Hook wasps were originally slated to be in their own Exotic Pet family, but Blizzard later decided to just merge them with regular wasps. I can only hope the special ability they were going to have, Flutter, will make it into the rylak repertoire or some other pet family in the future.
I’ve always had a soft spot for wasp pets, I don’t know why. They’re not particularly pleasant to look at, but there’s something cool about having a giant wasp as a pet. The video below shows the new hook wasp model in action.
I’ve come across 3 colors in the beta so far — light blue, yellow, and green — but more colors exist as you can see in the image below from Petopia. I’m particularly fond of the black/green variant, but I have yet to spot it. And does anyone else think a spirit beast hook wasp would look really damn cool? Maybe with sparkle dust falling off its wings… you know, like the sparkle pony or sparkle cloud serpent mounts.
Wasps in Warlords of Draenor have Speed of the Swarm (haste) as their special ability.
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