Fortnite

[Education] Post 4.2, Deadly Blade, Best in Slot Perks and Support Slot vs Elemental Husk using Heavy Swords

Fortnite home fn battle royale 1268x717 cf9fa8a783c249aa8d6929126e29f5f190620357 1024x579 - [Education] Post 4.2, Deadly Blade, Best in Slot Perks and Support Slot vs Elemental Husk using Heavy Swords
Loading...

Deadly Blade, Best in Slot vs Elemental Husk using Heavy Swords

Welcome to the latest review on just how badly the melee heroes got screwed by the crit changes. Today we'll be looking at the Heavy Swords against Elemental (Fire, Nature, Water) type husks for top dps (will be ignoring top damage per hit to save space).

 

In case you're wondering, the Pressure Cutter, Husk Cleaver and Dragon's Tooth swords are all more or less exactly the same (stat wise) it's just that the Pressure Cutter has more impact (being a Hydraulic event weapon). If a dev bothers to read this they'll probably nerf the sword as melee apparently can't have nice things these days.

 

Sword 'templates' can either have 10% crit chance, or 15% crit chance. The heavy swords types (like the Pressure Cutter) have 15%. I'll come back to this later.

 

For the purposes of this scenario

  • Target is an elemental husk (tanky, like a mini-boss)
  • Debil shots will be applied in varying amounts (0%, 15%, 27%, 45%)
  • Conditionals have 100% up-time
  • Crystal Verion of Weapon will be used
  • Brawler, Swordmaster and Deadly Blade/Harvester will be rotated through the support slots.
  • Element type is whatever element (Fire, Nature, Water) that would be best
  • Unlisted perks fundamentally make no signficant difference (player choice)

 

A heavy sword template will be used (crystal)

  • The basic damage on a heavy sword is 51
  • The crystal version 61.2
  • The crystal version performs roughly 1.542843316… attacks per second.

Results

SupportDebil ShotsDPS TotalCB DPSCB DPS%CB Drop off Chance %Full Attacks in 3 secondsAverage Dmg/HitCrit ChanceWeapon Perks
70% Crit Damage45%896.357179.69220.0479.1514464.5145(1x) 45% Dmg to Conditional, (2x) 135% Crit Dmg
24% Damage45%888.376173.47719.5279.1514463.36545(1x) 45% Dmg to Conditional, (2x) 135% Crit Dmg
18 Crit Rating45%855.339154.02218.0074.884454.56253(1x) 45% Dmg to Conditional, (2x) 135% Crit Dmg
70% Crit Damage27%765.548137.84818.0069.1514406.84645(1x) 45% Dmg to Conditional, (2x) 135% Crit Dmg
24% Damage27%759.233133.0817.5289.1514405.84445(1x) 45% Dmg to Conditional, (2x) 135% Crit Dmg
18 Crit Rating27%732.413118.15516.1324.884398.13353(1x) 45% Dmg to Conditional, (2x) 135% Crit Dmg
70% Crit Damage15%681.418113.02916.5879.1514368.40445(1x) 45% Dmg to Conditional, (2x) 135% Crit Dmg
24% Damage15%676.108109.11916.1399.1514367.49645(1x) 45% Dmg to Conditional, (2x) 135% Crit Dmg
18 Crit Rating15%653.09996.88214.8344.884360.51553(1x) 45% Dmg to Conditional, (2x) 135% Crit Dmg
70% Crit Damage0%579.71885.46614.7439.1514320.35145(1x) 45% Dmg to Conditional, (2x) 135% Crit Dmg
24% Damage0%575.54482.5114.3369.1514319.56245(1x) 45% Dmg to Conditional, (2x) 135% Crit Dmg
18 Crit Rating0%556.92473.25613.1544.884313.49153(1x) 45% Dmg to Conditional, (2x) 135% Crit Dmg

Discussion

Important Stuff

Загрузка...
  • Best-in-Slot perks do not change, even if you alter the support squad hero or the strength of vulnerabilities like debilitating shots
  • At 0% debil shots, the best squad support slot provides about 4.1% more dps than the worst
  • At 45% debil shots, the best squad support slot provides about 4.8% more dps than the worst
  • By not using the 18 crit rating support slot, your 'risk' of losing Corrosive Blade (and subsequently the accompanying DPS) nearly doubles (1.8 times more risk).

 

I need to point out that prior to patch 4.2, the 'best in slot' combination provided roughly 40% more dps, so it's a massive nerf as far as performance is concerned.

 

Crit Rating

 

Everyone is probably aware that weapon crit chance is added to whatever the crit chance value is derived from crit rating. We we remove the 15% crit chance from weapon

  • DB + Anatomy Lessons = 18+15+18 = 51 Crit Rating = 38% Critical Hit Chance
  • DB + Other Combos = 18+15 = 33 Crit Rating = 30% Crit chance

 

If you were to try and get that critical hit chance from crit rating

  • DB + Anatomy Lessons: Requires 120-51 = 69 crit rating
  • DB + Other Combos = 74-33 = 41 crit rating

 

The highest crit-rating you can get on a weapon perk in a single slot is 30 so you can see how valuable that base-weapon critical hit chance actually is.


Closing

  • Deadly Blade (like Harvester) pre 4.2 with best-in-slot combinations did about 40% more dps
  • Best in Slot Perks vs Element will always be same, regardless of Support Slot or strength of vulnerablity debuffs
  • Pressure Cutter is the absolute best-in-slot sword in the game right now (because of the bonus impact)

 

Since someone is probably wondering, the 30% Snare and 40% Impact +1sec stun are both better than Affliction for the maximum level perk slot on weapon. The 'DPS gain' from affliction is completely trivial compared to the utility and opportunity value afforded by the other 2 mentioned perks. Corrosive Blade itself counts for afflicted and snared status conditions so you don't have to worry about that for conditional perks and the 30% snare weapon perk will stack with Corrosive Blade snare.


Original link

Loading...
© Post "[Education] Post 4.2, Deadly Blade, Best in Slot Perks and Support Slot vs Elemental Husk using Heavy Swords" for game Fortnite.


Top 10 Most Anticipated Video Games of 2020

2020 will have something to satisfy classic and modern gamers alike. To be eligible for the list, the game must be confirmed for 2020, or there should be good reason to expect its release in that year. Therefore, upcoming games with a mere announcement and no discernible release date will not be included.

Top 15 NEW Games of 2020 [FIRST HALF]

2020 has a ton to look forward to...in the video gaming world. Here are fifteen games we're looking forward to in the first half of 2020.

You Might Also Like