Escorts have their purpose.
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Join Date: Dec 2007
12-21-2010, 03:46 AM
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All I see most escorts do, is capitalize on targets allready engaged by 1 or more DPS cruisers.. Without the SVs to stun their targets and Cruisers to keep their shields low,
few, if any, escorts can kill a good cruiser by themselves.
This is very true and so it should be. I've fought cruisers 1v1 before and in the end you can leave with more than a million damage on each side and not a single kill from either side.
If people want more of a tanking escort they might want to try the Advanced or Fleet Escort. I fly Advanced and all of my engineer/science boff skills are dedicated to keeping my ship and those around me alive. With something like TSS and EPtS you are essentially getting 30 seconds of fully buffed and protected shields and then you really are quite hard to kill. There really are ways to make your ship so much more survivable. Perhaps try an engineer/science escort build.