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People describe ghostly encounters in lots of different ways. People see apparitions or strange lights, sense a presence in a room, hear noises or feel a sudden drop in temperature. They smell a deceased relative's favorite breakfast cooking in the kitchen or hear a favorite song playing while the stereo is off. Objects fall from shelves and doors open and close on their own. The electricity goes haywire, causing lights to flicker or televisions to turn on and off by themselves. Sometimes, people don't experience anything unusual at all, but they notice strange apparitions or shapes when they look at pictures they've taken.
Is it a ghost?
Some ghost stories involve visible apparitions that are bound to specific locations or families. These ghosts often appear as a warning that someone is going to die. They aren't always human -- some take the form of animals. Similarly, some reports of ghosts involve apparitions that inform friends or family members of recent deaths or impending crises. Some paranormal researchers classify this as a form of telepathy rather than an actual ghost.
Other ghosts are reported to be the spirits of people who died violently or suddenly; they may re-enact their deaths or try to seek vengeance. For example, some people believe that North Carolina's Brown Mountain Lights -- flickering lights that appear on the slope of the mountain -- are the spirits of Native Americans who died in battle. Sometimes, ghostly reproductions of inanimate objects, like sunken ships or crashed cars, reappear after accidents or tragedies.
Then, there are the ghosts who are simply sticking around, either unwilling or unable to leave the Earth . Paranormal researchers often refer to these ghosts as earthbound spirits. An earthbound ghost may haunt a specific location, like its home, its favorite place to visit or the place that it died. It may be trying to pass a message to friends or loved ones, to complete a task that it started while alive or to hold on to its home or possessions. Some researchers and mediums claim to be able to encourage these sprits to let go of their ties to the Earth and move on to a spiritual realm.
For a lot of people, seeing, hearing or sensing a ghost is enough to prove their existence. But researchers have found several possible explanations for the phenomena most often attributed to ghosts. We'll look at them in the next section.
Some paranormal researchers believe that photographs containing orbs , or unexplained spots of light, are signs of ghostly activity. Some describe orbs as a specific step in a ghost's manifestation [Source: Utah Ghost Research & Investigation ]. Orbs are visible in pictures but invisible to the naked eye because the spirits react to infrared light from the automatic focus. Skeptics, however, think orbs have a physical cause, such as:
- The camera's flash reflecting off of dust particles or moisture in the air
- Water spots on the camera's lens
- Defects in digital cameras ' sensors
- Developing or printing errors
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Scenario: Island Expeditions
Approximate Scenario Rate: Unknown
100% Hit Chance
Deals 315 Dragonkin damage instantly. The enemy continues to
Burn for 78 additional Dragonkin damage per round for 4 rounds.
Hurls a bolt of mystical fire at the enemy, dealing 433 Magic damage.
Scorches the ground, dealing 531 Dragonkin damage and dealing 78 Dragonkin damage to all active pets each round for 9 rounds.
During Scorched Earth, all pets count as Burning .
50% Hit Chance
Strikes at the enemy with the power of a spirit beast, causing 788 Magic damage.
Always hits if the target is Blinded .
Deals 886 Dragonkin damage.
Fly up high, becoming unattackable for one turn.
On the next turn, you attack, dealing 591 Dragonkin damage.
Undead pets return to life immortal for one round when killed, but deal 25% less damage.
Currently still shows up as a crimson whelpling when summoned, but has a ghostly appearance when in a pet battle.
Any particular island?
Just got mine today from Islands. Ghostly skin. Nice looking.
Wowhead says its from Crestfall Island but there are no dragons there.
OMG, this lil fellow might be absolute glass cannon !!!! Just pair him with Poda ( Uncanny Luck + Feign Death ) and then Spectral Strike + Instability ..... Add to them Lanticore Spawnling with its Cataclysm or any mechanical with Demolish and you've got a team of real real murderers !!!!! ;))
PS. [EDIT] @ AinesPets: My summoned ghostly whelpling is crimson.
Apparently there are TWO skins as I have three of them, one ghostly looking and two crimson ones :).
