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Ability: Reverse Shield Polarity

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Overview[edit | edit source]

Reverse Shield Polarity icon (Federation).png

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 3 min 20s -
2 Min
  • Converts 50% of incoming energy damage into shields for 12 seconds.
  • Immunity to Teleport for 12 seconds.
Rank II: Lt. Commander 3 min 20s -
2 min
  • Converts 62.5% of incoming energy damage into shields for 12 seconds.
  • Immunity to Teleport for 12 seconds.
Rank III: Commander 3 Min 20s -
2 min
  • Converts 75% of incoming energy damage into shields for 12 seconds.
  • Immunity to Teleport for 12 seconds.

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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