Typically, they will choose a victim based on their status.
A relationship with a Narcissist always follows three phases, the over-evaluations phase, the devaluation phase and the discard phase.
The Over-evaluation Phase A Narcissist is very careful when choosing a target.
They will talk and think about them constantly, they are euphoric.
This is as close as a Narcissist will ever get to feeling love.
Their pursuer is exactly what they want in a partner (because the Narcissist is mirroring what they have learned appeals to their target) and they can’t believe how lucky they are and that this catch is still single.