Kai'ju Gahz'rilla

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For her regular appearance in Zul'Farrak, see Gahz'rilla.
MobKai'ju Gahz'rilla
Image of Kai'ju Gahz'rilla
Gender Female
Race Hydra (Beast)
Level 81 Elite
Location Zul'Farrak
Status Killable
Pet family Hydra
Elemental Unrest
The subject of this article or section was part of the Elemental Unrest, a world event that heralded the beginning of the earth-shattering Cataclysm.

Kai'ju Gahz'rilla is a level 80 Elemental Unrest version of the boss from Zul'Farrak.


She has four main abilities:

  • Spell frost glacier.png Ice Spikes 45 yd range — Ice spikes pierce the floor and then rise up, dealing 3813 to 4187 Frost damage and knocking up enemy targets within 3 yards.
  • Spell frost frostbolt02.png Icicle Breath — Inflicts Frost damage to enemies in front of the caster, reducing their movement speed for 10 sec. 1.5 sec cast
  • Spell frost glacier.png Freeze Solid 30 yd range — Stuns an enemy and inflicts Frost damage every 3 sec. for 10 sec. 2.5 sec cast
  • Spell frost frost.png Gahz'rilla Glacier — You become encased in a block of ice, protecting you from all physical attacks and spells for 5 sec, and recover most of your hit points, but during that time you cannot attack, move or cast spells. 3 sec cast (5 min cooldown)


There are three groups of trash before this boss, each containing three mobs. One contains a named mob. These should pose no problems to you as a group.

She is the most technical of the four mini-bosses in the Cataclysm pre-event.

  • Whenever she starts to cast Freeze Solid the tank should move to the right or left to avoid being frozen. In case it still happens, this effect can be dispelled.
  • At about 400k (30%) she casts Gahz'rilla Glacier on herself. This ability can and should be interrupted! Otherwise she heals herself up to about 90%.

Encounter quotes

Image of Cho'Gall says: Kulratha. Things are going well, I see.
Image of Cho'Gall says: The blessed beast Gahz'rilla, adored pet of the Old Gods, grows larger and stronger by the day... as does the Cult of Twilight's Hammer.
Image of Cho'Gall says: Continue your work here, Hydromancer. Soon, this world will be remade...
Image of Cho'Gall says: ...and as devoted servants to our master, you and the Sandfury tribe shall be justly rewarded!
Hydromancer Kulratha yells: Soon, the rifts will be large enough for Gahz'rilla to assault the heathens' cities directly. She will reduce them to frozen rubble!
Alliance victory
King Varian Wrynn says: Well done, heroes. Let us return through the very portal that which meant to send this beast through! Much work awaits me in Stormwind.
Horde victory
Cairne Bloodhoof says: Well done, heroes. Let us return through the very portal that which meant to send this beast through! Much work awaits me in Thunder Bluff.



"Kaiju" (怪獣) is a Japanese word meaning "strange beast", often translated as "monster". It is a term generally used to refer to the monsters of the Godzilla film series, but includes other monster movie monsters as well.

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