Instant death bubble

I have 160 hours in game and see alani 9 out of ten rounds it would seem. Common sense says its because like many have said she is hands down op. I myself fear no character besides her. Appreciate the health nerf by the way now one or two can kill her besides 2 or 3 lucky people working together. Anyways point of this is about her bubble. It is the most destuctive auto kill in game. If i use dragon or toby two of my mains its death time. Something needs to be done about the auto kill bubble everytime im in it i know im dead meat. Wouldnt be so bad if the bubble didnt launch you into the air. When that thing is in the air every enemy can easily see you and target you with zero obstruction then proceed to eat your face for breakfast. This is getting out of hand a bit. I call it the zero skill required kill bubble. It also should not be able to grab more than one person i think but at least when that happens you have some chance of surviving it. So maybe keep it to more than one lol. I do realize she has to put it in the proper spot but again as i see horrificly bad players use it effectively it just is a tad to much.Keep the bubble for the noobs who need such a move but please maybe consider keeping it on the ground and not make me a human pinata for all to enjoy. Beside that one thing i have no other complaints serious enough to write about. Thanks for the great game i was sick of call of duty and battlefield.

Auto kill? It has a small radius and could be avoided since it does have a casting time and if it hits multiple people then they deserve since groups shouldn’t be bunched up anyway. [quote=“sofcorea, post:1, topic:1502331”]
Keep the bubble for the noobs
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Okay…? Way to be immature about this, now I just can’t take you serious anymore and find this thread just another cry and whine. Good day.

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Let’s remember the rules everyone, talk about the game not each other.

Normally I didn’t have much trouble with Alani’s bubble but when I was trying to use Phoebe the other day every time I got caught in the bubble I was dead before I touched the ground.

I’d prefer if it caught you in a bubble on the ground and maybe you “drown” a little bit and take a small DoT. I dunno, just something to balance getting rid of making you a sitting duck.

How can you not group up with the chokepoints? Please inform me.It isnt so easily avoided when i play incursion considering all the robots and moves flashing off all over the place in capture would be different story though. Were you upset when they nerfed alanis health? Or should she have been left alone to go 1 on four to five players in her sleep? Im guessing you use alani all day everyday least till they nerf her again and you will be looking for the next most unbalanced character while whining alani was nerfed and she is now useless. Useless to the non skilled anyway. Enjoy your nerfs :slight_smile:

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No its called adjusting, something you must have no knowledge of. [quote=“sofcorea, post:5, topic:1502331”]
Enjoy your nerfs
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Enjoy getting killed by the bubble! :slight_smile:

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I just played toby on incursion. Both teams had alani. No surprise there i mean there is only a pidly 25 other characters to choose from. My first 2 out of 3 deaths were from her bubble. So i feel your pain lol. Hopefully alani will be the new ambra and people will stop playing her every match to try to take advantage of the newest broken character. Sick of seeing low skill people jumping on her and doing well. Thats just not how it should work. Should be no skills no kills imo

I don’t really think Alani is very broken. Just high tier. Anyone with a stun can almost guarentee a kill like Montana for example, but the problem is that ALani is the newest character and everyone is seeing her every game. If i saw benedict every game I kid you not I would have uninstalled by now.

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Once again[quote=“Derch, post:3, topic:1502331, full:true”]
Let’s remember the rules everyone, talk about the game not each other.
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Awe you think I care enough about you to remember your name? That’s cute.

Edit: Might as well close this thread since its not getting anywhere. Mods, you will be doing us all a favor.

True on montana though you do need a wall and he is of course high damage as he is meant to be. The thing is i have no prob with a stun death. Just a stun that wraps you in the air with no obstructions. When you stun with others you rarely get 4 to 5 characters pummeling you as you do with alani. The bubble is very high visibility and people always see you unlike other stuns on ground level. Alani is def still broke. Its why they are still working on her and you can still see her in 9 out of 10 matches. Its not just because she is new i can tell you that. Cause if toby or whisky were the new characters you wouldnt see them half as much.

