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Shadowlands Alpha ~~ 5/12/20

2020-05-15 08:26:41

PET NEWS - BY **DRAGONSAFTERDARK**

Not much has changed or been added to the Shadowlands Alpha as far as pets are concerned, but we do have a few updates.

Before we get into those, though, we have our obligatory spoiler warning:

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And with that out of the way, off we go!

Previous articles:

Datamined Potential Pet Models

Shadowlands Alpha Pet Information

**Here's what we'll be going over in this article:**

# 1. Player Pet Changes

Some are changes we've already covered, but a couple are new:

****NOTE: All pets listed below are for RARE quality pets @ 25 ****

1400 HP 292 P 292 S -> 1400 HP 284 P 284 S

1465 HP 289 P 289 S -> 1465 HP 281 P 281 S

1400 HP 284 P 349 S -> 1278 HP 272 P 337 S

1587 HP 260 P 293 S -> 1587 HP 248 P 293 S

1587 HP 297 P 260 S -> 1506 HP 297 P 260 S

1197 HP 349 P 293 S -> 1197 HP 349 P 276 S

massive Speed reduce for all breeds

1400 HP 284 P 349 S -> 1339 HP 248 P 349 S

# 2. NPC Pet Changes

1438 HP 215 P 301 S -> 1234 HP 189 P 301 S

1505 HP 195 P 252 S -> 1285 HP 176 P 252 S

1607 HP 221 P 297 S -> 1319 HP 176 P 297 S

1505 HP 221 P 244 S -> 1285 HP 189 P 244 S

1607 HP 234 P 236 S -> 1336 HP 221 P 236 S

1471 HP 234 P 195 S -> 1285 HP 211 P 195 S

1505 HP 254 P 297 S -> 1505 HP 221 P 297 S

1471 HP 221 P 305 S -> 1471 HP 176 P 305 S

# 3. New Abilities

These abilities are attached to what we believe to be a new NPC team pet:

This ability is not currently attached to an NPC pet, or a player pet:

# 4. Flock & Black Claw Numbers

The below numbers were provided by Lazey:

Examples (don’t blame me for Blizzard math and rounding weirdness *g*):

Round 1: 3x 51 damage (153 total)

Round 2: 3x 128 damage (51+34 = 85*1.5 = 128 = 384 total)

Round 3: 3x 179 damage (51+34+34 = 119*1.5 = 179 = 539 total)

Round 1: 3x 51 damage (153 total)

Round 2: 3x 102 damage (51*2,0 = 102 = 308 total)

Round 3: 3x 102 damage (51*2.0 = 102 = 308 total)

769 total damage (without racial multipliers, crits, flat damage increase etc.)

So far it looks like we’ll see a damage increase of Swarm abilities when not using other damage modifiers.

Round 1: 3x 188 damage (51+136 = 188x3 = 564 total)

Round 2: 3x 265 damage (51+34 = 85*1.5 = 128+136 = 265x3 = 795 total)

Round 3: 3x 316 damage (51+34+34 = 119*1.5 = 179+136 = 316x3 = 948 total)

Round 1: 3x 188 damage (51+136 = 188x3 = 564 total)

Round 2: 3x 376 damage (51+136 = 188*2.0 = 376x3 = 1128 total)

Round 3: 3x 376 damage (51+136 = 188*2.0 = 376x3 = 1128 total)

2820 total damage (without racial multipliers, crits, etc.)

Round 1: 3x 188 damage (51+136 = 188x3 = 564 total)

Round 2: 3x 332 damage (51+34+136 = 221*1.5 = 332x3 = 996 total)

Round 3: 3x 316 damage (51+34+34 = 255*1.5 = 383x3 = 1149 total)

Shadowlands:

Round 1: 3x 69 damage (51-119+136 = 69x3 = 207 total)

Round 2: 3x 146 damage (51+34 = 85*1.5 = 128-119+136 = 146x3 = 438 total)

Round 3: 3x 197 damage (51+34+34 = 119*1.5 = 179-119+136 = 197x3 = 591 total)

