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NHM Race Day 14: Method Bronze, Elisande Videos

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Method cross the finish line, Sco gives a statement and we get two Elisande kill videos!


Nothing too unexpected today, as Method finish up Nighthold on schedule and claim the 3rd spot in the race. Guild master Sco also had some things to say about the race from Method's POV.

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Overall I think Nighthold was a really good raid instance, with some interesting bosses and a good difficulty gauge.

This progress tier has been eye opening for Method and there will definitely be a lot of discussion with the officers over the next few days. In general I feel that we as Method have our key strengths in strategizing and understanding of an encounter quickly. Our ‘weakness’ in Nighthold was that it often took us more pulls then we would have liked to properly execute the strategies. Our biggest setback was Star Augur; we spent an extra 2 days on the fight compared to our competition (281 pulls versus 130 pulls… - full wipe counts listed here; http://www.method.gg/raidprogress) which ultimately led to us falling too far behind. The raid comp we had access to for the fight wasn’t ideal but at the same time we really just didn’t execute the fight well enough – lessons to be learnt!
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On a different note I want to give a huge shout out to everyone who supported and took an interest in the progress race this tier. There is no ‘grand prize’ for the teams, it is a very much community driven event and I am glad to see there is still enough interest to keep it going. Who knows how things will develop with future progress races, or how the raiding landscape may change, but for now knowing that people are still interested motivates us all (even the trolls on the mmo champ raid progression thread! #scowastheproblem).

There's more things he covers in his facebook post, so be sure to check out the full thing as well.
Still no new Elisande kills, however, but we did get both Serenity0s WF and Method's World 3rd kill videos for the penultimate boss of Nighthold, as we still wait for two more Gul'dan kills for his video to pop up:

 

The previously No.1 Asia guild, A Stars, who were Asia first in both EN and Tov, also got back into the race, breaking through the Star Augur wall and catching up to Right and AFK R, who took the regional lead as A Stars took some time off to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Pieces also got to 8/10, making it 12 guilds just 1 shy of Gul'dan, that will be finding the above videos VERY useful indeed.

Presumably we'll see a lot more Elisande kills now that the videos are out and the third reset with even more loot approaches and perhaps even a Gul'dan kill by From Scratch.

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