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Ability: Reverse Shield Polarity

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Overview[edit | edit source]

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Reverse Shield Polarity creates an "immunity" against energy based weapons over a period of time by converting the incoming energy damage into shield regeneration.

The energy weapon immunity is very helpful when being attacked from all sides. However, the extremely long cooldown coupled with the relatively short duration only makes it useful for emergency situations. It is advised to either use the period of immunity to relocate to a better position, or to reduce the number of threats.

Basic Information[edit | edit source]

  • Profession: Engineering
  • Locale: Space
  • Game Description: Reverse Shield Polarity converts incoming energy weapon damage into additional shield health. The polarity shift also makes you immune to teleportation.

Detailed Information[edit | edit source]

Ability Ranks[edit | edit source]

Ability/User Rank CD Ability Effects
Rank I: Lieutenant 2 Min
  • When taking Energy Damage to any shield facing, heal 65% of that damage to that shield facing for 12 sec
  • Immunity to Teleport for 12 sec
Rank II: Lt. Commander 2 min
  • When taking Energy Damage to any shield facing, heal 78.13% of that damage to that shield facing for 16 sec
  • Immunity to Teleport for 16 sec
Rank III: Commander 2 min
  • When taking Energy Damage to any shield facing, heal 93.5% of that damage to that shield facing for 20 sec
  • Immunity to Teleport for 20 sec

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Numbers for ability power are base values taken from tooltips and are heavily modified by skills.

The formula for the duration is:

Duration=(((-.5*Ability Rank^2)+6.5*Ability Rank+9)/15*(Skill/200+2)*3.75 + bonus duration from duty officer)

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