OK, so I have no idea about this but due to the lack of info here on stratics, but I *think* I may have made the first crafted vollem on my shard For anyone who is curious, the Vollem Assembly (as listed in the tinkering menu) requires: 1 clockwork assembly 1 power crystal 3 void essence Then to make the vollem you need: 50 plain leather 25 white dragon scales It ate meat when I gave it some, and was lore-able by a tamer friend (seems to have similar stats and skills to the promotional "summoned" vollem), and takes two control slots. I am hoping it will bond!! Took the little sucker out against some low level spawn, and it was one- or two-hit killing ettins, with barely a scratch to itself. Repairable with iron or bronze ingots. My only other thoughts with these tinker-crafted pets is whether you can heal them using a repair deed, or if an actual player tinker needs to repair them. But overall, very fun... and I can't wait to try out the leather wolf and the clockwork scorpion!!