This article is about the Alliance encounter in Battle of Dazar'alor. For the Horde encounter, see Grong, the Jungle Lord. For lore, see Grong.
BossGrong, the Revenant
Image of Grong, the Revenant
Gender Male
Race Gorilla (Undead)
Level ?? Boss
Reaction Alliance
Affiliation(s) Bwonsamdi/Horde
Location Battle of Dazar'alor
Status Killable

Grong, the Revenant is Grong, the Jungle Lord reanimated by Bwonsamdi to battle the Alliance in the Battle of Dazar'alor. He is the third encounter of the raid.

Adventure Guide

Once willing to sacrifice everything to serve the Alliance, the mighty Grong has been raised from the dead and pitted against his former friends. Fighting on behalf of the Horde would be anathema to his noble soul, whos only hope for release is a clean death.


Grong, the Revenant will Death Knell when hit by Discharge Necrotic Core or when his Death Energy reaches 100.

Damage Dealer Alert Damage Dealers

  • Interrupt and kill Death Specters as fast as possible to decrease the amount of Death Energy gained.
  • Stay near allies to avoid being feared by Ferocious Roar.

Healer Alert Healers

  • Stay near allies to avoid being feared by Ferocious Roar.
  • If Grong's Death Energy is above 75, use cooldowns to handle Death Knell.

Tank Alert Tanks

  • Stay near allies to avoid being feared by Ferocious Roar.
  • Avoid taking two Bestial Smash in a row.


  • Spell necro deathsknell.png  Death Knell Important — Grong unleashes deathly surge, inflicting Shadow damage and applying a stack of Death Touched to all enemies every 1 sec for up to 4 sec. Death Knell is triggered when Grong's Death Energy reaches 100.
    • Ability deathknight roilingblood.png  Death Touched — Inflicts Shadow damage every 2 sec in increases damage taken from Death Knell by 30% for 40 sec.
  • Spell deathknight necroticplague.png  Necrotic Combo Tank Alert — Grong unleashes a combination of attacks, randomly casting Bestial Smash and Rending Bite.
    • Ability rogue kidneyshot.png  Bestial Smash Tank Alert — Grong smashes his main target, inflicting Physical damage and applying Crushed.
      • Ability warstomp.png  Crushed Tank Alert — Grong smashes the target's armor, increasing the damage taken from Bestial Smash by 500% for 3 sec. This aura can stack.
    • Ability druid ferociousbite.png  Rending Bite Tank Alert — Grong bites the target, causing them to bleed for Physical damage every 1 sec for 10 sec.
    • Inv gauntlets 03.png  Bestial Throw Heroic Difficulty Tank Alert — Grong picks up and squeezes his target, inflicting Physical damage every 1 sec for 5 sec. After squeezing the target he throws the player at another player triggering Bestial Impact at that location.
      • Spell nature earthquake.png  Bestial Impact Heroic Difficulty Tank Alert — The player is thrown at a point, inflicting Nature damage to all players and stunning the thrown player. The damage is reduced the further players are from the impact point.
  • Spell necro deathlyslam.png  Deathly Slam — Grong slams a nearby enemy, inflicting Physical damage in a 10 yard radius around the target. After a short delay Deathly Echo is then triggered.
    • Spell necro deathlyecho.png  Deathly Echo — The area explodes, inflicting Shadow damage and knocking back all enemies in a 10 yard radius.
  • Spell druid stamedingroar.png  Ferocious Roar Heroic Difficulty — Grong releases an earthshaking scream, inflicting Physical damage to all enemies within 80 yards. Any targets not standing near an ally is feared for 5 sec.
  • Spell druid stamedingroar.png  Ferocious Roar Mythic Difficulty — Grong releases an earthshaking scream, inflicting 71,411 Physical damage to all enemies within 80 yards. Any targets not standing near an ally is horrified for 5 sec.
  • Ability creature cursed 03.png  Undead Ape — Grong gains Death Energy slowly while in combat.
    • Spell shadow devouringplague.png  Necrotic Ape — Grong gains Death Energy at an increased rate while below 70% health.
      • Ability warlock improveddemonictactics.png  Deathly Ape — Grong gains Death Energy at a faster rate while below 40% health.
  • Inv plate raiddeathknightmythic o 01helm.png  Death Specter — Grong summons a Death Specter.
  • Death Specter — Ghostly manifestations of Zandalari defenders which attempt to increase Grong's Death Energy.
    • Spell necro voodooblast.png  Voodoo Blast — Death Specters unleash missiles that seek out a target, inflicting Shadow damage in a 10 yard radius. The missile leaves a patch of deathly energy that applies Chill of Death.
      • Spell necro chillofdeath.png  Chill of Death — Creates a pool of deathly energy, inflicting Shadow damage every 1.5 sec to all enemies in the area.
    • Spell necro bwonsamdisboon.png  Death Empowerment — The Death Specter empowers Grong, increasing his Death Energy.
    • Ability warlock haunt.png  Spirit Dispersion Tank Alert — Upon death the Death Specter explodes, inflicting Shadow damage to all enemies within 15 yards and knocking them back. If Grong is in the blast he gains Death Energy.
    • Spell necro necroticcore.png  Necrotic Core — Picks up Shadow Core, inflicting Shadow damage every 1 sec for the duration. While carrying Shadow Core the player can cast Discharge Necrotic Core.
      • Spell necro dischargenecroticcore.png  Discharge Necrotic Core — The caster blasts Grong with shadow power, inflicting 5% of his health and triggers him to cast Death Knell immediately if his Death Energy is above 25.


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Item Type
 [Bonelash Paw] (LFR · H · M) Agility fist weapon
 [Cursed Monkey Palm] (LFR · H · M) Intellect off-hand
 [Apetagonizer's Claw] (LFR · H · M) Strength one-hand mace
 [Hornridged Crusher] (LFR · H · M) Agility polearm
 [Simian Berserker's Helm] (LFR · H · M) Azerite mail helmet
 [Spaulders of the Gorilla King] (LFR · H · M) Azerite plate shoulders
 [Bristling Fur-Lined Amice] (LFR · H · M) Azerite cloth shoulders
 [Silverback Cloak] (LFR · H · M) Cloak
 [Grongpelt Vest] (LFR · H · M) Azerite leather chest
 [Splinter-Bone Vambraces] (LFR · H · M) Plate bracers
 [Ape Wrangler's Wristguards] (LFR · H · M) Mail bracers
 [Stretched Sinew Waistcord] (LFR · H · M) Leather belt
 [Leggings of Dire Research] (LFR · H · M) Cloth leggings
 [Grong's Primal Rage] (LFR · H · M) Strength trinket



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Master Mathias Shaw says: Rastakhan's magic has turned our own weapon against us!
High Tinker Mekkatorque says: He was a noble fellow who deserved better!
High Tinker Mekkatorque says: Heroes, do what you have to, but, please, be merciful.

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