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With Twisting Corridors not only being quite a bit tougher than regular Torghast wings, but also taking a lot longer, we thought we'd share some of our own tips/things to remember, as well as some from the US community that's been running the Corridors for a day now.

First off it's one tip from myself, as this is one I keep forgetting and is very useful, especially when you come across the final boss or a specific floor boss you can't seem to handle. If you've done the Maw at least a little here and there you should have access to the Phantasmic Infuser Phantasmic Infuser, which gives you a solid boost to secondary stats for 30 minute for 100 Phantasma, but if you're anything like me, you will keep forgetting it exists and never use it. So, pro tip: use it.

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You'd be surprised how much the extra 200 secondary stat can help out!

Secondly, we have a very useful tip for those that don't really care about/for the Twisting Corridors that much and just want to get their quest done. You don't actually have to finish layer 1 at all, as you can instead just do floor 6 three times and have the quest completed that way (meaning you get to floor 6, kill the boss, exit and come back two more times and repeat), as spotted by BoringUwuzumaki.

We then have some specific anima power discussions, with Cilice of Denathrius Cilice of Denathrius (which is available to all classes) being a sticking point, with some advising never to take it, as it will destroy your health by the time you get to the higher layers, and others say it's well worth it if you can get some HP increasing powers to offset it. With a potential 200+% increase in damage, it may well be worth the risk!

Then there's a bit of a warning for Rogues, as the very powerful Unceasing Chain Link Unceasing Chain Link power has a tendency to, well, disappear completely at random:

And finally, more as a general note, it seems things scale up rapidly towards the higher floors of each layer, with many players reporting they were surprised at how difficult things became around floors 14-15 and upwards, so no matter how good your run is going and how invulnerable you feel, always be careful! And if it at all possible, pick defensive powers (unless there's a crazy powerful offensive one available).

Good luck in the Twisting Corridors, we hope this helped!

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VDH 192 ilvl. I made it to Floor 14 before I had to quit my first solo run. A few floors earlier I tried to fight the Subjugator rare and failed miserably. I came out of the fight with 12 stacks of reduced damage, speed, and HP which ends up as a 60% overall reduction. In other halls you would get an anima power to cleanse all of his debuffs. Not so in the new corridor. Partnered up with a buddy (Ret Pally) and we cruised through Layer 1 without seeing the rare.

My tips:
Skip Subjugator Klontzas or make sure you have a LOT of room to dodge it's abilities.
Aim for two-third's offensive abilities and one-third defensive/HP options. (End of the duo run I had less than 100k HP but rarely took any damage due to shields.)

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Tried as HDH after Raid night with the Guild; got through floors 1-17 and thought I stacked a decent combo of anima powers with stat boosts, crit health, and increased healing via Soul Fragments.  Also was able to pick up the anima powers when I use Eyebeam I take 0 dmg along with increased Dodge (4 stacks of this Anima) on Blade Dance.  When I came to the final boss which was a Venthyr I kept Volley interrupted and used rotation accordingly with aid of Blade Dance and moved out of the red puddles he kept placing on the ground. 

However, this happens every time I reach the 20% marker the Venthyr auto attacks in unison at a rapid rate and crits for over 64k.  So tonight I'm going to switch out conduits and try it as VDH.

@StarymI keep forgetting that item too whenever I go and do Torghast runs.

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8 hours ago, Sykoh23 said:

VDH 192 ilvl. I made it to Floor 14 before I had to quit my first solo run. A few floors earlier I tried to fight the Subjugator rare and failed miserably. I came out of the fight with 12 stacks of reduced damage, speed, and HP which ends up as a 60% overall reduction. In other halls you would get an anima power to cleanse all of his debuffs. Not so in the new corridor. Partnered up with a buddy (Ret Pally) and we cruised through Layer 1 without seeing the rare.

My tips:
Skip Subjugator Klontzas or make sure you have a LOT of room to dodge it's abilities.
Aim for two-third's offensive abilities and one-third defensive/HP options. (End of the duo run I had less than 100k HP but rarely took any damage due to shields.)

The power to cleanse comes from the rare itself, not quite clear from your post if you actually defeated them and then didnt get the power or not.

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Phantasmic Infuser isn't actually good for Twisting Corridors. You only get 5% increased Versa for it, and even if you speed run the buff will wear out before the end of the 18 layers.

Much better to instead buy an extra power (Much more then a 5% versa buff) or even just Oberon gear (even the Oberon Versa one is better then the infuser buff in terms of value)

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2 hours ago, Frogspoison said:

Phantasmic Infuser isn't actually good for Twisting Corridors. You only get 5% increased Versa for it, and even if you speed run the buff will wear out before the end of the 18 layers.

Much better to instead buy an extra power (Much more then a 5% versa buff) or even just Oberon gear (even the Oberon Versa one is better then the infuser buff in terms of value)

You can just turn it on at the last boss if you have extra phantasma so it's still pretty damn useful since it's just 100. Not to mention thre's tons of "infinite phantasma" powers floating around.

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23 hours ago, Starym said:

The power to cleanse comes from the rare itself, not quite clear from your post if you actually defeated them and then didnt get the power or not.

Ohhhhh! For some reason I thought the power was simply one of the next ones available regardless of killing the Subjugator or not (based on a previous duo run). Makes sense now, thanks!

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On 1/6/2021 at 11:32 AM, Sykoh23 said:

VDH 192 ilvl. I made it to Floor 14 before I had to quit my first solo run. A few floors earlier I tried to fight the Subjugator rare and failed miserably. I came out of the fight with 12 stacks of reduced damage, speed, and HP which ends up as a 60% overall reduction. In other halls you would get an anima power to cleanse all of his debuffs. Not so in the new corridor. Partnered up with a buddy (Ret Pally) and we cruised through Layer 1 without seeing the rare.

My tips:
Skip Subjugator Klontzas or make sure you have a LOT of room to dodge it's abilities.
Aim for two-third's offensive abilities and one-third defensive/HP options. (End of the duo run I had less than 100k HP but rarely took any damage due to shields.)

Klontzas is one of the few rares that is a free kill if you know what you're doing and a run-killer if you don't. He always does the same 3 abilities in a row and keeps repeating them in a loop: Aoe in melee range, zone at range distance, damaging line. As a Windwalker Monk I have an incredibly easy time on him and can easily make it through the fight without a debuff.

So I wouldn't pick your tip as baseline. It's a tip for people who don't pay attention to rares or abilities as Klontzas can/will crush your run in that case.

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On 1/8/2021 at 7:28 AM, Pandabuffel said:

As a Windwalker Monk I have an incredibly easy time.

Fixed it for you. Bring something to the conversation instead of trying to be an elitist *filtered*. 

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3 hours ago, Sykoh23 said:

Fixed it for you. Bring something to the conversation instead of trying to be an elitist *filtered*. 

It basically means that as long you can have your movement going while dps'ing you won't have that much of a problem, like a WW monk. There are plenty of other classes that are able to kill Klontzas without any trouble either. I'm just trying to motivate people to go try and learn him instead of just avoiding him, there is absolutely no need to be a *filtered* about it just because you personally are having trouble beating him.

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