Uncategorized creatures are those that do not fall into one of the standard World of Warcraft creature types.
Characteristics in World of Warcraft
- No spells that target a specific type (or types) of creature (such as [Polymorph] and [Hibernate]) work on uncategorized creatures.
- Some can be skinned.
Many creatures that were previously uncategorized are now classified as aberrations since patch 5.1.0.
Silithid were once uncategorized, but are now categorized as beasts.
Inanimate objects are sometimes represented in the game as NPCs rather than objects, either so that they can act as vendors or trainers or so that they can be destroyed in PvP. Their tooltips indicate that they too are uncategorized creatures. Examples include: