Assault on Violet Hold
LFD Level: 105 – 110 (Heroic/Mythic Level: 110)
Minimum Level: ?
To complete Looking for Dungeon (LFD) you need to ‘Defeat the leader of the Assault’.
You will deal with a lot of trash packs in this dungeon, they will come in waves through portals between boss fights.
There are 2 types of portals that spawn, one has a Portal Guardian/Keeper with mini adds and the other is an Elite Legion Squad.
There can be rare bosses (stars on map) & treasures (chest on minimap) found around the dungeon.
Heroic Differences: Frigid Winds inflicts a dot to all nearby players dealing frost damage & movement speed reduced by 40%.
Heroic Differences: For Collapsing Shadows players need to move out of the purple swirls that are falling down.
/i Tank use a damage reduction on Manditible Strike as it reduces your healing taken. Point Impale away from other players, erupts spikes in a line. Calls adds to fight, focus kill the Scarabs to help healer out.
Heroic Differences: Blistering Beetles will spawn and fixate on nearby players, when they die or reach a player they will explode. They leave a green pool on the ground, move out of this.
/i Avoid of frontal cone Congealing Vomit, also spawns Goo adds. Focus kill Goos, note they respawn after 12 secs. To stop adds respawning pull boss over their dead bodies & he will eat them.
Heroic Differences: Gains energy during fight, when reaches 100 energy will spawn a Black Bile. The Black Bile needs killing immediately as reduces absorbs & heals 100%.
Each Goo that the boss eats will remove 20 energy from him, do this to help stop the Black Bile spawning.
/i Click Elementium Squirrel Bomb to disarm it before explodes. Focus kill Rocket Chickens & avoid their rockets fired in straight line. At 50% boss gets mad & the Rocket Chickens become indestructible, focus on killing boss.
Heroic Differences: Rocket Chickens now fire mini rockets damaging all players with fire damage.
/i Bites a random player giving them a 1 min debuff (Essence of the Blood Princess). When debuff ends you must bite another player within 10 secs, bite dps first, tank last. Kill boss before everyone turns into vampires. Move out of red pools on ground.
Heroic Differences: Focus kill the Congealed Blood adds that spawn out the pools, they must be killed before reach boss otherwise she heals.
Players affected with ‘Essence of the Blood Princess’ can run through a Congealed Blood to instantly kill it.
/i Faces a player for frontal cone Fel Slash, avoid this. Caotic Energy explodes on a player damaging all nearby, stay spread. Mighty Smash throws 4 players to one side of room, run to boss & free the 1 player trapped in crystals before their executed.
Heroic Differences: Seed of Destruction is cast on 2 players, run out with Wake of Destruction before explodes as does high damage to all nearby.
/i Faces a player for frontal cone Venom Spray, avoid this. Fel Detonation explodes on a player dealing aoe damage. Pulls players in with Web Grab. Spawns spider adds, they focus a player. Spiders will run away if you face your character to them.
Heroic Differences: Toxic Blood erupts from the targeted player, leaves a nature damage dot.
Below are some notable trash casts:
Elite Legion Squad
Blazing Infernal: Quickly interrupt Blazing Hellfire. Avoid frontal cone Fel Slam.
Infiltrator Assassin: Dispel Fel Blind.
Eredar Shadow Mender: Move out of swirls under your feet.
Portal Keeper Dreadlord: Interrupt Carrion Swarm & Vampiric Cleave.
Heroic/Mythic Differences: Move away from green clouds on floor.
Portal Keeper Felguard: Quickly interrupt Violent Fel Energy. Move out of the Fel Axe. Dispel Soul Slash from tank.
Portal Guardian Jailer: Dispel Soul Exhaustion on tank. Move away from Prison cage, pulls in nearby players.
Heroic/Mythic Differences: Traps random player inside prison cage, free them by attacking the cage..
Portal Guardian Inquisitor: Quickly interrupt Shield of Eyes. Move away from Eyebombs thrown on ground.
The mini adds that spawn with the portals should be tanked and dps AoE/cleave, if they aren’t killed, they can overwhelm your group.
Lord Malgath (Mini Boss)
Mini boss before end, offers no loot.
Interrupt Shadow Bolt Volley. Player with Shadow Bomb run away from group until it explodes. Spawns Shadow Beast adds but when they die they leave a dark patch on ground, move out of these.
Mini guides for the more detailed Achievements.