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Intro Guide to the Neopets Game










Once you have your NeoPet, there are several things to do with it before going into a Neopet Game












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Neopets Game Introduction

The Neopets game is an amazingly big and diverse and complex world for the newbie. If you have never played or been exposed to the neopets game, you may have some questions. So, here are some introductory thoughts for the neopets newbie.

Each Neopet Game account can have a maximum of four pets. You can either create a new Neopet on the side bar or visit the Neopian Pound and adopt one that someone has abandoned. If you create a new neopet, note that some of the pets are restricted for various reasons.

Once you have your neopet, there are several things to do with it before going into a Neopet Game:

Your neopet WILL get hungry and needs to be fed. You can monitor this by clicking on your pet's name on the link below your name and you NP level on the bottom of the left hand sidebar. Each neopet has a different personality and may not like some things you feed it. To feed your pet, go to you inventory and click on a food item, then select the feeding option on the box that pops up. There is even a gourmet club for picky eaters and your pet can win a trophy for eating the most gourmet foods.

There are some items that you can use on or with your neopet before playing a Neopet Game.

You can read books to a pet (they disappear after you read them). If you pet reads enough, they can earn a trophy in the Neopian Book Awards! The book list is here.

You can choose to equip your neopet with battle weapons if you plan to fight a battledome Neopet Game. There is a link in your shop inventory if you want to unequip an item. Note...some weapons only work on some neopets.

Potions/medicine....these can cure or change your neopet depending on what it is.

Training & Battling

If you want to train your neopet to grow stronger for Neopet Games, be sure to visit Coltzan's Shrine in the Lost Desert every day and maybe consider putting your pet into training at either Cap'n Threelegs' Swashbuckling Academy on Krawk Island or the Mystery Island Training School.

The Swashbuckling Academy is good for neopets under level 40 and takes dubloons as payment. The Mystery Island Training School takes codestones as payment and can train any level of neopet. When you put your pet in training, be sure to view the status and pay for the course, and then check back after the allotted time and finish the training.

One other alternative to training is gaining access to the Lab Ray and zapping your pet everyday. It is expensive to collect all the Secret Laboratory Map pieces to gain access, but once you do, you have life time access, and can zap your pet once a day. You have to go to the NeoPet Games Room and pick Puzzles and scroll down to the Treasure Hunt game where you can select to hunt for the Secret Lab maps.

If you decide to battle during your Neopet Game, training is a must. Then you can equip your pet and battle in the battledome. You can fight against other players or battle opponents that you have found around the site. Read the Battlepedia for more info.

Your neopet can earn trophies that appear on your pet's look up page for entering contests like the Gourmet Club, the Neopians Book Awards, Beauty contest etc. Click here to see your trophies and here for more info on contests available.

Your neopet has a webpage and you can edit it or leave it as the default that each pet species has. To see your pet's page or edit it, go to NeoPet Game Central and click Pet Pages. You can even see how many people have viewed your pet's page!

People will want to see your neopet, and they will view your pet's look up by clicking on the pet's name from your user look up. You can edit your pet's look ups with HTML by clicking on your pet's quick reference info and finding the link.

You can do a lot of things with your pet including paint them different colors if you find a paint brush or use a morphing potion to change them. To see all the possible ways to paint pets, visit the Rainbow Pool on the main Shops page. (You can even paint petpets!).

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