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Specialization: Photonic Studies Scientist

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Specialization: Photonic Studies Scientist is a duty officer specialization within the Science department. A maximum of 3 may be assigned to the active duty roster.

Overview[edit | edit source]

Ability Recharge variant[edit | edit source]

  • Ship Duty: Space
  • Game Description: [SP] Reduce recharge time of Photonic abilities
  • Ability affected: Photonic Officer icon (Federation).png Photonic Officer and Photonic Shockwave icon (Federation).png Photonic Shockwave
    • As of Feburary 14 2019 patch, this duty officer no longer affects Photonic Officer ability.
Quality Ship Duty Effect
Common Reduce the time for Photonic Officer or Photonic Shockwave to recharge after use.
Recharge time improved by 5%.
Uncommon Reduce the time for Photonic Officer or Photonic Shockwave to recharge after use.
Recharge time improved by 10%.
Rare Reduce the time for Photonic Officer or Photonic Shockwave to recharge after use.
Recharge time improved by 15%.
Very Rare Reduce the time for Photonic Officer or Photonic Shockwave to recharge after use.
Recharge time improved by 20%.


Photonic Aftershock variant[edit | edit source]

  • Ship Duty: Space
  • Game Description: [SP] Chance to trigger a Photonic Aftershock
  • Ability affected: Photonic Shockwave icon (Federation).png Photonic Shockwave
    • Your Photonic Shockwave has a 40% chance to trigger a Photonic Aftershock on each effected target. These aftershocks do not damage the targets directly, but damage your enemies that are around the affected targets.
  • Obtained: Fleet Support Duty Officer Pack
Quality Ship Duty Effect
Common 10% chance: to create a smaller Aftershock Wave on each target hit.
Uncommon 20% chance: to create a smaller Aftershock Wave on each target hit.
Rare 30% chance: to create a smaller Aftershock Wave on each target hit.
Very Rare 40% chance: to create a smaller Aftershock Wave on each target hit.


Photonic Aftershock + Elachi variant[edit | edit source]

Quality Ship Duty Effect
Very Rare Your Photonic Shockwave has a 40% chance to trigger a Photonic Aftershock on each effected target. These aftershocks do not damage the targets directly, but damage your enemies that are around the affected targets.

40% chance: to create a smaller Aftershock Wave on each target hit.

Elachi Survivor: Increases all damage when in combat versus Elachi on both Space and Ground Maps. Stacks with other Elachi Warfare Duty Officers bonuses up to a max of 20%.

+2% All Damage vs. Elachi


Available Photonic Studies Scientists[edit | edit source]

See all randomly generated Starfleet, KDF, or Romulan Republic duty officers with this specialization.
Special duty officers are listed below.
Name Species R&D Rank Traits
1
United Federation of Planets
Male
Male
Agustin Lenny Brett Human Crewman Founders of the FederationFotF TactfulTactful TeamworkTeamwork
1
United Federation of Planets
Female
Female
||| Alonia Romulan Senior Chief Specialist CunningCunning EfficientEfficient EmotionalEmotional ResolveResolve
1
United Federation of Planets
Male
Male
| Dseprac Tellarite Specialist AggressiveAggressive Founders of the FederationFotF StubbornStubborn TeamworkTeamwork
1
United Federation of Planets
Male
Male
|| Kotkobeg Benzite Senior Specialist EfficientEfficient LogicalLogical
1
United Federation of Planets
Male
Male
||| Laytaf Dulot Bajoran Senior Chief Specialist EfficientEfficient EmotionalEmotional ResolveResolve TeamworkTeamwork
1
United Federation of Planets
Male
Male
| Makud Trill Specialist CongenialCongenial HonorableHonorable PeacefulPeaceful TeamworkTeamwork
1
United Federation of Planets
Male
Male
| Stannuz Trill Specialist CongenialCongenial EmotionalEmotional HonorableHonorable TeamworkTeamwork
2
Klingon Empire
Male
Male
||| Gilg Orion Lieutenant CunningCunning EmotionalEmotional ResolveResolve UnscrupulousUnscrupulous
2
Klingon Empire
Female
Female
||| Kitlenn Klingon Lieutenant AggressiveAggressive ResolveResolve StubbornStubborn UnrulyUnruly
2
Klingon Empire
Male
Male
| Konohah Klingon Warrior AggressiveAggressive ResilientResilient UnrulyUnruly
2
Klingon Empire
Male
Male
| Okgat Klingon Warrior AggressiveAggressive HonorableHonorable ResilientResilient StubbornStubborn
2
Klingon Empire
Male
Male
||| R'Saant Gorn Lieutenant Cold BloodedCold Blooded EfficientEfficient HonorableHonorable ResilientResilient
2
Klingon Empire
Male
Male
| T'Saan Gorn Warrior Cold BloodedCold Blooded HonorableHonorable ResilientResilient StubbornStubborn
2
Klingon Empire
Male
Male
| Zlaas Gorn Warrior Cold BloodedCold Blooded Eidetic MemoryEidetic Memory LogicalLogical StubbornStubborn

Notes/References[edit | edit source]

As of a patch release on April 4, 2013, the Photonic Studies Scientist no longer reduces the recharge time on Photonic Shockwave Torpedo.


Duty officer specializations
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"F" links lead to a list of non-special Starfleet duty officers
"K" links lead to a list of non-special Klingon duty officers
Tactical Conn Officer (Evasive Maneuvers: F/K/R, Tactical Team: F/K) • Energy Weapons Officer (F/K) • Ground Warfare Specialist (F/K) • Projectile Weapons Officer (F/K) • Shield Distribution Officer (F/K) • Space Warfare Specialist (F/K) • Warfare Master
Security Armory Officer (F/K) • Assault Squad Officer (F/K) • Security Officer (F/K)
Engineering Consultant (F/K) • Damage Control Engineer (F/K) • Diagnostic Engineer (F/K) • Fabrication Engineer (F/K) • Maintenance Engineer (F/K) • Matter-Antimatter Specialist (F/K) • Systems Engineer (F/K) • Technician (F/K) • Warp Core Engineer (F/K)
Operations Deflector Officer (F/K) • Explosives Expert (F/K) • Flight Deck Officer (F/K) • Hazard System Officer (F/K) • Quartermaster (F/K) • Sensors Officer (F/K) • Tractor Beam Officer (F/K) • Transporter Officer (F/K)
Science Astrometrics Scientist (F/K) • Biologist (F/K) • Botanist (F/K) • Development Lab Scientist (F/K) • Geologist (F/K) • Gravimetric Scientist (F/K) • Photonic Studies Scientist (F/K) • Research Lab Scientist (F/K) • Warp Theorist (F/K)
Medical Biochemist (F/K) • Counselor (F/K) • Doctor (F/K) • Medic (K) • Nurse (F)
Civilian Advisor (F/K) • Bartender (F/K) • Chef (F/K) • Colonist (F/K) • Diplomat (F/K) • Entertainer (F/K) • MinerPrisoner (F/K)• Refugee (F/K) • Trader (F/K)

As of 1/1/2019, while testing, this DOFF reduces the cooldown on shockwave, but not the Photonic Officer!!!!!!