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Introduction

Just as you keep pets in your home, you can keep these fluffy (or not so, in some cases) companions in RuneScape too.

The majority of pets are gained through the Summoning skill which, aside from granting you the ability to call upon strange beings from another realm, also enables you to form close bonds with a number of animals native to Gielinor. These range from dogs and geckos right up to baby dragons! As your Summoning level increases, you will find yourself able to care for a larger range of pets.

Pets can also be granted through completing quests and other activities in game, or purchased through Solomon's General Store.

There are three types of pets:

  • Companion - These pets do not speak to you, or grow but they can perform emotes and they can be renamed. They can be earned in game through quests, or can be purchased on Solomon's General Store. (For a list of companion pets, see below)
  • Follower - These pets are those that you gain access to through the Summoning skill and some quests or seasonal events. Most of them will talk to you. (For a list of follower pets, see below)
  • Legendary - These pets are the most advanced. They can grow, their colouring can be changed, they can be renamed, they perform special moves and they can perform emotes. You can also purchase special treats for them from Solomon's General Store that will enable them to grow much quicker. Legendary pets are either free gifts with membership purchases, or can be bought on Solomon's General Store. (For a list of legendary pets, see below)

Pets can be viewed and managed from the pets tab of the pet management interface. You will be able to rename, recolour or select the appearance of your pet from here. You can also view their progress for legendary pets, or place the pet in the Menagerie of your Player-Owned House. Note that not all of the features displayed in the interface are available for all pets.

Companion Pets

Companion pets are the most basic of pets. They do not grow, and will not speak to you as other pets often do, but they do look good and can perform a unique emote. Most companion pets are purchased from Solomon's General Store.

Pet Cost Pet Cost Pet Cost
Vorago Shard Dawn Dusk
A living chunk of rock that came directly from the colossal Vorago. The innocent and majestic Dawn: a loyal unicorn foal who'll accompany you on your travels around Gielinor. The mischievous Dusk: a loyal, fiery unicorn foal who'll accompany you on your travels around Gielinor.
Vorago Shard pet 433 runecoins
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Dawn pet 380 runecoins
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Dusk pet 380 runecoins
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Elvis pressie Drakefire Warship Brightflame Ancient
Rory the Reindeer's final creation as your very own companion pet. Dare you try to find out what's inside? The warfare ready Drakefire Warship; the sturdy airship that won't hesitate to accompany you in your battles around Gielinor. Continue your greatest adventure with the Brightflame Ancient, a prehistoric, deadly beast.
Elvis pressie pet 355 runecoins
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Drakefire Warship pet 380 runecoins
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Brightflame Ancient pet 380 runecoins
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Inari Zenn
Continue your greatest adventure with Inari, the mystical, loyal fox. Designed by Zhiry, this wise and magical panda will float serenely behind you on your journey to the west. And north. Probably east and south too.
Inari pet 380 runecoins
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Zenn pet 380 runecoins
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80,000 loyalty points

Other Companion Pets

The following companion pets are not purchased from Solomon's General Store.

Pet Source Cost Pet Source Cost
Commander Porkins member badge tiny.png Mimic
He's a V.I.P. - Very Important Pig. A mimic pet.
Commander Porkins pet 2013 Premier Club Free Mimic Treasure Hunter Free

Follower Pets

Follower pets are given to you as quest rewards, during seasonal events, found as you level up your Summoning skill and purchased from Solomon's General Store.

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Pet interface

When you have your pet out and following you, you will be able to right-click the Summoning icon next to the minimap and select 'Follower details' to see how your pet is getting along.

Like the interface for keeping track of your familiars, there are a couple of useful bits of information available.

The 'feeding dish' icon shows your pet's hunger. The higher the number, the more they need to eat. Your pet won't run away if you don't feed it, but it's cruel to not feed your pet so remember to keep some snacks on you! You can find out what your pet likes to eat by reading below.

