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DerTaran
03.24.2013 , 06:17 AM | #161
The key was to interrupt her spells whenever possible using the interrupt, the push, and the stun and keep Khem alive as long as possible.
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Joluka
03.24.2013 , 08:48 AM | #162
So, I did this on my first try as an Assassin Tank and I've done it before as a Madness Assassin as well.

If you are going the DPS route, "Jolt," your interrupt, must be used to interrupt any incoming abilities from your enemy. Zash uses many abilities that are channeled, that means if you wait until the last few moments of her cast to interrupt, your interrupt ability might be off-cooldown by then. If your cooldown is not off, your stun ability, "Electrocute," freezes her for 4 seconds and in that time you must beat the crap out of her with the best you can give to her. Once she is off the stun/unfrozen, she will keep on casting. If both, "Jolt," and "Electrocute" are on cooldown, you must use your Area of Effect (AoE) ability called "overload" to knock her back and interrupt her attacks. As a DPS, you need to send Khem in first and let Zash destroy him as you kill her with all you have. Once Khem is dead, follow the interrupt sequence. The key to doing this as a DPS assassin is not freaking out/panicking.

As a Tank Assassin you should put Khem Val in his DPS stance to start with and begin attacking Zash yourself. The ideal thing to do is the same as the DPS, the only difference is that you will be on tank stance and Khem on DPS stance. As a tank the process to killing her will be longer, but your health will be higher once she is dead. I personally used the tank for this fight not because I wanted it to be easier, but because the duel felt more drawn out and heroic as we fought.

If you want to feel like you're in an epic duel, go tank, if you just want to rip her to shreds in seconds (can only do this at level 31-32), then go DPS. In the end it's all about having fun, not respeccing, but if that's what you want to do you might find that you like the other spec more fun than the other.

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DawnAskham
03.25.2013 , 05:22 PM | #163
This fight, and many others like it (e.g. avatar guy on Imp Voss), are what I like to call over-tuned jokes.

These fights are over-tuned in that the damage done is absurd and the number and frequency of casts done make it impossible to interrupt everything (even using all the various abilities that interrupt).

At the same time, these fights are a joke in that the fight can be made trivial by simply running around pillars and obstructions or knocking mobs off platforms causing them to spend time pathing all the while having your companion beating on the boss the whole time.

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AshlaBoga
03.25.2013 , 06:40 PM | #164
Quote: Originally Posted by DawnAskham View Post
This fight, and many others like it (e.g. avatar guy on Imp Voss), are what I like to call over-tuned jokes.

These fights are over-tuned in that the damage done is absurd and the number and frequency of casts done make it impossible to interrupt everything (even using all the various abilities that interrupt).

At the same time, these fights are a joke in that the fight can be made trivial by simply running around pillars and obstructions or knocking mobs off platforms causing them to spend time pathing all the while having your companion beating on the boss the whole time.
The frequency of Zash's casts really isn't that bad. And her dps merely means that either you or Khem need to be in tank stance. You can do this entire fight without LoSing. In fact, you really shouldn't need to LoS a single attack.
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Khevar
03.25.2013 , 07:39 PM | #165
Quote: Originally Posted by DawnAskham View Post
This fight, and many others like it (e.g. avatar guy on Imp Voss), are what I like to call over-tuned jokes.

These fights are over-tuned in that the damage done is absurd and the number and frequency of casts done make it impossible to interrupt everything (even using all the various abilities that interrupt).

At the same time, these fights are a joke in that the fight can be made trivial by simply running around pillars and obstructions or knocking mobs off platforms causing them to spend time pathing all the while having your companion beating on the boss the whole time.
These sort of statements surprise me.

When I was leveling my Sorc, I kept hearing how amazingly overtuned and difficult this fight was. I actually got a little worried about it. So right before I had to do the fight, I went to the GTN and bought Khem Val every last piece of at-level blue gear I could. Spent a bloody fortune (especially considering I don't like running with him, so this was an expense with very little return).

The fight started, Khem attacked, I attacked, I used the 3 interrupts I had to hand, next thing I know the fight was over.

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AshlaBoga
03.25.2013 , 11:31 PM | #166
Quote: Originally Posted by Khevar View Post
These sort of statements surprise me.

When I was leveling my Sorc, I kept hearing how amazingly overtuned and difficult this fight was. I actually got a little worried about it. So right before I had to do the fight, I went to the GTN and bought Khem Val every last piece of at-level blue gear I could. Spent a bloody fortune (especially considering I don't like running with him, so this was an expense with very little return).

The fight started, Khem attacked, I attacked, I used the 3 interrupts I had to hand, next thing I know the fight was over.
Sort of the same thing for me. I heard this fight was really tough so I leveled up to 32 for the fight. And killed Zash in roughly 30 seconds.
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Wraiven
03.26.2013 , 12:19 AM | #167
Quote: Originally Posted by Pashgan View Post
Lvl32 in all orange/purple fresh 30-32 suit. It seems like quest designed for ranged sorcerer - assassin is getting massive AoE along with Khem and dieing almost at the same time.

Really - this game design is beyond comprehension and nowhere near "enjoyable" term (except for huttball). Already dropped multiple quests because they aren't actually solo-able despite missing marks "heroic 2+", "bring a friend", "get +5 levels in PvP and return", etc.
You will find that timing your interrupts is key to defeating almost every boss in this game. Assassin at your level is tough, but you should have no issues with her.
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Callaron
03.26.2013 , 02:59 AM | #168
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Honestly I don't know what to do. I've been triying and trying so many times now to finish her.

I'm a Sith Sorcerer Level 34. it should be easy for me. I desturb her whenever I can, I use Kem as tenk and pull him away when she starts the blue thing. I hide behinde the pillars when she attacks me. I attack her whenever possible. But I still die every time.

I might just be the worst gamer ever, as I've seen people lvl 28 defeating her.

If anyone would be willing to help me with this, I'd be most grateful.
Are you also using your knockback skill (Overload) to interrupt her casting when your interrupt is on cooldown? And of course Electrocute for getting in more interrupts.
If you and Khem are decently geared you should be able to take her down as long as you keep her from roasting you with her lightning.
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VorKoom
03.26.2013 , 06:04 AM | #169
I don't know why people find this so diffcult, I did this last weekend with my Tank Assassin and Khem in DPS stance, Having read the posts on the forum I was expecting a very hard fight, she went down in about 30 seconds. I found the last boss fight on Alderaan harder, 'The Jedi Commander' in House Organa I had to pop my defensive cooldowns for but Zash I didn't use any for.

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NigeldeJ
03.26.2013 , 06:40 AM | #170
IMO if you just have decent (you dont need all blue and purple) gear, and are at the same level as the quest, even 1 below, you shouldn't have any trouble. I can't recall Khem dying in few seconds, and my sorc dps wasn't dying quickly either
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