After jumping across a few jade blocks, you are now in the main boss area. The fight has 3 main phases.
When you first enter the area, you will see two Jade Tentacles and a few groups of Irukandji. Kill the tentacles quickly to move on to the next phase.
Note that the Jade Tentacles
have two skills, a huge spinning AoE (get used to the telegraph to avoid/dodge it) and a slam attack that can be side-stepped or dodged. Note that the tentacles are vulnerable to CCs such as Pull
, or Daze
. Use these to interrupt their attacks.
After killing the first Jade Tentacles, the second phase begins and a new group of tentacles spawns. Along with them, new mobs called Jade Colossi start spawning.
Beginning in this phase, killing these mobs will cause them to spawn Reflecting Crystals.
These crystals are important, as the boss will start targeting random players with a large red skull over their head. The skull is an indicator of a massive attack that will instantly down the player or cause them to lose their mistlock if they do not find a way to negate it.
To negate the attack, simply pick up a Reflecting Crystal when you have the skull over your head. When the attack hits, you will get a temporary 1 skill. Target the Jade Maw's eye and launch the crystal at it using this skill, which will do about 5% of the boss's HP.
You can dodge the attack. Dodging right after the skull leaves your head will evade the attack, so you can avoid going down if you are not in range of a crystal in time. however, your priority should be to use the crystals for the attacks, as this will speed up the time it takes to clear the fractal.
The only other way to damage the boss is by killing the Jade Tentacles. Each tentacle will remove 3-4% of the boss's HP. However, the damaging effect from killing a tentacle cannot trigger more than once at the same time.
DO NOT kill all Jade Tentacles at once, but move from tentacle to tentacle while reflecting attacks and killing the Jade Colossi to move to the last phase.
*The Jade Colossi
spawn with a reflecting aura that can be removed using non-projectile based CC skills** such as Stun
. The Jade Colossi
has 3 skills, a far reaching skill that applies Crippled
, an AoE Knockdown
and a reflecting aura that looks like Elementalist
, the Jade Colossus
mostly activates this aura after it got it's reflect stripped.
After killing the last Jade Colossi, a fresh set of Jade Tentacles will spawn, and the boss will increase the frequency of the red skull attack. The same rules apply here.
Continue reflecting crystals and killing tentacles until the boss reaches 8%. This will trigger one final attack, targeting all players. Each person picks up a crystal, blocking the attack and finishing off the boss.
Congratulations, you finished the fractal.