Juvenile Fern Hound
Juvenile Fern Hounds is a specialized plant-like terrestrial pets created by the Pale Tree that mimics a dog. It can be charmed to become a ranger animal companion and is one of the pets a sylvari can select at character creation.“
Sylvari wetlands plant wolves are rare, magical creatures that share many characteristics with their mundane brothers. They fight fiercely for their pack, using their plant affinity to rapidly regenerate wounds.
They are born from the Pale Tree in the same way as a sylvari, but are not sapient like the sylvari. These animals are seen by sylvari in the same way dogs are seen by humans; they are cherished pets.
Pet skills and attributes
Fern hound pets use the following skills.
|Juvenile Fern Hound skills|
|Common to the canine family||Bite||Bite your foe.|
|Crippling Leap||Leap at your foe and cripple them.|
|Brutal Charge||Leap at your foe and knock them down.|
|Special||Regenerate||Howl to grant regeneration to nearby allies.|
At level 80, juvenile fern hound pets have the following default attributes:
- Brisban Wildlands
- Caledon Forest
- Trader's Green — Slightly northeast of the Town of Cathal Waypoint
- Mount Maelstrom
- Sparkfly Fen
- The Grove
- A sylvari ranger may choose a pet fern hound at the biography step during character creation.
- Some think Fern Hounds should be classified as plant pets instead of canines.