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  • L25 Gunslinger with HX25

    Has anyone else tried a T5 HX25 in the hands of an L25 Gunslinger? It is insanely powerful. Even Scrakes aren't an issue and quarterpounds are single shot kills. It's mental.

    Just thought I'd mention it.

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    Difficulty?

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    • #3
      I used it for Hell on Earth Long Waves and Whirlmind of lead really makes it a great option for both QP/FP and crawlers. Also, for QP/FP you can get up close and get 5 HS bonus dmg in one shot.

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      • #4
        Originally posted by RawrUK View Post
        Has anyone else tried a T5 HX25 in the hands of an L25 Gunslinger? It is insanely powerful. Even Scrakes aren't an issue and quarterpounds are single shot kills. It's mental.

        Just thought I'd mention it.
        YOU for reals? One shot pounder away? Maaadness. Slinger the new OP, lol.

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        • #5
          I never bothered with the weapon again since my only use, BEFORE the upgrade system. It just felt very weak like pretty much everything pre-deagle. I should give it another try I suppose

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          • #6
            Originally posted by RawrUK View Post
            Has anyone else tried a T5 HX25 in the hands of an L25 Gunslinger? It is insanely powerful. Even Scrakes aren't an issue and quarterpounds are single shot kills. It's mental.

            Just thought I'd mention it.
            Its OP too with all the demo's left skills, the HX25 fells REALLY good tier 2-3.

            If you think that is fun, try the double mag skills on the firebug or commando, the upgrade system made those skills more worth it since you can buy back the lost damage. Duel flare revolvers tier 4 with 24 rounds in the mag is just fun as hell. Same thing with a 188 round stoner with all the right skills selected.
            I like me.

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            • #7
              Man, I never really explored the HX25 much until I read this thread. It's a lot of fun. Hah!

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Bluntman420 View Post
                Man, I never really explored the HX25 much until I read this thread. It's a lot of fun. Hah!
                Is it? Stronger than 9mm? - worst starting firearm for demos, SX 25.... /****-X-25

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                • #9
                  It's a lot of fun to use with gunslinger, maxed out, alongside with dual desert eagles and medic pistol, thanks for the heads up!

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Zakxaev68 View Post

                    Is it? Stronger than 9mm? - worst starting firearm for demos, SX 25.... /****-X-25
                    Way stronger. I've been playing with it as a gunslinger and fully upgrading it. Using Rack em up, you can get a major damage boost as every explosive pellet counts as a headshot. So, if you get all 5 to hit the head that's a 5x rack em up(50%) damage bonus. It's pretty difficult to use and I've died a lot but it's very fun; almost like a mini doomstick haha.

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