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Old 2017-06-20, 07:22   Link #341
Ramero
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The problem is they underestimate goblin too much just like how the war is going on right now. Some will soon consider goblin is not just a mere opponent that lower rank to deal with.
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Old 2017-06-20, 14:27   Link #342
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Most adventurers who have dealt with Goblins do know the deal with the standard ones, which is why when he said there was liable to be around a hundred or more they started getting antsy. It's only rookies who make that mistake and they die for it or learn. An interlude in the LN before this has the Guts-looking guy in his younger days nearly having his party almost wiped against a nest and he sums it up like this:

There are three people who go against Goblins. People who beat them easily. People who take their lumps and learn from them. And people who underestimate the goblins and die.

And while they can be easy to deal with being prepared, all it takes is a bad roll of the dice, that one time the monster wins, and you'll die (in other words, that all-female team in the elven tree got the bad roll). So if you're going to get a bad roll of the dice, wouldn't it be better to do it against a dragon? After all, the reward from a goblin quest won't keep you equipped.

Since GS is an outlier (read: specialist) that only hunts Goblins, he takes the quests meant for an entire party when it comes to nests and gets to keep the reward for himself unless he brings Priestess along with him. It's too high-risk and not enough of a reward. Though, they should have realized that once the goblins raided the farm, they were going after the town next. They should have nipped that in the bud beforehand and agreed to it for that reason, but... Adventurers need profit.
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Old 2017-06-21, 12:26   Link #343
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There's also the fact that because he has been hunting goblins and using his imaginations to counter them for so long he leaned to become insanely prepared against any possible outcomes, thus even a bad roll couldn't affect him. In fact, it fits to the point where his simple appearance could turn what was a bad roll into a good one - like Priestess.
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Old 2017-06-21, 13:27   Link #344
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Well, we can't judge based on how his appearance looks like.

For my point of view, he's worth to be gold rank adventurer or maybe platinum but because the people think goblins so lightly so... I do hope that the GS can be promoted soon enough.
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Old 2017-06-21, 13:33   Link #345
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Ranks don't really matter that much, for him at least. He's a Silver-Rank specifically because the Goblins are that big of a threat on the frontier, and Silver is like the third or fourth highest rank. There aren't any Gold ranks in the frontier since they work in the government or national threats, and Platinum are those of legend. If he gets a rank that high, the series is almost over.
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Old 2017-06-21, 15:10   Link #346
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He can be legend only in terms of Goblin Slaying. If the goblins threat increased to national scale then GS have to be promoted as well to a gold rank adventurer.
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Old 2017-06-21, 17:39   Link #347
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He's already a legend among the frontier and as a Silver-rank he's one of the highest ranked individuals in the field as far as the setting goes, and thus the most trusted. What does going Gold get him, plot-wise? It's not a power-up that increases his base stats and he doesn't go on any missions that don't involve Goblins.
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Old 2017-06-21, 18:57   Link #348
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He's already a legend among the frontier and as a Silver-rank he's one of the highest ranked individuals in the field as far as the setting goes, and thus the most trusted. What does going Gold get him, plot-wise? It's not a power-up that increases his base stats and he doesn't go on any missions that don't involve Goblins.
No but at least some privileges that allows him to gain access to maybe some national level errands. Some nobles could belittle him if he's still on silver-tier rank even in the eyes of adventurer he is worth of platinum rank in terms of goblin slaying.

Rank could mean anything on adventurer, be it prestige or even eligibility to access some area that only gold or platinum rank can access it. What if goblins was there and GS can't enter it due to rank? That's one of the odds is it?
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Old 2017-06-21, 19:24   Link #349
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Silver-rank is the highest active Adventurers not bound to a national-level, meaning they're also the most accomplished ones handling the commonfield while everything else is the stuff that's High Fantasy, as in killing the Demon Lords. It's been made perfectly clear GS doesn't care about his rankings, he doesn't need money either or prestige. Him being ridiculed by nobles would accomplish nothing in the grand scheme of things, because he doesn't care. He just wants to kill Goblins.

If there were goblins in an area where a Gold-ranked Adventurer was needed... they'd send in a Gold-ranked Adventurer. Simple as that. If the Gold-rank gets killed and its a case where a specialist is really needed, they'd call for him to come just like how his current party sought him out and not the other way around.
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Old 2017-06-21, 19:45   Link #350
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Yeah, ranks don't work quite like that, at least in this setting (I think). Anyway, Goblin Slayer is already busy enough hunting each and every goblin he can find on the frontier. I think the novel described gold and platinum as like legendary heroes, so Silver is already the highest "regular" Adventurers can reach anyway. As GS' party shows, Silver already means very competent and experienced. And Goblin Slayer himself reached that rank doing nothing but hunting goblins, which shows how much the Guild values him. Actually, I think that's why the rest of the party (Lizard Priest, Dwarf Shaman and High Elf Ranger) came looking for Goblin Slayer in the first place, they wanted a goblin specialist.

I sometimes wonder why the Guild doesn't do more to discourage beginners from taking goblin quests, but guess they really need do need the fodder to slow down goblin numbers (even if by a little bit), newbies wouldn't really listen to them anyway, and the few who survive "level up" to become stronger but then don't bother with goblin quests anymore requiring more newbies and... yeah, its a vicious cycle.

Goblin Slayer is already pretty highly ranked and well known, not that it matters to him. And he can be deadly to things other than goblins (as that encounter with the ogre showed), but again, that doesn't really matter to him.
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Old 2017-06-21, 21:15   Link #351
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Adventurers are responsible for themselves, newbie or not. Guild Girl tries to warn them, but ultimately as long as the quest gets taken care of that's fine. Though, in fairness, GS only arrived when he did in time to save Priestess because she told him about them the moment he got in. If it wasn't for that, even she wouldn't be around.
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Old 2017-06-22, 02:52   Link #352
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IMO i see rank things as titles, proof of ability and credibility, like a good mark on your CV for better chance in finding good jobs. Most stories with adventure guild i've read likely to be like that, but might be not the same for those that have game setting linked to it.
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