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Hello I want to ask what's your preferred weapon in fractals and raids for power chrono
Sw/sw x/focus
Or
Sw/Sw GS

Thanks for the answers :)

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  • Leonidrex.5649Leonidrex.5649 Member ✭✭✭✭

    I find GS more fun so i stick to it, but if you wanted to minmax to the max focus would be stronger I suspect, same if not more dps and pull as utility to clump up enemies.

  • Noodle Ant.1605Noodle Ant.1605 Member ✭✭✭
    edited April 28, 2020

    I think it’s more of matter of ‘gs or no gs?’

    Focus currently pulls higher numbers than gs, but as soon as there is another targetable entity (dead enemies, some interactables), focus’ phantasm dmg plummets so it loses its advantage there.

    Gs is still hands-down better at cleave, so it would seem.

    Cc becomes a matter of: do you want a pull (focus) or a push (gs)?

    Tbh, if you knew why focus is taken, you’d realise you’re also able to pull off using pistol for a minor 2-3% dps loss, only problem would be that its cc is only useful for break bars.

    pChrono (main), cWeaver and pReaper. An asura who likes snowflakes.

  • yeah exactly what she said ^^^

  • I don't raid, but for fractals you'll want to use focus to pull all of the mobs together into one spot. That does loads to help maximize group DPS.

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