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Tier 5+1
Type: Cruiser
Hull: 44,000
Shield Modifier: 1.15
Weapons: 4/4
Bridge Officers:
T: XX
E: XXXX
E: XX
S: X
U: XXX

Device Slots: 4
Consoles:
E: XXXX
S: XX
T: XXX

Turn Rate: 7.5
Impulse Modifier: 0.15
Inertia Rating: 30
Bonus Power: +10 Weapons and Shields

Comes with a special Science Console: Ablative Regenerative Shield Emitter

+18% Shield Capacity
+23 Starship Shield Emitters
10% chance when receiving all energy damage: Reduces all Energy Damage to Shields by 5%

So, we know that the Assault Cruiser Refit is on its way. The above is how i'd make the ship. How would you like to see the refit done?
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# 2
05-08-2012, 08:52 PM
That is how I would do it. Give it a "Actual Interior" and I would be one happy Admiral.
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# 3
05-08-2012, 09:19 PM
Ablative, it does not mean what you think it does.
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# 4
05-08-2012, 11:44 PM
ablative is for armor not shields, and it means that it sacs a pannel of armor to defeat a enemy weapon pojectile instead of the armor/hull taking the damage.

Differance between defiants ablative and the intrepids was the intrepid had a generator that constantly replaced the destroyed panels.

Lots of modern combat vechiles employ ablative armor now. Its generally a layer of steel with some kind of explosive behind it like c4. When an incoming round is detected/hits the panel explodes outward directing the blast away from the vechile.

Hope that explains it for anyone who doesnt get it. Id rather it have the corbanite deflector shield from armada but that would bring a lawsuit. Could call it something else and make it do same thing, 15 sec where any projectile that hits you the dmg is bounced back. Teach those 1 shotting borg whose boss eh?
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# 5
05-09-2012, 04:09 AM
Improvement on the standard sovereign class e.g turn rate, skin tight shields, more weapon slots, improved warp core, special quantum torpedo launcher which does not take up a slot. Another science boff and possibly another tac. Would like the ablative generator but don't see that happening. And the Picard manoeuvre. Thats all I can think off for now.

Edit: Also she will looking like the nemesis final phase sovereign class plus the 2409 skin too.
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# 6
05-14-2012, 08:23 AM
did everybody forget about the argo shuttle with the futuristic buggy thing?!
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# 7
05-14-2012, 08:33 AM
Trying to think what they would put in as the "cool new thing". Some have said about a HYIII equivalent but that seems a bit lame to be honest. Perhaps launch the captains yacht like from Insurrection? BFAW style thing for finding cloaked ships? Hard to see what they can do to make it worthwhile instead of just using the normal Tier 5 Sov.
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# 8
05-14-2012, 08:46 AM
I think that if the Special thing for the ship were instead a Special Shield item that gave you the “skin-tight” Shield FX animations etc. and that if it were very regenerative and resilient; that that would make it worthwhile.
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# 9
05-14-2012, 09:09 AM
a special shield...no set...just the shield. that is slightly superior to the maco or omega or just very different.
Usable on all the other ships ofcourse.
Or a built in torpedo high yield.

Or maybe the first federation flight deck cruiser with the argo as a pet.
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# 10
05-14-2012, 09:25 AM
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Originally Posted by JToney3449 View Post
Lots of modern combat vechiles employ ablative armor now. Its generally a layer of steel with some kind of explosive behind it like c4. When an incoming round is detected/hits the panel explodes outward directing the blast away from the vechile.
That's what a reactive armour does . To quote Memory Alpha:
Quote:
Ablative armor is a type of protective hull plating used on starships, which possesses a capability for rapidly dissipating the energy impacts from directed energy weapon fire.
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