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# 1 Energy Management
02-04-2010, 09:37 AM
What if any benefit does a person get in a tier two ship running their weapons at max? Do the weapons do more damage with higher energy allocated or does it just fire more?

At tier two ships (cruisers) I use like 10 points of energy per shot, with only two phaser arrays, this leaves a lot of energy left over. Would this energy be better spent in the shield or AUX power areas?
Lt. Commander
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# 2
02-04-2010, 09:40 AM
the higher the power setting the more damage the hits with energy weapons do, I think at 125 (the max) its double damage.

Projectile weapons don't gain this benefit though, so mines and torps will always do set damage.
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# 3
02-04-2010, 10:30 AM
Everything you ever wanted to know about power levels and their impact can be found here:
http://theenginescannaetakeit.wordpr...-power-levels/
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