- This article is about the race in general. For the Howling Fjord mob, see Lion Seal.
The lion seal is an aggressive type of amphibious animal similar to a dog with flippers more suited to swimming than land travel. This type of beast first appeared in Wrath of the Lich King. They appear to be distinctly different from sea lions.
A plaque in the Suramar Menagerie claims that lion seals are named for their fearsome roar, "similar to that of the common Land Lion". However, the lion seals in the Menagerie have supposedly become shy due to captivity and thus no longer roar.
As a companion pet