in the future, I plan to either take one of my Tac characters out of his current ship and put him into a Fleet Somraw, or make a new character to put him into the Somraw. I plan to make this build for PVP as I am developing a great love for it now that I know what to do.
I've been bracing myself in advance for the Borg change too. Two-piece Omega is always good. I've had a lot of success with some of the fleet utility stuff, and what's nice is that it'll probably get better if the next tier is just +1 versions of the same basic items.
I haven't figured out what to use instead, but HE is now crap.
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on 1 character i swapped between a fleet ktinga and somraw retro, both were great fun and very capable, then i got the vet ship which is a perfect cross between the 2 and haven't looked back. i ran 4 DHCs on them, 2 purple damage control doffs and 3 BFI doffs
APD and 2 APO works great together like mentioned, CSV1 and CRF1 only have a 100 dps difference between them, and CSV AOE can be very helpful in certain cases.
with the damage control doffs i had 100% up time on emergency power to weapons and shields, and the bfi doffs fill in for an RSP. HE 1 is kinda weak, but with an aux bat HE2 can heal over 1000 a tic, wile getting focused on, TSS is great to lessen the effect of it
also i suggest using the omega or fleet resilient shield on tier 2 and tier 3 fleet ships, they have a flat additional shield hitpoints that inst mentioned, and their total capacity with low capacity shields is higher then it is on any other ships.
Originally Posted by lordlalo
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When you replace 1x EptS1 for EptE1 and equip 2 purple or 3 blue damage engineers, you have both emergency powers almost 100% uptime.
Furthermore, be aware that BO drains a lot of power which causes CFR to do less damage. You can change that one to APD.
1 Copy of APD cycles perfectly with 2 copies of APO
This already covered most of what I was going to say.
I'd also use 2 RCS consoles in your open eng slots and swap out the flow cap console for the borg console. Even without the set bonus, I think the borg console is better than the marginal boost to tet glider/polaron proc/tet proc that you get from one flow cap console.