Black Rook Hold

Level:
LFD Level: 110 (Heroic/Mythic Level: 110)
Minimum Level: 110

Notes:
To complete Looking for Dungeon (LFD) you need to ‘Defeat Lord Kur’talos Ravencrest’.
There can be rare bosses (stars on map) & treasures (chest on minimap) found around the dungeon.

Click for Dungeon Entrance:

Route:

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One of 2 paths will be randomly open at the beginning, you will be able to go left or right.
The stairs have lots of Rook Spiderlings & a Rook Spinner. On the way up tank pick up Spiderlings, then find & kill the Rook Spinner.

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Theres a lot of trash packs on the way to 2nd boss. Boulders will be thrown down the next stairs, move left & right to avoid being hit (they stun & damage).

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The next stairs have more boulders being thrown, once at top will be mobs to kill.

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On the stairs tank pick up bats & kill mobs on the way up, get to the top to stop the bats spawning.

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Bosses:

1. The Amalgam of Souls2. Illysanna Ravencrest3. Smashspite the Hateful4. Lord Kur'talos RavencrestTrash

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/i Avoid frontal cone Reap Soul (if hit does high damage & increases damage taken by 20%). Move away from swirling weapons on ground. Soul Echoes spawns souls of a player that explode, keep moving to avoid them.

Heroic/Mythic Differences: ‘Reap Soul’ now stacks. Kill the restless souls before they reach boss. If they reach boss the damage from ‘Soul Burst’ is increased by 25%.

Mythic Only: Players damaged by ‘Soul Echoes’ are also feared for 5 sec.

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/i Brutal Glaive dots nearby players. Tank use active mitigation for Vengeful Shear. Players with Dark Rush get charged, avoid green fire on ground. Eye Beam follows a player, kite fire around room. Focus kill adds, avoid frontal cone Bonecrushing Strike.

Heroic/Mythic Differences: Interrupt Risen Arcanists ‘Arcane Blitz’.

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/i Earthshaking Stomp does unavoidable damage to all & knocks back. Tank use active mitigation for Brutal Haymaker, will cast this at 100 Brutality. Bats focus a player, run the green vomit away from others, avoid standing in the green lines.

Heroic/Mythic Differences: On ‘Hateful Gaze’ focuses a player to charge at, hitting first player in the way. Rotate who takes the hits as once your hit you will take 100% damage from next charge, lasts 1 min.

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/i Throws Whirling Blade at player, move away from this. Avoid purple line across floor. Unerring Shear hits tank for high damage. At 20% boss swapped with Dantalionax. Move out of green clouds on floor. Run around room to avoid the rotating purple beam.

Heroic/Mythic Differences: ‘Stinging Swarm’ spawns insects on a player, kill them quickly.

Below are some notable trash casts:

Mini Bosses:
One of 2 paths will be open at beginning with a mini boss, the right path leads to Lady Velandras Ravencrest & the left path leads to Lord Etheldrin Ravencrest.
Lady Velandras Ravencrest: Tank use active mitigation for Strike Down. Stay spread out to avoid Glaive Toss damage. (comes with adds Ghostly Retainer & Councilor Protector).
Lord Etheldrin Ravencrest: Interrupt Spirit Blast. Keep moving to avoid exploding souls. (comes with adds Ghostly Retainers & Ghostly Councilor).

Spider Staircase:
The first set of staircases have lots of Rook Spiderlings & a Rook Spinner. On the way up tank pick up the Spiderlings, then find & kill the Rook Spinner to stop spiders spawning.
Rook Spiderling: Healer dispel Soul Venom on players with high stacks.

Hallway:
Risen Arcanist: Interrupt Arcane Blitz.
Arcane Minions: Move away from purple swirl on floor.
Risen Archer: Avoid frontal cone Arrow Barrage.
Risen Companion: Players stay spread.

Boulder Staircase:
As you go up the stairs boulders will be thrown down, they roll left & right. Avoid these because if your hit you will be stunned & damaged.

Bats Staircase:
To stop bats spawning you need to get to the top of the stairs & kill the Felspite Dominators. Kill the big mobs on the way.
Felspite Dominator: On Mythic you must interrupt Felfrenzy.

 

Other:

Achievements

Mini guides for the more detailed Achievements.

You Used to Scrawl Me In Your Fel Tome
Black Rook Moan
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