Updating collection for new xpac

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Updating collection for new xpac

Post by Harpooha » November 27th, 2020, 9:54 pm

In the past, I recall that we were encouraged to update regularly early in an Xpac because it helped to sort out breeds. Not sure if this is right, but I noticed that once I got into Ardenweald, that a lot of pets didn't have breeds.

It's been fun catching wild pets again.although the Pulsating Maggot has a nasty habit of casting Burst before you can trap him.

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Re: Updating collection for new xpac

Post by Rioriel » November 28th, 2020, 7:50 am

Harpooha wrote:
November 27th, 2020, 9:54 pm
It's been fun catching wild pets again.although the Pulsating Maggot has a nasty habit of casting Burst before you can trap him.
Oh nooooo. It took me about 14 bajillion attempts to catch some exploding red blob thing in Zandalar last time :lol:

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Re: Updating collection for new xpac

Post by Crazypants » November 28th, 2020, 11:49 am

Harpooha wrote:
November 27th, 2020, 9:54 pm
In the past, I recall that we were encouraged to update regularly early in an Xpac because it helped to sort out breeds. Not sure if this is right, but I noticed that once I got into Ardenweald, that a lot of pets didn't have breeds.
I noticed no breeds showing up when I was catching pets in the Shadowlands wild as well. I assumed it was because my add ons haven't been updated with that info yet. Maybe im misreading you but are you saying some pets do not have breeds by design?

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Re: Updating collection for new xpac

Post by Harpooha » November 28th, 2020, 12:06 pm

Crazypants wrote:
November 28th, 2020, 11:49 am
I noticed no breeds showing up when I was catching pets in the Shadowlands wild as well. I assumed it was because my add ons haven't been updated with that info yet. Maybe im misreading you but are you saying some pets do not have breeds by design?
Battle Pet Breed ID has been updated to include breeds now. At least for me.

I was referring to this site. When I was looking at pets that I had caught, they initially had no breeds here. They do now. What I was trying to get at is that it takes some data - in the form of players updating their collections - to determine stuff like breeds. At least that was my understanding.

But everything seems to be working now.

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Re: Updating collection for new xpac

Post by Crazypants » November 29th, 2020, 10:50 am

Cool, thanks for clarifying. ;)

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Re: Updating collection for new xpac

Post by Gráinne » November 30th, 2020, 7:08 am

I just updated my BPBID today, and saw the various breeds available.

And mostly thought: "Who cares?" :P

I usually enjoy the process of making a decision about which breed to get, but this time too many species end up with a choice between P/B and H/B, which is pretty much the definition of "Who cares?"

A very dull selection, with uninteresting capture sites.

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Re: Updating collection for new xpac

Post by Rosqo » November 30th, 2020, 7:17 am

Although mostly irrelevant for pve some of the breakpoints on speed are very relevant for pvp with these new pets. So it's a little bit of misinformation suggesting breeds are totally irrelevant with the new pets.

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Re: Updating collection for new xpac

Post by Gráinne » November 30th, 2020, 6:02 pm

See OP. Talking wild pets here. I'm not seeing Lost Soul or Animated Cruor hitting any speed breakpoints.

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Re: Updating collection for new xpac

Post by Rosqo » December 1st, 2020, 4:43 am

Wild pets with notable breeds or breakpoints:

Bleak Skitterer - S/S or P/S
Dusky Dredwing Pup - S/S or P/P
Decay Grub - S/S or H/P
Vibrant Glimmerfly - P/B or S/B
Starmoth - S/S or P/S
Verdant Kit - P/S
Pulsating Maggot - S/B
Crawbat - S/S or P/S
Wader Chick - S/S
Gorm Rootstinger - H/P
Wild Etherwyrm - P/P
Lost Soul - P/B or H/B (265 speed)
Rosetipped Spiderling S/B
Glimmerpool Hatchling - H/H or H/P

Take a day off Grainne.

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