Wooo! Pain Delay nerf! At long last!
Perhaps I'll actually give the game another play through now. This was the only thing holding me back from doing more runs. I was even working on a huge overhaul mod that 'dealt with' pain delay, among many other changes, but I had sour feelings about all of my methods of handling the trait, and the trait itself, so I just gave up.
I wonder how 5 seconds will feel. I believe before that I felt and said that 3 seconds would be optimal, but meh, we'll see.