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Which is the race that consumes the most alcohol

Cynder.2509Cynder.2509 Member ✭✭✭

I'm just curious and it could help me with my project where I'm writing a kind of novel

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Which is the race that consumes the most alcohol 53 votes

Asura
1% 1 vote
Charr
11% 6 votes
Human
5% 3 votes
Norn
81% 43 votes
Sylvari
0% 0 votes

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  • Taril.8619Taril.8619 Member ✭✭✭

    Norn I'd assume.

    They have moots regularly, wherein they drink lots of alcohol. Most of their open world hubs tend to be taverns.

    Their camaraderie revolves around celebrating other norn's successes, rather than actually aiding them given their more solitary lifestyles. It's just wait until they successfully do something heroic or legendary and then get together and celebrate.

    Charr would probably come up as second in alcohol consumption, since they also have meatoberfest which is similar to a moot. Though I feel the difference is that charr have more of an inclination towards meat consumption than alcohol even though both are consumed in large quantities during meatoberfests (A lot more of their hubs are focused around animal farms compared to norn and their taverns)

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  • Norn, charr, human, asura, sylvari.
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    At least I'd imagine so

  • The Greyhawk.9107The Greyhawk.9107 Member ✭✭✭

    I see whats going on here, y'all just going to keep using these harmful stereotypes. Be better, people, be better.

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  • Fueki.4753Fueki.4753 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Some dialogues in the game feel like booze is a bigger part of the Norn identity than the Spirits of the Wild or hunting.

  • I seem to recall some ambient dialog somewhere (I could be imagining this) where some charr say something about their booze being more potent than the norns'. But potency aside, I'd also speculate that in terms of pure quantity consumed or influence in the culture, the norns' would take first place.

  • ugrakarma.9416ugrakarma.9416 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited July 27, 2020

    Although norms are more portrayed as drunk, we see many "facilities" in human ambient, from taverns to wineries are almost in human ambient related stuff..

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  • I wonder of sylvari can even consume alcohol.

  • Fueki.4753Fueki.4753 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @White Kitsunee.4620 said:
    I wonder of sylvari can even consume alcohol.

    Since plants can absorb alcohol in real life and their equivalents in other games (Elves) can hold their beer,
    I don't see why Sylvari shouldn't be able to drink it.

    Ethanol tends to slow plant growth and can kill plants in too high concentrations.
    But since Sylvari already are "grown up" once the emerge from the tree, the first point is no issue.
    The second point applies to mammals (Norn, Humans, Charr, Asura), too.

    Unlike mammals though, Methanol seems to help grow plants in real life.
    So, be careful when drinking Sylvari booze, it might contain Methanol instead of Ethanol.

  • Wolfb.7025Wolfb.7025 Member ✭✭✭

    Its obvious Norn are the most drunk race.

    • One of your character creation option involves getting drunk and losing an artifact.
    • At least 1/5 of the norn ambience dialogue involves beer, mostly about celebrating for some succesful hunt or something like that.
    • Icebrood Saga took place after one of the main characters (a Norn, of all races) got drunk and lost his mother's bow.

    As second i'm debating between human and charr; charr only drinks in celebrations, or while chilling, they spend most of their waking hours scouting/fighting/building/whatever their legions order them to do.
    Humans on the other side, specially nobles, however not as vicious as norn and charr, they do drink a lot of wine in their fancy reunions, and oh boy they do have a lot of spare time to do that.

    @White Kitsunee.4620 said:
    I wonder of sylvari can even consume alcohol.

    Yes they can. one proof is in the Edge of Destiny's book. Caithe does get a little bit drunk after the group offers her some beer as celebration.

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  • Fenom.9457Fenom.9457 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Easily norn! Charr can be heavy drinkers but nobody beats a norn at their moots

    I'd rather keep going.. wherever the wind takes us

  • Dawdler.8521Dawdler.8521 Member ✭✭✭✭

    I came into this thread thinking "well thats an easy answer - life" but these options are harder to decide.

    Dont look a gift Asura in the mouth.
    No seriously, dont. Shark teeth.

  • @White Kitsunee.4620 said:
    I wonder of sylvari can even consume alcohol.

    There's a point in the Order of Whispers personal storyline where the commander gets totally smashed, even if you're sylvari.
    Male sylvari sounds especially hilarious when drunk, try imagining your stern and stoic commander acting like this.

  • Teratus.2859Teratus.2859 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Norn hands down lol