This is the summoned version of
at the 3-Breeze Terrace.
Okay, here's my guide to downing one of these guys. We had only a group of two and we killed the summoned version of him, but our strategy still applies.
1. First things first. Before you kill him, solo a bunch of the adds around him, namely the Kilnmasters and Chanters. The reason for this is that his abilities are all copied from them. The only hard part is that he combines the abilities of two different mobs which means there is a lot more to take care of. I can describe his mechanics all day long, but you're not going to get a feel for the fight unless you've taken each mechanic separately. Do not attempt to kill him unless at least one person in the group (make it yourself) can confidently solo a Kilnmaster/Chanter with 95% success rate.
2. Clear an area: regardless of whether you're killing him up top in Ordon Sanctuary or down below by the summoning stone, you're going to require a lot of room to kite and dodge. Clear the mobs both as practice for Archiereus of Flame and to give you some space. Watch out for patrols, for there are many in both areas.
3. Understanding the mechanic: Stuns and push backs don't work on him, and everything Archiereus of Flame does will two if not one-shot you. Do not bother with healers and tanks. This is not a fight for that. It's far more efficient to get an extra DPS instead. He has the below mechanics:
Blazing Blow (Kilnmaster): An uninterruptible cast-time AoE that creates a thin fan in front of him that hits you for about 300k (More than half your health). Sidestepping it is priority number one.
Eternal Kiln (Kilnmaster): A static, non attacking add that he summons which buffs his haste and damage, making every attack one shot. You will want to down this, but be careful. I find it helpful to avoid one Blazing Blow before switching targets to get into a rhythm. It is much harder to avoid BB during and immediately before and after the kiln because of tunnel vision and rhythm. Killing kilns activate any "on kill" abilities and heals you might have (Dark Succor, for example)
Flarecore Golem (Chanter): A slow-moving add that is too big to kill. You have to kite it, or it hits you for 100-200k on plate. Do not kite it straight back or you'll get BB to the face. Use a spiral out, or a S-shape pattern. You will get more than one golem at a time. They can also be stunned.
Fire Storm (Chanter): A "rain" mechanic that summons meteors over the a wide area. If you've killed any Jinyu rares in 5.0 you'll grasp this mechanic pretty fast. All it does is add to the chaos.
Cauterise (Chanter): An interruptible heal. This is the last in priority because it, strictly speaking, doesn't kill you. Interrupt it if you can, but don't sacrifice yourself for it. Slow and easy can still win the race
4. Working as a team: technically, this is a solo fight. He has no enrage mechanics and no melee hits. If you're patient, you can down him yourself. (You do have to burn him down as the 8th bulkiest mob on the island, more than even normal rare elites, behind Ordos, the Celestials, Evermaw and Vazuvius) However, a teammate speeds up the process and allows you to graveyard zerg him (the GY is quite close in both locations; closer by the summoning stone), as long as you don't all die to one mechanic.
5. Fatigue: this is perhaps the worst killer of them all, especially since it kills you at low enemy health. No matter how versed you are in the tactics and how good you are at your class, this is one hell of a fight; the mechanics are arguably more intense than any raid (one group wiper every ~3s or so), with no recourse to good healers or tanks. You will pull unexpected adds, die multiple times and stack up a repair bill. Keep it steady, don't let your anger or adrenaline get to you. Don't let a break in rhythm (since there is no phases or enrage, a rhythm is really important) throw you off. Don't despair if you miss a blazing blow or a cauterise. Bring friends who are willing to stick through with wipes. Two is more than enough, but the more the merrier.
So, can you only loot 1 of these a day?
You can only get the drop it once a day.
After putting in a ticket about Archiereus of Flame, he is infact intended to only be looted once PER DAY. However there is supposedly a bug going around that has allowed people a second chance (It could also be those people looting nearby mobs, such as High Priests)
Does this guy count toward the quest asking you to kill 5 rare elites?
Can you get the Elixir of Ancient Knowledge from this NPC when he's the summonable version? I've read no, I need confirmation.
Personal death reasons (Warrior, Tank):
-testing how much damage that area attack does (fatal)
-camera too far out + leaves on the trees block my sight = stand in fatal area effect
-the npc decides to reposition himself after casting something, making it impossible to get out of the fatal area in time
Meanwhile in Warlock PoV:
*sending Voidwalker in*
*has 90% damage reduction on area effect*
*takes very little damage*
Conclusion: Let a Warlock do the tanking.
Maybe a Hunter's pet will perform well, too.
i keep seeing "summoned version" is there another?
I have figured out a great trick to kill this guy. As i play with 200+ ping, avoiding the blazing blows as melee wasn't too easy and the fact that i play when the server is quiet. I got frustrated n such.
So to the point.
BTW this mainly works for Horde (alliance can do it too but would take a hell of a lot longer.)
Kite the Archiereus of Flame to Huojin Landing (For those wondering. It's where the flight master to go back to pandaria is.)
Essentially what happens is, once one of his attacks hits a Huojin Sentry the sentry will aggro onto him.
The best part is!
The sentries are immune to any form of damage from AI mobs. I don't know why but they take 0 damage from AI mobs. they will tank and kill it.
IT WILL TAKE AGES. but you can just stand out of range of his attacks and go eat or something. there is a total of 6 Sentries that will attack him.
But if all works they will *!@# on him and you get a free kill. If you're ranged dps u can attack him to speed up the process. you can do the same for melee but u might die from spells and such.
Hope this helps the people who needed the kill but cant get a group :)
I'm not trying to show off or post something that isn't helpful but I could NOT get a group to kill this guy for the quest so I tried to solo him as a Beast Master Hunter and I was successful. The key was my pet was Tenacity (Tank) spec with the
. All you do for the adds is Misdirect your pet and send him in without attacking with your bow. Keep Misdirect up at all times. The adds will not charge you. You just have to kite the guys that spawn but they move so slow and I just feign death if they got to close. iLevel 530 and it took about 10-15 mins to kill him. I hope this helps.
