In Mass Effect 2, Legion says I either reprogram the Geth Heretics or destroy them?
How does this affect Mass Effect 3?
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Destroying the Heretics gives a bonus to settling the
If you don't broker peace, either choice yields War Asset bonuses if you remain consistent in your Geth stance, or penalties if you flip-flop.
If you do broker peace, you get a +150 modifier with one faction and -150 modifier with the other faction, depending on your choice with the heretics (either way adds up to 0 net asset modifier - note, you still get a good chunk of assets for brokering peace separate from this modifier (+300) ). Destroying the heretics improves your chance to broker peace.
My original concern with reprogramming the heretics is that it would be easy
for the reapers to reclaim them.
But the choice doesn't influence that.