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The Fallen Avatar of Sargeras is the penultimate boss inside the Tomb of Sargeras. The boss drops Tier 20 shoulders. During the fight, you'll see Illidan, Khadgar & Velen fighting the Deceiver before he teleports to his command ship.

Fallen Avatar

When Aegwynn defeated the Avatar of Sargeras, she was unable to destroy his avatar. In an effort to seal it away, the armor was entombed beneath the Temple of Elune, where it remained dormant for hundreds of years. Now, with the Legion tearing down the tomb's barriers, Kil'jaeden is in a position to reanimate the armor and unleash its power on Azeroth.


Players begin the encounter facing the Fallen Avatar and Maiden of Valor. The Fallen Avatar, trapped in titan machinery, assaults the players from his location while the now corrupted Maiden of Valor also attacks. 

As the encounter progresses, Containment Pylons activate around the room pouring energy into the Fallen Avatar. The Maiden of Valor can absorb this energy.  At 100 Energy, she casts Cleansing ProtocolCleansing Protocol, expending all of her energy.

If allowed to reach 100 Energy, the Fallen Avatar shatters the floor, dropping players into the chamber below. Free from the titan machinery, the Fallen Avatar now becomes fully mobile. Thanks to the infusion of fel energy from the Containment Pylons, the Fallen Avatar's Rupture RealitiesRupture Realities now shatters the ground below him until the platform is completely destroyed.

fHrA7Z2.png Damage Dealers

nACJhxi.png Healers

iJc8x9S.png Tanks

  • Position the Maiden of Valor in Corrupted MatrixCorrupted Matrix to prevent the Fallen Avatar from gaining energy.
  • Take turns tanking the Fallen Avatar to manage the application of DesolateDesolate.
  • Move away from the Fallen Avatar while he casts Rupture RealitiesRupture Realities.

Stage One: A Slumber Disturbed

Locked into an ancient titan device, the Fallen Avatar struggles to regain his full power by corrupting the machinery around him.

  • Touch of SargerasTouch of Sargeras - The Fallen Avatar creates 5 shadowy fissures. Each fissure erupts after 8 sec, inflicting 6,070,000 Shadow damage to all players in the fisure divided evenly. Each of these fissures that is not absorbed inflicts 3,175,000 Shadow damage to all players instead.
  • yXEHE6D.png Rupture RealitiesRupture Realities - The Fallen Avatar unleashes a blast of fel energy inflicting 6,610,000 Fire damage to all players. Players farther from the Fallen Avatar take less damage.
  • Unbound ChaosUnbound Chaos - Every 0.5 sec the target marks their current location. After 1.5 sec, the marked location explodes inflicting 464,500 Chaos damage to all players within 5 yards. In addition, the target erupts with Chaos Flames causing them to suffer 100,000 Chaos damage every 0.5 sec for 4 sec.
  • Shadowy BladesShadowy Blades - The Fallen Avatar summons forth 7 blades that speed towards random targets. Each player hit by a blade creates a pool of Lingering Darkness and causes an explosion, inflicting 1,785,000 Shadow damage to the target and all players within 7 yards.
    • Lingering DarknessLingering Darkness - Impact with a Shadowy Blade creates a viscous pool that inflicts 464,000 Shadow damage every 2 sec and reduces movement speed by 50% while within the pool.
  • iJc8x9S.png DesolateDesolate - Inflicts 4,000,000 Physical damage and increases damage taken from Desolate by 50% for 29 sec. This effect stacks.
  • ConsumeConsume - Upon reaching 100 Energy, the Fallen Avatar consumes the remaining life essence from the Maiden of Valor, healing himself proportional to the health she has remaining.
  • Ripple of DarknessRipple of Darkness - Inflicts 535,500 Shadow damage to all enemies. This attack is only used by the Fallen Avatar whenever he is not actively engaged in melee combat.
  • Maiden of Valor
    • yXEHE6D.png Cleansing ProtocolCleansing Protocol - Upon reaching 100 Energy, the Maiden of Valor places a shield upon herself absorbing 25% of her maximum health and begins casting Cleansing Protocol. At the completion of the cast, she inflicts 7,140,000 Fire damage to all players.  Depleting the absorb shield triggers a Malfunction.
      • rJnHTBu.png MalfunctionMalfunction - Inflicts 25% of the Maiden of Valor's maximum health to herself and she becomes stunned for 4 sec, interrupting all casts.
    • Matrix EmpowermentMatrix Empowerment - The Maiden of Valor becomes empowered while standing within the matrix, increasing Physical damage done by 5%. This effect stacks while she remains in the matrix.
  • rJnHTBu.png Containment Pylon
    • Corrupted MatrixCorrupted Matrix Upon activating, a Containment Pylon sends a beam of corrupted power at the Fallen Avatar causing it to gain energy every sec for 40 sec. The Maiden of Valor can intercept the beam causing her to gain energy instead.
    • Tainted MatrixTainted Matrix - A tainted pylon activates and begins to channel shadowy energy into the Fallen Avatar, increasing his energy generation. The Maiden of Valor refracts the shadowy beam to all players if she stands within it, inflicting 2,500,000 Shadow damage to all players every 2 sec. If a player stands between the pylon and the Fallen Avatar the beam is redirected to them. Standing within the beam inflicts 350,000 Shadow damage every 1.5 sec. In addition, the target is afflicted with Tainted Essence. This effect intensifies every 2 sec while standing within the beam.
      • Tainted EssenceTainted Essence - Reduces healing and shields received by 10%. This effect stacks. At 10 applications, the target is slain.

Stage Two: An Avatar Awakened

  • Dark MarkDark Mark - The Fallen Avatar brands a target causing them to unleash shadowy energy after 6 sec, inflicting 6,350,000 Shadow damage divided evenly to all players within 8 yards of the target, and knocking them into the air.
  • yXEHE6D.png Rupture RealitiesRupture Realities - The Fallen Avatar unleashes a blast of fel energy inflicting 6,610,000 Fire damage to all players. Players farther from the Fallen Avatar take less damage.
  • iJc8x9S.png DesolateDesolate - Inflicts 4,000,000 Physical damage and increases damage taken from Desolate by 50% for 29 sec. This effect stacks.
  • Black WindsBlack Winds - Summons forth chaotic storms of darkness that traverse the platform. Touching a storm inflicts 2,500,000 Shadow damage and reduces all healing and absorbs received by 90% for 10 sec.
  • SearSear - Waves of heat emanate from the Fallen Avatar inflicting 143,000 Fire damage to all players every 2 sec.
    • Fel InfusionFel Infusion - While the Fallen Avatar stands in lava he inflicts 275,000 Fire damage to all players every 5 sec. Each cast permanently increases the damage of Fel Infusion by 50%.
  • Rain of the DestroyerRain of the Destroyer - The Fallen Avatar calls comets of felflame down onto the platform, inflicting 1,690,000 Fire damage to players within 4 yards of each impact. Impacts that are not absorbed cause the platform under them to shatter, inflicting 1,080,000 Fire damage to all players, knocking them back.

Loot Tables

Fallen Avatar drops Tier 20 shoulder armor.

Fallen Avatar - Raid Finder Difficulty

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