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#1 theredgumball

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Posted 01 May 2017 - 06:10 PM

Hi guys,

I'm still confused with the awakened siege stance if

1.) I should play mid-range while using right-click siege-awk CS-right click siege-awk arrow shower (repeat) then 2x windshot when full bubbles; or

2.) Play mid/long range with continuous left click of siege stance for bubbles and use occasional awk CS and awk arrow shower, then use 2x windshot.

I saw some -8-man dragon raid videos with snipers using gameplay (2), and some nests videos using gameplay (1). Is there a difference  when it comes to overall dps in nests and raids?

Thanks!

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Posted 02 May 2017 - 09:14 AM

View Posttheredgumball, on 01 May 2017 - 06:10 PM, said:

Hi guys,

I'm still confused with the awakened siege stance if

1.) I should play mid-range while using right-click siege-awk CS-right click siege-awk arrow shower (repeat) then 2x windshot when full bubbles; or

2.) Play mid/long range with continuous left click of siege stance for bubbles and use occasional awk CS and awk arrow shower, then use 2x windshot.

I saw some -8-man dragon raid videos with snipers using gameplay (2), and some nests videos using gameplay (1). Is there a difference  when it comes to overall dps in nests and raids?

Thanks!

Im not the most reliable at this since i played sniper like for 4months anyway but if i look at it this way, i play number 2 during raids since theres a thing called playing safe. Especially in raids when snipers are almost susceptible to attacks or mechs. During 8man raid me as a sniper, my main role is to dish out that charged shot. Get em bubbles at a safe distance. Let my team do there role as mid or short range. Sure my dps wont be that high as opposed to doing number 1. But im a "Sniper". But as time goes by, i memorize every mech i slowly go mid range.

I do number 1 during 4man nest since damage from boss aint that much so yeah.

It all boils down to your familiarity of the mechs. If you are confident to do number 1 in raids much better so u can fully utilize her dps and CMIIW, forgot already since im playing arti and temp now, right click siege gives more bubbles depends on how much arrows hit. Goodluck!

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Posted 02 May 2017 - 09:17 AM

By the way, u can do 3x windshot within "comouflage" skill. The skill wer u become invisible. Forgot the skill name well. Coz it makes windshot action speed faster.

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Posted 02 May 2017 - 10:08 AM

I'd say combination of both. #1 as much as possible, then #2 for playing safe (like to just complete your remaining few needed bubbles).


and no, right click siege doesn't affect number of bubbles, it still count as 1. What it affects are the CD reduced from AS and CS.

Edited by SorceressHater, 02 May 2017 - 10:09 AM.


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Posted 02 May 2017 - 11:54 AM

View PostSorceressHater, on 02 May 2017 - 10:08 AM, said:

I'd say combination of both. #1 as much as possible, then #2 for playing safe (like to just complete your remaining few needed bubbles).


and no, right click siege doesn't affect number of bubbles, it still count as 1. What it affects are the CD reduced from AS and CS.

thought so. thanks! i'm actually doing his one for now in raids. in nest, just gameplay (1)

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Posted 02 May 2017 - 11:55 AM

View PostUltraMega, on 02 May 2017 - 09:17 AM, said:

By the way, u can do 3x windshot within "comouflage" skill. The skill wer u become invisible. Forgot the skill name well. Coz it makes windshot action speed faster.

thanks too. btw, would it require me tto take charged  shot AS instead?

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Posted 13 May 2017 - 03:04 AM

Play pure #2 in raid because windshaft is top dps skill and main priority, dont bother resetting shower cd

AS plate is needed if you want to pull off 3x windshaft

However in nest and dungeons boss and mobs die fast so you might not be able to fire off many windshafts, #1 is easier to squeeze in dmg