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Weight Tiers

Discussion in 'Competitive Discussion' started by LeOsTyLe, May 3, 2017.

  1. LeOsTyLe

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    Someone already did experiments with weight tiers? In MK8 Classic between 3,75 and 4 weight was a big difference like in acceleration. Acceleration tiers were removed, so maybe they removes the weight tiers too.
     
  2. Mister Wu

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    I tried saying that before: the video on acceleration tiers doesn't state whether 200cc or 150cc TT were tested. in 200cc, Drive_AccLmtFwd was always a limiting factor, removing the hard tiering altogether. Until we have proper evidence, we shouldn't assume that acceleration tiers were really removed. Drive_SpdKfFwd might still increaase in a tiered fashion, just like it did in MK8 200cc. Same for the Weight tiers.
     
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    My question is are midweights finally viable in 150cc races?
     
  4. Dragmirejr

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    They are more viable now at least, but the current meta combo uses heavyweight.
     
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    What is the current meta combo?
     
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    Dragmirejr Always keep an open mind! Staff Member MKU Staff

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    Super Heavy, Streetle, Rollers, whatever glider
     
  7. OgnarPliskin

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    Don't Rollers hurt speed though? Someone recommended me that for my Mario/Tanooki Master Cycle build.
     
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    I don't believe in weight classes after playing mk7 and mkw

    nah jk, but I see your point
     
  9. Dragmirejr

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    They do indeed hurt speed, but Mini Turbo Stat is more important than speed in this game. Acceleration and Speed are about as important
     
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    So it's a major gamechanger that literally shakes up the balance and meta from MK8, am I correct? I feel like I can invest Leaf and Roller tires into any build.

    I tend to use Mario, Tanooki Mario, and Bowser. I'm partial to Inward Drift bikes, particularly Master Cycle and Jet Bike (since they're heavier). So I'm still experimenting with what I want.

    If you have any recommendations, please tell me.
     
  11. Dragmirejr

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    I personally don't know much about bikes sadly, but I imagine roller wheels being the go tos no matter what!
     
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    I need to play more online, but they've felt great so far. The mini-turbo boosts that Mario and Tanooki Mario get are ridiculous.
     

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