Sea Turtle

Sea Turtle

Where to catch Sea Turtle.

About Sea Turtle

  • Binds when caught.
  • Use:

    Teaches the Sea Turtle mount. Increases swim speed by 60%. The turtle is the same shape as the Riding Turtle mount gained from playing cards, but is a different color. They are probably related: One driven to extinction by greedy goblins, the other by over-enthusiastic anglers!
  • Other Tomes:

Catching Sea Turtle

  • Notes:

    Very rarely caught from any pool in Northrend, Cataclysm-level pool, or pool in Pandaria. Can also be rarely looted from Cavedwellers, summoned from your Garrison's waters with a level 3 Fishing Shack (thanks Bearocalypse).
  • Commentary:

    Catch rate is estimated at about 1/5000. Someone will always manage to catch a Sea Turtle on their second cast. But realistically, you should expect to spend days fishing for this mount: Pool fishing averages about 2-3 catches a minute, including time moving between pools. So 5000 catches would take 30-40 hours of fishing (and still not guarantee a catch).
  • Guide:

    Catching the Sea Turtle Mount - Strategies for catching the Sea Turtle, a rare mount.
  • Achievements:

    Turtles All the Way Down: Fish up a Sea Turtle mount from a fishing pool.
  • History:

    • Warlords of Draenor: Also looted from Garrison Cavedwellers.
    • Mists of Pandaria: Also caught in Pandaria's pools. Change confirmed by patch 5.1's update to the description of the Turtles all the Way Down achievement.
    • Cataclysm: Also caught in Cataclysm-level pools. Most pools officially confirmed in 4.0.6's change to the description of the Turtles all the Way Down achievement.
    • 3.1: First caught.
Where to Catch Sea Turtle
WaterAreasCatch RateCommon Catch
% of CatchSample
Albino Cavefish SchoolInland: Deepholm<1%514Albino Cavefish
Blackbelly Mudfish SchoolInland: Uldum<1%514Blackbelly Mudfish
Borean Man O' War SchoolCoastal: Borean Tundra<1%1045
Brew Frenzied Emperor SalmonFish of the Day: Valley of the Four Winds (Stormstout Brewery)<1%2328Emperor Salmon
Crowded Redbelly MandarinFish of the Day: Townlong Steppes (Inland) (Fields of Niuzao)<1%2328Redbelly Mandarin
Deep Sea Monsterbelly SchoolCoastal: The Frozen Sea<1%1045
Deepsea Sagefish SchoolCoastal: Twilight Highlands (General)<1%514Deepsea Sagefish
Dragonfin Angelfish SchoolInland: Dragonblight<1%1045
Emperor Salmon SchoolInland: Krasarang Wilds, Townlong Steppes (Inland), Valley of the Four Winds<1%2328Emperor Salmon
Fangtooth Herring SchoolInland and Brackish: Howling Fjord<1%1045
Fathom Eel SwarmCoastal: Tol Barad, Uldum<1%514Fathom Eel
Giant Mantis Shrimp SwarmCoastal: Dread Wastes (Coastal), Isle of Giants, Isle of the Thunder King, The Jade Forest (Coastal), Krasarang Wilds, Kun-Lai Summit (Coastal), Timeless Isle, Townlong Steppes (Coastal)<1%2328Giant Mantis Shrimp
Glacial Salmon SchoolInland: Grizzly Hills<1%1045
Glassfin Minnow SchoolInland: Crystalsong Forest<1%1045Glassfin Minnow
Glimmering Jewel Danio PoolFish of the Day: Timeless Isle (Mossgreen Lake)<1%2328Jewel Danio
Glowing Jade LungfishFish of the Day: The Jade Forest (Inland) (Enchanted Woods of the Lost)<1%2328Jade Lungfish
