Vault of Stars - Second Boss's Cleave

dracory1#6808
dracory1#6808 Member Posts: 112 Arc User
Sometimes the cleave switches places at last millisecond, guarantying a almost certain one shot to people who happen to be in position that was supposed to be safe.

Please fix.

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  • durugudesu
    durugudesu Member Posts: 555 Arc User
    haha yes this caught us by surprise - but i have only seen this happen once so I'm not sure if its a bug or a feature.
  • finmakin
    finmakin Member Posts: 398 Arc User
    I think its one of the surprice features which make the boss randomly target players while tank has 100% aggro..
    Same thing is happening with 1th boss in TIC.. It keeps the fun alive and don't need any fix (read massive nerf in favor of the ECL community)
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  • mushellka
    mushellka Member, NW M9 Playtest Posts: 357 Arc User
    He is not targeting randomly a dps/healer, but he turns about a few degrees.
    Better to feed the troll than listen to the idiot .
  • liadan1984#8734
    liadan1984#8734 Member Posts: 275 Arc User
    mushellka said:

    He is not targeting randomly a dps/healer, but he turns about a few degrees.

    Yep, and the last boss turns his, what I like to call "wi-fi" attack.

    Also... rewards are still bugged.
  • darthpotater
    darthpotater Member, NW M9 Playtest Posts: 1,156 Arc User
    Can confirm this. Still didnt figure what is the cause, at start we though it was when someone uses shift in the red zone, but not so sure...
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  • kozi001
    kozi001 Member, NW M9 Playtest Posts: 876 Arc User
    edited March 2021
    Confirmed. Had the same.
    Once he's doing it he keeps doing it after wipes.
  • gameautomate
    gameautomate Member, NW M9 Playtest Posts: 15 Arc User
    Yep, The Cleave AoE is tracking.

    Simple Cleave.... okay imma take that damage

    Double Cleave.... can stay in the middle

    Triple Cleave.... Rip.


    Would be fine if the tracking of that AoE would be visible, but it aint.
  • hastati96
    hastati96 Member Posts: 480 Arc User
    The same issue also appears on the Golems on the last boss :/
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  • olocancom#0595
    olocancom#0595 Member Posts: 85 Arc User
    It's so damn annoying! You think you're safe, standing off to the side, used all your stamina to get out of the red, but you made it. Then at the last second, without any warning, he turns and you're dead.
  • nitocris83
    nitocris83 Member, Cryptic Developer, Administrator Posts: 4,300 Community Manager
    Escalating for investigation, thanks!
  • kalbor96#9520
    kalbor96#9520 Member Posts: 5 Arc User
    my observation from this fight is that the boss is targeting one player with the attack (it never seems to be the tank who can survive the hit) and the boss will look at that player. Sometimes when this player moves the boss spins so that he is looking again at that player.

    For the doulbe-attack this is no real issue because the targeted player just stands between the two red areas. The triple-attack is the real problem since a red area is targeting that player and if that player is moving into the group it almost certainly kills a few group members.

    We didn't find out in our run what causes the boss to spin and it seemed quite random.
  • darthpotater
    darthpotater Member, NW M9 Playtest Posts: 1,156 Arc User
    Sometimes it does 180 degree flip so...

    Its frustrating because you need high dps to minimize bad luck, and even with a good group, is pure luck.
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