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give them a break, its hard to balance pvp when they dont test it
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You only had 50k health on the last hit, suck it up.
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Execute is now execute again, let's rejoice.
You aren't even pointing out the really well balanced part. This was Execute, which is intended to one-shot everything below X% health. (Blizzard thinks that's a lot of fun.)
But Warriors can also hit you for 300k when you're in PvP gear and at 80% health. Now THAT is balance!
Complaining about execute, warlocks can use chaos bolt that hits just as hard at any point of the fight not only when ppl are under 20%, and mages can deep freeze and frost bomb at any time too, so whatever, and like the previous post said you only had 50k left any crit from any class would have killed you...
My own exicute hits for 30k max amazing.
Execute hits so ridiculously hard that I see it as having 80% of your health when it comes to facing a warrior, or warrior team.
Obviously it won't guarantee a kill, but it sure does for the most part. The fact that it completely overshadows things like kill shot and even shadow word death is also worrying. Yes, I'm sure blizzard wanted execute to feel like it's an execute, but it just does so much more than all the other, 20% finishers from the other classes. They say you can't compare such abilities all the time since they vary and they all have their pros and cons, but lets be honest, a warrior already hits hard enough.
I've even heard of some top players asking for it to be toned down a bit, but then again, warrior sustained damage is more than fine - they don't need the help of long and big CDs to actually pressure or do things to people - lets compare a bm hunter with a warrior for example, it's either Stampede and little damage for the next 5 mins versus some solid sustained over time.
Last edited by Drakoes; 2012-11-03 at 12:14 AM.
The balance of warriors is this:
The class that faces the warrior has effectively 80% health + 20% where he gets one-shot.
The warrior, however, has effectively 65% health + 35% where he self-heals for 10k per second forever.
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And don't bring destruction warlocks into the picture... That shit is so easy to counter on basically any class, and the only time where you will see a burst higher than 150k is during cooldowns.
Last edited by Funkthepunk; 2012-11-03 at 12:24 AM.
If you were below 20% health you were probably going to die anyway. Didn't Blizzard also say somewhere that they wanted Execute style abilities to almost always get you the kill since they'd be so low to begin with?
Last edited by Boathouse; 2012-11-03 at 12:24 AM.
Of course, it may not be free damage as it costs rage, and that it doesn't do anything else, but it's not like that's relevant if we look at in this angle, since it just does too much damage and just seals the deal with the kill.
These things help to survive, tools that most other classes do not have, which aren't bound by CDs most importantly. When I say CDs, I mean defensives that people often will communicate and pop when needed, but the examples I mentioned are just some, from the same class, that don't really need to be worried about as it's more of a 'set it and forget' thing.
Last edited by Drakoes; 2012-11-03 at 12:25 AM.
Why are people complaining about Touch of Death when this exists?
Trinket -> shockwave -> dead.
I said it was easier to counter frost mages/destruction warlocks. One dispel does everything against a mage burst. Or just interrupt the cast in some way. Same goes for destruction warlocks (a simple interrupt).
I don't know how you can argue against it. Warrior burst is the hardest to counter (now that stampede is gone). Not saying it's impossible to avoid if you are having like 3 different CC types to use (no DR), assuming the warrior aren't fed dispels and doesn't trinket. That's why god comp is so doing so good at countering warrior burst. But even that CC heavy setup has to rely on 3x iceblocks, 1x dispersion and 1x life swap.
Last edited by Funkthepunk; 2012-11-03 at 12:31 AM.
I dont always survive decapitaction, but when i do its balanced.
Execute is working as intended. Its not tickcute
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