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7h
comment What's the difference between the 'Burning', 'Poisoned', and 'Disoriented' status debuffs?
Even though this was not part of the question, you could also add "Acid Burn" and "Crysalid Poision" to the list for sake of completeness.
7h
comment What is the benefit of Skulljacking enemies after the first one?
This is not a benefit of the act of skulljacking, but rather a secondary effect of the tool used to do it. You can get that bonus without using the skullmining ability at all.
10h
comment What is average cover bonus?
Maybe they felt like the tutorial doesn't hammer in the point "stay in cover" as well as the one from the first part, so they felt players need an additional pointer to learn to do that.
10h
comment What do the green and red chevron indicators mean?
@PhilipPittle I don't think there is a way to find out anything about those.
23h
comment What does the Archon Battle Frenzy buff do?
@skully so you mean it loses its ranged attack?
23h
comment What does the Archon Battle Frenzy buff do?
Are you sure about the melee attack? I just saw a completely uninjured archon perform one. Maybe it just unlocks a stronger one?
1d
comment Do weapon mods affect secondary weapons?
The latter is really nice when you have a status-effect inflicting amunition on a sharpshooter with the "Faceoff" skill. it will put that effect on every enemy they can see.
2d
comment How can I tell if a civilian is a Faceless?
With "battle scanners" do you mean the "scan protocol" of the specialist class or is that some utility item I haven't unlocked yet? Regarding scanning civilians with grenades: Do you get the warning before throwing the grenade or afterwards? I would rather prefer to avoid wasting grenades and injuring civilians.
2d
comment What does the Archon Battle Frenzy buff do?
@SimonW XCOM2 is a very modable game which has quite a lot of game mechanics in human-readable .ini files. I haven't found the one which lists information about unit abilities, though. But you could ask about that as a new question if you like.
2d
comment How do labs and scientists work?
There is a benefit for unassigned scientists: Some technologies require a minimum number of scientists to research at all. This only counts the number of scientists you have, not those you have lab space for.
2d
comment How can I avoid getting chased down by an enemy UFO?
I actually found the defense mission surprisingly easy. Mostly because the AI seemed to prioritize getting closer to the Avenger over effectively fighting my troops, which lead to it making some really stupid decisions. I had one Advent trooper do a double-move right through my formation into a position where half my team could flank him.
2d
comment What is the benefit of Skulljacking enemies after the first one?
@PhilipPittle no, the codex spawn event only happens on the first skulljack.
Feb
7
comment How is the councilman not controlled by Advent?
Pure fan theory: He was the only council-member who didn't cooperate on their own accord, so he had to be mind-controlled to agree to fire x-com. But later he broke free of the mind control and fled.
Feb
7
comment What's the consequence of the Advent completing the Avatar Project in XCOM2?
Related question: Reduce Avatar Progress
Feb
7
comment What is the penalty for not saving enough civilians in a retaliation mission?
I did not save enough civilians in a retaliation mission in the start region and the penalty was a permanent reduction of the monthly supply drop by 30-something §. Also, in the monthly summary the big boss told me to try harder even though I succeeded in plenty of other important mission. What @RavenDreamer said might apply to a retaliation mission in a different region, but I don't remember that I ever got one.
Feb
5
comment Extremely low FPS running XCOM 2
Looking at the steam reviews, bad performance is a very common complaint about the game. I guess we will have to wait for version 1.1
Feb
4
comment Do Crusades or Holy Wars Affect Infamy?
Regarding your christian neighbors forming a coalition against you: I haven't played the game since the council update, but as far as I heard a lot of people complain that coalitions seem to ignore both religious affiliation and proximity and that they frequently see coalitions formed by characters of different faiths in completely different regions. Like the Abbasid caliphate joining a coalition against someone in England.
Feb
3
comment Can i break the speed limit in space engineers without mods?
And no, I have no idea why the actual top-speed in the game is always slightly higher than the value in the Environment.sbc file. Must be some quirk of the physics engine.
Feb
2
comment How do I have a threesome with Yen and Triss?
This website is for factual questions with objective answers, not for exchanging personal opinions.
Jan
25
comment Can I move a coffin and it's corpse?
So the workflow would be 1. build the new tomb with a new coffin, 2. deconstruct old coffin, 3. see how the dwarf gets moved to new tomb and the old coffin gets moved to furniture storage where it will be reusable for another dwarf?