Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 20

Thread: low damage as athena

  1. #1
    Junior Member Senior Cupidhead Atlasfailed's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2017
    Posts
    56
    1
    Level completed: 45%, Points required for next Level: 275
    Achievements:
    3 months registered 500 Experience Points
    Rep Power
    1

    low damage as athena

    I'm playing athena support and I am doing relatively low damage. I am not sure what I am doing wrong. I know its not the role of support to do much damage, but I usually fall behind in damage with the enemy support. Even though Athena should have some decent damage in her kit.

    I think I know Athenas basic combos: pull em in with your 2 onto the damage of your 3 and throw a ranged attack at them. I did have the feeling that I was usually succesfull in that combo. But what else can I do? Should I worry about low damage or is it normal.

    You can see here an example of a game: http://smite.guru/match/pc/376441042 It was a game that I lost. The matchup was pretty good, the game took 45min so they didn't snowball. Although I had never the feeling that we could have won. So you can see there 10k dmg in a 45min game, thats not so good.

    What can I do.

  2. #2
    Senior Member Chosen ZetoPL's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Posts
    1,620
    9
    Level completed: 27%, Points required for next Level: 809
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience Points Veteran
    Rep Power
    0
    Bad build.
    If you want good damage, you must build Void Stone, Soul Reaver, Eternal Staff, Pen Shoes, Breastplate and Mantle of Discord.

    Sobek, Ymir and Kumbha for example can easily threat squishes with this while still being tanky.
    This feeling when your team is far behind and you have no prospects for late game but for some reason players still doesnt want to surrender - MOBA Cancer.

  3. #3
    Junior Member Senior Cupidhead Atlasfailed's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2017
    Posts
    56
    1
    Level completed: 45%, Points required for next Level: 275
    Achievements:
    3 months registered 500 Experience Points
    Rep Power
    1
    Well my goals isn't to have good damage, but to be a good support. So I choose supporting/def items. Do you think Athena support needs more offensive items?

  4. #4
    Senior Member Chosen ZetoPL's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Posts
    1,620
    9
    Level completed: 27%, Points required for next Level: 809
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience Points Veteran
    Rep Power
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by Atlasfailed View Post
    Well my goals isn't to have good damage, but to be a good support. So I choose supporting/def items. Do you think Athena support needs more offensive items?
    Its depend on your playstyle, I build bruiser supports all the time. You either supports team or kill enemies by yourself, both choices are reasonable(well, many players would not agree cause they want have cannon fodder support but its just their opinion). Choose what you like more.
    This feeling when your team is far behind and you have no prospects for late game but for some reason players still doesnt want to surrender - MOBA Cancer.

  5. #5
    Super Moderator Godlike RainbowSplat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2014
    Location
    Somewhere lost in Time
    Posts
    18,117
    32
    Level completed: 18%, Points required for next Level: 2,813
    Achievements:
    Tagger Second Class Reputation Distributor 25000 Experience Points Repped! First Class Repped! Second Class
    Rep Power
    50
    Moved to Strategy & Gameplay
    *Disclaimer: I am a volunteer moderator. I work on best judgement and do not speak on behalf of Hi-Rez Studios.*

  6. #6
    Senior Member Honoured breakmyfutoffinu's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2015
    Posts
    594
    5
    Level completed: 79%, Points required for next Level: 169
    Achievements:
    1000 Experience Points 1 year registered Repped! Third Class
    Rep Power
    3
    void stone or pen boots
    D3monicDisast3r xb1
    damn decent jungle main

  7. #7
    Junior Member Senior Cupidhead Wildstreak's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2017
    Posts
    74
    1
    Level completed: 21%, Points required for next Level: 398
    Achievements:
    Repped! Third Class 3 months registered 500 Experience Points
    Rep Power
    1
    I do not really see Supports needing to do damage or get kills though it was fun for a while to do that with Ares.

    A good example is look at Ganesha, his Passive shows what being a Support is all about.

  8. #8
    Ocean Princess Prestigious Lyralis's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2016
    Location
    Somewhere in the deep blue sea
    Posts
    3,435
    12
    Level completed: 13%, Points required for next Level: 1,055
    Achievements:
    Full Profile! Repped! Second Class 5000 Experience Points Conversation Starter 1 year registered
    Rep Power
    6
    All you need to do good damage is Void Stone and Pen Boots.

    Dash, auto, 2, auto, 3, auto, bodyblock them within your 3.
    How Much I Love Scylla: 9,789
    Status: Snow Bae Scylla <3
    Level: 117/160
    IGN: Eirá

    "For people like us, a life without music is death." - Kaori Miyazono

  9. #9
    Junior Member Senior Cupidhead Draemich's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2016
    Posts
    56
    2
    Level completed: 40%, Points required for next Level: 301
    Achievements:
    1 year registered 1000 Experience Points
    Rep Power
    2
    as athena i would suggest cdr boots to have taunt up more often. if your looking to do more damage celestial legion helm and/or void stone. getting pure offensive items gonna hurt your ability to frontline more then the damage is worth usually.

  10. #10
    A Tragic Product of Swedish Advertising Demigod SirKeksalot's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2015
    Location
    Bro-Koro
    Posts
    12,321
    28
    Level completed: 75%, Points required for next Level: 620
    Achievements:
    Tagger Third Class Reputation Distributor 1 year registered 25000 Experience Points Repped! First Class
    Rep Power
    19
    Don't go full tank. Ever. Get pen, get CDR, and you'll actually contribute something to your team.
    I like my women like Awilix likes her enemies: knocked up, and not taking my goddamn speed buff.



    Please support my friend business plea and THANK

    Muh Concepts

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •