Weapon prestige ?

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Weapon prestige ?

Do you guys prestige weapons? Is there a reason to do so? I didn't even know this existed until someone mentioned it the other night! Lol

Thoughts anyone?

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Re: Weapon prestige ?

in reply to ots_dj3nvy
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‎16-01-2013 11:02 AM

Start sniping... There's also shotguns and secondaries.

To the OP: Yes, prestige on weapons resets your attachments, but you also get to collect that xp for unlocking them again. I just wish it was 3 prestiges instead of 2, but I am probably in the minority on that one. You should also aim to get the "Camo Challenges" done. The camos won't reset when you prestige, but they can give a lot of xp for leveling your character. So, even if you don't plan on getting Diamond, you should plan on doing the challenges on the weapons you like anyway... Unless you don't plan on prestiging your character.

There's no REAL point in doing it if you aren't going to put the xp to work in some way.

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Re: Weapon prestige ?

in reply to ehess001

Thoughts? Its leveling up your weapon, you get camos, what else is there to mention.

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Re: Weapon prestige ?

in reply to ehess001

I've prestiged all of my weapons and have several of them on their second prestige.  With the first prestige you get to put your clan tag on the weapon.  With the second prestige you get to put your emblem on the weapon.  If you max level the weapon at 2nd prestige you also get a mastery playercard for that weapon which looks nice.  The only other advantage to prestiging weapons is that you get to re-earn weapon xp as you level it up again which can come in handy if you intend to keep prestiging.

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Re: Weapon prestige ?

in reply to phxs72

exactly!  the XP is more the reason i do it, because if you really like using a certain weapon it helps earning those 250, 500, and 1000...etc XP all over again; and most of the time i can usually prestige my most used weapon really fast.

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Re: Weapon prestige ?

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phxs72 wrote:

I've prestiged all of my weapons and have several of them on their second prestige.  With the first prestige you get to put your clan tag on the weapon.  With the second prestige you get to put your emblem on the weapon.  If you max level the weapon at 2nd prestige you also get a mastery playercard for that weapon which looks nice.  The only other advantage to prestiging weapons is that you get to re-earn weapon xp as you level it up again which can come in handy if you intend to keep prestiging.

Agreed

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Re: Weapon prestige ?

in reply to phxs72

The best reason right here! Lol.... I personally prestiged all my Assaults and SMGs, and got to prestige 8 pretty fast but now, it's taking forever to rank up, since I maxed out all my weapons.

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Re: Weapon prestige ?

in reply to ots_dj3nvy
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‎16-01-2013 11:02 AM

Start sniping... There's also shotguns and secondaries.

To the OP: Yes, prestige on weapons resets your attachments, but you also get to collect that xp for unlocking them again. I just wish it was 3 prestiges instead of 2, but I am probably in the minority on that one. You should also aim to get the "Camo Challenges" done. The camos won't reset when you prestige, but they can give a lot of xp for leveling your character. So, even if you don't plan on getting Diamond, you should plan on doing the challenges on the weapons you like anyway... Unless you don't plan on prestiging your character.

There's no REAL point in doing it if you aren't going to put the xp to work in some way.

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Re: Weapon prestige ?

in reply to cynicaldriver

cynicaldriver wrote:


  I just wish it was 3 prestiges instead of 2, but I am probably in the minority on that one.

I would agree with that. Once you decide to prestige a gun it goes by pretty damn quick, a 3rd round would not suck.

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Re: Weapon prestige ?

in reply to Doc_SoCal

I would love a third gun prestige

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Re: Weapon prestige ?

in reply to WhatzHisName

yep third prestige would be great!

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