Critters and Books

Critters and Books

This guide is designed to be able to be completed solo, though you may need help in Scholomance, depending on your class. (requires Skeleton Key)
This guide Covers the following Achievements, and assumes you can fly in Northrend.
The guide is divided by continent.
I highly recommend the Overachiever mod, check it out.
Tourguide version available here.


Friend or Fowl?


Pest Control


To All The Squirrels I've Loved Before


To All The Squirrels Who Shared My Life


Well Read

Optional



Northrend Angler




Outland Angler



The Scavenger

Also would be a good idea to keep an eye on the following:


Northern Exposure - macro


Medium Rare - macro




Table of Contents

1. Map Legend and Macros
2. Northrend takes about 1 hour including fishing nodes.
3. Outland takes about 30 minutes including fishing nodes.
4. Kalimdor takes about 45 minutes including fishing nodes.
5. Eastern Kingdoms takes about 1.5 hours including fishing nodes. (& Scarlet Monastery & Scholomance)
6. Scarlet Monastery Library
7. Scholomance



Map Legend and Macros - Back to Table of Contents

Map Legend
Critters in Red
Books in Blue
Fish in Purple

Northrend Macro
/tar Arctic H
/tar Faw
/tar Roac
/tar Snake
/tar Spid
/tar Chic
/tar Crab
/tar Sheep
/tar Fjord R
/tar Skunk
/tar Huge
/tar Zul
/tar Sholazar T
/tar Steam F
/tar Borean F
/tar Borean M
/stopmacro [noexists]
/tell YOURNAMEHERE Found %t!
/stopmacro [dead]

Outland, Kalimdor, and Eastern Kingdoms Macro
/tar Scorpion
/tar Frog
/tar Toad
/tar Prairie Dog
/tar Adder
/tar Parrot
/tar Hare
/tar Swine
/tar Gazelle
/tar Moccasin
/tar Cat
/tar Cow
/tar Lava Crab
/tar Fire Beetle
/tar Ram
/tar Maggot
/tar Larva
/stopmacro [noexists]
/tell YOURNAMEHERE Found %t!
/stopmacro [dead]



Northrend - Back to Table of Contents
Northrend takes about 1 hour including fishing nodes.

Dalaran
/love Rabbit and Squirrel (not in macro, should be easy enough to find)
kill Rat Outside of Violet Hold
kill Underbelly Rat in the sewers
Horde read The Guardians of Tirisfal on the top floor of the horde inn











Crystalsong Forest
Fishing
Fly down from Dalaran to the river below.
Glassfin Minnow School













Dragonblight (find one while traveling through the zone)
/love Arctic Hare

Fishing
Dragonfin Angelfish School Lake Indu'le
Imperial Manta Ray School along the shores









Grizzly Hills (all of them are at the same place, you should see an area of tree stumps)
/love Fawn
/love Deer, Grizzly Squirrel, and Mountain Skunk (not in macro)
kill Mouse (not in macro)

Fishing
Glacial Salmon School in the rivers









Howling Fjord
(1) kill Roach, Snake, and Spider
(2) /love Chicken
(3) /love Fjord Penguin (not in macro)
(4) /love Crab and Sheep
(4) /love Scalawag Frog (not in macro, at pirate camp)
(5) kill Fjord Rat
(5) kill Devouring Maggot in Utgarde Keep Catacombs, (56,49) (not in macro)
Go down the ramp, down the stairs on your right, 2 flights down.
(6) /love Skunk and Fjord Turkey
(6) Slay 15 Fjord Turkey in 3 minutes.

Fishing
Fangtooth Herring School in the rivers
Deep Sea Monsterbelly School
Zul'Drak (both of them are at the same place)
/love Huge Toad
kill Zul'Drak Rat













Storm Peaks - Halls of Stone (just inside the instance)
kill Gold Beetle (not in macro)













Icecrown
/love Glacier Penguin (not in macro)













Sholazar Basin
/love Sholazar Tickbird

Fishing
Nettlefish School











Borean Tundra
(1) /love Tundra Penguin (not in macro)
(2) The Nexus (inside instance, go straight towards Keristrasza)
kill Crystal Spider (not in macro)
(3) /love Steam Frog, Borean Frog, and Borean Marmot

Fishing
Musselback Sculpin School
Moonglow Cuttlefish School







Return to Dalaran and take portal to Shattrath City



Outland - Back to Table of Contents
Outland takes about 30 minutes including fishing nodes.

