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Carsti wrote today on: Elderspawn of Nalaada
Works like a charm.
TallHall wrote today on: Mining Monkey
Team and script work great :)
ScriptKitty3#1701 wrote today on: Unbreakable
This is a variation on the Pandaling strategies. I'm betting there's a way to work in a leveling pet, but if you're just out to gather daily rewards, this is a fast strategy that uses fairly common pets.
Hello! This strategy has been unpublished because it's considered a duplicate strat to this one here: - - https://www.wow-petguide.com/?Strategy=4398 - - Here are our rules regarding duplicate strats: - - 1.2 Duplicates - - Exact duplicates of existing strategies are not welcome and will most likely be removed. A duplicate is still a duplicate if: - - - one or more pets of the ... [continue reading]
Zaphod wrote today on: 斯諾茲 (Aquatic)
Took about 3 attempts, but got him down with this strat! I used a Ghostshell Crab (1/*/1) HS - Chitterspine skitterling (*/2/2) PS - and Golden Civet Kitten (2/1/1) SS - - Ghostshell Crab died, but was able to use the kitten with Surge to get the last hit in. I used this script: - - - use(919) [ self.round=1 ] - use(706) [ self.round=2 ] - use(509) [ enemy.hp < 210 ] - use(626) - use(357) [ self.round=2 ] - use(412) - use(914) - use(974) - change(#3) [self(#1).dead]
EmCee88 wrote today on: 嚙咬者 (Aquatic)
Instead of passing on Leviathan, I used Whirlpool after the first Toxic cast which meant I could kill with one Swallow when Hydraling came in. Smooth strat!
Zaphod wrote today on: 斯諾茲 (Critter)
Thanks for the great strat! One shotted it :) Here is the script I used: - - use(162) [self.round=1] - use(411) [self.round=2] - use(163) - use(376) -
Only strat that worked for me.
Hello! This strategy has been unpublished because it goes against rule 1.5 Language on our Rules page: - - Although Xu-Fu is an international website and translations are offered, the base language is English and strategies should be created in English only. - - Creator tools include quick-fill sentences that are auto-translated and the use of the spell and pet name inserts are recommended, as these are also translated automatically. - - [continue reading]
Hello, this strategy has been unpublished because it's considered a duplicate to this strategy here: - - https://www.wow-petguide.com/?Strategy=68 - - Here are our rules regarding duplicate strats: - - 1.2 Duplicates - - Exact duplicates of existing strategies are not welcome and will most likely be removed. A duplicate is still a duplicate if: - - - one or more pets of the ... [continue reading]


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PET NEWS - BY DRAGONSAFTERDARK
2020-07-04 06:20:56
July's Darkmoon Faire is up, and our main article on how to get all the pets can be found here.

If you're looking for our Darkmoon Faire strategies for Christoph VonFeasel and Jeremy Feasel, those can be found here.

Also, don't forget to pick up your WHEE! buff to get a 10% reputation bonus.

Happy battling!
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PET NEWS - BY DRAGONSAFTERDARK
2020-07-01 22:42:08
Some of these updates are just adding in images of the rares or item the pets drop from, or the vendors they can be purchased from.

However! There are a couple of new pet models, and one pet whose name was changed a little and fleshed out some.

As Always:


Spoiler warning!






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1. Previous Datamined Article Links



24 June 20: Datamined Pets ~~ 24 June

18 June 20: New Pets & Abilities

11 June 20: Datamined Pets

6 June 20: Datamined Pet / Pet NPC Models (Updated with flavor text & sources!)

12 May 20: Pet Changes

12 April 20: Datamined Potential Pet Models

9 April 20: Shadowlands Alpha Pet Information

16 November 19: Big Changes Coming to Pet Battles



Animated Tome






  • Drop: Scrivener Lenua
  • Zone: Revendreth





Bloodfeaster Spiderling





  • Location: Unknown. Might be a wild pet.
  • Abilities:





Blue Gormling or Grubby?





  • Quest: A Bittersweet Prize
  • Zone: Ardenweald
  • Item name: Grubby -- Summons: Blue Gormling


This quest has not come up in the datamining as of yet.


Court Messenger





  • Vendor: Mistress Mihaela
  • Faction: Court of Harvesters – Revered





Dusky Dredwing Pup





  • Drop: Court of Harvesters Tribute
  • Faction: Court of Harvesters


The Court of Harvesters Tribute is listed as an Emissary Cache.




Emotional Leecher





  • Drop: Leeched Soul




  • Drop: Manifestation of Wrath





Lost Soul





  • Previous name/model: Trapped Soul
  • Pet Battle: Cowering Lost Soul
  • World Quest: Swarming Souls
  • Zone: Revendreth


A soul, having faced the sins of the past, wanders lost in the recent turmoil of the Shadowlands.

