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Bumped before you can jump gates... exploit? or working as intended..

Zillian Padecain
Zap Blap Mining Co.
Demonic Wheat Pineapple
#1 - 2017-05-09 14:56:29 UTC

It seems that warping to a HS gate when you're in LS... is no longer as safe as it once was. Is this by design?

A player posted the following on reddit:

"This works, i've tested it. All you need is to park a paladin at the exiting warp spot cloaked. Then when a capital ship warps to the gate, you decloak, and go into bastion mode. When the capital ship decelerates to the gate. BEFORE it even exits the warp completely, it will get bumped hard off the gate. The capital ship can't do anything, since you aren't allowed to do any actions while "in warp". So you can't prevent the bumping. This works against any ships, including supers/titans warping to a gate."
Krypted Gaming
Solyaris Chtonium
#2 - 2017-05-10 00:08:51 UTC
Yep this has surged in that past week, whats going on CCP?

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Tribal Trogdor
Better Off Red
Unspoken Alliance.
#3 - 2017-05-10 17:10:58 UTC
Would be nice for an official reply on this one. I'm with the guy you quoted, and he's got it pretty much down to where he can do it every time. If it's not an exploit we have a bunch of JF's to go murder. The issue has been posted everywhere, so would assume CCP knows about it and is okay with it. But assuming ends up getting you banned a few months down they road when they decide to take action vov
Mrdudu Proh'fet
Beyond Frontier
Pandemic Horde
#4 - 2017-05-11 16:01:07 UTC
Yes please CCP give us an official answer ! It's more than necessary !
Leonardo IX
Science and Trade Institute
Caldari State
#5 - 2017-05-11 16:33:43 UTC
The guy doing it seems to be using the Omen Navy Issue to do the actual bumps. It seems a certain percentage of the bumps are successful. It still seems pretty broken (especially if this gets more popular).

Source: A JF pilot I know who tried going through the gate reported this.
CBC Interstellar
Goonswarm Federation
#6 - 2017-05-15 09:36:46 UTC
Mrdudu Proh'fet
Beyond Frontier
Pandemic Horde
#7 - 2017-05-15 17:05:15 UTC
The victims should open a ticket to CCP...So maybe we can have an official position
Tsutomi Sakuma
Goonswarm Federation
#8 - 2017-05-16 14:11:43 UTC
I enjoy stories of tear extraction as much as the next guy... but damn, this needs fixed.