|Specialization (upon taming)|
|The Shale spider eats|
|The Shale spider comes with|
|All pets come with|
- Shale spiders are considered an exotic beast and can only be tamed by beastmaster hunters with the ability.
Though hunters can respec their pet shale spiders into Cunning or Ferocity, they are inherently Tenacity. In addition to the abilities that come standard with all pets ( and ) and those given to their natural or retrained specialization, all shale spiders are given the following:
The subspecies below can be tamed by beastmaster hunters.
- Amethyst Shale Hatchling (pet battle; Desolace, Deepholm)
- Crimson Shale Hatchling (pet battle; Deepholm)
- Emerald Shale Hatchling (pet battle; Deepholm)
- Tiny Shale Spider (drop from ; Deepholm, 100% rate)
- Topaz Shale Hatchling (pet battle; Desolace, Deepholm)
- Patch 4.0.6 (8-Feb-2011): Added as a tamable pet family.