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Re: Balance Update March 25, 2020

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Balance Update March 25, 2020

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Commanders, hope you're all safe and taking care of your health in the wake of the current global situation!

We have a new balance update and below are the changes - 

 

GDI

 

Dr. Liang
-> Cost from 40 to 50
Reverting the cost reduction from the previous patch as Liang is still proving to be too strong.

 

Sandstorm
-> HP from 4300 to 3623
Sandstorm survives too long for a high damage, multi-purpose unit. Reducing its health will make it easier for players to deal with it.

 

Mammoth Tank
-> Cost from 230 to 250
Mammoth Tank tends to be very dominant when it gets out. Increasing its cost will slow down its initial production time.

 

Slingshot
-> Cost from 50 to 60
Slingshot is too efficient for its cost with its high damage design. This will put its cost more in line with its stats.

 

Solomon
-> Damage to Structures from 6000 to 4000
When Ion Cannon’s damage was changed to be gradual from its base tile, the structure damage was set too high. This change puts the damage output where it’s intended.

 

Zone Troopers
-> Delay b/w attacks 0.75 to 1.5
Zone Troopers’ attack delay was incorrect, fixing it with this patch.

 

Mohawk
-> Rate of fire from 1.15 to 1.3
Mohawk is trading too favorably with its matchups. This change brings its power to a more reasonable level.

 

Orca Bomber
-> Reload time from 10s to 12s
Orca Bomber is a very effective ground-clearing unit. In order to balance its payload, we are increasing its reload time to allow counters to be able to deal with it better.

 

NOD

 

Cyborgs
-> Delay b/w squad attacks from 0.75 to 1
Cyborg’s attack delay needed a correction from a previous patch.

 

Laser Drones
-> Health decrease from 200 to 180
-> Delay b/w squad attacks from 0.3 to 0.4
Reducing health to fix a breakpoint created by the previous Attack Bike nerf and fixing the attack delay from a previous patch.

 

Jade Catalyst Missile
Jade’s Catalyst Missile cloud was bugged from the previous patch. This change corrects the damage output.

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Zone Troopers
-> Delay b/w attacks 0.75 to 1.5

 

Cyborgs
-> Delay b/w squad attacks from 0.75 to 1

 

a mistake?

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@EA_Avinash Jade Catalyst Missile
Jade’s Catalyst Missile cloud was bugged from the previous patch. This change corrects the damage output.

Was this a reduction or increase?
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@yehoshualee it was a mistake in the previous update, it's now fixed
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@thavidu Increased
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Slingshot got nerfed, but it was basically the only unit that was keeping Razorback cancer under control. Now its gone. why no changes to Razorback? It clearly is still OP.

Its basically flying Chemical buggy, but has alot higher survivability and mobility, for the same cost.

BTW, good changes, but many of the OP units, that community is aware of, were not touched at all.

PS: Why only nerfs, no bufff? Wink
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Agreed rRr-rusnackor. - Sling didn't need any changes. For greater price I'd expect more DPS.

 

All other changes seem good.

 

I see so many Avatars (just like Mammoths) so was hoping Avatar would get a cost increase too.

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All great changes! A step in the right direction! Thank you! 

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Sandstorm is huge over nerf


Laser drones is an over nerf they are easily countered

Slingshot didn't need changing 

 

Basilisk required nerfing but with current changes, you made it stronger, it has more DPS than an avatar with 2 tile range...

 

Basilisk requires a price of 140 and 20% less damage

 

In the comments, you have said jade cloud was a buff? Please explain as jade cloud required a nerf 

 

If the mammoth got a price increase then avatar requires also and so does basilisk for sure.

 

Does the pitbull not need nerfing? It's used by nearly all in top 500

 

 

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@EA_Avinash Can you please bring Skins and Emojis in the store a lot of people will pay for it me included
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