Highland Guppy SchoolInland: Twilight Highlands (General)<1%514Highland Guppy
Imperial Manta Ray SchoolCoastal: Borean Tundra, Dragonblight, Grizzly Hills, Howling Fjord<1%1045
Jade Lungfish SchoolInland: The Jade Forest (Inland)<1%2328Jade Lungfish
Jewel Danio SchoolInland: Timeless Isle<1%2328Jewel Danio
Krasarang Paddlefish SchoolInland: Krasarang Wilds, Valley of the Four Winds<1%2328Krasarang Paddlefish
Large Pool of Brew Frenzied Emperor SalmonFish of the Day: Valley of the Four Winds (Stormstout Brewery)<1%2328Emperor Salmon
Large Pool of Crowded Redbelly MandarinFish of the Day: Townlong Steppes (Inland) (Fields of Niuzao)<1%2328Redbelly Mandarin
Large Pool of Glimmering Jewel Danio PoolFish of the Day: Timeless Isle (Mossgreen Lake)<1%2328Jewel Danio
Large Pool of Glowing Jade LungfishFish of the Day: The Jade Forest (Inland) (Enchanted Woods of the Lost)<1%2328Jade Lungfish
Large Pool of Sha-Touched SpinefishFish of the Day: Kun-Lai Summit (Sha-Touched) (Binan Village Coast)<1%2328Spinefish
Large Pool of Tiger Gourami SlushFish of the Day: Kun-Lai Summit (Inland) (Master Snowdrift's Pagoda)<1%2328Tiger Gourami
Large Swarm of Migrated Reef OctopusFish of the Day: The Jade Forest (Coastal) (Sri-La Village)<1%2328Reef Octopus
Large Swarm of Panicked PaddlefishFish of the Day: Krasarang Wilds (Krasari Falls)<1%2328Krasarang Paddlefish
Large Tangled Mantis Shrimp ClusterFish of the Day: Dread Wastes (Coastal) (Gokk'lok Shallows)<1%2328Giant Mantis Shrimp
Moonglow Cuttlefish SchoolCoastal: The Frozen Sea<1%1045
Mountain Trout SchoolInland: Mount Hyjal (General)<1%514Mountain Trout
Musselback Sculpin SchoolInland: Borean Tundra<1%1045
Nettlefish SchoolInland: Sholazar Basin<1%1045
Pool of BloodWherever you Jump: Borean Tundra<1%-Mostly-eaten Bonescale Snapper
Redbelly Mandarin SchoolInland: Townlong Steppes (Inland)<1%2328Redbelly Mandarin
Reef Octopus SwarmCoastal: Dread Wastes (Coastal), Isle of Giants, Isle of the Thunder King, The Jade Forest (Coastal), Krasarang Wilds, Kun-Lai Summit (Coastal), Timeless Isle, Townlong Steppes (Coastal)<1%2328Reef Octopus
Sha-Touched SpinefishFish of the Day: Kun-Lai Summit (Sha-Touched) (Binan Village Coast)<1%2328Spinefish
Shipwreck Debris (Cataclysm)Coastal: Tol Barad<1%50Sealed Crate (Cataclysm)
Shipwreck Debris (Darkmoon)Coastal: Darkmoon Island<1%120
Spinefish SchoolInland: Dread Wastes (Inland), Kun-Lai Summit (Sha-Touched), Townlong Steppes (Niuzao)<1%2328Spinefish
Swarm of Panicked PaddlefishFish of the Day: Krasarang Wilds (Krasari Falls)<1%2328Krasarang Paddlefish
Tangled Mantis Shrimp ClusterFish of the Day: Dread Wastes (Coastal) (Gokk'lok Shallows)<1%2328Giant Mantis Shrimp
Tiger Gourami SchoolInland: Kun-Lai Summit (except Coastal), The Veiled Stair<1%2328Tiger Gourami
Tiger Gourami SlushFish of the Day: Kun-Lai Summit (Inland) (Master Snowdrift's Pagoda)<1%2328Tiger Gourami

Some sources suggest that the Sea Turtle can be caught from any fishable water. This is probably a mis-translation or mis-understanding: The English patch notes and achievement clearly state "pool". In English, "pool" does not describe large bodies of water like seas (further discussion).

