How to Powerlevel Your First WoW Pet Battle Team (from scratch)

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  1. Clarence Dass on July 24, 2021 at 5:54 pm

    Thank you for this guide.

    Last night my guild cleared The Emerald Nightmare and there were these Dream Whelp pets in there that looked so cool and I really wanted one. Sadly I have never done pet battles. I found this guy and power leveled to 20 in like an hour.

    It was a little tricky to get those Birds in Dragon Blight, BUT i kept at the lvl 22 ones and eventually got em.

    I used those Birds who scaled down to 22 to catch some Grunts who being humanoid, made easy work of the Whelps. Got a rare Dream whelp too.

    But yeah, the guide might not be 100% now because of changes but it’s a good starting point. Thanks again.

  2. Tenedia Dawnchaser on July 24, 2021 at 5:59 pm

    The problem with this strategy is… new accounts that don’t have any pets to battle aquatics. This can become quite frustrating. The opposing team may have 1 to 2 aquatics following the Dragonborne hatchling. And with 2 arcane eyes and a level 10 mechanical or dragonkin, the battle was too tough to beat.

  3. jeson krewl on July 24, 2021 at 6:01 pm

    yup true to your vid i had no problem capturing the first one three pets later i got a rare lvl 16 blue =)

  4. Taro on July 24, 2021 at 6:02 pm

    thank you so much!! this video was so helpful and although you seem to skip over a lot (probably for people who already know all the basics) it was super easy to figure out and saved me a ton of time.

  5. listopencil on July 24, 2021 at 6:04 pm

    I just now got into pet battles. It seemed like such a tedious time sink when it came out and I was more into doing other stuff. I stumbled across this video not seeing how old it was and got kind of stuck at Wyrmrest Temple, came back to see what I was doling wrong, read the comments and sighed, figuring I needed to go level up a couple of pets to live through the fight. BUT…I used an Iron Starlette as the ‘mechanical’ to start the process and saw how effective they were. And I had never done the garrison quest to get a free pet upgrade to level 25. So I grabbed one of my level one Starlettes that I had laying around and boosted it to level 25. Boom, done.

  6. Eric Meredith on July 24, 2021 at 6:04 pm

    Just tried this last night and it worked great. thank you very much.

  7. Group Thinkerton on July 24, 2021 at 6:07 pm

    Yeah, this guide is extremely misleading. Capturing the hatchlings then killing the remaining 2 pets is almost impossible and takes a ton of luck. I have 3 Rare eyes and I just can’t seem to get it to work. Been on it for 2 hours now. Even went back to deadwind to grind out 3 rare eyers from 1.

  8. OspreyBravo18 on July 24, 2021 at 6:08 pm

    You are the best Hazel thank you <3

  9. mischief mischief on July 24, 2021 at 6:08 pm

    Still works 🙂

  10. Andrew on July 24, 2021 at 6:10 pm

    Still Works in BFA. The trick for Northrend is to use the drain power skill from your arcane eyes. Still took at least 6 tries but i got it. The rabbits are the death of you though, if 2 rabbits join the battle its a loss.

  11. rory's mistakes on July 24, 2021 at 6:11 pm

    You can do this with a level 5 rare mechanical (for example, the pandaren dragonling is really good)

  12. kawaiiMONSTER805 on July 24, 2021 at 6:12 pm

    This helped alot thank you!!

  13. Richard Zwez Jr on July 24, 2021 at 6:12 pm

    Does this work for patch 8.3?

  14. David Logan on July 24, 2021 at 6:14 pm

    You can name your pets? I have 750+ pets, I am so bad at this game…. So naming them all… this is going to take a while….

  15. XxXKaimXxX on July 24, 2021 at 6:15 pm

    What about horde side?? -__-

  16. jeson krewl on July 24, 2021 at 6:16 pm

    easier to fly to west fall for faster exp after lvl 5

  17. Neizo on July 24, 2021 at 6:17 pm

    Where can we find thos eternal st4rider now that garrosh has been there?

  18. jeson krewl on July 24, 2021 at 6:20 pm

    actually now that i seen the whole vid dam good pointers =)

  19. Jacob E on July 24, 2021 at 6:20 pm

    bullshit my lvl 10 pets get 2 shot by arcane eyes… wtf

  20. MyLady K on July 24, 2021 at 6:22 pm

    Hazel, love and use your vids all the time. One method for fast leveling is the master pet trainer in Shadowmoon Valley (Draenor). Using the Life-like Nechanical Boar and 2 level 1 pets, you can raise these level 1 pets to level 9 or higher in one battle and be at full health. The Lifelike Mechanical Boar can solo this fight. I bring the level ones in at the end against the Elek.

  21. M M on July 24, 2021 at 6:22 pm

    The dragonblight is just a waste of time…just doesn’t make it helpful what so ever

  22. TylerHyperFace on July 24, 2021 at 6:24 pm

    New to the game, and could not find any Arcane Eyes (or much of anything) in Deadwind Pass. Am I missing something?

  23. Chuck Parker on July 24, 2021 at 6:25 pm

    I love all your guides.   I use lower than max level characters to pet battle when I can because you get XP for your character as well.

