Beast Mastery Hunter DPS Guide

Level 120, Patch 8.2.5

Beast Mastery Hunter PvE Stat Priority - 8.2.5

The below Stat Priority recommendation is based on a mix of SimulationCraft, spreadsheets, in-game testing and through collaboration with other players. Understanding the priority will help you make decisions on which gear to use and how to optimize it, helping improve your overall DPS performance.

Stat Priority

Agility > Haste > Crit > Mastery > Versatility

Stat Summaries


Agility increases your attack power and the damage dealt by your abilities.


Haste increases attack and spell casting speed, adds additional damage and healing to DoTsA spell or ability that does damage over time. and HoTsA spell or ability that heals over time., and reduces the GCDA universal cooldown activated by most abilities.. Also, Haste increases Focus regeneration and attack speed for both you and your pets.


Critical Strike increase the chance for your spells and attacks to critically hit for additional damage and healing.


Mastery provides a passive bonus to your character based on your specialization. Mastery Master Of Beasts increases the damage done by your pets.


Versatility increases your damage, healing, and absorption done and decreases damage received.

Stat Weights

Agility [7.56] > Haste [6.06] > Crit [4.56] > Mastery [3.06] > Versatility [1.56]

Pawn String

( Pawn: v1: "PvE-Hunter-Beast_Mastery-Noxxic": Class=Hunter, Spec=1, CritRating=4.56, MasteryRating=3.06, Agility=7.56, HasteRating=6.06, Versatility=1.56)