[Borderlands] Mordecai Multiplayer
Just a bit of advice for people looking to take the Hunter as a multiplayer character. Although he has an emphasis in ranged sniping, you often find multiplayer is chaotic and overwhelming. You rarely get the chance to sit back and pick off targets. The movement makes it hard to draw a bead and any sort of latency is also detrimental. All that said, a sniper rifle is standard kit and you'll get the chance to use it in MP, just not as often as you think.
Pistols is the other way to go with the hunter and, despite a fairly unimpressive begining, they really start to impress when revolvers start turning up. Your standard repeater with a nice elemental mod is a great utility sidearm. Shock ones are great for reducing shields for your allies or fire for spreading around a lot of dot damage.
Revolvers are where the awesome comes in. There is a huge variety here. Ive had revolvers with more single shot damage than a sniper rifle that also had high accuracy and a good zoom. It was a perfect mid range combat sniping weapon. Ive had another revolver that fired 8 shots every pull of the trigger and was more effective than a shotgun due to the low spread. Both of these guns had 2 shot mags but the reload is very very fast.
The other advantage of pistols is that you have two forms of ammo to collect and the revolvers above were both very ammo efficient. You can pistol skill from both so you tend to have a very high weapon skill for your level. Its much easier to use pistols in a crazy encounter.
As for skills, survival is as important as damage. Gun crazy is awesome particularly with big shot revolvers. Riotous remedy will keep your health topped up and is great for single player as well. After that Id recommend heading for Relentless or switching to sniper skills to pickup Tresspass which is an awesome talent vs later game tough mobs.
Feel free to add other hunter tips.
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