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N'Zoth the Corruptor Heroic Encounter Journal

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

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

1.

More N'Zoth the Corruptor 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 N'Zoth, please use the following link.

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

2.

Overview

Tanks
  • Invoke Azeroth's Radiance Icon Azeroth's Radiance strategically to ensure you and your allies remain sane in the face of N'Zoth's assault on your Sanity Icon Sanity.
  • Position carefully within the arena to ensure that Mindgrasp Icon Mindgrasp does not pull you into a Veil of Anguish Icon Veil of Anguish.
  • Move Psychus around the space strategically to control its placement of Creeping Anguish Icon Creeping Anguish.
  • Be certain that Basher Tentacles are tanked at all times, or they will cast Tumultuous Burst Icon Tumultuous Burst.
Healers
  • Invoke Azeroth's Radiance Icon Azeroth's Radiance strategically to ensure you and your allies remain sane in the face of N'Zoth's assault on your Sanity Icon Sanity.
  • Position carefully within the arena to ensure that Mindgrasp Icon Mindgrasp does not pull you into a Veil of Anguish Icon Veil of Anguish.
  • Leave room for pairs of your allies with Paranoia Icon Paranoia to reach one another safely.
  • Dispel Corrupted Mind Icon Corrupted Mind before it expires to preserve your allies' sanity.
Damage Dealers
Sanity Icon Sanity

N'Zoth assaults your Sanity throughout the encounter. When your Sanity reaches 0, N'Zoth invades your mind fully, granting 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, charming them permanently and causing them to do N'Zoth's bidding, casting Mental Decay Icon Mental Decay.

Azeroth's Radiance Icon Azeroth's Radiance

Invoke the Heart of Azeroth, restoring 20 Sanity every 1 sec for 4 sec.

Moving or attacking will break this effect.

3.

Stage One: Dominant Mind

N'Zoth reaches into the minds of the players before him, giving them a glimpse into the infinite mind of the Corruptor. Inside dwells Psychus, the defender of N'Zoth's infinite Mindscape.

Glimpse of Infinity Icon Glimpse of Infinity

Opens players' minds, showing them a glimpse into the infinite mind of N'Zoth.

Psychus
Mindwrack Icon Mindwrack

The caster's mental torment manifests as physical pain in the body of its current threat target, inflicting 107,133 Physical damage and increasing Physical damage taken by 33% for 14 sec.

Creeping Anguish Icon Creeping Anguish

Psychus creates an zone of void energy at its location, which expands to cover 60 yards.

Players entering the zone are afflicted by Anguish.

Anguish Icon Anguish

N'Zoth inflicts terrible anguish upon the player, inflicting 179,093 Shadow damage, draining 10 sanity every 2 sec, and reducing the player's movement speed by 33% while within the area.

Synaptic Shock Icon Synaptic Shock

Slaying an Exposed Synapse while Psychus is within 28,568 yards weakens N'Zoth's mind guardian, increasing damage dealt to Psychus by 50% for 20 sec.

This effect stacks.

Shattered Ego Icon Shattered Ego

Slaying Psychus inside the Mind of N'Zoth takes a heavy toll on N'Zoth himself, stunning him and his tentacles for 30 sec.

Manifest Madness Icon Manifest Madness

Upon reaching full energy, Psychus channels Manifest Madness. While channeling, Psychus appears in all phases and takes 99% reduced damage. It also inflicts 107,133 Shadow damage to and drains 20 Sanity from all players every 2 sec.

Mind's Eye
Void Gaze Icon Void Gaze

The Mind's Eye opens, inflicting 35,711 Shadow damage and draining 5% Sanity from all players in the Mind of N'Zoth every 1 sec for 3 sec.

Exposed Synapse
Probe Mind Icon Probe Mind

Probes the mind of a random player within 30 yards, inflicting 107,133 Shadow damage. The probe chains to players within 5 yards, also inflicting 107,133 Shadow damage as it chains.

Resilient Synapses Icon Resilient Synapses

Heals all Exposed Synapses to full health whenever another Exposed Synapse is slain.

Severed Consciousness
Restore Consciousness Icon Restore Consciousness

Being drawn into the Mind of N'Zoth severs the link between mind and body.

When Psychus is slain, N'Zoth's hold on the player is broken, allowing them to Restore Consciousness to their lifeless body. This returns the player to the Physical realm.

Collapsing Mindscape Icon Collapsing Mindscape

Slaying Psychus inflicts significant damage to the Mind of N'Zoth, destabilizing the current Mindscape.

Players within the Mind of N'Zoth when Collapsing Mindscape finishes casting are killed instantly.

4.

Stage Two: Writhing Onslaught

N'Zoth defends hismelf with a mass of tentacles, while some players brave N'Zoth's most coercive visions to weaken the Corruptor from inside his mind.

