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Castle Age Taggers
Every Epic boss, Epic team and Epic world monster has a limited amount of peeps allowed to fight it. Recently a case of tagging was brought to the attention of the Protector Paladins of the SWARM. There was only one hour left on a Dark legion battle, and all dedicated players were out of stamina … I am assuming total ignorance on the part of these tagging peeps, and I wrote this article to dispel such ignorance.
- Gildamesh allows no more than 10 people participating. He is designed to be killed without other people, but others can help if the summoner wishes.
- Colossus of Terra and Lotus Ravenmoore allow up to 15 people. Like Gildamesh, Colossus is easy to slay alone, but for Lotus this is much harder. For comparison, Lotus has a 8,900,000-15,000,000 and Gildamesh a 28,000-91,000 HP.
- Sylvanas, the Sorceress Queen and Mephistopheles have space for twenty people. Can be slain by yourself.
- Keira, the Dread Knight, hosts only ten people. Can be slain alone if for example you are level 200+ with maximum stamina, 500+ attack, and have no other monsters or sieges going on.
- Up to 220 people total may participate in a Skaar Deathrune battle. Of these participants, only a set number can participate based on that players level at the time of joining the battle:
- 70 people level 90+
- 70 people level 60-90
- 50 people level 30-60
- 30 people level 1-30
Epic Team monsters are monsters that have more health than Epic Bosses, and it takes a team to defeat them. There are dragons and sea serpents to be defeated.
- Up to 50 people may participate in Dragon battles. There are 4 different kinds of dragons, that vary in the amount of HP they have.
- Emerald Dragons: 350,000 – 690,000 HP
- Frost Dragons: 690,000 – 1030,000 HP
- Gold Dragons: 1,200,000 – 1,800,000 HP
- Ancient Red Dragons: 2,400,000 – 3,500,000 HP
- Likewise, up to 50 people may participate in Serpent battles. There are 4 different kinds of Sea Serpents, that vary in the amount of HP they have:
- Emerald Sea Serpent: approx. 1,500,000
- Sapphire Sea Serpent: approx. 3,000,000
- Amethyst Sea Serpent: approx. 6,000,000
- Ancient Sea Serpent: approx. 9,000,000
Epic World monsters are monsters with a lot of HP, and it takes a great many dedicated peeps to defeat one. Epic World Monster fights can have a maximum of 130 participants. There is no need to be in other peeps’ armies to participate in the battle. If there are available slots in your level tier, you will be able to join the fight by attacking the monster at least once, for example:
- Levels 1-30: 30 max
- Levels 30-60: 30 max
- Levels 60-90: 30 max
- Levels 90+: 40 max
And therein lies the problem. One of the annoyances one can encounter when summoning a monster is taggers. Taggers take up a space in Epic World battles and are clearly not dedicated to actually slaying it. They attack once, or twice. Maybe three times, and someone else in your army that is dedicated to bringing it down, cannot get in.
On the lower levels, below 90, this is probably not a problem. There’s often lots of slots open. But on level 90+ this can be a huge annoyance. Recently a case of tagging was brought to the attention of the Protector Paladins of the SWARM. There was only one hour left on a Dark legion battle, and all dedicated players were out of stamina:
4 peeps had each slain the huge amount of 6 orcs in the many days the battle ensued. Wow! Now, I am assuming total ignorance on the part of these peeps, and that is why I am writing this article, for enlightenment. This article is also for future reference (ignorance is one of the toughest problems to solve), so that I don’t have to keep explaining this.
Mind the effects your behavior is having on self, others, your teams, groups, and the game as a whole.
We are starting a taggers list and will be “counting coup on petty tyrants”: if you appear on our taggers list, meaning you have tagged in a SWARM battle, with one offense, you will receive an email with a link to this article. With three offenses, the Protector Paladins of the SWARM will have found another target to up their stats with.
And if you are a SWARM member yourself (none of them were in the above case), you really have to do something about your ignorance fast. The SWARM is intending to have as little “petty tyrants” as possible in their own ranks.