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    Furious Drogoz Guide

    So... The lizard/dragon that everybody loves and EVERYBODY hates. If you wanna get good, listen up.


    LMB

    The rocket launcher. It fires one 850 damage shot every 0.85 seconds. It used to be 950, but it got nerfed, because his LMB damage was totally the problem... Keep in mind, it is a slow projectile, so prediction skills are helpful here.

    RMB

    Next up, your fire spit. It can be *tactically* applied to a single enemy to make them take 30% more damage from you. You can also detonate it by shooting it to create a 1000 damage explosion, useful for getting people around corners.

    F

    This is your mobility skill, known as 'Thrust'. It jets you straight up, but since its nerf, you're better off using the booster by holding space.

    Q

    This ability, Salvo, uses up all your remaining ammo to rapid-fire rockets. Use it as a shield breaker, or to finish squishies. It can take down a full HP squishy if buffed with Fusillade.

    ULTIMATE

    After a 2 second wind up, take flight for 4 seconds, instantly killing anyone you touch! You gain CC immunity during this, so there is usually no defence of you're at full HP. Used primarily on tanks as a 'win even harder' ultimate. Jumping into crowds is not a good idea.

    Strategies
    - Don't spend all of your time in the air. You are hard countered by hitscans and fast projectiles, so only pop out to pressure and poke.

    - If you see enemies clumped together, Salvo into them. All I can say is that your damage numbers will be higher at the end round screen.

    - If you have Combustible fire spit, you can use it to knock people off ledges.

    - Don't be afraid to try and snipe with your abilities, if your teammates are causing a commotion up ahead, they're likely to hit and pressure the enemy, as well as supplement damage for your team.

    - Fight from the sky. If enemies are distracted, they won't want to look up, but they'll eat damage while you spam their face.

    - During duels, try Bunnyhopping with your booster, instead of continuously flying. It will make you harder to hit.

    - Pair up with a fellow damage dealer on your team to take care of flankers.

    - If you're out of ammo in an intense firefight, fire spit as you reload. It will cause enemies to back off, thinking you will detonate it.

    - As soon as a CC ends, thrust like it's your life. (It kind of is).

    -Drogoz can, in a sense, headshot opponents, just not in a conventional way. Shoot a fire spit just above their head so it doesn't hit them, then, immediately fire a rocket at the opponent's head or upper body, so they take the damage of the rocket and the extra 1000 from fire spit, as the explosion of the rocket against their body can detonate the fire spit. Buff with Fusillade for the ability to one shot most squishies.

    Items
    - Depending on the enemy lineup, you want to take either a Yellow item first, or a Red one.

    - If the other team has champions such as Inara, Ash or Makoa, you want Morale Boost as a first pickup, as you won't have time or reason to eat through their shields, rather, you have to kill them directly.

    - If the other team is deployable and shield heavy, prioritize Wrecker, as Shields generally have more hit points.

    - If you chose one colour over the other, your second pickup should be the other colour, appropriate to the enemy lineup.

    - Only buy Blue items if level 2 or lower will help you survive one more hit from said champion. Exception is if their whole team is one damage type. Then you're more than welcome to buy level 3 of the corresponding item to get value against every enemy.
    Last edited by Skidt; 04-23-2018 at 06:03 AM.
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    Though it looks like a small guide that's just about it for drogoz haha. You covered all the important things I think. Bunny hopping is useful with many other champs as well. My highest dmg with Drogoz is around 240k but it was before the LCs were introduced. Drogoz was like the most feared and now he is a joke.

    Good Guide.

    *If Old drogoz existed, i would have asked you how do I deal with Androxus but now Talus laughs at drogoz. I still would like to see your suggestions on dealing with other champs or at least the flanks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AliceWest View Post
    Though it looks like a small guide that's just about it for drogoz haha. You covered all the important things I think. Bunny hopping is useful with many other champs as well. My highest dmg with Drogoz is around 240k but it was before the LCs were introduced. Drogoz was like the most feared and now he is a joke.

    Good Guide.

    *If Old drogoz existed, i would have asked you how do I deal with Androxus but now Talus laughs at drogoz. I still would like to see your suggestions on dealing with other champs or at least the flanks.
    Noted. I'll add some tips for that. Talus is an entirely ground target, he still can't contest you to the degree that Androxus can.
    Last edited by Skidt; 11-07-2017 at 05:49 AM.
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    Absolutely disgusting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by xPurplexx View Post
    Absolutely disgusting.
    Appreciate that.
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    Hi Skidt! Nice and concise guide to Drogoz. Would appreciate your opinion on whether aiming his LMB is more accurate when aiming at enemy champions' feet rather than their bodies; would it be better at long ranges, as well as, for a strafing opponent, for example, Maeve.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pred8rz View Post
    Hi Skidt! Nice and concise guide to Drogoz. Would appreciate your opinion on whether aiming his LMB is more accurate when aiming at enemy champions' feet rather than their bodies; would it be better at long ranges, as well as, for a strafing opponent, for example, Maeve.
    For strafe-heavy enemies, shoot at their feet as they can't escape the area damage. When going for long range, you're not actually looking for hits (though is is good if you get one), so it doesn't matter. It is just to pressure the enemies.
    The most useful kind of teammate is one who dodges all your heals and walks into enemy bullets.

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    Maeve's an awkward example though because she's normally off the ground. It might be easier detonating a fire spit in that specific case.

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    Thanks for this guide. Maeve is a problem for drogoz. As a matter of fact, flankers is a problem for drogoz (mostly andro, buck and lex).

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    What are some good pointers to consider when trying to decide whether to flame spit for the damage boost or flame spit for the AoE detonate? Does it just come down to whether the enemies are clumped in a group or alone?

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