It was bad in its original form. Not sure why you go to the trouble of updating Doctor but not address his shock ability. Shocking survivors does nothing. They can still mash pallets down after being shocked. Utterly stupid.
I'm not enjoying playing against him very much, because the ones I've gone against all do the same thing. They proxy camp the hook so damn bad, I've gone second state every time first hook.
Well imagine that. The day Doc becomes a useful killer and I don’t feel like I’m going to get slaughtered by red ranks while using him.
Only tried him a little bit so far but he seems miles better than before. Not having to change stances feels so much better and I’m getting survivors easier at pallets than before. I had blood lodge too so I was quite impressed.
The static blast is ridiculously good. Great for pressuring all survivors at once when they’re huddled up, or using it to find people that urban evade and go immersed as if you’re dumb enough to believe that the gen had just been repairing itself.
Trying to get a game against him as survivor but so far I’ve only had a camping Wraith. Nice to see some players are falling back onto old tactics after the Ruin nerf.
Me too. He is much more fun to play as and against. His Add Ons make him even better and I love using my Static Blast on my Dark Devotion Obsession across the map.
So I have to kick generators to apply unevering presence and distressing now? Amazing change 10/10
Misread it as Overcharge, my bad. I went ahead and fixed it.
So impossible skill check doctor will still be an annoyance. Nice
Okay cause i was wondering on how static blast will effect distressing
Haven't played him as killer yet but I really got scared of the blast while playing survivor and I love it! Gives me a reason to be scared again (for a while) :p
Doctor is actually pretty viable now and fun to play it just feels so much smoother and easier to shock someone before they drop pallet/vault window. Also the new add-on Iri Queen is pretty good since you will know if someone is getting saved before they do it or if they are about to heal someone. Must say pretty good rework so far.
The funnier question is how Static Blast is affected by Dark Devotion.
I haven't thought about that until now.
I haven't had a chance to try it in live but the couple times I got it going in PTB it seemed like the Static Blast came from the Obsession but didn't seem to effect the Obsession themselves (I don't recall them screaming).
Though I think the Terror Radius is reduced. Iirc Dark Devotion gives the Obsession a 32 Merry radius no matter what, or do TR perks effect it?
You can. Not exactly fast but if survivors are having trouble with the even easier Snap Out of It skill checks then they can just tap it to full (That is the only problem I have with Doctor though, the rest of his power is great.)
Whispers Tier 2 + Distressing Tier 3 + Restraint 3 or 4 + Iridescent Queen = nuke :D
His buff is so nice that I may quit playing Hag.
Dark devotion will still be 32 meters no matter what.
I was a doctor main for a while then when I got hag and legion I've mostly played them. I usually don't bother with ptb since I like my trials to actually mean something toward BP, rank, or iridescent shards so tonight was my first time playing with him and these changes to the doctor are choice. He's much much much more viable in chases and tracking depending on add-ons. I haven't tinkered much with different builds yet, prestiged him a week ago so currently unlocking but my run with him now is using whispers, corrupt, overcharge, and unrelenting plus electrode and calm add-ons.
IMHO Doctor gameplay is much more fluent now without having to switch modes. And the new static blast is a real good replacement of the static field. The only issue I personally have with him is the uselessness of most of his addons because of the madness nerf. But as long as I don't play a real madness doc, I can live with that.
My current build is: Whispers, Pop goes the weasel, Save the best for last, BBQ with Restraint Class III and Mouldy Electrode
The next run will replace BBQ with Dark Devotion, to see if that fits.
ahhhh I dont play as killer but ive loved going against the doc. One of the few killers that I actually like to go against with.
You know when they fully realize we like the static blast. He is getting nerfed.
But the real question is, is he still a good BP machine?
I tried him last night and..... Yeah i liked it!
Hook a survivor, do static blast and you're bound to find someone! Can't wait to unlock distressing on him!
I can't actually agree with that. Solo queue for survivor or even two man survivor I get in almost immediately. On both Xbox and PC I've waited on average 10 minutes before I can get a killer match and thats just getting a lobby, not even counting getting survivors which usually doesn't take too long
With distressing you get maxed deviousness within like 3 shocks of static blast so yes even more so.
I tried him out last night, and I think I love him. I was constantly raising Survivors’ Madness and it was very fun. His shock feels great now that I’m always going 115%, just wish the base range was longer (I think it’s still too short).
Dark Devotion is pretty fun on Doc. I use it, you use your blast and see people screaming on the other side of the map.
You know what they say assumptions make an ass out me and u. I play survivor because killer loading times are too long like a lot of other killers who have recently switched. Don't make assumptions then blame the other person. That is solely on you
Yeah I have to disagree. I haven't played a whole lot since the new update so maybe it's fixed but I find survivor matches in 30 secs to a min but when trying to play killer I have to wait 20+ mins
It's on the people who changed roles because of a perk, Killer loading times at least for me are shorter than Survivor times, I play on PS4.