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09-15-19, 12:43 AM   #1
MinguasBeef
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Any way to get pet position?

Is there any way to get the pet position x/y/z?
I noticed UnitPosition does not work for pets.

I'd like to retrieve this to calculate distance from myself to get an idea of when it will despawn since pets despawn at ~100 yds.
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09-15-19, 09:13 AM   #2
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UnitPosition now only works for yourself and party members outside of instances.

Pets aren't dismissed when they despwn so setting a flag when hooking Dismiss Pet, or action from its button(s), and hooking the OnHide of PetActionBar works when checking for despawn.
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09-15-19, 10:11 AM   #3
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There is this function.

https://wow.gamepedia.com/API_UnitDistanceSquared

It might work for you outside of certain areas.
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09-15-19, 02:42 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by Xrystal View Post
There is this function.

https://wow.gamepedia.com/API_UnitDistanceSquared

It might work for you outside of certain areas.
Looks like that doesn't work on the pet unit either. Oh well.

Thanks for the help guys I guess what i'm trying to do is just not possible.
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09-17-19, 02:30 AM   #5
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If you just want to know approximately how far away your pet is, you can use IsItemInRange and IsSpellInRange.

That's how LibRangeCheck-2.0 works.
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