has introduced a host of changes to Aion
with the 2.5 "Empyrean Calling"
patch. Ten Ton Hammer got a sneak peek at the new pet changes coming
players’ way. Not only are there new pets, but there is also
a new system to keep track of the pet’s mood as well as a new
pet management system and gifts for taking care of your pets well. See how it all comes together in the following preview guide!
|Changes in 2.5
- 13 new pets added
- New Auto-feeding and
- Added a pet condition
that shows mood and changed the menu
- Added pet management
that allows many social actions with the pet
| Patch Notes 2.5
You can place pets into 7 categories.
||A companion pet will be
the cutest and most loyal friend you’ve ever had.
They’ll follow you around endlessly with no complaints and
you will never have to worry about cleaning up a mess.
||Signal pets alert you
when a player of the opposing faction is approaching.
* Signal pets will not alert you if the attacker is in Hide
||Fortune pets love to eat
junk! Better yet, they can transform your junk in to jewels, metals,
dyes, and even weapons.
||Pack pets have their own
Inventory and can store additional items for you. The pet’s
inventory can be used at any time.
||A hard to acquire pet,
Purebreds offer more than one function.
||This pet will hold onto
some of your consumables and auto-apply them to you when your previous
||This pet will
automatically loot enemies that you defeat. The looted items
will automatically be applied to your inventory.
Get a Pet!
|Acquire Pet Egg →
To get a pet of your own, you must first acquire a pet egg. You can
purchase them in the NCsoft Store or in-game through the Pet Merchant.
They are also given with any AoB purchase or through Quest and Veteran
Buy the pet from pet
Purchase pets using Daily
Purchase with Kinah
Pets can be purchased with Kinah from Pet Merchants, who offer
Companion, Pack, and Fortune pets. Your purchased egg will be placed in
Purchase with Daily Quest
The tokens awarded when you complete Daily Quests can be used to
purchase pet eggs from Special Reward Stewards. Each organization
offers different pet types.
Purchase from the NCsoft Store
You can find many adorable and unique pets in the NCsoft Store for
There are several other ways to acquire a pet. You can get them through
Veteran Rewards or through quests and some higher level Instances.
Pet management menu
To open your Pet Window you can either right-click on your pet or
right-click on the pet’s target bar to open your Pet Window.
The Pet Window displays your pet’s information and has a menu
for management and feeding, depending on the pet type.
Displays your pet’s information and gives access to the
pet’s function(s). For inventory pets, you can manage items
here. For an Auto-feeding pet, you can set the food and scrolls to use
Use the different actions you’ve learned through pet manuals
to raise your pet’s mood. Refer to the pet management section
When your pet’s mood is at 100% you can use this command to
receive a Pet Present.
You can dismiss the summoned pet through the Pet management menu. A
pet’s mood is reset 10 minutes after it is dismissed.
Your pet’s name can be changed at any time from the Pet
* After changing your pet’s name there is a 30 second delay
before you can change it again.
Pet Status and Interactions
First, click on Pet Status from the menu:
New with the 2.5 update!
- Checking your
pet’s status and using different emotes learned from pet
manuals will improves your pet’s mood.
- There is a cool down of 10
minutes before you can check your pet’s status again.
- If you haven’t
learned any pet emotes you will not be able to check your
Selecting your pet will display an Interaction Petbar near your
Quickbar. Initially, this gives you two options:
- Pet Status: Check your
pet’s status to open up your available emotes and increase
your pet’s mood.
- Pet Present: This option can
only be chosen if your pet’s mood is at 100%. There is a 1hr
cool down before you can receive another present.
Checking your pet’s status will display another Petbar, which
contains the different emotes you have learned – Snuggle Pet,
Play with Pet, Groom Pet, and Train Pet.
Choosing an available emote will trigger a reaction from the pet and
its mood will increase (Each emote offers the same increase in mood).
Pets have three random reactions when you interact with them
– normal, good, very good – Very Good increases the
pet mood more than the others. This reaction is not common and has a
low percentage of occurrence (roughly 10%). Watch out for the special
animation when your pet gives a Very Good reaction.