Calling all MoD Streamers!

Are you a Twitch (or YouTube, or Facebook…) streamer that showcases Ministry of Defense raids, dungeons, and other guild content?

We’re looking to showcase our creatives and link them on the website! Send Quetzie a message in Discord so she knows your URL, in game name, and streaming alias to be featured!

Throwback Thursday: Legion Raids Interest

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been itching to get achievements and transmogs from Legion raids before the content gets old – especially The Chosen, which will vanish when BFA launches!

For those who don’t know me, I was the primary (only) Raid Lead for Ministry of Defense in the first half of Legion, back before I took a year off to regain my sanity from yelling at fuckers not to stand in fire concentrate on finishing other games. You might hear people call me “Raid Mom”. I’m familiar with all the fights up through Nighthold, which netted me an Ahead of the Curve: Xavius and Ahead of the Curve: Helya (I quit before we finished Nighthold Heroic. RIP my cheevos.).

I’m itching to Raid Lead again, so I thought this would be a great opportunity to scratch that itch AND benefit all the guild members who lack Mythic kills, transmogs, and experience in general with Legion’s earliest raids.

My goal is to get all of our normal raiders The Chosen, so we’ll likely spend every Thursday starting on mythic ToV before moving on to one of the other three early legion raids.

If the idea of a Throwback Thursday Legion Raid strikes your fancy, react to this post in the MoD Website Feed Discord Channel with the MoD banner! If I net enough interest, I’ll start organizing a time and start date!

Glory of the Legion Hero Accomplishments

Gotta love it when guildies work together!

Over the past few weeks, some of our more prominent guild members – Ganelon, Pewpewbeast, Quetzie, Telanlan, and Lineda – have been hard at work to get the achievements necessary for Glory of the Legion Hero. Three of the group finished it on the 16th with I Made a Food! – an annoyance to get, as it requires the correct Violet Hold boss to spawn. The other two got it the next day with an RNG-blessed completion of Dropping some Eaves.

The most fun was probably Poor Unfortunate Souls – a long, complex, timed achievement that spans multiple dungeons and rewards a minipet in addition to the achievement. Most frustrating? Probably You Used to Scrawl Me in Your Fel Tome because of its RNG nature, though A Spectre, Illuminated was also frustrating since it kept bugging out. Stay Salty required the most coordination, whereas I Got What You Mead had to be the simplest of all.

In addition to the Leyfeather Hippogryph, completing this achievement unlocks the 4th tint of your Valorous Artifact Weapon Appearance.

Want your own achievement, mount, and pretty weapon color? You can always ask for tips in the Discord!

 

Reminder: New Raid Rules & Times

Just a reminder to all our raiders: We have a few new Rules & Regulations you need to check out before tomorrow. After you’ve read them, go to the Raid Announcements Discord channel for further instructions. Finally, make sure you’ve watch all the assigned Raider Homework videos before Saturday.

On account of the holiday weekend, we might not have a full raid for either Saturday (progression) or Sunday (old raids), but we will have alternate activities planned if that’s the case.

Sunday Funday Raffle Winner

As encouragement to get people involved, Orektarg was nice enough to sponsor a raffle for all participants in the classic raid run-through the other night. The prize? Choice of Battle.net store pet! Zuldat was the lucky winner, and he chose Lil’ Ragnaros – a solid (and appropriate!) choice.

Want in on the fun? Join us Sundays at 6:30pm EST!

(Haha, Uro! I got to announce THIS raffle win!)

Tanking in a Half Shell:
Turtle Power

We had some…slight…difficulties finishing Aggramar due to our tanks having a mixup (despite otherwise performing perfectly for their first time together, might I add!). After the tanks went down in quick succession (including a battle-res that served to do little more than waste a GCD), Aggramar ripped through the raid until he found a turtle whose shell he just couldn’t quite crack. You could even say we were shell-shocked by the result 😉

This PoV is courtesy of Khaanatra.

Old Raids with Orek: Classic!

Yesterday the guild had its’ inaugural Sunday Fun Night, where we’ll go for achievements and transmogs as a Guild group!

The night took us on a whirlwind tour of the Classic Raids: Molten Core, Blackwing Lair, Ruins Ahn’Qiraj, and  Temple of Ahn’Qiraj. While some of the most desired pieces of transmog gear unfortunately didn’t drop, we found ourselves with a plethora of Red Battle Tanks – more than enough for everyone who still needed one! In addition, several people were able to check a few rare Battle Pets off their bucket list.

As a result of the runs, though, we successfully completed the Classic Raid achievement!

Following the four Classic raids, we moved on to helping one of our newer Guild Members, Zuldat, experience some of the Cataclysm content he missed while taking a break from the game. Having not played since WotLK, he was taken aback to see the damage that had been done to Mount Hyjal in his absence. Prompted by our tales of Ragnaros’ sins, he vowed to bring down the rogue Elemental Lord, plunging into the Firelands with his guild behind him.

When we had some issues with Only The Penitent during our striving for the achievements, we took a quick break and redirected our focus onto Al’Akir in the Throne of the Four Winds, bringing him down before he could even respond to us.

Returning to the Firelands after that, we resolved ourselves to push on, and successfully brought down Ragnaros for the second time that evening. All in all, it was a great experience for everyone involved, and if it is any indication of what Sunday nights will be for the Guild, you should do your best to come experience it with us!

– Orektarg

Here’s a complete list of achievements that were completed last night, between members and the guild:

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Looking for add-ons, macros, and more!

Do you guys have favorite add-ons, useful macros, or must-have sites that you use on a daily basis? Something atypical (everyone has DBM!) that you think can help your fellow guildies out? I’m compiling that kind of info on our Member Portal page, and could use your help! They can be class-specific, boss-specific, or even general or silly! Submit Feedback here, or message Quetzie on Discord. You’ll be credited for your additions on the site, too 🙂

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