Teeming – Mythic Plus Dungeon Guide for Prot Warrior

Teeming is a first tier mythic+ affix appearing in dungeons on Mythic Keystone levels 4 and higher. It can be paired wit Explosive or Quaking and Fortified or Necrotic and Tyrannical.

There isn’t much to say about this affix. There is an extra mob or two in some of the trash packs in dungeons. Accordingly, you have to kill more mobs than usual to reach the 100% enemy forces slain quota.

Tips and Tricks for the Teeming Affix

You will inevitably be doing

Bigger pulls

This means you will be dealing more AoE damage, but also taking more damage. Packs will often have an extra caster. If you’ve been counting on your DDs to handle interrupts so far, this is the moment where you will most certainly have to help out with that. Maybe pay extra close attention to positioning in order to avoid accidentally ninja pulling neighboring packs – I am looking at you starfall, barrage and chain lightning turrets

You might need to pop your cooldowns on some of the bigger packs. Overall, not much changes in terms of your tanking playstyle. Rather, the pacing of the run (for which you are primarily responsible) changes.

Problematic packs

Teeming essentially affects the way you clear the trash in a dungeon. How you pull packs varies a lot between a M4 and a M10 and is dependent on your group comp and skill. This affix, on top of all the other variables, throws everything out of whack.

Packs which you could clump together you now have to handle separately. Packs which you would skip you now have to go out of your way to clear. There are many alternative and equally viable routes in most dungeons. Realizing which one is better comes with experience, so go out there and get skill caped.

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