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    why?

    Quote Originally Posted by blizzard 5.3 ptr
    Arcane Shot no longer applies Hunter's Mark.
    why? what could possibly be the reason for them to remove this?

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    Because Explosive shot, Chim shot and Kill Command already applies it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wtfbbqnoob View Post
    Because Explosive shot, Chim shot and Kill Command already applies it.
    that's a pretty terrible and contrived reason.

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    The same reason they removed swirly ball oh so long ago: beyond our understanding.
    9 out of 10 people agree that in a room full of 10 people one person will always disagree with the other 9.

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    To reduce the spam of chain casting Marks, like they've done for many spammy effects before. I'm not arguing in favor of their priorities, just giving the most likely explanation.

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    It's probably to reduce Combat Log clutter. Affects MM the most during target switches, since Chimera has the longest CD.

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    The problem with the change, imo, is that I usually use AS on target switches because it's the cheapest, esp if you're using TotH, and puts up a mark, and your nuke may be on CD or you might need to CoS before it comes off CD. I guess now we have an even harder time on target switching? Meh, might at least make the fights more interesting from a min-max perspective, but it's already hard enough for hunters to compete with other ranged on switches.

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    or................just give us the dmg increase passively and be away with a stupid mechanic like hunters mark

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    not really sure about the latest changes i think they just need to flat buff aspect of the hawk by an additional 10-15% or buff the dmg of es/ais/kc to compensate as we are very average in the damage department at the moment.

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    From the front page:

    Arcane Shot no longer applies Hunter's Mark. had a tooltip fix.
    Was incorrectly interpreted by the datamine, it was just fixing a tooltip. Presumably it's still baseline.

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