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Pet Battle Leveling Hotfix announcment!

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Pet Battle Leveling Hotfix announcment!

Postby Talmar » December 14th, 2012, 2:46 pm

We’ve been receiving a few inquiries over Twitter and through email regarding Farmer Nishi, so we thought we’d share our thoughts on Pet Battle experience gains with you.

We will soon be applying a hotfix that causes level-25 pets to no longer “steal” experience from your lower-level pets. Previously, if you had a level-3 and level-25 pet grouped together for a battle, the XP earned would be shared between the two at the end. This resulted in some players doing what they could to kill off their level-25 pet so the level-3 pet would get all of the experience. You no longer need to worry about this as the level-3 pet will now receive 100% of the XP that’s earned, so long as it has participated in at least one round of combat.

With max-level master trainer dailies available for Northrend, Cataclysm, Pandaria, and the new line of Spirit Trainers, you have quite a few endgame battles in Pandaria which you can use to level up new pets. Be sure to wear your Safari Hat to get the most out of your battles! The over-arching goal is to provide a variety of content with which you can level up your pets each day.


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http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/7415511706#1

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Re: Pet Battle Leveling Hotfix announcment!

Postby Polynices » December 14th, 2012, 3:50 pm

That will be wonderful. No more having to arrange it so that the 25s die (and/or having to use a Darkmoon Zeppelin or similar self-destructer every fight).

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Re: Pet Battle Leveling Hotfix announcment!

Postby Albain » December 14th, 2012, 4:43 pm

any sign anywhere on WHEN this hotfix is going live, or if it has already? I have a few pets I wouldn't mind leveling, but I don't want to waste a day if it might be today.

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Re: Pet Battle Leveling Hotfix announcment!

Postby Poofah » December 14th, 2012, 6:16 pm

Probably a good change. Being forced to include an Exploder added some challenge that I think I'll miss, however. It essentially allowed you to choose a more difficult fight in return for additional XP rewards, kind of like setting a dungeon on Heroic.

*edit*

apparently this requires a server restart to implement, so expect it this coming Tuesday; or hope for rolling restarts.

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Re: Pet Battle Leveling Hotfix announcment!

Postby Rosetta » December 14th, 2012, 10:22 pm

So it's possible for example a lvl 4 pet to gain over 2000xp again as long as it does one attack within a battle with lets say Nishi? Even with the lvl 25 surviving?

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Re: Pet Battle Leveling Hotfix announcment!

Postby Cabadath » December 15th, 2012, 6:05 am

Rosetta wrote:So it's possible for example a lvl 4 pet to gain over 2000xp again as long as it does one attack within a battle with lets say Nishi? Even with the lvl 25 surviving?


Yes: It would then be possible for the lvl 4 pet to get max xp as long as it does one action during the battle, even if one or both of the lvl 25s survive.

Regarding the xp: 2000 xp for a lvl 4 pet vs pandaria tamers seems a bit low. With the safari hat on (+10 % bonus), I got 5750xp or something from one battle. And that was at lvl 11, bringing my pet up to 17 (if I remember correctly).

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Re: Pet Battle Leveling Hotfix announcment!

Postby Crandor » December 15th, 2012, 12:14 pm

is this update live yet? can anyone confirm?

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Re: Pet Battle Leveling Hotfix announcment!

Postby Quintessence » December 15th, 2012, 2:07 pm

Crandor wrote:is this update live yet? can anyone confirm?


This might be live on a few servers, but it's likely that it will take a server maintenance day for it to be fully implemented.
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Re: Pet Battle Leveling Hotfix announcment!

Postby Tweak » December 15th, 2012, 8:20 pm

Mm. Didn't realize it required a server restart, thought they just meant that the player needed to restart their game.

I just killed Nishi with a level one pet and Frosty still alive and my level 1 pet only got 2kish XP... which seemed terribly low. So I came here to see if people were complaining about it, but I guess that answers that question, lol.

Fun fact, nifty way I can tell if my server has reset... throw a pet biscuit (or the things that make them smaller) at one of the master tamer's pets. Like, in the world, surrounding them. They don't wear off because their pets are never dismissed. I threw biscuits at some of these guys days ago, and they're still there today. You can actually throw the big one and the little one at them, and they get both buffs and average out to normal size. I did that to the chick by Kara's pets on my server, and they've still had both buffs for 3 days, lol...

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Re: Pet Battle Leveling Hotfix announcment!

Postby Syrrie » December 15th, 2012, 9:29 pm

I put pet biscuits on a bunch of the Grand Masters' pets because I think it's hilarious. My husband kept making disapproving noises at me, though. >_>
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Re: Pet Battle Leveling Hotfix announcment!

Postby Shinsui » December 15th, 2012, 10:42 pm

Not live on my server yet. Just did a wild pet battle to level up my Celestial dragon. Did one where he was the only one who survived the battle and another where he and one of my 25s participated in the battles. It was apparent that the xp was halved for the battle where 2 pets survived.

