your lasers can bring them down, or your halberd/glaive can breach them), you want to focus at least some of your system damage on the helm and engines. ... FTL: Faster Than Light Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. If you believe your item has been removed by mistake, please contact, This item is incompatible with FTL: Faster Than Light. A halberd is a spear with an axe-head, with a spike opposite the axe-edge; the spike was usually curved. This tactic carried me through stealth-B sectors 3-7 with level 1 shields to block beam drones and only level 2 … The Halberd is the fourth choice of Escort class ships a Colonial player can pick, after the speedy Scythe, the Command type Glaive, and the heavy set Maul.. It may cost a hefty fee to buy but as a multi-role ship it is most certainly worth it. It Is the only multi-role class in the escort ships. All but one of those is a boring choice. Slug B Two shots with the Halberd Beam against a shieldless target will kill just about any enemy ship in the game; if you go up to the much longer cooldown of the Glaive Beam, it still takes two shots to kill the enemy ship. Beam Length: 1 tile diagonally = 45 beam length (pixels). Both normally have the ability to stab and to chop. “Halberd” means “staff axe.” “Glaive” means “sword.” A halberd is an axe on a staff. Ftl Hull Beam Vs Halberd December 26, 2019 - by Arfan - Leave a Comment Ftl faster than light all ships steam munity screenshot triple halberd and burst ii v s archive thread 409006607 steam munity screenshot faction c 1 corporation 801 st fleet keen Your own shields and evasion are meaningless when the enemy never gets a chance to power weapons. Only the Halberd, Glaive, and Artillery Beams are capable of dealing damage when a target is shielded. Remember, every miss with an … The Halberd Beam is in the perfect spot of dealing significantly more damage than the Pike Beam or Hull Beam, without requiring all the extra power and chargeup time of the Glaive Beam. A seax is like a meat-cleaver with a thrusting tip. Beams will deal full damage against Super Shields twice. The Vatican's Swiss Guards carry halberds. Hack shields to zero, fire halberd and glaive with pre-ignighter, ???? ... Glaive Beam: 4 ... Halberd Beam Glaive Beam Boss Beam Drone Mini Beam Missiles . Glaive, halberd, quarterstaff, spear, and if you’re only interested in opportunity attacks, Pike as well, I guess. For the system see: Weapon Control. (The similar-looking Glaive Beam is really substantially worse; it still takes two strokes to kill, but consumes far more power and time, giving the enemy one or even two extra volleys before it fires.) Each laser shot temporarily removes a shield layer. Once you have low enough shields that other weapons can penetrate (e.g. ?, profit! A glaive is a seax on a pole. The fact that it pierces through one shield layer (at half damage) is another massive advantage. 1 Weapon types 1.1 Lasers 1.2 Flak 1.3 Missiles 1.4 Bombs 1.5 Ions 1.6 Beams 1.7 Crystals 2 General notes 3 Unobtainable Weapons 4 Volley Control 5 Firing Order 6 Weapon Pairing and Damage Effect 7 Weapon Comparison Lasers are general-purpose energy weapons. I feel like I never lose a run with a Halberd. Heavy lasers are more akin to missile launchers than to the other laser weapons in FTL, firing one or two high damage shots instead of a volley of lower damage ones.