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  • There is plenty of precedent in melee powers where intrinsically the target takes MORE damage if immune to KNOCKS. So, as stated above, just make this intrinsic to the power. Otherwise, this advantage is never taken nor rarely ever usable.​​
  • Is Onslaught Week about the Onslaught Villains? If so, they have already been giving Onslaught Week performance for months. The rewards for the dailies and weekly have been at the "OV Week" levels for months now. Plus, the chances of the other UNTIL guys giving 1 point has been at "OV Week" levels also. Has this been an…
  • This comment will probably put me on the Naughty list, but ... if you're looking for more survivability, work for Defender Gloves. Yeah, they're another 5k of OVing. But, it's OV week. And, I suggest some other changeouts. Con/Dex/End. Stack Dex for the form. Chilled Form instead of Concentration. Recon Circuits for…
  • The other simple facts are these: 1. You have the right to complain. 2. We've given all the advice we can. 3. No amount discussion on the forums will help you with the GMs, who they alone, decide your case. 4. The max rank was given to this player by someone in the guild authorized, by in-game rules, not yours, to do so.…
  • And it is not proccing Unified Theory. However, Hacked Orbital Cannon Codes device DOES all of the above. Procs Unified Theory. Plasma burn can be consumed by Particle smash and become Disintegrate. And, Plasma Cutter consumes for Overheat.​​
  • I'd recommend Fiery form or Ice Form as passive as both buff fire and ice equally. Also, your block should be the opposite of your passive. The reason for this is Rimefire burst is best if used when Chill and CFlames are on the target. You can more easily get this passively in this manner while blocking.​​
  • There it is highlighted. It doesn't matter at all about the rest. Anyone ... repeat ... ANYONE ... that has the top rank, whether it is a rank shared by others, can do what they want, to and with the guild. It doesn't matter about the rest. That person had the rank and so could do whatever they want. Right and wrong…
  • GMs are only human. Even though they have guidelines to follow, I've seen anecdotal evidence of quite different handling of similar cases. The Devs have opened the door on "disruptive" FX and auras already. Removing or toning down what can be seen on large and super-large bodies, usually NPCs. Personally, I don't like the…
  • It is all that. 1.5 sec chargeup, iirc. So, if they're doing some fast KILLER hits, you still might go splat while it charges up. Most things from Cosmics are affected by the IMMUNITY provided. Not all, however. I don't have a complete list, but iirc, Dino/Baby breath debuff will still "hit" you. And the Eruption may or…
  • I know the character has been around a longish time. As stated, the many auras are newer. And, in my case, I find them very annoying and disruptive when you are at the same large group content as I. The difference between my macros and your light show is, when asked, I don't do them. And I don't rely on others needing to…
  • No, you haven't. The many blinding auras is a recent addition. This is extra annoying, over the: large size, large wingspan. When you are out doing "your thing", fine, be and do whatever. But, when you show up like this for large group content, this character is very annoying. Personally, if I could hide your character by…
  • Aren't you refering to the device: ERUPTION?​​
  • You get ONE tick of healing for up to 5 friendlies nearby, probably within range of the damage portion. This is regardless of whether you maintain it full duration or just a single click tick. I have this power on a Life Drain, PSS Rec healer simply to try it out (Orichalcum). I've seen crit ticks of about 4.2k at the…
  • This is a good reason to do all linked story quests as a character levels. There are, or were, many unique items acquired during the mission or as one of the mission turn-in rewards. Most, if not all, of those items are pretty useless any more, except for what you describe. Additionally, I can't tell you if many have just…
  • Just to infer from your first statement possibly referencing my statement, I wasn't meaning that the gift box LOCATIONS are supposed to be random. Just the contents are supposed to be random. I think it is odd that the contents currently ARE NOT random. But, i'm not complaining about them either way. Getting the daily for…
  • Which should be a bug, as the gift boxes are supposed to be random. And, don't ask me to quote some source proving something says this. It's just how these types of things HAVE been in previous and other events.​​
