Reply With Quote 2014-12-29, 10:53 PM #7 Kill three of them and stand into the dead one. https://www.reddit.com/r/wow/comments/3gwucc/dragon_soul_mount_farming/. Which version are you trying to solo: LFR, Normal, or Heroic? I've never done this raid before,been having troube trying to solo it as a 665 Destro lock. ...and blows away all the adds that you worked so hard to build up. The aim of this fight is to destroy all three of Deathwing's back plates. Make sure you are constantly running back and forth between the two sides of deathwing to prevent him from rolling. That means the Amalgamations that go nuclear and pry up the next plate to advance (x3) just get blown off when he rolls, even though you can sit tight in a tentacle hole. It's fairly simple to kill spine once you have it down. and also by far the hardest one at lvl 90. And yet they did when it came to bosses like Spine of Deathwing (extending the time before deathwing rolls to 10 seconds instead of 5) and Galakras (making it so you can transition into phase 2 with only 1 cannon). Members. its been buffed (or would it be nerfed) to like double of what it used to be because so many people kept dying in 6.0 prepatch when it was soloable for everyone. Easier, faster, no wait time to roll. The Spine of Deathwing is the first of two encounters dealing with Neltharion (Deathwing the Destroyer), in which the goal of the raid is to remove three of Deathwing's armored plates while dealing with different adds through out the encounter. Repeat three times. Don't. Really want the Blazing Drake : I'll just add that once you get a hang of the mechanics, it's actually quite easy. Hello So here is how to successfully do the spine of deathwing in Dragon soul. You have to time it right so the rock dude doesn't get flung off by Deathwing rolling. From that moment on I've done it with relative ease on all my running characters.I've never had a lock above 60 so I can't say for sure how you work but I presume you have cast times. 1) Kill 3 tentacles Once players land, the raid encounters four Corruptions tendrils. Just stand in the very middle of his spine and walk back and forth between the two sides. After having defeated Warmaster Blackhorn, players are now parachuted off of the Skyfire and onto Deathwing's back. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, Press J to jump to the feed. My strategy is below. So just gather them all up, kill them and then kill a tentacle to spawn another mob and drag it over them all which will be in the same spot. Kill off the thing that connects this armor. Stay on the one side no more than 4 seconds. He will never roll. Once he has 9 stacks of the buff, take him as close to the plate as you can and burn him down. Slash-commands: I just wanted to add this stratagem to a few places to make life easier for anyone who plans to do this raid solo (Specifically, the Spine of Deathwing fight). I did a guide awhile back, it's from a rogue perspective, but should give you a good idea. Always leave the tentacle closest to the plate alive so you can burn it down without having to run back with each plate. You've gotten explanations here. DPS the tendon, then repeat the process twice more on the next two plates. For the overall boss tactics, see Deathwing. repeat that 2 more times. I just stand in a puddle to let blogs stack up, I only move out to drag the add through them. If it exploded close enough to Deathwing's head, that peels back the armor plate and exposes a Tendon you can attack. A guy on youtube made a video about it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7F2aeMhYYz8. It's getting easier and easier to solo old raids for mounts. Tricky Boss Soloing: Spine of Deathwing 10 Replies Because most bosses below Mists of Pandaria level are delightfully faceroll-ish, instead of doing full instance soloing guides, I’m going to focus on bosses that, even in a 6.1 world, have weird mechanics or are just plain difficult. Kill all the little adds and make big add run through their corpses. How do you do so? So I solo that entire raid twice a week. The encounter starts with a small cut scene, which players can escape out of to allow more time to get obtain one's bearings before landing on Deathwing's back. Kill the tendon and the armor plate is gone completely. Hah :). You still need to actually beat the encounter. LFR & Normal should be simple enough with a bit of healing (Leech comes in handy here); pop all but one tentacle, stand in one of the no-longer-there tentacle holes, wait for 9 of the slimes to come to you, kill the last tentacle, and if the "new" tentacle pops up under you, move to the other hole near Deathwing's plate, kill the slimes, then have the new big add stomp through all the dead slimes, make sure that you keep moving back and forth across the middle of the Spine, then nuke it's ass while it's next to the plate. I don't get the mechanics at all,any help please? Posted by. If it does, this should actually be very easy: just park your demon on one side of his back, put it on passive, and you stay on the other the whole time. A...d...a...d...a....d....a...d....a....d....a...d....a...d, under rated post, but that is literally all you have to do. The little adds cannot be knocked off so standing on the tentacle pools works