Animal Companions in Gameplay
Yolo Solos NFTs with animal companions give holders a unique gameplay experience, as they unlock special hunting prey and prizes. Learn more below about how these special traits impact the gameplay for your character.
Unique Prey: Magnar and Mighty Moose
Unique Prize: Meat & Pelt
In the heart of the vast, untamed wilderness, deep within the ancient forest, there roamed a legendary trophy moose known as "Magnar the Mighty." Tales of Magnar's grandeur and majesty echo through the land, captivating the hearts and minds of hunters and adventurers alike. But this is no ordinary moose; he is a creature of great mystery and elusive power, and he can only be found and confronted by those who had a bear companion by their side. Whispers of Magnar's existence spread among the hunters, and as the stories are passed from one generation to another, a unique tradition has emerged. The elders of the hunting communities speak of a sacred bond between the hunters and the bears, a bond that transcends the usual predator-prey relationship. They believed that those who earn the trust and companionship of a bear are granted the rare privilege of seeking out and challenging Magnar. To find Magnar, the hunters rely on the instincts of their bear companions, whose acute senses can detect the subtlest signs of the mighty moose's presence. The bears lead their human counterparts through the dense undergrowth, following the scent and traces left behind by Magnar's majestic form. Finally, after a treacherous and awe-inspiring journey, the hunters and their bear companions stand face to face with Magnar the Mighty. Magnar has no defense against a bear companion, and quickly the hunter and bear are able to obtain a massive food cache and a pelt to keep them both warm at night.
Unique Prey: Thundertusk the Kingly Elk
Unique Prize: Meat & Pelt
Deep in the sprawling forest lies the tale of a special and majestic bull elk known as "Thundertusk the Kingly." Whispers of his grandeur echo through the towering pines, captivating the hearts of those who dare to dream of encountering him. But this is no ordinary elk; he possesses an enigmatic power, and he can only be hunted and brought down by those who share a profound bond with a wolf companion. In this sacred rite of passage, Yolo Solos and their wolf companions venture deep into the wilderness, navigating through rugged terrain and embracing the challenges of the untamed wild together. The bond between the human and the wolf is tested, for it is not just about the hunt but about understanding the delicate balance of nature. The Solos follow the lead of their wolf companions, whose keen senses detect the slightest traces left by Thundertusk. With every step, they grow more attuned to the language of the wild, learning to read the signs and the subtle messages of the forest. Finally, after a breathtaking and arduous journey, the Solos and their wolf companions find themselves face to face with Thundertusk the Kingly. The air is charged with awe and reverence as the majestic bull elk stands tall and proud, his antlers glistening like a crown upon his regal head. The Solo's eyes lock with Thundertusk's, and for a fleeting moment, it seems as if the elk recognizes the wolf's kinship. With a silent understanding, the hunt begins. The chase is a testament to the harmony between man, wolf, and elk, a symphony of primal instincts and ancient connections. Thundertusk's strength and wisdom are undeniable, and the pursuit seems like a dance[s with wolves] of respect rather than a battle. In the end, the wolf and their Solo take down Thunderstruck and reap the rewards of the massive meat supply and glories pelt.
Unique Prey: Shadowhoof the Elusive Buck
Unique Prize: Meat & Pelt
In the heart of the dense, mysterious woods, a legend whispers among the Yolo Solos - the tale of a legendary camouflaged buck known as "Shadowhoof the Elusive." Stories of his uncanny ability to blend seamlessly with the environment captivate the hearts of those who yearn for the ultimate hunting challenge. But this is no ordinary buck; he possesses a magical camouflage that allows him to vanish from sight, and he can only be found and hunted by those who share a profound bond with a magpie companion. Together, Solos, with their magpies up above, venture deep into the heart of the wilderness, navigating through the shadows and the whispering trees. The bond between them grows even stronger as they face the challenges of the untamed wild. Shadowhoof's magical camouflage makes him nearly impossible to spot, and only a magpie's sharp eyes and intuitive nature give them a chance to glimpse the legendary creature. Through rain and shine, they persevere, following the faintest traces left by Shadowhoof. Finally, after a heart-pounding pursuit, they find themselves face to face with Shadowhoof the Elusive. His majestic antlers stand tall, adorned with moss and leaves, a testament to his deep connection with the forest. The attack finds its mark, and Shadowhoof, understanding the sacred bond between Solos and magpies, bows his head in acceptance. The legendary buck's life ends, but his spirit remains woven into the tapestry of the wild.
