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Chain Lightning Unreliability BUG Exposed

by RogueZeroRendar

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Chain Lightning Unreliability BUG Exposed

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Product: Star Wars Battlefront II
What is your issue related to? General
Summarize your bug Chain Lightning can be blocked from behind, and can't be blocked from the front depending on the absolute direction the target is facing, rather then the relative direction the target is facing from Palpatine
What is your gamertag/PSN ID/EA Account name? RogueZeroRendar
How often does the bug occur? Every time (100%)
Can you tell us the date (MM/DD/YYYY) that you saw the bug?
What time did you see the bug? (HH:MM AM/PM)
In what game mode did the bug occur? Heroes vs. Villains
What is your time zone?
Steps: How can we find the bug ourselves? Get Palpatine and a blocking enemy, then make the enemy face East and block. Then Palpatine casts his chain lightning on the enemy's back and it'll be blocked. Likewise, make the enemy now face West and block. Then Palpatine casts his chain lightning on the enemy's front and it'll hit the enemy bypassing its block.
What happens when the bug occurs? Chain Lightning can hit when it shouldn't, and can be blocked when it shouldn't
What do you expect to see? fix
Please select your region Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, South America
AMD or Nvidia Model Number

This BUG started to happen after the patch which made Force Powers not be blockable from behind anymore.

In the video above you can have a better understanding as to why this happens, but I'll leave a GIF below for a faster showcase:

And here is a picture showing more or less the directions it'll always be blocked and those it'll always hit:
Chain Lightning Orientation.png

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