Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Ahead of the Curve: Argus the Unmaker




Tank
  • Phase One: 100% - 70%
    • Face Argus away from the raid at all times to avoid extra people from being hit by the Sweeping Scythe.
    • Taunt off one another to allow the Sweeping Scythe debuff to drop, usually on 3 stacks.
    • Place either of the Sky and Sea orbs either directly inside the bosses hitbox or 5 yards away from the boss.
    • Maintaining either Strength of the Sky or Strength of the Sea is difficult for tanks. Do not focus too much on it.
  • Phase Two: 70% - 40%
    • Stand in the middle of the room at the beginning of the phase to avoid the Golganneth's Wrath storm.
    • Drag Argus to one side of the room and keep him there throughout the phase.
    • Face Argus away from the raid at all times to avoid extra people from being hit by the Sweeping Scythe.
    • Taunt off one another to allow the Sweeping Scythe debuff to drop, usually on 3 stacks.
    • Move over and stand next to the player afflicted with Soulbomb when you have the Avatar of Aggramar debuff.
    • Avoid standing in any of the Edge of Obliteration scythe lines.
  • Phase Three:
    • Avoid standing in any of the Cosmic Ray beams.
    • Have a tank each quickly pick up adds who gain weapons via The Stellar Armory.
    • Tank the Sword of the Cosmos add 20 yards away from other adds to minimise the benefit they gain via the Cosmic Power cast.
    • Tank the Blade of the Eternal add next to one of the other Constellar Designate adds to allow DPS to cleave them down.
    • Interrupt the Cosmic Beacon cast of any nearby Constellar Designate adds.
  • Phase Four: 40% - 0%
    • When you die, Release Spirit and run over to the Gift of the Lifebinder Tree.
    • Interrupt End of All Things.
    • Drag Argus to one side of the room and keep him there throughout the phase.
    • Face Argus away from the raid at all times to avoid extra people from being hit by the Deadly Scythe.
    • Tank Argus until you eventually die from the Deadly Scythe. Then make sure to Release Spirit.
    • Dodge Ember of Rage swirlies that fall from the sky throughout the phase.
    • Help deal damage to any nearby Reorigination Modules.
    • If you have time whilst in ghost form, collect any Mote of Titanic Power to eventually buff the raid with Titanforged.
    • Avoid touching Hungering Soul adds whilst in ghost form. They knock you back and slow you if you touch them.
    • Avoid standing within the Reorigination Pulse circles.
Healers
  • Phase One: 100% - 70%
    • Don't stand in front of the boss otherwise you may get hit by the Sweeping Scythe.
    • Place either of the Sky and Sea orbs either directly inside the bosses hitbox or 5 yards away from the boss.
    • Maintain either the Strength of the Sky or Strength of the Sea buffs by running into the same coloured orb each time they spawn.
    • Use a healing cooldown when Tortured Rage overlaps with other sources of damage.
    • Stack as a raid and move around as a unit each time Cone of Death is cast.
    • Don't stand in the Death Fog.
    • Move behind the group when afflicted with Soulblight to allow your debuff to expire in a safe location.
    • Spot heal players afflicted with Soulblight.
  • Phase Two: 70% - 40%
    • Don't stand in front of the boss otherwise you may get hit by the Sweeping Scythe.
    • Stand in the middle of the room at the beginning of the phase to avoid the Golganneth's Wrath storm.
    • Stack up direcly under the boss to create distance for the Soulburst and Soulbomb players.
    • Move 45+ yards away from the boss and other Soulburst/ Soulbomb players when afflicted with either Soulburst or Soulbomb.
    • Spot heal players afflicted with Soulburst or Soulbomb to ensure that they do not die to the incoming detonations.
    • Avoid standing in any of the Edge of Obliteration scythe lines.
  • Phase Three:
    • Avoid standing in any of the Cosmic Ray beams apart from your own if you are targeted.
