Today at WoW Insider, I cover Ghostcrawler’s comments about the plan for pet talents in Mists of Pandaria. I go a bit more in depth about why it’s a good thing that the current system is going away, but mostly the same stuff posted here earlier. I’m on the road at the moment and posted this from the past. If I manage any free time and internet connection I’ll try to get something else posted for today, since this is mostly a retread of ground already covered here.
Thus far in the Mists of Pandaria beta we’ve seen and heard tons of sweet news about the hunter class, but we’ve had very little news about the second most important class in the game: hunter pets.
Historically development around new and awesome hunter pets stuff tends to happen later in the beta process, but Lead Systems Designer Ghostcrawler has made an appearance on the forums to let us know what the plan is with our beloved companions. As he suggested at Blizzcon, we will be able to take any hunter pet we want and choose whether to make it ferocity, cunning, or tenacity. So you can have DPS turtles and tanking kitties.
But in addition to confirmation of this awesome news is a plan that many hunters are far less thrilled about: no more pet talents at all. Here’s what Ghostcrawler had to say about pet talents going the way of the manhood of the elven races. … Read More.