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Last updated 03/17/2007
for Patch 2.0.10 and the Burning Crusade

The Big List of Pet Skills


From the Pet Trainer:
  • Growl
  • Great Stamina
  • Natural Armor
  • Arcane Resistance
  • Fire Resistance
  • Frost Resistance
  • Nature Resistance
  • Shadow Resistance
  • From the Wild:
  • Bite
  • Charge
  • Claw
  • Cower
  • Dash
  • Dive
  • Fire Breath
  • Furious Howl
  • Gore
  • Lightning Breath
  • Poison Spit
  • Prowl
  • Scorpid Poison
  • Screech
  • Shell Shield
  • Thunderstomp
  • Warp

  • Skills as of August 2005:
  • Bite
  • Claw
  • Cower
  • Dash
  • Dive
  • Growl
  • Skills added in Patch 1.7:
  • Furious Howl
  • Prowl
  • Scorpid Poison
  • Screech
  • Great Stamina
  • Natural Armor
  • Arcane Resistance
  • Fire Resistance
  • Frost Resistance
  • Nature Resistance
  • Shadow Resistance
  • Skills added in Patch 1.8:
  • Lightning Breath
  • Skills added in Patch 1.9:
  • Charge
  • Shell Shield
  • Thunderstomp
  • Skills added in Patch 2.0 and/or The Burning Crusade:
  • Fire Breath
  • Gore
  • Poison Spit
  • Warp

  • Active Skills

    Bite
    Bite the enemy, causing damage.
    35 Focus; 5 yd range; Instant; 10 sec cooldown
    Can be learned by:
    Bats, Bears, Boars, Carrion Birds, Cats, Crocolisks, Dragonhawks, Gorillas, Hyenas, Nether Rays, Raptors, Ravagers, Serpents, Spiders, Tallstriders, Turtles, Warp Stalkers, Windserpents, Wolves

    Bite 1: Pet Level 1 (1 TP). Bite the enemy, causing 7 to 9 damage.

    Bite 2: Pet Level 8 (4 TP). Bite the enemy, causing 16 to 18 damage.

    Bite 3: Pet Level 16 (7 TP). Bite the enemy, causing 24 to 28 damage.

    Bite 4: Pet Level 24 (10 TP). Bite the enemy, causing 31 to 37 damage.

    Bite 5: Pet Level 32 (13 TP). Bite the enemy, causing 40 to 48 damage.

    Bite 6: Pet Level 40 (17 TP). Bite the enemy, causing 49 to 59 damage.

    Bite 7: Pet Level 48 (21 TP). Bite the enemy, causing 66 to 80 damage.


    Bite 8: Pet Level 56 (25 TP). Bite the enemy, causing 81 to 99 damage. Bite 9: Pet Level 64 (29 TP). Bite the enemy, causing 108 to 132 damage.

    Charge
    Charges an enemy, immobilizes it for 1 sec, and adds melee attack power to the boar's next attack.
    35 Focus; 8-25 yd range; Instance; 25 sec cooldown
    Can be learned by:
    Boars

    Charge 1: Pet Level 1 (5 TP). Charges an enemy, immobilizes it for 1 sec, and adds 50 melee attack power to the boar's next attack.

    Charge 2: Pet Level 12 (9 TP). Charges an enemy, immobilizes it for 1 sec, and adds 100 melee attack power to the boar's next attack.

    Charge 3: Pet Level 24 (13 TP). Charges an enemy, immobilizes it for 1 sec, and adds 180 melee attack power to the boar's next attack.

    Charge 4: Pet Level 36 (17 TP). Charges an enemy, immobilizes it for 1 sec, and adds 250 melee attack power to the boar's next attack.

      No known creatures have this skill when tamed.

    Charge 5: Pet Level 48 (21 TP). Charges an enemy, immobilizes it for 1 sec, and adds 390 melee attack power to the boar's next attack.

    Charge 6: Pet Level 60 (25 TP). Charges an enemy, immobilizes it for 1 sec, and adds 550 melee attack power to the boar's next attack.

