Terrace of Endless Spring: Protectors of the Endless

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Protectors of the Endless is  council style fight with 3 bosses Protector Kaolan, Elder Regail, and Elder Asani. that varies in difficulty according to the kill order chosen. In this sense it is reminiscent of the Iron Council in Ulduar and the Bug Trio in AQ 40.
Phase one starts when the fight begins, and will have all 3 bosses active. The bosses use a limited number of abilities, have individual health pools, when one of the bosses is killed phase two begins
Phase Two begins and the two remaining bosses are healed to full, each gains a new ability and their damage is increased by 25% for the remainder of the fight.
Phase Three begins when there is only one boss left alive, he is healed to full, gains another new ability and his damage is increased by 25% for the remainder of the fight.

While there are many combinations you could chose there are only 3 kill orders that should be considered as the only increased loot is from killing Protector Kaolan last. The only reason for killing Elder Regail last is for the achievement, Power Overwhelming
  • Protector Kaolan, Elder Regail, Elder Asani: Easy mode!
  • Protector Kaolan, Elder Asani, Elder Regail: This kill order is for the achievement only, there is no bonus loot.
  • Elder Regail, Elder Asani, Protector Kaolan: Elite mode and extra loot.
The boss abilites are numerous and listing in full will make this guide overly long therefore I have simply listed the abilities and linked them to Wowhead so that you can read the tooltips

Phase One Boss Abilities
Phase Two Boss Abilities
Phase Three Boss Abilities
While the fight is in multiple pahses there are a few things that stay consitent while certain bosses are up:
This information should be plenty to get you through to Phase 3 regardless of your chosen kill order as long as everyone does their role well whilst obeying the above rules.
The tricky art is phase 3 which will be covered below in order of difficulty starting with the hardest first.

Protector Kaolan

The extra ability for this phase is Expel Corruption. Every 40 seconds, Kaolan will summon an orb at his location, which pulses AoE Shadow damage every 1.5 seconds in a 30-yard radius, and lasts until the end of the fight. The damage reduces the further away you are from the orb. Kaolan can simply be moved away from the orb to avoid the damage entirely.
This is the biggest test of your raids DPS and healing as the raid will now be taking high amounts of raidwide damage every 3 seconds from the Touch of Sha debuff.
The space you have to work with will be ever-decreasing due to the increasing number of Defiled Ground void zones and Expel Corruption, more and more of the platform will be covered in damaging areas, reducing the amount of space you have as the phase goes on.
As with the other bosses, this is a DPS burn phase that you should save all your cooldowns for.

Elder Regail

The extra ability for this phase is Overwhelming Corruption deals Shadow damage to all raid members every 3 seconds, each time applying a stacking debuff that increases the damage taken from Overwhelming Corruption by 5%. Healers will have to be prepared for the increasing raid damage as well as dispelling Lightning Prison.
Lightning Bolt must be interrupted whenever possible.
Your raid should remain spread out 8 yards, to minimise the damage taken from Lightning Prison and the debuffs from Lightning Prison should be dispelled.
You will still have to avoid the damage from Lightning Storm.
This is a standard burn phase during which you should use all offensive and defensive cooldowns at your disposal to finish off the boss before the raid damage overwhelms your healers.

Elder Asani

Like Elder Regail the extra ability for this phase is Overwhelming Corruption, so healers will have to be prepared for the increasing raid damage.
This is a standard burn phase during which you should use all offensive and defensive cooldowns at your disposal to finish off the boss before the raid damage overwhelms your healers.

Posted by Evlyxx

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