Careful Aim is a level 15 Marksmanship hunter talent. It increases the hunter's critical strike chance of certain abilities on targets who are above 80% health.
- Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Now a level 15 talent and redesigned.
- Previous: Increases the critical strike chance of your Steady Shot, Focusing Shot, and Aimed Shot by 50% on targets who are above 80% health or while Rapid Fire is active.
- Patch 6.1.0 (2015-02-24): Now increases critical strike chance of Steady Shot, [Focusing Shot], and Aimed Shot by 50% (down from 60%).
- Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): Now also provides its effect against all targets when [Rapid Fire] is active, and increases critical strike chance by 60% (down from 75%).
- Patch 5.1.0 (2012-11-27): Now increases the critical strike chance of Steady Shot and Aimed Shot by 75% on targets who are above 80% health, down from 90%.
- Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): No longer affects Cobra Shot. Additional critical strike chance increased from 60% to 75%.
- Patch 4.2.0 (2011-06-28): Now grants additional critical strike chance against targets over 90% health, up from 80% health.
- Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Redesigned. Now increases critical strike chance of [Steady Shot], [Cobra Shot] and [Aimed Shot] on targets who are above 80% health, instead of increasing attack power by a percentage of Intellect.
- Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14): Changed. Previously, it increased ranged attack power by 15/30/45% of your total intellect, and was in the seventh tier of Marksmanship talents, requiring 30 points in the tree.