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    You will surely need better gear. Clear Antorus LFR and see if you get some loot, probably some people are kind to gift you their items which they don't need. Take a look at all world quests, they sometimes have items which could be an upgrade for you, especially the ones from Argus (with relics) or Broken Shore. Farm argunite to get some decent 910 int stat stick trinkets. If you have devilsaur shock baton or unstable arcanocrystal, these are OK.

    You should probably also run the challenge with the Water Elemental, because you can use this to soak runes with the move pet command, and have an additional frost nova to control adds / to proc 2 ice lance charges to finish off hands.

    Thing is, you need enough gear to be able to kill one hand and to dps Karam a bit before another hand spawns. If you get an overlap with 1 hand alive and a 2nd one spawning, then you have not enough damage. On the other hand, if you have too much damage, then you will run out of small adds in Phase 3 which is also a problem. I was quite comfortable with an item level of 910-920 and 1 DPS legendary like bracers or hands. Though I don't know how much boost you would get now with the artifact overload. You can get out impressive burst dps when concordance is active, that's for sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Liberator View Post
    There is a guy who did the prot pala challenge at 852, so anything is possible I guess.
    The frost mage challenge is probably the hardest of the mage tower challenges.

    Prot Pally is, imo, one of the easier ones.

    I *destroyed* the boomkin challenge at ilvl 890 but it took me 25 tries to get down Frost Mage @916, and that win was 100% RNG.

    He won't have the damage to kill the hands fast enough AND still burn the boss. I'm not going to say its impossible but you're going to be fishing for RNG in a lot of attempts to get it down.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Yoshimiko View Post
    The frost mage challenge is probably the hardest of the mage tower challenges.

    Prot Pally is, imo, one of the easier ones.

    I *destroyed* the boomkin challenge at ilvl 890 but it took me 25 tries to get down Frost Mage @916, and that win was 100% RNG.

    He won't have the damage to kill the hands fast enough AND still burn the boss. I'm not going to say its impossible but you're going to be fishing for RNG in a lot of attempts to get it down.
    Of the DPS I've done, frost mage seems to be giving me the most issues (outside of just overall sucking at arms so gave up). It doesn't help Karam seems to randomly teleport to me when he fixates me and uppercuts my face, or that he just ignores terrain and comes straight at me through terrain I walk around for kiting. He might've done it when I was on balance but I had t21 2pc, and druid was more mobile.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Liberator View Post
    There is a guy who did the prot pala challenge at 852, so anything is possible I guess.
    Not really the same as the tank challenge isn't a DPS race.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yoshimiko View Post
    The frost mage challenge is probably the hardest of the mage tower challenges.

    Prot Pally is, imo, one of the easier ones.

    I *destroyed* the boomkin challenge at ilvl 890 but it took me 25 tries to get down Frost Mage @916, and that win was 100% RNG.

    He won't have the damage to kill the hands fast enough AND still burn the boss. I'm not going to say its impossible but you're going to be fishing for RNG in a lot of attempts to get it down.
    Frost was tricky, but to say it's the hardest of all the challenges is probably not really true, at least not in my experience. Frost Mage took me maybe 10 attempts at ilvl 905, whereas Holy Paladin took me ~20 tries in the 905-915 ilvl range.

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    [QUOTE=Segus1992;49729903]Not really the same as the tank challenge isn't a DPS race.

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    Not a dps race? It sure is, not anymore though with the 30k conc buff, back at 910ish it sure was.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Liberator View Post
    Not really the same as the tank challenge isn't a DPS race.

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    Not a dps race? It sure is, not anymore though with the 30k conc buff, back at 910ish it sure was.
    The Kruul part is yes, but you can save all CDs for that part and burn through it pretty fast. I did Prot Warrior with 910-915 before the Concordance buff, it wasn't Annihilate that killed me - my damage was more than fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Segus1992 View Post
    The Kruul part is yes, but you can save all CDs for that part and burn through it pretty fast. I did Prot Warrior with 910-915 before the Concordance buff, it wasn't Annihilate that killed me - my damage was more than fine.
    You will run out of cds if you take too long, making it a dps race.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Liberator View Post
    You will run out of cds if you take too long, making it a dps race.
    Not as much as the Twins challenge is, by any means.

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    not apples to apples but i did Demo on the day it launched with 875 and AP 52ish and took me about 75 attempts.
    The mage one....i may just suck at it but with ilvl 920 i had crated shoulders and quest lego ring as my two legendaries....really bad trinkets and weapon ilvl of 936 it took me ~45-50 tries to kill it. Killing hands while keeping distance was the hardest for me so i either took damage from the hand or got punted in the face.

    on my kill i actually did not use any CD at start making p1 the longest/scariest as he was getting close to 10 stacks of the speed buff.
    i used ice veins on p2 and tried to NOT kill the small adds too much and keep orb off cd after you start being chased again. this helped to a ) slow the fucker at start b) give me the ice lances for the hand . i popped all cd's in p3 and tried to burn him b4 a rune went off.

    Try to do every invasion you can for shards to get 890 to get into LFR. sac some shards to get 880 gear if you are in a bind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Segus1992 View Post
    Not as much as the Twins challenge is, by any means.
    Perhaps not, but doing the tank challenge at 852 and without an artifact equipped is pretty damn impressive.
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