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Hi,

I was wondering, wouldnt it be nice to get into a bit more detail regarding boss achievements. Every boss that has a notable achievement does have a mention of it in the guide. yet Wouldn't it be nice to have a Glory-Achi section on its own. (or maybe a section for it at the description of each dungeon/raid)

I would be happy to help here since I love doing these kinds of things.

I understand that with the Proffesion guides in the making (assuming they are) and the constant comments on all the guides, it's a bit much to ask maybe. But I'm just putting it out there.

If people like I can make a tldr post with tactics and remarks on all the achi's needed for Glory of the Pandaria Hero (All HC Dungeon boss achievements) meta.

It will be on Dungeons/Raids forum tomorrow prolly.

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It would be cool to have a database similar to WoWhead for all of the achievement, but with additional information like:

- Nominating user comments to be the official How-to for completing the achievement

- Have moderators for the achievement section that can take user nominated guides and make them the official How-To's and add maps and screenshots for some of the more difficult achievements

- Estimate of how long the achievement should take to complete

- User ratings for how difficult the achievement is to complete

Edit for something I just thought of: The ability to import a player's armory and save a profile on the site so you can track achievements you haven't completed yet or are working on. Then you would basically have a site like warcraftpets.com but for achievements.

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Hello, I am going to to talk about some achievement needed for the meta achievement

Posted Image Glory of the Pandaria Hero

I'm gonna start at the beginning.

To get all achievements in this dungeon, you should not start with Wise Mari but rather with Lorewalker Stonestep. this because of the Posted ImageCleaning Up achievement wich is one of the more difficult ones.

For Lorewalker Stonestep. there are no achievement to be had, so you can do this boss without any change.

  • Posted ImageHydrophobia. This achievement is not very hard but it does require some attention. The objective is to not get hit by any of 3 abilities Wise Mari uses during the entire fight.
Avoiding these abilities will not be a very big problem as long as you pay attention
  • Posted Image Corrupted Waters is just the water from the fountain, when you come in contact with the water, you will immediately be damaged. in order to not get damaged you must therefore remain in the safezones around the boss. You are required to jump quite a bit so you do not get in contact with it.

  • Posted Image Hydrolance is an ability the boss uses, it splashes up a bunch of water in a certain are of the fountain. you can easily see this coming and should not even be near it (it has a slight range.) I found that avoiding this was the easiest.

  • Posted ImageWash Away is the watergun abilty the boss uses in Phase 2. This phase starst when the adds have been killed and the boss becomes attackable. The boss will spin around slowly while a large beam of water is in front of him. this beam damages and knockbacks any players that get hit by it.
In order to avoid everything may sound quite difficult, but I found it isnt. The boss will not really be hurting anyone while using Posted ImageWash Away and therefore you can go about it carefully. It will not be a big deal if you sacrifice some DPS to avoid his abilities.

When the boss dies you will get a debuff called Posted Image Purified Water. This debuff doesent really do anything but you do need it in order to get the next achievement.

  • Posted Image Cleaning Up. This achievement is considered to be one of the hardest achievement in the meta. In order to get it you must make sure Lorewalker Stonestep is down before you engage Wise Mari. The achievement requires you to kill the Sha of Doubt while under the effects of the Posted Image Purified Water debuff. You will get this debuff once Wise Mari dies. The debuff is only active for 5 minutes and this makes it hard. I will go over the tactics I used to get it.
When the boss is almost dead the entire party moves back to the entrance. (it takes a while for the back door to open and going back to the entrance gives you a couple of seconds extra)

As soon as the big doors to the courtyard open the tank should pull all the trash present there. all DPS should use cooldowns of 2mins or less (These cooldowns can be used again at the last boss, if you think you have more time you might pop cooldowns of 3mins aswell.) in order to clear the trash quickly.

When the trash is gone the third boss Liu Flameheart will spawn. Nuke her quickly and make sure noone dies by standing in her Posted Image Jade Fire ground effects too long.

When this boss dies, 3 adds called a Minion of Doubt will emerge from the doorway. We found it best to simply cc them and pull the Sha of Doubt so the doors close and they get locked out. If you do not have sufficient cc for this, you can pull them into the room with the boss. If you do this, do not try to take them down, keep focussing on the Sha of Doubt and have your healer keep in mind the tank will take more damage. If the adds are inside, also keep in mind that they will spawn purple voidzones under random players that deal alot of damage. adjust your position accordingly.

When the Sha of Doubt is engaged you should use all cooldowns to get him down as quickly as possible, if you've done it right the cooldowns you used on the adds in the courtyard will have been reset.

If you did not manage to get it using these tactics, try again with a party with better DPS total, or try and improve your own DPS in order to make it easier.

if your tank does 30K DPS and the DPSes do 60K each, this should be doable, but barely. it is smarter to get a bit more to be sure.

  • Posted Image Seeds of Doubt is the last achievement to be had in this dungeon. I advise you not to try and do this if you're going for Posted Image Cleaning Up since it will make it VERY difficult.
In order to get this achievement you need to be under the effects of 4 stacks of Posted Image Seed of Doubt. This debuff is obtained by clicking crystals in the corners of the room. These crystals can only be seen when the boss spawns the Figments of doubt. (The copies of you and your party that need to be kille in order to be able to attack the boss again.)

This is not very hard to perform, but keep in mind that you dont want to fight with this debuff on very long. It doubles damage you take (4 stacks * 25% = 100% increase).

My advise is to get the boss down to 10% or something, and then pop the crystals. this minimises the time you need to fight with the debuff somewhat.

When the phase with the figments of doubt is active, any one player can click the crystals and the whole party will get the debuff.

We did manage to get Posted Image Seeds of Doubt while going for Posted Image Cleaning Up. but this was actually a coincidence (the boss happened to be at 15% when he started another phase of figments) and we were all players with 500+ il (Except for me, the tank, I had 498).

This concludes the achievement guide for Temple of the Jade Serpent if you have any questions or remarks, feel free to reply. I will setup the other dungeons shortly. (I have been short on time, but I'm free the next couple of days)

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