Anyone else a bit disappointed by the charged attack on the new shotgun?

JayZ Member Posts: 3,692 ✭✭✭✭✭
I'm having a hard time seeing this be as useful as I had potentially imagined on high level GW maps. I was hoping it would contain the normal shotgun blast with a special target that would be stunned based on which zombie you target.

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  • Governator
    Governator Member Posts: 4,647 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Yeah, not how I imagined it. It will still be useful for GW and with Sasha. Just needs some getting used to how to move and fire with it. 
  • jimmorrison369
    jimmorrison369 Member Posts: 2,067 ✭✭✭✭✭
    That would've been great, but exactly as expected.
  • Firekid
    Firekid Member Posts: 3,191 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I was hoping you’d be able to aim at the floor like a decimator but suppose that’s wishful thinking. 
  • Herberge
    Herberge Member Posts: 88 ✭✭✭
    It seems to me its charged attack will be like the pickle jar with different sound effect. 
  • IgorGGT
    IgorGGT Member Posts: 55
    it could have an extra attack after the charged attack like the harpoon, then it would be a great weapon i think
  • Spiked
    Spiked Member Posts: 159
    I just wish the radius would work around corners and behind bulletproof like Decimator, other than that I am happy with it
  • Sg_Death
    Sg_Death Member Posts: 142 ✭✭✭
    edited August 2020
    Think it could come in handy sometimes, I won't upgrade piercing and only use with Sasha 😉
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  • RiotZappa
    RiotZappa Member Posts: 188 ✭✭✭✭
    Straight on the shelf with the rest of the other shite
  • vabuda1
    vabuda1 Member Posts: 83
    What are the best weapons/gear for hunters? And shooters/assault? I’ve tried searching threads but I only see for melee heroes 
  • Stalker20
    Stalker20 Member Posts: 1,301 ✭✭✭✭✭
    For hunters the harpoon gun, festive shotty and incendiary rifle.
    For assaults golden assault rifle and decimator. 
    For shooters winter bow and flare gun. 
  • IcePeter
    IcePeter Member Posts: 397
    There’s value in an area stun charge in the hunter class. At minimum, it replaces buckshot shotgun as my #2 shotty behind festive on non-fatty maps. It was effective on level 20 of this week’s Distance.
  • Paste
    Paste Member Posts: 848 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Sg_Death said:
    Think it could come in handy sometimes, I won't upgrade piercing and only use with Sasha 😉
    Damn! I never thought of that, but I'm glad I read this in time. Deserves it's own thread I think. I think you lose 600 weapon damage or something.
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  • brucewayne007
    brucewayne007 Member Posts: 651 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I have to disagree a little @JayZ

    I used it on the previous challenge with RGG lead and with Sasha. Started charged a few times and once I was in range I stunned the hunter freemen. Worked a treat right up to 50

    I think this would work well in a few missions off the top of my head. But anything with a Threat count I won’t be using the Shotguns. 
    Maybe the Festive Shotgun in Overwatch to help light them up. 
    But I definitely see use in the weapon and will be using it. Rick Lead with Sasha in 3rd could pack a little extra punch as well. 
    The only change I would of made is having it fire where you choose on the charge like the Decimator. So you don’t have to target a walker

  • Firekid
    Firekid Member Posts: 3,191 ✭✭✭✭✭
    And shoot round corners and around metals heads as per this suggestion.