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Race to World First: Vault of the Incarnates

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  • 1 Echo
    eu
    8/8
  • 2 Liquid
    na
    8/8
  • 3 Method
    eu
    8/8
  • 4 BDGG
    na
    8/8
  • 5 Skyline (天涯)
    asia
    8/8
  • 6 Huo Guo Chao Jie (火锅超界)
    asia
    8/8
  • 7 Jitianhong (佶天鸿)
    asia
    8/8
  • 8 Instant Dollars
    na
    8/8
  • 9 KeaHoarl (秩序七煌)
    asia
    8/8
  • 10 FatSharkYes
    eu
    8/8

Eranog

# world us/oc eu asia
1 VesperVesperTony Halme Pro SkaterHuo Guo Chao Jie (火锅超界)
2 NascentNascentSabotageSkyline (天涯)
3 DMGDMGThe Next Step炉火糖粥
4 IdiotIdiotInnominatumKeaHoarl (秩序七煌)
5 The Early ShiftThe Early ShiftStones沧澜

Terros

# world us/oc eu asia
1 LiquidLiquidEchoSkyline (天涯)
2 BDGGBDGGFatSharkYesHuo Guo Chao Jie (火锅超界)
3 Instant DollarsInstant DollarsMethodKeaHoarl (秩序七煌)
4 EchoImperativeImpactMate
5 FatSharkYesxDConspiracy

The Primal Council

# world us/oc eu asia
1 VesperVesperTony Halme Pro SkaterHuo Guo Chao Jie (火锅超界)
2 ImperativeImperativeSabotageSkyline (天涯)
3 Tony Halme Pro SkaterLiquidThe Next StepKeaHoarl (秩序七煌)
4 LiquidStrawberry Puppy KissesInnominatumEnd Myth
5 SabotageSpike Flailokay boomer江湖

Sennarth, the Cold Breath

# world us/oc eu asia
1 LiquidLiquidEchoSkyline (天涯)
2 EchoBDGGMethodHuo Guo Chao Jie (火锅超界)
3 BDGGInstant DollarsFatSharkYesKeaHoarl (秩序七煌)
4 Instant DollarsImperativeImpact
5 MethodxDConspiracy

Dathea, Ascended

# world us/oc eu asia
1 LiquidLiquidEchoSkyline (天涯)
2 EchoBDGGMethodHuo Guo Chao Jie (火锅超界)
3 BDGGInstant DollarsFatSharkYesJitianhong (佶天鸿)
4 Instant DollarsImperativeAversionKeaHoarl (秩序七煌)
5 MethodImpactMate

Kurog Grimtotem

# world us/oc eu asia
1 LiquidLiquidEchoSkyline (天涯)
2 EchoBDGGMethodJitianhong (佶天鸿)
3 BDGGInstant DollarsAversionHuo Guo Chao Jie (火锅超界)
4 MethodImperativeImpactKeaHoarl (秩序七煌)
5 Skyline (天涯)xDLast DanceMate

Broodkeeper Diurna

# world us/oc eu asia
1 LiquidLiquidEchoSkyline (天涯)
2 EchoBDGGMethodHuo Guo Chao Jie (火锅超界)
3 BDGGInstant DollarsJitianhong (佶天鸿)
4 MethodKeaHoarl (秩序七煌)
5 Instant DollarsMate

Raszageth the Storm-Eater

# world us/oc eu asia
1 EchoLiquidEchoSkyline (天涯)
2 LiquidBDGGMethodHuo Guo Chao Jie (火锅超界)
3 MethodInstant DollarsFatSharkYesJitianhong (佶天鸿)
4 BDGGKeaHoarl (秩序七煌)
5 Skyline (天涯)
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Posted by Paul on Jan 5, 2023 at 21:39 pm (GMT)
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With the top 10 completed for Vault of the Incarnates, our coverage will end here until the next raid tier!

Thank you to everyone who used our coverage for the Race to World First, and we look forward to the next race later this year!

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Posted by Brewseph on Jan 3, 2023 at 06:27 am (GMT)
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Congratulations to Instant Dollars on World 8th / US 3rd Mythic Raszageth after 246 pulls! Rest well gamers, you've earned it!

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 31, 2022 at 08:30 am (GMT)
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Congratulations to Skyline on World 5th / Asia 1st and Huo Guo Chao Jie on World 6th / Asia 2nd Mythic Raszageth.

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 27, 2022 at 22:28 pm (GMT)
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BDGG with a 2.08% wipe, that's got to hurt, but they are so close! It could go down any pull now!

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 27, 2022 at 22:24 pm (GMT)
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A 10.6% wipe for Method and BDGG enter p3.

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 27, 2022 at 21:40 pm (GMT)
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BDGG has a heart breaking wipe at 7.39% this race for 3rd is going head to head and down to the wire with Method closer to the end of their raid day than BDGG. This is getting exciting, checkout both teams streams.

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 27, 2022 at 20:54 pm (GMT)
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Method has a new best of 3.27%.

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 27, 2022 at 20:38 pm (GMT)
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BDGG have completed their reclear they will now be back onto Raszageth.

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 27, 2022 at 17:16 pm (GMT)
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Method has a new best of 6.93% after 384 pulls. BDGG are currently going through mythic re-clear.

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 26, 2022 at 21:04 pm (GMT)
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A quick update on our two top teams pushing for world 3rd. Method has the best pull of 43.4% after 341 attempts. BDGG after 291 pulls have the best attempt sat at 45.6%

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 26, 2022 at 14:11 pm (GMT)
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After 313 pulls Method has a new best of 44.1%

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Posted by Paul on Dec 25, 2022 at 15:40 pm (GMT)
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Method have hit a new best of 46.32% on Raszageth earlier today, with 2 similar pulls shortly afterwards.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 25, 2022 at 09:06 am (GMT)
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Method have started raiding for today, taking longer food breaks to spend time with family.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 24, 2022 at 23:09 pm (GMT)
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Method has achieved a new best attempt of 54.5% with 216 pulls on the boss.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 24, 2022 at 17:06 pm (GMT)
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Method have recently hit a new best on Raszageth of 56.7% (pull 180). They are currently on pull 182.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 24, 2022 at 14:26 pm (GMT)
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Jitianhong have defeated Broodkeeper Diurna

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Posted by Paul on Dec 24, 2022 at 12:56 pm (GMT)
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Method are back after their break and continue progress on Mythic Raszageth. 155 pulls in total, with a best attempt of 64.8%. Once they break through the intermission, this best should drop by a significant amount, as shown by the top 2 guilds progression (Echo and Liquid).

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Posted by Paul on Dec 24, 2022 at 09:51 am (GMT)
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Method have started their raiding for today, with an adjusted schedule.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 24, 2022 at 05:47 am (GMT)
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Instant Dollars takes World 5th / NA 3rd Mythic Broodkeeper Diurna in 71 pulls and Skyline takes World 6th / CN 1st in 93 pulls! Congratulations to all those gamers and good luck on Raszageth!

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Posted by Paul on Dec 23, 2022 at 23:32 pm (GMT)
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Method has head offline for today, returning tomorrow on an adjusted schedule to continue progress whilst also taking breaks for festivities.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 23, 2022 at 21:31 pm (GMT)
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Liquid have a 0.35% wipe on Mythic Raszageth. They are so incredibly close, any pull will be a kill!

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Posted by Paul on Dec 23, 2022 at 20:35 pm (GMT)
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Liquid have another really close attempt, wiping at 3.71%. Checkout their streams, we expect the boss to drop any pull now!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 23, 2022 at 18:47 pm (GMT)
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And let's not forget, that BDGG and Method are still on! They are literally tied on pull count AND percentage!

Due to crazy climate issues we are not sure if BDGG will be able to raid today, but for now, Method is ready to pull the boss again after a break!

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Posted by Paul on Dec 23, 2022 at 17:41 pm (GMT)
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Echo get World First, Defeating Mythic Raszageth!

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 23, 2022 at 10:13 am (GMT)
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Method new best of 64.99% after 59 pulls.

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 23, 2022 at 09:00 am (GMT)
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Echo are up and starting their day on mythic Raszageth progress! With Liquid currently holding the best % before they went to bed. Echo knows that the pressure is on, are they feeling it? Will they defeat her before North America wakes up or before I finish my Christmas shopping?

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 23, 2022 at 08:57 am (GMT)
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Over in China, it's approaching 5 pm. 天涯 (Skyline) 佶天鸿 (Jitianhong) and 火锅超界 (Huo Guo Chao Jie) are all progressing Broodkeeper Diurna and each has good pulls of 32.42%, 76.34% and 80.78% retrospectively. One thing to remember is that the Asian reset was yesterday, Thursday. This means that these teams now have better gear. Will we see one of these teams catch up with the 4 teams progressing Raszageth?

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Posted by Paul on Dec 23, 2022 at 08:47 am (GMT)
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Liquid have just had their best pull yet, solidly into the burn phase, they push their best attempt to 14.2%.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 23, 2022 at 08:33 am (GMT)
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Method have started their day of Raszageth Mythic progression, they will be looking to get some solid progress on the boss whilst BDGG (US) are offline.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 23, 2022 at 08:26 am (GMT)
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Liquid continue to pull. Since their best attempt, within the span of 4 pulls, they hit the 23% mark 3 times (pulls 341,342 and 344), currently on pull 350, so go check out their stream before they go offline today! They are certainly getting closer and closer to defeating Raszageth the Storm-Eater.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 23, 2022 at 04:10 am (GMT)
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Liquid has taken the lead with a great pull of 17.68%!

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 23, 2022 at 03:27 am (GMT)
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And another great pull by Liquid with a 20.49% wipe! Inching closer and closer to Echo's best pull. Strong possibility that Liquid could surpass Echo tonight since they still have 4.5-5 hours left in their day.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 23, 2022 at 02:53 am (GMT)
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Liquid have made it to Phase 3 of Raszageth with a new best pull of 35.49%.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 23, 2022 at 01:43 am (GMT)
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Congratulations to Instant Dollars on World 8th / US 3rd Mythic Kurog Grimtotem. They defeated the boss in 45 pulls!

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 23, 2022 at 01:42 am (GMT)
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With 300+ pulls it's really great to see the Liquid team laughing and joking.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 23, 2022 at 00:02 am (GMT)
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And we are approaching the Holidays already! Maybe we will see Raszageth with a Santa Hat? Let's hope not.

But while we wait to see what will happen, this is the recap of what we have seen: 天涯 (Skyline), 佶天鸿 (Jitianhong) and 火锅超界 (Huo Guo Chao Jie) are all showing the power of the Asian guilds! They are all pushing hard on Broodkeeper Diurna and Skyline already reached 66% of the boss HP! And what an impressive performance from 佶天鸿 (Jitianhong)! They really caught up to the front runners and surpassed 火锅超界 (Huo Guo Chao Jie) by just a bit, but still really impressive.

On the EU front, Method got an astonishing performance for the day, and already got all the way down the 67% on Raszageth. And I don't even know how to start with Echo! They not only got multiple days blowing right past the 16 hours of raiding, but they had a crazy pull, playing out of their minds, and pushing the boss to the unseen mark of 19.6%! They really showed why they are the defending champions, and put the pressure entirely on Liquid to match that amazing pull.

Speaking of the NA squad Liquid is also pulling such a performance! They not only dominated the tier in terms of World Firsts kills so far, they are also showing that if Echo wants the World First, they will have to keep up with a whole new level of gameplay. We said here before, but until this point, both squads actually were in a race of their own. But together with Method, BDGG showed both squads that if they slip, only a little bit, there is also amazingly talented squads waiting to get the glory, no questions asked, and I think this is the magic of the RWF, it doesn't matter how far ahead you think got, there's always competition! The Golden squad is currently pushing Raszageth as well, having reached a whopping 67.3% after only 64 pulls in.

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 22, 2022 at 23:13 pm (GMT)
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From behind and catching up we have Honolulu on 4 out of 8 mythic! Here comes the steam train!! Also a another thank you for the boss guides.

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 22, 2022 at 22:08 pm (GMT)
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Tactic update, in the last phase, players have to keep orbs away from Raszageth, if an orb gets to the boss she heals for 5% per orb hence why in Echo's last pull the boss healed up from 19.9%

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 22, 2022 at 21:27 pm (GMT)
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BDGG has a new best pull of 68.32%

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 22, 2022 at 20:53 pm (GMT)
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Hot from the vault as the last update was posted we see a new best from both BDGG and Method with 70.82% and 71.43% retrospectively. This race is getting spicy.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 22, 2022 at 18:50 pm (GMT)
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Liquid are set to come online over the next 15 minutes, starting their day of Mythic Raszageth progression!

