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Non-rare NPCs that retain their names after tame

Unread post by victorruan360 » Tue Feb 04, 2020 4:41 pm

I thought that only rare NPCs retain their names after tame. However now we have Ji-kun and a few other bosses doing the same. Anyone has other experiences of non-rare NPCs (elite, uniquely named quest mob etc) retaining their names after tame?

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Re: Non-rare NPCs that retain their names after tame

Unread post by Wain » Thu Feb 06, 2020 1:29 am

I don't have a definitive list, but a number of tameable bosses do. Horridon and Thok (I think?) and the three quilen of Iron Qon. And the new OOX rocket chicken in Mechagon isn't flagged rare but retains its name.
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Re: Non-rare NPCs that retain their names after tame

Unread post by Nazja » Sat Feb 15, 2020 2:35 pm

Irewing also keeps its name.

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Re: Non-rare NPCs that retain their names after tame

Unread post by Smyelmdar » Tue Apr 07, 2020 7:04 am

Both Blaithe and Rukhran keep their names. I tamed Magmadar in Molten Core but he didn't keep his name. Luckily you can still name him Magmadar. :)
I am wondering which bosses keep their name and which ones doesn't. If we're putting together a list, I'll be happy to contribute.

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Re: Non-rare NPCs that retain their names after tame

Unread post by Wain » Tue Apr 07, 2020 8:13 am

Smyelmdar wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 7:04 am
Both Blaithe and Rukhran keep their names. I tamed Magmadar in Molten Core but he didn't keep his name. Luckily you can still name him Magmadar. :)
I am wondering which bosses keep their name and which ones doesn't. If we're putting together a list, I'll be happy to contribute.
Thanks :) Magmadar probably should!
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Re: Non-rare NPCs that retain their names after tame

Unread post by WildcatTM » Wed Apr 22, 2020 5:35 am

Does anyone have a definitive list?

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Re: Non-rare NPCs that retain their names after tame

Unread post by victorruan360 » Wed Apr 22, 2020 3:13 pm

Wain wrote:
Thu Feb 06, 2020 1:29 am
I don't have a definitive list, but a number of tameable bosses do. Horridon and Thok (I think?) and the three quilen of Iron Qon. And the new OOX rocket chicken in Mechagon isn't flagged rare but retains its name.
I tried Thok yesterday and it does not retain its name :cry:. The quilens of Iron Qon all do. So are Faultline (clefthoof) and Dreadwing (chimaera) of Darmac in Blackrock Foundary.

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Re: Non-rare NPCs that retain their names after tame

Unread post by worgpower » Mon May 11, 2020 9:04 am

The river beasts in nazmir, “Riverbeast” also retain their names :lol:

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Unread post by WhyDaRumGone » Sun May 17, 2020 2:10 pm

I would also be happy to help finding out and making a list.

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Re: Non-rare NPCs that retain their names after tame

Unread post by Wain » Mon May 18, 2020 9:25 am

I'd like to flag every beast in our database that retains its name. Also find out which don't that should.

Here are ones that have been mentioned here to do retain their names, though I think it's just the tip of the iceberg. Note: this includes rares as well as non-rares:

Ainamiss the Hive Queen
Ak'tar
Ala'washte
Aotona
Arash-ethis
Arcturis
Arra'chea
Ban'thalos
Beast of Jade
Blaithe
Bloodbulge
Bramblewing
Bulvinkel
Chops
Cida
Corpse Eater
Cranky Benj
Craw the Ravager
Dam'ren
Deth'tilac
Dreadwing
Dustwing
Faultline
First Mate Swainbeak
Fowlmouth
Gahz'ralka
Gib the Banana-Hoarder
Great Turtle Furyshell
Grizzled Ben
Hati (multiple versions)
Horridon
Humar The Pridelord
Irewing
Ji-Kun
Kandak
Kiboku
King Clickyclack
King Krush
Krkk'kx
Lamepaw the Whimperer
Lei-zhi
Lightning Paw
Loque'nahak
Mahamba
Manas
Mother Fang
Murderbeak
N'chala the Egg Thief
Naroua
OOX-Fleetfoot/MG
Old Cliff Jumper
Osca the Bloodied
P4-N73R4
Pridelord Meowl
Prince Lakma
Qho
Qroshekx
Quet'zal
Ro'shak
Rokad the Ravager
Rukhran
Scruff
Sewer Beast
Slaverjaw
Snoot the Rooter
Somber Dawn
Soundless
Sporeggon
Ssinkrix
Tambano
The Evalcharr
The Razza
Torraske the Eternal
Toxigore the Alpha
Trigore the Lasher
Umbra'jin
Umbraliss
Vukuba
Warcrawler Karkithiss
Weaponized Rabbot
Xaarshej

Please let me know if you have more confirmed tames to add!
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Re: Non-rare NPCs that retain their names after tame

Unread post by Wain » Mon May 18, 2020 9:32 am

I don't know if the following retain their names. Please let me know if you have info on these :)
The following page lists rare NPCs, aside from those above that have been reported, plus any other NPCs that have proper names and probably should retain them:

https://www.wow-petopia.com/tamenamesug ... ?zoneorder

I included continent/zone sorting if it helps tracking them down efficiently.