  • Jaaz put the device, Terak Generator on the list. The reason that is there is that it is a device-based applier of Superconductor. Plus, it's a nice cone aoe maintain. I forget whether it is Q store or Drifter.​​
  • My 2cents for RANGED + MELEE characters: Do it. Never worry about not getting top-tier damage for both ranged and melee. The only ability that you want to make sure is a BIG HITTER is the one you'll use on the tough/boss character. Most of the time, this is a single target power. But there are some multiple target powers…
  • Very nice example of a new player here. I'm glad you had a good experience, especially with other players helping you out. Most of the community is very helpful. I especially love that you acknowledge that you made some mistakes. But, that they were honest mistakes and the community helped you out. And, wow, I'm heartened…
  • For everyone who is NEW to this game, I absolutely recommend playing all regular content for your current level. Progress to the next zone only once you've completed the mission chains. This way, you will have earned gear that is wearable and usable for a long time. Plus, earned items that you can vendor sell-off. Thus…
  • iirc = if i recall correctly. Vance "Buzz" Bellman has a series of missions to be completed. I don't recall the specific ONE that is the actual series started, so just take everything. He doesn't have many missions. Once you complete the series/chain, which shouldn't take more than 15 - 20 minutes, you will have the…
  • In order to access the instance, you either need to have someone on your team that has already completed it OR has the mission. Or, complete a sequence of missions given to you by, iirc, Buzz Bellman, over on the west, center of Lemuria, at Area(?) 51 or Bureau 17. This opens up the Mandragalore mission.​​
  • Personally happy that there are cyclical events. I may not do some of them, but these are things where I can get together with many other people to DO something. And, yeah, there must be many newer players based on: "where's Barlowe?" and "where's Mutation?" calls in chat when those locations are announced.​​
  • We LOVE new players at end-game content. We LOVE new players announcing that they are new to end-game content. We LOVE to offer advice, suggestions, build help, where to stand, when to block, when to attack, etc for all players. We are not so enamored of players showing up at end-game content thinking that they won't be…
  • Because the Devs designed it in a way that no one really cares for. If it zeroed out your stacks of bleed/stagger/etc, sure, fine. But, to zero out the FORM stacks that are boosting your damage and that you had to take a while to build up, then, NO, most of us really HATE that mechanic. Which is why Flow removed it from…
  • Wing shield, ala BatFink, would work the same way, I'd imagine. "My wings are like a shield of steel"​​
  • Again, I feel that your premise is flawed. Glass cannons ARE glass cannons. Plenty of things are available to help in some rough situations, but if you are drawing too much attention AND too much damage, you should consider a build change. No shame in taking a Defensive passive and running in Hybrid mode. Even in the…
  • There's your problem right there. Flawed premise. As has been answered by zwipe and others, we DO bring 5k hp glass cannons to all of the Cosmic encounters and survive with few issues. These issues are usually overcome by adjusting the build, your technique, or just accept the fact that every character can DIE in these…
  • For sure, current Kiga is bugged. And, like you, I LIKE it! Forces us to do something other than: dps->dps->block storm->dps->shoot frozen tomb ->dps. YAWN.​​
  • QFT. Which is why the fight was created as it is. Sure, we all hate those rando Force Cascades, but it is part of the encounter and up to the group on how to deal with it all.​​
  • I would like an option in the Tailor for the Boomerang powers to include shields and other objects that you can throw. Same for HURL. And, any other THROW abilities.​​
  • The Devs have established precedent on a few powers that do more damage closer and lesser damage for further away. As well as a % chance to miss on further away. So, it is possible to do something about what you suggest. However, I think you're trying too hard to get REAL WORLD to be injected into a game. Many powers are…