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Posted by Paul on Dec 22, 2022 at 16:28 pm (GMT)
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Echo have had another run of great pulls, 3 of the 4 last pulls getting below 46%, pushing their best attempt to 43.79% on Pull 203. They are paused to discuss before starting their next attempt.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 22, 2022 at 15:39 pm (GMT)
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Method are looking close to a Broodkeeper Diurna kill, with a very close attempt of 1.86%.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 22, 2022 at 15:04 pm (GMT)
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Echo have had a flurry of pulls hitting their lowest attempt (~48%), with their latest pull pushing their best slightly lower to 48.2%. After a short pause, they are sending our ready checks for pull 199.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 22, 2022 at 14:40 pm (GMT)
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3 pulls after their previous best of 28.6%, Method have hit a new best of 14.86% on Pull 33. Currently they are on pull 35.

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 22, 2022 at 13:45 pm (GMT)
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Method has a new best on Broodkeeper at pull 30 of 28.6%

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Posted by Paul on Dec 22, 2022 at 13:28 pm (GMT)
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Echo are chipping away at Mythic Raszageth, hitting a new best percentage of 50.68% on pull 188, currently on pull 193.

With Liquid going slightly later into the night, they have at least a few more hours before they are going head-to-head.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 22, 2022 at 11:05 am (GMT)
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Echo have seen a new best attempt already today of 53% (pull 177), with a 57.7% (pull 182) attempt 5 pulls later.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 22, 2022 at 09:44 am (GMT)
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Echo are pushing forward, definitely check them out today on stream to watch them drop their best attempt percentage!

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Posted by Paul on Dec 22, 2022 at 08:52 am (GMT)
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Method are starting their day of Mythic raiding very soon, grouping and setting up the raid in-front of Kurog Grimtotem.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 22, 2022 at 07:22 am (GMT)
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And with that BDGG has called it a night for prog while their players continue to get some Mythic+ in before bed. Liquid is still going at Raszageth with their 265th attempt.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 22, 2022 at 06:46 am (GMT)
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On pull 262 Liquid has a new best on Raszageth of 47.83%! Their intermissions are getting cleaner every pull and it's been fun to watch the progression and optimizations they've been able to make.

Meanwhile, BDGG has gotten one pull on Raszageth and are now having a guild meeting and running Mythic+.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 22, 2022 at 05:49 am (GMT)
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Congratulations to BDGG on World 3rd / NA 2nd Mythic Broodkeeper Diurna in 101 pulls!

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 22, 2022 at 05:10 am (GMT)
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BDGG are closing in on a Broodkeeper Diurna kill with a wipe of 0.99%. Any pull now could be the kill.

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 22, 2022 at 01:17 am (GMT)
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After 224 pulls Liquid has a new best of 63.39%

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 22, 2022 at 01:09 am (GMT)
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As BDGG go and get food Liquid jump back into progress.

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 22, 2022 at 01:00 am (GMT)
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BDGG have a terrific pull of 10.4% after 81 pulls, will Broodkeeper fall down for them soon.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 21, 2022 at 23:19 pm (GMT)
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Speaking of Method, the Orange squad is currently reclearing Mythic Kurog, and should be pretty soon back at Mythic Broodkeeper with all the extra gear from the Mythic reclear and extra splits done earlier today.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 21, 2022 at 23:18 pm (GMT)
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Liquid got some pretty good pulls already in this crazy Raszageth encounter, but they will be stopping for lunch!

Meanwhile, BDGG is pushing hard on Mythic Broodkeeper, after they were done with their reclear. They are still fighting Method for that World 3rd on the boss

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 21, 2022 at 21:09 pm (GMT)
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Method is finally back for more Mythic action! They just started their reclear and should be back soon for some more Mythic Broodkeeper progression!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 21, 2022 at 20:36 pm (GMT)
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Liquid is currently focusing on getting back with consistency. They are having a little bit of trouble to get back at the add platform phase, but rightfully so. As we expected from yesterday speculation, they indeed changed a bit of the composition, bringing an extra Havoc Demon Hunter in the spot previously taken by a Marksmanship Hunter, and they decided to use only 4 healers for the fight.

Echo on the other hand, also brought the Demon Hunter to replace the Hunter, but they kept the 5 healers strategy! Let's see how this difference will play out with more practice from the NA squad as the day progresses.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 21, 2022 at 19:54 pm (GMT)
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What a pull for Echo! They just barely managed to give us a look at the shield phase, and it does look scary!

They still haven't managed to kill all 3 adds in both platforms, but apparently the boss has a fixed timer that you have to beat, and if you fail, the boss goes to the third platform anyway and starts the shield cast and you can't possibly break it without already being there do DPS it down.

Keep in mind that if the shield is not broken, it applies a very powerful damage over time effect that lasts an entire minute and a half, so it's pretty much a wipe.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 21, 2022 at 19:37 pm (GMT)
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And we are again in one of those weird situations where tracking boss health until they can get to P3 will be weird since the boss become immune at the end of P1, so I will do my best to keep you posted on the amount of adds left in the platforms, since if they can clear them all, we may finally see the feared shield mechanic in all of its Mythic glory!

So far Echo managed to kill 2 out of 3 big air elemental adds in the platform, but they had almost 2 full parties, about 9 raiders falling on the last pushback or just not been able to withstand the damage spikes.

On Liquid's end, they did only 3 pulls so far, but they have killed only 1 big add, and just barely, but with almost the entire raid dead. With more tries today I am sure they catch up pretty fast, and they have the time on their side, since Echo has been raiding pretty much since around 5 AM in Switzerland, where they are located.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 21, 2022 at 19:30 pm (GMT)
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Both Echo and Liquid came back to this fight in an impressive shape! I was expecting a little bit more wipes on P1 back to back due to having to reacquire that muscle memory for all the pushbacks, but by the looks of it, the reclear haven't phased them out of the fight at all!

Both reached P2, the add phase, pretty consistently so far, not short of random deaths in P1, but still very impressive!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 21, 2022 at 19:23 pm (GMT)
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Liquid is back online! And they are not willing to waste any more time, already in front of Mythic Raszageth and pulling

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Posted by Paul on Dec 21, 2022 at 18:59 pm (GMT)
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Echo are back and preparing to pull Mythic Raszageth again.

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 21, 2022 at 18:05 pm (GMT)
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Liquid has their stream starting up, we will hopefully see some progress pulls from them soon.

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 21, 2022 at 16:28 pm (GMT)
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It looks like BDGG are back up and into mythic Broodkeeper.

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 21, 2022 at 16:10 pm (GMT)
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With Echo still in reclear heaven Aversion and Method are still in splits. We await the dawn with our NA teams who will be continuing there day.

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 21, 2022 at 15:30 pm (GMT)
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Reset day continues to be splits central for the rest of EU. Hopefully, we see some boss progression later today.

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 21, 2022 at 14:45 pm (GMT)
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Echo have finished their splits and are heading back into Mythic to reclear. Will be interesting to see if they make it back to Raszageth before Liquid wake up.

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 21, 2022 at 14:09 pm (GMT)
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Aversion have joined the other teams in splits heaven.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 21, 2022 at 12:09 pm (GMT)
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EU guilds continue to run Heroic splits. But we will likely start to see guilds begin their Mythic re-clear within the next few hours.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 21, 2022 at 09:42 am (GMT)
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Liquid have called it a day and are heading offline until tomorrow. Finishing their day with a best percentage of 64.8% and 186 pulls in total.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 21, 2022 at 09:36 am (GMT)
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Skyline are having a similar experience to other guilds on Mythic Kurog Grimtotem. Those last few % of the boss' health are elusive. With back-to-back best attempts, they lower their best attempt from 3.85% to 3.31%. They are getting very close to defeating this boss before their region's reset tomorrow (Thursday).

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Posted by Paul on Dec 21, 2022 at 09:18 am (GMT)
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Skyline are getting close to a kill on Kurog Grimtotem, with a new best of 3.85% after 68 pulls.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 21, 2022 at 08:53 am (GMT)
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Echo are doing Broodkeeper Diurna Heroic splits currently. They have also done some specific boss Mythic splits for new characters (we believe one to be an additional Death Knight DPS).

Liquid are actively pulling Mythic Raszageth, having re-cleared during their day today. They will likely soon be going offline as it's getting late for them.

Method are coming online soon after finishing up Mythic+ vaults yesterday. They will start off the day opening vaults and likely jump into splits before returning to Mythic!

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 21, 2022 at 06:57 am (GMT)
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Liquid has finished their Mythic reclear and are currently prepping for more progression on Raszageth. BDGG just finished theirs as well, just downing Kurog Grimtotem. Echo are still working through their Heroic splits.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 21, 2022 at 06:26 am (GMT)
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BDGG has cleared Mythic Dathea and are getting ready to pull Kurog Grimtotem in order to get back to Broodkeeper Diurna progression. Liquid is still pulling Broodkeeper.

On the other side of the pond, Echo is currently getting ready for their splits after reset. They are starting bright and early at 6:25am GMT after having a shorter day yesterday.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 21, 2022 at 05:51 am (GMT)
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Liquid and BDGG are zooming through their reclears. Liquid is getting ready to pull Broodkeeper Diurna and BDGG is currently working on Dathea.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 21, 2022 at 03:24 am (GMT)
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Liquid is back in Mythic now after Heroic Splits. Currently they have cleared Eranog and Terros and are heading towards the Primal Council. BDGG is still doing their splits and are pulling Heroic Raszageth.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 20, 2022 at 22:57 pm (GMT)
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Liquid still pushing strong with splits, so sadly the Mythic progression is brought into a halt. But for a good reason, the extra gear that both NA is getting right now, and EU will get shortly after will for sure bring them to face Raszageth way stronger!

BDGG is also pushing for splits, which lead me to believe that they will get back to Mythic by their dinner time.

Again, I strongly believe that they will do a full reclear of all bosses they killed so far, but they still got the option, specially BDGG that is racing for that World 3rd on Broodkeeper Diurna.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 20, 2022 at 20:56 pm (GMT)
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And we're back to Splitsville, sadly. Obviously NA guilds are doing all the chores for extra gear in order to get back on Mythic at full speed!

Liquid and BDGG are both focusing on farming some missing tier pieces and the huge trinket from The Primal Council, but the very low drop chance is turning this splits into a huge time sink so far, they still have the last shot, at the Mythic reclear, which would be massive for any raider that gets it.

Method and Aversion are still pushing in the EU front, but as we slowly approaching the server weekly reset, I wonder how far will they go before going to bed to try and wake up by the time the servers are back up.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 20, 2022 at 20:07 pm (GMT)
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Liquid is actually taking the full Heroic split strategy backup! They have multiple groups doing runs simultaneously, and by the looks of it, after they are done with specific bosses with helpers, they will reclear up until Heroic Raszageth with alt characters from raiders.

BDGG is doing something similar, so the question is how long will it take them to get back to Mythic, and if there will be any changes in compositions, what would they look like after so much more gear is acquired!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 20, 2022 at 19:34 pm (GMT)
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Liquid is doing a full Heroic run by the looks of it! Interesting strategy for sure, lets see how long they take to start the Mythic reclear.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 20, 2022 at 19:12 pm (GMT)
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As we are approaching the EU reset, here is the current status:

BDGG is farming Heroic gear, the same goes for Imperative

Liquid is currently getting all the loot from The Great Vault, maybe they will start on Heroic the same way as the other guilds? Or they may go directly into Mythic again

Method and FatSharkYes are still raiding, the same cannot be said about Echo that is aiming to getting up right after the server reset.

Method is on Mythic Broodkeeper, with 12 pulls in, and a best percentage of 65% on the boss HP mark.

FatSharkYes is on Mythic Kurog, having only done 4 pulls, maybe to feel the fight and plan for the reset, but they got his HP bar all the way down the 69.1% mark.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 20, 2022 at 19:01 pm (GMT)
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BDGG seems to be doing Heroic only for specific pieces of loot! Since they blasted only 2 bosses and are already back with another group.

My bet would be the huge stat budget of Whispering Incarnate Icon from The Primal Council, but let's see how this strategy plays out

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 20, 2022 at 18:48 pm (GMT)
1230 eu

Echo is apparently looking for a shorter day of raiding, in order to wake up as soon as the EU realms are back up after the reset! They have about 10 hours for some last minute chores, Mythic+ runs and sleep, lets see if other EU guilds will follow the same strategy.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 20, 2022 at 18:23 pm (GMT)
1228 eu

FatSharkYes just defeated Mythic Dathea for World 9th, EU 3rd after 115 pulls!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 20, 2022 at 18:05 pm (GMT)
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BDGG is also back in the raid, and similar to Imperative their back straight to Heroic splits!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 20, 2022 at 17:50 pm (GMT)
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Speaking of reclears, Imperative is back the raid, but currently doing a Heroic split!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 20, 2022 at 17:42 pm (GMT)
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It will be very interesting to see if the loot out of the Great Vault changes something about Liquid and BDGG's composition if they change something for today.

Keep in mind, that I'm pretty sure they will reclear the raid entirely on Mythic before coming back to progression.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 20, 2022 at 17:24 pm (GMT)
1223 na

And the NA servers are back up! We should see US guilds coming back online in the next few hours for some Great Vault action!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 20, 2022 at 17:20 pm (GMT)
1222 eu

Method is back at the Vault! They decided to start progression on the crazy Mythic Broodkeeper encounter, currently with 85.9% as their best percentage in terms of boss HP, and having reached all the way down 5 eggs out of the 32 they need to break before the soft enrage for P2.

