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WoTLK Survival Hunter Guide

Welcome to the PvE WoTLK  Survival Hunter Guide!

We are going to tell you about the best builds and glyphs for the highest DPS in raids, what stats to choose for the gems, and some tips that can help you do a lot of DPS in raids.

If you are playing alliance, create Draenei (+1% hit). If horde - orc (berserk +322AP, +5% DMG for your pet).

Best raiding pet for Survival is wolf with his


1. Talents

2. Glyphs

3. Gems

4. Professions

5. Equipment Enchants

6. Weapons Enchants

7. Rotation

8. DPS Stat Priority

9. Best in Slot

10. Consumables

11. Conclusion

1. Talents

Very popular build for Survival Hunter.

Here is also pet (wolf) build.

2. Glyphs

Here are the best glyphs.

Major Glyphs

Glyph of Kill Shot or Glyph of Aimed Shot

Glyph of Explosive Shot

Glyph of Steady Shot

Minor Glyphs

Glyph of Feign Death

Glyph of Revive Pet

Glyph of Mend Pet

3. Gems

Gems can change based on your build, equipment and caps, but here are the best gems.

Meta: Relentless Earthsiege Diamond

Red: Delicate Cardinal Ruby

Blue: Shifting Dreadstone (1)

Yellow: Smooth King's Amber or Rigid King's Amber

4. Professions

In WoTLK all professions are balanced, but the most useful professions for the Survival are:

Jewelry – must need. 3 stones that give stamina.

Engineering - gloves enchant +340 haste/12s.

5. Equipment Enchants

Here is a lot of enchants that can be only used while you have specific professions, so you can manage what you need, but here is a very popular enchant build.

Head: Arcanum of Torment

Shoulder: Greater Inscription of the Axe

Back: Enchant Cloak - Major Agility

Chest: Enchant Chest - Powerful Stats

Bracers: Enchant Bracers - Greater Assault

Gloves: Enchant Gloves - Major Agility

Waist: Eternal Belt Buckle

Legs: Icescale Leg Armor

Boots: Enchant Boots - Superior Agility

Ranged: Heartseeker Scope

6. Weapons Enchants

Here is the best enchant for weapon:

Weapon: Enchant Weapon - Massacre (2H)

Enchant Weapon - Superior Potency (1H)

7. Rotation

Survival spec doesn't really have a rotation. If you follow simple rules, then your DPS will be at a good level.

Hunter's Mark -> Black Arrow -> Serpent Sting -> Aimed Shot -> Explosive Shot -> Steady Shot

Firstly, use Hunter's Mark on your target.

Black Arrow and Serpent Sting should always be on the target.

Next you would use Aimed Shot and Explosive Shot

If both of these are on CD use Steady Shot

8. DPS Stat Priority

Here are the main stats that you need. 

Hit - (8%, 263 rating)

Agility - more - better.

ArP - 800 rating is cap.

Critical Strike - 60% cap with buffs.

Haste - 16% cap.

9. Best in Slot

Here is the best equipment that you can have: 

Head -

Neck -

Shoulder -

Cloak -

Chest -

Wrist - or

Hands -

Waist -

Legs -

Feet -

Fingers -,

Trinkets -, 

Weapon - (1H), (2H)

Ranged -

10. Consumables

Best flasks and food.


Fish feast

11. Conclusion

Today you looked at the Survival Hunter guide. Thank you for your attention. Hope you get better results with this guide!

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