They cite stupid, misguided "lore" as the reason for this. I'm sick of it. It's the worst reason for restricting item availability ever. How many Starfleet officers have we seen using Bat'leths? Worf, Jadzia, Sisko. Picard used one for the Rite of Succession ritual...
Put Bat'leths in the Winter store for everyone. Put them in the Federation fleet store. Put Elite Fleet Disruptors in the Federation fleet store, and give Klingon fleets the phasers.
Lirpas are the stupidest looking weapon in the game, and I strongly resent being told I should use one. No. They only appeared in one TOS episode, anyway.
They should up the ante and include nanopulse version of the other swords too. Narciscaans swords etc... would be nice.
but yes, I agree with everyone who posted so far - They should bring back the old ones, even if it means the last week of teh winter event - and should patch the new ones so that we can obtain both version of the weapons.
Heck I'll even pay ZEN for the old ones as a character unlock only.
I would like a variation as well, like a Purple Katana or Purple Mek'leth.
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