Round 3: 3x 315 damage (51+34+34 = 119*1.5 = 179+136 = 315x3 = 945 total)

1236 / 1590 total damage

Live servers:

Round 1: 3x 69 damage (51-119+136 = 69x3 = 207 total)

Round 2: 3x 138 damage (51-119+136 = 69*2.0 = 138x3 = 414 total)

Round 3: 3x 138 damage (51-119+136 = 69*2.0 = 138x3 = 414 total)

Round 3: 3x 376 damage (51+136 = 188*2.0 = 376x3 = 1128 total)

1034 / 1749 total damage

Shadowlands:

Round 1: 3x blocked (51-226+136 = 0x3 = 0 total, no SD applied)

Round 2: 3x blocked (51+34-226+136 = 0x3 = 0 total, no SD applied)

Round 3: 3x 29 damage (51+34+34-226+136 = 29x3 = 87 total)

Round 3: 3x 255 damage (51+34+34+136 = 255x3 = 765 total)

87 / 852 total damage

Live servers:

Round 1: 3x blocked damage (51-226+136 = 0x3 = 0 total, no SD applied)

Round 2: 3x blocked damage (51-226+136 = 0x3 = 0 total, no SD applied)

Round 3: 3x blocked damage (51-226+136 = 0x3 = 0 total, no SD applied)

Round 3: 3x 188 damage (51+136 = 188x3 = 564 total)

0 / 564 total damage

Shadowlands:

Round 1: 3x 121 damage (51-66+136 = 121x3 = 363 total)

Round 2: 3x 198 damage (51+34 = 85*1.5 = 128-66+136 = 198x3 = 594 total)

Round 3: 3x 249 damage (51+34+34 = 119*1.5 = 179-66+136 = 249x3 = 747 total)

Round 3: 3x 315 damage (51+34+34 = 119*1.5 = 179+136 = 315x3 = 945 total)

1704 / 1902 total damage

Live servers:

Round 1: 3x 121 damage (51-66+136 = 121x3 = 363 total)

Round 2: 3x 138 damage (51-66+136 = 121*2.0 = 242x3 = 726 total)

Round 3: 3x 138 damage (51-66+136 = 121*2.0 = 242x3 = 726 total)

Round 3: 3x 376 damage (51+136 = 188*2.0 = 376x3 = 1128 total)

1815 / 2217 total damage

# 5. New Pets

## 5.1 Potential New Player Pets

So, the Pocket Colossus was replaced by the Pocket PHA7-YNX on the Alpha. However, their models are incredibly different, and they have different flavor text, so we might see the Colossus come back.

Pocket Colossus replaced by:

Pocket PHA7-YNX Wowhead URL

Pet Species ID: 2889

Profession: Engineering

“Inspired by the Kyrian Phalynx, Engineers have modified the design to be approximately 300% more adorable.”

Pocket Colossus

Pet Species ID: 2889

Profession: Engineering

“Inspired by the Kyrian Colossus, Engineers have modified the design to be much more diminuitive.”

## 5.2 Potential New NPC & Team

Glimr -- Might be the tamer / enemy NPC

Potential Team:

Whipper

Snipper

Flipper

**That's all we have for now!
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How do you feel about some of the preliminary Flock / Black Claw numbers? Do you still feel confident that pets that Ikky will be able to pull their weight on the tougher battles? Let us know below!

*We hope you're all doing well, and until next time: happy battling!*

Before we get into those, though, we have our obligatory spoiler warning:

And with that out of the way, off we go!

Previous articles:

Datamined Potential Pet Models

Shadowlands Alpha Pet Information

- Player Pet Changes

- NPC Pet Changes

- New Abilities -- NPC, Maybe Player Pets Eventually

- Numbers for Stampede-esque & Black Claw Changes

- New Pets / NPC

Some are changes we've already covered, but a couple are new:

