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Once a PDD is created it has 200 energy that allows it to counter 20 projectiles. It also has cooldown of 0. Does that mean that if 20 opponent stalkers (for example) will shoot in an area covered by a PDD, then all 20 first shots (1 from each stalker, if they shoot simultaneously) will be intercepted by the drone?

Have anyone tried that?

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To answer the question in the title: no, it cannot. The cooldown is really short but isn't pure zero. That means that if there are a lot of simultaneous projectiles ("shots"), some of them can definitely reach their destination before the Point-Defense Drone will manage to intercept them.

Try the following experiment - put 4 Stalkers right next to a PDD and try to shoot it with all 4 simultaneously. Because the Stalkers are really close the PDD won't have time to intercept them all and the 4th Stalker will usually (not always!) manage to damage it, even though it still has a lot of energy.

4 Stalkers shooting down a PDD

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+1 for the picture. :P –  Registered User Jan 19 '11 at 1:07
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My Point Defense Drones are amazing, I admit it. –  Raven Dreamer Jan 19 '11 at 1:53

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