Patch 5.2 Companion Pets

Patch 5.2 has introduced a variety of new companion pets sure to delight any collector.

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Love Pet Battles in World of Warcraft? Then Patch 5.2 should have you more than a little excited. In this newest content patch players will find at least 23 brand spanking new pets to collect. Deadly and cute, these pets are sure to be must have to any avid collector. Want to know more about the new pets introduced in Patch 5.2? Read onward to find a listing of all the pets added in this patch as well as a general idea of where to find them. Enjoy!


Quest Reward

Patch 5.2 has introduced two new pets available as quest rewards:


Red Panda

This cute little panda companion is a reward from the quest “Beasts of Fable. The Red Panda can be used as a Battle Pet and is obtainable by both Horde and Alliance players. After this quest is completed a daily quest will be unlocked that players can complete to earn Fabled Pandaren Pet Supplies. These supplies have the chance to drop three additional panda companions.


Red Panda


Snowy Panda

The Snowy Panda is one of the additional colors of pandas that can be obtained from completing the daily quest unlocked after finishing the quest “Beats of Fable”. This pet has the chance to come out of the Fabled Pandaren Pet Supplies that is received as a reward for this daily. The Snowy Panda can be used as a Battle Pet, is able to be traded, and is available to both Horde and Alliance. Also available from this bag are the Sunfur Panda and the Mountain Panda which are the same model just in different colors.


Snowy Panda


Spectral Porcupette

Who doesn't love an (un)dead porcupine? I know I do! This ghostly gob of cute is a reward from the quest “A Large Pile of Dinosaur Bones” found in the Isle of Giants. This pet is able to be used as a Battle Pet, is available to both Horde and Alliance players and it appears that it can be traded at this time.


Spectral Porcupette


Fishing

Remember those cute little croc pets you could fish up? In Patch 5.2 a new pet; the carp, has been introduced as a potential catch for the fishermen among us. Sure carp don't sound cute, but once you lay your eyes on these tiny beauties you will almost certainly want them for your very own.


Tiny Blue Carp

The Tiny Blue Carp can be fished up using the Fishing profession in any waters found in the Townlong Steppes or the Vale of Eternal Blossoms. The carp can be used as a Battle Pet and is able to be obtained by both Horde and Alliance players.


Blue Carp


Tiny Green Carp

Those seeking the Tiny Green Carp will need to fish the waters of Krasarang Wilds, The Jade Forest, or the Valley of the Four Winds. Fishing is required to catch this pet. The Tiny Green Carp can be used as a Battle Pet and is available for both Horde and Alliance players.


Green Carp


Tiny Red Carp

Like its colored brethren, the Tiny Red Carp requires players to have learned the Fishing skill. After the skill is learned this little beauty can be fished up in the waters of the Dread Wastes, Kun-Lai Summit, or Townlong Steppes. This pet can be used as a Battle Pet and is available to both Horde and Alliance players.


Red Carp


Tiny White Carp

The Tiny White Carp is the last of this fishy quartet and like all the others requires the player to have the Fishing skill before it can be caught. Once Fishing has been learned, players can catch this pet in the waters of the Kun-Lai Summit. This pet can be used as a Battle Pet and is available to both Horde and Alliance players.


White Carp


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Drops

For those of us who like a little more grind to obtaining pets, Patch 5.2 has introduced a slew of pets available only as drops from various places around the world.


Ji-Kun Hatchling

The Ji-Kun Hatchling is one of those pets that is so ugly that it is actually cute. To make this ball of ugly adorableness your very own you will need to defeat Ji-Kun inside the Throne of Thunder and then cross your fingers that one of these pets drops. This pet has the chance to drops in all variations of the Throne of Thunder (LFR, Heroic, and Normal). The Ji-Kun Hatchling can be used as a Battle Pet, can be traded, and is available to both Horde and Alliance players.


Ji-Kun Hatchling


Son of Animus

Perhaps unsurprisingly this tiny little robot comes from a boss called the Dark Animus located in the brand new Throne of Thunder. The Son of Animus can drop on all versions of this raid and is also able to be traded and used in Pet Battles.


Son of Animus


Spawn of G'nathus

Much like the Son of Animus, the Spawn of G'nathus comes from its namesake; a giant purple eel called G'nathus. The eel and his spawn can be found around Shan'ze Dao in the Townlong Steppes. This mob can be quite difficult to defeat, so you may want to bring some friends. The Spawn of G'nathus can be used as a Battle Pet, can be traded, and is available for both factions.


Spawn of Gnathus


Sunreaver Micro-Sentry

If you've ever wanted one of those cool robot Sunwell guards for your very own, now is your chance. The Sunreaver Micro-Sentry drops from Haywire Sunreaver Constructs on the Isle of Thunder. These mobs are rare spawns and can pack quite a punch. The Sunreaver Micro-Sentry can be used as a Battle Pet and can be traded.


Sunreaver MicroSentry


Zandalari Anklerender

These super cute little dinosaurs are random drops from high level Zandalari Dinomancers found on the Isle of Giants. These mobs also have the chance to drop three other models; the Zandalari Footlasher, Kneebiter, and Toenibbler. All models can be used as Battle Pets and can be traded.


Zandalari Anklerender


Living Sandling

Not much is known about the Living Sandling as of yet, however, we do know that he drops somewhere in the Throne of Thunder. It seems likely that the Living Sandling will be able to be used as a Battle Pet and be traded with other players.


Living Sandling


Trading Card Game


Gusting Grimoire

The Gusting Grimoire is the brand new pet introduced into the World of Warcraft Trading Card Game. While we aren't sure exactly what this pet is supposed to be, it can be used in Pet Battles and also can be traded to other players once obtained.


Gusting Grimoire


Wild Pets

World of Warcraft Patch 5.2 has introduced a variety of pets that can only be obtained by finding them in the wild and subduing them in a Pet Battle. All these pets can be found on the Isle of Thunder and are sure to enhance your pet collection. The new wild pets available include:


  • Swamp Croaker
  • Thundertail Flapper
  • Elder Python
  • Electrified Razortooth


That wraps up our list of the new pets available in Patch 5.2. Which of these adorable (yet deadly) additions will you be adding to your pet collection? What pets would you like to see added to World of Warcraft in future content patches? Share your thoughts and ideas with us by using the comment section below!


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