Discipline Priest Healing Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible Raid Guide — Dragonflight 10.2.5

Last updated on Jan 15, 2024 at 15:00 by Clandon 24 comments
General Information

On this page, you will find tips, tricks, and strategies tailored to your Discipline Priest for each boss of the following raid: Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible. All our content is updated for World of Warcraft — Dragonflight 10.2.5.

1.

Introduction

On this page, you will find Discipline Priest specific information to deal with each boss in the Vault of the Incarnates raid. This page assumes that you already understand most of the mechanics of each encounter. These can be found on the full raid guide, so what is contained here are details specifically tailored toward Discipline Priest and what you can do to deal with each fight as best as possible.

To provide the most accurate raid guide possible, we teamed up with Viserio, creator of the Raid Timer Spreadsheet, which you can find on his Discord

2.

Talents

These talents are the default recommendations for any boss that does not contain specific requirements. Specific adjustments can be found on a boss-per-boss basis in the sections below.

3.

Kazzara, the Hellforged

3.1.

Talents Adjustments

No Boss-specific talent adjustments need to be made for this encounter.

3.2.

Damage Analysis

3.2.1.

Abilities to Ramp For:

  • PriorityWings of Extinction Icon Wings of Extinction
  • Hellsteel Carnage Icon Hellsteel Carnage
3.3.

Boss Tips

With Wings of Extinction Icon Wings of Extinction being your primary ramp target while also including a knockback, ensure you are casting either instant casts or something that won't be interrupted by said knockback. Ideally, have your ramp completed and cast your Penance Icon Penance during this window, as you can be casting this while being knocked back.

3.4.

Raid Frame/Boss Timer Setup

There are no important buffs or debuffs that need to be tracked for this encounter.

4.

The Amalgamation Chamber

4.1.

Talents Adjustments

No Boss-specific talent adjustments need to be made for this encounter.

4.2.

Damage Analysis

4.2.1.

Abilities to Ramp For:

  • Phase 1 — Coalescing Void Icon Coalescing Void
  • Phase 1 — Fiery Meteor Icon Fiery Meteor
  • Phase 2 — Gloom Conflagration Icon Gloom Conflagration
4.3.

Raid Frame/Boss Timer Setup

The following buffs or debuffs should be visible on your raid frames for this encounter:

Name Spell ID
Umbral Detonation Icon Umbral Detonation 405036
Blistering Twilight Icon Blistering Twilight 405642
5.

The Forgotten Experiments

5.1.

Talents Adjustments

With how important Mass Dispel Icon Mass Dispel is on this encounter, picking up Improved Mass Dispel Icon Improved Mass Dispel by dropping Inspiration Icon Inspiration is highly valuable.

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5.2.

Damage Analysis

5.2.1.

Abilities to Ramp For:

  • Neldris — Bellowing Roar Icon Bellowing Roar
  • Thadrion — Violent Eruption Icon Violent Eruption
  • Rionthus — Disintegrate Icon Disintegrate
5.3.

Boss Tips

Mass Dispel Icon Mass Dispel to assist in handling the Unstable Essence Icon Unstable Essence mechanic will be an integral part of handling this boss. Refer to your raid leader for the specific moments you plan on mass dispelling these debuffs off.

5.4.

Raid Frame/Boss Timer Setup

The following buffs or debuffs should be visible on your raid frames for this encounter:

Name Spell ID
Rending Charge Icon Rending Charge 406317
Unstable Essence Icon Unstable Essence 407327
Disintegrate Icon Disintegrate 405423
6.

Assault of the Zaqali

6.1.

Talents Adjustments

No Boss-specific talent adjustments need to be made for this encounter.

6.2.

Damage Analysis

6.2.1.

Abilities to Ramp For:

  • P1 — Molten Barrier Icon Molten Barrier
  • P2 — Flaming Cudgel Icon Flaming Cudgel
6.3.

Boss Tips

Mass Dispelling Magma Flow can provide some solid benefit. As it is not very frequent or overly important, speccing into Improved Mass Dispel Icon Improved Mass Dispel is not necessary but is an option if you wish to do so.

This encounter is very add-heavy, so ensure you are doing a good job multi-dotting with Purge the Wicked Icon Purge the Wicked when possible.

