Destiny AI hates dancing, apparently

By Brenna Hillier, Monday, 5 January 2015 02:14 GMT

Destiny players risk the wrath of some of the game’s nastiest enemies if they persist in their irresponsible dancing.


In Crota’s End, as in several Hive-related areas of Destiny, players face Hallowed Knights – big, tough Majors with powerful weapons, usually more than capable of one-hit killing you.

The video below, courtesy of calidoc, shows a raid team facing one such Knight. For once, it doesn’t seem interested in smashing the whole party. It charges in, dispatches one unlucky Guardian, ignores at least two other players – and just buggers right off.

I’m sure there’s an explanation for this quirk of the AI, but I prefer the obvious one: the Knight was infuriated by emotes. Let this be a lesson to us all: if you are bored while waiting for your teammates, try another activity, like pushing them off ledges*, instead of dancing. And definitely don’t ever go AFK while dancing.

Y’all see that possible future Destiny content leak that popped up over the break? I sat down at my desk this morning after two weeks with no Internet and practically had an apoplexy of excitement.

*Don’t do this. (I always do this.)

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