Shadowlands Dungeons - The Necrotic Wake Dungeon Guide
The Necrotic Wake is a leveling dungeon located in Bastion.


NamePoints
The Necrotic WakeDefeat Nalthor the Rimebinder in The Necrotic Wake.
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Surgeon's SuppliesDefeat Surgeon Stitchflesh after destroying two barrels of spare parts in the Necrotic Wake on Mythic difficulty.
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Ready for Raiding VIIDefeat Nalthor the Rimebinder without being struck by Comet Storm, Blizzard, or the secondary effect of Frozen Binds in the Necrotic Wake on Mythic...
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Mythic: The Necrotic Wake Guild RunDefeat Nalthor the Rimebinder in the Necrotic Wake on Mythic difficulty while in a guild group.
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Mythic: The Necrotic WakeDefeat Nalthor the Rimebinder in The Necrotic Wake on Mythic or Mythic Keystone difficulty.
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Heroic: The Necrotic WakeDefeat Nalthor the Rimebinder in The Necrotic Wake on Heroic difficulty or higher.
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Bountiful HarvestDefeat Amarth the Harvester after he's consumed the corpse of a Grisly Colossus using Final Harvest in the Necrotic Wake on Mythic difficulty.
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Encounters
Originally Posted by MMO-Champion
The Necrotic Wake
In an unthinkable act of treachery, forces from Maldraxxus, the realm charged with defending the Shadowlands, have invaded the Temple of Courage. They have pillaged anima and taken slaughtered kyrian to fuel their dark practices. If left unchecked, the necrotic forces of the necropolis Zolramas will pillage Bastion leaving destruction in their wake.

Blightbone
The corpulent mass of rotting flesh known as Blightbone was lovingly constructed by Surgeon Stitchflesh. Now the abomination is eager to be unleashed on the Temple of Courage.

  • Overview - Periodically, Blightbone will Heaving Retch towards a player, spewing up Carrion Worms. As Carrion Worms attack their target they grow larger, eventually exploding into a Carrion Eruption.
  • Heaving Retch - Blightbone hurls a toxic spew at all players in a cone in front of him, inflicting 25 Nature damage and an additional 5 Nature damage every 2 sec for 12 sec as Blightbone spews forth up to 3 Carrion Worms.
    • Carrion Worm - Carrion Worms hunger for blood, searching out random players to feast upon.
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      In Mythic difficulty, Carrion Worms now erupt into a pool of Fetid Gas upon dying.
      • Blood Gorge - The Carrion Worm bites the target, inflicting 15 Physical damage.
        Additionally, each successful Blood Gorge causes the worm to grow in size, permanently increasing its Physical damage done by 50%.
        Upon reaching 3 applications, the worm explodes in a Carrion Eruption.
        • Carrion Eruption - The Carrion Worm explodes, spraying all players with noxious goo that inflicts 12 Nature damage every 2 sec for 30 sec.
      • Fetid Gas - Unleashes a store of pent up gas that last for up to 2 min. Standing within the area inflicts 8 Nature damage every 2 sec and prevents all actions and spell casting.
  • Fetid Gas - Unleashes a store of pent up gas that last for up to 2 min. Standing within the area inflicts 8 Nature damage every 2 sec and prevents all actions and spell casting.
  • Crunch - Blightbone smashes his current target, inflicting 65 Physical damage.

Amarth, The Harvester
Amarth oversees the harvesting of corpses from atop the undead monstrosity Bonefang, flying above the battle. The sadistic commander destroyed the Hand of Courage, and now comes for their Paragon.

  • Overview - Amarth raises minions from the dead to assault players during Land of the Dead. After a short time, he will cast Final Harvest, destroying his minions and inflicting damage to all players if they still stand.
  • Land of the Dead - Amarth summons skeletal minions to his side over 4 sec. Inflicts 25 Shadow damage to players within 4 yards of the summoning location.
    • Reanimated Warrior -
    • Reanimated Mage -
      • Frostbolt - Fires a bolt of ice at the target, inflicting 12 Frost damage and applying Chilled.
        • Chilled - Reduces the target's movement speed by 10% for 8 sec. This effect stacks.
      • Frostbolt Volley - Sends shards of ice at nearby enemies, inflicting 10 Frost damage and applying Chilled.
        • Chilled - Reduces the target's movement speed by 10% for 8 sec. This effect stacks.
    • Reanimated Crossbowman -
  • Final Harvest - Amarth harvests the bodies of his minions, destroying them.
    If the minion still stands, it explodes and inflicts 40 damage to all players. Otherwise its corpse explodes, inflicting 40 damage only to players within 0 yards.

