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Grubbins on Ice

Birdbrain Beatdown achievement in Costume Quest

Birdbrain Beatdown

Defeat Araxia in battle.

Birdbrain Beatdown+0.2
1 guideOffline Game ModeSingle PlayerMain Storyline

How to unlock the Birdbrain Beatdown achievement

  • DL CyberSkullDL CyberSkull122,958
    15 Dec 2010 28 Dec 2010 03 May 2012
    92 1 13
    Araxia is backed up by Big Bones in this fight. While they both have 4,000HP, you can only attack Araxia.

    I recommend that you be sure to buy all the stamps offered in "Grubbins on Ice". For this battle I think you should use a strong offense like Skeleton of the Wolf with your favorite attack costume. Next I recommend your healer be equipped with the Multi-Wing Bat stamp, as it will regen the whole party. It is imperative you use the Yeti costume, as it can shield the whole party from harm; Big Bones will eventually start attacking and the stamp will keep you alive. I equipped the Yeti with the strongest single attack poison I had.

    To summerize:
    * Attack costume - strongest attack stamp (Skeleton of the Wolf or such).
    * Yeti costume - strongest poison stamp.
    * Healer costume - Multi-Wing Bat stamp (full party regen).

    With the above combo I attacked Araxia. After a few rounds of hitting him he will have candy fed to Big Bones, which will cause him to attack. You need to have the Yeti's shield up to avoid major damage. The damage increases every time Big Bones attacks, so you will be wiped out in a long battle no matter what.

    Araxia will eventually adopt an airborne defensive posture. Skip your special moves, he won't take damage; but he will be knocked back! Three attacks will knock him back into the path of Big Bones incoming candy, disrupting the attack for that round.

    Eventually when you get Araxia's HP down to 1, he will go into his airborne defensive posture again. From here, you must knock him into Big Bones to win the battle!

    Congratulations, you have now beaten "Grubbins on Ice"!
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    GammyGreenGiantcheers, i'd never used the yeti suit. it is key for this fight. thanks
    Posted by GammyGreenGiant on 06 Mar 11 at 09:23
    zigs00Worked like a charm! :)
    Posted by zigs00 on 18 May 11 at 15:54
    blueriversbeastOnly thing I noticed is that I think you mean 'Skeleton of the Wolf' stamp. It adds double attack power.
    Posted by blueriversbeast on 02 Jun 11 at 12:26
    Torhu HybridHeadless Bat isn't full party regen, you're thinking "Multi-Winged Bat".
    Posted by Torhu Hybrid on 15 Aug 11 at 16:12
    DL CyberSkullOh, thanks.
    Posted by DL CyberSkull on 16 Aug 11 at 00:52
    SoiledDoughnutSmashing Guide! Thumbs Up!
    Posted by SoiledDoughnut on 22 Mar 12 at 14:58
    Van UdenOh awesome, that's what the Yeti costume special attack does laugh Just beat him without it so while I'm sure it's very useful it's by no means a must use
    Posted by Van Uden on 15 Sep 12 at 02:54
    THRACE 462753Good solution!
    Posted by THRACE 462753 on 11 Oct 12 at 10:52
    DaOverUnderAgreed not a must use. Didn't use Yeti.
    Posted by DaOverUnder on 23 Dec 14 at 15:16
    Apostle92627This strategy was so epic, I didn't need Anthem even once. I kept waiting to use it but Multi-Winged Bat kept me healed throughout the fight, thanks to Yeti's armour move.
    Posted by Apostle92627 on 21 Oct at 20:50
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