6.4.

Raid Frame/Boss Timer Setup

There are no important buffs or debuffs that need to be tracked for this encounter.

7.

Rashok, the Elder

7.1.

Talents Adjustments

No Boss-specific talent adjustments need to be made for this encounter.

7.2.

Damage Analysis

7.2.1.

Abilities to Ramp For:

  • Heroic — Searing Slam Icon Searing Slam
  • Mythic — Charged Smash Icon Charged Smash into Conduit Flare Icon Conduit Flare clears
7.3.

Raid Frame/Boss Timer Setup

The following buffs or debuffs should be visible on your raid frames for this encounter:

Name Spell ID
Shadowflame Energy Icon Shadowflame Energy 410077
Searing Slam Icon Searing Slam 405819
Overcharged Icon Overcharged 405827
8.

The Vigilant Steward, Zskarn

8.1.

Talents Adjustments

No Boss-specific talent adjustments need to be made for this encounter.

8.2.

Damage Analysis

8.2.1.

Abilities to Ramp For:

  • Blast Wave Icon Blast Wave
8.3.

Boss Tips

With Blast Wave Icon Blast Wave being your primary ramp target while also including a knockback, ensure you are casting either instant casts or something that won't be interrupted by said knockback. Ideally, have your ramp completed and cast your Penance Icon Penance during this window, as you can be casting this while being knocked back.

8.4.

Raid Frame/Boss Timer Setup

The following buffs or debuffs should be visible on your raid frames for this encounter:

Name Spell ID
Unstable Embers Icon Unstable Embers 404010
Dragonfire Traps Icon Dragonfire Traps 405462
Shrapnel Bomb Icon Shrapnel Bomb 404955
9.

Magmorax

9.1.

Talents Adjustments

No Boss-specific talent adjustments need to be made for this encounter.

9.2.

Damage Analysis

9.2.1.

Abilities to Ramp For:

  • Igniting Roar Icon Igniting Roar
9.3.

Boss Tips

Having access to momentum-cancelling abilities like Rocket Jump Icon Rocket Jump from the Goblin Race will help a lot with handling the large knockback on this encounter.

9.4.

Raid Frame/Boss Timer Setup

The following buffs or debuffs should be visible on your raid frames for this encounter:

Name Spell ID
Molten Spittle Icon Molten Spittle 402994
Explosive Magma Icon Explosive Magma 411149
Searing Heat Icon Searing Heat 408839
10.

Echo of Neltharion

10.1.

Talents Adjustments

No Boss-specific talent adjustments need to be made for this encounter.

10.2.

Damage Analysis

10.2.1.

Abilities to Ramp For:

  • Phase 1 — Echoing Fissure Icon Echoing Fissure
  • Phase 2 — Umbral Annihilation Icon Umbral Annihilation
  • Phase 3 — Sunder Reality Icon Sunder Reality
10.3.

Raid Frame/Boss Timer Setup

The following buffs or debuffs should be visible on your raid frames for this encounter:

Name Spell ID
Corruption Icon Corruption 410972
Volcanic Heartbeat Icon Volcanic Heartbeat 410966
Rushing Darkness Icon Rushing Darkness 407182
11.

Scalecommander Sarkareth

11.1.

Talents Adjustments

No Boss-specific talent adjustments need to be made for this encounter.

11.2.

Damage Analysis

11.2.1.

Abilities to Ramp For:

  • Phase 1 — Glittering Surge Icon Glittering Surge and clearing Echoing Howl Icon Echoing Howl stacks.
  • Phase 3 — Embrace of Nothingness Icon Embrace of Nothingness soaks and high Oblivion Icon Oblivion stacks.
11.3.

Raid Frame/Boss Timer Setup

The following buffs or debuffs should be visible on your raid frames for this encounter:

Name Spell ID
Oblivion Icon Oblivion 401951
Void Fracture Icon Void Fracture 404218
Infinite Duress Icon Infinite Duress 404288
12.

Changelog

  • 04 Sep. 2023: Updated talent recommendations for 10.1.7.
  • 10 Jul. 2023: Updated for 10.1.5
  • 06 May 2023: Page updated for Raid Release.
  • 29 Apr. 2023: Page added.
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