Rookie Question: Frigate Question

StuffyEvil
StuffyEvil
Potential Threat
Joined Sep 2016 Posts: 45
So I know that thrusters are practically a must for most ships, but what kind of thrusters should Frigates get?
Since Frigates use all kinds of movements, what is the best thruster for them? Is it Fusion? Binary? Rotation? Rear? Strafe?

  • PhantomRanger
    PhantomRanger
    Minor Nuisance
    Joined Dec 2015 Posts: 271
    SOmetimes i treat some of my frigates as cutters... so i give the rear thruster 5 sanic speeds.
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  • TheHolyAsdf
    TheHolyAsdf
    Incursion Leader
    Joined Jun 2013 Posts: 1,389
    Looks like you just unlocked Talon frigates. My advice would be skip Talon frigates, skip Nighthawk frigates and go straight for Venom battleships. Feel free to make a fleet of Exodus cruisers and Broadswords.
  • V e s p o
    V e s p o
    Force to be Reckoned With
    Joined Jun 2015 Posts: 1,839
    If you're going to use them for close combat, Binary is best, strafe second best. In some cases fusion will work too, but strafing is

    If you're using them as decoys, rear thrusters (or fusion) are a must
  • Mark V Pathfinder
    Mark V Pathfinder
    Strike-force Captain
    Joined Apr 2016 Posts: 604
    edited 4 Nov 2016, 8:46PM
    Unless the frigate is Hurricane or Tornado, don't bother using them.
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  • PeenusWeanus
    PeenusWeanus
    Potential Threat
    Joined May 2016 Posts: 89
    Unless the frigate is Hurricane or Tornado, don't bother using them.

    You still can use Mk IV Nighthawks as cargo fleet.
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