Spirit beast

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A spirit beast similar to Loque'nahak as seen in a piece of Hearthstone artwork.

Spirit beasts are the embodied spirits of the natural world.[citation needed] 

In the RPG

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They are naturally incorporeal, but may take a true physical form to fight for the druid or shaman who called them. Fighting a spirit beast is harrowing, as the creature phases in and out of existence, rarely appearing in the same place twice during battle. Spirit beasts appear like regular animals, but bear glowing auras and are slightly translucent, even when visible.[1]


Normal spirit beasts


This article or section includes speculation, observations or opinions possibly supported by lore or by Blizzard officials. It should not be taken as representing official lore.
  • Because there is so little known about spirit beasts, it's possible that they could be either:
  1. Some sort of demi-Wild God. (Har'koa's mate, Loque'nahak is a spirit beast although not considered a Wild God himself.)
  2. Or perhaps the child of a Wild God due to them being relatively powerful spirits that can manifest in the plane of the living just like Wild Gods do.

The following creatures are believed to be spirit beasts:

Types of spirit beasts

As a hunter pet

Ferocity - Exotic
Inv misc fish 24.png Inv misc food 18.png
Basic Special Exotic Bonus
Ability druid rake.png Inv pet celestialdragon.png Spell shaman spiritlink.png Ability druid supriseattack.png

Spirit beasts are a rare class of creatures found throughout the regions of Azeroth. Not much is really known about them and there are currently only 12 that are known to exist: Mob Loque’nahak of Sholazar Basin, Mob Gondria of Zul'Drak, Mob Skoll of Storm Peaks, Mob Arcturis of Grizzly Hills, Mob Ghostcrawler of Vashj'ir's Abyssal Depths, Mob Karoma of the Twilight Highlands, Mob Ban'thalos, Mob Magria, Mob Gumi of Kun-Lai Summit and Mob Ankha of Mount Hyjal.

Only Beast Mastery Hunters with the level 10 ability [Exotic Beasts] can tame these exotic beasts.

Patch changes

[Roar of Courage] added. [Spirit Strike] replaced by [Spirit Mend]. Prowl renamed to [Spirit Walk].
Damage had a +10% bonus and now has +5% bonus.
Armor had no bonus and now has a +5% bonus.

Tameable, but only exists in Northrend.



  1. ^ Horde Player's Guide, pg 218
  2. ^ Johnson, Luke. Dark Factions, 36. ISBN 9781588464460. 

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