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Thread: The RIP Skadi Thread

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    The RIP Skadi Thread

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    “Skadi surprised many players by quickly rising to the top of casual and competitive play, quickly shutting out other Hunters. After taking large amounts of competitive feedback, we are changing Winter’s Grasp before the upcoming LAN. Kaldr will no longer be immune to damage while this Ability is active, giving enemy teams the ability to peel Kaldr if they choose to focus him down.“

    Winter’s Grasp

    Kaldr is no longer immune to Damage in this Ability, however, he will still fully heal on activation.

    Say your prayers here for you shalt never see Skadi in the pro scene again.


    Time to main Izanami now.

    We had a good run.
    Last edited by Goobis; 04-06-2017 at 08:22 PM. Reason: Non-Official

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    Way to listen to your dumbass playerbase, Hi-Rez. Hope Skadi gets rekt hard in the pro scene so they change their mind about this.

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    It's ok they've compensated yet another savage nerf with...

    Ah, they just straight nerfed her again. GG Hirez.

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    God bless. Ra-Meric for having the will to not bitch smack Weak3n
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    I think they could have decreased the radius of Skadi's permafrost instead, because it's a giant easy-to-hit CC that's a bit too impactful. And/or reduce the damage of Kaldr if she is still too strong.

    Now to wait to see how it actually turns out.

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    So basically her ult is now 80% useless. You're only going to use it to catch someone out so you can just land your already OP damage from 3 and 1, big deal. No more retarded backdooring or bullshit tactics where Kaldr is unkillable.

    All that matters is Kaldr landing his 1.5x dash which deals 160% of your basic attack damage. With a common build averaging 300 basic damage and the fact that his dash deals 150% of it, this means Kaldr's dash deals a whopping 720 damage. Combine Piercing Cold and Permafrost combo dealing 380 + 140%, Permafrost DoT bound to get 4 ticks in, 480 + 240%. Meaning you're potentially dealing a total of 1200 + 240% without considering mitigations.

    Not so dead now that you look at the numbers, huh.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Enigmatisty View Post
    So basically her ult is now 80% useless. You're only going to use it to catch someone out so you can just land your already OP damage from 3 and 1, big deal. No more retarded backdooring or bullshit tactics where Kaldr is unkillable.

    All that matters is Kaldr landing his 1.5x dash which deals 160% of your basic attack damage. With a common build averaging 300 basic damage and the fact that his dash deals 150% of it, this means Kaldr's dash deals a whopping 720 damage. Combine Piercing Cold and Permafrost combo dealing 380 + 140%, Permafrost DoT bound to get 4 ticks in, 480 + 240%. Meaning you're potentially dealing a total of 1200 + 240% without considering mitigations.

    Not so dead now that you look at the numbers, huh.
    The god herself isn't unviable now because she's still a hunter who does hunter things. Her ult is just shitty now. Oh, wohoo, it's a root. Wow. So ult-worthy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SirKeksalot View Post
    The god herself isn't unviable now because she's still a hunter who does hunter things. Her ult is just shitty now. Oh, wohoo, it's a root. Wow. So ult-worthy.
    It was 60% pathetic to begin with, save for the root and Kaldr being totally immortal when you could let him get down to 1hp then pop the ult. It was justified because if we want Skadi to have Sprint, then her damage had to be chipped SOMEWHERE. Her 1 and 3 nerfed would destroy her outright, so the ult was the only option.
    I'm pretty much playing whoever I feel confident in these days.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Enigmatisty View Post
    It was 60% pathetic to begin with, save for the root and Kaldr being totally immortal when you could let him get down to 1hp then pop the ult. It was justified because if we want Skadi to have Sprint, then her damage had to be chipped SOMEWHERE. Her 1 and 3 nerfed would destroy her outright, so the ult was the only option.
    Nerfing her 1 would not destroy her in any capacity. Shave 40 damage off, and she'll still be fine.

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    So sad to see her go, I hope they change her back, meanwhile Cernunnos stays the same, gg, Hi-Rez, gg.
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