Star Trek Online is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) based on the popular Star Trek series created by Gene Roddenberry. The game is set in the 25th century, 30 years after the events of the TV series, Star Trek Nemesis.

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Approximately how often does PWE change specific lockbox type drops? (STO, Raiderz, etc…)

I read that in Star Trek: online and other Perfect World Entertainment titles, the lockboxes that drop (and require keys to open) change types every once in a while. Some people say it's with major ...
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If I reset all my skills, do I lose the bonuses from critical success in missions?

Basically... I never really understood skills/I thought if I played long enough, I could max them all out. I am annoyed at how I spent quite a few of my skill points and I have also had critical ...
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What does paying get you in Star Trek Online?

I've heard Star Trek Online described somewhat critically as a pay-to-win game, but what mechanics do they use and how drastic are they? Is it simply like League of Legends or Team Fortress 2 where ...
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Star Trek Online Tetryon Beam Weapons and Transphasic Torpedos

I'm an engineering officer in command of an Odyssey Operations Cruiser. I've been debating whether to fit 4 or 6 beam arrays to my ship. The increased power drain from using multiple arrays seems to ...
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Duty officers with resolve

When looking through engineering assignments, they often require officers with resolve, though I cant seem to find any to buy. There are even some assignments where "Resolve" is listed as the main ...
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Does it make a difference who I assign to which Department Head slot?

In the Department Heads section of the Duty Officers interface, you can choose which Bridge Officer fills which Department Head role. Each career path has two Departments which an associated Bridge ...
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How do I get an Account Bank?

Any time I try to access the Account Bank, I get a message that goes something like "You cannot access the Account Bank at this time". Initially, I thought it was because an Account Bank is used to ...
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How do I get Hamlet, Prince of Denmark to join my ship?

In the Star Trek: Online wiki, there is an entry for Hamlet, Prince of Denmark it says that it is earned from a mission, but that that mission requires an item, that is retrieved from a box but I ...
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Is there any way to set a ship's weapons to auto-fire?

Perhaps this is just because I'm new to the game and haven't yet learned any proper strategy, or it might be because I'm low-level enough that I haven't gotten to the point of needing to worry about ...
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What's the significance of Seasons in Star Trek Online?

I just got started playing Star Trek Online last night. I've now realized that "Season 6" is already on its way. What exactly does this mean? Are the "Seasons" just milestones in this MMO's life, ...
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What weapons/tactics are suitable for high-level Cruisers?

Now that I have my big, slow-moving, tank of a cruiser - four weapon slots fore and aft - what are good weapons and tactics to use against ships that are nimbler than I am? (Meaning, pretty much ...
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Which shops are best for buying/selling in Star Trek Online?

I have an inventory and bank full of items and I have gone back and forth between various traders... however... there are just too many traders and I have seen so many different prices. How can I ...
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Is there any reason to keep lower-tier ships equipped?

I just reached level 30 (unlocking my Tier 4 ship), and noticed that some of my Tier 3 ship's equipment is better than the defaults, and that I'd yet to encounter a reason to go back to any of my ...
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What type of weapons are most suited for an Escort?

So I've been playing for a little bit and I've been using phasers for most of this time, but they're not really suited for my fast and agile ship that can turn fast enough to not need the wide ...
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Is there a passive benefit of “Deflector Dish” and similar stats in Star Trek online?

There are several stats (Deflector Dish, Deflector Field, Emitters, etc) that you can have on your Deflector Array. Do these stats have any passive effect? Any effect at all other than ...
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What effects does each Star Trek Online damage type have?

Star Trek online has several damage types that weapons can cause. For example, I can recall Phaser, Disruptor, Plasma and Kinetic quickly off the top of my head. I've noticed that Phasers always have ...
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How do I get the most out of a Science officer in Star Trek Online?

I created a science officer, and I got to Lieutenant Commander, but I spent all my upgrades on weapons and ships. I think I'm doing it wrong. What should I be trying to focus on with a science ...
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Is there a medical officer on Deep Space Station K-7 in Star Trek Online

My character has been injured in ground combat and I'm looking to be healed by a medical officer like the one at the Earth space station. (It costs no credits, using items to do it does.) In short, ...