This is given to all characters on an account with an active authenticator.
I just got mine today. He's so adorable--just yapping away.
All about Core Hound Pups - your own personal guard dog!
This little chap is a reward for anyone who has an authenticator on their account (
). He should arrive in a mail by
to all your characters. You will receive a pup whether you already had an authenticator before, or if you get one even afterwards - you'll get the pup after a relog. (Thanks hondak20)
He has a few animations, here's a
Stands on his hind legs Howling and yipping
Puts his head to the floor and rolls over
One head digs a bone out of the ground, they fight over it, before the same head throws it in the air and swollows it whole
Note from the wording on the blue post ("anyone
an authenticator") if the authenticator is removed from the account the pet is no longer summonable. They remain in your pet tab, but can't be called any more until you get an authenticator on your account again. Don't buy an authenticator if all you want is the pet - you are heading for an all-or-nothing deal. (Thanks Fettliten)
If you're interested in authenticators, how to get one or what they do, check out Blizzard's
Finally if you've come to this page looking for the hunter pet core hound rather than the companion, you want to go
Got authenticator after the patch, received pup in the mail right away. Works if you didn't already have it!
You can get this FREE with an Ipod touch or Iphone!
Here is a link for you to do this (apple app.)
As of December 8th 2009
Look at the 3D model viewer it shows the bone underground lol
EDIT: WTF Why was this down rated? It was a tid-bit of comical info about the 3D Model. I hope you get ALL your comments downrated!
I hate to say it, but the amount of cute in this mini pet is almost too much to handle. easily made its place as my new absolute favorite mini pet yet, out of a collection of over 70.
Cutest pet ever!
Once the pet is in your tab, should you stop using the authenticator, does it still count toward your pet achievements like "Plenty of Pets?"
Okay. So I logged on today and I had this fellow in my mailbox. I love him .... BUT my account is the same as it was yesterday. I haven't changed a thing. I have No Authenticator.
The note with the pet reads as follows:
Subject: Core Hound Pup
Please give a warm welcome to your new fiery, friendly core hound pup!
I'm so happy you could give this feisty little fellow a new home.
---End of the note---
Any ideas how I got this?
I got this pet because I got hacked and the hacker added an Authenticator to my account.
I can confirm that this works with the Android OS authenticator for the Motorola Droid.
When summoning the pet, instead of doing the usual kneeling down, your hands erupt in flames and you use the "instant spellcast"-animation.
Obtained from getting either the authenticator key OR the free iTouch/iPhone app from iTunes..did i mention its free? Haha best companion in the game...the current authenticators sold have a core hound design and gets you the companion..ps ive always wanted this companion but didnt know how to get it. got the app today, and BAM core hound pup in the mail YES!
Never thought I would get hacked....... I don't play much with others..... don't buy gold online..... I got one whisper saying to visit or something very similar to claim my free pet..... logged in..... next day I try to log on and it asks for an authenticator code...... called blizz and got them to remove it and at the same time ordered my own authenticator code....... on a side note when I got my account back the hacker was in the middle of a raid getting me some good stuff and he didn't take my current gear...... did take my alts gold though.... oh well.... now I will actually get a pet the hacker originally told me log in to get!
Better security and an adorable pet for $6.50, they had me at screenshot.
Not even my bank offers this much security.
u dont need to buy the authenticator if u want the pet. if u have an iphone, ipod touch or android (google) phone u can download the mobile authenticator for free and still get the pet in the mail.
Anyone knows if it does some special animation as a response to an emote? (Like
does?) Coz it looks like its waiting for u to do something... maybe throw a bone? Ty!
I can say, that if your account was hacked, and had the authenticator removed, this pet does go away. You still receive it in the mailbox, but you cannot summon it. I thought I had a free core hound pup for a second there...X|
I was hacked, got account back, and had the authenticator removed
I logged in today (week later) to find the Core Hound I learned gone from my tabs. Help?
i've just ordered an authenticator from the store and im currently L41 and im lvling to be a DK but it will probably come before i get my DK so will i get the pet on the DK or will i only get it on charcters that were already made when it is put on? thx
So what's it used for?