- Cinder Kitten

1400 HP 292 P 292 S -> 1400 HP 284 P 284 S

- Tiny Blue Carp

1465 HP 289 P 289 S -> 1465 HP 281 P 281 S

- Hermit Crab

1400 HP 284 P 349 S -> 1278 HP 272 P 337 S

- Mechanical Cockroach

1587 HP 260 P 293 S -> 1587 HP 248 P 293 S

- Mechanical Prairie Dog

1587 HP 297 P 260 S -> 1506 HP 297 P 260 S

- Crypt Fiend

1197 HP 349 P 293 S -> 1197 HP 349 P 276 S

- Slimy Darkhunter

massive Speed reduce for all breeds

- Boghopper

1400 HP 284 P 349 S -> 1339 HP 248 P 349 S

- Frill (BRD PBD Alran Heartshade)

1438 HP 215 P 301 S -> 1234 HP 189 P 301 S

- Ruddy (BRD PBD Alran Heartshade)

1505 HP 195 P 252 S -> 1285 HP 176 P 252 S

- Wanderer (BRD PBD Alran Heartshade)

1607 HP 221 P 297 S -> 1319 HP 176 P 297 S

- Crushface (BRD PBD Zuna Skullcrush)

1505 HP 221 P 244 S -> 1285 HP 189 P 244 S

- Fozling (BRD PBD Zuna Skullcrush)

1607 HP 234 P 236 S -> 1336 HP 221 P 236 S

- Tremors (BRD PBD Zuna Skullcrush)

1471 HP 234 P 195 S -> 1285 HP 211 P 195 S

- Logic (BRD PBD Therin Skysong)

1505 HP 254 P 297 S -> 1505 HP 221 P 297 S

- Math (BRD PBD Therin Skysong)

1471 HP 221 P 305 S -> 1471 HP 176 P 305 S

These abilities are attached to what we believe to be a new NPC team pet:

This ability is not currently attached to an NPC pet, or a player pet:

The below numbers were provided by Lazey:

Examples (don’t blame me for Blizzard math and rounding weirdness *g*):

- Ikkys’ Flock base damage in the journal is 153 so one of the three hits does 51 damage, ⅔ of that is 34. I will use multipliers 2.0/1.5 for Shattered Defenses pre/post nerf.

Round 1: 3x 51 damage (153 total)

Round 2: 3x 128 damage (51+34 = 85*1.5 = 128 = 384 total)

Round 3: 3x 179 damage (51+34+34 = 119*1.5 = 179 = 539 total)

- A pure Flock attack does 1076 in total in Shadowlands. On live servers you see this:

Round 1: 3x 51 damage (153 total)

Round 2: 3x 102 damage (51*2,0 = 102 = 308 total)

Round 3: 3x 102 damage (51*2.0 = 102 = 308 total)

769 total damage (without racial multipliers, crits, flat damage increase etc.)

So far it looks like we’ll see a damage increase of Swarm abilities when not using other damage modifiers.

- Now let’s take these examples and add Ikkys’ yet unchanged Black Claw flat 136 damage increase:

Round 1: 3x 188 damage (51+136 = 188x3 = 564 total)

Round 2: 3x 265 damage (51+34 = 85*1.5 = 128+136 = 265x3 = 795 total)

Round 3: 3x 316 damage (51+34+34 = 119*1.5 = 179+136 = 316x3 = 948 total)

- So we have 2307 damage in total in Shadowlands. On live servers we see:

Round 1: 3x 188 damage (51+136 = 188x3 = 564 total)

Round 2: 3x 376 damage (51+136 = 188*2.0 = 376x3 = 1128 total)

Round 3: 3x 376 damage (51+136 = 188*2.0 = 376x3 = 1128 total)

2820 total damage (without racial multipliers, crits, etc.)

