I have a question about something that happened earlier today to me. First thing, I'm new to this PvP thing. So I don't know what is happening half the time.
Alright, so here was the scenario. I was in Kerrat for my daily. I knew it was a gank zone, so I expected it to happen at some point. Sure enough, couple BoP (I think they were BoP, I can't ID Klingon ships on sight as I've never played as one or done PvP before) decloak and kill me while I'm being swarmed by Borg. I was in my Intrepid refit at the time. They pop me of course, and fly away. So I figure I'll watch more closely for them and not get sucked into a borg swarm again.
They get me, again, catching me with my abilties on cooldown. I respawn though, and there they are, about 25 km away.
I get closer, hit one with Tyken's + BTSS:2 and start pounding his hull, pop damp field, photonic fleet (No sign of the other feds in here at any point during this, btw). I got him down to somewhere around 10% hull.
Here's where my question comes in. I'm pounding on this guy, and somehow he suddenly went from less than 3 km to 30+km and out of sensor range in approx. 5 seconds. How did he do that? this was while he had a -45 power to his engines. Mine had gotten disabled, so I couldn't follow instantly, but by my calculations, for him to go from 3 km to 30+ in that time, he had to be doing impulse 250 at least. How did he do that? Or is it like a fleet mate said, that he logged off? I ask because the best i've ever been able to do, with an engine battery + evasive with good engines, is about impulse 140ish, and it took me way longer than 5 second to cover 30 km.
Thanks for the help, I hope this is the right forum for this question.
Hyper impulse engines... with a SPD modifier. (not really needed but nice)
Engine Bat clears any disables you have on him and gives him +75 power to them.
He could also have used Emergency to Engines Less common.
Evasive Manuvers... zoom.
I don’t know who you faced but I commonly play a raptor in kerrat.
After the first fed dies I usually zoom away well past 30km in a matter of secs, cloak and repeat.
About 4 months ago I saw players do this trick and could not figure it out. I pick some Rare mark 12 hyper( I think) high efficacy speed modified impulse engine and while having 125 power to engine and evasive will be gone in a blink of an eye.
It’s a great trick and if there is another escort is in pursuit, I can use APO and be off. There only 2 time I’ve been run down and both times it was escorts. I assume Bop, Raptor , Escort get modified engine state = fast get away and return .
Great engines+Evasive+125 engine power+ APO3= 60 km in under 10 sec =) have fun (O-30km 4 sec) let’s see a corvette do that!