Images

Drrum's Sea Turtle
Drrum's Sea Turtle - With Speedy the minipet.
Nonzor's Sea Turtle
Nonzor's Sea Turtle
Codelin's Sea Turtle
Codelin's Sea Turtle
Oom's Sea Turtle
Oom's Sea Turtle
Toki's Sea Turtle
Toki's Sea Turtle

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Turtle, in how many catches did you (not) get it?

  • fredje222, April 2009

    Thought i just made this topic because the other topic isnt really about cathing it :p
    so post all stuff you fished here while looking for turtle and where you fished it :)

    Almost fished non-stop since patch released, 2500 catches done and still no bloody mount, this will be a tough one... Fished in the Frozen Sea just south of Boreans...

    Btw all my catches are fish caught (that includes pygmy suckerfish/crystallized water/reinforced crate) no junk catches (well a couple, because of missed pools)...

    Edit: 3000, still no mount
    Edit: 3500, still no mount
    Edit: 4000, still no mount
    Edit: 4500, still no mount
    Edit: 5000, still no mount
    Edit: 5500, still no mount
    Edit: 6000, still no mount
    Edit: 6500, still no mount -> changed the title :p
    Edit: 7000, still no mount
    Edit: 7500, still no mount
    Edit: 8000, still no mount
    Edit: 8500, still no mount
    Edit: 9000, still no mount -> changed my place from Frozen Sea too Grizzly Hills... lots more money to be made here
    Edit: 9500, still no mount
    Edit: 10,000, still no mount -> whopteefreakingdoo

  • Gihelle, April 2009

    Nearing 600 casts now...

  • Gishey, April 2009

    I'm up to about 850 casts at the moment. Nothing yet.

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  • Meraxes, April 2009

    I wasn't counting, but I fished about 30 in Fangtooth Herring Schools then 2 in a Glacial Salmon School. So around 32. Keep fishin!

  • m, April 2009

    Caught it 30mins ago :D
    (Catch nr. 72 this evening)
    MfG
    Òóm

  • Zarnoth, April 2009

    I'm at about the 1100 mark, still no turtle..Just had a guildy catch his at the 20th cast. Loading my gun now.

    *Update* 2200 still no turtle...
    *Update* 3000 still no turtle...
    *Update* 3500 still no turtle...
    *Update* 4000 still no turtle...
    *Update* 4500 still no turtle...

    *Update* 4724 FINALLY WOOT!

  • Numbers, April 2009

    Id say it took around 200 casts for me. I just did the round in the Frozen Sea.

  • Cori, April 2009

    THe Frozen sea is definatley best as theres loads of pools close together, took 10 cast's which seems to be realy lucky

  • osgald, April 2009

    Got it on my 20th pool I'd guess, lake in dragonblight. Seems very streaky from the posts here...

  • ferenc, April 2009

    about the same as numbers, around 200 casts from a fangtooth school in the small lake just on the west side of utgarde keep

  • Sauce, April 2009

    Got it on my 5th cast, and yes I'm serious, it was in Sholazar Basin.

    I thought this was supposed to be difficult to get, did the blizzard people misplace a decimal point?

  • Eloderung, April 2009

    Over 900 casts in various pools so far and zero luck on the mount.

  • Nonzor, April 2009

    I got mine after 120-some casts in Borean Tundra (from a pool of Imperial Manta Ray), shortly after my server came online. Very cool to have the achievement done on the date that the patch released. >grin<

    Good luck to all you anglers!

  • setsuko, April 2009

    I'm probably around 150 and haven't got it so far. This is slightly off topic, but due to the insanely large amount of people on my server, I'm having a very hard time fishing somewhere where people don't fish in my pools despite me being there first :(

    This of course -never- happened pre-patch.

  • Paralord, April 2009

    So far I am at 880 or so fish and still no luck, I have been fishing south of Borean, mainly on the icebergs.

  • Kelushapa, April 2009

    Just got mine after about 80 catches in an imperial manta pool in BT. In the little strip between the major land mass and the area where the Nexxus is located. Super lucky! Now just wish I could win an extravaganza, lol!! Good luck everyone!

