Patch Notes - 11.7.18

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  • #31
    Originally posted by Tkd Alex View Post
    RL Samsom and DoTEO, when triggered the "attack all" second chance...don't actually attack all, they attack random enemies.
    Was this intended ?
    It's a known oddity about the second-chance mechanic. If it's not 100% to attack again, the system will roll the chance independently for each target, which means that the second attack may end up not always attacking all.

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    • #32
      Originally posted by Coldbayne View Post
      You'd have thought they'd learnt after the KA mess.
      Thank you for this condescending piece of feedback. And actually, we did learn, which is why we took the risk of altering Advisor Cullen's power to be lower than originally was - except no one seemed to notice King Alistair ended up being so massively powerful because we stuck to our guns of "we won't revamp with a lower power", and so his power level is well outside of the actual guidelines we are aiming for. Community feedback about the hero led us to rethink that policy, which we exhibited with the Advisor Cullen revamp.

      Funny how in the long run, KA didn't end up being as much of a "mess" as people initially claimed it to be. Or any of the other things that people jumped out of the gate saying "omg this is too OP and now everything is dramatically broken".

      Different revamps are going to have different effects on the game. I've already been hearing about people using Red Lyrium as reliable counters to the Advisors under the right setups, so maybe there's something here you're missing.

      Our goal isn't to release a game-changing hero every time we release heroes, because that would just lead us right back to the insane power creep that we're finally bringing under control. This means some older heroes get to shine again, and from time to time something new does come along that turns everything on its head again.

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      • #33
        Originally posted by Lyeshal View Post

        Thank you for this condescending piece of feedback. ...
        No Toxicity here at all

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        • #34
          Originally posted by Dorian's Stylist View Post

          No Toxicity here at all
          Love your user name Welcome to the forums!

          It's not typically toxic around here, I think tensions are just a little high at the moment, which is pretty normal following a major client release as people settle into a new paradigm.

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          • #35


            Our goal isn't to release a game-changing hero every time we release heroes, because that would just lead us right back to the insane power creep that we're finally bringing under control. This means some older heroes get to shine again, and from time to time something new does come along that turns everything on its head again.[/QUOTE]

            Thank you this is exactly what i was thinking. Keep up the great work.

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            • #36
              Originally posted by Dildoith View Post
              I didn’t like KA revamp at first either but after I played with it for little bit and seen benefit to all types of players being able to get some very competitive squads I rethought my descision.It reminds me when they redid vt years ago and he was op.It gives f2p great chance at getting nice squads but they have to go out and farm for them.So I’m good with the Advisors being meta .In regards to rl they are nice but not all can be meta!
              The only thing I didn't like about the KA revamp is the same thing I don't like about the Inquisition revamp, (and maybe part of what's bothering Coldbayne?)....It made PG and PVPs very stale as far as squad diversity.

              We just went from finally having variations like Demon squads, KAs, LSC w/ RJS/VV, Dwarves, Ashas, SSMs etc. and more, to AC/Josie/Josie/AC/Josie/AC/AC/Josie. As much as I like the revamps, until the next thing comes out that can rival good Inquisition setups in a D slot, we'll be looking at more of the same redundancy we experienced with Kitty, Bart and KA.

              I blame the player base that leaves AC/Josie in their #1 slot for every PVP, regardless of bonus, for the added lack of diversity. CG doesn't set up our D slots for us. ;-)

              As far as Red Lyrium, I think the revamps are really solid. While they may not rival current inquisition meta, they are now a much improved group with a variety of abilities to work from. I think there are some really nice uses for RL outside of their group even. We probably won't be seeing many if any RL teams in PG, but I'm sure some will be doing work in the background.
              Last edited by Bjorn Ragnarok; 11-09-2018, 11:01 AM.
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              • #37
                Testing suggests more than one Advisor's counter, and more than 3 or 4 using prestige runes proper testing is essential.
                Hero analyst

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                • #38
                  It would be nice to have a way to acquire the newly revised heroes in a predictable manner soon after their revamp.
                  At least in the next week or two, to allow those that already have the heroes built get a slight advantage for a bit.
                  I'm guessing Advisors as a top PvP reward would drive banner count/gem spend....
                  I know I would compete for a second AC.
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                  • #39
                    Well, you can get all the recently revamped Heroes by buying CP/GCP.

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                    • #40
                      I was thinking more for dupes... Specifically for Josie and AC.
                      Having the top rated, newly revamped heroes in PvP would get a lot of peoples attention.
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                      • #41
                        Originally posted by Lokiloam View Post
                        It would be nice to have a way to acquire the newly revised heroes in a predictable manner soon after their revamp.
                        At least in the next week or two, to allow those that already have the heroes built get a slight advantage for a bit.
                        I'm guessing Advisors as a top PvP reward would drive banner count/gem spend....
                        I know I would compete for a second AC.
                        if you spend a lot of time in Metas trying to get Advisor Leliana to drop, you just might end up with 8+ AC, from my experience at least ;-)

                        If you are really lucky, Josie will drop from 1500 gold hero packs. Typically when you aren't looking for her though of course.
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                        • #42
                          Yup, Ive started running Metas again up to the Advisors level for that reason!
                          Thanks!
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                          • #43
                            the new meredith is crazy solid, especially equipped with certainty, as she gains loads of damage resist. rl samson is great as well
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