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 20, 2022 at 15:41 pm (GMT)
1221 eu

After hitting a wall on Raszageth the Storm-Eater, Echo has decided to call raiding for today and switched to mythic+ for gear upgrades

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 20, 2022 at 14:57 pm (GMT)
1220 eu

After 97 pulls, Method has defeated Kurog Grimtotem! This kill is World 4th and EU 2nd.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 20, 2022 at 12:58 pm (GMT)
1219 asia eu

Taking a quick look for movement on progress and we can see that whilst US guilds and specifically Liquid still sleep, Echo are still frequently getting to the 65% mark.

With Chao Jie recently taking down Dathea, Skyline will feel the pressure, still ahead on Kurog, having nudged their best attempt down to 44.4% across 32 pulls.

Conspiracy and Aversion are going head-to-head, both having a best of ~55%.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 20, 2022 at 11:52 am (GMT)
1217 eu

Method have another best attempt of 0.28%, that makes three under 1% wipes on this boss in the last 6 pulls. Making watching this fight, and I assume playing it, high intensity right until the boss is defeated.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 20, 2022 at 10:52 am (GMT)
1216 eu

Method has had another painfully close pull on Kurog Grimtotem. Lowering their best attempt from 1.88% to 0.86%.

With so many low attempts, they are making the hard decision to send Vantus Runes on Kurog Grimtotem to maximise Broodkeeper Diurna experience today. With the goal of defeating Diurna on the re-clear.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 20, 2022 at 10:32 am (GMT)
1215 eu

Echo has just hit pull 100 on Mythic Raszageth, with pulls frequently reaching their current best of 64.8%

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 20, 2022 at 09:01 am (GMT)
1214 eu

Echo and Method have both started on EU Day 7. Echo is now going into pull number 93 on Mythic Raszageth while Method is on pull 68 of Kurog Grimtotem.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 20, 2022 at 07:57 am (GMT)
1213 eu

Looks like with the hotfixes that went in earlier tonight with Mythic Raszageth, Kurog Grimtotem received some nerfs and Broodkeeper Diurna received some fixes.

  • Kurog Grimtotem
    • Increased the enrage timer to 10 minutes on Mythic difficulty (was 9 minutes)
    • Decreased the following enemies health by 15% on Mythic difficulty:
      • Frostwrought Dominator
      • Earthwought Smasher
      • Flamewrought eradicator
      • Stormwrought Despoiler
      • Tectonic Crusher
      • Frozen Destroyer
      • Blazing Fiend
      • Thundering Ravager
    • Fixed an issue where Kurog Grimtotem's Earth, Flame, Frost, and Storm Dominance were not interacting correctly with Evoker's ability Rewind (all difficulties)
  • Broodkeeper Diurna
    • Fixed an issue which could affect the responsiveness of Primalist Forces on when they become active on all difficulties
    • Fixed an issue which could cause Empowered Greatstaff's Wrath to target a tank-specialization player over other valid targets.

With these changes here's to hoping we see the Method team bring home some kills!

Here is the Blue Post on December 19th Hotfixes

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 20, 2022 at 06:56 am (GMT)
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Liquid on pull 126 finally made it to the first intermission cleanly. They sent everyone except one of their tanks to one of the two platforms. They were barely short of clearing the one platform before the Vault Integrity hit 50%. I wonder how much different these DPS checks are going to feel after reset.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 20, 2022 at 06:34 am (GMT)
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BDGG has called it a night. They end their night with 41 pulls on Broodkeeper Diurna and a best of 57.9% and the World 3rd kill of Kurog Grimtotem.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 20, 2022 at 06:20 am (GMT)
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Congratulations to Skyline for World 6th, CN 1st Mythic Dathea, Ascended! They defeated the windy elemental in 163 pulls!

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 20, 2022 at 06:00 am (GMT)
1209 na

Instant Dollars have ended raid for the night. They stopped with 23.1% still as their best pull. Liquid is still pulling Raszageth and are currently on pull 120 and still trying to get a clean transition into Phase 2. BDGG is still at it as well with a best pull of 58.9% on Broodkeeper Diurna. Imperative didn't step into raid tonight and ran Mythic+ instead.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 20, 2022 at 05:18 am (GMT)
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Instant Dollars with another best pull of 23.1%. There is a chance that we could see another Kurog kill tonight.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 20, 2022 at 03:57 am (GMT)
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Liquid on their 93rd pull reached a new best of 64.86%, edging slightly ahead of Echo. They are currently on their 102nd pull of this boss. BDGG is still working on Broodkeeper with a new best pull 63.73% and a total of 22 pulls. Instant Dollars has a new best pull on Kurog Grimtotem of 40.08% on 21 pulls.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 20, 2022 at 02:25 am (GMT)
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Liquid keep hammering away at Raszageth, their latest best pull is 65% which is within 0.1% of Echo's best pull. Time for the race to start heating up!

Imperative is currently running keys while BDGG are continuing to pull Broodkeeper Diurna. Instant Dollars still have a best pull of 46% on Kurog Grimtotem.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 20, 2022 at 01:43 am (GMT)
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Instant Dollars have started pulling Kurog Grimtotem tonight, so far only two pulls in with a best of 46%. Liquid is still trying to optimize their comp and see further into the Raszageth fight. BDGG has gotten a handful of pulls in on Broodkeeper Diurna with a best of 82.6%.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 20, 2022 at 00:57 am (GMT)
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BDGG have returned from an officer meeting & Mythic+ and have started pulling Broodkeeper Diurna.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 19, 2022 at 23:46 pm (GMT)
1202 na

Now that BDGG have defeated Kurog Grimtotem, they've elected to do more Mythic+ before pulling Broodkeeper Diurna.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 19, 2022 at 23:19 pm (GMT)
1201 eu

With the NA reset approaching, Method decided to call it a day, having wiped at 1.8% on Mythic Kurog, they will get ready for some Broodkeeper action tomorrow for sure!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 19, 2022 at 23:13 pm (GMT)
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BDGG is getting ready for Mythic Broodkeeper and decided in the meantime farm some more gear on Mythic+. They should be back at the raid today still.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 19, 2022 at 22:43 pm (GMT)
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With Liquid finally pulling the boss again, we can see that both them and Echo found that Time Spiral is the key for surviving the pushbacks without the puddles from Heroic.

It will be interesting to see how the Evoker difference will play out though, because Liquid decided to bring 2 Preservation Evokers and use the Time Spiral from a single Devastation Evoker to fill a ranged DPS spot, while Echo decided to go with 3 Preservation Evokers.

This crazy amount of Evokers is mainly due to the spell, but throughput wise, Evokers are also very powerful, so I'm wondering why Echo didn't want to bring the Devastation. Keep in mind that both can use the massive Kharnalex weapon from Broodkeeper Diurna.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 19, 2022 at 22:33 pm (GMT)
1197 eu

On the other side of the pond, Method is also pushing hard on Mythic Kurog! They just lowered their best percentage to 14%!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 19, 2022 at 22:31 pm (GMT)
1196 na

BDGG got such a close call! They just wiped at 1.1% of the boss HP! They are not out of Kurog's room yet, but they are just one good pull away for sure

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 19, 2022 at 21:42 pm (GMT)
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Liquid is still pushing that extra gear, which makes me wonder if they are waiting for Echo to go get some rest before showing their new strategy.

Yesterday the last pulls they did on Raszageth were with only 18 raiders, so I'm curious to see what they will be bringing to the raid today.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 19, 2022 at 21:29 pm (GMT)
1190 eu

Another great pull from Echo on what is turning out to be an insane encounter with Raszageth!

The Mythic only mechanic for the add platform is a Fire Lieutenant that spawns, and has a cast that wipes the raid if not interrupted. The problem that they are having is this cast going through, because this Lieutenant also casts a shield, for a massive 70% of his maximum HP that prevents interrupts.

The question that is left for us, and I guess for them as well, is what is the condition for that add to cast the shield? Or is it just an insanely high damage check? The cast went out roughly 10 seconds after they get to the platform, so if that is the case, we may be in for a long run.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 19, 2022 at 20:37 pm (GMT)
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Liquid is not looking that they will come back to Mythic any time soon.

The raiders are focused on acquiring important upgrades, spamming mostly the same Mythic+ keys each.

The question that this strategy raises is, we know that Echo did the most amount of splits of all the major guilds, and Method and BDGG together with Liquid are all behind in terms of raw item level, so will the other EU and NA contenders have to do this as well?

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 19, 2022 at 19:30 pm (GMT)
1185 na

The other side of the epic head-to-head going on for the Raszageth glory is just waking up!

Liquid is with an average item level across their main raid composition of 403! That's just below Echo, currently at the 404.5 mark, and maybe for that reason, they are starting the day with some raiders spamming some Mythic+ keys!

It will be interesting to see how the time management for them plays out today, since yesterday they burned a bit of the time advantage they had to gear an extra Evoker for the challenging knockbacks in the encounter ahead of them.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 19, 2022 at 19:24 pm (GMT)
1184 eu

Method just reached a new best of 38.1% HP remaining on Kurog's HP bar!

After 41 pulls, they will keep pushing hard to get to Mythic Broodkeeper Diurna in the next few hours!

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 19, 2022 at 18:56 pm (GMT)
1182 eu

Echo sees a new best percentage of 66% on their 66th pull on Raszageth the Storm-Eater!

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 19, 2022 at 18:03 pm (GMT)
1181 na

A big step forward for BDGG as they reach 9.71% on their 41st pull of Kurog Grimtotem

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 19, 2022 at 17:20 pm (GMT)
1180 eu

After 77 pulls Aversion has defeated Sennarth, the Cold Breath.

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 19, 2022 at 16:58 pm (GMT)
1179 eu

Method has a new best percentage on Kurog Grimtotem. After 29 pulls, they have reached 39%

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Posted by Paul on Dec 19, 2022 at 15:13 pm (GMT)
1178 eu

Echo have hit a new best, getting even closer to seeing the next phase of the Mythic Raszageth fight. Their new best is 68.2% after 39 pulls.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 19, 2022 at 15:01 pm (GMT)
1177 eu

Echo are making steady progress on Mythic Raszageth, with a best attempt of 70% on pull 31 (currently on pull 36). This new best percentage puts them ahead of Liquid, all be it only by ~0.4%.

Liquid will still be offline, but will likely be back online for their final raid day before the reset in 3-4 hours from now.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 19, 2022 at 14:22 pm (GMT)
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Taking a look at how guilds in Asia are doing, there has been some solid progress from Skyline and Huo Guo Chao Jie on Dathea, Ascended.

**Skyline **are very close to a kill, with a new best of 1.33% on pull 95 (currently on pull 106).

Chao Jie are further away from the kill, with a best of 40.2% on pull 57 (currently on pull 64)

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Posted by Paul on Dec 19, 2022 at 08:48 am (GMT)
1172 na

It looks like Liquid has called it for today. Player streams are going offline after a solid day of progress and a personal favourite highlight of the Race with the Echo vs. Liquid head-to-head on Broodkeeper Diurna.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 19, 2022 at 08:19 am (GMT)
1171 eu

Method are waking up, grouping up and looking for a swift kill of Mythic Dathea, Ascended. They have notably swapped out an Enhancement Shaman for another Balance Druid, lets see if it has the impact they hope for.

The remaining players (as with most guilds) fill their raid down-time with Mythic+ to squeeze out all the gearing that they can.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 19, 2022 at 08:09 am (GMT)
1170 na

Liquid continue to build their experience in Phase 1 of the Mythic Raszageth encounter. Their best % so far is 70.42% (Pull 24), with a handful of pulls finishing close to that point since then. They are taking a short break before starting their 53rd pull.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 19, 2022 at 06:24 am (GMT)
1169 na

BDGG is consistently reaching the first intermission on Kurog's very hard encounter, they are sitting at 42.8% as their best percentage of the boss HP after 26 attempts so far!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 19, 2022 at 06:16 am (GMT)
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Liquid is actually pushing their advantage, using the time gained by defeating the Mythic Broodkeeper encounter so early in their raiding day. They are currently running a Heroic split, funneling gear on some specific characters that they believe will be important for the progression ahead of them on the Mythic Raszageth encounter.

Imperative did some pulls on Mythic Dathea, but ultimately decided to call it a day, and get some well deserved rest.

Vesper is back at the Vault, currently progressing on Mythic Terros

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 19, 2022 at 05:28 am (GMT)
1166 na

Instant Dollars got some pulls on Mythic Kurog, but ultimately decided to call it a day, still what a day it was!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 19, 2022 at 04:44 am (GMT)
1164 na

Instant Dollars are trying to find that consistency to get to P3 on the Mythic Dathea encounter and having reached 0.95% on the boss HP bar, its just a matter of time for them to move over to Mythic Kurog.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 19, 2022 at 04:38 am (GMT)
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Meanwhile, BDGG is getting further and further into Mythic Kurog, having reached 43.4% as their personal best in the encounter, after only 15 attempts.

