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11-15-2007 @ 5:10PM
I hate it when people write in a biased way like that. Double tapping is/was not an exploit. It's a side effect of how our traps work(ed) as opposed to others' CCs. Think about it.. we don't cast our traps on a target, like all other forms of cc.. we have to get them to walk into it. And if a target resists our trap we just can't recast instantly, we have a long cooldown. In effect, once we lay the trap, it's not 'connected' to us any more, other than it goes away if we lay another. Like the tooltip say, we can't have 2 traps 'active' on the ground. Once a trap is sprung, tho, we should be able to lay another 'active' trap without breaking the first, once our cooldown is up. That's why it has a long cooldown, so we can't just trap everything and everything as much as we want. If the first trap breaks when something steps in a second trap, what the heck is the cooldown for?Killing off double trapping kills off the whole reason to go into the SV tree. Hunters gave up a LOT if they wanted to max the SV tree... Bestial Wrath, Intimidation, Scattershot, TSA, Silencing Shot.. ALL unreachable if you max the SV tree. I gave up a lot of DPS and PvP ability to spec traps for heroics. There is no point now.. I guess Blizz wants all hunters to be BM or MM. I think I'm goin' BM for the cheap I-Win button... kinda lame to go to that after feeling proud of my skill at keeping 2 mobs cc'd for an extended period of time. Now I just press a button and Win in PvP. Prolly won't do PvE much any more... too boring now... stand there and shoot, lay trap, stand there and shoot, lay trap, repeat. I'll miss doing the double-trap dance.. was the only fun and challenging part of PvE for me.And what is readiness for now, anyway? It doesn't reset traps or wyvern? What's it for, to reset voLOLey?Blizzard just called this a 'bug' to justify their action, but that's bs. The truth is, Blizz doesn't want 1 person to be able to CC 2 people all by himself in the arenas.. that's all this is about. Which is fine by me.. I agree, they shouldn't be able to do that. (notice, they didn't fix warlocks' ability to do that). Not that i, nor you, have EVER seen a hunter trap 2 people in arenas, but, theoretically, it's possible, so Blizz had to nerf it... which of course screws over the whole reason to go SV. To fix a non-problem they ruined a whole build of hunter. No wonder they stealthed it in, not being in the patch notes, or even on the PTR before they surprised us with it live.So, yeah.. it's a really bad change that only SV hunters will care about, but, there won't be any of those left, so I guess the problem will go away.
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