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Offline Dino

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+100% damage ?
« on: May 02, 2012, 10:09:53 AM »
Sometimes when casting a spell, I get a +100% damage bonus when it hits the enemy (there's even a green "(+100%)" text next to the damage).
Is that some sort of random critical hit, or can one trigger it by hitting the spell a certain way?

Offline Steffe

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Re: +100% damage ?
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2012, 10:12:31 AM »
I've seen it a few times as well, I think it's a combination of using a spell the enemy is weak to, as well as hitting one of the weak spots they supposedly have.

Offline zebramatt

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Re: +100% damage ?
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2012, 10:13:39 AM »
You mean like shooting skelebots in the face?

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Re: +100% damage ?
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2012, 10:14:34 AM »
That's generally from headshotting things like skelebots, yeah.
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Offline Dino

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Re: +100% damage ?
« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2012, 10:18:15 AM »
So there's headshots in the game, nice. :)

Offline bvchaosinc

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Re: +100% damage ?
« Reply #5 on: May 02, 2012, 10:20:41 AM »
Boom Head-Shot!!!!!!

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Re: +100% damage ?
« Reply #6 on: May 02, 2012, 10:21:01 AM »
Also kneecapping!  You can shoot the skelebots in the legs to slow them down for a bit. :)
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Re: +100% damage ?
« Reply #7 on: May 02, 2012, 10:21:22 AM »
Boom Head-Shot!!!!!!

Hahahaha, it's been so long since I saw that video.
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Offline TechSY730

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Re: +100% damage ?
« Reply #8 on: May 02, 2012, 10:23:55 AM »
Headshots? Shooting them in the knee?

Do you have any idea of the meme-storm you are on the verge of unleashing?  :o

Offline bvchaosinc

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Re: +100% damage ?
« Reply #9 on: May 02, 2012, 10:24:53 AM »
Its a shame they never really took off like Red vs Blue did.

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Re: +100% damage ?
« Reply #10 on: May 02, 2012, 05:02:44 PM »
Whoa, headshots!!  I had to log on for a sec to show my excitement for anatomically precise shooting having an influence on enemy behavior.  Good work!

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Re: +100% damage ?
« Reply #11 on: May 02, 2012, 05:34:46 PM »
Yea, there's a bunch of enemies with weakspots of various kinds.  And not all of them weak, per se.  You can shoot the urban crawler in the upper turret and it will jam that turret (which helps against the flak on the higher tiers), but if you shoot it in that big dorsal armor plate it only does 10% damage (unless you use something like miasma whip, since it hits both the armor plate and the main body).

And if you hit the clockwork probe with blue-element stuff it slows down, and if you stack enough of that to slow it to zero it drops like a stone :)
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Re: +100% damage ?
« Reply #12 on: May 02, 2012, 05:39:08 PM »
And if you hit the clockwork probe with blue-element stuff it slows down, and if you stack enough of that to slow it to zero it drops like a stone :)

I'm so glad you said that. Somehow I hadn't made the link to water spells (despite using tidal pulse a fair amount), so I wasn't sure if i was imagining that happening because I couldn't repeat it.

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Re: +100% damage ?
« Reply #13 on: May 03, 2012, 10:33:57 AM »
Some of this stuff will need to go in the bestiary coupled with the scan spell.  Which the scan spell is already in under the hood (thanks Keith), I just need to get the actual bestiary interface in there.
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