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hugo.4705hugo.4705 Member ✭✭✭✭
edited January 20, 2021 in Living World

The Top dragon responders.

In addition of that, more annoying weapons recipes collecting and collection crafting. REALLY YOU HAD NOTHING BETTER TO OFFER?
Is it TOO HARD, to put as example an achiev asking you to COLLECT ITEMS in each DRM that way it can be done in ONE RUN?
Is it TOO HARD, to put achievement behind easy achievable things like play 5 times with the deldrimor dwarves as helping faction or an achiev asking you to kill 50 destroyers?

Those missions are annoying as hell, not because it is a bad concept, not because it looks bad, but because mechanics STINKS:
-FRICKIN HELPING ALLIES THAT GET KILLED IN TWO SHOT!
-BUNCHES OF IDIOT NPCS STAYING AT STARTING DRM AREA NOT EVEN HELPING WITH BOSSES!!
-NOT A GOOD SCALING IF YOU ARE ALONE IN PRIVATE!
-CHALLENGES NOT EVEN AVAILABLE IN PUBLIC INSTANCES, WHY ANNOYING EVERYONE TO GO PRIVATE?!

You added those dragon responders achievs like you are expecting players to make groups and do all thoses with challenges on, you really think I gonna do them?

Answer : NO see:

Congratulation btw you already turned the LFG into requirement fests for strikes, and even better, not even groups for your DRMS that clearly show it stinks: You are basically asking players to do 7 unnacessible achievmements since they can't find challenges runs on LFG and you are preventing them to get the new emote. (ahha cause nobody want to experience those DRM more than one time, understandable) Because nope, nobody gonna complete the stupid expensive weapons collections too.

THE DRM ARE ALREADY A PAIN, LONG, AND REWARD POOR CONTENT. WHY DOING THAT INSTEAD OF FRACTALS OR RIBA OR DRAGONFALL?!!

SO WELP, YOU WON IT WHOEVER MADE THOSE ABOBINATIONS: I'M NOT GONNA BUY ANYTHING ON GEMSTORE SINCE NOW, AND I'M NOT GONNA BUY EOD UNTIL THOSE CRAPPY DRMS GET FIXED.

Until then, I take a break from the game that is worst than even and that release that hurt more the players and that game than helping it.

READ THAT Achievement list again designers:
"Stretch Goals"
-Primordius Rising (story completion) => OK
-Defending Tyria (story completion) => OK
-Rising Flames (story completion) => OK
-Champions Insight: Metrica Province (Mastery point) => OK
-Champions Insight: Gandarran Fields (Mastery point) => OK
-Champions Insight: Brisban Wildlands (Mastery point) => OK
-Champions Insight: Fields of Ruin (Mastery point) => OK
-Champions Insight: Thunderhead Keep (Mastery point) => OK
-Champions Insight: Lake Doric (Mastery point) => OK
-Champions Insight: Snowen Drifts (Mastery point) => OK
-Emergency Dragon Responder: Metrica Province (Completing the DRM) => OK
-Emergency Dragon Responder: Gandarran Fields (Completing the DRM) => OK
-Emergency Dragon Responder: Brisban Wildlands (Completing the DRM) => OK
-Emergency Dragon Responder: Fields of Ruin (Completing the DRM) => OK
-Emergency Dragon Responder: Thunderhead Keep (Completing the DRM) => OK
-Emergency Dragon Responder: Lake Doric (Completing the DRM) => OK
-Emergency Dragon Responder: Snowen Drifts (Completing the DRM) => OK
-Top Dragon Responder: Metrica Province (Completing the DRM) => IMPOSSIBLE
-Top Dragon Responder: Gandarran Fields (Completing the DRM) => IMPOSSIBLE
-Top Dragon Responder: Brisban Wildlands (Completing the DRM) => IMPOSSIBLE
-Top Dragon Responder: Fields of Ruin (Completing the DRM) => IMPOSSIBLE
-Top Dragon Responder: Thunderhead Keep (Completing the DRM) => IMPOSSIBLE
-Top Dragon Responder: Lake Doric (Completing the DRM) => IMPOSSIBLE
-Top Dragon Responder: Snowen Drifts (Completing the DRM) => IMPOSSIBLE
-Shooting stars: IMPOSSIBLE
-Killer Waves: IMPOSSIBLE
-No more sacrifices: IMPOSSIBLE
-Dragon slayer arms master: IMPOSSIBLE
-Dragon slayer weapons collector: IMPOSSIBLE
-Crystal Bloom Supporter: OK
-Ebon Vanguard Supporter: OK
-Deldrimor Supporter: OK
-Exalted Supporter: OK
-Dragon Ice Infuser: IMPOSSIBLE
-Azure Dragon Slayer weapon collection: IMPOSSIBLE
-Dragon Fire Infuser: IMPOSSIBLE
-Crimson Dragon Slayer weapon collection: IMPOSSIBLE
-Swift Cleanup = OK
-Jormag World = OK

