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How to Beat Taralune with Two Pets (Guide)

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How to Beat Taralune with Two Pets
   Taralune is one of the six daily pet battle masters found on Draenor. She hangs out in Talador with her moths, just a short run east from the Retribution Point flight path. I'd like to share the strategy I use to take her down with two pets. This gives you a spot for your Elekk Plushie (for the An Awfully Big Adventure achievement) or lets you powerlevel a pet. Completing Taralune's daily quest will give you four Pet Charms that you can spend at your Garrison for leveling stones, quality upgrade stones, pet biscuits and more. In the event that you don't feel like reading or would like to see the strategy in action, there's a video at the bottom of this post that lays everything out. 
Her Pets
   Taralune has three Flying-type Moth pets. In order of appearance, they are,


Your Pets

   In the first pet slot, I use Chrominius. Set his moves to Arcane ExplosionAncient Blessing, and Surge of Power. Chrominius has a unique moveset and is useful for many other fights, so I strongly recommend having one. 
   In the second slot, I use a Nexus Whelpling. The idea is to have a Dragonkin-type pet with a Weather effect and Magic-type damage- Lil' Tarecgosa and the Bronze Whelpling are viable alternatives. I set the Nexus Whelpling's moves to Mana Surge and Arcane Storm(the first move won't be needed). 
   If you're after An Awfully Big Adventure, pop your Elekk Plushie (any level) in the last slot and don't worry about switching it into battle. If you're looking to gain bonus experience for a pet, choose one with at least 900+ health (1100+ for an Aquatic pet, or any amount of health if it's a Magic type.) If you're leveling a pet don't forget your Safari Hat!
The Fight
  • Start the battle with Chrominius. 
  • Turn 1: Arcane Explosion (you will get Counterspelled). 
  • Turn 2: Ancient Blessing. (Serendipity will Cocoon Strike, this lets you keep your speed advantage for a turn as well as heal up).
  • From this point, spam Arcane Explosion while casting Ancient Blessing on cooldown. AE will whittle down the entire team's health and Ancient Blessing should give you some longevity. As soon as your Chrominius drops below 800 health (and your Ancient Blessing is not available) cast Surge of Power and you should finish off Serendipity. 
  • She sends out Grace, who immediately casts Call Lightning and kills your Chrominius. If you're leveling a pet, send it out for one turn at this point and then switch to your Nexus Whelpling. Cast Arcane Storm, follow it up with Mana Surge and that should finish fight. 
I hope this guide helps someone get one step closer to An Awfully Big Adventure and their very own Trunks. Please share what has worked for you to two-pet this trainer- not everyone has every pet so the more strategies the better!
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Makes me feel smart when someone way better at petbattles comes up with the same strat as I did.


Awesome guide, thank you!

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Great stuff - cheers for the write up rather than just the video!

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