Shattrath City
/love Ewe













Terokkar Forest
Fishing

School of Darter in the rivers
Highland Mixed School in the highlands like Skettis











Hellfire Peninsula
kill Scorpion













Zangarmarsh
/love Frog

Fishing
Brackish Mixed School
Sporefish School
Steam Pump Flotsam









Nagrand
/love Toad, and Prairie Dog
kill Adder

Fishing
Mudfish School
Bluefish School









Return to Shattrath City and take portal:
To Caverns of Time (if you are revered with Keepers of Time) or to Kalimdor



Kalimdor - Back to Table of Contents
Kalimdor takes about 45 minutes including fishing nodes.

Alliance
If you ported to Darnassus read The Betrayer Ascendant













Tanaris
read The Kaldorei and the Well of Eternity in Caverns of Time
read Old Hatreds - The Colonization of Kalimdor in Gadgetzan

Fishing
Floating Wreckage









Un'Goro Crater
/love Parrot













Mulgore - Horde only
read The Battle of Grim Batol













Durotar
/love Hare and Swine













The Barrens
/love
Gazelle
read Charge of the Dragonflights in Ratchet by Gazlowe
read Exile of the High Elves in Jazzik's General Goods
read Sargeras and the Betrayal in the Ratchet Inn
read Mount Hyjal and Illidan's Gift in the Ratchet Inn









Alliance fly to Darnassus if you still need to read The Betrayer Ascendant
and fly back to Ratchet













Take the Boat to Booty Bay



Eastern Kingdoms - Back to Table of Contents
Eastern Kingdoms takes about 1.5 hours including fishing nodes. (& Scarlet Monastery & Scholomance)

Stranglethorn Vale
Booty Bay

read Sunwell - The Fall of Quel'Thalas Second floor of The Salt Sailor Tavern
In the basement of "Sea Wolf" MacKinley's building read Empires' Fall, The Twin Empires, Wrath of Soulflayer
read The Sentinels and the Long Vigil outside and up to the top floor of "Sea Wolf" MacKinley's building

Fishing
Bloodsail Wreckage
Schooner Wreckage
Waterlogged Wreckage





Swamp of Sorrows
kill Moccasin
read Rise of the Horde
read The New Horde
read The Dark Portal and the Fall of Stormwind











Duskwood
read Kil'jaeden and the Shadow Pact
read The Birth of the Lich King
read The Founding of Quel'Thalas











Elwynn Forest
/love Cat, and Cow
read Lethargy of the Orcs
read Rise of the Blood Elves











Stormwind City - Alliance only
read The Alliance of Lordaeron
read The Battle of Grim Batol
read The Guardians of Tirisfal











Searing Gorge
/love Lava Crab
kill Fire Beetle













Loch Modan
/love Ram
read Ironforge - the Awakening of the Dwarves
read The Last Guardian











Scarlet Monastery Library map - Back to Table of Contents
read Aegwynn and the Dragon Hunt (22.6,20.1)
read War of the Three Hammers (22.6,13.0)
read Aftermath of the Second War (30.9,9.7)

read War of the Spider (33.5,17.4)
read Arathor and the Troll Wars (40.9,10.6)
read The World Tree and the Emerald Dream (40.9,16.6)
read Archimonde's Return and the Flight to Kalimdor (43.0,15,5)
read The War of the Ancients (44.8,13.0)
read Beyond the Dark Portal (42.6,19.4)
read The Scourge of Lordaeron (42.6,25.2)
read Icecrown and the Frozen Throne (45.9,40.9)
read Kel'Thuzad and the Forming of the Scourge (46.7,44.0)
read Civil War in the Plaguelands (41.4,43.7)



Scholomance map - Back to Table of Contents
read The Lich King Triumphant (35.4,41.5)
read The Seven Kingdoms (32.3,23.7)
read The Old Gods and the Ordering of Azeroth (17,17)
read The Invasion of Draenor (30.4,28.3)











Ghostlands
kill Larva, and Maggot













Silvermoon City - Horde only
read The Alliance of Lordaeron
read The Betrayer Ascendant