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Wanderer's Festival Hatchling

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Pet Battle: [23-25] Krasarang Wilds

Event:  Wanderer's Festival

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Looks around and bobs head. Also rears up and roars.

Vocalizations (on-click)

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Mists of Pandaria
Patch 5.0.4 | Posted: September 25, 2012

This wild pet can be found on Turtle Beach in Krasarang Wilds. It only spawns during the Wanderer's Festival.

The festival is held only on Sunday night from 9 PM to 11 PM (Pacific Standard Time, GMT-8). During the festival, floating lanterns appear on the surface of the water and Pandaren NPCs wander onto the beach to set up bonfires and shoot off fireworks. Shortly after, the Wanderer's Festival Hatchlings appear.

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

100% Hit Chance 


Bites at the enemy, dealing 394 Beast damage.

Vs. Critter

Vs. Flying
Requires Pet Level: 10

100% Hit Chance 


Grabs the target, dealing 295 Aquatic damage.


The target cannot swap for 2 rounds.

Vs. Elemental

Vs. Magic
Requires Pet Level: 2

Reduces up to 98.5 damage from each attack against you.


Lasts 5 rounds.

3 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 15

Restores 551 health and increases the maximum health of your active pet by 5 per level for 9 rounds.

Requires Pet Level: 4

100% Hit Chance 


First use: Increases your damage dealt by 10%.


Second use: Blasts the target with a surge of water, dealing 886 Aquatic damage.

Vs. Elemental

Vs. Magic
3 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 20

Restores 157 health to your team and calls down a cleansing rain for 9 rounds.


During a cleansing rain, the duration of hostile damage over time effects is reduced by 1 round and Aquatic abilities deal 25% more damage.


Passive: Purity 

Harmful damage over time effects are reduced by 50% on Aquatic pets.


Damage Taken 

50% from Flying abilities

33% from Undead abilities

Krasarang Wilds — Pandaria
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Thank you, everyone who mentioned the map being wrong. Just got a H/H breed, grey rarity, which i instantly rare-ified! YAAAY!!



So, yes, map is wrong. THe location is SW of the map point, just ot the east of "The Incursion". Look for the giant Ling Liu statue.


Also, I am very glad I play on a PvE realm. I cannot imagine trying to do this on a PvP realm. Swarms of people. Good luck to everyone still looking for this guy!!!

Dec 28, 2015 at 12:12am | Edits: 0 | Cenarion Circle-US | Pets: 670 Compare collections | Score: 3986
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Be aware that the map location is WRONG. Please correct it.


The real location is southwest from that, as other comments state.

Nov 22, 2015 at 3:10pm | Edits: 1 | Saurfang-EU | Pets: 682 Compare collections | Score: 3685
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Just found this guy last night and I dont even care that he is a B/B, I'm just happy to have one :). A pretty good crowd was there and had plenty of ragers after only 3 spawned, so get there early! I followed a posts advice about there being a set spawn at 72,31 and sure enough one came up right at the edge of the tree's shade. They spawned more around 11:02 and seconds after you get ach, I really suggest using a Corgi or Turnip since you can still crit very high on them.

May 11, 2015 at 8:02am | Edits: 3 | Whisperwind-US | Pets: 92 Compare collections | Score: 425
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There is a comment back in 2013 with good info with one error - 4/6/15 - stuck around for the closing festival (at 11PM Pacific) and had a few spawn. Was able to get the H/H I wanted. Thanks for all the other tips! Wowhead's location is still wrong to this day. Stick near the statue, they'll show.

Apr 6, 2015 at 2:09am | Edits: 0 | Cenarion Circle-US | Pets: 787 Compare collections | Score: 3884
Top RaterKoompiis 
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Those are around area 72,31 ish. 

Close to  "The Incursion"  on the map.

A bit hard to get if you are on a high pop server.



Note: if you have done the pvp quest (altest as horde, dunno about ally) you will find it harder to look for the hatchlings around area 80,25 couse the pvp area will be zooned.

Nov 9, 2014 at 3:12pm | Edits: 2 | Zenedar-EU | Pets: 684 Compare collections | Score: 3709
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Stayed up till 2 am to get one, as soon as the event started I grabbed the first I saw which thankfully was an uncommon, soon as I captured it the server went down! Thankfully I got it.

Sep 8, 2014 at 10:45am | Edits: 0 | Khaz Modan-US | Pets: 812 Compare collections | Score: 4231
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I stayed up until midnight to try to get one of these.  I clicked on one that was poor and let it go.  I should not have done that because I never saw another one!


I was standing by the water's edge.  Where do they usually spawn?  I was surprised to see a ton of people there, but with the long weekend, I imagine everyone had the same idea as I did - that we didn't have to get up as early Monday!  I can't believe they would all have been snapped up so fast.  :(

Sep 1, 2014 at 8:03pm | Edits: 0 | Earthen Ring-US | Pets: 420 Compare collections | Score: 2058
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Play on Winterhoof; went to Festival before 11pm pst. Spoke with Festival Herald who stated it would begin upon the hour, which was 11pm. After all the party goers arrived the "Wanderer's Festival Hatchling" spawned, quite a few actually. I was lucky and got a blue on first try.