  • And, lava patch damage cannot be dodged, any ways. Some players don't like you taking a personal Bionic Shield as a dps, because a healers' Bionic Shield applied to your dps will be of higher healing. Whereas, I feel that in most cases, I'm not receiving a healers' Bionic Shield. And, at Qwyjibo, I like to pop a Bionic…
  • In the past, there were gear and power options that let DPS role characters have very high DODGE and AVOIDANCE ratings. The intent became to never allow a DPS character get anywhere near those values again. And, I believe, that if someone were able to figure out HOW to do it, the Devs would nerf it as soon as they became…
  • Although I have a PA tank that has tanked all 3 cosmics, it is not an ideal setup. However, Events, Rampages, etc are well suited to a PA tank, if built well. Mine is PSS Con w/ Fuel My fire. And SSSs Dex/End. Has Power Conversion for when the well goes dry or to get him started. In this type of content he absolutely…
  • Back in the day (old timer reminiscing here), Ebon Rift w/ Vengeful Shadows was the go-to power for many because it did a consistent 1k+ dmg/tick. Which was a very high dps back then. So, it shredded bosses. Then, the devs of the time, in which Kaiserin was still a player, they nerfed it. Made it do the knock so nothing…
  • I've never been a fan of this power. Even at r3 it's usefulness is not significant. Especially when you consider it goes on a >1 minute cooldown upon use. Many power types share a cooldown. Activate one and, if you have others, they go on cooldown as well. Powers and devices that have a 4min+ cooldown are not significantly…
  • And, this belongs in the Suggestion forum.​​
  • I'd agree with this. The only reason I purchased them on the last day of event was they were Bind to Account on Equip. I never know who is going to use one, some, or all until later. I could've purchased one more costume unlock but, I went with these. Like to spread it on what types of things I purchase.​​
  • I wonder why they changed them to BoP from the vendor after the event ended. I bought 1 of each (4 total) just before the event ended and stuck em in my hideout bank. Those are all Bind to Account on Equip. So, I checked the vendor and those all show as Bind on Pickup. Error?​​
  • I suggested different triggering options, as did you and several others. Yet, mine is the one you call out as if it is changing the power to something completely different? Do you use AotM? I know I don't because I'm mostly in end-game content and that "on kill" option is not useful. Leveling and casual content would be a…
  • I have 3 CCers, of which only one still, occasionally, shows up to CC. The other 2 I'm going to change their builds. But, since they are PSS Pre it makes it challenging. One is called Defective Toy Robot. Now, I'm not a big fan of pet masters because I mostly only do end-game content any more. But, events allows ANY build…
  • Saying your suggestion is best is subjective. We all think "our" suggestion is best. Currently, Aspect of the Machine boosts melee and ranged damage with an equal percentage. Since Brawler spec has Setup (Combo has chance to make next melee do 10/20% more base damage) and Avenger has Preemptive Strike (Blast makes next…
  • How about: gain a stack each time you complete a Combo or a fully-charged Blast attack. With the appropriate internal cooldown of applying a stack, like most forms conform to.​​
  • Some actually are additive. If you are at 40% and it says "+10%" it actually goes to 50%. And, then there are those that are multiplicative through a formula. So, there's no telling what kind of a bump you're receiving. This can be said for many buffs in the game. Most don't show what the actual output IS. And is difficult…
  • Even understanding that they have certain restrictions and requirements when it comes to Account security and recovery, a little human understanding from them couldn't hurt, either. Sorry to hear of your experience. Even though most of us were pretty sure of how the process would go. And it did. Your comments about being a…
  • And, I had asked the question in zone, but just got the reply that the description did NOT include TK nor Laser swords. However, I and others verified that it DOES include TK swords, but not Laser swords.​​
  • Well, STO site says 25% bonus on all tiers. So, we're not seeing it across the board.​​
  • In-game support ticket is the best option. Press H and go for the GM help. Word it as best you can. Give as much info as you can. However, I'm relatively sure that there is very little that they will be able to help you with. You do not own your account. You do not own your characters. They (Cryptic) own the game.…