The other icon, showing an adult bulldog and a bulldog puppy, shows how far your pet is towards being fully grown. Most pets go from being puppies/chicks/etc. to an adult state, but the Guthix raptor, Saradomin owl and Zamorak hawk all have an intermediate stage.

Unlike familiars, you do not have to have your pets out, instead they will snooze happily in your backpack or bank until you decide to bring them out again. Each type of pet has different needs, of course, so you should examine the tables below carefully to make sure your pet doesn't tire of you and run away.

You can only have one of each type of pet at one time (unless you have a menagerie in your player-owned house); so, if you have a monkey you cannot trap another one. You can only have one follower (pet or familiar) out at a time.

Some pets will take an extraordinarily long time to mature, and most will only eat specific food. In most cases, you should be able to purchase the food you need from a pet shop.

If you find yourself in possession of an egg, you will need to use an incubator to make it hatch. You can find an incubator in any of the pet shops. After a short period of time you will be able to go back to the incubator to collect your new pet.

Note: The pets caught using the Hunter skill are the baby versions - you cannot catch an adult monkey to have as a pet, for instance.

Pet Level Source Notes Colours Adult Form
Golden gnome inventory icon
Golden gnome
N/A This pet was only given to winners of the 2010, 2011 and 2013 Golden Gnome awards. N/A 1 N/A
San'tar spawnling
San'tar spawnling member badge tiny.png
N/A Christmas 2013 event N/A 1 N/A
Ahrim bobblehead
Ahrim bobblehead member badge tiny.png
N/A Barrows This pet can be made with:
250x malevolent energy
1x Barrows - ahrim's set
1 N/A
Dharok bobblehead
Dharok bobblehead member badge tiny.png
N/A Barrows This pet can be made with:
250x malevolent energy
1x Barrows - dharok's set
1 N/A
Guthan bobblehead
Guthan bobblehead member badge tiny.png
N/A Barrows This pet can be made with:
250x malevolent energy
1x Barrows - guthan's set
1 N/A
Karil bobblehead
Karil bobblehead member badge tiny.png
N/A Barrows This pet can be made with:
250x malevolent energy
1x Barrows - karil's set
1 N/A
Torag bobblehead
Torag bobblehead member badge tiny.png
N/A Barrows This pet can be made with:
250x malevolent energy
1x Barrows - torag's set
1 N/A
Verac bobblehead
Verac bobblehead member badge tiny.png
N/A Barrows This pet can be made with:
250x malevolent energy
1x Barrows - verac's set
1 N/A
Pet fish (Blue).gifPet fish (Green).gifPet fish (Orange).gif
Fish member badge tiny.png
N/A Harry's Fishing Shop Fish food 3 N/A
pet rock.gif
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N/A The Fremennik Trials N/A 5 N/A
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N/A Christmas 2011 N/A 1 N/A
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Cat
N/A Gertrude's Cat Cooked and raw fish
Milk
8 cat1.gif
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wileycat1.gif
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Clockwork cat
N/A POH Workshop N/A 1 N/A
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N/A Thanksgiving 2011 Cake
Chocolate cake
1 N/A
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Eek member badge tiny.png
N/A Hallowe'en 2009 N/A 1 N/A
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Squidge member badge tiny.png
N/A Slayer - Co-op reward N/A 1 N/A
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Freezy member badge tiny.png
N/A Slayer - Co-op reward N/A 1 N/A
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Runtstable member badge tiny.png
N/A Slayer - Co-op reward N/A 1 N/A
corgi.gif
Corgi member badge tiny.png
N/A Diamond Jubilee N/A 1 N/A
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Baby Troll
N/A Corporal Keymans Try feeding it something interesting... 1 N/A
twisted firestarter.gif
Twisted firestarter member badge tiny.png
N/A Firemaker's Curse N/A 1 N/A
warming flames.gif
Warming flames member badge tiny.png
N/A Firemaker's Curse N/A 1 N/A
searing flame.gif
Searing flame member badge tiny.png
N/A Firemaker's Curse N/A 1 N/A
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Glowing ember member badge tiny.png
N/A Firemaker's Curse N/A 1 N/A
Sq'irks the parrot inventory icon
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N/A Treasure Hunter. Previously, it was available on the Squeal of Fortune. N/A 1 N/A
Skully inventory icon
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N/A Treasure Hunter. Previously, it was available on the Squeal of Fortune. N/A 1 N/A
Tumbleweed inventory icon
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N/A Treasure Hunter. Previously, it was available on the Squeal of Fortune. N/A 1 N/A
Cresbot inventory icon
Cresbot member badge tiny.png
N/A The World Wakes N/A 1 N/A
Vitalis inventory icon
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N/A Vorago N/A 1 N/A
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Bulldog
4 Summoning Pet shops Eats raw meat (not fish) 3 bulldog.gif
dalmatian puppy.gif
Dalmatian
4 Summoning Pet shops Eats raw meat (not fish) 3 dalmatian.gif
greyhound puppy.gif
Greyhound
4 Summoning Pet shops Eats raw meat (not fish) 3 greyhound.gif
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Labrador
4 Summoning Pet shops Eats raw meat (not fish) 3 labrador.gif
sheepdog puppy.gif
Sheepdog
4 Summoning Pet shops Eats raw meat (not fish) 3 sheepdog.gif
terrier puppy.gif
Terrier
4 Summoning Pet shops Eats raw meat (not fish) 3 terrier.gif
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Abyssal minion member badge tiny.png
4 Summoning Slayer and Soul Wars Eats ashes 1 N/A
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Baby basilisk member badge tiny.png
4 Summoning Slayer and Soul Wars Eats eye of newt 1 N/A
sw baby kurask.gif
Baby kurask member badge tiny.png
4 Summoning Slayer and Soul Wars Eats bones 1 N/A
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Creeping hand member badge tiny.png
4 Summoning Slayer and Soul Wars Eats leather gloves 1 N/A
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Minitrice member badge tiny.png
4 Summoning Slayer and Soul Wars Eats limpwurt root 1 N/A
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Rune guardian member badge tiny.png
4 Summoning Rune Mechanics Energises at any rune altar 1 N/A
tooth creature milk.gif
Tooth creature member badge tiny.png
4 Summoning A Fairy Tale Part III - Battle at Orks Rift Milk or chocolate milk 2
(Healthy/diseased)
tooth creature wisdom.gif
baby gecko.gif
Gecko
10 Summoning Caught using Hunter Eats flies as a baby
Eats flies andbeetle bits when adult
5 gecko.gif
baby platypus.gif
Platypus member badge tiny.png
10 Summoning Caught using Hunter Eats raw fish and ground fishing bait as a baby
Eats raw fish and Fishing bait when adult

