Thread: Shared Cooldown
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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 2
02-01-2010, 02:19 AM
Originally Posted by Mipowon
So I got a new Tac officer with HYTII... my original has HYTI and activating one of these skills puts a CD on the other... I was expecting this but was just wondering what "other" skills also share cooldowns... is it because its a torp skill or just an HYT skill... what Im really after is what the rules are for triggering cooldowns on other skills... can I pick up Spread for instance without the CD, or maybe it will have to be Overload/Rapid Fire (and anyway will the CD greatly affect DPS)?
From what I have seen if you use a skill like HYT it will place a cooldown on all other torpedo skills the exact same length as the cooldown on the weapon itself, not the cooldown of the skill. So you can use both HYT and Spread, but you'll have to wait for the weapon to be ready to fire the second skill off.

The only exception to this would be if you use a skill that you have multiple ranks of, like HYTI and HYTII you can't use both, so always drop the lower rank...