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Baby Ape

Baby Ape
Baby Ape
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Pet Battle: [9-10] The Cape of Stranglethorn

Weather: Rain

Want it Want it | Got it | Exclude — Community: 52.7% have it
Neutral Neutral

Beats on chest and scratches backside.

Pit-pattering footsteps; vocalizations (on-click)

3 allowed
Mists of Pandaria
Patch 5.0.1 | Posted: September 25, 2012

This wild pet can be found on Jaguero Isle in the The Cape of Stranglethorn. It only spawns when it's raining on the island, however, this area has its own unique weather pattern. Although it might be raining in Stranglethorn, it may not be raining on the isle.

Level 0: Health 0Power 0Speed 0
Requires Pet Level: 1

100% Hit Chance 


Smash the enemy, dealing 433 Beast damage.

Vs. Critter

Vs. Flying
2 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 10

100% Hit Chance 


Deals 295 Beast damage and reduces the target's next attack by 50%.

Vs. Critter

Vs. Flying
Requires Pet Level: 2

100% Hit Chance 


A fierce roar deals 197 Beast damage and enrages the user, increasing the damage they deal by 25% for 3 rounds.

Vs. Critter

Vs. Flying
5 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 15

100% Hit Chance 


Stun the target for 1 round.

1 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 4

50% Hit Chance 


Hurls bananas at the enemy, dealing 591 Beast damage.


Bananas continue to fall on the enemy's current pet dealing 59 Beast damage each round for 2 rounds.

Vs. Critter

Vs. Flying
Requires Pet Level: 20

100% Hit Chance 


First use: Fills a barrel.


Second use: Throws the barrel, dealing 886 Beast damage.

Vs. Critter

Vs. Flying


Beasts deal 25% extra damage below half health.


Damage Taken 

50% from Mechanical abilities

33% from Humanoids abilities

The Cape of Stranglethorn — Eastern Kingdoms
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Top RaterFlutterwing 
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Finally was on the isle while it was raining - I was so excited! There weren't any though, and I tried clearing out a bunch of crabs and other things to see if any would spawn. It's not raining anymore and I didn't get any - I'm not sure what was wrong.

Hopefully soon... I guess it doesn't seem to be a certainty they'll spawn, though?

5 days ago at 12:47am | Edits: 0 | Ghostlands-US | Pets: 627 Compare collections | Score: 2948
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I camped it earlier with no luck. I came back later to park a character there and it was RAINING!! (5:30 till 5:50) I started to fly around the island and couldn't spot one. Come to find out they don't show up with the add on. I walked around and they were all over so don't worry. I tried for about 7 of them until the rain stopped. 4 uncommon and 3 poor.

Jul 16, 2016 at 8:57pm | Edits: 0 | Blade's Edge-US | Pets: 503 Compare collections | Score: 2482
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waited from 3:07pm to 4pm server time on Nathrezim, and ape showed up right at 4:00pm.  first catch was blue.

May 23, 2016 at 5:01pm | Edits: 0 | Nathrezim-US | Pets: 557 Compare collections | Score: 2503
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I didn't see Baby Apes even though it was raining. checked for secondaries. No Baby Apes as secondaries. Combat killed the strand crabs and about 2 minutes later Baby Apes! I had just clicked and heard the battle start when it stopped raining and it cancelled my battle so time is very imperative on this pet!!! New info, the Baby Apes do not respawn. Whatever types there are thats it until it rains at a diff time. They can despawn after initial rain and not spawn during the second rain phase.

Feb 26, 2016 at 2:50am | Edits: 1 | Area 52-US | Pets: 401 Compare collections | Score: 1999
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After reading all of your comments, I went to the island to just do the Princess Poohbah quests, and when I got there...rain.  I was so excited that you could hear me from the other room.  I collected a Rare and Uncommon before the rain stopped.  Without everyone's posts I would not have known that rain was the key....Thanks so much to everyone and this website.

Feb 21, 2016 at 11:38am | Edits: 0 | Skywall-US | Pets: 106 Compare collections | Score: 497
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Once it is raining, if you happen to catch it like I did when it just started and no one was round...I think maybe one other person..It was really easy to get a rare, got 2 in about 10 mins.

Dec 26, 2015 at 12:55am | Edits: 0 | Gorefiend-US | Pets: 607 Compare collections | Score: 2781
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Raining now !!!! 2.07pm server time frostmourne :D so happy to finally get this

Sep 5, 2015 at 12:07am | Edits: 0 | Frostmourne-US | Pets: 176 Compare collections | Score: 626
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Finally, after an 8 hour straight camp and a 12 hour straight camp, i have one! The rain started at 3.55am and had finished at 4.06am. The apes despawned as soon as the rain finished. No rares, but im still very happy!

