Like the WC3 hero and DPS melee only
Like the Diablo 3 class
A combination of WC3 and Diablo 3
Something different than WC3 and D3 versions
I have no idea!
Instead of having hunters, rogues, warriors, priests, and mages. we could just combine them into:
Rogue + Mage = the glass cannon
War + Priest = the immortal
hunter + mage = mr identity crisis
Years ago I installed mangos and had my rogue learn two handed weapons and mage spells. It isnt all its cracked up to be. Trust me its good like it is today. We do not need anymore classes. what void could we really fill?
I think what we really are craving is uniqueness to our classes that give us more unique specializations and depth of customization into abilities.
i want the 'Tinker' from WC3. Could use another ranged physical dps class.
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Why don't we have a quest that changes all the hunters around the warcraft universe into demon hunters. Make alot more sense
Bread and butter of WarCraft's DH is Metamorphsis. And since that was given to Warlocks and made a stable of the Demo spec, I don't ever see DHs becoming a full fledged class.
Perhaps if they ever add 4th specs to the game, a "Demon Hunter" could be the Hunter's 4th spec. Making them able to train and tame less intelligent demons, and giving them a variety of D3-DH like abilities.
I wouldn't object to Demon Hunters using ranged weapons like bows, long as you cover them in nice green magical fire when you use 'em, but I'm leery of tying the class or even a spec into the used of ranged weaponry. You couldn't do it across all specs - the class theme simply doesn't lend itself to being purely ranged DPS. You'd lose all the WC3 appeal that makes the class idea so popular in the first place.
DH's using bows or guns as vessels for their magical power in the same way that glaives are is cool. I have no interest in them having any of the D3 Demon Hunter's abilities - they seem almost wholly non-magical. They'd be better served in a hunter spec, as some have suggested.
since they took out holy dmg, i would very much like to see a class doing either pure dmg(what holy basically was) or mechanical dmg(tinker-like). would be a nice change.
Dual wield DPS spec
Ranged melee DPS spec
Tank dual wield spec
Last edited by Unholyground; 2013-02-19 at 08:31 PM.
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Demon hunters are kind of established, yes, but they are extremely specific. They are not "firmly" established, they are on the level of "well, there is such an obscure and exotic thing, somewhere". They have the same right to be popular as, say, spellbreakers. Even Illidan himself hasn't done much as a demon hunter, his accomplishments are those of a powerful warlock/mage. And this class would never be anything new. Fel magic, metamorphosis? Warlocks got it covered. Anti-magic? Dispel is quite common. Fast dual-wielding melee? Like, warriors, rogues, and even death knights and shamans are not enough.
"A NAME IS A CLOAK OF LETTERS THROWN UPON A MAN. IT MEANS NOTHING." - Transcendent One, Planescape: Torment.
The method to the madness is creating a class that is unique to the game, yet making sure they fit into the game's universe.
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1) They probably won't be implemented as their signature moves are all prominently possessed by other classes. Basically, in WoW terms a Demon Hunter is a kind of Night Elf Warlock.
2) If they were implemented they'd have to resemble their Warcraft III incarnation to a great extent. How Blizzard could do that without removing Metamorphosis from Warlocks I have no idea.
3) A triple melee DPS spec is the last thing on earth Blizzard would want to add to the game. I suspect they'd have to be tank/DPS (presumably melee). The last thing WoW needs is any more melee specs.
4) Of course they would be nothing like D3's "Demon Hunters" those are completely different things. The only thing they have in common is the name. Are WoW's Rogues anything like the Rogue from Diablo/Diablo 2? Silly.
Blizz shot themselves in the foot not making a Demon Hunter class back in BC.