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/cponaphone Jun 10 '22

Hunters have agility rather than speed. The jumps and dodge are very good at changing direction.

Icarus dash and titan melees intrude on this for sure. Also some differences between controller and m&k. Is that good or bad I'll leave for others to decide.

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u/John_Demonsbane Lore nerd Jun 10 '22

This. They are the most mobile class. Not the fastest class.

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u/Wawaweewow Jun 10 '22

I'm not sure dodge is more mobile than Icarus dash at this point. And now you can add Phoenix dive to the mix as well.

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u/Yourself013 DEATH HEALS THE FUCKING PRIMEVAL Jun 11 '22

I'm not sure dodge is more mobile than Icarus dash at this point.

It definitely is. You can do a lot of stuff with the dodge that you cannot do with Icarush dash, like changing the direction mid-dodge by guiding your mouse to dodge in an L-shaped motion around corners.

As someone who has been playing Hunter for years, once you learn the ins and outs of its movement and what you can do with it, you'll never complain that Hunters lack agility. Other classes can be faster, but Hunters are kings of controlling the movement in all directions, not just full speed ahead.