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Curious Oracle Hatchling
Curious Oracle Hatchling
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World Event: Children's Week

Quest: Back To The Orphanage [10]

Curious Oracle Hatchling
Curious Oracle Hatchling
Binds when picked up
Use: Teaches you how to summon this companion.
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Neutral Neutral

Idles about and occasionally jumps and catches a fly.

Pit-pattering footsteps; vocalizations (on-click)

Wrath of the Lich King expansion required.
3 allowed
Wrath of the Lich King
Patch 3.2.0 | Posted: August 4, 2009

World Event: Children's Week

Quest: Back To The Orphanage

Curious Oracle Hatchling

Curious Oracle Hatchling

Item Level 1

Binds when picked up

Use: Teaches you how to summon this companion.

Right Click to summon and dismiss a Curious Oracle Hatchling.

This pet is rewarded via the mail after completing a chain of Children's Week quests that begin in Northrend with the quest Little Orphan Roo of the Oracles. This quest may be accessed by characters level 70+. Take a look at our detailed walkthrough for help obtaining this pet.

Level 0: Health 0Power 0Speed 0
Requires Pet Level: 1

100% Hit Chance 


Bashes the enemy, dealing 394 Humanoid damage.

Vs. Dragonkin

Vs. Beast
Requires Pet Level: 10

100% Hit Chance 


Blasts the enemy with a spray of water, dealing 394 Aquatic damage.

Vs. Elemental

Vs. Magic
Requires Pet Level: 2

100% Hit Chance 


Flings a sticky goo at the target, dealing 295 Elemental damage and making it impossible to flee for 2 rounds.

Vs. Mechanical

Vs. Critter
2 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 15

Removes all buffs and debuffs from the user.

3 Round Cooldown
Requires Pet Level: 4

100% Hit Chance 


Performs a flip, dealing 295 Humanoid damage.


Interrupts the opponent's round if the user goes first.

Vs. Dragonkin

Vs. Beast
Requires Pet Level: 20

100% Hit Chance 


Channels a dreadful toxic breath which deals 374 Humanoid damage split across the enemy team. Deals additional damage if the weather is Cleansing Rain.


Your pet continues performing this attack for 3 rounds.

Vs. Dragonkin

Vs. Beast


Humanoids recover 4% of their maximum health if they dealt damage this round.


Damage Taken 

50% from Undead abilities

33% from Critter abilities

Dalaran (Northrend) — Northrend
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The questline for this pet was one of my favorite WoW experiences of all time, and the Oracle is a top-tier character model. I keep little Jaleet with me at all times as my companion pet.



But god almighty, does he suck at combat. Backflip is too slow to ever work, Dreadful Breath locks you in for 3 rounds, Sticky Goo is a weak root your opponent will not mind. Aged Yolk is mildly useful in PvP. You're left with a pet whose best abilities are two Slot 1 basic attacks.



5/5 Appearance, 1/5 Battle :(

Aug 5, 2016 at 7:15pm | Edits: 0 | Ravenholdt-us | Pets: 579 Compare collections | Score: 2715
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@Illumnati : The journal limit of 3 is not a mistake, it's just a very odd case. You are correct that you can no longer add any more to your journal once you have the curious oracle hatchling and curious wolvar hatchling, but people who already had more than one of either before the pet journal consolidation at the launch of Mists were allowed to keep them and can use more than one on a pet battle team.

May 5, 2016 at 9:02am | Edits: 1 | Scarlet Crusade-us | Pets: 1747 Compare collections | Score: 13976
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Any subsequent completions of the questline either with the same character on a following year or a different character during the same year has a different reward. You can only have one Curious Oracle Hatchling and one Curious Wolvar Pup in your pet journal ... unless you already had more than one prior to the launch of Mists of Panderia. Also to note is that once you add the pet to your journal, there is currently no way to remove it. [Update: Thank you @Flibbit]

May 2, 2016 at 5:17pm | Edits: 4 | Farstriders-us | Pets: 1321 Compare collections | Score: 10523
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Adding my vote up for this adorable little guy.

One tiny P.S. I'm not sure what about a bug diet gives him such bad breath but,  just  turn him loose on dragonkin, he wilts them like nothing I've ever seen.

Feb 24, 2016 at 10:17pm | Edits: 0 | Ysera-us | Pets: 406 Compare collections | Score: 2210
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@Druzy Wow, I did not know that! Should actually work IMO... but interesting...

Dec 2, 2015 at 5:32pm | Edits: 0 | Haomarush-us | Pets: 965 Compare collections | Score: 5589
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As much as I love this companion, and he's part of my main team, Fridge Horror sets in when I realize I'm essentially training my adopted son to be a street brawler.

