Archery "adjustments"

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  1. Mac2

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    If you want to know how broken it is, watch girls names stream right now, solo spider queen 100% crit chance with envy bow charged attacks doing constant 800-1200 damage. OH YA, not broken at all LMAO.
     
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    Chris is looking into many of the bugs linked to archery, such as Blind granting 100% crit chance when charged attacking from the front.

    Also @Mishikal I made a mistake in the Charged attack formula last time, the current formula is 0.4 + ( x * 0.35 ), and will now be "Nerfed" to 0.4 + ( x * 0.33 )

    So Pre-Nerf, an 8 stack Charged attack would give : 3.2 times the damage from an auto-attack
    Post-Nerf, an 8 stack charged attack would give : 3.04 times the damage from an auto-attack

    Also, Pre-Nerf a charged attack tick for a bow would take 0.18 seconds, so 1.44 seconds per full charge, and Post-nerf it will be 0.2 seconds, so 1.6 seconds per full charge. This means, in terms of numbers, that previously you could get 2.22 times more DamagePerSecond from a charged attack, and after the next patch it will be 1.9 times more DamagePerSecond from a charged attack. It isn't a huge nerf, but Chris said this will be the first step of a 5 micro-nerfs for Archery. For the casual player, you wont even notice the nerfs, this will mostly affect the high end min-maxers.
     
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    And there are still players who dont use that crap and still do fine.
     
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    Good news. Hopefully he'll make Blind work with skills after fixing the 100% crit bug.
     
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    Link? Tried searching, no luck.
     
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    Archery skills should be The best single target dps..not charged attacks.
     
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    @Violette Dyonisys Thanks for the update... sounds like I should switch to tactics still then. ;)
     
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    Someone in this thread has fallen quite silent of late o_O.
     
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    And the Light Armor tree for archery should perhaps be better than the Tactics tree because real archers wear leather :)
     
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    You can still wear light armor and be very powerful as an archer, Dodge and the passives being super strong for an archer, but being strategic, and having good tactics seems to pay off.
     
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    So, anyone who has tactics mastery and is bored want to stand by me while I level it? ;)
     
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    Just FYI it is one of the easy ones, nearly everything levels it, even auto-attacks! Should not be too long!
     
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    Yeah I figured.. I'll just take off all my armor, buy a basic sword, turn on auto attack, and smash away... Was going to go for the 8x XP boost (potion + GM) ;) But 4x will be decent.
     
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    I switched from air spec to tactics, got tactics up to 81 in about an hour. Air spec is disabled obviously, but took longer to go down - nearly gone now.
    A question for the masters - is there any value in pushing tactics spec to 100?
    TIA
     
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    I thought the idea was to have both air AND tactics spec'd...
     
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    Ah my bad, absolutely right. RANGED was disabled to make way for Tactics. Need coffee:oops:
     
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    Every 20 levels gives an additional 12.5% crit damage, extra 0.5 seconds on super-parry, 1% less defensive stance attack speed debuff, extra 2.5 offhand parry modifier... quite a bit so probably but would depend on how much XP you got and what got might want to level instead/first. I took mine to 120 but that was after I finished off a ton of other stuff first.
     
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    I'm guessing GM for beserker stance (should it be stacked?), blind, and air shield?
     
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    IMHO yes. Beserker doesn't stack unfortunately; I'm pushing air shield as high as I can (target 140). Haven't tried blind so I can't comment - I note a previous comment that archers would find it fairly weak.
     
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