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Darkmoon Tonk

Level 0: Health 0Power 0Speed 0
Requires Pet Level: 1

100%  Hit Chance 


Launches a rocket at the target, dealing 330.96 to 496.44 Mechanical damage.

Vs. Beast

Vs. Elemental
Requires Pet Level: 10

100% Hit Chance 


Rushes to the enemy, dealing 295 Humanoid damage.


This move always goes first.

Vs. Dragonkin

Vs. Beast
4 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 2

100% Hit Chance 


Deals 591 Mechanical damage and has a 25% chance to stun the target for 1 round.

Vs. Beast

Vs. Elemental
5 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 15

100% Hit Chance 


Lays down a field of mines behind the opponent. The next pet to swap into the battle will receive 788 Mechanical damage.

Vs. Beast

Vs. Elemental
Requires Pet Level: 4

100% Hit Chance 


First use: Locks onto the target.


Second use: Blasts the target, dealing 886 Mechanical damage.

Vs. Beast

Vs. Elemental
5 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 20

100% Hit Chance 


Instantly deals 985 Mechanical damage. The user must recharge for two rounds afterwards.


While recharging, you cannot perform any other actions.

Vs. Beast

Vs. Elemental


Comes back to life once per battle, returning to 20% health.


Damage Taken 

50% from Elemental abilities

33% from Magic abilities

Darkmoon Island — The Maelstrom
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A surprisingly useful PvP pet if used with Charge+Minefield+Ion. The minefield does a lot of damage and discourages the enemy from swapping, Charge ensures you always go first (ruining any enemy abilities that rely on them being faster) and deals bonus damage against dragons, while Ion Cannon is a great finisher (for when your pet is about to die or it will end the match).


In particular, you can often take out the enemy's third pet in a single round with Minefield (before it switches in) and Ion Cannon.

Aug 31, 2013 at 8:22pm | Edits: 0 | Scarshield Legion-EU | Pets: 621 Compare collections | Score: 3243
Site MVPMykro9 
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A neat strat with this guy is save ion cannon for the last round as a execute type move, or use it when you know you are going to die as a suicide move to do massive damage, as the recharge will mean almost certain death anyway.

Jan 21, 2013 at 12:51pm | Edits: 0 | Darrowmere-US | Pets: 728 Compare collections | Score: 4355
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They should make this like the Clockwork Rocket-Bot, where as if you get close to another one they fire at each other,..and hopefully yours will win lol
Dec 14, 2011 at 2:17pm | Edits: 0 | Shandris-US | Pets: 254 Compare collections | Score: 1191
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This little tonk is one of my go-to guys when battling Master Pet Tamers. He's especially good on flyers and beasts. I have been known to threaten to buy 2 more at the Darkmoon Faire and set out with a whole crew of Tonks! I would rule the world! MWA-HAA-HAA-HA!

Apr 5, 2013 at 1:22am | Edits: 0 | Earthen Ring-US | Pets: 650 Compare collections | Score: 3792
Top RaterCbush1962 
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Great pet vs. Little Tommy Newcomer on Timeless Isle.  Start with Ion Cannon.  You can't perform any actions for two rounds, but it doesnt matter, because you will be swapped out to another pet.  While your second pet battles, your Tonk will recharge.  After second pet dies, (I use rocket bots) switch Darkmoon Tonk back in. now cast Shock and Awe, 25% chance stun. If u can cast Missile w/o dying, cuz u stun him, then do so, otherwise cast Ion Cannon again.

Jul 23, 2014 at 10:26pm | Edits: 2 | Runetotem-US | Pets: 640 Compare collections | Score: 3826
Top RaterVek 
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A truly solid pet, very close to the top tier. Missile damage is ok, if you want to screw with fast pets use Charge instead. Shock and Awe has a nice chance to stun, but Minefield is truly a powerful move. In the last slot I prefer Ion Cannon, Lock-On is a bit clunky. With over 1600 health, mechanical racial and powerful moves like Minefield and Ion Cannon you can't go wrong with this pet. Just watch out for elementals, they can really chew you up.

Mar 7, 2014 at 7:32am | Edits: 0 | Aggramar-EU | Pets: 670 Compare collections | Score: 3996
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I just saw one of these on the AH for 30G.  Immediate buyout...


I would have expected it to be several hundred gold, but I'm sure not complaining :)


This guy is excellent for crushing beasts.  Also, the Lock-On ability is able to target an enemy pet that is submerged or has lifted off, so you don't have to wait that extra round to set it up.  Ion Cannon usually hits for over 1k on beasts, but you'll be vulnerable for a couple rounds if you miss or get dodged.

Dec 31, 2012 at 9:13pm | Edits: 1 | Shattered Hand-US | Pets: 515 Compare collections | Score: 2916
Site MVPPerbrethil 
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It's a tank! what's more cooler than that? there aren't that much of mechanical companions that don't blow smoke or something, fine dwarven design i'd say^^
Nov 29, 2011 at 2:30pm | Edits: 0 | Aerie Peak-EU | Pets: 650 Compare collections | Score: 3329
Top RaterDenrizzur 
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Am I the only one that finds it amusing that this pet has a little eagle head- type thing on it and a move called 'Shock and Awe'? 

Mar 20, 2016 at 5:13am | Edits: 0 | Borean Tundra-US | Pets: 593 Compare collections | Score: 3121
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good strat is if you have chrominus lead with howl then switch to this pet and use the ion cannon .together will destroy almost anything out there,even that pet with 4k at the menagerie

Mar 18, 2015 at 11:05am | Edits: 0 | Aerie Peak-US | Pets: 82 Compare collections | Score: 404
Top RaterWrangler 
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I use this guy on my A team. His ability to pack a devistating punch is benificial on any team. Great battle pet.

Oct 4, 2014 at 11:37pm | Edits: 0 | Zuluhed-US | Pets: 676 Compare collections | Score: 4045
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Not a bad pet for a beast battle. Is it just me or does the look of this one remind anyone else of Luigi in Mario Kart?

May 4, 2014 at 10:02am | Edits: 0 | Thunderhorn-US | Pets: 698 Compare collections | Score: 4099
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I dont know if this is still true but I got one of these little guys from the boxes they give you as a reward for the ticket dailies this was the second time they moved the darkmoon faire to the island.

Jan 8, 2014 at 9:34am | Edits: 0 | Dragonblight-US | Pets: 605 Compare collections | Score: 3225
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Wow you got very very lucky Snoogin; last time I saw one of these posted on the ah on my server it was going for about 5k. =P

Jan 17, 2013 at 2:21pm | Edits: 0 | Firetree-US | Pets: 170 Compare collections | Score: 833
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This must be the doomsdaymachine Dr. Strangelove has us warned about... You are lucky to have one to win the shoot-out on doomsday with other doomsdaymachin owners!

Jan 13, 2013 at 7:39am | Edits: 0 | Das Konsortium-EU | Pets: 307 Compare collections | Score: 0
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A favorite of children across Azeroth, this tough little toy can withstand even the most aggressive imagination.
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