Vanity Pet Collecting

Vanity Pet Collecting There are over 100 vanity pets available in World of Warcraft, without the special promotional pets, or trading card pets. Collecting 50 – 75 of these pets can be a...

Vanity Pet Collecting

There are over 100 vanity pets available in World of Warcraft, without the special promotional pets, or trading card pets. Collecting 50 – 75 of these pets can be a challenge as most of these pets are rare drops from specific mobs throughout Azeroth, only available to get during one of the WoW Seasons, or requires high reputation with a specific faction.

Here is my guide, listing over 100 vanity pets available in the game.

Alliance Pet

Alliance Pets

Each of the Alliance races has their own pets that you can purchase near or in their major city.

[protip] For the Horde: There is another way to get Alliance Pets besides fishing the Auction House and paying a large amount for an Alliance Pet. You will need a friend to help. Have this person help guide your new Alliance character to a Neutral Auction house, there you can put something cheap up in the Neutral Auction house (ie: a Shiny Apple) for 100 Gold, this will give you enough Gold to buy all of the Alliance pets. Then just create a new character of each of the races, leaving the character at the Neutral Auction House. You can send money to each of the characters and mail all the pets gathered to the character sitting at the Neutral Auction House. Your Horde friend, will then have to buy your Alliance Pets for you from the Auction House. A second person on a different account is needed, as you cannot purchase or bid on anything that any character from your account has put on the Auction House. [/protip]

Night Elf Pets

Name Cost From
Great Horned Owl 50 Silver Shylenai
(Warrior's Terrace, Darnassus)
Hawk Owl 50 Silver Sylenai
(Warrior's Terrace, Darnassus)

Draenei Pets

Name Cost From
Blue Moth 50 Silver Sixx
(The Crystal Hall, The Exodar)
White Moth 50 Silver Sixx
(The Crystal Hall, The Exodar)
Yellow Moth 50 Silver Sixx
(The Crystal Hall, The Exodar)

Dwarf/Gnome Pet

Name Cost From
Snowshoe Rabbit 20 Silver Yarlyn Amberstill
(Amberstill Ranch, Dun Morogh)

Human Pets

Name Cost From
Bombay 40 Silver Donni Anthania
(Between Northshire Valley and Storwind City, Elwynn Forest)
Cornish Rex 40 Silver Donni Anthania
(Between Northshire Valley and Storwind City, Elwynn Forest)
Orange Tabby 40 Silver Donni Anthania
(Between Northshire Valley and Storwind City, Elwynn Forest)
Silver Tabby 40 Silver Donni Anthania
(Between Northshire Valley and Storwind City, Elwynn Forest)

Name Cost Location
White Kitten 60 Silver This pet is only sold by Lil Timmy, a little human boy who wanders in Stormwind City and sells only 1 every 3 hours.

Argent Tournament Pets

Each of the races sells their own vanity pet that you can purchase through daily rewards. They are not soulbound when purchased so they can be traded or sold.

Horde can obtain these Alliance pets (with the exception of Argent Squire, which is Alliance-only) if they are being sold in the Neutral Auction House.

Name Cost From
Ammen Vale Lashling (Draenei) 40 Champion’s Seal Irisee
(Silver Covenant Pavilion, Argent Tournament Grounds)
Argent Squire (Alliance only) A Champion Rises (Quest Reward) Depending on what race you are, one of the Grand Champions will reward you the Squire.
Dun Morogh Cub (Dwarf) 40 Champion’s Seal Derrick Brindlebeard
(Silver Covenant Pavilion, Argent Tournament
Elwynn Lamb (Human) 40 Champion’s Seal Corporal Arthur Flew
(Silver Covenant Pavilion, Argent Tournament
Mechanopeep (Gnome) 40 Champion’s Seal Rillie Spindlenut
(Silver Covenant Pavilion, Argent Tournament
Teldrassil Sproutling (Night Elf) 40 Champion’s Seal Rook Hawkfist
(Silver Covenant Pavilion, Argent Tournament



Horde Pets

Horde Pets

Each of the Horde races has their own pets that you can purchase near or in their major city.

