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BossPainsmith Raznal
Image of Painsmith Raznal
Race Unknown (Humanoid)
Level ?? Boss
Reaction Alliance Horde
Affiliation(s) Mawsworn
Location Sanctum of Domination
Status Killable

Painsmith Raznal is a boss located in the Sanctum of Domination.

Adventure Guide

Painsmith Raznal is a sadistic mastermind who spent eons perfecting the deadly traps found in Torghast. He relishes the screams of his victims as a testament to his skill, listening with malignant delight as they echo through the tower's desolate halls.

Overview

The Painsmith's chamber is built from deadly spikes that erupt from the floor, activated by his weapons' attacks.

Upon reaching 70% and 40% health remaining Raznal will leap to his anvil to forge a new weapon, allowing him to activate spikes in devious new combinations.

Tanks –
  • Deadly spikes erupt from the floor when Painsmith Raznal throws his weapon.
  • Cruciform Axe, Reverberating Hammer, and Dualblade Scythe inflict massive damage to nearby players upon impact.
  • Shadowsteel Embers are created while Raznal is occupied with Forge Weapon.
Damage Dealers –
  • Deadly spikes erupt from the floor when Painsmith Raznal throws his weapon.
  • Spiked Balls roll across the chamber and inflict massive damage to anyone caught in their path.
  • Shadowsteel Chains inflict damage to nearby players and knock them back.
Healers –
  • Deadly spikes erupt from the floor when Painsmith Raznal throws his weapon.
  • Reverberating Hammer, Cruciform Axe, and Dualblade Scythe inflict massive damage to nearby players upon impact.
  • Shadowsteel Chains inflict damage to nearby players and knock them back.

Abilities

Stage One: A Chamber of Agony

The Painsmith wields an Instrument of Pain amidst razor sharp spikes that erupt from the floor.

  • Instruments of Pain — The Painsmith wields a weapon of his own crafting, starting with the Cruciform Axe. 
    • Echoes of Pain — The impacts of Cruciform Axe, Reverberating Hammer, and Dualblade Scythe cause players affected by Shadowsteel Chains to erupt with spikes in four directions. 
    • Cruciform Axe — The Painsmith hurls his axe at his current target, inflicting 99149 Physical damage and applying Blackened Armor. Flames erupt from the impact and inflict 66100 Fire damage to all other players. Players farther from the target take less damage. Spikes erupt in four directions from the target's location. 
    • Blackened Armor — Inflicts 8262 Fire damage every 1 sec and increases Physical damage taken by 200% for 21 sec. This effect stacks. 
    • Reverberating Hammer — The Painsmith hurls his hammer at his current target, inflicting 115674 Physical damage applying Blackened Armor. Flames erupt from the impact and inflict 82624 Fire damage to all other players. Players farther from the target take less damage. Spikes ripple outwards from the target's location. 
      • Blackened Armor — Inflicts 8262 Fire damage every 1 sec and increases Physical damage taken by 200% for 21 sec. This effect stacks. 
    • Dualblade Scythe — The Painsmith hurls his scythe at his current target, inflicting 132199 Physical damage and applying Blackened Armor. Flames erupt from the target and inflict 99149 Fire damage to all other players. Players farther from the target take less damage. Spikes erupt in four directions and then ripple outwards from the target's location. 
      • Blackened Armor — Inflicts 8262 Fire damage every 1 sec and increases Physical damage taken by 200% for 21 sec. This effect stacks. 
  • Spiked — Floor spikes inflict 110166 Physical damage and stun the target for 2 sec. 
  • Spiked Balls — The Painsmith drops spiked balls that roll across the chamber floor, inflicting 220332 Physical damage to players caught in their path and stunning them for 8 sec. 
  • Shadowsteel Chains — The Painsmith shackles targets with agonizing chains, inflicting 4407 Fire damage every 1 sec for 21 sec. Shackled players inflict 22033 Physical damage to allies within 4 yards and knock them away. 
  • Flameclasp Trap — The Painsmith chooses up to 4 victims and after 8 sec activates a burning trap at their location. Traps explode in a Flameclasp Eruption if stepped on, pierced by spikes, or crushed by spiked balls. 
    • Flameclasp Eruption — The Flameclasp Trap erupts, inflicting 16531 Fire damage to all players and increasing damage taken from Flameclasp Eruptions by 500% for 1.5 sec. 

Stage Two: The Screaming Anvil

Upon reaching 70% and 40% health remaining the Painsmith leaps to his anvil and begins to craft a new Instrument of Pain.

  • Shadowsteel Embers — The Painsmith's work unleashes blazing embers that inflict 44066 Fire damage to players within 3.5 yds of the impact location. In Mythic difficulty, the Painsmith's forging creates Shadowsteel Horrors. 
    • Shadowsteel Horror — Twisted monstrosities that eventually burn out with a Final Scream. 
      • Final Scream — The Shadowsteel Horror extinguishes itself with a grinding screech that inflicts 110166 Fire damage to all players. 
  • Black Flames — With each strike of the Painsmith's hammer flames erupt, inflicting 8262 Fire damage to all players and applying Lingering Flames. 
    • Lingering Flames — The forge's flames smolder, inflicting 66 Fire damage every 1 sec. This effect stacks. 

Quotes

When entering the room
Painsmith Raznal says: Welcome, honored guests.
Painsmith Raznal says: I have gone to great lengths to construct an eternity of pain for you. I do hope you appreciate the effort.
Painsmith Raznal says: The Shadowlands will hear your screams!
During the encounter
  • Painsmith Raznal yells: Your screams will echo throughout eternity!
  • Painsmith Raznal yells: Unleash the instrument!
  • Painsmith Raznal yells: Spiked death comes for you!
  • Painsmith Raznal yells: Insufficient screaming. I must refine my work.
  • Painsmith Raznal yells: Welcome to the killing floor!
  • Painsmith Raznal yells: You fell right into my trap!
Defeat
Painsmith Raznal yells: What pain... lies beyond...

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