while you build up the number of them. The window autohides after completing the fight or wiping (subzone changes in both cases). https://youtu.be/W9_bIAsDDRw. I also do it when I'm with a group and everyone else has fallen off. I had to turn the BEWAREs off for that fight, I only have the countdown from 5 now. Then sit in the hole where one of them was until 9+ blobs are hitting you. Aug 21, 2015 - A guide to soloing Spine of Deathwing in 10m Dragon Soul. Turn your dbm volume up very loud and listen to the countdown it gives you. Tank spec and you won't get stunned. ITT: far too many people who don't know you can stand on a tentacle pool and go afk whilst bloods spawn. Run side to side to keep deathwing from rolling, and its pretty easy. There are other ways to complete this fight, but this is what works for me. How can I solo Spine of Deathwing? This is a paraphrase from another comment from lapdragon who got it from kulisek. When a Corruption tendril is killed, it spawns a Hideo… Killing corruptions speeds up the blood spawn rate, there will always be one up for a fresh amalgamation which get thrown off when deathwing rolls. Stand in the hole and wait for 8-9 bloods. and him actually rolling - plenty of time for you to get a fairly short cast off and move to the other side/to a tether spot. Then kill the tendon to remove the plating. H: Spine of Deathwing, detailed history. If you kill a fire elemental before 9 stacks, or don't kill it close enough to the ridge on his head, it does nothing and you have to start over. There is no need to keep moving when you don't have an add up as standing in a tentacle spot will keep you from falling. kill all but 1 tentacle, stand in the hole, wait 5 minutes for enough bloods, kill them all, kill the last tentacle, kill the mob that spawns, repeat. As far as mechanics, when you first pull him, kill all 4 tentacles. Stand in one of the puddles where a tentacle used to be until Deathwing rolls, then start your left/right shenanigans. That's bad. Join. There's lots of videos on youtube that give a tutorial on how to do it. This boss is much, much easier to solo, adding an extra player makes this fight a right pain. for spine, kill 3 tentacles, then afk on one of the tentacle spots while deathwing barrel rolls to infinity. I dealt with BEWARE BEWARE BEWARE :(, it doesnt work, he still knocks off the adds, BEWARE BEWARE BEWARE BEWARE BEWARE BEWARE BEWARE BEWARE BEWARE BEWARE BEWARE BEWARE. Just steam-rolled through DS 10 man normal on my warlock but I'm having trouble on Spine of Deathwing, only as far as the rolling and the amalgamation dying in 1 hit, should I try stacking up in the center near the 'plate' and single targeting the bloods with void on passive or even dismissed? I agree, I've been saying they need a skip for Spine of Deathwing since you could first solo it for classes that can't do it like they did for the drake in ICC. What I do is, I stand in the middle and keep going left and right every few seconds (on solo I believe it is 10 seconds) and after 9 bloods spawn I kill a tentacle to spawn the add, have the add walk over the blood, and kill it when it has 9 stacks. Take them to the middle of the spine and aoe them down. (Although you do learn this from experience...)Also when you get the add to explode against the armor and the burning tendon is exposed, simply move to a tether spot and go ham on it from there. ... Oh boy, soloing Spine of Deathwing. You can just stand into the dead tentacle and go make a tea until 9 adds spawn. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, Press J to jump to the feed. Spine of Deathwing is the 7th boss encounter of the Dragon Soul raid. Created Jun 10, 2008. Then stand around. Commento di Caerule Sometimes recovered after your battle on the Spine of Deathwing in that accursed Anima del Drago place. 5 years ago. Spine of Deathwing is the seventh encounter in the Dragon Soul raid instance and the third in the Fall of Deathwing wing. Do not keep the add up and collect bloods at the same time as each stack will make the mob hit harder and if you don't have the gear then you will take quite a bit of damage with 8 stacks. Counts active Corrupted Bloods and Residues during the Spine of Deathwing encounter. And I'm not sure if a pet counts as another player. With only one person in the raid, it's always unbalanced. This is what I do. The trick is to get the rock dude to absorb all the dead blobs, and make him explode to cause Deathwing's armor to flip up and expose a destroyable orb. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. When you kite a fire elemental over it, it gets a stack of a buff. In general, if the raid isn't balanced with half on one side and half on the other, he'll roll. Easiest way is to kill a tentacle as soon as you land and stand in it's place. 