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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Klaudandus » Thu Jul 11, 2013 8:29 am

halabar wrote:Regarding Tortos...

Yes, it's all awareness, but there is some RNG there.. mainly in tanks and kickers getting gibbed at the wrong time. Add in a casual raid group where you always have 2-3 new people, and it's a pain, as Econ21 mentioned on the last page. My 25-man is struggling with Tortos, mainly due to the 2 warrior tanks having issues with the bats, and with people having awareness issues. Last night we added in problems with DBM not displaying countdowns on breath correctly, or at all. I've also had to start dropping my traps to slow the turtles further back, because it's giving the tanks problems seeing the rockfall circles (and I suspect that some dps might be having problems with that as well).


What my raid does too is put a line of markers on the area... you want to kill the turtles when they're between tortos and that line so you can kick them on time. if they're past that line, by the time you get the warning, the kick is gonna be too late
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Worldie » Thu Jul 11, 2013 8:59 am

Jabari wrote:Also, if you're running 25-man, would it be a crime to have a third tank to help pick up bats?

Depends on the DPS. The last bit (usually last 20%) is essentially a DPS race before being overwhelmed by turtles. If DPS is strong you can afford having a 2nd tank.

Also... Hunters, did they train Misdirect? Helps a ton to get the initial aggro off the healers.
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Sagara » Thu Jul 11, 2013 9:07 am

Groumph. Tell me about it. We still have issues withme tanking bats on Heroic - if my HW fails, it's game over for one healer.
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Fetzie » Thu Jul 11, 2013 9:15 am

What can help is tanking Tortos until ~3 seconds before the bats first spawn, that gives you some vengeance to play with for the first set, which is the one I always had trouble with.
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Sagara » Thu Jul 11, 2013 9:30 am

Nah, it's more a problem with the *healers* that run AWAY from me. Net result being the HW hitting too short, *GNAP* dead healer.
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Nordix » Thu Jul 11, 2013 9:58 am

In 5mans it is always only if I'M with my guildies (and they are on their highly mobile dps chars like a mage /shaman just blinking and ghostwolfing ahead,dropping bombs and orbs and such while I'm still pulling the 5th pack,etc)

Stuff dies before anything bad could happen we 4dps 1 tank them
Still pretty frustrating that I have to plan on every GCD and still fail ending up stunning 1 taunting 1 while attempting to aggro the rest WHILE having to move already to pull next pack:D
2-3 targets pretty easy but 5+ while having to stay mobile and in motion and chaos is unleashed

MEANWHILE MONKS.....
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This would be an issue on fights like horridon,megaera and tortos if we wouldnt have the dpsmonkoffspectank guy.
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby halabar » Thu Jul 11, 2013 9:59 am

Worldie wrote:
Jabari wrote:Also, if you're running 25-man, would it be a crime to have a third tank to help pick up bats?

Depends on the DPS. The last bit (usually last 20%) is essentially a DPS race before being overwhelmed by turtles. If DPS is strong you can afford having a 2nd tank.

Also... Hunters, did they train Misdirect? Helps a ton to get the initial aggro off the healers.


I'm on MD duty, which would be easier if we had a few more ranged killing the turtles, so I could be watching for the bats. If the bats get scattered, MD is useless...
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Flex » Thu Jul 11, 2013 11:10 am

uh oh...Steam Summer Sale is now live.
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Worldie » Thu Jul 11, 2013 12:25 pm

halabar wrote:
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Jabari wrote:Also, if you're running 25-man, would it be a crime to have a third tank to help pick up bats?

Depends on the DPS. The last bit (usually last 20%) is essentially a DPS race before being overwhelmed by turtles. If DPS is strong you can afford having a 2nd tank.

Also... Hunters, did they train Misdirect? Helps a ton to get the initial aggro off the healers.


I'm on MD duty, which would be easier if we had a few more ranged killing the turtles, so I could be watching for the bats. If the bats get scattered, MD is useless...

That's why you should MDshoot them before they even hit the ground. If you turn your camera up, you can target them since when they spawn on the roof, and can Shoot them before anyone gets the chance to AoE them down. They will all head for THAT ONE HEALER (usually me)
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Teranoid » Thu Jul 11, 2013 1:01 pm

Flex wrote:uh oh...Steam Summer Sale is now live.


Already bought Hotline Miami and will probably end up buying another 10 games that I really don't have the money for :<
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Era » Thu Jul 11, 2013 1:09 pm

Teranoid wrote:
Flex wrote:uh oh...Steam Summer Sale is now live.


Already bought Hotline Miami and will probably end up buying another 10 games that I really don't have the money for :<


Tell me about it... :lol:

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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Teranoid » Thu Jul 11, 2013 1:11 pm

I'm really hoping Deadpool and Rogue Legacy go on sale at some point. Deadpool looks fun but not $40 fun.
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Era » Thu Jul 11, 2013 1:17 pm

Teranoid wrote:I'm really hoping Deadpool and Rogue Legacy go on sale at some point. Deadpool looks fun but not $40 fun.


I've been looking at Rogue Legacy too, saw a trailer a while back and it looked interesting, and a friend of mine seems to enjoy it... :lol:

man,Rogue legacy is really addictive...
Only stopped because my hands were cramping.
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby Flex » Thu Jul 11, 2013 1:29 pm

picked up dragon age origins and wargames european escalation. If Borderlands 2 is the next community pic I'll get that, have Far Cry 3 and it is basically a game without flaw for me.
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Re: Post your Frustrations.

Postby KysenMurrin » Thu Jul 11, 2013 1:33 pm

Blarg, I got Far Cry 3 just a week ago, if I'd known I'd've waited. Looks like all the other games I was planning to work my way through are discounted, too, though.

Not that I can buy anything with the store constantly crashing.
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