Eh, captains don't get much mileage out of their pets once you're finished leveling. Most captains use standards once they hit 60 or even before. (Basically, planting a standard into the ground rather than having a herald carry one around) They're also humans, so if you were wanting an animal pet, then they aren't what you want.
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