[VC] Raid Boss Walkthrough and Feedback Thread

Discussion in 'General Discussions' started by mi7ch, Feb 11, 2015.

  1. mi7ch

    mi7ch Administrator

    Since we are a few Raid Bosses deep, I will be making a permanent walkthrough/feedback thread. When there is a new Boss I will post the date here along with any changes or the Locations in which you can find the keys if that is necessary.

    Summoning the Boss

    While the event is on, you can either summon your own Raid Boss or join someone else’s. Every player’s Raid Boss is the same strength, regardless of who unlocked it.

    Raid Bosses are unlocked with 4 different Keys. Keys drop from Adventuress in specific Locations, each yielding a different Key. Adventuress with higher Energy costs have a higher chance of dropping a Key.

    When doing Adventuress in Locations that drop Raid Boss Keys, you will be able to see how many of each Key you current have. You can also jump between Key-drop Locations. You can unlock your Raid Boss as soon as you have one of each of the 4 Keys.

    Any unused Keys in your inventory can be turned in for XP after the event is over. Keys are not useful for anything other than unlocking Raid Bosses (they can’t be equipped or used in crafting), so you might as well turn them in for rewards. :)

    Raid Party Mechanics

    Raid Bosses are powerful opponents intended to be fought in large Parties of players. Party positions are divided up into 3 Level Tiers. There are 10 Party Positions available for each Tier of player, for a max Party size of 30 players.

    We recommend your Party contain at least 20 committed players. Raid Bosses are harder if members are inactive or not keeping the Health bar up, so we suggest hand-picking your Party for the best possible team.

    Fun fact: Players do not have to be Clan to join your Party!

    Try to include some players with Defense-oriented builds to help balance out the Party and provide a solid base of Health for the fight.

    Inviting

    Three invite links provided in the Invite Tab on your Raid Boss page. To invite someone, send them the link that corresponds with their level.

    Again, players don’t have to be Clan members to be invited.

    If you wish, you can also close off previously sent links. Click the Invalidate Link button to close off the previous URL and generate a fresh one. Anyone with the old link will will be unable to use it to join,

    If you just want to fill up your slots quickly, you can also turn on Public Sharing. This opens up your Raid Party positions to be filled by any player who visits your Raid Boss page, regardless of whether or not you have invited them.

    Once someone has joined the Raid you are stuck with them for the rest of the fight, so use Public Sharing with caution!

    Raid Party Health

    You can help establish a solid base of health by inviting players with defense-oriented builds to your Party

    Keep a close watch on the Raid Health Bar, as the Boss will deal back a lot of damage whenever someone Attacks or Barrages it.

    As the Raid Party’s Health is reduced, your Attacks and Barrages will do less damage and earn you less XP.

    If the Party’s Health ever hits zero, the Party has wiped. The Boss will regain health whenever it wipes the Party, so be careful!

    Heal the Party regularly to earn XP, keep XP Rewards for Attacks and Barrages high, and deal more damage in combat!

    Raid Boss Mechanics

    Fighting the Boss

    The Attack and Barrage buttons are used to deal damage to the Raid Boss. The Raid Boss will hit back whenever someone damages it, and in a twist unique to this feature, if it manages to wipe the Party’s Health, the Boss will heal back up to the last checkpoint.

    Boss Health Checkpoints occur in 10% increments. For example, if the Raid Boss is at 75% Health, then succeeds in wiping the Raid Party, it will heal back up to 80%.

    Every time you get wiped the amount of XP awarded for actions declines, so keep your Party healed!

    Wipes are tracked, and anyone whose actions have caused a wipe will get benched the 2nd time it happens. Benched players can no longer Attack or Barrage and are restricted to Healing for the remainder of the fight.

    Loot

    Loot is claimed when the Raid Boss is defeated. If the fight timer runs out before the Party can take it down, the Raid Boss will escape without dropping items.

    The Raid Boss has 6 loot items, each with a Common version and a Superior version, the latter being stronger and rarer.

    Everyone who does at least 2,000 actions with 1,000 of those needing to be Healing Actions will be awarded with a Loot item, Cash, and XP when the Raid Boss is defeated. The drop you get is determined randomly, however under special conditions a player may be guaranteed a Superior item drop. The first Boss you summon and defeat during the event will give you a Superior item and placing first for total overall actions in your level tiers will also give you a Superior item.

    Raid Boss Tips

    The Raid Boss is meant to be a challenging event! Even with a large and dedicated team, it will often take several days to defeat it, so don’t go in expecting a quick or easy win. However, with care and coordination your Party can take it down more efficiently.

