Why didn't PL absorb damage here? (in General)


AdminQBGentlemanLoser [{END}] September 2 2008 7:08 AM EDT

In the first round of Melee;

SUPERMAN hit Kano-san [5496]
Sleek white Ferrari looks clumsier!
Sleek white Ferrari absorbs damage [5496]
 Sonny overshot SUPERMAN
 
 Sleek white Ferrari regenerated 4,947 HP 
  
SUPERMAN hit Kano-san [4523]
Kano-san looks clumsier!
Sleek white Ferrari absorbs damage [4523]
 Sonny's shot flew past SUPERMAN
 
 Sleek white Ferrari regenerated 4,071 HP 
  
SUPERMAN hit Kano-san [6042]
Kano-san looks clumsier!
Sleek white Ferrari absorbs damage [6042]
SUPERMAN shot Kano-san [4763]
Kano-san looks clumsier!
Sleek white Ferrari absorbs damage [4763]
 Sonny's shot ricocheted near SUPERMAN
 
 Sleek white Ferrari regenerated 9,725 HP 
  
SUPERMAN hit Kano-san [6450]
Kano-san looks clumsier!
Sleek white Ferrari absorbs damage [6450]
 Sonny's shot went wide of SUPERMAN
 
 Sleek white Ferrari regenerated 5,805 HP 
  
SUPERMAN hit Kano-san [5434]
Kano-san looks clumsier!
Sleek white Ferrari absorbs damage [5434]
 Sonny hit SUPERMAN [104042]
SUPERMAN looks weaker!
 
 Sleek white Ferrari regenerated 4,891 HP 
  
Melee Combat 
SUPERMAN crushed Rico [566353]
SUPERMAN draws strength from his weapon! [10768]
SUPERMAN crushed Rico [433118]
SUPERMAN crushed Rico [440529]
SUPERMAN crushed Rico [533842]
 Kano-san mistimed his attack at SUPERMAN
Sonny bruised SUPERMAN [281238]
Sonny draws strength from his weapon! [116489]
 
 R.I.P. Rico 
  
SUPERMAN beat Kano-san [266985]
Sleek white Ferrari absorbs damage [266985]
SUPERMAN pounded Kano-san [350499]
Sleek white Ferrari absorbs damage [350499]
 Kano-san's blow was dodged by SUPERMAN
Sonny fractured SUPERMAN [366455]
Sonny draws strength from his weapon! [129153]
 
 Sleek white Ferrari regenerated 82,839 HP 
  
SUPERMAN beat Kano-san [391353]
Sleek white Ferrari absorbs damage [391353]
SUPERMAN crunched Kano-san [250398]
Sleek white Ferrari absorbs damage [250398]
SUPERMAN pounded Kano-san [281642]
Sleek white Ferrari absorbs damage [281642]
 Kano-san swung wildly at SUPERMAN
Sonny beat SUPERMAN [306959]
Sonny draws strength from his weapon! [110982]
 
 Sleek white Ferrari regenerated 82,839 HP 


When I hit Rico, there was no PL absorption. But the PL minion was still alive, and PL working in Ranged bfore, and the Melee rounds after.

Sacredpeanut September 2 2008 7:24 AM EDT

I believe that if the minion getting hit (in this case Rico), will die even if PL does it's thing then PL absorption doesn't occur. This is because in these instances PL would be a hindrance rather than a help (since the minion is going to die anyway you don't really want the PL minion to absorb any of the damage).

AdminQBGentlemanLoser [{END}] September 2 2008 7:30 AM EDT

Ah lol!

That would be it! Didn't notice Rico only has 30K HP ;)

IndependenZ September 2 2008 7:50 AM EDT

Basically the Ferrari says, "Ah well he's going to die anyway, I'll make sure he feels every little bit of it."

Poor old Tubbs :P

AdminQBGentlemanLoser [{END}] September 7 2008 7:27 PM EDT

Back to this again. ;) A two round excert from Melee;

SUPERMAN pulverized Rico [293921]
Sleek white Ferrari absorbs damage [293921]
SUPERMAN crushed Rico [301477]
SUPERMAN pulverized Rico [196201]
Rico burns from the flames surrounding SUPERMAN (204440)
Sleek white Ferrari absorbs damage [204440]
Kano-san's blow was dodged by SUPERMAN
Sonny bruised SUPERMAN [136398]
Sonny draws strength from his weapon! [48625]

Sleek white Ferrari regenerated 62,887 HP
R.I.P. Rico

SUPERMAN crunched Kano-san [309688]
Kano-san burns from the flames surrounding SUPERMAN (198038)
Sleek white Ferrari absorbs damage [112652]
Kano-san stumbled swinging at SUPERMAN
Sonny tapped SUPERMAN [155685]
Sonny draws strength from his weapon! [55951]

Sleek white Ferrari regenerated 62,887 HP


In the first round, my First hit versus Rico was PLed, but the second and third weren't. But then the RBF burn was PLed. :/

In the next round (and this happens in every other round) the UC melee hits on the Jig aren't PLed, but the RBF hit on him is.

What's going on here?

BarCap September 7 2008 7:29 PM EDT

Maybe the first hit was PLed because the minion would survive but the 2nd and 3rd hit would kill the minion even if it was Pled.

AdminQBGentlemanLoser [{END}] September 7 2008 7:34 PM EDT

I thouht that, and the second hit was just slightly higher than the first.

But what about the Jig?

AdminQBGentlemanLoser [{END}] September 7 2008 7:34 PM EDT

And it sort of implies that the RBF damage is the first thing of the round as well, before you attack your target at all.

AdminQBGentlemanLoser [{END}] September 7 2008 7:35 PM EDT

Can't be that. Another example, where the second hit is smaller than the first. But the first is PLed and the second isn;t. The PL minion is still alive, becuase it goes on to PL the RBF burn next round on the Jig, but again, not the UC hits.

SUPERMAN pulverized Rico [231552]
Sleek white Ferrari absorbs damage [231552]
SUPERMAN crushed Rico [203927]
SUPERMAN pulverized Rico [280129]
Rico burns from the flames surrounding SUPERMAN (210844)
Sleek white Ferrari absorbs damage [210844]
Kano-san's blow was dodged by SUPERMAN
Sonny's blow was dodged by SUPERMAN

Sleek white Ferrari regenerated 62,887 HP
R.I.P. Rico

SUPERMAN beat Kano-san [268020]
SUPERMAN pounded Kano-san [296999]
Kano-san burns from the flames surrounding SUPERMAN (210028)
Sleek white Ferrari absorbs damage [166303]
Kano-san mistimed his attack at SUPERMAN
Sonny bruised SUPERMAN [128187]
Sonny draws strength from his weapon! [49480]

Sleek white Ferrari regenerated 62,887 HP
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