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90 Blood Elf Paladin
stone guard alone, the very first boss, was probably more interesting than anything in dragon soul, heroic OR normal.
I'm talking just about difficulty due to a thread I was posting in recently in which the OP and several others claimed that DS was significantly easier than T14. I would assume they mean DS 30%, but that's why I ask.
I think first-week t14 was significantly harder than first-week t13. Part of it is what Tsilyi mentioned, contending with multiple mechanics at once. And also the 'interesting' part factors in here. For example, we spent like 35min pulling Feng before we realized the tanks were supposed to eat his skills and use them to counteract other skills. That's just a totally new and interesting thing! And it gets the whole raid involved in the kill rather than leaving the tanks to sit there and smash all their buttons like on every other encounter.
Going back, actually, Stone Guards were wicked hard that first night. Friggen Jasper Chains on me and a random melee! Compare a Jasper/Cobalt/whoever Stone Guards fight to regular Morchok. I mean come on. There is a lot more going on and it's not stuff you can ignore or "power through.*"
Gara'jal and Spirit Kings were pretty easy fights but they still had more going on than the 3rd and 4th encounters in DS. I dunno if I could say they are much harder, but there's certainly more to think about. I'm still not even sure how to do Yor'sahj. I did that fight on autopilot every time because it didn't matter.
*"Power through" was my term for using Dispersion to avoid mechanics whenever possible.
haha right! DBM told me which color to go for and I just blindly followed. I felt like I could do any of those fights without any prior knowledge as long as DBM was installed, because DBM more or less did the fights for you. Maybe everything except for healing Spine, which wasn't hard but exhausting. Renew Renew Renew, Heal Heal Heal... PoM... DIVINE HYMN AAHHH NOOO CRAAPPPP ok we're stable... Renew Renew Renew.
Our GMotD for a while actually made reference to the fact I seem to have a horseshoe tucked somewhere inside my anatomy, in terms of the # of drops I've had on the shammy in the few short weeks I've been gearing her up...
Edited by Ellarix on 2/5/2013 1:02 PM PST
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