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You might be looking for one of these cards: Lock and Load (Caverns of Time), Lock and Load (Core), Lock and Load (Event).

Lock and Load is an epic hunter spell card, from the Grand Tournament set.

Other versions

How to get

Card packsOpen one of these card packs:
The Grand Tournament Pack
Wild Pack
Golden Wild
1~2 (random)
CraftingCraft a Regular copy for 400 DustRegular1
CraftingCraft a Golden copy for 1600 DustGolden1


To edit these notes, go to Template:Lock and Load notes.

  • For a list of Hunter spells, see Hunter#Spell.
  • Lock and Load does not trigger itself; the effect does not come into force until after the Lock and Load has itself been cast. However, any subsequent spells cast that turn will activate the effect, generating a random Hunter card.
  • Like all spell-related effects, Lock and Load's effect activates before the triggering spell takes effect. For example, if you play Lock and Load followed by Blackrock MountainQuick Shot, Lock and Load will generate a card before Quick Shot deals its damage; thus making it impossible to activate Quick Shot's secondary effect.[1]
  • Lock and Load's effect will stack if multiple copies are played in the same turn.[2] For example, by playing Lock and Load followed by Lock and Load, any other spell cast that turn will generate 2 random hunter cards. Also, Lock and Load is itself a spell, meaning that playing a second Lock and Load will trigger the first Lock and Load's effect, generating a card.
  • Lock and Load will no longer be offered for selection in Arena, since the 15th of September 2016.[3] However, it is still obtainable in Arena matches through random effects, such as The Grand TournamentSpellslinger.


Achievement Category 2Achievement SubCategory 62 logoGameplay - Core (Gryphon) - ClassesLoaded for BearPlay 30 spells with Lock and Load.10 Achievement Point
Achievement Category 2Achievement SubCategory 62 logoGameplay - Core (Gryphon) - ClassesLoaded for BearPlay 100 spells with Lock and Load.20 Achievement Point


The following text describes the World of Warcraft spell Lock and Load as it existed prior to the creation of the Hearthstone card. For the latest version, see Lock and Load.

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Lock and Load is a passive specialization ability for Survival hunters, available at level 43. When it activates, it allows the hunter's next two LegacyExplosive Shot to be fired with no cooldown (though it still invokes the global cooldown), and no focus cost.


Lock and Load full

Lock and Load, full art

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