Robert Craig Strategies for Family Familiar

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These are simple strategies to defeat Robert Craig for the Family Familiar achievement.  You can only fight these trainers when their World Quest is available.  These strategies assume all of your pets are level 25 and of Rare quality.

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Robert Craig’s Team:
Thrugtusk
Wumpas
Baeloth

1. Aquatic

Spawn of G’nathus (1,2,1)
Gahz’rooki (x,2,1)
Emperor Crab (2,2,2)

Lightning ShieldThunderboltSwallow You Whole until first pet dies.  Whirlpool.  Swallow You Whole until second pet dies.  Use what you can of Gahz’rooki, then the crab will come in.  Cast Whirlpool, then Healing WaveSurge until third pet dies.

2. Beast

Zandalari Anklerender (2, 1, 2)
Zandalari Kneebiter (2, 2, 2)
Ash’ana (2, 2, x)

Black Claw. Hunting Party. Once Wumpas comes out, Black Claw and then Leap until Anklerender dies. Bring out Kneebiter. Hunting Party. After Baeloth comes out, pass the turn and then switch to Ash’ana. Screech. Spam Pounce until Ash’ana dies. Bring the Kneebiter back out and finish up with Bloodfang.

3. Critter

A Rabbit/Hare with speed >245 (2, 2, 1)
A Rabbit/Hare with speed >280, BUT with the highest attack power of your rabbits above that speed (2, 2, 1)
A Rabbit/Hare with speed >329 (2, 2, 1)

Burrow. Dodge. Spam Flurry until your first bunny dies. Bring out your second bunny and Dodge. Flurry until Thrugtusk dies. When Wumpus comes out, Burrow. Spam Flurry. Dodge when Wumpas’s Headbutt comes off cooldown. Do this until Wumpas dies. It will take a bit because of his heal, but as long as you Dodge the Heabutt, you’ll whittle him down pretty easily. When Baeloth comes out, Burrow. Pass if you’re slower because he’s gonna kill you anyway, otherwise Flurry. Dodge. Flurry. Burrow. Flurry. Dodge. Flurry for the win.

4. Dragonkin

Nether Faerie Dragon (2, 2, 1)
Nexus Whelpling (1, 2, 2)
Any Dragonkin pet with speed >345

Moonfire. Arcane Blast until Thrugtusk dies. Life Exchange when Wumpas comes out. Switch to Nexus Whelpling when Nether dies. Arcane Storm. Mana Surge. Arcane Storm. When Whelpling dies, bring in your third pet and use any couple attacks to finish it off.

5. Elemental

Blossoming Ancient (2, 2, 2)
Singing Sunflower (1, 1, 2) or Broot (2, 2, 2)
Searing Scorchling (2, 2, 1)

Ironbark. Sunlight. Photosynthesis. Now switch to Broot. Sunlight. Photosynthesis. Keep switching between them and doing that until one of them dies. The point is to whittle down the backline pets before they become a problem. When Wumpas comes out, bring out the Scorchling and Flame Breath, then Conflagrate to finish him off. Keep using Ironbark/Lash to finish off the other pets.

6. Flying

Stormwing (2, 1, 1)
Mechanical Axebeak (1, 2, 1)
Vale Flitter (1, 1, 2)

Call Lightning. Thunderbolt. Quills until Thrugtusk dies. Get in a last Quills on Wumpas before it dies. Bring in Axebeak. Haywire. Alpha Strike. When Baeloth comes up, Decoy. Haywire to finish up. Flitter is backup.

7. Humanoid

Anubisath Idol (2, 2, 1)
Rotten Little Helper (2, 1, 1)
Ore Eater (1, 2, 2)

Deflection. Stoneskin. Spam Demolish and maintain Stoneskin until your Idol dies. Use Deflection again on Wumpas’s first turn and when his Headbutt comes off cooldown. Once Anubisath dies, bring in Helper (Deflection on Baeloth’s first turn if Anubisath is still alive). Booby-Trapped Presents. Greench’s Gift. Spam Ice Lance. If Helper dies, bring in Ore to clean up. This strategy will depend on how many of the Demolishes hit, but it should usually work.

8. Magic

Hyjal Wisp (1, 1, 1)
Enchanted Broom (2, x, 2)
Willy (1, 2, 2)

Evanescence. Feedback three times. Wish. Evanescence. Spam Feedback until Thrugtusk dies. When Wumpas comes out, swap to Broom. Wind-Up once. Batter twice. Wind-Up once more. Pass Baeloth’s first turn, then switch to Willy. Eyeblast. Rot. Spam Tongue Lash to win.

9. Mechanical

Tranquil Mechanical Yeti (1, 1, 2)
Cogblade Raptor (2, 2, 1)
Menagerie Custodian (1, 1, 2)

Call Lightning. Spam Metal Fist until Thrugtusk dies. Ion Cannon Wumpas’s first turn. Finish him up with Metal Fist. Try to get a final Call Lightning in if you can. Bring out Raptor. Batter Wumpas down until he dies. When Baeloth comes out, Screech. Spam Batter. Custodian is backup.

10. Undead

Spirit Crab (2, 1, 1)
Scourged Whelpling (2, 1, 1)
Blighthawk (1, x, 1)

Maintain Shell Shield. Use Amplify Magic on cooldown. Spam Surge. When Wumpas comes out, just keep spamming Surge on him until your Crab dies. Bring out Whelpling. Call Darkness. Plagued Blood. Spam Tail Sweep.  Also try to get a Plagued Blood on Baeloth before your Whelpling dies.For Baeloth, use Lift-Off one round before his Crystal Prison comes off cooldown and spam Infected Claw. This strategy has a bit of RNG because of the stuns so it may take a few tries, but it works.

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