Juvenile Arctodus

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The arctodus is a mighty snow wolf-bear. Its wolf side gives it a strong pack mentality that makes it very protective of its companions. It can roar with arctic might, chilling opponents to the core and making it harder for them to move or act.

— Acht

Juvenile Arctoduses are amphibious pets that can be charmed by rangers.

Pet skills and attributes[edit]

Arctodus pets use the following skills:

Juvenile Arctodus skills
Skill type Key Skill Description
Pet AI skills (Bear family)
Slash (bear).png
 Slash
Slash your foe with your claws.
Bite (bear).png
 Bite
Bite your foe and gain regeneration.
Defy Pain.png
 Defy Pain
You take no damage for the next few seconds.
Special skill F2
Maul.png
 Rending Maul
Beast. Make your foe bleed with a fierce mauling.
Soulbeast.png Soulbeast skills F1
Bite (bear).png
 Bite
Bite your foe and regenerate health.
F2
Defy Pain.png
 Defy Pain
You receive no damage from incoming attacks. You remain susceptible to conditions and controlling effects.
F3
Worldly Impact.png
 Worldly Impact
Beast. Jump up and slam the ground beneath you, severely damaging nearby foes.

At level 80, juvenile arctodus pets have the following default attributes:

Attribute Value
Power.png Power 1,524
Precision.png Precision 1,524
Toughness.png Toughness 2,211
Vitality.png Vitality 4,959
Ferocity.png Ferocity 0
Healing Power.png Healing Power 0
Condition Damage.png Condition Damage 400

Locations[edit]

Shiverpeak Mountains

Gallery[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • Arctodus is an extinct genus of bear that lived during the Pleistocene epoch. They inhabited North America and died out about 11,000 years ago. Two species are known; Arctodus simus and Arctodus pristinus. In real life, Arctodus differed from the in-game version by having an unusually short snout for a bear. The short snout gives them the common names "short-faced bear" and "bulldog bear".
  • Appearance-wise it bears a strong similarity to another extinct sub-family of bear called Hemicyoninae often called "dog-bears" that lived during the Oligocene through Miocene epochs.