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Check Mate (Starship Trait)

After achieving level 5 in your Science variant Flagship’s 5-teir Starship Mastery, you will unlock the "Check Mate" Starship Trait. While this trait is slotted, activating a control Bridge Officer ability will provide a boost to your Exotic Damage and Projectile Weapon damage for a short time. The other traits in the Mastery path are,

Starship Ability Package (Cruiser)

  • Absorptive Plating (+Kinetic and Physical Damage Resistance)
  • Rapid Repairs (+Regeneration)
  • Enhanced Plating (+Energy and Radiation Damage Resistance)
  • Armored Hull (+Max Hull Hit Points)
  • And lastly Checkmate (Starship trait)

The following science abilities are classified as control Bridge Officer abilities:

   Jam Sensors
   Tractor Beam
   Tractor Beam Repulsors
   Scramble Sensors
   Gravity Well
   Photonic Shockwave