It was an evening in early December when I logged in and heard the news. I hadn't taken two steps across the Valley of Strength when a whisper popped up in my chat window.
"There is a Ruthers
A rush of excitement shot through me. What kind of exploit could have existed for my beloved yak companion?
"What? How? Explain!" I typed back.
When the answer didn't come immediately I began tugging at my brain for possible explanations. Was there some sort of raid boss mechanic that could be negated with Ruthers? Could Ruthers kill raid bosses?! I became giddy at the thought.
After minutes of trying to work out how Ruthers might tank Sha of Fear
, a reply finally came.
"Ruthers isn't on the GCD. You can make a macro with '/cast Ruthers' Harness
' a billion times and spam it. Raine just summoned like a thousand of them."
I booked it out to the Barrens straight away, assembling the macro as my Mimiron's Head
carried me to a secluded little spot -- If this exploit did what he said it would, I couldn't go spamming it in the middle of Orgrimmar.
After a mere 11 lines I hit the 255 character limit.
"This will have to do," I thought as I landed on the grassy mountain side. Dragging the macro to my action bars, I took a deep breath, then pressed the key.
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