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.
- 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.
- Used by: Captain
- Target: Self
- System: Target Subsystems
- Ability Type: Buff
- Activation: 0 seconds
- Range: N/A
- Starts 15 second cooldown on:
- Duplicate ability cooldown (any rank):
- 30 seconds
- Modified by:
- Starship Drain Expertise - Improves power drain abilities.
- Subsystems Power Level
- Trained by:
|Ability/User Rank||CD||Ability Effects|
|Rank I: Ensign, or Science Ships||45s||Upgrades all of your Energy Weapons for 10 sec:
|Rank II: Lieutenant||45s||Upgrades all of your Energy Weapons for 10 sec:
|Rank III: Lt Commander||45s||Upgrades all of your Energy Weapons for 10 sec:
- 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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