If they reduced damage pershot to 125(next tier down) then 6 times 125 is 750 vs 858 of the current scattercannon, it would be a rather large nerf to make guys happy but with 2 your still doing 1500 damage vs 1716(prenerf) with duel scattercannons. If you nerfed it anymore it's basically a waste of time. I'm NC and I agree the scat max needs a balance pass but lets not drive the thing into the ground. What the devs need to do is BUFF the TR and VS AI weapons, I'm getting tired of NERFS for anything for any reason. Nobody likes to enjoy something and then have somebody take it away and give you a lessor version and tell you to enjoy it just as much. THAT'S ******* LAME. I'm here to enjoy things. Not deal with LAMENESS. BUFF TR AND VS MAXES! End of story. Now then, if you gave NC maxes something like a Gauss saw LMG on each arm. Reduce it's fire rate to say 350, with a magazine of 200, then your on par with the other maxes, since you can't ADS it's still just a medium range weapon. It puts you on par with the other maxes and you can't insta gib people. Why the devs have not given this to NC and given the other empires a short range weapon is beyond me. Personally I'd roll with 2 gauss saws then 2 scat cannons or mix them. With a scattercannon doing 750 vs 858 and one gauss saw doing 200 at a rate of fire of 350 you can no longer Insta gib (without a headshot) people and you would have a medium range option but still be very powerful up close.