Which class is the best for fighting preds and why?

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Which class is the best for fighting preds and why?

Post by AverageSpitter » 07 Feb 2018, 13:36

There is nothing more entertaining than being a salt generator and fight another one that generates way more salt

I want to see your strats with every class when it comes to fight the headhunters, And which class do you think gets the job done better

Of course, im taking into account 1v1 scenarios, but if you want to mention a specific combo useful for fighting them (and winning) go ahead
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Re: Which class is the best for fighting preds and why?

Post by TehSpoderman » 07 Feb 2018, 13:45

i think sailor dave robusted many preds with hunter by chopping off their feet
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Re: Which class is the best for fighting preds and why?

Post by Jenner » 07 Feb 2018, 13:49

Elite or ancient boiler
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Re: Which class is the best for fighting preds and why?

Post by Symbiosis » 07 Feb 2018, 13:55

In this order -

Boiler Acid.
Ravs.
Crusher.
Hunters.
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Re: Which class is the best for fighting preds and why?

Post by Renomaki » 07 Feb 2018, 14:14

As an experienced predator, if there is one thing I know that is best at fighting preds, it is Ravagers.

Nothing makes me more salty then being cornered by one and having my arm RNGed off, which completely cripples the pred and also dooms them to a life of slavery, since cripples are unable to hunt without an arm. It is the reason why I always fuck off whenever I see a ravager near my prey, because it isn't worth the risk of getting one-slash crippled. I don't even hunt them.

I can handle hunters, crushers, and praes, but ravagers are a rare trophy and one I care little to hunt simply for the above stated reasons.
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Re: Which class is the best for fighting preds and why?

Post by oprayx73 » 07 Feb 2018, 14:20

bigboy crushers in tight quarters. they have such a high tacklechance and their stomp can break off arms or legs denying them much use of their various tools.
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Re: Which class is the best for fighting preds and why?

Post by Heckenshutze » 07 Feb 2018, 15:03

Dave caused a lot of trouble to Predators as hunter, At least when I fought him he was close many many times but the alien mines, alien harpoons and the stun resist of the combistick helped me a lot to survive the encounters with him and many other xenos; But, from a xeno point of view, Hunter is the better choice if you're not that robust playing as Alien. Ravager has obviously good damage enough to slice limbs, do that and the pred is 2/3 fucked, crushers are a big no predators can easily block or dodge you and scimitar your head open, same with spitters, sentinels and praetorians.

I see people said Boiler... I'm not sure maybe the acid update made them formidable but as long as I recall, they were more a nuisance than a threat, just dodge the acid and slay it.

So I'd say, Hunter in a general sense is the better choice for most players.
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Post by Symbiosis » 07 Feb 2018, 15:06

New update causes Elite+ Boiler Acid spit to do scary damage it sounds like.
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Post by ghostdex » 07 Feb 2018, 15:15

If you can’t evolve or such, ancient runners are a decent choice, more so if you have low ping. The tackle chance, speed and hit rate are what makes them deadly
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Re: Which class is the best for fighting preds and why?

Post by Butlerblock » 07 Feb 2018, 16:26

Atleast from my experiences, I've got my own opinionated order of best to least best at fighting preds (excluding boiler, as I haven't been playing much recently)
Rav
Crusher
Prae(Spit does stupid amounts of damage to preds and also gets rid of their cloak.)(Not young)
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Re: Which class is the best for fighting preds and why?

Post by Nick123q23 » 07 Feb 2018, 16:52

Carriers are pretty useful, most predators will stay away from them, because if they get a lucky hit on their mask and then throw a hugger on them it's all over.
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Post by Sir Lordington » 07 Feb 2018, 18:13

Commander.

Oh, this is The Hive... ehh, Rav can make a Pred have a very bad day.
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Post by GoliathTheDespoiler » 13 Feb 2018, 07:54

2 ravs, any age.

They will at the very least scare them off. If not outright kill them/capture them
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