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Carapace of N'Zoth Heroic Encounter Journal

Last updated on Jan 17, 2020 at 13:44 by Damien 1 comment

Welcome to the Heroic difficulty Encounter Journal for Carapace of N'Zoth in Ny'alotha, the Waking City.

1.

More Carapace of N'Zoth Content

If you are interested in more information about this encounter, we are please to tell you that we have more content. First of all, we have the encounter journal for the other difficulties.

For our strategy guide for Carapace of N'Zoth, please use the following link.

Please refer to our loot page for all the loot from the Carapace of N'Zoth encounter.

2.

Overview

N'Zoth rallies his physical defenses, retreating deeper into his carapace at 50% and 40% health.

Players' Sanity balances tenuously throughout the encounter. Wrathion allows players to utilize their Ashjra'kamas, Shroud of Resolve Icon Ashjra'kamas, Shroud of Resolve to recover from Wrathion's Anchor of Sanity Icon Anchor of Sanity. Losing all Sanity grants Gift of N'Zoth Icon Gift of N'Zoth, then transforms a player into a Servant of N'Zoth Icon Servant of N'Zoth. Players lose access to Wrathion's aid in the final stage.

Damage Dealers
Healers
Tanks
Sanity Icon Sanity

N'Zoth assaults players' Sanity throughout the encounter. When your Sanity reaches 0, N'Zoth invades your mind fully, granting Gift of N'Zoth Icon Gift of N'Zoth.

Gift of N'Zoth Icon Gift of N'Zoth

Blesses an insane player with 100% increased damage done and 100% healing done, but causes the player to become a Servant of N'Zoth Icon Servant of N'Zoth after 20 sec.

Servant of N'Zoth Icon Servant of N'Zoth

Severs a target's connection to Sanity, increasing their health by 100%, charming them permanently, and causing them to do N'Zoth's bidding, casting Mental Decay Icon Mental Decay.

Mental Decay Icon Mental Decay

Deteriorates targeted players' minds, immediately draining 15 Sanity and additionally inflicting 35,710 Shadow damage every second for 12 sec.

3.

Stage One: Exterior Carapace

N'Zoth rallies his physical defenses, attacking enemies with massive growth-covered tentacles, eye stalks, and antibodies, retreating at 50% health.

Fury of N'Zoth
Madness Bomb Icon Madness Bomb

Plants the seed of madness in targets. After 12 sec this seed explodes inflicting 142,844 Shadow damage and fearing enemies within 10 yards for 2 sec.

Non-targeted Players affected by the explosion lose 15 Sanity.

Adaptive Membrane Icon Adaptive Membrane

Shields a target, absorbing damage for 12 sec. While present the target is immune to Crowd Control and Interrupt effects, and is unable to be slowed to below 100% of normal speed.

If the shield is broken before the duration expires, all damage done to the shield is inflicted to the target. Additionally, this triggers Fragment of Sanity Icon Fragment of Sanity.

Fragment of Sanity Icon Fragment of Sanity

Forms an orb of Sanity nearby for 15 sec. Restores 10 Sanity to a player upon contact.

Mental Decay Icon Mental Decay

Deteriorates targeted players' minds, immediately draining 15 Sanity and additionally inflicting 35,710 Shadow damage every second for 12 sec.

Mandible Slam Icon Mandible Slam

Slams a target with a void-empowered attack, inflicting 285,688 Physical damage.

Additionally, this triggers Black Scar Icon Black Scar.

Black Scar Icon Black Scar

Chars the target with void magic, inflicting 142,844 Shadow damage and increases the damage the target takes from Black Scar Icon Black Scar by 100%.

This effect stacks.

Growth-Covered Tentacle Icon Growth-Covered Tentacle

A Growth-Covered Tentacle slams down knocking back and inflicting 1.1 million Nature damage to targets struck.

After 60 sec, each remaining Horrific Hemorrhage Icon Horrific Hemorrhage bursts, inflicting 357,913 Shadow damage to all players.

Horrific Hemorrhage Icon Horrific Hemorrhage

Expunges a globule of fluid, inflicting 142,844 Shadow damage to targets within 5 yards of the point of impact, forming a Adaptive Antigen Icon Adaptive Antigen.

