UK esports organisation Method have completed Mythic Castle Nathria in World of Warcraft: Shadowlands.
The guild defeated Sire Denathrius yesterday (January 2nd 2021), the final boss of the raid.
This puts Method in 7th place out of all the guilds in the world that have cleared Mythic Castle Nathria raid, and 4th in Europe.
The top 7 finish may have surprised some. Earlier in 2020, Method all but disbanded following an abuse scandal, which saw most of its players, staff and sponsors leave. Some formed new guild Echo.
However, after taking time out to reflect and put in place new policies to safeguard the community, Method began to rebuild and put together a brand new Warcraft raid team with members of Reason Gaming’s team.
Method finished the Castle Nathria Race to World First below 1st place NA guild Complexity Limit, 2nd place EU guild Echo (which featured several former Method players) and 3rd place EU guild Pieces.
EU’s FatSharkYes and China’s Skyline and Jitianhong finished in 4th, 5th and 6th place respectively.
Other guilds, including the UK org MNM Gaming (who have downed 8 out of 10 of the raid’s bosses), are racing to finish Mythic Castle Nathria.
Method said it ‘plans to be a Race to World First contender by the end of the Shadowlands expansion’.
Org founder Scott ‘Sco’ McMillan said he was proud of the team’s achievement in finishing 7th and is still on the lookout for others to join the guild.
Dom is an award-winning writer who graduated from Bournemouth University with a 2:1 degree in Multi-Media Journalism in 2007.
As a long-time gamer having first picked up the NES controller in the late ’80s, he has written for a range of publications including GamesTM, Nintendo Official Magazine, industry publication MCV as well as Riot Games and others. He worked as head of content for the British Esports Association up until February 2021, when he stepped back to work full-time on Esports News UK and as an esports consultant helping brands and businesses better understand the industry.