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Ability: Brace for Impact

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Overview[edit | edit source]

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Brace for Impact is space ability unlocked with character progression, available to all career paths. It provides a buff to Kinetic and Torpedo Damage Resistance Rating, and restores a small amount of Hit Points over time for 15 seconds.

Basic Information[edit | edit source]

  • Profession: All
  • Locale: Space
  • Game Description: Brace for Impact provides a massive kinetic and torpedo damage resistance boost for a short time. Effective if used when you are too close to another ship when its warp core breaches, or just before a heavy torpedo is about to impact you.

Detailed Information[edit | edit source]

  • Used by: Lt. Commander
  • Target: Self
  • System: None
  • Ability Type: Buff, Self Heal Over Time, Kinetic & Torpedo Resistance
  • Activation: 1 second
  • Range: N/A
  • Shares cooldown with:
    • None
  • Starts cooldown on:
    • Self
  • Modified by:
  • Trained by:
    • This ability cannot be trained

Ability Ranks[edit | edit source]

Ability/User Rank CD Ability Effects
Rank I: Lt. Commander 60s
  • ____ Hit Points every sec
  • +100 Kinetic & Torpedo Damage Resistance Rating for 15 seconds.
Rank II: Commander 60s
  • ____ Hit Points every sec
  • +133 Kinetic & Torpedo Damage Resistance Rating for 15 seconds.
Rank III: Captain 60s
  • ____ Hit Points every sec
  • +166 Kinetic & Torpedo Damage Resistance Rating for 15 seconds.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • Prior to removal of crew mechanics from the game, this ability offered Resistance to Crew Death and Disable, instead of Hit Points buff.
  • With the addition of torpedoes that deal energy damage, this ability was improved to also give Damage Resistance Rating to all Torpedo hits regardless of damage type, though not for other types of projectile such as Mines.
  • [01/07/2020] Brace For Impact does not provide any buff to Kinetic and Torpedo Damage Resistance Rating.