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Cenarion Hatchling

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Cenarion Hatchling
Cenarion Hatchling
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Cenarion Hatchling
Cenarion Hatchling
Binds when picked up
Use: Teaches you how to summon this companion.
Want it Want it | Got it | Exclude — Community: 35.2% have it
Neutral Neutral
Air (flies alongside flying mount)

Flutters about.

Vocalizations (on click)

Requires purchase from Blizzard Store.
1 allowed
May 2, 2011

This pet is available for digital download exclusively from the Blizzard Store. It may be purchased using any major credit card. Players who purchase this pet will receive a code which may be redeemed on a single WoW account. Thus, players who have more than one WoW account bound to their accounts must choose which account will receive this pet. Codes may also be purchased as gifts for other players.

Prior to 7/31/2011, 100% of the $10 USD purchase price was donated to the American Red Cross's Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami relief efforts.

The Cenarion Hatchling raised over $1.9 million for charity.

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

100% Hit Chance 


Pokes at the enemy with a sharp beak, dealing 394 Flying damage.

Vs. Aquatic

Vs. Dragonkin
Requires Pet Level: 10

100% Hit Chance 


Flings 1-2 Quills at the enemy, dealing 197 Flying damage per hit.


Hits an additional time if the user attacks first.

Vs. Aquatic

Vs. Dragonkin
Requires Pet Level: 2

100% Hit Chance 


Frightens the target, dealing 197 Beast damage and reducing their speed by 25% for 4 rounds.

Vs. Critter

Vs. Flying
Requires Pet Level: 15

100% Hit Chance 


Rushes the enemy, dealing 295 Beast damage and causes the user to go first next round.

Vs. Critter

Vs. Flying
1 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 4

100%  Hit Chance 


Deals 394 to 591 Flying damage, but increases the damage you take for 1 round by 25%.

Vs. Aquatic

Vs. Dragonkin
4 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 20

100%  Hit Chance 


Fly up high, becoming unattackable for one round.


On the next round, you attack, dealing 472.8 to 709.2 Flying damage.

Vs. Aquatic

Vs. Dragonkin


Flying creatures gain 50% extra speed while above 50% health.


Damage Taken 

50% from Magic abilities

33% from Beast abilities

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Site MVPTeniblue 
Rating: +10   [Report]
As someone who was born in Japan and who felt heartbroken watching all the footage from Japan, thank you for buying this! I will be getting one myself. It's OK to be a little upset that Blizzard didn't update the skin at all. I feel the same way! At least the names are different, yes?
May 3, 2011 at 3:33am | Edits: 0 | Hyjal-US | Pets: 287 Compare collections | Score: 0
Rating: +10   [Report]
I know some of you might be abit disapointed that its the exact same model as the Hippogryph hatcling.
Please remember that buying the pet is for a awsome cause, and that the real reward is the happy feeling in your heart you get, for helping those in great need in Japan.
May 2, 2011 at 3:31pm | Edits: 0 | Zul'jin-US | Pets: 318 Compare collections | Score: 1441
Top RaterNightshade 
Rating: +9   [Report]
I have to agree with Kiraneko, while yes, it's the same pixels, I for one, have always wanted the original Hyppogryph, the second I saw this, and saw the proceeds went to aid Japan, I bought it without a second thought.
Yes, they could have made a new one, but Cenarion are the faction in game that's "restoring" the world and keep nature safe, and well, the Hyppogryphs are their animal. I'd say it's fitting.
May 2, 2011 at 3:41pm | Edits: 0 | Mannoroth-US | Pets: 710 Compare collections | Score: 3895
Rating: +5   [Report]
Upset bout the same color but im happy that my alts now get to share in the joy of my fav pet :D

Im still proud to take my original out when people have there store bought ones :)
I know mines the real deal :D
May 2, 2011 at 5:16pm | Edits: 0 | Hellfire-EU | Pets: 259 Compare collections | Score: 0
Rating: +4   [Report]
Oh this is wonderful news *squeal* thought I'd never be able to collect 1 of these! And the money goes to a good cause as well? who could ask for more :D
May 3, 2011 at 1:34pm | Edits: 0 | Uldum-US | Pets: 221 Compare collections | Score: 907
Rating: +4   [Report]
I don't mind that this pet is the same as the one on the trading card; it's still lovely, and it's for a good cause. :) (I may be out of line on this but: I've seen complaints from people who purchased the TCG hippogryph from a reseller and are now upset that Blizzard is selling it in the pet store. The TCG redeemables were never meant to be resale items, so any exorbitant price paid to a reseller does not entitle anyone to complain about the current $10 price tag in the official store.)
May 2, 2011 at 11:52pm | Edits: 0 | Bronzebeard-US | Pets: 132 Compare collections | Score: 572
Top RaterSafina 
Rating: +4   [Report]
This one I didn't even think twice to get. As soon as I saw who it was donating to I jumped for my credit card. I always have been fond of that country and I wanted to help them in some way. I am glad I was able to.

In regards to the pet itself, I'm glad I got her. I knew I'd never get that pet from the cards (hence why she's in the excluded list) so when I saw this one I was squealing with joy. I don't think the price of the original will go down. I actually think it will go up.
May 2, 2011 at 7:08pm | Edits: 0 | Nathrezim-US | Pets: 732 Compare collections | Score: 4201
Rating: +2   [Report]
lost its cuteness with the new look =(
Jul 4, 2011 at 8:53pm | Edits: 0 | Thrall-EU | Pets: 535 Compare collections | Score: 2698
Rating: +2   [Report]
Well done Blizzard, Well done.
Regardless of what one thinks about the model for the Cenarion Hatchling. I purchased one without a second thought for the relief effort.
May 3, 2011 at 1:27pm | Edits: 0 | Kil'jaeden-US | Pets: 540 Compare collections | Score: 2863
Rating: +1   [Report]
I purchased this when it first arrived to help with the tsumami relief, I would love to know how they use the money. The pet is cute and for a while I had a glitch where it leveled up. Then that went away.
Apr 29, 2012 at 7:20pm | Edits: 0 | Turalyon-US | Pets: 400 Compare collections | Score: 1745
Rating: +1   [Report]
I think my volunteer work in Japan gave me an excuse to skip this pet.
I mostly skipped it because it's the same model as the Hippogryph Hatchling, a pet I already have.
Oct 2, 2011 at 11:20am | Edits: 0 | Aerie Peak-US | Pets: 442 Compare collections | Score: 2053
Rating: +1   [Report]
As of 4.2, this little guy changed. They made him have sharper beak. It's now 35% less cute in my opinion. :(
Jul 13, 2011 at 1:06pm | Edits: 0 | Frostmane-US | Pets: 222 Compare collections | Score: 0
Rating: +1   [Report]
I love pets and it's a great cause if you order before July 31st.
Nothing left to say.
Jun 4, 2011 at 3:07pm | Edits: 0 | Arathor-US | Pets: 364 Compare collections | Score: 1698
Top RaterWrangler 
Rating: 0   [Report]

Just leveled this cutie with Chrominus & Dark Phoenix Hatchling. Wow what a team! They complemented each other greatly. What one had trouble with the others helped out. I thought they were best friends. Will be useing them again!

Sep 9, 2014 at 10:49am | Edits: 0 | Zuluhed-US | Pets: 676 Compare collections | Score: 4045
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Cenarion Hatchling 

This is my favourite pet. Flies around and has cute sounds

Feb 5, 2014 at 8:36pm | Edits: 0 | Dath'Remar-US | Pets: 224 Compare collections | Score: 966
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I'm grateful Blizzard didn't re-skin this. This is a pet I've loved since it very first came out, and I was finally able to get it. yea, there's a lack of effort on their part, of course. But that's what Blizzard does. Either way, I got a pet I've been coveting since the beginning, and I'm really happy about it.
Aug 14, 2012 at 4:12pm | Edits: 0 | Duskwood-US | Pets: 556 Compare collections | Score: 2540
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i was hoping it was a mini Cenarius or at least a keep of the grove
Jul 24, 2011 at 5:03am | Edits: 0 | Alexstrasza-US | Pets: 269 Compare collections | Score: 1134
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I'm also upset by this. While I'm all for helping out Japan, and I did make the purchase, I feel this just killed the uniqueness of my Hippogryph Hatchling. I used to be able to call that pet and get so many whispers about it. Now it's just an everyday, run of the mill store bought pet. Blizz really needs to take a day or two and reskin this pet.
May 2, 2011 at 8:59pm | Edits: 0 | Undermine-US | Pets: 713 Compare collections | Score: 3725
Top RaterOpallena 
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saw this cutie and had to have it; never got the original TCG one myself, but the fact that procedes go towards japan sold me. nice thinking on this one blizzard
May 2, 2011 at 6:26pm | Edits: 0 | Nazjatar-US | Pets: 739 Compare collections | Score: 4418
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I like spending money for a good cause...but i think it isn't such a big thing to change at least the colour! It's the third pet who has such a "twin". Some new ideas please, otherwise we end up with every pet twice. :-/
May 2, 2011 at 5:50pm | Edits: 0 | Nozdormu-EU | Pets: 202 Compare collections | Score: 0
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Not yet the fearsome creatures they grow to in adulthood, the Cenarion hatchlings have an almost harmless appearance that has caught novice trainers of the Cenarion Circle off guard.
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