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Join Date: Jun 2012
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# 19
06-13-2013, 09:04 AM
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Originally Posted by nicha0 View Post
This is probably the most accurate statement you'll see about it. Escorts require a cookie cutter set up, do very well on cheap gear. The cruiser is all about weapon power drain, and you need some serious set up and gear to consistently fight that.

That said I can take my eng cruiser in a fight and come out roughly as fast as my tac escort, sometimes faster. It all depends on location of the enemies, spread out that cruiser is faster, bunched up the escort blasts them in one scatter volley.
so you dont fly a escort because you want your cruiser to be a escort .They should release cruiser holoemitters because clearly the problem is the way the ship looks.

Cruisers are the tanky ships not the dps ships.If you want dps fly escort but dont QQ about how hard is to get dps from a cruiser.