Slime Serpent discovered - solo challenge of heroic Plaguefall

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Slime Serpent discovered - solo challenge of heroic Plaguefall

Unread post by Vephriel » Sat Apr 17, 2021 7:20 pm

I picked up the Slime Serpent today after it was discovered to be rewarded for soloing heroic Plaguefall (normal does not work at the time of writing, Mythic might, but I don't see a reason to try on a harder difficulty than heroic). It took me just under two hours of attempts but I finally got it on my BM hunter. Shared a few tips on twitter and thought I'd copy those over here in case it helped out other hunters (sorry for image format, closed out of the word document before saving).

I used full raid consumables for my attempts - flask, food, weapon oil, armor kit, and dps pots for the bloodlust phase. Good luck!

Another note: the mount does not drop from the boss, after you kill Stradama use the teleport pad to go back upstairs (don't leave the dungeon) and look to the left in the slime pool, there's a friendly slime serpent that you can click on, then you get the mount.
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Re: Slime Serpent discovered - solo challenge of heroic Plaguefall

Unread post by Magnakilro » Sun Apr 18, 2021 1:47 pm

Got mine yesterday! BM Night Fae. I was able to beat Margrave without bandages or spirit beast but I HIGHLY reccommend using them as it was a bit dicey XD I used a Clefthoof for the entire thing. Only thing I did do was I have the buff that makes Soulshape heal you while you are transformed....I used that during the second intermission.

Took me three tries to kill Domina (cuz I didn't think of feigning off the assassins at first) and 2 for Margrave.
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Re: Slime Serpent discovered - solo challenge of heroic Plaguefall

Unread post by Vephriel » Sun Apr 18, 2021 2:22 pm

Yeah, I definitely felt at a slight disadvantage being Venthyr, so I wanted to ensure I had that extra bit of survivability. :lol: I've heard lots of people were able to manage just fine with a Clefthoof as the sole pet, but I definitely liked the security of an extra defensive and a few free heals.

It's unfortunate how niche this challenge is at the moment, hunters and tank specs are really the only people that can do this reliably, but at least most of us should have a hunter! :D

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Re: Slime Serpent discovered - solo challenge of heroic Plaguefall

Unread post by Magnakilro » Sun Apr 18, 2021 4:03 pm

Yeaah...and it looks like gear is a big factor too. I am in mostly Castle Nathria heroic gear and doing the challenge on heroic was rough.
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Re: Slime Serpent discovered - solo challenge of heroic Plaguefall

Unread post by Vephriel » Sun Apr 18, 2021 4:07 pm

Yeah, this is just a guesstimate but I'd wager you'd want to be around 205 ilevel minimum to try this, might be possible lower, but it's going to be significantly more difficult.

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Re: Slime Serpent discovered - solo challenge of heroic Plaguefall

Unread post by Wain » Mon Apr 19, 2021 2:20 am

Thanks Veph!

I think it'll be a while before I get there. Probably on my hunter rather than shaman, since he has more staying power. My enhance shaman runs out of mana and healing if the fight lasts too long now.

I updated the Slime Serpent info on WCM, anyway :)
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Re: Slime Serpent discovered - solo challenge of heroic Plaguefall

Unread post by Valnaaros » Mon Apr 19, 2021 2:21 am

I was able to do it with ilvl 201. I did notice that it was easier using a Clefthoof than using a Spirit Beast, but that is just me. Thank you for the info, Veph! :)

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Re: Slime Serpent discovered - solo challenge of heroic Plaguefall

Unread post by Magnakilro » Mon Apr 19, 2021 1:33 pm

Another thing I did different btw...I switched off of Animal Companion so my Clefthoof would get the full effects of the Leech+Blood of the Rhino buff.
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