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Silithid Hatchling

Pets by Family Beast Insects Silithid Hatchling
Requires Pet Level: 1

100%  Hit Chance 

 

Scratches the enemy, dealing 394 Critter damage.


Vs. Undead

Vs. Humanoid
1 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 10

100% Hit Chance 

 

Deals 295 Beast damage.

If the user kills an enemy with Devour, they restore 591 health.

 

Devour continues for 2 rounds.


Vs. Critter

Vs. Flying
3 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 2

100% Hit Chance 

 

Deals 394 Beast damage and reduces the target's speed by 25% for 4 rounds.


Vs. Critter

Vs. Flying
3 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 15

You endure, preventing your health from being reduced below 1 health until the end of the next round.

 

Pets affected by Survival will survive an Apocalypse.

Requires Pet Level: 4

100% Hit Chance 

 

Starts a swarm, causing 177 Critter damage.

 

Opponents struck by the swarm take double damage for 2 rounds.

 

Swarm continues for 3 rounds.


Vs. Undead

Vs. Humanoid
5 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 20

100% Hit Chance 

 

Deals 492 Flying damage and turns the weather into a sandstorm for 5 rounds.

 

During a sandstorm, all pets take 98.5 less damage and their accuracy is reduced by 10%.


Vs. Aquatic

Vs. Dragonkin
Beast

Passive: 

Beasts deal 25% extra damage below half health.

 

Damage Taken 

50% from Mechanical abilities

33% from Humanoids abilities

Tanaris — Kalimdor
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Kitten2102 
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Since I was looking for the information and found it else-where I thought I would share...

Sandstorms are across the ENTIRE ZONE of Tanaris. So if you are camping you dont need to fly between the spawn locations... Hope this helps someone :)

Oct 2, 2013 at 9:49am | Edits: 0 | Saurfang-US | Pets: 372 Compare collections | Score: 1732
Dodes 
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Patch 5.1 Hotfixes - December 10

"Silithid Hatchlings should now be less elusive." 

 

They still only seem to spawn during sandstorms but it looks like you don't have to be there only when the storm first appears. Rejoice!!

Dec 11, 2012 at 12:36am | Edits: 0 | Kil'jaeden-US | Pets: 576 Compare collections | Score: 2931
Site MVPRoarey 
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Mynxie is quite correct..it does appear the best time to catch this guy is be there for the start of a storm. I plopped my dk 2nd acct alt at the chasm at 8am est on Sunday morning, watched all day til finally at 9:03pm est(6:03 crz st) it came in. Each chasm had a few dozen spawns in 2 waves, got mine and stayed to report. All spawns were dead within 20 minutes of start..high number of people. No more hatchlings were spawned for the remaining length of the storm. It ended at 11:10pm est. Hope this helps..happy hunting!

Oct 29, 2012 at 8:49am | Edits: 1 | Uldaman-US | Pets: 701 Compare collections | Score: 4184
Balthazor 
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They reportedly spawn only above ground, but only during a sandstorm.

Oct 12, 2012 at 7:23pm | Edits: 0 | Sargeras-US | Pets: 593 Compare collections | Score: 3294
Iceblossom 
Rating: +2   [Report]

Keep in mind the Special Groups option.  I fly into a storm today and helped quite a number of people finally get their own Hatchlings.

Mar 19, 2015 at 6:50pm | Edits: 0 | Garrosh-US | Pets: 647 Compare collections | Score: 3604
Top RaterVek 
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Old opinion: Bad pet, a bit too slow and probably bottom of the pile.

Updated opinion: Scratch hits undead REALLY hard, and 260 speed is fast enough to go first against them, which also makes survival more useful. Sandstorm protects against Haunt or BONESTORM. Takes weak damage from Call Darkness, then you can change to Sandstorm so Darkness birds don't get bonus to hit. All in all more useful than I initially thought, but still outclassed by many pets. Works ok against Idol without Demolish.

Feb 28, 2014 at 6:58am | Edits: 1 | Aggramar-EU | Pets: 668 Compare collections | Score: 3984
Oddanie 
Rating: +1   [Report]

Does anyone have semi-reliable info on how often there are sandstorms?? Posting "Sandstorm now on XX realm! ZOMG!" doesn't help those of us who aren't on your realm or can't get to Tanaris quickly....

Mar 8, 2015 at 12:45pm | Edits: 0 | Icecrown-US | Pets: 510 Compare collections | Score: 2362
Mwilson1113 
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How often are there sandstorms, I notice that it seems like once a month someone posts that there is one going on..I didn't know if it was just a coincidence.

Feb 11, 2015 at 7:21pm | Edits: 0 | Norgannon-US | Pets: 466 Compare collections | Score: 2016
Kantrill 
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Was parking toons on several servers and went to Proudmoore tonight.....flew right into a sandstorm...Oh yeah!!

