The Carnival - A Guide to Pets

So, with all the forum changes and stuff, I decided to roll all my builds into a single thread + include guide of sorts and make it a pdf for easier viewing.

>> Online Link <<

>> Download Link << ( ZippyShare )

Let me know of your thoughts and stuff.

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List of all my Pet Builds:

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Single Mastery builds :

Occultist: Birds of Bysmiel - Pet Occultist

Necromancer: The Spoopy - Pet Necromancer

Necromancer II: Ghololol.. - Pet Necromancer

Shaman: Gaia - Pet Shaman

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My Top 3 :

Conjurer: The Fluffy Squishy - Pet Conjurer

Cabalist: Will O Wisp - Pet Cabalist

Conjurer II: Sanguine Lupus - Pet Conjurer

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The rest of my builds :

Deceiver: Scheherazade - Pet Deceiver

Cabalist II: The Rawr God - Pet Cabalist

Cabalist III: ScareCrow - Pet Cabalist

Ritualist: The Witch Doctor - Pet Ritualist

Death Knight: Ghouls & Ghosts - Pet Death Knight

Oppressor: The Rawr Fiend - Pet Oppressor

Pyromancer: Fire Birb - Pet Pyromancer

Apostate: Fat & Fwuffy - Pet Apostate

Witchblade: Birbs of War - Pet Witchblade

Defiler: Divine Defiled - Pet Defiler

Apostate II: Friede - Pet Apostate

Warlock: The Fat Birb - Pet Warlock

Reaper: Booette - Pet Reaper

Cabalist IV: Skulls & Bones - Pet Cabalist

Cabalist V: Samhain - Pet Cabalist

Cabalist VI: The Lazy Hour - Pet Cabalist

Cabalist VII: Woof - Pet Cabalist

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A Pic on how I do Crate of Entertainment:

https://i.imgur.com/C6gXDyF.jpg

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Where to Farm:

Ever wondered what do to after hitting level 100 with the budget builds?
The usual response would be to do Skeleton Key Dungeons on Ultimate and maybe Crucible once you can.

But personally, I would advise against all that. Instead, what I find easiest and at the same time efficient is to do Shattered Realms Shards 65-66 on Normal. You do need to grind your way to there first before you can Craft Celestial Waystones and start on Shard 65, but that is a one time thing and we are talking about doing it on Normal difficulty. So that shouldn’t be a problem.

If you are worried about dying, then don’t be. Unless you are playing on Hardcore where death is permanent ofcourse. Because on Normal, even in Shattered Realms, enemies do not heal their health upon your death. It makes the entire thing much easier compared to Skeleton Key Dungeons and the Crucible.

If you are wondering about what the reward looks like, here it is with my Budget Occultist: https://i.imgur.com/5EbA1oG.jpg

If you are wondering what the reward looks like if you cannot complete it in time: https://i.imgur.com/1cQAd0J.jpg

Now, you might be wondering, why 65-66. Why not say 75-76, maybe.
Well, the answer is simple. It is just easier and there isn’t much of a difference interms of reward.

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If you do not have the Expansion(s):

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If you only have the base game:

The Sammich Demon: https://www.grimtools.com/calc/62ayRaB2

Note: The above build is untested, except for the devotion setup, which should be solid.
Note II: The above build is also a budget build aimed at providing you with an idea of what to go for when starting out.
Note III: Relic left blank means, go with the best one you find. Do not fret too much over it, however.

Grim Dawn is one of the best ARPGs I have played. So if you like it, I’d wholeheartedly recommend atleast getting Ashes of Malmouth expansion so that you have more stuff to play with.

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If you have Ashes of Malmouth Expansion, but not Forgotten Gods:

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I find google drive useful for that, just create “shared link” to the file and if someone clicks on that link they will be able to download it. Like my fire paladin guide : https://drive.google.com/open?id=1t8fUaO9hGxlGEg4lbhrUtqXw5OTOjw8i

Need a google account for that. I have taken a vow never to make one ever since they added the phone verification requirement. I had an older account but ended up losing it somehow.

But yeah, war with google acounts :stuck_out_tongue:

Dropbox is nice too but it costs money.
I think https://wetransfer.com/ looks nice too.

EDIT: I saw you added more links now, great!


You forgot about swarmy bois :worried:

Very impressive work though, I admit I didn’t know a few things before.


Dropbox is just as ‘free’.



Dropbox Help Article

To prevent abuse, Dropbox accounts have the following limits:

  • Basic (free) accounts: 20 GB of bandwidth and 100,000 downloads per day
  • Plus, Professional, and Business accounts: 200 GB and unlimited downloads per day

If it’s bandwidth you’re concerned about I think a GD pet .pdf isn’t
in any danger of exceeding 20GB’s of bandwidth in a day.

As far as ‘storage size’ is concerned, I suspect Dropbox is in the
same ballpark (2GB’s?) as your WeTransfer. One isn’t anymore
‘free’ than the other from what I can see.


I didn’t exactly forget :stuck_out_tongue:, I didn’t include it for the same reason I didn’t include things like Webweavers. That you need to attack to summon them. Not really hard when You have things like Curse of Frailty, but I would then have to add in the rest of item based pets.

Hence the thing about “without requiring any special conditions”. Exceptions only made for Eldritch Hound and Reap Sprit because Devotion pet and Mastery one.

Updated some stuff. Skills section done. Build Dairy in the works. :cow:

Also, if you have something particular in mind that you’d like to see in the guide, let me know.

That is of course true, the basic dropbox is free. Thanks for pointing that out!

I can’t seem to pass the human verification on DropBox apparently…

Will get someone else to do it for me :joy:

EDIT: Nvm, it asks me to install it first before I can use it. No Dropbox links then :rage:

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Impressive writing !

I find Mediafire.com reliable host, I’ve used it for > 10 years, all links are stil alive after that

Ty ty :heart:

As for mediafire, that captcha thing though…

(I have a hard time with those, I am starting to think I am not human)

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That’s kinda funny 'cuz I have -

this


- as my wallpaper right now :scorv::scorv:

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An accurate portrayal of me when I am met with those image Captcha things :space_invader:

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Hate CAPTCHA



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Linked every single one of my FG Pet builds to the OP :yum: