i wouldn't use the console in my Kar-Fi anyway, I use the borg console in one of my sci slots, & i need more than 2 consoles to boost my GW3 into usefulness. give the Kar-Fi another engi console & maybe the EWP like the NPC Kar-Fi has, & it would be fine. 6 frigates stacking AF & dropping tricobalts is going to be OP.
The Phase would be cool, but only if you can't effect others at all (or your heals have a severely diminished value due to being out of phase). Otherwise, you're completely immune to literally everything and can do just about everything you can while out of it.
Side note: I love that he acknowledge that spam was outrageous and FAW needs a slap in the face
"We're sorry for trying to buff the Karfi. As a result, all federation ships will get the following to compensate for the buff:
1. Ablative armor -permanent 90% hull resists while still capable of firing phasers
2. Turn rate of every ship bumped up to escort levels
3. All escorts will have a cmdr level sci slot and eng slot to compensate
We hope this will relieve the concerns for all federation captains. Carry on, officers!"
The "proposed changes" to the feddie ships are already live :p
When the klingons get a crumb, albeit a juicy crumb, it's "tar and feather! Kill him! Off with his head!"
Don't forget that even if it is going to get done... it will take months, so they can "test" the balance, something that doesn't happen ever with fed toys... they go to tribble at a stage where its too late to make changes.
Just watch, they will talk and talk... and then nothing... then talk a bit more and release a neutered version 6 months from now... and 3 months from now they will upgrade sensor analysis to detect phased ships... lol