Blood Death Knight Tank The Eternal Palace Raid Guide — Battle for Azeroth (BfA) 8.2.5

Last updated on Jul 23, 2019 at 18:57 by Mandl and Panthea 52 comments
General Information

On this page, you will find tips, tricks, and strategies tailored to your Blood Death Knight for each boss of the following raid: The Eternal Palace. All our content is updated for World of Warcraft — Battle for Azeroth (BfA) 8.2.5.

1.

Introduction for Blood Death Knight Boss Advice in The Eternal Palace

In this section, you will find information pertaining to each boss individually in The Eternal Palace raid.

This advice is extremely preliminary in nature — this guide will be updated regularly over the next few weeks as bosses are experienced in their live state.

2.

Talent and Essences Cheatsheet

Abyssal Commander Sivara Blackwater Behemoth Radiance of Azshara Lady Ashvane Orgozoa The Queen's Court Za'qul, Harbinger of Ny'alotha Queen Azshara

We advise to use the following talents on Abyssal Commander Sivara.

We advise to use the following essences on Abyssal Commander Sivara.

We advise to use the following talents on Blackwater Behemoth.

We advise to use the following essences on Blackwater Behemoth.

We advise to use the following talents on Radiance of Azshara.

We advise to use the following essences on Radiance of Azshara.

We advise to use the following talents on Lady Ashvane.

We advise to use the following essences on Lady Ashvane.

We advise to use the following talents on Orgozoa.

We advise to use the following essences on Orgozoa.

We advise to use the following talents on The Queen's Court.

We advise to use the following essences on The Queen's Court.

We advise to use the following talents on Za'qul, Harbinger of Ny'alotha.

We advise to use the following essences on Za'qul, Harbinger of Ny'alotha.

We advise to use the following talents on Queen Azshara.

We advise to use the following essences on Queen Azshara.

3.

Abyssal Commander Sivara

We advise you to use the following talents against Abyssal Commander Sivara.

We advise you to use the following essences against Abyssal Commander Sivara.

3.1.

Tips

For more information, please refer to our Abyssal Commander Sivara strategy guide.

4.

Blackwater Behemoth

We advise you to use the following talents against Blackwater Behemoth.

We advise you to use the following essences against Blackwater Behemoth.

4.1.

Tips

  • Ensure that you keep Radiant Biomass Icon Radiant Biomass active on you by timing your taunt swaps when this debuff expires.
  • Do not cross open water with Radiant Biomass Icon Radiant Biomass active on you
  • Mythic-only: Split the damage of Piercing Barb Icon Piercing Barb with the raid.

For more information, please refer to our Blackwater Behemoth strategy guide.

5.

Radiance of Azshara

We advise you to use the following talents against Radiance of Azshara.

We advise you to use the following essences against Radiance of Azshara.

5.1.

Tips

  • Swap after each cast of Tide Fist Icon Tide Fist.
  • You can negate the knockback from Tide Fist Icon Tide Fist with Death's Advance Icon Death's Advance.
  • Pay attention to the add location when the boss is at approximately 90 energy to move to it efficiently.
  • Mythic-only: Two adds now spawn in the intermission, so the raid will be split in two halves.

For more information, please refer to our Radiance of Azshara strategy guide.

6.

Lady Ashvane

We advise you to use the following talents against Lady Ashvane.

We advise you to use the following essences against Lady Ashvane.

6.1.

Tips

For more information, please refer to our Lady Ashvane strategy guide.

7.

Orgozoa

We advise you to use the following talents against Orgozoa.

We advise you to use the following essences against Orgozoa.

7.1.

Tips

For more information, please refer to our Orgozoa strategy guide.

8.

The Queen's Court

We advise you to use the following talents against The Queen's Court.

We advise you to use the following essences against The Queen's Court.

8.1.

Tips

  • Keep the bosses 21 yards apart from each other as much as possible.
  • Swap before the Pashmar tank reaches 10 stacks to avoid the mind control effect from Pashmar's Touch Icon Pashmar's Touch.
  • When Repeat Performance Icon Repeat Performance is active, rotate Blood Boil Icon Blood Boil between casts to avoid being silenced.
  • If you are tanking Pashmar during Zealous Eruption Icon Zealous Eruption utilise defensive cooldowns or externals
  • Mythic-only: When a decree is active, the section of the room closest to the banner representing that decree will have a Sphere of Influence Icon Sphere of Influence around it.
  • Mythic-only: There will always be a decree active.

For more information, please refer to our The Queen's Court strategy guide.

9.

Za'qul, Harbinger of Ny'alotha

We advise you to use the following talents against Za'qul, Harbinger of Ny'alotha.

We advise you to use the following essences against Za'qul, Harbinger of Ny'alotha.

9.1.

Tips

  • Ideally you should be the off-tank on this encounter due to how the DK toolkit functions being the main tank could lead to high damage being taken by your tanking partner
  • Stay within 12 yards of your co-tank to reduce the damage from Mind Tether Icon Mind Tether.
  • Before the boss casts Delirium Realm Icon Delirium Realm, face him towards the centre of the room to allow for players to enter the Delirium Realm more easily.
  • In the last phase of the encounter, ensure that other players are placing raid markers where the Maddening Eruption Icon Maddening Eruption circles have spawned
  • Mythic-only: Instead of Dark Pulse Icon Dark Pulse, the boss will cast Psychotic Split Icon Psychotic Split, which will require players in all realms to break a shield rather than just a shield on the boss.

For more information, please refer to our Za'qul, Harbinger of Ny'alotha strategy guide.

10.

Queen Azshara

We advise you to use the following talents against Queen Azshara.

We advise you to use the following essences against Queen Azshara.

10.1.

Tips

  • In Phase 1, When you are on 3 stacks of Cold Blast Icon Cold Blast using Anti-Magic Shell Icon Anti-Magic Shell will prevent you from becoming Frozen.
  • When tanking Azshara, swap on approximately 7 stacks of Arcane Vulnerability Icon Arcane Vulnerability (or when the stacks drop).
  • In Phase 2, Anti-Magic Shell Icon Anti-Magic Shell will prevent stack gain of Arcane Vulnerability Icon Arcane Vulnerability
  • When Azshara reaches 100 energy, you will need to hide in a Line of Sight area (the pillars in the room act as line of sight). Utilise Wraith Walk Icon Wraith Walk to move quickly to these areas.
  • Mythic-only: A new ability is present throughout the entire counter, Divide and Conquer Icon Divide and Conquer.

For more information, please refer to our Queen Azshara strategy guide.

11.

Changelog

  • 23 Jul. 2019: Updated with Mythic information from Week 1.
  • 13 Jul. 2019: Further updates to class tips.
  • 11 Jul. 2019: Updated with additional information and up-to-date Essence recommendations.
  • 08 Jul. 2019: Guide added.
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