Not HM but all i hear is horror stories about queuing up with randoms for it and my static team is out until this weekend and i am also a WHM.Should i just wait?Not really looking forward to wipe after wipe.
Unless you got friends to do it with you just gotta do it duty finder style. I DF'd it with my PLD and only wiped twice. It was harrowing, but the team wanted to win so we just fixed our mistakes after the wipes.
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Garuda is a large step up in complexity, but by no means difficult if everyone knows the mechanics.
1. Unless you're the tank, don't stand in front of her 2. Don't stack on top of anyone. This minimizes frictions damage 3. Kill adds 4. Don't get Mistral Shrieked. Her teleportation follows a set pattern, so you shouldn't be getting hit by any shrieks 5. Understand when phase 2 starts, as its unavoidable AoE damage and will need to be quickly healed through 6. Don't let her hit the rocks. If shes not shrieking then don't stand near the rocks. This helps lessen the damage to the rocks from any stray frictions.
You may wipe. It happens. The important part is learning why you wiped, at least to me. She's not hard as a boss, its just that no one pays attention fighting her.
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I agree it's not a hard fight, people just need to know what they're doing. I managed to clear it last night, even with the Monk dying every attempt, and the BLM always standing next to me the WHM, so we both took AOE damage.