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BossGuardian of the First Ones
Image of Guardian of the First Ones
Race Automa (Mechanical)
Level ?? Boss
Reaction Alliance Horde
Location Chained Precipice, Sanctum of Domination
Status Killable

The Guardian of the First Ones is an automa boss fought at the Chained Precipice in the Sanctum of Domination.

Adventure Guide

Pulled by the Jailer's chains from a distant, unknown realm, this malfunctioning guardian seeks to protect the inscrutable knowledge known as "cyphers". It uses the last of its power to obliterate any who would attempt to plunder the secrets of its enigmatic makers.

Overview

Over the course of the encounter, the Guardian of the First Ones depletes its energy reserve. When the Guardian's Energy reaches 0 it activates Purging Protocol until it can link with an Energy Core.

Tanks –
  • Standing in Radiant Energy greatly reduces the effects of Unstable Energy.
  • The Guardian will activate Energizing Link] while standing near an Energy Core.
  • The Guardian gains significant attack speed while Purging Protocol is active.
Damage Dealers –
  • Standing in Radiant Energy greatly reduces the effects of Unstable Energy.
  • Threat Neutralization inflicts substantial Arcane damage to the targeted player and nearby allies.
Healers –
  • Standing in Radiant Energy greatly reduces the effects of Unstable Energy.
  • Purging Protocol inflicts increasing Arcane damage to all players until the Guardian links with an Energy Core.
  • Threat Neutralization inflicts substantial Arcane damage to the targeted player and nearby allies.

Abilities

  • Purging Protocol — Upon reaching 0 energy the Guardian beings to repeatedly unleash pulses of energy that inflict 30296 Arcane damage to all players until it can link with an Energy Core. Each subsequent cast of Purging Protocol increases its damage by 100%. In addition, all Sentries hit with Purging Protocol are destroyed. 
  • Elimination Pattern — The Guardian executes a combination of attacks on its primary target. 
    • Sunder — The Guardian slams the ground at its primary target's location, inflicting 165434 Physical damage to players within 6 yards of the impact and increases damage taken from Sunder by 300% for 20 sec. 
    • Obliterate — The Guardian decimates its primary target, inflicting 220332 Physical damage and an additional 385581 Arcane damage split evenly among all players within 6 yards of the primary target. In addition, all targets hit by the effect take 500% increased damage from Obliterate for 12 sec. In Mythic difficulty, the Guardian depletes 20 energy if Obliterate fails to hit at least 4 players. 
  • Form Sentry — The Guardian originates a servitor that orbits the caster. 
    • Suppression Field — The Sentry maintains a Suppression Field beneath it that inflicts 3305 Arcane damage every 2 sec and prevents players from being able to attack or cast spells while in the area. 
    • Sentry Fire — The Sentry periodically unleashes a barrage of energy at random targets that inflicts 10328 Arcane damage. 
  • Threat Neutralization — The Guardian locks on to multiple players. After 4 sec, the Guardian unleashes a barrage at each target's location, inflicting 27541 Arcane damage to all players within 10 yards of the impact. In Mythic difficulty, striking an Energy Core with this effect restores energy. 
  • Disintegration — The Guardian disintegrates players in a line in front of it, inflicting 38514 Arcane damage. In addition, players struck with this effect are stunned and take an additional 11017 Arcane damage every 1 sec for 6 sec. 
  • Energy Cores
    • Energy Absorption — Energy Cores begin the encounter drained, striking an Energy Core with Threat Neutralization restores 5 energy. 
    • Energizing Link — While near an Energy Core the Guardian will link to it, granting it 5 energy every 1 sec. 
    • Radiant Energy — While active, the Energy Core emits a field of Radiant Energy. Players standing in the area take 80% reduced damage from Unstable Energy. 
      • Unstable Energy — While linked to The Guardian, Energy Cores emit pulses of Unstable Energy inflicting 42414 Arcane damage to all players every 1 sec. 
    • Meltdown — The core violently erupts, inflicting 77027 Arcane damage to players within 15 yards and 29745 Arcane damage to players further than 15 yards. 

Quotes

Upon entering the room
Mawsworn Scryer says: Destroy it all! Leave no evidence for these mortals to find!
Mysterious Artifact says: Aberrations are attempting to acquire Sepulcher access cyphers. Guardian, you will eradicate them.
Aggro
Defend... cyphers.
Disintegration
  • Disintegrate.
Form Sentry
Sentry materialized.
Elimination Pattern
Elimination... initiated.
Energy Core dialogue
  • Energy Core yells: Link established. The guardian will be empowered.
  • Energy Core yells: Charge depleted. Meltdown in progress.
Death
Guardian of the First Ones yells: Cores... depleted...
Bolvar runs in through a death gate.
Highlord Bolvar Fordragon says: Fine work, Maw Walker.
Highlord Bolvar Fordragon says: These devices seem to be pulling other realms into the Maw, as was done to Korthia.
Highlord Bolvar Fordragon says: What else is the Jailer looking for?
Highlord Bolvar Fordragon says: I fear we may be too late.
Bolvar leaves through the death gate.
Wipe
Cyphers defended. Returning to... dormancy.

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