We got a staff which is purely awesome, although its range is ridicules and cannot really be marked as a ranged weapon option in my eyes.
The other choice is a Scepter, which has great range and nice utility, and I can see how it can be useful (immobilize (3) + nuke (2)), but what makes it really really bad in my opinion is the sole reason that the auto attack is ridiculously slow and easy to avoid since it doesn't "hone" the target that well when above the 600 range. You can actually walk away from the orbs, no dodge roll needed. Not to even mention that they even NERFED the damage on the auto attacks!
This is really upsetting me since I'd like to have a ranged option and not be bound to go melee for the rest of my life as a Guardian, although I don't see Anet changing anything in this area anytime soon, if ever
I just felt so retarded in WvW when I saw warriors \ rangers with awesome longbows, even thief has a good ranged arsenal, and I was sitting there spamming auto attacks like a retard, waiting for my bubbles to run off cool down, not to mention how.. bad? it feels when you shoot those stupid orbs.
Does anyone feel the same or is it just me?
I wish Spear was on land. I love spears and I love the spear skills
Edited by Trumiaen, 16 August 2012 - 02:27 PM.