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Rextroy organized a Stone Legion DPS challenge, where all classes got a different score by nuking down Stone Legion Goliaths that grow in power every 10 seconds thanks to Ravenous Hunger Ravenous Hunger buff.

Each participating class is represented by a party of 3 players and the parties get a point for every missing % of a goliath's health.

Kiting is not really a sustainable strategy because goliath's move 60-80% faster than basic movement speed. The NPCs jump onto players, stunning them and dealing massive damage (Ravenous Feast Ravenous Feast).

How Did The Classes Do?

Click on "Reveal Hidden Contents" to learn how the individual classes completed the challenge. We recommend you to watch the video, though.

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  • Hunters: They had some issue with pet aggro, which kinda screwed them up. As well as the Leap-Frenzy combo, which obliterated one of the Hunters. Somehow this attempt was their best still!
  • Priest: Priest had a solid run, their insane healing was able to outsustain the Goliaths for a while, allowing them to focus damage. That was until the NPCs grew too powerful...
  • Mage: Mages did really well, it also looked cool, because of an insane amount of blinks and survival cooldowns (Mirror Image, Ice Block, Cauterize). Some unlucky positioning and leaps were the end of them...
  • Warriors: They fought hard but it wasn't enough, good try with the kite plays. Rough challenge for Warriors Paladin: Talk about insane burst, that along with immunities got them very far but once those ran out and the goliath grew too strong there wasn't much left they could do.
  • Druid: Clever strategy to split up the Goliaths, for single target from Convoke. Force of Nature wouldn't taunt them sadly, otherwise that would have helped out a lot...
  • Demon Hunter: Demon Hunters defensives for this is a bit meh, most of them are tied to RNG. A single unlucky crit from a Goliath could easily one shot them.
  • Warlock: Warlocks were fun to try with, they went all kind of specs to try and optimize their performance. Destro had some survival issues aswell as weak damage while kiting. Hence why they went the other 2 specs!
  • Death Knight: They might have weak survival in PvP, but in PvE without any nerfs they truely shine, especially Death Strike. Having some of the highest burst with army helps aswell!
  • Rogue: I am surprised at Rogues performance, took them many tries but it ended up quite well. Clever Evasions... Shaman: Earth Elementals buys them some time, but they don't last too long. Especially lategame. They also had some aggro issues during most of their attempts. Anyhow the final results were really good!
  • Monk: Talk about insane cleave aswell as single target... Some tank trinkets helped their weak spot (survival). A masterful display!

The Stone Legion Challenge

 

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