B'Rel BOP Retrofit for Science Officer Advice
View Single Post
Join Date: Jun 2012
08-18-2012, 02:57 PM
Originally Posted by
My question is this, as a science officer can the b'rel be used as a science vessel?
Cheers & thanks for any help in advance.
The B'rel can be used as a science support vessel very easily. In fact it's THE best science support ship in the game.
Because it decloaks, does the science ability and re-cloaks in 3 seconds time.
A b'rel with:
Jam Sensors 1, Scramble Sensors 1, Gravity Well 1, Gravity Well 3
Science team, Transfer Shield strength 2, Hazard 3
Transfer Shield strength 1 , Science team 2
Engineering Team 1, Aux to SIF 1
Is the ultimate crowd control and assist-healer there is. All these abilities if you click them will cause the B'rel to decloak and re-cloak in 3 seconds (only energy weapons fire will disrupt the 3-second cloak).
You have no tactical boffs but you can still dish pain. Load forward weapons with:
Tricobalt (or bioneural)x 2, harpeng, breen cluster (or replace one tricobalt with ferengi rockets if you have them)
Chroniton mines, tractor beam mines.
and you can deal very nice limited range aoe damage and lay mines to support in key areas.
B'rel does NOT decloak when dropping mines.
Named after a carrier launched before it was ready, without a working air wing and a crew of novices. Sunk on its maiden voyage. Ring a bell Cryptic?