For comparison, Liquid took 59 pulls to defeat the boss.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 19, 2022 at 04:34 am (GMT)
1161 na

Liquid is back from their dinner break, and before going back to Mythic Raszageth they will apparently do a quick Normal split, to funnel gear into another Preservation Evoker, which would make sense since earlier in progression they mentioned switching a Priest to an extra Evoker.

The knockback mechanic seems to be the only reason behind the change, since the Evoker only spell Time Spiral gets crazy value by helping them survive.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 19, 2022 at 03:36 am (GMT)
1160 na

Liquid apparently got into a very hard wall in the Mythic Raszageth encounter! And funny enough, its not a damage check, or a healing one.

The Mythic version of the encounter removes the puddles that slows you on Heroic and Normal, making the huge knockback from the boss the biggest challenge on P1. They are apparently even considering swapping some low mobility classes since they haven't managed to survive the third cast yet!

Their personal best is still at 70.4% after 32 attempts already, and they got this percentage 8 pulls ago.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 19, 2022 at 03:22 am (GMT)
1158 na

BDGG is making crazy good progress! They pushed Mythic Kurog all the way down to 66.7% after only 5 pulls! They can reach Broodkeeper in the next few hours if they keep this pace!

Instant Dollars is also really pushing, having reached 5.5% on Mythic Dathea's HP bar.

And Imperative is trying to get back consistently to P3 on Mythic Sennarth, because they know they can killed it, they just need a clean P3.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 19, 2022 at 02:42 am (GMT)
1157 na

BDGG is coming in hot! They reached the first intermission in just 1 pull on Kurog! Of course there is still a lot of progression on the fight, but what a start!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 19, 2022 at 02:38 am (GMT)
1156 na

That was so close! Instant Dollars just had a soul crushing wipe at 9.6%! They definitely got this, and the perfect, clean pull is for sure coming soon™!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 19, 2022 at 02:37 am (GMT)
1155 na

BDGG is back from the Mythic+ break they had! Mythic Kurog Grimtotem is facing the next challenger!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 19, 2022 at 02:22 am (GMT)
1154 na

While Liquid is busy figuring out the first phase of this crazy version of the Raszageth encounter, this is the overall status for NA:

BDGG just killed Mythic Dathea and decided to try to squeeze some extra Mythic+ runs before coming back to the raid to face the very hard Mythic Kurog Grimtotem.

Imperative is still pushing Mythic Sennarth, having reached a heartbreaking wipe at 3.8% of the boss HP after 47 attempts.

Instant Dollars is keeping up with their impressive performance from yesterday, having already pushed all the way down the 23.7% mark on Mythic Dathea's HP bar, and with the closest guilds being FatSharkYes and Method, both EU guilds and currently sleeping, they have a big chance here to swoop the World 4th and keep the Dark Horse run alive, and set the stage to massively improve their performance from last tier, where they reached World 10th on Mythic The Jailer, but they still have ground to cover since Method is sitting at 15% as their best percentage already.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 19, 2022 at 01:04 am (GMT)
1152 eu

What an unstoppable squad! Even though Echo is raiding for more than 16 hours at this point, after defeating Mythic Broodkeeper they still found strength to do some pulls on Raszageth, already pushing for 91% of the boss HP.

They called a day for now, but this just shows that they are far from defeated, and if anything, they are more motivated to get back at Liquid tomorrow, for a full day on the angry dragon

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 23:42 pm (GMT)
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Liquid just defeated Mythic Broodkeeper Diurna after 67 pulls, for World 1st!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 23:30 pm (GMT)
1146 eu

The heat is on over at Mythic Broodkeeper, but in the coldest depths of the Vault, Conspiracy just defeated Mythic Sennarth, getting them World 9th, EU 4th!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 22:43 pm (GMT)
1142 eu

Each P1 wipe for Echo is so heartbreaking! They are very tired for sure, but they got this! Just hope they pull the boss again before going to bed.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 22:06 pm (GMT)
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Echo and Liquid are back at the Mythic Broodkeeper's room! The time is on Liquid's side though, because the EU squad is pushing some late hours since yesterday!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 21:30 pm (GMT)
1136 eu

Echo is back at it! The race is back at full pace with the head-to-head between them and Liquid for the Mythic Broodkeeper

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 21:14 pm (GMT)
1133 eu

In some non-Echo, non-Liquid news, Aversion just joined the 3/8 Mythic gang, having just defeated Mythic Terros, after 23 pulls, securing them World 18th, EU 8th!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 21:03 pm (GMT)
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Liquid is not willing to give a chance for an upset, already back at it, while Echo is still discussing last pull.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 20:16 pm (GMT)
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Our current status for the front runners is:

Echo and Liquid are head-to-head, with Liquid slightly ahead in the mayhem of the Mythic Broodkeeper Diurna encounter.

Method, BDGG, FatSharkYes and Skyline are all progressing on Mythic Dathea with different levels of progression, but Method is leading with the lower best percentage, having reached 42.5% on the boss' HP bar after 51 attempts.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 20:03 pm (GMT)
1126 eu

Echo seems to be getting pretty consistent in breaking all the eggs! They still have to iron out the transition to P2 itself, but they are closing in!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 19:58 pm (GMT)
1125 na

An interesting difference between healer compositions for Liquid and Echo is that the NA squad is currently setup with 2 Holy Priests, 1 Discipline Priest, a Holy Paladin and an Evoker closing out the 5th position.

Echo on the other hand is running the same classes, but in different distributions, with 1 Holy and 1 Discipline Priests, the Holy Paladin and 2 Evokers.

It will be interesting to see who is the target for the Power Infusion from the extra Priest that Liquid got going on, and how much of a difference can it make in terms of damage output.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 19:46 pm (GMT)
1124 eu

Echo is not willing to let Liquid open too much though, having downed their best percentage down to 51% after only 16 attempts on this crazy Mythic Broodkeeper Diurna encounter!

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 18, 2022 at 19:14 pm (GMT)
1122 eu

Echo continues to progress on Broodkeeper Diurna. After 13 attempts, their best percentage pull is 58%

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 18, 2022 at 18:51 pm (GMT)
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Liquid is back in the raid, preparing to pull Broodkeeper Diurna once again. Yesterday they achieved a best percentage of 27.9% after 37 pulls.

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 18, 2022 at 17:15 pm (GMT)
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Turning our attention to US, BDGG is awake and back in the raid pulling again. After 3 pulls on Dathea, their best percentage is 69.5%. Liquid are not currently online yet but we expect to see them soon.

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 18, 2022 at 17:12 pm (GMT)
1119 eu

Taking a quick look around EU;

  • Echo has taken their first few pulls on Broodkeeper Diurna. After 3 pulls their best percentage is 76.9%.
  • After 28 pulls, Method is consistently seeing sub-50% pulls on Dathea, Ascended.
  • Also on Dathea, FatSharkYes have a best pull percentage of 65% after 15 attempts
  • Aversion is currently in Mythic+
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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 18, 2022 at 16:19 pm (GMT)
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Big progress for Method as they get Dathea to a new best percentage of 49.2%. #UpTheOrange

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 18, 2022 at 15:45 pm (GMT)
1117 eu

FatSharkYes have defeated Sennarth, joining 4 other guilds on 4 of 8 bosses down.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 18, 2022 at 14:37 pm (GMT)
1113 eu

Aversion have entered Mythic Vault earlier today and really started their raid race. One-shotting Eranog and The Primal Council, currently on Pull 2 of Terros with a best of 39.3%.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 18, 2022 at 13:21 pm (GMT)
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Skyline and Huo Guo Chao Jie are also both getting very close to a kill on Sennarth. Skyline achieved a best of 9%, roughly 15 minutes ago and Huo Guo Chao Jie reached their best of 14.8% roughly 10 minutes ago.

We can expect both guilds to secure a kill on Sennarth before the end of their raid day.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 18, 2022 at 13:16 pm (GMT)
1108 eu

Echo are back in the raid and preparing to pull Kurog Grimtotem again after spending a few hours in Mythic+. Their current best is 11.3%, so this extra gear could see them defeating this boss soon.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 18, 2022 at 11:19 am (GMT)
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Method have continued onto Sennarth and have a best of 55.3%, currently on pull 3 of this boss.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 18, 2022 at 10:43 am (GMT)
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Skyline are making steady progress on Sennarth, achieving a new best of 34.5% on pull 16 (currently on pull 18).

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Posted by Paul on Dec 18, 2022 at 10:29 am (GMT)
1103 eu

After achieving their new best percentage on Kurog Grimtotem, Echo have sent their players into Mythic+ to squeeze out the extra gear and damage they need to finish the final burn of the boss.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 18, 2022 at 10:12 am (GMT)
1102 eu

And Method is off to the races! They've stepped back into Mythic once more and having started pulling Terros. On their first pull, they've gotten him down to 19.2%! Here's to a quick kill and a monster day from the team.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 18, 2022 at 09:34 am (GMT)
1101 eu

Echo ate their Wheaties and are coming on strong early this morning! New best pull of 35.6% Kurog Grimtotem.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 18, 2022 at 09:11 am (GMT)
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Liquid has called it a night after 37 pulls on Broodkeeper Diurna with a best of 27.9%. Even after a late night, there was discussions by their casters that Liquid might have an early morning ahead of them.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 18, 2022 at 09:01 am (GMT)
1099 eu

As of ten minutes ago, Echo has started pulls for EU Day 5 of the Race to World First! As of right now, they have a total of eight pulls on Kurog Grimtotem with a best of 45.7%.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 18, 2022 at 08:26 am (GMT)
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Congratulations to Chao Jie on getting World 10th Mythic Terros!

Similar to most other guilds, the kill was tight, with the floor fully covered and the boss enrage slamming.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 18, 2022 at 08:04 am (GMT)
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Liquid have just had a new best on Broodkeeper Diurna with 28.17%! It's getting around midnight for them, will this be the time to start burning the midnight oil?

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 18, 2022 at 08:00 am (GMT)
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And Mythic Terros goes down again! Congratulations to Skyline for defeating the giant rocky boy. Terros really isn't having a good night, three defeats in the last couple of hours.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 18, 2022 at 07:02 am (GMT)
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After some exciting new kills here's what everyone is up to:

  • Liquid are still on break
  • BDGG & Instant Dollars are running more Mythic+
  • Imperative turned in for the night
  • poptart corndoG stopped raiding after getting the most recent Terros kill. Some of them went to bed and others went to push Mythic+

The real question for tonight though, will we see another new best on Broodkeeper Diurna from Liquid?

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 18, 2022 at 06:39 am (GMT)
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Congratulations to poptart corndoG on World 8th, US 6th Mythic Terros. They defeated the boss in 26 pulls.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 18, 2022 at 06:29 am (GMT)
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poptart corndoG is getting really close to the next Mythic Terros kill! Just had a 2% wipe.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 18, 2022 at 06:24 am (GMT)
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Congratulations to xD for World 7th, US 5th Mythic Terros

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 06:22 am (GMT)
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By the looks of it, Imperative will keep pushing, as they get prepared to pull Mythic Sennarth!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 06:13 am (GMT)
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Imperative just defeated Mythic Terros after 37 pulls, securing them World 6th, US 4th!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 05:37 am (GMT)
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After 43 pulls, and reaching 56% remaining in the boss HP, Instant Dollars decided to stop progression on Mythic Dathea for now, and run a last minute Heroic split, to maybe close the gap a little bit in terms of gear.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 05:12 am (GMT)
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Another heartbreaking wipe for Imperative, having reached all the way down to 1.7% of the Mythic Terros' HP bar.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 04:48 am (GMT)
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What a crazy fight it is! Mythic Broodkeeper still holding Liquid's squad at the 70% mark, still to beat the enrage.

The major change the NA team is bringing right now, is a third tank! They are running double Blood Death Knights and one Protection Warrior, just showing how important the add management is for this encounter.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 04:07 am (GMT)
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We haven't been talking much about it, but this is the current Tier Set status: Liquid who is currently pulling Mythic Broodkeeper Diurna, have 17 4-piece bonus active on the raid, and believe or not, their Blood Death Knight is not even with 2-pieces, but still going strong.

Echo who is still working on Mythic Kurog Grimtotem, have the same 17 4-piece count, but everybody else have the 2-piece effect working.

BDGG by the time they defeated Mythic Sennarth had the same 17 4-piece bonuses.

Method is the currently sitting at 18 4-piece bonuses active by the time they defeated Mythic The Primal Council.

And for a point of comparison, Instant Dollars are progressing on Mythic Dathea with 13 4-piece effects working.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 03:52 am (GMT)
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And another break for Liquid! They stop for dinner now, but they got pretty good progress in terms of eggs destroyed, but still haven't made to their personal best again.

Another thing that is different from last time is gear wise, their characters got pretty significant upgrades, with some raiders even already committing their Valor points, and this levelled a bit the difference between them and Echo , with now both sitting at an average of 402 item level across the raiders.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 03:36 am (GMT)
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Imperative is closing in the kill on Mythic Terros! They just had a heartbreaking wipe at 2.9%, after 18 pulls.

