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So, what exactly is a DPS sorc supposed to do?

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So, what exactly is a DPS sorc supposed to do?

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Cretinus
02.25.2013 , 04:21 PM | #1
If melee wants to kill you, then melee will kill you in 2 GCDs. Might take a few jumps on you, but he will.
But hey: If he doesn't notice you, you can range DPS him to 2/3 HP within 8 casted GCDs!

If pyro gets close to you, then pyro will 1hit you.
But hey: Don't be a baddy! Just kite him! While doing so, you can do .... absolutely nothing. And sooner or later you'll be eating that granade. But hey: you're not alone, are you? You can win every 2X1 against a pyro! If you kite him that is, cause otherwise he will 1hit you.

Assassin comes out of stealth and hits your HP down to 1/3?
Not a problem. You have CCs! He's immune? Well, every class has a hard counter, doesn't it?

And anyway: Together with a healer, you can win every 1X1! Wait, that's 2X1.... oh well. Who cares.
And anyway: If the group protects you, you can even do some decent assists with dmg from behind. Not as good as those 7K Gods, but hey! You're not taking any dmg, as long as you're not taking any dmg, so too much burst would be OP!
And anyway: The game is not balanced for 1X1. Other classes demolish everything 1X1, but hey! Te game is not balanced for 1X1!
And anyway: You have that stupid bubble stun on every1. What? You're DPS and have too much CD on the bubble? Well, respecc heal then!

So stop being a baboon. The game is not balanced for 1X1, or for pugs. Learn 2p and go scientific with min/max/augment/gearing and also with gameplay and once in a while you might get a 4K crit, or even beat a marauder 1X1. At least if you have a healer helping out. What? That's not 1X1? Well, the game isn't balanced around 1X1, is it?
I've been playing a DPS sorc and I'm a pro and I tell you: DPS sorc is fine. L2p.
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rlamela
02.25.2013 , 04:26 PM | #2
Quote: Originally Posted by Cretinus View Post
If melee wants to kill you, then melee will kill you in 2 GCDs. Might take a few jumps on you, but he will.
But hey: If he doesn't notice you, you can range DPS him to 2/3 HP within 8 casted GCDs!

If pyro gets close to you, then pyro will 1hit you.
But hey: Don't be a baddy! Just kite him! While doing so, you can do .... absolutely nothing. And sooner or later you'll be eating that granade. But hey: you're not alone, are you? You can win every 2X1 against a pyro! If you kite him that is, cause otherwise he will 1hit you.

Assassin comes out of stealth and hits your HP down to 1/3?
Not a problem. You have CCs! He's immune? Well, every class has a hard counter, doesn't it?

And anyway: Together with a healer, you can win every 1X1! Wait, that's 2X1.... oh well. Who cares.
And anyway: If the group protects you, you can even do some decent assists with dmg from behind.
And anyway: Te game is not balanced for 1X1. Other classes demolish everything 1X1, but hey! Te game is not balanced for 1X1!
And anyway: You have that stupid bubble stun on every1. What? You're DPS and have too much CD on the bubble? Well, respecc heal then!

So stop being a baboon. The game is not balanced for 1X1, or for pugs. Learn 2p and go scientific with min/max/augment/gearing and also with gameplay and once in a while you might get a 4K crit, or even beat a marauder 1X1. At least if you have a healer helping out. What? That's not 1X1? Well, the game isn't balanced around 1X1, is it?
wow lol. My sage has never been killed in 2 GCD unless i was being attacked by 5 people. this is definitely a L2P issue. DPS Sage/Sorcs are suppose to DPS and if you aren't completely horrible they do a damn good job of it. Not to mention it is super easy to also get over 200K healing done as a DPS Sage/Sorc. Please for the love of GOD stop making these stupid threads. Sage/Sorcs are no where near under powered.

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Laforet
02.25.2013 , 04:32 PM | #3
Quote: Originally Posted by Cretinus View Post
If melee wants to kill you, then melee will kill you in 2 GCDs. Might take a few jumps on you, but he will.
But hey: If he doesn't notice you, you can range DPS him to 2/3 HP within 8 casted GCDs!

