Unpleasant experiences are a part of becoming the most incredible Pet Battles champion you can be. Youâ€™re surrounded by enemies, challenged at every corner, and put to the test with each encounter. And yet you remain squishy. Blah blah, youâ€™ve begun to show some signs of becoming a lean machine, blah blah blah. Yet youâ€™re still too impatient, too hasty with what you hope to achieve. Hurry up and slow down!
When I was a boy, I would visit my crazy grandfather who lived in a shack in Stranglethorn Vale and loved to go fishing. Every day heâ€™d gather up a pile of Goblin Fishing Bombs he pilfered from Booty Bay, jump into his skiff, and carpet the Southern Savage Coast in search of a 33 Pound Catfish. When Iâ€™d come to visit, heâ€™d make me use less interesting techniques to help him: Iâ€™d have to fetch a switch, whittle it to a point, and then heâ€™d tie a rope around me and toss me overboard. En garde, poisson!
Since then, Iâ€™ve been the first and only person to skewer two of the elusive gill-breathers in one lunge. My success was due toâ€”I mean, come on! Look at me! You, on the other hand, need more practice . . . and thatâ€™s just what youâ€™re gonna get. Crithto!