Deaths are not permanent in hardcore mode if they are counted as "safe death" in the regular game.
In general, if the player would keep all of their items as a non-hardcore account, the death is safe for hardcore ironmen.
Players can check some of these achievements at the Ironman plaque in Edgeville.Ironman Mode and Hardcore Ironman Mode are account-types that encourage the player to be entirely self-sufficient.Both types of Ironman mode are locked out of most forms of interactions with other players such as trading, the Grand Exchange, most group minigames, Pv P, and almost all other group activities. They are accessible only via a dropdown menu on the character creation screen.A global announcement is issued whenever a hardcore ironman with a total level of at least 1000 dies.
Ironmen have access to Ironman Armour override, and hardcore ironmen to HC Ironman Armour override.
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