I play on official PVE-C server and had a purge today for the first time in a couple of months, it happened at my first base which is by croc boss lake at noob river, so it was Imps I got.
I noticed that some of the imps wandered through the lake on the bottom of lake, so 2 of my fighter thralls walked into the water to meet them, they also walked on the bottom of the lake and got stuck there, I cannot select them so there’s no way to get them out of the water again.
I did a small test and dropped some stuff in the lake and after that I could not interact with the loot bag, no matter if I looked at it from under or above the surface.
While all this was going on I noticed at some distance that a single imp had been fighting my Jaguar and a T4 Bearer thrall in epic heavy flawless armor for a very long time, the imp died immediately as soon I got into range, but my Jaguar was almost dead and the bearer thrall had lost almost 1000 hp.
It seemed like the imp could do damage to them but not the other way around as long I was out of range, is this normal?
Some of the imps came walking towards my base while others literally spawned right in front of my walls, and those that spawned right in front of the wall and started attacking it were ignored by my thralls and pets as if they weren’t there.
Finally the last wave never ended and I only saw a few imps, so I started looking for where they could be when I suddenly could hear activity inside a neighbor base, they had archers outside their base trying to shoot through the walls into their building, I grabbed a repair hammer and could see their T3 walls constantly take a lot of damage.
I was actually about to close the game and start making dinner when the purge was announced, I wonder what would have happened if I hadn’t been there to control the defense against such a simple enemy like imps normally are.