    • Tortured Echoes - Amarth harvests power from the deaths of enemies and allies alike. Each application inflicts 1 Shadow damage to all enemies every 3 sec.
      This effect stacks.
  • Necrotic Breath - Bonefang spews forth necrotic spittle, inflicting 15 Shadow damage every 0.5 sec. to enemies caught in the breath and reducing healing received by 50%.

    • Necrotic Ichor - Lingering ichor from Necrotic Breath inflicts 5 Shadow damage every 1 sec and reduces healing received by 30% for 10 sec.
  • Unholy Frenzy - Amarth sends Bonefang into a frenzy, increasing its attack speed by 50% for 16 sec.
  • Necrotic Bolt - Amarth fires a bolt of necrotic energy that inflicts 7 Shadow damage to an enemy and absorbs the next 7 healing.

Surgeon Stitchflesh
Surgeon Stitchflesh is the mastermind behind the grisly abominations that are deployed from the floating fortress of Zolramus. He bends to his task with maniacal fervor, crafting the flesh of fallen enemies into undead constructs to be used in Maldraxxus' wars.

  • Overview - Surgeon Stitchflesh periodically Summons Creations to his aid from the safety of the Obscuring Gas atop his platform. Meanwhile, his constructs will assault players with Meat Hook.
    • Tank -
      • Aim Meat Hook carefully to pull Surgeon Stitchflesh from his platform.
      • Quickly engage new constructs when Surgeon Stitchflesh casts Summon Creation.
      • Defend cautiously against Mutilate.
    • Healer -
      • Aim Meat Hook carefully to pull Surgeon Stitchflesh from his platform.
      • Tanks will take a severe amount of damage from Mutilate.
    • Damage -
      • Aim Meat Hook carefully to pull Surgeon Stitchflesh from his platform.
      • Quickly defeat Stitchflesh's creations before you are overwhelmed.
      • Prioritize Surgeon Stitchflesh while he's in the arena before he has a chance to Escape.
  • Awaken Creation - Stitchflesh awakens one of his monstrous creations and douses them with Festering Rot.
    • Stitchflesh's Creation -
      • Meat Hook - The construct hurls its meat hook through the air, pulling the first target hit to its location.
        Inflicts 40 Physical damage to players.
      • Mutlilate - Inflicts 65 Physical damage to an enemy.
      • Festering Rot - Stitchflesh's creation is drenched in a disgusting liquid that increases its Physical damage done by 3% and inflicts 0 Plague damage to all players every 3 sec.
        This effect stacks.
  • Embalming Ichor - Stitchflesh throws a jar of his embalming ichor, inflicting 15 Plague damage to all players within 5 yds and leaving behind a puddle of Embalming Ichor.
    • Embalming Ichor - Standing in the disgusting fluids inflict 15 Plague damage every 1 sec.
  • Stitchneedle - Stitchflesh throws a needle at a target, inflicting 10 Physical damage on impact and causing the player to bleed for 2 Physical damage every 1 sec. for 10 sec.
  • Sever Flesh - Surgeon Stitchflesh inflicts 40 Physical damage to his current target.
  • Morbid Fixation - Surgeon Stitchflesh fixates on a nearby target for 8 sec, increasing his damage done by 100% but reducing movement speed by 50%.
  • Noxious Fog - Surgeon Stitchflesh's work area is filled with a noxious fog that protects him from harm.
    Inflicts 20 Plague damage every 1 sec. to nearby enemies.
  • Escape - After a short period of time Stitchflesh escapes to the safety of his worktable.

Nalthor the Rimebinder
From atop the flying ziggurat Zolramus, Nalthor the Rimebinder commands the forces attacking Bastion. The conniving lich plans to rain frozen magic and death on the pristine lands of Bastion.

