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# 10
01-30-2013, 09:46 AM
Originally Posted by tc10b View Post
It will boost your dps, but not by 120%. I wish people would stop saying this... Each one will add a small bit less each time because they are based on your skill tree, the more points you put in, the less you get out although it will still be a boost beyond the 9 points you already had.
It is not less each time you equip a console.

There is no diminishing returns on the tactical console, unlike some other consoles (armor/alloys and field generators come to mind).

Every tactical console gives you a boost on your base amount of the weapon. For instance, each one of my MK XII phaser relays (purple) gives me ~90 DPS. This is on a MK XII phaser DHC.

Originally Posted by keeny75 View Post
Ok so breaking down for an idiot to understand (me) would it really make much difference to have 4 relay consoles instead of two when my weapon skill tree is maxed out?
Yes. Take my example above, I'm getting ~90 DPS on each purple MK XII phaser relay on put on my ship. I can equip 5 tactical consoles. That's about 450 DPS more in total. Now, multiply that amount by how many similar weapons you have. I run an all cannon escort build. Four cannons on my fore weapon slots means 4 x 450 = 1800 more total DPS (and I'm not even counting the boost from my turrets). Include buffs, and the extra DPS is even greater.

Originally Posted by keeny75 View Post
Ahh now we are on to something. People would buy ships from the c-store to have the special consoles If PW gave ships special console slots.
If they gave every ship 3 special console slots and prohibited them from going In to sci/tac/eng slots surly it would make for better game play.
That would make this game too easy for PvE and PvP. It's already easy enough as it is.