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05-18-2012, 01:38 AM (This post was last modified: 05-18-2012 03:57 AM by SLi.)
RE: Threat conversation
Wow, ty all for your comments and for the +Rep.
I've updated my original post with AoE taunt testing on my Powertech.
It would seem to confirm the 2.75 meter threshold on the Operations Training Dummy. Additionally, it would seem that the AoE taunt functions in the same manner as the single target taunt for % threat increase.
Hmm, now to test if there are any limitations on their ability to stack.
Also, a quick thought on ways to get in game testing as I mentioned previously.
If the Tank or DPS doing the testing pressed taunt and Prt Scr (Print Screen) together, it should record a rough estimate of the time, to the nearest minute, as well as the range from the boss being taunted.
Ideally, this would need to be done while they were not doing damage to the boss to get a true measure of the % threat generated purely by taunt from the combat log.
I think an interesting side note is the significant increase in threat from using taunt further than 2.75 meters.
If you look at this log and note the difference in total threat between the following runs.
2.74m (9:53:07 - 9:57:36) Total threat = 165571, Average TPS = 616.34
Ability threat generation.
Total No. of Hits: 787
585 Rapid Shots - Threat: 82694 - Average TPS: 307.83 - Average Threat: 141.36
5 Sonic Missile - Threat: 38304 - Average TPS: 142.59 - Average Threat: 7660.8
74 Ion Gas Cylinder - Threat: 18584 - Average TPS: 69.18 - Average Threat: 251.14
117 Shocked (Tech) - Threat: 17430 - Average TPS: 64.88 - Average Threat: 148.97
2 Rocket Punch - Threat: 4020 - Average TPS: 14.96 - Average Threat: 2010
2 Rail Shot - Threat: 3358 - Average TPS: 12.5 - Average Threat: 1679
2 Explosive Dart - Threat: 1181 - Average TPS: 4.4 - Average Threat: 590.5
2.76m (10:04:55 - 10:09:17) Total threat = 260654, Average TPS = 993.1
Ability threat generation.
Total No. of Hits: 763
5 Sonic Missile - Threat: 143685 - Average TPS: 547.44 - Average Threat: 28737
575 Rapid Shots - Threat: 77357 - Average TPS: 294.73 - Average Threat: 134.53
65 Ion Gas Cylinder - Threat: 15405 - Average TPS: 58.69 - Average Threat: 237
112 Shocked (Tech) - Threat: 15246 - Average TPS: 58.09 - Average Threat: 136.13
2 Rocket Punch - Threat: 3747 - Average TPS: 14.28 - Average Threat: 1873.5
2 Rail Shot - Threat: 4096 - Average TPS: 15.61 - Average Threat: 2048
2 Explosive Dart - Threat: 1118 - Average TPS: 4.26 - Average Threat: 559
The two runs were very similar, though not identical, and there would be variation due to crit and the number of Ion Gas Cylinder PROcs.
However, the difference in threat between the two, and in particular the increase in threat to Sonic Missile, is significant.
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RE: Threat conversation - SLi - 05-18-2012 01:38 AM