Naxxramas Weekend Raid 1

Posted by on Mar 5, 2009 in Commentary |

The weekend was spent raiding. Our guild has been trying to get a 10-man Naxx run together for a month now and after three weeks of failed attempts—that’s two weekends of attendance issues and a week of latency problems—we finally succeeded. We raided Naxxramas after nearly a month of inactivity.

We started on Saturday at around 1PM. Our main tank was unavailable due to work reasons so our off-tank became our MT and my death knight filled in for the off-tank post. Considering that my experience is with DPS and not tanking, I knew I was in over my head. But hey, if I didn’t do it, there’d be no raid. My rogue Sin was going to have to sit this one out for now.

It’s a good thing that I’m familiar with how to tank most of the bosses in Naxx. Of course, knowing what to do is different from actually doing it, but the execution went off well. We had a little trouble with Maexxna but that was it. The Heigan dance was done with a single attempt and there were five of us who remained standing in the end. By the end of Saturday, we were able to clear the Arachnid Quarter and most of the Plague Quarter.