I saw last week that Shumii on Songblossom (LOL I couldn't remember his name correctly, I've been calling him Songflower!) and Malaetus were doing Ulduar 25 with a PuG and knocking out a ton of achievements. And I noticed they got Alone in the Darkness. Now, to do that in a PuG was pretty impressive because you would need a full group for it.
So I got a tell from the organiser while I was in a battleground and so I recognised the name as the person that Malaetus said had organised it, so I said I was in. I did wonder why he was doing all achievements but he said that he was trying for Mimiron's head mount. And the group did try to listen, which was good, and the organiser said that he'd done about 70 of these PuG runs so he had his strategy for them down pat for the drake achievements.
So except for Vezax where waiting for the Animus to spawn and some healers not knowing what to do (and DPSers for that matter) it was pretty clean and they got all their achievements for the mount. I already have the mount, so doing those achievements is a bit /yawn, but I was happy to be able to go there for a chance at some transmog gear, as well as to get Alone in the Darkness. And I'm sorry but there is NO WAY IN HELL I'm going to do Iron Dwarf, Medium Rare. Damn, that reminds me I'm supposed to do the Dwarfageddon for Souglyy some time. I'll remember to do that before Sunday some time, hope it doesn't stuff up the 25 man (shouldn't do, as no boss would be killed)
And amazingly we did it! Was damn messy though! In the last phase nobody tanked the adds so they beat up on me and I died. Lush died too. I didn't see any crazy people thank goodness but I was damned close to going insane.
It was good for all those people who came because they walked out with an Ironbound Proto-drake. However, for me, who has all those achievements, I looked at the achievements that we weren't doing, and I thought that maybe I can do that with my guildies, a small group of 10 or so. And if Arv wants to tag along, we could use the extra tank! I suppose I could tank (gulp). Sounds like a good project for next week (Sunday night), because we'll need to do some of these:
- With Open Arms (if we do this can't do Rubble and Roll)
- If looks could Kill
- Rubble and Roll (can't do this if you're doing With Open Arms)
- Nine Lives
- Cheese the Freeze
- Getting Cold in Here
- Don't stand in the Lightning (I'll make sure I tell Roshii and Souglyy what to do!)
- Who Needs Bloodlust? (Only if I have a priest - Bish!!!)
- Set Up Us the Bomb (only if we are not doing hard mode)
- Not So Friendly Fire (as above)
- Shadowdodger (NO ANIMUS! Roshii says this is easy and it is with no animus)
- They're coming out of the walls (will probably do it with all keepers up for ease - not going to struggle with only 10 peeps)