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# 14
05-21-2013, 07:18 AM
Originally Posted by tom61sto View Post
The layout of the Tac BOff spot being limited to Lieutenant makes cannons a bit hard to pull off well, but I suppose it can be done if you use the cooldown DOffs for cannon abilities and Conn Officers to reduce the cooldown of Tac Team, so that you'd have shields redirection and firepower. That and cannons have a narrower arc, which makes them even harder to line up than DBBs.
Single cannons have a 180 degree arc, and do very respectable damage (not DHC quality, but with appropriate selection they can easily break 1k per tick). The downside is their rapid falloff (which if you're a siege platform is a serious concern) and the as-mentioned clunkiness with the Atrox' boff seating.

Now that I'm thinking about it, the experimental rommie array would be perfect for filling that third slot, while carrying hybrid plasma/disruptors aft for the hull cracking debuff.