We've nearly finished our implementation of the Hardcore Ironman Mode on PkHonor, which we plan on releasing today (or tomorrow at the latest). However, one thing I'm not 100% certain about is under which conditions a Hardcore Ironman Mode player should lose its 'Hardcore' status.
Whenever a HIM player dies, they lose their status. This does not apply to safe areas, such as the duel arena, fight pits, fight cave, castle wars, pest control, zombie minigame or clan wars. A few things still need to be decided, as in what happens when a HIM player dies in the following situations:
- A Player-Owned House Dungeon in PvM mode
- Clan Wars when wilderness mode (risking items) is enabled
- Wearing a salve (e) amulet
- Dying at Zulrah
Personally, I think HIM players should keep their status when dying at Zulrah (since this is considered a safe boss). In all other situations, it would seem logical to have them lose the status.