In other RPG games that offer pets, you will see that most of them only act as visual accessories. But when it comes to Lost Ark, the pets are actually useful. While they definitely look cute with your character, they can also save you a lot of time by automatically looting for you on every server. So you don’t have to waste your valuable time collecting loot. You can get pets in Lost Ark in various ways.
- Pets are very useful, they will loot for you on every server so you don’t have to waste your precious time on looting.
- You can keep as many pets as you. But choose ones that nicely match your build.
- Vertus is a small cute pet. There are 4 different colors of Vertus pets; purple, dark blue, light blue, and yellow.
- Pets are obtained by completing quests or by purchasing from in-game shops or through founder packs.
- A Premium version of Lost Ark and a season pass must be bought to get a Vertus pet.
- You need to complete all the tasks and quests before the deadline which is the 14th of July. To open the chest, a player must be at least level 30.
- Press Alt+P to open the pet menu, and click on Vertus to equip. By doing this, you would have summoned the pet and it would be looting for you.
- Vertus will provide you will different buffs and inventory space.
- Activate Crystalline Aura after you have summoned the Vertus.
- This will result in multiple benefits, storage doubling, and offensive and defensive buff increases are some of them.
This includes early game quests, Lost Ark’s cash shop, in-game events, and the Founder packs that contain exclusive pets in the game
What is Vertus Pet?
There is no limit to owning pets in Lost Ark, you can own as many as you want. You will find a lot of pets in this game so that you can choose the one that suits your build the most. Pets are a must-have if you want to amp up your experience in Lost Ark.
One of the most popular pets in Lost Ark is a Vertus Pet. This pet is inspired by none other than the great Raid Boss Vertus that belongs to tier one. Vertus takes on the form of a massive quadrupedal dragon that gives the players a very tough time in the game.
Lost Ark recently decided to welcome a cuter and much smaller version of Vertus in the game as a pet. These adorable baby dragons will follow you wherever you go and help you in combat. The best thing about the Vertus pets is that they come in four different colors including purple, yellow, light blue, and dark blue.
The light blue one is called Vertoto, the yellow one is called Vertori, the dark blue Vertus pet is known as Vertorand and the purple one is called Vertora.
All of them possess the same abilities and skills. Tame and raise the Vertus Pets so that they will help you in your journey. While you’re at it, consider checking out our Lost Ark Engravings guide.
How To Get Vertus Pet
Most of the pets in Lost Ark are obtained from the early game quests or they can be bought from the cash shops in Lost Ark. You can also get them in the events or Founder packs. Vertus pet was released in a recent update in April. In order to get the Vertus pet, the players must purchase the premium version of Lost Ark and get the season pass. The deadline for April passes July 18, so make sure you manage to get your hands on it before the deadline if you would not be able to access the Vertus Pet.
Once you have the pass, you need to complete all the tasks and quests required before the 14th of July. To unlock the Vertus Pet Selection Chest, the players must be level 30 or above. After unlocking the chest, they can pick from the four different colored Vertus Pets. While you’re at it, consider checking out our Best Lost Ark DPS Classes guide.
Each day of the pass contains a series of challenges for you to complete. These tasks upon completion will reward you with one XP. Since XP is capped at 500 per week, it might take you some time before you actually reach level 30 in Lost Ark. In order to level up faster to get the Vertus pet, read our level Foraging in Lost Ark guide.
How To Equip Vertus Pet
Once you have got your hands on the Vertus Pet, the next step is to equip it. Simply press Alt + P to access the Pet Menu. This menu will show you all the pets you currently own. From this menu select the Vertus Pet to summon it. This will allow them to help you loot all necessary items and provide you with buffs.
If you don’t like the Vertus Pet, Don’t worry as you have many other pets to choose from. You can purchase any pet you lime from the cash shop in Lost Ark using the Royal Crystals. Do check out our lost Ark Bard Build guide as well.
To get to the premium level of the pass you will need 1500 Royal Crystals. A 2200 Crystal Bundle can be obtained from the shop for 19.99$. So getting the Vertus Pet in Lost Ark will cost you a lot of money.
Why You Should Get Vertus Pet
Vertus Pet can help you in many ways during the quests of Lost Ark. The best part about having a pet is that you don’t have to waste your time looting every single item in your surrounding. When your pet is active, any loot nearby on the ground will automatically go to your inventory.
There are many other benefits of owning a pet. The Vertus Pet will give you additional buffs. You will get a combat buff as well as extra storage space in your inventory. However, the combat and other buffs require you to have a Crystalline Aura active. We curated a guide on The Glaivier Build in Lost Ark as well, which you might want to check out.
Vertus Pet Skills Rerolling
Vertus Pet in Lost Ark comes with two combat effects. One of these pet effects is for the defense of your character. The other pet effect will greatly increase the damage inflicted on the enemies. These effects are randomly rolled and you won’t get a specific effect for your Vertus Pet. While you’re at it, consider checking out our Lost Ark Best Cards guide.
In case you are not satisfied with the current pet effects for your Vertus Pet, you can use the reroll system to change it. The pet effects can be refilled in Prideholme at the Working Achatemeow NPC. One reroll will cost you about seven Crystals but since this currency is free, you can reroll as many times as you want. You will be given three options that you can choose and replace your current pet effect with. The Vertus Pet’s buff magnitude will be rerolled randomly as well.
Vertus Pet Effect Bonuses
Since the Vertus Pet can have two combat effects, offensive and defensive, you will get a wide range of skills that you can get while rerolling. Following are both the offensive and defensive skills for your Vertus Pet.
- Expertise: +2-10%
- Crit: +2-10%
- Swiftness: +2-10%
- Endurance: +2-10%
- Specialization: +2-20%
- Domination: +2-10%
- Phy. Damage Reduction: +1-5%
- Mag. Defense: +2-10%
- Mag Damage Reduction: +1-5%
- Max HP: +1-5%
- Phy. Defense: +2-10%
Crystalline Aura Benefits for Vertus Pet
We recommend that when your Vertus Pet is summoned in Lost Ark, you activate the Crystalline Aura as well. When you have the Crystalline Aura activated, you can access the following benefits.
- It will increase the offensive and defensive buff your character receives from your pet.
- The storage will be doubled and you will get a secondary inventory that your pet will carry.
- You can gain remote access to mail, auction house as well as storage.
- No matter where you are, you can repair your standard gear and equipment as well as the trading tools.
This concludes our guide on how to get the Vertus Pet in Lost Ark as well as its benefits of it. Before you go, we recommend checking out our guide on Lost Ark Rapport.
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