Ghost.

After talking to my friend about it , I think I know why many people have a strong dislike to Ghost . In previous Call of Duty games (WaW , CoD 4 and MW2 ) to be hidden from radar you had to give up Stopping Power , But in Black Ops you don't have to give up a MAJOR perk . And in my experience most people who are using Ghost have been camping , And when you are camping you don't need Lightweight , Scavenger or Hardline because you can just pick up another gun or wait for one more kill and if your camping why would you use a perk that increases Sprint speed ?

Stopping Power was a pretty helpful perk and trading that for stealth could mean an extra 1 or 2 bullets to kill someone . If from the start Ghost had been a Second Perk or Stopping Power had been in the game I think alot less people would be complaining about it (With the exception of people who complain for the sake of it)

I know that the Ghost argument is "Old News" but I want to hear your thoughts on why people dislike Ghost or other perks/weapons.

 

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Pretty much my thoughts are aligned with yours.

My favorite people are the ones who complain about Ghost, even when there's no UAV or air support up.

 

But yes, I agree, it should be a second or third tier perk in Black Ops.

pretty much my argument.  in the last 3 games you had to give up either SP or Jugg, in BO you dont have to give up anything that useful.

I dont complain about ghost.  Probably because i use it.  Heehee

U said theres no MAJOR perk u have to give up in order to use Ghost? What about Hardline? I think theres alot more people using Hardline instead of Ghost lately. Me personally I use whatever is better map/mode. Only difference is, when i use Ghost I dont camp around. I like running around flanking the other team undetected and shooting down killstreaks since no one else seems to care.

I think hate for Ghost comes from the fact that it can be annoying getting their killstreaks shot down before they can earn a crazy amount of kills. Or, they simply hate getting shot from the invisible guy when they're 1 kill away from a Blackbird. I love doing that ish

Played the hardline perk since the beginning and I put in a lot of hours.  Hardline probably helps your stats, but nothing is more satisfying then flanking the enemy and kill them in the back.  Never used a silencer, but using it now.  Just have to be cautious of the guy who is hiding waiting you to pass by.  Maybe I'm bored, but the ghost perk is a lot more fun.    

As elpresador said, "ghost users can't handle confrontation."

People like something to complain about, there are worse things in this game.

I don't really complain about it anymore. I use to. I mean, it's ridiculous where it's at in it's perk spot. Many times, today even, I'm playing search, I get a spy plane and use it the next round-- ALL 6 people are ghost. If there's not going to be a more definitive perk to counter ghost than I think they should disallow people who use ghost to be able to use spy planes, as well. But hey, when there's not a spy plane up, they're at a complete disadvantage. I feel the same way about people who use second chance, too. Until you die, or until there's a spy plane up, you're only using 2 perks. I have a m14, grenade launcher, scout pro class with Rpgs now for whenever I run into tons of people using ghost.

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People like something to complain about, there are worse things in this game.

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