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Join Date: Jun 2012
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# 5
12-30-2012, 01:04 PM
Originally Posted by mandoknight89 View Post
I don't see how it would hurt your build unless you start to rely on it (which, for a 5% chance on a slow-firing weapon such as a torpedo, even if you have four launchers, is a pretty silly idea). The bonus only adds extra shield-penetrating damage, it does not reduce the amount of damage the shields take (the 100% penetration is applied only to the 751-or-so damage from the proc), so the only way it could really hurt you is if an opponent tripped their kinetic resists more quickly because of that extra little bit of damage.
Oh, I see. I was under the impression it procced 100% chance on torpedoes, and replaced torpedo damage with the 751.4 shield penetration. Whoops.