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How is playing killer so difficult?

I play killer off and on, going between killer and survivor pretty often, and every time I play killer I get a merciless 4k, and I also show TONS of mercy in every match. I really don't understand why so many people find killer to be so difficult. Then again, I play on PS4, and about 95% of all survivors are complete potatoes. But still, even in matches where I get 4 man SWF, and they're all good at looping and hiding, I get a merciless 4k, while also showing mercy. Am I just the best player ever, or is killer really not that hard? I think the latter.



  • RatatoskRatatosk Member Posts: 23

    I'm practically always in red ranks on both sides, and still always 4k with killer.

  • xEaxEa Member Posts: 2,972

    Those who come here are just bad at the game. Statistics proof (yes, its is a proof) that killers get a very good outcome on average. Complainers are either enittled for their 4K all the time, or they are .. as said... just bad at the game.

    I win almost every game as a killer, with ######### like bubba or Legion. On rank 1. Soooo hard ... this game ...

  • ClickyClickyClickyClicky Member Posts: 3,536

    It’s not that hard. Most survivors are boosted beyond belief.

    Most killers in the game are pretty bad too though. They just sit around hooks waiting for the unhook so they can tunnel. When they come across a good team that does gens and uses BT/DS as a counter strategy they run straight to the forums to complain about said perks and “genrush”

  • kazakunkazakun Member Posts: 581

    I'm on PS4 as well. I think it would be easier if gens weren't so fast. Also would be nice if the didn't put rank 20 killers against purple's and reds. I feel like it got harder since they messed up the rank reset. I'm like a rank 16 going against 2s and 3s. Most of the time they can get two or three gens done, before you even see anyone (lot of P3 Claudettes) depending on the killer. They could also get the same amount of gens done in one chase if they are good at looping or the killer doesn't have much gen pressure capabilities. Might get a swf bully squad. Havent taken a 4s since reset,but definitely saw players of a way higher skill level than is usual on PS4. There's also such a thing as different killers and builds. It's not always just skill. Maybe you have a better build than the survivors or get lucky and get potatoes. It does happen here and there. You also have to realize most of these guys on the forums are rank 1 PC players. It's a completely different animal.

  • xEaxEa Member Posts: 2,972

    The "math":

    The "should":

    The truth:

    What are we even discussing here?

    PS. Once upon a time i was the same as many here, i thought killers are so poor and they need buffs and everything. Then i realised i am a noob and i tried to become better. I succeeded.

  • kazakunkazakun Member Posts: 581

    There are definitely potatoes,but usually the reds and purple's are just about as good as on PC. That's with the framerate and controller,not being able to pull off certain strats the are possible on PC. I played both at different points in time. You might get some crappy high ranks just like on PC,but you can easily see skill. They like to do a lot of tricks from their favorite streamers and what have you lol. Gotta remember the rank reset messed up too. I'm rank 16 killer that was green (before the rank reset thing) ,going against red survivors. Same with survivors. You can get teammates that are like rank 18 even if you are red. That could account for getting the 4k,if no one's doing gens or saving people from hooks.

  • HeartboundHeartbound Member Posts: 3,256

    I'm on PC. You get a wide range of survivors. I'm gonna echo someone else and agree that it's map size.

    Not everyone can be a rank 1 killer. Everything is on you all the time. You get zero help.

    If you want rank 1 killer for the achievement though? Level up doc, get 100 the game offerings and 100 calm add ons and just mop up survivors. There are ways to cheese it.

    Shockwave every time it comes off cool down. Its amazing.

    But in general you have to remember its another person on their computer playing that survivor. Watch them play, see if they react to things. Get in their heads.

    Survivors will even give you free sacrifices if you're having a bad day. It's not the uphill slope some make it out to be.

  • ElementDoomElementDoom Member Posts: 166

    The truth is that the devs said those stats are useless and shouldn't have conclusions drawn from them. Of course that isn't going to stop people from drawing conclusions from them.


    Both can involve a good amount of skill but getting consistent in higher ranks took me a lot longer as killer. That's probably because I started playing when killer was a lot more miserable of an experience and it is the same game after all so you learn things in one role that carry over with a little practice. I play survivor over killer at like maybe 15-1 lately because having 3 other people to take the load off does make it a lot less stressful on average.

  • Mister_HoldoutMister_Holdout Member Posts: 3,144

    Try playing against sweaty survivors on PC.

  • MiktheSpikMiktheSpik Member Posts: 75

    No you need to scream and say that the game is completely unplayable for killer while getting 4ks. If youre not screaming illogical nonsense and demanding for a bunch of nerfs with no backing. You dont play killer. I played survicor and got red ranks and as soon as i started playing killer, it happened. Suddenly no matter how much statistical evidence a survivor brings. I just scream and demand my wishes be fufilled, purely based on the fact that other people are screaming the same unbacked, OBSURDLY OBVIOUS biased BS every other killer does.

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