Please talk about the topic, not other members.

Stay respectfull towards other members and check the Forum Rules

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True let the peace commence.

No doubt Geyser is REALLY strong, but it does take time to line up and isn’t insta-death unless you’re a very squishy character, wounded already, or Alani has some support to fire with. I’ve been trapped by her solo and walked (or rather, ran) away from it.

A few times I’ve even managed to turn the tables and score the kill on an unsupported Alani after coming out of the bubble, even though she racked some Osmosis stacks from hitting me while I was up there. Shayne & Aurox’s helix to automatic shield recharge on triggering a skill helped that, in one instance I recall. I dunno, maybe they just weren’t elite Alani players, but I’m far from elite myself.

What’s really kind of interesting is that when I do some story modes, the Alani player often leads in damage, kills and assists, even when on the team with similar rank/level players who are technically much heavier hitters. I mean, Alani is meant to be primarily support. I like that she’s fighting support (one of my favorite archetypes across all tactical/strategic gaming) but her damage might just be a bit out of hand since she’s also got some very nice CC options.

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Erm alani bubble is no different to raths catalytic smash and his is much stronger then geyser

Geyser BINDS for 1 second only if u die within that geyser u was either in an ultimate or everyone focus u

Shayne fetch can pull a player and stun for 1 sec

Thing is people all targeting alani when tbh she is one of the most balance character she a dps healer and a wave clearer she is easy to kill 1v1

Shayne and kill alani within a fetch combo

Phoebe can kill alani within a 3 sec silence

Rath can kill her in a spin to win combo

And the list keeps going on and on

Problem is players are ignorent how alani works they will attack her with no actual thought of using there skills to combo her down … vs good players alani gets wrecked… vs bad players alani will kill u 1v1 because u flaying around trying to kill her which is often in pvp

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As stated, the bubble allows the enemy’s allies to attack you without obstruction, you so if you’re team is being out played and the bubble is landed then naturally you’ll die. I don’t see a problem with dying to a team playing well. It would be interesting if it changed from a geyser to say, a whirlpool that made it slightly less obvious you were caught, but I don’t see that as a huge difference other than getting rid of team play.

Honestly if I stand in the middle of 4 enemies and get caught in the bubble then that’s a decision which was made long before the bubble was even launched… I’ve personally only died in the bubble twice and play quite a lot.

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Usually what happens is my team will back them to thier robot and they will be stuck there as the ai robots crowd the area the bubble will be laid down in all the confusion of the robots and when i get caught those 5 people hiding will then unleash a torrent of butt whoopin revenge on my face. Its a choke point of course so hitting them is hard without placin yourself in danger. One on one though alani is not a prob. Though of course she used to be

OK let’s deconstruct this…

Actually other than the knock up its not much like catalytic smash. You don’t lose complete control of your character. If you have some kind of way to move in the air you can still try to reposition before you hit the ground. Geyser takes you straight up and straight down, helpless the whole time.

I know it says 1 second but I’m going to go close to three during the course of the whole animation. They should really call it stun BC you have no control of your character throughout . It also doesn’t take team fire or an ultimate with that extra 30% damage + damage to surrounding enemy players. That bubble can be auto death in a lot of situations.

Maybe I guess…I’m really not sure what situation you are picturing when that happens . Just being caught by Shane does not usually results in a easy kill. It’s a melee character and it doesn’t have rath’s DPS.

The amount of set up to get that silence is no simple task. You basically have to connect with two different attacks to get that off. Even then you can still fight back. I much rather get hit with silence than geyser.

Yup , along with just about every other character. You are talking about an ultimate which is also the other debatably OP ability in the game.

Yea, not sure I agree with that. The low skill threshold to do very well with Alani is interesting. Even the developers have acknowledged the OPness yet ppl continue to argue otherwise

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the only way you can move in the air after catalytic smash is if they don’t have the silence.