Weapon upgrade level matchmaking

weapon upgrade level matchmaking

How does weapon level matchmaking work?

The weapon level matchmaking refers to the weapon on your character with the highest upgrade. This means if youve upgraded a weapon to, say, +6 at any point, your character is stuck in that bracket between +4 and +8 weapons forever and you can only move up. Getting rid of said weapon in any way wont help.

Why do upgraded weapons count as a summon range?

So a level 60 guy with a +7 weapon cant invade the level 60 guy with a +2 weapon. The higher your upgraded weapon is the more damage it makes and it gets better scaling. It wouldnt be very fair to fight with a +10 weapon against someone with a +0. So they made a summon range with upgraded weapons. The highest upgraded weapon that you have counts.

What is a good weapon upgrade level to cap at?

Note that weapons that cap at +5 upgrades (twinkling weps/boss weps) count as double the upgrade level, so a +2 would equal to +4 in terms of matchmakin limits. If youre doing SL60 PvP, I recommend capping yourself at +6.

Why do +7 weapons scale better than +2?

So a level 60 guy with a +7 weapon cant invade the level 60 guy with a +2 weapon. The higher your upgraded weapon is the more damage it makes and it gets better scaling. It wouldnt be very fair to fight with a +10 weapon against someone with a +0.

Whats the range for matchmaking like in DS3?

So reports are piling up that the range for matchmaking, at least for the beginning of the game, is like ds3 (+6 normal upgrade weapons or +1 special weapons will cut you off from coop with someone having unupgraded weapons). Proof - there is a activity in the game that rewards you with a +8 weapon.

What level is a boss weapon at +2?

A boss weapon at +2 is equal to a regular weapon at +4, etc. So if you were at +2 for a boss weapon, you can invade from a range of +1 to +3 boss/unique or +2 to +6 regulars. How does the weapon level matchmaking work?

Whats the difference between a boss weapon and a regular weapon?

Ex: Lets say for a regular weapon you have a +3. You can invade from +1 to +5. A boss weapon at +1 is equal to a regular weapon at +2. A boss weapon at +2 is equal to a regular weapon at +4, etc. So if you were at +2 for a boss weapon, you can invade from a range of +1 to +3 boss/unique or +2 to +6 regulars.

Is a 7 point scale better than a 5 point scale?

7-point scales are slightly better. The short answer is that 7-point scales are a little better than 5-points—but not by much. The psychometric literature suggests that having more scale points is better but there is a diminishing return after around 11 points (Nunnally 1978).

Do the weapon rarity and cycle work?

The weapon rarity and cycle do not work. I’m level 9 and I assumed that traders would start selling artifact level weapons or a even combination of weapons. That is not the case. Even the sunken airdrops stopped spawning things for me and some no longer open/are open.

Is it better to have more or less scale points?

The psychometric literature suggests that having more scale points is better but there is a diminishing return after around 11 points ( Nunnally 1978 ). Having seven points tends to be a good balance between having enough points of discrimination without having to maintain too many response options.

How many scale points is too many?

The psychometric literature suggests that having more scale points is better but there is a diminishing return after around 11 points ( Nunnally 1978 ). Having seven points tends to be a good balance between having enough points of discrimination without having to maintain too many response options. So what are the consequences of this?

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