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Protection From Elites is HORRIBLY BROKEN


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It's been confirmed by many reddit users doing some testing that Protection from Elites actually does EXACTLY THE OPPOSITE of what it should be doing.

 

Here are several pics of a guy taking one shot from an elite sniper WITH "Protection from Elites": http://imgur.com/a/IiZ3p

 

Here he recalibrates the piece to remove the attribute: http://imgur.com/a/c7GTH

 

And here he retests without "Protection from Elites": http://imgur.com/a/iFHZs

 

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So, yeah ... it's broken as fuck. Always re-roll this shit.

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Damn! I am trying to find reason to keep playing.

Honestly, the only reason I can see to keep playing is that you 'need' a Gear Score of 220 for the next Incursion. While I think they may change that, without it, you won't even be allowed in.

I hope Massive has a worth while patch up their sleeve that will launch soon.
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Is being fixed this thursday guys :)

 

From what I heard, it was a simple mix up in coding. They put a negative value, where they should have put a positive, making it increase the damage rather then negate it. Thankfully, they spotted the thread on reddit, implemented the fix, and is going out tonight/today :)

 

Yeah, the game is buggy, but I do appreciate how quickly they are jumping on to the fixes

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You say that ... yet the "Reckless" chest piece has been glitched since launch, they've known about it for over a month and yet ...

 

I didn't say it, the devs did lol

 

 

http://forums.ubi.com/showthread.php/1441160-Changelog-April-28th-maintenance

 

 

They've also said they are still looking into reckless (don't ask me to link that as I have no idea where i read it), and are planning to fix in an upcoming patch. I just assume its not an easy fix as they are patching everything else quickly, like damage from elites which they've fixed in under a week since it was found, as with the new Rehabilitated perk glitch

 

 

I dont' actually fully understand it the bug TBH, does it benefit you, or the opposite?

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Oh that's great, I've got 30% protection it's no wonder I'm getting smashed

Same. Last time I played I couldn't understand why I felt squishy, especially after raising my protection from elites stat even further. I understand how simple coding mistakes happen, but what I can't understand is how they can still be in the game this long after release.

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Looks like theres an update going on right now that might be fixing some of this craziness lol. Game gave me 28 minute warning before server shutdown. -_-

 

EDIT: http://tomclancy-thedivision.ubi.com/game/en-gb/news/detail.aspx?c=tcm:154-248717-16&ct=tcm:148-76770-32

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