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Lots of questions regarding the Alien races, hope this answers a few:

- Asari Adept/Vanguard -
Asari are fierce, graceful warriors. They are incredibly powerful natural biotics. The asari excel at hit-and-run tactics that ruthlessly eliminate their opponents from the battlefield.
Special Abilities:
• Barrier 500/500
• Biotic Dash (Drains 10% barrier when used)
• Heavy Biotic Blast

- Turian Soldier/Sentinel -
Turians receive the best military training in the galaxy. Their proficiency with a wide range of weapons, as well as their unmatched focus and determination, make up for their lack of speed and agility. They are a redoubtable ally on any battlefield.
Special Abilities:
• Shields 750/750
• Dual Omni-Blades                        
• Weapon Expert                      
• Toughness                               
• Decreased Mobility (Cannot roll/slower movement speed)

- Krogan Soldier/Sentinel -
Armored like a tank--and as slow as one--an angry krogan has more going for it than the species' infamous belligerence. It should come as no surprise that a krogan dishes out as much punishment as they’re able to take on the battlefield.
Special Abilities:
• Shields 1000/1000
• Krogan Charge                       
• Krogan Headbutt                   
• Toughness/Melee                                 
• Decreased Mobility (Cannot roll/slower movement speed)

- Drell Vanguard/Adept -
Though drell may lack the rugged durability of other races, they are lightning fast, deadly accurate, and are to be feared on the battlefield.
Special Abilities:
• Barrier 250/250
• Acrobatics                              
• Martial Arts                            
• Increased Mobility (15% faster movement speed)

- Quarian Infiltrator/Engineer -
Quarians are elite support specialists with a talent for setting up ambushes. Their technical wizardry makes them crucial contributors on the battlefield.
Special Abilities:
• Shields 600/600
• Combat Leap
• Disruptor Omni-Blade

- Salarian Infiltrator/Engineer -
Salarian Infiltrators specialize in long-range suppression, flanking, and stealth-based combat. These agile combatants are deadly and difficult to detect on the battlefield.
Special Abilities:
• Shields 600/600
• Combat Leap
• Disruptor Omni-Blade
• Can breathe underwater

Hope this answers some questions and have fun! Posted Image

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YYYYYESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS thanks!

Wait wait wait...

- Salarian Infiltrator/Engineer -
Salarian Infiltrators specialize in long-range suppression, flanking, and stealth-based combat. These agile combatants are deadly and difficult to detect on the battlefield.
Special Abilities:
• Shields 600/600
• Combat Leap
• Disruptor Omni-Blade
• Can breathe underwater ???:huh:

Edited by MELTOR13, 16 February 2012 - 05:35 PM.


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Can breath underwater? How does that help? Is there water in some zone maps where a salarian can hide indefinately?

Edited by Armass81, 16 February 2012 - 05:36 PM.


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wait is this how it is in the Multi-Player

I need to see Biotic Dash 0_0

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Thanks for the information!

Although... Humans are Shields 500/500, right? I'm a bit surprised that humans are actually the second weakest race! I'd have expected them to be more durable than everything except Turians and Krogans... I definitively wasn't expecting Quarians to have more health than humans!

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Meh, bugged and now it's a double post, sorry.

Edited by AyraWinla, 16 February 2012 - 05:41 PM.


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AyraWinla wrote...

Thanks for the information!

Although... Humans are Shields 500/500, right? I'm a bit surprised that humans are actually the second weakest race! I'd have expected them to be more durable than everything except Turians and Krogans... I definitively wasn't expecting Quarians to have more health than humans!


IIRC, Grunt states in ME2 that Quarians are physically tougher than Humans. 

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MELTOR13 wrote...

AyraWinla wrote...

Thanks for the information!

Although... Humans are Shields 500/500, right? I'm a bit surprised that humans are actually the second weakest race! I'd have expected them to be more durable than everything except Turians and Krogans... I definitively wasn't expecting Quarians to have more health than humans!


IIRC, Grunt states in ME2 that Quarians are physically tougher than Humans. 

Not just humans, turians too. And there was more, I don't remember if it was salarians or asari.

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DiegoProgMetal wrote...

MELTOR13 wrote...

AyraWinla wrote...

Thanks for the information!

Although... Humans are Shields 500/500, right? I'm a bit surprised that humans are actually the second weakest race! I'd have expected them to be more durable than everything except Turians and Krogans... I definitively wasn't expecting Quarians to have more health than humans!


IIRC, Grunt states in ME2 that Quarians are physically tougher than Humans. 

Not just humans, turians too. And there was more, I don't remember if it was salarians or asari.


Bah. I'm still sticking to human engineers anyway.

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DiegoProgMetal wrote...

MELTOR13 wrote...

AyraWinla wrote...

Thanks for the information!

Although... Humans are Shields 500/500, right? I'm a bit surprised that humans are actually the second weakest race! I'd have expected them to be more durable than everything except Turians and Krogans... I definitively wasn't expecting Quarians to have more health than humans!


IIRC, Grunt states in ME2 that Quarians are physically tougher than Humans. 

Not just humans, turians too. And there was more, I don't remember if it was salarians or asari.


No, not turians. But they are supposed to be tougher than humans and most other species.

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Breathing underwater....

I am so hoping for lake worlds then...

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LinksOcarina wrote...

Breathing underwater....

I am so hoping for lake worlds then...

I suppose if there are these kind of scenarios, Drells wont survive for too long.

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Turians can not roll?

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DiegoProgMetal wrote...

LinksOcarina wrote...

Breathing underwater....

I am so hoping for lake worlds then...

I suppose if there are these kind of scenarios, Drells wont survive for too long.


Human: Looks like we have to approach from underwater. You guys are aquatic lizards, right?
Drell: NO!!!!!!!

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YOU UNLOCKED SNORKEL UPGRADE IV

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Joel Green wrote...

YOU UNLOCKED SNORKEL UPGRADE IV


>___>

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Actually what's your source for this?

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Justicar wrote...

Actually what's your source for this?

CGaspur stands for Corey Gaspur, Bioware dev.
Ps.: Mr. Gaspur, tried to add you on Origin.

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Was the underwater breathing a joke?

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DiegoProgMetal wrote...

Justicar wrote...

Actually what's your source for this?

CGaspur stands for Corey Gaspur, Bioware dev.
Ps.: Mr. Gaspur, tried to add you on Origin.


Yup I think he's just not had his account given the 'Official' status by the looks of things which might confuse people

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NYG1991 wrote...

Was the underwater breathing a joke?

We might see some levels with lakes etc

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Can anyone explain the benefit of asari's biotic dash? It seems like... fancy rolling.

I need to test it, see if I get out of the animation faster than a roll.

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staindgrey wrote...

Can anyone explain the benefit of asari's biotic dash? It seems like... fancy rolling.

I need to test it, see if I get out of the animation faster than a roll.


Yes, its much quicker then a roll, and its omni-directional. You can dash forward, back left and right.

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Yes the breathing under water is a joke :P Everything else is as good as gold.
Have fun with the MP :}

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Soo.... Drell are like, very very very fragile?


That's rather demotivating. Half the HP of humans. I was looking forward towards playing one.