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Patch 7.2: Demon Assaults: Highmountain

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Demon Assaults are currently tested on PTRs. Every zone has six assaults up when under attack by the Legion. Daily quests are replaced with assaults and completing 6 assaults will make you enter a scenario to repel Legion from a specific zone. We've already looked at updates to World Quests and assaults here. That only included limited information and now that the assault quest doesn't reset on disconnect, we can have a more detailed look at the zones. We'll start with Highmountain.

Assault on Highmountain is auto-accepted when you zone in to Highmountain that's under attack. Complete 6 assaults and return back to Thunder Totem. It doesn't end here though. After you complete the initial quest, you'll get Holding Our Ground.

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Battle for Highmountain is the last quest that makes you enter a scenario with 10 stages.

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During the first stage, you'll be securing the upper portion of Thunder Totem.

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During the second stage, you'll meet up with Mayla Highmountain and you need to repel two demon waves, guards will assist you.

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After dealing with the waves, a demon elite Fel Champion Gargath appears and killing him triggers stage 5.

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Next stage is about escorting Mayla and reaching the ship. If you die during this stage, it will complete automatically (probably a bug). The point is to escort her to where war eagles are so that you can mount them and  reach the Legion ship in the sky.

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A closer look at the Legion ship above Thunder Totem (Highmountain).

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There's a camp with eagles just outside Thunder Totem with eagles that help you reach the ship.

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Stage 7 begins once you're on the ship. The objective is to free 5 caged Rivermane Tauren.

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In stage 8 you will be setting 5 explosives at key positions.

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In stage 9 of the scenario, you'll finally confront Fel Commander Erixtol. He has a root and casts Rain of Fire quite often.

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The final stage ends when you leave the ship and mount the eagles.

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