[protip] For the Alliance: There is another way to get Horde Pets besides fishing the Auction House and paying a large amount for a Horde Pet. You will need a friend to help. Have this person help guide your new Horde character to a Neutral Auction house, there you can put something cheap up in the Neutral Auction house (ie: a Shiny Apple) for 100 Gold, this will give you enough Gold to buy all of the Horde pets. Then just create a new character of each of the races, leaving the character at the Neutral Auction House. You can send money to each of the characters and mail all the pets gathered to the character sitting at the Neutral Auction House. Your Alliance friend, will then have to buy your Horde Pets for you from the Auction House. A second person on a different account is needed, as you cannot purchase or bid on anything that any character from your account has put on the Auction House. [/protip]

Orc/Troll Pets

Alliance races can also buy Crimson Snake from Dealer Rashaad, located in Stormspire, Netherstorm.

Name Cost From
Black Kingsnake 50 Silver Xan’tish
(Roams in The Valley of Spirits, Orgrimmar)
Brown Snake 50 Silver Xan’tish
(Roams in The Valley of Spirits, Orgrimmar)
Crimson Snake 50 Silver Xan’tish
(Roams in The Valley of Spirits, Orgrimmar)

Blood Elf Pets

Name Cost From
Red Dragonhawk Hatchling 50 Silver Jilanne
(Fairbreeze Village, Eversong Woods)
Golden Dragonhawk Hatchling 50 Silver Jilanne
(Fairbreeze Village, Eversong Woods)
Silver Dragonhawk Hatchling 50 Silver Jilanne
(Fairbreeze Village, Eversong Woods)

Tauren Pet

Name Cost From
Brown Prairie Dog 50 Silver Halpa
(In a tent behind Cairne Bloodhoof's, Thunder Bluff)

Undead Pet

Alliance races can also buy the Cockroach from Dealer Rashaad located in Stormspire, Netherstorm for 50 Silver.

Name Cost From
Cockroach 50 Silver Jeremiah Payson
(Underneath steps in the Trade Quarter, Undercity

Argent Tournament Pets

Each of the races sells their own vanity pet that you can purchase through daily rewards. They are not soulbound when purchased so they can be traded or sold.

Alliance can obtain these Horde pets (with the exception of Argent Gruntling, which is Horde-only) if they are being sold in the Neutral Auction House.

Name Cost From
Argent Gruntling (Horde only) A Champion Rises (Quest Reward) Depending on what race you are, one of the Grand Champions will reward you the Gruntling.
Durotar Scorpion (Orc) 40 Champion's Seal Freka Boodaxe
(Sunreaver Pavilion, Argent Tournament Grounds, Icecrown)
Enchanted Broom (Blood Elf) 40 Champion's Seal Trellis Morningsun
(Sunreaver Pavilion, Argent Tournament Grounds, Icecrown)
Sen'jin Fetish (Troll) 40 Champion's Seal Samamba
(Sunreaver Pavilion, Argent Tournament Grounds, Icecrown)
Tirisfal Batling (Undead) 40 Champion's Seal Eliza Killian
(Sunreaver Pavilion, Argent Tournament Grounds, Icecrown)



Vendor Pets


Vendor Pets

Easily obtainable pets, as they are available to both Horde and Alliance characters. All you have to do is find the merchant and have the money available to buy your pets.

