Is the Collector Rifle any good?

#1lihlihPosted 11/27/2012 11:48:16 PM
Some people were suggesting that I use the Saber or the Mattock with my Turian Ghost, but I just unlocked the Collector Rifle. Should I be using that instead?

Also, is the Arc Pistol pretty good? Just stat wise, it seems like it's just like the Carnifex but way better.(could've been a little lighter though)
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#2Mr_PipboyPosted 11/27/2012 11:49:06 PM
Its serviceable, but if you have anything above a harrier 3, its nnot that great.
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#3lihlih(Topic Creator)Posted 11/27/2012 11:51:04 PM
Mr_Pipboy posted...
Its serviceable, but if you have anything above a harrier 3, its nnot that great.


http://social.bioware.com/n7hq/home/characters/?name=YoonSnake&platform=xbox

As you can see here, I don't have much. Especially the new weapons and all that, I played a decent amount before the DLCs came out, but I didn't really get to play much after because I ran out of gold... D:
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#4herduliekmudkipPosted 11/27/2012 11:53:39 PM
it has its niche

its too bad that niche is on silver and bronze
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#5Mr_PipboyPosted 11/28/2012 12:08:09 AM
lihlih posted...
Mr_Pipboy posted...
Its serviceable, but if you have anything above a harrier 3, its nnot that great.


http://social.bioware.com/n7hq/home/characters/?name=YoonSnake&platform=xbox

As you can see here, I don't have much. Especially the new weapons and all that, I played a decent amount before the DLCs came out, but I didn't really get to play much after because I ran out of gold... D:


For what you have, its good. It does less damage than the Revenant, but you can actually hit what you aim at.
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#6twinstarnumber1Posted 11/28/2012 12:09:14 AM
It can be useable on gold on a Ghost if you buff it with amps and whatnot, however at that point yes there are other weapons you could use to better effect as usual. It's accurate and you won't be running to the ammo box every few seconds. Meh, to each his or her own, the best way to find out though is to just try it instead of asking others opinions.
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#7code_kirinPosted 11/28/2012 12:24:14 AM
Mattock master race. It seriously makes most gold rarity assault rifles obsolete, including collector rifle.

Arc Pistol has similar DPS to a Paladin whether you're charging or rapidfiring. A fully charged shot with cranial trauma mod and phasic ammo can one-shot a Phantom with a headshot on gold. Arc Pistol has some serious power. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise.
#8OEIO999Posted 11/28/2012 12:27:44 AM
Yeah, had a random carry a level VIII version, with me to take on some Collectors, on Plat. And he was making some ripples. Not only was he NOT being a liability to the team, but the guy was raking up some serious scores.

Wish I had remembered what build/Equipment he used
#9MalzelPosted 11/28/2012 12:40:53 AM
It really, really needs a buff. And it still hasn't gotten it.
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#10xKryptonKnightxPosted 11/28/2012 4:31:57 AM
Its just an assault rifle among assault rifles. Its not bad, but for a rare, its very underwhelming.
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