May 26, 2014 at 2:40am | Edits: 0 | Wyrmrest Accord-US | Pets: 448 Compare collections | Score: 2170
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It's important to remember this Festival only lasts about 24min. So it was over right as I got there.

Apr 21, 2014 at 12:27am | Edits: 0 | Kil'jaeden-US | Pets: 629 Compare collections | Score: 3004
Top RaterVek 
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This is the turtle that packs the biggest punch. Pump will boost your Grasp and will allow for a huge hit when released. A slightly different heal than the other turtles. Cleansing Rain could be interesting when paired with other pets with aquatic attacks, and it also boosts Grasp, but then you will trade away your biggest hitter. This sees like the most useful turtle to me, but it is tougher to get and then you might get a crappy breed. 244 speed and power is really bad.

Apr 11, 2014 at 6:43am | Edits: 0 | Aggramar-EU | Pets: 670 Compare collections | Score: 3996
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You can find the festival around 72.30 where the huge statue is. Right next to the Incursion flight path. I am absolutely certain it is at 9pm pst. Tested it out on 2 seperate servers with different server times. Turtles spawned a couple of minutes past 9 pst.

Feb 2, 2014 at 10:10pm | Edits: 2 | Whisperwind-US | Pets: 714 Compare collections | Score: 3968
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Huge bout of luck for me tonight, they spawned and the first one I went after was a rare.

Jan 27, 2014 at 12:08am | Edits: 0 | Uldaman-US | Pets: 616 Compare collections | Score: 3473
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showed up at 9:15pm ST. no one else was there (server was Akama). there were five pets spawned. I checked all of them - one uncommon, one common, three poors. I captured the uncommon - lucked out and got an aquatic battle stone too! 

side note: the area marked on the map on this site is wrong (for me at least) the pin is farther north than it should be. The pets are located at the Incursion area. Big turtle statue, lots of turtles.

Jan 20, 2014 at 12:28am | Edits: 0 | Akama-US | Pets: 244 Compare collections | Score: 1213
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Was a little confusing reading all the conflicting posts on Wowhead about  exactly what time Sunday night the Festival takes place.  As of January 2014, it happens on U.S. realms at 9pm Pacific Time.  Got my hatchling last night a little after midnight server time.  Were only a couple other pet collectors there so seems like competition is lightening up. 

Jan 13, 2014 at 4:23pm | Edits: 0 | Undermine-US | Pets: 852 Compare collections | Score: 5089
Top RaterSweetdr0ps 
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the festival starts at 9:01 PST on all servers now. Also it takes a few minutes for the turtles to spawn, wondering what best breed to stone is?

Dec 30, 2013 at 12:18am | Edits: 1 | The Forgotten Coast-US | Pets: 854 Compare collections | Score: 4707
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I guess the demand for this pet has diminished on some servers, was on Ravencrest/Alliance tonight, at 11 CST, festival started, one other player was waiting besides myself. Captured a green right away, checked 5 left over and no rares, left about 15 minutes after festival started and no one else showed up. Stone the one I got and now I have my rare. (Not sure why my comment was downgraded, sorry if you're having trouble capturing one of these turtles.)

Dec 23, 2013 at 12:21am | Edits: 1 | Ysera-US | Pets: 760 Compare collections | Score: 4515
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I can confirm a few things now.

Wanderer's Festival started tonight (1 Dec 2013) at 9PM SERVER time on the oceanic server Nagrand. (definitely NOT PST). The Festival "opening ceremony" took about 3 or 4 minutes before the Achieve was granted and then the WF Hatchlings began to spawn. I trapped two and killed one. I believe a couple of other players also battled one or two. It does seem that they DO NOT respawn. The Festival also despawns after about 20 minutes.

The Wowhead TomTom co-ords mapped are wrong - try 72,31.

The closing ceremony tonight was exactly the same at 11PM SERVER time.

PS. the fights are easy with a moth/seagull/turnip combo.

Nov 25, 2013 at 12:34am | Edits: 8 | Nagrand-US | Pets: 719 Compare collections | Score: 4229
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They currently spawn at 23.00 CET Sunday night on EU servers, the festival ends 20 minutes later, if you are there when it starts or finishes you get an achievement - Wanderers, Dreamers, and You.  To help you prepare your team in advance it might help to know after three battles on two servers I found the secondary pets were a combination of aquatic, flying and critter.  I used Stunted Yeti, Oily Slimeling and Yellow Moth. 

Nov 13, 2013 at 10:56am | Edits: 4 | Bronzebeard-EU | Pets: 828 Compare collections | Score: 4945
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I arrived at 9pm Pacific tonight only to have the NPC tell me it was still an hour off.  The event went off at 10pm Pacific (going on right now), so I'm thinking that going back to standard time has the event going off an hour later than it otherwise would.

Nov 4, 2013 at 1:20am | Edits: 0 | Garrosh-US | Pets: 481 Compare collections | Score: 2463
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ok so i waited and waited and waited where the dot on the map says to wait, and its wrong!!! u need to be on Turtle beach, thats to the southwest of where the map i will have to wait and see if i get lucky next week!!!

Sep 8, 2013 at 10:07am | Edits: 3 | Aggramar-EU | Pets: 509 Compare collections | Score: 2414
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Legend has it that a seadragon turtle just like this one grew up to become Shen-zin Su, the Wandering Isle. Perhaps your little turtle will grow into something amazing?
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