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3-16-2009 @ 8:51PM
Naxx isn't a zerg - especially when you first step in with quest gear. Of all the bosses - not a single one standing in the "fire" can be totally healed through with everything else going on and I'm speaking as a healer who does have every best in slot item and a ton of regen/mana.To really zerg a fight you have to go into it with no prior knowledge of strategy, positioning or anything else - and outheal/dps everything the boss does - like doing AQ40 with 10 people and no tank at lvl 80 (which I've done) - we simply out damaged and out healed everything they did. I can't think of too many bosses in naxx - even with best in slot items and top dps that are this way (keep in mind - you have to do the boss without any positioning, strategy or planned movement involved) - they do exist, but there's only a handfull (anub comes to mind).Grob - On 10 man especially - I'd like the meet the group that zergs this with no strat (and no prior experience with the encounter - which I think fully qualifies a zerg strategy) and lives. I don't know how you could heal through multiple diseases dropping on the raid and the tank and everyone else through the dot from standing on diseases.Honestly the only reason BC raids were so hard was because it was much harder to gear up (multiple instances for t5/t6 items for instance) - once most guilds were geared there were zerg like bt raids at 70 even before 3.0.Another reason naxx is so easy is because its well understood. A good chunk of people did it at 70 for fun.
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