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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 3
07-17-2011, 03:45 PM
Originally Posted by Steel-Hyena

I'll be honest: my Gorn Science officer does the whole "Beams o'Doom" strategy where I just pummel bad guys with beam arrays (and finish with front torpedoes), so I really wouldn't mind using a different set-up Fed side. Would hate to wait until I level my third character to use a battle strategy that's a bit more than "fire as many beam arrays while strafing as possible" (as awesome looking as it is).
Sorry to say, with science vessels, this is what you'll be doing most of the time. I've tried different sci ship setups, but nothing performs better for me than one torp fore, one torp aft, the rest beams.
If you want a change though, try my favorite sci ship setup, use plasma torps. Sci ships are maneuverable and durable enough to punch a hole in a shield and deliver a heavy plasma torp at point blank range. Scramble sensors, jam sensors, sci team are your powers of choice for this setup.