The Skill listed is the minimum level needed,
where there is only a 0.2% chance of successfully taming the creature.
For more information on the 4 pretame skill levels listed, see the Professions: The Tamer
Even with 100% Ability, there is only a 1
in 20 chance of successfully taming a high difficulty pet. ("You seem to anger the Beast")
Damage listed indicates melee
combat damage (claws). Dragons, Drakes and Nightmares (among
others) also have the innate ability to breathe fire, which
deals damage proportionate to their remaining HP total.