Currently we have multiple warrior and mage companion options but they have identical stats. Here are some of my suggestions:
1.) We have a defensive, offensive, and balanced choice for all companion types. James be the defensive, murin ironbeard offensive, or however you want to do it. Just some stat difference between the companions. 2.) I would like to see some seyan companions. 3.) Can we get rage and duration after level x on our companions? Mage companions need duration lol. 4.) Can we get a little bit of hp buff to them? It should linger close to their level imo. As it stands, at level 45 James has like 25 or 27 hp. Very unforgiving if he is slow at warcrying. At level 45 he should be rocking at least 40 hp. 5.) Can we do something about the mage ai blowing through mana like a drunken sailor? Duration would help a bit but they have small mana pools and dump them as fast as possible without any sense of conservation. Not sure how to make this one better.
1) Kinda exists a little bit, like the Dog companion I believe is just a warcry companion. - I agree though, different specs would be nice. 2 Seyan are in the game already, I believe certain companions are locked behind level/quest pre-requisites before you can use. 3) they do get this, or so I was told by Horo, they arch at about lv28-30 but it will still be a low base until higher level I guess. 4) Agree, the templates should be adjusted to have decent HP. 5) again this is an issue with us not having enough gear yet... once you make additional sets, you can add mana to it, so your companion can use mana gear.
Personally I would like to see (again this might be in there already and I just haven't found it) mage with pulse stat higher than 1/16. Clarissa doesn't use pulse, shes a frz/lmi build, now although this is good for rds, I think it will be significantly weaker to assist with pents, at a higher level.
If you compare a mage that just freezes and lightning flashes a lv118 demon, comes to a Warrior/seyan who melees the demon down very quickly. even as a seyan, once I max my bless, I will probably swap to a melee companion and ditch the mage support at the moment due to its low efficiency in pents later on.
I like the pulse idea. But their pulse will be worthless as long as they dump all their mana on lbs and whatnot. If you do /valuesfollower even at level 45 it shows 0 duration. Ill test this by looking at how long the bless lasts for my companion when I get home. I just would like a greater variety in them basically. So many options for different situations.