Freehold Battle for Azeroth Dungeon Guide - Boss Strategies and Loot List




Achievements

NamePoints
FreeholdDefeat Harlan Sweete in Freehold.
10
Heroic: FreeholdDefeat Harlan Sweete in Freehold on Heroic difficulty or higher.
10
I'm in Charge Now!Defeat Skycap'n Kragg after summoning and defeating Patches in Freehold on Mythic difficulty.
10
Mythic: FreeholdDefeat Harlan Sweete in Freehold on Mythic difficulty.
10
Pecking OrderServe Sharkbait his favorite meal in Freehold on Mythic difficulty.
10
That Sweete BootyDefeat Harlan Sweete after destroying three Chests o' Booty in Freehold on Mythic Difficulty.
10


Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
Freehold
Freehold has traditionally served as a haven for pirates, scoundrels, and those who wish to live free of Kul Tiran control. Now, the Irontide Raiders have brought the city under their harsh rule and are coercing the various pirate crews under their banner. While the pirates gather, a small group of heroes must infiltrate the town and eliminate their leadership to dissolve this growing alliance of cutthroats.

Skycap'n Kragg
Skycap'n Kragg and his faithful mount Sharkbait are the guardians of Freehold, continously patrolling the sky on the lookout for intruders. At least, that is what they're supposed to be doing. Instead, these two are often found snoozing in their crow's nest or dropping guano on unsuspecting victims from above.

  • Overview - Skycap'n Kragg charrrrrges into combat mounted on his giant parrot, Sharkbait. At 75% health Kragg will dismount and Sharkbait will take to the sky, raining Vile Bombardment.
  • Stage: Mounted Assault -
    • Charrrrrge - Charrrrrges towards a random enemy, inflicting 17,050 Nature damage and knocking back all players within 8 yards.
    • Pistol Shot - The caster draws a concealed pistol and fires a quick shot at an enemy, dealing [ 12,000 + 214.5% of Attack Power ] Fire damage.
  • Stage: Death Rains from Above -
    • Vile Bombardment - Sharkbait bombards his enemies with a vile puddle, inflicting 4,090 Nature damage every 1.5 sec and movement speed is decreased by 40% to anyone in the area.
    • Dive Bomb - Sharkbait charges across the battlefield, inflicting 30 Nature damage and knocking back all players in the way.
    • Revitalizing Brew - Skycap'n Kragg chugs a healing brew, healing an increasing amount every 1 sec. over 5 sec. Interrupting his chugging will knock the bottle out of his hand to the ground around him.
    • Azerite Powder Shot - Inflicts 16,000 Fire damage to all enemies in a cone 30 yds. long in front of the caster.

Council o' Captains
Captains Raoul, Eudora, and Jolly meet within Freehold to drink and confer. They lead the Blacktooth Brawlers, Bilge Rats, and Cutwater Corsairs crews, currently gathered under the banner of the Irontide by Harlan Sweete.

  • Overview - The three leaders of Freehold's crews enter combat together. Joining one of the Captains and his or her crew prior to engaging with the Council willl earn you an ally, drastically improving your chances and negating the effects of Under One Banner.
    • Damage Dealers -
    • Healers -
      • Keep allies at maximum health as Powder Shot deals significant damage to random players.
    • Tanks -
  • Captain Raoul -
    • Blackout Barrel - Raoul throws an empty barrel at a random enemy, disorienting them until the barrel is destroyed.
    • Barrel Smash - Raoul lifts his emptied barrel of grog and slams it to the ground repeatedly for 4 sec. All enemies within 10 yards suffer 3,000 Physical damage and are knocked back every second.
    • Tapped Keg - While allied with players, Raoul will tap a keg of his own personal supply, showering nearby allies with brew. Nearby allies inflict 15% more damage.
  • Captain Eudora -
    • Powder Shot - Eudora fires a heavy powder shot at a random enemy, inflicting 150 Physical damage.
    • Grapeshot - Eudora leaps to a new location and fires wide blasts of grapeshot from her rifle across the arena. Each blast deals 26 Fire damage in a cone.
    • Chain Shot - While allied with players, Eudora loads her rifle with a chain bola and blasts it at her enemy target, stunning them for 6 sec.
  • Captain Jolly -
    • Cutting Surge - Dashes to a player, inflicting 15 Physical damage to targets within 5 yds. Players struck are left bleeding for 7 Physical damage every 2 sec for 12 sec.
    • Whirlpool of Blades - Captain Jolly unleashes a whirling saber empowered by the seas that inflicts 37 Nature damage every second to all nearby enemies.
    • Trade Wind's Vigor - While allied with players, Jolly bends the trade winds to his will, increasing the movement speed of nearby allies by 40% for 10 sec.
  • Rummy Mancomb - Freehold's bartender doesn't engage in combat, but continues to serve drinks even in the most chaotic brawls.

Ring of Booty
Within Freehold, there is a fighting tournament where the fiercest brigands from across the seas test their might. This rogue's gallery consists of a strange assortment of contenders, but none so fearsome as the current champion, Shark Puncher. Countless challengers have sought to topple the powerful pugilist, but all of them have ended up as chum.

