Kill Shot Level 42 hunter ability 40 yd range 10 sec cooldown Instant Requires Ranged Weapon Requires Two-Handed Melee Weapon You attempt to finish off a wounded target, dealing (200% of attack power) Physical damage. Only usable on enemies with less than 20% health. Rank 2: Kill Shot's critical damage is increased by 25%. Usable by Class
Hunter Properties School
10 seconds Other information Level learned
42 Rank levels
58 (rank 2)
Kill Shot is a Hunter ability intended for finishing off wounded targets, learned at level 42. It is only usable when the target is below 20% health.
Tips and tactics
Against target with very high amounts of health, you should use Kill Shot as soon as you can, as the target may have enough health left for you to be able to use Kill Shot multiple times.
Patches and hotfixes
Patch 9.0.1 (2020-10-13): Re-added and redesigned.
Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Removed.
Hotfix (2015-07-13): Fixed an issue where Kill Shot (Beast Mastery, Marksmanship) can occasionally fail to reset its cooldown if it fails to kill the target.
Hotfix (2014-12-10): Resolved a number of additional situations that could cause Kill Shot (Beast Mastery, Marksmanship) to not correctly reset its cooldown.
Hotfix (2014-12-09): Kill Shot should now correctly reset its cooldown when it fails to kill the target due to Cauterize (Mage) or Guardian Spirit (Priest).
Hotfix (2014-12-08): Kill Shot's (Beast Mastery, Marksmanship) damage has been reduced by 10%.
Hotfix (2014-10-17): Kill Shot's damage has been increased by 15%.
Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14):
Now heals the Hunter for 15% of maximum health if it kills the target.
No longer available to Survival Hunters.
Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Weapon damage increased from 150% to 420%. Bonus damage removed. If Kill Shot fails to kill the target, it will now cause the cooldown to be reset, but cannot happen more often than ever 6 sec.
Patch 3.2.2 (2009-09-22): Minimum range of 5 yards added.
Patch 3.0.8 (2009-01-20): Cooldown reduced to 15 seconds, down from 35 sec. Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14): Added.