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Underrail: The Incline Awakens

Discussion in 'Underrail' started by Blaine, Dec 18, 2015.

  1. Fenix Cipher Vatnik

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    Playing with my Bruce, had some hard time against Lurkers lol.
    Unarmed is yummy.
     
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  2. Trashos Magister

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    Yes, I want to try a DEX unarmed build (maybe psi-supported), but I am on Hard difficulty now and melee looks scary. Gonna try it at some point anyway, not sure I am going to finish it though.
     
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  3. Fenix Cipher Vatnik

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    I'm on Domination....
     
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  4. Trashos Magister

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    Too early for Domination for me. Gonna get there eventually, just entered Hard.
     
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  5. Fenix Cipher Vatnik

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    Well yeah, play on Domination only after you have beaten Hard to death.
    It somehow limits you builds variability and viability, but worth to play.

    Some battles with human enemies are particulary deadly because of additional enemies...
    Like that Lurker camp near Black Crawler lair...
     
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  6. Trashos Magister

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    Right, that's what I am planning to do. Figure out and optimize 2-3 favorite builds on Hard, play them ironman, and only then move on to Dominating. For a while I am going to pretend that Dominating does not exist.

    I understand that my builds will probably have to change in Dominating, doesn't matter.
     
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  7. Whiskeyjack Educated

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    So after two earlier playthroughs - one as a puncher and one as a sledgehammer wielder, I restarted this as a trap/sneak/sniper. Completely different game this way, and so fucking awesome. I love this game.
     
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  8. Gaius maximus Scholar

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    dominating will invalid a lot of builds,it requires extreme min maxing and excellent knowledge of the game to succed.
     
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  9. Tygrende Learned

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    I don't think DOMINATING actually invalidates any build archetype or playstyle, as long as it's properly optimized and not something inherently gimped (3 PER sniper, 3 STR sledge etc.). You might be unable to do all the side content with some builds because some of it can get pretty ridiculous, but the main questline is not that much harder.
     
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  10. Whiskeyjack Educated

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    I think there are going to be some choke points. Carnifex will be one. I don't think Junkyard is too hard anymore, but there may be a few others as well.
     
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  11. Sykar Arcane

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    It does require more meta gaming and cheese like liberate use of molotovs and caltrops. Also some parts have an obnoxious amount of HP to burn through. The Beast quest is a prime example of that. On top of that some parts are now almost or outright impossible to stealth through which is highly annoying or frustrating for stealth builds.
     
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  12. Fenix Cipher Vatnik

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    Yeah it was tough..

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  13. Sykar Arcane

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    That is one way to do it. Spam bear traps and caltrops. Still an obnoxious and boring fight.
     
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  14. Fenix Cipher Vatnik

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    And I had no Expose Weakness... and still don't have it. The only problem for now is Dreadnouts... Industrial bot is a meh, at least one.
     
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  15. Parabalus Arcane

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    How is Deep caverns on dominating?

    Can you still stealth past all the trash?
     
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  16. Trashos Magister

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    Interesting... How do the allies deal with the traps?
     
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    They walk on them and turn to you in middle of battle.
    <3
     
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  18. Fenix Cipher Vatnik

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    They shoot most of the time. In the end when dan is out of ammo, he sprint to his death - if you won't prevent this with superkilling.
    I dunno, but Dan possibly has metal boots so you can use caltrops with burrower poison.
    I used 6 of them, and you can see how many grenades and adrenalin.
    I don't remeber if they really turn on you - maybe they need at least two traps fro that.

    Anyway, you can see on last pic that I barely won this time - I mean, time when Dan is alive.
    I coudn't retreat because there was a trap...

    What is bad is that thay don't have too much ammo, and it's not AP... but if it trivialize that fight I'm fine with that decision.
     
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  19. Sykar Arcane

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    Friendly fire by grenades and psi powers make them turn on you but not caltrops or bear traps.
     
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  20. Trashos Magister

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    All right, I have only played this fight up to Hard, and what happened (on Hard) is the following. I only placed traps downstairs (so that allies don't step on them), and then started shooting and slowly retreating. Once the bladelings were flooding the upstairs, the bot came forward and tanked, won us some time, but was quickly killed. Then Dan was out of ammo, and that was a good thing, as he took out his sledgehammer and tanked for us. Dan didn't take much damage from bladeling attacks, so we won while he was tanking.

    I understand that on Dominating the bladelings are much more numerous, so maybe this tactic doesn't work? Bladelings flood us before Dan is out of ammo and starts tanking? Dan can't tank as successfully on Dominating?

    It will be a sad day if I don't have the luxury to care about Dan on Dominating. But a man has to do what a man has to do, I guess.
     
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  21. Tygrende Learned

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    This one. There's a lot more of them and they are much stronger on DOMINATING. There's 7 waves, 49 bladelings total ( 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 ) and they all have 10 stacks of Taste for Blood and Adrenaline Rush. There's only 6 waves on Hard, 33 bladelings total ( 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 ) and they don't have the buffs.
     
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  22. Fenix Cipher Vatnik

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    Yeah, Dan can't stand them for more them 4-5 turns I think, and that's only if you will help him.
     
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  23. Sykar Arcane

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    Has anyone being able to sneak through Epione Lab on Autistic difficulty? I have around 300 effective stealth skill but there are so many guards now right at the entrance that it seems impossible to sneak through even just in part though, something which was possible on hard.
     
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  24. ciox Learned

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    Stealth definitely seems like it doesn't scale well with higher enemy counts, I didn't try stealth on Dominating because of that. I went for a CON/WIL guns build with no subterfuge skills at all except some traps and had a fair bit of fun.
     
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  25. Alienman Arcane Patron

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    Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire Make the Codex Great Again! Grab the Codex by the pussy Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2
    When is the expansion coming out?
     
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