Is it just me or is Archery way over powered? (in General)
November 28 2008 2:18 AM EST
I've noticed that players who use archery do a crazy ammount of damage. Is there something that makes it better or something?
November 28 2008 2:55 AM EST
its just u
it's underpowered if anything...
November 28 2008 4:22 AM EST
Yeah ill go for underpowered as well, hopefully we will see some changes to that next month
November 28 2008 6:53 AM EST
I kina second underpowered.
November 28 2008 7:20 AM EST
this is totally crap... ranged damage is fine
It's probably that your strat isn't geared towards fighting archers.
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November 28 2008 7:35 AM EST
Archers, hence the archery, usually equip Beleg's gloves, which boosts damage - that might be what you mean by 'crazy ammount of damage.'
November 28 2008 7:48 AM EST
It's so overpowered that 1 out of the top 20 use archery! Let's nerf ranged damage more.
November 28 2008 7:58 AM EST
moral of the story... add more X?
November 28 2008 8:24 AM EST
Let's see just HOW overpowered archery is... on the two largest single minion ELB users.
Vectoid MPB 1,322,430
DMON BOW OF POWER [6x8600] (+157) - $113,757,092 named ELB
Occam's Razor MPB 1,134,025
An Elven Long Bow [6x3859] (+0) - slightly over 30 mil CB$ and still growing
Those damages were dealt in *MELEE*, where bows fire only every OTHER round, and suffer a huge penalty to both DX and PTH.
The actual damage per hit dealt during ranged rounds is lower... you'd need a pair of +21 named BG to even come close (a pair of +16 already needs over 14 mil NW, so forget ever getting a pair of +21).
Also, forget about that kind of damage if you go with a Mageseeker - looking at Spirit Soaring or Sox Jr, you will notice quite pathetic damage levels in comparison.
If anything, it's quite underpowered.
November 28 2008 8:32 AM EST
Looking through the recent battles fought by GogetaSS4 it would appear that there are archery based teams he/she can't beat. But it's not the archery that is the reason for the 'crazy ammount of damage', it's the fact that those teams are a lot bigger in MPR than his/hers. They're probably hitting perfectly acceptable levels of damage (or lower than normal) for their size, which looks like 'crazy' amounts to somebody smaller.
Real moral of the story - look at all the pieces of the jigsaw puzzle before you come to your conclusions.
November 28 2008 2:46 PM EST
k well I was just noticing that they were doing large ammounts of damage. Also your right it's probably because I'm a mage team that they keep destroying me.
actually, when my FB was still doing 200-300k in range, I get hit for 500k x4 per round (quad hits), but it is really easy to negate, not to mention GA eats that quad hits. :P
November 28 2008 3:06 PM EST
Yeah, but when your FB much later on starts dealing over half a mil vs all targets in ranged (and closer to a mil in HoC enabled and melee) that's much better... not to mention stuff like 5+ mil damage vs single target CoC or SG ;)
It's all about how much exp you have sunk into the relevant things.
I remember you and me were pretty much on par, racing for the first FB to reach 5 mil or somesuch (you barely beat me to it)... converted to archer soon afterwards because I found SFBM to be not enough of a challenge (it was just too easy, to be honest).
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