Check out old forum topics. This bug was documented b4 and was reported the first few days of 1.10, and it doesn't happen in every instance.sawse said:I can confirm Jumbo's point that range does vary with zeal, although he could have shown better manners. I see why he was irritated though. Don't present info as fact when you're only guesing.
Most people found the problem was solved by shifting the position closer to the monsters, which I and others have done and found it solved the problem.
If they fixed it server side then I'm none the wiser. *shrug* if I'm wrong then treat it as superstition then.