N'Zoth
Mindgrasp Icon Mindgrasp

N'Zoth worms his tendrils into the minds of all players, horrifying them into moving either toward or away from him.

Corrupted Neuron Icon Corrupted Neuron

Spawns a set of Corrupted Neurons, which heal 1% of their maximum health every 2 sec.

Corrupted Neurons project a Veil of Anguish from their location.

Veil of Anguish Icon Veil of Anguish

Projects a Veil of Anguish around N'zoth, the outer rim of the arena, and all Corrupted Neurons.

Veils attached to Corrupted Neurons decrease in size as the Neurons' health diminishes.

Anguish Icon Anguish

N'Zoth inflicts terrible anguish upon the player, inflicting 179,093 Shadow damage, draining 10 sanity every 2 sec, and reducing the player's movement speed by 33% while within the area.

Paranoia Icon Paranoia

N'Zoth selects pairs of players and fills their minds with all-consuming Paranoia for 15 sec.

Paranoid players must be within 5 yards of their paired partner or suffer 10,713 Shadow damage every 3,571 sec. This damage increases over the duration of Paranoia.

Affected players do not trust their allies while paranoid. Coming within 5 yards of an unpaired ally causes the player with Paranoia to be drained of 5 sanity every 3,571 sec while they remain near their ally.

Eternal Torment Icon Eternal Torment

Inflicts 46,424 Shadow damage to all players in the Physical realm every 1 sec for 2 sec.

Mindgate Icon Mindgate

N'Zoth opens a gate to the inner recesses of his mind, inviting players to gaze upon a vision of his infinite power.

Fettered Mind Icon Fettered Mind

Using a Mindgate to enter a Vision of N'Zoth puts unimaginable strain upon a player's mind, rendering them unable to enter a second Vision of N'Zoth.

Basher Tentacle
Evolving Might Icon Evolving Might

Physical damage inflicted increased by 3% every time the Basher Tentacle strikes an enemy with a melee attack.

Void Lash Icon Void Lash

Lashes out rapidly at the current threat target, inflicting 160,699 Physical damage and 53,566 Shadow damage every 0.75 sec for 6 sec.

Tumultuous Burst Icon Tumultuous Burst

Inflicts 53,565 Shadow damage to all players every 2 sec for 10 sec. Tumultuous Burst also reduces their Haste by 33% for 10 sec.

Tumultuous Burst is only cast when no players are within melee range of a Basher Tentacle.

Corrupted Viscera Icon Corrupted Viscera

Tentacles in the Physical realm explode into a shower of Corrupted Viscera when slain, inflicting 214,630 Shadow damage and draining 5 sanity from players struck by the debris.

Corruptor Tentacle
Corrupted Mind Icon Corrupted Mind

Corrupts a player's mind, inflicting 53,375 Shadow damage every 2 sec for 10 sec.

If Corrupted Mind expires without being dispelled, it drains 15 Sanity from the player.

Corrupted Viscera Icon Corrupted Viscera

Tentacles in the Physical realm explode into a shower of Corrupted Viscera when slain, inflicting 214,630 Shadow damage and draining 5 sanity from players struck by the debris.

Spike Tentacle
Pain Spike Icon Pain Spike

Flings a spike of void energy, inflicting 53,566 Shadow damage.

Corrupted Viscera Icon Corrupted Viscera

Tentacles in the Physical realm explode into a shower of Corrupted Viscera when slain, inflicting 214,630 Shadow damage and draining 5 sanity from players struck by the debris.

5.

Through the Mindgate

Players re-enter the Mind of N'Zoth via a defeated Mindgate Tentacle, intent on wounding the Old God's psyche and weakening his physical form. Players are subjected to N'Zoth's mental reconstruction of fearsome creatures over whom he has held sway in Azeroth.

6.

Corruption of Deathwing

N'Zoth draws players into a vision of the shattering of the World Pillar, and the fearsome power of Deathwing corrupted by the Old God's relentless whispers.

Cataclysmic Flames Icon Cataclysmic Flames

The Vision of Deathwing breathes deeply into the space, inflicting 28,568 Fire damage to and draining 5 Sanity from all players within the Mind of N'Zoth every 3 sec for 9 sec.

Flames of Insanity Icon Flames of Insanity

The Flames of Insanity overwhelm players within 6 yards, inflicting 107,133 Fire damage and draining 20 Sanity on impact.

The flames then burn the player for 42,852 Fire damage every 2 sec and disorient them for 6 sec.

7.

Treacherous Bargain

N'Zoth conjures a troubling vision which reveals the treacherous bargain agreed between Queen Azshara and Lady Sylvanas Windrunner.

Tread Lightly Icon Tread Lightly

The Vision of Queen Azshara decrees that all players within the Mind of N'Zoth shall Tread Lightly.

Moving while under this effect will trigger Contempt.

