Windwalker Monk DPS Castle Nathria Raid Guide — Shadowlands 9.0.2

Last updated on Dec 07, 2020 at 23:35 by Babylonius 23 comments
General Information

On this page, you will find tips, tricks, and strategies tailored to your Windwalker Monk for each boss of the following raid: Castle Nathria. All our content is updated for World of Warcraft — Shadowlands 9.0.2.

1.

Disclaimer

This page is largely based on Beta information. Multiple bosses may be changed since Beta and thus the advice might not line up exactly with how the bosses look on live servers. If this happens, we will update these bosses as soon as possible so it matches live server.

2.

Introduction

In this section, you will find information and guidance for each boss individually in Castle Nathria as a Windwalker Monk. These are not complete encounter guides, but rather provide specific tips for any Windwalker Monk on each boss.

3.

Talent and Legendary Cheatsheet

Shriekwing Huntsman Altimor Hungering Destroyer Artificer Xy'Mox Sun King's Salvation Lady Inerva Darkvein The Council of Blood Sludgefist Stone Legion Generals Sire Denathrius

We advise to use the following talents on Shriekwing.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Shriekwing: Invoker's Delight Icon Invoker's Delight.

We advise to use the following talents on Huntsman Altimor.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Huntsman Altimor: Invoker's Delight Icon Invoker's Delight.

We advise to use the following talents on Hungering Destroyer.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Hungering Destroyer: Invoker's Delight Icon Invoker's Delight.

We advise to use the following talents on Artificer Xy'Mox.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Artificer Xy'Mox: Invoker's Delight Icon Invoker's Delight.

We advise to use the following talents on Sun King's Salvation.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Sun King's Salvation: Invoker's Delight Icon Invoker's Delight.

We advise to use the following talents on Lady Inerva Darkvein.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Lady Inerva Darkvein: Invoker's Delight Icon Invoker's Delight.

We advise to use the following talents on The Council of Blood.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on The Council of Blood: Invoker's Delight Icon Invoker's Delight.

We advise to use the following talents on Sludgefist.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Sludgefist: Invoker's Delight Icon Invoker's Delight.

We advise to use the following talents on Stone Legion Generals.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Stone Legion Generals: Invoker's Delight Icon Invoker's Delight.

We advise to use the following talents on Sire Denathrius.

We advise you to use the following Legendary on Sire Denathrius: Invoker's Delight Icon Invoker's Delight.

4.

Shriekwing

We advise you to use the following talents against Shriekwing.

Due to the repeated periods of downtime as you hide from the boss, it may be difficult or annoying to keep up Hit Combo Icon Hit Combo. However, you do also run the risk of getting a Dance of Chi-Ji Icon Dance of Chi-Ji proc right before the boss is unhittable, which diminishes the value of that talent too, so you can choose what you would prefer.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against Shriekwing: Invoker's Delight Icon Invoker's Delight.

4.1.

Tips

  • Run out when you get an arrow over your head, drop puddles out of the way.
  • Avoid Echoing Screech and avoid white circles bouncing around.
  • Do not worry about DPSing during the 2nd phase, just stand away and help heal.

For more information, please refer to our Shriekwing guide.

5.

Huntsman Altimor

We advise you to use the following talents against Huntsman Altimor.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against Huntsman Altimor: Invoker's Delight Icon Invoker's Delight.

5.1.

Tips

  • Do not be afraid to stand and heal others or the shades so that they do not reach the boss. Every little bit helps if your group is struggling with that.
  • Keep Transcendence Icon Transcendence near the boss to get back to him if you have to move out for any mechanics

For more information, please refer to our Huntsman Altimor guide.

6.

Hungering Destroyer

We advise you to use the following talents against Hungering Destroyer.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against Hungering Destroyer: Invoker's Delight Icon Invoker's Delight.

6.1.

Tips

  • Resist the urge to move around like melee often do.
  • Use Windwalker's extraordinary mobility to drop mechanics as far away as possible.
  • Keep Transcendence Icon Transcendence near the boss to teleport back.

For more information, please refer to our Hungering Destroyer guide.

7.

Artificer Xy'Mox

We advise you to use the following talents against Artificer Xy'Mox.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against Artificer Xy'Mox: Invoker's Delight Icon Invoker's Delight.

