So, why am I posting this in balance?
Simply because of the fact that the Jericho line has 45 fighters instead of 46 since the addition of the Hyena and the Achilles.
The Katana S, a rank 9 ship, requires maximising to jump straight to a rank 12 ship. There is no stepping stone.
Between ranks 10 and 12, there are absolutely no command fighters with the effects strength boost. The Spartacus has the energy consumption, the Flamberge has the effective range and the Loki and Lance S have nothing.
“But Sho, the Strong --”
– is a premium ship at rank 9 with no ability to use such passive modules as lightweight hull or multiphase generator. Yes, I’m sure you were about to tell me it’s a damn good ship and I do agree, but it’s still a rank 9.
So for the next release of 1,4 at best, let’s see a new Command developed for Jericho. After all, the other factions have it…