They just need a clean last phase, and they can defeat the encounter for sure!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 02:54 am (GMT)
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Liquid is done with their Mythic+ runs, and are back at the action, currently pulling Mythic Broodkeeper

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 02:28 am (GMT)
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And after some pretty intense moments earlier today, this is the status:

Imperative and Instant Dollars are in the raid, progressing Mythic Terros and Mythic Dathea respectively.

Liquid, BDGG and poptart Corndog opted to run more Mythic+ runs, but they still have plenty of time to go back to progression.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 01:40 am (GMT)
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Instant Dollars decided to keep the Mythic push for NA going, having got down to 69.4% on Mythic Dathea HP bar, after only 8 attempts!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 01:15 am (GMT)
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poptart Corndog is back at the dusty Mythic Terros room, lowering their best percentage to 39% after 8 pulls!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 00:37 am (GMT)
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Such a close call! Liquid manage to get all the way down to 2 eggs! It will sound weird, since the boss HP were still sitting at 93%, but this is a personal best for the NA squad, again failing to beat the soft enrage timer for P2, but still in very good pace.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 00:32 am (GMT)
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Liquid just got an amazing pull on Mythic Broodkeeper, going all the way down to 4 eggs remaining, still 92% remaining of the boss HP.

This pull was important to see when the soft enrage barrier is set, and we learn that you have about 5 minutes and a half to break all 32 eggs and phase the boss. This for sure will be a challenging encounter

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 00:22 am (GMT)
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Liquid just got a few pulls in, but I think it will be extremely important to mention that to track boss HP for this fight, at least for now, will be deceiving.

The NA squad got their personal best for Mythic Broodkeeper sitting at 93%, but they got all the way down to 14 eggs remaining in the room (out of 32), which is very close to P2 already, so lets keep an eye for when they can reach P2 since this fight is very intensive on the number of add spawns!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 00:20 am (GMT)
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But EU fans, don't worry! FatSharkYes is apparently going offline for now, but they got the Mythic Sennarth encounter all the way down to 13% after only 16 pulls!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 00:18 am (GMT)
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The NA action does not stop! Instant Dollars is back at the spider's den, having reached a dangerously low 4.8% on Mythic Sennarth after 24 attempts.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 18, 2022 at 00:01 am (GMT)
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The next time your friend AFK's in front of the boss during a break, don't be mad, even Liquid has do deal with it, having technically just done their first pull.

The NA squad looks ready to start progressing on what can be a very challenging encounter after the recent buffs.

Mythic Broodkeeper is the only thing between them and our beloved angry dragon, Raszageth!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 23:21 pm (GMT)
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And it seems like Method decided not to keep pushing Mythic today. They went instead and got a very high number of Mythic+ keys and if we can learn anything from Echo, is that this gear is very valuable in cutting corners and shaving pull counts so far.

Speaking of Echo, they are making hasty progress on Mythic Kurog, having reached 45.7% on the boss after just 7 pulls.

Liquid, who just defeated Mythic Kurog, got the encounter done after 59 pulls and they decided to take their lunch break, and come back for our first look after the buff on Mythic Broodkeeper Diurna!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 23:03 pm (GMT)
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Liquid just defeated Mythic Kurog Grimtotem, extending their lead after 59 pulls and getting them another World 1st!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 22:50 pm (GMT)
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Echo showing the power of the extra gear! They just started Mythic Kurog progression, with their first pulls already reaching 65% for their personal best.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 22:22 pm (GMT)
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And the gear race behind the scenes continue! Method is currently chasing that last bit of advantage they can get from high item level Mythic+ gear, and the same goes for BDGG.

For the current front runners, Echo got Mythic Dathea kill with 3 4-piece bonuses missing in the raid comp, while Liquid got it with a whopping 19 4-piece buffs active.

I think only time will tell how much this will affect the race from now on.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 21:31 pm (GMT)
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Echo is also closing in for the kill, dropping Mythic Dathea all the way down to 4.1%, and only after 56 attempts, still under Liquid record.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 20:37 pm (GMT)
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Imperative just defeated Heroic Raszageth after 35 pulls, securing them World 14th, US 4th.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 20:08 pm (GMT)
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** 天涯 (Skyline)** is keeping the heat on **火锅超界 (Huo Guo Chao Jie)**on the Asia Realms, having tied the competition at 2/8 M for both.

But Huo Guo Chao Jie is currently sitting at a very low 6.2% as their best percentage for Mythic Terros, while Skyline has not pulled the boss yet.

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 17, 2022 at 19:38 pm (GMT)
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Team Liquid has started the day off strong with a 12.81% pull on Kurog Grimtotem. They expect to see this boss go down soon!

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 17, 2022 at 19:15 pm (GMT)
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Checking back in with Echo, after 37 pulls they have reached 14.76% with their best pull on Dathea, Ascended. Will we see this boss go down today?

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 17, 2022 at 19:00 pm (GMT)
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FatSharkYes has jumped into Mythic progress and quickly dispatched both Eranog & The Primal Council. After 3 pulls, they have reached 71.5% on Terros.

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 17, 2022 at 18:21 pm (GMT)
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As the EU guilds start breaking for dinner, we turn our focus back to NA. BDGG is still running Mythic+ and Imperative are still working on Heroic Raszageth. We haven't seen anyone from Liquid going live today. Could there be pulls happening offline? We will have to wait and see!

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 17, 2022 at 17:35 pm (GMT)
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Huo Guo Chao Jie (火锅超界) have entered the Mythic race with their Asia #1 kill of Eranog & Primal Council.

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 17, 2022 at 17:14 pm (GMT)
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After 26 pulls, Echo is seeing steady progression on Dathea, Ascended. Their current best pull is 37.36%. BDGG have joined Method on the Mythic+ train, searching for a few more item-level upgrades before continuing Mythic progression.

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 17, 2022 at 16:42 pm (GMT)
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Pull 56 is the magic number for BDGG, as they down Sennarth, the Cold Breath. We will now see Echo and BDGG go head to head to see who can defeat Dathea, Ascended first.

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 17, 2022 at 16:37 pm (GMT)
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We have a new best percentage for Echo, wiping at 44.56%. They are currently at 22 pulls

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 17, 2022 at 16:25 pm (GMT)
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BDGG is heading back into the fight, preparing to resume progress on Sennarth, the Cold Breath. They ended the previous day with an agonizingly close 3.34% wipe after their

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 17, 2022 at 14:16 pm (GMT)
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Echo have just pulled Dathea, Ascended for the first time in Mythic. This first pull saw them reach 69.53%

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Posted by Paul on Dec 17, 2022 at 13:48 pm (GMT)
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Echo continue to battle against Sennarth, currently on their 10th pull.

Method are doing Mythic+, presumably to get a little extra gear before facing the tight damage check of Mythic Terros.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 17, 2022 at 13:10 pm (GMT)
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Echo have just had a 1% wipe on Mythic Sennarth, the Cold Breath. They are getting very close to a kill!

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Posted by Paul on Dec 17, 2022 at 11:58 am (GMT)
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Method have moved onto the Primal Council, whilst Echo are having a very strong first pull on Sennarth, reaching the last phase.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 17, 2022 at 11:41 am (GMT)
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Echo have taken a pause and are discussing strategy before starting progress on Sennarth, the Cold Breath.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 17, 2022 at 11:12 am (GMT)
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Echo have had progressively better pulls in pulls 1 through 3. Based on a clean pull, they certainly have the damage to kill the boss.

Jeathe, a former Echo player and currently casting on Echo's stream, believes that Echo has been bringing a lower geared character they don't want to use for progress to each Mythic boss (for the first 2 bosses at least) to bank loot on. Giving them more flexibility on funneling gear to the best characters.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 17, 2022 at 10:47 am (GMT)
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Meanwhile in EU, Method are finishing up some loot distribution from their HC Raszageth and some Mythic+ to make use of the time, next up Mythic Vault progress time.

Aversion will also be going live shortly.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 17, 2022 at 10:39 am (GMT)
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Echo is starting their first pull of Mythic Terros, after a little preparation of setups and strategy.

By defeating this boss, they will be World 4th and EU 1st to kill Terros. Also moving them to position 4 in the global leaderboard.

The pull count to beat is 5, achieved by Liquid.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 17, 2022 at 09:20 am (GMT)
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Liquid's extra pulls were worth it, reaching a new best of 28.2% on pull 39 (their final pull of the night). Putting them in great spirits and confident about continuing their progress tomorrow.

Max has mentioned that a lot of their tech wasn't working as intended on this boss, but despite that, gave big praise to the raiders for performing really well today.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 17, 2022 at 09:11 am (GMT)
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Liquid were planning to have 1 more pull on Kurog Grimtotem today, then will call it and head offline. Race to World First guilds also enjoy a cheeky, "just 1 more pull".

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Posted by Paul on Dec 17, 2022 at 08:10 am (GMT)
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EU guilds are slowly appearing at their desks, with Method streams starting up and players grouping up for some more Heroic Raszageth.

Echo should be (according to their stream) starting their raid day at 10:30 CET (in 1 hour 20m from this post). It's very likely we see a solid day of Mythic action for them, so definitely worth keeping an eye on their streams today!

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Posted by Paul on Dec 17, 2022 at 07:48 am (GMT)
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Skyline have defeated Heroic Raszageth World 9th, Asia 2nd, keeping the pressure on Huo Guo Chao Jie.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 07:20 am (GMT)
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BDGG decided they needed a break from infinite spiders. They called it a day after 55 attempts, with 3.3% as their best percentage on Mythic Sennarth to a well deserved rest!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 07:09 am (GMT)
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火锅超界 (Huo Guo Chao Jie) just had a heartbreaking wipe, with just 1.4% left on the boss HP.

It seems like the Heroic Raszageth Asia 1st title is still open to contention!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 06:52 am (GMT)
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At it looks like both 火锅超界 (Huo Guo Chao Jie) and 天涯 (Skyline) are back at the crazy Heroic Raszageth encounter!

火锅超界 (Huo Guo Chao Jie) is currently sitting at an impressive 8.4% as their best percentage so far, while 天涯 (Skyline) have wiped at 9.5%.

Considering they have only been raiding for 2 days, I'm a strong believer that they can tackle Mythic bosses pretty soon.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 06:25 am (GMT)
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New best for Liquid on Mythic Kurog, now sitting at 51.5% after 21 pulls.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 05:57 am (GMT)
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We are not yet out of Sennarth's webs!

BDGG is getting so close, and bit by bit they are dropping their best percentage, currently at 7.39% after 45 attempts.

Instant Dollars seems to have grasped pretty quickly the first phases of the fight, currently sitting at 34.1% after 12 pulls, but if experience have showed us something, is that this fight is very dangerous towards the end, so they might have just gotten to the real progression.

Its still anyone's game in the frozen den inside the Vault!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 05:40 am (GMT)
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Something changed with their strategy, as Liquid decided to go back and start with the Fire Totem for Mythic Kurog.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 05:26 am (GMT)
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As for the front runners over at Liquid, they changed a little bit their strategy from before the dinner break.

They decided to switch the starting totem that empowers Mythic Kurog from Fire to Earth Totem.

We will see how this strategy pays off in the next pulls, but they haven't changed their personal best yet, as the raiders are getting used to the new movement requirements and assignments.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 05:19 am (GMT)
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And in our little Head-to-Head between BDGG and Instant Dollars, we have a very different situation, with BDGG squad currently having 17 4 piece bonus active out of the 20 players in the raid, with 1 unlucky DPS player and both tanks with the 2 piece effect.

As for Instant Dollars they got only 12 4 piece effects working, with 5 DPS players only having 2 tier pieces as of the Mythic Terros kill for both.

Let's see how this difference will manifest in their direct competition for Mythic Sennarth!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 05:13 am (GMT)
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We haven't been talking much about Tier pieces, but an interesting fact, Liquid got 4 pieces on all their DPS and Healer characters (as of the kill on Mythic Dathea) and only one of the tanks currently don't have the 4 piece bonus active, but have the 2 piece effect.

In a few hours, it will be interesting to see how Echo and Method will distribute theirs, and if that explains the long session of splits today.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 04:53 am (GMT)
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Instant Dollars is ready to get some pulls on Mythic Sennarth, bringing the race to an interesting Head-to-Head dispute!

Can BDGG, currently sitting at 9.25% after 37 attempts pull it off, or will Instant Dollars swoop them out of the glory for World 2nd?

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 04:19 am (GMT)
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Liquid just did some pulls before dinner time for them, and we can already see some of the most complex mechanics we have encountered so far on this tier.

Their personal best is sitting at a comfortable 67.4%, but my guess is that this boss is far from being defeated.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 03:28 am (GMT)
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Quick update:

Liquid is back at Mythic Kurog's room, ready for some more Mythic action.

BDGG is pushing closer and closer to defeating Mythic Sennarth.

The Instant Dollars squad is getting impressive pulls on Mythic Terros with their personal best sitting at a dangerously low 22.4% after only 4 pulls.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 03:05 am (GMT)
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Instant Dollars is joining the NA Mythic gang, currently pulling Mythic Terros.

