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[Guide] A Collection of Raid Boss Guides

Forsaken Thicket – Spirit Vale (Raid 1 – Wing 1)

Complete Walkthrough from the Wiki, this also has information on smaller events between the bosses.

Vale Guardian

Link Notes
Text Guide by Dulfy This guide contains no information about newer strategies, e.g. distorting the green circles.
Video Guide by Brazil
Video Guide by W4lhalla This guide covers different boss pulling strategies. This was also postet on the subreddit.
Video Guide by Tekkit’s Workshop Explains mechanics with additional simple graphics. Also see this thread.

Gorseval

Link Notes
Text Guide by Dulfy This guide contains no information about newer strategies, e.g. using no updrafts.
Video Guide by W4lhalla Covers the mechanics in detail, no updraft gets mentioned at the end. Also see this thread.
Video Guide by Tekkit’s Workshop Mentions no updraft strategies as an option. Also see this thread.
Video Guide by Woodenpotatoes Specific kill explained in detail with all mechanics. Uses 4 updrafts, no explanation of other strategies.

Sabetha

Link Notes
Text Guide by Dulfy One of the linked videos was taken down, but there are a lot of similar videos on Youtube.
Video Guide by W4lhalla Covers cannon duty at the beginning, is slightly incorrect about green bombs, see Tekkit’s guide for better information on those. Also see this thread.
Video Guide by Tekkit’s Workshop Does not cover cannon duty. Also see this thread.
Video Guide by Minder
Video Guide by Woodenpotatoes Specific kill explained in detail with all mechanics. Uses 4 players on cannon duty, no mention of other strategies.

 

Forsaken Thicket – Salvation Pass (Raid 1 – Wing 2)

Complete Walkthrough from the Wiki, this also has information on smaller events between the bosses.

Slothasor

Link Notes
Text Guide by Dulfy This guide doesn’t contain much information strategies on where Sloth is pulled and which mushrooms are eaten.
Video Guide by Brazil Focuses on pulling Sloth around the room, not keeping it in the middle.
Video Guide by W4lhalla Also see this thread.
Video Guide by Tekkit’s Workshop Has additional graphics to explain mechanics. Also see this thread.
Video Guide by Woodenpotatoes Very detailed explanation, focuses on pulling Sloth around the room, not keeping it in the middle.

Bandit Trio

Link Notes
Text Guide by Dulfy
Video Guide by Tekkit’s Workshop Has additional graphics to explain mechanics. Also see this thread.
Video Guide by Woodenpotatoes Very detailed explanation.

Matthias

Link Notes
Text Guide by Dulfy
Video Guide by Brazil

 

Forsaken Thicket – Stronghold of the Faithful (Raid 1 – Wing 3)

Complete Walkthrough from the Wiki, this also has information on smaller events between the bosses.

Escort/McLeod the Silent

Link Notes
Video Guide by Gaming with GS
Video Guide by Esodan [LNR] “all up” strategy, useful for lowmanning this event.

Keep Construct

Link Notes
Text Guide by Dulfy

Xera

Link Notes
Text Guide by Dulfy
[REN] Kiting Guide by /u/DEKeyz Has a huge imgur album.
Tanking Guide by /u/Cruelmonster1 Also take a look at the comments for some more discussion.
Video Guide by Nike thanks to /u/jordi92723

 

Bastion of the Penitent (Raid 2)

Complete Walkthrough from the Wiki, this also has information on smaller events between the bosses.

Cairn the Indomitable

Link Notes
Video Guide by WhitetopGames Check the comments for timestamps, also see this thread on the subreddit
Video Guide by KroofGaming also had a (mostly ignored) subreddit thread

Mursaat Overseer

Link Notes
Text Guide by Dulfy Also has Challenge Mode information.
Video Guide by WhitetopGames also see this thread on the subreddit
Video Guide by KroofGaming also had a subreddit thread

Samarog

Link Notes
Text Guide by Dulfy Also has Challenge Mode information.
Video Guide by WhitetopGames also see this thread on the subreddit
Video Guide by Minder

Deimos

Link Notes
Text Guide by Dulfy
Video Guide by Tekkit’s Workshop Has a lot of additional graphics to clearly explain all mechanics. Also see this thread

Non-English Guides

Spanish Text Guides for all bosses (thanks to /u/shinitakunai ), has explanations for all mechanics and videos of kills with voice communication.

German Video Guides made by Guildnews.de, has guides for Matthias, Escort, Keep Construct, Xera, Cairn (with and without Kiter), Mursaat Overseer, Samarog and Deimos.