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Brandon "BranFlakes" Felczer | Former Community Team Lead for Perfect World Entertainment
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# 2 The Crystalline Entity is back!
04-11-2013, 11:02 AM
The Crystalline Entity is back! Gosh I hope it is going to be a lot easier to defeat then to other one. I remember spending 2 hours 1 day trying to kill it and a few other times. LOL we never did kill it on the teams I was on.
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# 3
04-11-2013, 11:05 AM
It lost its healing and instead absorbs power which it releases in a shockwave. Things can still go south pretty hard, but the thing that made fights last forever has been removed at least.
Commander
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# 4
04-11-2013, 11:09 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by hevach View Post
It lost its healing and instead absorbs power which it releases in a shockwave. Things can still go south pretty hard, but the thing that made fights last forever has been removed at least.
Is there a guide to the new version floating around anywhere?
Captain
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# 5
04-11-2013, 11:12 AM
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Originally Posted by purvee1 View Post
Is there a guide to the new version floating around anywhere?
http://sto.perfectworld.com/news/?p=859041
"With the first link, the chain is forged. The first speech censured ... the first thought forbidden ... the first freedom denied ... chains us all irrevocably."
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# 6
04-11-2013, 11:16 AM
During the community events on the test server, the strategy seemed to be:

1. Shoot all the things
2. When the CE is in absorbtion mode shoot all the things except the CE
3. If somebody continues shooting the CE GTFO before the shockwave
4. Resume shooting all the things


There's also a few science powers that remove its damage buff. They kept changing how that works on the test server, so I'm not actually sure how that works now.

Last edited by hevach; 04-11-2013 at 11:21 AM.
Captain
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# 7
04-11-2013, 11:08 AM
Patching now.
"With the first link, the chain is forged. The first speech censured ... the first thought forbidden ... the first freedom denied ... chains us all irrevocably."
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# 8
04-11-2013, 11:18 AM
Ohmagerdh patch faster.

Last time I killed the CE was before they fixed ramming speed and anyone in a tier 4+ cruiser could just oneshot it.
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# 9
04-11-2013, 11:35 AM
Well one thing is for sure, it's very pugable now. But it's so easy now, its like the original CE that there is no challenge at all. Still wish they kept in the previous version and just dumbed its regen so it was doable.


But what I HATE the most of the new CE if you want the CE accolade, you have to be in an Escort. Which means if you are a Cruiser or Science Ship Captain, tough balony if you ever want to see it.

Last edited by azurianstar; 04-11-2013 at 11:41 AM.
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# 10
04-11-2013, 11:44 AM
The patch server is dying !
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