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Commandos: the most useless perk ever?

SMIFF

FNG / Fresh Meat
Sep 19, 2009
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now some people might not agree with me, but at level 6, i think its the second most powerful perk, maybe joint second with support.
1st being sharpshooter obviously

Scar does immense damage at level 6, needs a nerf imo.
 

Lunatic[BoM]

FNG / Fresh Meat
Apr 22, 2010
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The only thing I could I say, that we complete 3 man suicidal game with one medic (lvl5), one support (lvl3) and COMMANDO (lvl3). If you don't know how to play, that is your problem, it depends on your skill. I see alot of Sharpshooters, that are lvl 6 and still die on 5 wave, on HARD?!?! If I take SS perk, where is only 2% that I will die at all, as it is most powerful perk.
 

playmaker_41

FNG / Fresh Meat
May 3, 2010
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no, commando is defiantly one of the highest damaging perks out there. Don't judge a perk when its still level 2. You'll go on to realize that Demo isn't that great and just creates a bunch of smoke for other people.
 

Leliel

FNG / Fresh Meat
Jul 21, 2009
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Commando is the best perk for taking out the small stuff and leaving your teammates free to save their ammo/concentration on the big guys.

Firebug can fill the sweeper role as well, but on Suicidal you don't have the ammo to do more than light things on fire and hope they burn up before they get to you. Demo is obviously powerful as well but the smoke and minimum range are huge hindrances and you can't always waste ammo on a single target.

My core team is support, sharpshooter, demo or medic, and myself sweeping. They all vastly prefer what I bring as Commando than as anything else.
 

HaTeMe

FNG / Fresh Meat
Nov 20, 2009
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Behind You!
Yes - you are the only one thinking that commando is useless.

Its one of the best AND most balanced perks in the game.

Firebug is currently the most useless perk in the game due having only one perk weapon and low ammo capacity.
 

Boredom

FNG / Fresh Meat
May 27, 2010
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Yes - you are the only one thinking that commando is useless.

Its one of the best AND most balanced perks in the game.

Firebug is currently the most useless perk in the game due having only one perk weapon and low ammo capacity.
nope, I ve busted 50 bloats on hard difficulty with 2 canisters. LV 3 firebug has a 140 capacity canister. Not to mention that fire grenades are deadly as hell.

In my opinion effectiveness goes like this:
sharpshooter > support > demo = firebug > medic = commando
 

nutterbutter

FNG / Fresh Meat
Feb 8, 2010
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Firebug is currently the most useless perk in the game due having only one perk weapon and low ammo capacity.
Not even close. While more than 2 perk weapons would be nice, there is plenty of ammo. I've been playing firebug on Candlesmoke and it absolutely owns.
 

Boredom

FNG / Fresh Meat
May 27, 2010
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And that is certainly enough experience to start ranking perks and claiming some of them are useless.
dude, my perks are level 2 because i had to build the from squat since I had to format my hard drive a couple of months ago. Before, I hadd all perks on level 4, except for berserk, medic and commando (commando lv 3, Berserk lv 2, and no demolitions).

So, I think I have a little bit experience to tell you if a perk is useless or not. :cool:

Commando is awesome if you can play the game, otherwise it sucks; because you suck.
I didn
 
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Outlaw

FNG / Fresh Meat
Mar 1, 2010
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I've had the opposite problem, I started playing commando as my main perk and now other perks pale in comparison. Support (level 4 for me) is great at mowing down a hallway full of mobs but the pump shotty takes too long to reload for my tastes, compared to how quick an AK or SCAR - or even a bullpup - would take to clear it out.

When I first started playing as a commando I didn't care for the AK either, it's recoil is hard to get used to and the sight isn't as easy to use as the bullpup's. If you give the class some time and get used to firing short bursts (single shots while leaving the selector on full auto works best for me) the class will really impress you. One of the biggest skills to work on is to get used to hip firing the AK. Try to line up head shots at mid range without zooming in, then use the iron sights to see where you're really aiming at. Adjust and practice, once you can head shot from the hip (hip shooting meaning that you aren't using the iron sights of the weapon and have full walk speed and maneuverability) I think you'll like both the commando class and the AK47 a good deal more.
 

9_6

FNG / Fresh Meat
Sep 4, 2009
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dude, my perks are level 2 because i had to build the from squat since I had to format my hard drive a couple of months ago. Before, I hadd all perks on level 4, except for berserk, medic and commando (commando lv 3, Berserk lv 2, and no demolitions).

So, I think I have a little bit experience to tell you if a perk is useless or not. :cool:
I think you have just further proven that you have no idea what you're talking about.
 

Monolithos

FNG / Fresh Meat
Jun 15, 2009
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if you know how to aim, commando is (or was) one of the strongest perks.

however, I still need to figure out how tripwire designed commando to solo fleshpounds now that you can't decapitate them with your bullpup anymore. But besides that, probably the best sweeper perk in the game.

Not to disrespect, but being level 4 commando running normal mode isn't really what i would call experienced enough to judge if the perk is useless or not. Sorry. :p

(i have enough damage and kills for level 7+ and I made level 5 commando back when it had a really high stalker requirement - without boosting i might add).

nope, I ve busted 50 bloats on hard difficulty with 2 canisters.
Bloat, being volatile, take extra damage from fire.
 
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