Today at WoW Insider, I go through the best hunter raid gear available, comparing it against valor gear.
We’ve already discussed the hunter pre-raid gear, so now it’s time to start talking epics! Which hunter drops are the absolute best for your DPS? Which are worth a pass? And which four set pieces should you collect?
Here we’re going to look at all the loots that drop from raid bosses, including world bosses. I’m also going to include the epics that can be purchased with valor points — though these are slightly lower ilvl items and never make the top of the lists, sometimes they’re only slightly worse than the top tier loot. For the sake of simplicity we’ll be looking at the normal difficulty version of gear.
As always, it’s worth stressing that the actual DPS difference of items of the same ilvl is very small — though they certainly add up. And, as always, the actual value of stats changes not just with your spec but also with the rest of your gear. I’ll be presenting all of the top gear choices, and then making my recommendations of which is the best, taking reforging options into account. … Read More.