Aug 27, 2015 at 10:07pm | Edits: 0 | Al'Akir-EU | Pets: 235 Compare collections | Score: 975
Top RaterGrissy 
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yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa y! Finally! Just got mine, bronzebeard 09.20am uk time :)

Aug 5, 2015 at 4:20am | Edits: 0 | Silvermoon-EU | Pets: 673 Compare collections | Score: 3516
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It rained for a split second @ 11:35AM on US-Stormreaver. I was able to snag a common Baby Ape on Jaguero Isle!

Jun 7, 2015 at 12:39pm | Edits: 1 | Sargeras-US | Pets: 498 Compare collections | Score: 2393
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Raining on the island now on Proudmoore! 

May 18, 2015 at 1:14am | Edits: 0 | Proudmoore-US | Pets: 0 Compare collections | Score: 0
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Finally got this guy last night. Once I nabbed an uncommon P/P, I decided I'd share the wealth and started a premade group. Sadly, once anyone joined my group, I got bumped to another server even though I was lead and the rain stopped. I ended up jerking the chain of a poor warrior that seemed just as excited. :(

May 5, 2015 at 8:45am | Edits: 0 | Proudmoore-US | Pets: 618 Compare collections | Score: 2886
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Taken from Adriannah: "What I did is I logged in one evening and went AFk with the volume turned up high while I did chores around the house. When the rain starts it's pretty loud.... So... just turn your volume up and park there. If you want to browse the internet then go to System --> Sound and check "Sound in background" and you will still hear it if you are tabbed out..." My experience:

Apr 26, 2015 at 5:35am | Edits: 1 | Caelestrasz-US | Pets: 604 Compare collections | Score: 2788
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Fly to the island join a Premade Group - Find a group  - if it is raining on that realm when you join the group they will spawn and you can get a Baby Ape - dont leave group until you have your fill!!!

Apr 25, 2015 at 4:16pm | Edits: 2 | Area 52-US | Pets: 665 Compare collections | Score: 3918
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I caught 3 11:30 am EST finally but not one rare. I will stone the poor one as he has a better rating. Good Luck . I've been trying to get one for 3 years.

Apr 21, 2015 at 10:43pm | Edits: 0 | Sentinels-US | Pets: 466 Compare collections | Score: 2369
Site MVPIronwolfe 
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Logged in on Dalaran at 8:40AM and it was raining, took a moment for me to realise what it meant, as usually it's sunny.  When I did, I ran around the island and snagged an uncommon P/P and a poor B/B, the next I found was a rare B/B.  It was still raining, but they had started to disappear and by the time I reached the spot where I had seen one on my minimap, it too had disappeared. Extremely Happy with what I did get though.

Apr 16, 2015 at 8:46am | Edits: 0 | Durotan-US | Pets: 712 Compare collections | Score: 4260
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About the issue where it rains but no baby ape shows up, you'll have to wait for a few... minutes (?), then a lot will show up!

Mar 31, 2015 at 5:13pm | Edits: 0 | Minahonda-EU | Pets: 603 Compare collections | Score: 2846
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It was raining on the isle, but there were no Baby Ape spawns and no one else on the isle. So I started killing every battle pet and critter that I could find on the isle.  After my third pass at least a dozen Baby Apes had spawned and I found a rare on a second battle.  I went through all of the spawns, killing all the poor and commons, and had a few more spawns before I noticed someone else was on the isle, so I left them to it.  It seemed to rain for a very long time this time.

Mar 25, 2015 at 1:40pm | Edits: 2 | Shadowmoon-US | Pets: 670 Compare collections | Score: 3580
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I wish I could spend my holiday on that island. I've been camping my alt there for months and whenever I log in, which is quite often, it is sunny.

Mar 8, 2015 at 10:33am | Edits: 0 | Drak'thul-EU | Pets: 614 Compare collections | Score: 3592
Top RaterLjdynamic 
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Just got mine on Zul'jin, glad I decided to check if it was raining =).  Poor (P/P) and an uncommon (B/B), nothing a stone can't fix =)


Yup don't give up, just leave a toon you care nothing of parked there and just pop in ever so often.  Took me 2 weeks before I logged in lucky for this cute babe.

Mar 7, 2015 at 4:42pm | Edits: 1 | Zul'jin-US | Pets: 651 Compare collections | Score: 3632
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Young apes quickly learn to hang from branches with their feet, leaving both hands free to fling objects at interlopers.
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