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Blizzard Unveils Yet Another World of Warcraft Store Mount - Hogrus, Swine of Good Fortune

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For the second time in two months, Blizzard Entertainment has put up another Shop mount, this time "Hogrus, Swine of Good Fortune" presumably in honor of Lunar New Year. The new winged pig will run you a cool $25 from the BattleNet Shop.

Legends say that in his hour of deepest doubt, Emperor Shaohao, last ruler of the Pandaren Empire, was visited by Hogrus, Swine of Good Fortune, as he meditated upon his people’s future. Today, pandaren across Azeroth consider Hogrus to be a sign of prosperity and great things to come. You would be wise to seek his blessing as you pursue your own fortune, wherever the four winds may take you.

Hogrus is a completely new model for any type of in-game or shop mount as was the fox brought into the game last month.

Interestingly, WoW players are still waiting for Kul'Tiran humans. In last week's developer Q&A, Ion Hazzikostas said of the Kul'Tirans: "Making a new race takes a long time to do, and they weren't sure they could do Kul Tiran at launch." In fairness, it would take much more development time to create all the animations for an entire race versus a single mount but....

Check out Hogrus's video below or its World of Warcraft shop page.


Suzie Ford

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