Wolpertingers are small hare-like critters who have the head, body, feet, and tail of a hare with bird wings, antlers, and fangs. They only appear during Brewfest, as they are attracted to the scents of the festival, and can only be seen by drunk characters. Many a drunken Brewfest goer has told the tale of this mysterious creature, but few remember that tale in the morning.
As a companion pet
- Main article: Wolpertinger's Tankard
- is available during Brewfest. On US servers, it's a quest reward from , while on EU servers it can be purchased from various vendors at a cost of 200 .
The wolpertinger is a creature from Bavarian folklore, said to have head of a rabbit, the body of a squirrel, the antlers of a deer, and the wings and occasionally the legs of a pheasant. It is reminiscent of the jackalope in the US and the skvader in Sweden.
- Patch 2.2.2 (2007-10-02): Added.