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Heroes Brawl - Ghost Protocol: Oct 19

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One shot, one kill! This week's brawl is Ghost Protocol, an all-Nova snipe-battle on the Towers of Doom. Play three games to earn a Hallow's End Loot Chest!

Brawls will reward Hallow's End Loot Chests until November 17.

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Lock and load, Heroes! This week's Heroes Brawl mode is Ghost Protocol, an all-Nova snipe-battle on Towers of Doom. Be sure to practice your aim before heading into battle, because every shot counts in this game mode – Snipe not only instantly kills enemy Heroes, but it also reduces the enemy team’s Core health by 1! Good luck, have fun!

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Rules:

  • Every player is locked in as Nova, Default skin vs. Spectres
  • Landing a Snipe on an enemy Hero will instantly kill them
  • All deaths remove one health from the opposing team’s Core
  • All players have full access to Talents and Heroic Abilities
  • Be the first team to bring the enemy’s Core health to zero to secure victory!

Rewards:

  • Complete three matches of Ghost Protocol to earn a Hallow's End Loot Chest!

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16 hours ago, Sawzorthn said:

aww yeah 2 minute loot box

My favourite brawl because of this :p

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4 hours ago, Blainie said:
20 hours ago, Sawzorthn said:

aww yeah 2 minute loot box

My favourite brawl because of this :p

I do love it for this reason, but I also genuinely like this brawl! the cat-and-mouse is really fun, love any opportunity to get inside the head of my opponents :D

 

also, as a reminder, there are almost completely mandatory talent choices for this brawl. they are:

1- advanced cloaking: moving faster makes you harder to snipe. pinning shot sucks in this mode.

4 - your one free talent pick - rapid projection if you're slick with the body-blocks, stability if you're just looking for wards.  covert mission if you always forget to cast holo.

7 - one in the chamber, the only one that does *anything*.

10 - STOP TAKING TRIPLE TAP. unless you're on the opposing team of course, since every time you cast it it's a free kill on you as it points a huge glowing line at your immobile body. precision strike is a solid way to get revenge kills if your team goes down while you're too far away, and can be done from safely behind your walls.

13 - psionic efficiency. the biggest power spike in this mode by far, until....

16 - perfect shot. 

20 - toss up between rewind and ghost protocol. usually i'd say rewind if you're stomping, otherwise ghost protocol. either way it's crazy that your game lasted this long.

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I've never picked lv 13 talent in this brawl. I think lv 12 is the highest seen

btw i already killed someone with TT when snipe fails it's the only thing you can do aside try to escape but they never let you escape (died plenty of times when i tought now i'm safe and got Qed before entering the door or reaching minion wave to cover)

TT damage is almost enough to kill a full hp enemy.

The only thing precision strike do is interrupt cast of altars if you are inside your building if you use it outside you become visible and die instantly because the move you do can't be done by clones so you get shot as soon as you cast it to interrupt altar, using it on someone has no usefulness since damage is too weak to kill someone with more than half hp and they will dodge it if they aren't slowed and even if you hit them damage is not enough.

But i see that interrupting altars isn't a priority nobody will let you take altar unless the team got wiped or they are busy with someone else far away. As soon an enemy channel the altar he dies if there is a teammate around  there is no need to stop the cast because he already killed the target before the precision strike hits

So i take TT and use it as last resort if nobody else is close i take the kill when both me and enemy fail the Q or have already used it to kill someone else

I don't say TT is better but isn't as bad as you think especially when enemy number is low there is low risk in saying hey i'm here if nobody else is around the target

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9 hours ago, Voltorocks said:

I do love it for this reason, but I also genuinely like this brawl! the cat-and-mouse is really fun, love any opportunity to get inside the head of my opponents :D

It's also amazing for learning how to spot the shimmer of Nova and other stealth heroes for those that can't :p

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