Animal Taming

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Animal Taming is one of the many skills in Ultima Online. It allows the player to try and make an animal to accept you as its master and become a faithful companion. Besides that effect, it also determines the stable slot limit.

Taming normal animals is not too difficult, but to actually tame a dangerous creature in order to have a truely dangerous living weapon takes high skill levels. The skill Animal Lore is absolutely needed in order to make this skill work, and Veterinary is another must for a serious tamer. Also, Animal Taming makes the skill Herding much more useful and effective.

Training[edit]

Training of course involves usage of the skill. After first training up to 30 skill points, practical use is needed. Here is a list of what animals should be tamed for maximal training effect.

Skill Level What to tame for training
0 - 30 Train at NPC Rancher, Ranger Guildmaster, or Shepherd.
30 - 45 Cows and Sheep
45 - 60 Hinds and Timber Wolves
60 - 75 Walrus and Polar Bears
75 - 85 Snow Leopards and Panthers
85 - 100 Great Harts and White Wolves
100 - 125 Ridgebacks and Bulls