I gave up with my original team and switched to a
Summit kid with chew , comeback, and headbutt for stun. order headbutt, chew, comeback chew headbutt....
Crimson Geode kicks major butt with Feedback, Amplify Magic, and elementium bolt. Launce the bolt, amplify, feedback and kiss the bear good bye.
Twilight Spider with Strike, Brittle webbing, and Spiderling Swarm, brittleweb, swarm, .. etc.
All pets are rare, I beat him first encounter with this team after losing probably 20 with my old team.
With this same team, just beat all 3 cat trainers and heading to uldum where I beat Pyth in first battle..