Name Cost Location/From
Ancona Chicken 1 Gold Magus Tirth
(Mirage Raceway, Shimmering Flats, Thousand Needles)
Blue Dragonhawk Hatchling 10 Gold Dealer Rashaad
(Stormspire, Netherstorm)
Brown Rabbit 10 Gold Dealer Rashaad
(Stormspire, Netherstorm)
Cockatiel 40 Silver Narkk
(Old Port Authority, Booty Bay)
Ghostly Skull 40 Gold Darahir
(The Underbelly, Dalaran)
Mana Wyrmling 40 Gold Dealer Rashaad
(Stormspire, Netherstorm)
Obsidian Hatchling 40 Gold Breanni
(Magical Menagerie, Dalaran)
Red Moth 10 Gold Dealer Rashaad
(Stormspire, Netherstorm)
Senegal 40 Silver

40 Silver
Narkk
(Old Port Authority, Booty Bay)

Dealer Rashaad
(Stormspire, Netherstorm)
Siamese Cat 60 Silver Dealer Rashaad
(Stormspire, Netherstorm)
Tree Frog 1 Gold Flik
(Darkmoon Faire, Elwynn Forest, Mulgore or Terokkar Forest)
Wood Frog 1 Gold Flik
(Darkmoon Faire, Elwynn Forest, Mulgore or Terokkar Forest)




Dropped Pets

Dropped Pets

All of these pets are extremely difficult to get, but it is possible. Sometimes you may get lucky and get a pet within 3 kills (has happened), or very unlucky and spend hours of slaughtering the same mobs for 3 hours and never see it drop.

[protip] Some of the new raptors have a 100% (guaranteed) chance of dropping off of rare spawns in specific zones. There are two ways to find these rare mobs: 1) create a macro with the rare spawn's name (ie. /Target Dart) while you are running around it's pathing area, or if the rare mob stays in a small area, just check in once in awhile and click the macro a few times to see if it's there. 2) Another way, and easier way, is to download the Addon NPC Scan. This works just like the /target macro only you do not have to smash the button, and will alert you when it has found something. It can be difficult sometimes to find the rare spawn once you have it targeted, having a Focusing Lens will come in handy, it show and point you in the direction that your target is at.[/protip]

Name Drop Rate From/Location
Azure Whelpling 1% - 2% Draconic Mageweaver, Magelord; Blue Dragonspawn, Scalebane
(Lake Mennar, Azshara)
Black Tabby 15% - 24%


1% - 2%
Dalaran Spellscribe
(Ambermill, Silverpine Forest)

Dalaran Shield Guard, Theurgist, Summoner
(Dalaran Crater, Alteric Mountains)
Crimson Whelpling 1% - 2% Flamesnorting, Red, Crimson Whelp
(The Green Belt, Wetlands)
Dark Whelpling 1% - 2%


1% - 2%
Searing Whelp
(The Wyrmbog, Dustwallow Marsh)

Scalding Whelp
(Lethlore Ravine, Badlands)
Darting Hatchling 100% Dart, level 38 rare spawn
(Southeast of Blackhoof Village, northern Dustwallow Marsh)
Deviate Hatchling 1% - 2% Deviate Guardian, Ravager
(The Wailing Caverns, The Barrens)
Disgusting Oozeling 0.01% from Oozing Bag Any Oozes can drop Oozing Bag (10% chance drop) that may or may not have a Disgusting Oozeling in it.
Firefly 1% - 2% Bogflare Needler
(Along the northern edge of Serpent Lake, Zangarmarsh)
Green Wing Macaw 1% - 2% Defias Pirate
(The Deadmines, Moonbrook, Westfall)
Gundrak Hatchling 1% - 2% Gundrak Raptor
(Northwest area outside of Gundrak instance, Zul'Drak)
Hyacinth Macaw 1% - 2% Any of the Bloodsail pirates along the Wild Shore southeast of Booty Bay, Stranglethorn Vale
Leaping Hatchling 100% Takk the Leaper, level 19 rare elite
(Roams around The Sludge Fen and along the east side of the mountain to the south of The Sludge Fen, northern Barrens)
**Found him far south of The Sludge Fen along the mountain side, not far from Far Watch Post**
Mojo Random reward from Amani Hex Sticks that randomly drop from Zul'Aman mobs. Use Amani Hex Sticks on the Tree Frogs at lakes inside Zul'Aman. You may or may not get mojo.
Phoenix Hatchling 3% - 14% Kael'thas Sunstrider
(Magisters' Terrace, Isle of Quel'Danas)
Ravasaur Hatchling 100% Ravasaur Matriarch, level 50 rare spawn
The Marshland, Un'goro Crater)
Razormaw Hatchling 100% Razormaw Matriarch, level 31 rare spawn
(Raptor Ridge, Wetlands)
Razzashi Hatchling 1% - 2% Razzashi Raptor
(Zul'Gurub, Stranglethorn Vale)
Sprite Darter Hatchling (for Horde)
(Alliance, refer to Quest reward Pets)
1% - 2% Sprite Darter
(Around Grimtotem Compound, Feralas)
Tiny Emerald Whelpling 1% - 2% Adolescent, Dreaming Whelp (Outside Itharius's Cave, Swamp of Sorrows)