7.1.

Tips

  • If you have to kite a ghost, do not worry too much about DPSing; just stay alive and watch things on the ground

For more information, please refer to our Artificer Xy'Mox guide.

8.

Sun King's Salvation

We advise you to use the following talents against Sun King's Salvation.

If there was ever a fight to use Jade Ignition Icon Jade Ignition, it is this one, but Invoker's Delight Icon Invoker's Delight will help put the damage into the correct targets better.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against Sun King's Salvation: Invoker's Delight Icon Invoker's Delight.

8.1.

Tips

8.1.1.

Phase 1: Add Phase

  • It is a healing fight, do not be afraid to spend downtime helping to heal. It is small, but it is better than 0.
  • Kill Priority: Soul Infusers > Occultists > Assassins > Vanquishers
  • Focus Soul Infusers, slow, stun, etc. Stop them from getting to the stage.
  • Prioritize high priority adds over just padding on all the targets.
  • Move out if you get targeted by the Assassins.
8.1.2.

Phase 2: Shade Phase

  • Damage the Shade as much as you can
  • Do not get hit by frontal cleave.
  • Damage phoenixes if they are close, but it is unlikely that you will be worrying much about them.

For more information, please refer to our Sun King's Salvation guide.

9.

Lady Inerva Darkvein

We advise you to use the following talents against Lady Inerva Darkvein.

Your talent choices will depend on where your group needs the damage the most.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against Lady Inerva Darkvein: Invoker's Delight Icon Invoker's Delight.

9.1.

Tips

  • Windwalker mobility makes getting to and from mechanics super easy.
  • Focus adds down when needed.
  • Not a ton of Windwalker specific tips, the fight is rather straightforward and mechanical.

For more information, please refer to our Lady Inerva Darkvein guide.

10.

The Council of Blood

We advise you to use the following talents against The Council of Blood.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against The Council of Blood: Invoker's Delight Icon Invoker's Delight.

10.1.

Tips

  • Do not bother with cleaving, they get healed when one dies.
  • Maintain Spinning Crane Kick Icon Spinning Crane Kick debuffs on each target for a slight increase in single-target damage.
  • Seriously do not bother cleaving.
  • Use your copious movement to get to your spot for the dance.
  • Do not bother with movement abilities once you are in your spot.
  • Preset Transcendence Icon Transcendence to get back to the bosses when they can be damaged again.
  • Burn down Dutiful Attendant.
  • Avoid dancing people on the ground.

For more information, please refer to our The Council of Blood guide.

11.

Sludgefist

We advise you to use the following talents against Sludgefist.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against Sludgefist: Invoker's Delight Icon Invoker's Delight.

11.1.

Tips

Forget you have any movement abilities when you are linked with someone else with chains.

For more information, please refer to our Sludgefist guide.

12.

Stone Legion Generals

We advise you to use the following talents against Stone Legion Generals.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against Stone Legion Generals: Invoker's Delight Icon Invoker's Delight.

12.1.

Tips

12.1.1.

Phase 1: General Kaal

12.1.2.

Phase 2: General Grashaal

12.1.3.

Phase 3: Both at the same time

Just do the same as above.

For more information, please refer to our Stone Legion Generals guide.

13.

Sire Denathrius

We advise you to use the following talents against Sire Denathrius.

We advise you to use the following Legendary against Sire Denathrius: Invoker's Delight Icon Invoker's Delight.

13.1.

Tips

13.1.1.

Phase 1

  • Pop a cooldown if targeted by a line, help soak of assigned to.
  • Avoid frontal cone.
13.1.2.

Intermission

  • Just run forward.
13.1.3.

Phase 2

  • Remornia and Denathrius share health.
  • Get stacks for Spinning Crane Kick Icon Spinning Crane Kick for targets in range.
  • Avoid blade lines.
  • Do not worry much about DPS, focus on surviving.
13.1.4.

Phase 3

  • Do not be tricked by the floor that is not there, do not get knocked off the platform.
  • Stay inside the circle.

For more information, please refer to our Sire Denathrius guide.

14.

Changelog

  • 07 Dec. 2020: Updated for Castle Nathria release.
  • 01 Dec. 2020: Added placeholder Castle Nathria page.
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