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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 245
# 20
07-06-2012, 02:59 PM
Originally Posted by thibash View Post
When using an energy drain build with the Atrox, I noticed that with enough flow capacitors the polaron proc could actually bring probes to a standstill (yes, only by draining energy). So they are actually doing something, and if they can snare, they can also weaken shields, and thus overall, they can increase the damage on moving, shielded targets by a lot.
Yes, this may be somewhat useful against the probes. However a very large amount of the time, you're firing against an inanimate object such as a gate, transformer or generator. These have no subsystems to drain power from. This is where the Polaron weapon type really loses its edge.