The Magma colour for pets was first shown in the Atlas of the Ancients Plot Comic, chapter 11. After access to Moltara City and the Moltara Caves was granted, the Magma Pool was blocked off by signs.
One Magma pet was spotted on a TNT test account before the colour was released to the public, and a Magma Techo was seen in an Advent Calendar animation on December 7, 2009.
Finally, on 14 December, 2009, Magma pets were released to the public. The signs around the Magma Pool were replaced by a guard who controls your access to the Pool. On initial release, all 54 pet species at the time were available in the Magma colour. Vandagyres were available in Magma as of February 7th, 2018 since the species was not available when the pool was released. You can see all their images at our Rainbow Pool.
How To Get A Magma Pet
There are two confirmed ways to obtain a Magma pet. First, and most common, is by dipping your pet into the Magma Pool. The other way to get a Magma pet is through the premium perk.
The Magma Pool
There are three known results when visiting the Magma Pool. First and most common is that the guard is awake and you cannot access the Pool:
I'm sorry, only those well-versed in the ways of Moltara are permitted to enter the Pool. Learn more and try again later.
The second possible result is that you will find the guard asleep, allowing you to sneak past him. This is a ten minute window at a random time for everyone. When trying to find your time, be sure to record what time of the day you've already checked so you can search different days without double checking the same time period. For instance, day one search between 1pm - 3pm. Day two, search between 3pm - 5pm. Once you find your time, be sure to record it for future reference.
Shhh... look! The guard is sleeping. Maybe you can sneak by him if you're very, very careful...
Please select your Neopet to take a swim in the Magma Pool and be painted Magma.
The third possible result is that you will be accepted by the guard. At this time, it is unknown how to get this result other than it being random. You should be able to access the Pool.
Welcome to Moltara's Magma Pool! You must be a true master in the ways of Moltara. One of your Neopets may have a dip in the Magma Pool.
Dipping Your Pet In The Magma Pool:
If you are lucky enough to gain access to the Pool or find the guard sleeping, the painting process is simple.
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Once you've selected a pet, your pet takes a rather heated dip and comes back Magma colour.
Lyvonias has withstood the heat of the Magma Pool and emerged with this fiery new look!
If you return to the Pool after you have used the Magma Pool to paint your pet, he will make you wait seven days and you will see the following message:
Sorry, your Neopet has already gone for a dip in the Pool. If another of your Neopets wants to splash around in there, you'll just have to come back next week.
When Pounding Magma Pets: Pounding a Magma pet will cause the pet to revert to red in color. The pet can be safely transferred to another account that is 4 months or older without losing its Magma using the Safe Transfer option. Initially, Magma pets did not change colour when put into the pound, but this was changed a day or two after the colour was released.
Younger Accounts: Magma pets cannot be transferred to accounts that are less than four months old, but these accounts may use the Magma Pool.
Below are some notable Editorials.