Exactly, the pierce mechanic will be intuitive and will still remain relevant. Also:
"There will be other major nerfs to balance the pvp, probably most of the top pvp won't like it, but it is a change for the better."
im complettly agains all updates for pvp imo its already perfect as it is and im sure there are many high lvl pvp players which will agree with me
as someone who actively participated in budokan idk how you can state this tbh. How is it ok for duels to be a damn stalemate and the only dmg source comes from poison basically.
People should wait for the patch notes first and test how the dmg looks like with them live before fully engaging rant-mode.