Originally Posted by riceplant
And a good player is just going to wait until it wears off, or jump you before you get a chance to turn it on. It takes about 0.05 of a second to throw someone off a ledge, and most people don't react that fast.
Where did you get that figure from? It takes much longer than that (in basejka multiplayer, anyway). And a good player would therefore kill the enemy before Absorb wears off, or activate it in advance, knowing what the opponent likes to do.