Draenic Pet Battler achievement nerfed

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Draenic Pet Battler achievement nerfed

Post by Quintessence » December 2nd, 2014, 2:03 pm

"Blueprint-unlocking Achievement "Draenic Pet Battler" now requires 150 battles instead of 500. Tooltip updated to match next patch." - [url=https://twitter.com/WarcraftDevs/status/539853873263804416]source[/url]
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Re: Draenic Pet Battler achievement nerfed

Post by Baldulf » December 2nd, 2014, 2:16 pm

WOW. Fantastic news, though I feel bad for all of those who have already ground out the 500. I'm over halfway there now, so I'll grind this out quickly!

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Post by Sellys » December 2nd, 2014, 2:29 pm

Nice.

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Re: Draenic Pet Battler achievement nerfed

Post by Shmoooey » December 2nd, 2014, 2:54 pm

Great, now if they would just get the servers up I could get my lvl 3 menagerie built.

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Post by Axarien » December 2nd, 2014, 3:31 pm

Nice!

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Post by Mrfishstick » December 2nd, 2014, 3:35 pm

Very glad for this. I was somewhere around 330-ish and the prospect of doing another 200 was pretty soul-crushing. I ended up more or less giving up and just elected to wait for an easy daily pet to grind so I am incredibly pleased I won't need to bother even doing that.

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Post by Killerkarl » December 2nd, 2014, 4:25 pm

No big deal, gotta get 2,000 for the monument anyway.

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Re: Draenic Pet Battler achievement nerfed

Post by Iibis » December 2nd, 2014, 4:42 pm

And I just completed the achievement yesterday. But this is a rare case where I don't actually really mind. The first <100 battles I captured pets I didn't yet have and the rest were spent leveling pets, so I got a lot of pets to lvl 25 while doing the achievement. It was a good reason to grind :) 500 was probably a bit too much for just getting your pet menagerie upgraded to lvl 3. I think 150 is good because it's closer towards "capture all draenor pets, possibly hunting for a good breed / rare one, and then battle a bit extra" than "you did all that, now go do 400 more battles". 150 is still a lot for people who don't do pet battles that much. They should nerf Draenic Seed Collector as well, though. It's ridiculous compared to the mine.

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Post by Pyy » December 2nd, 2014, 4:45 pm

Yay. I love pet battles as much as anyone, but even I'm struggling to get to 500. Looking forward to getting new pets!

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Post by Nohero » December 2nd, 2014, 5:02 pm

Well so much for spending my time grinding this instead of gearing up. Looks like I guessed wrong on this one haha.

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Re: Draenic Pet Battler achievement nerfed

Post by GilroyKilroy » December 2nd, 2014, 5:49 pm

You kids these days have it too easy. Back when beta first came out the number was *1000*. I spent 3.5 days doing nothing but pet battles to get my level 3 plan.

Anyway, glad to hear its down to 150 since I only have about 220 so far on live ;)

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Re: Draenic Pet Battler achievement nerfed

Post by Sarpants » December 2nd, 2014, 7:06 pm

Mine still shows "Win 500 pet battles in Draenor" on the achievement. I'm specifically 45/500 on mine.

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Post by Jerebear » December 2nd, 2014, 7:28 pm

Sarpants wrote:Mine still shows "Win 500 pet battles in Draenor" on the achievement. I'm specifically 45/500 on mine.
When you get the achievement it says 500/500 (at least for me) even if you don't have 500, so I am guessing that is just a thing they will fix later.
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Post by Chibimage » December 2nd, 2014, 8:26 pm

I'd love to be able to even long so I could be pissed from INSIDE the game.

What a waste of time. Though I did give *vehement* feedback during beta that 1000 was horrible. I figured 500 was fine but no, people had to freak out even harder.

They should have listened to us in beta and saved all the tears.

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Post by Kingdan » December 2nd, 2014, 9:49 pm

Amazing amazing amazing, now nerf the monument to 1k please?:) the other 4(maybe not crafting) is so much easier

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Re: Draenic Pet Battler achievement nerfed

Post by Zeemonster424 » December 2nd, 2014, 10:23 pm

... I wish I would have read this BEFORE I sat and did about 30 battles earlier. I was actually at around 450/500 yesterday. I had my achievement tracked, and I just thought maybe it got knocked off my interface. Oh well... I still have a whole bunch to level anyway, now I get my shiny new menagerie!

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Re: Draenic Pet Battler achievement nerfed

Post by FuxieDK » December 2nd, 2014, 11:35 pm

Quintessence wrote:"Blueprint-unlocking Achievement "Draenic Pet Battler" now requires 150 battles instead of 500. Tooltip updated to match next patch." - [url=https://twitter.com/WarcraftDevs/status/539853873263804416]source[/url]
Very strange..

I played last night (at the time you posted this) and with 267/500, the blueprint was still unavailable..

I know the achevement can't trigger until ATLEAST a server restart (maintainance today), maybe even a patch, but the blueprint should be accessible anyway..
Will check tonight again, after maintainance..

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Re: Draenic Pet Battler achievement nerfed

Post by Moraven » December 3rd, 2014, 12:37 am

Got up to 170 or so doing Birds of a Feather daily group. Was a great way to get lv 25 pets. Upgrading to lv 3 now!

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Re: Draenic Pet Battler achievement nerfed

Post by Monekop » December 3rd, 2014, 1:44 am

I have to ask why people are struggling. In Frostfire Ridge there are spots with 15-20 beasts, critters and flyers up any any one time... One of them is where you train your Icehoof and is right next to a flight point.

Mech, Magic, Beast team will essentially end the fight in 7-8 rounds.

I did my 500 battles in very little time, well on my way to 2000 now.
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Re: Draenic Pet Battler achievement nerfed

Post by Demiano » December 3rd, 2014, 2:51 am

Thanks for telling us, had no idea, now building my lv 3 on 2 toons, I grinded up 300 already, at least I saved myself another 200

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