If pyro gets close to you, then pyro will 1hit you.
But hey: Don't be a baddy! Just kite him! While doing so, you can do .... absolutely nothing. And sooner or later you'll be eating that granade. But hey: you're not alone, are you? You can win every 2X1 against a pyro! If you kite him that is, cause otherwise he will 1hit you.

Assassin comes out of stealth and hits your HP down to 1/3?
Not a problem. You have CCs! He's immune? Well, every class has a hard counter, doesn't it?

And anyway: Together with a healer, you can win every 1X1! Wait, that's 2X1.... oh well. Who cares.
And anyway: If the group protects you, you can even do some decent assists with dmg from behind. Not as good as those 7K Gods, but hey! You're not taking any dmg, as long as you're not taking any dmg, so too much burst would be OP!
And anyway: The game is not balanced for 1X1. Other classes demolish everything 1X1, but hey! Te game is not balanced for 1X1!
And anyway: You have that stupid bubble stun on every1. What? You're DPS and have too much CD on the bubble? Well, respecc heal then!

So stop being a baboon. The game is not balanced for 1X1, or for pugs. Learn 2p and go scientific with min/max/augment/gearing and also with gameplay and once in a while you might get a 4K crit, or even beat a marauder 1X1. At least if you have a healer helping out. What? That's not 1X1? Well, the game isn't balanced around 1X1, is it?
I've been playing a DPS sorc and I'm a pro and I tell you: DPS sorc is fine. L2p.
Pretty much shows the post 1.2 PvP sorc situation in and the cynicism behind it.

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Jenzali
02.25.2013 , 04:36 PM | #4
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So, what exactly is a DPS sorc supposed to do?
The same thing that DPS mercs have done for the past year. Only you guys still have it easier :P
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iphobia
02.25.2013 , 04:37 PM | #5
Quote: Originally Posted by rlamela View Post
Sage/Sorcs are no where near under powered.
Made my day, would read (and laugh) again.

@OP
Sorc = easy 5k hit medal for any class (except Sorc).
That's what we are and that's what we will be in future (if PTS changes go live as they are).
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Never_Hesitate
02.25.2013 , 04:40 PM | #6
Quote: Originally Posted by iphobia View Post
Sorc = easy 5k hit medal for any class (except Sorc).
You're kidding me, even a sorc can get the 5k medal from a sorc.
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iphobia
02.25.2013 , 04:42 PM | #7
Quote: Originally Posted by Never_Hesitate View Post
You're kidding me, even a sorc can get the 5k medal from a sorc.
You need a min/maxed EWH Sorc hitting a full recruit Sorc for this.
While a recruit Lolsmasher can hit a full EWH Sorc for the same amount...
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Stellt dir mal vor, wenn du Soldat gehst, Jeder Soldat braucht ein paar Gebärdenzeichen ohne Ton!!! Wenn einmal mit Ton oder ansprecht, Die feindliche kann hören, was ist dahintersteckt, dann... Feuer öffnet sich!!!!
Mhm, ich weiss genau was du meinst.

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NoTomorrow
02.25.2013 , 04:47 PM | #8
Why nothing about snipers?
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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.

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JouerTue
02.25.2013 , 04:49 PM | #9
i've played every class but not the sage/sorc, they seem pretty good at dps..strong area..that thing that damage you over time(sorry i don't know names but as i said i never played those classes) 1on1 is always tough and are needed skills and luck. you can also sprint away and the majority of your powers are ranged.and every class will struggle against a skilled and equipped marauder/sentinel.

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Cretinus
02.25.2013 , 05:08 PM | #10
I didn't start this topic out of a situational rage mood. I also play a marauder (carnage) and although he gets killed quite often, he kills quite often himself.
In WZs, if my marauder gets attacked, it's a 50% win/loss. If the sorc gets attacked, it's a 90% loss and the remaining 10% is when fighting other sorcs/sages. Worth mentioning that the sorc is better geared than the marauder. Still, the marauder's burst is already 2X that of the sorcerer.
I'm not saying that a sorc should have a caranage mara's burst, but he should have sufficient burst for at least being able to nuke the oponent when he's slowed or at range. Currently, the only thing you can do as a sorc against a non-sorc is to run away. If you manage to do so and he swaps target, you'll find yourself scratching him with a completely ridiculous dmg from behind. If he comes back, you're dead. If not, he's dead, but only if somebody else helps making dmg cause yours is not enough.
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