Bodyguard gets "stuck" forever (Sword and Solace edition)
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I am in a state where the bodyguard is "alive" but will not follow the hero. If one clicks on the bodyguard it says "cooling down for 5 seconds" (for a lot more than 5 seconds). If one clicks on the hero it says "3 months" (for a lot longer than 3 months). I saved the game and can send the image to you if it helps.
Dev Noted AI Military Path Unit Suggested by: Steve Y • Upvoted: 30 Mar • Comments: 27
I was using the Rat clan and at some point my bodyguard got separated from my warchief. Now the bodyguard is stuck in one zone and won't move, even if I bring my warchief into the same zone. I can't summon a new bodyguard because I already have one. Seed: 631398422, Conquest mission: "Surrounded"
This is definitely NOT unique to rat clan. Had this with Wolf and Snake too.
The bodyguard stays forever in a neutral zone. Once an enemy clan entered the zone. I got attack warnings for the rest of the game but they didn't seem to react to my bodyguard and my bodyguard stood there completely motionless
Hi, it happened to me a couple of times too. Most of the times the bodyguard is stuck somewhere inside a tile i just conquered or decolonized. And once it just randomly stopped following my warchief inside my own territory.
While fighting another Village, after the player was defeated, the bodyguard is stuck in that area and wont move
"Bodyguard got separated from warchief" (suggested by Joe on 2022-02-05), including upvotes (2) and comments (1), was merged into this suggestion.
"Bersercs Bodyguard stuck" (suggested by Dominik on 2022-05-11), including upvotes (1) and comments (0), was merged into this suggestion.
"Bodyguard stuck in place" (suggested by Any on 2022-05-14), including upvotes (1) and comments (0), was merged into this suggestion.
Just happened in a game while i was playing snake. Killed neutrals invading my tile and got stuck
I just had it happen to me in a game multiplayer game while playing as clan Wolf. I sent my war chief (with his body guard) into a neutral wolf camp. Killed all the wolves and colonized it. Then the bodyguard was stuck and wouldn't move for the rest of the game. Later on my war chief was killed and I noticed that when I bought him back again, I was able to recruit a new body guard for him. This meant I had two body guards on the map at the same time. It even should "2" on the body guard icon under Allies in the bottom right corner. I've got screenshots of all this, but don't know how to attach them here.
Happens every time using Tactician military path. When can we expect fix? Bug has been around more than a year...
in recent match (07.06.2022) bodyguard stuck in 1 spot,while my teamm8 got another1(wasnt stuck in 1 spot)
every...EVERY game i meet this bug
I ran into this again today. Very frustrating, makes me want to avoid using the Tactician path altogether.
Enemy bodyguard got stuck in my base in a 2 hour long multiplayer game we lost cause we couldnt hit the bodyguard while rest of the enemy was long gone. Sad way to loose a 2 hour game.
Happens often. If the zone the bodyguard is in is attacked AND the warchief is in the same tile, the bodyguard will reset to the warchief. He will also return if you save and reload. This can be abused if the bodyguard gets stuck and you don't want to colonize the tile but want to keep the enemy from colonizing. The enemy will send units there to fight and colonize but can't attack the bodyguard so they remain there useless to the enemy lol! You can then go back later when you're ready and fight the units and regain you bodyguard.
Have also come across this bug multiple times, I find (in sp at least, don't know about mp) that it is fixed by saving and reloading the game.
Summary: I played a match FFA 8 people. I attacked the horse clan. When the horse clan retreated, I captured the tile. But the bodyguard remained on this tile. I couldn't attack adjacent tiles and I couldn't kill the bodyguard.
Steps to reproduce:
1. Start Northgard DirectX
2. Start multiplayer game FFA 8 people
3. One of player chose Horse clan
4. During the game Horse warchief take "bodyguard"
5. Attack horse clan tile
6. Horse clan is defending
7. Warchief going to other his tile
8. Tile was captured by other clan
Actual result: the attacking clan cannot attack adjacent tiles and cannot attack the bodyguard
Expected result: the attacking clan can attack adjacent tiles and can attack bodyguard
1.Dedicated Server - Snicegi5672_7198_eu
2.Windows 11 Home 22000.856
PS: I started my junior QA career. It would be cool if you give me feedback. Thanks!
"Cannot attack enemy territory and bodyguard due to stuck bodyguard in multiplayer" (suggested by Aleksei on 2022-09-07), including upvotes (1) and comments (0), was merged into this suggestion.
Same problem just kept me from winning a 1-v-1 multiplayer game. Win10, DirectX. I was playing as Stag, opponent as Horse. He took one of my areas and I beat him back, but I could not recolonize the area as the bodyguard was still there. I couldn't attack the bodyguard. I was unable to colonize my 12th area and win the game. I have a screenshot, but can't seem to add it here.
This bug just happens every game, no matter the game size and clan.
Just had a case though today that was new and very annoying. I had a far spawn, in between my team, with only 1 exit (granted the team would not have me stuck). Good goat spawn. I buy that exit sector winter 801.
Enemy signy arrives with bodyguard, starts harassing the sector. Signy find a position where the ally can buy the sector behind my exit sector, in hopes to block signy.
The bug that happened was signy could still go out, bodyguard stayed in my exit sector (so 1 deeper in), and it was taking the sector. I could not target it with vills or warriors. After the sector was lost, the sector could not be bought back because bodyguard is on it and zone is considered "defended".
I can understand the bug is tough from a technical standpoint. Could a workaround be to add a timer, if after 3 month bodyguard doesn't move it fades off and can be directly summoned ?
"Griff's bodyguard stuck on enemy tile and decolonizing tile (Eagle clan)" (suggested by KoiFish on 2022-11-16), including upvotes (1) and comments (0), was merged into this suggestion.
Evidence of bodyguard bug being used to decolonize enemy main:
2. Windows 10
3. Direct X
4. Yes, I can reproduce it by playing any NG game and taking the bodyguard
5. Video link above
6. Did not check for seed
7. Not applicable
"Bodyguard running in place" (suggested by Rasson on 2022-12-10), including upvotes (1) and comments (0), was merged into this suggestion.
After you start to mine stone eventually it starts to spawn iron instead, the first time is always successful however once you go back and attack after that first iron spawn, the monster will freeze and never spawn more, hence halting story progression.
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Had this with Wolf Clan multiple times as well. Nothing special about set up or config. Dude just stops following.
Once the bodyguard got stuck at the border of an unscouted tile (adjacent to a newly colonized tile) and stop following the warchief (I was playing easy stag conquest on Linux), had to scout that tile to "free" my bodyguard so he could join the warchief