Nighthold

Climbing the ranks: Melee on Krosus and the no-miss bug Last time I looked at how ranged can increase DPS to rank on Krosus and found they can increase their DPS by 4-10% by timing up their movement better. Since melee players don’t really get penalized from movement, there isn’t one big overall tip that applies to all classes. But there are a few interesting...

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Climbing the Ranks: Ranged on Krosus While we all wait for the release of Tomb of Sargeras, it can be fun to try and move up the ranks on some of the current fights. In this post, we’re going to try to help you do just that. I’ve broken apart different elements of the fight to see how much they affect...




Latest WoW hotfixes include Nighthold nerfs, PVP tweaks and more A new round of patch 7.2 hotfixes have been released, including quite a few gentle nerfs to both the Grand Magistrix Elisande and Gul’dan encounters on several different levels of difficulty. If you’ve been having issues with either encounter, you may want to take a look and see which changes affect your raid. In addition,...

Elisande finally fixed, plus more WoW hotfixes Update: The Elisande encounter should be fixed now. Good luck weekend raiders! Patch 7.2 hasn’t been great for raiders, with bugs hitting many Nighthold bosses. While Trilliax was hotfixed almost immediately, fixes for Elisande have taken longer. This week, her Arcanetic Rings had a much larger radius than they appeared to have, and their high damage meant a lot of dead players. To...

Spiritual Guidance: Priest healing in upper Nighthold Welcome back to Spiritual Guidance. We’ll be picking up today with the remaining two wings in Nighthold: Nightspire and Betrayer’s Rise. You can find the first two wings here. The upper reaches of Nighthold are just as beautiful as the rest. Tichondrius is tucked away in an alcove, directly above a room laden with desserts...

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More nerfs to Nighthold in latest WoW hotfixes Anyone struggling with Nighthold will be happy with this batch of hotfixes, which dishes out some significant nerfs to several bosses. Mythic players will find Spellblade Aluriel’s damage and health has dropped, and Star Augur Etraeus’ health down as well. All players will see nerfs to Etraeus and bug fixes for Gul’dan — in short,...




Un’goro Madness already nerfed in latest WoW hotfixes Happy St. Patrick’s Day, everyone! I hope you’re ready for some WoW hotfixes. The good news is that none of you are getting nerfed. Unless you’re a raid boss. Sorry, Tichondrius and Gul’dan, if you’re reading. Also getting hit by the nerf bat is the Un’goro Madness holiday that started today. (Okay, maybe they’re bug fixes,...

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Developers weigh in on Nighthold tank balance Tank balance has come to the fore in the Nighthold raid. World of Warcraft designer Sigma acknowledged as much in a post on the Official Forums. The damage profile he is referring to is the large amount of constant magic damage.



Lightsworn: Bringing the Light to Nightspire and Betrayer’s Rise The Nighthold is a big place, but it’s almost clear of those pesky demons, uppity elves, and grandstanding warlocks. Just two wings await us — the Nightspire, where Tichondrius, Krosus, and Grand Magistrix Elisande can be found, and Betrayer’s Rise, where we can finally put an end to this alternate-timeline Gul’dan. First the peak of...

Spiritual Guidance: Priest Healing in Nighthold Nighthold is just beautiful. If you haven’t had a chance to go in, do. It feels very similar to Suramar: a living, thriving city. Bosses are tucked away in alcoves or side rooms at the top of staircases and it feels very immersive. The fights are challenging and interesting as well. I can’t say there’s...

Watcher discusses Artifact Power design and changes coming in 7.2 If you’ve been grinding your way through your Artifact Traits, you’ve probably aware that the Artifact Power needed to get later traits doesn’t increase as sharply as it did at earlier levels. This can leave you well behind your peers if you aren’t spending a ton of time at the AP grind. And if you switch...

How do you feel about trade-offs? One of my least favorite fights in Nighthold has to be Chronomatic Anomaly, and that’s pretty much entirely thanks to the Passage of Time ability that slows everything down. When the boss does this, you walk slow, cast slow, and even have to wait longer for cooldowns to be available. It’s infuriating. I absolutely cannot...

Lightsworn: Bringing the Light to the Nighthold Nighthold is here, friends, and oh my goodness is it gorgeous. We’re just going to like, move in once we kick out Elisande and Gul’dan, right? I’m also a huge fan of how we’re more or less free to wander all over the place — it’s so much more engaging to explore what feels like...

Everything you need to know about the Nighthold raid Nighthold Normal, Heroic, Mythic, and the first LFR wing have already opened, and today another LFR wing joins the lineup. However, two LFR wings are still to come. Here’s what we’re waiting on: Tuesday, February 21: Nighthold Raid Finder Wing 3 (Nightspire) opens. Tuesday, March 7: Nighthold Raid Finder Wing 4 (Betrayer’s Rise) opens. There’s no attunement...

How soon do you want Patch 7.2? Patch 7.2 is in testing on the PTR right now, and that could mean it might be released as soon as March, although I don’t expect it before April. With 7.1.5 having come out fairly recently, and Nighthold only being a few weeks old, I’m left wondering — are we prepared for 7.2? It’s a...

Spiritual Guidance: Gearing your healing Priest in Nighthold Gear this expansion is very Diablo-ish. There’s a lot of RNG and everything can always upgrade. This is the reason you won’t find many best in slot lists out there. It’s less about “you must have this at all costs regardless of item level” and more about working with what you have already, or the...