Odyn (tactics)

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For character biography, see Odyn.
BossOdyn
Image of Odyn
Gender Male
Race Titanic watcher (Giant)
Level ?? Elite
Health
5 194,637,362
5H 253,028,464
5M 316,285,568
Reaction Alliance Horde
Affiliation(s) Valarjar
Location Seat of Ascension, Halls of Valor
Status Defeatable

Odyn is a titanic watcher located at the Seat of Ascension in Halls of Valor, and the last boss of the instance. As he is too strong for a 5-man group to kill, the fight ends at about 80%, similar to Helya.

Adventure Guide

Odyn, a titan keeper, was empowered by the titan Pantheon to lead the titan-forged armies against the Old Gods. In the aftermath, he raised the Halls of Valor into the skies, assembling a force of the greatest vrykul champions to defend Azeroth. But when Ulduar fell into the clutches of Yogg-Saron, he was betrayed by Loken and cursed by Helya, now trapped within these halls for eternity.

Overview

Odyn challenges players to honorable combat. When a player would die, they are instead removed from the fight by Odyn's val'kyr. Upon being reduced to 80% of his life, Odyn is convince of players' worth and ends the fight.

Damage Dealer Alert Damage Dealers

  • When affected by Runic Brand look at the floor and run to the matching rune.
  • Avoid Spear of Light and Glowing Fragments.
  • Run away from Odyn to avoid Radiant Tempest.

Healer Alert Healers

  • When affected by Runic Brand look at the floor and run to the matching rune.
  • Avoid Spear of Light and Glowing Fragments.
  • Run away from Odyn to avoid Radiant Tempest.

Tank Alert Tanks

  • When affected by Runic Brand look at the floor and run to the matching rune.
  • Avoid Spear of Light and Glowing Fragments.
  • Run away from Odyn to avoid Radiant Tempest.

Abilities

  • Spell misc emotionsad.png  Unworthy — Upon being reduced to 1 health Odyn removes the player from battle until he is defeated or all players are proven Unworthy of Odyn's respect.
  • Trade archaeology vrykul runestick.png  Runic Brand Important — Odyn creates a brand on each player that lasts for 12 sec. The brand inflicts 25000 Holy damage every 2 sec. Entering the corresponding rune on the ground cleanses the effect and applies Branded.
    • Spell holy pureofheart.png  Branded — Upon cleansing a rune Odyn blesses the player increasing damage and healing done by 50% and increasing movement speed by 25%. In addition, the player is restored to full health.
  • Ability paladin sheathoflight.png  Spear of Light — Odyn creates a spear of light at a player's location, inflicting 341250 to 358750 Holy damage to all players within 8 yards and 78731 to 82769 Holy damage to all other players. In addition, each spear inflicts 75000 Holy damage every 2 sec to all nearby players. In this difficulty, when each Spear of Light is summoned it expels 3 Glowing Fragments.
    • Ability paladin blindinglight2.png  Glowing Fragment Heroic Difficulty — Touching a fragment causes it to erupt stunning the target for 3 sec and inflicting 332500 to 367500 Holy damage.
  • Ability priest flashoflight.png  Shatter Spears — Odyn causes all Spears of Light to burst into 3 Glowing Fragments.
    • Ability paladin blindinglight2.png  Glowing Fragment — Touching a fragment causes it to erupt stunning the target for 3 sec and inflicting 332500 to 367500 Holy damage.
  • Ability paladin divinestorm.png  Radiant Tempest Deadly — Odyn emits a pulse of energy inflicting 1045000 to 1155000 Holy damage and knocks back all players within 30 yards.
  • Ability thunderking overcharge.png  Summon Stormforged Obliterator Heroic Difficulty — Odyn summons forth a Stormforged Obliterator to assist him.
    • Stormforged Obliterator
      • Ability thunderking thunderstruck.png  Surge Interruptible — The caster erupts in a torrent of electrical energy, inflicting 341250 to 358750 Nature damage to all enemies. In addition, each successful cast reduces the cast time of the next Surge by 50%. This effect stacks.

