The first line of defense against those daring to enter the vaults is a stolid row of enchanted, bestial statues. Hard as granite and ceaseless in their vigil, the sentries of the Stone Guard present an insurmountable wall of flame, fangs, and claws.
In 10 player Normal Difficulty, a rotating set of three of the four guardians are present each week.
In 10 player Heroic Difficulty, a rotating set of three of the four guardians are present each week.
In Raid Finder Difficulty, a rotating set of three of the four guardians are present each week.
Long ago, Feng Shri was the Mogu'shan Vaults' caretaker, tasked with preserving the treasures kept within these shadowy halls. After years of faithful service, he was caught stealing from the shelves (although some say he was framed by a jealous underling) and the mogu ruler punished him with a fatal curse. The doomed spirit of Feng Shri has wandered the vaults ever since, communing with the shades of past mogu heroes and warlords.
In 25 Player and 25 Player Heroic Difficulty, Feng the Accursed hits 8 random players with Spirit Bolts.
In Heroic Difficulty, Feng siphons from the statue nearest to him around 100%, 75%, 50%, and 25%.
Leader of the Zandalar trolls' assault on the vaults, Gara'jal is determined to crack open this trove of ancient mystery and bring back whatever arcane power and knowledge he can find. Gifted with dark talents and surrounded by a loyal cadre of Zandalar mystics, he has broken through the outer walls and will not rest until the vaults belong to him.
In 25 player raids, Gara'jal chooses 3 other players from the raid to turn into Voodoo Dolls.
In Normal Difficulty the Severer of Souls is only visible to the banished victim.
In Heroic Difficulty, three Severers of Souls attack. One of these Severers of Souls is only visible to the banished victim. The other two are visible to the raid.
Ancient records tell of these legendary rulers, powerful mogu who carved an empire from the very rock of Pandaria. Their names still cause the land to tremble: Zian of the Endless Shadow, Meng the Demented, Qiang the Merciless, and Subetai the Swift. Some say their spirits lurk in the vaults, lost in ghostly memories of battle and glory.
On Heroic difficulty, each Spirit King animates and joins the battle when its predecessor is brought below 30% of maximum health.
Dedicated to the advancement of their empire, the mogu salvaged and repurposed titan technology to generate untold power in the depths of this ancient complex. Why these energies have been focused into the cold will of a celestial dragon is a mystery that lies at the very heart of the vaults.
In Heroic Difficulty, the Energy Vortex prevents targeting into or out of the Energy Vortex.
In 25 player Difficulty, Arcing Energy targets five random players.
In 10 player Heroic Difficulty, Arcing Energy targets three random players.
In 25 player Heroic Difficulty, Arcing Energy targets seven random players.
In Looking for Raid Difficulty, Arcing Energy targets four random players.
In Heroic Difficulty, Total Annihilation also applies Destabilizing Energies.In Heroic Difficulty, Total Annihilation will trigger Catostrophic Anomaly if it hits no targets.
In Heroic Difficulty, Total Annihilation also applies Destabilizing Energies.In 25 player Heroic Difficulty, Total Annihilation will trigger Catostrophic Anomaly if it hits fewer than three targets.
The core chamber of the vaults houses an army of stone soldiers who have been motionless for centuries. They are row upon row of warriors, statues armed for a battle that never began. What treasures do they guard? And what is their tie to the titanic power buried with them here in the shadows?
In Heroic Difficulty, the Devastating Combo consists of ten attacks.
I must have been living under a rock the last few weeks, had no idea that raids were open up this past Tuesday. Will have to check to see how some guilds are progressing through the content. Looking forward to getting my feet wet in LFR, assuming I get get the ilvl up before next Tuesday.