Mehtomiel at The Wild Hunt: We noticed just recently that non-combat pets can now stealth with their owners. My thieving arena partner tried to demonstrate how his very first vanity pet unwittingly gave away his ganking plans in Stranglethorn Vale back in the old days – and suddenly, the named and shamed parrot faded from sight.
A quick logging of alts revealed that not only are rogue pets capable of stealth; druids have apparently taught theirs to prowl. (Neither class has managed [Fetch] just yet, which we may count as a blessing. Who knows what they’d steal with it? We all know about birds and shiny things, rogues need not even be mentioned.)
It turns out, however, that despite Camouflage and the glyph thereof, hunter non-combat pets have failed to grasp the art of hiding. I do understand that unglyphed Camo isn’t quite the same as true stealth – but this is hardly a major balance issue. Call it flavour, if you will. We can stealth, especially when glyphed for it. Shouldn’t our [Tiny Sporebats] also mimic that behaviour, the better to jump on unsuspecting rogues and death knights? . . . Read full article