    Claw
    Claw the enemy, causing damage.
    25 Focus; 5 yd range; Instant
    Can be learned by:
    Bears, Carrion Birds, Cats, Crabs, Owls, Raptors, Scorpids, Warp Stalkers

    Claw 1: Pet Level 1 (1 TP). Claw the enemy, causing 4 to 6 damage.

    Claw 2: Pet Level 8 (4 TP). Claw the enemy, causing 8 to 12 damage.

    Claw 3: Pet Level 16 (7 TP). Claw the enemy, causing 12 to 16 damage.

    Claw 4: Pet Level 24 (10 TP). Claw the enemy, causing 16 to 22 damage.

    Claw 5: Pet Level 32 (13 TP). Claw the enemy, causing 21 to 29 damage.

    Claw 6: Pet Level 40 (17 TP). Claw the enemy, causing 26 to 36 damage.

    Claw 7: Pet Level 48 (21 TP). Claw the enemy, causing 35 to 49 damage.

    Claw 8: Pet Level 56 (25 TP) Claw the enemy, causing 43 to 59 damage.

    Claw 9: Pet Level 64 (29 TP) Claw the enemy, causing 54 to 76 damage.

    Cower
    Cower, causing no damage but lowering your [the pet's] threat, making the enemy less likely to attack you [the pet].
    15 Focus; 5 yd range; Instant; 5 sec cooldown
    Can be learned by: all pets

    Cower 1: Pet Level 5 (8 TP)

    Cower 2: Pet Level 15 (10 TP)

    Cower 3: Pet Level 25 (12 TP)

    Cower 4: Pet Level 35 (14 TP)

    Cower 5: Pet Level 45 (16 TP)

    Cower 6: Pet Level 55 (18 TP)

    Cower 7: Pet Level 65 (21 TP)


    Dash
    Increases movement speed for 15 seconds.
    20 Focus
    Can be learned by:
    Boars, Cats, Hyenas, Ravagers, Tallstriders, Wolves

    Dash 1: Pet Level 30 (15 TP). Increases movement speed by 40% for 15 seconds.

    Dash 2: Pet Level 40 (20 TP). Increases movement speed by 60% for 15 seconds.

    Dash 3: Pet Level 50 (25 TP). Increases movement speed by 80% for 15 seconds.

    Dive
    Increases movement speed for 15 seconds.
    20 Focus
    Can be learned by:
    Bats, Carrion Birds, Dragonhawks, Nether Rays, Owls, Windserpents

    Dive 1: Pet Level 30 (15 TP). Increases movement speed by 40% for 15 seconds.

    Dive 2: Pet Level 40 (20 TP). Increases movement speed by 60% for 15 seconds.

    Dive 3: Pet Level 50 (25 TP). Increases movement speed by 80% for 15 seconds.

    Fire Breath
    Targets in a cone in front of the caster take Fire damage over 2 sec.
    50 Focus; Instant; 10 second cooldown.
    Can be used by:
    Dragonhawks
    Notes: The damage of this skill scales with the level of the pet.

    Rank 1: Pet Level 1 (5 TP). Targets in a cone in front of the caster take 6 Fire damage over 2 sec.

    Rank 2: Pet Level 60 (25 TP). Targets in a cone in front of the caster take 111 Fire damage over 2 sec.

    Furious Howl
    Party members within 15 yards receive extra damage to their next physical attack. Lasts 10 seconds.
    60 Focus; Instant; 10 second cooldown.
    Can be used by:
    Wolves

    Rank 1: Pet Level 10 (10 TP). Party members within 15 yards receive an extra 9-11 damage to their next physical attack. Lasts 10 seconds.

    Rank 2: Pet Level 24 (15 TP). Party members within 15 yards receive an extra 18-22 damage to their next physical attack. Lasts 10 seconds.

    Rank 3: Pet Level 40 (20 TP). Party members within 15 yards receive an extra 28-34 damage to their next physical attack. Lasts 10 seconds.

    Rank 4: Pet Level 56 (25 TP). Party members within 15 yards receive an extra 45-57 damage to their next physical attack. Lasts 10 seconds.

