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10-31-2008 @ 2:16PM
The problem I'm having is my pet automatically attacking when I first fire at a mob. I have to keep it on Passive when I want to kite something into a kill zone. Is this a bug or something I can turn off?
10-31-2008 @ 2:28PM
Hey Kermit-Blizz introduced that behavior in Defensive in the last patch (i.e., a pet in Defensive mode will attack a target you're attacking, not just a target that aggros onto you). As far as I know, there's no way of turning it off besides going to Passive. Someone who knows more about macros then me might be able to fix something up for you, though.
10-31-2008 @ 2:29PM
Bummer. Oh well. I shall adapt. Thanks for the info.
11-01-2008 @ 9:02PM
Actually, a lot of us hunters like the fact that the pets now attack when we fire...and if not, there is always the "passive" setting....personally, I hated having to mouse over "attack" every time, or worse yet, angle my hand awkwardly to hit cntrl-f1...just adapt people, it aint that bad, and actually makes or hunting a lot easier...
11-04-2008 @ 2:08PM
I've started keeping my pet on passive and mapping my mouse's wheel click button to "pet attack". So I can do whatever needs doing, then quickly click the wheel to send my pet in. Not an ideal solution, but a suggestion.
11-04-2008 @ 3:18PM
I had mapped "R" for Pet Attack, making it an simple finger press to use. The only problem I've had with Passive is forgetting to turn it off when adds jump in. I guess it's just something to work on.
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