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PvP  » Are Mesmers Overpowered in WvW?

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OP  10/26/12 5:02:16 AM#1

After tonight I would have to say yes!

 

Our guild finally was able to get a 2nd Mesmer to join our forrays into WvW and with Mass Invis and Portal Bombs, we routines kicked groups 3X as big as ours on Offense and on Defense.  It was a helluva lot of fun watching the cooridnation it took to kick so much ass.

  Yamota

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10/26/12 5:09:23 AM#2
Yeah they are very good at confusing people in WvW. I wanted to play one but could not get over the pink butterflies and other girly stuff, went for an Elementalist instead.

  Xasapis

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10/26/12 5:09:35 AM#3
What you need mass invisibility for when everyone is invisible anyway?
  dariuszp

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10/26/12 5:10:10 AM#4
Originally posted by Zylaxx

After tonight I would have to say yes!

 

Our guild finally was able to get a 2nd Mesmer to join our forrays into WvW and with Mass Invis and Portal Bombs, we routines kicked groups 3X as big as ours on Offense and on Defense.  It was a helluva lot of fun watching the cooridnation it took to kick so much ass.

And that one Mesmer did that ? Just WOW...

  jondifool

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10/26/12 5:55:39 AM#5

isn't coordination that is overpowered? A mesmer as part of a mindless zerg doesn't look overpowering to me.

But yes thesse tools might be to important in the metagame. And for sure mesmer is needed, but not to a degree where every have to play one.

read how to create a succesfull mmo before posting about GW2. And read tao of ArenaNet before talking about innovation in GW2

  saurus123

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10/26/12 6:02:36 AM#6
party of rangers with spirits of nature never dies :)
  ShakyMo

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10/26/12 6:04:12 AM#7
Specced for the invisible bubble yeah,sorta

But then so are things like heal / boon rangers / warriors, although not many sec that way.

I think, thing us with mes being a bit harder to play, most of those playing are specing for utility and trickery, where as most other classes players are just specing for no.less damage.

I know I'm often the only ranger going around leach healing and condition stripping with a bit of condition applying, despite it being the most powerful ra.get WvW build. Heck most rangers don't even use healing spring even though its the best heal in the game (even as a dps or evade tank ranger)
  DMKano

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10/26/12 7:36:36 AM#8
No 
  DMKano

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10/26/12 7:38:42 AM#9
Originally posted by Xasapis
What you need mass invisibility for when everyone is invisible anyway?

This made me chuckle - engine render fail.

  Kuppa

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10/26/12 8:34:41 AM#10
Nope, they are hella annoying but not op. If the wvw players did more spvp they would know how to deal with them.


  Kenaoshi

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10/26/12 8:50:46 AM#11

overpowered? no, i leave it with rangers and their attack while invencible/long range stuff

but mesmer are annoying and annoying can piss you off faster than overpowered and that leads to desperation that leads to mistakes.

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  Creslin321

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10/26/12 10:59:33 AM#12

Question...

Is it the mesmers that made you OP, or the fact that were a coordinated group that made you OP?

Personally, I think that coordination is far OP.  They should remove all chat capability from the game, and make third party programs like Vent, TS, or even the telephone bannable.

Are you team Azeroth, team Tyria, or team Jacob?

  Jyiiga

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10/26/12 11:25:07 AM#13
They offer great utility to groups. Tons of people whine about them in 1v1, but I've not had serious issues with them there. Recently many of their CDs and clones/phants were nerfed.. Simple auto attack from a shortbow (trick arrow) is enough to tear their clones to pieces (arrows bounce) in just a couple seconds. 
  Purutzil

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10/26/12 11:28:13 AM#14

You know thief has a bunch of invisiblity tools in their kit too for the team right? More reliable as well.\

 

Oh shoot.... talking about Gw2... *stealths away*

  gotha

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10/26/12 11:31:10 AM#15
To be honest in most WvW encounters I am amazed at peoples inability to tell which one is me.  I am not hiding either,  if people just look for a second they could tell.  
  Naevius

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10/26/12 1:53:08 PM#16

Sometimes you can't even see the real mesmer, only a clone (because of culling).

And mesmer portals may be OP. It allows for fast reinforcements. On the other hand, people are using teleport hacks now that have the mesmer portal visual effects tacked on to confuse people, so it's hard to tell who's doing what.