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Gluth, Healer Guide

Posted 1 year, 6 months ago for patch 1.13.6 by Preston.

Gluth Dungeon Journal ModelThis page covers a healer-focused strategy for Gluth in Naxxramas. 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 stacks of Mortal Wound, reducing healing received.
  • Stay at least 20-yards away to avoid Terrifying Roar.
  • Goes into a Frenzy every 10-seconds. This can be removed with Tranquilizing Shot.
  • Zombie Chow spawns from one of the three grates in the room every 10-seconds.
    • Zombie Chow
      • Susceptible to most forms of crowd control, including stuns, slows, and knock backs.
      • Apply a stack of Infected Wound with each melee attack, increasing physical damage taken.
      • Must be kept at least 10-yards away from Gluth to prevent the healing from Zombie Chow Search.
  • Every 100-seconds, Decimate reduces the health of all players and Zombie Chow to 5%. It also forces all Zombie Chow to move towards Gluth.
    • This is the ideal time to kill all Zombie Chows.
  • After three Decimates, about 5-minutes, Enrages, gaining increased attack speed and physical damage dealt.

Resistance Levels

  • Players 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.

  • Be prepared to quickly heal the tank after Decimate.
  • Depending on your group's strategy, and if mana and healing permits, help crowd control Zombie Chow.

Debuffs to Track


Healer DBM Settings for Gluth Thumbnail
Healer DBM Settings for Gluth


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