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Taming Rare Pets

December 22, 2010 - 10:37 pm 1 Comment

When the rending of Azeroth occurred, the first thing I did was run to Felwood and tame myself the green cat, Winna’s Kitten. I hadn’t seen any hunter roaming around any of the popular digs for several weeks following but it didn’t take long for it to start becoming more common. My own guildies had to run out and copy-cat me (no pun intended)! Curses! So I decided to go tame the Oil-Covered wolf out in Borean Tundra. I still haven’t seen another hunter with my ExxonValdez model (btw, I still have buyer’s remorse – I wish I would have named it Shadow).

At this point, the taming bug has bitten me.

Taming rare pets is no new thing. The spirit beasts alone are a highly sought after and extremely draining tasks. Cataclysm has brought more spirit beasts and several new rare pets to tame. Two particularly interesting models are those of Samba and Terrorpene.

Samba (Ferocity, cat)

Terrorpene (Tenacity, turtle)

I grabbed Samba with very little resistance (I stole it right from out of the nose of a competing Horde hunter – huzzah!) and no camp time required. He was strolling along north of Thundermar right where Wowhead expected him to be. Terrorpene is a different evil.

I’ve already spent several hours sitting at Sulfuron Spire waiting for this turtle to spawn. So have about half a dozen other hunters. This one is going to be rough. I have to say the thought of having an incredible looking pet such as Terrorpene, especially one I can use without being in BM spec, is awesome – but I’m just not sure if I’m going to be able to sit on this one for long.