SO 23 out of the 31 achievs required for the new emote!!!!!

When I write impossible is it is really impossible for someone not finding groups to run challenges, or struggling because without guild.
All the weapons collections can't be achieved because it either require you to farm the annoying DRM to get tokens to exchange against recipes.
About the weapons themselves, having so low droprates prevent you from getting the achievement.
NOT A LOT OF PLAYERS GONNA REPLAY THE DRMS, AND IF THEY DO, IT'S IN PUBLIC INSTANCE! So they can't complete any of the top responder or achievs relying on challenges like killer waves or shooting stars. Also if creating private, you can bet the group gonna put requirement like role required or KP preventing even more players doing challenge in private instance.

SO NOT GONNA GET THE NEW EMOTE APPARENTLY, ANGRY, THANKS FOR DOING THIS, REALLY, VERY COOL.

So this release get a 4 / 20 CAUSE I CAN'T EVEN HAVE THE EPISODE / CHAPTER REWARD!!!

AND REALLY, what is this story of timers?!!! it is impossible to get any of those done in timer with all CMS, you SHOULD AT LEAST ADD 5 MINS TO EACH TIMER! Have you tries snowen drift DRM all challenges and field of ruins DRM all challenges?!! SEEMS NOT.

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  • Ashantara.8731Ashantara.8731 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited January 19, 2021
    1. Take a deeeeep breath. ;)
    2. You need 31 of those achievements to get the Emote (tier 1). The total number of meta achievements is 39 (!).
    3. The new DRMs are at least more challenging than the crappy first three.
    4. The Top Dragon Responder achievements are not impossible! :lol: You only have to do them 5 times each, that's all.
    5. I have to agree that there should be a proper solo mode. I have about a dozen active characters and still have not put all of them through Drizzlewood and the first three DRMs. You know how annoying it is to rely on group content for story progress, ANet? - Extremely annoying. (Unless you play with only 1 character, that is.)
  • Jilora.9524Jilora.9524 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Is it 3 or 5 cause the first were 5 times and your right eff that. I only did 1 and won't even attempt these 4 cause why?

    WvW band wagoners ruin the game mode just like Karen's ruin these forums.

  • vier.1327vier.1327 Member ✭✭✭

    Holy WvW Alliances!

    I have never thought they turned a LW chapter to this... I mean, this whole season is very difficult to defend.

    Maybe it is because we compare with previous one, LS2 and LS3 feel connected and even the death of Kralkatoric was the climax of GW2. Even when the mount farms were a mess....

    There is a great drop of quality in all this Icebrood Saga.

  • Ayrilana.1396Ayrilana.1396 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited January 19, 2021

    A couple of the new CM DRMs seemed over-tuned. This is when comparing them against the first three and the audience that the LS is marketed towards.

    One major issue that I'm seeing is how Anet is designing private DRMs to be story instances rather than instances used for dungeons, fractals, strikes, and raids. If someone leaves the group, you pretty much have to abandon the entire instance as someone new cannot join.

  • Cuks.8241Cuks.8241 Member ✭✭✭

    I hate grindy, repetitive achievs but 5 times is not the worst we got lately.

  • Carcharoth Lucian.1378Carcharoth Lucian.1378 Member ✭✭✭
    edited January 19, 2021

    @hugo.4705 said:
    Congratulation btw you already turned the LFG into requirement fests for strikes, and even better, not even groups for your DRMS that clearly show it stinks: You are basically asking players to do 7 unnacessible achievmements since they can't find challenges runs on LFG and you are preventing them to get the new emote. (ahha cause nobody want to experience those DRM more than one time, understandable)

    Btw DRM lfg are put in "Champions" lfg not in strike one... So, maybe look at the right place?

