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Zao, Calfling of Niuzao

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Zao, Calfling of Niuzao
Zao, Calfling of Niuzao
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Vendor: Master Li

Zone: Timeless Isle

Cost: 3Celestial Coin (unlimited supply)

Zao, Calfling of Niuzao
Zao, Calfling of Niuzao
Binds when picked up
Use: Teaches you how to summon this companion.
Want it Want it | Got it | Exclude — Community: 16.0% have it
Neutral Neutral
Idles about.
Vocalizations (periodic and on-click)
1 allowed
September 10, 2013
Players can earn Celestial Coins by completing the account-wide weekly quest, The Celestial Tournament. Upon completing this quest for the first time, players will receive a one time quest that also rewards Celestial Coins.
Level 0: Health 0Power 0Speed 0
Requires Pet Level: 1

100% Hit Chance 


Tramples the target, dealing 197 Beast damage plus an additional 10% of the target's health.

Vs. Critter

Vs. Flying
Requires Pet Level: 10

100%  Hit Chance 


Gores the enemy, dealing 330.96 to 496.44 Beast damage.

Vs. Critter

Vs. Flying
4 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 2

100%  Hit Chance 


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

Vs. Critter

Vs. Flying
5 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 15

Next round, your active pet will be healed for 50% of its maximum health.

4 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 4

100% Hit Chance 


Builds up power during the first round.


The next round the user charges the enemy with unstoppable force, dealing 985 Beast damage.

Vs. Critter

Vs. Flying
2 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 20

Increases the damage of your next attack made within 2 rounds by 100%.



Beasts deal 25% extra damage below half health.


Damage Taken 

50% from Mechanical abilities

33% from Humanoids abilities

Timeless Isle — Pandaria
1-7 of 7
Rating: 0   [Report]

He defeated Lucky Yi all by himself with charge, headbutt and trample. 

May 24, 2015 at 11:03pm | Edits: 1 | Khaz Modan-US | Pets: 367 Compare collections | Score: 1803
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Just got him today! so cute! looks great with the grey riding yak mount & tank cloak proc - totally thrilled. Followed some strats on wowhead comments worked a treat to help get this lil guy :)

May 29, 2014 at 4:11pm | Edits: 0 | Frostmourne-US | Pets: 711 Compare collections | Score: 3386
Top RaterVek 
Rating: +1   [Report]

In PvP I feel this pet is a bit weak, even though it has Wish. Mostly because it's moves are telegraphed in advance, unless you skip Wish and go with Headbutt. This makes it easy to counter with a stun or evade move. Trample need Sunlight to be effective otherwise you should go with Horn Gore. One nice thing is to use a multi turn stun(stun seed, elementium bolt, ice tomb) and switch and do the Charge, will hurt alot. Still a bit too predictable for my taste.

Mar 5, 2014 at 5:30pm | Edits: 0 | Aggramar-EU | Pets: 670 Compare collections | Score: 3996
Rating: +1   [Report]

This is a great pet for PvE with wish and his charge, on top of that horn gore is quite powerful, however in PvP it is less effective since the charge is easily countered. (Sorry about not linking the abilities, every time I tried to link my app crashed!)

Feb 12, 2014 at 1:59pm | Edits: 1 | Alleria-US | Pets: 403 Compare collections | Score: 1757
Site MVPLegnaros 
Rating: +7   [Report]

The pet itself-STROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO NG Beast pet, I can't stress this enough, he can clobber most any critter comp in game with Wish, charge, and trample.  Just a stellar beast pet to have, plus who DOESN'T want a tiny yak following you around mooing at you.


The Battle to aquire him-Easily bested with a Thundering Serpent Hatchling and Zandalari Kneebiter(P/P).


Start with Thundering Serpent Hatchling, lead with Lightning Storm, let him kill you with his charge, swap to Kneebiter, Black Claw, Hunting party, He'll be dead by either second, or 3rd round of HP every time.

Oct 10, 2013 at 4:02am | Edits: 0 | Arthas-US | Pets: 733 Compare collections | Score: 4135
Top RaterSweetdr0ps 
Rating: +8   [Report]

would be nice if some of these comments actually pertained to the pet rather then the boss/battle that it resembles. Was hoping to find comments about whether it was a good pet or not but all of these celestial pets are filled with comments on how to beat the fights. sort of annoying

Oct 4, 2013 at 2:25am | Edits: 0 | The Forgotten Coast-US | Pets: 729 Compare collections | Score: 3973
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He is a cute 'lil bugger and does quite well in Pet PvP battles.

Sep 11, 2013 at 7:13pm | Edits: 0 | Kul Tiras-US | Pets: 696 Compare collections | Score: 4153
1-7 of 7

Always on the lookout for a fight or some tasty grass, Zao keeps his head down and eyes forward.
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