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Equipment Buffs1 (BaBS)

Sep 23, 2018
Equipment Buffs1 (BaBS)
  • Equipment Buffs Page 1 (BaBS V2.2.1)

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    Equipment Buffs will make your weapons much more effective in battle when you combine them together into a much more powerful weapon. These Buffs can range from giving your weapons an ability to make them more useful or to give them more ways of being effective in most situations overall.

    1. Double Projectile

    Buff Requirements:
    Cost: $675 Cash
    Required Level: 5


    Description:
    You will throw 2 pipe bomb and vomit jar projectiles instead of one.

    Tips on Buff Usage:
    • If you want double the power, double the effects and double the effectiveness with the use of pipebomb buffs equip the Double Projectile Buff.

    Benefit in Buff Sets:
    Allows you to throw 2 pipe bomb and vomit jar projectiles.

    2. Knife <top>

    Buff Requirements:
    Cost: $1350 Cash
    Required Level: 1


    Description:
    Gives you a knife that can be used to release yourself from an SI attack once. You can use your knife after 1 second of being trapped using the ZOOM button.

    Tips on Buff Usage:
    • The Knife Buff can be useful for saving you from special infected attacks. However you way want to save using it until when you only really need it.

    Benefit in Buff Sets:
    Gives you 1 knife that can be used to release yourself from an SI attack once. Your knife can be used after 1 second of being pinned, by pressing ZOOM button.

    3. Hidden Magnum <top>

    Buff Requirements:
    Cost: $900 Cash
    Required Level: 30


    Description:
    When incapacitated, a Magnum is given instead of a pistol.

    Tips on Buff Usage:
    • Every time you are incapacitated by any infected with a melee weapon, you'll get given a Magnum pistol instead of a regular pistol. The Magnum pistol is much more effective than regular pistols at taking out infected in terms of damage dealt.

    Benefit in Buff Sets:
    On incapacitation, gives you magnum instead of a pistol.

    Buff Enhancements that can be applied to this buff:
    • Pocket Magnum

    4. Grenade Trap <top>

    Buff Requirements:
    Cost: $1800
    Required Level: 25


    Description:
    You can setup traps for the infected on the floor using your throwable. Aim the floor while crouching and hit the Melee Button (Right Click) in order to set up the trap. Limitation: You can only leave up to 3 traps at the same time and can only create 3 traps of each type per round.

    Tips on Buff Usage:
    • if you know where the special infected will be coming from, you can place down throwable traps with the Grenade Trap to stop them in their paths.

    Benefit in Buff Sets:
    Allows you to setup throwable traps on the floor. Aim the floor while crouching and shove (right-click) to setup trap. Up to 3 traps can be out at the same time with a max of 3 of each type per round.

    5. Cheap Goggles <top>

    Buff Requirements:
    FR-Pills Cost: 10 FR-Pills
    Required Level: 0


    Description:
    Protects your eyes from mud and blood. Bile will still leave you blind.

    Tips on Buff Usage:
    • To stop mud and blood getting into your eyes, equip the Cheap Goggles Buff.

    Benefits in Buff Sets:
    Eye protection from mud and blood. Bile still blinds you.

    FACT from »SoD« XeroX [TB] about this buff: cheap goggles is kinda auto included in the german no violence version of l4d2. Not sure about mud but i think its not there either.

    6. Heat Missile <top>

    Buff Requirements:
    Cost: $2700 Cash
    FR-Pills Cost: 6 FR-Pills
    Required Level: 0


    Description:
    Installs a powerful digital device that allows your grenade launcher's projectile to chase the special infected by analyzing their internal heat. The weight of the device will reduce your base speed by 20% while its equipped. The seeking only works on special infected within 1000 units range at the time of firing.
    <Not recommended for versus>


    Tips on Buff Usage:
    • In order for Heat Missile Buff to be effective, you should aim and fire at the nearest special infected within a moderate distance from their location, that way the projectiles will hit them accurately.

    Benefit in Buff Sets:
    -20% reduced base movement speed. Grenade Launcher projectile seeks out for 1000 units range at the time of firing. <Not recommended for versus>

    7. Floral Grenade Launch <top>

    Buff Requirements:
    Cost: $67500 Cash
    FR-Pills Cost: 50 FR-Pills
    Required Level: 211


    Description:
    Fires 10 additional projectiles on your first grenade launcher shot. These projectiles override the Ice Shield clan buff and are deadly against any infected. The additional projectiles deal 33% less damage.
    In Coop: Causes your Grenade Launcher to be unusable for 10 seconds.


    Tips on Buff Usage:
    • If you plan on using the Floral Grenade Launch Buff, save it for when you have a bunch of special infected all close together or have a tank nearby in order for the projectiles to be effective at damaging them.

    Benefit in Buff Sets:
    On first grenade launcher shot, fire +10 additional projectiles. They override the Ice Shield clan buff and deal -33% less damage. In COOP: Grenade Launcher becomes unusable for 10 seconds afterwards.

    Buff Enhancements that can be applied to this buff:
    • Vented Grenade Launcher