Please note that adding gain equals to using a pure boost in front with x amount of volume added.
At the same time reducing gain equals to using a pure boost in front with x amount of volume subtracted (i.e. a minus boost).
So it’s up to you.
If you want a different coloration, use a Green Scream or the Mouse (Rat Model) or the DS+ (MXR Distortion Plus).
Or a different profile.
Is that officially confirmed? Is it exactly the same?