Reputation Pets


Reputation Pets

Many of the pets obtainable through the Mysterious Egg from The Oracles are purchasable through the Auction House.

Name Cost/Requirements From
Cobra Hatchling Random reward from Mysterious Egg bought for 3 Gold.
Requires The Oracles - Revered
Geen
(Rainspeaker Canopy, Scholazar Basin)
Nether Ray Fry 40 Gold
Requires Sha'tari Skyguard - Exalted
Grella
(Skettis, Terokkar Forest)
**only accessible by flying mount
Pengu 12 Gold
Requires The Kalu'ak - Exalted
Tanaika
(Kamagua, Howling Fjord)

Sairuk
(Moa'ki Harbor, Dragonblight)
Proto-Drake Whelpling Random reward from Mysterious Egg bought for 3 Gold.
Requires The Oracles - Revered
Geen
(Rainspeaker Canopy, Scholazar Basin)
Shimmering Wyrmling 40 Champions Seal

Requires The Sunreavers - Exalted (Horde)
Requires the Silver Covenant - Exalted (Alliance)
Vasarin Redmorn
(Sunreaver Pavilion, Argent Tournament Grounds, Icecrown - Horde)

Hiren Loreson
(Silver Covenant Pavilion, Argent Tournament Grounds - Alliance)
Tickbird Hatchling Random reward from Mysterious Egg bought for 3 Gold.
Requires The Oracles - Revered
Geen
(Rainspeaker Canopy, Scholazar Basin)
Tiny Sporebat 30 Glowcap
Requires Sporeggar - Exalted
Mycah
(Sporeggar, Zangarmarsh)
White Tickbird Hatchling Random reward from Mysterious Egg bought for 3 Gold.
Requires The Oracles - Revered
Geen
(Rainspeaker Canopy, Scholazar Basin)


Quest Pets

Quest Pets

All of these pets are easily obtainable (with the exception of Sprite Darter Hatchling for Horde members); all you need to do is find the person who starts the quest and complete it to receive the pet as a reward.


Name Quest Name Location/From
Jubling Spawn of Jubjub Morja
(Darkmoon Faire, Elwynn Forest, Mulgore or Terokkar Forest)
Mechanical Chicken An OOX of Your Own

(Must already complete quests Rescue OOX-09/HL, Rescue OOX-17/TN and Rescue OOX-22/FE
Oglethorpe Obnoticus
(Booty Bay, Stranglethorn Vale)

Item to start quests drop randomly from zone mobs in Feralas, Un'Goro Crater and Tanaris.
Miniwing Skywing Skywing
(Veil Shalas, Terokkar Forest)
Smolderweb Hatchling En-Ay-Es-Tee-Why Kibler
(Flame Crest, Burning Steppes)
Sprite Darter Hatchling (Alliance only)

**Sprite drops for Horde members
Becoming a Parent Agnar Beastamer
(Aerie Peak, The Hinterlands)
Westfall Chicken CLUCK!

/chicken a Chicken until you can accept a quest from it and give it Special Chicken Feed.
Special Chicken Feed purchased from: Farmer Saldean
(Saldean's Far, Westfall - Alliance)
or
William Saldean
(Brill, Tirisfal Glades - Horde)
Worg Pup Kibler's Exotic Pets Kibler
(Flame Crest, Burning Steppes)


World Event Pets


World Event Pets

A lot of Seasonal World Events have pets available for players to purchase, or have a chance of dropping from specific places or mobs.