- Ikkys’ Shadowlands Flock with live server Black Claw calculation would be 2709 total damage (probably we will never experience that):

Round 1: 3x 188 damage (51+136 = 188x3 = 564 total)

Round 2: 3x 332 damage (51+34+136 = 221*1.5 = 332x3 = 996 total)

Round 3: 3x 316 damage (51+34+34 = 255*1.5 = 383x3 = 1149 total)

- Now looking into Ikkys' Black Claw + Flock vs. a fictional shield that reduces 119 damage from every attack (one time assuming it being active all the time, second time assuming it’s gone in round 3 of Flock)

Shadowlands:

Round 1: 3x 69 damage (51-119+136 = 69x3 = 207 total)

Round 2: 3x 146 damage (51+34 = 85*1.5 = 128-119+136 = 146x3 = 438 total)

Round 3: 3x 197 damage (51+34+34 = 119*1.5 = 179-119+136 = 197x3 = 591 total)

Round 3: 3x 315 damage (51+34+34 = 119*1.5 = 179+136 = 315x3 = 945 total)

1236 / 1590 total damage

Live servers:

Round 1: 3x 69 damage (51-119+136 = 69x3 = 207 total)

Round 2: 3x 138 damage (51-119+136 = 69*2.0 = 138x3 = 414 total)

Round 3: 3x 138 damage (51-119+136 = 69*2.0 = 138x3 = 414 total)

Round 3: 3x 376 damage (51+136 = 188*2.0 = 376x3 = 1128 total)

1034 / 1749 total damage

- Checking Ikkys' Black Claw + Flock vs. a stronger fictional shield that reduces 226 damage from every attack (one time assuming it being active all the time, second time assuming it’s gone in round 3 of Flock)

Shadowlands:

Round 1: 3x blocked (51-226+136 = 0x3 = 0 total, no SD applied)

Round 2: 3x blocked (51+34-226+136 = 0x3 = 0 total, no SD applied)

Round 3: 3x 29 damage (51+34+34-226+136 = 29x3 = 87 total)

Round 3: 3x 255 damage (51+34+34+136 = 255x3 = 765 total)

87 / 852 total damage

Live servers:

Round 1: 3x blocked damage (51-226+136 = 0x3 = 0 total, no SD applied)

Round 2: 3x blocked damage (51-226+136 = 0x3 = 0 total, no SD applied)

Round 3: 3x blocked damage (51-226+136 = 0x3 = 0 total, no SD applied)

Round 3: 3x 188 damage (51+136 = 188x3 = 564 total)

0 / 564 total damage

- And another Ikkys' Black Claw + Flock vs. a weaker fictional shield that reduces 66 damage from every attack (one time assuming it being active all the time, second time assuming it’s gone in round 3 of Flock)

Shadowlands:

Round 1: 3x 121 damage (51-66+136 = 121x3 = 363 total)

Round 2: 3x 198 damage (51+34 = 85*1.5 = 128-66+136 = 198x3 = 594 total)

Round 3: 3x 249 damage (51+34+34 = 119*1.5 = 179-66+136 = 249x3 = 747 total)

Round 3: 3x 315 damage (51+34+34 = 119*1.5 = 179+136 = 315x3 = 945 total)

1704 / 1902 total damage

Live servers:

Round 1: 3x 121 damage (51-66+136 = 121x3 = 363 total)

Round 2: 3x 138 damage (51-66+136 = 121*2.0 = 242x3 = 726 total)

Round 3: 3x 138 damage (51-66+136 = 121*2.0 = 242x3 = 726 total)

Round 3: 3x 376 damage (51+136 = 188*2.0 = 376x3 = 1128 total)

1815 / 2217 total damage

So, the Pocket Colossus was replaced by the Pocket PHA7-YNX on the Alpha. However, their models are incredibly different, and they have different flavor text, so we might see the Colossus come back.

Pocket Colossus replaced by:

Pocket PHA7-YNX Wowhead URL

Pet Species ID: 2889

Profession: Engineering

“Inspired by the Kyrian Phalynx, Engineers have modified the design to be approximately 300% more adorable.”

Pocket Colossus

Pet Species ID: 2889

Profession: Engineering

“Inspired by the Kyrian Colossus, Engineers have modified the design to be much more diminuitive.”

Potential Team:

How do you feel about some of the preliminary Flock / Black Claw numbers? Do you still feel confident that pets that Ikky will be able to pull their weight on the tougher battles? Let us know below!

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wrote on 05/17/2020

The last 4 Battle Pets you have listed, I wonder if maybe those might be 2021 Shadowlands Children's Week rewards?

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wrote on 05/18/2020

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