    Remember that the highest Energy requirement Adventures in each Location have the best drop rates. It might take some time to summon a Raid Boss as the Keys drop randomly from doing Adventures. If you haven’t received a Key yet, keep at it!

    It recommended that you keep your Raid Party private and build a custom team. Use the 3 Invite Links provided in the Invite tab to recruit players for each Level Tier.

    Remember that you can invite anyone to your Party, even players who are not in your Clan!

    Keep your Party healthy! You’ll do more damage, earn more XP, and avoid wipes that set you back and reduce your XP returns.

    Try to do Barrages instead of Basic Attacks when you can, it’s faster and the Party will take less damage.

    That just about covers the Raid Boss! Any feedback you have during the event can be left in this thread. Good luck!
     
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  2. mi7ch

    mi7ch Administrator

    Fenrir Raid Boss - February 12

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    Key Locations: South Midgard, Aegir's Sea, Aegir's Passage, Vanaheim

    Changes from the previous Raid Boss:

    Better key drop rates
    Change to Energy drop when performing Healing and Attacking actions against the Raid Boss
     
  3. Dunk Nielsen

    Dunk Nielsen Member

    how do you play the raid boss ???
     
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  4. Lasinagol

    Lasinagol Active Member

    Mi7ch spelled it out in the first post...attack and heal alternatively and heal extra to keep the Raid Party's health from being wiped and the Raid Boss's health restoring. Healing takes energy and attacking takes stamina, so be sure to have an abundance on hand before joining or challenging one. There are other nuances that are more fun to find out the hard way.
     
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  5. snapper

    snapper New Member

    To be honest if you kill the raid boss then your A.a knobhead or B.retarded....if the raids health gets low a warnin flashes up so theres no excuse really.... I forgot C which is both
     
  6. mi7ch

    mi7ch Administrator

    Four posts up is a complete walkthrough. :)
     
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  7. Craig Day

    Craig Day Well-Known Member

    Ignore Dunk. He is being a smart a$$$
     
  8. Lasinagol

    Lasinagol Active Member

    It worked and was worth a grin...:)
     
  9. Rodney Rangel

    Rodney Rangel Active Member

    the last one i tried to open it was a waste of energy tryin to retrieve the following keys :/ :p
     
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  10. Nic21

    Nic21 Active Member

    I truly hope we do get better energy drops this time and also don't have to spend as much energy just to get keys.
     
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  11. Kris Lee DUke

    Kris Lee DUke Member

    "Raaaaaaaaaaaaaiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiid?" {{BOOM!!!}}.
    Older crowd might have a flashback to a commercial from the '80's. Younger folks probably won't know what the h3ll I am talking about. :confused: :D
     
  12. Susanne Rautelius

    Susanne Rautelius Active Member

    hop it will e last time they is here..... all they do is destroy game...... turn it to just a leveling game and not a battle game
     
  13. Krimson King

    Krimson King Active Member

    that's why I fight other ppls raid bosses...if u help them beat it u get the drops and awards
     
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  14. Sick Em

    Sick Em New Member

    Cool I will join as many as possible and hope others beat them. I will be using 1 stam and then 20 energy to make the minimum heal. So that means I will be wasting a ton of heals just to get the minimum. This way I do not ever have to go back and try to figure out the cluster f*** these bosses cause. Have fun and thanks in advance for the drops, I will be doing the bare minimum on all public bosses I find. 500 attacks and 1500 heals is very inefficient, but hey KANO decides on this ignorance
     
  15. JADES

    JADES Well-Known Member

    Actually, 1 stam's will screw you over for reward's versus energy used, not sure reasoning on it to get bare minimum, but go ahead LOL. It"s 1k actions of each to get a reward, BTW.
     
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  16. Rodney Rangel

    Rodney Rangel Active Member

    i know :p i always do
     
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  17. Sir Opinion Alot

    Sir Opinion Alot Well-Known Member

    its actually totallof 2000 action which 1000 has to be heals, you can heal 2000 and still get the rewards. Does not mention anything about attack's
     
  18. Darth Vader

    Darth Vader Active Member

    "Fenrir approaches, so a new Raid Boss starts tomorrow! Here are the changes and a general walkthrough/feedback thread"
    Time start???
     
  19. Kris Lee DUke

    Kris Lee DUke Member

    KANO is nappin' still out in California, but based on the past, they start them at 10am Pacific time, (1pm Eastern time). --- I'll be peeking an hour before just to see if they do them a tad earlier . . .
     
  20. Darth Vader

    Darth Vader Active Member

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