Ran Arah P4 tonight again for the first time in a long time. Was rly nice and although some in my party had little xp they listened and learned fast. We ended up finishing all in some 40-50 min which is a good time for casually running such a long path. I noticed that I am still quite good at using my thief and directing pugs through skips x) 1g reward at the end is still a bad joke though.
The last month or so I did not write a new blogpost as I have been rather busy. One of the things occupying me was trying to clear the second raid wing Salvation Pass.
This new wing is fundamentally different in the way encounters work as opposed to what you have gotten used to in the Spirit Vale. Part one of the Forsaken Thicket is all about a few coordinated mechanics that are easy to predict combined with a heavy focus on dps-checks while part two is based on mechanics, splitting up your group and a certain rng factor in the encounters. Especially the last part can lead to a lot of frustration and ruin many runs until your group learns the mechanics by heart and responds accordingly. Continue reading
Finally. After such a long time of trying, frustration and painfull failure Matthias Gabrel is down. Such a relief. More detailed account will follow.