Children’s Week has the most pets available out of all the seasons, the downside is, in order to collect all of the pets, you have to wait a whole year in order to redo the quests and obtain another pet.


Children’s Week

Name From Location
Curious Oracle Hatchling Orphan Matron Aria Dalaran
Curious Wolvar Pup Orphan Matron Aria Dalaran
Egbert Orphan Matron Mercy Lower City, Shattrath City
Mr. Wiggles Orphan Matron Battlewail (Horde)

Oprhan Matron Nightingale (Alliance)
Valley of Honor, Orgimmar


Cathedral Square, Stormwind City
Peanut Orphan Matron Mercy Lower City, Shattrath City
Speedy Orphan Matron Battlewail (Horde)

Orphan Matron Nightingale (Alliance)
Valley of Honor, Orgrimmar


Cathedral Square, Stormwind City
Whiskers the Rat Orphan Matron Battlewail (Horde)

Orphan Matron Nightingale (Alliance)
Valley of Honor, Orgrimmar


Cathedral Square, Stormwind City
Willy Orphan Matron Mercy Lower City, Shattrath City

Winterveil

All of the pets available during Winterveil require a snowball in order to summon. Snowballs can be acquired year round in snowy areas in Azeroth.


Name From Location
Father Winter's Helper Chance of getting pet by opening a Present Box under the Christmas Tree. Under the Christmas Tree in Orgrimmar or Ironforge.
Tiny Snowman Chance of getting pet by opening a Present Box under the Christmas Tree. Under the Christmas Tree in Orgrimmar or Ironforge.
Winter Reindeer Chance of getting pet by opening a Present Box under the Christmas Tree. Under the Christmas Tree in Orgrimmar or Ironforge.
Winter's Little Helper Chance of getting pet by opening a Present Box under the Christmas Tree. Under the Christmas Tree in Orgrimmar or Ironforge.

Love is in the Air

Name From Location
Peddlefeet 10% chance from Gift of Adoration Orgrimmar, Undercity, Thunderbluff

Darnassus, Ironforge, Stormwind City

Midsummer Fire Festival

Name Cost/Drop Rate Location
Scorchling 1% - 2% drop rate Ice Chest after defeating Ahune
(The Slave Pens, Zangarmarsh)
Spirit of Summer 350 Fire Blossom Midsummer Merchant
(Orgrimmar, Silvermoon City, Thunder Bluff, Undercity)

(Stormwind City, Ironforge, Exodar, Darnassus)

Hallow's End

Name Drop Rate From
Sinister Squashling 2% - 3% Headless Horseman
(Scarlet Monestary, Tirisfal Glades)

Noblegarden

Name Cost/Drop Rate From
Spring Rabbit 100 Noblegarden Chocolate



1% - 2%
Noblegarden Merchant/Vendor
(Alliance or Horde starter towns)

Brightly Colored Egg
(hidden in Alliance or Horde starter towns)

Brewfest

Name Quest Name From
Wolpertinger Catch the Wild Wolpertinger Goldrak Huntsniper
(outside Orgrimmar, Durotar)

Goldark Snipehunter
(outside Ironforge, Dun Morogh)


Engineered Pets


Engineered Pets

Name Materials Schematic From
Lifelike Toad Living Essence - 1
Thorium Widget - 4
Gold Power Core - 1
Rugged Leather - 1
World Drop

Engineering (265)
Lil' Smoky (Engineer-only)
BOP
Core Earth - 1
Gyrochronatom - 2
Fused Wiring - 1
Mithril Bar - 2
Truesilver Bar - 1
Gnomeregan Drop
(Gnomeregan, Dun Morogh 1% - 2%)

