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Two Bosses Enter: Keristrasza vs. Cyanigosa


Two Bosses Enter ... but only One Boss Leaves, in WoW Insider's series of fantasy death matches. This season's bosses come from the five-man instances of Wrath of the Lich King.

We're back! Live from WoW Insider, the Wrath Season of Two Bosses Enter, One Boss Leaves. Two Bosses is our series of fantasy death matches between the game's infamous PvE villains. This season, we'll throw into the pit the bosses of Wrath of the Lich King's five-man instances, two by two, until we come up with an ultimate winner.

The best part? You determine who wins.

The central tenet of a Two Bosses matchup is an assumption that the bosses are of approximately the same level and health and that they're fighting in neutral territory. It's fighting abilities and scale we're debating here – so don't get caught up in actual game mechanics. Consider the flavor each villainous gladiator brings to bear, and cast your vote for who you think would come out on top.

Your first match-up in Two Bosses Enter: The Wrath Season -- Keristrasza versus Cyanigosa. Details and your chance to determine the winner, after the break.

Week One: Keristrasza of The Nexus vs. Cyanigosa of The Violet Hold
What happens when two dragons meet, cone effect to cone effect?

Keristrasza, The Nexus
Keristrasza, a servant of Alexstrasza's flight, plotted to distract Malygos from his efforts in the Nexus War by offing his consort, Saragosa, and facing him down with a fleet of red dragons. While the plan did serve to divert his attention, Malygos imprisoned Keristrasza within The Nexus. She's currently held there, where players must kill her in order to preserve her ultimate freedom.

Keristrasza's abilities
Would Cyanigosa jump up and down while fighting Keristrasza? We don't think so – it doesn't seem very dignified for a dragon. Click over to read more details on Keristrasza's fighting style.

Cyanigosa, The Violet Hold
Cyanigosa is a powerful blue dragon who has been ordered to The Violet Hold by Malygos, with a plan to release the prisoners and invade the city of Dalaran.

Cyanigosa's abilities
Does a dragon who snatches up opponents and teleports them to her really care about being immobilized by Keristrasza's Crystal Chains? Click over to read more details on Cyanigosa's fighting style.

The smackdown
Wait! Before you vote, remember: this isn't a theorycrafting spreadsheet from Elitist Jerks. Two Bosses is more like the endless debates found on the EJ forums following a good mathematical smack-down, as posters shake down how things actually play out. Set aside differences in our opponents' health pools, level and damage output, and consider instead the spirit of each villain's abilities (including heroic abilities) and fighting style.


We'll be back next Thursday morning as One Boss Leaves ... And again later that afternoon, as another Two Bosses Enter.

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