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Razormaw Hatchling
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Drop: Razormaw Matriarch's Nest

Zone: Wetlands [10-30]

Drop Rate: 1 in 1

Razormaw Hatchling
Razormaw Hatchling
Binds when used
Use: Teaches you how to summon this companion.
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Neutral Neutral

Idles about.

Vocalizations (on-click and periodic)

3 allowed
Wrath of the Lich King
Patch 3.2.0 | Posted: August 4, 2009

Drop: Razormaw Matriarch's Nest

Zone: Wetlands

Razormaw Hatchling

Razormaw Hatchling

Item Level 30

Use: Teaches you how to summon this companion.

Right Click to summon and dismiss your hatchling.

Sell Price: 25silver

This is one of several raptor companions introduced in patch 3.2. Upon its initial release, this pet dropped from Razormaw Matriarch, a rare spawn typically found in a cave in the northeastern Wetlands roughly every 5-8 hours.

As of patch 3.3, the Razormaw Hatchling became a lootable item from Razormaw Matriarch's Nest.

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 


Flanks the enemy 1-2 times, dealing 197 Critter damage per hit.


Hits an additional time if the user attacks first.

Vs. Undead

Vs. Humanoid
Requires Pet Level: 2

100% Hit Chance 


Instantly deals 295 Beast damage and increases your speed by 100% for 1 round.

Vs. Critter

Vs. Flying
Requires Pet Level: 15

100% Hit Chance 


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

Vs. Critter

Vs. Flying
1 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 4

100% Hit Chance 


Deals 295 Beast damage.

If the user kills an enemy with Devour, they restore 591 health.


Devour continues for 2 rounds.

Vs. Critter

Vs. Flying
Requires Pet Level: 20

100% Hit Chance 


Adds 98.5 damage to every attack against the target.


Lasts 5 rounds.



Beasts deal 25% extra damage below half health.


Damage Taken 

50% from Mechanical abilities

33% from Humanoids abilities

Wetlands — Eastern Kingdoms
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Very easy to find, thus not very valueable or expensive. Decent for helping your other pets level. Devour gives it a bit of tenacity in battle. Bite can do a good bit of damage in PvE pet battles, especially when powered up with Exposed Wounds. Wouldn't recommend it much for PVP pet battles, unless you know it's going to get the job done. I prefer Chrominius for it power + self-healing abilities.

Jul 31, 2014 at 12:44pm | Edits: 0 | Moon Guard-us | Pets: 40 Compare collections | Score: 217
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Mar 31, 2013 at 5:17am | Edits: 0 | Trollbane-us | Pets: 789 Compare collections | Score: 4994
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Because of the relative 'ease' in getting these little guys of later patches (after everyone else seems to have farmed theirs or forgotten) they are usually decent price on AH. Got mine for about 350g on an alt server.

Mar 24, 2013 at 1:02am | Edits: 1 | Fenris-us | Pets: 595 Compare collections | Score: 2995
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TomTom coords for the nest

(tomtom is a waypoint addon, use this in a macro when you have it)


/way 67.7, 30.6


/way 70.0, 29.2


/way 71.1, 31.0


/way 69.1, 31.5

Feb 27, 2013 at 12:33pm | Edits: 0 | Steamwheedle Cartel-eu | Pets: 1474 Compare collections | Score: 9609
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i figured this would be a lil hard to get but i walked in the cave and there it was in the nest.. now back to farming the whelping :(

Dec 28, 2012 at 8:53pm | Edits: 0 | Silvermoon-us | Pets: 309 Compare collections | Score: 1383
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was just reading comments and realized i didnt have this little guy yet, so i logged back into my mage and went to look. she was logged out in green warden cause ive been (sigh) farming the crimson whelpling. anyway, got lucky, the matriarch and the nest were up :) 69.29 in the middle of the cave. raptor ridge, wetlands.

Dec 14, 2012 at 2:56am | Edits: 0 | Exodar-us | Pets: 1224 Compare collections | Score: 8193
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No spawning, no nests - no baby....killing cockroaches and raptors...what a way to spend a Sunday.

