Hidden Battle Pets in World of Warcraft – Guide

This guide documents Hidden Battle Pets in World of Warcraft, and as such, it acts as a reference hub for secret and mysterious pets found throughout the game.

Dragonflight Pets


Nelthara is a secret whelpling battle pet that can be obtained only by level 70 Dracthyr Evokers. To start the questline, move your character to Valdrakken and change its class specialization to Augmentation. To obtain the pet, complete the following quests:

Shadowlands Pets


Glimr is a secret purple murloc battle pet obtained from Glimr's Cracked Egg. To get the egg, you will have to complete a hidden murloc questline in Grizzly Hills.


Gurgl is a secret blue murloc battle pet obtained by completing a new questline in Eye of Azshara zone.

Level 60 enemies are present throughout the questline, thus it is recommended you complete it with a max level character.

Battle for Azeroth Pets


Baa'l is a Secret Battle Pet that resembles a demonic goat. Baa'l is one of the major secrets added in Battle for Azeroth, along with the Waist of Time, The Hivemind and Jenafur. For the last step of this secret you will also need to get Uuna and complete her storyline.


Bumbles is a Secret Bee Pet obtained from the Let's Bee Friends alliance-only achievement. There is a short unlock requirement for the achievement.

1. Complete the questline starting with Mayhem at Mildenhall Meadery and ending with Back to the Lab.

2. Go to the Mildenhall Meadery in Stormsong Valley and farm Bumbling Bees until you get the Annealed Honey Amulet.

3. Bring the Annealed Honey Amulet to Rosaline Mildenhall in Boralus. She has a few different spawn points, so make sure to create a macro to target Rosaline. Note that you might find her in a shop where you cannot get into. If that's the case then bind a key for "Interact With Target" (Key Bindings -> Targeting).

/target Rosaline

/way 51.5 48.0 Scribes & Nobles
/way 55.5 62.5 Goldman's Cafe
/way 58.1 66.3 Inaccessible building
/way 72.4 73.3 Unnamed shop
/way 72.9 73.3 Upper unnamed shop

4. After talking with Rosaline, she will give you a letter which you'll have to bring to Ancel Mildenhall at coordinates 68.8 65.2 in Mildenhall Meadery (Stormsong Valley).

5. Take the quest Bumbles the Bee from Ancel and complete it. You can find Raimond's Secret Ingredient at coordinates 74 73 in Stormsong Valley.

6. After this quest is complete, you unlock the daily quest Let's Bee Friends. Farm eight Vials of Honey Slime, mix them with Raimond's Secret Ingredient which you can find on the table behind Ancel, and then feed that to Bumbles.

Complete this daily quest for 7 days and you will get Bumbles, the secret bee pet!

Filthy Slime

The Filthy Slime battle pet is learned from the Filthy Bucket which drops from Gol'than the Malodorous in Tol Dagor on Mythic difficulty. The pet is personal loot and not guaranteed to drop, however it is cageable and can be bought/sold in the Auction House.

To get to the secret location and summon the boss follow these steps:

  • Enter Tol Dagor on Mythic difficulty and defeat the first boss.
  • Clear trash in The Drain and The Brig, and look for a Discarded Cell Key.
  • Open the cell marked in the screenshot below, go through the hole in the wall and at the end of the tunnel you'll find the Filthy Bucket.
  • Click the bucket to summon Gol'than the Malodorous.


Taptaf is a small pig that can be easily obtained by defeating Idej the Wise. After defeating Idej, Taptaf will offer you a quest to be yours!

/way Drustvar 67.8 79.3 Idej the Wise

Uuna's Secret Storyline

Uuna's Secret Storyline is one of the major secrets added in Legion, along with Kosumoth the Hungering, Lucid Nightmare, Riddler's Mind-Worm and Sun Darter Hatchling.

For this secret the reward is hugs, and the gratitude of a little girl. If you complete her secret storyline, her appearance will also get updated with a doll, wand and flower crown.

Wicker Pup

The Wicker Pup is a battle pet that is created by several items found in chests located around Drustvar. Simply go to the coordinates and loot the chests, then at the end combine the items to create the Wicker Pup.

/way Drustvar 18.5 51.3 Bundle of Wicker Sticks
/way Drustvar 68.4 68.7 Path start to Miniature Stag Skull
/way Drustvar 67.6 73.6 Miniature Stag Skull
/way Drustvar 25.6 24.0 Wolf Pup Spine
/way Drustvar 55.4 51.5 Spooky Incantation

Legion Pets

Sun Darter Hatchling

Sun Darter Hatchling is one of the major secrets in Legion, along with Kosumoth the Hungering, Lucid Nightmare, Riddler's Mind-Worm and Uuna.

To get the Sun Darter Hatchling secret pet you will have to loot an Oddly-Colored Egg which is found inside Cavern of Consumption, a hidden cave in Winterspring that has many barriers, traps and puzzles.

Warlords of Draenor Pets


Terky is a Secret White Murloc Battle Pet obtained from looting the White Murloc Egg in Borean Tundra. Terky's original source was from an iCoke promotion in Asia, however, the pet was made available worldwide in Patch 6.2.2.