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Favorite ally profession

Teamkiller.4315Teamkiller.4315 Member ✭✭✭
edited April 16, 2018 in PVP

In contrast to the other poll, what profession do you most like having as an ally? Assume it's played well by your teammate

Edit: in spvp only

Favorite ally profession 71 votes

Warrior
7%
reikken.4961rank eleven monk.9502Crazy.6029nia.4725Kathul.1280 5 votes
Guardian
21%
Aktium.9506Obindo.6802Alatar.7364Buran.3796yoni.7015Vagrant.7206Kovu.7560Ario.8964Andyx.3985Exalted Quality.8534Deniara Devious.3948Avigrus.2871Namless.4028Warkind.6745Svennis.3852 15 votes
Revenant
5%
K THEN.5162Arkantos.7460Forsakens.9726Hylo.1968 4 votes
Engineer
4%
Rym.1469Brandon.8294freakcoco.4287 3 votes
Ranger
4%
Yannir.4132Omnicron.2467Uncle Dalty.8327 3 votes
Thief
23%
derd.6413Curunen.8729pah.4931Crinn.7864Ivantreil.3092MikeL.8260bigo.9037Imperadordf.2687Daniel Handler.4816BikeIsGone.8675Azure The Heartless.3261Spoichiche.1290FyzE.3472Xanthis.1290EdDreath.2508kylalouw.3870Applesauce.5271 17 votes
Necromancer
12%
Devilman.1532Zaraki.5784Kako.1930Crossaber.8934czerwoni.9563allias.1420Enirak.2853Bear.9568Drafigo.4690 9 votes
Mesmer
19%
Sunshine.5014Ealandur.1876Carlos.7915Chaith.8256Miles Smiles.8951Anna.7845Mutaatti.2789Catchyfx.5768Testie.1276Legatus.3608MetalAssault.7906MiGFiD.1760Neil.3825Teamkiller.4315 14 votes
Elementalist
1%
Kirrii.1685 1 vote

Comments

  • Azure The Heartless.3261Azure The Heartless.3261 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited April 16, 2018
    Thief

    A good thief is particularly impressive to me to have as an ally, when I'm playing war. Good allies are not class specific ofc but something about having a hitman drop in and cut down a fleeing target/interrupt an opponent trying to set up to burst me is thematically pleasing to me. That kind of interplay is what made thief my second class pickup.

    After that, its tied between Guard, specifically reaper necros, and Ele thematically. (Just being decent/aware transcends class preference though.)

    [Indifferent Charr Noises]
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    [Every PvP game has bad balance because every PvP game has bad players.]

  • Vagrant.7206Vagrant.7206 Member ✭✭✭✭
    Guardian

    Two really stand out to me: Guardian and Thief. A good thief can change the course of the game singlehandedly with the right team. But a good guardian can practically guarantee that an enemy thief can't do the same, be it through teamfight support, natural tankiness, or good damage output.

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  • Catchyfx.5768Catchyfx.5768 Member ✭✭✭
    Mesmer

    PvE Mesmer
    Wvw Guardian

    #FreePosini

  • derd.6413derd.6413 Member ✭✭✭✭
    Thief

    a good thief is always there when you need him and can win you the game.

    I Have No friends, so I Must pug

  • Crinn.7864Crinn.7864 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited April 16, 2018
    Thief

    @Teamkiller.4315 said:
    Assume it's played well by your teammate

    A thief played properly is practically autowin if the other team doesn't have a thief of approximately equal caliber.

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  • BikeIsGone.8675BikeIsGone.8675 Member ✭✭✭
    Thief

    @Crinn.7864 said:

    @Teamkiller.4315 said:
    Assume it's played well by your teammate

    A thief played properly is practically autowin if the other team doesn't have a thief of approximately equal caliber.

    ^This basically.

  • Legatus.3608Legatus.3608 Member ✭✭✭
    Mesmer

    Lol wut people voting thief

    I never would have guessed, that's interesting

  • Ranger

    @Legatus.3608 said:
    Lol wut people voting thief

    I never would have guessed, that's interesting

    The real reason is because if they lose, they'll have someone other than themselves to blame lol

  • Curunen.8729Curunen.8729 Member ✭✭✭✭
    Thief

    Looking back I've always appreciated playing alongside a good thief.

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  • pah.4931pah.4931 Member ✭✭✭✭
    Thief

    Having a good thief can really swing a game if everyone else doing their job. They can't carry, imo, but they can kill you if they're bad (and most are bad -- including myself lol).

  • pah.4931pah.4931 Member ✭✭✭✭
    Thief

    @Legatus.3608 said:
    Lol wut people voting thief

    I never would have guessed, that's interesting

    I think it's because -- in my experience -- a bad thief (which happens a LOT) usually makes the game 4v5 and almost auto-lose. Or better said, when everyone else is mostly competent, the team with the better thief wins.

    Also, I am not basing my answer of the current fotm OP classes (cough.mesmer.cough) ... but just generally speaking over all the years of GW2 pvp I've played.

    "A Good Thief is Hard to Find" -- Flannery O'Connor, 1953. Wait...

  • Legatus.3608Legatus.3608 Member ✭✭✭
    Mesmer

    Jesus, this thread makes me feel bad for being a terrible thief now lol

  • Kako.1930Kako.1930 Member ✭✭✭
    edited April 18, 2018
    Necromancer

    2 people chose rev and no one chose ele. O_o

    I had no idea eles were so disliked. Feelsbadman. :'(

    Edit: Corrected the autocorrect.

  • Thief

    @Legatus.3608 said:
    Lol wut people voting thief

    I never would have guessed, that's interesting

    People in general like thief as long as the dagger/barrel isn't pointed at them/ is used effectively against their enemies.

    [Indifferent Charr Noises]
    [Plays every class]
    [Every PvP game has bad balance because every PvP game has bad players.]

  • MikeL.8260MikeL.8260 Member ✭✭✭
    Thief

    I'll go with Thief too, they are game changers when played properly.

  • Kovu.7560Kovu.7560 Member ✭✭✭✭
    Guardian

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  • Thief

    Thief cause a good decapper can control the match

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