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 Raider Application - Demon Hunter (Tank) - Gamzo



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January 14, 2021, 11:48:51 pm
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Raider Application - Demon Hunter (Tank) - Gamzo
« on: January 14, 2021, 11:48:51 pm »
Hello, Iron Edge!

I am applying for the main raid.

Character: Gamzo
Armory: https://worldofwarcraft.com/en-gb/character/eu/Kazzak/Gamzo
Class/Spec: Demon Hunter (Tank)
Member Type: Raider

Personal Info:

Ole Folde, 26, from Kristiansund in Norway.

I studied music for a couple years, but been living on benefits for a few years so got a LOT of spare time.

I enjoy making music and watching TV shows and playing video games. I've always been competitive in nature no matter what game I play and I enjoy sitting through warcraftlogs or reading guides online to stay on top of things.

Class/Spec:

My main this expansion has been a Vengeance Demon Hunter. I played Boomkin through all of BFA and the first few weeks of this expansion, but I grew tired of it.

My ilvl in Vengeance is 210 and my ilvl in Havoc is 208. The items for them are very similiar since both specs use haste/versa and even though I am much better at playing Vengeance I don't think it'll take long for me to learn Havoc at a decent level, even though the spec is pretty underwhelming right now.

In Vengeance I mainly prioritize stamina as a tank, so any big ilvl upgrade is a good upgrade.
Otherwise I always try and prioritize haste/versatility over other stats.
For Vengeance I try to get full usage of Soul Cleave to proc the legendary Razelikh's Defilement so I can use my covenant ability, Elysian Decree more. I use Spirit Bombs if I'm capped on bombs and to apply the Frailty debuff. I haven't tried the Fiery Brand build a lot, but I am interested in trying it whenever I get the Soul Ash to craft Fiery Soul legendary. I've understood that the Fiery Brand build is a lot more defensively oriented so it might be better heading into mythic raiding.

For Havoc I am much more new and haven't been properly tested on it yet, but I'm a fast learner. The opener is something like: Immolation Aura-Fel Rush-Blade Dance-Glaive Tempest-Eye Beam-Metamorphosis-Blade Dance-Eye Beam then it goes into a priority system of making sure Immolation Aura, Eye Beam, Blade Dance and Glaive Tempest are always on cooldown. It's also good to try and fit in a Throw Glaive whenever there's room for it and keeping Fury up while not overcapping.

Alts:

I have a boomkin that's ilvl 199.

Other than that I have a Mage that's level 52, a monk level 50, a paladin level 50 and another druid level 51.

Professions:

I have never really gotten into professions, as I'm much more into raiding and running dungeons. I am however engineer on both my characters because World Shrinker is cool.

If grinding professions is a requirement it is definetly something I'd get into.

Raiding Experience:

I used to play my Boomkin back in BFA. I started playing Druid at the tail end of Battle of Dazaralor and became 3/9 mythic rather quickly before the Nazjatar patch dropped where I kept raiding with the guild I was in and became 3/8 mythic there before I was forced to take a break from the game. I came back to the game during Ny'Alotha patch, but the catchup grind was too tough and I didn't have the time to start grinding the cloak and didn't really want to. I promised myself I'd come back in Shadowlands to start raiding, which I have, and honestly think the expansion has been really good so far, except for Torghast. Fuck Torghast.

I also raided actively in Cataclysm when I was 17-18 and got 8/8HC before Mists of Pandaria launched.

Previous Guilds:

I was an active member of Fractured on Draenor, which is now ranked 88 on that server. I raided with them for about half a year before I had to take a break from the game a couple months into the Eternal Palace tier. I asked the raid leader a week before Shadowlands dropped if I could try and get my raider spot back, but they had been extensively recruiting and didn't have room.

After that I decided to migrate over to Alliance and Grim Batol to try and make a guild with friends. We started recruiting as much as we can, but soon ran into a brick wall as Grim Batol isn't an active realm anymore with few players. We got a small raid team together though and managed to get 4/10HC in the few months since the expansion launched, but we still had to pug a lot of players. Eventually some of the people in the friend group stopped playing and the guild eventually disbanded. I recently migrated back to horde and ended up choosing Kazzak and am applying to guilds in hopes of finding a solid group of players to raid with, which I see can become quite difficult since few guilds are looking for a tank and Havoc isn't the best spec.

Availability:

I am available whenever since I live on benefits. You'll usually find me online at late night and during the afternoon/evening. If I'm ever unavailable for a raid I will let you know days in advance.

Communication:

I have Teamspeak 3, a microphone and I'm fluent in English, but why aren't you using discord?

Computer / Connection:

I upgraded my computer last year at the start of lockdown.

Specs:
i9 9900k
32GB 3200MHz RAM
ASUS 3070TUF
Crucial P1 M.2 500GB

I have a 100/100 fiber connection as well.

I think I should be fine.

Addons/UI:

The UI: https://i.imgur.com/IHjOK1V.png
Weakaura in the middle is usually hidden in combat, but I put it in so it's represented in the picture. The raid-frames are down right, above the right chat and next to the Details window.

My keybindings are fairly simple:
1-2-3-4 for Fracture, Soul Cleave, Fel Devastation and Interrupt.
F1-F2-F3-F4 on the above bar for Taunt, Spirit Bomb, Fiery Brand and Consume Magic.
5-6-S1-S2 for Sigil of Silence, Sigil of Flame, Use-Trinket and Sigil of Misery
Shift-X for Kyrian Flask, Shift-3 for Health Pot, Shift-G for Healthstone
F for Throw Glaive and E for Immolation Aura.
Shift-E for Covenant Ability
Mouse buttons for Demon Spikes/Metamorphosis/Infernal Strike(jump)
Shift-Q for battle potion
Shift-4 and Shift-5 are Imprison and Summon Steward (Kyrian)

Okay I know I said simple and then got into super detailed, sorry lol

Relevant add-ons:
ElvUI
Plater
Weakauras
NameplateSCT
DBM
Details

Other Games:

I played League of Legends for years. A lot of it. Maybe too much of it. I've also played a lot of Battle Royale games like Warzone, Apex Legends and PUBG. I've also played a lot of Pokèmon and Zelda in my life.

Why Iron Edge?

Because I like professionalism. You have a website, which says a lot about a guild. Your blog posts about meeting up also shows you have a good community going, which definitely is a selling point. I just want to find a guild that is as committed to raiding as I aim to be.

What can I offer Iron Edge?

I always aim to be the best player I can be and whatever I lack in game I make up for with good humour and a hell of an attitude!

Where did I hear about Iron Edge?

In-game guild finder.

Last Words?

"Never retreat, never surrender" - Mahatma Gandhi


January 18, 2021, 02:46:55 pm
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Re: Raider Application - Demon Hunter (Tank) - Gamzo
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2021, 02:46:55 pm »
Hi Ole,
Thanks for showing interest in Iron Edge. Sorry to hear things didn't work out for you and your friends on Grim Batol. Unfortunately you've applied at a rather bad time as we're not looking to take on many, if any, new people at this time. We'd be happy to offer you a social spot for the time being and revisit the potential for a raid trial in a few months, but as it stands we wouldn't be able to offer you a trial right now.
Let us know what you think. If you choose to go elsewhere, we wish you all the best for the future.

Regards,
Sam/Shimmar

 

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