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# 1 Tholian Recluse Engineer Help
01-07-2013, 05:12 PM
So I came back to the game, yay me, and right now trying to bash my way back up to gear.

Got myself a Tholian Recluse, which I'm having fun with, just concerned over boff/console load out and curious on if some options are actually good ideas or not.

Gearwise I'm running [going for a Tanky Carrier]:

Fore : Antiproton XII ACC/CritH/Borg , Antiproton XII ACC/CritH/Borg , Antiproton XII ACC/CritH/Borg
Aft : Antiproton XI ACC/CritH/Borg , Antiproton XI ACC/CritH/Borg , Antiproton XI ACC/CritH/Borg

Defl : Borg XI
Impl : Borg XI
Shld : MACO XI

EngC : EPS Flow, Neut, Neut, Borg
SciC : Point Defense System, Tholian Tetryon Grid, Field Generator, Field Generator
TacC : Antiproton, Antiproton

Cmdr : Engineer EPtW1, RSP1, EPtS3, APtSIF3
LtCm : Engineer EPtW1, ET2, EPtS3
LtCm : Science PH1, HE2, GW1
Ensn : Science TSS1
Ensn : Tactical TT1

So the actual questions.

First, I'm not entirely sure if my set-pieces setup is a good one currently, it's just habit from before they changed the assimilated console

Second, would the Romulan Zero-Point Energy Conduit console be good for this build or no.

Third, I do intend to replace the beam arrays over to Tetryon weapons, just a matter of time to find them. However, are Phased-Tetryon weapons a good investment, or would I be better off with regular tetryon?
Lieutenant
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# 2
01-07-2013, 05:47 PM
Assuming PvE, some quick help:

Drop the EPS Flow
Drop the Tholian Tetryon Grid

Get the Romulan Embassy threat increasing consoles.

Get the borg cutting beam for the two piece bonus.

Get 2 purple Damage Control Engineer doffs.

Switch ET2 to Aux2Sif1

Put a Tac in the Command slot.

Add more Sci heals if you need them.

Get the elite scorpion fighters, adv perg until then.
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# 3
01-08-2013, 12:58 PM
I would switch the HE2 and the TSS1 outright. If you wanted more healing drop the GW1 and go HE1,PH1,ST2,TSS3...OR 2 HE1s.

Yes EPS console is useless now. Use Sif generator console for higher hull healing on your AuxSiF3.

I would also get 2 Conn doffs for your tac team.

Besides that it looks great

Last edited by edalgo; 01-08-2013 at 01:09 PM.
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# 4
01-08-2013, 06:25 PM
I feel goofy for asking this, but I should know. I have a pair of [Hangar -] Advanced Peregrinne Fighters, however, they're blue. I'm pretty sure I bought them with Dilithium a while back, but the ones at the Dilithium store are purple. The fighter gear matches the purple version at the D-store version though. Those two should be the same, right? Just a different color for no real apparent reason?
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# 5
01-09-2013, 06:00 AM
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Originally Posted by sudoku7 View Post
I feel goofy for asking this, but I should know. I have a pair of [Hangar -] Advanced Peregrinne Fighters, however, they're blue. I'm pretty sure I bought them with Dilithium a while back, but the ones at the Dilithium store are purple. The fighter gear matches the purple version at the D-store version though. Those two should be the same, right? Just a different color for no real apparent reason?
as one time before they added the fleet/elite hangers the dilithium bought ones were different colors than they are now. if the stats are the same, its most likely those ones didnt get converted to the new color scheme.
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# 6
01-10-2013, 10:04 AM
For Threat Consoles, which ones should I look at using? Plasma/Insulation?
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