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Re: Pet Battle Leveling Hotfix announcment!

Postby Adamsavage » December 16th, 2012, 2:46 am

Quintessence wrote:
Crandor wrote:is this update live yet? can anyone confirm?


This might be live on a few servers, but it's likely that it will take a server maintenance day for it to be fully implemented.


I leveled up a pet from 11 to 25 today and couple 22-23 to 25 as well, and I had to bring there health down as much as I could without killing them. Then let them kill me. It's hard to avoid killing them with my Oily Slimeling, as it's attacks are quite strong. I guess we have to wait till the next server restart. I should avoid leveling to much till then, as it will be much easier and faster to do it. I usually do my leveling in Mount Hyjal, as it's a hop and skip over to the stable master.

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Re: Pet Battle Leveling Hotfix announcment!

Postby Puluz » December 17th, 2012, 7:18 am

can't wait for this to hit live, i feel so sorry for my flayer youngling and darkmoon zeppelin that has to die constantly when boosting my lowbies :<

also, some sort of a system to keep better track of the available daily trainers or (optional) marker on your map that shows where they are located would be awesome.

also what i'd wish for to be fixed, the pet bandages, they should stack more than 10, my mains inventory is getting cluttered cos of the bandages lol.

and my permanent wish, please make the ash chicken model available to players... <3

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Re: Pet Battle Leveling Hotfix announcment!

Postby Yarl » December 17th, 2012, 10:29 am

If it was hotfixed I didnt notice it last night.
If my leveling pet soloed a pack of 24's it got 454+/- 20ish with the hat, if I had to use a 25 to finish em off it got 1/2 exp.

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Re: Pet Battle Leveling Hotfix announcment!

Postby Talmar » December 17th, 2012, 11:46 am

Tweak wrote:Mm. Didn't realize it required a server restart, thought they just meant that the player needed to restart their game.

I just killed Nishi with a level one pet and Frosty still alive and my level 1 pet only got 2kish XP... which seemed terribly low. So I came here to see if people were complaining about it, but I guess that answers that question, lol.

Fun fact, nifty way I can tell if my server has reset... throw a pet biscuit (or the things that make them smaller) at one of the master tamer's pets. Like, in the world, surrounding them. They don't wear off because their pets are never dismissed. I threw biscuits at some of these guys days ago, and they're still there today. You can actually throw the big one and the little one at them, and they get both buffs and average out to normal size. I did that to the chick by Kara's pets on my server, and they've still had both buffs for 3 days, lol...


This is so awesome. I will so be doing this as I usually just delete the magical mini treats.

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Re: Pet Battle Leveling Hotfix announcment!

Postby Talmar » December 17th, 2012, 11:51 am

[quote="Puluz"...also, some sort of a system to keep better track of the available daily trainers or (optional) marker on your map that shows where they are located would be awesome...
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I've created a spread sheet at home that has every trainer/tamer in the game, what they have for pets, the pets quality and level as well as the tamer's zone, nearby landmark and exact coords of their locaion and if they drop a daily bag or not.

I have a notes section as well that I add what pets I use for that tamer and such as well but...

Maybe I could clean it up a bit and email it to one of the site admins to be added as a download?

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Re: Pet Battle Leveling Hotfix announcment!

Postby Puluz » December 17th, 2012, 12:46 pm

That would be awesome! :) Or maybe you could talk with someone on the site that has experience of creating add-ons and maybe work together to make it as an actual add-on or something?

Also, has anyone noticed that the lowbies would miss _less_ nowadays when taking the one hit/giving one blow when boosted? Or have i just been lucky for getting less misses and dodges? Also, has anyone thought that does the pets speed affect to how much it misses generally? And, does pets power affect to how big it's heals are if it's capable of healing itself? Just random thoughts that i decided to stuff into a one topic without creating a new one, sorry if these are in wrong place. :)

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Re: Pet Battle Leveling Hotfix announcment!

Postby Quintessence » December 17th, 2012, 6:18 pm

Talmar wrote:I've created a spread sheet at home that has every trainer/tamer in the game, what they have for pets, the pets quality and level as well as the tamer's zone, nearby landmark and exact coords of their locaion and if they drop a daily bag or not.

I have a notes section as well that I add what pets I use for that tamer and such as well but...

Maybe I could clean it up a bit and email it to one of the site admins to be added as a download?


We currently have a thread that houses all the Tamer information (here), but I agree that if this info could be implemented into an addon that highlights the dailies for you and checks off the ones you've completed each day, it would be extremely handy!
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Re: Pet Battle Leveling Hotfix announcment!

Postby Palatank » December 18th, 2012, 7:20 am

Although that is indeed a great post, it still lacks a way to list combenations of setups which are good to kill them, prevable with only 2 pets @ level 25 so you can level one as well

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Re: Pet Battle Leveling Hotfix announcment!

Postby Puluz » December 18th, 2012, 10:39 am

is this live on US today? Waiting for tomorrows restarts in EU...

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