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Luciandk
 
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The Ore Eater

Postby Luciandk » February 14th, 2015, 7:12 am

Ive finally gotten ahold of an S/S breed Ore Eater after hearing of how good the breed is.

After trying it out, I must say im quite pleasantly suprised with how tough it is, despite its slightly lower than average hp. Having a consistent ability to nearly always getting Shell Shield off before your opponent makes their move thanks to its 341 speed, is absolutely incredible. As it absorbs a lot of damage, even on an S/S breed for 3 turns. A 204 damage reduction, which also completely nulls the blowback damage from Body Slam.

The shell shield combined with the humanoid racial, means it actually can last for quite a while. I had overlooked the pet at first glance, as I thought it was just a standard shield spell alike Stoneshield that only reduces like 70ish.


The Ore Eater is for sure one of the more annoying pets to aquire in WoD, due to triple rng involved. First you have to be lucky to get a Goren Protector to spawn when mining, then he actually have to drop the pet. Finally you have to get lucky with the breed as well, as it have five different breeds. 3 mixed ones and 2 pures.

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Svycke
 
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Re: The Ore Eater

Postby Svycke » February 14th, 2015, 9:38 am

Congratulations on the find!

Still waiting for the pet to drop for me, haven't gotten a single breed yet :(

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Shikon01
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Re: The Ore Eater

Postby Shikon01 » February 14th, 2015, 10:31 am

Svycke wrote:Congratulations on the find!

Still waiting for the pet to drop for me, haven't gotten a single breed yet :(



Grats I'm waiting on mine too :twisted:

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Luciandk
 
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Re: The Ore Eater

Postby Luciandk » February 14th, 2015, 11:05 am

Shikon01 wrote:
Svycke wrote:Congratulations on the find!

Still waiting for the pet to drop for me, haven't gotten a single breed yet :(



Grats I'm waiting on mine too :twisted:


Wasnt a drop. I had a BB oreeater I traded for a long while back, but found a collector willing to trade me their SS one for my BB and a bit of gold for it, as they did not pet battle.

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Cyberninja
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Re: The Ore Eater

Postby Cyberninja » February 14th, 2015, 11:09 am

I got SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO lucky the other day...someone had an Ore Eater on the AH for TWENTY gold...almost broke my fingers hitting "buy"...lol I did have one already so I sold it for 18K and split it with the person who had it up for 20 gold because I felt bad-obviously they didn't know the value :(

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Painbow
 
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Re: The Ore Eater

Postby Painbow » February 14th, 2015, 12:56 pm

I have no idea what you guys are talking about. :mrgreen:

i.imgur[dot]com/zbiKGNa.jpg

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Svycke
 
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Re: The Ore Eater

Postby Svycke » February 14th, 2015, 11:27 pm

Cyberninja wrote:I got SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO lucky the other day...someone had an Ore Eater on the AH for TWENTY gold...almost broke my fingers hitting "buy"...lol I did have one already so I sold it for 18K and split it with the person who had it up for 20 gold because I felt bad-obviously they didn't know the value :(



You sir... Are a good guy!

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Melfice
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Re: The Ore Eater

Postby Melfice » February 17th, 2015, 12:39 pm

I got a S/S Ore Eater about a month ago, and I was very lucky indeed. Now I need to figure out a good PvP team for the little dude. I'm not sure, but I want to start using him in battle this week.

Any good ideas for team mates for the Ore Eater?

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FuxieDK
 
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Re: The Ore Eater

Postby FuxieDK » February 18th, 2015, 5:12 am

Ore eater is still haunting my dreams...

Some times I go 3-4 days, before a single mob (which ofc doesn't drop the pet) spawns..
Herb wise, on the other hand, I have 1-3 spawns (which doesn't drop anything either) per day, from far less nodes...

Stupid mine and herb pets have same retarded 1:1000 drop rate, but herb spawns 10x as many mobs...

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Melfice
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Re: The Ore Eater

Postby Melfice » February 20th, 2015, 12:52 pm

The S/S Ore Eater is an awesome addition to my PvP line up! I found a good team setup for the Ore Eater, and it's really a fun team for PvP :)

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Skavenged
 
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Re: The Ore Eater

Postby Skavenged » February 20th, 2015, 11:36 pm

Wow!! Got this guy today... All I can say is that this guy is a BEAST in PvP!!!


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