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Shinryu

Phase 1 Alerts

  • The fight begins with a knockback - all players should run towards the water plume that spawns on the edge of the arena.
  • Tanks will have to stack to soak damage from Akh Morn.
  • The second Corrupted Aether attack will be one of either Hellfire or Judgement Bolt - look for the cast to prepare appropriately.
Duty Gauge: Corrupted Aether
  • Over time the duty gauge will fill with Corrupted Aether and allow the boss to use a special attack modeled after one of the previous trials.
Corrupted Aether: Tidal Wave play_arrow [Hypernova play_arrow Akh Morn play_arrow Spikecycles play_arrow Ice Storm play_arrow Earth Breath] play_arrow [Repeat] play_arrow Corrupted Aether: Hellfire OR Judgement Bolt
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Corrupted Aether: Tidal Wave
Everyone Knockback Puddle AoE Mechanic

Other Notes:
  • This attack will spawn a water plume on one side of the platform - all players should run to this side.
  • The plume will explode and knock all players back across the arena.
  • Blue puddle AoEs will also spawn around the arena that apply a Fire Resist Up debuff and a Lightning Resist Down II debuff on players who step in them.
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Hypernova
Everyone Stack

Other Notes:
  • A single player will be marked with an orange stack marker - the group should stack in to soak damage.
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Akh Morn
Tank Healer Tankbuster Stack

Other Notes:
  • This tankbuster requires both tanks to stack together and soak damage.
  • Each time Akh Morn is cast it will hit the tanks for more damage - healers should prepare for increased damage over time.
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Spikecycles
Everyone Column AoE

Other Notes:
  • This attack alternates column AoEs that spread edge to edge across the arena - dodge as necessary.
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Ice Storm
Healer Raid Wide AoE

Other Notes:
  • This attack will hit the entire group with mild AoE damage.
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Earth Breath
Everyone Marker Cone AoE

Other Notes:
  • 2 players will be marked with orange markers indicating that they will be targeted with cone AoEs.
  • The marked players can bait these cones away from the group by running to the same corner near the boss.
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Corrupted Aether: Hellfire
Everyone Mechanic Raid Wide AoE

Other Notes:
  • This attack will hit the group for high raid wide fire damage.
  • Stand in the puddles created by Tidal Wave to reduce the damage this attack causes.
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Corrupted Aether: Judgement Bolt
Healer Raid Wide AoE

Other Notes:
  • This attack hits for high raid wide lightning damage.
  • Everyone should be sure to avoid the puddles placed by Tidal Wave as they increase the damage taken from this attack.

Phase 2 Alerts

  • This phase of the fight involves destroying 3 waves of adds, with each wave beginning with multiple proximity AoEs.
  • Players should prepare for Shinryu's ultimate when all 3 waves have been destroyed - expect an Active Time Maneuver.
Wave 01
  • This wave of adds is preceded by 3 proximity AoEs - run to a safe zone to reduce damage.
  • 1 Hakkinryu and 2 Ginryu adds will spawn that will cast Fireball and Death Sentence AoEs and hit players with debuffs.
Wave 02
  • This wave of adds is preceded by 3 proximity AoEs - run to zone to reduce damage.
  • 1 Hakkinryu and 2 Ginryu adds will spawn that will cast Fireball and Death Sentence AoEs and hit players with debuffs.
Wave 03
  • This wave of adds is preceded by 4 proximity AoEs - find a safe zone to reduce damage.
  • 5 Ginryu adds will spawn that will cast Fireball AoEs and hit players with debuffs.
Egg Drop play_arrow Wave 01 play_arrow Egg Drop play_arrow Wave 02 play_arrow Egg Drop play_arrow Wave 03 play_arrow Protostar
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Egg Drop
Everyone Proximity AoE Spawn

Other Notes:
  • This attack always occurs in 3s and will hit the arena with a proximity AoE followed by spawning adds.
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Protostar
Everyone Ultimate Active Time Maneuver

Other Notes:
  • Shinryu's ultimate will hit the whole group with damage and then bind all players in place.
  • An Active Time Maneuver will activate and all players will be required to rapidly press a button to escape their chains.

Phase 3 Alerts

  • This phase begins with a large divebomb area AoE - be ready to run to one of the safe zones in the corner of the arena.
  • Players should keep an eye on which Corrupted Aether attack is being casted and react accordingly.
  • After Tail Slap all players should focus DPS on the tail as killing it will do heavy damage to the boss.
  • Be wary of which tiles have been destroyed by Tail Slap during the fight as mechanics will get progressively more difficult to dodge.
Tail Slap & Platform Tiles
  • The arena during this phase is made up of 9 tiles all of which can be destroyed except the grey tile in the middle.
  • As the fight progresses, Shinryu will use Tail Slap, slamming his tail down onto the tiles.
  • If a tile is hit more than once, it will be permanently destroyed.
Duty Gauge: Corrupted Aether
  • Over time the duty gauge will fill with Corrupted Aether and allow the boss to use a special attack modeled after one of the previous trials.
[Gyre Charge play_arrow Tail Slap play_arrow Burning Chains play_arrow Levin Bolt play_arrow Dragonfist play_arrow Corrupted Aether: Diamond Dust play_arrow Corrupted Aether: Earthen Fury play_arrow Corrupted Aether: Aerial Blast] play_arrow [Repeat]
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Gyre Charge
Everyone Area AoE Knockback

Other Notes:
  • The boss will telegraph a large blue column AoE with two small safe zones - move out to avoid being knocked off the arena.
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Tail Slap
Everyone Mechanic Area AoE

Other Notes:
  • This attack is telegraphed by the targeted tiles turning red.
  • The boss will slam his tail down, damaging or destroying the tiles underneath.
  • All players should immediately focus damage on the tail as destroying one does high damage to the boss.
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Burning Chains
Everyone Marker Tether

Other Notes:
  • 2 players will be marked with orange chain markers and then be tethered together - run away from your partner to break the tether.
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Levin Bolt
Everyone Marker Puddle AoE

Other Notes:
  • Multiple players will be targeted with purple markers that will drop puddle AoEs - move away from others to avoid splashing them with damage.
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Dragonfist
Everyone Circular AoE Stun

Other Notes:
  • This circular AoE always occurs on the center tile of the arena and will stun any player hit by it, giving them a Vulnerability Up debuff.
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Corrupted Aether: Diamond Dust
Everyone Mechanic

Other Notes:
  • This attack will freeze the platform and all players must STOP moving to avoid sliding off the edge.
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Corrupted Aether: Earthen Fury
Healer Raid Wide AoE

Other Notes:
  • This attack does high raid wide damage - healers should be ready to shield and heal through it.
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Corrupted Aether: Aerial Blast
Everyone Mechanic Raid Wide AoE Knockback

Other Notes:
  • This attack does high raid wide damage over time.
  • A large tornado will spawn in the middle of the arena and continuously knock players back - everyone should keep running towards it to avoid being knocked off.