You must have completed As a First Resort to keep a platypus as a pet
3 platypus adult.gif
pig pet.gif
Pig member badge tiny.png #
14 Summoning Bringing Home the Bacon Wheat
Onions
1 N/A
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Broav member badge tiny.png
23 Summoning While Guthix Sleeps Eats Mort Myre mushrooms 1 N/A
penguin chick.gif
Penguin member badge tiny.png
30 Summoning Available from Ardougne Zoo Egg must be incubated at a pet shop
Eats raw fish
3 penguin.gif
baby giant crab.gif
Giant crab member badge tiny.png
40 Summoning Purchased from mogres Eats raw fish 5 giant crab.gif
raven chick.gif
Raven member badge tiny.png
50 Summoning Birds' nests Egg must be incubated at a pet shop


Eats ground fishing bait as a chick
Eats Fishing bait when adult
6 raven.gif
baby squirrel.gif
Squirrel member badge tiny.png
60 Summoning Caught using Hunter Eats nuts 5 squirrel.gif
guthix chick.gif
Guthix raptor member badge tiny.png *
70 Summoning Birds' nests Egg must be incubated at a pet shop


Eats ground Fishing bait as a chick
Eats Fishing bait when older
1 guthix raptor.gif
saradomin chick.gif
Saradomin owl member badge tiny.png *
70 Summoning Birds' nests Egg must be incubated at a pet shop


