Star Trek Online Space Science Skills and Powers Guide



Star Trek Online Space Science Skills and Powers Guide by Dr.Danger

Your trying to decide where to put skills and you read the description and it gives 2 examples of what it improves. But thats just an example! What other powers does it boost?! Its just so frustrating!
To help both myself, and my fellow science captains I created a massive list of all the SPACE science skills and powers. For the Skills, I simply looked at the description in the tree. I included its example of what it effects and anything else I found.

How I found all the Powers, and what boosts them:
have a bridge officer with the power unlocked, IE you can put it in your hotkey bar. press P to bring up your powers and click on the power and scroll to the bottom, there it does tell you all skills that boost it.

I got so-and-so item and it does blah, what does that improve!?
well I made that easy! example: I got a deflector that does “+x to Deflector Dish” now if i scroll through my list of skills I can find “Deflector Dish” and see that it boost Tachyon Beam and Energy Siphon. Or if you want to boost a power such as Sensor Scan I can scroll through the list and see what skills it boost, and knowing the skills it boost I can pick items that boost those skills.

NOTE: This list is not fully detailed. I do not go in to the damage or duration per level or what each level of a skill adds. please leave a message if you can fill in any of these powers/skills or if anything is wrong.

SKILLS
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Starfleet Training:

Science Vessel Captain / Research Science Vessel Captain / Long Range Science Vessel Captain / Deep Space Science Vessel Captain / Reconnaissance Science Vessel Captain
These are all essentially the exact same skill. They boost hull strength, speed and maneuverability. The difference between them is just what ship they boost. as of the season 1 patch putting points in to a lower tier science vessel increases later tiers. However, it does not work sideways. as in points in to DSSV does not increase RSV.

Starship Operations:

Starship Operations Training:
Improves starship sensor, deflector, and emitter abilities
Improves Powers:
Tachyon Beam
Sensor Scan
Tractor Beam
Jam Targeting Sensors
Polarize hull
Transfer Shield Strength
Scramble Sensors
Photonic Shock wave
Viral Matrix
Hazard Emitters
Charged Particle Burst
Energy Siphon
Photonic Officer
Tykens Rift
Gravity Well
Tractor Beam Repulser
Subnucleonic Beam
Dampening Field
Feedback Pulse
Photonic Fleet
Target Subsystem

———————– Lt. Commander

Starship Deflectors:
Improves Deflector Abilities
Improves Powers:
Tachyon Beam
Feedback Pulse
Transfer Shield Strength
Science Team
Energy Siphon
Tykens Rift
Gravity Well
Tractor Beam Repulser
Subnucleonic Beam
Dampening Field
Feedback Pulse

Starship Emitters:
improves starship emitter abilities
Improves Powers:
Tractor Beam
Polarize Hull
Photonic Shock wave
Photonic Officer
Hazard Emitters
Photonic Fleet

Starship Sensors:
Improves Starship Sensor abilities
Improves Powers:
Scramble Sensors
Jam Targeting Sensors
Viral Matrix
Target Subsystem

—————— Commander

Starship Deflector Dish
improves Deflector Dish Abilities. At max rank you can train officers Tachyon Beam III.
Improves Powers:
Tachyon Beam
Energy Siphon
Gravity Well
Photonic Shock wave
Subnucleonic Beam

Starship Sensor Array
improves starship sensor array abilities. At max rank you can train offficers Jam Sensors III
improves Powers:
Sensor Scan
Jam Targeting Sensors
Charged Particle Burst
Jam Sensors
Target Subsystem

Starship Tractor Beam
Improves starship tractor beam abilities. At max rank can train officers Tractor Beam III
Improves Powers:
Tractor Beam
Tractor Beam Repulsors

—————– Captain

Starship Deflector Field
improves Starship Deflector Field abilities. At max rank can train officers Feedback Pulse III
improves Powers:
Dampening Field
Transfer Shield Strength
Feedback Pulse
Science Team
Dampening Field

Starship Hazard Systems
improves Starship Hazard Systems abilities. At max rank can train officers Hazard Emitters III
improves powers:
Polarize Hull
Hazard Emitters

Starship Sensor Probes
improves Starship Sensor Probe abilities. At max rank can train officers Scramble Sensors III
improves Powers:
Viral Matrix
Scramble Sensors

————– Admiral

Astrometrics:
improves astrometrics abilities
at max rank can train Particle burst III
Improves Powers:
Charged Particle Burst

Photonic Theory
improves Photonic abilities. At max rank can train officers Photonic Shock Wave III
improves powers:
Photonic Fleet
Photonic Officer

Spatial Anomaly
improves abilities that create or resist spatial anomalies. At max rank can train officers Gravity Well III.
Improves powers:
Tykens Rift
Gravity Well

