Hardcore raiding is used to describe a guild, guild alliance, or raiding organization that places focus on progressing and farming raid content. The term is contrasted by the term casual raiding.

Additional notes:

  • Casual raiding is relatively new to the MMORPG game genre.

Pros of hardcore raiding

  • In general fast raid progression.
  • Access to the best loot in the game.
  • Access to the top level raid instances.

Cons of hardcore raiding

  • Requires serious time commitment to the game.
  • Often restrictions on classes, talents and loot access.
  • Not accessible to new players.

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