Enrage: 12 minutes. At enrage, the entire squad will be defeated.
Bonus Chests: Defeat the boss in less than 3 minutes, 5 minutes
The Fraenir of Jormag is a relatively straightforward boss. However, there are quite a few
Fraenir: 100% – 75%
This fight will begin when the first player enters the Fraenir’s circular arena.
The Fraenir will leap up, sending a Torrent of Ice across the field.
Torrent of Ice
Orange circles will appear around the arena, including four around the Fraenir himself. Players in these AoEs will Frozen in a shard of ice, losing access to all of their skills.
Player should use Struggle to Escape to break out. Players can also quickly move to the center of the arena at the start of the encounter to avoid getting caught in this attack.
Note: Do not attempt to
Dodgethis attack, as being in the evade animation when it hits will cause players to be stuck for an indefinite amount of time without being able to be broken out.
The Fraenir will target a player with a large red arrow; this player will also see a circular timer over their head. When filled, the Fraenir will fire a frozen missile that will deal light damage and
The targeted player should move away from the squad to ensure no other players are knocked, and
The Fraenir’s dagger auto-attacks deal light damage and apply
The Fraenir will spin, dropping a cascading series of AoEs that deal light damage.
These can be
During this phase the Fraenir will hop around—players should remain in the center of the arena instead of chasing him. At 75% health, he will phase, disappearing and summoning the Icebrood Construct.
This version of the Icebrood Construct is very similar to the boss in Shiverpeaks Pass.
Bound Ice Elementals
The Icebrood Construct will occasionally summon Bound Ice Elemental mobs. These can be pulled using skills like
Known as: ice bombs
Players will gain orange circles under them, indicating timed ice bombs. The detonation can be avoided using a
The Icebrood Construct will periodically gain a defiance bar. While breaking this bar will increase its incoming damage, it will also cause the Construct to go Invulnerable more quickly; most experienced groups attempt to avoid breaking it, so don’t use any crowd control, including your special action skill.
Fraenir: 25% – 0%
Once the Icebrood Construct is defeated the Fraenir will reappear at 25% health. He will spawn with an Icequake, Torrent of Ice, and Frozen Missile, then continue to use his original attacks until defeated.