Amadeus.5687 Posted October 13, 2017 Share Posted October 13, 2017 Something I have been noticing when doing WvW, is that Photon Blitz hit like a wet noodle.So I just went in to do some more numbers, this time on the mopbs called Shadhavars. They are found in Desert Borderlands and in the new PoF zones.I swapped some stuff around to get 2.2k power, 57% crit chance and 199% crit dmg. roughly the same I get in sPvP with a zerker amulet and the right runes.In WvW I can barely get to 3000 dmg on a full photon blitz on this mob, and the spread is from 2600 and up to 3300 at best, depening on how many crits I had. In PvE I get it to 6000 dmg on the Photon blitz, where the spread began from 5700 and 6400 at bestIn sPvP with the same trait ect and a zerker amulet I have 2236 power, 55% crit chance (used a rune to get more pre) and 936 212% crit dmg.On a heavy golems it hits from 3000 to 4000 depeding on crits. I do think that the Shadhavars mobs have less toughness then a heavy golem, but I have no idea how to know.So it would seem like it deals less dmg both in sPvP and WvW. the other skills seems to do the same dmg. I'm not sure why it have to deal less dmg in these modes...It pretty much make it a useless skill to use. You deal about the same dmg with holo leap in there, which crits for about 3.5k on a heavy golem.would like to see someone thats better at testing numbers then me looking into it.The other Photon skills seems to hit for about the same in all game modes. Did the same dmg numbers on the Shadhavars in WvW and open world PvE.Not sure if this is a bug or for balance reason? But I honestly can't see why it's PvE numbers are to much, when you look at ranger rapid fire ect. which deals the same dmg in alle modes.What are the rest of you guys experience?Edit: In other thread @"cat.8975" just posted "Photon Blitz has a 5.12 coefficient in PvE and a 2.4 coefficient in WvW/PvP." Thanks for that :)I don't recall reading anywhere that Anet wanted to split this skill? anyone knows something I have missed? Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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