I’m not an obsessive collector of in-game pets. If I can roll on one, or get one easily then I’ll do it, but until now I’d never considered doing anything difficult or paying for one.
The Lil’ Ragnaros pet is the concept that broke my resolve. I love Molten Core, and Rag was the first raid boss who impressed me. This pet is a reminder of the real Ragnaros.
He also happens to function as a cooking fire, which I find helpful and somewhat silly at the same time. Nice job Blizzard.
Will I now be a pet collector? No, not unless we see the pets adding more clever and useful abilities. I’d pay again for a pet that could function as a Blacksmithing anvil or other location requirements of trade skills.