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Point Defense Protocols is an in-game Starship Trait.
This trait gives bonuses in Space if slotted into an Active Starship Trait slot.

Basic Information[]

  • Game Description: Point Defense Protocols channel power from energy weapon enhancements to activate an automated defense turret on your ship. The turret fires at nearby enemies while an energy weapon enhancement is active, dealing proton damage to the nearest target every half second. Automated defense turrets have highly sophisticated targeting systems, and never miss.

Detailed Information[]

The following effects qualify as Energy Weapon Enhancements:
Beams Fire at Will icon (Federation).png Beam Array: Fire at Will
Beams Overload icon (Federation).png Beam Array: Overload
Cannon Rapid Fire icon (Federation).png Cannon: Rapid Fire
Cannon Scatter Volley icon (Federation).png Cannon: Scatter Volley
Reroute Reserves to Weapons icon (Federation).png Reroute Reserves to Weapons
Energy Weapons Surgical Strikes icon (Federation).png Energy Weapons: Surgical Strikes
  • When activating Energy Weapon Enhancements, Applies Point Defense Protocols
  • Deals Proton Damage to the nearest enemy every half second for 10 seconds (20 volleys)
  • +100% Damage to Small Craft, Torpedoes, and Mines
Skills that affect this ability:
(Reduces Damage Penalty from Distance)
(Improves All Weapon Damage)
(Improves Energy Weapon Damage)

This trait is available from:[]

(Delta Alliance Duty Officer Pack)