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Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 706
# 8
09-13-2013, 08:17 AM
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Originally Posted by stoutes View Post
The problem with quads, is that they take a bit of power from engines, and causes an extra drop in weapon power (when other weapons are fired as well). And yeah, extra engine power == extra speed defense.
Now *this* explains a lot - to date the only escorts I've used are the Fed Advanced (and Mirror Advanced) and a couple of BoPs on red side. I felt like this ship was a bit sluggish in comparison, but never having used quads before I didn't think about the engine drain.