Water striders are aquatic insects that range from small to gigantic (large enough for a humanoid to ride upon) with a the ability to walk on water. They smaller variety are only found in Pandaria, while the larger variety (fen striders) are found primarily in Outland.
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- Note: Water striders are an exotic beast and can only be tamed by beast master hunters with .
Though hunters can respec their pet water striders into Ferocity or Tenacity, they are inherently Cunning. In addition to the abilities that come standard with all pets (, , ) and those given to their natural or retrained specialization, all water striders are given the following:
The subspecies below can be tamed by hunters.
- Aqua Strider (drop from , Dread Wastes)
- Dancing Water Skimmer (pet battle, Vale of Eternal Blossoms)
- Legs (Children's Week)
- Mirror Strider (pet battle, Jade Forest)
- Patch 5.0.4 (28-August-2012): Added.