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Method are the first guild in the world to earn the Hall of Fame: G'huun (Horde) achievement. Blizzard clarified how it works and who will be able to use the Famed Slayer title.
Hall of Fame Achievements
Battle for Azeroth introduced new raid achievements to the game and if you're among the first 100 guilds worldwide to defeat the final raid boss of a raid tier on Mythic difficulty, you will be granted a title. In this case, it revolves around G'huun and the Famed Slayer of G'huun title.
Hall of Fame: G'huun (Alliance) Hall of Fame: G'huun (Horde) After 100 guilds of each faction earn the achievement, cross-realm Mythic Uldir will become available.
Famed Slayer Title Clarifications
In order to use the title, you need to be in a guild that has earned the Hall of Fame achievement. On top of that, the Cutting Edge: G'huun achievement is also required.
If you're wondering what happens if you leave a guild that has earned this achievement, chances are you probably won't be able to use the title, since you'll no longer meet the requirements. This makes perfect sense and prevents guilds from selling the title. Some exceptions could apply and the title may not be removed if you actually were in the Mythic group of 20 players that has earned the Hall of Fame achievement for a specific guild (needs confirmation).
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In celebration of the International Talk Like A Pirate Day, Blizzard added The Dreadwake (mount) and Cap'n Crackers (battle pet) to the game via a hotfix. The mount can be obtained by purchasing 180 days of game time and the pet's available for $10.
The Dreadwake mount is is available for a limited time from September 19 through October 21 as a reward for purchasing 180 days of game time. The mount will be added to the shops sometime in 2019 as a stand-alone item. Players who are currently on a 6-month recurring sub will receive the mount at no additional charge. Cap'n Crackers is a new battle pet and costs $10 // 10 EUR. Blizzard (Source)
Just in time for International Talk Like a Pirate Day, we’re celebrating all things pirate with a special limited-time offer*. Purchase 180 Days Game Time in the Shop, and you’ll also receive the epic new Dreadwake mount free! The Dreadwake mount will then arrive as a stand-alone mount in the Blizzard Shop and in-game shop sometime in 2019.
True to nautical tradition, the Dreadwake pirate ship mount has a unique figurehead inspired by an unknown kraken-faced god of the deeps.
Once you’ve purchased the 180 Days Game Time product in the Shop, the Dreadwake mount will be automatically added to your in-game collection. It’s the perfect way to cruise through Azeroth in true buccaneering style.
Players on an existing recurring subscription plan who purchase 180 Days Game Time will have their next billing date automatically adjusted to align with the addition of this time. Players who already have game time on their account will have the 180 days added to their current total. By purchasing 180 Days Game Time, you’ll also save up to $24 per year.
In addition, WoW players who have purchased the 180 Days Game Time service in the Shop within the past 30 days** or who are currently on a 6-month recurring subscription will receive the Dreadwake mount at no additional charge. Look for the gift icon in your Blizzard Battle.net desktop app to claim yours.***
NEW PET AVAILABLE: ADOPT CAP’N CRACKERS!
Fresh off the high seas, Cap’n Crackers is available to adopt now from the Blizzard Shop and in-game shop.
Sail the high seas with Cap'n Crackers, the baby parrot, perched on your shoulder.
This plucky feathered friend is just the companion you need on your swashbuckling adventures through Kul Tiras, Zandalar, and beyond. Adopt yours today!
*Offer available from September 19 through October 21, 2018
**Must have purchased current 180 Days Game Time service on or before 12:01 a.m. PDT on September 19, 2018.
***Mount must be claimed in Blizzard Battle.net desktop app prior to April 30, 2019.
The wipe count for all of Uldir, including the 285 on G'huun!
And here's the World First G'huun kill video try from the stream:
Here's the kill clip:
And it's Method with the World First! Re-clearing took a while and they took some time to do a Heroic as well, but as soon as they returned to G'huun they were on their way to the kill, taking only a couple of hours on the boss to down it, showing just how important that extra loot and Vantus runes are. We'll also be adding a clip and the full kill from the stream asap, so stay tuned for that!
It seems Limit's decision to extend the lockout really did cost them, but they were consistently around 1% prior to their reset, so you can't really blame them for their decision:
Method's second try after the re-clear was their best ever, 3.3% in fact, so it was inevitable that they'd get it fast. G'huun marks Method's 10th ever endboss World First, making them the No.1 guild in history, with Nihilum in second with 8 and Paragon in third with 7. Technically you could decide to count Nihilum and Ensidia's kills together, putting them at 11, but they decided to rename instead of merge into a new Nihilum, so you shouldn't.
Gingi did have an interesting point as well, that Method's streaming may have actually turned out to be an advantage, as Limit could have made their extend decision partially based on seeing how close Method were to a kill because of the stream.
In any case, huge congratulations on this amazing achievement, as Method prove they're the best once again. This race has also shown that Limit is back in a major way and the next raid(s) will be incredibly exciting!
Method down G'huun only a few tries after the reset, gets their 10th endboss World Fist!
As you'd expect, Method's kill got a LOT of attention, with over 180,000 people watching through all their streams on Twitch, and they also got many congratulations from all over the place, including WoW devs and the official account itself:
Then there's Game Director Ion Hazzikostas' two congrats and raid race related tweets:
And here's that Hall of Fame page, for some (bad) reason segmented into Horde and Alliance:
Exorsus also joined in the congratulations:
The race is getting insanely tense, as Method have re-cleared and we found out Limit have been having multiple sub 1% tries and their decision to extend the lockout and only progress on G'huun without getting the extra loot may have cost them. However, Method are only getting under 2% after their re-clear so it's still anybody's race as Limit may also be progressing again after sleeping. Limit's attempts:
It's the best time to follow the livestream as we're almost sure to see a World First kill any time now, and all Method streams together have over 180,000 viewers at the moment!