Thread: My B'rel
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Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 1,241
# 23
11-06-2012, 09:31 AM
Tachyon beam lasts for 10 seconds. The drain is miserable imo when you consider it keeps you uncloaked for longer than you should be. You only have 3 seconds to unload ordnance before the auto-cloak kicks in.

Plus, tachyon beam counts as an attack to NPCs and you get instant-return fire on you...which means torpedoes that will track you when cloaked.

It just didn't work for me. My attack runs are less than 5 seconds and my torps/mines hit after I re-cloak.

I think the tach beam works a lot better in a raptor. A BoP just cant take much hits nor keep nose on target for too long...or get too close to a target.
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