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User Info: kant69

6 years ago#1
I've just encountered my first drop bird, and am finding it surprisingly frustrating to hit from the clock tower.

As far as I can tell, you just aim, push L1 and X and fire. But I keep missing the moving target.

any suggestions appreciated.


User Info: da_gama

6 years ago#2
when aiming for the birds. Don't follow directly on them. Have a bit of the cursor ahead of them, so you are tracking their movements, and if you need too, just rain hell upon them with your attack. It's your dead drop, they made the mistake of holding onto it.
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User Info: Locutis13

6 years ago#3
Hold L1 and press R1 to fire a bolt.
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User Info: darkreverieps3

6 years ago#4
just point at it with L1 from the top of the tower. then press R1. Then, pick up your bird.

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User Info: FlipManV3

6 years ago#5
Kuo says to use a Blast on them, but you could just shock them, it doesn't make a difference.
The Blasts are really short, by the way.
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User Info: kant69

6 years ago#6
Thanks guys. Trying to shoot them down was obviously the hard way

User Info: TheLeafChild

6 years ago#7
The bolt tracks them a bit, so you don't even have to have the cursor dead on them.

User Info: Sailor Goon

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6 years ago#8
Not sure why people are saying to shoot with R1. Use X, it gives a much wider field of fire to hit the bird.
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User Info: kant69

6 years ago#9
But X requires pinpoint accuracy.

there seems to be some confusion about the best method here. Or maybe I'm just confused. Maybe someone could post youtube videos to compare the difference.

User Info: zyrax2301

6 years ago#10
That shotgun blast of a power requires pinpoint accuracy. lol.

Just use a normal bolt with R1. Dead Drop pigeons are the only enemies in the game where the bolt will auto-aim and even home in, so you don't even need to be a good shot. You can shoot half a foot to the side of them and still nail 'em in one.
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