Shadeflicker Strategies for Family Fighter

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These are simple strategies to defeat Shadeflicker for the Family Fighter achievement.  Note that you can fight all these pets regardless of whether their world quest is up or not, so you can grind out the whole achievement in one day if you really want to.  These strategies assume all of your pets are level 25 and of Rare quality.

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Other Family Fighter Guides:
Corrupted Blood of Argus

Other Pet Battle Posts:
Tiny Terrors in Tanaan Guide
Beasts of Fable Guide
Wailing Caverns Pet Battle Dungeon Guide
Deadmines Pet Battle Challenge Guide
My Favorite Pets for Battling

1. Humanoid Havoc

Squirky (x, 2, 2)
Corefire Imp (2, 1, 2)
Kun-Lai Runt (1, 1, 1)

Pass. Pass. Rush. Immolation. Mangle. Rampage. Bubble. Pass. Stampede. Rush.

If Shadeflicker gets a crit, this strategy will NOT work and you have to start over.

2. Draconic Destruction

Silver Dragonhawk Hatchling (2, 2, 1)
Twilight Clutch-Sister (1, 2, 2)
Emmigosa (x, x, 2)

This fight is another RNG nightmare. Quills HAS to hit three times or it’s a fail, and Shadeflicker can’t crit.

Flame Breath. Prismatic Barrier. Pass. Twilight Meteor. Tail Sweep twice. Pass. Ice Tomb. Pass. Pass. Flame Breath. Conflagrate. Quills.

3. Fierce Fliers

Cerulean Moth (1, 1, 2)
Coastal Sandpiper (x, 2, 2)
Crimsonwing Moth (1, 1, 2)

Cocoon Strike. Call Lightning. Pass. Slicing Wind. Quicksand. Flock. Call Lightning. Cocoon Strike. Slicing Wind.

4. Unstoppable Undead

Ghastly Kid (1, 2, 1)
Son of Sethe (2, 1, 2)
Mr. Bigglesworth (1, x, 1)

Ethereal. Manually switch to Bigglesworth. Ice Barrier. Pass. Ice Tomb. Claw. Manually switch to Kid. Hiss. Plagued Blood. Lift-Off. Hiss. Plagued Blood. Manually switch to Bigglesworth. Ice Tomb. Claw. Hoof. Ghost Bite.

5. Critical Critters

Alpine Hare (any rabbit with speed >328) (2, 2, 2)
Scooter the Snail (pick your snail with the highest attack power) (1, 1, 1)
Brown Rabbit (any rabbit with >328 speed) (2, 2, 2)

Stampede. Pass. Dive. Acidic Goo. Pass. Bring in your first Hare/Rabbit. Stampede. Flurry. Dodge. Stampede. Flurry.

6. Magical Mayhem

Netherspace Abyssal (x, 2, 1)
Mini Mindslayer (2, x, 2)
Minfernal (x, 2, 2)

Pass. Extra Plating. Pass. Pass. Pass. Life Exchange. Pass. Meteor Strike. Pass. Explode. Explode. Mana Surge.

7. Elemental Escalation

Tiny Bog Beast (2, 2, 1)
Thundertail Flapper (1, x, 2) (Health has to be > or = Tiny Twister)
Tiny Twister (2, 2, 2)

Pass. Beaver Dam. Manually bring in Beast. Leap. Clobber. Leap. Poison Lash. Beaver Dam. Switch manually to Tiny Twister. Bash. Call Lightning. Wild Winds. Pass. Beaver Dam. Manually bring in Beast again. Leap. Clobber. Leap. Poison Lash. Beaver Dam. Manually bring in Twister again. Bash. Call Lightning. Wild Winds. Clean up with Flapper.

8. Beast Blitz

Zandalari Kneebiter (2, 2, x) (has to have lowest health of the group)
Alpine Foxling (2, 1, 2)
Zandalari Anklerender (2, x, 2)

Pass. Dazzling Dance. Crouch. Flurry. Black Claw. Hunting Party. Flurry.

9. Aquatic Assault

Mongoose Pup (1, 1, 2)
Mud Jumper (x, 1, 2)
Chuck (1, 1, 2)

Screech. Pump twice. Rip. Blood in the Water. Surge. Screech. Dive. Mudslide. Gnaw.

This fight is a bit finicky because Nether Gate swaps in whatever pet has the most health, so this will vary a lot by breed. If the order isn’t right, try another pet with similar attacks.

10. Mechanical Melee

Iron Starlette (1, x, 1)
Lifelike Mechanical Frostboar (2, x, 2)
Mechanical Pandaren Dragonling (1, x, 2)

Pass. Decoy. Pass. Missile. Missile. Missile. Pass. Decoy. Manually switch to Starlette. Wind Up. Supercharge. Wind Up. Pass. Manually switch to Boar. Decoy. Missile. Missile. Pass. Bring in Starlette. Pass. Decoy. Breath. Breath. If Shadeflicker crits on the Starlette and it dies early, don’t be too worried because you could still win.

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1 Response

  1. Dassah says:

    thank you thank you thank you! that lil rodent is one tough nut to crack!

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