Antiproton Worth It?
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Join Date: Jun 2012
11-29-2012, 12:02 AM
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If the target is near or at the resistance debuff cap (FoMM and Attack Pattern Beta3 will easily hit this), then Antiproton will outdamage Disruptors. Disruptor breach only has a 2.5% proc-chance, while Antiproton scales upwards with increased critical hit rate.
That assumes the target is at the debuff cap. The actual uptime on capped debuffs are quite low. So while spike damage on a fully buffed alpha w/ antiproton is undoubtedly higher, it seems like Disruptors just comes out ahead in the long run.
While the proc chances are low, the actual uptime on Disruptor procs are pretty high. Largely because it lasts 15 seconds as opposed to the 5 seconds most procs last. Also, there is some evidence that the disruptor debuff is more significant when when paired with disruptor damage, along the line of -30; as compared to the -10 it is with other energy types.
On top of that, you can combine Disuptor procs w/ other procs on hybrid weapons, something that Antiproton lacks up to this point. Polarized Disruptors and the new Romulan weapons are quite potent.
Last edited by xantris; 11-29-2012 at