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Author Topic: [0.9.5a|UV|Sc|YAAM] Couldn't win UV with my fav Tech/SoG, so went for H/Sniper..  (Read 530 times)

singalen

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After I wiped my player data, I have to get to at least Corporal.
90% of my runs are non-angelic Tech on UV, and don't yield any new badges.

So, I tried something else. Suddenly, I won.

Building a Sniper was a challenge in a close-quarter maps, before I got to Toxic Caves. There, I found an ENV Helmet, and with its Darkvision and Heat Vision I never had to worry that there's something behind the next door! It's really awesome.
The armor I found there also had a great synergy with Sniper (don't remember what it was), but I decided to keep my better protected Combat armor.

7.62 sniper rifle is not that bad, when a Sniper extends its range. The ammo is abundant like dirt, you can open doors from a distance with it, and I was also lucky to kick an ADV2 variant out of some Exalted. I even dumped my .44 PAB rifle, though I did have 100 shots for it – I just found that I never switched to it. So I got a rocket launcher instead, to have more variety in my toolbox - for example, to smoke enemies out from behind corners.

Except for Toxic Caves, all good stuff I found was not from special levels or vaults, but was dropped by Exalteds. Well, I did get a couple of modpacks from vaults, but nothing Sniper specific.

Movement speed really helps. I need to remember to stick more A-mods on armor, even instead of a P-mod.

Flynn Taggart, level 15 Scout, defeated
The Summoner against all odds.
He survived for 19895 turns.
The run time was 3h 20m 36s.
He scored 5436 points.
He liked it HARD!

CALLISTO L4 - Volatile Storage
CALLISTO L4 -> Callisto Docking Bay
Callisto Docking Bay - cleared
EUROPA L2 -> Asterius Habitat L1
Asterius Habitat L2 -> Asterius Breach
Asterius Breach - cleared
IO L3 - Low Power
IO L4 -> Noxious Hollow
Noxious Hollow - cleared
BEYOND L2 - Exalted Summons
BEYOND L2 -> Limbo
Limbo - cleared

Awards
  Medal of Prejudice (+200)
   * Won with 100% kills
  CRI Star (bronze cluster) (+25)
   * 25+ kills without taking damage
  Explorer Ribbon (+50)
   * Visited all encountered special levels
  Conqueror Ribbon (+100)
   * Completed all encountered special levels
  JoviSec Silver Badge
   * Win a game
  JoviSec Gold Badge
   * Win a game on at least HARD
  CRI Bronze Badge
   * Win any game with 100% kills
  CRI Silver Badge
   * Win a MEDIUM or higher game with 100% kills

He killed 474 out of 474 enemies.

  40 archreavers
  6 plasma ravagers
  3 exalted ravagers
  33 fiends
  10 exalted fiends
  17 turrets
  21 rocket turrets
  2 military sentrys
  2 former CRI guards
  1 former CRI grunt
  13 security sentrys
  1 exalted reaver
  14 CalSec bots
  7 former CRI soldiers
  1 Summoner
  5 corrupted sergeants
  3 exalted kerbeross
  26 ravagers
  9 former soldiers
  8 combat drones
  5 former guards
  7 siege ravagers
  24 fire fiends
  1 former heavy
  7 exalted soldiers
  3 former sergeants
  22 CRI marines
  5 corrupted heavys
  10 cryobeross
  1 guardian bot
  4 hellish soldiers
  2 former CRI commandos
  1 hellish heavy
  14 corrupted soldiers
  15 ice fiends
  20 toxic reavers
  13 former grunts
  2 hellish commandos
  18 armored ravagers
  2 former CRI sergeants
  11 CRI bots
  5 reavers
  7 corrupted commandos
  11 security drones
  2 cybeross
  10 cryoreavers
  1 kerberos
  18 CalSec sentrys
  8 former commandos
  10 security bots

Traits
  Hellrunner L2
  Juggler
  Pinpoint L2
  Gun hoarder
  Eagle Eye
  Deadly precision
  Dodgemaster
  Whizkid L2
  SNIPER L3

Trait order
  PP->PP->EE->DPr->Hr->MSN->GHo->Hr->
  MSN->Dm->Whk->MSN->Whk->Jug

Equipment
  Slot #1 : AV2 7.62 sniper rifle PA
   * Deadly 4
   * Precise
   * Critical 30
   * Fresh Mag 5

  Slot #2 : rocket launcher
  Slot #3 : AV1 hyperblaster
   * Precise
   * Spin-up

  Body    : AV2 combat armor PA
   * Powered
   * Auto-med 3
   * Durable
   * Compartments

  Head    : ENV helmet B
   * Durable
   * Heatvision 6
   * Darkvision
   * Sealed
   * Fireproof
   * Heated

  Utility : AV3 utility AMP
   * Auto-med 10
   * Improved stealth
   * Metabolic boost


Inventory
  energy cell (x100)
  rocket (x10)
  7.62 ammo (x100)
  7.62 ammo (x100)
  7.62 ammo (x64)
  gas grenade (x2)
  krak grenade (x1)
  frag grenade (x2)
  CRI phase kit (x3)
  multitool (x1)
  stimpack (x3)
  small medkit (x3)
  large medkit
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khiijol

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nice run, i love the tech pistol build too, really have to play around with scout more especially now ti seems like it had its traits overhauled
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Any idea whether this build is still viable now that precise is gone from the accuracy mods for most weapons? I'm at a bit of a loss as to how to build sniper characters since I can only find precise on incredibly lucky drops, or from modding smgs...
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