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Ability: Target Shields Subsystems

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Overview[edit | edit source]

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Target Shields Subsystems - while this is active, all of your energy weapon attacks will drain the target's shields power and have a chance to knock the target's shields subsystem offline. Energy Weapons include Beam Arrays, Dual Beam Banks, and Cannons (including Dual Cannons, Dual Heavy Cannons and Turrets), and excludes Projectile Weapons, such as Torpedo Launchers and Mine Launchers.

There are 4 different variants of this ability, one for each possible ship subsystem.

Basic Information[edit | edit source]

  • Profession: Any (Rank I on Science Ships), or Tactical (Ranks I-III on any ship)
  • Locale: Space
  • Game Description: Target Shields Subsystems improves your energy weapon attacks for a short duration; instructing your bridge officer to target enemy shield systems. While this is active, all of your energy weapon attacks will drain the target's shield power and have a chance to knock the target's shield subsystem offline.

Detailed Information[edit | edit source]

Ability Ranks[edit | edit source]

Ability/User Rank CD Ability Effects
Rank I: Ensign, or Science Ships 45s Upgrades all of your Energy Weapons for 10 sec:
* 6% chance: Knock target's Shield subsystem offline for 7.5 sec
Drain 4.5 Shield Power from target for 10 sec (Stacks up to 10 times)
Rank II: Lieutenant 45s Upgrades all of your Energy Weapons for 10 sec:
* 8% chance: Knock target's Shield subsystem offline for 7.5 sec
* Drain 6 Shield Power from target for 10 sec (Stacks up to 10 times)
Rank III: Lt Commander 45s Upgrades all of your Energy Weapons for 10 sec:
* 10% chance: Knock target's Shield subsystem offline for 7.5 sec
* Drain 7.5 Shield Power from target for 10 sec (Stacks up to 10 times)

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Formula for Drain (@Level 60):
    • Drain = (0.119*skill+24.1)*(Rank+2)/3
  • Formula for Duration (@Level 60):
    • Duration = 0.038*skill + 8.2
  • Cleared by Engineering Team.

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See Also[edit | edit source]

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