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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 7
01-30-2010, 04:15 AM
Originally Posted by Phantomwolf View Post
Target and shoot at the incoming torpedo's, not the ship its self. It is also easier to do if your keeping a decent amount of distance between you and the enemy vessel and your shield power boosted. I found it faster to manually target them with the mouse and fire with the space bar, auto-fire was not exactly helpful for this part.
Phantomwolf is wise. Very wise. Yeah, this is what you have to do. Shoot down incoming torpedoes.

Note that the Undine ship fires both normal plasma torpedoes, and High Yield plasma torpedoes.

The normal plasma torps aren't targetable. Only the High Yield plasma torpedo is targetable; this is a big glob of plasma that registers on your UI as a separate entity.

(The Undine ship is using a version of a standard ability/weapon in the game. If you, later on, equip Plasma Torpedoes on your own ship and use the High Yield tactical power, it'll fire a slow-moving giant ball of plasma that can be targeted and shot down.)