My Pet Collection
You've collected 0 pets
Log in to track your collection

PvE Dream Team

Discuss pet battles, strategy and theorycrafting.
User avatar
Fransone
 
Posts: 8
Joined: August 25th, 2013
Pet Score: 1537
Realm: Doomhammer-EU

PvE Dream Team

Postby Fransone » August 25th, 2013, 1:33 pm

Hey there!

If you had to start at level 1 again what 3 pets would you level to 25 with? Ideally it should be pets still available right now.

User avatar
Cyntaria
 
Posts: 26
Joined: March 31st, 2013
Pet Score: 4203
Realm: Windrunner-US

Re: PvE Dream Team

Postby Cyntaria » August 25th, 2013, 2:46 pm

My absolute two favorite pets for PVE battling and leveling pets are my Corefire Imp and Nether Faire Drake (Sprite Darter is the same).

Before patch 5.3 changed the Beasts of Fable, I used these two and another random pet that didn't matter much to take them all down.

For capturing, I usually add either my Terrible Turnip or a H/H Crab with Shell Sheild.

User avatar
Shakesbeard
Top Rater
 
Posts: 71
Joined: September 6th, 2012
Pet Score: 4644
Realm: Madoran-US

Re: PvE Dream Team

Postby Shakesbeard » August 25th, 2013, 4:10 pm

my pve mvp: Pterrordax Hatchling:
strong O against aqua, strong D against beast. has lift-off for avoiding big hits, and a heal. high speed.
available on ah as a rare

Clockwork Gnome:
strong O against beast, but watch out for elementals. has a heal
available on ah as a rare

Strand Crawler:
strong O against critter (and ele), but watch out for flying. has a heal
available on ah as a rare super cheap

Magic Lamp: ... wait what?
no one picks magic lamp. only downside- comes as an uncommon not rare
strong O against flying, strong D against aqua. has a heal
available on ah as uncommon or rarestoned
Last edited by Shakesbeard on August 25th, 2013, 4:15 pm, edited 1 time in total.
MADORAN__ <WCP> Shakesbeard
___________<LPL> Factotem
___________<PP> Orcane, Shrecksar, Remoo

User avatar
Azrile
 
Posts: 322
Joined: April 21st, 2013
Pet Score: 3600
Realm: Fenris-US

Re: PvE Dream Team

Postby Azrile » August 25th, 2013, 4:32 pm

Fransone wrote:Hey there!

If you had to start at level 1 again what 3 pets would you level to 25 with? Ideally it should be pets still available right now.


A raptor - Strong against critters ( there are tons) and has a self-heal when it kills something.

Turnip - If you are just starting out, great pet to have to avoid killing rare pets before you can capture them.

Darkmoon Tonk - One of the best pets at endgame ( can be used against a ton of tamers), and also is strong against beasts, which you will kill a lot of while leveling up.

Moth - Strong against aqua, which there are a lot of, and has a block and an avoid.

But I think it is a mistake to think of only leveling one team at a time. I would level at least 6 pets if you are first starting. ( 6 different types). This allows you to not be at the mercy of stable master healers. When I first started, I mean from the very beginning.. I actually started with 4 teams ( 12 pets total) and leveled them all up at the same pace. I had one of every type, and then darkmoon zepp and Wolverine(technically human, but is strong against critters) as extras.

User avatar
Rosalyne
Top Rater
 
Posts: 68
Joined: April 17th, 2009
Pet Score: 4116
BattleTag®: Rosalyne#1595
Realm: Exodar-US

Re: PvE Dream Team

Postby Rosalyne » August 25th, 2013, 9:57 pm

Azrile wrote:But I think it is a mistake to think of only leveling one team at a time. I would level at least 6 pets if you are first starting. ( 6 different types). This allows you to not be at the mercy of stable master healers. When I first started, I mean from the very beginning.. I actually started with 4 teams ( 12 pets total) and leveled them all up at the same pace. I had one of every type, and then darkmoon zepp and Wolverine(technically human, but is strong against critters) as extras.


