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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 62
02-06-2012, 02:07 PM
Originally Posted by ramp4ge View Post
Drawbacks are weaker shields and hull then standard Cruisers and no dual cannons. Made up for by greater firepower (Due to more tac consoles) and more mobility.

It'd still be an escort at heart, but with more cruiser-centric features. Slower and less mobile then most of the escorts, but still faster and more maneuverable then cruisers. A Panzerschiffe, if you will.
That's not going to do anything very well at all.

You propose an escort without access to the game's highest damage weapons, which lacks the hull of a cruiser, and does not possess the shield strength of a Science vessel?

A "Jack of all trades, master of none" in a competitive setting will be completely trounced.