BDO pets normally cost Pearls or millions of silver and a lucky purchase on the marketplace.

However, players can complete the main quest line to obtain 5 pets. Did I mention these pets are FREE? *happy dance*

These pets are obtained via completing the main story questline, up to Valencia.

Free Pet Quests

 

7 Other Pets: Other pets obtainable include a Loyalties bird, a dog or cat from a Challenge Reward, a dragon pet from a rare drop or Shakatu Seals, a fox from Deve’s Encyclopedia, Nouver pet, a scorpion from Sycrakea, and a mole.

Top Image credit: niccodemure

Free Pet Quests

  • The free pet quests below are available only once per account.
  • To find them, open the quest window (O) and then Suggested tab. Look for the heading [ADV Support] Pets, Loyal Companions 0/5
Requirement Main Quest Name Reward
Balenos or Everfrost Main Quest Line [Pet] Bartali’s Buster Bartali’s Buster (Shaggy Dog)
Serendia or Everfrost Main Quest Line [Pet] Lauren’s Fluffy Lauren’s Fluffy (Fluffy)
Calpheon or Everfrost Main Quest Line [Pet] Kalis’ Delphe Kalis’ Delphe (Sky Hawk)
Mediah Main Quest Line [Pet] Bareed’s Junaid Bareed’s Junaid (Junaid Cat)
Valenica Main Quest Line [Pet] Marumin’s Squawky Marumin’s Squawky (Scarlet Macaw)

 

Free Pet: Bartali’s Buster (Shaggy Dog)

The first free pet you will obtain will probably be the New Adventurer’s Attendance Reward of [Event] Kuku. This is normally given out on day 2 of playing BDO.

The second one you will obtain will be Bartali’s Buster, which is a fancy name for Shaggy Dog available in the Pearl Shop. This pet is good for obtaining Combat Skill Exp and for detecting PVP players. Combat Skill Exp is +1% and up to +4% at Tier 4.

Finish the main questline in Balenos or Everfrost to obtain. Press O key then Main tab.

icon Bartali’s Buster

Normal Skill: Loot (4 sec, based on Tier 1, Lv. 10.)
Talent: Skill Exp +1% per tier
Special Skill: Hostility Detection
Pet Type: Classic

Quest Requirements: Complete all of Balenos or Everfrost Main Quest Lines.

One of the Following:

– Embarking on an Adventure

– Big Fish in a Small Pond

[Everfrost] Companion’s Crisis

Free Pet: Lauren’s Fluffy (Fluffy)

The next free pet is Lauren’s Fluffy, the equivalent of Fluffy in the Pearl Shop. This pet is beneficial for players who like to die alot! 🙂

Finish the main questline in Serendia or Everfrost to obtain. Press O key then Main tab.

Lauren’s Fluffy

Normal Skill: Loot (4 sec, based on Tier 1, Lv. 10.)
Talent: Decrease Death Penalty by +1% per tier
Special Skill: Finds resources
Pet Type: Classic

Free Pet: Kalis’ Delphe (Sky Hawk)

The next free pet is the Kalis’ Delphe, the equivalent of the Sky Hawk in the Pearl Shop. This pet is beneficial for obtaining Knowledge, Higher-Grade Knowledge, and detecting rare mobs.

Finish the main questline in Calpheon or Everfrost to obtain. Press O key then Main tab.

Kalis’ Delphe

Normal Skill: Loot (4 sec, based on Tier 1, Lv. 10.)
Talent: Chance to Gain Higher-Grade Knowledge +1% per tier and Knowledge Gain +5% per tier.
Special Skill: Find Rare Monsters
Pet Type: Premium

Free Pet: Bareed’s Junaid (Junaid Cat)

The next free pet is obtained after completing the Mediah main story line. Bareed’s Cat is the same as Junaid Cat in the Pearl Shop.

This free cat pet is able to detect resources like tree/herb/ore nodes. It also gives a boost to Life Skill Exp. +1% to +4% at Tier 4.