Nightmare Antigen
Nightmare Antibody Icon Nightmare Antibody

Successful melee attacks sap the target's potency, inflicting 53,566 Shadow damage, decreasing haste by 5% and reducing their movement speed by 5% for 4 sec. This effect stacks.

Adaptive Antigen Icon Adaptive Antigen

The Nightmare Antigen gains Adaptive Antigen periodically, increasing damage done by 10% and preventing them from being slowed below 10% of normal speed. This effect stacks.

Interconnectedness Icon Interconnectedness

When all Horrific Hemorrhages are defeated, the Growth-Covered Tentacle recedes and N'Zoth suffers 1.25% of total health for each Horrific Hemorrhage in damage.

Gaze of Madness
Breed Madness Icon Breed Madness

Blasts several targets with cerebral force, inflicting increasing Shadow damage, up to 142,844, every 1 sec for 9 sec.

Invokes Maddening Eruption Icon Maddening Eruption and Deepening Madness Icon Deepening Madness when interrupted or when the channel completes.

Maddening Eruption Icon Maddening Eruption

Explodes with otherworldly power, draining 5 Sanity and inflicting 107,133 Shadow damage to all players.

Deepening Madness Icon Deepening Madness

Increases Breed Madness Icon Breed Madness and Maddening Eruption Icon Maddening Eruption damage by 5%. This effect stacks.

Interconnectedness Icon Interconnectedness

When a Gaze of Madness is defeated, N'Zoth suffers 3.0% of total health in damage.

Wrathion
Anchor of Sanity Icon Anchor of Sanity

Channels a field of willpower, periodically restoring the Sanity of players within 5 yards.

Grace of the Black Prince Icon Grace of the Black Prince

Movement speed increased by 40% for 10 sec.

Ashjra'kamas, Shroud of Resolve Icon Ashjra'kamas, Shroud of Resolve

Wrathion's presence empowers players to utilize their Ashjra'kamas, Shroud of Resolve.

When activated Ashjra'kamas, Shroud of Resolve heals a player for 100%, protects the player from Sanity loss, and returns them to Wrathion's side.

4.

Stage Two: Subcutaneous Tunnel

N'Zoth recovers within a subcutaneous layer of the carapace, healing from growths along the cavern walls and restricting players with regenerating cysts. While any Synthesis Growths remain, N'Zoth is immune to all damage. N'Zoth retreats again upon reaching 40% health.

Fury of N'Zoth
Madness Bomb Icon Madness Bomb

Plants the seed of madness in targets. After 12 sec this seed explodes inflicting 142,844 Shadow damage and fearing enemies within 10 yards for 2 sec.

Non-targeted Players affected by the explosion lose 15 Sanity.

Adaptive Membrane Icon Adaptive Membrane

Shields a target, absorbing damage for 12 sec. While present the target is immune to Crowd Control and Interrupt effects, and is unable to be slowed to below 100% of normal speed.

If the shield is broken before the duration expires, all damage done to the shield is inflicted to the target. Additionally, this triggers Fragment of Sanity Icon Fragment of Sanity.

Fragment of Sanity Icon Fragment of Sanity

Forms an orb of Sanity nearby for 15 sec. Restores 10 Sanity to a player upon contact.

Mental Decay Icon Mental Decay

Deteriorates targeted players' minds, immediately draining 15 Sanity and additionally inflicting 35,710 Shadow damage every second for 12 sec.

Eternal Darkness Icon Eternal Darkness

Rips a hole in the fabric of reality draining 10 Sanity and inflicting 142,844 Shadow damage to all enemies.

Occipital Blast Icon Occipital Blast

Shunts void magic, draining 40 Sanity and inflicting 267,833 Shadow damage to enemies in a frontal cone.

Mandible Slam Icon Mandible Slam

Slams a target with a void-empowered attack, inflicting 285,688 Physical damage.

Additionally, this triggers Black Scar Icon Black Scar.

Black Scar Icon Black Scar

Chars the target with void magic, inflicting 142,844 Shadow damage and increases the damage the target takes from Black Scar Icon Black Scar by 100%.

