It's time to set the record straight. Awareness is a good perk

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User Info: AaronHutch

AaronHutch
4 years ago#1
i cant stand when people compare it to hardwired and dead silence, its NOT a bad perk, just situational

it will help you tremendously in objective gametypes, especially search and destroy and cant be effectively replaced by another perk/attachment/tactical

i believe its more effective than cold blooded and hardline - again, depending on the map and gametype- but everyone thinks those perks are great
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User Info: Jonnywestside

Jonnywestside
4 years ago#2
Cold-Blooded is an awesome perk its amazing how many times enemies run right past me when im reloading or using a streak because my name didnt pop up. Not to mention I get a lot less sniper/tf deaths when using it.

Awareness is probably only useful in SnD and when using headset. I tend to question the sexuality of anyone I see using it.

User Info: greatmario3

greatmario3
4 years ago#3
People have been saying that Awareness and dead silence are about as useful as Eavesdrop perk was in Modern Warfare.

You can barely hear footsteps of enemies in this game, even when soundwhoring with a headset.
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User Info: ronXwhite

ronXwhite
4 years ago#4
Dead Silence is easily the most underrated perk in this game.
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User Info: greatmario3

greatmario3
4 years ago#5
ronXwhite posted...
Dead Silence is easily the most underrated perk in this game.


Sneaking up on unsespecting enemies, just to die from a claymore or bouncing betty because you aren't using engineer.

I'm not entirely sure, but I think If you Flak Jacket, you'll be okay just running through them.
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THE gamefreak 212 4 years ago#6
greatmario3 posted...
I'm not entirely sure, but I think If you Flak Jacket, you'll be okay just running through them.


Yes, but the person who owns the equipment will now know you're coming, defeating the purpose of DS.
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User Info: SierraRei

SierraRei
4 years ago#7
THE gamefreak 212 posted...
greatmario3 posted...
I'm not entirely sure, but I think If you Flak Jacket, you'll be okay just running through them.


Yes, but the person who owns the equipment will now know you're coming, defeating the purpose of DS.


How will they know you're coming? You have pillows for feet, even with Awareness.

User Info: Mr_Cumberdale

Mr_Cumberdale
4 years ago#8
I don't understand how people think it doesn't help. I tried this perk combo last night again in TDM and was doing a lot better than my usual. Of course it's not as good as SRP from MW3, but I was constantly hearing footsteps from different buildings/rooms. It's actually easier to flank/rush the enemy spawns with it.

Personally, I think 'better' players will get more use from it. You know the maps / materials well and can guess the enemy spawns. With DS/Awareness, you can gauge where the players will be more easily.

User Info: fatclemenza

fatclemenza
4 years ago#9
You can make a case for it in SnD and FFA (along with Dead Silence), but anywhere else, they aren't worth a point.

In CoD4, I could hear feet clearly to give me an idea when somebody was near. Same in MW2.That advantage was completely countered by Dead Silence, which was fair. In this game, you have no reliable way of knowing which of 6 directions a LW/Dexterity laser SMG will attack from. It lets these annoying players run around thoughtlessly with no drawback.
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User Info: ih0tfirei

ih0tfirei
4 years ago#10
It's not worth giving up engineer or tac mask for. Yes even in SnD(which I play a lot of). If your a good SnD player, awareness users are not even a threat.
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