Abilities:




PH Abomination One



  • Zone: Maldraxxus





PH Abomination Two



  • Zone: Maldraxxus





PH Hornet



Currently shows as the same model as the PH Bloodlouse One




PH Skeleton Slime One



  • Zone: Maldraxxus





PH Skeleton Slime Two



  • Zone: Maldraxxus





PH Slime Tentacle



  • Zone: Maldraxxus





Rose Spiderling





  • Drop: Tomb Burster (Currently has the same model as the Rose Spiderling)
  • Vendor: Funguss





Spotted Hopper



  • Location/Source: Unknown





Violet Dredwing Pup





  • Drop: Rendle and Cudgelface’s Quickly Wrapped Gift Box
  • Location: The Ember Court


Likely has something to do with this invitation:



Rendle:



Cudgelface:




New Models Not Listed under Battle Pets or Battle Pet NPCs



There are some new models datamined here, but haven't come up on the listing for battle pets.

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That's everything for this build!

And don't worry: once we get closer to Shadowlands release, we'll have a compilation article with all the details for each pet that we've been able to gather.

There's still no news on any currency changes, but the minute we see anything come up on the alpha about it, we'll be sure to let you know!

Happy battling!
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PET NEWS - BY DRAGONSAFTERDARK
2020-06-30 23:01:24
Blizzard has launched its summer sale, and a select number of pets have been marked at 50% off.

What's exciting, though, is that the Pandaria Collector's Edition pet, Lucky Quilen Cub, is included in this sale!

1. Pets for Sale




Lucky Quilen Cub




This charming pet from Pandaria is back!

Although Lucky Quilen Cubs resemble animated statues, their hard-as-stone skin conceals an affectionate heart. These trusted companions will look up to you and faithfully follow your every step—and might even bring some good fortune along the way.


Alterac Brew Pup




Descended from a long pedigree of champion rescue hounds, the Alterac Brew Pup has a nose for finding travelers in distress in the high altitudes of the Alterac Mountains. However, it’s the massive pup’s ability to reignite your soul with its "warm spirits" on a cold night that will make this furry friend your most trusted and treasured companion.


Cinder Kitten




Combining the cuteness of a newborn cat with the searing magma of the Elemental Plane of Fire, the Cinder Kitten arrives on scene as the hottest companion pet. Get each of your guildmates to get one of their own, and turn every raid night into a fiery feline frenzy.


Lil' Ragnaros




Get your guildmates fired up with Lil' Ragnaros, the mini-elemental lord. Not only can he serve as a cooking fire, but he'll also sporadically ignite nearby critters that wander too close to his burning form. As a being of pure elemental fire, he will even submerge into the world's molten core when you start moving and then reemerge next to you wherever you stop.


Soul of the Aspects




As your faithful companion pet, the Soul of the Aspects flies by your side through the skies of Azeroth, celebrating your adventures together with aerial somersaults and twisting corkscrews.


Twilight




This cuddlesome little critter can’t wait to curl up by the campfire after your latest campaign. She’ll captivate your comrades with her chromatic color-changing coat and climb her way into the core of your collection…and she’s especially cunning in combat. Adopt this cute little creature today!


This sale is good through 19 July, so get 'em while it's hot!

Happy Battling!
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PET NEWS - BY DRAGONSAFTERDARK
2020-06-30 01:38:28
Blizzard has given us back-to-back Timewalking Bonus weeks, and here are all of our articles on the pets that can be found from the dungeons, raids, and vendors during these events:


Burning Crusade




Wrath of the Lich King




Cataclysm




Mists of Pandaria




The only one that doesn't have any pets is the Warlords of Draenor Timewalking.


We wish you all the best of luck on your mount & pet drops from the events, and until next time: Happy Battling!
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PET NEWS - BY DRAGONSAFTERDARK
2020-06-25 09:07:15
We got some new pets!

As always, though: SPOILER WARNING!




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1. Previous Datamined Article Links



18 June 20: New Pets & Abilities

11 June 20: Datamined Pets

6 June 20: Datamined Pet / Pet NPC Models (Updated with flavor text & sources!)

12 May 20: Pet Changes

12 April 20: Datamined Potential Pet Models

9 April 20: Shadowlands Alpha Pet Information

16 November 19: Big Changes Coming to Pet Battles


2. New Pets




Oonar's Arm




  • Zone: Maldraxxus


The thrill of battle and the grip of war have not yet left the bones of Oonar.




Corpulent Bonetusk



  • Zone: Maldraxxus





Pernicious Bonetusk



  • Zone: Maldraxxus





Luminous Webspinner



  • Zone: Maldraxxus


The bright color of the Luminous Webspinners call out to would-be predators to challenge them.




