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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 127
# 3
05-19-2013, 11:14 AM
Originally Posted by virusdancer View Post

...I'm going to have to disagree with that.

If you were talking about what a Tac or an Eng brings to a team, no doubt the Eng lacks team synergy for PvP. Heck, the PvE synergy the Eng has is missing from the PvE in the game.

But it looks like you're talking about a duel scenario, in which case I'm going to have to say it's simply the better pilot wins.
Eng lacks everything..Whatever eng has, tac and sci have also, but NOT vice versa.

What can an eng pilot do to maximize his damage? APOIII and perhaps TT (which is insignificant), that's about it..

Tac captains have all those BOFF skills plus all their character specific skills which boost their damage sky high. In other words, if you take two ships with same consoles and weapons, the top damage of the tac captain is a LOT bigger than the one of the eng cap.