Blizzard Releases WoW Charity Pet Early to Help Disaster Relief Effort

Recent disasters hurry World of Warcraft to release this year's charity pet

Recent disasters hurry World of Warcraft to release this year's charity pet

After purchasing the fox, it will be applied to all present and future characters on a single Blizzard account, and will appear in each character's pet and mount journal.

Due to the rising number of natural disasters around the world, including Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and flooding in South Asia, Blizzard has chose to release this year's World of Warcraft charity pet ahead of time.

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A new Blizzard charity pet has been added to World of Warcraft.

Big Blue typically release a charity pet each year at BlizzCon, but in light of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, plus flooding in South Asia and a number of other crises, they say they've decided not to wait.

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Shadow is available to purchase from the battle.net store or in-game between now and December 31, 2017.

Shadow the fox will be yours immediately after completing your purchase.

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"For every Shadow fox adopted between now and December 31, 2017, 100% of the $10 Dollars adoption fee will be donated to both American Red Cross Disaster Relief and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Disaster Relief Fund". The American Red Cross Disaster Relief of course helps people with medical care and emergency services throughout the United States, and the IFRC responds to disasters across the globe. Blizzard will donate 100 percent of sales to charity, split evenly between the American Red Cross and the IFRC. You can also use Shadow in WoW pet battles to gain rewards and open up daily quests.

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