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Compiling a database of pets that retain their names after taming

Unread post by Wain » Wed May 20, 2020 1:51 pm

I decided to start a new thread for this to keep things clear.

I’d like to flag every pet in our database that retains its name after taming, and also make a record of pets that don’t currently do so but have unique names and perhaps should.

I have a page that automatically tracks this stuff here:
https://www.wow-petopia.com/tamenamesuggest.php

It’s a huge task, so if anyone would like to help out a little it would be massively appreciated! All the pets on the list are sorted by continent and zone, so it’s easy to pick an area and work through it. Anything flagged as rare is most likely to retain its name, while non-rares don’t keep their names as much.

You can just report your findings below. I’d like to know ones that don’t retain their names, as well as those that do!

Once a substantial number are checked off I’ll modify pets’ notes on Petopia to mention it if they keep their name, and also add a search function for it.

Thanks for any help! 😊
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Re: Compiling a database of pets that retain their names after taming

Unread post by Vephriel » Wed May 20, 2020 2:13 pm

Draenor - Shadowmoon Valley
(*except Gara because I didn't feel like redoing that whole chain just yet xD)

Keeps name:
-Amaukwa
-Veloss
-Killmaw
-Hypnocroak
-Rockhoof
-Insha'tar

Does NOT keep name:
-Kliaa
-Maa'run


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Draenor - Spires of Arak
(*except Sunderthorn as she phases out for 120s)

Keeps name:
-Blightglow
-Echidna
-Jiasska the Sporegorger
-Varasha
-Stonespite

Does NOT keep name:
-The Ebon Hunter
-Spineslicer
-Brood Mother Xylax
-Stonescale
-Venombarb
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Re: Compiling a database of pets that retain their names after taming

Unread post by Vephriel » Wed May 20, 2020 2:46 pm

Draenor - Talador

Keeps name:
-Gennadian
-Klikixx
-Ra'kahn
-Taladorantula
-Glimmerwing
-Hammertooth
-Hen-Mother Hami
-No'losh

Does NOT keep name:
-Sher'khaan
-Gezz'ran
-Hilaani
-Kil'uun


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Draenor - Tanaan Jungle

Keeps name:
-The Goreclaw
-Keravnos
-Rendrak
-Magwia
-Shadowthrash
-Steelsnout
-Broodlord Ixkor

Does NOT keep name:
n/a

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Re: Compiling a database of pets that retain their names after taming

Unread post by Vephriel » Wed May 20, 2020 3:11 pm

Draenor - Gorgrond

Keeps name:
-Riptar
-Berthora
-Hive Queen Skrikka
-Stompalupagus
-Mother Araneae
-Mogamago
-Venolasix

Does NOT keep name:
-Khargax the Devourer
-Roardan the Sky Terror
-Riplash


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Draenor - Frostfire Ridge
(*could not do Thunderhoof)

Keeps name:
-Giantbane
-Jabberjaw
-Canyon Icemother
-Coldstomp the Griever
-Chillfang
-Coldtusk

Does NOT keep name:
Nok-Karosh
-Rakkiri


aaand taking a break for now, Nagrand has a lot. :lol:

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Re: Compiling a database of pets that retain their names after taming

Unread post by Kurasu » Wed May 20, 2020 3:47 pm

Can confirm Tura'aka.
I tamed him the first day I found about this.
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Re: Compiling a database of pets that retain their names after taming

Unread post by Kaydia » Wed May 20, 2020 7:19 pm

Northrend:

Yes:
Gondria
Icehorn
Terror Spinner

No:
Alystros the Verdant Keeper
Aspatha the Broodmother
Bjomolf
Dreadtalon
Farunn
Goremaw
Grizzlesnout
Hozzer
Kili'ua
King Dred
Pitch
Rattlebore
Rockfang
Shango
Steelfeather
Varg
Venomtip

Unable to find:
Skoll (Storm Peaks): Not Up (Spirit Beast, so he probably does keep his name.)
Oloh (Storm Peaks): Phasing
Spirit of Atha (Sholozar Basin): Oracle/Frenzyheart faction issues
Fiend (Howling Fjord): In a Horde base and I don't pvp.

Since the other quest objective named beasts did not keep their names when tamed (Dreadtalon, etc), I would expect that the Spirit of Atha would not as well.

