I think Wrike should have 'Pending' as a standard task status (and not require a plan that has custom statuses in order to get it).
It is an obvious need, to be able to flag when a task is with the other party (e.g. the draft is with the client, awaiting feedback) — as it has progressed beyond the status 'Active' but is not yet 'Completed' — and when working on or managing a project, the difference between Active and Pending is massive.
A Pending list within a project makes it easy to see everything we need to follow up a client for.
An Active list makes it easy to see which tasks should be addressed by our team.
A list that combines both of these types of statuses—as Wrike's current Active status does—is not that useful and burns up time because it requires us to check comments in each Task to determine whether it is Active or Pending.
(P.S. I know it's possible to upgrade (at significant cost) to the plan that offers custom statuses. My request is for the basic plan to have this obviously and universally needed status.)