Like some people already said, you could easily use this to glitch outside the border. There are also barrier walls in certain places around the map that people could tp on to. Not to mention the buildings too.
SG is supposed to have all the running, because the purpose of the game is to fight and survive with the little items that are given. ePearls are kind of a luxury item.
If pearls were added, the running would probably still continue. For example, if you pearl to a someone you’re chasing, chances are they have a pearl too, and will just pearl ahead of you again lol. Sometimes, they will have a pearl and you won’t, making it even HARDER to kill them.
This will also lower the amount of gamesense, because you won’t need to care about choosing fights and going into situations. You could go wherever you want, and you could just pearl away if you’re in danger.
Remember, just know your way around the maps, so you can trap your enemies. Get to know how to use the boomboxes, and you’ll always catch a runner!
Pearls could also be used for running away though. It’s easy enough to find a cow in a game if you know the maps through. Pearls would break the game when there already are teleporters and launch pads. If you can’t get away with even those, fight instead of running a marathon across the map.
Ah sarcasm, my old friend. If you could use pearls to pearl towards someone in SG, what is stopping you from running away? Your points are irrelevant, go play some sg and you’ll find why marathon runners will use this to run away