Placeholder Spider One



  • Zone: Maldraxxus





Placeholder Spider Two



  • Zone: Maldraxxus





Placeholder Skeletal Hand



  • Zone: Maldraxxus





Placeholder Slime One



  • Zone: Maldraxxus





Placeholder Slime Two



  • Zone: Maldraxxus





Placeholder Slime Three



  • Zone: Maldraxxus





Placeholder Bloodlouse One



  • Zone: Maldraxxus





Placeholder Bloodlouse Two



  • Zone: Maldraxxus





Placeholder Bloodlouse Three



  • Zone: Maldraxxus





Placeholder Skeletal Spine One



  • Zone: Maldraxxus





Placeholder Skeletal Spine Two



  • Zone: Maldraxxus





Katrina







Some more of our new model predictions have come to pass, and of this new batch I think the Bonetusks really stand out! How about you? Do any of the new models out of Maldraxxus appeal to you?


That's all for now! We hope you all have a wonderful day/night, and until next time: Happy Battling!
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Ucanrunback

wrote on 07/01/2020

Seems like the dates are one day early each time for the "Next Squirt Day" on homepage, it's one day off from the guide, not sure why, and has been one day early for the last one and the one starting tomorrow for some reason.
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Ucanrunback

wrote on 07/01/2020

Best guess is, the programming script didn't account for the extra day in a leap year.
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Mot

wrote on 06/17/2020

I think the XP tables (the tooltip XP tables on the strats) need an update. I noticed this already a while ago on another occasion, and currently I’m leveling with Sir Galveston (pet Battles Bonus Event week), and I can definitely level a level-1 pet to 25 in two goes with just the Safari Hat on.

According to your table I would have to add a Lesser Pet Trait in order to accomplish in two turns.

With only Safari Hat it goes 1 --> 17 and then 17 --> 25. Not, as suggested, 17 --> 24.

As said, I think this is not only a Pet-Battle-Week-thingy, the tables seem to be slightly off in general.

PS: Why does the “edited” in posts appear with uninterpreted formatting tags? Or is it just my browser? (edited)
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Aranesh

wrote on 06/17/2020

Hey!

Been a while since I tinkered with those tables ^^ Perhaps there's some other effect stacking onto it? I have to dig into it. Thanks for flagging it!
I'm currently working on another feature that I want to get out first but I've logged it as a bug:

https://trello.com/c/aDc8S9Zt/64-pet-xp-calculation-in-strategies-is-incorrect

Oh and... the reformatting of the formatting tags here is also a bug :-(
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Mot

wrote on 06/18/2020

I can’t think of any other stacking effects I could have had. (Unless Black Iron Dwarfs have a hidden pet XP bonus racial ;) Hey, that would be a great racial!) Are there any others besides the buffs listed in your XP tables?

Will double-check today or tomorrow for any buffs.
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Mot

wrote on 06/18/2020

Here some results from a Draenor round-trip today (all with Sign of the Critter and Safari Hat):

[The “XP” are the gained experience points according to the log.]

Ashley: 1 --> 19 with 13485 XP; table is correct
Vesharr: 1 --> 17 with 11238 XP; table is correct
Teralune: 17 --> 25 with 12647 XP; table says: 17 --> 24 with 13098 XP
Tarr the Terrible: 17 --> 25 with 12647 XP; table says: 17 --> 24 with 13098 XP
Gargra: 13 --> 23 with 14493 XP; table is correct
Cymre Brightblade: 1 --> 17 with 11238 XP; table is correct

Summary:

Your tables are correct for the low-level (1; Ashley, Vesharr, Cymre) and mid-level (13; Gargra) range. But in the high-mid range (17; Teralune and Tarr) it seems Blizz has lowered the XP requirements (i.e., you gain more levels with less XP).

This would also be coherent with what I’ve seen yesterday with the Sir Galveston grind.

BTW: This was on different toon than yesterday; so, unfortunately, no Dark Iron Dwarf bonus racial ;-)
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Mot

wrote on 06/18/2020

Tiffany Nelson (Hat and Battle Week):

17 --> 25 with 12647; table says: 17 --> 24 with 13098

I stop tracking here, since it just seems to confirm the Draenor results.

Let me know if you want more raw data.

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Aranesh

wrote on 06/27/2020

Thanks for all the details! Had an insanely busy week at work :/ I'll spend some time this weekend on my current project and hopefully will have time after to look into these numbers and the formula!
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Neverfade#1803

wrote on 06/16/2020

Sorry if this is a dumb question but is it possible for me to save all my td scripts and rematch teams and copy and paste them on another computer? I play on a PC but I also have a laptop that I play on sometimes and I'd like to be able to use my pet battle stuff on the laptop as well, in addition to just backing up all this info. Is there an easy way to sync this up with the laptop or at least copy and paste the files? Thanks!
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Mot

wrote on 06/18/2020

Just copy the preference files of the add-ons.