19. I don't really have anything more to add that no one else hasn't already said, but I can say that despite failing many many times, even after reading guides and watching videos, when I finally did it it was like a liught flicked on in my mind. Here's how. when i solo'd it on my warrior, i do pretty much what i do on my other chars:kill 1-3 tentacles, timed so that the big adds spawned will get rolled off. Fix spine of deathwing roll timer/count to account for 10 > 5 second rule (it's only 10 seconds for solo, it's still 5 seconds for any group that's 2 or more) r138 ruRU update. It only blows away the big adds. But think about how great it'll be to solo that raid, right? Bloods persist throughout a roll. It will not let you fall off. He rolls if you're on a side for 5+ seconds. Deathwing's ability Blood of Deathwing (which made it quite hard to solo this fight) had been fixed in patch 6.0.3: Dragon Soul Spine of Deathwing: Blood of Deathwing should no longer deal an excessive amount of damage. Any Goblin will tell you that this, my friend, is the perfect pet.All the fun of an ooze, but with metal spikes, and also on fire! As soon as there is required amount, run off and start balancing. However, I'm still having an issue with 10N Spine of Deathwing. Once on my mage and once on my rogue. Now just wait until little adds spawn. if i get bored, i do the dance while killing the blood in the middle. Online. The good news is, it takes him a few seconds to notice that the raid isn't balanced. when you kill a blob, it leaves a patch on his back. Just strafe back and forth. In the next encounter, just kill everything you can. After killing tentacles, two kinds of adds appear from where they were, blood/lava blobs and fire elementals. Let the mob fall off and then literally just sit there until you have 9 bloods spawned. hint: type realm and/or guild/character names As soon as you land, kill 3 tentacles, leaving one alive close to the plate. Just stand in the middle and keep moving left and right, over and over, until the boss is dead. Repeat this twice more to win. Wait till 9 blobs spawn, kill the last tentacle, kill the blobs away from any of the tentacle spots, drag the amalg over the stuff the blobs leave behind, kill it when he has 9 stacks (1 from each dead blob). DPS him until he gets low enough, and he will explode, exposing the tendon. Plate pops up, kill the tendon thingy. It's ridiculous that only 3 of my 13 characters can do it because of of varying issues like some have no AoE, some have no range attack (for the purple drakes on top of Wyrmest), etc. ... World of Warcraft on Reddit! Your raid will need to properly deal with several types of adds in order to pry up and remove 3 armor plates from Deathwing's back. when i solo'd it on my warrior, i do pretty much what i do on my other chars: kill 1-3 tentacles, timed so that the big adds spawned will get rolled off. no strafing required, you can be in a hole the entire time. He doesn’t stop his roll cast because you are damaging a … I should mention that I'm 637 Retribution Paladin. I sit there and tank all the bloods with one elemental on me, then once I have 9 bloods on me I kill them all at once and stand next to the plate to let the elemental explode. Hey all, since WoD, and now raids have opened. This was the most annoying boss i have ever soloed in my whole gamer life. It would be harder on a warlock because you have to stand still to cast most spells, but should still be doable. This kills you if you aren't held down by those lava tentacles, and blows away all the adds that you worked so hard to build up. Throughout the encounter, Deathwing tries to throw players from his back when he senses that they are all standing on the same side of his spine. Kill the all the tentacle things but one (closest to his head). Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7F2aeMhYYz8. Dungeons, Raids and Scenarios. Spine of Deathwing is a single phase encounter that takes place on Deathwing's back, as he is flying through the air. Do the rest of the fight as normal. Sorry. Problem on Deathwing Spine in DS. ALSO, if you have alts, you can have a deathwing save and switch it to heroic with a macro. It features the first part of the confrontation against Deathwing. For the next stage, see Madness of Deathwing. Kill at least 9 bloods, preferrably in the center of his back and stacked up(to make your life easier), then kill another tentacle for a big add. I attempt to stand in the middle, yet he still attempts to roll, and the Tendrils are respawning at an insane rate. I've been watching all the videos and guides posted here for days and still fail at it every bloody time. The combination of Dragon Soul at Level 1 and Heat Wave at Level 4 boost your damage and survivability during the early game and after.. It will cause a nuclear explosion. When you solo this, Deathwing will try to roll the entire time (pets don't make a difference). r135 Updated timer/countdown for spine of deathwing 6.0 koKR Update Now uses highest boss health for conclave reply whisper (instead of lowest) r131 Updated for 6.0 During a barrel roll, all players and other creatures not attached to his back are thrown off. The first battle with Deathwing, and thus the penultimate boss encounter of World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, will be fought on the Spine of Deathwing. The goal of Spine of Deathwing is to loosen three scales on Deathwing's back so he will stop flying and land, making it possible to kill him in the next encounter. Notes: always either keep yourself on the tentacle pool or running back and forth between sides or you will get rolled off. Drag him through the puddles until he is at 9 stacks, and stand him up against the