Gun attacks - ranged or direct?

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8 years ago#1
Like burst or whatever on that maid-bot near the beginning of the game (her name escapes me right now). I assume direct since they 'go through' characters and look like they have the direct symbol next to them but I wanted to make sure (I hope direct since that's what i've been raising on her...).
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8 years ago#2
Just look at that symbol next to the attack. If it shows a fist, even if the attack uses a gun or shoots some form of energy, then that attack is Direct. If it shows a parabolic red arrow coming off a much smaller fist then that attack is Ranged. This also matters because Direct attacks lose damage as they travel through enemies.
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8 years ago#3
Ok, thanks. that's what i figured, just wanted to make sure.
Tancoo: 70 Tauren Enhance Shaman - Quel'Dorei (WoW)
Raymund: 45 DRG, 42 PLD, 8 NIN - Carbuncle (FFXI)
8 years ago#4
They should have come up with better names for the types of attacks. Direct and Ranged is misleading.

Setting aside the names, it makes sense, though. You can't shoot a gun through 3 people and expect them all to be as hurt as the guy who takes the initial hit.
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