This effect stacks.

Mycelial Cyst
Mycelial Growth Icon Mycelial Growth

A web of branching fibers spreads over the environment, reducing the movement speed of targets by 75% and inflicting 14,284 Nature damage every 1 sec.

The web of fibers is reduced in size as the Mycelial Cyst's health is diminished.

Mycelial Infusion Icon Mycelial Infusion

Fury of N'Zoth gains 100% increased damage done while standing on the Mycelial Growth Icon Mycelial Growth.

Regenerative Mass Icon Regenerative Mass

Regenerates the caster's health by 1% of maximum health every 0.5 sec.

Synthesis Growth
Synthesis Icon Synthesis

Each Synthesis Growth rejuvinate N'Zoth's health, restoring 35,549 health every 2 sec., absorbs all damage, and grants immunity to healing reduction effects. This effect stacks.

Wrathion
Anchor of Sanity Icon Anchor of Sanity

Channels a field of willpower, periodically restoring the Sanity of players within 5 yards.

Grace of the Black Prince Icon Grace of the Black Prince

Movement speed increased by 40% for 10 sec.

Ashjra'kamas, Shroud of Resolve Icon Ashjra'kamas, Shroud of Resolve

Wrathion's presence empowers players to utilize their Ashjra'kamas, Shroud of Resolve.

When activated Ashjra'kamas, Shroud of Resolve heals a player for 100%, protects the player from Sanity loss, and returns them to Wrathion's side.

5.

Stage Three: Locus of Infinite Truths

N'Zoth assaults players with his full suite of remaining defenses while they no longer have Wrathion's aid.

Fury of N'Zoth
Insanity Bomb Icon Insanity Bomb

Plants the seed of insanity in targets. After 12 sec this seed explodes inflicting 142,844 Shadow damage and fearing enemies within 10 yards for 12 sec.

Non-targeted Players affected by the explosion lose 15 Sanity.

This summons 1 |4Nightmare Antigen:Nightmare Antigens; nearby.

Nightmare Antigen
Nightmare Antibody Icon Nightmare Antibody

Successful melee attacks sap the target's potency, inflicting 53,566 Shadow damage, decreasing haste by 5% and reducing their movement speed by 5% for 4 sec. This effect stacks.

Adaptive Antigen Icon Adaptive Antigen

The Nightmare Antigen gains Adaptive Antigen periodically, increasing damage done by 10% and preventing them from being slowed below 10% of normal speed. This effect stacks.

Adaptive Membrane Icon Adaptive Membrane

Shields a target, absorbing damage for 12 sec. While present the target is immune to Crowd Control and Interrupt effects, and is unable to be slowed to below 100% of normal speed.

If the shield is broken before the duration expires, all damage done to the shield is inflicted to the target. Additionally, this triggers Fragment of Sanity Icon Fragment of Sanity.

Fragment of Sanity Icon Fragment of Sanity

Forms an orb of Sanity nearby for 15 sec. Restores 10 Sanity to a player upon contact.

Mental Decay Icon Mental Decay

Deteriorates targeted players' minds, immediately draining 15 Sanity and additionally inflicting 35,710 Shadow damage every second for 12 sec.

Infinite Darkness Icon Infinite Darkness

Rips a hole in the fabric of reality draining 10 Sanity and inflicting 214,266 Shadow damage to all enemies.

This hole creates |5 Infinite Void Icon Infinite Void for 120 sec.

Infinite Void Icon Infinite Void

A sphere of collapsing reality inflicts 35,710 Shadow damage every 1 sec to enemies within it. This effect stacks.

Mandible Slam Icon Mandible Slam

Slams a target with a void-empowered attack, inflicting 285,688 Physical damage.

Additionally, this triggers Black Scar Icon Black Scar.

Black Scar Icon Black Scar

Chars the target with void magic, inflicting 142,844 Shadow damage and increases the damage the target takes from Black Scar Icon Black Scar by 100%.

This effect stacks.

Thrashing Tentacle Icon Thrashing Tentacle

A Thrashing Tentacle slams down knocking back and inflicting 1.1 million Nature damage to targets struck.

6.

Changelog

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