Can they catch up to BDGG and reach Mythic Sennarth today?

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 02:55 am (GMT)
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By the looks of it, a lot more preparation needs to take place before any pulls on Mythic Kurog Grimtotem for Liquid.

The raiders are currently doing multiple Mythic+ runs while the analysts are discussing strategies and possibly even creating or fixing WeakAuras and Add-ons much needed for the fight ahead.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 02:42 am (GMT)
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BDGG is getting closer and closer to defeating Mythic Sennarth, they took 2% off their previous personal best in the last two pulls, currently sitting at 15.9% after 16 attempts total.

This fight is the perfect example to remember that this RWF is more a marathon than a sprint.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 02:20 am (GMT)
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And NA keeps the pedal to the medal, with BDGG already back at Mythic Sennarth!

Meanwhile Liquid is getting ready for Mythic Kurog Grimtotem

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 02:09 am (GMT)
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Liquid took down Mythic Dathea securing World 1st after 63 pulls!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 01:46 am (GMT)
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Do Air Elementals have sleeves? The only thing I'm sure is that Dathea still have some tricks up it!

Despite amazing pulls after the nerf, Liquid still to beat their best pull, with some close calls. It's still definitely a matter of time now.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 01:32 am (GMT)
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BDGG is apparently taking a little break, but well deserved. I wouldn't want to keep looking at this spider for so long either.

Their best percentage still 17.3.%, after 12 pulls, reaching Liquid pull count, and very close to closing the encounter.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 01:15 am (GMT)
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After another great pull, reaching sub 15%, I thinks its safe to assume it was a pretty significant nerf.

Liquid were already in kill range, so now its just a matter of time.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 01:05 am (GMT)
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There are more good news for NA fans, BDGG just reached their best percentage of 17.3% on Mythic Sennarth

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 00:37 am (GMT)
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And in case you are wondering about Liquid, they are looking to reach consistency on the incredible Mythic Dathea encounter, and as they have reached 30.7% already after 52 pulls, they for sure have it in killing range.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 00:32 am (GMT)
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Imperative is currently on a break, and may be back straight to Mythic, lets wait and see.

And as a last standing for EU today, FatSharkYes have some players doing Mythic+, hopefully getting ready for progression tomorrow.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 17, 2022 at 00:29 am (GMT)
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BDGG is steadily progressing on Mythic Sennarth, already reaching 37.5% as their best percetage for boss HP, maybe they can match Liquid progression today?

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 16, 2022 at 23:42 pm (GMT)
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BDGG decided to keep the Mythic train going, by heading straight to Mythic Sennarth!

They got this absolute nightmare of a fight already pretty far, with their personal best sitting at 58.7% after just 2 pulls.

Method and Echo decided to call it a day after a couple more splits and Mythic+ runs, probably getting ready for a big Mythic day tomorrow!

Imperative is also back online, but they look like they are looking for more Mythic+ gear before heading back to the raid.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 16, 2022 at 22:23 pm (GMT)
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So, here it go, a little bit of the overall status:

BDGG is pushing really hard, having reached 6.15% on Mythic Terros after just 10 pulls!

Liquid is progressing on Mythic Dathea, having just slightly improved their personal best, down to 42.9%.

Method and Echo are preparing for the big moment, with the Orange squad pushing Heroic Raszageth and the Echo gang pushing Mythic+.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 16, 2022 at 20:42 pm (GMT)
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BDGG is pedal to the metal, having downed Mythic The Primal Council after 1 pull, joining the 2/8 Mythic gang.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 16, 2022 at 20:32 pm (GMT)
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Liquid is back up and running! Happy to see some more Mythic action!

Method are still working on their second kill of Heroic Raszageth while Echo are doing the last chores required, while analysts are probably running to get the loot from all the Heroic splits sorted for the raiders to start the show.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 16, 2022 at 20:25 pm (GMT)
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BDGG just defeated Mythic Eranog! The question now is are they going to face Terros or The Primal Council?

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 16, 2022 at 20:09 pm (GMT)
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Liquid is awake, and ready to face Mythic Dathea for the second round!

Their best pull so far got the boss down to 43.8%, let's see how then can improve that with a rested mind and body.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 16, 2022 at 19:52 pm (GMT)
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Method on the other hand, is currently on their second Heroic Raszageth split, which reinforces our suspicion that everybody is pushing hard on Heroic splits to don't have to come back after they enter Mythic.

Echo is also among those lines, having decided to go for Mythic+ runs while they sort all the loot from splits.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 16, 2022 at 19:45 pm (GMT)
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Echo just completed yet another Heroic Raszageth split!

It's clear that they got the fight locked down, lets see if they finally go for Mythic!

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Posted by Paul on Dec 16, 2022 at 19:28 pm (GMT)
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Method have defeated Heroic Raszageth, World 5th, EU 2nd.

Unfortunately, this is likely just the beginning of their Raszageth splits.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 16, 2022 at 19:26 pm (GMT)
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Skyline decided to turn up the heat on Huo Guo Chao Jie, hitting a new best of 38.6% on Raszageth Heroic.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 16, 2022 at 18:58 pm (GMT)
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Huo Guo Chao Jie have a new best of 13.8% on HC Raszageth, making them the front runners in the Asia region.

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 16, 2022 at 18:15 pm (GMT)
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Echo is suspected to be on heroic Raszageth split 8 of 9 meaning we will hopefully see some mythic kills from them shortly.

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 16, 2022 at 18:08 pm (GMT)
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Mythic Grimtotem and Raszageth have both been buffed! This has just made this race a lot more exciting! Neither of these bosses has been pulled yet! I estimate that this race will go over to the next reset! Will we see any more buffs?

Check out this Wowhead article for more information.

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 16, 2022 at 17:46 pm (GMT)
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Method 10% wipe on heroic Raszageth

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 16, 2022 at 16:26 pm (GMT)
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As NA teams start to wake up, we see Method jump into Heroic Raszageth for the first time. We expect to see this fight a few times as they finish up their Heroic splits. Aversion & Echo are also still working on Heroic Splits

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Posted by Paul on Dec 16, 2022 at 14:09 pm (GMT)
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Echo have defeated Heroic Raszageth for the second time, this time after only 4 pulls.

Regrouping quickly, they are preparing to pull Raszageth Heroic for the third time.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 16, 2022 at 13:38 pm (GMT)
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Echo have quickly gone back into another Heroic Raszageth, working on defeating the boss for the second time.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 16, 2022 at 13:01 pm (GMT)
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After what feels like an eternity, we do have some movement from the top EU guilds.

  • Method have been distributing loots accumulated from the splits and have started looking at crafted gear, they will then likely be going into Heroic
  • Aversion have been doing more Heroic splits today
  • Echo have started off today with Heroic Raszageth
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Posted by Paul on Dec 16, 2022 at 11:46 am (GMT)
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Guilds in Asia will be nearing the end of their raiding day. There hasn't been an Asia first defeat of Raszageth yet, with both of the front-runners, Huo Guo Chao Jie and Skyline killing Heroic Broodkeeper Diurna 24 and 6 hours ago respectively. They appear to be following a similar approach to US and EU region guilds as the teams that are still online are now doing Mythic+ or Heroic splits.

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 16, 2022 at 10:02 am (GMT)
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Day 4 has started with Method doing mythic plus. The Echo stream is starting up. As I predicted we didn't see another boss kill from Liquid through the night but we did some great progress from them seeing a best pull of 43.8% so well done to them.

Will we see some mythic kills from our top contenders today? Stay tuned to the Method stream to find out.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 16, 2022 at 08:19 am (GMT)
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Liquid are still making progress on Dathea, Ascended, with a new best of 57.3% on their 16th pull. They have a total of 19 pulls on the boss, and are discussing between pulls on how to get their strategy locked down.

EU is still very quiet; Method are starting their day with Mythic+, whilst Echo and other EU guilds are yet to be online.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 16, 2022 at 07:33 am (GMT)
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The EU Race to World First guilds are starting to wake up and prepare for (hopefully) a day of Mythic progress today. Its quite likely that we see them start with Heroic Raszageth, as there are currently no EU guilds to have defeated the boss on Heroic, so it will be interesting to see the early race strategy for EU compared to US guilds.

Do they clear up to Liquid's progress of 4/8 and return to an easier Heroic Raszageth because of the extra gear, without the downside of showing any strategy they have for a later boss such as Dathea, Ascended of Kurog Grimtotem? Or do they replicate Liquid's approach of doing Heroic Raszageth split runs and fly through the earlier Mythic bosses? We should find out today, so keep an eye on the RWF guilds today!

Speaking of US guilds, the majority have finished for today, or are close to being finished:

  • Liquid are still progressing Dathea, Ascended Mythic with a current best of 61.5% with 12 pulls on the encounter.
  • Poptart Corndog (Terros 39% best) are finishing their day with Mythic+
  • Idiot are progressing Heroic Raszageth
  • Imperative (Terros 44.3% best) have finished for today
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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 16, 2022 at 06:28 am (GMT)
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While Liquid is starting to explore the depth of this beautiful Mythic Dathea encounter, Vesper decided to call it a day for raiding, having left Heroic Raszageth with 21.4% on their best pull, putting 52 grueling attempts on the board tonight.

Hopefully they can get back on their feet to come back with full focus tomorrow!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 16, 2022 at 06:17 am (GMT)
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Liquid is trying to keep up the heat on EU, having started progression on Mythic Dathea.

Instant Dollars decided to call it a day, and what a day it was.

Idiot is still pushing Heroic Raszageth together with Vesper, while BDGG is trying to get their second loot drop as soon as possible, preparing a big day tomorrow, possibly going straight to Mythic!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 16, 2022 at 05:54 am (GMT)
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By the looks of it, both Melee Mechanics and Imperative are calling a day, and going back to some last minute chores and some well deserved rest!

Imperative was progressing on Heroic Raszageth, with 21 attempts done, having reached 45.4% in terms of boss HP.

Melee Mechanics on the other hand, went to sleep with a pretty comfortable 2 out of 8 Mythic bosses already defeated, and have the option to go either to Mythic Dathea or Heroic Raszageth tomorrow!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 16, 2022 at 05:39 am (GMT)
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Quick update, Liquid's Mythic instance is fixed.

They are regrouping and getting ready for more Mythic progression for our delight, heading straight to Mythic Dathea!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 16, 2022 at 05:34 am (GMT)
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And we have some action from the other side of the world with 天涯 (Skyline) having defeated Heroic Broodkeeper Diurna already, reaching the 7/8 mark in just 2 days of the patch being available in the Asian realms!

At this rate, they may enter Mythic in the next hours, which would be absolutely mental!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 16, 2022 at 05:31 am (GMT)
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Instant Dollars on the other hand, decided not to commit to Mythic, getting promptly back to Raszageth's room for more Heroic splits!

On the other spectrum, BDGG are still sitting at the their personal best of 7.74% after 21 pulls, and hopefully they can get the last phase right, because they already showed they got the damage to bring this angry dragon down.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 16, 2022 at 05:26 am (GMT)
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Good news! Liquid already got in touch with GMs and the fix should be up any minute, so they decided to commit to the multiple already formed Mythic+ parties and will get back straight to Mythic Dathea as soon as possible!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 16, 2022 at 05:20 am (GMT)
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And by the looks of it, Liquid got a weird bug where the room after both bosses they have killed didn't open, which mean they can't physically walk up to the next room of the raid!

We hope they can get this fixed soon! But in the meantime they are planning on using that time for some more Mythic+ runs.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 16, 2022 at 05:17 am (GMT)
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Although I'm guessing everybody wants to see more Mythic pulls by NA tonight, with more and more guilds approaching the kill on Heroic Raszageth it just means we will eventually reach a point where there is not that much gear left to be grabbed, and only Mythic will remain!

Getting World 2nd right now is huge for NA, since EU should be waking up in the next few hours, already with even more catch up to do, the pressure is on!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 16, 2022 at 05:11 am (GMT)
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Liquid is back from their dinner break, and ready for some more Mythic action! They have the option to go for either Mythic Dathia or Mythic Kurog Grimtotem, and based on a previous exploratory pull, my bet would be Kurog for tonight!

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 16, 2022 at 05:05 am (GMT)
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BDGG has a new best pull on Heroic Raszageth with 7.74%. They are currently in a race with Instant Dollars to see who can defeat the Storm Eater for World Second AOTC. There is a strong chance both of these guilds kill this boss tonight.

On the Mythic front, we have poptart corndoG and Vision progressing on Mythic Terros with 39% & 55.9% as their best pulls respectively. Could we possibly see a world second kill tonight on Terros?

