Golakka Crawler

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Golakka Crawler
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Set: Journey to Un'Goro
Type: Minion
Subtype: Beast
Rarity: Rare
Cost: 2
Attack: 2
Health: 3
Abilities: Battlecry, Destroy, Increment attribute
Tags: Pirate-related, Targeted
Artist: Peter Stapleton
Voice actor: Lani Minella

Battlecry: Destroy a Pirate and gain +1/+1.

Universally adored by both control decks and ninjas.

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Golakka Crawler is a neutral minion card, from the Journey to Un'Goro set.

How to get[edit | edit source]

Golakka Crawler can be obtained through Journey to Un'Goro card packs purchased online from the Battle.net shop, or through crafting.

Card Crafting cost Disenchanting
Golakka Crawler 100 20
Golden Golakka Crawler 800 100

Strategy[edit | edit source]

Golakka Crawler provides an obvious option for a strong tech card against decks that rely heavily on Pirates.

Lore[edit | edit source]

From Wowpedia:

Golakka Hot Springs is a region in western Un'goro Crater, just north of Terror Run. The area features geysers and pools heated by the nearby volcano. Spark Nilminer can be found at the top of a large geyser, while Maximillian of Northshire can be found at the base of the same one.
Steaming Fury elementals patrol the shores of the pools.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The original design for Golakka Crawler was just a larger and more powerful version of Hungry Crab in the sense that it destroyed a Murloc and gained +4/+4.[1]
  • This card was hinted to exist more than two weeks before its official reveal when Mike Donais responded to a reddit thread asking for a "Hungry Crab for pirates", and more specifically a comment predicting a "Hungrier Crab", ("2 mana 2/3, Battlecry: Destroy an enemy pirate. If you destroy a pirate, gain +2/+2") by posting "I could see it happening one day."[2]
  • Golakka Crawler's flavor text is a reference to the comedic Pirates versus Ninjas meme, which features a theoretical conflict between pirates and ninjas and is centered around a debate over which side would win in a fight.

Voice[edit | edit source]


Gallery[edit | edit source]

Golakka Crawler, full art
The Golakka Hot Springs in World of Warcraft

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