Vengeance Demon Hunter Tank The Eternal Palace Raid Guide — Battle for Azeroth (BfA) 8.2.5

Last updated on Jul 23, 2019 at 03:50 by Munkky 48 comments
General Information

On this page, you will find tips, tricks, and strategies tailored to your Vengeance Demon Hunter 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

In this section, you will find information and guidance for tanking each boss individually in the Eternal Palace raid as a Vengeance Demon Hunter. These are not complete encounter guides, but rather provide specific tips for tanking the bosses as a Vengeance Demon Hunter.

The tips on this page are based on PTR testing alone and may not reflect the state of encounters on live servers. This page will be updated with new information once the encounters have been experienced and killed on their respective difficulties.

2.

Suggested Talent Builds for Vengeance Demon Hunters

2.1.

Survivability

  1. Level 99: Abyssal Strike Icon Abyssal Strike
  2. Level 100: Fallout Icon Fallout
  3. Level 102: Flame Crash Icon Flame Crash
  4. Level 104: Feed the Demon Icon Feed the Demon
  5. Level 106: Sigil of Chains Icon Sigil of Chains
  6. Level 108: Spirit Bomb Icon Spirit Bomb
  7. Level 110: Last Resort Icon Last Resort (all 3 options on this row are viable and will be taken on a per-fight or dungeon basis)
2.2.

Mixed DPS & Survival / DPS / Questing / Dungeons

  1. Level 99: Abyssal Strike Icon Abyssal Strike
  2. Level 100: Fallout Icon Fallout
  3. Level 102: Flame Crash Icon Flame Crash
  4. Level 104: Fracture Icon Fracture
  5. Level 106: Sigil of Chains Icon Sigil of Chains
  6. Level 108: Spirit Bomb Icon Spirit Bomb
  7. Level 110: Last Resort Icon Last Resort
3.

Suggested Essences for Vengeance Demon Hunters

3.1.

Major

  1. Azeroth's Undying Gift Icon Azeroth's Undying Gift
  2. Suppressing Pulse Icon Suppressing Pulse
  3. Conflict Icon Conflict
3.2.

Minor

  1. Null Barrier Icon Null Barrier
  2. Hardened Azerite Icon Hardened Azerite
  3. Strife Icon Strife
  4. Sphere of Suppression Icon Sphere of Suppression
4.

Talent 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.

5.

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.

5.1.

Tips

  • If you have Toxic Brand Icon Toxic Brand, then stand still as much as possible.
  • If you have Frost Mark Icon Frost Mark, then jump in place or move side to side to keep from freezing.
  • Swap around 5 stacks or when the barrage is cast.
  • Use Infernal Strike Icon Infernal Strike to drop your debuff on the edge of the room.
  • The damage from Crushing Reverberation Icon Crushing Reverberation can be eaten by Demon Spikes Icon Demon Spikes or standing with others.

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

6.

Blackwater Behemoth

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

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

6.1.

Tips

  • Swap when Radiant Biomass Icon Radiant Biomass is about to fall off.
  • Do not get Bioluminescence Icon Bioluminescence from the pufferfish.
  • When going to the next platform, wait until your healing debuff drops before traversing the jellyfish.

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

7.

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.

7.1.

Tips

  • Swap whenever a tank gets knocked back by Tide Fist Icon Tide Fist.
  • Utilize Glide Icon Glide and Infernal Strike Icon Infernal Strike to deal with knockbacks or move to the adds during the intermission.
  • Use your sigils to interrupt the casts of the little adds during the intermission.

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

8.

Lady Ashvane

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

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

8.1.

Tips

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

9.

Orgozoa

We advise you to use the following talents against Orgozoa.

We advise you to use the following essences against Orgozoa.

9.1.

Tips

  • When taunting the boss, use a personal or external cooldown, and have them ready while at low stacks of the debuff.
  • Swap the boss before a tank reaches 10 stacks.
  • Keep adds away from the boss so that they are not buffed.

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

10.

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.

10.1.

Tips

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

11.

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.

11.1.

Tips

  • When main-tanking, focus on taking less damage and on boss movement. Your damage is also sent to your co tank.
  • If you should be off-tanking, you are responsible for grouping up the little adds and staying near the main tank.

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

12.

Queen Azshara

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

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

12.1.

Tips

  • While tanking the lovers, have them towards the outside of the room, to keep puddles out of the way of the raid.
  • Make sure to keep them on opposite sides of a pillar during Painful Memories Icon Painful Memories and together during Longing Icon Longing.
  • Swap on Azshara at 4 stacks, or as needed.
  • Utilize your sigils in coordination with your raid to deal with adds.

More tips will be added in the future.

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

13.

Changelog

  • 23 Jul. 2019: Updated guide with tips.
  • 09 Jul. 2019: Guide added.
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