That page is built from a database. As soon as I flag a pet as retaining its name it'll disappear from the list.

Please post here if you have confirmed any :)
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Re: Non-rare NPCs that retain their names after tame

Unread post by GormanGhaste » Mon May 18, 2020 2:04 pm

Ones that my characters have that have retained their names:

Ainamiss the Hive Queen (yay!)
Arash-ethis
Arcturis
Arra'chea
Chops
Cida
Cranky Benj
Dustwing
The Evalcharr
Krkk'kx
Manas
Scruff
Slaverjaw
Sporeggan

Unfortunately my gnome hunter who probably had a few was rather aggressive about giving all her pets candy names :)

There are a lot of fun names on that list--I might just go around and see what I can tame!
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Re: Non-rare NPCs that retain their names after tame

Unread post by Wain » Tue May 19, 2020 2:56 am

GormanGhaste wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 2:04 pm
Ones that my characters have that have retained their names:
Thank you! :) Added.
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Re: Non-rare NPCs that retain their names after tame

Unread post by Wain » Tue May 19, 2020 12:26 pm

I’m mostly on top of Shadowlands stuff for now (at least until the next build) so I’ve started slowly going through zones and checking everything on the list to see if they retain their names after taming. But it’s a huge list and it’s going to take a very long time. If anyone wants to pick some zones and check them out I’d be super grateful :)

To explain: the list has three sections for things to check: rares (almost all of these are going to keep their names), bosses and normals that have special names (most of these probably haven’t been flagged but we need to check). So if you’re checking a zone you will probably find things in at least two sections on that page. Maybe I should merge those sections for easier checking 🤔

Also, anything that has been confirmed to retain its name will be missing from the list, so everything on the list except for names with ** next to them haven’t been checked yet. Things with ** have been confirmed to not keep their names, so they get to stay on the list till they’re fixed (assuming they will be).

When we get a substantial number checked I’ll start adding that info to pet notes, and add a search function for beasts that retain their names.

Thanks 😊
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Re: Non-rare NPCs that retain their names after tame

Unread post by Valariel » Tue May 19, 2020 3:20 pm

Slogtusk the Corpse-Eater retain its name...
Wuchthauer der Leichenfresser in german.

Btw Blackshell the Impenetrable and Lost Gilnean Wardog are untamable in german because the names are to long in german. When the castbar ends nothing happens.
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Unread post by GormanGhaste » Tue May 19, 2020 4:52 pm

Questing in Voldun right now, so tackled all the ones in that zone:

keep name
Ashmane
Bloodwing Bonepicker
Enraged Krolusk
Hivemother Kraxi (gorgeous)
Jungleweb Hunter (rare, but wasn't on list)
Scorpox
Vathikur

do not keep name
Bloodcrest
Gnarl
Gutgut
Sevriss
Snarl
Snarltooth
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Re: Non-rare NPCs that retain their names after tame

Unread post by Wain » Wed May 20, 2020 3:29 am

Valariel wrote:
Tue May 19, 2020 3:20 pm
Btw Blackshell the Impenetrable and Lost Gilnean Wardog are untamable in german because the names are to long in german. When the castbar ends nothing happens.
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OMG, they didn't fix that?? That was reported a YEAR ago! :( Sorry, I thought they'd fixed that ages ago or I would have brought it up again.
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Unread post by Wain » Wed May 20, 2020 3:29 am

Thanks both of you for your lists. I'll add them to the database now :)
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Unread post by Vephriel » Wed May 20, 2020 1:55 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: Non-rare NPCs that retain their names after tame

Unread post by Wain » Wed May 20, 2020 1:55 pm

Since this thread was originally just about non-rares that retain their names (sorry if I hijacked it!), I started a new thread:
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=26266&p=616422

I’ll tweet about it in case anyone else wants to help out. Once it’s done I should be able to add search functions to show all rares and non-rares that retains their names.

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