My summoned ghostly whelpling is crimson. He looks exactly like the crimson whelpling. Anyone else have this bug? I tried caging him and passing him to another account, but he is still crimson.
Despite the picture looking like a clone of a Crimson Whelpling, these little dragons are ghostly white and transparent and look quite good! They also have a pretty interesting and original magic-heavy moveset on an undead critter, something only shared by a few other pets. Very, very rare, though.
Does anybody know exactly what they needed to do on crestfall to get this pet. I ran a ton of island expeditions when it was current,and was able to get every pet many times over, except for this one. I just went back to doing island expeditions again solo, heroic. From what I can gather it definitely drops from crestfall, is it mythic only? Do I have to kill something specifically, I have tried everything that I am aware of,I must be missing something, or is it possible it comes from the salvage crates you buy only? Any help is much appreciated.
Seems to be from the Crestfall Salvage crates only, the ones you buy with Doubloons. Wowhead quotes a 5% drop rate.
Should drop from the expeditions themselves as well. Salvage crates just have much higher drop rates for the same associated rewards. Nothing should be exclusive to them.
Thanks for the update. I never did much with Island Expeditions, was just going with Wowhead that shows the Ghostly Whelpling and a number of other items as only available from the crate. Does identify many of the items in crate as also lootable but not this pet.
Like I said,I have run the islands alot and never got it,while getting every other pet multiple times,so I figured it might be salvage crate only. The websites do mention something about undead orcs possibly, but I haven’t noticed any on the crestfall island, although maybe I am just not finding them.
Probably a combination of Crestfall and its rewards being added to the game relatively late (8.2) and salvage crates being added even later (8.3). Though I have to say, I checked several items myself and all of them (even stuff that was in the game starting with 8.0) is only ‘listed’ as dropping from crates. It was always the comments pointing out which island/enemy type was the source for the drop.
I was kinda hoping someone who actually remembers doing a crestfall island and getting one to drop would chime in just to verify it,oh well, I guess I’ll just keep on trying and buying crates. Thanks alot to all who answered.
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Pet type: Undead
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Deals 16 Dragonkin damage instantly. The enemy continues to Burn for 4 additional Dragonkin damage per round for 4 rounds.
Scorches the ground, dealing 25 Dragonkin damage and dealing 4 Dragonkin damage to all active pets each round for 9 rounds. During Scorched Earth, all pets count as Burning .
Deals 45 Dragonkin damage.
Hurls a bolt of mystical fire at the enemy, dealing 22 Magic damage.
Strikes at the enemy with the power of a spirit beast, causing 40 Magic damage. Always hits if the target is Blinded .
Fly up high, becoming unattackable for one turn. On the next turn, you attack, dealing 0 Dragonkin damage.
Drop: Island Expeditions
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wow All Patch 8.2 Battle Pets
By Stan , June 13, 2019 in News
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Here's an overview of all new battle pets coming in Patch 8.2.
“Burnout always has a supply of well-toasted marshmallows.”
“Don’t let the cuteness fool you, this little monster will jab your ankles the second you’re not looking.”
“The last thing that tried to look in its tiny pack was never seen again.”
“Unkillable dragons, what could go wrong?”
Rustbolt Clucker : Pet Battle (Mechagon)
“Some of the few remaining fleshy creatures on Mechagon, they provide food and even companionship for the citizens of Rustbolt.”
Rustyroot Snooter : Pet Battle (Mechagon)
"Snooters have a very good sense of smell and can easily find grass and seeds buried under snow or scrap."
“The bright coloration of this deep water slug seems to give off a soft, warm glow.”
“Even with its softer juvenile shell, a young prismatic spireshell still glitters like a diamond.”
“A rare snooter, and hard to find, it’s known for burrowing itself deep under wet foliage to nest.”
“A gift, found one day and saved for a meaningful occasion, should things ever turn around.”
“One of the microbots used to guard the city of Rustbolt, now purchasable for a reasonable price.”
