How do you level your pets?

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Re: How do you level your pets?

Post by Tunguska » May 6th, 2019, 12:50 pm

Thanks so much!!! I still have about 200 pets who need to hit 25...

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Re: How do you level your pets?

Post by FuxieDK » May 7th, 2019, 6:45 am

Damn... 80ish new pets in v8.2...

That means 4.800ish PPC, if they are all level 1..

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Re: How do you level your pets?

Post by Cparle87 » May 9th, 2019, 12:43 pm

Viruzzz wrote:
April 3rd, 2019, 6:25 am
Pet week is going on, and I was wondering how people are actually leveling their pets...

I used to do it on the pet battle dailies, a few battles a day. I didn't level anything fast but I was steadily leveling pets , but those don't give any meaningful exp anymore, so now I mostly just do it if the reward is something I want or if I happen to walk right by them anyway. And outside of squirt (who will not be making a visit this week, at least not on the US realms) I don't really know of any decent repeatable/steady way to level pets anymore.
My pet levelling team is a mechanical axebeak and feline familiar. Head to the Veiled Stair in Pandaria, the entire zone has nothing but critters. Begin with axebeak, lay down a decoy, swap to your levelling pet then to FeeFam. Weaken with pounce, use iron skin when survival is up to reduce damage, kill with devour = next to no downtime.

Or wait until Squirt is up and annihilate her team over and over with a broom and BONESTORM.
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Re: How do you level your pets?

Post by Djkillj0y » May 15th, 2019, 2:30 pm

Just as an aside, I had 157 level 1 pets in my leveling queue when normal xp squirt rolled around last week. Even though I didn't manage to get logged in until 6pm I managed to run all night until about 8am and ended the day with about 106 left.

This was using a team with Enchanted broom and widget the departed which is slightly faster than boneswarm due to animation duration.

This was about 4-5 fights per pet, during pet week it's 2 fights so I expect to be able to clear out my queue during the next super squirt.

If I can find a good team to use during the xp week next week I may try again with a different xp farm.

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Re: How do you level your pets?

Post by Gilneas » May 27th, 2019, 3:01 pm

FuxieDK wrote:
May 7th, 2019, 6:45 am
Damn... 80ish new pets in v8.2...

That means 4.800ish PPC, if they are all level 1..
There are a lot of wild pets in Mechagon, the dungeon, Nazjatar and Eternal Palace. Therefore many will be 23ish, not all the way from 1.

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Re: How do you level your pets?

Post by Shapernes » May 27th, 2019, 7:03 pm

I had a ball beating Sir Galveston in Dalaran. For some reason he was up for 2 days. The 2 pets I used were pretty cheap on the AH so I got 3 of each. Then I did 1 battle, swapped pets did the second battle and the same for the third. Most of the time the free heal was ready. Stayed there a long time. My 117 hunter got to 120 by battling him. Had full heirlooms on. Was very sad the next day that Squirt didn’t give my Shaman any XP

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Re: How do you level your pets?

Post by Khorghast » May 27th, 2019, 9:53 pm

Probably the least imaginative of the replies here, but during Pet Week I head to Falconhurst, Drustvar. There's a bunch of crabs and rats around that make for fairly short battles with my leveling team of a Highlands Turkey, a Rose Taipan and my carry pet. It's fast, steady leveling without having to fly all over the place or hang out in old content.

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Re: How do you level your pets?

Post by Mehetabel » May 28th, 2019, 12:45 pm

I try to keep on top of pet leveling, even outside of the pet week. I have around 7 or 8 alts parked around the world at tamers that are relatively easy to boost low levels on and, if I have pets to level, I just do those every day. It slowly adds up so I don't end up with a hundred or so pets to level all at once.
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Re: How do you level your pets?

Post by FuxieDK » June 3rd, 2019, 7:11 am

Gilneas wrote:
May 27th, 2019, 3:01 pm
FuxieDK wrote:
May 7th, 2019, 6:45 am
Damn... 80ish new pets in v8.2...

That means 4.800ish PPC, if they are all level 1..
There are a lot of wild pets in Mechagon, the dungeon, Nazjatar and Eternal Palace. Therefore many will be 23ish, not all the way from 1.
Sounds good..

I have loads of +1 level stones lying around :lol: :lol:

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