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rdm1958 11-08-2012 08:07 AM

Ship Rankings
 
i would be interested in knowing what do you think is the best 5 ships and what is the bottom 5 ships currently in STO? i would exclude tier 1 & 2 ships, but leave in tier 3 ships primarily becasue of the defiant.

Top 5:

1 Mobius
2 Armitage
3 MVAE
4 Chimera
5 (tie) Sci Oddy / Recluse

i get the feel that the Jem Hadar attack ship is very good, but i have no experience at all with it.


it will take me more time to come up with the bottom 5.

very eager to see what you think.

dalnar83 11-08-2012 08:47 AM

The bottom...
..
Galaxy-R
Galaxy-X

wast33 11-08-2012 08:55 AM

for me it's:
1. jem bug
2. fleet defiant
3. fleet mvae/mobius
4. fleet reconnaissance science vessel/chimera
5. recluse carrier

bottom:
- sao paulo
-- gal-x
--- gal-r

weylandjuarez 11-08-2012 09:04 AM

1) Excelsior - for a Tac it's simply a wonderful cruiser.
2) Kar'fi (KDF but you didn't specify faction) - a great ship for KDF Sci's - incredible fun.
3) Peghqu' - a little weak on the shields front but it's versatile, unique and the Battle Cloak makes it superior to the Chimera.
4) Chimera - again, versatile and unique - a lot of fun irrespective of profession.
5) K't'inga Retrofit/Fleet K't'inga - there's 'better' ships but nothing with as much old-school charm except...
6) Exeter with Constitution Refit skin - just because... ;)

And as you may have gathered - I don't like Escorts :D

Bottom 5?

1) Odyssey in all its variants - too slow and lumbering for my taste.
2) Defiant Retrofit - I have one, I fly it occasionally, I hate it.
3) Sovereign - just - meh. I want to like it but it doesn't do anything particularly well.
4) Vor'cha Retrofit - similar complaint to the Sovvy - at first I liked it but irrespective of profession you end up with similar builds. Reliable but oh so vanilla.
5) Any of the Galaxy variants - just awful, awful ships.

rdm1958 11-08-2012 09:19 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by wast33 (Post 6461791)
for me it's:
1. jem bug
2. fleet defiant
3. fleet mvae/mobius
4. fleet reconnaissance science vessel/chimera
5. recluse carrier

bottom:
- sao paulo
-- gal-x
--- gal-r

interesting that you have the defiant rated higher than mvae & mobius. why is that? thanks.

marc8219 11-08-2012 09:33 AM

Fed:
Fleet Defiant
Fleet Recon Sci vessel (may be replaced by vesta soon)
Odyssey
Fleet Advanced Escort
Fleet Patrol escort

KDF
1.Fleet Torhkat
2. Fleet Hoh'sus BOP
3. Karfi carrier
4. B'rel BOP
5. Tac or command Bortasqu

Lockbox ships are good so no need to list them here.


Forgot my bad list, here it is

deep space science
Galaxy-r and Galaxy-x
Aquarius
Fleet Norgh BOP
Atrox

wolfpack12c 11-08-2012 09:42 AM

Good list
1- wells
2- the bug
3- m?bius
4- orb weaver
5- fleet defiant

Bad list
1- Aquarius
2- fleet deep space science
3- fleet saber (to week of hull)
4- intrepid retro (should have a better turn)
5- galaxy retro

squishkin 11-08-2012 01:50 PM

I feel like if the best ships aren't lockbox ships, Cryptic has done something wrong. :p

1. Jem'Hadar Bug
2. D'Kora/Galor
3. Mobius/Wells
4. Recluse
5. Orb Weaver

Bottom 5, from best to worst:

1. Atrox Carrier
2. Assault Cruiser
3. Aquarius Destroyer
4. Galaxy-X/Galaxy-R
5. Star Cruiser

rdm1958 11-08-2012 02:05 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by squishkin (Post 6466291)
I feel like if the best ships aren't lockbox ships, Cryptic has done something wrong. :p

1. Jem'Hadar Bug
2. D'Kora/Galor
3. Mobius/Wells
4. Recluse
5. Orb Weaver

Bottom 5, from best to worst:

1. Atrox Carrier
2. Assault Cruiser
3. Aquarius Destroyer
4. Galaxy-X/Galaxy-R
5. Star Cruiser

you know i left the d'kora and galor out of my top 5, but you sir are correct. those are darn good ships.

i like the way the star cruiser looks and i seriously regret getting it. there is nothing you can do to make it good.

i may have to make room for a new ship and the star cruiser is probably the one if so.

squishkin 11-08-2012 02:08 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by rdm1958 (Post 6466521)
i like the way the star cruiser looks and i seriously regret getting it. there is nothing you can do to make it good.

i may have to make room for a new ship and the star cruiser is probably the one if so.

I've never actually flown a star cruiser but every time I've seen one in a PUG I've wanted to throw the person flying it out the window.

So. That's why.

Edit: Though I did see, and getting off topic here, a rainbow-boat Atrox who refused to use small-craft. That was the worst. But almost every star cruiser I've seen has been abysmal.


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