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  • nopinopa.4861nopinopa.4861 Member ✭✭
    edited January 19, 2021

    And I thought I am overreacting...

  • mindcircus.1506mindcircus.1506 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @Ayrilana.1396 said:
    A couple of the new CM DRMs seemed over-tuned.

    No they really aren't.

    "We recognize that some players are not able to complete all content." Gaile Gray 01.10.19

  • I wonder, tho, what are you playing if you can't find a party. Must be some abomination like healing soulbeast, since it's easy to find a group. Even in EotN there is always someone who looks for '+1'in drms cms.

  • Ayrilana.1396Ayrilana.1396 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @mindcircus.1506 said:

    @Ayrilana.1396 said:
    A couple of the new CM DRMs seemed over-tuned.

    No they really aren't.

    You're saying that the Snowden one isn't? Such a wide area around the boss gets frequently covered in AoE which can instantly down you. In order to get around this you either need to attack from range the entire time or avoid the AoEs with a precision that isn't even expected of players in raids.

  • @Ayrilana.1396 said:

    @mindcircus.1506 said:

    @Ayrilana.1396 said:
    A couple of the new CM DRMs seemed over-tuned.

    No they really aren't.

    You're saying that the Snowden one isn't? Such a wide area around the boss gets frequently covered in AoE which can instantly down you. In order to get around this you either need to attack from range the entire time or avoid the AoEs with a precision that isn't even expected of players in raids.

    I found the Snowden the second easiest DRM... You just stand in a white field or between aoe. Or dodge after a couple of seconds.
    The easiest one is Lake Doric, I'd say.

  • I'm worried about the things like Crystal Bloom Supporter. If you're like me and didn't get all the crystals done before they were locked away, suddenly 3 achievements are removed from the list and it becomes much harder to do. This wouldn't have been an issue if this was shown before they were removed... but locked away parts of the meta achievement because time moved on is the exact opposite of the philosophy of these living story chapters. Why make some achievements required after they are no longer accessible? I would love to be proven wrong because as of writing this I cannot find where to get more crystal bloom support tickets.

  • Ayrilana.1396Ayrilana.1396 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @nopinopa.4861 said:

    @Ayrilana.1396 said:

    @mindcircus.1506 said:

    @Ayrilana.1396 said:
    A couple of the new CM DRMs seemed over-tuned.

    No they really aren't.

    You're saying that the Snowden one isn't? Such a wide area around the boss gets frequently covered in AoE which can instantly down you. In order to get around this you either need to attack from range the entire time or avoid the AoEs with a precision that isn't even expected of players in raids.

    I found the Snowden the second easiest DRM... You just stand in a white field or between aoe. Or dodge after a couple of seconds.
    The easiest one is Lake Doric, I'd say.

    I haven't done Lake Doric yet. Thunderhead was good assuming people use the spears when the breakbar is up.

    I'll have to look for the white field. It was difficult to see the AoEs at times and the game camera was having issues at certain angles. What's being asked for that CM just isn't something I would expect to be asked of the demographic that does story instance and open world content.

  • @Skyeraid.3470 said:
    I'm worried about the things like Crystal Bloom Supporter. If you're like me and didn't get all the crystals done before they were locked away, suddenly 3 achievements are removed from the list and it becomes much harder to do. This wouldn't have been an issue if this was shown before they were removed... but locked away parts of the meta achievement because time moved on is the exact opposite of the philosophy of these living story chapters. Why make some achievements required after they are no longer accessible? I would love to be proven wrong because as of writing this I cannot find where to get more crystal bloom support tickets.

    You can buy the crystal bloom supply boxes even now, you just need that currency from drm. I believe, 1 box for 15 seals, and you need 10 boxes.

  • @nopinopa.4861 said:

    @Skyeraid.3470 said:
    I'm worried about the things like Crystal Bloom Supporter. If you're like me and didn't get all the crystals done before they were locked away, suddenly 3 achievements are removed from the list and it becomes much harder to do. This wouldn't have been an issue if this was shown before they were removed... but locked away parts of the meta achievement because time moved on is the exact opposite of the philosophy of these living story chapters. Why make some achievements required after they are no longer accessible? I would love to be proven wrong because as of writing this I cannot find where to get more crystal bloom support tickets.

