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For the Classic version, see Ability hunter swiftstrike [Mongoose Bite]. For the TCG card, see Mongoose Bite (Wrathgate).
Mongoose Bite
Ability hunter mongoosebite
  • Mongoose Bite
  • Row 5 Survival hunter talent
  • Replaces Ability hunter raptorstrike [Raptor Strike]
  • Melee range
  • 30 Focus
  • Instant
  • Requires Two-Handed Melee Weapon
  • A brutal attack that deals (157.2% of Attack power) Physical damage and grants you Mongoose Fury.

    Mongoose Fury
    Increases the damage of Mongoose Bite by 15% for 14 sec, stacking up to 5 times. Successive attacks do not increase duration.
Class Hunter
School Physical
Cooldown None/Global Cooldown
Talent required Spell hunter aspectoftheironhawk [Aspect of the Eagle] or Ability hunter harpoon [Harpoon]
Related buff
Ability hunter mongoosebite
  • Mongoose Fury
  • Damage dealt by Mongoose Bite increased by 15%.
  • Duration: 14 seconds
  • Max stacks: 5

Mongoose Bite is a row 5 Survival hunter talent.


Patch changes[]

  • Dragonflight Hotfix (2023-07-24): Damage increased by 5%.
  • Dragonflight Hotfix (2023-04-10): Damage reduced by 10%.
  • Dragonflight Hotfix (2023-03-27): Mongoose Bite damage reduced by 10%. This does not affect PvP combat.
  • Dragonflight Patch 10.0.0 (2022-10-25): Now a row 5 talent (was a level 45 talent).
  • Shadowlands Hotfix (2022-08-08): Damage increased by 20%. This change does not apply to PvP.
  • Shadowlands Patch 9.2.5a (2022-08-02): Damage increased by 15%.
  • Shadowlands Patch 9.1.0 (2021-06-29): Damage increased by 15%.
  • Shadowlands Patch 9.0.1 (2020-10-13): Now requires level 45 (was 90).
  • Battle for Azeroth Hotfix (2018-12-13): Fixed an issue causing Mongoose Fury to incorrectly apply new stacks before the damage from Mongoose Bite was dealt, instead of after.
  • Battle for Azeroth Patch 8.0.1 (2018-07-17): Now a level 90 talent that replaces Ability hunter raptorstrike [Raptor Strike] (was a level 20 ability). Now has a cost of 30 Focus and no cooldown (previously had no cost and 12-second cooldown, with a max of 3 charges). Mongoose Fury now increases Mongoose Bite damage by 15% per stack (was 50%).
  • Legion Hotfix (2017-01-17): Damage increased by 7%.
  • Legion Patch 7.1.5 (2017-01-10): Damage increased by 12%.
  • Legion Patch 7.1.0 (2016-10-25): Now learned at level 20 (was 18).
  • Legion Hotfix (2016-09-23): Mongoose Fury now increases Mongoose Bite damage by 35% per stack in PvP (up from 25% per stack).
  • Legion Hotfix (2016-08-16): Mongoose Fury duration is now 14 seconds (was 12 seconds).
  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Added.

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