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Tiny Blue Carp
Tiny Blue Carp
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Profession: Fishing [1+]

Zone: Townlong Steppes, Vale of Eternal Blossoms

Approximate Catch Rate: 1 in 5,000

Tiny Blue Carp
Tiny Blue Carp
Binds when picked up
Use: Teaches you how to summon this companion.
Want it Want it | Got it | Exclude — Community: 19.4% have it
Neutral Neutral
Ground (hovers)

Floats about.

Vocalizations (on-click)

Fishing required.
3 allowed
March 5, 2013
There are a total of four Tiny Carp that can be fished up in Pandaria:

The Tiny Blue Carp can be fished up from Jewel Danio Schools and Redbelly Mandarin Schools. Additionally, it can be caught by casting into the Fish of the Day in Townlong Steppes and the Vale of Eternal Blossoms.

Another way to obtain this pet is by fishing from inland open water in Townlong Steppes and the Vale of Eternal Blossoms.

For more information on how to fish up these aquatic pets, check out El's guide.
Level 0: Health 0Power 0Speed 0
Requires Pet Level: 1

100% Hit Chance 


Rushes to the enemy on a stream of water, dealing 295 Aquatic damage.


This move always goes first.

Vs. Elemental

Vs. Magic
1 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 10

100% Hit Chance 


Overwhelms the target's mind, dealing 394 Magic damage.


Deals 197 additional damage if the weather is Arcane Winds.

Vs. Flying

Vs. Mechanical
3 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 2

Calls upon the healing streams, restoring 472 health to the user, and half that to other aquatic allies.

Requires Pet Level: 15

100% Hit Chance 


Adds 98.5 damage to every attack against the target.


Lasts 5 rounds.

Requires Pet Level: 4

100%  Hit Chance 


First use: Increases your damage dealt by 10%.


Second use: Blasts the target with a surge of water, dealing 886 Aquatic damage.

Vs. Elemental

Vs. Magic
3 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 20

100% Hit Chance 


Deals 394 to 591 Magic damage. Deals 197 additional damage when the weather is Arcane Winds.


Mana Surge continues for 3 rounds.

Vs. Flying

Vs. Mechanical

Passive: Purity 

Harmful damage over time effects are reduced by 50% on Aquatic pets.


Damage Taken 

50% from Flying abilities

33% from Undead abilities

Townlong Steppes — Pandaria
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When this drops, it drops on its own, not sealed in a crate.  It's a white text item that says Tiny Blue Carp and then turns blue text when used.


Got mine today from a jewel danio pool on Timeless Isle next to the Celestial Court about 10 minutes after I got the Tiny Red Carp (and the last color I needed).  Beware the ally and horde PvP going on in the area.


My fishing skill is 889 buffed (fishing rod, hat, special fishing line) but I don't have the Pandaren Fishing Charm on this character.

Sep 12, 2015 at 12:16am | Edits: 1 | Black Dragonflight-US | Pets: 697 Compare collections | Score: 3831
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When you fish up this pet, does it just show up or is it in a sealed crate?

Jul 4, 2015 at 6:28pm | Edits: 0 | Exodar-US | Pets: 694 Compare collections | Score: 3864
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I have been fishing for a few days (over 3000 casts) for this one. I tried in all the places suggested.  Finally got it at the little pond near the Grand Master Pet Tamer Aki the Chosen in Vale of Eternal Blossoms (29.4, 77.5.)'s a little pond with some Silvery Carp swimming around ...took less than 100 casts at this location, but a lot of casts at different areas and bags and bags full of fish. But finally got it!  Open Water. No lure. Just my Bone Fishing Pole.  

Jul 19, 2014 at 2:53pm | Edits: 0 | Uther-US | Pets: 605 Compare collections | Score: 3231
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got my little blue fishy in the crowded redbelly pools earlier this week (fish of the day) in townlong, near the temple grounds.  i was fortunate and caught the white one on the coasts of kun lai (outside zouchin strand) over the weekend!  fishing up two of these wee ones makes up for the years it took to get an emerald whelp!

Apr 24, 2014 at 11:03pm | Edits: 0 | Sentinels-US | Pets: 423 Compare collections | Score: 2048
Top RaterTungl 
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I have been trying for this lil guy forever. I finally went to the pond where Garnia spawns on the Timeless Isle. I caught one first cast, then another 7 minutes later, so this seems to be a very good spot for those that want to fish their own rather than buy off the AH. Happy Fishing!

Mar 16, 2014 at 1:36am | Edits: 0 | Sen'jin-US | Pets: 689 Compare collections | Score: 3609
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Interesting aquatic that has alot of strong attacks versus fliers. But I still feel the regular options are the best ones, Surge(go first), Healing Stream and Pump(boost and very big hit). Though it can be useful to surpise your opponent with either Psycich Blast or Mana Surge, just don't take both since you will have problem with your cooldowns. Powerful aquatic pet with some interesting options(that perhaps is best left alone).

Mar 4, 2014 at 6:49pm | Edits: 0 | Aggramar-EU | Pets: 670 Compare collections | Score: 3996
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Just reached lvl 90 yesterday. Fishing is 411, no lure of any sort, not sure if the auto fish ability uses a fishing pole or not but I didn't have a pole equiped. Red Belly Mandarin schools in Townlong Steppes, Velen US server. My brother is gonna be so jealous!

