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Maexxna, Healer Guide

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

Maexxna Dungeon Journal ModelThis page covers a healer-focused strategy for Maexxna 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

  • Dispel Necrotic Poison (poison) quickly to remove the reduced healing received effect.
  • Stay at least 15-yards away from the boss to avoid Poison Shock.
  • Targets three random players with Web Wrap, knocking them backwards to the wall and dealing light damage over time until the Web Wrap is killed.
  • Every 40-seconds, deals moderate damage to all players and stuns them with Web Spray.
  • Every 40-seconds, spawns Maexnna Spiderlings, which should be killed quickly.
  • At 30% health, Enrages, gaining increased attack speed and physical damage dealt.

Resistance Levels

  • Melee players should use as much Nature Resistance as possible without sacrificing other stats.

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.

  • Players hit by Web Wrap may be knocked out of range, be prepared to heal them as-needed.
  • Make sure the tanks are at full health before Web Spray and have any available heal over time effects active on them.

Debuffs to Track


Healer DBM Settings for Maexxna Thumbnail
Healer DBM Settings for Maexxna


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