- For the critter, see Scorpion (critter).
In World of Warcraft, scorpions and scorpids share the same models.
- Main article: Scorpion (Warcraft I)
- Creatures of the arid lands, these giant arachnids strike with venomed stingers that are located in their tails to kill their prey. The poison they employ is extremely painful, and is a slow and wicked death. They are hunters by nature that will attack anything that strays near their nests.
- Hunters of the underground, these are as venomous and deadly as any creation of the Warlocks. Their tails are tipped by a sharp spike, and can tear through the armor and flesh of their prey to inject a deadly and painful poison into the unfortunate. The Humans have learned to command the smallest of these fiends, and can summon them to do their bidding.
- Fire Scorpions, Giant Fire Scorpions, and Emberspit Scorpions are found in the Molten Front.
- Kor'kron Iron Scorpion is a mounted scorpion found in the Siege of Orgrimmar.
- Qiraji Scorpions serve the qiraji, and can be found in the Temple of Ahn'Qiraj.
- Desolace, appearing in snapper, venomlash and lasher variations. Scorpashi (presumably scorpions) are native to
- Skittering Doomstingers are found in Gorgrond on the alternate Draenor.
- Dreadstalker is found in Uldum and uses the second scorpid model. He is the pet of Scorpion-Lord Namkhare.
As a mount
- Main article: Scorpion mounts
- Kor'kron Annihilator and are Horde-exclusive.
- and are Neutral mounts.
As a companion pet
- can be purchased from Freka Bloodaxe <Orgrimmar Quartermaster> at the Argent Tournament at a cost of 40 .
- Crunchy Scorpions can be captured in pet battles in Dread Wastes.
As a hunter pet
- Main article: Scorpid
In the RPG
- Monstrous scorpion
- Monstrous scorpions are likely to attack any creature that approaches, and they usually charge when attacking prey. A monstrous scorpion has a poisonous sting, with details that vary by the scorpion’s size.
- They are summonable monsters which can be called upon through conjurers and summoning arts.
- Besides goblins and centaur warbands, a few scorpions were one of the only signs of life in the Thousand Needles at one point.
- ^ Golden, Christie. Rise of the Horde, 116. ISBN 978-0-7434-7138-1.
- ^ Warcraft: Orcs & Humans manual, Monster Descriptions, Scorpion
- ^ Warcraft: Orcs & Humans manual, Creatures of the Land, Scorpion
- ^ Blizzard Entertainment. Monster Guide Web Supplement, 30. ISBN 1300002129.
- ^ Arthaus. World of Warcraft: The Roleplaying Game, 343. ISBN 9781588467812.
- ^ Arthaus. World of Warcraft: The Roleplaying Game, 20. ISBN 9781588467812.