Nov 11, 2012 at 2:18pm | Edits: 0 | Terenas-us | Pets: 179 Compare collections | Score: 641
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Got it within 5 min of trying just walked into cave on raptor ridge and found the matriarch... easiest companion to obtain yet!
Feb 15, 2012 at 4:17pm | Edits: 0 | Argent Dawn-us | Pets: 509 Compare collections | Score: 2572
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This nest used to have 4 spawn points, but now it only seems to have one..? Recently picked up many Razormaw Hatchlings on 2 servers, every one in the back central elevated area. Also spawns seem closer together in time. The Matriarch only seems to spawn there now, too. Treasure chests are much more rare in the cave than pre-Cata, but contain better loot. (The other raptor hatchling nests still have all their spawn points.)
Sep 16, 2011 at 6:27pm | Edits: 0 | Echo Isles-us | Pets: 218 Compare collections | Score: 975
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Ran into the cave with lvl 82 mage, ran to the back and there it was, super easy, i hope any of u who want it its as easy for you a it was for me! =) good luck
Aug 16, 2011 at 6:00pm | Edits: 0 | Galakrond-us | Pets: 199 Compare collections | Score: 848
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Got mine on Velen last night.

I searched the whole cavern last night. I logged off that character at 11 PM CDT. When I logged in at Midnight, the nest was there n the middle of the pedestal in the middle of the water.

I logged back in at 4 AM and 6 AM and got two extra copies. One for the auction house and one for a guildie.

I hope this helps others.
Dec 29, 2010 at 9:26am | Edits: 0 | Velen-us | Pets: 127 Compare collections | Score: 0
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Bloodhoof realm, 8:50am realm time in the off corridor of the cave that leads to a ledge above a lower walkway (middle path when you walk in the entrance). YAY been staking this out for four days on and off!
May 20, 2010 at 8:55am | Edits: 0 | Bloodhoof-us | Pets: 229 Compare collections | Score: 1020
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I found the nest at (68.31). When you enter the cave if you go kinda straight ahead, not left or right, you get to a platform overlooking some water. That's where I found it.
Mar 24, 2010 at 12:24am | Edits: 0 | Khaz'goroth-us | Pets: 1181 Compare collections | Score: 8830
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I have been wondering: do the nests despawn after a sever restart like the books for higher learning do? If they do I'm sure this would male hunting these pets much easier. So if any of you know of the eggs respawning after server restarts, please make a post telling us.
Jan 17, 2010 at 8:05pm | Edits: 0 | Wyrmrest Accord-us | Pets: 471 Compare collections | Score: 2157
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OMG i killed it and no raptor! /cry
Dec 18, 2009 at 10:12am | Edits: 1 | Khaz'goroth-us | Pets: 471 Compare collections | Score: 2335
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This must be my lucky day. :) First I got the pet from Dustwallow Marsh and now that one. Again SilverDragon addon occurred handy cos' it flashed red and gave the option to target her when I got close enough to be in range. She was at the back of the cave. Very easy and great reward. :)
Nov 27, 2009 at 5:12am | Edits: 0 | Draenor-eu | Pets: 1472 Compare collections | Score: 8887
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Easy for hunters to see if she's there. Just turn on Track Beasts and mouse over the dots.
That's what I did and as soon as I saw her, I ran in heedless of the other raptors in the vicinity, killed her, and looted her, letting my spirit beast Skoll take care of the other raptors attempting to defend her, futile though it may have been in the face of my determination.

Victory is mine!
/hugs Razormaw Hatchling
Nov 23, 2009 at 6:46pm | Edits: 0 | Haomarush-us | Pets: 128 Compare collections | Score: 0
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Having camped this for several days (getting for myself, 2 friends and yes, one to sell) I've found her to be reliably at the end of the 5-8 hour spectrum - to the point where she's almost over 8 hours. Don't know if this is just chance, but if you're checking regularly from the 5 hour mark onwards, don't give up because you haven't got her at 7hrs50mins!
Oct 24, 2009 at 7:48am | Edits: 0 | Doomhammer-eu | Pets: 528 Compare collections | Score: 3447
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3.3 Patch notes

Hatchlings: Leaping, Darting, Razormaw, and Ravasaur Hatchlings no longer drop from their associated rare creatures. Instead, there are now rare nests that spawn which contain these hatchlings. For example, the Leaping Hatchling can now be found in Takk’s Nest rather than as a drop from Takk the Leaper.
Oct 21, 2009 at 12:39am | Edits: 0 | Zul'jin-us | Pets: 984 Compare collections | Score: 5886
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Found and killed at 10/7 1:52 am server time on Hellscream just as she spawned. Hope this helps those of you that share my realm get one of your own.

I would also ask that those who happen to kill a rare world raptor and are skinners to let the corpse rot. While seeing a dead one is disappointing it gives collectors an idea of when to start looking again.
Oct 7, 2009 at 2:55am | Edits: 1 | Uldum-us | Pets: 720 Compare collections | Score: 3716
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Razormaw eggs are protected fiercely by their mothers. Their cuteness belies their inherited ferocity.
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