The Romulan plasma torpedo needs a balance check
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Join Date: Jun 2012
03-04-2013, 06:12 PM
In my opinion, the Romulan and Omega torpedoes make it possible for science vessels and cruisers to put out decent damage to shielded targets due the shield piercing DoT. Quantums are still the best projectile weapon for escorts due the fact that an escort shreds shields. I would hardly call the torpedoes overpowered due to the huge number of counters and the tiny damage per torp. (Counters include: Photonic Shockwave, Gravity Well, Tykens rift, Tractor Beam Repulsors, Torpedo Spread, Beam Fire at Will, Cannon Scatter Volley, Point Defense Consoles, outrunning the slow torps, etc.) And as for the endless stream of torpedoes, that's due to the fact that it takes about 3 seconds to complete a fire cycle. Even with just one projectile weapon officer equip your cooldown will only be about 1 second.