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DarthFamine
10.17.2012 , 09:32 AM | #1
From the 1.4 notes
Colonel Vorgath

Probe Droids no longer use Cleave.

We ran it this past weekend and every time one of the droids appeared it was cleaving. Not just cleaving but doing it every few seconds.

several times we ran out of interrupts it was doing it so often.

Seems like it was happening more than it used to, perhaps it's just me.
did they put it back in and I missed it or is it just a bug that needs reporting?
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LarryRow
10.18.2012 , 08:11 AM | #2
The droids definitely do Cleave. Infrequently enough that interrupting should not be an issue. Do they still do cone damage?

Personally I think the Cleave should not be removed from the story mode encounter, or it will be way too easy, and not enough of a prep for HM.
A classic sig that should not be lost:
Quote:
Stunned , pew pew hack slash , stunned , running backward circles, stunned cannot move, pew pew, break stun, 30 second snare, wha?!?!!? stunned, knockdown, ...less stun more pew pew and hacknslash please.

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AmberGreen
10.19.2012 , 10:10 AM | #3 This is the last staff post in this thread.  
Hello there! We've investigated your posts with regards to Probe Droid Cleave during the Colonel Vorgath encounter and have modified the patch note accordingly:
  • The area of effect has been removed from the Probe Droidís Cleave, and it will now only target individuals
Additionally, we have modified the other note about this Story Mode encounter to clarify it further:
  • Colonel Vorgath's enrage timer has been increased to 4 minutes 30 seconds. The enrage timer for the Minefield is unchanged.
We apologize for any confusion. Thank you very much for your reports and understanding!
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LarryRow
10.19.2012 , 10:23 AM | #4
Thanks for the response Amber!!

I have to say I'm glad this turned out to be the case. It gets people used to seeing and interrupting the cast, but it won't wipe the group if it goes off, just the tank, who should be facing the droid away from the raid anyway.

Now about Toth and Zorn, where you don't even have to swap anymore...
(I could not believe my eyes last time I did this encounter and was told not to swap, how easy it was)
A classic sig that should not be lost:
Quote:
Stunned , pew pew hack slash , stunned , running backward circles, stunned cannot move, pew pew, break stun, 30 second snare, wha?!?!!? stunned, knockdown, ...less stun more pew pew and hacknslash please.

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Reissin
10.19.2012 , 12:20 PM | #5
Quote: Originally Posted by AmberGreen View Post
[*]The area of effect has been removed from the Probe Droidís Cleave, and it will now only target individuals
Was this seriously necessary? The incoming damage is negligible as it is already. You do expect for two healers to be in the minefield, don't you?

Furthermore it doesn't feel right for an ability called "cleave" to not cause PBAoE damage but rather single target damage.