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Added in 8.1.0

Retrieves information about the battle pet species taught by the specified item.

name, icon, petType, creatureID, sourceText, description,
isWild, canBattle, tradeable, unique, obtainable,
displayID, speciesID = C_PetJournal.GetPetInfoByItemID(itemID)

Arguments

itemID 
number - an item ID

Returns

Index Value Type Details
1 name String Name of the pet species ("Albino Snake", "Blue Mini Jouster", etc.)
2 icon String Numeric identifier for the species' icon.
3 petType Number Index of the species' pet type.
4 creatureID Number NPC ID for the summoned companion pet.
5 sourceText String Section of the species tooltip that provides location information.
6 description String Section of the species tooltip that provides pet description ("flavor text").
7 isWild Boolean For pets in the player's possession, true if the pet was caught in the wild. For pets not in the player's possession, true if the pet can be caught in the wild.
8 canBattle Boolean True if this pet can be used in battles, false otherwise.
9 tradeable Boolean True if this pet can be traded, false otherwise.
10 unique Boolean True if this pet is unique, false otherwise.
11 obtainable Boolean True if this pet can be obtained, false otherwise (only false for tamer pets and developer/test pets).
12 displayID Number Model display ID of the species.
13 speciesID Number ID of the species.

Details

  • Unlike many other item-related API functions, this function only accepts an item ID; passing an item link will raise an error. However, the item ID may be a string rather than a number.

Patch changes

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