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A Lot more pet battle abilities!

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A Lot more pet battle abilities!

Postby Nursie » April 18th, 2012, 10:54 pm

these were posted on mmo-champion today:

http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/299-arcane-explosion
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/325-beaver-dam
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/265-boulder-toss
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/253-comeback
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/308-counterspell
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/263-crystal-overload
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/256-darkness
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/121-death-coil
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/334-decoy-nyi
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/312-dodge
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/282-explode
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/305-exposed-wounds
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/272-expunge
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/270-glowing-toxin
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/249-grasp
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/323-gravity
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/327-hatchlings
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/279-heartbroken
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/247-hibernate
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/298-inspiring-song
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/259-invisibility
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/307-kick
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/293-launch-rocket
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/277-life-exchange
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/301-lock-on
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/319-magma-wave-nyi
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/314-mangle
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/275-nerfbat
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/268-photosynthesis
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/303-plant
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/152-poison-fang
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/297-pump
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/278-repair
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/304-self-harm
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/310-shell-shield
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/330-sons-of-the-flame
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/250-spiderling-swarm
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/315-spiked-skin-nyi
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/258-starfall-nyi
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/339-sticky-web
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/290-stockpile
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/283-survival
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/276-swallow-you-whole
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/318-thorns
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/254-tranquility
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/252-uncanny-luck
http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/321-unholy-ascension

these are new abilities we haven't seen before, perhaps they will be added in the next update :)

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Re: A Lot more pet battle abilities!

Postby Ril » April 19th, 2012, 10:02 am

The spell's strenghts and weaknesses are the same for the entire class and work as followings:

weaker spells > Class > stronger spells

Beasts > Humans > Dragons
Dragons > Flying > Aquatic
Aquatic > Undead > Human
Human > Critter > Undead
Undead > Dragons > Magic
Magic > Aquatic > Elemental
Elemental > Mechanical > Beast

Mechanical > Magic > Flying
Flying > Beast > Critter
Critter > Elemental > Mechanical

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Re: A Lot more pet battle abilities!

Postby Lysi » April 19th, 2012, 12:22 pm

All those spells, sounds really complicated..
Why does sewage flow uphill leaving Undercity?

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Re: A Lot more pet battle abilities!

Postby Nursie » April 19th, 2012, 12:48 pm

Ril wrote:The spell's strenghts and weaknesses are the same for the entire class and work as followings:

weaker spells > Class > stronger spells

Beasts > Humans > Dragons
Dragons > Flying > Aquatic
Aquatic > Undead > Human
Human > Critter > Undead
Undead > Dragons > Magic
Magic > Aquatic > Elemental
Elemental > Mechanical > Beast

Mechanical > Magic > Flying
Flying > Beast > Critter
Critter > Elemental > Mechanical


Should be more balanced and a lot easier for blizz to balance now with every type having one weakness and one strength, I refuse to accept that elementals are weak against critters though lol. Also critters should be good against humanoids because of the "aww cute kitty" factor.

Lysi wrote:All those spells, sounds really complicated..


that's good though, more strategy and will make the battles more interesting :)

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Re: A Lot more pet battle abilities!

Postby Ril » April 19th, 2012, 3:39 pm

i'm really overwhelmed by all those spells too.

but at least the choice of pet class doesn't seem too hard. just don't stack a certain pet type and try mixing weaknesses with the strength of the same type.
ie: beast, magic and elemental. for every weakness there's another pet with a strength to make up for it.

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Re: A Lot more pet battle abilities!

Postby Mortis_darkskull » April 19th, 2012, 4:34 pm

Evilgnomey wrote:Should be more balanced and a lot easier for blizz to balance now with every type having one weakness and one strength, I refuse to accept that elementals are weak against critters though lol. Also critters should be good against humanoids because of the "aww cute kitty" factor.


aren't kitties on the beast type?

I think critters are more like rats and stuff lol

EDIT: I find it funny how the critter attacks are somehow comparable to rogue abilities lol

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Re: A Lot more pet battle abilities!

Postby Dementron » April 19th, 2012, 7:53 pm

I bet Heartbroken is for Lil XT. I mean, look at it-- Heartbroken: Next turn you take 50% additional damage. If hurt, you will dead 100% additional damage for 2 rounds. Nerfbat must be for the Spirit Crab... we'll have a Ghostcrawler hunter pet AND a Ghostcrawler minipet! Here's one that must be for Lil' Ragnaros-- Sons of the Flame :8 Turn Cooldown; Submerge, becoming unattackable for 3 rounds. During this time, the Sons of the Living Flame attack the opponent, dealing Elemental damage each turn. I'm hopeful my Moonkin Hatchling will have the Starfall and Thorns abilities, though I think it's a bit odd they both do Dragon type damage.

I may have mentioned abilities that weren't on this particular list, I don't know. I went to the wowdb site and checked the list from there.

Also.. Self Harm: Deal 30 Humanoid damage to self. Who has this one? There has to be another ability this is meant to work with... :shock:

I'll admit, I'm excited. I'm also amused every time I see an ability that resembles a Pokemon move, and even more amused/embarassed when I realize I can usually name the move in question. :lol:

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Re: A Lot more pet battle abilities!

Postby Wamo » April 19th, 2012, 8:26 pm

Dementron wrote:I bet Heartbroken is for Lil XT. I mean, look at it-- Heartbroken: Next turn you take 50% additional damage. If hurt, you will dead 100% additional damage for 2 rounds. Nerfbat must be for the Spirit Crab... we'll have a Ghostcrawler hunter pet AND a Ghostcrawler minipet! Here's one that must be for Lil' Ragnaros-- Sons of the Flame :8 Turn Cooldown; Submerge, becoming unattackable for 3 rounds. During this time, the Sons of the Living Flame attack the opponent, dealing Elemental damage each turn. I'm hopeful my Moonkin Hatchling will have the Starfall and Thorns abilities, though I think it's a bit odd they both do Dragon type damage.

I may have mentioned abilities that weren't on this particular list, I don't know. I went to the wowdb site and checked the list from there.

Also.. Self Harm: Deal 30 Humanoid damage to self. Who has this one? There has to be another ability this is meant to work with... :shock:

I'll admit, I'm excited. I'm also amused every time I see an ability that resembles a Pokemon move, and even more amused/embarassed when I realize I can usually name the move in question. :lol:


I love how a lot of pets are getting unique abilities. Inspiring Song looks like the Singing Sunflower's move. It's the only pet I can think of that sings (plus it's an Elemental attack, same type as the Flower). Sons of the Flame looks awesome! Has the potential to be OP, depends on how much damage the Sons do.

I love all the Pokemon moves! Unholy Ascension reminds me of Curse. Burrow and Lift-Off are Dig and Fly. Wish and Stockpile are almost the same as the Pokemon versions. Oh Blizzard :lol:

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Re: A Lot more pet battle abilities!

Postby Nursie » April 19th, 2012, 8:43 pm

Wamo wrote:Sons of the Flame looks awesome! Has the potential to be OP, depends on how much damage the Sons do.


It seems like they do 5 elemental damage per turn to the current pet at the moment:

http://www.wowdb.com/pet-abilities/332-sons-of-the-living-flame


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