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Captain
Join Date: Jun 2012
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# 7
04-24-2013, 10:40 AM
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Originally Posted by captainwexler View Post
As someone whose main is KDF, and someone who pvp's exclusively in a bird of prey, I will say this. Your doing it wrong.

Placate/confuse targets, then cloak.

I'm aware it doesn't address the cannon concerns, but game play wise cloaking under fire has to be a bit risky. Imagine if hitting that cloak button was a complete get out of jail free card, opponents would literally have 15 second windows to kill you.
As somebody who's tested Romulans on Tribble, I will tell you this: Higher-tier Romulan ships already funtion like that.

You see, the opponents LITERALLY have 15 second windows to breach the shields and deal considerable damage to a D'Deridex or Ha'apax before it cloaks, at which point complete destruction from 100% hull to 0% is impossible without some SERIOUS damage output (hitting some odd 20-30k DPS for a couple of seconds, for example)
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