The great shield debate
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Join Date: Dec 2007
02-03-2010, 10:21 AM
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People are saying they use engineering to buff lower cap shields; I do it the other way. I use covariants and use my engineering/science skills to recharge. Emergency power to shields, science team, rotate shield freq, shield battery... then to top it off if I'll switch to max shield power if I'm on cool down for all those to boost recharge between encounters. With a cruisers I have enough hull to not need the bleed through... with that many shield regen options why would I ever lower my capacity?
That's how I played and it worked great both PvE and PvP. If you don't have access to all of the ability shield heals then I can see the attraction of regen shields.
The other great thing about this style is that you really don't need to put much power into shields.