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Nexus Whelpling

Nexus Whelpling
Nexus Whelpling
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Pet Battle: [20-22] Borean Tundra

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Neutral Neutral
Ground (hovers)
Flutters about and spins around.
Wing flutter (constant); vocalizations (on-click)
3 allowed
November 27, 2012
Can be found on the Coldarra island in Borean Tundra.
Level 0: Health 0Power 0Speed 0
Requires Pet Level: 1

100% Hit Chance 


Deals 354 Dragonkin damage, or 492 Dragonkin damage if the user strikes last.

Vs. Magic

Vs. Undead
Requires Pet Level: 10

100%  Hit Chance 


Freezes the target, dealing 394 Dragonkin damage.

Vs. Magic

Vs. Undead
2 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 2

Removes all buffs and debuffs from the user.

3 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 15

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
Requires Pet Level: 4

100% Hit Chance 


Adds 98.5 damage to every attack against the target.


Lasts 5 rounds.

3 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 20

100%  Hit Chance 


Deals 472 Magic damage split between all enemies and warps the weather into Arcane Winds for 9 rounds. Does additional damage if Arcane Winds is already active.


During Arcane Winds, pets cannot be stunned or rooted.

Vs. Flying

Vs. Mechanical


Dragons deal 50% additional damage on the next round after bringing a target's health below 50%.


Damage Taken 

50% from Humanoid abilities

33% from Flying abilities

Borean Tundra — Northrend
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Top RaterIllumnati 
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The P/P breed is my favorite.


I usually run with Tail Sweep, Mana Surge, and Arcane Storm.


My favorite line in here is by Faerdin:

"I get prepared to feel the hurt whenever I see this pet in an enemy team."


I use it as a backline to level my frontline pets.


It servers wonders as the backline to the Taralune battle, and has been known to solo three of the garrison daily's. The Beakinator ; Jahan, Samm, and Archimedes ; and Manos, Hanos, and Fatos.

Feb 16, 2016 at 12:41am | Edits: 5 | Farstriders-US | Pets: 661 Compare collections | Score: 3873
Top RaterUnknownhand 
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This pet is an awesome hard hitter! One word of caution however is going up against an Anubisath Idol. For one, he will change the weather away from Arcane Storm and another... he will murder you with crush. Having a Arcane Eye added to the mix can mitigate and eventually remove the Idol from play. I really enjoy playing this pet... just 2 buttons and sit back and watch the other team scramble.

Special note... due to Arcane Winds he can't be interupted or stunned. :)

Oct 28, 2015 at 5:18pm | Edits: 0 | Haomarush-US | Pets: 678 Compare collections | Score: 3804
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For the Daily Pet Battle with Jahan, Samm, and Archimedes, I noticed that the opponents first round was always Arcane Storm.   

So, for you Nexus Whelpling, use Wild Magic to put another magic attack augment into play.   Then just Mana Surge your way through all three, or play clean up with the last survivor if you are unlucky.  For me, it killed all three so fast, I thought I had found a bug.

Sep 10, 2015 at 4:54pm | Edits: 0 | Proudmoore-US | Pets: 433 Compare collections | Score: 2221
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Awesome, awesome pet and one of my favorites by far! I didn't realize how powerful this little guy was until I finally tried him out as a serious pet team member. Arcane Storm followed by Mana Surge are such a deadly duo! If that isn't quite enough, Tail Swipe will put the nails into the coffin. One of the most powerful and consistent pets out there. All that, wrapped up in an adorable blue package of cuteness...I know it's going to be a great takedown when Blueberry enters the arena! :)

Jun 8, 2015 at 4:57pm | Edits: 3 | Sisters of Elune-US | Pets: 675 Compare collections | Score: 3731
Top RaterCbush1962 
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This is a must have pet for everyone.  Its' combo of Arcane Storm and then Mana Surge is incredible.  I have three different breeds.  They can kill any flyer, and during the garrison mission quest; one Nexus can easily solo that fight.  I bring two Nexus to the daily fights in Spires of Arak and Talador.  For my third pet, I usually bring in a lower level critter pet in Talador, just to get the extra experience points.  Flyers dont do well against critters.

May 30, 2015 at 10:41pm | Edits: 2 | Runetotem-US | Pets: 640 Compare collections | Score: 3826
Site MVPEeedge 
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Dominates the daily garrison mission with Samm, Jahan, and Archimedes.

Apr 26, 2015 at 9:31am | Edits: 0 | Shadowsong-US | Pets: 724 Compare collections | Score: 4330
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One of my all-time favorite pets!