Rematch: Rematch.lua
TDBattleScript: tdBattlePetScript.lua

The file path (on a Mac) is like this:

/Applications/World of Warcraft/_retail_/WTF/Account/428082657#1/SavedVariables/Rematch.lua

where the account number will be a different one for you, obviously.
Path structure should be similar on Windows.
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Neverfade#1803

wrote on 06/22/2020

I found the lua files and copied the rematch file into the laptop folder. The teams are all there when I launch the game! I forgot to save the td scripts lua file to my drop box because I'm a herp derp but I will get to that next. Thank you so much!
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Mot

wrote on 06/26/2020

The TD Scripts prefs file should be in the same folder as the Rematch one (“SavedVariables”, path see above) — unless you explicitly and manually deleted it, or deleted it via Twitch Client. (Even if you never synced it to your DropBox folder, I want to say.)

What I would do in any case, is a regular and automated backup of the whole WTF folder. Ideally this is a versioned backup, so that you can go back if something got messed up.
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Neverfade#1803

wrote on 06/26/2020

I was able to put the td scripts lua file on my laptop and everything matches up now. I will look into automated backing up of the WTF folder. Thanks again :)
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doe

wrote on 04/01/2020

I can't find the rematch string, where can i find it ?
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Shenk

wrote on 04/01/2020

which one
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doe

wrote on 04/01/2020

i put my hands foward is the first time i am on this site so i don't really understan it all
I'm here becouse my guild master talk about this site and iwant to try
so if someone could explayn me correctly what i have to do would do me a favour
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Shenk

wrote on 04/01/2020

i don't even know what it is you are looking for or what you'd like to have explained to you
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Gráinne

wrote on 04/01/2020

From your profile. I see that you are a new battler, and hav just captured some level 10 pets. Good start!

What would you like to know?

You should do the quests for the Tamers in Kalimdor (for Horde) or Eastern Kingdoms (for Alliance) and basically keep battling and beating the tamers as soon as you can.

This site doesn't explain the low-level tamers, because they are not hard enough. If you are having problems with one, your best bet is to get an extra level or two with your pets and try again, or capture some new pets that are good against that Tamer's pets.
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Shenk

wrote on 04/01/2020

new battler? ok then i agree with grainne: focus on getting the main quest line done first. also have a look at the most used pets in pve and try to obtain some of those (most are buyable) -> https://www.wow-petguide.com/index.php?m=MostUsedPets
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Pairaka#1473

wrote on 02/23/2020

I'm having an issue logging in on the browser I normally use (Firefox, I'm using Edge to make this post). When I try to log in with my Battlenet ID on Firefox, for some reason it logs me in on my second account and not my main account. I don't get any options as to which account to choose. I'm logged in on the proper account on blizzard.net, the launcher is logged on the proper account, but this page insists on using that other account to log in, and creates a new account. Obviously, this is a problem because all my pets are on this one (the other one is just for RAF). I've deleted the cookies, cleared the cache, quit Firefox and restarted it. I've deleted that new account that gets created, and tried logging in again and it just recreates that account with that battlenet id. I'm at my wits end trying to get logged in on the proper browser. Any ideas? (I can also log in to this account with Firefox on my Mac with no problem.)
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Aranesh

wrote on 02/24/2020

Hey!

That's a really, really odd one. Usually when that happens, you are logged into the other Battle.net account *on your browser* (the battle.net app has nothing to do with this).
Just as an explanation, when you hit that "Login with Battle.net" button, Xu-Fu redirects you in the background to battle.net where it checks for authorization. If there is none, it will prompt you (you did this at the very beginning, first time you logged into Xu-Fu's). And if there is already an authorization it throws you right back to Xu-Fu letting the page know which battle.net ID it is. So whichever account is logged in on battle.net, that one will be sent back to Xu-Fu.

If you go to battle.net on Firefox and log out then into the correct account, you say this still happens?
Have you perhaps tried clearing the battle.net cookies as well?

If that doesn't work, there's one more thing you could try: go to your account security settings on Battle.net and check the connected apps on both your accounts. You'll find Xu-Fu in there. Just delete the connection both times and then log out of the battle.net website.
Then go back here and click the button. It will send you to battle.net and ask you to log in - you can then log in with the *correct* bnet account and this should bring you back here.

Sorry for this being so troublesome for you. I hope it will be solved with that but do let me know if you keep having issues!
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Thannya#2277

wrote on 02/08/2020

Why can't I see the Top collections on Home page? My husband has it on the left when he opens wow-petguide.com. I don't have it anywhere. Not even if I write it in Search. :(
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Gráinne

wrote on 02/09/2020

That isn't released yet, but is in the Beta version.

