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Atal'Dazar, Healer Guide

Updated 4 days, 12 hours ago for patch 8.0 by Preston. View the change log.

This page covers healer-focused strategies for the Atal'Dazar 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 as well as Dungeon Journal information. I'll continue to update it as-needed.



 Bosses

Below are guides for the bosses in Atal'Dazar, including their abilities, healer notes, and addon settings.

Priestess Alun'za Dungeon Journal Model Priestess Alun'za

  • The tank will be dealing with Gilded Claws.
  • Before Transfusion is cast, stand in a Tainted Blood pool to prevent Alun'za from healing.
  • Dispel Molten Gold.
  • On Heroic, avoid the corruption from the Golden Cauldrons at the front of the room.
  • On Heroic, a Spirit of Gold will move around to absorb pools of Tainted Blood.
    • If no pools are present, the Spirit will attack players, causing them to need additional healing.

 Healing Notes

 Debuffs to Track
 Addons

DBM settings and other useful addons will be added as they're available.


Vol'kaal Dungeon Journal Model Vol'kaal

 Healing Notes

 Debuffs to Track
 Addons

DBM settings and other useful addons will be added as they're available.


Rezan Dungeon Journal Model Rezan

  • The tank will be dealing with Serrated Teeth.
  • Walk over Ancient Dry Bones in a controlled manner.
    • Touching a pile will spawn a Reanimated Raptor and slow your movement speed.
    • On Heroic, Rezan will also spawn a Reanimated Raptor if he passes over Ancient Dry Bones.
    • At 50% health, Bone Quake awakens all remaining Reanimated Raptors.
  • When targeted by Pursuit, run away from Rezan.
    • Being caught will deal critical damage over 8-seconds from Devour.
  • Break line of sight on Rezan when Terrifying Visage (dispel, magic) is cast.

 Healing Notes

  • Use Cooldowns after Rezan reaches 50% health, while extra Reanimated Raptors are active.
  • Watch for players being Devoured if they're caught by Pursuit.
 Debuffs to Track
 Addons

DBM settings and other useful addons will be added as they're available.


Yazma Dungeon Journal Model Yazma

  • The tank will be dealing with Skewer.
  • When Yazma reaches 100% energy, if targeted by Soulrend, run far away from Yazma.
    • The resulting Soulspawn must be killed before it reaches Yazma.
      • If it reaches Yazma, a stack of Soulfeast is applied to all players.
      • These are susceptible to stuns, knock backs, and other crowd control.
    • On Heroic, Soulrend causes all players to spawn a Soulspawn.
      • Players will be taking additional damage from Soul Link while their Soulspawn is alive.
  • Avoid Echoes of Shadra and the resulting Shadowy Remains.
  • Interrupt or dispel Wracking Pain (magic).

 Healing Notes

 Debuffs to Track
 Addons

DBM settings and other useful addons will be added as they're available.

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 Trash Mobs

Below are notes for the trash mobs in Atal'Dazar. Atal'Dazar has an open layout and you can complete the first three bosses in any order. The trash below is ordered as if you're completing the bosses in the order they're listed above. Some spells don't exist in the database and will be added as soon as they're available.

Alun'za Wing

  • Dazar'ai Juggernaut
    • Interrupt [Fanatic's Frenzy] or dispel the resulting Enrage effect.
    • Targets random players with Merciless Assault, charging to their location and dealing moderate damage within 8-yards.
  • Dazar'ai Augur
    • Interrupt Wildfire or dispel the resulting damage over time effect (magic). Otherwise, be prepared to heal the affected player.
  • Dazar'ai Confessor
    • Interrupt [Word of Mending] to prevent other enemies from being healed.
  • Dazar'ai Colossus
    • Targets random players with Soulburn, inflicting a moderate amount of damage over 6-seconds.

Rezan Wing, Center Courtyard

  • T'lonja
    • Targets a random player with Frenzied Charge, stunning all players in its path.
    • Interrupt Dino Might to avoid Monzumi being healed.
  • Monzumi
  • Feasting Skyscreamer
  • Zanchuli Witch-Doctor
  • Shieldbearer of Zul
    • Bulwark of Juju creates a dome around the caster and reduces all other enemies' damage taken by 90% when inside the dome.
  • Shadowblade Stalker

Vol'kaal Wing

  • Reanimated Honor Guard
    • Puts down a Reanimated Totem that must be killed before the Reanimated Honor Guard can be damaged.
    • Rotting Decay deals moderate damage to all players.
    • Avoid the poison circles left behind when these die.
  • Toxic Saurid
    • Leap to random players, dealing light damage.
  • Vol'kaal's Wing also includes Shieldbearer of Zul and Zanchuli Witch-Doctor, which are detailed above.

 Trash Addons

DBM settings and other useful addons will be added as they're available.



 Videos

Normal Clear, Restoration Druid PoV

Below is a video of me clearing Atal'Dazar on Normal difficulty on the Battle for Azeroth Alpha.


Comment on Atal'Dazar, Healer Guide

Changelog - View the last ten changes. - +

August 15, 2018 - 3:24 pm (Healer) - Added note about Toxic Saurid.

August 06, 2018 - 9:36 pm (Healer) - Minor ability clarifications and wording adjustments.