Fel Lord Zakuun Strategy Summary

  • Tank Fel Lord Zakuun in a roughly central position in Phase 1, moving him away from Fel Crystals if they happen to spawn nearby
  • Assign ranged players to quadrants of the room to ensure that Rumbling Fissures can be soaked no matter where they spawn
  • Each time Rumbling Fissures form, soak the Rumbling Fissures nearest to the boss, and allow ones far away, particularly at the edges of the room, to spawn a Fel Crystal
  • One easy way to coordinate this is to place a world marker in each quadrant of the room, and call out which marker's Rumbling Fissure should not be soaked
  • During Phase 2, tanks should move Fel Lord Zakuun as little as possible, to prevent accidentally striking other players with Heavy Handed
  • Players affected by Seed of Destruction must move away from the Fel Crystals and away from each other; the world markers in the corners can assist in coordinating Seed positioning
  • Players unaffected by Latent Energy should position themselves to intercept any Wake of Destruction waves that approach a Fel Crystal
  • Tanks should use powerful cooldowns, and call for external CDs, to survive the Heavy Handed damage of Phase 2
  • Healers should use their raid CDs to heal through the Fel Explosion damage in Phase 2
  • Move Fel Lord Zakuun back to a central location when Zakuun re-enters the Armed phase
  • Use Bloodlust/ Heroism/ Time Warp when Fel Lord Zakuun enters Enrage

Tank Responsibilities

  • During Phase 1, tanks will swap each time the current tank is affected by Soul Cleave
  • Use a strong cooldown during Soul Cleave to mitigate its damage
  • In the Shadow Realm, avoid being struck by Wake of Destruction waves, and jump over the expanding Ring of Destruction as it approaches
  • Drag Fel Lord Zakuun so he is more than 20 yards away from any Fel Crystals, so players can react to Cavitation
  • During Phase 2 and the Enrage, tanks must stack together to split the Heavy Handeddamage
  • Use powerful cooldowns to mitigate this damage, and call for external CDs like Pain Suppression or Ironbark as necessary
  • Limit Fel Lord's movement during these phases, and if he must be moved, move him gradually to avoid splitting Heavy Handed damage with non-tank players

Damage-Dealer Responsibilities

  • Soak nearby Rumbling Fissures if you are unaffected by Latent Energy
  • Move away from other players when debuffed by Befouled, to avoid damaging others with Foul Explosion
  • While unaffected by Latent Energy, intercept any Wake of Destruction waves that would otherwise collide with Fel Crystals
  • If targeted by Seed of Destruction, move away from Fel Crystals and the other Seed of Destruction targets
  • Stand still as the debuff fades, so you do not walk into your own Wake of Destruction waves and die

Healer Responsibilities

  • Use raid and tank cooldowns during the Disarmed phases and the Enrage
  • Players with the Befouled debuff will require heavy single-target healing to break through the healing absorption shield
  • Raid damage during the Armed phase will be spiky and unpredictable, so spot healing will be necessary
  • Soak nearby Rumbling Fissures if you are unaffected by Latent Energy
  • Move away from other players when debuffed by Befouled, to avoid damaging others with Foul Explosion
  • While unaffected by Latent Energy, intercept any Wake of Destruction waves that would otherwise collide with Fel Crystals
  • If targeted by Seed of Destruction, move away from Fel Crystals and the other Seed of Destruction targets
  • Stand still as the debuff fades, so you do not walk into your own Wake of Destruction waves and die

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