Go tp your account. Settings ->Account Settings -> Beta features and switch it on/
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Thannya#2277

wrote on 02/11/2020

Thank you very much! ;)
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Solitha

wrote on 01/21/2020

For some reason, none of the new 8.3 strategies are loading into Rematch with a target. Thus, they don't autoload when interacting with the target.
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Shenk

wrote on 01/21/2020

We know about this. But you can still save the target manually
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Aranesh

wrote on 01/22/2020

All necessary data is added to the strings and should work fine now :-)
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Solitha

wrote on 02/08/2020

Thank you both!
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Eekwibble

wrote on 01/06/2020

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bedlam

Just thought I'd introduce those who are unaware to the root meaning of the word that is going to hit this site when Shadowlands launches.

There are so many changes coming that a massive amount of strategies are going to need to be changed. I would like to offer the - at least temporary - solution (I'm not a mod/admin so I don't know if it has already been put forward) of adding tags back to strategies, specifically a tag to denote whether or not the strategy is viable in Shadowlands content (bearing in mind; some people may not have purchased the xpac). (edited)
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Aranesh

wrote on 01/07/2020

Hey!
Yeah, we're aware. A tag for Shadowlands already exists and once we know more details about the exact changes coming and what will be affected, we will tag all strategies affected by it. Might be a big clean-up process that will happen with Shadowlands.

By the way, there will also be a Patch 8.3. tag appearing soon on about 200 strategies due to the changes in some weather effects.
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Eekwibble

wrote on 01/09/2020

Good stuff. Thanks for the response, Aranesh.
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PureArmour#1184

wrote on 02/09/2020

that link for bedlam gave every possible definition except the one in the dictionary lol never knew there was so many uses for that word before. * oh note.... incase someone wants the dictionary definition .... https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bedlam
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Traheran wrote on 11/14/2019

I don't know what happened but when i copy a Rematch string it always gives me the wrong pet when there are substitutes. When i have 2 possibility i have to chose to one i don't want to get the right one. Not sure how to work it out with multiple yet
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Remte

wrote on 11/14/2019

We've been receiving a couple of similar reports lately, Aranesh's already looking into it. Sorry for the inconvenience.
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Solitha

wrote on 08/01/2019

Oddly, when I go to the BfA Family Battler pages, and mouse over the Undead icon... sometimes it says "Not Quite Dead Yet" and sometimes "Unstoppable Undead" (the name of the Argus version).
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Toenail

wrote on 06/28/2019

been having a problem for a few days with updating my pet collection. I don't see my server in the drop down list, I tried using another server and character. It updated the collection but When i try to use Magpie it doesn't recognize that I have any pets.

I know the issue isn't here as it also happens at warcraftpets as well.
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Gráinne

wrote on 07/10/2019

Blizzard seems to have fixed this now.

https://us.battle.net/forums/en/bnet/topic/20772507045#post-11
and I just updated my pets successfully
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FuxieDK

wrote on 05/06/2019

Can we have a Dungeons --> Stratholme section, so all the cutting edge pet battles can share their strategies? :)
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Nyari

wrote on 05/06/2019

Here it is: https://wow-petguide.com/index.php?m=Stratholme :)

(screenshots and infos will follow soon)
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FuxieDK

wrote on 05/06/2019

Brilliant :)
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Anymsis wrote on 04/24/2019

New pet battle dungeon just announced for 8.2.
"Stratholme Pet Dungeon"
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cellardwellar

wrote on 03/09/2019

I'm sorry to say, due to sudden unemployment, I've had to stop my monthly donation for the foreseeable future. I want to thank you for all the hard work and let you know I will continue to support this site again when I can.
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Aranesh

wrote on 03/10/2019

Hey! Don't worry at all about the donation. Thank you so much for your support and donations, the page will go on and stay around. You focus on finding a positive future for yourself and I wish you all the best that you find a great new job soon!
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Mot

wrote on 02/14/2019

Please stop make the page re-posting comments when reloding the page!

Learned this today: posted a comment, came back later to see if there was any feedback, reloaded the page: the page posted a copy of my comment. That was not what I wanted. I just wanted to check if my comment was posted and if there were some responses. I did not want to post a copy of my comment from 5 hours ago. And, a humble guess, I think the majority of the users are not expecting such behavior either.

Thanks, and, as said, I love your (this) site.
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Tom
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schlumpf#2707

wrote on 02/27/2019

And your browser didn’t warn you about „sending data again“? I haven’t checked but would assume that comments are using POST, and I don’t know any browser silently sending a POST again on refresh?
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Mot

wrote on 02/27/2019

Nope, it didn’t. Otherwise I wouldn’t mention it. Using current Safari on macOS, haven’t checked it with FF. Sorry for the late reply; turned out that the site had logged me out silently, so I didn’t see any notifications.
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schlumpf#2707

wrote on 02/28/2019

Actually I only replied yesterday so nothing late there ;)

That's.. Bad. I'm currently not having much time to work on this stuff, but I guess I'll add it to the list.. :/

I tested
- start page
- a strategy comment
and both triggered Safari to ask for confirmation..
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Mot

wrote on 03/01/2019

> Actually I only replied yesterday so nothing late there ;)

Yeah, seen it afterwards ;)

> and both triggered Safari to ask for confirmation..

