WoW Hunter Pets Guide

So, what is the best pet for a hunter in World of Warcraft? Well, that’s an impossible question to answer. The question is, what is the best pet for your World of Warcraft hunter right now. Read on and I well tell you what I mean.

Just like any class in World of Warcraft there are ups and downs during game play. All characters go through times when you can just barely stay alive but then you get some great new equipment and all of a sudden you are kicking butt. Well this works the same with a hunters pet selection.

I like to think of my hunter pets as another member of my party, just like a mage, rogue or warrior. A hunters pet should complement the hunters current abilities just like a well balanced party.

If you have not found any better equipment in a while you may be weak and more vulnerable. In this case I recommend using a tank type pet that eats easy to find food like a bear which has a high level of health, medium level armor and eats bread, cheese, fish, fruit, fungus and most importantly meat which is very easy to find. A boar is also a good choice as it has the same diet and similar attributes.

On the flip side, if your hunter is well fortified and you feel comfortable defense wise then you might as well go for a high DPS pet such as a bat or a cat both of which have medium health and low armor but high DPS to destroy your foes quicker. A cat has an easier to manage diet of fish and meat where as the bat eats fruit and fungus, it all depends on what is more available to you where you are. You don’t have to go to extremes but if you have a good opportunity to switch pets you might as well do it. I know that taming a new pet can sometimes be difficult so I don’t recommend changing pets unless you really see potential benefit in doing so.

If you don’t feel the need to or simply don’t want to change pets very often there are other great options that are easy to maintain and have medium level attributes. One of my favorites are carrion birds which are highly versatile with medium health, medium armor, medium DPS and are easy to feed since they eat fish and meat and they look very cool too.

As a close second to carrion birds I recommend hyenas which also have medium health, medium armor, medium DPS and eat fruit and meat. But I have to admit that my true favorite across the board pets are wolves. Stat wise they are not much different than carrion birds or hyenas but they look cool using bite and dash abilities and have a unique personality which makes them a bit more fun to play with. They are also medium health, medium armor and medium DPS but only eat meat, still you got to try a wolf as a pet to really know how cool they are.