  • droppings, April 2009

    Got mine around the 800th cast. I saved all fish caught and counted that (not including the suckerfish) and ended up with 683. That also doesnt take into consideration a fair number of junk catches, crates, and crystals. Caught it in an Imperial Manta Ray school as i was following the coastline in HF

  • Vagg, April 2009

    I just got my mount in Sholazar Basin, in the River's Heart area on my third pool of fish in that area. I fished for an hour or so in the Frozen Sea with no luck and went to SB to pick up a new egg from the Oracles and decided to try the few pools that were there. 15ish cast later there was my achievement.

  • Oom, April 2009

    You don't think it has a higher chance to drop from higher level pools than the lower level pools such as Herring?

  • InfectedZombie, April 2009

    Up to 945 casts. gotten 3 dark herrings, no turtle.

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Coralshell Turtle, a mount?

  • C Rage, March 2009

    El says: For a summary of strategies, see Catching the Sea Turtle Mount. Original post:

    In the latest build, according to the data mining at MMO Champion, there is a new mount...

    Coralshell Turtle - Summons and dismisses a rideable Coralshell Turtle. This is a very fast mount, both on land and in water.

    And it has been reported here, that "The One That Didn't Get Away" has a baby Coralshell Turtle added to it. Could we finally be getting a fishing mount?

  • TheTacoMan, March 2009

    i will kill someone in cold blood for a turtle mount....

    I've wanted one ever since i saw the one from the TCG, and seeing the Kal'ulk ride them around just made me want it more :(

  • Lebeline, March 2009

    *takes 3 steps back from TheTacoMan*
    =) I really hope that it is fishing based, I'm just hoping its not like a fishing extravaganza 2.0 because that would suck

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  • el, March 2009

    The achievement lists a Baby Coralshell Turtle, although the mount is intriguing. If I've read the data correctly, the mount increases both land and swim speed by 100%. There's also a Baby Shark icon in the data files, so perhaps that rumored minipet really exists now?

    Hard to discover much, because the servers are restarting every few minutes at the moment. However, I did pull some Tangled Fishing Line and Driftwood out of Sholazar Basin. Both are junk, but I don't recall seeing them before.

  • TheTacoMan, March 2009

    Two things i thought about:

    A: The 'Baby Coralshell Turtle' behaves like the oracles egg, after 7 days (or whatever) it grows into a full grown mount

    B: The baby Coralshell turtle starts a quest, in which you have to return it to a Kal'ulk village. As a reward, you get a full grown turtle mount

    Obviously, no-one is pulling a full sized mount out of the water, so this seems like a clever way to work around it

  • C Rage, March 2009

    When reading the info, the first thing I thought of was those giant turtles that run the routes between the Tuskarr villages. A baby version of those of those would be about right for a normal mount for us. It is true that it wouldn't make much sense to catch a full sized mount.

    After puzzling it out for a bit, I have come up with a few more places to keep an eye on...

    A unimplemented achievement reward.

    An addition to one of the rep vendors, perhaps Kalu'ak?

    Or an addition to the Mysterious Egg.

    The more I think on this, the more possible places to look. Right now the servers are still down, so I can't even start poking around.

    Edit:

    Looking on wotlkwiki, they have a icon listed as "INV_Misc_Fish_Turtle_03.png" on the main page right now. We at least have a icon for now.

  • el, March 2009

    (I don't wish to dampen your enthusiasm, but I believe INV_Misc_Fish_Turtle_01-3 have been in the data files since last summer. This, for the curious.)

  • TheTacoMan, March 2009

    As the 'Baby Coralshell Turtle' is included in the one that got away, one would assume that you simply catch it as you would a dark herring. WHERE is the question. If it's related to the Kalu'ak, it could be anywhere in dragonblight, Borean Trunda OR howling fjord. My money is on it being catchable ONLY from the Frozen Sea (what kind of sea turtle lives inland?)

  • wisely, March 2009

    If I have to take a guess,

    I would say the turtle pet will be a rare catch while the mount will be from rep award of the Kalu'ak.

