Bully Club H1 (Down Slam) One Shots Mutants

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Issue Description:
Bully club first heavy attack (the down slam) one shots mutants.

Steps to Reproduce:
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  1. Be Ogryn
  2. Kiss a mutant upside the top of his head with a bully club.
  3. ???

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[Steam/Microsoft Store]

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Approx. Time of Issue & Timezone:
11/25/2022. 12:00 AM, CST
Reproduction Rate:
Once - Rare (<10%) - Unusual (<25%) - Common (<50%) - Often (<75%) - Constant (100%)
Constant. 100% in game and in meatgrinder.

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  1. Press the Windows key + R
  2. Enter %appdata% within the search input and select ‘OK’
  3. Navigate to AppData\Roaming\Fatshark\Darktide\console_logs
  4. Locate the console log that corresponds with the session in which the issue occurred, by looking at the timestamps in the log names
  5. Upload here

Upload darktide_launcher.log:

  1. Press the Windows key + R
  2. Enter %appdata% within the search input and select ‘OK’
  3. Navigate to AppData\Roaming\Fatshark\Darktide
  4. Locate the darktide_launcher.log in this directory
  5. Upload here

You don’t have the ‘Haymaker’ trait on the weapon by any chance, aye?

Hi. Oversight on my part not including weapon stats.

No haymaker trait. I’m not charging my heavies either, so I’d suspect there’s something goofy with +specialist damage going on as I realized I can actually one-shot ALL specials with this bully club, but I’m not a game developer, I’m an ogryn and my commissar made this post for me. My shovel without +specialist damage does not one shot specials with the H1 down slam.

I’ve made a weird discovery while playing around with this in the Meatgrinder. For some reason, my ranged weapon (a ripper gun which also has specialist damage), when deliberately equipped after I’ve equipped my bully club, will also start doing obscene amounts of damage to specials. It does about 800~ less damage with a higher power melee weapon equipped that does not have +specialist damage. These are all non-crits, by the way. Potential exploit, feels like cheating.

This last picture is with a melee weapon equipped without +specialist damage. I haven’t tested this outside of the Meatgrinder but the bully club is one-shotting mutants outside of the Meatgrinder and I would assume this would too.

Believe this is caused by a bugged perk, aye, should be fixed in an upcoming patch.