Four days have gone by since the race began but we have had no new kills for a while now. Heroic Dark Animus is proving to be a major obstacle, with seven guilds now actively working on it. We saw Blizzard adjust heroic encounters in the previous tier after a few days of no progress so keep eye out for the nerf bat.
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On a slightly different note, many guilds are working their way through the normal mode bosses. The Council of Elders is the 3rd normal mode encounter in the Throne of Thunder and here is TankSpot's raid guide to help you out: