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wow PTR Stress Test - Mar 10 (RIP Nomi)

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Blizzard conducted a stress test on PTR today and gathered a lot of important data to improve server performance. PvP was enabled in Dalaran, players were able to attack one another and NPCs (even though some were not attackable e.g. Khadgar). The greatest threat was of course Firelord Nomi, which is why PvP flagging was later disabled, so that all could focus him down.

 It was a total carnage and chaos, but the mighty foe has fallen, despite his huge health boost and new abilities. To be perfectly frank, I can't even count how many Nomis died today. :)

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Firelord Nomi's Demise

Nomi used abilities like FirestormFirestormFan of KnivesFan of Knives or Immolation AuraImmolation Aura as you can see in the video below by Keteket (Shadow Priest PoV)

Foolish mortals did not realize what Nomi's death would unleash upon Dalaran! Lags, fel reavers, even more lags, more fel reavers and several bosses including Hogger!

You can watch some of the final moments of the stress test in the video below.

Don't forget to check back for even more videos!

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