So after taking a much needed break from playing with any semblance of competitiveness, I decided to play a few games today and finally found out how terribly vulnerable heavy dp is now. I may actually hate this change more than the instinct mode change. Despite getting blown up by meaties when I used it, I still won my match. So, in addition to really frustrating me and putting me in a terrible mood again, it got me thinking - I won, so obviously Fulgore is STILL too good. With nothing better to do tonight, and seriously not wanting to PLAY any more ki at this point, I figured I’d ask: what do you guys think the next round of nerfs will bring?
I’d put money on making heavy blade dash more negative.
I should’ve known you’d be the first to criticize me.
But you’re right. I should’ve used light dp. I do acknowledge that. It was a mistake I made out of muscle memory from 3+ years of playing the character. I know that to try to enjoy this game I need to completely re-learn what I can no longer do.
Though I must admit, it makes me wonder…clearly Doom, Vergil, Morrigan, and a few other characters are too good in UMVC3. Would it help or hurt that game to pull the rug out from what was established and nerf them all? How fun would EVO have been for that game had those characters been nerfed a few months prior?
I used to tell people that I loved KI over SFV because KI made me think about what I CAN do and SFV made me think about what I CAN’T do, but I no longer see a difference.
Then seriously advocate for more nerfs. Get fulgore to the point where I don’t even want to think about playing him anymore. At this point I wish I never would’ve fallen in love with the character.
and sithlord, yes, you’re right at first, but after years and years of it being established and tournament play on the decline - why change it? After years of ST being established, how many people were excited about HDR’s rebalancing?
The bottom line is that there’s literally nothing fun about this character anymore. He was balanced around KEEPING his vortex and every single other facet of his game suffered to preserve his stupid guessing game. I can definitely win by getting a few pips and guessing well with my vortex, but I seriously can’t do anything else with this character now. So forget playing “solid” just get a few pips and guess guess guess!
Oh and @Infilament, he won’t. Why on Earth would a character that everyone says is still good (including yourself according to your tier list) get buffed? Part of me held off hope that he might get a buff after his instinct mode was changed, but instead there was another 12 nerfs. They clearly want this character where he is.
No, but i only have a couple of complaints. I really dislike his instinct as it doesn’t let me do anything really impacful or creative. And light dp could use a bit more damage in my particular opinion.
Pressure now is more about using fulgore’s normals that have better frame advantage (which is fine imo). And lasers now kinda have a new dynamic of setting up for pip-cancel blade dash, keeping the oponent guessing on when is it his turn