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Using Garotte[message #351589] Sat, 25 November 2017 22:13 Go to next message
Valkyrie
Messages:2
Registered:November 2017
Location: Suriname
Hi everyone,

I just started palying 1.13 7609, and I figured out quite a lot already. I can't seem to figure out how I am supposed to use the garotte in the Covert mode though. What I do:

1. Put sneak mode
2. Put Garotte in hand
3. Approach enemy from behind
4. Press right mouse button

Then the fist icon comes up. It doesn't seem to work the way it is supposed to, since I am only capable of punching people. Please, any explanation would be really helpful, seeing as none of the fora out there seem to be any specific help.

Thanks!



The mind is like a parachute. It only functions when it is open.
Re: Using Garotte[message #351617 is a reply to message #351589] Sun, 03 December 2017 22:23 Go to previous messageGo to next message
BattleGnome

 
Messages:60
Registered:April 2016
I'm very surprised you haven't received an answer.

I too had some trouble with it and I gave up on it before properly figuring it out. But I prefer to go in all guns blazing anyway.

Hopefully someone with an answer will come forward... Someone must know.
Re: Using Garotte[message #351618 is a reply to message #351589] Mon, 04 December 2017 00:00 Go to previous messageGo to next message
grim

 
Messages:299
Registered:July 2006
Location: France
The garotte is linked to the covert operations. You'll find a lot of info there.
It's been some time i played, so what I'm going to say is probably false or inaccurate. The garotte is best used with a disguised merc, that is to say, covert, and then like you said :
Quote:
1. Put sneak mode
2. Put Garotte in hand
3. Approach enemy from behind
4. Press right mouse button

You need to aim at the head, too. There is a chance that your target will drop dead, directly, but it's not guarantied. The better yout covert/spy trait and stats of your merc, the better. The boni for using garotte are mentioned in the traits, by the way. If you're not covert, i don't think garotte is very helpful. You really have to play full spy to use it with efficiency, and yet, sometimes it misses and you're pretty f***** up.
Re: Using Garotte[message #351636 is a reply to message #351618] Thu, 07 December 2017 13:36 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Valkyrie
Messages:2
Registered:November 2017
Location: Suriname
THANK YOU!

I haven't had time to try it yet, but I think the right mouse button click, specifically on the head is what I failed to do in the first place! I expected to get a crosshairs or something of the sort when pressing the right mouse button. Anyway, I will get back to you on this if I get it succesful.



The mind is like a parachute. It only functions when it is open.
Re: Using Garotte[message #351637 is a reply to message #351636] Fri, 08 December 2017 13:25 Go to previous message
Elvis_A

 
Messages:255
Registered:December 2012
Location: exUSSR
garotte either broken or inefficient.
I tried to use Spy with excellent stats - 0 effect. I prefer stand to adjacent to enemy soldier who is far away from others and burst, 4-5 bullets to his head. This way disguise stays intact if nobody sees my merc.

I did some testing with my superspy Nikita
http://s018.radikal.ru/i528/1712/71/7c01862f8bdb.jpg


aprox 25% (1 of 4) chance of success. Which is really low.

so if do not want to see something like that - do not use it

http://s019.radikal.ru/i617/1712/ba/a8ea98eedd68.jpg

If this IMP fails to do the job, do not expect Elroy to use garotte better.
Conclusion - never use garotte.
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