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5-19-2009 @ 1:12PM
Why is it that 10-man Ulduar level weapons (ilvl 219) aren't getting a buff? Is Hunter DPS only too low in 25-man raids? As a a 10-man raider, I certainly wouldn't mind a DPS increase. Whether I deserve one, however, is apparently up to Blizz. I feel like my DPS lags just a bit behind my guildmates, but that might just be me.
5-19-2009 @ 1:19PM
If they buffed weapons above a iLvl threshold they've probably identified a dps scaling issue. that's probably why they've told that there are more buff incoming, this is only a patch, the real scaling issue still lies and will surface once a new tier of loot arrives.
5-19-2009 @ 1:51PM
What NeSuKuN said.Hunter scaling got nerfed in 3.0.8, especially BM. That and the lack of ammo tiers means that the increases from gear aren't translating into DPS at the same rate as other classes. As for why not Uld-10 weapons, my guess is the lack of buffs. 10-mans, by nature, don't have the same buffs as 25-mans. Hunters don't get any benefit from Icy Talons/Windfury, for example. This isn't a big concern in a 10-man as the group may not have a DK or shaman. In 25-mans, though, both a DK and shaman will be present. All dps but hunters benefit from IT/WF, so we need to be buffed in other ways to be equal.
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