|The subject of this article was removed from World of Warcraft in patch 3.3.0.
- This article is about the hunter pet talent. For other uses, see Avoidance.
AoE Damage taken
Avoidance was a pet talent located in the 3rd tier of all the pet talent trees. It was replaced by the pet talent in patch 3.3.0, since has been given as a passive treat to all player's pets, except Death Knights'.
- Patch 3.3.0 (2009-12-08): This talent has been replaced by Culling the Herd. Hunter pets now innately take 90% less damage from area-of-effect abilities like all other class pets. This does not apply to area-of-effect damage caused by other players.
- Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14): Changed to pet talent. Gained an additional rank.
- Patch 2.1.0 (2007-05-22): Added.