The Ta'Vaalor guardsmen are posted at each of the four gates of the city-fortress of Ta'Vaalor.
There are 24 guardsmen in all, one posted at each gate. Shift change occurs every 8 hours, at 1:00 am, 9:00 am, and 5:00 pm eastern.
The Ta'Vaalor guardsmen were updated on 07/19/2008 to have names and different personalities. Prior to that they were nameless and identical.
Universal room messaging
Certain random room messaging is universal across all guards.
Aelaetril adjusts his equipment and frowns at nothing in particular. Aelaetril checks the edge on his weapon. Aelaetril gives you an appreciative glance. As Zydeth comes through the gate for the shift change, Aelaetril nods to Zydeth and strides away into town. Zydeth glances about at his surroundings. Zydeth scratches his nose. Zydeth shifts his weight. Aelaetril yawns.