Two Bosses Enter ... but only One Boss Leaves, in WoW Insider's series of fantasy death matches. This season's bosses come from the five-man instances of Wrath of the Lich King.
This week's Two Bosses Enter deathmatch definitely's got that boom, boom, pow. Now, we know you're not fond of The Oculus. We do know. Nonetheless, we're asking you to set aside your prejudices and consider this week's explosive contestants on their own merit: Drakos the Interrogator of The Oculus versus Salramm the Fleshcrafter of The Culling of Stratholme.
Let's review the ground rules: Assume that these foes share similar levels, health pools, damage output and are fighting on neutral territory. Don't get caught up in game mechanics and what actual players might do in each encounter. Focus your debate on the three S's -- Style, Story and Scale – and consider the flavor each villain brings to bear. What do you think would happen during this battle? Leave your comment explaining what happens, and cast your vote for who you think blows up who.
Drakos the Interrogator
The prisoners shall not go free. The word of Malygos is law!
Drakos the Interrogator, a Dragonkin, is the first boss met by visitors to The Oculus. He is best known to his enemies for the randomly cruising bombs he summons during battle.
- Thundering Stomp
- Magic Pull
- Summon Bombs Summons several bombs that wander randomly for a few seconds, then explode for Arcane damage.
How will Drakos choose to Stomp, Pull and summon bombs to explode Salramm and his ghouls? Read more about Drakos the Interrogator's combat style and review insights from players who've fought him.
Salramm the Fleshcrafter
You are too late, champion of Lordaeron. The dead shall have their day.
Salramm the Fleshcrafter, the second boss found in The Culling of Stratholme, is a Human Necromancer. He, too, is known for his explosive summons – in this case, ghouls.
How will Salramm's Ghouls fare against Drakos' bombs? Read more about Salramm the Fleshcrafter's battle style, and review insights from players who've fought him.
The usual rules apply: assume that the opponents share similar levels, health pools and damage output. They are fighting in neutral territory. Can you come up with a convincing scenario in the comments that will sway other readers to vote for your victor of choice?