Engineering (205)
Mechanical Squirrel Copper Modulator - 1
Handful of Copper Bolts - 1
Copper Bar - 1
Malachite - 2
World Drop

Engineering (75)
Pet Bombling (Engineer-only)
BOP
Big Iron Bomb - 1
Heart of Fire - 1
Fused Wiring - 1
Mithril Bar - 6
Mekgineer Thermaplugg
(Gnomeregan, Dun Morogh - 100%)

Engineering (205)
Tranquil Mechanical Yeti Cured Rugged Hide - 1
Thorium Widget - 4
Globe of Water - 2
Truesilver Transformer - 2
Gold Power Core - 1
Umi Rumplesnicker
(Everlook, Winterspring)

(Be an engineer and complete the chain Are We There Yeti?)


Fished Pets


Fishing Pets

Name Drop Rate From/Fished From
Chuck 10%
Bag of Fishing Treasures
Shattrath City Fishing Daily - Crocolisks in the City
(Lower City, Shattrath City)
Giant Sewer Rat Very Rare Dalaran Sewer Water
(The Underbelly, Dalaran)
Magical Crawdad Extremely Rare
(possible wish granted from Mr. Pinchy - 3 wishes available, 2 day cooldown)
450 Fishing Skill, fished from Highland Mixed Schools
(found in pools of water only accessible by flying mounts in Terokkar Forest)
Lake Jorune above Stonebreaker Hold, Lake Ere'Noru above Allerian Stronghold, and Blackwind Lake, Skettis
Muckbreath 10%
Bag of Fishing Treasures
Shattrath City Fishing Daily - Crocolisks in the City
(Lower City, Shattrath City
Snarky 10%
Bag of Fishing Treasures
Shattrath City Fishing Daily - Crocolisks in the City
(Lower City, Shattrath City)
Strand Crawler 1% - 2%
Bag of Fishing Treasures
Dalaran Fishing Daily
Toothy 10%
Bag of Fishing Treasures
Shattrath City Fishing Daily - Crocolisks in the City
(Lower City, Shattrath City)


Achievement Pets


Achievement Pets

Pretty simple, all you have to do is complete the General Achievements and receive the pet as a reward in the mail or via quest (Kirin Tor Familiar).


Name Achievement Goal
Kirin Tor Familiar Higher Learning Read the volumes of "The Schools of Arcane Magic" found in Dalaran listed below.

-Introduction
-Abjuration
-Conjuration
-Divination
-Enchantment
-Illusion
-Necromancy
-Transmuation
Little Fawn Lil' Game Hunter Collect 75 unique companion pets.
Stinker Shop Smart, Shop Pet...Smart Collect 50 unique companion pets.


Higher Learning: These books spawn in specific locations throughout Dalaran.
The Ledgermain Lounge (2 books)
-One on the empty bookshelf by the northwest entrance - farthest from the stairs.
-One is on the empty bookshelf in the upstairs room on the left.
The Violet Citadel (2 books)
-One will be on the first floor to your right, facing in, on the left bookshelf.
-One is upstairs, next to the Caverns of Time portal on the floor between the bookshelves.
The Threads of Fate (1 book)
-Upstairs on the balcony, the book will spawn on a crate to your right as you are facing away from the door.
The Dalaran Visiting Center (1 book)
-To your right as you are facing into the room, on the ground, between the two chairs.
The Violet Hold (1 book)
-Will spawn by the normal daily dungeon quest giver on a crate.
The Violet Gate (1 book)
-The room with the Portal Trainer, will be to your right as you are facing into the room and on the floor to the right of the bookshelf.

[protip] The books are not there at all times and will disappear after a short time, sometimes you will find placeholder books in place of the School of Arcane Magic books. You can sit and wait at each of the spawn points and hope for a book to show. The absolute best time to visit all the locations as soon as possible is after rolling restarts or right when the servers come up from a patch. This will cause all locations to spawn a book! Try to visit them all as quickly as possible before the books despawn, if you are lucky none of them spawned a placeholder and you can get your achievement done quickly.[/protip]

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