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Thaago

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A good Mjolnir Onslaught
« on: October 24, 2012, 06:24:22 PM »

I'm playing my first vanilla game in a while and went to outfit an Onslaught. No Storm Needlers were on the map, so I decided to give Mjolnirs another shot. Gotta say... not too bad:

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The light needlers work amazingly, and the Mjolnirs have such good accuracy that my sides are very well protected. Their flux efficiency is truly terrible (I do think a small buff would be nice...) but their damage output, accuracy, and turn rate make them just murder on smaller ships for as long as you can fire them. Can't really fire the TPC's and the Mjolnir's at the same time, so I'd recommend turning the Mjolnirs off when engaging frontal targets (until out of TPC charges).
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Re: A good Mjolnir Onslaught
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2012, 07:51:52 PM »

Mjolnirs are bad and you should feel bad!

Whooopwhoopwhoopwhoopwhoop *scuttles off*
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Re: A good Mjolnir Onslaught
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2012, 05:05:30 AM »

Do the six light needlers overload shields on cap ships quickly enough?
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Re: A good Mjolnir Onslaught
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2012, 07:08:45 AM »

They do pretty well - the overall kinetic yield is a little low, but the energy damage from the TPC's and Mjolnirs is also ok against shields.
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Re: A good Mjolnir Onslaught
« Reply #4 on: October 25, 2012, 08:01:06 AM »

They do pretty well - the overall kinetic yield is a little low, but the energy damage from the TPC's and Mjolnirs is also ok against shields.

So it's good against everything but just ok against caps, so do you use it in conjugation with other stuff? (what is that stuff?)
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Re: A good Mjolnir Onslaught
« Reply #5 on: October 25, 2012, 08:56:46 AM »

Its currently flying in a fleet that has a Hammerhead and a pair of Enforcers, both with mixed loads. I agree its just ok against other caps, not great. The only ship it has a real problem with is the Paragon - the eh kinetics compared to using Mk IX's or storm needlers make that shield a beast to get through (but once you do get through you can do a lot more damage during the vent). Then again most ships have a problem with the Paragon. :D
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Re: A good Mjolnir Onslaught
« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2012, 04:46:05 PM »

WOOPWOOPWOOPWOOP MORE MJOLNIRS WOOPWOOPWOOPWOOP

Seriously though, good on you for using Mjolnirs.
Looks like you and I are the only two who use them. :/
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Re: A good Mjolnir Onslaught
« Reply #7 on: October 29, 2012, 06:26:00 PM »

Looks like you and I are the only two who use them. :/
add me to the list.
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Re: A good Mjolnir Onslaught
« Reply #8 on: October 30, 2012, 01:23:23 AM »

That ship is just a waste of credit, it always overload and the hull&armor isn't that great  >:(
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Re: A good Mjolnir Onslaught
« Reply #9 on: October 30, 2012, 01:40:36 AM »

That ship is just a waste of credit, it always overload and the hull&armor isn't that great  >:(

Did you just say that the Onslaught has bad hull and armor!?

That armor can tank a Reaper without crumbling. And the ship can beat ANY other ship in a 1v1.
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Re: A good Mjolnir Onslaught
« Reply #10 on: October 30, 2012, 09:25:39 AM »

Actually I have made (not for this purpose but I did test them against it in the simulator) conquest-variants that the AI could beat the Onslaught in
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Re: A good Mjolnir Onslaught
« Reply #11 on: October 31, 2012, 03:23:11 AM »

The Onslaught has the highest armor and hull in the vanilla game, how can that not be great? i never overload with it. and you can get 2 Onslaughts for the price of 1 Paragon.
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Re: A good Mjolnir Onslaught
« Reply #12 on: October 31, 2012, 03:57:57 PM »

That ship is just a waste of credit, it always overload and the hull&armor isn't that great  >:(

Did you just say that the Onslaught has bad hull and armor!?

That armor can tank a Reaper without crumbling. And the ship can beat ANY other ship in a 1v1.

except maybe a paragon, but paragons can beat anything so...
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Re: A good Mjolnir Onslaught
« Reply #13 on: October 31, 2012, 04:37:00 PM »

TBH, any ship can beat any ship, given enough time, ammo, different situations and one hell of a captain.

just look at star wars, a single fighters destroys an entire drone command ship :P
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Re: A good Mjolnir Onslaught
« Reply #14 on: October 31, 2012, 08:45:08 PM »

Just a tip move the top left and right flake to the center medium turrents and switch the top middle one for something else
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