OK. I’ll try it again with this comment reply. I’ll leave the page open and come back in a couple of hours to reload the page. (This was the scenario, IIRC. Though I’m not sure if the problematic comment was a real comment or a reply to a comment, like this one.) Anyway, I’ll report back then.
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Mot

wrote on 03/01/2019

OK, have reloaded the page now (3 or 4 hours after posting) and… everything fine this time (that is, I got the confirmation dialog). So, no idea what did provoke the faulty behaviour the other day. The state of the cache? Or maybe I had some setting activated in the Develop menu that prevented the sheet from coming up?
When/if it occurs again, I’ll post it here.
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Unst

wrote on 02/01/2019

I'm probably missing something really basic, but when I try clicking "alternatives" at the right of the first suggested strategy, nothing happens. Have I missed a setting?
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Remte

wrote on 02/01/2019

Try to maintain a mouseover where the tab is located, and inside the following frame. :)
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Mot

wrote on 01/12/2019

Ehm, here I am again, complaining … ;-)

It would be nice if we wouldn’t have the limit of 990 chars in the Info box of a strat.
I’ve only posted 3 strats so far, but already run into that space problem. See my EnvBert strat with Squashling (https://www.wow-petguide.com/index.php?Strategy=4315).

In that Info box I only could squeeze-in the content by shortening many things, down to the gramatical limits, and by omitting some info. I know, I could continue in a comment in the comment section, but this doesn’t feel right. The essential infos should be in one place.

I’m also aware that 990 chars should be more than sufficient in most cases. But there are cases where more info is useful (like the above example), and unless there is a technical 990-characters-hard-limit, please give us more room. If someone really is misusing that box (what for?) you could always edit the post or/and contact the author.

Thanks for considering.


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Lazey

wrote on 01/12/2019

I think we had a much stricter limit 2 weeks ago and I personally don't think this infobox needs more characters because it's there for SHORT creator comments to strategy basics or pet choices and IMHO not to explain every single RNG situation players can experience.

If you can reduce RNG with breed restrictions... then maybe it's better to add them to the pets and not explain what can go wrong with other breeds. Also, I don't see the need to comment on the level pets because that is something that belongs to your pet team (or Rematch strings if you like to add your specific ones).

Most people come here not to read walls of text, they look for the better-rated strategies that match their pet collections, copy&paste stuff they need to import into their addons and only come back if something goes horribly wrong and then mostly to find help in other peoples' comments who also struggled or to find a different team/strategy: I don't think many people wanna read about stuff that already happened to them, they mostly want to see solutions and it's the best way to have them in a well-optimized strategy&team already.

Be honest, does it help when I struggle with this specific strategy and then come back and find something like "if this is happening you are screwed" or "if this is happening and you want pet XP restart, otherwise you win without rewards for your level pet" in your creator comments? I don't think so.

This is not a basic forum so maybe it's better to continue with keeping things short ;-)
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Remte

wrote on 01/14/2019

To me, certain character limits tend to be problematic not because of the length of actual content, but because of formatting tags and embedding taking up a lot of characters. This is something I experience on most of websites, not just this one, but the most aggravating issue over here is linking to user profiiles and other sources of strategies, which could be alleviated with internalisation of link paths and @mentions.

About the tooltips themselves… I don't have any clear conclusions one way or the other. Put an effort into it? It's ignored. Leave it alone to keep it tidy? You come out as oblivious and heartless.
Same goes for strategies, a new one? Ignored on behalf of ones that took the spotlight first. And when it's actually noticed? It seems to outweigh another with 300+ flawless executions which somehow stays in the shadow. Therefore, I'm not sure one can account for every visitor upon creating the environment. :-)
The cycle of (tamer) strife can be cruel, and I believe something needs to be done with it nevertheless – but sadly, enough of the philosophy, for at the moment the engineering of more basic aspects has to come first!
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Mot

wrote on 01/17/2019

@Lazey, Part I (Sorry, the page freaks out when I’m trying to post my reply as one. So, I’ll try it in two steps ;)

First and foremost, thanks for your reply and for your opinion. But I don’t agree with all of your points…‌

> I personally don't think this infobox needs more characters because it's there for SHORT creator comments to strategy basics or pet choices and IMHO not to explain every single RNG situation players can experience.

