Star Trek Online is a complex game with many different aspects. We've covered the basics already but there there are some topics that deserve more in-depth guides and explorations to answer deeper questions, whether that's ...

If those are topics that interest you, then check out the resources linked above! Below we've also listed out the most crucial explorations off-site that have contributed to our collective knowledge of mechanics and in-game systems.

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Revisiting Exotics

This ongoing series dives deep into the mathematical underpinnings of exotic particle generator (EPG)-focused builds. If you're into space wizardry and want to really know how it all works, this is THE definitive series on exotic mechanics. 

2a. Formulaic refinement 

Torpedo Effects and Damage

The T.E.D. Talks cover in-depth derivation and analysis of base damage and reload times along with secondary effects for a variety of torpedoes and their related enhancements.


These pieces dive into specific claims or rumors raised in the community and provide definite answers to them using mathematical and empirical analysis.

(Energy) Weapon Analysis

This collection of posts covers a wide variety of topics related to energy weapon builds.

Other Mechanics