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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 165
# 10
11-30-2012, 05:33 AM
Originally Posted by guli20 View Post

But thats the problem,
you basically waste a turret, because the Borg Cutting Beam (BCB?) is only working if shields are down, and then a Torpedo which is well timed with HY or Torpdeo spread is much more effective.
First, a turret is a puny thing to waste. Barely noticeable. From what I understand, the KCB deals almost the same damage as the 180deg torp, so not bad.

In addition, there are at least 3 good reasons why I can't use a regular torp:
- I have no fore slots available for torps, and I sure ain't gonna let the enemies out of my DHC arc.
- I have no free Boff stations to fit torp abilities in anyway.
- I don't have any points in "Projectile Weapons". The cutting beam is affected by energy weapon skill, so I don't have to waste a single skillpoint in projectile weapons.

Sure, it's no magical super weapon, but it should be able to hold it's own.