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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 4
08-15-2011, 01:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Matthian
Thanks, that's good to know. My little Intrepid class gets 9000+ shielding out of it, but my big star cruiser only gets around 6300.
Yea... Cruisers focus more on survivability through hull strength and heals, where Sci ships focus on defubb/buffs and shield heals.

Escorts are pure DPS.

Edit: If you know other MMO's or RP games, think of it like this:

Cruisers/Eng: Serve as tanks

Sci: Serves as wizards

Escort/Tac: Assasins/Offensive.