Petopia Forum Highlights 3/8/13

Every other Friday, Kalliope features the highlights of the Petopia forum discussions from those two weeks, ranging from new pet discoveries to theorycrafting to stunning transmog sets, also providing links to the full threads.

Where does intelligence stop? (2/18/13)

Crotalus Horridus wondered where that fine line of “too intelligent to be tamed” was, kicking off a debate that ultimately concluded “it depends.”

Read full thread here

Whispering Beetles (3/9/13)

Rawr and Slapperfish noticed that some beetles use crab sounds rather than the usual noises.

Read full thread here

Dire Horns: what are they good for? (3/8/13)

Nachtwulf kicked off a discussion about the dire horn family ability, reflective armor plating. Initial research shows that some physical abilities can be deflected as well, despite the tooltip reading “spells.” The main difference discussed was turtles vs. dire horns: turtles have a flat 50% damage reduction for 12 seconds, while dire horns can completely deflect some special abilities cast during RAP’s six second duration. Are dire horns “too niche” or not being used as intended? The discussion continues.

Read full thread here

Where the Wild Things Are in Patch 5.2 (3/7/13)

Kalliope confirmed that the spirit porcupines’ spawn timers have remained short on live servers. Myzou noted that Strong Will disappears at 30% on live servers, rather than the 20% found on the PTR.

Read full 5.2 thread here

Read full MoP thread here

PetEmote Updates (3/9/13)

Varethyn took the reins of the PetEmote project from Teigan, adding in new dire horn emotes (largely the work of Falconcrest) for patch 5.2.

Read new thread here

Featured Transmogrification of the Week (3/8/13)

This week’s featured transmogrification was created by Airwyn.

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A full index of all Petopia Forum posts recapped at the Wow Hunter’s Hall is maintained in the Index of Petopia Forum Posts.

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