Nov 2, 2013 at 5:58am | Edits: 0 | Llane-US | Pets: 513 Compare collections | Score: 2630
Havokjd 
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Also got mine on Thrall today.  Had left an alt there and was logging in on him periodically to check.  Was doing that for about 3 days, and today when I logged in there was a sandstorm going.  Tons of them were crawling about.  Managed 2 rares and a rare Sand Kitten.  The sandstorm stayed up forever (I got tired and logged before it ended) and there were plenty of spawns and respawns.

Aug 22, 2013 at 11:53pm | Edits: 0 | Thrall-US | Pets: 484 Compare collections | Score: 2176
Starlytte 
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Thunderhorn Server: 7:30 AM PDT - Sandstorm in Tanaris.  Scored Rare Silithid Hatchling, Rare Sand Kitten, Rare Sea Gull.  (what the heck are seagulls doing in the desert??)

Jun 15, 2013 at 10:38am | Edits: 1 | Thunderhorn-US | Pets: 682 Compare collections | Score: 3538
Blutewasser 
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Just got this on Argent Dawn. Parked a toon in Tanaris at one of the bug camps and waited for sandstorm. Now just have to wait for summer for Zookeeper. :)

Jan 12, 2013 at 7:19pm | Edits: 0 | Argent Dawn-US | Pets: 499 Compare collections | Score: 2253
Site MVPDruegar 
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I've been regularly checking Tanaris for sandstorms ever since Pandaria opened, but had only seen one sandstorm before this morning (and there were no spawns at that time.) But today I finally got lucky. Not only did I arrive during a sandstorm, the spawns were plentiful. As I flew around The Gaping Chasm (I never needed to check The Noxious Lair), there were dozens of the little teal bugs waiting to be battled. My second battle was an Uncommon. Because the respawns were so frequent, and there was only one other person in that area battling, I decided to keep hunting. I wound up getting one Rare of each breed. It took me about 25 minutes total. I never had to search for more than five seconds to find another spawn. By the time I left, there were two or three other players looking for pets and the respawn rate was just as plentiful. Hopefully this is the norm now and it won't be quite so painful to get one of these weather-dependent bugs.

Dec 19, 2012 at 3:57pm | Edits: 1 | Proudmoore-US | Pets: 524 Compare collections | Score: 2762
Helvira 
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Blizzard made the Silithid Hatchling "Less Elusive" in the latest 5.1 Hotfix patch :D

 

Link

Dec 12, 2012 at 1:24pm | Edits: 0 | Blood Furnace-US | Pets: 600 Compare collections | Score: 3207
Geryth 
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I'm leveling like 8 pets right now, and they were all in that 12-14 range, so I basically just went around tanaris killing the local battle pets, getting mithril nodes, fishing oily blackmouths. . .basically just things to keep me busy.  Eventually (maybe 1.5 to 2 hours), a sandstorm started, and I rushed over to the gaping chasm to find it full of Silithid Hatchlings.  Got a poor quality one and left the others for other people, I'll upgrade it to a rare with the battle stones coming next patch.

Nov 5, 2012 at 10:05pm | Edits: 0 | Alterac Mountains-US | Pets: 94 Compare collections | Score: 0
Wingz 
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I logged in in the middle of a storm and there were at least 15 in each of the 2 places. There were some players around but i think there were enough pets since i managed to get my rare. I also think that they do respawn.

Oct 26, 2012 at 11:05am | Edits: 0 | Darkspear-EU | Pets: 684 Compare collections | Score: 3309
Mynxie 
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I logged on to a storm. I must have just missed the start because I stuck around for about 2 hours and not one hatchling spawned! Not sure if it's bugged or what. The respawns seem random and are NOT guranteed. Your best bet is to be there right when a sandstorm begins. This is more frustrating than the Minfernal

Oct 26, 2012 at 3:07am | Edits: 0 | Mal'Ganis-US | Pets: 585 Compare collections | Score: 2631
Boscom 
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Sandstorm in Tanaris get your pet now!!!

2 days ago at 1:16pm | Edits: 0 | Area 52-US | Pets: 611 Compare collections | Score: 2892
Top RaterZiaom 
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Flew into the The Noxious Lair around 7:15 server time happy to see a sandstorm! After about 30 minutes of finding dozens of poors and one uncommon, I finally got my rare! I just kept killing them if they weren't rares.  They were respawning very quickly.  This was my first time attempting to catch a rare, but I can imagine it would be fairly easy if you're lucky enought to get there at the start of the sandstorm.  Happy hunting!

Mar 22, 2015 at 8:54pm | Edits: 0 | Burning Legion-US | Pets: 460 Compare collections | Score: 2281
Vasmilda 
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I finally captured mine! Sandstorm on Mugthol right now! 2 PM server time (March 14). Been up for about 10 minutes. Good luck!

Mar 14, 2015 at 5:00pm | Edits: 1 | Mug'thol-US | Pets: 458 Compare collections | Score: 2211
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These hatchlings entertain themselves by clacking their mandibles together in increasingly complex rhythms.
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