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Survivor of Romulus
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 165
# 16
11-21-2012, 08:19 AM
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Originally Posted by xantris View Post
What game do you play? Your doing something seriously wrong, are you not redistributing shields, using tac team, and cycling EPtS? I fly an escort and I while I certainly have to be more careful now, I have nowhere near the problems with survivability that you are claiming.

I think the main problem most ships have with the instant death torpedo is, that is in fact instant-death, so none of your abilities are saving you if you don't have them active beforehand.

Some fun fact: the instant death torpedo is named a plasma torpedo but does in fact kinetic damage, so cranking up the defenses before it hits with Brace for Impact, Polarize Hull, Emergency Power to Structure does indeed help but only if you have them acitve before the torpedo hits and as you can't see the torpedo coming, it is really a gamble.