Skorpyron Guide for The Nighthold

Last updated on Feb 07, 2017 at 09:30 by Furty 4 comments

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General Information

Welcome to our World of Warcraft encounter guide for Skorpyron in The Nighthold. We will teach you everything you need to know to defeat the boss in every difficulty.

On this particular page, we will give you a short overview of the fight as well as a list of things to watch out for (include LFR tips when applicable).

The other pages of our Skorpyron guide can be accessed from the table of contents on the right.



To make it easy to navigate the guide, we have split it into 3 pages:



Skorpyron is the first boss in the Nighthold.

Deep within the foundations of the Nighthold, beneath the sea, lie long forgotten vaults that give access to the Nightwell itself. The monstrous armored scorpid has made its home in one of these vaults. Infused with the power of the Nightwell, and surrounded by a teeming brood, Skorpyron presents a serious complication to an otherwise promising back entry to the Nighthold.



Skorpyron is a basic encounter with two phases. The majority of the fight involves eliminating adds that are spawned by the boss, or by the players who stand in the wrong area. Phase two is an "overcharge intermission", where the boss becomes inert for a short period and takes increased damage, before resuming his attacks.





  • Pick up any adds spawned by players or by Call of the Scorpid Icon Call of the Scorpid.
  • Break the Arcane Tether Icon Arcane Tethers immediately after each Arcanoslash Icon Arcanoslash.


  • Quickly deal with the scorpids that are spawned from players or Call of the Scorpid Icon Call of the Scorpid.
  • Pool cooldowns for Exoskeletal Vulnerability Icon Exoskeletal Vulnerability to deal maximum damage.


  • Avoid Focused Blast Icon Focused Blast.
  • Hide behind the Broken Shard Icon Broken Shards during Skorpyron's Shockwave Icon Shockwave.
  • Stay away from the edges of the room, as it will cause additional scorpid adds to spawn.

Mythic Difficulty

  • Skorpyron now has an additional passive ability based off his current color due to Chromatic Exoskeleton Icon Chromatic Exoskeleton. Healers should pay special attention to the raid during Acidic Fragments Icon Acidic Fragments, as the group will take heavy damage.
  • Arcane Tether Icon Arcane Tethers will reattach to their targets after breaking if their targets re-enter range. Tanks should simply flip the boss after each Arcanoslash Icon Arcanoslash.
  • Call of the Scorpid Icon Call of the Scorpid will now also spawn the Acidmaw Scorpid, which will drop toxic puddles upon death from Toxic Chitin Icon Toxic Chitin. This should be positioned so the puddles are not disruptive to raid positioning.

Bloodlust/Heroism/Time Warp

It is recommended to Bloodlust Icon Bloodlust so that it will overlap with Exoskeletal Vulnerability Icon Exoskeletal Vulnerability for the entire duration so the group will deal maximum damage. During this time, healers should also help deal damage.



  • 07 Feb. 2017 (mythic page): Added Mythic version.
  • 07 Jan. 2017 (this page): Added guide.
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