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Explosive Shot
Ability hunter explosiveshot.png
  • Explosive Shot
  • Level 25 Marksmanship hunter talent
  • 40 yd range
  • 20 Focus
  • 30 sec cooldown
  • Instant
  • Requires Ranged Weapon
  • Fires an explosive shot at your target. After 3 sec, the shot will explode, dealing (188.5% of Attack power) Fire damage to up to 6 enemies within 8 yards.
Usable by
Class Hunter
Properties
School Fire
Cooldown 30 seconds
Other information
Level available 25
Related debuff
Ability hunter explosiveshot.png
  • Magic
  • Explosive Shot
  • Exploding for (188.5% of Attack power) Fire damage after 3 sec.
  • Duration: 3 seconds
"Enjoy the fireworks, mon."—The Longeye

Explosive Shot is a level 25 Marksmanship hunter talent.

Trivia

Patches and hotfixes

  • Shadowlands Patch 9.0.1 (2020-10-13): Now capped at 6 targets.
  • Battle for Azeroth Patch 8.1.5 (2019-03-12): Will now blow up after 3 seconds at the target's location, even if the target dies while Explosive Shot is applied to them.
  • Battle for Azeroth Patch 8.1.0 (2018-12-11): Redesigned. Now fires an explosive shot at your target. After 3 seconds, the shot will explode, dealing Fire damage to all enemies within 8 yards.
  • Legion Patch 7.1.5 (2017-01-10): Now costs 20 Focus (was 0).
  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Redesigned into a Marksmanship hunter talent (from Survival).
    Previous: You fire an explosive charge into the enemy target, dealing (51.5% of attack power) Fire damage initially and every second for 2 sec.
  • Warlords of Draenor Hotfix (2015-07-20): Damage increased by 25%.
  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.2.0 (2015-06-23): Now deals 15% less damage.
  • Warlords of Draenor Hotfix (2014-10-17): Damage increased by 15%.
  • Mists of Pandaria Hotfix (2013-09-23): Explosive Shot's damage has been increased by 10%.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.4.0 (2013-09-10): Damage has been increased by 27%.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.2.0 (2013-03-05): Explosive Shot now deals 10% more damage.
  • Mists of Pandaria Hotfix (2012-10-01): Explosive Shot can now properly trigger Thrill of the Hunt. Explosive Shots that have no cost due to the effects of Lock and Load can not trigger this effect.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.3.0 (2011-11-29): Explosive Shot damage has been increased by 15%.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Changed to a specialization ability.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Hotfix (2009-04-21): Critical strikes from the Hunter ability Explosive Shot should properly trigger Thrill of the Hunt again.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.1.0 (2009-04-14): Base damage lowered by 10%. Attack power scaling reduced by 12.5%. The periodic damage from this ability no longer triggers [Judgement of Wisdom] and [Judgement of Light].
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.8 (2009-01-20): Damage increased substantially, and additional scaling added to compensate Survival Hunters for the decrease in power of Steady Shot. No longer deals damage to secondary target.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14): Added.

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