Here's some pretty awesome news from the maven of all things hunter pet-related, Mania: Chromaggus is tameable
on the beta servers. Chromaggus
is a boss in Blackwing Lair
known for keeping healers on their toes with a variety of debilitating debuffs
, for making magic users curse his name thanks to a shifting resistance shield, and for dropping the coolest-looking shoulder armor
in the entire game. You need be a beastmastery hunter
to tame him, as he is a member of the exotic Core Hound
family. Not only is he a great pet for a nostalgic, old-world raider, he also has a very nice-looking, unique skin, and he'll be in high demand for certain raiding groups, as Core Hounds now provide Ancestral Hysteria
, a Heroism
replacement. For my own part, if he remains tameable when Cataclysm
goes live, I know I'll eventually be pulling my old hunter out of the mothballs and calling in a few favors.
World of Warcraft: Cataclysm will destroy Azeroth as we know it; nothing will be the same! In WoW Insider's Guide to Cataclysm, you can find out everything you need to know about WoW's third expansion (available Dec. 7, 2010), from brand new races to revamped quests and zones. Visit our Cataclysm news category for the most recent posts having to do with the Cataclysm expansion.