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The Absolution is feared and revered for it's capability of absorbing tremendous amounts of damage, without sacrificing damage output. It works well combined with logistics due to it's very high resistances. The Absolution is normally only seen in fleets: seeing one alone means it's either a trap, or someone who knows well what he is doing. Which is possible just as much as the opposite.
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