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Pyramid Head: Fun to Verse or Unfun to Verse?

P0PG03SP0PG03S Member Posts: 81

This community has a very mixed opinions.

It's time to end this.

Pyramid Head: Fun to Verse or Unfun to Verse? 77 votes

Fun to Verse
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Unfun to Verse
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  • ManyAchievablesManyAchievables Member Posts: 509
    Fun to Verse

    I really enjoy going against him, personally. Dodging his attack feels really satisfying and his Terror Radius music is probably one of my favourites (mainly because it isn't Doctor's which is just annoying).

  • OwlzeyOwlzey Member Posts: 443
    Fun to Verse

    He's one of my favorite killers to go against. Chases can be pretty tense and dodging the ranged attack is fun. I also love his sound design overall (them growls tho)

  • TheRockstarKnightTheRockstarKnight Member Posts: 2,103
    Fun to Verse

    I mean, unless they just camp someone with PotD it's usually a pretty fun game versing a Pyramid Head.

  • Seiko300Seiko300 Member Posts: 1,751
    edited July 2020
    Fun to Verse

    Pyramid Head can be irritating to go up against at times, simply because sometimes it doesn't seem like there's any counterplay to his power. A good Pyramid Head will never use his power in moments during a chase where he might miss, only throwing it out if he's got a guaranteed hit at a pallet or window, and if you continue to run through the pallet he continues to chase and hits you with an M1 instead.

    That being said, not all Pyramid Head's are good, I might be finding more of them in red ranks than you would at other ranks but that doesn't mean they're all like that and you can capitalize on a PH's mistakes much like any killer. The change they made to his cages where he can't see the auras now and they teleport away if he stays in the radius too long also seem like very good long term changes for the health of the character.

    Unfun to Verse

    I don't like him

  • TotemsCleanserTotemsCleanser Member Posts: 609
    Fun to Verse

    He's strong but fun to play against.

  • SCP_FOR_DBDSCP_FOR_DBD Member Posts: 2,416
    Fun to Verse

    Hes interactive, you can dodge the wave if you pay enough attention. And being cautious while walking helps ensure you never get tormented.

  • Mister_xDMister_xD Member Posts: 6,882

    i dont particulary mind him, however i dislike two aspects of his kit:

    1) the ability to hardtunnel - granted this one was reduced quite significantly, but if a team mate decides to farm you off of the hook / cage with PH around you are basically screwed, thanks to his ability to play around anti tunnel perks. on the contrary i must admit that there is nothing more satisfying than harshly punishing survivors who get too cocky and unhook right in my face as PH.

    2) him faking his ability to cheese chases. this one really sucks the fun out of my games with him imo, as there is so little you can do against this. go for the pallet or window? ranged attack. avoid the pallet / window? now he's after you like any normal M1 killer. it requires very little skill, but it removes any counterplay a survivor really has against him. i much rather love when you get some sick snipes on them with the power instead of just faking it over and over and over again until you get the M1 hit (also can we quickly talk about how amazing Im All Ears is on this killer?)

    and when the killer happens to combine both of these aspects, well, you're in for one of the worst games you've had in a while.

    so in the end its entirely up to the PH player whether i view my game with him as fun or not.

    he has the potential ability to be extremely unfun, but that doesnt make every game with him bad.

    due to that im not gonna vote eigther of the options and instead leave this here.

  • V1V3V1V3 Member Posts: 87

    I'm All Ears on him is pretty dirty, but so fun as killer. Lol

  • xEaxEa Member Posts: 2,973
    Unfun to Verse

    Terrible killer.

    Rites of Judgement forces you into situations where you are completly defenseless. Drop pallet = dead. Dont drop pallet = dead. He is simply way to fast while he is using Rites of Judgement and beeing able to use Punishment of the Damed all the time makes his ability just braindead. He can just nonstop fake it without any downside.

    Sidenote: 60% vote "fun to verse" 😂 Killermains should not vote here, please.

  • notstarboardnotstarboard Member Posts: 3,638
    edited August 2020
    Unfun to Verse

    I'm amazed that people find him fun to play against. He's stupid strong in the chase if you know how to play him. He can zone like Deathslinger, but he can also also use his ranged attack through walls, he can down with it directly, and he can injure multiple survivors at once with it as well, making him a god-tier hook camper (to go along with his trails). He also doesn't need to reload and can attack multiple times before going on cooldown. He can counter BT and DS with his cages and can save lots of time with Torment by relying on cages (when the situation calls for it) or his "fast Mori". His ranged attack is theoretically dodge-able, but in practice when my ping is usually in the 100-150ms ballpark it's as much of a guessing game as a quickscoping Deathslinger. He's even hard to blind with a flashlight because it's hard to see where tf on the pyramid you're even supposed to blind him.

    His only weakness is that he doesn't have exceptional mobility like most of the top-tier killers (Billy, Oni, Freddy, Spirit, Nurse). Once he gets close to you, though, he's annoying as hell.

    He's the third least-fun killer to play against in the game imo. I'd only put him in front of Deathslinger and Legion because I despise deep wounds and their first hits are arguably even easier than PH's first hits. I would much rather play against a Nurse or Spirit than a Deathslinger, even if they're strong. With Nurse in Particular you still have a chance to make some plays around corners and things, and Spirit is at least vulnerable to perks like Iron Will and Quick & Quiet. Against good PH's, you pretty much need to stay spread out and try to gen rush before he can find everyone, because chases are not going to last long unless they're bad. I hate games like that.

  • SaitamfedSaitamfed Member Posts: 1,337
    Fun to Verse

    Honestly I haven't played a lot against PH users but since PH has torment and a bit more dynamism than other characters, he is fun to play with, and since he's an anti-loop killer seems people who play him, enjoys it more and are not that sweaty.

  • JoshDBDJoshDBD Member Posts: 62
    Fun to Verse

    I main Pyramid Head so I always enjoy going against him. I always look out to learn new things about him when I'm against him.

  • Sheridan_LTSheridan_LT Member Posts: 94
    Fun to Verse

    REALLY fun to verse. I'd say him, Doctor, Myers, and Hillbilly are up there as fun as Hell to verse. Their attacks and abilities are challenging but not impossible.

    PH is definitely the closest DBD has gotten to proper Killer vs Survivor balancing, and I feel like if all Killers took cues from how PH was handled they'd be equally as fun to play. Not only am I a huge Silent Hill fan, but again... It's so polished, and it's so much fun to get chased by such a badass. And I imagine playing him is fun too.

    I am genuinely happy and excited when PH is on the map, and it's the only killer that consistently never has me screaming "I got stomped unfairly" even once, or "that was too easy".

  • ObscurityDragonObscurityDragon Member Posts: 630
    edited August 2020

    Hes basicaly fun to verse as he demends another gameplay from the survivors,

    But 2 things also make him unfun:- hiw easy it is to fake your power without loosing distance to get aassured hits

    - the fact that many PH players are actually the unfun part of the char, as they play like A-holes and will tunnel you to death (since he gets a free tunnel card if youre not carefull, but even while being carefull they tunnel hard)

    So yeah...players are the unfun part of the killer on my opinion

    Plus you cant punish him for tunneling...

  • MrPenguinMrPenguin Member Posts: 1,261
    Fun to Verse

    Did not expect these result given how much I hear him complained about. Pleasantly surprised, guess its another example of the loud minority.

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