Strategy

Odyn will regularly summon Spears of Light from yellow void zones on the ground. Step away from them and stay away from them as he will then shatter them, sending yellow light shards in several directions, stunning and hurting anyone they come into contact with. Odyn will also regularly pull characters closer to him and start casting Radiant Tempest, a spell that kills anyone in the large circle around him. The cast time is long enough for anyone paying attention to be able to run far enough away from the circle.

He will summon Stormforged Obliterators, silver valajar which will cast Surge, an electric shockwave that will hurt everyone in the group. Every time the obliterator gets a successful cast off, they will gain a buff that increases their casting speed. Thus, all dps should switch to the obliterator and stun and interrupt it as much as possible while killing it.

Loot

Item Type
 [Odyn's Boon] (H · M) Holy artifact relic
 [Stormforged Inferno] (H · M) Fire artifact relic
 [Collar of Honorable Exultation] (H · M) Mail helmet
 [Glory Seeker's Helm] (H · M) Leather helmet
 [Pendant of the Stormforger] (H · M) Necklace
 [Pauldrons of the All-Father] (H · M) Plate shoulders
 [Cape of Valarjar Courage] (H · M) Cloak
 [Biornskin Bracer] (H · M) Leather bracers
 [Solid Gold Bracelets] (H · M) Mail bracers
 [Wristbands of Magnificent Splendor] (H · M) Plate bracers
 [Bonespeaker Gloves] (H · M) Cloth gloves
 [Skoldiir Gauntlets] (H · M) Plate gloves
 [Bjorn's Hunting Strap] (H · M) Leather belt
 [Tideskorn Cinch] (H · M) Mail belt
 [Leggings of Swirling Runes] (H · M) Cloth leggings
 [Treads of Light] (H · M) Cloth boots
 [Gift of Radiance] (H · M) Tank trinket

Related Achievements

Quotes

Intro
There is one final trial that awaits: me. Should you triumph, I will carve your names in these sacred halls myself and grant you a reward worthy of your valor.
Are you ready to face me?

Gossip We are ready to challenge you Odyn!

Aggro
It has been ages since I faced a worthy opponent. Let the battle begin!
Radiant Tempest
  • My power is beyond anything you have yet faced!
  • Be warned, champions: I will hold NOTHING back!
  • Yield now... or I will call upon my true power!
Runic Brand
  • Let us see if your wits are as sharp as your weapons.
  • An agile mind is as deadly as the sharpest blade!
  • Every opponent has a weakness. I will find yours!
Summon Stormforged Obliterator
  • Mighty Valarjar! Heed my summons!
  • To me, Valarjar! Prove your worth!
  • Fight for me, Valarjar! Fight for GLORY!
Unworthy
  • Do not be ashamed. You've fought with courage and honor.
  • There is no shame in defeat, so long as one fights with valor.
Killed a player
  • A noble effort.
  • Well fought.
  • I was only getting started.
  • Did you really hope to best me?
Failure
I feel... invigorated. Care to try again champions?
Defeated
Enough! I... I yield! You are truly remarkable creatures. As promised, you will have your just reward.
Post-encounter, shadow priest exclusive
Xal'atath whispers: Odyn was a great enemy... until his own arrogance proved his undoing. You should ask him if he has considered Loken's final words to him. Go ahead!
You have an ill wind about you, priest.

Gossip Have you considered Loken's final words to you?

Odyn yells: How would... You dare mock my imprisonment? Then receive Loken's punishment in his stead!
Odyn casts Spear of Light, instantly killing the player.
Unused
Long have I waited to face a worthy opponent. Do not disappoint me!

Notes

  • In early Legion alpha, his adventure guide entry read : "Odyn, a titan keeper, forged the Halls of Valor to house the souls of the greatest vrykul warriors. These warriors have been forged into a new army, the valarjar, in order protect Azeroth from all threats. However, cursed by Helya, Odyn and his army are now trapped within these halls."

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