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How the flip do u escape pestis' grab???

ThePharaohThePharaoh
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edited November 2, 2016 in Battle Quests and Guides
I spammed my grab key real hard and I still haven't discovered the title... is it special positioning or something? Or my be my low frame makes any difference???
Nerf this abomination please

I even set a second grab button and spam both like a mad man but no result

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  • QueenOfManaQueenOfMana
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    I find that spamming your grab button as Pestis is winding up his animation helps escape his grab. As soon as he starts glowing/flashing red, start spamming your grab button. This is before he even picks you up.
  • ThePharaohThePharaoh
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    edited November 3, 2016
    i tried that too, still didnt work
  • TheGreatCreidneTheGreatCreidne
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    I just spammed grab as fast as I could after he grabbed me. Worked every time until I got the title. Now I can't escape while doing the same thing I did before. Doesn't make any sense.

  • dazedgumballdazedgumball
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    Have you tried to solo him? I found it easier to break free of his grab when you're soloing him although, you have to spam E like there's no tomorrow.
  • ThePharaohThePharaoh
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    yeah i solo'd, maybe frame issue? i still have pretty low frame in solo x_x
  • SAXSAX
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    maybe you need a macro to bypass the frame rate
  • BlawrghBlawrgh
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    How exactly fast are you spamming grab?
    I never had an issue with Pestis's grab even when duoing and/or with ~10 FPS

    I just random google searched a click test and this is how fast I can click
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    ThePharaoh
  • IkarsuIkarsu
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    Depending on what control set up you use, you spam that [grab] key like there is no tomorrow. If you don't see your health going down as you are spamming, then eventually you will break free from his grasp. However, if even your health goes down at the last second, then Pestis will still slam you to the ground to deal massive damage.

    Upon breaking free from his grasp, your stamina will drain to 0, and he will be briefly stunned. He will start to attack again once your stamina starts to recover. During your 0 stamina state, you can use this opportunity to use any buff potions, or healing potions as well if your health gets too low.

    In further inspection, it turns out that the spamming registration is actually affected by frame rate. If I may ask to the OP, how many frames per second do you get, even in the lowest setting?
  • ThePharaohThePharaoh
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    edited November 3, 2016
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    Blawrgh said:

    How exactly fast are you spamming grab?
    I never had an issue with Pestis's grab even when duoing and/or with ~10 FPS

    I just random google searched a click test and this is how fast I can click
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    woooow 13 per sec wth lol... im doing 6-7
  • TannakraTannakra
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    i would love to know this too....
  • NoburoNoburo
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    It might work like the SG siren debuffs where if you press a second button it resets your progress towards removing the debuff, the grab in this case.

    I have only ever escaped the grab using the locked arm twitching method of button mashing, it must be a really high number of presses unless there's some trick to pacing it. "E GRAB COMBO" isn't a very helpful hint from the game, lol.
  • BlawrghBlawrgh
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    @Noburo

    Yeah, that's how I got my title by twitching my arm like crazy to button mash o u o
  • RakushuRakushu
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    I farmed the ninja reflexes recently.
    I accidentally discovered that you need to start to spam "E" as soon as you see the red animation (assuming he was going to you)
    In evie case, as soon as I see his red animation, I just flying sparrow to him and started spam "E"
    As long as you started to spam "E" before he actually catches you, it will work.
    There is no pacing or interval on the spamming. You don't really need to hit the keyboard that hard...
    The key is, as long as you started to spam "E" before he actually catches you, you will get a different animation where he will release you
  • ArmageddalArmageddal
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    edited November 16, 2016
    I can get out of it, just barely, when I start mashing once I've been grabbed. I don't know how many taps I can do per second, but it's not THAT many. If it was, I'd be way better at doing jack streams on FlashFlashRevolution... I really suck at those.
  • TradespotTradespot
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    edited November 17, 2016
    Blawrgh
    Blawrgh said:

    How exactly fast are you spamming grab?
    I never had an issue with Pestis's grab even when duoing and/or with ~10 FPS

    I just random google searched a click test and this is how fast I can click
    image
    Wth dude,rlly?
  • 탱크블레이드탱크블레이드
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    Spam your grab key as if you intend to break it in 5 seconds. I'm not even joking......
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  • TannakraTannakra
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    탱크블레이드

    Spam your grab key as if you intend to break it in 5 seconds. I'm not even joking......
    but that doesnt work..... i have literally never got it to work and i pressed it like 100 times in 4 seconds lol
    ThePharaoh
  • NiburuNiburu
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    edited November 25, 2016
    I got mine by spamming the EVER LOVING SHIAT out of my grab key "E". Its best to try and escape every time because you probably wont lol. Its what i did to try and get all the titles for Lochlann and here i am <333