For the item that drops during the Lady Vashj encounter, see  [Tainted Core].

Tainted Waveling.jpg

Tainted Core drops from Hydross the Unstable in Serpentshrine Cavern.

Pet Journal

"The spawn of Hydross, considered by the elemental community to be the "Earl of Puddles.""


elemental Elemental: Ignores all negative weather effects. Enemy pets can still gain the beneficial effects from weather when facing an elemental.
+50% damage from Aquatic -33% damage from Mechanical
Level 1 Level 2 Level 4
[Ooze Touch] [Acidic Goo] [Healing Wave]
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[Poison Spit] [Corrosion] [Creeping Ooze]
Level 10 Level 15 Level 20


The purified Waveling.

  • From time to time the Tainted Waveling will purify itself, turning blue for one minute.

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