I know a lot of people prefer to get a suitable set of gear before they even step into Arenas so this seems like the logical place to start. There are several things that you need to keep in mind when gearing your toon for PVP. In Cata as discussed previously you almost have no choice in the matter with many slots only having one possible option. PVP however is different in that there is choice on gear slots but also choice as to whether you wish to wear PVP or PVE gear in some slots more on this later. This is very much a personal choice.
In this guide you will find: — rotation or shot priority? Once you have your full focus bar back, start to nuke with arcane shots, making sure you will have enough focus for Chimera Shot when this will be out of cooldown. Try to get the Tol Barad trinket, it has agility for 20 seconds on use and passive mastery you will convert into crit. For hit rating: the belt and the bracers. For crit: boots and cloak.
Because all hunters rely upon at least one of these shots, and because pretty much all of our PvP foes will have some form of resistance up, Spell Penetration is an important stat for PvP — especially in arena. That is huge when you consider that could mean a loss of a few thousand damage per shot. First off, I suggest that most all hunters who are serious about PvP should have at least Spell Penetration. Beyond those buffs, here are other reasons why you may want to boost your Spell Penetration over ….