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12.03.2012 , 08:36 AM | #14
Quote: Originally Posted by wetslampigduex View Post
I very well may be wrong but isnt engineering the tree most pvp snipers use b/c all the abilities that allow them to hold caps and such
The main thing about engineering is AoE and survivability. You'd wonder what makes engineering so resilient, it's the Tier 6 skill, deployed shields which basically transforms you into a heavy armor class when you take cover. The other thing is more powerful shield probe. I still have no idea how much damage that thing can abbsorv but it's huge with engineering. And since you have EMP Detonate, you can get a second one shield probe when the first one ends.

In combination with ballistic dampers and entrench, this allows for some pretty good burst damage mitigation.
Quote: Originally Posted by EricMusco View Post
Scatter Bombs are meant to be a fun bit of extra damage that occurs when you roll into or away from the action. That said, we’re okay with you trapping an unsuspecting enemy for a “wall bang” every now and then.