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Dragons of Nightmare, DPS Guide

Posted 2 years, 7 months ago by Virendra.

This page covers a DPS-focused strategy for the Dragons of Nightmare in The Emerald Nightmare. While it's tailored for DPS, other roles may also find the information useful. If you have any suggestions or feedback, you can leave a comment below or tweet @SquidWonder. This guide will be updated as needed. Normal and Heroic The information below pertains to Normal and Heroic difficulty. Mechanics in Normal and Heroic are similar, with Heroic having a few extra abilities to watch out for. Read more...

Cenarius, DPS Guide

Posted 2 years, 7 months ago by Virendra.

This page covers a DPS-focused strategy for Cenarius in The Emerald Nightmare. While it's tailored for DPS, other roles may also find the information useful. If you have any suggestions or feedback, you can leave a comment below or tweet @SquidWonder. This guide will be updated as needed. Normal and Heroic The information below pertains to Normal and Heroic difficulty. Heroic-only mechanics will be noted. Read more...

Xavius, DPS Guide

Posted 2 years, 7 months ago by Virendra.

This page covers a DPS-focused strategy for Xavius in The Emerald Nightmare. While it's tailored for DPS, other roles may also find the information useful. If you have any suggestions or feedback, you can leave a comment below or tweet @SquidWonder. This guide will be updated as needed. Normal and Heroic The information below pertains to Normal and Heroic difficulty. Heroic-only mechanics will be noted. General mechanics to know about This fight has several stages as well as some unique mechanics. I've done my best to order them in an intuitive manner. Read more...

Odyn, Healer Guide

Posted 2 years, 7 months ago by Preston.

This page covers a healer-focused strategy for Odyn in the Trial of Valor. While it's tailored for healers, other roles may also find the information useful. If you have any suggestions or feedback, you can leave a comment below or tweet @PrestonDvorak. This guide has been updated and maintained based on my own experiences with the fight as well as Dungeon Journal information. I'll continue to update it as-needed. General Mechanics and Abilities Normal and Heroic Odyn is a Three-Stage fight, during which Odyn once again tests your mettle to make sure you're tough enough to face Helya. Read more...

Guarm, Healer Guide

Posted 2 years, 7 months ago by Preston.

This page covers a healer-focused strategy for Guarm in the Trial of Valor. While it's tailored for healers, other roles may also find the information useful. If you have any suggestions or feedback, you can leave a comment below or tweet @PrestonDvorak. This guide has been updated and maintained based on my own experiences with the fight as well as Dungeon Journal information. I'll continue to update it as-needed. General Mechanics and Abilities Normal and Heroic This is a single-stage fight and revolves heavily around stacking and soaking damage when it's needed, and avoiding damage when soaking isn't needed. Read more...

Helya, Healer Guide

Posted 2 years, 7 months ago by Preston.

This page covers a healer-focused strategy for Helya in the Trial of Valor. While it's tailored for healers, other roles may also find the information useful. If you have any suggestions or feedback, you can leave a comment below or tweet @PrestonDvorak. This guide has been updated and maintained based on my own experiences with the fight as well as Dungeon Journal information. I'll continue to update it as-needed. General Mechanics and Abilities Normal and Heroic This is a three-stage fight where you alternate between fighting Helya and her minions. Stage One - low tide (helya) During this Stage, you're fighting against Helya. Read more...

DPS Guides, Trial of Valor

Posted 2 years, 7 months ago by Virendra.

Use the banners below to navigate to the different DPS-focused boss guides. You can also use the menu at the top of the site to navigate to specific guides more quickly. Read more...

Odyn, DPS Guide

Posted 2 years, 7 months ago by Virendra.

This page covers a DPS-focused strategy for Odyn in Normal and Heroic Trial of Valor. While it's tailored for DPS, other roles may also find the information useful. The information below is based on the live dungeon journal as well as available information from the PTR. Once the raid goes live, this guide will be updated. If you have any suggestions or feedback, you can leave a comment below or tweet @VirendraDG.  General mechanics to know about The first encounter of Trial of Valor is a test from Odyn to see if players are worthy of being his champion against Helya. Read more...

Guarm, DPS Guide

Posted 2 years, 7 months ago by Virendra.

This page covers a DPS-focused strategy for Guarm in Normal and Heroic Trial of Valor. While it's tailored for DPS, other roles may also find the information useful. The information below is based on the live dungeon journal as well as available information from the PTR. Once the raid goes live, this guide will be updated. If you have any suggestions or feedback, you can leave a comment below or tweet @VirendraDG.  General mechanics to know about Guarm's mechanics all require precise positioning and raid awareness. He has more one-shot mechanics than other bosses, and on top of that has a strict 4 minute enrage timer. Read more...

Goroth, Healer Guide

Posted 2 years, 7 months ago by Preston.

This page covers a healer-focused strategy for Goroth in the Tomb of Sargeras. While it's tailored for healers, other roles may also find the information useful. If you have any suggestions or feedback, you can leave a comment below or tweet @PrestonDvorak. This guide has been updated and maintained based on my own experiences with the fight as well as Dungeon Journal information. I'll continue to update it as-needed. Read more...

Patch 7.2 Restoration Druid Changes, Updates, and Overview

Posted 2 years, 7 months ago by Preston.

With Patch 7.2 coming on March 28, 2017, I thought it would be fun to compile a list of changes that are affecting Restoration Druids. This is my first time writing an article like this, and feedback is greatly appreciated - even if it's just to say whether or not you want to see articles like this for every patch. As usual, you can tweet @PrestonDvorak or leave a comment at the bottom of the page.

There are quest and content spoilers ahead, proceed with caution if you want to avoid them!

Patch 7.2: Tomb of Sargeras releases on March 28, 2017.

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Twin Colossals lore and history - Field Photographer Friday

Posted 2 years, 8 months ago by Preston.

Field Photographer Friday is a weekly look at the lore and history behind locations around World of Warcraft. This week, we're taking a look at the Twin Colossals!

The Twin Colossals are massive mountain spires located in north-western Feralas on the Kalimdor continent. Unfortunately, not much is known about the spires themselves or where they came from. At the base of the western spire, a night elf named Marli Wishrunner suggests the spires have existed since ancient times. She also used to be the only way to gain access to the top of the eastern spire in classic World of Warcraft, before flying was introduced to the world.

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Throne of the Elements lore and history - Field Photographer Friday

Posted 2 years, 8 months ago by Preston.

Field Photographer Friday is a weekly look at the lore and history behind locations around World of Warcraft. This week, we're taking a look at the Throne of the Elements!

The Throne of the Elements is located in northern Nagrand on Outland, with an alternate version also present on alternate-Draenor. In present-Azeroth, the Throne is the last home of the powerful elemental furies, which have seen their numbers fall drastically since the destruction of Draenor. The remaining furies work to keep the elements balanced and often act as ambassadors to the shaman who commune with them.

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