World of Warcraft Classic has suffered from botting issues since it launched, people are desperate to achieve nowadays what their younger selves couldn’t, and they are willing to do anything.
This discouraged the playerbase quite a bit as WoW Classic’s numbers dropped, and Blizzard still didn’t do anything about it – aside from trying to add WoW Tokens™ to the game. Thankfully, Blizzard has finally taken action against botters, and that also includes Death Knight abusers.
Wrath of the Lich King is famous for its DK spree, the phenomenon where every player decided to create a Death Knight character, but this time it was for different reasons.
The original restriction for playing a Death Knight was having a level 55 character of any other class, and this requirement got dropped for Wrath of the Lich King Classic, which lead botters to abuse these high level characters.
Death Knights are known as hero classes, which means that they already come out at a high level after completing their introduction questline. Regular characters start at level 1, but Death Knights start at level 55.
World of Warcraft Classic‘s game producer released a statement on the game’s forums, stating that brand new accounts will keep the level 55 restrictions. This is a surefire way to pacify botters trying to abuse a high level character to break the game’s economy and sell gold.
Alongside these newly-added restrictions for new accounts, 120 thousand malicious accounts have been removed from the game. Blizzard took a long time to take action against botters, but late is still better than never.
World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Classic is available on Microsoft Windows (through Battle.net)