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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 4
03-17-2010, 08:17 AM
Originally Posted by petie86 View Post
Resists work differntly than they sound.
lets say you have 100% resist, that doesn't mean you will resist 100%of the damage, its means basically it takes twice the damage to kill you than it normally would.

well thats the way i read about it on here somewhere.
Yes, that's correct. The resist bonuses don't actually diminish, in the sense that they linearly add to your survival time against that damage type. They look like diminishing returns when calculated into an absorption percentage number, which is what is displayed in your ship's stats readout.