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# 21
01-22-2013, 08:59 AM
Originally Posted by adamkafei View Post
Ok, I'm flying a fleet Excelsior as an engineer and thusfar it's been very successful however I recently made a change and was wondering if I could do better.

Fore: 3x tetryon BA, 1 torp ->4 BA [Acc][DMG]x2
Aft: As fore -> 4 BA

Full MACO Mk XII (maybe MACO Shield + 2 Omega)

Eng: Monotanium Mk XI (Purple), 2x Neutronium Mk XI (Blue), Borg
Sci: 2x Field Gen mk XI (Blue)
tac: 4x Tetryon Pulse Gen Mk XIi (Blue)

LTC Tac: TT1, FAW2/BO2 (Depending on what I'm fighting), AP:B2
CMDR Eng: EPtW1, RSP1, EWP1, Aux2Sif3
LT Eng: ET1, EWP2
Ens Eng: EPtS1
LT Sci: HE1, TSS2

The third lt.Cmdr. is a little bit wasted, not really a nice Layout for a Cruiser, lt.cmd. would have been nicer.

Weapon battery

3X DCE (EPtX cd reduction), Warp Core Eng (EPtX Power Boost), Con Officer (TT CD-reduction) (All Purple)

Power Levels
W: 100
S: 50
E: 25
A: 25

Right now I'm looking for advice about how I can tweak this build to squeeze those last few points of DPS out of it
This should give you a little more dps. Torps on a cruiser are exotic, and I like the discoshow with 8 BA FAW. Unfortunately the BO-Layout is quite bad.

Dont forget the passice Omega Weapons Training and max. out Energy weapons when skilling.

An alternative is to increasy your turn rate with consoles and use dbb instead of ba. But I am sceptical about that.

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# 22
01-22-2013, 12:37 PM
I can't put EWP2 in a Lt skill slot...
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# 23
01-23-2013, 02:22 PM
2 aux2bats with 2 purple technicians. You'll be able to keep your weapon power over 100 almost constantly, and it'll reduce cooldown for all your boff skills.

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