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Skill: Starship Energy Weapon Specialization

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Note: This skill was replaced by Weapon Specialization and Weapon Amplification.
Starship Energy Weapon Specialization
Admiral (Tier 5)


This skill improves your Starship's Critical Hit Chance and Critical Hit Severity with Energy Weapons such as beams, cannons and turrets. Your Critical Hit Chance determines your chance to deal additional damage to a target with any attack. Your Critical Hit Severity value determines the extent of the additional damage dealt.

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Starship Energy Weapon Specialization is a Tier 5 Tactical skill available to all Starfleet and KDF Admirals. Each increment of this skill costs 3,000 skillpoints.

Details[edit | edit source]

This skill improves your Starship's Critical Hit Chance and Critical Hit Severity with Energy Weapons such as beams, cannons and turrets. Your Critical Hit Chance determines your chance to deal additional damage to a target with any attack. Your Critical Hit Severity value determines the extent of the additional damage dealt.

Engineering Captains who learn 6 ranks of this skill unlock the ability to train Bridge Officers in Directed Energy Modulation III.

Abilities Affected[edit | edit source]

All damage abilities which rely on Energy Weapon Damage will passively benefit from this skill.

Rank Progression[edit | edit source]

Rank Bonus Critical Chance Critical Severity Effective DPS increase
1 +18 +0.36% +4.54% +0.31%
2 +36 +0.73% +9.09% +0.65%
3 +54 +1.0% +13.64% +0.97%
4 +64 +1.3% +16.16% +1.25%
5 +74 +1.5% +18.69% +1.48%
6 +84 +1.7% +21.22% +1.72%
7 +89 +1.8% +23.74% +1.84%
8 +94 +1.9% +23.74% +1.97%
9 +99 +2.0% +25.01% +2.10%

Notes[edit | edit source]