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Tamed Special fun random tame idea

Discussion in 'UHall' started by lancelot99, Apr 16, 2012.

  1. lancelot99

    lancelot99 Guest

    As taming seems to be on a slide (even gd's lacking compared to RC's), i have an idea to inject some fun back into taming (for dedicated tamers only) ...

    There should be some new champs (or add to old champs/doom) and each chapm should have a chance to drop an Egg..
    The eggs take maybe a week to hatch when placed in stable (take up 4-5 stable slots) and the monster that emerges can me a random new monster.
    The monsters could be a fire dragon, phoenix, magma dragon, ice dragon, shadow dragon, Basilisk, gryphon etc ...
    Each with special abilities/colours/armour saves - all are slightly better stats/abilities than GD and better than RC
    - To stop the other templates moaning and claiming favouritism, make it so you need 120 tame/lore/vet (real not enhanced) to use the creature. 360 points investment for a great monster
  2. RuSini Neb

    RuSini Neb Journeyman

    Apr 19, 2011
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    Please.. Instead of this put in a full fledged pet breeding system. This would require sexing of the pets though IE My blaze CU Side is a male I must file an owner of a Female blaze to breed with to have a .0001% chance to get a baby blaze cu... etc.. etc... way better then 'pet as loot'

    But I do agree, tamers could use some love. I don't even use mine anymore ;c besides to look cool and /banksit
  3. Larisa

    Larisa Publishing Manager, Stratics Leadership Team
    Editor Reporter Moderator Professional Stratics Veteran Wiki Moderator Stratics Legend Editor Fallen Lords

    Sep 8, 2006
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    Did I say please? :)

    I would LOVE to be able to breed and raise my own pets!!
  4. G.v.P

    G.v.P Stratics Legend
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Jul 11, 2004
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    you have to consider PvP...better than GD and RC is a bad idea. start small, then go from there. the egg idea is a good start, but saying better than a GD and RC will just invite flames, doesn't matter what is required or how rare they are.

    likewise, the devs ought to start small. some way to upgrade or tame a greater white wyrm, for example, is something tamers have wanted for a long time. maybe through an upgrade of Ice Dungeon. the problem the devs would face would be the singularity of that spawn...there would be tons of traffic and griefing. maybe through eggs :)....or a treasures of tokuno like system.
  5. enderz

    enderz Journeyman

    Aug 11, 2011
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    Yes, please, anything.

    Would love to see more variety in color in natural spawning GDragons.
    A Greater White Wyrm would be fantastic.
    A rebalancing of pets so I want to take something other then just my GDragon (by buffing tames like Fire Steed, Ki-rins, etc.)

    Breeding tames would be fun if done right.
    But ANYTHING would be great.
  6. Raptor85

    Raptor85 Certifiable
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    Jul 23, 2007
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    Stronger pets? I can understand the fact that RC's are stronger than most pets in many cases but that's an issue with the RC being way too freaking strong for a summon (really...it is)...but even now tamers have pets with so much hp and so much damage output a large portion of the game has been redesined to fit that....to the point where a lot of areas in the game you may as well just put up signs that say "tamers only - keep out"

    Balance the pets out better to bring more use to the older ones...and I say and bump the monsters back down to a more reasonable level, the only reason the GD seems "weak" now is because since it was added the devs had to keep bumping hp/damage up on monsters over and over and over again so that tamers couldnt just walk in and kill everything safely and quickly like they could before.....more powerful pets come in and the same thing will happen...it'll make even more of the game inaccessable to most people. The power race between pets and monsters needs to stop or by this time next year we'll bee seeing new boss monsters with near a million hp hitting for 500 through armor....
  7. Warpig Inc

    Warpig Inc Babbling Loonie
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    Jul 2, 2008
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    Already in the game immunity to pet and summon damage. They just need to use it.

    New tamed ubers can be given a damage to another player cap like SDI.

    New addition could be certain new tames refuse to attack a slayer type. Example something as smart as a GD should have an issue attacking dragon class. Told to kill a potential mate or relative. Killing an Ex or a relative does work for some though.

    New tames for us one slot pack lovers. HellHound HellCat and Frenzy are a little dated. Hell the Gaman would of worked if they had pack and did better damage then a greater chicken. Reptile Chicken would of worked. But 25% of nothing is still, well nothing.
  8. As soon as Bards(480 real skill points) get something that can match the damage output of the top tamed pets then ok
  9. BAH! Bards can get their own thread. I think it's an awesome idea to add new pet content. They could actually use some of the existing in-game pets (besides those that lancelot mentioned, such as Silver Steed, Reptalon, Fire Steed, Skree and Slith), give them improved abilitie when hatched from eggs. Oo... and new colors!
  10. LordDrago

    LordDrago Certifiable
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    Jun 26, 2004
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    Giving some tamer love would be beyond easy:

    Step1: Take GD
    Step2: Change color to blue
    Step3: Change damage output to cold
    Step4: Release into the UO world

    Repeat different colrs/damage combinations:

    Could even make combos

    Or whatever.
    Could make Fire and physical dragons common, and other ones much rarer spawns to keep tamers busy.

    That is the easy one....could also develop a breeding system

    or develop a system to allow tamers to alter their pets...a way via quests.alchemy to change a pets damage balance, etc.