on the back.

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|  Chapter 13:  Future Updates |
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What lies ahead in the future? No one knows. I do though. 
Below is a list of  future updates 

* Keep the guide up to date

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|  Chapter 14:  About Me/Contact Info |
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My name is Mike Williams. I'm a High School Student in Washington State. 
I enjoy  playing video games and programming. 
I'm kind of new to FAQ/Guide writing, but I'm trying to improve. 
Not much else about me so I'll get onto the contact info.

My E-mail: IamWithSweet666@gmail.com
Aim S/N: Same as E-mail, but without the @gmail.com

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//   Contact the Contributors   //
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Below is a list of the contributors to this guide.

If you contributed to the guide, and want your name and/or contact info
in a special place, please e-mail me. I will include it in the next update, or
just modify the current version.
	
	* Chad K. (chadtk555@msn.com)
	* Mechanic (felblades.net)
	* Dikus (Wowhunters.com)
	* Littlebry-Dalaran-Human Warrior(vs. Warrior infomartion)

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|  Chapter 15:  Legal Information       |
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I hate this section, but this guide was written by me and is my property. 
If you want use/post/modify this guide in any way, shape, or form
E-Mail me for permission. Please Obey the laws and keep these guides
free. Below is a list of sites that have my permission to use this guide.

http://www.gamefaqs.com
http://www.felblades.net
http://www.wowhunters.com
http://www.neoseeker.com
http://www.supercheats.com

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|    Chapter 16:  Credits               |
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(Please see "Contact the Contributors for a list of most of the contributors)
Writer: Me(vespion)
Leveling Location Info: Mechanic(guild member)
Additional Pet skill info: Dikus of Wowhunters.com
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