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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 11
07-15-2011, 09:29 AM
Originally Posted by MustrumRidcully View Post
Instead, let's take Battle Cloak. It has a 15 second cooldown after you decloak, but then you can use it at any time.

Why not create a version of Battle Cloak that has only a 2-3 second cooldown after decloak? And then we call that "Enhanced Battle CLoak" and put it on the B'rel.
I don't know man, I think that that would just make things harder for B'Rel pilots; my reasoning is that the ship is considerably more flimsy than the standard T5 with the hit-and-run setups you see, and I don't really see that changing with a quick cloak design, I just see continued dependence on the cloak by pilots.

I think that the answer is to grant the ship some sort of bonus while using the cloak, like a partial shield penetration, or +20% torpedo damage if fired while cloaked, or something along those lines and have the trade-off be that the ship is more easily detected after attacking.

I don't know, just a thought.