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Trap Mastery

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Trap Mastery
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  • Trap Mastery
  • Level 10 Survival hunter ability
  • Passive
  • Reduces the cooldown of all traps and Black Arrow by 6 sec, and provides additional benefits on each Trap:

    Ice Trap and Freezing Trap - Increases duration by 30%.

    Explosive Trap and Black Arrow - Increases damage over time done by 30%.

    Snake Trap - Increases number of snakes summoned by 4.
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Trap Mastery is a passive specialization ability for Survival hunters, available at level 64.

It reduces the cooldown of all your traps by 6 seconds,and enhances your traps. This includes: [Ice Trap], [Freezing Trap], [Explosive Trap], [Black Arrow]

Patch changes

  • Legion Patch 7.0.3 (2016-07-19): Removed.
  • Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): Now also reduces the cooldown of all traps and Black Arrow by 6 sec. Number of additional snakes spawned reduced from 6 to 4.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.2.2 (2009-09-22): Tooltip now states the correct amount of snakes summoned.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.1.0 (2009-04-14):
    • This talent has been moved to tier-2, up from tier-9, and is now a 3-point talent.
    • Trap Mastery, [Resourcefulness] and [T.N.T.] now all affect Black Arrow.
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.8 (2009-01-20): Now only increases periodic damage done by Immolation and [Explosive Trap]. (Old - All damage)
  • Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14): Clever Traps (Survival) has been renamed "Trap Mastery."
  • The Burning Crusade Patch 2.1.0 (2007-05-22): Now affects [Snake Trap].

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