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This is why you don't battle with a poor pet

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This is why you don't battle with a poor pet

Postby Mrbeankc » October 21st, 2012, 10:06 pm

Decided I wanted to level a Sapphire Cub up as a battle pet. I really like the pet and figured I wouldn't use it much for pvp pet battles since it was a poor. It has been a struggle. The thing is at level 21 and still has trouble battling pets of similar level. I'm going to finish leveling it to 25 but I tell you I will never level another poor pet no matter how cool looking he is. They're simply to weak even for battles in the wild unless you have some seriously strong pets with them.

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Re: This is why you don't battle with a poor pet

Postby Jw2042 » October 21st, 2012, 10:18 pm

That must suck. I'm pretty sure my Sapphire Cub is rare quality. At least in 5.1 you'll be able to upgrade it.

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Re: This is why you don't battle with a poor pet

Postby Mrbeankc » October 21st, 2012, 10:53 pm

Mine is poor. Their level might be random as I also have the Jade Owl which is uncommon. My engineering pet the Mechanical Panderian Dragonling is also uncommon. To tell you how poor my poor level 21 Sapphire Cub is it has 730 health while my uncommon level 12 Jade Owl has 712. 9 levels separate them and yet the Jade Owl is almost the same health and can survive just as well as the cub against level 23 wild pets.

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Re: This is why you don't battle with a poor pet

Postby Darky28 » October 22nd, 2012, 9:03 am

Saphire Cubs come indeed in all flavours...
The item to learn it is blue, but what pops in your pet List can be from poor to rare.
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Re: This is why you don't battle with a poor pet

Postby Gwenolyn » October 22nd, 2012, 8:46 pm

Can you learn more than 1 to try for a rare? I guess it won't matter with the stones coming soon. Just worried the stones won't be very common...

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Re: This is why you don't battle with a poor pet

Postby Lysi » October 23rd, 2012, 12:12 am

I think for a while a bug was making them all gray quality.
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Re: This is why you don't battle with a poor pet

Postby Poofah » October 23rd, 2012, 1:01 am

You can learn multiple, up to the 3-per-pet limit.

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Re: This is why you don't battle with a poor pet

Postby Sesamee » October 23rd, 2012, 6:12 pm

I have the pattern and when I make one it's random in quality. I've gotten one rare, a few greens, and one poor. I kept the rare and plan to lvl him. He has a speed of 16 at lvl 1! Crazy fast!!

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Re: This is why you don't battle with a poor pet

Postby Vhale » October 24th, 2012, 7:28 pm

It looks like the stones are going to degrade levels though after you use them. So, using one on a high level pet will have a cost. I think they just added this into the notes today:

Pets over level 15 upgraded in this way can lose up to two levels in the process.

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Re: This is why you don't battle with a poor pet

Postby Runestones » October 26th, 2012, 1:51 pm

I had the issue with the Red Cricket being poor. I'm just hanging on to it until I can upgrade it.

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Re: This is why you don't battle with a poor pet

Postby Kagalii » October 26th, 2012, 8:28 pm

Runestones wrote:I had the issue with the Red Cricket being poor. I'm just hanging on to it until I can upgrade it.


I noticed mine is poor too. I wonder if I can get it on alts too to try for a different quality.


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