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World Event: Feast of Winter Veil

Quest: You're a Mean One...(Alliance)/(Horde)

Approximate Drop Rate: 1 in 65 (available 14 days per year)

Rotten Helper Box
Rotten Helper Box
Binds when used
Use: Teaches you how to summon this companion.
Want it Want it | Got it | Exclude — Community: 14.4% have it
Neutral Neutral
Emotes /rude when summoned outside of the Winter Veil holiday.
Snow sound (on summon); vocalizations (on click)
3 allowed
September 10, 2013

The quest, You're a Mean One..., is a daily quest that can be completed once per day during the Feast of Winter Veil. Upon completion, players are awarded with a Stolen Present which has a chance of dropping this companion pet.

This companion is very vocal about being summoned outside of the Winter Veil holiday, and will not remain by the player's side during the off season.

During the Feast of Winter Veil, this companion will summon and ride their very own miniature reindeer when players mount up on a ground mount.

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

100% Hit Chance 


Bashes the enemy, dealing 394 Humanoid damage.

Vs. Dragonkin

Vs. Beast
Requires Pet Level: 10

100% Hit Chance 


Splashes the enemy with freezing damage, dealing 295 Elemental damage.


Deals 197 additional damage if the target is Chilled .

Vs. Mechanical

Vs. Critter
5 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 2

100% Hit Chance 


Lays down a ring of booby-trapped presents around the opponent. The next pet to swap into the battle will receive 788 Mechanical damage.

Vs. Beast

Vs. Elemental
5 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 15

100% Hit Chance 


Launches an orb of freezing energy at the target.


After 3 rounds, the ice hits, causing the current enemy pet to take 591 Elemental damage and be stunned for 1 round.

Vs. Mechanical

Vs. Critter
5 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 4

90% Hit Chance 


Deals 788 Mechanical damage to the enemy.

Vs. Beast

Vs. Elemental
3 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 20

100% Hit Chance 


Deals 492 Elemental damage and causes a Blizzard for 9 rounds.


During a Blizzard, all pets are considered Chilled .

Vs. Mechanical

Vs. Critter


Humanoids recover 4% of their maximum health if they dealt damage this round.


Damage Taken 

50% from Undead abilities

33% from Critter abilities

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I can confirm it drops from the Stolen Present rewarded by the "You're a Mean One ..." daily quest. Level 80-90 characters can complete that quest. It took me fourteen tries before I got the pet (different characters).

Dec 16, 2013 at 11:31am | Edits: 0 | Aman'Thul-EU | Pets: 559 Compare collections | Score: 2873
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New Christmas gift package drop added for the 2013 Winter Veil.

Sep 13, 2013 at 12:03pm | Edits: 0 | Scarshield Legion-EU | Pets: 533 Compare collections | Score: 2548
Top RaterDaedrynn 
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BEWARE what you buy on the AH. Don't pay extra for a P/P breed or buy two thinking you'll have one of each breed. All the pets start out as a B/B breed according to the add-ons, but when you use a stone to make it rare, or when you level the pet to 10, it turns to P/P breed. According to a post by Synapto, "the reason for this is stated by the library author: at low levels (especially Level 1), it is harder to tell some breeds' stat weighting apart from each other."

Dec 26, 2013 at 1:20am | Edits: 0 | Aerie Peak-US | Pets: 566 Compare collections | Score: 2898
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My pet journal and/or addons seem to be confused when it comes to this pet. It says the only breed available is B/B. But then it claims I have a P/P in one spot and says in another that I have a B/B.


The stats match those listed on this site. With 12 power and 10 speed while uncommon and level 1, it makes much more sense that this is P/P.


Things could change, but I thought I'd mention this for people like me who come here wondering.

Dec 18, 2013 at 9:33pm | Edits: 0 | Moonrunner-US | Pets: 559 Compare collections | Score: 2882
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Here is a video I made on the PTR showing the Rotten Helper and his pet battle abilities: :D

Nov 22, 2013 at 4:27am | Edits: 2 | Moon Guard-US | Pets: 443 Compare collections | Score: 1913
Top RaterMoneypenny 
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this guy is green rariety not blue :) humanoid

so you will need a stone to upgrade him

Dec 21, 2013 at 11:41am | Edits: 1 | Jubei'Thos-US | Pets: 593 Compare collections | Score: 2955
Top RaterKurasu 
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This creature apparently drops from the 'Stolen Present' gained from the Christmas daily: 'You're A Mean One'.

