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Maexxna, Healer Guide

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago for patch 1.13.6 and Season of Mastery by Preston. View the change log.

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.
  • If possible, stay more than 30-yards away 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, (28747) s, gaining increased attack speed and physical damage dealt.

Season of Mastery Differences

  • Currently, I'm not aware of any mechanical differences.
  • There are new quests offered by Archmage Tarsis Kir-Moldir just inside Naxxramas, and it was suggested that these could lead to surprises that "have a significant impact" inside and outside Naxxramas.

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 near full health and have any available heal over time effects active on them before Web Spray.

Debuffs to Track

Addons

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Healer DBM Settings for Maexxna

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Changelog - View the last ten changes. - +

August 05, 2022 - 8:08 pm (Healer) - Reviewed for Season of Mastery. Some minor clarifications and spell ID corrections were made.

August 05, 2022 - 8:08 pm (Healer) - Reviewed for Season of Mastery. Some minor clarifications and spell ID corrections were made.