Ability: Tachyon Beam

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Overview[edit | edit source]

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Tachyon Beam drains an enemy starship's shields.

Basic Information[edit | edit source]

  • Profession: Science
  • Locale: Space
  • Game Description: Tachyon Beam drains the target's shields. It increases in effectiveness based on current auxiliary power level.

Detailed Information[edit | edit source]

  • Used by: Science Bridge Officers
  • Target: Foe
  • System: Deflector Dish
  • Ability Type: Shield Drain
  • Activation: 0.83 sec
  • Range: 10 km; 135' targeting arc
  • Duration: approx 5 sec
  • Recharge Time: 20 sec
  • Modified by:
  • Trained by:
  • Warp Theorist - Adds a turn rate debuff effect.
  • Shield Distribution Officer - Tachyon Beam gains a chance to knock the opponent's nearest Shield Facing offline for a short duration.
  • Research Lab Scientist - Tachyon Beam pulls your target closer to you.
  • Starship Trait - Improved Tachyon Beam - Adds AoE shield heal for 20 allies within 10km of target. Aquired from Mastery trait of Geneva Command Battlecruiser
  • Starship Trait - Trait: Greedy Emitters - Using Tachyon Beam, gives a buff which Grants immunity to Energy Drain, Reduces Weapon Power Usage, and increases your subsystem power levels for 10 Seconds. Aquired from Mastery trait of Ferengi Nandi Warship

Ability Ranks[edit | edit source]

Ability/User Rank Ability Effects
Rank I: Ensign
  • -514 Shields per pulse (10 pulse max)
Rank II: Lieutenant
  • -669.3 Shields per pulse (10 pulse max)
Rank III: Lt. Commander
  • -823.8 Shields per pulse (10 pulse max)
  • The above is @ 100 Aux 0 Drain Expertise.

Notes/References[edit | edit source]

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