The baby chinchompa is a skilling pet that can be obtained while catching any kind of chinchompa. The chances of getting it are dependent on the player’s Hunter level. Players can right click “Metamorphosis” to change its colours between grey, black, and red. There is a 1/10,000 chance that it will metamorphose into a golden colour. When attempting to metamorphose a golden baby chinchompa, a warning is displayed with a yes or no option. Should a player die with a golden chinchompa pet the pet will no longer be golden when claimed from insurance. However, the chinchompa will stay golden when logging back in, and if added to a menagerie and retrieved back.
When a player receives the pet, it will automatically try to appear as their follower. At the same time, a red message in the chatbox will state You have a funny feeling like you’re being followed.
However, if a player receives a pet while having a follower out (for example, a cat), it will be placed into their inventory. When this occurs, the message in the chatbox will instead state You feel something weird sneaking into your backpack. If a player’s inventory is full and they have a follower already, they will not receive the pet.
On death, if a player loses their pet (as a follower or in your inventory) it will wander around for 30 seconds before disappearing completely.
Players can pay a one-time fee of 500,000 coins to Probita in East Ardougne to have this pet insured. Should the pet be lost while insured, it can be reclaimed for 1,000,000 coins.
, Shown below are the base chances of receiving a baby chinchompa1.
A player’s actual chances of receiving it is 1 in B – (Lvl * 25), where B is the base chance and Lvl is the player’s Hunter level.