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Dragons of Nightmare, DPS Guide

Posted 5 years, 6 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 5 years, 6 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 5 years, 6 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 5 years, 6 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 5 years, 6 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 5 years, 6 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 5 years, 6 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 5 years, 6 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 5 years, 6 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 5 years, 6 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...

Cathedral of Eternal Night, Healer Guide

Posted 5 years, 7 months ago by Preston.

This page covers healer-focused strategies for the bosses in the Cathedral of Eternal Night dungeon. 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 fights as well as Dungeon Journal information. I'll continue to update it as-needed. There is a summary of debuffs to track at the very bottom of the page. Agronox During this fight, you will face Agronox and several types of floral adds. Read more...

Overview and Tips for New Players

Posted 5 years, 7 months ago by Preston.

Below you'll find general information on Overwatch as well as tips when it comes to playing the game and building an effective team. This information is geared towards new or returning players, and may not apply to high-level ranked, competitive play. Feedback is appreciated, you can tweet @PrestonDvorak or leave a comment at the bottom of any guide page. Map Types Overwatch consists of four map types. It's important to understand the differences between these types as some heroes will perform better than others depending on the objective and whether you're attacking or defending. Read more...

Recommended Heroes for New Players

Posted 5 years, 7 months ago by Preston.

While you can play and learn any hero you'd like, there are some that I consider easier to learn while still contributing to your team's performance. With team composition being so important, I've included one hero for each role. I highly recommend learning each of the roles so you're comfortable filling in any spot the team needs. You'll also be better at the game overall by learning how different heroes and roles function. As with the rest of this guide, this information is intended for new or returning players and may not necessarily apply to high-level ranked, competitive play. Read more...