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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 22
02-02-2010, 04:53 PM
Originally Posted by Scotch7
I got lucky with a blue dual heavy disrupter cannon and happily replaced my torp bay with it. So I now have full coverage dirupter banks + the dual canons. I can take stuff out much quicker and consistantly than with the torps.
This is right on the money, just because a torpedo launcher is listed as higher DPS overall doesn't mean that it will be in actuality. Having all phasers (and disrupters etc) is a far better way to go at first because you have no wasted damage. Remember that you cannot use torpedoes effectively on a ship until the shields are down.