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 16, 2022 at 04:20 am (GMT)
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Instant Dollars is getting really close to killing Heroic Raszageth. It was heartbreaking 0.78% wipe, we were REALLY rooting for their Blood Death Knight to solo the last little bit.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 16, 2022 at 03:48 am (GMT)
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Congratulations to Muscle Memory for World 9th & Consequence for World 10th Mythic Primal Council. Muscle Memory defeated the council in 7 pulls while Consequence downed the boss in 8.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 16, 2022 at 03:11 am (GMT)
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Currently have the following guilds all pulling Heroic Raszageth:

  • BDGG: 60.9% / 7 Pulls
  • Imperative: 45.4% / 19 Pulls
  • Vesper: 46.8% / 34 Pulls
  • Instant Dollars: 55.5% / Pulls 5
  • Spike Flail: 74.6% / Pulls 5

Who's going to get World 2nd AOTC? Will we see it tonight?

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 16, 2022 at 02:32 am (GMT)
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Congratulations to Spike Flail on World 8th Primal Council after three pulls!

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 16, 2022 at 01:15 am (GMT)
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Now with the EU teams heading to bed that leaves us with our NA friends for the rest of the night. Imperative have started pulling Heroic Raszagath while Liquid, BDGG, and Vesper have opted to do Mythic+. Other teams like Instant Dollars and Intern KTB are continuing with more Heroic bosses.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 15, 2022 at 23:08 pm (GMT)
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Liquid just defeated Mythic Sennarth after 12 pulls, getting them World 1st!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 15, 2022 at 23:02 pm (GMT)
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The EU day is coming to an end, with a lot of splits! Both Method and Echo spent they entire day on Mythic+ runs and Heroic splits, and even FatSharkYes decided not to enter Mythic Vault just yet.

The Next Step, Imperative and BDGG are all doing splits as well, leaving Mythic progression for Liquid so far, who pulled ahead and are close to defeat Mythic Sennarth.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 15, 2022 at 22:30 pm (GMT)
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We are not in the clear from spiders yet! Liquid just downed their personal best to 4.72% on Mythic Sennarth.

And they are already displaying some interesting tech, with one of their healers using the Residual Neural Channeling Agent to squeeze a little bit more damage to the boss, after they inevitably reached the enrage timer.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 15, 2022 at 22:07 pm (GMT)
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Innominatum just defeated Mythic The Primal Council after 8 pulls, achieving World 7th, EU 4th.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 15, 2022 at 22:02 pm (GMT)
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We are getting to the end of the raiding day for EU, and Method, Echo and FatSharkYes are both finishing off Heroic splits, probably already setting up for a full Mythic day tomorrow!

Meanwhile, Imperative is back on progressing Heroic Broodkeeper Diurna, and BDGG is currently in a meeting, maybe we see another NA guild starting Mythic today?

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 15, 2022 at 21:35 pm (GMT)
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Liquid just defeated Mythic Terros, securing World 1st after 5 pulls!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 15, 2022 at 21:21 pm (GMT)
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The Next Step keeps on pushing, having just defeated Mythic The Primal Council securing them World 6th, EU 3rd after 8 pulls.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 15, 2022 at 21:14 pm (GMT)
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It looks like Mythic Terros still got some tricks up his sleeve, not going down just yet, but Liquid just pushed their personal best to 2.6%.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 15, 2022 at 20:41 pm (GMT)
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The Mythic train is starting to move for NA, but meanwhile Method and Echo are still doing their Heroic splits.

It will be interesting to see how fast they will catch up with this extra gear pieces!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 15, 2022 at 19:59 pm (GMT)
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We have yet to see some Mythic pulls for EU's top guilds, with both Echo and Method currently back in the raid, but doing more Heroic splits.

On the other side of the pond, BDGG is also pushing more Heroic splits, while Liquid is doing their Mythic+ chores.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 15, 2022 at 19:55 pm (GMT)
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We are finally getting some well needed Mythic action with currently 2 guilds, Imperative for NA and Tony Halme Pro Skater for EU, pushing Mythic Terros!

We got some improvements, with the best percentage currently at 44.3% for Imperative, but it will be a close call since this was after 5 pulls, while the EU squad is still on their second attempt.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 15, 2022 at 19:21 pm (GMT)
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Imperative pulling out an impressive performance beating Vesper best pull on their first attempt on Mythic Terros, lowering the boss health down to 47.7%.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 15, 2022 at 19:11 pm (GMT)
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After we finally got some Mythic action, Aversion, Method, FatSharkYes and BDGG are all doing Heroic splits, in various characters.

Meanwhile, Echo is pushing some Mythic+ keys for extra gear pieces.

It seems only Tony Halme Pro Skater and Imperative decided to keep pushing for Mythic The Primal Council and Mythic Terros respectively.

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 15, 2022 at 18:16 pm (GMT)
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It looks like we are getting close to more NA guilds defeating the Primal Council, with Imperative and Idiot both posting new best percentages. Imperative is at 9.54% after 3 pulls and Idiot is at 13.1% after 10 pulls.

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 15, 2022 at 16:21 pm (GMT)
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Method presses pause on Heroic splits for the moment, with the majority of the guild heading into Mythic+. This could be the last set of targeted looting we see before they step into Mythic for the first time!

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 15, 2022 at 15:55 pm (GMT)
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As the first day of raiding ends for the Asia region, Huo Guo Chao Jie (火锅超界) leads the pack having already reached 7/8 heroic. Skyline (天涯) is just behind with 6/8 heroic bosses defeated.

It will be interesting to see how quickly they close the gap to getting into Mythic!

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Posted by Paul on Dec 15, 2022 at 14:22 pm (GMT)
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Echo have opted to do Mythic+, and it appears that part of their strategy is that some of the loot from the previous Heroic split(s) is being held on characters up to the 2 hour trading window. This allows them to have a higher chance that the HC loot goes to players that won't replace it, maximising their looting efficiency and effectiveness.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 15, 2022 at 13:31 pm (GMT)
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Method's break is over, and they continue their Heroic splits, currently pulling Broodkeeper Diurna.

Echo appear to be having a meeting, so we should see their next move shortly.

FatSharkYes players continue to do Mythic+, we assume until their team is ready to return to raiding.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 15, 2022 at 11:19 am (GMT)
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With today being Thursday, realms in Asia have also unlocked with their weekly reset.

The majority of guilds in these regions are following a similar approach that we've seen across the NA and EU regions, normal splits, and then presumably the next step being heroic splits.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 15, 2022 at 11:05 am (GMT)
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We continue to see more Heroic splits from both Echo and Method. With other guilds, like Aversion, finishing up a few more Normal splits before hitting Heroic.

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 15, 2022 at 10:24 am (GMT)
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As we watch the splits and mythic plus runs, one starts to wonder, how quickly will we see these bosses fall? It currently looks like Eranog then The Primal Council will be defeated swiftly, but how much quicker than the guilds that have already faced up against them? Hopefully we will find out how the EU teams will do later today.

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 15, 2022 at 09:45 am (GMT)
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Method and Echo are continuing with more splits. The guild from down under, Honestly, are making some steady progress too. FatSharkYes are starting the day with mythic plus. Aversion have their stream up and are starting to raid in a few minutes.

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Posted by Warcraftthor on Dec 15, 2022 at 09:22 am (GMT)
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We see Echo in their third Raszageth split of the morning and Method is jumping into some more splits.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 15, 2022 at 09:04 am (GMT)
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EU are starting up their engines for their second day.

Echo are in normal to try and get a few last bits of gear, are they preparing for Mythic? What are our team in Orange and Black doing? Well I think after the beast of a day they had yesterday I would like to think that they are waking up refreshed and getting ready for some pulls. The question is, will they head to Mythic or run more splits? The Method stream is up so tune in to find out.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 15, 2022 at 08:16 am (GMT)
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The majority of the US guilds have headed offline after setting the fire alight on Mythic boss kills today.

In the lead currently, is Vesper, having taken both World First Eranog and World First The Primal Council. They are the only guild so far to have attempted pulls on Terros, achieving a best of 48.4% after only 5 pulls.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 15, 2022 at 07:59 am (GMT)
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Idiot just had their best pull on Mythic Primal Council of 13.1% and getting close to World Second!

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 15, 2022 at 07:14 am (GMT)
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Congrats to the gamers in DMG for World 3rd Mythic Eranog and Idiot for World 4th! Each guild defeated the boss in five and six pulls respectively.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 15, 2022 at 06:35 am (GMT)
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NA has gotten busy tonight! Nascent has claimed World Second on Mythic Eranog!

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 15, 2022 at 05:29 am (GMT)
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After four pulls, Vesper has also claimed World First Primal Council!

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 15, 2022 at 05:27 am (GMT)
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Our first mythic kill is in the books! Congratulations to Vesper on World First Mythic Eranog!

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 15, 2022 at 03:28 am (GMT)
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Liquid has taken down Heroic Broodkeeper Diurna after two pulls and BDGG not far behind them with 14 pulls!

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 15, 2022 at 03:12 am (GMT)
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While EU has mostly called it a night, NA teams are still going strong in their split runs. Will one of these teams pull Mythic Eranogg again before the night is over? Guess we'll have to stay tuned and find out.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 15, 2022 at 00:51 am (GMT)
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After finishing more Heroic splits, Method and Echo are taking a lunch break. Some of the players taking this as a chance to do a couple of Mythic+ keys.

With splits being almost completed (surely?), I think we can expect to see some EU Mythic action later today!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 15, 2022 at 00:46 am (GMT)
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Liquid just took down Heroic Dathea, joining other guilds in the 6/8 mark.

Meanwhile, Instant Dollars is back at the Vault, progressing on Heroic Dathea while BDGG is deep down the splits rabbit hole.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 15, 2022 at 00:45 am (GMT)
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Day 2 Splits Boogaloo

The second day of the Vault of the Incarnates: Race to World First started a lot earlier than we have seen before with the EU servers coming up at 5am CET and what did our glorious EU contenders do… splits! The Method channel sprung to life with the glory of Kexman and Samtalkz, at the turn of the hour the splits began and Method opted to go for two runs at a time, whereas the current reigning champions, Echo, were running three at time.

Our combatants started with normal splits before going to heroic at the time of writing this, 00:42 GMT, no team has defeated Raszageth on Heroic. What we have seen is that there are now eight teams that have killed Kurog Grimtotem, including our home team Method. Bigger still we saw the heroic progression move forward once more boss as four teams took down Broodkeeper Diurna which saw three EU teams take the first three kills on her, which leaves us with Echo leading the race followed by FatSharkYes and Revolutionist. BDGG were soon to come up behind to take the 4th spot.

As our NA friends start their day we see a combination of approaches, BDGG and Imperative are doing splits and Liquid have been doing Mythic plus keys. At the time of writing this 00:42 GMT Liquid were having a meeting and then some lunch, and judging by what they're menu looks like it's going to be tasty, but not as tasty as what we will wake up to on the morrow from our NA friends.

The question on everyone's lips right now is when will we see some mythic kills? Will it be on Thursday? I personally am hoping so. But what else does Thursday bring, our friends over in Asia entering the race and we know from the past they are like Raszageth’s wind, fierce, deadly and fast. What tremendous performance will we see from them? How long will it take them to catch up? Will we see an Asian guild take world first? I guess you will have to keep an eye on the app and the Method stream for more information.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 15, 2022 at 00:01 am (GMT)
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And Vesper pulled ahead!

Having reached the furthest into the Heroic Raszageth encounter, they are now sitting at 54.5% as their personal best!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 23:34 pm (GMT)
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While Liquid has been doing Mythic+ runs, Imperative is deep into their reclear, having just reached Heroic Kurog Grimtotem with their alt characters.

BDGG, on the other hand, got their sights set for another 411 item level pieces but Heroic Broodkeeper Diurna is standing between them and the chest.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 23:32 pm (GMT)
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Vesper just matched Echo percentage on Heroic Raszageth! They are now both tied in 60.1% right after the first big shield cast.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 23:10 pm (GMT)
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Speaking of NA, we have Imperative kicking out their raiding day having recleared most of the raid in Heroic, and with a full Normal run already in the bag.

On the other hand, BDGG is pushing more Normal runs, while Liquid is catching up on Heroic progress still, but having defeated Heroic Kurog Grimtotem already they are changing gears to focus on Mythic+ runs.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 23:06 pm (GMT)
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With Method and Echo closing out the day, we are left with a pretty good situation, both guilds got pretty far into Heroic already, meaning that there is more time tomorrow to hopefully some Mythic action.

We still have FatSharkYes doing some last minute rares and quests, but the ball is currently with NA, to match the progression so far, and maybe already give us some Mythic Eranog pulls?

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 22:31 pm (GMT)
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The BDDG squad just joined the 7/8 guilds, having defeated Heroic Broodkeeper Diurna after 14 pulls.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 21:33 pm (GMT)
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Vesper is still pushing Heroic Raszageth, having reached almost the same milestone as Echo, with 64% on the boss' health bar after 7 pulls.

Meanwhile, most other guilds are on various stages of Heroic splits, and the Asia Realms are the next realms to receive their patch, so soon we will be able to compare every region's strategy, and hopefully by then, we can see some Mythic action.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 21:02 pm (GMT)
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Revolutionist (EU-Ragnaros) were also able to overcome the Heroic Broodkeeper Diurna encounter, becoming the 4th guild to break into the 7/8 mark.