armor plate in front of you. So if you run back and forth across the ridge on his back constantly (it takes 10 seconds on normal, not sure about heroic), he won't roll. You want to have only one fire elemental up at a time, so that you don't have 4 stacks of blob buffs on one elemental and five on another. Archived. At this point all you need to do is stand around until nine of the little adds spawn. When you land, there are four tentacles. Kill the last tentacle, this will call out big add. 11.0k. Left, right, left, right - pretty much nonstop the entire fight. I really want to farm the Deathwing mounts, but it's impossible for me to solo Spine. The plate will get ripped up and then all you have to do is kill the tendon holding it on. Granted, I do this as a bear tank and its very easy (lots of health and armor to avoid damage, a very easy aoe ability in Thrash), but I'd still recommend it, since it requires very little thinking. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. 2.1m. It's an incredibly annoying fight when soloing. When the elemental thing chasing you runs over enough blob corpses it will gain a sphere kill it right next to the plating and it blows up. Edit: this is actually the easiest way. I've been farming it on my rogue for the legendary daggers recently. So sometimes you'll deliberately make him roll to blow away extras, and then kill just one tentacle to make exactly one elemental spawn. One of the perks of being a caster, at least. It's like 10 seconds if you are solo, just use bigwigs it shows exactly how long you have. Is there a certain way to solo this? Lead him to Deathwings armor and kill the big add. Kill the blobs there while strafing left and right so he doesn't roll. Do it on normal 10 man until you get the hang of the fight. It will grant him huge buff. Now that you have nine puddles, kill the remaining tentacle and walk the amalgamation through those puddles. here is a link on the topic. This is the video I watched to do it. Yes, this is complicated. Extremely straightforward. Then run and stand on one of the empty tentacle stops, this prevents you from getting knocked off. For the character biography, see Deathwing. Just because you can go in and solo most bosses doesn’t mean Blizzard should strip any mechanics off the ones you can’t. Do that a total of three times and you beat the encounter. When that gets up to nine stacks, if you kill the fire elemental, it explodes. Close. To me it's the easiest way - literally just keep moving left and right and spamming whatever your AoE spell is, while being semi-conscious of how many stacks the add has and how low its health is. Stand in the hole and wait for 8-9 bloods.if i get bored, i do the dance while killing the blood in the middle.at 8-9 blood kill all of them, kill the last tentacle (it will respawn), run the big add over the blood residue to get 9 stacks, dance as needed, kill 9 stacked big add next to plate, stand in flow nearest the tendon and dps it down before it seals.repeat.i used second wind as my talent for that row b/c the other talents don't proc at such low level mobs, best way to get your hp up. Destroy these bloods to leave behind a residue that can then be absorbed by the Amalgamation. Don't feel bad. Destroyed Corruptions will leave behind a hole that periodically bleed Corrupted Bloods. You can't stop moving. ... (10 if solo) to either run to the other side so it triggers the mechanic again, or get into one of the holes that the tentacles were in and wait for those 10 seconds. I'm seeing a lot of recommendations to keep running back and forth while you're waiting for bloods to spawn. Top posts december 16th 2015 Top posts of december, 2015 Top posts 2015. The addon automaticly opens small window when it detects player entering the Spine of Deathwing encounter subzone and resets counters on pull. On Warrior/DK, Edit: Thanks guys, for some reason strafing never occurred to me. Constantly move left-right. TIL This was a thing. So that's just about surviving the "roll" mechanic. What advice do you guys have? Then just kill the add at the edge of the spine closest to his head and then kill the little thing that reveals after the plate falls off. Gameplay. Spine of Deathwing is more complicated than the other encounters in Dragon Soul. Wait for a roll then kill the last tentacle and run to the forward plating. Deathwing's Dragonflight Build is a powerful choice for games where you can safely land on top of enemy Heroes with Destroyer after your Tank engages.. If you have DBM, every time he says "beware", move to the opposite side of Deathwing's back. Cookies help us deliver our Services. You need 9 (as I remember) little adds. The three amalgamations will get thrown off with the first spin. Go stand in a hole and get something to drink or something while you wait. The basic method to do this is to first destroy a Corruption to spawn an Amalgamation. So far, the only encounter that I feel is beatable number-wise but hasn't been done because of a lack of strategy is Spine of Deathwing. Know that there's a short delay between "Deathwing feels players on his left side and is about to roll left!" Adds will spawn, but you can ignore them. Doesn't matter where you stand. 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