Ability hunter pet spider Neutral 15 Pest Control 10 Money achievement
Slay the following pests.
  • IconSmall Snake Adder
  • Inv misc monstertail 03 Devouring Maggot
  • IconSmall Rat Fjord Rat
  • Inv misc monstertail 03 Larva
  • IconSmall Snake Moccasin
  • IconSmall Rat Rat
  • IconSmall Scorpid Scorpion
  • IconSmall Spider Spider
  • IconSmall Rat Underbelly Rat
  • IconSmall Spider Crystal Spider
  • IconSmall Beetle Fire Beetle
  • IconSmall Beetle Gold Beetle
  • Inv misc monstertail 03 Maggot
  • IconSmall Rat Mouse
  • IconSmall Roach Roach
  • IconSmall Snake Snake
  • IconSmall Squirrel Squirrel
  • IconSmall Rat Zul'Drak Rat
Were you looking for either of the Quests, Alliance 15 [73] Pest Control or Horde 15 [73] Pest Control?

Pest Control is a general achievement.

It involves killing a variety of pest-like critters in the game.


Critter Location
Combat 15 IconSmall Snake AdderDurotar; The Barrens; Hellfire Peninsula; The Underbog
Combat 15 IconSmall Spider Crystal SpiderThe Nexus; Oculus; Winterspring
Combat 15 Inv misc monstertail 03 Devouring MaggotUtgarde Catacombs, Howling Fjord
Combat 15 IconSmall Beetle Fire BeetleBurning Steppes; Searing Gorge; Shattered Halls, Hellfire Citadel
Combat 15 IconSmall Rat Fjord RatHowling Fjord
Combat 15 IconSmall Beetle Gold BeetleHalls of Stone and Halls of Lightning, Ulduar; Tanaris
Combat 15 Inv misc monstertail 03 LarvaGhostlands; Naxxramas
Combat 15 Inv misc monstertail 03 MaggotGhostlands; Halgrind (in Howling Fjord, near the pool in the center of the village); Ashenvale (Lake Falathim)
Combat 15 IconSmall Snake MoccasinSwamp of Sorrows in the waterways near the Pool of Tears
Combat 15 IconSmall Rat MouseWestfall, Grizzly Hills, hill just above Venture Bay
Combat 15 IconSmall Rat RatAll over Azeroth
Combat 15 IconSmall Roach RoachAll over Azeroth
Combat 15 IconSmall Scorpid ScorpionHellfire Peninsula in the plains below Honor Hold; Ruins of Ahn'Qiraj; Temple of Ahn'Qiraj
Combat 15 IconSmall Snake SnakeAll over Azeroth
Combat 15 IconSmall Spider Spider Ghostlands, and other places in Azeroth
Combat 15 IconSmall Squirrel SquirrelAll over Azeroth
Combat 15 IconSmall Rat Underbelly RatUnderbelly, Dalaran
Combat 15 IconSmall Rat Zul'Drak RatZul'Drak

Found at any farmstead. You may need to kill the prairie dogs to get the mouse to spawn.



There's a useful (and amusing) macro you can use to help pin point the exact critter once you're in the vicinity. Unfortunately this macro exceeds the 255 character limit imposed on macros. A workaround is to either leave out the last 3 lines completely or to only include pests you still need (assuming a partially completed achievement).

