Alexander - The Cuff of the Son

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Upon returning from Midas, you learn that Mide surrendered the precious fragment of the Enigma Codex to the Illuminati, and that she was in fact a surviving member of a group of Au Ra that failed to summon Alexander three years ago. Although there is certainly more to the apparent treachery than meets the eye, there is no time for doubt. Your offensive against the Illuminati must continue!


One to 8 players (2 Tanks, 2 Healers, 4 DPS)
  • The above composition requirement is not imposed upon preformed parties.
Class: Disciples of War or Magic
Level: 60
Avg. Item Level: 200

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2 2 4
Type: Raid
Zone: The Cuff of the Son
Region: Dravania
Minimum Level: 60
Synced Level: 60
Min iLvl: 200
Unlock Quest: The Folly of Youth
Duty Finder: Raids (ARR & Heavensward)
Duty Roulette: Normal Raids
Expansion: Heavensward
Patch: Patch 3.2
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  • Clear Serviceway #763: 0/1
  • Arrive in Machinery Bay 66: 0/1
  • Defeat Vortexer: 0/1
Attack Name Description
Mind Blast Unavoidable group-wide AoE. Stay in range of the healers.
Mine Blaster fires missiles upwards, then AoE indicators appear and mines spawn where they impact. Stepping on a mine will cause knockback and inflict Paralysis and Vulnerability Up on the group.
Mirage Blue markers appear over 4 players, then a Blaster Mirage clone appears at each marker. Check which direction the clones are facing to avoid standing in line with their Supercharge.

Advice and Tips

  • Try to avoid stacking together for Mirage as it makes it hard to see which direction they're facing.
(Blue Mage Spell Acquisition)
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Attack Name Description
Single Buster Gun on one arm - heavy damage to the main tank, get ready with heals and mitigation.
Double Buster Gun on both arms - Distributed damage in a line AoE targeted at a random player, everyone (including tanks) stand behind Brawler in a single line to share the damage.
Rocket Drill Drill on one arm - Ranged attack on a random player, run away to decrease the damage taken.
Magicked Mark Inflicts Magic Vulnerability Up on the main tank. Tanks should swap at 3 stacks.

Advice and Tips

  • Keep an eye on Brawler's arms when they raise to determine which attack you'll need to deal with.
Attack Name Description
Bio-arithmeticks Unavoidable arena-wide AoE.
Height Half of the platforms on the floor become slightly raised in a checkerboard pattern, and each player is inflicted with a debuff that causes damage and Vulnerability Up if the player is standing at the wrong height:
  • Low Arithmeticks: Red debuff. Stand on a raised platform to gain the effects of Magnetic Levitation.
  • High Arithmeticks: Purple debuff. Stand on a low platform to remain on the ground.
Enumeration An obvious atack marker appears around a player with a random number of orbs spinning above it. The number of players standing in the AoE (including the player it's following) must match the number of orbs or it inflicts damage and Vulnerability Up.

Advice and Tips

  • Keep an eye on your debuff for Height.
  • Make sure that only the required number of players are standing in Enumeration.
Attack Name Description
Super Cyclone Group-wide AoE and knockback. Avoid standing in front of a fire pool.
Elemental Jammer Inflicts a Compressed Water debuff on a player that drops a waterspout when it ends. Try to drop it near the middle so it can be reached from any side.
Waterspout Spawned from Elemental Jammer. Turns into an Ice Pillar when hit with Ice Missle, used to avoid Ultra Flash.
Ice Missile AoEs follow random players, dropping ice pools when they impact. Spread out to avoid hitting other players, but one of the AoEs needs to hit the Waterspout to freeze it into an ice pillar.
Ultra Flash Run behind the ice pillar to block line of sight with Vortexer. Deals heavy damage/death if not avoided.
Brute Force Inflicts Physical Vulnerability Up on the main tank. Tanks should swap at 3 stacks.

Advice and Tips

  • Make sure to hit the Waterspout with an Ice Missle so it turns into an Ice Pillar to avoid Ultra Flash.
Chest 1
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Chest 2
Tarnished Midan Lens Icon.png Tarnished Midan Pedal Icon.png Tarnished Midan Bolt Icon.png
(Fixed Rate Drop)
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Drop Table (4)
Item Type iLvl Requirements Stats
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Compact Axle
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 Other  &00000000000000010000001&00000000000000010000001
Req. Level 1
A tiny-but-robust metallic spindle coveted by the goblins of Idyllshire, for reasons beyond your comprehension or ability to care.

 Tarnished Midan Bolt Icon.png  
Tarnished Midan Bolt
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 Miscellany  &00000000000000010000001&00000000000000010000001
Req. Level 1
A uniquely crafted bolt discovered in Alexander's Midas sector.

One bolt can be traded for a special accessory.

 Tarnished Midan Lens Icon.png  
Tarnished Midan Lens
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 Miscellany  &00000000000000010000001&00000000000000010000001
Req. Level 1
A uniquely crafted lens discovered in Alexander's Midas sector.

Two lenses can be traded for special headgear.

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Tarnished Midan Pedal
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 Miscellany  &00000000000000010000001&00000000000000010000001
Req. Level 1
A uniquely crafted pedal discovered in Alexander's Midas sector.

Two pedals can be traded for special foot gear.

The weekly loot restriction was removed in Patch 3.3.