IMO the part that really should be kept short and precise is the description (the steps). The Info box, I agree with you, should also be short, but if there is a need for more information, it should be dumped into the Info box. (Not into the description, not into the comments section, for two different reasons, but I think both are obvious.)

Another possibilty would be to squeeze any meta info into the description before “Turn 1”. But this would be a cheap second Info box, and I don’t like the idea to abuse the form that way.

> If you can reduce RNG with breed restrictions... then maybe it's better to add them to the pets and not explain what can go wrong with other breeds.

I think you are referring to the Env Bert strat I have linked. Basically I agree. But you might have noticed that I already had added min power to pet #2, in order to exclude some of the substitutes. Though, I didn’t wan’t to do the same with the Blazehaound (pet #1), because I think the strat is doable also with a suboptimal breed. But maybe you are right and I should just exclude any non-P/P breeds.
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Mot

wrote on 01/17/2019

@Lazey, Part II

> Also, I don't see the need to comment on the level pets because that is something that belongs to your pet team (or Rematch strings if you like to add your specific ones).

You are right here. The Rematch string is part of the Info box, and as such it should be parsed correctly. (The string that contains the correct and breed/damage-specific min health requirements). This should be enough, but, I think there are also folks that aren’t using Rematch. They also should know of the type-specific min health requirements. Unfortunatly the default forms of the page don’t offer any detailed entries for the min health. They only offer one entry (for all damage types), and I always put the worst-case min health there (for pets that are weak against the expected damage type)

> Most people come here not to read walls of text, […]

Well, I think, a “wall of of text” is not defined by the amount of characters. To create a wall of text you need two things: lots of characters, and lots of missing line breaks / paragraphs. I’m completely aware of that, and I’m always trying to section and format my texts in a manner that makes it usable for readers ;) I think the limit of 990 chars is not contributing to avoid walls of text. (It’s easy to build a a wall of text with only 500 chars, but I think you got what I mean…)

> Be honest, does it help when I struggle with this specific strategy and then come back and find something like "if this is happening you are screwed" or "if this is happening and you want pet XP restart, otherwise you win without rewards for your level pet" in your creator comments? I don't think so.

Good question. Me personally, when I use a new strat from somebody else, I always read thru the strat, and in the case I really need to level some pet, I then (likely) exclude strats that are mentioning things like “RNG”, “risk”, etc. But: I’m always happy (when using a new strat) when I see some detailed infos, so that I can estimate what is going to happen. But YMMV.
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daveyman123#1659

wrote on 01/11/2019

I am a simple pet battler looking to up my rotation.
Currently I just do the garrison daily and the gnomeregan daily. As well as the pet battles from the two islands. What is the next step for me in pet battling?

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Gráinne

wrote on 01/12/2019

Welcome to battling :)

A lot depends on your roster - what pets you currently have, at what levels, and what breeds. More pets, fully levelled and made Blue, of the right breeds, makes everything easier. Since you haven't linked to a WoW character here, I can't see that, and it's hard to make specific suggestions.

I wrote a forum post here suggesting a development path for a battler. You'll have to decide what stage you're at:
https://eu.battle.net/forums/en/wow/topic/17623632232#post-3

The general directions of development people pursue are:

1. Collecting. Some people collect pets with not a lot of regard for their battling capabilities. However, since some pets are achieved only by battling, for example Wicker Wraith and Stunted Direhorn, even collectors need to pay some attantion to battling.

2. Achieving. There are many pet battling achievements in game, and following the natural trail through the Taming [Continent] achievements up to Pandaria, and then on to the Spirit Tamers, Beasts of Fable and the Celestial Tournament was an epic journey for me and for many others. It's well worth doing. The Celestial Tournament is still, IMO, the pinnacle of PvE pet battling. However, WoD and Legion and BfA have added more battling achievements.

3. Roster development. Distinct from collecting, this is finding the right pets for your toolbox in the right breeds and levelling and if necessary making them Rare with stones, so that you have the right specialist pet for any possible challenge.

4. PvP. Only a small minority of pet battlers spend a lot of time in PvP, but those who do really enjoy it.

Apart from Xu-Fu's here, you can read and join resources like the official Blizzard forums for pet battles, WarcraftPets.com website, or the WarcraftPets Discord, where like-minded addic.... er, battlers ... and more than delighted to answer any questions you might have.

Please ask again if you have any more specific questions!
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Eekwibble

wrote on 01/12/2019

+1 for the Celestial Tourney comment alone.