    You can buy the crystal bloom supply boxes even now, you just need that currency from drm. I believe, 1 box for 15 seals, and you need 10 boxes.

    I completely overlooked that. Thank you so much!

  • First of all, cms were meant to form a cohesive group to finish them. I don’t believe you have to finish all these achievements to get shiver as there are plenty others to do. Second, DrMs don’t go in LFG for strikes. Try under living world, ice brood saga, champions. Sometimes I see CM groups in there. If not, it takes 5 seconds to post for your own group. There will never be a group unless one gets started by someone. Soloing is totally doable without rezzing the npcs. I ignored them and completed all 4 new drms solo today. You’re not required to keep them alive. Such a lengthy post for nothing it seems.

  • Thanks for posting your opinion, Hugo. If you hadn't done this, I would have. I have no idea what I achieve when I'm doing something over and over and over again, besides annoyance. This is the sort of grind, that is dumb. Unfunny. The sort of grind, ArenaNet said will be not in the game, because no one likes it.

  • Tony.8659Tony.8659 Member ✭✭✭

    But where are the Azure Dragon Slayer Weapon & Crimson Dragon Slayer Weapon recipes vendor? I finished the so called story and I don't see any info on obtaining the recipes.

  • Tony.8659Tony.8659 Member ✭✭✭
    edited January 20, 2021

    Seems these missions makes it feel like Grind Wars 2 LOL. Been here since the first public beta, and it's kinda disappointing to how this living story saga turned out. Arenanet you really should have had a new map to explore. It could have been one new map cut into 4 episodes instead of this repetitive mess. If I didn't need the achieve points, so I can get to 30K (almost there) you think I would have grinded this? LMAO keep dreaming. I would have just done the story and left it.

  • Zola.6197Zola.6197 Member ✭✭✭

    This patch was far better than the first. The bosses all feel different and the devs tightened up the format. Pretty big deal that they listen to a lot of the major complaints and addressed them. I can get a freakin infusion playing DRMs? Done. Absolutely.

  • radda.8920radda.8920 Member ✭✭✭
    edited January 20, 2021

    @hugo.4705 said:

    -Top Dragon Responder: Metrica Province (Completing the DRM) => IMPOSSIBLE
    -Top Dragon Responder: Gandarran Fields (Completing the DRM) => IMPOSSIBLE
    -Top Dragon Responder: Brisban Wildlands (Completing the DRM) => IMPOSSIBLE

    W T F? l2p issue
    there is nothing else to say
    And the excuse of groups is not valid, there are plenty of them. And it's almost impossible to fail the mission (at least the first 3).

  • Ayrilana.1396Ayrilana.1396 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @radda.8920 said:

    @hugo.4705 said:

    -Top Dragon Responder: Metrica Province (Completing the DRM) => IMPOSSIBLE
    -Top Dragon Responder: Gandarran Fields (Completing the DRM) => IMPOSSIBLE
    -Top Dragon Responder: Brisban Wildlands (Completing the DRM) => IMPOSSIBLE

    W T F? l2p issue
    there is nothing else to say
    And the excuse of groups is not valid, there are plenty of them. And it's almost impossible to fail the mission (at least the first 3).

    I'm 3 for 8 on them and it's entirely to them wiping and the timer running out. The timer is where people will fail for DRM.

  • Tony.8659Tony.8659 Member ✭✭✭

    Any news about the new recipes? Azure Dragon Slayer Weapon & Crimson Dragon Slayer. And why is Arenanet not clear on these if they are in fact for the next chapter. Can anyone confirm if we can buy these now or this week?

  • lare.5129lare.5129 Member ✭✭✭✭

    5? say "THANKS !" that it is not 50

    want solid balance ? - play chess.

  • northcharm.9485northcharm.9485 Member ✭✭
    edited January 20, 2021

    @Skyeraid.3470 said:
    I'm worried about the things like Crystal Bloom Supporter. If you're like me and didn't get all the crystals done before they were locked away, suddenly 3 achievements are removed from the list and it becomes much harder to do. This wouldn't have been an issue if this was shown before they were removed... but locked away parts of the meta achievement because time moved on is the exact opposite of the philosophy of these living story chapters. Why make some achievements required after they are no longer accessible? I would love to be proven wrong because as of writing this I cannot find where to get more crystal bloom support tickets.