    There are quite a few NPC in of the faction are riding on the turtle mounts currently.

    OR,

    this could be the new rep reward from The Silver Covenant, but I can't think of any relationship between them and this mount.

  • Gummo, March 2009

    Another note, the turtle mount would be another "equalizer"; right now, DKs can use path of frost to cross water at full mount speed, so having a turtle mount would allow non-DKs to keep up.

  • el, March 2009

    Official confirmation of, "A new (and very rare) special mount can now be caught from Northrend fishing pools."

  • Oom, March 2009

    el wrote:

    Official confirmation of, "A new (and very rare) special mount can now be caught from Northrend fishing pools."

    Yea I just read it!!! I just hope the catch rate isn't something crazy like 1 in 10,000 or 20,000.

    Just gives me a whole new reason to skip Teldrassil and farm the Howling Fjord pools after patch for the achievement One That Didn't Get Away and the new mount!!!

  • Gummo, March 2009

    I hope the "very rare" mount isn't soulbound; since it has a unique (as far as I know) ability to travel on land & water at fast speed, it would sell for quite a lot.

  • Genom, March 2009

    Oh god. Another reason to spend inordinate amounts of time fishing and cursing.

  • wisely, March 2009

    Other than the engineer / tailor crafted mount, there is currently no any other mount that is not soubound.

    So I would say mostly likely this will be a BOP mount, but still, this is a HUGE buff to fishing and no doubt will bring much more people into this.

  • wisely, March 2009

    Also,

    I believe this mount will be totally unique than the DK or Shaman waterwalk skill,

    I believe this mount should be moving INSIDE the water or UNDER the water with fast speed.

    and thats a huge difference.

    Again, this is a pure guess, I believe the speed may not be as fast as the spedd of a fast ground mount, but I believe the speed inside the water should be at least faster than a glyhed druid.

  • narvil, March 2009

    wisely wrote:

    Also,
    I believe this mount will be totally unique than the DK or Shaman waterwalk skill,
    I believe this mount should be moving INSIDE the water or UNDER the water with fast speed.
    and thats a huge difference.
    Again, this is a pure guess, I believe the speed may not be as fast as the spedd of a fast ground mount, but I believe the speed inside the water should be at least faster than a glyhed druid.

    Blue post

    Zarhym wrote:

    The current iteration of the mount will give a 100% speed increase on land and in water. :)

    These changes are taken from the latest version of the PTR notes and are subject to change.

    note it says IN water.

  • TheTacoMan, March 2009

    So its out there, in the PTR currently, who's dedicated enough to try and catch it in the PTR and give us all a first opinion? :P

  • Calibad, March 2009

    Salty Caliban is on the case.

  • TheTacoMan, March 2009

    note that it specifically says pools, which is where it differs from the other 'one that didn't get away' fish, that could be caught in open water OR pools

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Sea Turtle Mount photos - share them!

  • Oom, April 2009

    Got mine about an hour ago, with about 600 casts under my belt since patch:

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v477/Blood_Vixen/WoWScrnShot_041809_003709.jpg

  • Isa, April 2009

    I got it yesterday. In, say, two hours.

  • Gihelle, April 2009

    Here's my pics. Feel free to steal them like you did with the Lurker tutorial, El!

    (just kidding, it's actually an honor to be able to help :))

    http://img2.imageshack.us/img2/6492/turtle1.jpg
    http://img2.imageshack.us/img2/1908/turtle2.jpg
    http://img5.imageshack.us/img5/2288/turtle3.jpg

  • Bindar, April 2009

    Here is me on my Sea Turtle (in the water off of Borean Tundra):
    http://picasaweb.google.com/NikonDahl/WorldOfWarcraft#5326239206357007986

    And here is looting the turtle:
    http://picasaweb.google.com/NikonDahl/WorldOfWarcraft#5326088718845828194

    While I was hunting for the turtle, my statistic "fish and other things caught" increased by about 2,600 (a moderate fraction of that were Pygmy fish caught in tandem with other things from pools).

