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rjd66 01-02-2013 11:07 PM

cutting beam and space skills
 
I am using a respec chip to redo my space skills....I have a assault cruiser with all antiproton beams and the borg cutting beam...I was wondering if any specific space skills directly effect the cutting beam?? thx in advance

cynder2012 01-02-2013 11:09 PM

well..attack patterns affect it like they affect all weapons...but beam/torpedo/cannon skills wont have any affect on it.

ist a kinetic damage type..so specing kinetic damage skills would help.

rjd66 01-02-2013 11:14 PM

Rite on thats exactly the info I needed....thank you very much :)

firekeeperhu 01-03-2013 07:58 AM

has anyone tested the subsystem targeting abilities with the KCB? that would be nice for vesta owners, if those skills can work with the cutting beam.

elandarksky 01-03-2013 08:05 AM

subsytem targeting is for directed energy weapons only apparently (single regular beams or dual beams)

firekeeperhu 01-03-2013 08:17 AM

that's a shame. thx for the answer btw.

gerwalk0769 01-03-2013 09:48 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by elandarksky (Post 7336791)
subsytem targeting is for directed energy weapons only apparently (single regular beams or dual beams)

Dual Beams work with subsystems targeting? I was looking at the skill last night and thought that it's mention of "beam arrays" meant that the skill only worked with arrays. If it works for dual beams that would be great. Thanks.

lasonio 01-09-2013 06:03 PM

lol he needed to know something simple

Energy weapon training(s) increases the cutting beams damage any energy based damage skills will raise it.

There ya go, good luck

lasonio 01-09-2013 06:04 PM

oh and know, skill manipulates do not work on the kcb so no sub system targewtting and no Befaw and NO BEAM O

captiandata1 01-09-2013 08:18 PM

the cutting beam sound to be useful as direct hall damage while is my have limited ways to increase the damage skill of the cutting beam. any thing that bypasses shields to do direct hall damage has uses. i will not know til i get the cutting beam for my self


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