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Spectacular Death (A-Llane-US) is the total WOW experience with lots of fun at a casual pace. We see and go to all places in the WOW universe from classic to current content, PvP and arena. This is no-pressure raiding at its finest with friendly, helpful people interested in working through all WOW has to offer together. We will never have a realm first in any endgame, but we will have the most fun when we arrive. Our "race" to see everything is more of a saunter with an emphasis on fun. Our guild motto is "Here. Hold my drink and watch this," so you can see where our emphasis lies.


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Uldir on Saturday

Gimmlette ao posted Feb 7, 19

We got Vetis down so we are on to Zul. 

By all accounts, Zul is the hardest fight in this raid. It's hugely healing intensive. We need lots of dispells. Why Blizzard does this kind of thing, I don't know. For a time, it was "bring the player, not the class". Now, we are back to "bring the class because if you don't, you're screwed". 

Anyway, we're in Uldir, at Zul, on Saturday at 9 p.m. You know the drill. Please be outside the raid by 8:45 so we can hand out potions. You need to be gemmed and enchanted. Enchanters, please review our stash of ring enchants. I don't think we have everything we could have. If you need a gem or enchant and don't see it in the bank or can't remove it from the bank, speak up. We're self-sufficient here so you never need to go to the AH for items. 

We also almost never ask you to watch fight videos, but I'm suggesting you do that for this fight. 

This is a good video and it might help you understand what is expected of us in order to get past Zul. We are not going back into Dazar'alor until we clear Uldir. We need people who can dispell so if you have a toon that can do this, please consider bringing it. Your action bars nedd to be set up so you can find your dispells quickly. I don't want to hear in chat, "I don't know what my dispell is." I'm telling you right now, I will call you out on that -- privately -- but I will call you out. Learn what your toon can do so you can be an asset. This is not a farming run so little played toons -- where you don't know their buttons -- can get gear. Don't be "that guy". 

This is going to be stressful. We got him to, maybe, 70% our first concerted effort. Please come ready to work. There will be NO late arrivals unless you have cleared this with Tarsan, Mizauki, or myself. If you are late, even if it was unintended and you signed up, you will not go. Sorry, but we have a boss to kill and it is disruptive to add people after we have engaged trash. Also, if you are going to be more than 20 minutes late, we will not add you. We run on momentum and stopping to add someone breaks that. 

Here we go. Let's down Zul. 

--Gimm

For those who don't know what this achievement is, here is the original achievement. 

But, with the change to Ulduar which consolidated 10 and 25 man runs into one unit, the achievement was changed. We tried it before Ulduar went to a consolidated raid, but tuning was terrible and we weren't able to last through the second phase. Things just hit the tank too hard. 

In discussing events we'd like to run, we wondered how Herald of the Titans was doing. Had it been removed from the game with the retooling or was it still available? It's a great fight and requires attention not only to the raid mechanics, but also your character. It's not easy to get. 

Your officers discussed it and we'd like to run it again, for those people who don't have this achievement and would like it. You will need to level a character to 80 and freeze the XP. Then, you'll need to gear it up. Zylostout has posted to the forum, a guide which discusses everything needed to qualify for the new achievement. 

Algalon's health and damage has been adjusted. Back in the day, 10-man Ulduar dropped 226 gear. You couldn't wear higher than that. You could, however, have 232 weapons. With the item squish, that's been changed. You can't wear anything higher than item level 100. This goes for jewelry AND trinkets. We will also be needing flasks, gems, and food, when we get to the actual attack. 

We will be doing an occasional gearing run between now and the end of March, when we are considering running this. I strongly recommend you scroll down to the bottom of the guide and look over the gear, gem, and consumables listing for each class and spec. Note: Some things listed are from Icecrown Citadel. We have opted not to run this on our Legacy toons. The goal was Ulduar, then Onyxia, than Icecrown because gear from Ony has a higher ilevel than ICC gear. We struggled with Ony. It's going to take either breaking the groups in half or a minimum of 18 level 80 toons in order to get her down. We simply cannot do it with 15 or 16 people in a 25-man raid. For my part, I'm going to forgo any ICC gear because I want to keep Little Gimm as she would have been during that time period. 

A number of people in the guild have the achievement and have toons which they have kept at that level for just such an occasion. We welcome all guild members to come along. This truly is a mark of achievement for you. If you have any questions, please talk to myself or Tarsan. 

--Gimm

Black Temple Timewalking

Gimmlette ao posted Feb 2, 19

Oh boy oh boy! Black Temple Timewalking returns February 21st and 22nd. We got as far as Bloodboil the last time. We want to see if we can get farther. This is the perfect time to haul out of storage, all those Legion legendary gear items you got. I'll be running with Thori'dal and if you have the Warglaives of Azzinoth, bring those along. Please make sure whatever gear you bring is gemmed and enchanted as it can be. For some items, particularly, if you are going to run with a set from Burning Crusades, you can enchant way more than you can with Battle for Azeroth gear. 

Please sign up. We can take at least 25 people into this raid. The more we have, the more dps we can produce and maybe we can get past Bloodboil's blood boil. If you've never saw this raid when it was current, Timewalking is as close as you can get. I think the battle above is my favorite. 

If you have gear questions, you can talk to me, Tarsan, or Mizauki. 

--Gimm

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