    Gore
    Gores the enemy, causing damage. This attack has a 50% chance to inflict double damage.
    25 Focus; 5 yd range; Instant
    Can be used by:
    Boars, Ravagers

    Rank 1: Pet Level 1 (1 TP). Gores the enemy, causing 3 to 5 damage. This attack has a 50% chance to inflict double damage.

    Rank 2: Pet Level 8 (4 TP). Gores the enemy, causing 6 to 10 damage. This attack has a 50% chance to inflict double damage.

    Rank 3: Pet Level 16 (7 TP). Gores the enemy, causing 9 to 13 damage. This attack has a 50% chance to inflict double damage.

    Rank 4: Pet Level 24 (10 TP). Gores the enemy, causing 12 to 18 damage. This attack has a 50% chance to inflict double damage.

    Rank 5: Pet Level 32 (13 TP). Gores the enemy, causing 15 to 23 damage. This attack has a 50% chance to inflict double damage.

      No known creatures have this skill when tamed.

    Rank 6: Pet Level 40 (17 TP). Gores the enemy, causing 18 to 30 damage. This attack has a 50% chance to inflict double damage.

      No known creatures have this skill when tamed.

    Rank 7: Pet Level 48 (21 TP). Gores the enemy, causing 24 to 40 damage. This attack has a 50% chance to inflict double damage.

    Rank 8: Pet Level 56 (25 TP). Gores the enemy, causing 30 to 48 damage. This attack has a 50% chance to inflict double damage.

    Rank 9: Pet Level 63 (29 TP). Gores the enemy, causing 37 to 61 damage. This attack has a 50% chance to inflict double damage.

    Growl
    Taunt the target, increasing the likelyhood the creature will focus attacks on you [the pet].
    15 Focus; 5 yd range; Instant; 5 sec cooldown
    Can be used by: all pets

    Lightning Breath
    Breathes lightning, instantly dealing Nature damage to a single target.
    50 focus; 20 yd range; Instant.
    Can be used by:
    Windserpents

    Rank 1: Pet Level 1 (1 TP). Breathes lightning, instantly dealing 11 to 13 Nature damage to a single target.

    Rank 2: Pet Level 12 (5 TP). Breathes lightning, instantly dealing 21 to 23 Nature damage to a single target.

    Rank 3: Pet Level 24 (10 TP). Breathes lightning, instantly dealing 36 to 40 Nature damage to a single target.

    Rank 4: Pet Level 36 (15 TP). Breathes lightning, instantly dealing 51 to 59 Nature damage to a single target.

    Rank 5: Pet Level 48 (20 TP). Breathes lightning, instantly dealing 78 to 90 Nature damage to a single target.

    Rank 6: Pet Level 60 (25 TP). Breathes lightning, instantly dealing 99 to 113 Nature damage to a single target.

    Poison Spit
    Spits poison at an enemy, dealing Nature damage over 12 sec.
    35 Focus; 30 yd range; Instant; 10 sec cooldown
    Can be used by:
    Serpents

    Rank 1: Pet Level 15 (5 TP). Spits poison at an enemy, dealing 25 Nature damage over 8 sec.

    Rank 2: Pet Level 45 (20 TP). Spits poison at an enemy, dealing 90 Nature damage over 8 sec.

    Rank 3: Pet Level 60 (25 TP). Spits poison at an enemy, dealing 120 Nature damage over 8 sec.

    Prowl
    Puts your pet in stealth mode, but slows its movement speed. The first attack from stealth receives a bonus to damage. Lasts until cancelled.
    40 Focus; Instant; 10 sec cooldown
    Can be used by:
    Cats

    Rank 1: Pet Level 30 (15 TP). Puts your pet in stealth mode, but slows its movement speed by 50%. The first attack from stealth receives a 20% bonus to damage. Lasts until cancelled.

    Rank 2: Pet Level 40 (20 TP). Puts your pet in stealth mode, but slows its movement speed by 45%. The first attack from stealth receives a 35% bonus to damage. Lasts until cancelled.

