In the perilous world of WoW Classic Hardcore, every enemy encounter has the potential to conclude your characters’ existence prematurely. However, the virtual universe threw a peculiar curveball recently to an undead mage by the name of Thegreek, who suffered an irrevocable setback during what was meant to be a faith-friendly duel.
Though packed with danger, WoW Classic Hardcore also offers non-lethal duels between players to keep up the action quotient. These duels ideally wrap up just before one of the players is on the brink of defeat. However, Thegreek’s duel took a dramatic twist when, upon its conclusion, a Horde NPC strangely joined the fray, attacking the mage unexpectedly and bringing an abrupt end to his virtual journey.
In a regular gaming scenario, NPCs are programmed to mind their own business and not interfere with player duels. This makes the involvement of a Horde NPC, marked as 'friendly' to Thegreek and his ilk, even more baffling, looming large as evidence of a bug. Unexpectedly, the patrolling NPC not only involved itself in the duel but also executed a fatal attack on Thegreek, leaving WoW Classic Hardcore fans shell-shocked.
The incident surfaces interesting dynamics of the game, in which the NPC mistook the duel's closing moments as a hostile attack on a Horde player, triggering him into action. The guard, being way more powerful than the mage, brought instant catastrophe for Thegreek. The incident being unexpected and in contradiction to usual NPC guidance is certainly an intended discrepancy worth investigating.
WoW Classic Hardcore offers its own brutal challenge - death means the end of your character and the start of a new from scratch. For Thegreek, despite the shocking turn of events, the game's challenge continues unabated. While it is an unexpected setback, there undoubtedly lies a lesson for players regarding the unpredictable nature of the game. Beware, in this world, even the ones deemed safe can't be taken for granted.