Kalliope at Kalliope’s Pantheon of Pets: Our journey back through the Molten Front starts above the Sanctuary of Malorne with Ban’thalos, the loyal green spirit owl. We’ll also be taking a quick detour to Darnassus to visit his fellow spirit owl, Dori’thur, as well as taking a look at their origins. Next week, we’ll be moving a bit to the northeast to visit the Regrowth.
Hey everyone! I’m here above the Sanctuary of Malorne in Mount Hyjal, hanging out with the shiny green spirit owl Ban’thalos.
This level 85 spirit beast is often the first challenge tame that players encounter upon properly phasing into the zone’s daily quest hub. Since he’s exotic, hunters need to spec as beast mastery to tame him.
Ban’thalos has the same three tamed abilities as other spirit beast pets. The first, spirit beast blessing, is a mastery raid buff that scales with the hunter’s level, maxing out at 3000 at level 90. The second, spirit mend, is a targetable heal over time which scales with the hunter’s ranged attack power. The third ability is spirit walk, which allows the beast to enter stealth mode with a 50% movement speed penalty, but grants a 20% damage bonus to his first attack from stealth. . . . Read full article