Introducing: Prometheus (Training)

Prometheus is a new HORDE training team on AREA 52. They will be providing a  calm and casual learning environment for new or returning players looking to learn how to raid, or to get reacquainted with raiding. They plan to start by teaching mythic plus dungeons and the importance of mechanics and interrupts/CC. Those skills coupled with researching bosses/strategies, reading logs, and finding class/spec information will be the building blocks of their raid training as they progress through normal, and eventually, heroic raiding. 

Prometheus’s main goal in Shadowlands is to teach players to hone their skills as a raider and a dungeoneer so they can graduate to a heroic or mythic team. Their secondary goal is to achieve AotC.

If you are interested in learning more about this team or have questions about joining, contact Khaeli (Discord: Khaeli#9460 / Btag:Khaeli#11319). Prometheus raids Sunday 3:00-6:00 PM EST on AREA 52.

Introducing: Olympus (Training)

Olympus is a new raid training team for shadowlands. It is designed for players with limited or no raid experience, or returning players looking to get back into the raiding scene. They will be progressing through normal and heroic content while focusing on teaching general raid knowledge, character tips, and more, in a safe and comfortable environment. 

Olympus’s goals in Shadowlands are to get AotC every tier, and to help players who wish to tackle harder content transition onto a more progressed Eternal Kingdom team.

If you are interested in learning more about this team or have questions about joining, contact Coupins (Discord: Coupins#3230 / Btag: Memory#1673), Bone (Discord: Bone#3550 / Btag: SgtPepper#12697), or Bixir (Discord: BXR#8028 / Btag: BxR#1883). Olympus raids on Saturday 7:00-9:00 PM PST.

Introducing: Legacy (Mythic)

Legacy is a new mythic team for Shadowlands. They hope to have fun and build their own unique community while also pushing as far as they can go, raising the bar with each new difficulty and achievement. 

Their goals going into Shadowlands aren’t specifically defined because with this team, the sky’s the limit! Their plan is to build a strong foundation for the team to build upon. They will be gearing mains and alts through heroic and then move to mythic progression. From there they will be looking to progress further and faster each tier.

“It’s always been a dream to raid with the best people in the world. It’s a marathon, not a sprint.” – Epi, Team Lead

If you are interested in learning more about this team have questions about joining, contact Epipens (Discord: Acidreign(Epipens)#8402  / Btag: Injectacid#1440). Legacy raids Mon/Tues/Wed 8pm-11pm PST.

Introducing: Acheron (Heroic)

Acheron

Acheron is a new heroic team made of veteran raiders who’ve become close friends over the years. They know what it takes to play top tier content, but no longer wish to participate in the grind and the time commitment required to play at that level. 

Their goals going into Shadowlands are to achieve AotC and the meta achievement at a fairly quick pace so they can enjoy casually farming transmog, playing alts, and taking a break between tiers to play other games.

If you are interested in learning more about this team or have questions about joining, contact Zosima (Discord: Zosima#0211 / Btag: Zosima#1727). Acheron raids Sunday 6:00-9:00 PM PST.

 

Introducing: Chivalry (Mythic)

Chivalry is a new mythic team that formed just prior to the Shadowlands. They raided heroic and mythic content the last few months of Ny’alotha and into prepatch, killing bosses (AotC, 3/12M) and creating a team synergy. They plan to have a fun and instructive raid environment, push mythic plus, offer a PvP night, and have fun with other games such as Among Us or Jackbox.

Chivalry’s goals going into Shadowlands are to complete AotC within the first month of each tier and to clear as much mythic content as they can, ideally half the bosses. They also want to help each raider on the team to become better versions of themselves.

Team Motto: Suck Less, Do Better

If you are interested in learning more about this team or have questions about joining, contact Demonicchaos (Discord: supermanjared#11594  / Btag: supermanjared#8106). Chivalry raids Wed/Fri/Mon 6pm-9pm PST.

Introducing: Dauntless (Mythic)

Dauntless is a new mythic team for Shadowlands. They started raiding during the last few months of Ny’alotha, completing AotC & 4/12M before the prepatch. They want to be a serious raid team but also have a chill environment. They already have a team meme about their raid lead and interrupting.

Dauntless’s goals going into Shadowlands are to continue building their team and to achieve Mythic Cutting Edge as quickly as possible.

If you are interested in learning more about this team or have questions about joining, contact Threatful (Discord: Zus#8654 / Btag: Zus#1796). Dauntless raids Sun/Mon 6:30pm-9:30pm PST.

Dauntless would also like to thank Snow and Silhouette for helping the team get started.

T'was the Night Before Expac...

About the Author:
Hantevirus has been team lead of Sellswords since Black Rock Foundry days. This is what she does when she’s procrastinating.

‘Twas the night before Expac and all through the guild
The raiders were studying their covenants and builds
Alts had been planned with forethought and care
To prepare for nerfs that might come to bear

Guidewriters writing revisions as they came
So swift and so frequent, in beta is the game?
They updated Wowhead and the Veins of Ice
“Yo Blizzard these changes they really aren’t nice”

And I at my desktop, with cats perched nearby
“Venthyr or Necro?” I mused with a sigh
Bags had been emptied, food had been stocked
All for the push to get Torghast unlocked

When what to my horror filled eyes did appear
Another covenant nerf! Ack! My plan for the tier!
But all will soon settle
Til then we will cope
Castle Nathria awaits,
It’s gonna be dope!

Team Highlight: Fate

History:

Fate is a HORDE Mythic team on AREA 52 that formed up in mid Ny’alotha. It started when a few members of the heroic team, Reckoning, wanted to do mythic progression. From there, they grew their team by pugging and heavily recruiting. Near the end of the tier, they welcomed a guild merger to round off the roster. Their first week as a full team they cleared five mythic bosses and nearly a sixth.

Achievements:

BFA – Ny’alotha 12/12H, 5/12M

Mythic Hivemind – Ziro missed 1 PULL and they killed it.

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Team Highlight: Reckoning

History:

Reckoning is a heroic team in the Eternal Kingdom HORDE guild on AREA 52. Some of the horde members decided they wanted to build a team capable of achieving Heroic AotC, so in Ny’alotha, they began pulling in PUGs and built a stable roster of players they wanted to casually progress and have fun with.

Achievements:

BFA – Ny’alotha 12/12H

Reckoning Kills Heroic N’zoth (AotC)

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Team Highlight: Empire

History

Empire is a mythic team that debuted in Ny’alotha. Their first tier, they were able to build a Mythic Cutting Edge team that finished US Top 200. With all that extra time, they were able to farm mounts for their team.

Achievements

BFANy’alotha 12/12M

Tier Video & Blooper Reel (Bloopers NSFW): Mythic Cutting Edge N’Zoth (US 198)

 

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Team Highlight: Quarion

History

Quarion started raiding at the beginning of Ny’alotha as an early 2-night mythic progression team. They spent the tier creating an atmosphere of positive, fun people that are dedicated to working together to reach their goals. In Shadowlands, they are adding a 3rd day to really push their progression forward.

Achievements

BFA – Ny’alotha 6/12M

Mythic Xanesh Kill

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