    Rank 3: Pet Level 50 (25 TP). Puts your pet in stealth mode, but slows its movement speed by 40%. The first attack from stealth receives a 50% bonus to damage. Lasts until cancelled.

    Scorpid Poison
    Inflicts Nature damage over time. Effect can stack up to 5 times on a single target.
    30 Focus; 5 yd range; Instant; 4 second cooldown.
    Can be used by:
    Scorpids

    Rank 1: Pet Level 8 (10 TP). Inflicts 10 Nature damage over 10 sec. Effect can stack up to 5 times on a single target.

    Rank 2: Pet Level 24 (15 TP). Inflicts 15 Nature damage over 10 sec. Effect can stack up to 5 times on a single target.

    Rank 3: Pet Level 40 (20 TP). Inflicts 30 Nature damage over 10 sec. Effect can stack up to 5 times on a single target.

    Rank 4: Pet Level 56 (25 TP). Inflicts 40 Nature damage over 10 sec. Effect can stack up to 5 times on a single target.

    Rank 5: Pet Level 64 (29 TP). Inflicts 44 Nature damage over 8 sec. Effect can stack up to 5 times on a single target.

    Screech
    Blasts a single enemy for damage and lowers the melee attack power of all enemies in melee range. Effect lasts 4 sec.
    20 Focus; 5 yd range; Instant
    Can be used by:
    Bats, Carrion Birds, Owls

    Rank 1: Pet Level 8 (10 TP). Blasts a single enemy for 7 to 9 damage and lowers the melee attack power of all enemies in melee range by 25.

    Rank 2: Pet Level 24 (15 TP). Blasts a single enemy for 12 to 16 damage and lowers the melee attack power of all enemies in melee range by 50.

    Rank 3: Pet Level 48 (20 TP). Blasts a single enemy for 19 to 25 damage and lowers the melee attack power of all enemies in melee range by 75.

    Rank 4: Pet Level 56 (25 TP). Blasts a single enemy for 26 to 46 damage and lowers the melee attack power of all enemies in melee range by 100.

    Rank 5: Pet Level 64 (29 TP). Blasts a single enemy for 33 to 61 damage and lowers the melee attack power of all enemies in melee range by 210.

    Shell Shield
    Reduces all damage your pet takes by 50%, but increases the time between your pet's attacks by 43%. Lasts 12 sec. 10 Focus; Instant; 3 min cooldown.
    Can be used by:
    Turtles

    Rank 1: Pet Level 20 (15 TP). Reduces all damage your pet takes by 50%, but increases the time between your pet's attacks by 43%. Lasts 12 sec.

    Thunderstomp
    Shakes the ground with thundering force, doing Nature damage to all enemies within 8 yards.
    60 Focus; Instant; 1 min cooldown
    Can be used by:
    Gorillas

    Rank 1: Pet Level 30 (15 TP). Shakes the ground with thundering force, doing 67 to 77 Nature damage to all enemies within 8 yards.

    Rank 2: Pet Level 40 (20 TP). Shakes the ground with thundering force, doing 87 to 99 Nature damage to all enemies within 8 yards.

    Rank 3: Pet Level 50 (25 TP). Shakes the ground with thundering force, doing 115 to 133 Nature damage to all enemies within 8 yards.

    Warp
    Teleports to an enemy up to 30 yards away and gives the pet a 50% chance to avoid the next melee attack. Lasts 4 sec.
    25 Focus; 30 yd range; Instant; 15 sec cooldown
    Can be used by:
    Warp Stalkers

    Rank 1: Pet Level 60 (1 TP). Teleports to an enemy up to 30 yards away and gives the pet a 50% chance to avoid the next melee attack. Lasts 4 sec.


    Passive Skills

    Great Stamina
    Increases stamina (health = 10 * stamina).
    Can be learned by all pets. Taught at pet trainer.

    Natural Armor
    Increases armor.
    Can be learned by all pets. Taught at pet trainer.

    Arcane/Fire/Frost/Nature/Shadow Resistance
    Increases resistance of the appropriate type. Note that each type must be trained separately.
    Can be learned by all pets. Taught at pet trainer.