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Ground Combat Missions STO

Solo TFO: Cat’s Tale

I think this Halloween Event TFO is easiest solo, because an uneducated teammate – or troll – can really halt progress. Here is a video of a 13 minute, 20 second run. I did not try to get the cats, but I think I hit all the candles (the summary screen didn’t show up at […]

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Ground Combat STO

Tactical Melee Build

The Mind Meld Device from the Discovery reputation finally makes melee more than just a Barbie choice in STO! I intended this build to test the limits of pure melee, so all of the kits are centered around buffing my damage: That is a combined 91.2% Melee Crit Chance and 642% Melee Crit Severity! Those […]

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Ground Combat STO

Ground Gear & Devices

While Kits & Modules will vary with profession and build, the following equipment is widely considered “best in slot” for every ground build at this time: Burnham’s CQC Armor Na’kuhl Temporal Operative Personal Shield Na’kuhl Temporal Operative Minigun Burnham’s armor, and the Na’Kuhl shield and weapon are generally considered best-in-slot for all ground builds. The […]

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Ground Combat STO

Ground Skill Tree

On the ground, even more so than in space, a strong offense is also the best defense. I am of the opinion that there really is one “best” skill tree for everything ground, and this is it:

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Ground Combat STO

Best Ground Gun? Plasma Wide Beam Rifle vs. Assault Squad Phaser Rifle (A.K.A. Phaser Full Auto Rifle (Dsc))

What makes a ground gun the “best”? Single big hits? The ability to hit multiple enemies at once (AE damage)? Rate of fire? Specific enemies? There’s a lot to it, and the best answer is that there isn’t one best weapon for every situation. But what about the best weapon for the most situations? The […]