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Battle Pet BreedID

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  • World of Warcraft
  • 108,541 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.0.3
  • 594,609 Total Downloads
  • Updated 12/04/2014
  • Created 10/14/2012
  • 407 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: Public Domain
  • Newest File: v1.1.11

About Battle Pet BreedID

Battle Pet BreedID is a standalone addon that will display the Breed of any pet in the following situations:

  • In Battle
  • In your Pet Journal's scroll list
  • In your Pet Journal's pet description tooltips
  • In Item tooltips
  • In Chat Link tooltips
  • In the "Collected ..." line (with BattlePetCount installed)

Theorycrafting is up to you... but if you know what stats you value most, now you can find them! To learn how the Breed ID affects your pets, go here:

This addon uses the letter system by default (B/B for breed ID 3, etc), but if you want to switch to the number system used by other resources, just type "/breedid" or go to Interface->AddOns to open the Battle Pet BreedID options panel. You can change the format type at the top in the Dropdown box, along with over 20 other different options!

Please report addon conflicts (especially with tooltips) and other errors in the comments on Curse/CurseForge.

For more information on breed IDs, see:

To learn about our api (for developers), see

2014-12-04  MMOSimca  <>

[c4c3ac7d64e5] [v1.1.11]
* PetData.lua

Updated breed for Argi.


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  • #135

    Is there any way to tell the quality of the active pet in a pet battle while using this addon? The background pets still have the colored outline to their portrait, but the addon seems to replace the quality indicator for active pets.

  • #137

    This is a bug I've been trying to pin down for a long time. I made a special option that may fix it.

    Go to the addon's options (type /breedid) and then check the box for "Use alternate rarity coloring method". Then press "Ok" and see if that fixes it. I haven't had anyone report back after trying it yet, so that would be helpful.

  • #142

    Glad I saw this. Had to disable the addon because of unreliable coloring. Seems it worked for someone, so I will try it. 

    Great little add-on. Really difficult to manage the zoo without it.

  • #141

    Thanks a bunch for the confirmation. I will probably make this option default to being checked in the future.

  • #139

    It worked. Now the names are the color of the quality, and it's immediately evident what quality everyone is. Thanks so much.

  • #131

    Pet name not showing in tooltip on 1.0.6 when you mouseover the caged pet in your bag.



    Last edited by gilroykilroy on 5/25/2013 1:43:20 PM
  • #133
    Quote from gilroykilroy »

    Pet name not showing in tooltip on 1.0.6 when you mouseover the caged pet in your bag.

    Interesting, can you replicate this? Did it happen before 1.0.6? Do you use ArkInventory or TipTac?

    It may have to do with Blizzard's slow item caching.

    Last edited by MMOSimca on 5/26/2013 9:31:43 PM
  • #130

    The epic stats bug on tooltip have returned.

    Steps to reproduce it:

    1: choose a random pet in your pet library. Link it in chat and notice how the statbox is blue on the popup? Keep the popup on screen.

    2: Now mouse over the pet you just linked in your library and notice how the statbox tooltip appears beside the mousedover pet as expected.

    3: Move the mouse away from the pet in the library. And look what happens to the earlier linked statbox popup on screen? suddenly listing epic stats!

  • #132

    Gotcha; I have a better idea how to fix it that will go into the next version.

  • #134

    Should be fixed in v1.0.7. The fix was actually ridiculously simple. I'm surprised I didn't think of it the first time.

  • #126

    I like this simple tooltip addon that provides alot of information with alot of options to clear down the clutter if you dont want a big list.

    I found a bug though (no not a fire beetle). The option "Current breed's stats at level 25" and its sub option both dont seem to do anything. I wanted it to show current breed and rarity at level 25 stats(if not "Rare") vs all breeds at rare level 25. I assume this option is supposed to do that?

    Last edited by Stigmund on 5/14/2013 3:07:31 PM
  • #122

    I'm not getting breed ID's in PetJournal Enhanced anymore (I prefer your implementation to theirs), did they break something or did you?

  • #124

    I'm seeing no breed ids now. Running WoW 5.2.0  (16826) 64-bit and v1.04 of Pet BreedID.

  • #123

    I made changes to PJE to stop overwriting blizzards code, if you want to intergrate the breed id's PJE uses "PetJournalEnhancedListScrollFrame" instead of "PetJournalListScrollFrame" to display the list of pets.

  • #129

    Ill try it; but my gut feeling is PetJournalPetCard.petID gets tainted by changing it in combat which taints the macro, which prevents the secure part of the secureactionbutton from being secure ;)

    edit: "A macro script has been blocked from an action only available to the blizzard ui". yep =/

     I made a post in the UI/macro form asking why its protected but I doubt it will get a response as they never seem to post their anymore. also tweeted mumper.

    Last edited by Nullberri on 5/15/2013 2:38:09 PM
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