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Set: Saviors of Uldum
Type: Hero
Class: Hunter
Health: 10

Avozu the Hunter will stop at nothing until his prey is subdued.

See this card on Hearthpwn

Avozu is a boss that can be encountered initially in Chapter 1 of Tombs of Terror. After completing Chapter 4, this boss encounter will be available in any completed chapter.

Hero Power[edit | edit source]

Normal Heroic
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Deck[edit | edit source]

The below classes are listed purely for reference, and have no effect on the boss' use of the cards during the battle.

Level 7
Normal Heroic
Class Card Quantity Class Card Quantity
Hunter Feign Death 2 Hunter Alleycat 2
Kindly Grandmother 2 Springpaw 2
Desert Spear 2 Crackling Razormaw 2
Hunter's Pack 2 Kindly Grandmother 2
Kill Command 2 Scavenging Hyena 2
Exploding Bloatbat 2 Animal Companion 2
Houndmaster Shaw 1 Bearshark 2
Infested Wolf 2 Hunter's Pack 2
Savannah Highmane 2 Kill Command 2
Swarm of Locusts 2 Master's Call 2
Unleash the Beast 2 Infested Wolf 2
Wild Bloodstinger 2 Savannah Highmane 2
Gladiator's Longbow 1 Unleash the Beast 2
Neutral Kobold Sandtrooper 2 Wild Bloodstinger 2
Anubisath Sentinel 2 Call of the Wild 2
Wasteland Scorpid 2

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Avozu has the weakest hero power among the bosses of 7th level. Even though it's likely will kill your minion, overall this doesn't allow to fully control the board, and its consequences can be avoided by First Aid Kit or trades with enemy minions. Also, it's fully neutralized by Cloak of Invisibility passive, which will allow you to defeat Avozu even with swarm deck with a lot of weak creatures (for example, Wee Minions card bucket of Brann Bronzebeard). If you don't have Cloak of Invisibility passive, regardless of the buffs, it is highly likely your aggro deck will lose here, since you will quickly empty your hand and won't have answers to dangerous minions of Avozu, which at this time will be guaranteed to eliminate your board along the way.

Normal deck is budget and slow deathrattle hunter with a small number of swarm and big beasts to bolster on the table. Despite the fact that there are only two deathrattle activators in the face of Feign Death and there is almost no synergy between minions Houndmaster Shaw, it is better not to leave the board and carefully trade with any creatures that Avozu plays, since it is still problematic to rush into face due to the large amount of health at this level.

Heroic deck is a good likeness of Midrange Hunter with several synergies between the beasts, so you still need to have a good board to immediately eliminate the boss's creatures and not let him fight back by the hero power. Therefore, in addition to the Cloak of Invisibily and First Aid Kit, Glyph of Warding and Rocket Backpacks will perform well here.

Dialogue[edit | edit source]


Stay quiet. I'm hunting something.
Reno Jackson / Sir Finley / Elise Starseeker / Brann Bronzebeard
A human.
A murloc.
A night elf.
A dwarf.

Emote Response

Displays of fear only enhance the chase.

Hero Power

A test between predator and prey...
Every creature has vulnerabilities.
What doesn't kill it makes me stronger.
What will this reveal?


I hunt the most dangerous game. Also: murlocs.
I talk to myself a lot. Talking to the prey is just weird.
Usually I hunt beasts, but I am open-minded.

Boss cards

Desert Spear
A well placed spear should do it...
Hunter's Pack
Everything a hunter needs.
Kill Command
Destroy our quarry.
Wasteland Scorpid
My favorite pet...

Player's cards

Desert Hare
Hah, not challenging enough.
Oasis Surger
My greatest fear... water!




Another successful hunt.

Lore[edit | edit source]

Avozu is original to Hearthstone. He is a Tol'vir.

From Wowpedia:

The tol'vir are a race of feline humanoids found in Uldum. They were originally stone constructs created by the titans to maintain lore repositories and machinery surrounding that area, as well as the city of Ulduar. They possess feline lower bodies and heads as well as human torsos, and are divided into three distinct tribes: the Ramkahen, the Neferset and the Orsis. Like many other titan-forged, the tol'vir succumbed to the Curse of Flesh, though the Neferset later regained their stone forms due to a pact with Siamat.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Avozu, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]