Borderlands three hotfix: Bosses nerfed, Vault Hunter stability adjusted
Borderlands three was launched final month, and because it seems, a few of its bosses have been a bit too robust. Developer Gearbox Software program issued a hotfix on Oct. three to nerf three Borderlands three bosses, Gigamind; Katagawa Ball; and Billy the Anointed — the final of which was actually a drag.
Right here’s the breakdown: Gigamind’s well being has been diminished “barely,” whereas Katagawa Ball received’t have regenerative shields. “We discovered that whereas gamers contended with the provides throughout the struggle, it might unfairly regenerate its defend, negating the gamers’ progress,” Gearbox wrote within the patch notes. For Billy the Anointed, Gearbox eliminated 25 p.c of his well being. Gamers have been complaining about Billy the Anointed because the sport’s launch — calling him “terrible,” “bullshit,” and simply, on the whole, actually onerous. The developer agreed with gamers that “this struggle dragged on needlessly,” and with 25 p.c much less well being, no less than the (nonetheless onerous) struggle will likely be much less of a wrestle.
Gearbox mentioned it’ll regulate the bosses and make future changes if wanted.
Alongside Borderlands three’s boss nerfs, Gearbox made a number of stability changes to 2 Vault hunters, FL4K and Moze. FL4K’s modifications are a bit extra substantial. Listed below are the notes, straight from Gearbox:
Rakk Assault! standing impact probability as been elevated to 100%.
Depart No Hint now has a re-trigger delay of two seconds
Barbaric Yawp stat bonus elevated by 100%
Pets now not push round participant characters
“Contact Pet” immediate is now a decrease precedence and may now not intervene with looting or merchandising machines
“Rakk Assault! is nice for fixed harm output, particularly when paired with Anointed gear,” Gearbox mentioned of the modifications. “The bottom ability nonetheless appears to be missing, so Rakk Assault! now has a assured standing impact on any enemy that it damages.”
For Moze, Gearbox focused a bug that gave the Vault Hunter infinite grenades. “To decrease the ability (and spam) of this construct, a re-trigger delay has been added to the grenade portion of Technique of Destruction,” Gearbox mentioned. Technique of Destruction’s delay is now two seconds.
The Oct. three Borderlands three patch ought to hit all platforms by 6 p.m. EDT, Gearbox mentioned.