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Specialization (upon taming)
Cunning Cunning
The Bat eats
Inv misc food 19.png Inv mushroom 11.png Inv misc food 18.png
The Bat comes with
Ability druid ferociousbite.png Ability hunter pet bat.png
All pets come with
Spell shadow burningspirit.png Ability physical taunt.png

Bats are nocturnal, flying mammals that usually feed on fruit and insects. Most are no bigger than the average bird. A number of bat species in Azeroth grow to enormous size and pose a threat to players. Some of them are useful mounts for the jungle trolls and Forsaken. Bats are found in the Tirisfal Glades, Blackrock Depths, Shadowfang Keep, Zul'Gurub, Razorfen Kraul, Eastern Plaguelands, Ghostlands, Karazhan, and Uldaman.

Hunter pet

Though hunters can respec their pet bats into Ferocity or Tenacity, they are inherently Cunning. In addition to the abilities that come standard with all pets ([Growl] and [Avoidance]) and those given to their natural or retrained specialization, all bats are given the following:


The subspecies below can be tamed by hunters.


Monstrous Plaguebat.jpg

Greater Kraul Bat.jpg

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Mobs with level numbers are tamable.

Vanity/Battle pet

See also

Patch changes

  • World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade/ World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.2 (14-Oct-2008): Major changes. Screech replaced with Sonic Blast. Bats can now eat meat. Armor and Health had no bonus, each now has +5%. Damage had a +7% bonus and now has a +5% bonus.

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