  • Overview - Trothak, the Champion of the Ring of Booty, enters battle using the two sharks strapped to his arms as weapons. Alternating between swinging sharks at nearby enemies and throwing sharks at far away enemies, Trothak is a danger to anyone in his arena.
    • Damage Dealers -
      • Avoid standing between Trothak and loose sharks to evade taking damage from Rearm.
      • Flailing Shark will move towards its nearest target.
    • Healers -
      • Avoid standing between Trothak and loose sharks to evade taking damage from Rearm.
      • Flailing Shark will move towards its nearest target.
    • Tanks -
      • Avoid standing between Trothak and loose sharks to evade taking damage from Rearm.
      • Flailing Shark will move towards its nearest target.
  • Shark Tornado - Trothak holds his shark by the tail and spins in a circle, inflicting 17 Physical damage every 1 sec to all enemies within 9 yards.
  • Flailing Shark - A loose shark leaps at the nearest enemy, inflicting 15 Nature damage to all enemies within 5 yards of the shark.
  • Ripper Punch - Trothak punches a nearby enemy, inflicting 9 Physical damage and bleeding the target for 5 every 3 sec for 12 sec.
  • Shark Toss - Trothak throws a shark at a player, inflicting 13 Nature damage to all enemies 8 yards.
  • Rearm - Trothak charges a nearby shark, inflicting 26 Physical damage to anyone in the way. Upon reaching the shark, Trothak reattaches the shark to his arm.
  • Throw Chum - Rowdy spectators throw piles of meat into the arena creating slippery areas, slowing players movement by 50%. Any sharks moving through the area consume the chum and have their movement slowed until they are picked up.

Harlan Sweete
Harlan Sweete is the leader of the Irontide Raiders, and his vast wealth is only exceeded by his foulness. Currently bankrolled by Lady Ashvane, Sweete has been tasked with uniting the various pirate crews by any means necessary.

  • Overview - Harlan Sweete rolls his magically loaded dice at 60% and 30% health remaining, gaining advantages via Loaded Dice: All Hands! and Loaded Dice: Man-O-War.
    • Damage Dealers -
    • Healers -
      • Allies afflicted withCannon Barrage can take heavy damage, keep them healed!
    • Tanks -
      • Defeat or otherwise prevent Irontide Grenadiers from reaching their targets to avoid the effects of Black Powder Bomb.
  • Loaded Dice - Harlan Sweete rolls his magically loaded dice at 60% and 30% health remaining, gaining an advantage in combat.
    • Loaded Dice: All Hands! - All hands on deck! Harlan Sweete's abilities target additional enemies.
    • Loaded Dice: Man-O-War - Harlan's dice give him the power of a Man-O-War. Attack speed increased by 100% and all damage taken increased by 100%.
      Harlan Sweete's abilities trigger more frequently.
  • Swiftwind Saber - With a flick of his saber, Harlan bends the tradewinds to his will and sends them flying forward. Enemies that collide with the winds are knocked back and suffer 22 Nature damage.
  • Cannon Barrage - Every 0.8 sec the target marks their current location. After 1.5 sec, the marked location explodes inflicting 17 Fire damage to all players within 5 yards.
    In addition, the target is hit with Flaming Shrapnel causing them to suffer 2 Fire damage every 0.8 sec for 4 sec.
  • Avast, ye! - Harlan Sweete orders an Irontide Grenadier to charge a random enemy.
    • Irontide Grenadier -
      • Black Powder Bomb - Irontide Grenadiers detonate when they reach their target, inflicting 30 Fire damage to all enemies within 5 yards.



Freehold Loot List
Freehold drops item level 325 (Heroic), and 340 (Mythic) loot. Loot can have higher item levels if it becomes Titanforged or Warforged.

LevelTypeSlotNameDropped ByModel Viewer
145MountSharkbait's Favorite CrackersHarlan Sweete
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325FingerFingerSeal of Questionable LoyaltiesCaptain Eudora
325TrinketTrinketHarlan's Loaded DiceHarlan Sweete
325BackBackParrotfeather CloakSkycap'n Kragg
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325ClothHeadSmartly Plumed CapHarlan Sweete
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325ClothChestRuffled Poet BlouseHarlan Sweete
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325ClothWaistSailcloth WaistbandCaptain Eudora
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325ClothLegsChum-Coated LeggingsShark Puncher
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325ClothFeetDashing Bilge Rat ShoesCaptain Eudora
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325ClothWristsSilk Cuffs of the Skycap'nSkycap'n Kragg
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325ClothHandsGreasy Bacon-GrabbersShark Puncher
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325LeatherHeadIrontide Captain's HatHarlan Sweete
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325LeatherShouldersGold-Tasseled EpauletsHarlan Sweete
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325LeatherLegsSilver-Trimmed BreechesCaptain Eudora
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325LeatherFeetKragg's Rigging ScalersSkycap'n Kragg
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325LeatherWristsSea Dog's CuffsShark Puncher
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325LeatherHandsSharkhide GripsShark Puncher
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325MailHeadSweete's Jeweled HeadgearHarlan Sweete
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325MailShouldersGaping Maw ShoulderguardHarlan Sweete
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325MailWaistChain-Linked Safety CordSkycap'n Kragg
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325MailFeetShell-KickersShark Puncher
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325MailWristsRaoul's Barrelhook BracersCaptain Eudora
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325MailHandsBite-Resistant Chain GlovesShark Puncher
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325PlateHeadSea-Brawler's GreathelmHarlan Sweete
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325PlateShouldersLockjaw ShoulderplateHarlan Sweete
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325PlateWaistSharkbait Harness GirdleSkycap'n Kragg
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325PlateLegsSharkwater WadersShark Puncher
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325PlateWristsConcealed Fencing PlatesCaptain Eudora
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325PlateHandsSharktooth-Knuckled GripsShark Puncher
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325GunRangedCaptain's DiplomacyCaptain Eudora
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325One-handed MaceOne HandSharkbait's FishhookSkycap'n Kragg
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325One-handed SwordOne HandBloody TideturnerHarlan Sweete
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325Two-handed SwordTwo HandJeweled SharksplitterShark Puncher
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325DaggerOne HandJolly's Boot DaggerCaptain Eudora
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Rare Mount
Sharkbait's Favorite Crackers (Red) is a rare drop from Challenger's Cache / Harlan Sweete on Mythic difficulty.



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