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Tar Trap
Spell yorsahj bloodboil black
  • Tar Trap
  • Row 4 hunter talent
  • 40 yd range
  • 30 sec cooldown
  • Instant
  • Hurls a tar trap to the target location that creates a 8 yd radius pool of tar around itself for 30 sec when the first enemy approaches. All enemies have 50% reduced movement speed while in the area of effect. Trap will exist for 1 min.
Class Hunter
School Physical
Cooldown 30 seconds
Talent required Ability hunter mendpet [Wilderness Medicine] or Inv ammo arrow 03 [Counter Shot]/Ability hunter negate [Muzzle]
Related debuff
Spell yorsahj bloodboil black
  • Tar Trap
  • Movement speed slowed by 50%.

Tar Trap is a row 4 hunter talent. It tosses a trap on the ground that, when triggered, creates an area of snaring tar.

Patch changes[]

  • Dragonflight Patch 10.0.0 (2022-10-25): Now a row 4 class talent (was a level 21 ability).
  • Shadowlands Patch 9.0.1 (2020-10-13): Now learned at level 21 (was 36).
  • Shadowlands Hotfix (2021-07-29): Using Tar Trap on an enemy will no longer break the effects of Ability hunter camouflage [Camouflage].
  • Battle for Azeroth Patch 8.1.5 (2019-03-12): Tar Trap will now break an enemy player out of stealth if they are the one to activate the trap.
  • Legion Patch 7.1.5 (2017-01-10): Now available to all hunters (was Survival only).
  • Legion Patch 7.1.0 (2016-10-25): Now learned at level 36 (was 42).
  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Added, replacing Spell hunter icetrap [Ice Trap].

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