Escape From Tarkov’s latest update introduces new damage distribution mechanic for blacked out limbs

Battlestate Games has released a small patch for Escape From Tarkov without having a significant server downtime. The patch addresses a couple of bugs and issues and changes the damage distribution across the body when shooting damaged or blacked-out limbs.

This change fixes an issue where a seriously wounded character would not die after a couple of hits at his destroyed limb. The change applies to PMCs, Player Scavs, and all AI bots. After a player gets shot at a blacked-out limb, the damage is distributed accordingly towards all vital parts of his body. The official changes for today’s update can be found below:

  • Changed the damage distribution mechanics when shooting destroyed (blacked-out) limbs for PMCs, Player Scavs, and all AI bots. Now, when a blacked-out limb gets shot at, the damage will be distributed across all non-destroyed limbs (before this, the blacked-out parts also counted for distribution, which mitigated some of the overall damage). This will eliminate situations when a seriously wounded character would not die after several hits in the blacked-out area.

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Angel Kicevski

Angel Kicevski started playing video games a long time ago. He started playing competitively since the Counter-Strike 1.3 era. Shortly after the competitive CS era, he managed to find the gaming industry amusing and started working on FGR. His mission is to bring gaming news and make guides for those who need them in the best possible way. He also considers himself an Escape From Tarkov addict.

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