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Uldir Race Day 7: G'huun Down to 12% and Nerfed

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The race has settled in to a more stable pace, but it's also the tensest it's ever been, as there were only a few new kills today, but Method and probably Limit and Exorsus as well, are getting closer and closer to a kill.

A lot of G'huun news today, as Method continued their streaming and we got to see a lot of their low % tries, including this 14% replay, which was followed by a 12.4% attempt a little later on.

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Method was so motivated that they raided an extra few hours into the night, stopping only at 3:30 CET, as their fatigue started showing and more and more mistakes were being made on pulls and they'll be back around 11 AM CET. Now, this doesn't necessarily mean Method is actually in the lead, as we simply have no information on Limit or Exorsus progress on the boss, so they might actually be getting him to even lower percentages.

Limit will be facing a tough choice today, though, as their reset has arrived and they must decide whether to "lose" a couple of hours or more re-clearing the raid and getting some much needed extra loot (which is the standard procedure on progress for the top guilds) or risk it and extend their lockout, continuing on G'huun and banking on getting a kill as is. There are still 5 hours left until the US server reset, although it's getting pretty late over there, and it seems Limit has called it a night and will be coming back later and after the reset.

The other big G'huunian news was a nerf mentioned in the hotfix notes a just a little while ago, but we're not exactly sure when it went live, or how big of an impact it might have on the kill attempts.

Blizzard LogoG'huun nerf (source)

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    • G’huun
      • Bursting Boils should no longer spawn close to the boss.

In other kill news, we had three more guilds down Mythrax the Unraveler and move on to 7/8 and get to try G'huun: Memento with the World 4th, EU 3rd and Pieces completing the World top 5, while Jitianhong just missed it but did get the Asia first on the boss! Wildcard Gaming almost got the 6th kill as well, but they managed to miss it by 1% as Jitianhong got it just a few minutes after that try.

And so we're on to the possibly final day of the Uldir Mythic race, as G'huun seems to have made it at the very least to the US reset intact, with just 1 day left for him to officially be the toughest endboss of the first raid of an expansion since Nefarian 2.0 back in Cataclysm (that's presuming the Asian guilds don't get him the day after that, but it seems very unlikely)! Today will be very exciting, as Method have a bit of time with the boss, with only Exorsus potentially being a threat, as Limit (most probably) re-clear.

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