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Wipefest: Icecrown Citadel

Last updated: October 26, 2023

Navigating through Warcraft Logs can be difficult, and Wipefest is here to help you narrow down your specific problem areas to improve. Combine the personalized analysis with the visual guides of Mythic Trap to increase your group's success in the newest raid. So help your raid conquer ICC by getting an in-depth analysis of every boss' mechanics and how you deal with them on Wipefest today!

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Wipefest in Icecrown Citadel

Wipefest support for Icecrown Citadel has been live since the raid released, and is already helping guilds everywhere analyze the boss mechanics in their pulls and work out how they can improve their performance and continue progressing.

Not used Wipefest before and want to learn more about how you can use it to analyze your Warcraft Logs reports? Read How to Improve Your Raid With Wipefest.

Let's dig into some examples of what mechanics Wipefest can automatically analyze for you in Icecrown Citadel! Make sure to check every boss for your needs, as below are just some examples of the analysis Wipefest provides for your raid.

Lord Marrowgar is the first boss fight in Icecrown Citadel. Wipefest will show you your main problem areas, if that's getting the spikes down quickly enough, taking too much

damage, or not dealing with the
well enough.

Make sure to browse around to find various insights in your raids performance!

One of the simplest ways that Wipefest can help is by analyzing avoidable damage. It can also help to point out the consequence of being hit by certain abilities in case the fight isn't clear.

For example, Lady Deathwhisper periodically spawns Vengeful Shades. These fixate on players and should be kited to avoid explosions.

Not only can the damage from

be lethal, but it explodes and does AoE around the player, dealing significant damage to the raid.

Another useful insight is who is dispelling the

.

Players with

can't use their abilities without putting them on a 15-second cooldown. This is very important to dispel quickly.

Gunship is a very simple fight, but there's still some small insights to check out! For example, view who was standing in the

.

One of the dangerous mechanics in the Deathbringer Saurfang encounter is dealing efficiently with the Blood Beasts. Throughout the fight, Deathbringer Saurfang will frequently spawn several Blood Beasts that must be dealt with quickly. This insight will show any Blood Beasts reached players.

Our overview of Saurfang insights will show you where you're struggling the most.

On Festergut, it's important for the ranged to spread out for

.

This insight is combined with a video showing the mechanic from Mythic Trap.

Our Rotface overview will show you where you're taking avoidable damage, and what to keep an extra eye out for.

There are a ton of important mechanics on Professor Putricide, but one of the main ones for ranged is avoiding the

.

Make sure to also check out the other insights, showing how quickly you deal with adds, how efficiently you stack up for the knockback explosion, and more.

One important mechanic on the Blood Prince Council encounter is

/
. This ability knockbacks players (and gives them stacks of
on Heroic difficulty).

Avoiding the

on the ground is important. Spreading to avoid the cleaved
even more so.

Wipefest also shows you the relevant Mythic Trap insights for each mechanic.

On the Blood-Queen Lana'thel encounter, one of the main mechanics is

. This requires the targetted players to stack to remove the chain.

The Wipefest insight shows you how quickly the chain is broken, and also how much damage other players took from linked players.

Valithria Dreamwalker is a healer fight. Keeping the stacks up and healing the boss is incredibly important for the healers.

This insight tracks the stacks reached and their uptime for your healers.

The main mechanic for casters and healers on Sindragosa is

. Casting while you have this causes a stacking dot that explodes when it expires, causing
.

In the final phase of Sindragosa, she casts

on the whole raid. Everyone needs to line of sight behind the Ice Tombs to clear the stacks.

Make sure to efficiently reset your stacks behind the Ice Tombs!

The Lich King is the final and longest fight in ICC. Our Wipefest analysis has a ton of information to identify your problem areas.

Dispelling the Shambling Horror

quickly is vital for tank survivability.

Check out a ton of other insights by loading up one of your own reports!

Wrapping Up

This is just a taste of some of the mechanical analysis that Wipefest has to offer, alongside other features such as player scores, event timelines, guides, and multi-pull analysis.

If you get stuck, we have an article of frequently asked questions, as well as a Discord server where you can discuss with other Wipefest users.

You can find me as Yax on Twitter.

Good luck, have fun!

Last updated: October 26, 2023