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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 4
01-30-2010, 03:46 PM
Originally Posted by werlynn View Post
This is all tiered to my knowledge. What you put in Starship Command or what ever it's called at Lt, you till reap the benefits of for all tiers afterwards.
He's not talking about n00b level skills. At later tiers things become a little muddled.

Consider the path to escort captain. Starship Command applies to all ships, so that's easy. Escort Captain applies to all escorts, so that's also easy. But what about Tactical and Heavy escort? Last time I checked there was nothing in the text to indicate that skills 1-2-3-4 in that line form a cumulative benefit. Rather, it suggests that only 1-2-4 are applied at tier 4, and 1-2-5 at tier 5.

That may not be the case but it's difficult to tell. And if it is the case, then certainly there are whole boxes that are basically wasted once you pass that tier.