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Mythic+ Weekly Guide: March 21 to March 27

Welcome to DVS Gaming’s weekly guide to Mythic+. This week’s affixes are Teeming, Skittish and Fortified.

All strategies are made in consideration for Mythic+10 keystones, when all three affixes are present.

Teeming

Additional non-boss enemies are present throughout the dungeon; kill count requirement increased.

While not necessarily difficult on its own, this could pose a huge problem combined with later affixes. Heavy AOE compositions can easily blow through this affix, but dungeons with large amounts of trash may prove problematic for under geared groups.

Easy Dungeons: Maw of Souls, Neltharion’s Lair

These dungeons do not have a lot of trash to begin with, so Teeming is more of a check on your DPS and composition than anything.

Medium Dungeons: Halls of Valor, Darkheart Thicket, Vault of the Wardens, The Arcway, Eye of Azshara

While there are certain places where trash can be an issue, this is more of a check of how much you pull at once. The pathway to Dresaron in Darkheart Thicket is a prime example of where one should not pull too much trash. Clearing around Serpentrix in Eye of Azshara is also key because of extra mobs. The pathway to Cordana Felsong in Vault of the Wardens is another area where lots of mobs are present.

Hard Dungeons: Black Rook Hold, Court of Stars

The limited space you are given to move in in these dungeons make Teeming a bigger challenge than it seems in these dungeons, although with higher gear levels these could probably be considered medium difficulty.

Skittish

Tanks generate 80% less threat.

Having a rogue or a hunter can nullify the effects of this affix, but combined with Teeming, this makes it especially difficult to manage because not only will you struggle to keep threat up on trash pulls, but you will also have extra trash to worry about. A geared, skilled and aware tank can make Skittish less terrifying than it really is, but pulling extra trash is something that the entire group must be aware of.

Easy Dungeons: Maw of Souls, Neltharion’s Lair

Once again, not too much trash to worry about, but the group should be aware of how much threat they are pulling. Combined with extra mobs, these dungeons are relatively easy this week.

Medium Dungeons: Halls of Valor, Darkheart Thicket, Vault of the Wardens, The Arcway

Some of the same reasons apply to these dungeons. There are areas with many trash mobs that add to the difficulty of tanks holding threat.

Hard Dungeons: Eye of Azshara, Black Rook Hold, Court of Stars

Eye of Azshara is included here because of the many wide open spaces. Mobs can be accidentally pulled as a result of the long distances between each boss. The trash around Serpentrix is especially difficult, as well as the area around Captain Gerdo in Court of Stars where you have to deactivate the towers.

Fortified

Non-bosses have more health and deal more damage.

If the previous affixes were not enough, the Fortified affix makes these trash mobs not only have more health but do more damage. This will be extremely taxing on the entire group. All sorts of cooldowns might have to be saved for large batches of mobs.

Easy Dungeons: Maw of Souls

Not too much trash to worry about. Maw of Souls also has far fewer trash pulls than the other dungeons, making it the dungeon of choice for this week for those pushing high Mythic+ keystones.

Medium Dungeons: Neltharion’s Lair, Halls of Valor, Darkheart Thicket, Vault of the Wardens, The Arcway

Once again, certain areas of the dungeon will make pulling trash harder. Neltharion’s Lair is bumped up to Medium because of certain mobs that will kill you quickly if not focused down (Rockbound Pelters on the way to Ularogg Cragshaper and Emberhusk Dominators on the way to Dargrul the Underking).

Hard Dungeons: Eye of Azshara, Black Rook Hold, Court of Stars

Same reasons for Skittish and Teeming, but Fortified makes these dungeons especially dangerous. Tanks, healers, and DPS will have to be wary about pulling unnecessary mobs in open areas (Eye of Azshara) and in closed spaces as well (Black Rook Hold, Court of Stars). The increasing danger that trash poses with the Fortified affix will make these instances increasingly more difficult than they usually are.

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Jose "AWPerative" Alvarez

A lifelong gamer and avid soccer and basketball fan, Jose is a staff writer for DVS Gaming.

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