Hunter Tomes

Hunter Tomes are special books for Hunters, which are used to learn the ability to tame pets from new pet families. These pets may be used in any specialization, as opposed to exotic pets which can only be used in the Beast Mastery specialization.

There are several hunter tomes available in game:

Ancient Tome of Dinomancy

The Ancient Tome of Dinomancy drops from Zandalari Dinomancer on the Isle of Giants.

  • Once learned you will be able to tame pets within the Direhorn family.
  • For alts you will need to obtain this tome on each character in order to tame Direhorn family pets.
  • For a list of Direhorn hunter pets that you can tame check out Petopia.

Mecha-Bond Imprint Matrix

The Mecha-Bond Imprint Matrix can be crafted by Engineers with at least one skill point in Legion Engineering. You can purchase Schematic: Mecha-Bond Imprint Matrix from Xur'ios in Dalaran.

  • Once learned you will be able to tame Mechanical pets.
  • For alts you will need to obtain this tome on each character in order to tame Mechanical family pets. Note that Gnomes and Goblins have the ability to tame Mechanical by default.
  • For a list of Mechanical hunter pets that you can tame check out Petopia.

Tome of the Hybrid Beast

The Tome of the Hybrid Beast can be purchased from Pan the Kind Hand after completing the Hunter Class Mount Questline.

In order to start this questline you will first have to complete a few achievements and quests:

Upon completing this scenario you will get the mount Trust of a Loyal Wolfhawk and you'll be able to purchase the Tome of the Hybrid Beast from Pan the Kind Hand.

Blood-Soaked Tome of Dark Whispers

The Blood-Soaked Tome of Dark Whispers drops from Zul in Uldir. It is a guaranteed drop on Normal and higher difficulties.

  • Once learned you will be able to tame pets within the Blood Beast family on all hunter characters on your account.
  • For a list of Blood Beast hunter pets that you can tame check out Petopia.

Gargon Training Manual

The Gargon Training Manual drops from drops from Huntmaster Petrus in Revendreth.

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  • For a list of Gorgon hunter pets that you can tame check out Petopia.

How to School Your Serpent

The book How to School Your Serpent can be purchased from San Redscale in the Jade Forest.

  • Once learned you will be able to tame pets within the Cloud Serpents family on all hunter characters on your account.
  • For a list of Cloud Serpents hunter pets that you can tame check out Petopia.

Simple Tome of Bone-Binding

The Simple Tome of Bone-Binding drops from npcs in Maldraxxus and bosses in the Plaguefall dungeon.

  • Once learned you will be able to tame pets within the Undead beasts family on all hunter characters on your account.

How to Train a Dragonkin

How to Train a Dragonkin is a reward from reaching Renown 23 with Valdrakken Accord.

  • Once learned you will be able to tame many pets within the Dragonkin family on all hunter characters on your account.

Ottuk Taming

Ottuk Taming is a reward from completing the quest While the Iron Is Hot. To start the questline you have to reach Renown 11 with the Iskaara Tuskarr.

  • Once learned you will be able to tame many pets within the Ottuk family on all hunter characters on your account.

Cinder of Companionship

Cinder of Companionship is obtained after learning Reins of Anu'relos, Flame's Guidance, which drops from Mythic Fyrakk in Amirdrassil, the Dream's Hope.

  • Once learned you will be able to tame Nah'qi in the Emerald Dream.