Druid of the Claw

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Druid of the Claw
Druid of the Claw(587).png
Druid of the Claw(587) Gold.png
Set: Classic
Type: Minion
Class: Druid
Rarity: Common
Cost: 5
Attack: 4
Health: 4
Abilities: Charge, Choose One, Taunt, Transform
Tags: Beast-generating

Choose One - Charge; or +2 Health and Taunt.

Cat or Bear? Cat or Bear?! I just cannot CHOOSE!

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Druid of the Claw is a common druid minion card, from the Classic set. Its Choose One effect transforms it into one of two possible Beast minions when played.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Druid of the Claw can be obtained through Classic card packs, through crafting, or as an Arena reward. Golden Druid of the Claw can also be obtained through the Highest Rank Bonus chest at the end of each Ranked season.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Druid of the Claw 40 5
Golden Druid of the Claw 400 50

Choose One cards[edit | edit source]

Cat Form(287).pngBear Form(662).png

Resulting minions

Druid of the Claw(408).pngDruid of the Claw(45).png

Fandral Staghelm[edit | edit source]

If played while in control of Fandral Staghelm, both Choose One options will be chosen, resulting in the below minion.

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Strategy[edit | edit source]

As a Choose One card, Druid of the Claw's power comes from its flexibility. The card can be used either offensively or defensively. The Charge minion is useful when you need to deal quick damage to a minion or defeat the enemy hero, while the defensive option is useful when you need a Taunt.

Unlike the similar Ancient of War, the basic Druid of the Claw card transforms[1] into the chosen minion, producing a wholly separate card. Most significantly, the Bear Form Druid's base Health is 6 (not 4) and this will not be lost if Silenced. This makes Bear Form Druid strictly better than Fen Creeper.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

Where shall I strike?
My strength is yours.

Lore[edit | edit source]

From Wowpedia:

These ancient druids have adopted the totem of the bear and use the powers of their totem to defend their society from any external threats. They are fond of assuming Bear Form and roaming in seclusion throughout the wildlands of Kalimdor. When riled, the Druids of the Claw display ferocious power and stamina. Their magical spells augment their allies' fighting skills and bravery as well.

Artist[edit | edit source]

Luca Zontini

Voice[edit | edit source]

Druid of the Claw is voiced by Jason Miller.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Druid of the Claw, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Ben Brode on Twitter. (2014-11-04).