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The World of Warcraft Mythic Dungeon International Global Finals continued throughout April 24, with eight teams racing each other for a share of the $300,000 prize pool and the World Champions title.
Upper bracket quarterfinals
The second day of the Mythic Dungeon International Global Finals began with matches between Echo versus Obey Alliance in the upper bracket.
Plaguefall was the first dungeon, and it turned out close as both teams fought against the final boss. It was neck-and-neck in terms of time, but Echo took the first point by getting Margrave Stradama down to zero health just a few seconds before Obey Alliance. Echo then claimed victory again when they took down Lord Chamberlain in the Halls of Atonement.
Next, Perplexed fought against the Golden Guardians as both teams raced each other for the best time in the Mists of Tirna Scithe dungeon. With the combined efforts of a demon hunter, paladin, druid, mage and shaman, Perplexed earned the first point.
Although the Golden Guardians tied the score 1-1 in De Other Side, it wasn’t enough, as the opposing team claimed the final point in Sanguine Depths.
Mythic Dungeon International elimination bracket
Meanwhile, over in the lower bracket, Stygia faced Does Gargoyle Stream? in order to keep their spot in the tournament.
The first game happened in the Theater of Pain, with Stygia coming out on top. The winning team composition consisted of a demon hunter, paladin, priest, druid and mage. Stygia continued their victory streak in the next dungeon as they destroyed the final boss ahead of the opposing team.
As for PI Me versus Just So So, both teams fought against time in the Necrotic Wake dungeon.
The first point went to PI Me as they defeated Nalthor the Rimebinder using a demon hunter, paladin, shaman, mage and priest. PI Me continued to do their best in the next game, which led to a score of 2-0.
With both the upper and lower bracket victories and losses, it meant that the Golden Guardians faced Stygia next.
The Golden Guardians and the opposing team fought for the best time in the Theater of Pain dungeon. Through the combined efforts of a demon hunter, paladin, mage, shaman and monk, the Golden Guardians received the first point.
In game two, the teams fought in the Necrotic Wake dungeon. It resulted in another point for the Golden Guardians, earning them a place in the lower semifinals.
As for the final matchup of the day, it was a race between Obey Alliance and PI Me.
PI Me won the first game in Halls of Atonement with a team composed of a demon hunter, paladin, shaman, mage and priest. However, Obey Alliance brought it back in games two and three when they took down the final enemies first in the Sanguine Depths and De Other Side dungeons.
With a score of 2-1, Obey Alliance earned a place in the lower semifinals.
This meant Echo and Perplexed would face each other in the upper bracket semifinals. Meanwhile, the Golden Guardians and Obey Alliance will continue to fight in the lower bracket for a chance at the World Champions title. World of Warcraft fans can watch the action over on YouTube.
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