Lock and Load
Ability hunter lockandload.png
Usable by
Class Hunter
Other information
Level available 50
Affects [Aimed Shot]
Related buff
Ability hunter lockandload.png
  • Lock and Load
  • Aimed Shot costs no Focus and is instant.
  • Duration: 15 seconds

Lock and Load in Hearthstone.

Lock and Load is a level 50 Marksmanship hunter talent.


Patches and hotfixes

  • Shadowlands Patch 9.0.1 (2020-10-13): Proc chance has been increased to 8% (was 5%).
  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Re-added as a Marksmanship talent instead of Survival. Now triggers off ranged auto-attacks instead of specific abilities, and affects [Aimed Shot] instead of [Explosive Shot].
  • Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): Removed. Effects have been incorporated into Black Arrow.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Now also has a 20% chance when Black Arrow or Explosive Trap deals damage, but cannot be triggered more often than every 10 sec.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.3.2 (2012-01-31): No longer benefits [Arcane Shot], nor is it consumed by Arcane Shot.
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Moved from Tier 4 to Tier 3 and now has 2 Ranks (50/100%), down from 3 (33/66/100%). No longer procs from Explosive Trap, Immolation Trap, or Black Arrow.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.2.0 (2009-08-04):
    • Now has a 22 second cooldown. The Lock and Load effect cannot be obtained on targets immune to snare effects when Frost Trap is used.
    • The tooltip for this talent has been updated to indicate that it also works with [Explosive Trap].
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.1.2 (2009-05-19): The tooltip has been corrected to display its actual chance to occur.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.1.0 (2009-04-14): Now procs off [Freezing Trap], [Freezing Arrow] or Frost Trap instead of any trap, and periodic damage with your [Immolation Trap] or [Black Arrow] instead of Stings. Now has a new spell effect and sound.

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