Dire Beast
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  • Dire Beast
  • 40 yd  range
  • 12 sec cooldown
  • Instant cast
  • Summons a powerful wild beast to attack your target for 8 sec.

    Generates 12 Focus over its duration.
Usable by
Casting timeInstant cast
Cooldown12 sec (GCD 1.5 sec)
SpecializationBeast Mastery
Level required10

Dire Beast is a hunter ability available at level 10 for those with the Beast Mastery speciialization. It allows hunters to summon a beast to fight for them while also generating Focus.


  • The temporary beast is not controllable and functions as if in the defensive stance.
  • The appearance of the beast depends on what zone the hunter is in and is random.

Patch changes

  • World of Warcraft: Legion Patch 7.0.3 (19-Jul-2016): Dire Beast is now core to Beast Mastery, allowing you to repeatedly summon wild beasts that generate additional Focus for you through their every attack.
  • World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 (14-October-2014): Dire Beast now restores 2 Focus per hit (down from 5 Focus per hit).
  • World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (28-August-2012): Added.

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