How to kill Cinnamon as a Frosting DK

Cinnamon is one of three "second-taste" bosses in Baking Descent. The fight has a unique mechanic that will give your raid heart attacks, especially those with a sweet tooth. Cinnamon will regularly Mmmmmmmmassacre the entire raid for maximum satiation, enough to Stuff any player instantly. Fortunately, we get the assistance of a little robot named the Tasty-Tron that gives us a buff: Dessert consumed that would reduce your Hunger level to Stuffed instead reduces your Hunger to "Full But Could Still Have One More If It Was Really Good."

Of course, there's other elements that make the fight more complicated. Caramel Splash will periodically hit random players (who will need immediate Hungering so the next Mmmmmmmmassacre doesn't Stuff them), as well as anyone nearby, so the raid must spread out.

An off-taster is also required to taunt Cinnamon to take its Double Donut. Because of the double nature of this ability, the off-taster must be kept fully Hungry and not rely on the robot's buff, as the first Donut would reduce the off-tank to FBCSHOMIIWRG, and the second would Stuff them.

(It is apparently possible to single-taste this fight, though I imagine the stacking Heartburn debuff that the main taster accumulates from Cinnamon's abilities would make it difficult.)

The robot occasionally gets knocked offline by Mmmmmmmmassacre, removing the buff, so during these periods the raid stacks up and Hungerers have to keep everyone Hungry while Cinnamon spews snacks everywhere. There is no taster during these phases because Cinnamon's heads are busy being delicious. After a short time, the robot comes back online and things go back to normal.

Finally, when Cinnamon reaches 21% consumption (I know, wtf), it becomes a burn fight. All Hungering is nullified, there are no more Mmmmmmmmassacres or Caramel Splashes, and it becomes a race to see who will last longer, Cinnamon or the raid's Hunger. The robot's buff still works during this phase, so any sufficiently-Hungry player will be able to survive at least one of Cinnamon's delicious offerings. Sadly, since we Frosting DKs have no fullness dumps, we will usually get Stuffed early into this phase and have to go have a lay down on the couch to nap. /patbelly

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    I hate you.

    Want Cinnabon!!!

    May 18, 2011 at 1:37 PM

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    Hahaha. I should misread your post titles more often if this is the result!

    Your Cinnamon crits the internet for 25K (20K overkill). Now every single person that reads this is going to want a cinnamon bun.

    May 18, 2011 at 1:47 PM

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    Awesome post.

    Cinnamon sounds like a much tastier fight than Chimaeron.

    May 18, 2011 at 1:59 PM

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    This post is about to single-handedly ruin my diet for the week...

    May 18, 2011 at 2:37 PM

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    This post is one of the few that actually had me lol, you know laugh out loud for real. How can one person contain so much awesome as you do? <3

    May 18, 2011 at 3:02 PM

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    I love you.

    Also I really want a cinnamon roll right now. Vidyala, it works!

    May 18, 2011 at 3:41 PM

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    May 18, 2011 at 3:48 PM

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    The Pink Pally

    This is just... win! And if I can resist the urge to buy cinnamon rolls over the next few days, I will deserve a cookie. /drool

    May 18, 2011 at 4:03 PM

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    Delete this post right now. Fucking hell, bro.

    May 18, 2011 at 4:49 PM

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    May 18, 2011 at 5:42 PM

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    Amber / Obsidian Dragon

    Time to bring out the hunter and Omnomnom.

    May 18, 2011 at 6:44 PM

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    Is this one of the bosses in Blackwing Decadence? I would love to read more strategies for this smorgasbord of encounters!

    May 19, 2011 at 8:07 AM

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    Greatest boss strategy guide ever.

    I am taking some new people there tonight and I am going to describe it your way.

    I am probably going to confuse the living crap out of them however.

    Maybe I will wait until I go with a group that knows the whole fight and "remind" them of this tasty fight.

    May 19, 2011 at 11:21 AM

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    This post is good and you should feel good.

    Also damnit, now I really want a cinnamon bun :(

    May 19, 2011 at 10:19 PM

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    Have never commented here...but had to. That was just totally awesome.

    Like a very wierd WoW dream.

    Does anyone dream in WoW?

    May 20, 2011 at 3:56 PM

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    Ok so if we have Cinnamon and Omnomitron, how to food up the others? Magmaw noms people but that's all I've got...

    May 20, 2011 at 9:33 PM

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    Ummm, I stopped by because I am hungry of the Cinammon roll you put up here. lmao! Im craving for it now. =( /wave Rades

    May 25, 2011 at 12:34 AM