Let's see, if like Vesper they will give a shot at Heroic Raszageth

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 20:56 pm (GMT)
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Looks like Vesper is taking on the challenge, having pulled Heroic Raszageth and currently sitting at 79% as their personal best for boss HP.

Will they be able to overcome the encounter? Living up to her name, this 4 platform fight is loaded with pushing winds and lightning and LOTS of damage, but they are ready to try, and that deserves respect.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 20:47 pm (GMT)
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Method, Echo and Aversion are all doing as much splits as they can as we get close to dinner break for EU.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 20:44 pm (GMT)
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Vesper (US-Area 52) just killed Heroic Broodkeeper Diurna joining the selective list of 7/8 guilds, together with Echo and FatSharkYes and the first NA guild to defeat the encounter.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 20:15 pm (GMT)
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With blistering fast progress, Liquid just killed Heroic Kurog Grimtotem, and are now getting ready to face Heroic Dathea.

Will they be able to match Echo and FatSharkYes and get to Heroic Raszageth so early in the raid day?

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 19:43 pm (GMT)
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FatSharkYes just joined Echo having downed Heroic Broodkeeper Diurna in the 7/8 gang!

But they immediately turned around and started a Heroic reclear with alt characters, so no Heroic Raszageth progression for us.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 19:37 pm (GMT)
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Meanwhile, across the pond in the NA servers, Liquid is finally starting their Heroic splits while BDGG is taking a little break between theirs.

We still have a long day ahead of the NA guilds so, we hopefully may see Heroic Broodkeeper Diurna fall for them today, maybe even a new best on Heroic Raszageth?

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 19:31 pm (GMT)
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After a couple more pulls in, Echo decided to get back again to Heroic splits, pushing their personal best to 61% of the boss health.

Heroic Raszageth then remains open to contention, will we see she falling today? And if we do, will it be before or after Mythic Eranog? I guess only time will tell.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 19:00 pm (GMT)
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In the beginning of Day 2 for NA, we have BDGG doing their Heroic reclear while Liquid are still to start their raiding day.

Imperative is still pushing some Mythic+ keys before they enter the raid for today.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 18:56 pm (GMT)
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FatSharkYes is currently progressing on Heroic Broodkeeper Diurna, pushing as low as 23%, while Aversion is doing even more Heroic splits.

Meanwhile Echo is back at Heroic Raszageth, already matching their best pull of 64% boss health.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 18:10 pm (GMT)
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Method just joined the front running pack, having defeated Heroic Kurog Grimtotem and Heroic Dathea lefting only the challenging Heroic Broodkeeper Diurna encounter between them and Heroic Raszageth.

Meanwhile, Aversion is back with splits and FatSharkYes are still pushing as well.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 17:44 pm (GMT)
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Splits, splits and more splits! Both NA and EU guilds are focusing a lot on gear, and I wonder if they are going to push as far as they did in Sepulcher of the First Ones, in the end of Shadowlands, where most Mythic World First kills were claimed with at least 18 4-piece tier sets completed in the raid group, but keep in mind that the level of power of those tier sets were way higher then the current ones, although pretty strong still.

BDGG is currently doing Heroic in NA servers, while Aversion, FatSharkYes and Echo on the EU side, are all taking a break, but may come back really soon and Method is progressing steadily through Heroic, having just defeated Heroic Dathea.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 17:06 pm (GMT)
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FatSharkYes officially joined the front of the pack, having defeated Heroic Kurog Grimtotem!

They are joining Aversion and Echo as EU guilds who reached the last wing of the raid, with Echo having already defeated the Heroic Broodkeeper Diurna encounter that they will have to face to get to Heroic Raszageth

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 16:33 pm (GMT)
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Meanwhile in the EU, Echo, Aversion and Method are currently doing more Heroic splits while FatSharkYes is progressing on the Heroic Kurog Grimtotem encounter.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 16:28 pm (GMT)
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And the Day 2 for NA is starting! We have the BDGG squad currently doing (you guess it) splits, but they are back on Normal difficulty, and Imperative seems to be prioritizing Mythic+ currently, but it will be interesting to see what the day have stored for us!

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 16:07 pm (GMT)
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It looks like splits are still the name of the game for EU guilds, but with some NA streams starting to pop up, it will be interesting to see what is going to be the priority for today.

Currently, Aversion together with Echo are both doing Heroic splits, Method is finishing Normal runs and FatSharkYes just defeated Heroic Dathea, joining the front of the pack but they still have to defeat Heroic Kurog Grimtotem

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 15:05 pm (GMT)
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Aversion just defeated Heroic Dathea, after 19 pulls and are joining other top guilds in Heroic Broodkeeper Diurna.

It will be interesting to see if they pull Broodkeeper or opt to go for more splits.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 14:47 pm (GMT)
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Heroic splits are still at full throttle to everyone, with Aversion and FatSharkYes still progressing Heroic Dathea.

The best pull so far for Heroic Raszageth is still 63.5% for Echo, on their sixth pull.

With more guilds reaching Heroic Broodkeeper Diurna it will be interesting to see the loot priority for the 411 item level pieces and the Evoker class only weapon.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 14:27 pm (GMT)
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And were getting closer and closer to Day 2 for NA, and they will have some catch up to do. Echo decided to keep on Heroic splits for the time being, having recleared Heroic Broodkeeper Diurna a couple times now, while Method is still trying to get a little bit more Normal loot. FatSharkYes is currently progressing on Heroic Dathea, together with Aversion.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 13:31 pm (GMT)
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In an interesting development, Echo decided not to keep progressing Heroic Raszageth and opted to do more Heroic splits instead.

Meanwhile, Aversion is progressing steady on multiple Heroic splits, and Method should start their Heroic runs.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 12:56 pm (GMT)
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In the meanwhile, he have the Aversion squad doing Heroic splits while Method is about to finish the Normal runs they have planned and FatSharkYes should be starting their first Heroic run pretty soon by the looks of it.

We should see even more EU guilds getting to the last bosses on Heroic for the highest item level loot available for raid gear pieces outside of Mythic, so we can maybe even see Mythic Eranog progression really soon?

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 14, 2022 at 12:35 pm (GMT)
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Echo just took down Heroic Broodkeeper Diurna after 3 pulls.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 14, 2022 at 12:11 pm (GMT)
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Almost ever US guild we've covered so far is now offline, after a day 1 for them consisting of a barrage of normal splits for most and a handful of Heroic bosses for most. We should expect the start of their day 2 to consist of Heroic splits, and perhaps then we may see some progress being made by the higher geared teams on Mythic?

After most guilds spent their time in normal and Heroic, we do see 2 more guilds having a few attempts on Eranog Mythic. The lowest attempt on Mythic Eranog is still 62%.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 14, 2022 at 06:32 am (GMT)
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Liquid is currently in a meeting. Once the they done finished, they will be stepping into Heroic after almost an entire day of Normal splits.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 14, 2022 at 04:27 am (GMT)
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And our EU teams are off! Method are starting with Normal splits and Echo are electing to start in Heroic.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 14, 2022 at 02:34 am (GMT)
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Day 1 Recap

The opening day of Vault of the Incarnates, saw something quite interesting with the way that Blizzard released the raid, all three difficulties at once, an unprecedented change to the Race to World First. The WoW community speculated since the announcement about what we will be seeing on this first day.

In short we saw splits! Three guilds were brave enough to face Eranog on Mythic, Imperative had 5 pulls with a best of 62.02%, Melee Mechanics with 70.22% and The Early Shift, who were the World First Vigilant Guardian in Sepulcher of the First Ones, had a best pull of 75.12%.

All guilds, at time of writing 02:27am GMT, are doing split runs. Liquid have three different teams running splits at the moment and BDGG are running back to back splits as are our other runners.

Currently leading on Heroic is BDGG and Imperative with 6/8 HC and no one as of yet has killed Broodkeeper Diurna or Raszageth on HC.

With the EU servers scheduled to be up in 1 and ½ hours we will see our raiding champions Echo and our world 2nd guild Method waking to jump into the Vault and see what they can do. Time will tell, stay tuned.

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 13, 2022 at 23:48 pm (GMT)
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Imperative takes the second kill for Heroic Kurog Grimtotem after four pulls!

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Posted by Brewseph on Dec 13, 2022 at 23:09 pm (GMT)
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BDGG claims World First Heroic on Dathea, with Imperative claiming World Second Heroic right behind them! BDGG is now pulling Broodkeeper Diurna while Imperative will be battling Kurog Grimtotem.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 13, 2022 at 22:43 pm (GMT)
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Heroic Dathea is turning out to be an interesting boss as well, with now 2 guilds progressing, with Imperative and BDGG, with the Golden Guardians squad getting as low as 34% and Imperative reaching 28% health on the boss.

Melee Mechanics ended up starting another Heroic run, with alt characters, and it will be interesting to see if they come back to Dathea after they finish the reclear of the bosses they have already defeated.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 13, 2022 at 22:29 pm (GMT)
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With more guilds joining the Heroic leaderboards, we see some familiar faces with The Early Shift and Fierce having cleared Heroic Primal Council, although they haven't pulled Heroic Terros yet.

As a little outside the raid news, Blizzard posted earlier today the change to how Bind on Equip items will work on the Mythic difficulty, changing them to Bind on Pickup instead and it will be interesting to see how this can change the gold spent by World First Guilds in this race.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 13, 2022 at 22:19 pm (GMT)
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Imperative have improved their best pull on Heroic Dathea, Ascended down to 39%, while Melee Mechanics are also progressing in the encounter.

Liquid defeated Normal Raszageth with their main group, and looks like they are not thinking on Heroic yet, with multiple groups clearing Normal simultaneously.

As for Instant Dollars, they are still working on Normal Raszageth.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 13, 2022 at 21:54 pm (GMT)
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BDGG just defeated Heroic Kurog Grimtotem, and should start soon the Heroic Primal Council.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 13, 2022 at 21:30 pm (GMT)
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Imperative is making steady progress through Heroic, having reached 52% after 5 pull on Dathea, Ascended.

Liquid is still fighting Normal Raszageth, while BDGG just reached Heroic Kurog Grimtotem after defeating Heroic Sennarth.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 13, 2022 at 21:00 pm (GMT)
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Meanwhile, Imperative and Melee Mechanics are the guilds already doing Heroic, Imperative having just defeated Heroic Primal Council, while Instant Dollars and Liquid followed BDGG strategy, and are currently fighting Normal Raszageth.

And speaking of them, BDGG are following up their Normal clear right into Heroic.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 13, 2022 at 20:50 pm (GMT)
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With the fight lasting almost 10 minutes, BDGG just killed Normal Raszageth.

Let's wait to see what they are planning on doing next.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 13, 2022 at 20:43 pm (GMT)
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It looks like BDGG are starting to uncover what the Raszageth encounter have stored for us. Having wiped at around 7% after 11 minutes for the enrage mechanic, the fight is turning out to be another long end boss fight, maybe up to 15 minutes, since this is only Normal difficulty yet.

Keep in mind that the longest encounter from end bosses during Shadowlands was Sylvannas Windrunner, who took 14 and half minutes.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 13, 2022 at 19:38 pm (GMT)
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BDGG is flying though their Normal splits, having reached Normal Broodkeeper Diurna and with that, the threshold for the highest item level possible outside Heroic and Mythic for raid gear pieces.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 13, 2022 at 19:33 pm (GMT)
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After reaching 62% after 5 pulls on Mythic Eranog, Imperative decided to go for Heroic splits instead.

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Posted by Horaddrim on Dec 13, 2022 at 19:21 pm (GMT)
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And it looks like it didn't take long for the first pulls on Mythic Eranog, with Imperative and Melee Mechanics apparently scouting how the fight feels for their group, with both reaching roughly 70% health on the boss.

However, it does appear Melee Mechanics decided to go into Heroic after their first pull.

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Posted by Jlassie on Dec 13, 2022 at 19:06 pm (GMT)
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NA Servers are up and the Race to World First is on! Soon we will see who will be the first to snag a World First kill.

As expected, many of the well-known guilds have chosen to focus on heroic splits initially.

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Posted by Paul on Dec 9, 2022 at 12:20 pm (GMT)
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You can prepare for the first WoW Race to World First in Dragonflight by getting familiar with the new bosses using Method's shiny new Heroic Boss Guides for Vault of the Incarnates.

Vault of the Incarnates Bosses:

  1. Eranog
  2. Terros
  3. The Primal Council
  4. Sennarth, the Cold Breath
  5. Dathea, Ascended
  6. Kurog Grimtotem
  7. Broodkeeper Diurna
  8. Raszageth the Storm-Eater

With all difficulties releasing on day 1 of the race, we can expect to see most guilds spending the majority of the first day doing Heroic split raids instead of progressing Mythic.

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Posted by Paul on Nov 21, 2022 at 11:31 am (GMT)
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Welcome back to our Race to World First Coverage! We are all very excited for the first race of the Dragonflight expansion, especially with a shuffle in the landscape of Guilds competing and the decision by Blizzard to release all difficulties of the raid on the same week! Our coverage kicks-off when the Race to World First: Vault of the Incarnates starts on December 13th, 2022.