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Jordicus
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Pet Searching Macro

Postby Jordicus » December 17th, 2012, 11:12 pm

I wrote this for myself to help find the rarer pets. Just change "minfernal" to the pet you are currently searching for. If it finds a match, it targets it. If it's a Battle Pet, it will mark it with the X target icon. Helps to have the Target marker enabled on the minimap too. Hotkey the macro and spam it as you fly around.

/cleartarget
/target [noexists][nodead] minfernal
/script s=strfind t="target" if UnitExists(t) then if s(UnitCreatureType(t),"Wild Pet") then if not GetRaidTargetIndex(t) then SetRaidTarget(t,7) end end end

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Pubrulz
 
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Re: Pet Searching Macro

Postby Pubrulz » December 18th, 2012, 7:20 am

Bless you. Wish I had seen this before many of the pets I've acquired, but should help quite a bit.

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Re: Pet Searching Macro

Postby Scarydreams » December 20th, 2012, 2:10 am

Thank you very much I wish I had found this allot sooner.

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Waveryn
 
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Re: Pet Searching Macro

Postby Waveryn » December 20th, 2012, 7:25 am

That is nice, is there a way to target them and actually engage also, just spamming the button? Would help in heavily farmed areas.
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Jordicus
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Re: Pet Searching Macro

Postby Jordicus » December 20th, 2012, 8:08 am

Waveryn wrote:That is nice, is there a way to target them and actually engage also, just spamming the button? Would help in heavily farmed areas.


the "interact with" action cannot be scripted. however there is a keybind for it. In the Targeting section look for "Interact with Target". very helpful keybind to have set, especially when you run across wild pets that are in tight locations

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Re: Pet Searching Macro

Postby Waveryn » December 20th, 2012, 8:20 am

Thank You Jordicus I will look that up.
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Re: Pet Searching Macro

Postby Humbelle » December 26th, 2012, 3:19 pm

I started using this macro and was able to get a Scourged Whelpling, Minfernal and Emerald Proto-Whelp all within half an hour. :-)


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