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Feb 13 2013
By: Myztyrio Wastelander 814 posts
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DLC Characters Pros(+) and Cons(-)

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This will be a community list of the pros(+) and cons(-) of the new characters. Please input your opinions on them via response below.

 

Kat:

 

+ Freedom to move about the air(similar to Jak)

+Long strings of combos, easy AP bursts

+Down Circle allows for pulling in opponents, easy combo setup

+Can use object projectiles to keep combos going, stuns opponents

+Has a dashing slide which can setup combos

+Can lead into combos with down throw

+Several kill confirms(untested)

+Can combo out of nearly every move

-Has little control in the air when not in a combo, unorganized feel

-Few ranged options

-High AP combos must start with opponent grounded(though this is true for most characters)

-Low jumping ability

-Dashing is difficult to control/learn

-Hard to generate AP without combo-ing

 

Emmett:

 

+Has 3 loadouts for versitality

+Can generate AP via neutral circle

+Area/crowd control via side circle

+Has both ranged and melee options

+Can lead into combos with up throw

+Can tech chase with down throw

+Grenades/Stickies force opponent to block

+Aimable guns

+Tech chase with shotgun loadout

+Has many stun setups for combos

+Has access to all 3 loadouts at once, if placed with proper spacing

-Does not have many combos worth setting up for(as far as I'm aware)

-Square moves have poor range and reward

-Feels limited by how few options there are close ranged

-Cancels circle drops if hit

-Lacks many useful moves outside of projectiles for AP gain

-Stage dependent

-Turrets easily destoryed

-Has few options when pressured and doesn't have a loadout equipped

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Feb 13, 2013
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Feb 13, 2013
Emmett's level 1 takes 15 years to come out
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Feb 13, 2013
Emmett's minion is cute?
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Emmett's level 1 takes 15 years to come out

Can we elaborate on this "15 years?"

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Kat is super difficult to level upgrade. I've been level 36 with her for the longest!!! It's annoying. It upgrades after the match; it says I'm 50 levels high, but it still shows 36! :smileysad:

 

Emmett has too many weapons that sit on the stage for too long and it is an eyesoar :smileysad:

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Kat is super difficult to level upgrade. I've been level 36 with her for the longest!!! It's annoying. It upgrades after the match; it says I'm 50 levels high, but it still shows 36! :smileysad:

 

Emmett has too many weapons that sit on the stage for too long and it is an eyesoar :smileysad:


These really aren't relevant to the way the characters play.
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Emmett feels very stage dependent

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I'm guess one thing you can add for Kat is that there's a bit of a learning curve to her air dash ability. It's probably just me, 'cause I've had a few unfortunate instances at Alden's Tower where I fell off the stage and dashed under the floor because I'm so used to the standard double jump mechanic. So, there's my piece.

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