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Re: Compiling a database of pets that retain their names after taming

Unread post by Kaydia » Thu May 21, 2020 3:21 am

Outland:
(So far. I'm still working on it. All the rares are down and I'm working through some quests for tames.)

Blade's Edge:
Missing Braxxus, gathering mats to summon it.
Does not keep name:
Rema

Hellfire Peninsula:
Does not keep name:
Dreadtusk
Feng
Ripp

Nagrand:
Missing: Goretooth
Does not keep name:
Bach'lor
Banthar
Brokentoe
Gutripper

Netherstorm:
Missing: Nuramoc
Does not keep name:
Makaru
Porfus the Gem Eater
Tyrantus

Shadowmoon Valley: Working towards there

Terokkar Forest:
Missing: Deathskitter and Hawkbane, in progress with Sha'tari Skyguard questing to summon Gezzarak the Huntress. Given Gezzarak is a quest mob, I doubt she'll keep her name.
Does not keep name:
Ironjaw
Naphthal'ar
Stonegazer
Terokkarantula
Torgos
Trachela

Underbog:
Does not keep name:
Ghaz'an
The Black Stalker

Zangarmarsh:
Missing: Marticar
Does not keep name:
"Count" Ungula
Blacksting
Boglash
Mragesh
Sporewing

I'll try and finish Outland up in the morning.

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Re: Compiling a database of pets that retain their names after taming

Unread post by Wain » Thu May 21, 2020 4:07 am

Kaydia wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 3:21 am
Outland:
(So far. I'm still working on it. All the rares are down and I'm working through some quests for tames.)
Thank you so much! :) I'll see if I can spot any of those missing rares on my realm, or the test realm.

Update: I got some more. There are only three left to check in Outland.
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Re: Compiling a database of pets that retain their names after taming

Unread post by Wain » Thu May 21, 2020 4:08 am

Vephriel wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 3:11 pm
aaand taking a break for now, Nagrand has a lot. :lol:
Thanks so much! :) That's a load of work.
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Re: Compiling a database of pets that retain their names after taming

Unread post by Wain » Thu May 21, 2020 4:58 am

Kurasu wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 3:47 pm
Can confirm Tura'aka.
I tamed him the first day I found about this.
Sweet, thanks :)
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Re: Compiling a database of pets that retain their names after taming

Unread post by Kurasu » Thu May 21, 2020 5:51 am

Can also confirm:
Olm The Wise
Siltstalker The Packmother
Somber Dawn

That';s the bunch I've tamed since the new code was put into place. :)
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Re: Compiling a database of pets that retain their names after taming

Unread post by Wain » Thu May 21, 2020 11:03 am

Thanks! :)

I just completed Kul Tiras, except for Milden Mud Snout (maybe only there when its WQ is up?) and Lucktail (a quest mob - maybe it requires someone to accept the quest for it to spawn?)
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Re: Compiling a database of pets that retain their names after taming

Unread post by Kurasu » Thu May 21, 2020 11:42 am

According to Wowhead (and upvoted by 5 other people), Sewer Beastling does *not* keep its name at this point in time.
(Have not independently confirmed that, but it's a strong suspicion)
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Re: Compiling a database of pets that retain their names after taming

Unread post by Kaydia » Thu May 21, 2020 12:43 pm

The Quilen Guardians in Mogu'shan Vaults do not keep their names when tamed.

Sabuul (Mac'Aree) does keep his name when tamed.

I just tamed all of these recently.
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Re: Compiling a database of pets that retain their names after taming

Unread post by Kaydia » Thu May 21, 2020 1:12 pm

Northrend Update:

Fiend
does not keep its name when tamed.

Draenor Update:

Gara does not keep her name when tamed.

Frostfire Ridge: Thunderhoof is not tameable. He is the pet of a hunter mob and de-spawns when the hunter, Beastmaster Trokar, is killed. He cannot be tamed when Trokar is alive. I had Thunderhoof in a fresh frost trap when Trokar died and it still de-spawned when he died.
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Re: Compiling a database of pets that retain their names after taming

Unread post by solitha » Thu May 21, 2020 2:16 pm

Making Kalimdor rounds... I have a toon on a low-pop RP server. The trend I'm seeing so far through two zones is rares keep their names, quest/other don't.

