Cryptic needs to redo the Transport Raid and Erikson
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Join Date: Dec 2007
01-03-2011, 10:53 AM
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Anybody have any luck with Chroniton Torpedos to slow?
I'm not sure that would really benefit you. On the transport one, if one gets away, you fail. And on Eriksson, you've got to stop 4 transports, so the snare only really helps on the last one. Now, maybe if you used the AoE torpedo ability, but then, you're again trading off DPS, as that could have been a T:HY.
And in return, you're doing less DPS the entire time.
You'd probably be better off using a science ability to slow ships, like tractor beam or GW.
Also how about a Tricobalt to quickly drop the freighters to loot status? I got a sweet [CrtD]X2 launcher drop yesterday.
I'd see two problems with the tricobalt. First, the loss of DPS due to its long recharge. You can use it on one, but that's about it. And second, especially with the one you found, a "lucky" crit could kill the freighter. Unless you use it to hit shields, in which case you're looking at only doing 25% of the damage, which brings us back to the 1 minute recharge time.