Classic World First: 40 Druids Clear Molten Core
40 Druids on the Benediction (US-PvP) server set out to achieve the impossible - clearing Molten Core! Previously attempted by a
Moonkin heavy group on the Zandalar Tribe server
, the Benediction Druids managed to overcome Firelord in just under 4 hours, wiping only once each to Sulfuron and Ragnaros. Streamed from several points of view and recorded on
, the run was organized by Misho of <Invicta>, whose PoV can be seen below.
: It has been brought to our attention that a
Chinese group of 40 Druids
full cleared Molten Core about a week earlier, on June 13th. It's often difficult to track achievements such as this between region, and therefore difficult to report on things we're not made aware of. As a reminder, anyone may submit their achievements or what they feel may be newsworthy items to
While this run was more successful than the last, it also kept a consistent 40 players throughout, had a better time retaining buffs, and the raid contained 96% less Moonkins. Several other viewpoints were also streamed on twitch:
- Feral DPS
- Feral DPS
While full class clears are becoming more popular, it's important to remember that many Classic raid mechanics can only be countered by certain classes, making each challenge unique in different ways. For example, Druids cannot dispel magic or resurrect players normally. As a result, encounters which may be easy for some classes will end up much more difficult for others.
damage must be healed through.
cannot be removed.
Sulfuron adds heal themselves with
, which needs to be interrupted with
Garr and Majordomo Executus adds cannot be crowd controlled.
Ancient Core Hounds inflict a number of debilitating 15 minute debuffs which cannot normally be removed without
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