Onyxian Lair Guard

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MobOnyxian Lair Guard
Image of Onyxian Lair Guard
Race Black dragonspawn (Dragonkin)
Level 80 Elite
Reaction Alliance Horde
Location Onyxia's Lair

Onyxian Lair Guard can be found in Onyxia's Lair. They will spawn periodically during the second phase of the Onyxia encounter.

Abilities

  • Spell fire selfdestruct.png  Blast Nova — Inflicts 21875 to 28125 Fire damage to enemies within 15 yards. 5 sec cast (2 sec cooldown)
  • Spell fire flameblades.png  Ignite Weapon — Melee attacks cause an additional 17500 Fire damage to all enemies within 5 yards of the target. 2 sec cast (8 sec cooldown)

Strategy

Disarm the guard to keep it from casting Ignite Weapon. It cannot be stunned. Melee should attack from behind and the tank should keep it facing away from the raid. Run away when it winds up Blast Nova.

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