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Crawling Claw

Crawling Claw

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Crawling Claw.

Crawling Claw is a rare archaeology artifact that requires 450 skill to find and 150 Tol'vir Archaeology Fragments to solve. Up to three Trade archaeology aqir artifactfragment [Tol'vir Hieroglyphic] keystones may be used to complete it.

Pet Journal[]

This appears to be nothing more than the paw of a small primate. A closer inspection shows that the hand has been dried by centuries of exposure to the sands of Uldum.


undead Undead: Returns to life immortal for one round when killed, but deals 25% less damage.
Battlebar-abilitybadge-strong +50% damage from Critter Battlebar-abilitybadge-weak -33% damage from Dragonkin
Level 1 Level 2 Level 4
Peticon-undead Inv jewelcrafting shadowspirit 02 [Shadow Slash] Peticon-dragon Ability warrior dragonroar [Ancient Blessing] Peticon-undead Spell shadow auraofdarkness [Curse of Doom]
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Peticon-undead Spell shadow curseofsargeras [Agony] Peticon-undead Spell deathknight strangulate [Death Grip] Peticon-undead Spell shadow creepingplague [Rot]
Level 10 Level 15 Level 20



This appears as nothing more than the paw of a small primate. A closer inspection shows that the hand has been dried by centuries of exposure to the sands of Uldum. Still, you have no doubt that it is far from than meets the eye.


A legend among the tol'vir tells of a wicked djinn whom the Ramkahen sought to destroy. In an attempt to prevent his own death, the djinn tried to transfer his spirit into the body of a monkey. He was slain right in the middle of the transference, and only a fraction of his essence had moved over - only enough to possess the monkey's paw.


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.

Djinns, being air elementals, can only be permanently killed while in the Elemental Plane (in this case Skywall). Death in the mortal plane only sends them to the Elemental Plane. If it actually was a djinn as the legend says, perhaps he had some sort of time constraint that he could not afford the delay in returning to Azeroth, and thus trying a transfer was worth the effort. Of course, this is dependent on whether an elemental could actually do such a thing, or that it would really work.


This is most likely a reference to W.W. Jacobs' short story The Monkey's Paw. It is also described by the character Sergent-Major as, "an ordinary little paw, dried to a mummy." This description is similar to that of the description given when unsolved.

Patch changes[]

  • Battle for Azeroth Patch 8.1.5 (2019-03-12): Many items that grant companion pets have been adjusted in rarity, to better match the rarity of the resultant pet. The quality of pets was not changed. Item quality changed from epic to rare
  • Cataclysm Patch 4.0.3a (2010-11-23): Added.

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