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    Call of Duty: Black Ops

    Game » consists of 19 releases. Released Nov 09, 2010

    The seventh installment of the long-running action franchise, Call of Duty: Black Ops puts players into the early era of the Cold War (including the Vietnam War) as a member of the United States black operations unit known as the SOG.

    Is Ninja perk even necessary?

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    #1  Edited By Omelet_Pants

    I play with headphones, so I love using the ninja perk and running around in complete silence.  However, it occurs to me that a lot of people don't play with headphones and they play with music in the background, which makes me running in silence a non-issue.  So am I just wasting this perk? 

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    #2  Edited By MooseyMcMan

    No, footsteps are pretty noisy, even without them. Either that or I have super hearing. 

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    #3  Edited By George_Hukas

    I enjoy playing with headphones at high volume, so I use Ninja Pro, I can't stand the sound of my own footsteps

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    #4  Edited By blackbird415

    I use ninja all the time. Idk if its all that useful either, but it seems that way

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    #5  Edited By craigbo180

    I don't know but my brother uses it and just follows members of the other team around for as long as he can without them noticing. He has some pretty funny video's of himself doing it.

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    #6  Edited By Marz

    There's a strat called Sound Whoring,  people with good headsets don't even have to use the radar and know where people are located by just listening to the footsteps.  Ninja kinda helps with this and kinda doesn't at the same time :(   

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    #7  Edited By big_pimpin_293

    ninja pro is extremely useful for certain gamemodes. i play alot of h/c search and in modes where there is no map the extra hearing helps. it also helps if u r using headphones or going against somebody using them (and im certain a good chunk of people in h/c modes seem to be). also ninja pro helps you hear bombs being planted and diffused, a huge bonus for many game types

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    #8  Edited By droop

    Tactical Mask Pro beats all other perks. 
     
    At least if you Nuketown only :)

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    #9  Edited By T00MuchSteeze

    Ninja + Turtle Beach= Good

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    #10  Edited By lmenzol
    @Omelet_Pants: yes you are for the most part unless your playing tactical modes like HQ or S and D
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    #11  Edited By mandeponium

    My own footsteps bother me even with Ninja (without pro).

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    #12  Edited By SevenFive

    you might sneak up on some people but in most games the action is just to fast, its more of whos quicker on the trigger.
     
     
     

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    #13  Edited By jaketaylor
    @SevenFive: Really? I feel TDM in Black Ops is slow as hell compared to the older CODs. I could see a gametype like demolition getting hectic, with the fixed spawns and all.
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    #14  Edited By Twisted_Scot

    Nope, I use Ninja 100% of the time and its saved me from being noticed countless times. Never bothered going pro tho, I can hear the enemy fine with my Earforce Headset. A better unlock to pro mode would have been appreciated.

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    #15  Edited By Rebirth1337

    I have to say Ninja is pretty useless in Black Ops. If you're not playing S&D then you've pretty much wasted a 3rd perk. It could come in handy in S&D but I find the sound ques in Black Ops to be as good as they where in CoD 4 or MW2.

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    #16  Edited By Lukeweizer
    @Omelet_Pants said:
    " I play with headphones, so I love using the ninja perk and running around in complete silence.  However, it occurs to me that a lot of people don't play with headphones and they play with music in the background, which makes me running in silence a non-issue.  So am I just wasting this perk?  "
    I can still hear people walking with my surround sound. Ninja is awesome.
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    #17  Edited By Meptron

    I like using hacker. I don't like getting killed by claymore.

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    #18  Edited By mkskillz16
    @Omelet_Pants: The only thing that you are wasting time and energy on is caring about CoD and trying to gain a competitive edge over your opponents.  Sorry, it's just my opinion that that one shouldn't bother burning calories caring too much about what will work in a Black Ops match.  But enjoy the game, because I probably enjoy a lot of shit that plenty of people would say is a waste of time and energy. /CoD rant. 

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