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Join Date: Jul 2012
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# 20
02-28-2013, 02:30 PM
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Originally Posted by dashuk2381 View Post
Science Captain + Vesta + Emergency Power to Aux + Cannon Scatter Volley = Win

Honestly, if you are a science captain then you need a Vesta class, the thing is an epic beast. Claim and dismiss it a few times to get 3 of the AUX cannons up front, run max AUX power and with a good build you can absolutely decimate anything.

I run mine with the 3 AUX cannons up front, 2 turrets and a transphasic mine launcher rear and the thing does amazing DPS while still having great survivability, plus with max AUX power you get more bang out of your science powers.
I consider the Vesta a warship not a science vessel. Just like the Chet Grell(sp?) is a warship not a cruiser same with the Fleet Vor'Cha and many other ships.

Claiming Sci Vessels are fine because one has more in common with an escort than a science vessel just highlights the issue perfectly if you ask me.
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