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Archived Post 02-14-2010 08:50 AM

Full bridge with Efficient Traits?
 
Any points in having a full bridge with each BOff having the Efficiency Trait?

Just what exactly does this trait do? I know I can choose it during char creations, still what does it do exactly?

Thanks in advance,
Slough

Archived Post 02-14-2010 09:52 AM

Nobody got any idea? C'mon you min/maximist, say something ;)!

Archived Post 02-14-2010 12:13 PM

Starship Engineering ... Tier 3 Skills
Starship Auxilliary Systems Efficiency +5
Starship Weapon Efficiency +5
Starship Engine Efficiency +5
Starship Shield Efficiency +5

Archived Post 02-14-2010 01:05 PM

http://forums.startrekonline.com/sho...d.php?t=101249
This thread has a lot of detail about power settings - when you get to the tables, you'll see what little effect the Efficient Trait (versus the efficient engines) has. I beilieve Kiala just had ONE BO with Efficient for this test.

On a thread I can't find about the Efficient trait being broken, it turns out that Efficient acts like a +5 to the Efficiency skills, not directly affecting power settings by +5. Since Level ONE of those skills is +10 and level 9 adds +4 to the top (+52), you essentially get level 0.5 (Equivalent of level 10 when you skill them all the way up) in those skills for free - which amounts to near nothing, especially for any power setting above 50.

Archived Post 02-14-2010 01:45 PM

But considering that BOs haven't been seen with any other space traits, it's better than nothing.

Archived Post 02-14-2010 02:10 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by AlienFromBeyond (Post 2089864)
But considering that BOs haven't been seen with any other space traits, it's better than nothing.

nausicans get piracy.

Archived Post 02-14-2010 04:31 PM

That's a bug, the Pirate trait is a ground trait, not a space trait.

Archived Post 02-15-2010 05:05 PM

http://forums.startrekonline.com/sho...fficient+stack

Archived Post 02-16-2010 10:51 AM

Yeah, they stack. If you're a Klingon faction member, you're screwed though. Klingons have no access to efficient BOs.


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