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 Post subject: planning our 8.0 tames
Unread postPosted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:07 pm 
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As 8.0 drops next Tuesday, thought it would be nice to have a thread for sharing our planned tames!

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Unread postPosted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:19 pm 
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I will be taming a toad and temp pterrordax next week:
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And when the expac goes live I will tame these:
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And at max level I'll tame these:
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Edit: changed mind about krolusk :)

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Unread postPosted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:31 pm 
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Unread postPosted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:54 pm 
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No pictures, but I've got it all planned out from weeks of running around on Beta;

8.0 Prepatch;
- A-ME-02 model update (Already tamed)
- Rokad the Ravager model update (Already tamed)
- Karkin model update (Already tamed)
- Thunderstomp model update (Already tamed)
- Tame Frenzied Pterrordax (green Un'goro variant)

BfA Release:
- Hit 120 ASAP
- Start with Alliance side
- Tame Bloodmaul (If it still retains the arrows)
- Tame Barbthorn Queen (Orange bee)
- Tame a Trained Parrot (Red version)
Invade Horde side
- Tame Wildtusk (if it keeps spears)
- Tame an Ankylodon (Green color)
- Tame a Wild Sabertusk (Teal color)
- Tame a Venemous Diemetradon (Black/purple color)
- Tame a Marsh Prowler (White Saurolisk w/red spots)
- Tame a Saltspine Krolusk (Albino color)
- Tame the Spirit Beast(s?) that are added/found whenever

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Unread postPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 2:11 am 
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My taming plans!

8.0

Log on to my main hunter. Admire Vika, my shiny new upgraded darkhound who I already have.

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Admire Ghund, who I still need to go pick up before Tirisfal Glades meets with an unfortunate end

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Admire my crow, who I think will be changing to

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Decide if Maggie my red hyena is good as the new red, and if not, replace her with

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Cry quietly over Weaver, my red and black barbed spider who just won't be herself anymore. Possibly release her and replace her with

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Go tame some new ones:
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because of the new animations

Log onto my gnome hunter who keeps the mechs and admire my A-ME and chicken

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Log on my night elf and admire Sathrah's new look. And cry over her wild counterpart's untimely demise and try not to think about all the rest of the wildlife on Teldrassil.

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Tame my night elf a

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BFA proper:

Briney! I'm coming for you buddy! Hang on!

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And also I'll have room to try out alot of new ones

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I doubt I'll keep all the new ones, but I want to enjoy them for a bit at least

And finally, race change druid to Kul'tiran once they are available. Change her name to Abie, after Abbie the Perfectly Normal (bramble) Bear. Learn to play Guardian spec.

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Unread postPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 3:16 am 
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My Dwarf (who will become a Dark Iron as soon as possible) will be deciding whether she likes Image and Image more than her current runed dark hound and basilisk.
She'll also be taming Image to replace her current spider.

The Goblin will be checking whether Image is a fitting replacement for her beloved parrot.
And will make a couple of tames to check if they work out: ImageImageImage

Belfie will go and replace her current raven with this Image beauty. She'll also decide whether this Image is a fitting new look for her old spider.
She'll be taming Image and Image.
And keeping fingers crossed for these two perfect creatures: Image and Image!

And finally, my Gnome, although she's still a lowbie, is very excited to see the changes to her mechanical chicken. Image

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Unread postPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 5:43 am 
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Pre-patch tames for Krys:

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These guys look really cool with their newer looks and I figured now would be a good time to see how they fit
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Obligatory unicorn tame~ I'm really hoping Somber Dawn becomes tameable because that red and black is right up Krys' street but, if not, it'll be the slightly less-red unicorn

Actual BfA tames:
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These guys are really cool~ I don't know if a lizard will stick, but we'll have to see
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I really dig the albino look some of the newer creatures have. If it doesn't fit, though, then I'll see about the black variant instead
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The old-world black Gryphon didn't fit, but I'll try again with this guy. As long as he doesn't constantly flap everywhere
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And this will be Ishkar. Vyonne already has a pet named 'Ishka' but as long as I ignore that fact then it's fine :')


Pre-patch tames on Narriah, my hunter on Argent Dawn, when she gets to 110:

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Most likely she'll get the golden unicorn, but I will keep my fingers crossed that the ivory one does become available at some point

Actual BfA tames:

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I've been waiting for this colour to be tameable since Draenor and now I can finally tame one~ This will be one of Narriah's two main wolves
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This pet isn't a definite, but I'll give them a go to see how they fit
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This model is just so pretty I can't not tame them~ RP-wise, would she use a falcon? Probably not, but it's fine
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Not sure which colour she'll have. I've honestly just got my fingers crossed that either they're always grounded or there's some sort of toggle implemented

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Unread postPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 2:08 pm 
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For pre-patch, I am taming these guys. Some of them are just model updates, so I just went out and tamed them already.

