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Recommended Smoker Role Buff Sets (IBaR)

Dec 16, 2017
Recommended Smoker Role Buff Sets (IBaR)
  • Recommended Smoker Role Buff Sets (IBaR V1.2.2)

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    Damage Dealer Role

    This buff set is situated more towards dealing high damage as a smoker, both in the form of claw attacks and pinning survivors.
    Damage dealer 1 <top>
    Name of Buff Set: Damage Dealing Smoke
    1. (INF) Vampire
    2. (INF) Rushing Massacre
    3. (INF) Assassination Boost
    4. (INF) Bounty Saving
    5. (INF) Nightly Killer*
    6. (INF) Suffocation

    Benefits of this buff set
    • Vampire: You heal yourself for 10x the amount of physical damage dealt to survivors.
      <Incompatible with Regeneration Skill>
    • Rushing Massacre: 0 - 100% increased damage towards survivors based on their distance from last survivor in the back.
      <Bots don't count as survivors in the back>
      <Does not affect tanks>
    • Assassination Boost: When you kill enemy survivor, +200% increased damage dealt until you die. Effect won't work with tanks, bots, low level survivors and does not accumulate. You must be alive at all times, returning to ghost mode ends increased damage effect.
    • Bounty Saving: For every 4 bounty, +1% additional damage.
      <Maximum Bonus: 30%>
    • Nightly Killer: When on night time maps, +30% increased damage dealt.
    • Suffocation: +10HP additional damage every 10 seconds pinning a survivor.

    Tips of this buff set
    • If you can, be sure to smoke survivors that you know have no knifes. Doing it from higher up than them without being seen yourself is a good way to do this so the other survivors may have to shove you instead of shooting the tongue more often.
    • If you cannot smoke survivors, be sure to go attack incapacitated survivors with your claws for damage dealt to them and bounty.

    Notes
    • *If the map your on is not a night time map, change the Nightly Killer Buff to Survivor Mop Buff.

    This buff set is situated more towards getting yourself killed quickly so you can deal damage and get a lot of bounty out of damage or incapacitating survivors in close range.
    Damage dealer 2 <top>
    Name of Buff Set: Deadly Gasser
    1. (SMOK) Poisonous Spores
    2. (INF) Inner Toxins
    3. (INF) Witch Resistance
    4. (SMOK) Super Smoker
    5. (INF) Final Showdown*
    6. (SMOK) Gas overflow

    Benefits of this buff set
    • Poisonous Spores: Nearby survivors take 3HP/s and get poisoned if nearby for too long. Chance of poison is 0% + 0.5% on each hit. Poison lasts 8 seconds.
      <Dying will refresh the poison chance>
    • Inner Toxins: On hitting any survivor, plant toxins. When you die, toxins explode dealing 15% of total damage dealt with your claws to survivors while you were alive.
      <Does not work with tanks>
      <Max Damage: 70HP>
    • Witch Resistance: +1000 additional Maximum HP for witches spawned. Witches have +90% reduced damage taken for 10 seconds after being startled.
    • Super Smoker: 0.5 seconds of invulnerability after manually releasing a survivor. 1 second instead if forced to release a survivor.
    • Final Showdown: +15% increased bounty gained on finale maps.
    • Gas overflow: Nearby survivors take 24HP/s. You lose 10% current HP per second down to a minimum of 1 HP.

    Tips of this buff set
    • If you can, get a few poison witches spawned nearby where you plan on spawning so you can help to create maximum chaos on the survivors for when the witch is startled.
    • Your main goal here is to really let a survivor kill you to unleash your devastating gas damage onto them and other nearby survivors. However if that can't happen right away, be sure to move around, trying to avoid their attacks as you deal damage with your Gas overflow buff effect.

    Notes
    • *If the map your on is not a finale, replace the (INF) Final Showdown Buff with the Electricity Wave Protection Buff instead.

