PvE Beast Mastery Hunter Best Professions

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  • Author: Passion
  • Date: June 29, 2024
  • Updated: June 29, 2024
  • Expansion: Cataclysm

Professions are a crucial part of your World of Warcraft character, with the potential to give you a large boost to your damage, healing, or survivability, while also allowing you to generate some gold. This section will cover some of your best options for professions as a Beast Mastery Hunter.

Best Professions

  • Engineering grants the ability to create gadgets, tools, bombs, and many other fun contraptions useful in both PvE and the open world. Among them, the most notable are Flintlocke’s Woodchucker, Nitro Boosts, and Synapse Springs. Engineering is regarded as the most powerful PvE profession at the current moment.
  • Blacksmithing grants the ability to create Plate Armor, Keys, Enchantment Rods, and many other useful enhancing effects that can be attached to items. You can gain two additional sockets, Socket Gloves and Socket Bracer, by selecting this profession which can be used to socket two additional gems.
  • Jewelcrafting lets you create a vast assortment of gems and accessories and prospect ore to find hidden materials. By selecting this profession you can create special gems named Chimera’s Eye and create items such as Delicate Chimera’s Eye.
  • Tailoring allows you to create Cloth items, bags, and specially enchanted cloth materials while also granting some powerful bonuses that can be attached to items. The profession grants you access to Swordguard Embroidery, an enchantment that grants a chance to gain 1000 Attack Power as a proc during combat.

Useful Professions

  • Alchemy grants you the ability to create Potions, Elixirs, and Flasks! By selecting this profession you gain access to the Mixology bonus which grants an increased effect and duration to the flasks you consume.
  • Enchanting allows you to create enchantments and disenchant gear to gain magical essences. Selecting this profession allows you to enchant your rings with special enchantments, with Enchant Ring – Agility granting an extra 80 Agility.
  • Leatherworking grants you the ability to create Leather Gear and special item enchantments. Selecting this profession grants you Draconic Embossment – Agility, landing you an extra 80 Agility, while also providing a special leg enchantment, Dragonbone Leg Reinforcements, cheaper than the regular version.
  • Inscription allows you to create Glyphs and scrolls while also granting access to Swiftsteel Inscription, a powerful replacement to the traditional shoulder enchantment which grants 80 additional Agility.

Sub-Par Professions

  • Mining allows you to mine ores throughout the world. By selecting this profession you gain access to Toughness which grants 120 Stamina.
  • Skinning allows you to remove the skin of beasts throughout the world and gain their hides. Selecting it grants you access to Master of Anatomy which grants 80 Critical Strike Chance
  • Herbalism allows you to gather herbs throughout the world. By selecting this profession you gain access to Lifeblood, a powerful heal effect that also grants 80 Haste!


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I love MMOs of all shades, especially the nitty gritty numbers parts of them. You might recognize me from the Shadow Priest discord, otherwise I play a little bit of everything, especially games with support roles available.
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