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Icecrown Citadel: The Lich King (Phase 3)

Well, it’s all come down to this, hasn’t it? Your raid (mostly) mastered Phase 1 and successfully conquered the transition. After several attempts, a miracle happened and you made it past Phase 2. Your raiders overcame their shock at not dying to Defile and pulled out a clean transition.

You are now ready for your final confrontation with the Lich King.

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Icecrown Citadel: The Lich King (Phase 2 & Transition)

I don’t love splitting strats into parts, but if ever an encounter warranted it, this one does. It really is simple when you break it down into its parts, and that’s what we’re going to continue with.

TLBC Strats: ICC

Phase 2 is easily the longest phase of the encounter and this is where the bulk of the coordination is going to take place. This part is probably going to take a while, but there’s good news: once you get past Phase 2 a few times successfully, you’ll probably win within a small handful of attempts.

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5 Ways to Fail at Lich King


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For the past few weeks, my guild has been trying to down the Lich King on 25-man. Like many guilds right now, we are experiencing a lot of pre-expansion burnout. A lot of our raiders have left for one reason or another, and some choose not to show up for reasons we don’t always understand.

When we do have a full raid, we head to the Frozen Throne. We’ve only made it to Phase 3 one time. Sometimes it’s an issue of timing and practice; sometimes it’s an issue of negligence and complacency. Regardless of the underlying issue, though; the symptoms are the same. In my first “Five” since my hiatus, I present to you the 5 ways to fail at Lich King!

*Note–While I won’t be mentioning anything I would consider a spoiler, I know there are those of you out there who want to go into the Lich King fight with little to no knowledge about the experience. If this describes you, read on at your own risk!

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