/tar Adder
/tar Devouring Maggot
/tar Fjord Rat
/tar Larva
/tar Moccasin
/tar Rat
/tar Scorpion
/tar Spider
/tar Zul'Drak Rat 
/tar Crystal Spider 
/tar Fire Beetle
/tar Gold Beetle
/tar Maggot
/tar Mouse
/tar Roach
/tar Snake
/tar Underbelly Rat
/stopmacro [noexists]
/script PlaySoundFile("Sound\\Creature\\Ragnaros\\RagnarosSlay01.wav")
/tell YourNameHere >>> %t <<<


This is a combination strategy for the following achievements:

Howling Fjord

  1. Kill: Devouring Maggot, Utgarde Catacombs [57, 55]
    , on the bottom pit with all the ghouls
  2. /love: Fjord Turkey, [67, 67]
  3. /love: Fjord Penguin, [66, 83]
  4. /love: Scalawag Frog, [36, 80]
  5. Kill: Fjord Rat, [34, 78]
    populated areas
  6. Kill: Roach, [36, 11]

Grizzly Hills

  1. /love: Mountain Skunk, abundant throughout the zone
  2. /love: Grizzly Squirrel, abundant throughout the zone


  1. /love: Arctic Hare, [74, 70]
  2. Kill: Zul'Drak Rat, Amphitheater [45, 63]


  1. Kill: Spider, entrance
  2. Kill: Maggot, entrance
  3. Kill: Rat, abundant through the zone
  4. Kill: Larva, Plague Wing

Storm Peaks

  1. Kill: Gold Beetle: Halls of Lightning just behind entrance


  1. /love: Glacier Penguin, [69, 20]

Sholazar Basin

  1. /love: Sholazar Tickbird, [27, 60]
    , near the Nesingwary Base Camp

Borean Tundra

  1. /love: Borean Marmot, abundant throughout the zone
  2. /love: Tundra Penguin, [38, 9]
  3. Kill: Crystal Spider, Nexus around Combat 15 [83+] Keristrasza
  4. /love: Borean Frog [70, 29]
  5. /love: Steam Frog [68, 41]


  1. Kill: Underbelly Rat - Dalaran, The Underbelly
  2. Now take the portal to Shattrath

Shattrath City

  1. /love: Chicken, [58, 69]
  2. /love: Ewe, [58, 23]

Terokkar Forest

  1. /love and kill: Squirrel
  2. /love: Skunk


  1. /love: Crab
  2. /love: Frog

Hellfire Peninsula

  1. Kill: Adder, [17, 48]
  2. Kill: Scorpion, [18, 47]
  3. Now go back to Shattrath
  4. Horde 15 Horde take the portal to Orgrimmar, Alliance 15Alliance take the portal to Stormwind
  5. Horde 15 From Orgrimmar, take the portal to the Blasted Lands and run to Swamp of Sorrows
Alliance 15From Stormwind, take the portal to the Blasted Lands and run to Swamp of Sorrows

Swamp of Sorrows

  1. Kill: Moccasin, [48, 45]
  2. /love: Huge Toad, [45, 46]
  3. Run back to your faction's flight master and fly to Thorium Point in Searing Gorge

Searing Gorge

  1. Kill: Fire Beetle, [44, 40]
  2. /love: Lava Crab, [43, 35]
  3. Alliance 15Alliance Fly to Sentinel Hill in Westfall, Horde 15 should fly to Grom'Gol then run on foot to Westfall


  1. These three are scattered through the zone, with the mouse being the most rare
  2. Kill: Mouse, throughout zone
  3. /love: Prairie Dog, throughout zone
  4. Kill: Snake, throughout zone

Elwynn Forest

  1. /love: Sheep, [24, 82]
  2. /love: Fawn, [24, 83]
  3. /love: Deer, [24, 82]
  4. /love: Cow, [26, 75]
  5. /love: Rabbit, [26, 77]
  6. /love: Cat, [44, 52]
  7. Alliance 15Alliance should head to Wetlands, Horde 15 Horde may want to travel to Wetlands last, so they can come from Undercity


  1. /love: Toad, [49, 58]
  2. /love: Ram, [49, 69]
  3. Travel to Barrens first if Alliance 15Alliance, or Durotar first if Horde 15 Horde


  1. /love: Gazelle, [48, 58]
  2. /love: Swine, [53, 20]


  1. /love: Hare, throughout zone

Un'goro Crater

  1. /love: Parrot, [50, 17]

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