Apr 12, 2015 at 10:46am | Edits: 0 | Area 52-US | Pets: 708 Compare collections | Score: 4121
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Nice anti-magic with a great model.  Somehow, I got lucky and got a P/P rare on my first try after three times of checking the island while looking for an unborn val'kyr.

Mar 10, 2015 at 2:28pm | Edits: 0 | Turalyon-US | Pets: 641 Compare collections | Score: 3093
Site MVPCyberninja 
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I run 2 of these P/S breed (and 1 level pet) and they tear through Taralune and Vesharr's pets in Draenor like they were made of butter. When going against flyers, the P/S of the whelpling usually takes over by the 2nd or 3rd turn and DESTROYS flying pets.

Feb 24, 2015 at 2:07pm | Edits: 0 | Dragonblight-US | Pets: 706 Compare collections | Score: 3991
Site MVPTym 
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Started looking for one of these yesterday.  Found plenty of spawns last night and this morning.  Plus they would respawn normal enough, initially,  but then they stopped respawning .  Captured two uncommon.  Will be going back to look for a rare, unless I get a stone.


Good Hunting

Feb 15, 2015 at 9:39am | Edits: 0 | The Venture Co-US | Pets: 216 Compare collections | Score: 1225
Top RaterFaerdin 
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The P/P Nexus Whelpling is absolutely destructive in PvP. If your enemy doesn't have a Mechanical Pet, even after Mana Surge's damage was toned down, the Nexus Whelpling will put out an insane amount of pressure and (More often than not) kill something.


I get prepared to feel the hurt whenever I see this pet in an enemy team, and it's not too uncommon to see some people running three of these at once.

Dec 6, 2014 at 7:29am | Edits: 0 | Medivh-US | Pets: 525 Compare collections | Score: 2522
Top RaterZibnaf 
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I was able to pick up three green spawns in a row, all in about 10 minutes, and it was just shortly after a patch.

Oct 17, 2014 at 3:55pm | Edits: 0 | Kael'thas-US | Pets: 520 Compare collections | Score: 2349
Rating: -3   [Report]

Geeeez! I can't seem to find any! Where are they hiding, i've looked on the map. Do they only come out at a certain time??

Sep 12, 2014 at 5:26pm | Edits: 0 | Llane-US | Pets: 288 Compare collections | Score: 1543
Top RaterMarclargoner 
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I'm considering one of those, a P/P breed for PvP to combat all the Valkyrs people are using nowadays, I figuere Tail Sweep + Sear Magic + Wild Magic can really hurt them. Can anyone give me some info about Sear Magic? Does it remove everything, like Haunt, Blinding Poison, Curse of Doom ? And what happens to the Valkyr when you dispell Haunt?

Jul 15, 2014 at 3:08am | Edits: 0 | Draenor-EU | Pets: 665 Compare collections | Score: 3020
Top RaterProfane 
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Got my rare on the first one I found :D Granted, it took me a couple trips to even see one. It was only a P/B, so I flew around and found a P/P even though it was poor. I can always stone it later :D

Jul 6, 2014 at 10:43pm | Edits: 0 | Zul'jin-US | Pets: 688 Compare collections | Score: 4105
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Still trying for a blue but I've seen something funny .dont know if it's a glitch or not. As I was flying round looking for pet battles I saw a sheep and a hare. But when I got there they were nexus whelplings . Was so funny to see a sheep and a hare hovering of the ground. Is this glitch or is it some sort of disguise .

Apr 28, 2014 at 1:26am | Edits: 0 | Emerald Dream-EU | Pets: 564 Compare collections | Score: 3014
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Nexus Whelpling is the best pet to use against Jeremy Feasel.

Using Tail Sweep is the best to defeat the first pet and Arcane Storm is essential to combat the monkey.



Mar 5, 2014 at 6:15am | Edits: 0 | Los Errantes-EU | Pets: 686 Compare collections | Score: 3728
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Sorry guys but i have a dumb ? What does P/P breed mean?



Thanks Morgren52  That helps alot.

Feb 21, 2014 at 7:30pm | Edits: 1 | Bleeding Hollow-US | Pets: 585 Compare collections | Score: 3108
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Finally upgraded mine to a rare. Found it right before logging for the night. This little girl has one of the more intersting looks then the other drakes. The rune on her leg and the helmet making her stand out.

Feb 13, 2014 at 1:42pm | Edits: 0 | Caelestrasz-US | Pets: 650 Compare collections | Score: 3466
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I was having trouble finding spawns. Every time I went to Coldarra I could find one, maybe two...but after the server reset there were about ten flying around. Had no problems finding a rare then!

Jan 30, 2014 at 11:34am | Edits: 0 | Outland-EU | Pets: 460 Compare collections | Score: 2258
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The runts of Malygos brood, these whelplings are prized for their boundless arcane magics.
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