Mythics…you confusing little buggers.

I don’t understand our mythic group, we have done so many many mythics and couldn’t complete them within time.  I am talking levels 2 & 3. Some we were so far over we should have just given up and others we missed by minutes only.

We were all starting to get a little disheartened, with the exception of Oui who has been running 6 and 7’s with other people for gear/keys and experience. So after completing a 3 I suggested we try and get a higher key done just to be able to get better loot for the week.  Ben had a 5 Motherlode. I cringed.

But we went and did it for the completion only, I wasn’t worried about the timer, Oui and the others definitely had other ideas. We chained pulled perfectly, we CC’d quickly, we burnt mobs down, skipped a few here and there.

We were controlled, calm and we didn’t die. It was almost a perfect run I would say.  Yup. I am calling it perfect.

We did the 5 in time!!  IN TIME!!!  Ben’s key got upgraded to a 6, Michael advised we were only a couple of minutes short of being able to do a 6 according to his add-on. That is promising.

I remember when the boss died I thought we had failed as it took about 5 seconds for the mythic screen to flash up for me and I was getting worried we had taken too long on the last boss.  HUZZUH!!  We were all pretty rapt with the win! We definitely needed it for morale.

Of course doing one made us all believe we could do more….so….we did. We killed a Motherlode 4, tried a Atal’dazar 5 and we would likely have had that one with a bit more practise. The poison mobs killed us a few times and were the only cause of our deaths but that was a minute of time by itself.  We did have a plan and it worked quite well, we wasted a few minutes trying a new route which will be epic next time we go in as we know which way we have to go now.

We then decided we could do another motherlode, smashed that, then we figured Underrot was possible because we know that place so well.  We had 3 deaths throughout which was nothing, but we were pretty close to the timer on this one.  The room you have to clear around the boss just takes so long even with grouping and chaining.

 

So we need to focus on getting through 5’s – I think that is our current safe ilevel.  I am excited by that. It means we can get a few more pieces and start pushing higher content – we may not meet the timer but if we can finish a 5 in time with time to spare we could in theory finish a 6 or 7 just outside the timer (if we can get a key) every couple of mythics.  That means better gear for higher mythics. o.O I love it!!

I just can’t believe how some mythics can go so pear shaped so quickly!  We have yet to max out our deaths at 53 though – we still hold the record for under Legion. We are mostly hitting mid 20’s for deaths and it is generally a boss mechanic that causes disaster.

Merektha (ToS) is the most difficult so far, it is a guaranteed wipe (if not multiple) on that one and I hate it. Sporecaller Zancha (UR) caused a few issues as well with us not clearing enough of the little mushrooms – none of us realised how deadly they are until we did a run without Ben and his self sacrificing. I think it will be much easier now we know the mechanic better. Unbound Abomination (UR) is a little touch and go as well but we have managed to do it every time.  The only boss I do not want to even attempt in Mythic is The Council of Tribes (KR) but I know we will have to eventually.

What are you guys finding challenging? What’s your highest mythic so far – gimme your tips!!!?