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A creature capture pod can be placed into this device, tethering the pet within its radius.
Pet Tether is a specialized storage object for pets inside capture pods. When a pod is placed inside, the captured pet will come out, staying in close proximity to the tether.
It can be crafted using a Pet Station. This tether allows players to 'place' multiple pets, and get around the single pet summoned at a time restriction of capture pods.
|Apex :||A captured creature can be tethered to this spot.|
|Avian :||A handy post that a pet to be tethered to.|
|Floran :||Creaturess attached to post ssstay here.|
|Glitch :||Satisfied. A captured creature placed in this device will stay nearby.|
|Human :||A tether for a captured creature.|
|Hylotl :||Once placed in this device, a captured creature will not wander far.|
|Novakid :||A handy tether post for keepin' captured creatures from wanderin'.|
- Cheerful Giraffe: Added