What is today? Today is the start of yet another holiday event, and meta-achievement, namely the Lunar Festival. One of the things that you need to do in order to complete the meta is Elune's Blessing, which requires you to kill a raid boss that you can summon in Moonglade.
If you plan to do this one, my advice is to get on it pronto. That was the first thing I did when I logged in today on my Hunter. The reason is that the boss requires a raid to kill and there will be lots of people trying to complete it at the beginning of the holiday, with less people towards the end.
Now the cool thing about this achievement is that you don't even need to actually kill the boss. You merely need to pick up a buff that the boss leaves after he's dead. So by hanging around a group that kills him, you can just stand in the light that bathes his body and you will get the buff. Still, it's a matter of finding people who will kill him or who already have. That's why I suggest you do this ASAP.
Finding myself in Moonglade, I started looking for a group for this guy but most people were under the impression that a 5-man group was enough. I took it into my own hands and formed a group that I promptly converted to a raid. Eventually, we downed the boss with almost 25 people.
One word here about the summoning. It was a bit confusing but it seems that you have to use Rocket Clusters (that you buy beforehand) on the 2 launchers that are at the summoning location. You have to use rockets on both launchers or else it won't work. Some wolves will start appearing and you need to kill them. Eventually the big boss will show up. As I said, it was a bit confusing and several people were using rockets on those things so in the end I didn't quite get the exact procedure. At any rate, buy sufficient rocket clusters before you start.
So there you have it, for the first time in my WoW career I have formed and led a raid, although a short-lived one at that. Not only that but I had a certain satisfaction to find myself at the #1 position on the damage chart. That was doubtlessly aided by the fact that I switched to Shatter Rounds for the occasion, but I was pulling an average of 4.5K DPS, with all the raid buffs.
Former WoW player, current Diablo 3 fanatic, I love the finer things in life such as PC games, beer and computers. While playing a good game is a spiritual experience, blogging about it is almost equally rewarding.