    Slower Role

    This buff set is situated more towards slowing down the survivors, mostly the ones at the back. This buff set can also be used in situations where you can do a great amount of teamwork with other special infected types such as Chargers, Boomers, and Spitters.
    Slower 1 <top>
    Name of Buff Set: Tongue Slowdown
    1. (INF) Electricity Wave Protection
    2. (INF) Witch Resistance
    3. (INF) |E| Fear
    4. (SMOK) Tongue Relationship
    5. (SMOK) Choke Fatigue
    6. (SMOK) Aggressive Tongue Impact

    Benefits of this buff set
    • Electricity Wave Protection: You won't instantly die when within range of an electricity knife, but will be left with 1 HP instead.
    • Witch Resistance: +1000 additional Maximum HP for witches spawned. Witches have +90% reduced damage taken for 10 seconds after being startled.
    • Fear: -1 temporary reduction in level of pinned victim every 15 seconds.
    • Tongue Relationship: -2% less damage taken every second while pinning a survivor.
      <Max: 95%>
    • Choke Fatigue: Pinned survivors gain 1 stack of fatigue per second. After survivors get released, -3% decreased movement speed per stack.
    • Aggressive Tongue Impact: On grabbing survivor with tongue, stun all other nearby survivors for 2.5 seconds.

    Tips of this buff set
    • Before you go pinning any nearby survivors that you can pull away easily, make sure that they have used up their knifes. If another survivor does use their electric knife nearby while you are caught within range when preparing to smoke you can survive it.
    • If the other survivors are nearby the survivor you plan on pinning down be sure to smoke them before they get out of range so they can be stunned while you drag your pinned survivor away and allow the other infected to get in there and attack.

    This buff set is situated more towards getting yourself killed quickly so you can inflict corrosion stacks onto the survivors with the Corrosive Gas Buff.

    Slower 2 <top>
    Name of Buff Set: Corrosive Gasser
    1. (INF) Biological Hologram
    2. (INF) Electricity Wave Protection
    3. (INF) Sweep Bile
    4. (INF) Witch Resistance
    5. (SMOK) Corrosive Gas
    6. (SMOK) Aggressive Tongue Impact

    Benefits of this buff set
    • Biological Hologram: Low Chance to leave a Hologram of a special infected pinning a survivor on the floor on death.
    • Electricity Wave Protection: You won't instantly die when within range of an electricity knife, but will be left with 1 HP instead.
    • Sweep Bile: -80% decreased biled duration as infected after being hit with vomit jar.
    • Witch Resistance: +1000 additional Maximum HP for witches spawned. Witches have +90% reduced damage taken for 10 seconds after being startled.
    • Corrosive Gas: On each gas hit, give survivors 10 stacks of corrosion.
    • Aggressive Tongue Impact: On grabbing survivor with tongue, stun all other nearby survivors for 2.5 seconds.

    Tips for this buff set
    • Spawn close to the survivors when you plan on killing yourself to give the survivors corrosion stacks. The more nearby they are to you, the better.

    Controller Role

    This buff set is more situated towards being a nuisance to other survivors by slowing them all down to deal with a problem such as you. You have increased defenses with some buffs to ensure that you can survive for longer while you let the other infected get other survivors that are distracted by you.
    Controller <top>
    Name of Buff Set: Smoker Annoyance
    1. (INF) Sweep Bile
    2. (INF) Witch Resistance
    3. (INF) |E| Fear
    4. (SMOK) Tongue Relationship
    5. (SMOK) Aggressive Tongue Impact
    6. (SMOK) Unhitable

    Benefits of this buff set
    • Sweep Bile: -80% decreased biled duration as infected after being hit with vomit jar.
    • Witch Resistance: +1000 additional Maximum HP for witches spawned. Witches have +90% reduced damage taken for 10 seconds after being startled.
    • Fear: -1 temporary reduction in level of pinned victim every 15 seconds.
    • Tongue Relationship: -2% less damage taken every second while pinning a survivor.
      <Max: 95%>
    • Aggressive Tongue Impact: On grabbing survivor with tongue, stun all other nearby survivors for 2.5 seconds.
    • Unhitable: -1% to 40% less damage taken based on current movement speed.

    Tips of this buff set
    • Whenever you can, be sure to distract survivors by pinning down one of them nearby and get them to try focusing you down instead of other special infected. Just make sure to move around a lot for increased defenses from the Unhitable buff effect.