  • Overview - Upon reaching 100 Energy, Nalthor the Rimebinder banishes a player to the lower reaches of Zolramus. Players banished in such a fashion must negotiate a frozen gauntlet to rejoin their allies and continue their assault on Nalthor.
    • Tank -
    • Healer -
    • Damage -
      • Frozen Binds will chain its effect to nearby allies when it is removed.
      • During Dark Exile slay the Zolramus Siphoner to free the bound kyrian and return to your allies.
  • Comet Storm - Nalthor calls down icy comets at each player's location every 0.5 sec for 4 sec. Each comet inflicts 35 Frost damage to all players within 3 yards of the impact and increases their damage taken by Comet Storm by 25% for 5 sec.
  • Icebound Aegis - Nalthor shields himself in a curtain of ice, preventing the next 100 damage. While the shield is active, waves of frosty energy emanate from him, inflicting 12 Frost damage every 3 sec to all players.
  • Icebound Aegis - Nalthor shields himself in a curtain of ice, preventing the next 100 damage. While the shield is active waves of frosty energy emanate from him, inflicting 8 Frost damage to all players every 3 sec and increases the damage taken of Icebound Aegis by 10% for 5 sec. This effect stacks.
  • Frozen Binds - Nalthor unleashes tendrils of frost to bind a random player, immobilizing them and inflicting 10 Frost damage every 2 sec for up to 12 sec.
    Upon expiration, this effect spreads to all players within 16 yards.
  • Icy Shard - Nalthor launches a shard of ice at his current target, inflicting 50 Physical damage.
  • Dark Exile - Nalthor banishes a player from his platform to the lower wings of the necropolis.
    After 50 sec, players banished to the lower wings are slain outright unless they escape.
    • Frigid Cold - While on the lower platforms freezing winds buffet the player, continually reducing their movement speed by 2% every 5 sec.
      Upon expiring, an area of Razorshard Ice is created covering an area based on the number of Frigid Cold applications gained.
      • Razorshard Ice - Covers an area with sharp crystals of ice for up to 2.5 min. Standing in the area inflicts 8 Frost damage and reduces movement speed by 25%.
    • Comet Storm - Icy comets drop from the sky inflicting 35 Frost damage to all players within 5 yards of the impact and increases their damage taken by Comet Storm by 25% for 5 sec.
    • Blizzard - Ice shards pelt the area, inflicting 15 Frost damage every 1.5 sec. Players hit with Blizzard become Chilled, reducing their movement speed by 70% for 5 sec.
      • Chilled - Reduces the target's movement speed by 70% for 5 sec.
    • Zolramus Siphoner -
      • Enfeeble - The caster channels a beam of necrotic energy at the player, inflicting 2 Shadow damage every 1 sec and reducing their haste and movement speed by 50% for up to 5 sec.



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The Necrotic Wake Loot List
The Necrotic Wake drops item level 158 (Normal), 171 (Heroic), and 184 (Mythic) loot.

LevelTypeSlotNameModel Viewer
50MountMarrowfang's Reins
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1QuestMemory of the Biting Cold
1QuestMemory of the Cold Front
1QuestMemory of an Implosive Potential
1QuestMemory of the Deathmaker
158FingerFingerStitchflesh's Misplaced Signet
158FingerFingerRitual Commander's Ring
158TrinketTrinketSpare Meat Hook
158TrinketTrinketBottled Flayedwing Toxin
158TrinketTrinketSatchel of Misbegotten Minions
158TrinketTrinketSiphoning Phylactery Shard
158ClothHeadAbominable Visage
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158ClothShouldersReanimator's Mantle
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158ClothWristsNecropolis Lord's Shackles
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158ClothHandsGory Surgeon's Gloves
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158LeatherShouldersUndying Chill Shoulderpads
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158LeatherChestFreshly Embalmed Jerkin
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158LeatherFeetViscera-Stitched Footpads
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158LeatherWristsRisen Monstrosity Cuffs
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158MailHeadRattling Deadeye Hood
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158MailShouldersBlightbone Spaulders
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158MailLegsLichbone Legguards
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158MailFeetStriders of Restless Malice
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158PlateHeadDarkfrost Helmet
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158PlateShouldersVile Butcher's Pauldrons
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158PlateWaistFused Bone Greatbelt
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158PlateLegsLegplates of Unholy Frenzy
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158ShieldOff HandEncrusted Canopic Lid
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158GunRangedBlight Belcher
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158One-handed MaceOne HandEngorged Worm Smasher
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158One-handed SwordOne HandAmarth's Spellblade
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158Two-handed SwordTwo HandRimebinder's Runeblade
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158DaggerOne HandStitchflesh's Scalpel
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145OtherUnrelenting Cold
145OtherShivering Core
145OtherRising Sun Revival
145OtherScalding Brew
145OtherUnnerving Focus
145OtherDepths of Insanity
145OtherArtifice of the Archmage
145OtherShining Radiance
145OtherEverfrost
145OtherChilled to the Core
145OtherUnleashed Frenzy
145OtherGrowing Inferno
145OtherResplendent Light
145OtherCarnivorous Stalkers
145OtherInfernal Brand
145OtherBloodletting
145OtherIncessant Hunter
145OtherSudden Ambush
145OtherMaim, Mangle
145OtherPlanned Execution

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