Monkeys were introduced in World of Warcraft: Cataclysm as one of the sapient races on the Lost Isles. Monkeys are a distant relative to the pygmy. They have been enslaved by the pygmy race to mine Kaja'mite. The Kaja'mite has affected the monkeys and granted them extra intelligence.
|Specialization (upon taming)|
|The Monkey eats|
|The Monkey comes with|
|All pets come with|
Though hunters can respec their pet monkeys into Ferocity or Tenacity, they are inherently Cunning. In addition to the abilities that come standard with all pets (, , ), and those given to their natural or retrained specialization, all monkeys are given the following:
The subspecies below can be tamed by hunters. Most monkeys below come in a variety of colors that include black, brown, dark grey, and grey. Exceptions to colors are noted, as well as those that can only be trained by goblin players on the Lost Isles.
- N [5-6] (Lost Isles)
- A H [6-7] (Lost Isles)
- N 
- N [26-27] (Black and Dark Grey only)
- A H [31-32] (Black only)
- A H [52 Rare] (Black with fez)
- N 
Mobs with levels can be tamed by hunters.
- Patch 4.0.6 (8-Feb-2011): Added as a tamable pet family.