Binding Shot
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  • Binding Shot
  • Level 33/40 hunter ability
  • 30 yd range
  • 45 sec cooldown
  • Instant
  • Fires a magical projectile, tethering the enemy and any other enemies within 5 yards for 10 sec, rooting them in place for 8 sec if they move more than 5 yards from the arrow.
Usable by
Class Hunter
School Nature
Cooldown 45 seconds
Other information
Level learned 33/40
Improvements [Binding Shackles]
Related debuffs
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  • Binding Shot
  • Tethered to the magical arrow. Moving 5 yards from the arrow will root you for 5 sec.

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  • Magic
  • Binding Shot
  • Rooted.
  • Duration: 5 seconds

Binding Shot is a level 33 Marksmanship hunter ability and a level 40 Beast Master and Survival hunter talent.

Patch changes

  • Shadowlands Patch 9.0.1 (2020-10-13): Marksmanship: Binding Shot is no longer a Talent and learned by all Marksmanship Hunters at level 33.
  • Battle for Azeroth Patch 8.1.5 (2019-03-12): Root duration increased to 8 seconds (was 5 seconds).
  • Legion Hotfix (2016-08-01): Binding Shot now gives the affected target immunity from Binding Shot for 10 seconds, as intended.
  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): No longer available to Survival hunters. Now available at level 75 (was 30).
  • Warlords of Draenor Hotfix (2015-01-07): Resolved a situation that could cause Binding Shot to not stun the target correctly.
  • Warlords of Draenor Hotfix (2014-10-20): Binding Shot should now correctly stun players that are mounted or in a shapeshift form.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.4.0 (2013-09-10): No longer a Marksman Hunter ability and is once again a talent.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.3.0 (2013-05-21): No longer a talent and learned by Marksmanship Hunters at level 30.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.2.0 (2013-03-05): Binding Shot no longer has a Focus cost (was 20 Focus).
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Added.

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