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Have you ever gotten ambushed by an entire world event that isn't due for over 8 months? No? Well, it seems Season of Mastery is really demanding a lot of mastery, including the ability to survive the Ahn'Qiraj gate opening event invasion quite literally sneaking up on you! The Old Gods really are powerful, as they seem to have started interfering with the game's code now too.

Therinlahhan fell victim to such an unprovoked time-traveling attack, as the elite Anubisath mobs jumped him after a crystal spawned in the middle of the Barrens - with the Horde defenders showing up as well, only for it all to literally disappear 2 minutes later!

Luckily it wasn't hardcore/Soul of Iron, so not that much harm done, but I do have to say that despite this being a pretty hilarious bug, I wouldn't mind temporal incursions like this one being an actual feature. Well, perhaps not literally insta-spawning an entire event on top of a player, but you get the idea.

I also wanted to mention one of the best comments in response to this little event, as phurbain may have come across the oldest Old God plot in the game:

Looks like we found out what happened to mankrik's wife
- phurbain
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