This is really excellent advice. When I first started I basically picked 3 pets that I liked and that seemed strong. However, as the tamers got more difficult, I had to keep going back and leveling new pets to beat them (or finding a suitable wild pet to catch). Leveling multiple teams at the same pace would have made a lot more sense. I've been a member of this site for years but never really read the forums until I was well into pet battling. I wish I'd read the advice of some of the more veteran pet battlers early on!

User avatar
Caspus
 
Posts: 3
Joined: August 12th, 2013
Pet Score: 2906
Realm: Draka-US

Re: PvE Dream Team

Postby Caspus » August 26th, 2013, 1:45 pm

Rosalyne wrote:This is really excellent advice. When I first started I basically picked 3 pets that I liked and that seemed strong. However, as the tamers got more difficult, I had to keep going back and leveling new pets to beat them (or finding a suitable wild pet to catch). Leveling multiple teams at the same pace would have made a lot more sense. I've been a member of this site for years but never really read the forums until I was well into pet battling. I wish I'd read the advice of some of the more veteran pet battlers early on!


Both of the methods you describe sound effective but it seems to me that it would take less time to capture what you need once you have a solid team of 3 leveled up. Also, once you have one or two higher level pets, you can power level pets very quickly.

User avatar
Sanzul
 
Posts: 102
Joined: August 16th, 2013
Pet Score: 3243
Realm: Scarshield Legion-EU

Re: PvE Dream Team

Postby Sanzul » August 27th, 2013, 6:19 am

A crab (preferably rare) and the singing sunflower (from the Hillsbrad quest). For the third pet, use Son of Animus or an emerald whelpling if you happen to have them, otherwise just some random rare beast with Devour. Overall, pets with reliable healing are great for leveling as you end fights with full health and aren't limited by the heal cooldown.

These pets won't necessarily be very helpful against the legendary tamers at level 25, but they'll get you to 25 easily and will be useful for capturing and leveling up the rest of your future team. Leveling up additional pets gets much faster once you already have a few level 25 pets to boost them. You can worry about tamers later; focus on leveling up first.

User avatar
Papazol
 
Posts: 136
Joined: October 19th, 2012
Pet Score: 4397
Realm: Balnazzar-US

Re: PvE Dream Team

Postby Papazol » August 27th, 2013, 8:07 am


User avatar
Cat666
 
Posts: 52
Joined: January 25th, 2013
Pet Score: 4237
Realm: Saurfang-EU

Re: PvE Dream Team

Postby Cat666 » August 27th, 2013, 10:18 am

I used a Panther Cub, Clockwork Gnome and Celestial Dragon, but if I was doing it now, it would be the Pterodax Hatchling instead of the Celestial Dragon.

Anubisath Idol / Emerald Proto Whelp can take down most pets, but requires a bit foreknowledge to plan abilities.

User avatar
Furkel
Top Rater
 
Posts: 95
Joined: October 21st, 2008
Pet Score: 4794
Realm: Moonglade-EU

Re: PvE Dream Team

Postby Furkel » August 27th, 2013, 10:39 am

Toothy, Enchanted Broom and Snowy Owl. I nearly always use at least one of those three in every pandaria trainer battle, so I know very well what they're capable of by now :)

User avatar
Sanzul
 
Posts: 102
Joined: August 16th, 2013
Pet Score: 3243
Realm: Scarshield Legion-EU

Re: PvE Dream Team

Postby Sanzul » August 28th, 2013, 5:00 am

Furkel wrote:Toothy, Enchanted Broom and Snowy Owl. I nearly always use at least one of those three in every pandaria trainer battle, so I know very well what they're capable of by now :)

I personally prefer Sea Gull for my flier of choice, as it's one of the few birds that can pick both Cyclone and Lift-Off. The latter comes in very handy against pets with Dive. The downside is that you don't get Peck.


Return to Pet Battles

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests