New Hunter Pets:
|Qem - Pink "Brain" Bug. (Click any image on this page to enlarge.)|
Several of these new rares have skins that were not previously tamable or are brand new looks entirely!
There are three new "brain" bugs that can be found lurking around the hives in Silithus. There is a beautiful new sapphire owl that is tamable at level 25 (pictured left). There are seven new spiked wind serpents with absolutely gorgeous color-schemes ranging from level 27 - 53. There is a beautiful hunched striped green cat (think skarr's model + Winna's Kitten color scheme) that can be found in the Swamp of Sorrows, and another new black and white striped hunched cat in Felwood. The Arcane Wyrms in Coldarra have finally become tamable, and a new red wyrm has been introduced in Silithus. There is even a tamable monkey wearing a hat!
Several other new rares' looks were once only available in raids such as AQ40 and Blackwing Lair. Never could get a friend to help you tame Chromaggus? Don't fret - there is now an alternative that looks exactly the same! Chromehound is a level 49 rare that patrols around the inside of Blackrock Mountain. Several of the more colorful wasp models that were once only found in Zul'Gurub or AQ40 have also made an appearance out in the world.
Many other models that were once available only at higher levels can now be tamed by hunters much lower in level. Nether Rays and Sporebats (previously only tamable in Outland) can now be tamed in the level 40 - 50 range. A new level 48 boar in the Searing Gorge shares the same model as the blue & white felboars on Ogri'la Plateau. There are a couple of beetles that were originally found in Halls of Origination/Uldum that can now be found at level 27 and 39. Even shale spiders, which we previously wouldn't have seen until hitting deepholm can now be found as low as level 29 (of course not tamable until level 69 though because they are exotic).
Some hunters might be pleased to know that there is now an alternative to both Nuromoc and The Razza. Both of these new rares can be found in Winterspring.
|Nuromoc's Cousin Perhaps?|
New Trackable Hunter Pet in Pandaria:
|Image courtesy of Petopia|
Bombyx is going to be a little different from the previous trackable hunter pets. Instead of leaving actual footprints for tracks, he leaves bits of Heavily-Chewed Silkweed which look suspiciously like the actual silkweed herb. These "tracks" will make it quite difficult to tell which direction he is actually moving in once found, as they face no particular direction.
Bombyx also has a habit of making sharp turns and even stopping in place for long periods of time. Placing a flare in front of him to make him visible will prove to be much more difficult with this squirmy guy.
Once I have more screenies & video for Bombyx he will get his own post similar to his nine buddies.
New PVP Faction Rares in Krasarang Wilds:
In Pandaria we are going to see six new (non-pet related) rares in Krasarang Wilds connected to the new achievement: I'm In Your Base, Killing Your Dudes. These rares are each tied to a faction; three to Alliance and three to Horde. These rares can be found at their corresponding factions' base. As one would expect, rares from your own faction will appear friendly to you - while appearing hostile to the opposing faction.
Champion of Arms rares include: Dalan Nightbreaker (Alliance)/Kar Warmaker (Horde)
Champion of the Light rares include: Disha Fearwarden (Alliance)/Muerta (Horde)
Champion of the Shadows rares include: Marvis Harms (Alliance)/Ubunti the Shade (Horde)
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For the full list of items they can drop, and to see their abilities check out Perculia's post on Wowhead here.