“As handy as this invention is, it was also programmed to absolutely despise hand puns.”
Operation: Mechagon Dungeon
“The birth of an exceptionally rare Golden Snorf was such an abnormality that not even King Mechagon could force himself to mechanize his beloved, fuzzy friend.”
“He’s just so happy to be programmed to exist.”
The Eternal Palace Raid
“In the lightless caverns, a bright shell color doesn’t make you any worse at ambushing.”
“In the fathomless depths beyond the Eternal Palace, minds are lost in the blackness.”
“The influence of the Old Gods on the aquatic life of Nazjatar is unmistakable, as many simply wander as mindless eyes of N’Zoth.”
“Master of poking, stabbing, thrusting, jabbing, and gouging.”
Rare Creatures of Nazjatar
“Spireshells produce a softer shell when young which will be grown out of quickly.”
“Standing next to a brinestone algan will remind you of the smell of the sea, mixed with rotting kelp.”
“There is no mistaking the evidence—algan breed by budding. We can all put this argument to rest now.”
“As if a dark, underwater cave wasn’t nightmarish enough, these things exist – and they love it there.”
“A rare evolution of chitterspine, with elongated spines to pierce soft flesh and eyes.”
“The predatory coral of Nazjatar can grow incredibly quickly given the right conditions.”
“Frenzies in Nazjatar have learned to operate in large schools or face consumption by the many predators of the deeps.”
“A rare species of crab found mostly in Nazjatar, it hides easily amongst the ample kelp and coral of the area.”
“The murloc tribe that Murgle belongs to is one of a few that have resisted the naga’s enslavement”
“Legend has it that the necrofin tribe found necromancy on a series of runed tablets at the bottom of the sea.”
“When the sun shines on its shell just right, the light scatters in a thousand different directions.” *See also Vendor information.
“The hydra matriarchs of Nazjatar steal and destroy one another’s eggs constantly, so you can never really know what will hatch out of one.”
“The elements clash and battle for relics constantly, but few moreso than the Tidestone.”
“The eels of Nazjatar are experts at hiding in the many cracks and rocks of the sea floor.”
Spawn of Nalaada
“In a dark place unknown to all, the seabed writhes with the children of Nalaada, a carpet of life and death.”
“The Tidestone would empower minions of both the storm and the sea, and is sought after by both parties.”
“Watch your ears.”
Rare Creatures of Mechagon
“No one knows who made these mechanical spiders, but everyone hates them.”
“Absolutely do not let him bite your bones.”
“It’s not clear who the original owner of this arm was, but they’re not getting it back now.”
“Many advancements have been made to the initial prototype homing beacon over the years.”
“Of all snooters, this one has the softest fur. Ironically, it does not like to be pet very much.”
“Even he cannot put out the fire in my heart.”
Slimy Sea Slug
“Slimy sea slugs secrete slimy sea slug slime on the slimy sea floor.”
“It doesn’t take a very large ooze to eat a gnome.”
“Living so deep within the seas has made this species very sensitive to light.”
“Eels are already slimy. This one is extra slimy.”
“A fully grown Fangtooth has a bite strong enough to go right through a platinum fishing pole. Watch your fingers.”
Slimy Hermit Crab
“The slime on this provides essential nutrients to the hermit crab within, allowing it to go years without eating anything if it chooses.”
“This little octopode squirts slime out instead of ink.”
“The slimy coating on this otter provides excellent protection against sunburns.”
“Anything can be a nest if you try hard enough.”
“These gruesome crabs are attracted to the scent of blood and seem to revel in combat.”
“Six legs, two claws, multiple eyes, spiked body? This thing has it all!”
“When the waves crashed down around the city, not all were fortunate enough to receive N’zoth’s gift.”
“When the sun shines on its shell just right, the light scatters in a thousand different directions.” **See also Rare Creatures – Nazjatar section.
“Every time the mandibles on this vibrate slightly, it is because it gave someone a nightmare.”
With Rise of Azshara approaching, it's time to look at battle pets of Patch 8.2.
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These pets are hotter than my exes.
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