Contempt Icon Contempt

By moving, the player is in contempt of Queen Azshara. She inflicts 21,426 Frost damage every 7,142 sec until they come to a halt.

Black Volley Icon Black Volley

Inflicts 28,568 Shadow damage to and drains 5 sanity from every player within the Mind of N'Zoth every 1 sec for 3 sec.

Psychus
Mindwrack Icon Mindwrack

The caster's mental torment manifests as physical pain in the body of its current threat target, inflicting 107,133 Physical damage and increasing Physical damage taken by 33% for 14 sec.

Creeping Anguish Icon Creeping Anguish

Psychus creates an zone of void energy at its location, which expands to cover 60 yards.

Players entering the zone are afflicted by Anguish.

Anguish Icon Anguish

N'Zoth inflicts terrible anguish upon the player, inflicting 179,093 Shadow damage, draining 10 sanity every 2 sec, and reducing the player's movement speed by 33% while within the area.

Synaptic Shock Icon Synaptic Shock

Slaying an Exposed Synapse while Psychus is within 28,568 yards weakens N'Zoth's mind guardian, increasing damage dealt to Psychus by 50% for 20 sec.

This effect stacks.

Shattered Ego Icon Shattered Ego

Slaying Psychus inside the Mind of N'Zoth takes a heavy toll on N'Zoth himself, stunning him and his tentacles for 30 sec.

Manifest Madness Icon Manifest Madness

Upon reaching full energy, Psychus channels Manifest Madness. While channeling, Psychus appears in all phases and takes 99% reduced damage. It also inflicts 107,133 Shadow damage to and drains 20 Sanity from all players every 2 sec.

Exposed Synapse
Probe Mind Icon Probe Mind

Probes the mind of a random player within 30 yards, inflicting 107,133 Shadow damage. The probe chains to players within 5 yards, also inflicting 107,133 Shadow damage as it chains.

Resilient Synapses Icon Resilient Synapses

Heals all Exposed Synapses to full health whenever another Exposed Synapse is slain.

Severed Consciousness
Restore Consciousness Icon Restore Consciousness

Being drawn into the Mind of N'Zoth severs the link between mind and body.

When Psychus is slain, N'Zoth's hold on the player is broken, allowing them to Restore Consciousness to their lifeless body. This returns the player to the Physical realm.

Collapsing Mindscape Icon Collapsing Mindscape

Slaying Psychus inflicts significant damage to the Mind of N'Zoth, destabilizing the current Mindscape.

Players within the Mind of N'Zoth when Collapsing Mindscape finishes casting are killed instantly.

8.

Stage Three: Convergence

N'Zoth bends reality, converging Ny'alotha and the Chamber of Heart on Azeroth. With the Chamber in his grasp, N'Zoth begins to fulfill his ultimate purpose: bringing the Black Empire to fruition on Azeroth.

N'Zoth
Mindgrasp Icon Mindgrasp

N'Zoth worms his tendrils into the minds of all players, horrifying them into moving either toward or away from him.

Paranoia Icon Paranoia

N'Zoth selects pairs of players and fills their minds with all-consuming Paranoia for 15 sec.

Paranoid players must be within 5 yards of their paired partner or suffer 10,713 Shadow damage every 3,571 sec. This damage increases over the duration of Paranoia.

Affected players do not trust their allies while paranoid. Coming within 5 yards of an unpaired ally causes the player with Paranoia to be drained of 5 sanity every 3,571 sec while they remain near their ally.

Evoke Anguish Icon Evoke Anguish

N'Zoth taps into players' minds and evokes their darkest thoughts, inflicting 178,555 Shadow damage every 0 sec for 8 sec.

Upon expiration, Evoke Anguish leaves behind a pool of Anguish, which grows briefly after spawning.

Every time N'Zoth the Corruptor casts Evoke Anguish, all other pools of Anguish grow in size.

Anguish Icon Anguish

N'Zoth inflicts terrible anguish upon the player, inflicting 179,093 Shadow damage, draining 10 sanity every 2 sec, and reducing the player's movement speed by 33% while within the area.

Stupefying Glare Icon Stupefying Glare

Conjures an Eye of N'Zoth which fires a focused beam of void energy. The beam inflicts 160,699 Shadow damage and fears all players within a line in front of the Eye for 4 sec.

Thought Harvester
Mindwrack Icon Mindwrack

The caster's mental torment manifests as physical pain in the body of its current threat target, inflicting 107,133 Physical damage and increasing Physical damage taken by 33% for 14 sec.

Harvest Thoughts Icon Harvest Thoughts

Harvests the thoughts of nearby players, inflicting 71,422 Shadow damage to all players within 15 yards. Harvest Thoughts also drains 100 sanity divided evenly among all players caught in the blast.

If Harvest Thoughts fails to hit at least 5 players, it will instead drain 50 sanity from all players.

9.

Changelog

  • 17 Jan. 2020: Page added.
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