Wild Pets – Special Conditions

A number of wild pets are seasonal, weather or time-dependent so check this out if you’re missing a few.

Unborn Val'kyr

Unborn Val’kyr – there is always one spawn up in each zone of Northrend


Arctic Fox Kit

Arctic Fox Kit – The Storm Peaks – snowing

Baby Ape

Baby Ape – Jaguero Isle, The Cape of Stranglethorn – raining

Silithid Hatchling

Silithid Hatchling can be found at the Gaping Chasm / Noxious Lair, Tanaris – sandstorm


Restless Shadeling

Restless Shadeling can be found around the cellar in Deadwind Pass (midnight and 9 AM, server time)

shadow sporebat

Shadow Sporebat – Khadgar’s Tower, Talador

Stone Armadillo

Stone Armadillo can be found in Desolace at night (server time)

Widow Spiderling

Widow Spiderling can be found near the Twilight Grove, Duskwood – night

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Erudite Manafiend – Ley-Ruins of Zarkhenar in Azsuna – day

Eldritch Manafiend – Ley-Ruins of Zarkhenar, Azsuna – night


Qiraji Guardling

Qiraji Guardling – found near The Scarab Wall and The Scarab Dais in the southwest area of Silithus – Summer (21 June – September 23)

Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl can be found in Winterspring – Winter (December 22 – March 19).

Weekly Event

Wanderer's Festival Hatchling

Wanderer’s Festival Hatchling can be found at Turtle Beach in Krasarang Wilds during the Wanderer’s Festival – every Sunday from 9:00pm to 11:00pm (check post for other timezones) or Monday 4pm – 6pm on Oceanic servers

World Event


Crow can be found at Darkmoon Island ONLY as a secondary pet

Darkmoon Glowfly

Darkmoon Glowfly can be found on Darkmoon Island


Wild Crimson, Jade, and Golden Hatchlings can be found in The Arboretum in the Jade Forest once you’re exalted with the Order of the Cloud Serpent.

There’s also a video of all these pets and locations.

Author: Cymre

Disc priest and relic hunter who loves collecting achievements, silver dragon shots and all things pets. You may know me as Cymre Brightblade. Catch all the pet battle strategies on my YouTube channel - CymreJones

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  1. Thanks for the info – this will be very helpful!

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  2. Ive loved all of your pet posts. This one is absolutely fantastic! Such brilliant info.

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    • I’m glad you both found it helpful :)

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  3. I’m glad I saw this post – I recently started levelling my pet battling (took me long enough) and I was just about to go hunting for the Restless Shadeling – I’d have been waiting a while, I think :P

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