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Ion Gas Cylinder Chance - Different For PT and VG?

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Ion Gas Cylinder Chance - Different For PT and VG?

KevinQCowart's Avatar

01.22.2016 , 04:10 PM | #1
Vanguard's Hammer shots does seven ranged hits, the Powertech's rapid Shots does five ranged hits. If each hit has a 15% chance to trigger Ion Gas Cylinder and the Shocked DoT, then Powertech is taking a DPS loss and a threat loss.

I'm no math wizard but I spent some time on a dummy with Star Parse and Hammer Shots never fails to trigger Ion Gas Cylinder while Rapid Shots fails to trigger periodically. Are there any math nerds who could take a large enough sample size and quantify this with perfect mirror characters?

It wouldn't be the first time Bioware bungled the class mirroring.

DDaMAGEr's Avatar

09.17.2017 , 03:11 PM | #2
+ also DTPS loss, since each Ion Cell application lowers Cooldown of Energy/Heat Blast by 1 second... Yah, BW seems to want moar moolah possible, with doing less work possible. Just like everyone else. But this is straight BUG ignorance, and it's overkill.

This forum is locked behind hard paywall, so you would expect developing employees take care about bugs, glitches, issues immediately, but NAH, NO! Blasted! Way!

That would never happen in MY game!