I was playing a bit of solo horde to see what all this “Jack farming” was about, and at once point I got bored and engaged the enemy a bit with Jack and noticed some things about palace guard behavior.
I hijacked a boom scion and killed a Warden, and after that ended, even though I was cloaked and alone (usually causing all enemies to stop moving), 2 palace guards picked up the boom and mace, which is “normal”, I know, but they then started “patrolling” in a circle near the weapons, repeatedly, as I was cloaked. Apparently palace guards enter a new pattern of behavior when they grab a weapon.
Also, this was a bit disappointing: I then hijacked the palace guard who “stole” the boomshot, and I could only use their bow while occupying them, but when it died…it dropped the boomshot.
I really wish you got the hijacked guard’s current weapon, that should be possible, from a programming perspective.