Only really to expand on Gráinne's comment as regards the 'collecting' and 'roster development' sections - which are, as said 'distinct' although they are intrinsically linked - I would like to point you in the direction of the in-game Achievements > Battle Pets > Collect tab. There are a series of achievements called Raiding With Leashes, pretty much all of which can be completed via the auction house - if you have the gold/inclination - or by completing old raids.
In this content-starved expansion (and it is, it's making people want to do pet battling, isn't it? XD), it's been some small relief to run (short) old content knowing there's a possibility of a worthwhile reward beyond the vague chance of some 75kG pants dropping.
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daveyman123#1659

wrote on 01/12/2019

Thanks so much for the replies. I think I am somewhat of a collector/roster builder. I go around doing the dailies but I also like buying pets just for their looks. I watched hazelnutty on youtube last night. I think I will focus on doing the expeditions when I have time to get all the pets that come from that. Then I will go back and do old raids like Eekwibble suggested.
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MouseD#1748

wrote on 01/11/2019

Getting this error message this morning trying to use the site.."Creating a database connection failed. This is a known issue and is happening due to increased load at the time. Please reload the page to try again. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

Could not connect: 1203"
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Gráinne

wrote on 01/12/2019

Yes. As the message says, this is a known issue and due to increased load. It is being looked at, and has been explained in the Discord, but won't go away in the very short term.
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Mot

wrote on 01/04/2019

Please allow us to post code (or literal strings) as it should be. Would have been useful in my last example. Just to say it.

BTW: I tried to add the line above to my last post, and it was refused. As a new comment, obviously, it works. Something on this site is very fishy. Don’t get me wrong, your site is performing better than 85% of the whole internet, but there are still errors. And some of them are … a bit annoying.
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Aranesh

wrote on 01/05/2019

Hey Mot!

That's because the page is a hobby project by one person who is not a professional web developer or programmer at all. Many of the quirks won't be worked on as long as there are bigger topics open. You can read through the list of tasks and bugs in the devnotes:
https://www.wow-petguide.com/index.php?m=DevLog

Regarding the versions, I don't really want to do that right now. There's already a mention of the last update time (use the downwards arrow on a strategy below the pets to open additional details)

Also, if you'd like to chat with us directly, feel free to join our Discord: https://discord.gg/z4dxYUq

Thanks for your feedback!
Aranesh
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Mot

wrote on 01/08/2019

> That's because the page is a hobby project by one person who is not a professional web developer or programmer at all.

OK, sorry for my complaints then. Regarding the really good overall design of the site, I indeed thought that there were professional web developers envolved, and the little glitches were oversights.

Sorry again. I’ll shut up now ;-)
And thanks for the site!
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Aranesh

wrote on 01/08/2019

Hey no worries :-) Hope I didn't come across as unappreciative. Feedback is good! And that you had this impression is actually a compliment, thank you very much! No need to keep silent about issues when there are issues, I just tried to explain how they came to be and why it takes so long to get stuff fixed.
Very recently an actual, professional developer has joined me and is helping out a ton, so things might become a lot better soon!
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Mot

wrote on 01/04/2019

There seems to be a parsing error in the site’s script:

Input via posting form:

`[spell=Immolate] / [ spell=Flame Jet] until won or your pet dies. In the latter case clean up with your starting pets, which should be at pretty good health.`

Output (as displayed):

Immolate / [ spell=Flame Jet] until won or your pet dies. In the latter case clean up with your starting pets, which should be at pretty good health.

As you see the second spell is not interpreted (displayed) properly. It is displayed in its tag form (source form) instead.

https://www.wow-petguide.com/index.php?Strategy=4368
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Mot

wrote on 01/05/2019

Sorry, rosolved this. There was a spurious space after the opening bracket.
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Mot

wrote on 01/04/2019

The new Gnomeregan dungeon

Right now I’m in the middle of that dungeon (and I have done already several runs since 8.1) and I find that this dungeon is underwhelming.

It seems the way to go with at least two thirds of the battles is using an absorbent pet (Emperor and the like). There are only some battles that require some creativity (the Rat and the final one, for example).

For my taste this is pretty poor design. Going thru the most part of the dungeon with an absorbent pet (Emperor Crab, e.g.) is time-consuming and just plain annoying.

They had chances to script some interesting battles, requiring creativity (like in the final battle). No clue why they failed. (As they did with the designs of many WQs, dungeons and other stuff in 8.0/8.1) Negligence? Incapacity?

This was critics, not a rant. (Maybe except the very last part ;)

If I’m missing something, please enlighten me.
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Remte

wrote on 01/04/2019

They seem to have expected some things, though, see adding pets with aquatic damage (gun and ooze) aswell as a resistant cockroach to stop us from cheesing everything with elementals. Yet, a fact their damage output is low combined with shields not checking for racial damage means this mechanic prevents a lot as you mentioned. The last boss has got an ability to remove basic shields so perhaps that was not in oblivion either… unlike the reactive damage. Also, an ability that forces swap altogether with an ability which prevents from being swapped, including critters? I can't say I like it.
/shrug