A very common, bulky, furry, four-legged beast that lopes along on all fours, but may occasionally rise up on hind legs. Most bears are hostile when approached, despite their sometimes cuddly appearance. They tend to be larger than human sized at their smallest. Bears are found in Dun Morogh, Loch Modan, the Hillsbrad Foothills, Ashenvale, Feralas, the Western Plaguelands, Darkshore, Elwynn Forest, Silverpine Forest, Bloodmyst Isle, and Winterspring.
- Ashenvale Bear
- Ferocious Grizzled Bear
- Giant Grizzled Bear
- Young Forest Bear
- Thistle Bear
- Ice Claw Bear
- Ironfur Bear
- Black bear
- Brown bear
- Dire bear
- Gray bear
- Grizzly bear
- Polar bear
- A strange creature called gorilla bear is described in Manual of Monsters Appendix Three, however, the validity of the source is disputed.
As A Hunter Pet
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- Very popular as hunter pets due to their easy diet. Their special ability, Swipe, allows them to hold the attention of several enemies at once.
/ Patch 3.0.2 (14-Oct-2008): Major changes.
Bite replaced with Swipe.
Health had a +8% bonus and now has +10%.
Damage had a -9% penalty and now has no penalty.
Patch 3.1.0 (14-Apr-2009): Bonuses equalized.
Damage had no bonus and now has +5% bonus.
Health had a 10% bonus and now has a +5% bonus.
/ Patch 4.0.1 (12-Oct-2010): Ability changes.
Swipe replaced by Demoralizing Roar. Now have a bonus ability, Rest.