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Its unclear as to whether this trait means that a subsystem manned by a Mantis crew member causes double damage to the subsystem (when damage is received) or to the enemy (when damage is dealt).

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By "combat", they mean man-to-man combat, not ship-to-ship combat. Basically, Mantes make good raiding parties or security guards.

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Hand-to-hand combat? Thanks that clears it up. –  NickSuperb Sep 17 '12 at 3:43
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Hand-to-hand and gun-to-face, specifically. :-) –  Hand-E-Food Sep 17 '12 at 3:57
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Oh, and Mantes is the plural of Mantis. –  Hand-E-Food Sep 17 '12 at 3:58
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Actually, rocks make better security guards because they can take way more punishment (also, you can set the section of the ship you're fighting in on fire and they won't care) –  Shadur Sep 20 '12 at 6:51
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@Brilliand Nope you are correct. I couldn't remember where I posted this misinformation. I was wrong for exactly the reason you mentioned. The trouble is whether the skill mastery bonuses are additive or multiplicative, but I have a question for that posted already... –  BlackVegetable Apr 11 at 20:30

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