Dec 16, 2013 at 7:59am | Edits: 0 | Emerald Dream-EU | Pets: 579 Compare collections | Score: 2984
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You can still battle stone them Ranok... I just did it. You have to summon it and use the battle stone on it before it runs off is all. Just gotta be quick.

Jan 9, 2014 at 8:21am | Edits: 0 | Lothar-US | Pets: 544 Compare collections | Score: 2528
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Reminder: Mages can help folks via Portal: Ancient Dalaran to quickly get to the target area of the Greench Daily. Just make sure you are mounted on a flying mount before going through the portal.

Dec 27, 2013 at 5:16pm | Edits: 0 | Lightbringer-US | Pets: 554 Compare collections | Score: 2603
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Got him this morning. Man, the naughty things this little guy  says. Named him "Barry Naughty". update - leveled him up to 25 after stoning him. At 23 he was taking out full teams of level 25 wild pets, mostly fighting aquatics and flyers.

Dec 18, 2013 at 11:01am | Edits: 2 | Madoran-US | Pets: 504 Compare collections | Score: 2469
Top RaterGargomon 
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I don't think he's supposed to be a goblin.  I think he's supposed to be a leper gnome.

Nov 21, 2013 at 2:16pm | Edits: 0 | Sen'jin-US | Pets: 437 Compare collections | Score: 2085
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Got one really early, and sold off my second thinking they'd drop better, now wish I had kept it.  Love getting the hang of swapping him in an out of a battle to get the most out of his beast slaughtering.  His damage reduction against critter attacks should make him very useful in wild pet battles, it's a shame his most frequent attacks (slot 1) will have to take a hit against critters or beasts, but those presents pack a punch; swap him into Corageous Yon daily to carry a lowbie.

Jan 22, 2014 at 3:41pm | Edits: 0 | Mok'Nathal-US | Pets: 480 Compare collections | Score: 2224
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Battle Info tab lists Breed as P/P.  I own 2 and one is a P/P and one is a B/B.  Is my addon being wonky or are there more breeds possible for this pet?

Jan 1, 2014 at 4:21pm | Edits: 0 | Area 52-US | Pets: 565 Compare collections | Score: 2740
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FINALLY got one. With only three toons high enough for the quest I was figuring there was no way ... but there WAS! Yes, it was a dozen days with each, but it was worth it. It hits hard and can take a beating. With the holiday almost over, you must keep trying. As I will - hoping for a second Lumpy.

Go Team!

Dec 31, 2013 at 1:03am | Edits: 0 | Garrosh-US | Pets: 441 Compare collections | Score: 2087
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I've seen quite a few people saying things like " oh sorry to burst ya bubble, hehehehe, but i've gotten (insert absurb number here) "


I knew WoW was full of liars and miscreants...


but geeesh.

Dec 30, 2013 at 8:12pm | Edits: 0 | Baelgun-US | Pets: 516 Compare collections | Score: 2294
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I saw where somebody said they had gotten 6 of these pets I looked at there posts and didn' see any they must have sold all of them. All I I can say is they better go play the lottery with that kind of luck they might be super rich. 

Dec 30, 2013 at 5:57pm | Edits: 0 | Bladefist-US | Pets: 453 Compare collections | Score: 2151
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Well after runnning Three days straight with six characters each day didnt get not one battle pet drop...:(

Dec 29, 2013 at 10:40am | Edits: 0 | Norgannon-US | Pets: 165 Compare collections | Score: 733
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Extremely unlucky so far.  Have done the daily on 10 toons for 11 days and still nothing. Thought with a 1 in 65 chance of receiving this pet as a reward I would have had at least a chance of 2 before the holiday ends.  Will be happy to get him at least once.

Dec 28, 2013 at 8:45pm | Edits: 0 | Turalyon-US | Pets: 562 Compare collections | Score: 2638
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Feels like I'm never going to get this pet. I have been doing the quest daily on 7 toons and still no luck! I prefer not to buy off AH but I may need to keep my eye open :(

Dec 26, 2013 at 5:41pm | Edits: 0 | Nagrand-US | Pets: 361 Compare collections | Score: 1630
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Bought one off the AH today and my BreedID addon was saying he was only available in B/B. As soon as I leveled him he was showing up as P/P, so it may be a bug with BreedID... With 333 power at level 25 he's the most powerful of the Winter Veil pets by far!

Dec 25, 2013 at 10:02pm | Edits: 0 | Thrall-US | Pets: 563 Compare collections | Score: 2876
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Fed up with long hours, low pay, and entitled adventurers whining about sub-standard Winter Veil gifts, these nasty little creatures fled their magical workshops to join up with the Abominable Greench.
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