Best kind of Pet?

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5 years ago#1
Got a little tired of the troll and caught a Giant Tunnel Shark to perm it to a Burrower. Nasty little enemies that throw electricity everywhere. But from whoever has experience, what is the best kind of pet to do great damage with?
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5 years ago#2
Elementals.
Nothing else comes close to their damage output.
Too bad they have so little health
5 years ago#3
From what I saw, every pet has so little health.. no matter what form I give my pet, he spends more time fleeing than he does actually fighting.. that's a pretty pointless feature, he's not even a good tank for my vanquisher.. if I could I,d dismiss him permanantly (i know I can send him to town to get rid of him,but he comes back)
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5 years ago#4

You can put rings and amulets on your pets, as well as giving them the heal all IV spell, that should help the HP of your pet

5 years ago#5
If I didn't have my Troll (Heal All VI / Haste VI) I'd surely take the Giant Tunnel Shark. Those darn Burrowers make some pretty good tanks.
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5 years ago#6
I use a mimic, mainly for asthetic/ joking reasons. It's always panting and sticking it's tounge out like a dog, humorous.

I think what is really important is to equip armor/trinkets that boost pet stats. My pet rarely flees even in the toughest situations and it packs a mean bite.
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5 years ago#7
If you're going to be having your companions put in a lot of work, investing in Pet Mastery ( http://www.runicfollower.com/wiki/torchlight/Pet_Mastery )is a good idea. Note that this also affects summons (skeletons, zombies, nether imps, golems)...
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5 years ago#8
Personal favorite is Ice Elemental by far, as well as mimics just because it's a treasure chest that is on your side for once.

Atm my pet is a Vorslyon but the screeching is annoying plus i think theres a glitch with it since 3 times now game has locked up when it's used cure all VI. So swapped to a dog then back to fishing up more giant ice angels.
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5 years ago#9
Burrower has TONS of hp. my 2.7k hp dog turned into a 10k+ hp burrower. Also he likes to draw alot of aggro by going all sparky now and then.
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5 years ago#10
I use the summon archers and zombies spells on teh dogs and find those to work well with my ranger class as both groups help keeping enemies together.
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