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Published Apr 17, 2015
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Published Apr 15, 2015

Ahead of the Curve!

Ghostti a posted Jan 19, 15

Another milestone for our Prime raid: Heroic Highmaul has been cleared! Shout out to Wildkarde for joining us for our final attempts and the kill even though he had the flu!

Pictured above: Brehon, Sunchip, Wildkarde, Garum, Syro, Haman, Damaci, Inbev, Bloodpayne, Fybbs, Deamp, Entrails, Rakmar, Sito, Sniperwolf, Fragilex, Valcourt, Pradnil, Ghosti, Makasi, Krunkster, Shyanda, and Ourobir.

Belt Trying to decide if my buddies are paying tribute or being copycats. Grats fellas
Marclah Awesome job to everyone involved!

Normal Highmaul Cleared!

Ghostti a posted Dec 29, 14

Congrats to the Prime raid for our first clear of Normal Highmaul! It was a great night of raiding as we also went on to clear 5/7 of heroic difficulty.

Pictured above: Haman, Valcourt, Damaci, Syrophenikan, Rayenna, Rakmar, Sniperwolf, Shyanda, Garum, Belt, Tinderfitles, Sonju, Inbev, Sunchip, Ourobir, Ghostti, Pradnil, Tanstaafl, Wildkarde, Makasi, Fybbs

Syrophenikan Roster Valcourt Haman Shyanda Syro Sunchip Inbev Pradnil Wildkarde Tanstaafl Belt Damaci Rayenna Garum Fybbs Rakmar Sonj ...
Merbear Congratulations to all! So happy for you.

New Raid Incoming!

Ghostti a posted Dec 2, 14

We are kicking off a new raid for normal mode raiding soon. Check out the announcement and details here.


Ghostti a posted Nov 21, 14
MC is back! We'll be attempting a (mostly) all Brute raid tonight at 8:30 pm server time. Drop us a note here if you can make it!

Ghostti a We are headed back for another trip to MC on Sunday, November 30th. Check out the calendar for details.

Donation Drive Complete

Ghostti a posted Oct 28, 14
That was fast! Our donation goal for website domain name renewal has been reached. Thanks to all who donated!

Fivetide I think I've only been fast enough to donate to one of these drives! Brutes > All!
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