WHY is it all the pet battle news gets posted after Wednesday? (oh wait, new beta build went out, maybe some more news soon)
In case you handn't heard, we FINALLY have official confirmation of a corgi pet! The Molten Corgi, announced by Jonathan LeCraft, again via Twitter. And he was smart enough to preempt the questions about whether or not it was going to be a real pet in his next tweet. Not sure where it's going to come from yet, however. A store pet, some in-game achievement, who knows?
It was confirmed (via the beta pet journal) that the Sea Calf I featured last week will come from fishing in some way. They also have some new pets: an Elekk Calf (given by an as-yet-undetermined quest, just now called "Awesome Quest"), a Meadowstomper Calfling (unknown origin), a Moonshell Crab (wild pet in the Draenor version of Shadowmoon Valley), and a Ravager Spawnling (unknown origin). Some datamined pets have also appeared, but who knows if they'll make it in - a Creeping Carpet and a Miniature Flying Carpet, both likely tailoring recipe pets. (info via Warcraft Pets)
In tributes to the community, we have upcoming:
One of the die-hard pet battlers, Liopleurodon, has made it into the game as a "boss pet" named Lio. Lio runs Battle Pet Roundup. The model is currently a Thresher model, so we'll see if it stays that or gets another or a unique model!
There is a tribute to Cadistra of Wow, Eh? fame for this comic, in there now being a Lil' Leftovers pet, available from cooking! In some manner. Not sure how he'll be gotten from cooking, but he looks cute for a little ball of leftovers.
Cymre Jones will now be a WoD Pet Tamer, who will have archaeology-themed pets, it seems. She blogs at Bubbles of Mischief.
And we also have Eleanor, who is @undeadgoat on Twitter, She's been immortalized as an undead goat, of course. She's probably mainly known for a Hearthstone blog, but she also is a big pet battler, and it looks like we can get the undead goat as a pet for defeating her (maybe).
In personal WoW pet battle news, on Monday night I remembered, after I logged out of the game, that I forgot to do the DMF battle for the Darkmoon Eye. I logged into my alliance priest (she's the one who needs lesser charms the most atm), and headed down there. And I was rewarded with the Darkmoon Eye! I was so tired that when I opened the bag and saw something blue go by, I was like, I wonder what other pet I got yet another duplicate of, another tonk or zeppelin or monkey. And when I saw the Eye, my brain was still processing it, going WTF is this? I don't remember this pet? And then it finally kicked in, and I learned it, and was happy. Does anyone know if you can get a second eye from the bag? I may keep trying to get one for the husband or to sell on the AH.
I think I may try to fish up the last tiny carp I need this week, since my luck over the past few weeks has been amazing.