Hi Beast Masters. We’ve been reading your feedback and trying different sets of changes for Beast Mastery Hunters internally and on PTR.
To start, we are reverting all 7.2.5 changes we’ve made so far to how 荒野呼唤
triggers. Instead, 凶暴野兽
will have 2 charges baseline. The 命令护肩
(legendary shoulders that currently add +1 charge to 凶暴野兽
) will be changed to instead further increase the proc chance of 荒野呼唤
Overall, this will result in more Focus for all Beast Mastery Hunters, resulting in a more active rotation. Additionally, this gives all Beast Mastery Hunters access to a 凶暴野兽
with 2 charges playstyle that is more engaging and fun, allowing you to make decisions on when to use the buttons, instead of feeling like you should most often simply push them on cooldown.
We’ve been trying other iterations of changes surrounding 凶暴野兽
, including increasing 凶暴野兽
Focus generation or versions that avoided changing the legendary shoulders drastically, but ultimately reached the conclusion that giving 2 charges to the abilities baseline, which many of you have asked for, was the best change for the spec at the current time. We appreciate your patience while we try different iterations on PTR.
We are also making a few other less major changes to the spec in the next PTR patch, including:
- 野性守护 will reduce the global cooldowns of your damaging abilities by 0.2 seconds, allowing you to more reliably spend the Focus you’re generating while it's active, especially with 凶暴野兽/倒刺射击 going off.
- 杀戮命令 and 倒刺射击 will cause your pet/Hati to charge up to 40 yds (up from 25 yds) to the target, matching the max range of your ranged abilities.
- When your pet casts 急奔, Hati will also gain 急奔 for the same duration.