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Crucible of Storms Race Day 2: Limit Takes a Break, 3 Kills

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Today was very eventful after yesterday's lack of action, as we got three kills and a whole lot of progress on Restless Cabal, as well as our first look at Uu'nat, Harbinger of the Void. We've already talked about the impressive Pieces World First earlier, and we've had two more kills since then, with Limit finally getting the boss down and an old familiar face popping back up to the top, as vodkaz took home the World 3rd on the first encounter of Crucible of Storms.

Unfortunately for the race, today was also probably Limit's last in this particular race, as they'd previously announced they'd only be raiding for 2 days. They'll be resuming raiding on Monday, but they'll be too far behind by then and the race might even be over then. The upcoming MDI cup on Friday will be making 7 of their raiders unavailable and it's hard for the rest to get enough vacation days to compete full time, so they decided to just go full out for these 2 days.

But returning to their World 2nd, US/OC 1st 1/2 kill, it took them 202 pulls and around 24 hours of total play on the Cabal to get it done, and after some setup tweaking with 1 less Priest they finally did:

And here's their full raid composition:

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Around two hours after Limit, we had another kill as vodkaz joined the leaderboard, after a long time away from the top-end race.

And finally, we have a whole lot of Uu'nat, Harbinger of the Void footage from Limit, who progressed on him for quite a while. Here's their first pulls on the boss and figuring out of strategies, but feel free to click through for (relatively) longer pulls later on.

And so Pieces end today with a huge lead, as their closest competitor has stopped raiding, although vodkaz wasn't that far behind Limit. The big questions for today are whether Method will be taking Cabal down and if they'll even get the 4th kill, as Aversion (EU) was the closest guild yesterday with their 0.3%/9% wipe. Presumably Uu'nat will be even more of a challenge than Cabal, so there shouldn't be any big news there. Your best bet for some final boss action this afternoon will be vokaz streams, specifically davidq42's.

And as always, head on over to Method's live progress coverage for the latest updates, clips etc. Method also did a daily recap show featuring @FinalBossTV @RichWCampbell @PreachGaming @Nobbel87 and surprise guests, but the stream went out around midnight CET so they didn't catch Limit or vodkaz's kills:

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Well this sucks! Finally they start streaming the race and now they won't commit to a full-time schedule even tho the raid just has two bosses. 😞 Let's see what Pieces have to offer 😛 !  

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