  • el, April 2009

    Indeed, Gihelle. I've started illustrating the Sea Turtle guide with pictures posted on the forum. I decided that was the logical place for a few of them. If anyone has any objection to being shown there, just let me know.

  • Kreight, April 2009

    Well, for dumb looks I've got you all beat. A cow riding a turtle is pretty far up the goofy scale.

    http://www.woodenbadger.com/wow/turtle01.jpg
    http://www.woodenbadger.com/wow/turtle02.jpg
    http://www.woodenbadger.com/wow/turtle03.jpg

  • ausry, April 2009

    Turtle Mount + noggenfogger + speedy = priceless.
    "Turtle cavalry... CCHHHAAARRRGGEEEE!!!!"

    http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d1/ausry/heroes-1.jpg

    ~Aus

  • Gizel, April 2009

    Guess whos' me :D
    http://www.axiomfiles.com/Files/174460/flameleviathan.jpg

  • Gishey, April 2009

    3.2K casts to gain it.

    Speedy's so happy to have a friend
    http://www.dontstealmydomain.com/content/turtlemount.jpg

  • Otter, April 2009

    cadoangelus.com/images/SeaTurtleMount.jpg

    Here's my guy!

  • Sparhawk, April 2009

    Took me abuot 950ish casts.

    http://img10.imageshack.us/img10/5928/seaturtlec.jpg

  • Spleen, April 2009

    http://s47.photobucket.com/albums/f165/spleenseer/?action=view&current=WoWScrnShot_042009_185831.jpg

  • Genom, April 2009

    I'll post a pic as soon as I can, but I just got mine tonight. So happy.

  • MightyFlub, April 2009

    I managed to get mine last night with about 100 Frozen Sea casts :)

    http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3585/3459687139_3d67e54c98.jpg

    My guild was doing a Naxx 10 run at the time and the achievement message caused quite a reaction :)

    Of course I've made about 3000 casts going after Ironjaw with no luck so far. I'm going to switch and try for the sewer rat next.

  • Drrum, April 2009

    Here's a screenshot of my friend Shunai (Stormrage) and her sweet new noggenfogger-downsized Sea Turtle! Her pet turtle "Speedy" is on a Papa Hummel's Pet Biscuit. That's me in my new chef whites, on my trusty old Saltwater Snapjaw mount, wearing Baby Spice. No Sea Turtle for me yet, but I'll post picks when I fish one up!

    http://www.fly-by-night.net/wow/3turtles.jpg

  • Drrum, April 2009

    Drrum wrote:

    No Sea Turtle for me yet, but I'll post picks when I fish one up!

    Annnnnd...

    Less than 10 minutes after posting this, I welcomed my very own Sea Turtle to my stables. Caught off the western coast of Howling Fjord, after many hundreds of casts. Here we are on our first underwater ride:

    http://www.fly-by-night.net/wow/myturtle.jpg

  • trotil, April 2009

    I was wondering if anyone caught this turtle in a river or a lake, cause judging by the name, i'd think it's only from sea fish schools, and even tho the only information i could find was that it can drop from any school, i couldn't find anyone actually finding it in inland fishing spots.(Or they just didn't say so in their post).

    Any feedback, anyone?

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Biggest concentration of pools for turtle mount?

  • fredje222, April 2009

    So the new turtle mount will be fishable from any pool in northrend, completly random...
    Like evry good fisher i'm gonna fish like hell till i get it :p but i was wondering where the biggest concentration of pools is for fishing it...

    So what do you think?

  • el, April 2009

    I suspect the biggest (closest) concentration is in the Frozen Sea, just south of Borean Tundra. Sholazar Basin also has a lot of pools, fairly close together. Both are higher skill areas, which will tend to reduce the number of people fishing.

    Of course there are locations such as Lake Kum'uya (near Warsong Hold in Borean Tundra) where pools generally respawn fast enough to allow one angler to go round and round the same lake. So you might not need a huge concentration. Likewise, it is reasonably effective to fly round the coast of Northrend, or along the rivers of Grizzly Hills.

