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Giraffe Calf

Requires Pet Level: 1

100%  Hit Chance 


Stomps the enemy, dealing 330.96 to 496.44 Critter damage.

Vs. Undead

Vs. Humanoid
Requires Pet Level: 10

100% Hit Chance 


Starts a stampede, causing 177 Critter damage.


Opponents struck by the stampede take double damage for 2 rounds.


Stampede continues for 3 rounds.

Vs. Undead

Vs. Humanoid
Requires Pet Level: 2

Fills the area with peace, causing your active pet to restore 197 health every round.


Lasts 2 rounds. Persists through pet swaps.

3 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 15

You endure, preventing your health from being reduced below 1 health until the end of the next round.


Pets affected by Survival will survive an Apocalypse.

4 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 4

100%  Hit Chance 


Deals 591 Beast damage and has a 25% chance to stun the target.

Vs. Critter

Vs. Flying
4 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 20

Sings an inspiring song, which restores 295 health to all allies.



Beasts deal 25% extra damage below half health.


Damage Taken 

50% from Mechanical abilities

33% from Humanoids abilities

Southern Barrens — Kalimdor
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Looked in the afternoon/evening found nothing.  At 8:06am saw 3 Barren Giraffes/2 calfs (poor/BB) in the group (wowhead indicates Barren Giraffes are found in Northen Barrens...this is not correct as these were in Southern Barrens) "wandering" from the north side of Desolation Hold (40,67) to the Horde defense barricades at Battlescar (44,66). 15 mins after captuing these other calfs spawned.  Found a solo calf at 46, 66 at 08:26 (poor/BB).  These may only spawn in morning.

May 10, 2015 at 5:16pm | Edits: 0 | Uldum-US | Pets: 324 Compare collections | Score: 1569
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Just got one at 43,43 (ish) 12:40 server time.


i dont know if it was luck or random but i killed all the giraffes i saw in the area, and not long after doing that around the vendetta height area, I got one.  Poor quality, but i'll just buy a rare upgrade for it. :D

May 1, 2015 at 1:44am | Edits: 0 | Jaedenar-US | Pets: 354 Compare collections | Score: 1465
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Got one at 10 pm. This was my great white whale. I had been looking for one for at least 6 months. Got my Unborn Val'kyr in like 2 or 3 days, but this damned thing was so elusive.


Saw 2, at night, one with a lone giraffe and the other was all by himself. 

Apr 27, 2015 at 2:24am | Edits: 0 | Galakrond-US | Pets: 489 Compare collections | Score: 2543
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Couldn't find any on Bladefist, relm hopped  to Stormreaver and found a rare  at Foward Command as soon as I phased in. =)

Apr 9, 2015 at 8:23pm | Edits: 0 | Kilrogg-US | Pets: 582 Compare collections | Score: 2507
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On Shadowmoon I couldn't find any giraffe calves so I switched over to Feathermoon. Second group I found has two giraffe calves.  I grab one of them for battle and the companion pet is a rare Emerald Boa, my other hard to find above grey pet. GAHH!!  I decide to grab the giraffe.  After winning that battle I battle the 2nd calf and it is also a rare but with a poor Emerald Boa. Double GAH!! But I have my rare Giraffe Calf. I will continue my search for the Emerald Boa later.

Apr 4, 2015 at 5:04pm | Edits: 0 | Shadowmoon-US | Pets: 351 Compare collections | Score: 1754
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Squeeee!! Thanks to your all comments (and a little luck) I started running circles around Forward Command. First I killed all the lone giraffes. Then I got bored and just slaughtered everything around me. About 10 minutes later I got an uncommon giraffe calf! Woot! Thanks everyone!

Mar 29, 2015 at 10:34pm | Edits: 0 | Exodar-US | Pets: 328 Compare collections | Score: 1462
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Found two as soon as I got there - the first (poor) wandering around Forward Command. The second (uncommon) a little below Fort Triumph running around with a herd of adult giraffes! 


On Tichondrius at about 11:00 PM server time and I was the only one there. <3

Mar 23, 2015 at 2:09am | Edits: 1 | Tichondrius-US | Pets: 230 Compare collections | Score: 1025
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While flying over Southern Barrens I saw quite a few of these guys.  Around 9:15 am server time in these locations - just west of Fort Triumph 2 of them following 2 big giraffes, just east of Vendetta Point, and by the little tents on the map of Forward Command, 2 north of Bael Modan following 2 big giraffes.  First one I had was an uncommon that I killed on accident. Then saw 5 poors and finally another uncommon that I'm happy with for now.  Happy hunting!

