5.3 PTR Pet Changes

A while ago, I participated in a Shared Topic which asked what future raid pets we’d like to see. It looks like our prayers have been answered with some new info from the PTR. A few of my suggestions are included with a list of raid pets from Burning Crusade.

Raiding with Leashes II: Attunement Edition

Collecting all 10 pets from Karazhan, Serpentshrine Cavern and Tempest Keep will reward you with Tito. Currently Tito uses the old worg model but since it’s still the PTR, I’m hoping for something unique like Mr Bigglesworth.

Other Drops/Purchase

  • Direhorn Runt (Beast) – Drops from Direhorns on the Isle of Giants
  • Filthling  (Magic) – Drops from Quivering Filth on the Isle of Thunder
  • Gahz’rooki (Aquatic) – Purchased from Ravika or Tenuki in Durotar
  • Living Fluid (Magic) – Drops from Primordius in Throne of Thunder (LFR)
  • Pygmy Direhorn (Beast) – Drops from Horridon in Throne of Thunder
  • Viscous Horror (Magic) – Drops from Primordius in Throne of Thunder (normal and heroic)

Wild Pet

One of the things I’m most excited about is the Val’kyr pet which was also a popular suggestion when I submitted it for my Shared Topic.

Unborn Val'kyr

A new battle pet wanders the vast expanse of Northrend in patch 5.3. The elusive Unborn Val’kyr awaits!

Mumper (26 Mar 2013)

I can’t wait to capture one – however long it takes. :)

Changes to Experience and Hit

Several new pet treats will boost experience – Lesser Pet Treat and Pet Treat. I’m guessing these will be coming out of the reward bags like the bandages (note they are also BoA). Perhaps in response to the lack of enthusiasm for doing the Fable challenges.

All new hit system coming for pets in 5.3. More details next week.

Mumper (24 Mar 2013)

PVP Pet Battle Achievements

Unfortunately, I haven’t tried PVP’ing since I managed to get the first couple of PVP related achievements fairly early on. A new pet and title may well change this though.

  • Merciless Pet Brawler: Win 10 PVP pet battles through Find Battle with a full team of level 25 pets.
  • Vengeful Pet Brawler: Win 50 PvP pet battles through Find Battle with a full team of level 25 pets.
  • Brutal Pet Brawler: Win 250 PvP pet battles through Find Battle with a full team of level 25 pets.
    Reward: Stunted Direhorn.
  • Deadly Pet Brawler: Win 1000 PvP pet battles through Find Battle with a full team of level 25 pets.
    Title: Trainer.

Author: Cymre

A disc priest and relic hunter who loves collecting achievements, silver dragon shots and pets. Other hobbies include transmog / costumes, novelty items, class sets as well as all things pets.

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  1. OMG! GHNJFWDJWHNWKHDWKLJDWK! I want that Val’kir pet so bad! The Val’kir Spirit of Redemption glyph made me almost wish I was holy.

    When I saw the achievements for the PvP battles with level 25’s I was a little annoyed, having already done the 5k PvP battles and being so glad I didn’t have to do anymore. At least it rewards more than just achievement points!

    The raid pets are exciting! I really liked the Raiding with Leashes achievement the first time around.

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    • LOL, I match your excitement (except for the PVP stuff) :)

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      • Whatcho talkin bout… I can see you doing that 1000 win achievement.

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  2. This is so awesome! More pets to collect woot!
    I haven’t done any PVP pet battling either guess I will have to start :)

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    • Depends on how badly you want that pet and title.

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  3. I saw that valkyr and thought OMG can’t wait! I love it!

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