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If these become available ever, I'd get these ones in a heartbeat over the other unicorn.
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As for BfA itself:

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Basically I want all the gryphons. All of them. A lot of the models look awesome in BfA, they're just not something I'd use. But I need all those gryphons unless they're grounded. It bothers me having flying models that are 'grounded' (it's why I can't use flying mounts like dragons or birds as ground mounts pre-flying unlock). But I hate seeing the newer gryphons and hippogryphs grounded, which is why I didn't use the grand hippogryphs at all. Just give us a toggle already Blizzard so every one is happy! XD

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Unread postPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:08 pm 
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Werebear, I just tamed Thunderstomp too :)

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$@%& it, now I'm tempted by the green one. I'm already taming two Krolusks, why not another?

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Unread postPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:01 pm 
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I'm getting myself a nice Toad, one blue and one black Unicorn, and a few Hyenas. I already have my 2 rare Demon Dogs ready to go. Once BfA goes live I'm going straight for an orange bee. I'll probably pick up a few of the new dinos once I get over to the Horde lands. Hmm, and perhaps a Kodo because they really do look nice with the updated skins. I love to match pets with my transmog, so I'd love to get many more of the new pets, but I have limited space and it would require a severe overhaul of the Hunter stable. #hurrytheheckupandoverhaulthehunterstable


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Unread postPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:59 pm 
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Well I'm my alt Hunter is going to have a "home" thyme of pets when I get them maxed :lol:

Gila monster (pronounced heel-ah monster) only venomous lizard native to the United States
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Diamondback (I don't like finding them :| )
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Arizona Blonde Tarantula (they make great pets as they don't startle much, are super chill and like to hangout in the open) I can normally find a big (hand sized) female by the horse barn.
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Sonoran Desert Toad (largest toad in North America) we find them under stuff, anything they can squeeze into.
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I think these are the pets I'm potentially interested in (multiple colours of the same model means I haven't picked which one I want yet), depends on which become available. :)

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At the moment I'm planning to go for the Veilrunner unicorn, a Manarunner, the white raven/crow, one of the hyenas, possibly the purple or the whiteish one, and a bee. Not sure any of the others are really tickling my fancy just yet.


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Unread postPosted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:30 pm 
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Hey,

is there already a list of all new tameable models in the pre patch? I looked everywhere but didn't find anything :oops:


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Unread postPosted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:57 pm 
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There is a list that can be found here. Just mouse over the images and a list will pop up that shows which mobs can and cannot be tamed :)


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Unread postPosted: Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:05 am 
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That's an amazing topic and it's been interesting to see what pets others are interested in. With pre-patch dropping tomorrow on EU servers, I've decided to collect some pets that will get their models updated and plan for the future tames:

I've tamed Bayne, Fidonis and Plague to see how their updated models look in-game. I will probably keep only one of them, depending on the color scheme I like most:
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Technically, Plague is supposed to be transparent, but it seems it doesn't keep it. At least it didn't in the beta.

I'd really like to tame Somber Dawn, his colour scheme is so striking, but as of now, he is sadly unavailable. I will keep an eye on him and for the time being grab the Tormented Shadowrunner from Val'sharah:

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I wish the Lucid Nightmare-like unicorn could be tamed for Void Elves.

That is pretty much it for the pets that will be available with pre-patch. Now onto the expansion itself:

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Cannot say how much of these pets I will keep, considering the changes to the pet families and that some of them might never leave the stables. The white birb stays for sure, though.
And surprising even myself this one pet blew me away, even though I usually don't tame gryphons. Brought in all the childhood / teenage years memories of playing Heroes of Might and Magic.
Gonna name it Erathia :D

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Edit: I am also gonna keep an eye on Avatar of Xolotal, the Hati lookalike.


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Unread postPosted: Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:56 pm 
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I now have a page up of *just* the pre-patch tames:
http://www.wow-petopia.com/prebfapets.php

Here's the tweet if you could please help re-tweet it :)
https://twitter.com/wowpetopia/status/1 ... 1581132800

Also, remember the summary of pet changes now in effect, which is here:
http://www.wow-petopia.com/bfachanges.php

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Excellent! That is super helpful!

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Unread postPosted: Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:20 pm 
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Wain wrote:
I now have a page up of *just* the pre-patch tames:
http://www.wow-petopia.com/prebfapets.php

Here's the tweet if you could please help re-tweet it :)
https://twitter.com/wowpetopia/status/1 ... 1581132800

Also, remember the summary of pet changes now in effect, which is here:
http://www.wow-petopia.com/bfachanges.php

Thanks :)


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