Snapjaws are a breed of large turtles found thriving on the eastern shores of Lordamere Lake in Hillsbrad Foothills (formerly Alterac Mountains) and along the long river that runs through the eastern part of the zone near Tarren Mill; they are also found in the Old Hillsbrad Foothills instance in the Caverns of Time.


Snapjaw can be found in Hillsbrad Foothills at:



Item Source Use
Inv misc food 70 [Turtle Meat] Drop IconSmall Cooking [Cooking]
Inv misc leatherscrap 03 [Light Leather] IconSmall Skinning [Skinning] IconSmall Leatherworking [Leatherworking]
Inv misc leatherscrap 05 [Medium Leather] IconSmall Skinning [Skinning] IconSmall Leatherworking [Leatherworking]


  • Both the name and the creature's appearance were likely inspired by the North American Alligator Turtle, often called the Alligator snapping turtle.

Patch changes Edit

  • Cataclysm-Logo-Small Patch 4.0.3a (2010-11-23): Lvl lowered from ~30 to better fit the newly merged zone of Hillsbrad Foothills.

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