    There are other things to consider, such as who else is fishing, the value of the normal fish you are (mostly) catching, and whether you can (mentally) survive fishing the same handful of pools for days. Personally (over 6,000 pool catches so far - and no turtle), I have to keep on moving to new areas, just to break up the boredom...

  • fredje222, April 2009

    tbh, i'm kinda glad you have 6000 catches and still no turtle
    how harder to catch, how cooler it will be to have :p

    thanks for the good idea's, seems their are enough good spots and moving around will be needed idd if i dont wanna go crazy :p

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  • InfectedZombie, April 2009

    i have the turtle mount from the tcg, he probably wont see the light of day once i fish this up!

  • Dethwolf, April 2009

    hmm yes offshore is probably best place to fish..until everyone reads our posts lol

  • fredje222, April 2009

    meh, most of you are us servers anyway :p

  • Sauce, April 2009

    So, brace yourself for the hate..... I just fished up the turtle mount. I went into sholazar to do the fishing daily (ghostfish), saw a nettlefish pool, 5 casts later.... TURTLE.

    One, this mount is not nearly as big as I thought it was. Two, I'm a little disappointed because I thought it was going to be a challenge. That said, I'm moving slowly through Dalaran on a cool new mount!

  • Azaguth, April 2009

    I hate you.

    No, honestly, grats!

    Too bad my server JUST came up.

  • Boothby, April 2009

    I fished mine up about an hour ago in the little lake by Westwind Refugee Camp. That area has a pretty good concentration of pools and rarely anyone there.

  • Nonzor, April 2009

    Woot! I just fished up the turtle mount in Borean Tundra from an Imperial Manta Ray school. (I spent over an hour fishing in The Frozen Sea and had a bag of cuttlefish and monsterbelly, so was just fooling around looking for other pools.) Of course I mounted immediately - and was pleased to see that while riding underwater I didn't get a breath bar ... I wonder if that will change?

    Happy casting!

  • Sauce, April 2009

    So..... is the drop on the turtle mount abnormally high for some reason? If all of us got one this quickly, and it took El 6000 casts to get nothing, maybe something is wrong in the coding.

  • Batter, April 2009

    Fished up my turtle mount about a half hour ago in Borean fishing for Musselback Sculpin at around the 350 catch mark. I was shocked (and pretty pumped) that it dropped so soon!

    Good luck everyone!

  • el, April 2009

    Congratulations and thanks for the reports. Keep in mind that random loot is random. So many people are trying to catch the Sea Turtle, it is inevitable a few people will be lucky.

  • shuuya, April 2009

    I got my sexy turtle from Glassfin Minnow pools in Crystalsong Forest. I love this thing. :D

  • samboda, April 2009

    Secretsauce wrote:

    So..... is the drop on the turtle mount abnormally high for some reason? If all of us got one this quickly, and it took El 6000 casts to get nothing, maybe something is wrong in the coding.

    It's a random drop with a low drop %, some will get it after a few catches, others after thousands, and others will never get it. And dont forget that this is a site about wow fishing so u will see other ppl posting that they got the turtle.

  • Meraxes, April 2009

    Glacial Salmon pools in Grizzly were going to be my place. The salmon sells well and is used for fish feasts. Might as well do something productive while trying for the turtle.

  • Suran, April 2009

    Got my turtle after 127 Salmons in Grizzly Hills.

  • Dethwolf, April 2009

    Hmmm none of the turtles so far from what I see here and on the wow forums were from the frozen sea so far.........I figured the pools where u can see the giant turtle boat is the LOGICAL place to catch turtle mount

    Sigh 450 casts last night...I'll try to fishfor an hour or so tonight out there again

  • fredje222, April 2009

    fishing next to warsong hold, going fine, lots of pools

  • Valkari, April 2009

    Just got mine next to warsong hold. Did you mean you were trying there but haven't got yet? If so, keep up hope! :)

    Something interesting though, the other hunter in my guild got one just minutes later, in a completely different spot. Is it just not very rare or is the random number generator just not very good? :P I assume it makes a random number based on the current time, so maybe that had something to do with it...

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