Thread: Cover Fix
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03.07.2012 , 10:15 AM | #39
Quote: Originally Posted by GeorgZoeller View Post

(1) People cannot hit you with most ranged attacks while you have cover against them (as in: you are crouched behind an object that breaks line of sight). It does not matter if you used 'Take Cover' or 'Crouch' to get behind the object, the net result is the same. This benefit is available to both the Sniper/Gunslinger and the Scoundrel/Operative and players that remember to take advantage of it can avoid a lot of incoming damage, at least against ranged classes.

-- Georg
Worth noting here that it does not block tech attacks, force attacks or melee attacks. When people circle around behind me, they're usually melee types. In PVP the only classes this provides worthwhile amounts of DR against is other snipers/gunslingers.