Serpent

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A serpent in the TCG.

Serpents or cobras are a type of large snakes that come in a variety of colors. The cobras of Azeroth are renowned for their fast-acting venom and swift strikes.[1] They are good swimmers and attack with their fangs and [Corrosive Spit]. Serpents are found in the Wailing Caverns, Zul'Gurub, Silverpine Forest, Zul'Farrak, Sholazar Basin, the Sunken Temple, and in Shadowmoon Valley. Sseratus was the loa serpent god untill he was killed by the Drakkari.

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Types

As a companion pet

As a hunter pet

Type
Cunning
Diet
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Abilities
Basic Special Exotic Bonus
Ability druid ferociousbite.png Ability hunter serpentswiftness.png

A serpent is a family of Cunning pets and are tamable by hunters starting at level 17. Serpents, through use of their [Corrosive Spit] ability, can inflict an armor penetration debuff on their target. This makes them a good choice in raids when player-provided buffs such as [Sunder Armor] or [Expose Armor] are not available.

There are eight different skins available for serpent pets. Most unique of mention is that of the Combat Sunburst Adder, which features a significantly bright red skin. Once popular shortly before the release of The Burning Crusade for their intimidating appearance and novelty. Serpents were not normally tamable for a long time. Sandfury Guardians were briefly tamable as a bug (classified as wind serpents). However, the family was rendered tamable with patch 2.0.

Patch changes

Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 (2014-10-14): [Serpent's Swiftness] replaced with [Serpent's Cunning].
Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.1.0 (2012-11-27): Arcane wyrms can now be tamed as serpents.
Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.0.4 (2012-08-28): [Corrosive Spit] is replaced with [Serpent's Swiftness].
Cataclysm Patch 4.0.1 (2010-10-12): Ability changes.

[Poison Spit] replaced by [Corrosive Spit].

Wrath of the Lich King Patch 3.0.2 (2008-10-14): Changes.

Serpent can no longer eat fish.
Armor, health, and damage had no bonus and now each has a +5% bonus.

The Burning Crusade Patch 2.0.1 (2006-12-05): Now tamable.

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