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Well, ive hit the big 50 and my fleet escort is getting a little dull.


(I'm engineering btw)

I'm a massive fan of Voyager, and i love the look of the ship and the idea of the Special armour.

Buuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuut, the Defiant retrofit has a cloak (and both ships are for a 1600cp price) - And as ive just started a Klingon playthrough ive got quite into my cloaking. (As my T4 ship i purchased the Sao Paulo, i just love the look of it), and the idea of having a cloaking version of my Sau Paulo is just too cool. But then again, will Ablative armour be more usefull?

So, does anybody own either of these ships? Which would you say is the better ability to have?


Thanks in Advance.
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# 2
06-16-2012, 06:24 PM
I splurged for them both. That said, if you have to choose between one or the other, I'd go with the Defiant just because it's better for Elite STF's. Load it up with Mk XI dual cannons up front and turrets in back (all of the same energy type) and two or three Mk XI tactical consoles to enhance the same energy type, and you have yourself one devastating STF escort. Peace through superior firepower, indeed.
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# 3
06-16-2012, 06:27 PM
I also splurged for them both. But if I had to pick ide go with the Intrepid its just my fave ship of all time so Im a bit biased. My Defiant with cloak has it's previous C-store tear weapon equipped so it does some heavy duty DPS.
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# 4
06-17-2012, 08:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Elis_Grant
I also splurged for them both. But if I had to pick ide go with the Intrepid its just my fave ship of all time so Im a bit biased. My Defiant with cloak has it's previous C-store tear weapon equipped so it does some heavy duty DPS.
I have the Quad cannons from the Sao Paulo too....


Hmmm, Only 2 replies one says Voyager the other says Defiant XD



....If i was to get them both, which would you say first?
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# 5
06-17-2012, 09:17 AM
I have both as well andI prefare my Defiant, like mentioned above Cannons and Turrets with the added consoles and you have a great Alpha strike weapon.

Intrepid is a good ship also, but if you are looking at going down the STF route then I would go Defiant.
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# 6
06-17-2012, 10:15 AM
Becouse you are comeing from a Fleet escort I would say the Defiant will feel more familiar. Personaly I perfer the Fleet escort over the C-store ships it just suits me better.

I do not know if you have played a science ship before. If you have and enjoy the way a Science ship set up then flip a coin.

The Quad Cannon is a option for the defiant but you may find it dose less dammage than the anti-borg weapons. Star off by useing the Quad and adding STF borg weapons as you get them. In elites you may wish to use all anti-borg for the extra proc but in normal you will be fine.
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