This past Friday night, the guild went back into Dragon Soul to work on more achievements towards the Glory of the Dragon Soul meta. We had most of the FFN peeps on: myself, Lyss, Slice, Van, Stunnah, Bocat, Shirl and Vaunt. Yep, that’s two pallies, two priests and 3 warlocks…I’m glad this isn’t our regular raid comp, can you imagine the competition for tier tokens? >< No Navi and Lush time around, so I invited Luxy to come along and Lyss brought a warrior friend, Critixix, who turned out to be an alt of Njeri, our long time guild hunter back in Wrath when we raided ICC.
We decided to leave the entire raid on Heroic, so we could do both Heroic Spine and Madness of Deathwing. Solo-tanking Morchok and his twin was easy and so was Yor’shaj; we even left up two sets of blobs and those who needed the remaining combinations for Taste the Rainbow got that completed.
I guess we really like playing Ping-Pong on Zon’ozz’s fight, we just kept bouncing that Void Orb back and forth so much that a second one spawned right before we killed him.
Hagara, Ultraxion and Blackthorn went smoothly and then it was time for Deathwing. We had a couple hiccups on Spine; on one attempt, we got to the final tendon, but we had too many people on one side and Deathwing rolled over and threw everyone off. Another attempt, Van let Blood Corruption: Death run its full duration on someone to see if it would really wipe the raid…which it did. >< The next attempt went much smoother and we finally got Heroic Spine down.
For Madness of Deathwing, we started out on Nozdormu’s platform to knock out another part of Chromatic Champion. Everything was going great until we hit phase 2, when the Congealing Bloods came out. We didn’t realize that they would heal Deathwing up 1% for each blood that reached him. We tried to brute force it by burning Deathwing down while ignoring the Bloods, but we couldn’t catch up on dps and I eventually got smashed tanking the two Elementium Terrors and eating too many tetanus stacks. The second attempt, we focused on the Bloods first, killing as many as we could and then the Terrors and used Lust after we cleared the platform. Soon after, Deathwing fell and Heroic Madness was complete.
For killing Madness of Deathwing on Heroic, you’re rewarded with a pretty nifty title, Savior of Azeroth.
So all that’s left for the meta is doing Madness with Kalecgos’ platform left to start on and then we should have our mounts. Looking forward to this Friday to finish this up!