Publish Notes from 2017-04-18

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Publish Notes from 2017-04-18

Publish 97

Posted on April 18, 2017 by UO Dev Team

Animal Training

New methods of Animal Training are now available. Visit in-game Town Criers for more information! Also visit the individual wiki pages on the Discovering Animal Training Quest, Animal Training, and Animal Training Abilities.

  • Pets can now be trained beyond their current control slot requirements up to new maximums.
  • Train pets in endless combinations of special abilities, special moves, area effects and magic schools.
  • Customize skill caps and attributes to create new pet variants.
  • All pet training is final and cannot be reverted.
  • Visit Animal Trainers to embark on the “Discovering Animal Training Quest” to learn more about animal training, and earn the new title “Ethologist.”
  • Pet Slot Update
    • Existing pets will retain their current control slot requirement.
    • Newly tamed pets and pets that undergo the Animal Training process will have their control slot requirement updated.
    • Control slot requirements for pets have been reworked to take variation within the species into account. It is now possible that creatures can have varying control slot requirements based on their overall power.
  • Special Moves, Special Abilities, Magics, and Area Effects now require mana for pets to use.
  • Various AI tweaks when those AIs are applied to pets.
  • Animal Lore Update
    • Updated Animal Lore Gump to display all available skills, magic, special abilities, and new information related to Animal Training.
  • New Tameable Creatures
  • The following pets now have a chance to spawn in rare hues,

Miscellaneous Changes

  • All pet damage is now reduced by 30% when targeting players.
  • Added new option for the taming mastery ability “Combat Training” – As One, which allows pets to share damage while they are close to their master. Requires multiple pets to active.
  • All creatures with Grandmaster and above wrestling now have a chance to parry.
  • Skree AI has been updated.

Client Versions

  • Classic –
  • Enhanced –