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Beta - Glossy pets?

Postby Albain » August 18th, 2012, 6:58 pm

I just caught a mountain cottontail that's shiny. Like, metallic shiny, the way some of the cat pets are, such as Poyegan. It's a glossy solid white, and shows up glossy solid white in its portrait in the index. It's only a common, but I've been battling since pet battles opened and I've never seen this before.

Has anyone else?

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Re: Beta - Glossy pets?

Postby Imthedci » August 18th, 2012, 10:19 pm

Neat! :) If I ever caught one of those, I'd have to name it Shellac... :roll: :lol:

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Re: Beta - Glossy pets?

Postby Lysi » August 19th, 2012, 1:14 am

Is anyone else surprised the old, really angular pet models--like the rabbit and the prairie dog--weren't smoothed out at all, considering all the attention to pets this expansion?
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Re: Beta - Glossy pets?

Postby Albain » August 19th, 2012, 1:15 pm

Given the only models Blizzard's ever updated to my knowledge are the druid forms, no, this doesn't surprise me at all. As much as I like my tinypets, on the scale of important things to do, critter updates aren't one of them, I admit.

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Re: Beta - Glossy pets?

Postby Wamo » August 19th, 2012, 8:08 pm

Ooo, interesting. I wonder if this is the WoW version of Shiny Pokemon?

http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Shiny_Pokemon

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Re: Beta - Glossy pets?

Postby Isaacm » August 27th, 2012, 11:05 am

Wamo wrote:Ooo, interesting. I wonder if this is the WoW version of Shiny Pokemon?

http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Shiny_Pokemon


First thing that came to mind. :o

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Re: Beta - Glossy pets?

Postby Quintessence » September 6th, 2012, 11:09 am

I noticed this too, and it seems to only occur for the Mountain Cottontail (at least from what I've seen). I haven't found a glossy version of any other wild rabbit pet, even if they're pure white.

Pretty odd, but definitely something to look out for! I know I plan on capturing one of these shiny pets when MoP comes out. :D
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Re: Beta - Glossy pets?

Postby Kujaaron » September 8th, 2012, 1:31 pm

Wamo wrote:Ooo, interesting. I wonder if this is the WoW version of Shiny Pokemon?

http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Shiny_Pokemon


as soon as i read glossy this was my thought. Now if only i could trade all those shiney pokemon in for some shiney pokewows >.<

apparently you cant trade pets caught in battle either so if they did do 'glossy pokewows' it wouldnt be something i could be lazy and buy off the AH :(


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