Nope. But it is definitely a piece of the pie when it comes to NPE/Retention. Just read the thread: https://forums.riseofagon.com/threads/what-do-higher-levels-get-from-killing-lowbies.13895/ Imagine if a safe zone was implemented from the get-go. People wouldn't even complain about the grind because they could work at their own pace without having to worry about maxed out toons/vets breathing down their neck. --- Post updated --- YIKES.