Mar 19, 2014 at 9:16pm | Edits: 0 | Durotan-us | Pets: 296 Compare collections | Score: 1403
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this is a great companion... but none of you mention that if you click it it will gurgle in about 5 different ways AND sometimes there is a burp and sometimes he will fart!!  OMG that is the cutest thing and very, very funny.  I cant get on my main every time im on without listening to that fart! :D   

Jan 26, 2014 at 11:44am | Edits: 0 | Area 52-us | Pets: 86 Compare collections | Score: 369
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One word of caution:  Aged Yolk used against Apocolypse is instant death for those cute little guy; apparently a lesson I need to learn repeatedly.

Nov 5, 2013 at 11:11pm | Edits: 1 | Uldaman-us | Pets: 771 Compare collections | Score: 4598
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  When I found out I could get an Oracle Hatchling I was thrilled! I was in a guild called Order of the Murloc at the time and while I couldn't have Lurky or Murky, I could have a murloc relative a Gorloc. The guild eventually disbanded but my Oracle Hatching remained and it reminds me of the Mrlgahalagahraga's we'd type as hello's and makes me smile. 

Apr 9, 2013 at 7:55pm | Edits: 3 | Moon Guard-us | Pets: 378 Compare collections | Score: 1817
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I love your story Tiessa. So funny. Now everytime that I get to LK in his raid I'm gonna say in the chat "Hello Uncle Lich!" LOL 

Feb 21, 2013 at 11:52am | Edits: 1 | Cairne-us | Pets: 811 Compare collections | Score: 3906
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This is such a cute little guy! All of the oracles speak like little children and it's so cute. So glad I got him from Children's week this year.
Aug 14, 2012 at 3:20pm | Edits: 1 | Duskwood-us | Pets: 556 Compare collections | Score: 2540
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This is one of my favorite pets because of this one video. It's the story of an oracle orphan left abandoned on the doorstep of the Lich King himself. Both hysterically funny and poignant - truly well done. "Can I call you Uncle Lich?" "Kewl! I wanna be a Lich King too!" I call mine Carmen just like he did. Oh, and I call him Uncle Lich now too.
Jul 8, 2012 at 6:37am | Edits: 0 | Fizzcrank-us | Pets: 524 Compare collections | Score: 2588
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Got this pet today as my first childrens week ever :3
Very cool pet he jumps up and catches flies often :P
Made me sad to leave Roo at the orphanage so getting this pet made me very happy :P
Apr 29, 2012 at 10:10pm | Edits: 0 | Korgath-us | Pets: 61 Compare collections | Score: 0
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im still waiting for mail to come with my pet
Apr 29, 2012 at 11:15am | Edits: 0 | Hellscream-us | Pets: 1169 Compare collections | Score: 7227
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Confirmed. Got my oracle hatchling today 5/1/11 9pm EST. Pets, Gotta colloct them all :)
May 1, 2011 at 9:04pm | Edits: 0 | Zul'jin-us | Pets: 318 Compare collections | Score: 1441
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As of Children's Week 2011, the NR quests are working again, so if you picked the wolvar the first go round, now you'll be able to get this one.
May 1, 2011 at 8:21am | Edits: 0 | Alleria-us | Pets: 1242 Compare collections | Score: 9934
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For those unable to get the opposite quest for the opposite pet this year:
May 2, 2010 at 12:11pm | Edits: 0 | Durotan-us | Pets: 173 Compare collections | Score: 0
Top RaterMagmin 
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the Northrend Childrens Week needs a 3rd pet, maybe a Tuskarr Child? with those Seaweed Warriors going around killing the Tuskarrs, there should be quite a large amount of orphans by now.
Nov 28, 2009 at 8:04pm | Edits: 1 | Dunemaul-us | Pets: 775 Compare collections | Score: 3678
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I like this pet solely because I like the Gorlocs. They're my top favorite WoW race for a number of reasons, though their overall likability and personable attitudes are the main reason. Of course, this also means that my least favorite WoW race are the Wolvar, especially the blasphemous Frenzyheart Tribe. The Oracles just want to be left alone, you jerks! Stop attacking their patrols and destroying their altars!

Stupid puppy-men...
Nov 4, 2009 at 10:41pm | Edits: 0 | Wyrmrest Accord-us | Pets: 1609 Compare collections | Score: 10787
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My big mystery about him, is the question of how he came to be in my postbox. The post was send by him to me. Did he manage to sneak into the parcel? If so he is in for a surprise next year when his Wolvar nemesis should arrive in a similar box.

In the mean time he start taking lessons from the Squire on how to properly carry pennants. If he is good I might let him ride a pony.

And finally someone to take care of all those Aged Egg Yolks.
Sep 29, 2009 at 9:15pm | Edits: 1 | Lightbringer-us | Pets: 833 Compare collections | Score: 4709
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The bouncy gurloc is a distant cousin of the murloc.
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