Call Pet

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Call Pet
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Set: Goblins vs Gnomes
Type: Spell
Class: Hunter
Rarity: Rare
Cost: 2
Abilities: Draw cards, Increment attribute, Modify cost
Tags: Beast-related
Artist: E.M. Gist

Draw a card. If it's a Beast, it costs (4) less.

Real hunters tame hungry crabs.

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Call Pet is a rare hunter spell card, from the Goblins vs Gnomes set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Call Pet can be obtained through Goblins vs Gnomes card packs, or through crafting.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Call Pet 100 20
Golden Call Pet 800 100

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • This spell has two steps:
    • First it draws a card, queuing and resolving triggers;
    • Then, if the card drawn is a Beast, it creates a cost-modification enchantment attached to it that reduces its mana cost by 4.
  • Call Pet will no longer be offered for selection in Arena, since the 15th of September 2016.[1] However, it is still obtainable in Arena matches through random effects, such as Spellslinger.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

A good pick for Beast-heavy decks, where there is a good chance that the next card will be a Beast. As this spell costs 2 mana, if a Beast is drawn the result will be 2 mana saved on the cost of playing both cards. If the drawn card is not a Beast, it is comparable to Loot Hoarder, Novice Engineer or Bloodmage Thalnos, which are decent cards in cycle-heavy decks. However, it can also be useful for spell synergy.

Over two turns, this card can allow expensive Beasts to be played early in the game. For example playing this on turn 2 could allow the player to play a Core Hound or Savannah Highmane on turn 3. Combined with The Coin it could allow a Savannah Highmane on turn 2, or a King Krush on turn 4.

Starving Buzzard can also combine with Call Pet. Call Pet will lower the cost of a Beast allowing a Hunter to play a Starving Buzzard and immediately follow it with a cheap or possibly free Beast card to benefit from the card draw effect.

Lore[edit | edit source]

Call Pet is the basic hunter pet summoning ability in World of Warcraft. It can be used to summon or dismiss any of the hunter's current pets, either to swap pets, or to replace a pet that has died or run out of range.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Call Pet, full art

Patch changes[edit | edit source]

Goblins vs Gnomes logo.png Patch (2014-12-04): Added.

References[edit | edit source]