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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 10
04-13-2011, 04:06 PM
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Originally Posted by TantalusOmega
Would it be worth it to have two sci ships with GW so that each gate spawn is covered that way, or would that detract too much from dps?
1 sci is enough. With 2, you might not have enough team DPS.


Quote:
Originally Posted by TantalusOmega
This I'm kind of surprised by. I fly a star cruiser and had my tac officer take FAW I (she also uses HYT II) a few weeks ago just to try it out, and I found that even combined with EPtW I and DEM II its damage was pretty much non-existent against mobs in standard solo missions. So, I dumped it again in favor of BO I. Did I miss something (cause you're not the first person to say that FAW is awesome, so I figure I did something wrong somewhere)?.
I play all 3 officer types, and have done KA with all 3 classes. My engineer flies Excelsior, and uses BO. I found the same thing as you with FAW being meh. However, there have been recent changes made to FAW, and I think it is better now. I might try it out next time. I think this is one of the benefits of being able to have multiple bridge officers on your ship. You can swap them in/out depending on what mission you are doing.