Raid Rx: How to heal the Shannox encounter


Every week, [hide]Raid Rx[/hide] will help you quarterback your healers to victory! Your host is [hide]Matt Low[/hide], the grand poobah of [hide]World of Matticus[/hide] and a founder of [hide]Plus Heal[/hide], a discussion community for healers of all experience levels and interests. Catch his weekly podcast on healing, raiding and leading on the [hide]Matticast[/hide].

After a disastrous first week when my raid group got completely shut out of Shannox, we were able to storm back in and take him down fast. The main reason for our initial trouble was the fact that we were using the completely wrong approach when it came to tanks and who they were on.

Whoops!

Tank healing an encounter like Shannox is demanding on so many fronts. A standard healing template I use is to place one healer on each tank and the rest on the raid so that they can exercise their judgment. From there, I can scale up the amount of dedicated tank healers if I feel it becomes necessary. Once a dog gets taken down, his damage just goes up. In other words, it is necessary to add more tank healers as the fight progresses.

On top of that, there is a high amount of traps that get dropped. Don’t get trapped in one of those red ice block traps (more commonly known as a Crystal Prison trap).[hide]Continue reading Raid Rx: How to heal the Shannox encounter[/hide]Filed under: [hide]Analysis / Opinion[/hide], [hide]Raid Rx (Raid Healing)[/hide][hide]Raid Rx: How to heal the Shannox encounter[/hide] originally appeared on [hide]WoW Insider[/hide] on Fri, 08 Jul 2011 18:00:00 EST. Please see our [hide]terms for use of feeds[/hide].[hide]Permalink[/hide] | [hide]Email this[/hide] | [hide]Comments[/hide]
Every week, [hide]Raid Rx[/hide] will help you quarterback your healers to victory! Your host is [hide]Matt Low[/hide], the grand poobah of [hide]World of Matticus[/hide] and a founder of [hide]Plus Heal[/hide], a discussion community for healers of all experience levels and interests. Catch his weekly podcast on healing, raiding and leading on the [hide]Matticast[/hide].

After a disastrous first week when my raid group got completely shut out of Shannox, we were able to storm back in and take him down fast. The main reason for our initial trouble was the fact that we were using the completely wrong approach when it came to tanks and who they were on.

Whoops!

Tank healing an encounter like Shannox is demanding on so many fronts. A standard healing template I use is to place one healer on each tank and the rest on the raid so that they can exercise their judgment. From there, I can scale up the amount of dedicated tank healers if I feel it becomes necessary. Once a dog gets taken down, his damage just goes up. In other words, it is necessary to add more tank healers as the fight progresses.

On top of that, there is a high amount of traps that get dropped. Don’t get trapped in one of those red ice block traps (more commonly known as a Crystal Prison trap).[hide]Continue reading Raid Rx: How to heal the Shannox encounter[/hide]Filed under: [hide]Analysis / Opinion[/hide], [hide]Raid Rx (Raid Healing)[/hide][hide]Raid Rx: How to heal the Shannox encounter[/hide] originally appeared on [hide]WoW Insider[/hide] on Fri, 08 Jul 2011 18:00:00 EST. Please see our [hide]terms for use of feeds[/hide].[hide]Permalink[/hide] | [hide]Email this[/hide] | [hide]Comments[/hide]

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