This guide shows all information (Alliance and Horde).
Minimum entrance level: 20
Meetingstone level: 28-44
Advised level (most fun): 35-37
Attunement: Scarlet Key from the Library part of Scarlet Monastery.
From Blizzard's Official site:
|The Monastery was once a proud bastion of Lordaeron's priesthood - a center for learning and enlightenment. With the rise of the undead Scourge during the Third War, the peaceful Monastery was converted into a stronghold of the fanatical Scarlet Crusade. The Crusaders are intolerant of all non-human races, regardless of alliance or affiliation. They believe that any and all outsiders are potential carriers of the undead plague - and must be destroyed. Reports indicate that adventurers who enter the monastery are forced to contend with Scarlet Commander Mograine - who commands a large garrison of fanatically devoted warriors. However, the monastery's true master is High Inquisitor Whitemane - a fearsome priestess who possesses the ability to resurrect fallen warriors to do battle in her name.|
This is the map with important spots of the dungeon. Get full map here.
(E = Entrance, CS = Chest spawn)
Your tank has to jump down to Herod and let him/her engage the fight, all others shouldn't start doing the damage right away, let your tank do some threat Damage and then start doing the damage. This is because Herod really hits heavy, al others should stay alert and don't grab his aggro, because your healer will quickly run out of mana for you. Stay in the ground, don't use the stairs! Also don't go outside the room, because you will agro 4 Elites that spaned as adds in another room, you can't handel Harod when they are around.
Herod only has 2 abilities, one of them is really important:
- When he yells "Blades of Light!" EVERYONE stop doing damage to him and back off from his range, he will engage in a spinning move that will eat your HP like a fat kid on pie. While he's spinning, no one can damage him, so don't try. Take advantage of this though, he will stop for a few seconds for this attack and as long you are away from him, you can use bandages if needed and save your healer some mana.
- His other ability (you can't really do anything about it) is when he yells "Light give me strength!" he will enrage (something like Blood Fury) and do even more damage, he will only use this later in the fight.
Herod has over 10k of HP, and he is partially immune to fire so mages won't do as much damage as normal. It will be a long fight.
When you finally down him, loot him immediately and roll fast, the room will get flooded by lvl 20 peasants who only have 100 hp. They are quite easy to kill, just concentrate around one place so you can use an AoE. They will die fast enough.
Pick up the quest if you haven't already for one of the other Scarlet Monastery dungeons.
This dungeon will be the first real test for you as a group because any mistake here may cause the group to wipe. The dungeon must be cleared with care, since fleeing humanoids can easily pull lots of other mob groups.