After finding every rare I was looking for in the first few zones, suddenly I hit absolute zero and can't find a thing for as many zones. I'll pass this torch.

Durotar
Death Flayer - yes
L'Shall - no
Sarkoth - no
Screamslash - no

Feralas
Stinglasher - no

Northern Barrens
Dishu - yes
Echeyakee - no
Fez - no
Gesharahan - yes
King Reaperclaw - no
Swiftmane - yes
Takk the Leaper - yes

Silithus
Deathclasp - no

Southern Barrens
Azzere the Skyblade - yes
Silithid Harvester - yes
Snort the Heckler - yes
Thunderstomp - yes

Un'goro
U'cha - no

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Re: Compiling a database of pets that retain their names after taming

Unread post by GormanGhaste » Thu May 21, 2020 4:50 pm

Dun Morogh (getting the rare mech bunny for my vulpera)

keeps name
Bjarn
Timber (almost stole from baby human, but saw in time to let them tame)

does not keep name
Mangeclaw
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Re: Compiling a database of pets that retain their names after taming

Unread post by Kaydia » Thu May 21, 2020 5:32 pm

Starting on Cata, I'll edit as I go.

Deepholm:
Amthea: No
Gorgonite: No

Mount Hyjal:
Terrorpene: Yes

Ankha, Magria not up at present. Will try again later. Given that the rest of the Spirit Beasts keep their names, I would expect these to as well.

Twilight Highlands:
Barkmutt: No
Karoma: Yes
Sambas: Yes

Uldum:
Madexx: Yes
Skarf: No

Vashj'ir:
Ghostcrawler: Yes

Unable to get at present:
Jadefang (Deepholm): Phasing. Need a daily quest item to reach the pet. Deepholm needs to be completely phased.
Smolderos the Carbonizer (Mount Hyjal): Phasing. Quest mob for a specific phase of the zone.
Gorebite, Khamen, Thartep (Uldum, Cata phasing): Phasing. Quest mobs, so unlikely to keep their names.

I'm adding the quest mobs to my list of things to work towards. If anyone wants to tackle those, I would greatly appreciate it!

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Re: Compiling a database of pets that retain their names after taming

Unread post by Kaydia » Thu May 21, 2020 7:40 pm

Kalimdor:

Ashenvale:
Goodie: No
Mist Howler: Yes
Sharptalon: No
Targol: Not Tameable
Ursol'lok: Yes
Vorsha the Lasher: No

Azshara:
Antilos: Yes
N.U.T.Z.: Wasn't up, can be found at (44, 76). Mechanical.
Scalebeard: Yes

Azuremyst Isle:
The Kurken: No

Blackfathom Deeps:
Ghamoo-Ra: No
Guardian of the Deeps: No
Pahboo-Ra: No

Bloodmyst Isle:
Deathclaw: No
Zarakh: No

Darkshore:
Level 60:
Fleetfoot: No
Shadowclaw (2175): Yes
Strider Clutchmother: Yes

Warfront: Will get to later. If someone wants to check these, go ahead:
Glimmerspine (43, 19)
Shadowclaw (39, 32, Horde tame only)

Felwood:
Blackbog the Fang: Yes
Death Howl: Yes
Dilennaa: Yes
Duskcoat: Yes
Fidonis: Yes
Gezan: Yes
Grimrot: Yes
Grovepaw: Yes
Mongress: Yes
Needle: Yes
Spinecrawl: Yes
Thicket: Yes
Winna's Kitten: No

Teldrassil:
Duskstalker: Yes
Githyiss the Vile: No
Lady Sathrah: No

Winterspring:
Arcanus: Yes
Bornak the Gorer: Yes
Bruiser: Yes
Brumeran: No
Gal'dorak: Yes
Hell-hoot: No
Iceclaw: Yes
Norissis: Yes
Quetzl: Yes
Rak'shiri: Yes
Ronak: Yes
Shy-Rotam: No
Sian-Rotam: Yes
The Deep Tunneler: Yes
Ursius: No
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Re: Compiling a database of pets that retain their names after taming

Unread post by Tårnfalk » Fri May 22, 2020 4:00 am

N.U.T.Z require you click on stuff to make it spawn
Its been a while but when I tamed it back when I played it keept its name

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