How Mogu Make More

90 Night Elf Hunter
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Mogu had females. They still have two.
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How about this option:

Could mogu breeders be smallish non-sentient creatures that merely provide a container for growing a new mogu, like certain wasps use caterpillars to nurture their young? The larval wasps use the living caterpillar as a source of nutrition until it dies, and then they emerge as adults. The caterpillar contributes no DNA or equivalent; it’s merely food, literally eaten from the inside.

This method would have to assume that mogu sons are essentially clones of their fathers, if a single individual provides whatever seed/egg/cell is necessary to start a new mogu. The breeders would be small domesticated or farmed animals, and be raised for the purpose.

The two “female” mogu could simply be an invention of Lei Shen’s, based on the appearance of other beings’ breeding patterns: a novel toy for himself? unusual and unique slaves? (per your own idea, Rinaki).

Budding could work, but would inconveniently handicap a warrior. I’d expect some evidence of it, too.

I haven’t done any of this content yet, so my idea may be way off. Nevertheless, I see no reason to get hung up on our real life planet’s pattern of breeding that requires two sexes (or a hermaphroditic arrangement) in the higher life forms. Life on Azeroth has completely different origins; that two sexes emerged from the original non-fleshly creatures made by the Titans seems a bit unlikely, actually . . . notwithstanding the evidence all around us in (almost? ;o)) every race.
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http://www.wowpedia.org/Trial_of_the_King#Shared


Oooh, this is a good find. So the mogu are insulting each other's mothers, which implies they might have females at first glance. That's no fun, though, so let's put on our tinfoil hats and dig deeper. The mogu probably don't speak common (no time to learn it, and they'd be far too arrogant to speak a 'lower' tongue), so chances are what they say is just magical translation of some sort (Azerothian babel fish, if you will). Perhaps "mother" was merely the closest word to "birth-parent" and was used for convenience.

http://www.wowpedia.org/Sparkmancer_Vu


Another good find. Vu and Lei Shen were best buds, so maybe the feud was over one of the two consorts? Hell, maybe that's why Lei Shen ended up making two (apart from...other reasons); he had one for himself but Vu threw a fit until he got one too. On a side note, we need a spin-off series of Lei Shen and Vu in their younger days, traveling the world, having adventures, and seducing all the...wait...

Could mogu breeders be smallish non-sentient creatures that merely provide a container for growing a new mogu, like certain wasps use caterpillars to nurture their young? The larval wasps use the living caterpillar as a source of nutrition until it dies, and then they emerge as adults. The caterpillar contributes no DNA or equivalent; it’s merely food, literally eaten from the inside.


Oooh, this is a good theory. It also makes sense when you think about it (well, as long as your tinfoil hat is on). A perfect host race would be fat (more food), lazy (won't run off), and unambitious (won't revolt). Unfortunately the mogu flesh-crafting didn't always turn out very well (see saurok), but Pandaria does have a certain fat, lazy, mostly unambitious species that did overthrow the mogu....

I haven’t done any of this content yet, so my idea may be way off. Nevertheless, I see no reason to get hung up on our real life planet’s pattern of breeding that requires two sexes (or a hermaphroditic arrangement) in the higher life forms. Life on Azeroth has completely different origins; that two sexes emerged from the original non-fleshly creatures made by the Titans seems a bit unlikely, actually . . . notwithstanding the evidence all around us in (almost? ;o)) every race.


Yeah, that doesn't really make a lot of sense, does it? We know the bug races have separate sexes, and they were created by the Old Gods, which were also the progenitors of the Curse of Flesh. So maybe the whole 'male and female' thing was programmed in by the Old Gods because trolololol. Or they were hoping the addition of sex would make the mortals forever grateful and thus serve them.
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100 Night Elf Priest
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03/21/2013 09:03 AMPosted by Rinaki
http://www.wowpedia.org/Trial_of_the_King#Shared


Oooh, this is a good find. So the mogu are insulting each other's mothers, which implies they might have females at first glance. That's no fun, though, so let's put on our tinfoil hats and dig deeper. The mogu probably don't speak common (no time to learn it, and they'd be far too arrogant to speak a 'lower' tongue), so chances are what they say is just magical translation of some sort (Azerothian babel fish, if you will). Perhaps "mother" was merely the closest word to "birth-parent" and was used for convenience.


No, common is a tongue that every species on Azeroth (and apparently the universe, judging by the myriad species of aliens we meet) can speak. Its called the 'common' tongue for a reason.
The orcs spoke common when they arrived to Azeroth. The Night elves spoke common to the orcs when they arrived on Kalimdor. The Tauren also did. The Draenei had no trouble getting themselves understood by their new allies after they crashed.
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