How the hell do you get a 5000 Effective military strength? (SPOILERS)

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User Info: hellslinger

hellslinger
5 years ago#1
I'm just about to attack the Cerberus base, I've got like 3300 EMS.

I didn't play multi, did all but three or four missions (which I missed because of a priority mission) basically all of the assets that could be found in systems. Got both Geth and Quarian, Truians and Kogran working together, missed out I think on a portion of the Salarian because I wouldn't sabotage the Krogan.

Honestly from where I am at it seems like you have to play multi to get to that magic number.
http://i.imgur.com/aNsZ5.jpg
Yes, you pretty much need to play MP to increase your Galactic Readiness perecentage for this.

User Info: outlawstar289

outlawstar289
5 years ago#3
Lord of Nightmares posted...
Yes, you pretty much need to play MP to increase your Galactic Readiness perecentage for this.
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User Info: FrozenHELL78

FrozenHELL78
5 years ago#4
TERRIBLE design flaw.
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User Info: hellslinger

hellslinger
5 years ago#5
Well then I'm screwed.

Thought they said you could get the "perfect" ending without ever touching multi.
http://i.imgur.com/aNsZ5.jpg
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Some posts here claim that you can further increase your Effective Military Strength on a second playthrough, although I haven't finished the game yet so I can't verify that.

User Info: hellslinger

hellslinger
5 years ago#7

From: Lord of Nightmares | #006
^

Some posts here claim that you can further increase your Effective Military Strength on a second playthrough, although I haven't finished the game yet so I can't verify that.


That is honestly the only way I could see you getting to 5000 without doing multi.
http://i.imgur.com/kewnR.jpg

User Info: Wstonefi

Wstonefi
5 years ago#8
hellslinger posted...
Well then I'm screwed.

Thought they said you could get the "perfect" ending without ever touching multi.


They did. Not the only time they lied about this game.

User Info: JustDave

JustDave
5 years ago#9
This issue, and yes it's an issue, can be easily fixed by either upping the value of primary and secondary assets or just changing the readiness from %50 default to maybe %75. I have gold Live and I do admit the MP is fun. However, it's just not right for some people.
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User Info: dmljr

dmljr
5 years ago#10

From: hellslinger | #005
Well then I'm screwed.

Thought they said you could get the "perfect" ending without ever touching multi.


They also said you could see all endings without an imported save. which isn't possible since the decision that decides which set of endings you can get is not a starting choice to pick.
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