Mar 22, 2015 at 10:24am | Edits: 1 | Proudmoore-US | Pets: 521 Compare collections | Score: 2616
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After spending a few days in/out of the Southern Barrens I have a good report on this animal; there is only one calf generated every 2+ hours and it appears North of Master Pet Tamer Cassandra Kaboom and South of the Overgrowth.  Be very careful as it is a low level pet, I killed the first one I assure all by accident...I was heartbroken!  There are players who stop by but I didn't see anyone hanging around like I is an EXCELLENT FIGHTER :)  Happy  Hunting

Mar 11, 2015 at 6:36pm | Edits: 1 | Argent Dawn-US | Pets: 426 Compare collections | Score: 2208
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Pet tracker shows these all around Southern Barrens.  I just flew the whole thing, caught 2 poor cheetah cubs in the north, saw no Giraffe calves. 


On return south, saw a group of 3 full size Giraffes with a Calf pet following at (46,84), northwest of Bael Modan.  It was a poor, but I caught it anyway just in case.  On Kael/thas at about 8PM server time.

Feb 28, 2015 at 9:13pm | Edits: 0 | Kael'thas-US | Pets: 483 Compare collections | Score: 2403
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I consider myself very lucky, because at the second attempt I succesfully caught a rare one in Arathor-EU at server time 9:20. Two of them are just wondered near Vendetta Point (42,42). :)

Feb 23, 2015 at 3:26am | Edits: 0 | Arathor-EU | Pets: 505 Compare collections | Score: 2404
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Guess what? I found one! 3:30 am . Southern Barrens, was flying around and saw the usual adders and what not and all of a sudden there it was! Poor but hay after several months of looking I'll take it. Don't give up looking you will find one!

Jan 3, 2015 at 6:52am | Edits: 1 | Moonrunner-US | Pets: 515 Compare collections | Score: 2405
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I'm curious if anyone has ever found this one as a *secondary* pet in a battle. Since it's so hard to find straight up, I wasn't sure if it ever spawned as a second.


(Didn't want to spend my hours trying, if it was a no-go!)

Nov 11, 2014 at 1:15pm | Edits: 0 | Cenarius-US | Pets: 398 Compare collections | Score: 1878
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Took approximately 4 hours of killing all the giraffes as they spawned.  Finally showed up with Barrens Giraffe patrolling group 44,66. 




2:33pm Server - Shadowsong

Oct 25, 2014 at 5:33pm | Edits: 0 | Shadowsong-US | Pets: 610 Compare collections | Score: 3259
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Found a Common one of these tonight in the general area of 48.0 - 77.0


I can confirm what many of the other posts say;  they are definitely few and far between!  If you don't have a flying mount, I would recommend leaving this one for later or just enjoy the thought that you might happen across one while leveling a young character.  :)

Oct 9, 2014 at 2:41am | Edits: 0 | Lightbringer-US | Pets: 263 Compare collections | Score: 1263
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Spent an hour looking for one of these.  Came back after the daily reset (5 am realm time).  Found one, but only one.  Mostly it's adders and prairie dogs in this area.

Sep 2, 2014 at 9:04pm | Edits: 0 | Aggramar-US | Pets: 225 Compare collections | Score: 1173
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LOL, never even heard of this one and coinsidently just saw one while flying over the barrens i flew down and cought it right away and it was even a rare =) not bad 

Aug 22, 2014 at 9:01am | Edits: 0 | Quel'Thalas-EU | Pets: 155 Compare collections | Score: 711
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This one was a PITA-a pain in the ass-to catch. I was farming for hours trying to find one. But I did. They're almost always with the parents in the barrens. 

Jun 7, 2014 at 2:22pm | Edits: 0 | Auchindoun-US | Pets: 236 Compare collections | Score: 1046
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While I was farming for lion meat in Southern Barrens, a lonely giraffe calf walked into my view. I already had a green one, so I clicked on it just out of idle curiosity, and maybe since it was basically asking to be bagged. Turned out it was a rare! I happened on three more within the next five minutes, but none was rare.

May 28, 2014 at 3:55am | Edits: 0 | Chamber of Aspects-EU | Pets: 251 Compare collections | Score: 1144
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Just tamed mine 45.4  63.0  Shu'halo  16:14 server time. Two were up. The first I picked was poor, declined him. The second I picked was common and I got him. He'll do untill I can catch a rare, but at least I got one! Hope this helps and happy hunting!

May 20, 2014 at 5:21pm | Edits: 0 | Shu'halo-US | Pets: 409 Compare collections | Score: 1990
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The barbaric centaur over-hunted giraffes for decades, but it was the tauren who saved this species from extinction.
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