|Swifty||Darkspear US||Warrior||85||Dara Mactíre||2|
Swifty (today also known as johnsju) is one of the most well known characters in the World of Warcraft and the most well known character on the Darkspear-US -realm and it's battlegroup Cyclone. The character is known best for the Incredible Warrior Tricks PvP-video series, especially the first one which was made back in Vanilla. In Vanilla Swifty was known as a great fury warrior (or in main point of view just a warrior) and a smart user of game mechanics, as he was known very well for his tricks. For instance one of his most known tricks was a macro which allowed the player to in combat. Today Swifty is still playing the game and being a relatively successful PvP-player.
The player behind Swifty is 39 year old John Pyle who lives in the United States. Swifty still does videos even though he has had breaks occasionally. He is also currently sponsored by Razer USA Ltd., which is a privately held computer peripherals manufacturer specializing in products specifically marketed to gamers. Swifty's YouTube channel has over 97 million views.
On July 17th, Swifty was a co-coordinater of a griefing raid on the Tichondrius realm, which was simulcast on the Dara Mactire JustinTV channel. From the Game Master message shown in the video: "This account has been found in violation of our zone area disruption and exploitation policies, resulting in the penalty of permanent account closure." The follow-up email message further states that:
We wish for players to understand that while we appreciate and understand their concerns and frustration, unfortunately forming large groups in an in-game public outbreak causes a disruption to many players attempting to enjoy their game time - these include actions such as spamming in-game emotes or speech.