Mar 1, 2014 at 4:23am | Edits: 0 | Thrall-US | Pets: 556 Compare collections | Score: 2964
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just got one up in that lake above Guo Lai Halls in Vale of Eternal Blossoms... 21 casts. have been fishing randomly for months and just decided to stay here a give it 10 min of time... have leve 533 fishing and used a aquadynamic fishing attractor on my strong fishing pole :)

Feb 24, 2014 at 12:31pm | Edits: 0 | Frostwhisper-EU | Pets: 476 Compare collections | Score: 2268
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I caught one today at 21.90, 18.54 in the clear lake above Guo Lai Halls in Vale of Eternal Blossoms. Under 10 minutes of casting (timer on fishing buff). No schools, just clear water. It's a rare, as I guess that's where they start. Yippee!

Feb 21, 2014 at 2:27am | Edits: 0 | Zangarmarsh-US | Pets: 402 Compare collections | Score: 1925
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I caught mine today as per a few other posts in here. I was fishing waiting for Garnia to spawn and boom, a little tiny blue carp popped into my bags! Too bad I already bought him off the AH trying to finish my collection :(.

Dec 29, 2013 at 3:12pm | Edits: 0 | Gilneas-US | Pets: 695 Compare collections | Score: 3821
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I was waiting for Garnia to spawn at Ruby Lake on the Timeless Isle and fished this up at Ruby Lake.

Nov 14, 2013 at 3:34pm | Edits: 0 | Draenor-US | Pets: 0 Compare collections | Score: 0
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Updating the previous post: after 3 long and intense day of full farming, I finally got this one while fishing in the Vale, up to the NW, in the small lake above the Halls. It really took me forever! I was using the Charm, plus the Kalu' ak fishing pole and the Wheater-Beaten Fishing Hat. Fishing 600 (+110). No pools. And now to the final one, White Carp and Im done. Fingers crossed!

Nov 11, 2013 at 9:46am | Edits: 2 | Kazzak-EU | Pets: 591 Compare collections | Score: 2990
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I fished this one up accidentally when camping Garnia in Timeless Isle. Very nice surprise, I think I would never get any of these!

Nov 6, 2013 at 8:00am | Edits: 0 | Stormrage-EU | Pets: 497 Compare collections | Score: 2670
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I fished this up tonight -about my fifth or sixth cast in-about 7pm.  I hadn't been there before when the "mad" guy was around and the pools where everywhere. 


I caught him in one of the smaller pools that touched the (then absent) larger pool that the kraken appeared from. 

Aug 27, 2013 at 12:52am | Edits: 0 | Kargath-US | Pets: 698 Compare collections | Score: 3516
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I had such hopes... I looked over the Glimmering Jewel Danio Pools around Mogu'Shan Palace and thought 'This... THIS is the day to catch a Tiny Blue Carp!'


A dozen crates and about 32-odd stacks of fish later, I found out it was NOT the day to catch a Tiny Blue Carp [shakes fist at Serverstraza].


However, it was a good day to create a hoard of Jewel Danio against Patch 5.4, so it wasn't entirely wasted.


[wistful sigh]

Jul 23, 2013 at 7:21am | Edits: 0 | Wyrmrest Accord-US | Pets: 716 Compare collections | Score: 4282
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Insanely lucky, apparently, caught him on the 3rd cast into a Large Pool of Danio, after reading on the 'Tiny Green Carp' thread that the best bet was to check the fish of the day, based on my experience...good tip!


*Edit: Within 10 minutes, I've now fished up good tip to check the large pools of fish of the day, I guess.

Jul 10, 2013 at 1:41am | Edits: 1 | Eredar-US | Pets: 519 Compare collections | Score: 2577
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Got mine yesterday. Appearently very lucky. Only 150 fishing when started and 215 when caught. No lures and using Nat P. pole from Hinderlands quest. He was in the little lake in the Townlong Steppes in one of the pools for the Fish of the Day. I did not expect it at all, just figured If I'm going to level it anyway might as well do it where I have a chance at a pet.


Anyway just so you know, Skill level in fishing does not seem to matter. At least not in my case.

Jul 1, 2013 at 10:38am | Edits: 0 | Madoran-US | Pets: 609 Compare collections | Score: 3181
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Yay! Finally caught my first carp - a blue one - in a Crowded Redbelly Mandarin (fish of the day) pool near Niuzao Temple.  Took well over 700 casts. 

Now onwards for the other 3!

May 10, 2013 at 1:32pm | Edits: 0 | Area 52-US | Pets: 575 Compare collections | Score: 3256
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I fished this guy up out of open waters in the Vale. Max skill + max bonus fishing rod and fishing hat lure. I got lucky on this guy and got him rather quickly (20minutes) but no luck on any of the others yet. Just stay calm and listen to some good music while you wait for this drop. Good hunting to you!

Apr 25, 2013 at 9:52pm | Edits: 0 | Runetotem-US | Pets: 680 Compare collections | Score: 3870
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Caught my Tiny Blue Carp yesterday in Vale of Eternal Blossom in the waters around Mogu'shan Palace. Default fishing pole, and max fishing of 600 - pretty basic stuff. Been trying at these pets since release, I would fish the Vale roughly 20-30 pool spawns daily while usually using a special fishing pole. Caught the Tiny Blue Carp in a Spawn of Jewel Danio.


Now to get the other 3!

Apr 18, 2013 at 5:11am | Edits: 0 | Kargath-US | Pets: 689 Compare collections | Score: 3706
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These little guys can be found in the waters of the Timeless Isle, or swimming alongside Jewel Danio or Redbelly Mandarin. Dedicated fishermen can sometimes befriend one.
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