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Hogger

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Hogger
Hogger(39).png
Hogger(39) Gold.png
Set: Expert
Type: Minion
Rarity: Legendary
Cost: 6 Mana icon.png
Attack: 4 Attack icon.png
HP/Durability: 4 Health icon.png
Abilities: Taunt, Summon

At the end of your turn, summon a 2/2 Gnoll with Taunt.

Hogger is super powerful. If you kill him, it's because he let you.

See this card on Hearthpwn

For the tutorial hero of the same name, see Hogger (hero)

Hogger is a legendary neutral minion card.

Contents

[edit] How to get

Hogger can be obtained through card packs, through crafting, or as an arena reward.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Hogger 1600 400
Golden Hogger 3200 1600

[edit] Strategy

If not dealt with, Hogger can become a supreme annoyance for the opponent when played. Summoning the 2/2 means that you block at least one attack each turn, giving you immense board control. Hogger's dominating board presence makes it a soft taunt for your opponent.

[edit] Trivia

This card's flavor text is a variant on a well-known Chuck Norris 'fact', referring to Hogger's 'legendary' status among World of Warcraft players.

[edit] Lore

From Wowpedia:

Hogger is a level 11 elite named Riverpaw gnoll chieftain in Southern Elwynn Forest. His defeat is the objective of a quest for low-level Alliance players.

While Hogger's significance in-game was originally minimal, his relative difficulty at such a low level has caused him to become one of the most well-known and popular minor characters in the game. His role in-game was subsequently expanded with Wrath of the Lich King and Cataclysm, and a gnoll battle pet named Hogs is planned as reward for the game's 10th anniversary.

[edit] Artist

Laurel "LD" Austin