Bareed’s Junaid

Normal Skill: Loot (4 sec, based on Tier 1, Lv. 10.)
Talent: Life EXP Boost +1% per tier
Special Skill: Find Resources
Pet Type: Classic

Free Bird Pet from Valencia Main Quest

Kalis’ Delphe Marumin’s Squawky (Scarlet Macaw)

Normal Skill: Loot (4 sec, based on Tier 1, Lv. 10.)
Talent: Chance to Gain Higher-Grade Knowledge +1% per tier and Knowledge Gain +5% per tier.
Special Skill: Find Rare Monsters
Pet Type: Premium

 

Other Free Pets

Other free pets obtainable include the free dog or cat from the Challenge Reward, a rare dragon pet, Nouver pet, and a fox from Deve’s Encyclopedia.

Young Crimson Dragon

Cost: 100x Radiant Shakatu’s Seals

Exchange Garmoth’s Horn via a quest to Gerson in Duvencrune (Gerson is near Trade Manager, Tikara)

Special Ability:

One Random:

Heat Stroke/Hypothermia Resistance
Auto-fishing Time Reduced 10%-30%
Taunt Monster
Hostility Detection
Finds Rare Monsters

Talent: +25 HP per Tier

Pet Type: Special and it can’t be exchanged with Wizard Gosphy. Can only have 1 Dragon summoned at once.

Young Crimson Dragon is sellable on the market and can also be obtained via a rare drop from Garmoth.

5000 Hour Challenge Reward (Y)

After you have stayed logged in for 5,000 hours, you can choose between a cat or a dog pet. They can be exchanged (bred) with any Classic Pet type.

 

Brown Fighting Dog
Basic: Pick up (Every 10S)
※ Talent: Combat Skill EXP: 1% to 4% for Tier 4
※ Special skill: Hostility detection
 – Brown Fighting Dog

 

Random Cat (Ex. Black Mask Cat)
Basic: Pick up (Every 10S)
※ Talent: Life Skill EXP: 1% to 4% for Tier 4
※ Special skill: Finds resources
 – Black Mask Cat

 

Account Play Time: 5,000 HR Accumulated!

Challenge Rewards:

Choose 1

 

Free Pet from Deve’s Encyclopedia

Book 6 Reward: Desert Fox Pet

Deve’s Encyclopedia is part of the Adventure Log series, in which you have to complete books by showing Deve a collection of items. This pet will probably take some time for most players to acquire, as it is toward the end of the series.

For more info view our Deve’s Encyclopedia guide.

 

Deve’s Desert Fox
※ Talent: Desert Fox (Durability Reduction Resistance)
※ Special Skill: Resistant to desert diseases
※ Pet that can be obtained by completing Deve’s Encyclopedia.
※ Central Market registration unavailable.
Black Spirit’s Gift (Adorable Desert Pet)

[Event] Kuku Pet icon

After you have obtained 5000 Loyalties, you can purchase a Kuku pet.

Kuku is also given out via Login Rewards and special events.

Normal Skill: Loot (4 sec, based on Tier 1, Lv. 10.)
Talent: Knowledge +5-20% and Higher-grade Knowledge Gain Chance Increase +1-4%
Special skill: Hostility Detection

NOTE: You cannot take out more than one Kuku at the same time. However, you can exchange them to obtain a higher tier. Kuku pet can only be exchanged with itself or other Event type pets possibly in the future.

[Event] Kuku

Nouver Pet: Nouvermon

T4 Level 1 Pet that is of the Special type.

  • Pick up loot every 2.5 seconds (at Level 10)
  • Talent: Skill Exp 1% per tier
  • Special: Hostility Detection
  • Exchange Restriction: Cannot be exchanged with a Wizard Gosphy.
Nouver Pet

Mole Pet

Mole pet is obtained via the Farming Life Skill.

When a giant mole spawns, look for Pit-A-Pat-Mole! After he runs from you, he drops a special petal. Turn in 10 petals for a mole pet.

Normal Skill: Loot (4 sec, based on Tier 1, Lv. 10.)
Talent: Life EXP +1% pet tier
Special Skill: Finds Resources

Pit-A-Pat Mole

Sycrakea Pet Reward

Cartios is a reward for a one time per family quest given by Black Spirit to complete Sycrakea.

  • Quest Name: [Atoraxxion] The First Savior: Sycrakea

 

Cartios (Tier 1)

Normal Skill: Loot (4 sec, based on Tier 1, Lv. 10.)
Talent: Skill EXP +1% (and +1% per Tier )
Special Skill: Finds Resources
Pet Type: RARE

Random Acts of Kindness!

Players sometimes get pets as gifts for events and seasonal gifts via Attendance Rewards and mail. Those are beauteous days indeed!