    Here u go gona prove u wrong just bc u asked to be tactician Erlandson [Defense Seal Vendor] >Tab 2 Crystal Bloom > Crystal Bloom supply Box > 15 Tyrian Defense Seals your welcome achivement gotten and ik it works just did it on an alt acc just to check for you no more excuses not to get it done :) (included all the specifics so there would be 0 confusion)

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  • Makuragee.3058Makuragee.3058 Member ✭✭✭

    Worst meta achivement. Its gonna be the first one I wont bother with, since lw season 2. I start playing after lw s1. Not gonna bang my head against those timer and Im not gonna farm expensive weapons set for the heck of it. If anet want hardcore gamer, fine by me, but hey if Im not the public they want anymore, I just gonna put my money elsewhere. EoD really gonna be the make or break for this game for what Im concern... Sad... Use to adore this game... oh well

  • @Tony.8659 said:
    Any news about the new recipes? Azure Dragon Slayer Weapon & Crimson Dragon Slayer. And why is Arenanet not clear on these if they are in fact for the next chapter. Can anyone confirm if we can buy these now or this week?

    I think, those will come with new even NPCs in future small updates.

  • zealex.9410zealex.9410 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Heroes forbgw2 would do so much good for the game for all the solo players, i hope they consider it down the line.

  • Tony.8659Tony.8659 Member ✭✭✭

    @nopinopa.4861 said:

    @Tony.8659 said:
    Any news about the new recipes? Azure Dragon Slayer Weapon & Crimson Dragon Slayer. And why is Arenanet not clear on these if they are in fact for the next chapter. Can anyone confirm if we can buy these now or this week?

    I think, those will come with new even NPCs in future small updates.

    Ah ok thanks. I just wish Arenanet would confirm or better yet just put on a lock on that content until it is ready. I don't know what's up with them lately.

  • Cynder.2509Cynder.2509 Member ✭✭✭✭

    I think and really hope that we'll get more achievements added into this with the two other "chapters" to make up for the expensive collections and lfg LI requirement ones (mainly because I'm too anxious and paranoid for lfg in general. I know I could just ask around in my guild but they're unresponsive and hardly anyone is online anymore since years and that's why I'm still searching for a new guild for over 2 years now, sadly without luck). I prefer to solo these instances but I could only have 2 challenges at the same time activated because as a glass canon dps you'll either have to sacrifice the time one or the tough enemies one in order to either have enough time and do top tier dps within 5-7 minutes in total in all missions or have the tough enemies one activated with the time limit and get melted away in seconds and therefore fail the time limit. And don't make assumptions here about me or judge me!!! I have raid experience and know all kitten in this game as I've been here since 2012, so stop being condescending!
    However I'd really like to have a chill and laid back group without pressure that doesn't set requirements for the challenge mode achievements so I can finally finish the meta achievement fast as I usually do. (I usually have everything done right one day or 2 to 3 days, depending on the amount and grindiness of some, oncea new episode or content update drops. For festivals I even have completed everything within 1 hour)

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  • Bristingr.5034Bristingr.5034 Member ✭✭✭

    @vier.1327 said:
    There is a great drop of quality in all this Icebrood Saga.

    Firing 1/3 of your staff, especially your veterans, tends to do that.

  • Will save up 160 Tyrian seals to get both new sets of weapon receipes just for AP & mats from tier rewards.
    Don't think I will craft any of them or get 31/31 for the emote.

  • Curennos.9307Curennos.9307 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Anet thinks making content more grindy will make more players do it - and maybe to some extent they're right, but I think it'll just end up with most people doing what they want as normal and then leaving the rest to rot.

  • Ayrilana.1396Ayrilana.1396 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Completing something five times is grindy?

  • Ashantara.8731Ashantara.8731 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited January 24, 2021

    @Ayrilana.1396 said:
    Completing something five times is grindy?

    I think he meant that the missions aren't doable in CM (which is what you need to succeed in five times for the Top Dragon Responder achievements).

  • Ayrilana.1396Ayrilana.1396 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @Ashantara.8731 said:

    @Ayrilana.1396 said:
    Completing something five times is grindy?

    I think he meant that the missions aren't doable in CM (which is what you need to succeed in five times for the Top Dragon Responder achievements).

    I probably should have quoted the post above mine as that was what I was questioning.

