About How to get better in PVP
PVP is very enjoyable to play but the best part of it staying alive long enough to enjoy it. Unlike other games on PVP, you are playing against humans and not against any programmed system, so its brain against the brain. So the technicality of playing and staying alive is so important. And to stay alive you have to be very good as there are other players in the game too. And they will also strive to stay alive at any cost. If you are a newbie or you are tired of getting killed on PVP and you want to learn how to be good at it. Then follow the simple outlined steps below.
Learn your class powers
This is very important in mastering PVP, understand your class very well. In every way possible or available know your class power and weakness. Know what you can use to attack in your class. Also, you should know about other people’s classes. This may sound as a time-wasting strategy but the best way to do this is by playing every class. With this, you will understand what they can use against you. You will know their strength and weaknesses and also how their weapons work. What they can use to attack you whether they have pets, traps, and all other things. And this investment will pay off because you will know your enemy’s ability. As an instance, you are playing against an enemy that you understand every power he has. You will be able to predict their moves and any weapon thrown at you will not be a surprise. So, it will help you develop a sense of counter playing or outplaying them.
Master the movement
This is always part of PVP 101, once you don’t know this believe me you are dead already. As simple as moving around may seem there is a technicality that it entails in crucible. And the first thing you must note is knowing the position of your player. You may be thinking you have taken a good cover but you have just position yourself for an easy shot for the enemy. And each time you are taking a peek at your enemy always make sure you only allow the smallest percentage of your body to be seen. Then after mastering these, the next thing you want to take care of is your angles. Knowing angles involves knowing yours and your enemy’s angle. Even if they are shooting you will be able to reposition to an angle that will favor you. For better understanding know to master these things while moving;
- Peeking: Always have it in mind that your enemies can also see while peeking so be careful not to make any careless movement. And when you have an advantage over a player don’t conclude they are the only player, then you run from your hiding
- Strafing: This is very simple but hard to master, it will help avoid the enemy
- Flanking: This is a very good tactic and can even be useful on one on one combat with your enemy
- Positioning: Put importance on the range of the weapon you are using to position yourself well. Know either its long or short-range
The headshot is your friend
Taking a headshot may be a hard thing to do because the player’s head is always moving right, left, up, and down but once you can get. You will know it’s a risk worth taking. You may not attain this by skill but through getting a chance with your enemy putting their heads in your projectile. But with constant practice, you could get good at taking those chances. A trials carries headshot will help preserve your ammo and headshot does the exact damage you need on your enemy which is DEATH
Survive first kill later
Your ultimate goal should be a survivor and not trying to take shots that will put you at a disadvantage. PVP is a socially interactive game, so there are a lot of ways you could survive for a long time. If you are a newbie on PVP avoiding this may be difficult but you can just look out for servers that have friendly Professional players. Or you could just stay hidden in blown outbuildings, places you will not be easily noticed, and then build up for yourself a fort later before you start your killing adventure.
Master the hand cannon
Hand cannon is popularly known as one of the best primary weapons in the game. They are weapons that have high damage and can take care of any situation both in the medium range and short-range. Although, they’re a lot of hand cannons (numbering up to 10) but choosing the one to use can be difficult at times because they all have their advantage and disadvantage. But regardless of the one you are choosing. You have to become good at it. And master your way around taking advantage of the Pros and managing the cons.
Bring a balanced loadout
You should know that your life depends on your loadout. Bringing a minimal loadout will put you into the disadvantage of the enemy. Make sure every item, abilities, and weapons needed is present with you. Ensure your ammo is well loaded. As your loadout will also determine how long you will survive in the game. It does not matter good your survival skills are you will still need to kill some enemies.
Keep training yourself
The best way you could get better with any games, even apart from PVP is training to make yourself flawless. Retraining and retraining is the key to being an expert with PVP. Learn your class powers, get accustomed to them. Master your movement when you are good with simulating around in the game then you are a step closer to being good. And important to develop a skill that will keep you alive, although it cannot work forever but at least for some time. You must also know you way around using weapons, master how to use hand cannon and practice taking headshot accurately without missing.