Unique Prey: Glacierfin the Illustrious Arctic Char
Unique Prize: Fish Oil Potion
In the heart of the pristine alpine waters, a legend shimmers beneath the icy surface - the tale of a legendary Arctic Char known as "Glacierfin the Illustrious." Stories of its sparkling scales and remarkable size captivate the hearts of fishermen who dream of the ultimate catch. But this is no ordinary fish; it possesses an otherworldly elusiveness, and it can only be fished and caught by those who share a profound bond with a hawk companion. The oldest known telling of this tale is from a remote fishing village nestled amidst the snow-capped peaks, a skilled Yolo Solo named Erik had always felt a deep kinship with the hawks that soar high above the cliffs. One hawk, with eyes as sharp as the glaciers, stood out from the rest. Erik named his companion Aurora, for her shimmering plumage that mirrored the dancing Northern Lights. The tales of Glacierfin ignited a fire within Erik, and he knew in his heart that he must undertake the extraordinary quest. Guided by the wisdom of the mountains and Aurora's keen gaze, Erik set out on a journey of perseverance and wonder. Together, Erik and Aurora ventured to the heart of the alpine waters, where the chill bites at their skin and the air was filled with the scent of pine and ice. The bond between them grows even stronger as they face the challenges of the untamed waters. Days turned into nights as they cast their lines into the crystal-clear depths. Glacierfin's shimmering form remained a fleeting glimpse, a ghostly dance beneath the frozen waves. Only Aurora's watchful eyes and intuitive nature gave them a chance to sense the presence of the legendary fish. Through snow and wind, they persisted, following the slightest ripples and the gentlest tugs on the line. Each moment was a delicate ballet of trust and harmony between Erik, Aurora, and the untamed wilderness. Finally, after a heart-pounding wait, they found themselves with a catch like no other - Glacierfin the Illustrious, resplendent in its Arctic beauty. Its scales glistened like diamonds, reflecting the light of the shimmering sky. Erik and Aurora approached the majestic fish with reverence, understanding the delicate balance they had to maintain. The catch was not a triumph over nature, but a dance of respect and understanding between fisherman and fish. Aurora, with her talons poised, dove gracefully into the water, momentarily distracting Glacierfin from its ancient rhythms. In that brief moment of diversion, Erik deftly reeled in the line, a testament to the bond he shares with his hawk companion. Right then and there, a profound fishing encounter for Solos and their hawk companions was born. The legend of Glacierfin lives on for Solos lucky enough to have extraordinary bond between human and hawk.
Unique Prey: Frostclaw the Enigmatic Wolverine
Unique Prize: Meat & Pelt
In the rugged, untamed wilderness, some Yolo Solos are able to venture out on quests that others would deem impossible. This particular adventure is unlike any other, for they can seek to hunt a special and unique wolverine known as "Frostclaw the Enigmatic.” Frostclaw is no ordinary wolverine. It possesses a magical elusiveness, a knack for disappearing into the snowy landscape, leaving no trace of its presence. Legends speak of its pristine white coat, coveted for its rarity and beauty. Many have tried to hunt Frostclaw, but all have returned empty-handed, for it can only be caught by those who share a profound bond with a lizard companion. Yolo Solos only set out on this daring quest with their lizard companions by their side. Together, Yolo Solos and their lizards venture into the expanse, where the wind howls and the mountains stand tall like ancient sentinels. The bond between them is unlike any other, a connection that transcends mere companionship. Yolo Solos rely on their lizards/ acute senses, reading the subtle signs left by the wolverine's passage. Usually after a grueling pursuit, they find themselves in the presence of Frostclaw the Enigmatic. The wolverine's white coat blends perfectly with the snow, making it almost invisible to the naked eye. Yet, lizard eyes' see beyond the camouflage, guiding Yolo Solos closer to the prized quarry. A battle ensues, but the Solos usually end up on top .With a heart full of gratitude, Yolo Solos thank Frostclaw for the gift of the hunt. The wolverine's spirit acknowledges the bond between hunter and hunted, a connection that transcends the act of killing. Yolo Solos then set to work, carefully skinning Frostclaw with their lizard's assistance. The lizard's natural camouflage allows him to blend in, making the task seem effortless. They harvest the meat and pelt with the utmost respect, honoring the cycle of life and nature's bounty. The legend of Frostclaw continues to live on for the Yolo Solos lucky enough to have a lizard companion by their side.
Unique Prey: Selenea the Spry White-tailed Deer
Unique Prize: Meat & Pelt
Far our in the vast wilderness, roams legendary white-tailed deer, known far and wide as “Selenea the Spry" white-tailed deer. Selenea is no ordinary deer; it possesses an ethereal white coat that shimmers like moonlight, and its antlers glow with a soft, silvery radiance. It is said that Selenea holds within it the essence of the forest, a guardian spirit protecting the delicate balance of nature. Legends spoke of a prophecy surrounding Selenea, foretelling that the deer can only be hunted and killed by a chosen few. These individuals are destined to have a scorpion companion by their side, a rare and mysterious bond that grants them the power to challenge the mystical creature. Among the Solos who roam the Yoloverse, tales of Selenea spread like wildfire, capturing the imaginations of the brave and the ambitious alike. Many seek to prove themselves worthy of the hunt, eager to demonstrate their valor and claim the glory of overcoming such an extraordinary challenge. For those Solos lucky enough to have a scorpion companion by their sides, the unique encounter of hunting and killing Selenea is possible. The scorpions are able to use their special venom to take down Selenea, allowing their Solo to acquire and great bounty of his meat and pelt.