  • Manasa Devi.7958Manasa Devi.7958 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited January 25, 2021

    First time I won't be bothering with a chapter meta. After a quick check to find a way to get to 31 achievements, it would seem I need to spend many hours repeating DRM cms or spend hundreds of gold on weapons I don’t want and a few less hours on DRMs. Not going to happen. I wouldn't even do the awful DRMs 5 times without challenges if that got me enough achievements. They're just so terrible, an insufferable mix of boring, annoying and unrewarding, it's almost beyond belief.

  • I agree with the general sentiment of OP's post, but I disagree in some details.

    Yes, the allies are mostly useless. With the CM for normal mobs I have seen them dead before the escort event even started, too. Even if not, they die one-hit at the first trash mob. For non-CM the Seraph Watchknights are quite strong and can hold positions on their own, especially in Gendarran Fields and Lake Doric. During escort events they push mobs out of my attacks, though, which is highly annoying.

    I think it is a bug, that Kasmeer doesn't help. In Metrica I need to pull the boss a few steps into Braham and Taimi's range, but that is not a big problem. In Gendarran I just ignore the NPCs, run ahead and leave them with their mobs. And in the other instances the story NPCs at the very least tank some trash mobs for me.

    The scaling for the first three instances has been fixed with the chapter two patch. Before I could activate the timer and the stronger boss and get my 2/3 gold chest solo. Harder trash mobs were near impossible to kill and dealt way to much damage. Post patch I can quickly kill them before they are a problem. For the four new instances I have a similar experience. Scaling would be OK. But I don't see how I should be able to do them within their time limit, though.

    I think it is ok, that CMs are not available in public instances. If they could be activated I can imagine players disagreeing whether they should be enabled and/or use them for grieving. They still could in private groups, but that's what block lists are for. ;)

    About the achievement list: Top Dragon Responder: Metrica, Gandarran Fields and Brisban: no longer impossible solo. I know, because I did. Without a fancy super special DRM build. The other four: I don't see how they are possible, but I have not given up yet. Shooting Star and Killer Waves were easy, I did them in my first CM try. For No More Sacrifices I needed to adapt to have more CC, but still easy on second try. (The EMP from Drizzlewood is a common tip, I just changed one skill and used other weapons.) I wouldn't call the weapon collections "impossible", but I agree that throwing hundreds if not thousands of gold at them is not an option.

    According to your screenshots you play as engineer. I don't play one, so I cannot give you tips for that specifically. I play DRMs with my thief on an open world build with berserker's gear. The trait Invigorating Precision (crits heal me) is great for this type of content. I play the pre-events with Daredevil and staff. Staff 5 is great AoE damage against the many small destroyers. It also works well for the Metrica boss. For the Brisban boss I switch from Daredevil to Deadeye and use a rifle. The side where the destroyer comes from is higher, so when I stand, or rather: kneel, there the shock waves pass below me through the terrain. I can completely ignore them. Rifle 2 pierces and takes care of the adds and CC. The boss hardly ever runs to me, and even if it quickly jumps back to the bridge. For the rifts phase I switch to melee weapons and then back to rifle when the boss reappears. This fight is almost boring even with CM. Similar with Gendarran Fields. I stay out of range of the tornados, the damage from the fire balls is easily healed by the trait. In the phases when the boss disappears I use mounts to go on higher ground, starting with the tent next to the arena. You only need to kill the rifts, not the mobs around them. The mobs can't reach you up there, so they don't attack back.

    I'm pretty sure there are other classes and other builds that can beat these CMs solo, with a similar or different strategy.

    For the four new CMs I haven't found a solution, yet. I can kill all the trash mobs and bosses with my thief, even with CMs, but not (yet?) within the time limit. If I don't find a way, I won't get this meta achievement either. But it wouldn't be the first. For me IBS means mostly unreachable meta achievements anyway. :(

  • Shadowmoon.7986Shadowmoon.7986 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Snowden needs 3 more minutes on time and lower the damage on the 3 elites during split phase, and that is it. It is apparent op has no clue if he is looking for drm groups in the strike section of lfg.
    Yes the point is to get people to group, this is a mmo, not single player game you want it to be.

  • Nightcore.5621Nightcore.5621 Member ✭✭✭
    edited January 25, 2021

    I normal always do All the livin world arcivments but I swear to god these missons man im strugle i have to force My self to do them they just so boring man....