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# 1 Diminishing Returns
02-29-2012, 09:56 AM
Hello,

Does this still have it's place in STO since the new skill revamp...

For example - does it make sense to cap out the Weapon Performance skill (Admiral)? Anything over 125 is still a waste right???

I tested it out, and saw otherwise - when I maxed out the Weapon Performance, my DPS was higher. When I dropped it to say about 3 (even at 3 I was still 125/100) my DPS was lower...

Assistance??
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# 2
02-29-2012, 11:31 AM
Really? I must test this.
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# 3
02-29-2012, 01:33 PM
Yes you cannot go beyond 125/100. What you can do though is simply lower the weapon slider till it hits below 125 and then move it to where it just hits 125. That will allow you more power into other things like shields or aux.
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# 4
02-29-2012, 02:19 PM
I have read in wepon power specific posts that 135 is the hard cap.
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# 5
03-01-2012, 10:00 AM
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Originally Posted by warduke73 View Post
Yes you cannot go beyond 125/100. What you can do though is simply lower the weapon slider till it hits below 125 and then move it to where it just hits 125. That will allow you more power into other things like shields or aux.
OP stated that this is not the case. He says he noticed increases in damage raising weapon power over 125. At least, that's what I understood. I haven't had a chance to test it yet, but I will tonight.

Tersur79, that used to be case, the hard cap is supposed to be 125 now, and supposedly no invisible reserve either.
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# 6
03-01-2012, 12:36 PM
This is why I posted to lower the power slider till it just first touches 125...

Any power above 125 will be wasted otherwise. i tried to explain that on my original post.
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# 7
03-01-2012, 02:41 PM
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Originally Posted by warduke73 View Post
This is why I posted to lower the power slider till it just first touches 125...

Any power above 125 will be wasted otherwise. i tried to explain that on my original post.
That's not the issue dude, read the OP again. He's describing obviously unintended behaviour, i.e. a bug.
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