Eats ground Fishing bait as a chick
Eats Fishing bait when older
1 saradomin owl.gif
zamorak chick.gif
Zamorak hawk member badge tiny.png *
70 Summoning Birds' nests Egg must be incubated at a pet shop


Eats ground Fishing bait as a chick
Eats Fishing bait when older
1 zamorak hawk.gif
phoenix eggling cute.gif
Cute phoenix eggling member badge tiny.png
72 Summoning Phoenix Lair Eats ashes 1 N/A
phoenix eggling evil.gif
Mean phoenix eggling member badge tiny.png
72 Summoning Phoenix Lair Eats ashes 1 N/A
baby raccoon.gif
Raccoon member badge tiny.png
80 Summoning Caught using Hunter Eats raw meat and fish 3 raccoon.gif
sneakerpeeper baby.gif
Sneakerpeeper member badge tiny.png
80 Summoning Bought from Daemonheim Eats eye of newt 1 sneakerpeeper adult.gif
vulture chick.gif
Vulture member badge tiny.png
85 Summoning Vulture drop Egg must be incubated at a pet shop


Eats ground Fishing bait as a chick
Eats Fishing bait when adult
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baby chameleon.gif
Chameleon member badge tiny.png
90 Summoning Eggs can be found on Cairn Isle Egg must be incubated at a pet shop


Eats flies
10 chameleon.gif
baby monkey.gif
Monkey member badge tiny.png
95 Summoning Caught using Hunter Eats bananas 10 monkey.gif
dragon hatchling.gif
Baby dragon member badge tiny.png
99 Summoning Dragon drop Egg must be incubated at a pet shop


Eats vast quantities of raw meat, fish or chicken
4 baby dragon.gif
baby tzrek jad.gif
Baby TzRek Jad member badge tiny.png ~
99 Summoning Soul Wars To get the pet you need 100 Zeal tokens, 99 Slayer and a Fire cape 1 N/A


Other Follower Pets

The following follower pets are not available as items and instead are activated through the pets interface.

Pet Source Cost Pet Source Cost
Golden chinchompa Piggles
A significantly more stable golden chinchompa. A chip off the old block.
Golden chinchompa Solomon's General Store 80 runecoins (members get this pet for free) Piggles 2013 Premier Club Free
Tiny lucien member badge tiny.png Cheeky monkey member badge tiny.png
You dare make a bobblehead out of a god?
Tiny lucien inventory icon Mahjarrat Memories N/A Cheeky monkey inventory icon RuneScape Road Trip N/A
Frosty Hope Nibbler
A little dragon covered in frost and ice. It doesn't seem to have developed its hope devouring tendencies yet.
Frosty Dungeoneering 250,000 Dungeoneering tokens Hope Nibbler Dungeoneering 1,000,000 Dungeoneering tokens
Mini-Blink White royal rhino
Looks like a little too much portal magic has taken its effect. A rhino saved by United for Wildlife.
Mini-Blink Dungeoneering 500,000 Dungeoneering tokens White royal rhino Rhino Awareness Answer 3 questions correctly
Black royal rhino Bill member badge tiny.png
A rhino saved by United for Wildlife. Could explode into an acidic cloud at any second. Still cute though!
Black royal rhino Rhino Awareness Answer 7 questions correctly Bill Araxyte Hive N/A
Dave member badge tiny.png Gavin member badge tiny.png
Spiky, toxic and likely to web you up at any second. How cute! It's like looking in a spidery mirror.
Dave Araxyte Hive N/A Gavin Araxyte Hive N/A
Lana member badge tiny.png Pete member badge tiny.png
Glows with a light that's soothing to spiders. Spiky, toxic and likely to web you up at any second. How cute!
Lana Araxyte Hive N/A Pete Araxyte Hive N/A
Steve member badge tiny.png
Spiky, toxic and likely to web you up at any second. How cute!
Steve Araxyte Hive N/A

Legendary Pets

Legendary pets are available for purchase from Solomon's General Store, or as free items awarded with promotional membership payments.

