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Weekly Brawl - Escape from Braxis (Heroic): November 23rd

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Escape from Braxis returns this week on Heroic difficulty and you must complete one match to earn a Loot Chest.

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Things are looking even worse, soldier. You’re stranded on Braxis and the UED is still overrun. The Omegaswarm has surrounded you on all sides, and your only shot at survival is to press through the onslaught, make it to the shuttle, and get off this planet. Will you fall victim to the heroic-difficulty swarm, or can you work together and Escape from Braxis?

Rules

  • At the beginning of the Brawl, your team will have the following roster of Heroes to choose from:
    • Warrior: Artanis, Arthas, Johanna, Muradin, Sonya, Tyrael, Varian, Zarya
    • Support: Brightwing, Kharazim, Li Li, Lt. Morales, Lucio, Malfurion, Rehgar, Uther
    • Specialist: Azmodan, Gazlowe, Sgt. Hammer, Nazeebo, Xul
    • Assassin: Cassia, Falstad, Greymane, Gul'dan, Illidan, Jaina, Kael'thas, Kel'Thuzad, Ragnaros, Raynor, Thrall, Valla
  • Player Death:
    • When a Hero dies, they can be resurrected by Allies after a short channel time.
    • If all players die, the mission is failed.
  • Players start at Level 10 and have access to their full talents with a few exceptions (i.e. Bribe)
  • Enemy zerg Heroes will spawn periodically throughout the brawl and will drop new active items exclusive to Escape from Braxis.
  • Push through the onslaught and survive to Escape from Braxis and win the Brawl!

Rewards

Successfully complete one match of Escape from Braxis (Heroic) to earn a Loot Chest!

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I actually really like this brawl. Even though the reward is pretty meh for the difficulty, it’s got a great sense of progression, especially if you can get a full group of 5 people and learn together.

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2 hours ago, Maxkitty said:

I actually really like this brawl. Even though the reward is pretty meh for the difficulty, it’s got a great sense of progression, especially if you can get a full group of 5 people and learn together.

Completed it in one go, wasn't that difficult.

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13 hours ago, Bnetmyke said:

Completed it in one go, wasn't that difficult.

Do it another 10 times and say that again. Always so easy for people to do something difficult in the first try, get lucky and instant win and then feel like they own the challenge. Do it another 10-20 times and you'll have a fair review of the difficulty (Hell, if you beat it 10 times in a row you have every right to call it easy in my face).

I like the brawl but it definitely brings the toxic side up in a lot of players. Last week was a good experience farm, you won every time and didn't hear anyone. Now a lot of players wipe on the 2nd part and it's just one major curse-fest. Mostly it's because of 1-2 players not sticking together and pulling more, die, and leave the other 3-4 to deal with an overwhelming amount of enemies. I still like the brawl, but it's definitely a lot harder when doing it with strangers instead of a full party.

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21 hours ago, Bnetmyke said:

Completed it in one go, wasn't that difficult.

When paired up with "bronzah", low level players or anti team play ppl, is nearly not possible, because on Hero it requires a minimum team work to make it work 😛 Anyway, for any experienced player, is not that difficult, of course !

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On 11/24/2018 at 2:18 PM, Pregrowth said:

lul, well if ur bronze 5, ofc it's gonna be rough, if ur in a party with full master players, this brawl is a joke 🙂

Yeah, I'm one of the casual players who just likes to go 'vs AI' now and then and basically always plays alone, just to kill time. I got other games to play competitive, not interested in competitive HotS. The brawl is a lot harder in that position. Like I said: it just takes 1 guy to ignore group and just run and pull and it's game over, no matter how well it was going. Not to mention when you have for example 2 warriors and 2 dps locked in and the 5th player decides to quickly lock in another dps so you end up without a healer...

For anyone in my position and having to do it with pugs I felt Varian is a very solid pick. You can keep yourself up, had (by far) the most hero damage pretty much every match and is able to 'fix' other people's mistakes.

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2 hours ago, Pandabuffel said:

Yeah, I'm one of the casual players who just likes to go 'vs AI' now and then and basically always plays alone, just to kill time. I got other games to play competitive, not interested in competitive HotS. The brawl is a lot harder in that position. Like I said: it just takes 1 guy to ignore group and just run and pull and it's game over, no matter how well it was going. Not to mention when you have for example 2 warriors and 2 dps locked in and the 5th player decides to quickly lock in another dps so you end up without a healer...

For anyone in my position and having to do it with pugs I felt Varian is a very solid pick. You can keep yourself up, had (by far) the most hero damage pretty much every match and is able to 'fix' other people's mistakes.

 

I feel you dude, i hope you managed to get it done tho 🙂

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I like how this time they expanded the roster.

By the way, Alexstrasza and Lúcio are absolutely fantastic for this Brawl. I've won with them, plus Artanis, Sonya and Valla. Easy peasy.

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Didn't win a single Heroic, lol. 

But I solo queue most of the time. Pickup group of random people that night, whatever. While it works in Quick Match, it's not so easy to carry vs AI hordes surprisingly when your teammates start dying off. :p

Used mostly twin blades Varian in Heroic. Was pretty lazy of me, hah. I just can't seem to take Brawl seriously enough though. It's just too fun based, more so than Quick Match and Elite AI. In HL you see a teammate die and you're like 'God damnit don't kill me too, defend the core!', but in Brawl it's more along the lines of 'lol we're so screwed, you call that a death I'll show you how to die spectacularly'. :p

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