How to Beat Drov the Ruiner in World of Warcraft

Do you want to beat Drov the Ruiner in World of Warcraft?

World bosses are raid boss-level monsters that spawn in the main, shared world in World of Warcraft, rather than an instance limited to a group of players. You can also call them world raid bosses or outdoor raid bosses. 

These bosses were designed to be fought by one or more max-level characters, but lower-level characters can be brought along. 

World bosses were removed from Blizzard’s philosophy, starting with the release of Wrath of the Lich King. Although Cataclysm introduced some small group mini-bosses, nothing required serious raids. 

However, during World of Warcraft: Mist of Pandaria, world bosses returned in the form of new encounters. 

One of the world bosses you’ll encounter in World of Warcraft is Drov the Ruiner. You’ll find him at the north end of the Valley of Destruction in Gronn Canyon in northwestern Gorgrond. 

Today, we’ll show you the best strategy to beat Drov the Ruiner in World of Warcraft. 

Let’s get right into it!

Drov the Ruiner Encounter

Drov was called Ruiner by the Blackrock clans of old, who learned to give the magnaron a wide berth. He carves a swath of devastation where he walks, and it seems like the earth recognizes his arrival and parts to make way. 

beat Drov the Ruiner in World of Warcraft

The fearsome magnaron shatters the earth, causing hordes of goren to burrow up beneath the earth and spread chaos among his adversary. 

If you want to check whether Drov has been looted this week, use the command below and paste it in the chat window: 

/run print(C_QuestLog.IsQuestFlaggedCompleted(37460))

Getting a ‘True’ response means Drov has been looted, while ‘False’ indicates otherwise. 

Tanks

  • Keep an eye on where Drov is facing to avoid Colossal Slam. 
  • Avoid Frenzied Rumblers during Call of Earth until they go down. They’ll re-emerge randomly and attack enemies. 

Healers

  • Drov inflicts raid wide damage when he uses Giga Smash.
  • Watch where Drov is facing to avoid Colossal Slam. 
  • Dodge Frenzied Rumblers during Call of Earth until they submerge. They will resurface and randomly attack raid members. 

DPS

  • Observe where Drov is facing to avoid Colossal Slam. 
  • Avoid Frenzied Rumblers during Call of Earth. They will resurface and attack random players. 

For the rest of the encounter, the entire raid must remember not to stand in front of Drov’s frontal-cone Colossal Slam attack. Healers should handle the raid-wide splash DMG for Colossal Slam and Giga Smash. 

Execute the summoned Frenzied Rumblers when Drov casts Call of Earth and keep an eye out for their Acid Breath and Crushing Charge attacks. 

Drov the Ruiner Rewards

When you kill Drov the Ruiner, he’ll drop level 650 belts, necklaces, and gloves. 

  • Bone Charm Chain
  • Braided Magnaron Plait
  • Drov’s Durable Gorget
  • Earthcaller’s Charm
  • Loop of Beaded Mane
  • Belt of Singing Hooves
  • Cord of Ruination
  • Chain of Natural Fury
  • Waistplate of Bladed Force
  • Quadripedal Grips
  • Grips of Natural Fury
  • Chainhoof Grips
  • Gauntlets of Impenetrability

That ends our guide on how to beat Drov the Ruiner in World of Warcraft. If you have questions, please leave a comment below, and we’ll do our best to answer them. 

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