A large felbat breeding ground is located on Mardum. The Illidari have been capturing the pups and trying to train them up for their efforts against the Legion, but have recently also captured the matriarch, , which the Slayer must pummel into submission, pursue and finally defeat before being able to bond with her.
A felbat's fire never burns its master. Felbats breed like rabbits. They see light on a different wavelength than most other races, as seen when Lixahl observed the Slayer and the Illidari. It seems that their vision is focused on magic or fel.
As a mount
- is a demon hunter-only mount rewarded from .
As a companion pet
- Firebat Pup is a reward from the mission Friends, Not Food.
- has a chance to drop from the .
- was purchased from the <Reluctant 'Quartermaster'> at a cost of 150 during the Legion Invasion world event.