What pisses you off about this enemy? Day 17: Brute

#1BiggyDXPosted 1/28/2013 8:33:33 AM
So what about them pisses you off? - Results (183 votes)
Armor
1.09% (2 votes)
2
Melee (includes stagger from contact)
10.38% (19 votes)
19
Charging Swipe (includes stagger)
21.31% (39 votes)
39
Instant Kill
3.83% (7 votes)
7
Roar
1.09% (2 votes)
2
I hate everything about them!
0.55% (1 votes)
1
Other (Specify)
4.92% (9 votes)
9
Are you kidding? I eat Brutes for breakfast >:}
19.13% (35 votes)
35
(Brute Charges. Gets behind obstacle) "Haha!" (Points finger)
14.21% (26 votes)
26
"This ones down!" (Gets crushed under Brute) "DAMMIT!!!"
23.5% (43 votes)
43
This poll is now closed.
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#2meltor13Posted 1/28/2013 8:35:24 AM
I actually have 0 trouble with Brutes. They go down pretty quick, and if you get them while they're far enough away they cause no problems.
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#3terrysmay04Posted 1/28/2013 8:37:00 AM
My only complaint is that I get staggered when I melee them. They have blade armor I guess >_>
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#4loto610Posted 1/28/2013 8:43:10 AM
Other

In all truthfulness they aren't really a problem, but what pisses me off is their invisible extended biotic slash style claw swipe. You know the one where they do the charging swipe, and even though you're a good 5 yards from where they swiped you still get hit. Also hits you sometimes through cover and walls, I've even had one hit me while I was up on a high ledge and he was down below. I was laughing at how stupid he was for charging until he actually hit me, then I was yelling wtf!

But even with that cheap extended invisible wall piercing, gravity defying range, they really aren't to big an issue.
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#5orangeneePosted 1/28/2013 8:46:06 AM
Other.

The death flop. Somebody always kills one right next to me. Stagger and shields gone. Boo.
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#6code_kirinPosted 1/28/2013 8:46:14 AM
I hate all of their stagger. Especially the wall-piercing variety. The bumping into them variety is pretty bad too. They're like roadblocks made of 100% stagger.
#7infinitexxPosted 1/28/2013 8:48:47 AM
The ungodly range on that charging swipe. If there isn't room to dodge to the side, there's rarely a means to back away quickly enough.
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#8Haley Joel OsmentPosted 1/28/2013 9:21:35 AM
The swipe of course. It beats out the Pyro flamethrower and Marauder elbow in the Things Which Have a Much Longer Range Than You Might Expect category.

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#9turtle225Posted 1/28/2013 9:28:19 AM
Haley Joel Osment posted...
The swipe of course. It beats out the Pyro flamethrower and Marauder elbow in the Things Which Have a Much Longer Range Than You Might Expect category.


Agreed. Its especially worse if you aren't the host. I always try to overcompensate my dodging with brutes because sometimes with lag they can hit you much more easily than you would expect.

Overall though, brutes are pretty easy and take out a pretty decent chunk of spawn budget.
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#10SelectGenderPosted 1/28/2013 10:17:09 AM
Other, their amazing maneuvering around cover while charging. Seriously, zig-zagging through waist high objects and walls to c***-block players.
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