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Things have slowed down as the world's best guilds narrow in on Blackhand, with a new top two having emerged over the weekend. Dozens of guilds sit at 7/10 and 8/10, respectively, trying to catch up to the leaders working on world first Mythic clear.

 

World first Blast Furnace and the title of overall leader going into Blackhand himself went to Method on Sunday, overcoming their world 4th Iron Maidens kill. Paragon was able to clinch the second Blast Furnace kill worldwide later that evening, and no one else has caught up so far.

 

Midwinter published a video showcasing their Mythic world first on Iron Maidens:

 

 

Will either of the leading guilds, or one of the others chasing their heels at 8/10, see a Blackhand kill this week? We'll be keeping a close eye on the race if not going into this week's lockout...

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Just out of curiosity, do the guilds chasing after world first clears start fresh with a new lockout or do they extend last weeks lockout? It makes sense that they would extend the previous week's lockout but I wasn't sure if there was a rule about that or not.

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Just out of curiosity, do the guilds chasing after world first clears start fresh with a new lockout or do they extend last weeks lockout? It makes sense that they would extend the previous week's lockout but I wasn't sure if there was a rule about that or not.

 

Even at this level of progression, guilds rarely extend lockouts - the added benefit of the gear from an additional week's worth of bosses is a useful numerical advantage, even at the highest levels of play.

 

Lockout extension is fairly uncommon amongst top progression guilds.

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Oh I'm so disappointed in Blood Legion :/

They are losing first US to Midwinter now.

Less rage more pew pew guys. (silently pointing at riggy) tongue.png

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