For the fox mob in Gilneas, see Fox (mob).

A fox is a small predator that is native to Azeroth and also lives within the Emerald Dream. They exist in the proper balance.[1] A tiny red fox with a sly — yet gnomish — visage was one of the Ancients, during the War of the Ancients.[2]


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Foxes were introduced with World of Warcraft: Cataclysm. They are found all across Azeroth.

Hunter pet Edit

Specialization (upon taming)
Ability druid primaltenacity Ferocity
The Fox eats
Inv misc fish 24 Inv misc food 19 Inv misc food 18
The Fox comes with
Ability druid ferociousbite Inv misc foxkit Ability hunter separationanxiety
All pets come with
Spell shadow burningspirit Ability physical taunt

Though hunters can respec their pet foxes into Cunning or Tenacity, they are inherently Ferocity. In addition to the abilities that come standard with all pets ([Growl] and [Avoidance]) and those given to their natural or retrained specialization, all foxes are given the following:

Subspecies Edit







The subspecies below can be tamed by hunters.


Named Edit

Mobs with level numbers are tamable by hunters.

Vanity/Battle pet Edit

Red Fox Ancient Edit

This article or section includes speculation, observations or opinions possibly supported by lore or by Blizzard officials. It should not be taken as representing official lore.

Perhaps the red fox ancient is somehow tied to either foxes or the gnome race based on its description.

  • Note: Fox Ancient is a placeholder name until an actual name is given for the creature.

Patch changes Edit

  • Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.3 (15-Nov-2010): Added as a tamable pet family.

References Edit

  1. ^ Shadows & Light, pg. 147
  2. ^ The Sundering, pg. 186

External links Edit

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