Nobody has mentioned this yet but there is a free Droid authenticator app also. Just installed it, easy to setup. Havent gotten my pet yet though :(
for some reason i only get this guy whenever i make a new char and not on any of my old ones i made before i got my authenticator... anyone know the reason why ? might have had something to do with me not having an active account when i bought it or the fact that i got hacked at some point close to getting it.. (not sure when)
Nowadays, you no longer have to "buy" the authenticator to get the core hound pup. They now offer an app for several smartphones for free. iPhone, iTouch, Android and several other smart phones.
I just got it for my iPhone and it was a free app.
So security and a nifty pet...score.
Got the free authenticator on my Droid. Got core hound pups in the mail for all my characters!
TOO DAMN CUTE!
If anyone else is interested, the path to this pets sound files are:
Replacing these sound files will mute this pets idle animation sounds.
To replace them make a folder called Sound in your World of Warcraft > Data folder and create the same tree path as shown above then place blank .wav files with the same name in the last folder that was created.
Replacing sound files is legal
. Here is a post by Bornakk on the subject.
...While we are currently allowing Add-Ons that remove or replace existing sound files...
Sadly, using the
give you the pup :(
Where u buy the authenticator and it is alot of money?
I totally love this pet
In a random dungeon group, one of my teammates had one. As a hunter, I had
Aspect of the Pack
on to move myself and my party members quickly from one point to another. My teammate still had this pup out, and it was skittering on its tiny legs so fast that it looked like a wind up toy wound up far too much. I was laughing so hard at the comically fast leg movements when following its master at increased walk speed.
now that blizzard has the "smart authenticator" that checks your location rather than ask you for an auth code...will people still get the authenticator for 6.50? (i mean the ppl without an auth capable smartphone)
This is one little cute pup.
great animations when it gets bored standing about.
Hopefully, this will be a viable pet in WoW: MoP for pet combat. It wouldn't do anyone any good if you choose to remove your authenticator from your account and lose your level 20+ Core Hound Pup...
You only have to attach the authenticator to your battle.net account and use it to log into the website, you do not have to use it to log into WoW each time.
I want him! how do i get him sombody please respond to this :D
I need a authenticater but how do i get one and are they free how much? i dont hae iphone or ipad touch so idk how and plus i want him he is soooo cute.... Somebody please respond to this
This is a cool little gift from Blizz when you add an authenticator to your account. And if you remove the authenticator, it will remove all the Core Hound Pup's from your account.
Also, these things can get annoying. They little fiery/crackly bark. They are cool, and do little tricks, but some people might not like that he barks every few minutes.
love the little guy but the noise that it makes can be a little loud and obnoxious after a while
how to get this for companion?
Via in game mail:
From: The WoW Dev Team
Subject: Core Hound Pup
As a thank you for attaching an authenticator to your Battle.net account, we'd like to present you with this fiery, friendly core hound pup.
Please give him a warm welcome!
The WoW Dev Team
Obtained by adding an authenticator. If you remove your authenticator, it will still be in your pet journal, but you will not be able to summon it.
While Core Hound does not have a battle pet rarity, it appears his stats are on par with "rare" pets while some other pre-MoP companions seem to be uncommon quality for battle...
Does anyone knows if this pets level is reset if you remove authenticator? I need to change my authenticator, and to do this i need to remove the first one first.
Just dl-ed the authenticator to my iPod & got the lil guy in the mail not even 10mins later. It's the cutest thing! Matched my core hound hunter pet & black drake!
This cute little fiery pet isn't just there to be adorable, he can have a practical purpose, too.
If you decide to demand authenticators for guild bank access, this pet is the key to enforcing that policy. When someone asks for guild bank permissions, you can ask to see their Core Hound Pup. And because this pet will disappear when the authenticator is removed (reappearing only when another is added), you can even perform spot-checks from time-to-time!
I can confirm that if you remove your authenticator, this pet will become unavailable to summon and it's levels will be reset. It will be available again and starts from level 1 after you've reinstalled your authenticator.
Just a heads up that this pet is still available in 7.3.2 if you add an authenticator. It will be available immediately after logging in. You don't need the authenticator every time you log in, only when doing so from a new computer, so it's no hassle. Also note that Blizzard has announced that they will increase the backback bag space in Battle For Azeroth for players that have the authenticator.
As of 8.1 still available.
Added the authenticator on 5-28-2021 and received the Pup. Still good as of this date.
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