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Glock-18 (SWAT) - Shield should be moved to Block/Parry, rather than ADS

Aleflippy

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  • Sep 18, 2012
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    Considering we now have HRG machine gun with holographic shield that is both more effective at killing and protecting, any change to riot shield is welcome.
    It really needs it, otherwise what was the point of spending money when the weapon in question performs worse than its free alternative?
    Well... it's less expensive?

    But that's the only thing redeeming the Riot Shield compared to the Bastion, yeah.
     
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    OnionBubs

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    Apr 27, 2021
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    Consider that the damage reduction being tied to ADS is part of the weapon's balancing factor.

    It provides extra defense at the cost of SWAT's offensive power and mobility, which I presume was done because the G18 was given a pistol damage type, making it arguably more Zed-agnostic than the standard SMG.

    The Bastion is just lowkey kinda broken so I don't have anything to say on that.
     
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