Generic name

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A generic name is the name with which an NPC who follows a certain player can appear to other players. While the player who is being followed sees the NPC under their proper name (for example "Archmage Modera"), other players will see the NPC under a generic name ("Kirin Tor Conjurer"). Their appearance is also often altered for other players. This is seemingly done to preserve immersion by preventing multiple copies of the same character from existing at the same time.