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9-22-2008 @ 7:46PM
What's wrong with Vanish? Works fine for me.
9-22-2008 @ 10:09PM
Vanish has a rather nasty bug where, sometimes, you Vanish, only to instantly pop out of stealth when a spell or melee attack hits you. In other words, it's not dropping the targeting for characters targeting you fast enough. The problem with fixing it is that of lag: even the slightest bit of lag between you and the server can let an attack slip through. The problem is compounded if you are in PvP, since you not only have to deal with YOUR lag, but also the lag of every person targeting you as well.On top of this, at times the Vanish buff, that drastically increases your stealth level, doesn't always work properly. One example happened to me twice, first with a warlock pet that just wouldn't deaggro, no matter how far from it I got, and another with a Horde town guard, with the same issue. This can also be the case with other players at times, though rarely.
9-23-2008 @ 12:36AM
"The problem with fixing it is that of lag"If it were lag, then feign death wouldn't work either
9-23-2008 @ 4:21AM
Actually, Feign Death allows you to take damage while you are feigning. Thus, lag isn't an issue. You take a few more hits, then everyone gets the animation and is no longer targeting you. This doesn't work for Vanish, since Stealth is broken by ANY damage, however slight.Try it some time. I can easily remember a multitude of situations in PvP where a Hunter feigned, and I retargeted and kept hitting him, before he took the hint and stood up again.
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