The Iron Horde in Upper Blackrock Spire

Upper Blackrock Spire has been revamped as a level 100 dungeon filled up with Iron Horde. The main goal is to defeat Warlord Zaela. It is revealed there are some remnant forces from our earlier assault on Nefarion and Kyrak has been … harvesting remaining black dragonflight eggs? Additionally, the corpse of Leeroy Jenkins may be found next to Kyrak.

I got to point out Leeroy Jenkins appeared in Warlords of Draenor Alpha listed as one of the Followers in the Garrison.

Below you can browse through the tabs to check out the abilities of each dungeon boss. The gallery can be found at the bottom of the page. Something I found interesting is that the dungeon greets you with a mission objective — behaving like a scenario. Video will come soon.

Bosses & Abilities

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    Working with the Iron Horde, the leader of the Warcasters attempts to empower himself by feeding upon the power locked inside the ancient runes placed in the Spire by the Dark Iron Dwarves that built it.

    Overview

    Damage Dealers: Open Rune Conduits to disrupt [Power Conduit]. Move out of [Shrapnel Nova] to decrease damage taken.

    Healer: Move out of [Shrapnel Nova] to decrease damage taken. Maintain line of sight on party members when they are attempting to disrupt Rune Conduits.

    Tank: Move out of Shrapnel Nova to decrease damage taken.

    Abilities

    Power Conduit: Rune Conduits channel power to Gor'ashan, reducing damage taken by 14%, and empowers Gor'ashan to cast [Thunder Cacophony].

    Blades of Steel: Deals 57,500 Physical damage.

    Shrapnel Nova: Deals 85,500 to 94,500 Physical damage to nearby enemies.

    Lodestone Spike: Magnetically charged spike erupts from the earth, inflicting 57,000 Nature damage.

    Thunder Cacophony: Empowered with the energy of the Rune Conduits, Gor'ashan unleashes lightning, inflicting 38,000 to 42,000 Nature damage to nearby enemies.

    Electric Pulse: Lightning Orb travels between the Power Runes inflicting 21,500 Nature damage every 0.80 sec to nearby enemies.

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    A survivor of Nefarian's force, Kyrak has remained in Blackrock Spire attempting to harvest the remaining Black Dragon Flight eggs.

    Overview

    Damage Dealers: Stay spread to decrease the damage from [Vileblood Serum].

    Healer: Stay spread to decrease the damage from [Vileblood Serum].

    Tank: Interrupt [Debilitating Fixation] whenever it is being channeled. Face Drakonid Monstrosity away from the rest of the party. Stay spread to decrease the damage from [Vileblood Serum].

    Abilities

    Debilitating Fixation: Kyrak fixates on a target and channels a beam of debilitating energy, inflicting 30,000 shadow damage every 1 sec. decreasing movement speed and damage dealt.

    Rejuvenating Serum: Drinks a potion, healing 5% of maximum health every 3 sec. for 30 sec.

    Vileblood Serum: Poison errupts from the target's skin, creating puddles that inflict 22,500 Nature damage every 1.50 sec.

    Salve of Toxic Fumes: Covers the target in toxic poison, inflicting 20,000 Nature damage every 1.50 sec to all nearby allies.

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    Born in Draenor, Tharbek was honored by Warlord Zaela with the opportunity to lead the Ironmarch into Azeroth. Relentless and cruel, Tharbek demands obedience from all who serve under him.

    Overview

    Damage Dealer: Spread out to avoid being hit by [Iron Reaver].

    Healer: Spread out to avoid being hit by [Iron Reaver].

    Tank: Taunt Black Iron Guards quickly as they arrive to decrease damage to the rest of the party. Spread out to avoid being hit by [Iron Reaver].

    Abilities

    Iron Axe: Inflicts 45,050 Physical damage and causes the target to bleed for 2,000 damage every 1.50 sec. for 6 sec.

    Iron Reaver: Charges a target, inflicting 38,000 to 42,000 damage to anyone in the way.

    Imbued Iron Axe: Throws a whirling axe, inflicting 38,000 to 42,000 damage to nearby enemies.

    Iron Rage: Damage inflicted increased by 50%.

    Ironbarb Skyreaver

    Incinerating Breath: Breaths a cone of fire, inflicting 25,000 Fire damage every 1 sec. and increasing Fire damage taken by 100%.

    Noxious Spit: Creates a puddle of acid, inflicting 25,000 Nature damage every 1.50 sec.

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    Ragewing is a gigantic Proto-Dragon raised by the Dragonmaw clan. Her unbreakable spirit has kept her from being taken as a mount by any of the Dragonmaw, although Zaela has been able to create an uneasy friendship with her.

    Overview

    Damage Dealer: Destroy Ragewing Whelpings as quickly as possible. Standing towards the middle of the bridge will make it easier to avoid [Engulfing Fire]. Spreading out will decrease the chance of [Magma Spit] affecting more than one person.

    Healer: Standing towards the middle of the bridge will make it easier to avoid [Engulfing Fire]. Spreading out will decrease the chance of [Magma Spit] affecting more than one person.

    Tank: Standing towards the middle of the bridge will make it easier to avoid [Engulfing Fire]. Spreading out will decrease the chance of [Magma Spit] affecting more than one person.

    Abilities

    Engulfing Fire: Ragewing breathes a cone of fire, inflicting 85,500 to 94,500 Fire damage and disorienting enemies for 3 sec.

    Magma Spit: Ragewing spits magma at an enemy, inflicting 8,000 damage and leaves a puddle of magma.

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    Zaela, the Warlord of the Dragonmaw clan, was entrusted by her old ally Garrosh to work with the Iron Horde invasion vanguard to set up a doomsday weapon in the heart of Blackrock Mountain.

    Overview

    Damage Dealer: When running away from [Black Iron Cyclone], avoid dragging Zaela through your healer. Spread out from others to avoid chaining [Rebounding Blade] to other targets.

    Healer: Spread out from others to avoid chaining [Rebounding Blade] to other targets.

    Tank: Position yourself carefully to avoid being knocked off the platform or into fire by [Destructive Smite]. When running away from [Black Iron Cyclone], avoid dragging Zaela through your healer.

    Abilities

    Destructive Smite: Inflicts 110,000 Physical damage.

    Rebounding Blade: Throws axe, inflicting 23,800 Physical damage to the target and bounces to hit up to 2 more nearby enemies.

    Black Iron Cyclone: Zaela enters a combat frenzy, fixates on a random target, and starts dealing 45,000 Physical damage to all nearby enemies every 1.50 sec.

    Emberscale Ironflight

    Burning Breath: Breaths a wide line of fire, inflicting 23,750 to 26,250 Fire damage.

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