  24. Yira Sophia on July 24, 2021 at 6:25 pm

    ya but how do I do a pet battle/ DO I right click the animal or what..?

  25. havok4615 on July 24, 2021 at 6:25 pm

    u know its good when a bitch tells ya bout dat shite

  26. The Hipsterminator on July 24, 2021 at 6:26 pm

    Thank you! =]

  27. Magicalwafflez on July 24, 2021 at 6:26 pm

    No issues getting the pets but how is your valley not sha infested

  28. nirvgorilla on July 24, 2021 at 6:27 pm

    I’ve read the comments on this video and the consensus is that this video isn’t good enough for most people. Would you like me to make a video that’s actually helpful? I just leveled pets from scratch from 1 to 25 on a new account and I know exactly what the problem is and feel I could do better at helping people.

    The only question is whether or not anybody would find it useful because you get an "Ultimate Battle-Training Stone" with any level 3 Garrison which means most people won’t have to go through the 3-4 hours this method takes, so I’m trying to justify why I would even make a video. Feedback welcome.

  29. Realmouse on July 24, 2021 at 6:27 pm

    thank you so much!

  30. CallMeFrost on July 24, 2021 at 6:29 pm

    To those saying it’s misleading i had 3 level 16 eyes and caught the condors and dispatched the 2 lackies with 1 and a half eyes. if you make any sense of this i congratulate you, as i also have no clue what i am saying

  31. Lauren A on July 24, 2021 at 6:30 pm

    this isn’t powerleveling, its just how you level

  32. Berk Uykucu on July 24, 2021 at 6:30 pm

    How the fucking battle start?
    i click at least 45 billion times.Still doesnt start.

  33. Henry Dubois on July 24, 2021 at 6:33 pm

    fucking be explicit about capturing rares its not fucking doable without

  34. Iheb on July 24, 2021 at 6:37 pm

    thank you!!

  35. Mike on July 24, 2021 at 6:37 pm


  36. hachel zockt on July 24, 2021 at 6:39 pm

    CONTRARY of what people are saying you can get the Dragonbone Hatchlings with this still! Don’t waste time with any abilities but the first… spam 1. attack. 1,5 eyes worth of pets are enough to kill the 2 remaining pets "most" of the time. Just try a few times.

  37. CryptoBabalon on July 24, 2021 at 6:40 pm

    I can hear the old mic sound difference. Great video, ty. "How to get into pet battles 2018" might be a good video idea.

  38. Dario Shu-V on July 24, 2021 at 6:41 pm

    7 years later, still pretty hard to do and completely luck based

  39. Scaarub xD on July 24, 2021 at 6:42 pm

    love how happy you ALWAYS sound

  40. Kejiim on July 24, 2021 at 6:43 pm

    This guide is distinctly unhelpful, in that it presents a series of steps in a way that seems relatively easy when this is anything but. The fight against the 3 pets in Dragonblight is not even a skills contest, it’s merely if you get lucky. It’s a total waste of time. I just wish I’d seen comments sooner because I’d have not even bothered.

  41. no name on July 24, 2021 at 6:43 pm

    Confirmed, can do this in 7.2

  42. bettyy lons on July 24, 2021 at 6:44 pm

    so i just started playing wow and i really dont know what am i doing. can you explain please how do i level up the pet? should i find a trainer os something like that?

  43. Reece Vaughan on July 24, 2021 at 6:46 pm

    Love how you skip to step 3, how in the world can 3 level 16 pets capture 1 level 23 and kill 2 level 23s?

  44. GeekdOut on July 24, 2021 at 6:46 pm

    Works in 8.0 as well. You have to be very selective of who you fight. I choose the level 22’s and continued with eye beam with my level 18 rare until able to trap it. Trapping is a lucky thing as I was able to trap on my third attempt. I finished off the remaining two tundra penguins with a level 17 uncommon eye and a 17 eye. There is a stable master in Wyrmrest Temple as well. It is a straight line through the temple to the Dragonlings.

  45. 0 0 on July 24, 2021 at 6:46 pm

    this does not work

  46. Frederikke & Melissa on July 24, 2021 at 6:47 pm

    how did you do macarena?

  47. The Magnificent Bastards on July 24, 2021 at 6:47 pm

    Works best with 2 or 3 of the eyes being blue.

  48. Anthony Nishiyama on July 24, 2021 at 6:48 pm

    As an update comment to this guide: There is a little difficulty in finding a weaker team to pick the bird + pet adds that will allow you to catch the dragonbone hatchling, but I was able to get it in around 15-20 minutes. Just keep trying, spam your eye beam and you will get it :). I used x2 uncommon eyes and one poor. 7.3.5. approved. Thanks Hazel 🙂

  49. Meredith Sneddon on July 24, 2021 at 6:48 pm

    i’m still using this method at pandaria, but there doesn’t seem to be anyone else here at all anymore. am i missing something? is there a new faster place?

  50. Kageno on July 24, 2021 at 6:48 pm

    Like @Stinamc said, change the arcane eye’s 2nd ability to drain power and look for lvl 22 dragonbone hatchlings it makes it way easier.

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