——-Power Settings——

Aux Power Level
Aux Power improves turning rate and the following skills:
Tykens Rift
Gravity Well
Tractor Beam Repulser
Subnucleonic Beam
Feedback Pulse
Tachyon Beam
Transfer Shield Strength
Charged Particle Burst

——Bridge Officer Powers:
some of these powers are only available for certain ranks (IE lieutenant, lt. Commander, commander) and it varies upon the level of the power (I, II, III)

Science Team:
increased by: Deflector Field, Deflectors, Science Team Leader
Targets friend or self
Regenerates Shields
Removes science debuffs
increases starship operations training
reduces damage to shields

Tachyon Beam:
Increased by: Deflector Dish, Deflectors, Operations Training, Aux Power
targest foe
Does X damage a “Pulse” to the shield facing you. once that shield is depleted it effects all shields and prevents facing shield from recharging.
damage does not depend on range
Note: It has a 90 degree firing arc, if you turn you ship so that the target is outside of this arc it will break the beam and stop doing damage.

Gravity Well
Increased by: Spatial Anomaly,Starship Operations, Starship Deflectors, Aux Power
targest foe
draws foes to center of anomaly and crushes the ships, dealing kinetic damage. Shields drastically reduce the effects.
(thanks to Elayne_Hope)

Viral Matrix
Increased by: Sensor Probes, Sensors, Operations Training.
targets foe
holds target in place. Shuts down systems.
Note: There are a number of powers that counter VM such as Science Team and Attack Pattern Omega.

Jam Targeting Sensors
Increased by: Sensors Array, Starship Sensors, Starship Operations Training
targes foe
target can not target you

Tractor Beam
Increased by: Tractor Beam, Emitters, Operations Training
targets foe
prevents it cloaking, slows movement

Photonic Shock wave
Increased by: Emitters, Deflector Dish, Starship Operations Training
shock wave is released from you ship knocking back enemys and inflicting kinetic damage
Note: Photonic Theory lists Photonic Shockwave as a skill it increases. however Photonic Shockwave does not list Photonic Theory as a boosting skill. go figure.

Polarize hull:
Increased by: Hazard System, Starship Emitters, Starship Operations Training
increases damage resistance from energy weapons
breaks tractor beams

Feedback Pulse
Increased by: Deflector Field, Starship Deflectors, Starship Operations, Aux Power
Reflects beams back at the target.
(thanks to Elayne_Hope)

Hazard Emitters
Increased by: Emitters, Hazard System, Operations Training
repairs hull, increases damage resistance

Mask Energy Signature
Increased by: Engineering Training, Auxiliary Systems Performance, Auxiliary Systems Maintenance
makes it more difficult for enemys to target you

Transfer Shield Strength
Increased by: Deflector Field, Deflectors, Operations Training, Aux power
boosts allys shields

Charged Particle Burst
Increased by: Astrometrics, Sensors, Operations Training, Aux power
decloaks nearby ships and damages shields

Energy Siphon
Increased by: Deflector Dish, Deflectors, Operations Training
decreases targets power and increases your own

Scramble Sensors
Increased by: Starship Sensors, Sensor Probes, Starship Operations
Enemys target each other.
Effects all enemy ships in a radius from the target.

Photonic Officer
Increased by: Emitters, Theory, Operations Training
reduces recharge time of bridge officers powers. Note: use Photonic Officer before using a power to reduce its recharge time.

Tractor Beam Repulser
Increased by: Tractor Beams , Starship Operations, Starship Deflectors, Aux Power
pushes enemy ships away from you
(thanks to Elayne_Hope)

Tykens Rift
Increased by: Spatial Anomaly, Starship Operations, Starship Deflectors, Aux Power
drains power of all nearby enemys and causes minor damage
(thanks to Elayne_Hope)

Player Powers
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Sensor Scan:
Sensor Scan reduces the Damage Resistance of the Target and nearby hostile ships while increasing your perception, making it easier to detect enemies.
Increased by:
Sensor Array, Starship Sensors, Starship Operations Training
Unlock: Level 8

Subnucleonic Beam:
Increased by: Starship Operations, Starship Deflectors, Deflector Dish, Aux Power
Increases recharge time of target’s powers
Unlock: Level 18
(thanks to Elayne_Hope)

Dampening Field:
increased by: Starship Operations, Starship Deflectors, Deflector Field.
Dampening Field projects a shield around your ship, reducing the damage you and nearby allies receive from incoming energy weapon fire.
Unlock: Level 28
(thanks to Elayne_Hope)

Photonic Fleet:
Creates up to three holographic ships that fight at your side.
Increased by: Photonic Theory, Emitters,Starship Operations (last two are untested)
Unlock: Level 38
(thanks to Elayne_Hope)

Target Auxiliary/Target Engines/Target Shields/Target Weapons
boosted by: Starship operations, Sensors, Sensor array
decreases targeted subsystem with a chance to take offline
Unlock: With Science Ship
(thanks to petie86)

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