Legendary pets start out as babies, grow into adolescents, then finally become adults. They grow up gradually, but the more attention you give them, the faster they grow. You can give them attention by:

  • Having your pet follow you.
  • Interacting with your pet, such as by asking them for one of their emotes, at least once every 30 minutes.

Pets gain Pet Points - the pet equivalent of XP - even when they are not being interacted with, including when you have logged out.

If you want to see your pet grow up faster, Solomon has a range of pet treats available to boost the progress of your active pet, or even to grow a pet into the next category immediately.

As they grow, pets learn new abilities and change in appearance. You can change your pet's appearance to a previous version if you prefer, but you cannot change to a stage that your pet has yet to reach (so you cannot choose the adult appearance if your pet has only grown to adolescence). Note this is just the physical appearance of your pet, it does not change the skills it has learnt.

Ability Description
Forage
Forage &
Pets occasionally locate items. These items are chosen randomly from a list. This happens automatically from time to time, although if you ask the pet to forage it’ll have a go with a chance of getting something immediately.
Deposit
Deposit
Once every ten minutes, a adolescent or an adult pet can take a single item to the bank for you. Speak to the pet and you’ll be able to choose which item to deposit using the Pet Banking Service
Deposit
Scavenge
Adult pets will collect items dropped by your foes. You can choose what kinds of things you’re interested in and the pet will frequently check the corpses of your victims for things to bring you. The scavenge option can be customised to work for: coins; metal bars & ore; runes and talismans; herbs and seeds; raw and cooked food; weapons; miscellaneous items; armour; noted items; and items that trigger a loot beam.


Pet Source Cost
Blazehound
This hound was a sentinel of the Infernal Dimensions, guarding the Scorched Keep and baying at the tormented souls.
baby Blazehound pet adolescent Blazehound pet adult Blazehound pet Solomon's General Store 1300 runecoins
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Skypouncer
A fabled beast from the icyene plane. A sighting of this noble creature was thought to bring luck in battle.
baby Skypouncer pet adolescent Skypouncer pet adult Skypouncer pet Solomon's General Store 1300 runecoins
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Dragon Wolf
This legendary monster rules the wolves of the wilderness with the strength and ferocity of a dragon.
baby Dragon Wolf pet adolescent Dragon Wolf pet adult Dragon Wolf pet Solomon's General Store 1300 runecoins
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Warborn behemoth
Created by dark arts on the field of battle, just one of these powerful beasts can turn the tide of war.
baby Warborn behemoth pet adolescent Warborn behemoth pet adult Warborn behemoth pet Solomon's General Store 1300 runecoins
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Prototype colossus
A powerful, experimental Saradominist siege construct. More powerful, and more dangerous, with every new version that is created...
baby Prototype colossus pet adolescent Prototype colossus pet adult Prototype colossus pet Solomon's General Store 1300 runecoins
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Rory the Reindeer
Pick up Rory the Reindeer, and watch as he grows from baby to adult, wrap presents and learn to fly!
baby Rory the Reindeer pet adolescent Rory the Reindeer pet adult Rory the Reindeer pet Solomon's General Store 1300 runecoins
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Other Legendary Pets

The following legendary pets are not purchased from Solomon's General Store.

Pet Source Cost
Bloodpouncer member badge tiny.png
A creature of vampyre myth. Feared by vyrelings due to its appetite for vampyre flesh.
baby Bloodpouncer pet adolescent Bloodpouncer pet adult Bloodpouncer pet Promotional membership purchase N/A

Notes

* Note that, unlike most other pets, the Guthix raptor, Saradomin owl and Zamorak hawk all have three stages of growth: chick, bird and raptor/owl/hawk.
~ Does not get hungry.
& The Forage ability can only locate the following items:
# Can be renamed by speaking to Martin the Master Gardener and can have a different appearance by changing the pig machine in the Storm Cellar.


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