Bestial Wrath
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  • Bestial Wrath
  • Level 20 Beast Mastery hunter ability
  • 100 yd range
  • 1.5 min cooldown
  • Instant
  • Sends you and your pet into a rage, instantly dealing [(65% of Attack power) *(1 + Versatility)] Physical damage to its target, and increasing all damage you both deal by 25% for 15 sec.
  • Rank 2: Bestial Wrath's remaining cooldown is reduced by 12 sec each time you use Barbed Shot.
Usable by
Class Hunter
School Physical
Cooldown 1.5 minutes
Other information
Level learned 20
Rank levels 34 (rank 2)
Improvements [Barbed Shot], [Scent of Blood], [Spitting Cobra]
Related buff
Ability druid ferociousbite.png
  • Bestial Wrath
  • Damage dealt increased by 25%.
  • Duration: 15 seconds

A red crab, who's hungry?

Bestial Wrath is a level 20 Beast Mastery hunter ability.

Rank 2 is learned at level 34, causing [Barbed Shot] to reduce the cooldown of Bestial Wrath by 12 seconds when used.


  • Bestial Wrath causes the hunter and their pet to turn red. It also increases the size of the pet.


Patch changes

  • Shadowlands Patch 9.0.1 (2020-10-13): Now causes your pet to instantly deal damage to your target upon activation.
  • Battle for Azeroth Patch 8.2.0 (2019-06-25): [Barbed Shot] damage is now affected by Bestial Wrath.
  • Legion Patch 7.1.0 (2016-10-25): Cooldown effect now learned at level 54.
  • Legion Hotfix (2016-09-23): Bestial Wrath damage bonus increased to 25%.
  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): No longer causes the pet to break all loss of control effects or shots to cost 50% less Focus, but increases the hunter's damage by 20% (up from 10%). Using [Dire Beast] now reduces the cooldown, but its cooldown has been increased from 1 minute to 1.5 minutes.
  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): Now naturally includes the effects of [The Beast Within].
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.2.0 (2013-03-05): May now be activated when there is no line of sight to the Hunter's pet.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.1.0 (2012-11-27): No longer grants Hunter pets immunity to crowd control effects, and instead now breaks existing crowd control effects when activated.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Now a baseline ability instead of a talent.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Cost removed and damage bonus decreased to 20%.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.2.2 (2009-09-22): The duration of this talent has been reduced to 10 seconds. In addition, hunters with this talent will do 10% additional damage at all times.
    Bestial Wrath and [The Beast Within] changed to function like PvP Trinkets, removing any movement impairing effects and giving immunity to these effects for 10 seconds. The tooltip doesn't say this, but it also now breaks all forms of CC that a PvP trinket would break (including Cyclone, Sap, etc.).
  • Bc icon.gif Patch 2.1.0 (2007-05-22): The immunity granted by Bestial Wrath now lasts the full duration of the ability. It also now grants immunity to [Cyclone].

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