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Flamegor, Healer Guide

Updated 3 months, 1 week ago for patch 1.13.6 and Season of Mastery by Preston. View the change log.

Firemaw Dungeon Journal ModelThis page covers a healer-focused strategy for Flamegor in Blackwing Lair. 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 encounter, logs information, and Dungeon Journal information. I'll continue to update it as-needed.

General Mechanics and Abilities

  • The tanks will be dealing with Wing Buffet, which causes a threat drop.
  • Deals extra damage to the tanks with Thrash.
  • Don't stand in front of the boss to avoid Shadow Flame.
  • Frenzy should be dispelled with Tranquilizing Shot to remove the increased attack speed effect.
    • While active Fire Nova will continually deal damage to all players.

Season of Mastery Differences

  • Ebonroc and Flamegor are now a single encounter.
  • When one boss is killed the other gains Obsidian Fury, greatly increasing damage dealt.
  •  Ebonroc
    • Applies stacks of Brand of Shadow to all players within 50-yards, dealing increasing damage with each application.
  • Flamegor
    • Applies stacks of Brand of Flame to all players within 50-yards, dealing increasing damage with each application.

Resistance Levels

  • Tanks should have as much Fire Resistance as possible without sacrificing other stats, as well as use Onyxia Scale Cloak.
  • Melee and Ranged/Healers generally won't make use of any additional Resistances on this encounter.

Healing Notes

The notes below mostly pertain to progression difficulty, meaning if you out-gear the difficulty you're on or use extra healers they may not apply.

  • The tanks will be taking heavy damage throughout the encounter, especially when Frenzy is active, otherwise this isn't a very healing intensive encounter.

Debuffs to Track

Addons

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Healer DBM Settings for Flamegor

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Changelog - View the last ten changes. - +

February 08, 2022 - 8:12 pm (Nefarian) - Added Season of Mastery differences.

February 08, 2022 - 4:41 pm (Flamegor) - Added Season of Mastery differences.

February 08, 2022 - 4:40 pm (Ebonroc) - Added Season of Mastery differences.

February 03, 2022 - 12:09 am (Chromaggus) - Added Season of Mastery differences.

February 02, 2022 - 3:45 pm (Firemaw) - Added Season of Mastery differences.

February 01, 2022 - 5:48 pm (Vaelastrasz the Corrupt) - Added Season of Mastery differences.

February 01, 2022 - 5:29 pm (Razorgore the Untamed) - Added Season of Mastery differences.