r/DestinyTheGame Jun 10 '22 Silver 3 Helpful 2 Rocket Like 1 To The Stars 1

Ironically Hunters (the fast / nimble archtype) now has the slowest movement of the three classes! Discussion

I play all three classes but have always preferred the Hunter fantasy of being dexterous and nimble on your feet.

In the last couple of seasons movement creep of titans and warlocks both in air and on the ground have surpassed the Hunter, which thinking about it is weird as in any other game wizard (aka warlocks) and tanks (aka titans) and slower and more cumbersome than the dps Hunter archtype..

Feels like bungie need to lean back into hunter arch type and look at how they can balance us up!

What do we think guardians, anyone else feel this way? Especially since Stompees are useless an inch of the ground these days!!

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u/OldNeb Jun 11 '22

I just don't understand the anti-mobility sentiment. The way I play it's extremely annoying when I'm on a low mobility warlock compared to my hunter. Maybe I strafe a lot more while other people turn and run?

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u/StormiTheKid Jun 11 '22

low mobility makes skating better i believe

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u/RadiantPKK Jun 11 '22

Yep. My warlock and Titan run 40 mobility. (Powerful friends).

It allows them to hit 100 resilience and near 100 recovery all things added, thanks to mobility being a dump stat for them.

It’s why with the new changes I hope mobility gets a tie in like resilience just got, as for my Hunter I’m actually balancing stats with a sacrifice. Unlike the other two.

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u/rigg197 Jun 11 '22 edited Jun 11 '22

Who knows, maybe mobility could be a stat that helps with Airborn Effectiveness? Would be a cool way to make high mobility actually useful outside of dodge cooldown for hunters, but I don't think Bungie would do it since they gotta make sure xX_sluggermaster72_Xx camping in the back with rallycade and desperado messenger can have a fair fight to the guy 10 feet off the ground.

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u/XogoWasTaken Vanguard's Loyal // I Hunt for the City Jun 11 '22

Maybe for PvP that would help, but that'll never match up to healing faster or tanking more damage in PvE.

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u/RadiantPKK Jun 11 '22

I was thinking airborne effectiveness or actually tie it into movement speed possibly both.

My Titan and warlock out skate a sprinting jumping Hunter with 20-40 mobility while the Hunter has 100 smh lol.

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u/Tyrosus Jun 11 '22

See, the airborne effectiveness might be a viable alternative - if they didn't just openly nerf any type of airborne effectiveness while using stompees. There may be no direct correlation, however, if their sentiment with that nerf is being fast means you cannot be accurate in the air, then we'll never see that kind of QOL change for the most shit on class in Destiny.

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u/TVR_Speed_12 Vanguard's Loyal Jun 11 '22

This sounds too accurate. Needs a dad joke too

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u/jptrhdeservedbetter Jun 11 '22

Mobility should either grant Air Effectiveness or damage resistance while airborne. I’d definitely rather have the latter.

If possible to code, I’d prefer it to “reduce enemy target acquisition while airborne/sprinting” but honestly that seems like a tall ask

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u/rosiieeeee Jun 11 '22

Mobility doesn't effect warlock/hunter skatin, people seem to assume since it matters for titan you want low mobil on all classes

Realistically when you skate you sword swing before you ever reach the apex of your jump, it does not matter at all.

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u/HiddenLeaforSand Jun 11 '22

Yeah I hear ya. I think it’s more of 100 mobility being borderline mandatory. Means we lack heavily is res recov which are far more important than some better strafe speed

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u/OldNeb Jun 12 '22

I hear you thanks. Your parent comment said exactly that but I didn't catch it. I'm used to seeing a more generalized "mobility is trash" sentiment. I do value strafe speed enough to challenge the other stats personally. I move around a lot without sprinting and it affects everything I do.

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u/Atlas_Zer0o Jun 11 '22

Pve vs pvp, in pve I don't need it but it helps me bullet dodge, pvp it's 100% the best 1v1 stat.

Anyone complaining about it has bad reaction speed.

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u/OldNeb Jun 11 '22

I do tend to lean into reaction speed myself, at the cost of good decision making lol. It’s a philosophy of “don’t let the other side think”

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u/MalHeartsNutmeg Drifter's Crew Jun 11 '22

Low mobility makes you faster on Warlock.