About Taming, it's timeless fight about it needs to be action or profession skill. SV idea is that its action skill because you can use the pets in PvP fights, which is useless imho, or better to say not optimized atm. If you are using pets for PvE then taming should be profession skill.
I hope I am wrong, but I think it will be same as on release. Too much players, queue, SV will add more alt servers, people will start to quit, less population, removing alt servers, low population, one server.
I am playing on GFN and I can't see any difference in weather. Sometimes I hear it's raining butt here is no clouds and there is no rain. Sometimes I can see the rain drops without any raining sounds and without dark clouds. Never experienced storm or blizzard, it's just same as before. There is...
So far, for me it's like this:
3% chance that you will get something else then silver. Every raffle bag will give you 1 or 2 silver. Every 30 raffle bag will give you something more.
I got Cuprum transmutation flux, plate scales, dense crepite, bandages, cuprum/coral ring x2, small rough...
Idk if it's bug or is it intended, there is no Leptoid and Placoid scales lore books. You can learn them through action, butchering Laake, Skull Kua, Silk ray and Sand ray and level up by crafting swords I think, it uses only 3 units of scales per sword.