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Giant Beetle vanishes - teleports outside of house.

Discussion in 'UHall' started by DarkVoid, Jan 21, 2010.

  1. DarkVoid

    DarkVoid Guest

    Today, I logged in on my fisherman, hopped off his beetle to move a crate around and his pet - a Giant Beetle - vanishes. I can recover it using a Crystal Ball of Pet Summoning tied to the Giant Beetle, but then the beetle vansihes again when he hops off the second time and it appears outside his castle this time. He pops out using the context menu to get his beetle back, but the beetle vanishes again! Thank goodness for pet summoning balls.

    Has anyone else had something similar happen to them? I tried exiting and restarting the client but the beetle no longer seems to have this problem. It stays put now.

    I'm wondering if this is a temporary issue with Giant Beetles or if some publish screwed things up?
  2. MalagAste

    MalagAste Belaern d'Zhaunil
    Reporter Professional Governor Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend Campaign Supporter Royal Knight

    Aug 21, 2000
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    You need to page a GM. I had to do this once with my blue beetle... What happens is you were fishing or doing something and your beetle agro'd on something.... now everytime you hop off it... it's still agro'd to whatever that was on whatever subserver and it will continue to go to that stop to "kill" whatever unseen thing that it wants to kill until it's "fixed" or reset.

    I honestly found no other way to fix mine...

    The story of it was really quite funny. A friend and I had gone hunting Gamen.... and the first place we went to wasn't too productive but I had been getting off my beetle and using it to help "kill" them... Well we left and went to a new place... and then it started.... everytime I got off the beetle he ran over to some spot near the gate and just stood there.

    At first it was kinda funny. I would call him and he'd make noise like he heard me and all but he would NOT move from the spot... I'd go 3 and 4 screens away hop off try to put the leathers in and he'd run fast as he could back to that spot. This went on for nearly a full hour... at one point I finally had had enough and paged a GM.

    About this time a fella happened by and I said to him "Say... you want to buy a magic beetle?"....

    He was like "Magic beetle? What's so great about it?"

    I Said, "Oh it's trained... you see... I get off it and it's trained to run to this spot right here.".... "I'll show you."

    So I get on the beetle and ride it a couple screens away and hop off it and sure enough it runs right back to that spot.

    So I tell him. "See? It comes right back here no matter where I go..."

    Then he's like "OMG that's cool! How'd you get it to do that?"

    I'm like "I trained it... I told you it's a MAGIC beetle."...

    The guy offered me like 500k for it.... and all I could do was laugh... Finally I said no really the dang thing is bugged and it's annoying as heck to have it continually run off... Finally a GM came and "Fixed" it.... but it was pretty funny for awhile... and I almost made some gold off it... though I couldn't really sell the guy a "magic" beetle.