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Shadowlands Dungeon Boss Ability Damaging Ny'alotha Raid

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Well, the Shadowlands may have been delayed, but they seem to be seeping into the pre-patch in some significant ways. As noticed by several players, Plaguefall and its third boss in particular, Domina Venomblade, is assaulting Ny'alotha - as players are getting damaged by the Fan of Venomblades Fan of Venomblades ability! And it's not a negligible amount of damage either, with it showing around 15% of the damage taken in the encounter for some!

As pointed out by Nnoggie in the twitter thread, this may be the remnant of a testing ground for the ability from the Plaguefall dungeon that wasn't cleaned up  properly and so it's still haunting the encounter or, as frizzaud even more sagely pointed out, Hunters are starting to pull things even from Shadowlands!

While many were expecting the possibility of raiding getting a little tougher after the squish and Corruption removal, this is not quite what anyone had in mind, but it's nice for non-beta players to also experience at least a little bit of the Shadowlands!

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1 minute ago, DahFemur said:

The blade can hit you in another dimension and timeline , terrifying.

Hey, it's the Shadowlands baby, if Devos and Draka can just hop in to our world, why can't a random boss throw some knives around ANOTHER half-dimension made by an Old God?

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1 hour ago, Teufel said:

Up next...

New affix: Setbacky

Each boss fight in a keystone dungeon spawns a randomly chosen 5-man boss that spams its abilities. 

Or the opposite - now that Plaguefall dungeon bosses have invaded Ny'alotha, N'Zoth will return the favor: Raid bosses added to each M+ boss encounter.

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