how was the bee combined with shotguns nerfed?

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User Info: K_MAC445

K_MAC445
4 years ago#1
Is it still effective, just not game breaking like before? And how exactly was it changed?
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User Info: N7Spectre707

N7Spectre707
4 years ago#2
It used to apply the amp shot bonus to each individual pellet. It now spreads the amp damage out evenly amongst all the pellets, which makes a drastic difference.

You are better off using a rapid fire weapon.
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User Info: The_Hungry_One

The_Hungry_One
4 years ago#3
Before the patch The Bee affected shotguns in this formula: (Gun Damage + The Bee AMP damage X #pellets).

What I'm saying is that you take a shotgun of 5000 X 7, that's 30,000 per shot, you take The Bee and add 50,000 and you have 5000+50,000X7. That's 385,000 per shot.

Now, post-patch, the formula is the other way around: It's (Gun Damage X #pellets + The Bee AMP damage). So, it's 5000 X 7 +50,000 and you have 85,000 per shot.
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User Info: Panopictonguy

Panopictonguy
4 years ago#4
It's still very much effective.

@The_Hungry_One I dont think that's right. I haven't used the be since pre nerf but I'm sure the damage is divided between pellets evenly. That's what caused the shotgun damage bonus glitch. +% Damage is being spread evenly among pellets.

So if you have a bee with 42k on a 3kx7 shotgun.

Damage with amp would come out to 9kx7
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User Info: The_Hungry_One

The_Hungry_One
4 years ago#5
Panopictonguy posted...
It's still very much effective.

@The_Hungry_One I dont think that's right. I haven't used the be since pre nerf but I'm sure the damage is divided between pellets evenly. That's what caused the shotgun damage bonus glitch. +% Damage is being spread evenly among pellets.

So if you have a bee with 42k on a 3kx7 shotgun.

Damage with amp would come out to 9kx7


Hm... you may be right. I'll test it out later on and see for myself.
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User Info: SuprSaiyanRockr

SuprSaiyanRockr
4 years ago#6
I have to wonder if it would make the skullmasher less effective as a result.

Less effective than other snipers, that is.
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User Info: The_Hungry_One

The_Hungry_One
4 years ago#7
SuprSaiyanRockr posted...
I have to wonder if it would make the skullmasher less effective as a result.

Less effective than other snipers, that is.


Probably. I used The Bee with my Maggie before the patch, and it was awesome. It's not so effective now.
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User Info: ToboeAka

ToboeAka
4 years ago#8
Yes the multi-pellet problem is still effecting 360/PS3, PC had a patch to fix it already. But yes the Skullmasher wouldn't be as effective on console because the damage bonuses are being split up between the shots. That's why things like the Sandhawk, DP Harold, and Ricochet Fibber still get big boosts from the bee. Since they don't have the multi-shots on their card.

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xboxBUNZILLA
4 years ago#9
still means you suck!
KaBoom1322 Posted 2/26/2013 12:56:24 PM
My BAR is only 20k :( ..

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AlleRacing
4 years ago#10
Man, the PC version got a patch to fix that quite a while ago now. Get with the times peasants.
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