    • Interrupt the Cosmic Beacon cast of any nearby Constellar Designate adds.
    • Use a healing cooldown to combat the damage of a Cosmic Smash if a Cosmic Beacon accidentally goes uninterrupted.
    • Spot heal players who are randomly targeted by the Starblast.
  • Phase Four: 40% - 0%
    • When you die, Release Spirit and run over to the Gift of the Lifebinder Tree to resurrect.
    • Interrupt End of All Things.
    • Stack up direcly under the boss to create distance for the Soulburst and Soulbomb players.
    • Move 45+ yards away from the boss and other Soulburst/ Soulbomb players when afflicted with either Soulburst or Soulbomb.
    • Spot heal players afflicted with Soulburst or Soulbomb to ensure that they do not die to the incoming detonations.
    • Dodge Ember of Rage swirlies that fall from the sky throughout the phase.
    • Don't stand in front of the boss otherwise you may get hit by the Deadly Scythe.
    • If you have time whilst in ghost form, collect any Mote of Titanic Power to eventually buff the raid with Titanforged.
    • Avoid touching Hungering Soul adds whilst in ghost form. They knock you back and slow you if you touch them.
    • Use a healing cooldown when Tortured Rage overlaps with other sources of raid wide damage.
    • Avoid standing within the Reorigination Pulse circles.
    • Heal up the Withered Gift of the Lifebinder tree as it gains stacks of Withering Roots to prolong its death, allowing for more players to use it to resurrect.
DPS
  • Phase One: 100% - 70%
    • Don't stand in front of the boss otherwise you may get hit by the Sweeping Scythe.
    • Place either of the Sky and Sea orbs either directly inside the bosses hitbox or 5 yards away from the boss.
    • Maintain either the Strength of the Sky or Strength of the Sea buffs by running into the same coloured orb each time they spawn.
    • Stack as a raid and move around as a unit each time Cone of Death is cast.
    • Don't stand in the Death Fog.
    • Move behind the group when afflicted with Soulblight to allow your debuff to expire in a safe location.
  • Phase Two: 70% - 40%
    • Don't stand in front of the boss otherwise you may get hit by the Sweeping Scythe.
    • Stand in the middle of the room at the beginning of the phase to avoid the Golganneth's Wrath storm.
    • Stack up direcly under the boss to create distance for the Soulburst and Soulbomb players.
    • Move 45+ yards away from the boss and other Soulburst/ Soulbomb players when afflicted with either Soulburst or Soulbomb.
    • Avoid standing in any of the Edge of Obliteration scythe lines.
  • Phase Three:
    • Avoid standing in any of the Cosmic Ray beams apart from your own if you are targeted.
    • Interrupt the Cosmic Beacon cast of any nearby Constellar Designate adds.
    • Identify and attack the add that is taking increased damage from your school of magic via The Discs of Norgannon.
    • Kill off the adds as soon as possible.
  • Phase Four: 40% - 0%
    • When you die, Release Spirit and run over to the Gift of the Lifebinder Tree to resurrect.
    • Interrupt End of All Things.
    • Stack up direcly under the boss to create distance for the Soulburst and Soulbomb players.
    • Move 45+ yards away from the boss and other Soulburst/ Soulbomb players when afflicted with either Soulburst or Soulbomb.
    • Dodge Ember of Rage swirlies that fall from the sky throughout the phase.
    • Don't stand in front of the boss otherwise you may get hit by the Deadly Scythe.
    • If you have time whilst in ghost form, collect any Mote of Titanic Power to eventually buff the raid with Titanforged.
    • Avoid touching Hungering Soul adds whilst in ghost form. They knock you back and slow you if you touch them.
    • Focus down any Reorigination Modules as soon as possible to ensure their Reorigination Pulse circle is as small as possible.
    • Avoid standing within the Reorigination Pulse circles.
Source: Argus the Unmaker Antorus Raid Strategy Guide - Guides - Wowhead

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