Who doesn’t want a Pet Rock? You don’t need to feed or water this little boulder of joy to keep it happy and think of how useful it can be! Pet Rock makes a wonderful seat for enjoying the sunset, or an impromptu table at a picnic for two. You can even fry a Roc Egg on your Pet Rock on an unusually hot day! But how do you get this stony companion? That’s the tricky part, which is why I am here to guide you to your very own precious Pet Rock!
The Pet Rock is a forced spawned pet, but I’m labeling it a dropped pet as it does “drop” from a specific rift event. To start you need the Encroaching Death Rift. If you are 50 (or you have a good friend who is) the PA Death Lure can summon this Rift, however which Death Rift the lure summons is random so expect to spend some time just getting the correct Rift to appear. On the first stage of Encroaching Death you will see a Demolitionist mob spawn along with some Skeletal Workers and a few Overseers. Avoid pulling the Overseers because you want to stay in Phase 1 until you get the pet! Carefully pull the Demolitionist over to one of the boulders the Workers are mining. Kill the Demolitionist at this boulder, as he dies you’ll see him explode which will break down the boulder. Each boulder may take a few Demolitionist to break, but as long as you don’t progress the rift into Phase 2, Demolitionist will spawn every 30 seconds or so. Eventually, if you keep detonating the Demolitionist on boulders (even the ruins) a clickable Pet Rock will appear on the ground for you to loot!
It took me 2 solid hours of rift summoning to get Encroaching Death to pop, but it was well worth the effort for this gloriously stationary Pet Rock!