Note to transmog hunters:
The staff this NPC wields resembles:
>>>> This staff is a random trash drop from
Okay i dont know if this is intentional or not but i killed him, got my loot for the day and was happy. But then some guy decides to spawn him again so i join in and i get no timeless coins or anything but i got an Elixir of Ancient Knowledge. Is this farmable?
Tips on farming this item:
1) Krol the Blade
Elixir of Ancient Knowledge from
Krol the Blade
(respawns 35-50 minutes in NE Dread Wastes).
Macro for instant Krol the Blade tag upon spawn (it is often camped - try to use ability that doesn't need you to face target and has 40 yard range. Stand at tree with eggs/3 spider web lines and spam macro - can reach most spawn points from here):
/Target Krol the Blade
Tip: If you have a guildie/friend/2nd account, you can have that person tag the rare, stay alive until you sign in/get there, invite you, then both characters eligible to roll off on it. I used a second account to do this a few times.
2) Daily Archierius kill
Elixir of Ancient Knowledge also drops from Ordon Sanctuary
Archierius of Flame
lootable once per day (respawns 45-90min) - the area that you need legendary cloak to get into. I can solo him as 576 ret, it's rather hard, get a group instead. Clear area, max range ability to pull without aggroing high priests. Loot is still per person even if in a group so don't worry about rolling off against others in your group for the Elixir). (The Three Breeze Terrace Summoned Arch is just a copy of this guy)
Archierius of Flame
in Three Breeze Terrace (can only summon once and loot summoned Archierius once (per 90 character)- use 500 Timeless Coins for Scroll of Challenge from Vendor near Emperor Shaohao - requires Honored Rep with Emperor Shaohao to purchase - on east side of Celestial Court, goto Three Breeze Terrace NW of Celestial Court and click rock to summon him. If you don't have rep ask in general for someone to summon for you (tip. If you have rep but need coins, kill Evermaw, the summoned ship (both 60 min respawn timers - RareCoordinator addon tracks their time since last death if you want it), Huolon, or Cinderfall/other rares to get coins. (Big rare mobs drop 1k+ coins)
TLDR: Park a geared alt at Krol the Blade spawn, note time of death, come back 30 minutes later to wait for next respawn. During those 30 minutes swap to main and go and kill Archierius of Flames on Timeless Isle. I got 3 flasks in 24 kills of Krols/Archieriuses.
This rare can be kited to the Shrine of the Seven Stars with a cursed swabby helmet and a non-damaging attack every ~6 seconds, and I have done so 3 times. There seem to be several points at which he evades and resets immediately if he runs overtop of them. I have
the ones I have found on several attempts at kiting him. There is another "reset point" at the rock
. Save for these points the Archiereus of Flame and the High Priest of Ordos are unbound as far as kiting is concerned.
It seems rather bizarre that rather than an actual leash, there are these reset points scattered about that only work on 2 npcs, does anyone who knows more about the mechanics of aggro know what is really happening? These observations come from the server Darrowmere, which was recently merged with Windrunner, however the merge did not affect the kiting of these mobs.
You can easily solo this as a warlock with voidlord.
Clear the area, send in void, don't forget to place rain of fire on top of him every now and then, so the golems won't one shot the voidlord.
stand as far as you can from the elite and start to strafe left-right when the golems get close so they just dissapear after a little while.
Hey, I just wanted to ask whether you can or cannot obtain the
after the first daily kill. I don't think the tracking quests, count when it comes to rare/vanity items, but I am not entirely sure.
I understand he's only to be looted once a day, but is it common for him to drop nothing after that? Zilch? Not even some coins or something?
Kind of removes incentive to help because he's a PITA and people are impatient and just pulled half that plateau down at the same time. Death is inevitable, not worth it if he drops nothing (my experience anyway).
I farm these and
regularly solo on my hunter and lock (Affliction). The same technique works for both.
Naturally you want full island damage buffs
Make sure you clear room to kite around.
Keep pet on passive and manually send them to attack the Archiererus to prevent accidental taunts to golems.
Use your AoE (RoF works best for locks) to ensure you aggro the golems so they don't kill your pet. Just kite the golems and collect loot.
I was able to loot
of the day. I was under the impression that this wasn't possible but the apparently it is. I killed my first one 10 minutes prior to my second. The only thing on his body was the
I wanted to clear something up as there looks to be some confusion.
You can summon and kill this guy
as many times you want in a single day to obtain
, however you can only obtain the timeless coins once per day.
BUT, it took me exactly 40 kills before i was able obtain a single elixir (unlucky maybe) and there is a 10 min window before you can summon him again on your realm. You can of course jump servers to avoid this.
Nowadays i feel this is the best way to obtain the exp elixir because the introduction of "realm hopping" Krol is almost never up on any realm. Plus
has been nerfed to where you have to kill 50 of the steamwheedle rares before you can obtain one.
One drawback of farming this is that you need to be be at least honored with
, to buy the challenge scrolls necessary to summon this guy.
If you need a kill on this guy but don't have a pet, you can simply use / create a hunter toon via class trial, pull the mob outside with your pet, alt-f4 and quickly log back onto your main to get the kill.
The mob should still attack your hunter. Just make sure you don't auto attack him with your toon.
I just killed him .. as a mage I used the bird to reach ordos. I used slow fall - killed the bird - hit ordos without killing him
It teleported me inside ordos' temple and then I killed Archiereus of Flame
这个 NPC 能在这些地区找到：
杀死此 NPC 后您可获得：
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