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Mystic Raid Gate 3 Guide


Mystic Raid Gate 3 Introduction

Mystic is an old raid brought back from the dead. This raid will be similar to Abyssal Raid difficulties, so it shouldn't be that challenging. Focus on breaking the presents throughout the raid for increased power!

The recommended Combat Items include, but are not limited to, Sacred CharmSwiftness Robe, Whirlwind Grenade, Dark Grenade, Marching Flag, Time Stop Potion.

Disclaimer: In this guide, we will only focus on the important core & general patterns of the boss. Basic attacks of Mystic which are easy to predict or deal low damage, won't be explained in detail.

This guide assumes that you are familiar with the recommended Raid Build for your class.

Learn about Gate 1 by reading Mystic Raid Gate 1 Guide here.

Learn about Gate 2 by reading Mystic Raid Gate 2 Guide here.


Raid Mechanics

Raid mechanics cover the passive mechanics that are persistent through the entire raid.

Presents!

Presents will spawn throughout the fight. Breaking the presents will grant you one of the effects below. This effect is similar to the event guardian buff but much easier to obtain. Be sure to keep picking them up!

Description

  • CDR reduction + Damage Up
  • Heal

Main Mechanics

There will be a purple fog that spawns in the middle. Standing outside the fog will decrease the bar above your head. If it depletes to 0, you will die. There is also freeing your teammates like Gate 1, Stagger check, and bombardment phase.

Purple Fog Bar

Telegraph

  1. Purple fog spawns around the middle.

Description

  1. Standing outside fog will deplete the bar above your head.
  2. Depleting bar = death.

What To Do

  1. Don't get outside fog for more than 10 seconds.
  2. There will be statues outside that can you kill to make the fight less annoying.
Freeze Aura

Telegraph

  1. Mystic stays still while cold energy swirls around the boss.

Description

  1. Will freeze 3-4 members, then create an AoE.

What To Do

  1. Break your teammates out then move out of the AoE.
  2. Getting hit by the AoE turns you into a snowman for a few seconds.
Stagger Check

Telegraph

  1. When Low HP, the boss will TP to the middle and start the mech.

Description

  1. Stagger Boss during phase.
  2. There will be mirrors spawning around the boss (Top right and Bottom right first)

What To Do

  1. Stagger boss while dodging mirror on the outside attacks.
  2. Safe spot: Bottom left then move up a bit after the bottom left mirror spawns.
Bombardment

Telegraph

  1. 1-3 times during the raid, the boss will fly up and drop bombs.

Description

  1. Bombards follow the player 9x before slamming to a location.

What To Do

  1. Spread and dodge accordingly.
Counter Stance

Telegraph

  1. Mystic will quickly flap its wings and pull them inwards to become still.

Description

  1. Boss will be in a counter stance.

What To Do

  1. Don't attack! Too much damage will turn everyone around the Mystic into a Snowman for a few seconds.
  2. Move out during his Counter Stance. To be on the safe side.

Notable Patterns

Blue Phase

Telegraph

  1. Mystic radiates a blue fog around him.

Description

  1. During the fight, Mystic will become blue, giving him access to new attacks and mechanics.

What To Do

  1. Dodge and recognize the patterns.
  2. Just continue to DPS. Don't die.
Purple Phase

Telegraph

  1. Mystic radiates a purple fog around him.

Description

  1. During the fight, Mystic will become purple, giving him access to new attacks and mechanics.
  2. On the transition and intervals throughout the phase, some players will have a purple fog around them. Drop them outside of the map or away from the boss.
  3. Too many stacks will stun you.

Gameplay


Credits

Written by Starlast
Reviewed by Perciculum