Tactical in a dreadnought? Viable? Suggestions?
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Join Date: Dec 2007
05-05-2012, 11:48 PM
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So I was toying with the idea in my head of getting a dreadnought for my tactical captain. The idea being instead of escort hit-and-run tactics, go with a hit-and-keep-hitting strategy. Come in cloaked, whack a carrier with the lance followed by a high yield torpedo salvo, then proceed to use my beams like a normal cruiser. What I don't have are specifics, consoles, bridge officer skills, etc.
Yeah, whacking a carrier with the lance would be kind of a waste of the lance as an attack strategy. Until your opponent's shields are down it's an effectively useless weapon, doing less damage than a high yield torpedo.