I think a fun LA tool would be a Shield Diffuser similar to the vehicular version. A one-way version with a x-sec reuse timer. I can't see it being abused too horribly on spawns, as the pain field would make the thrill of a few cheap C-4 kills on fresh re-spawns and AFK'ers a suicide mission and the thrill of doing it would wear off fairly quickly. I could actually see the tactic of the ***** LA being beneficial in breaking the spawn room camp scenarios. Might not be so fun to cluster 8 guys behind a spawn room shield when a fast LA and his C-4 can take out the whole group. I would be happy to give up a little spawn room safety to reduce the circle jerk. Might speed up the pace of things a bit when those dozen guys staying behind in the spawn after the SCU goes down could possibly be taken out. Perhaps increase the pain field damage to reduce the amount of time that you can linger and farm. Spawn rooms/restricted areas should be suicide missions to make them less attractive. Its not like a Light Assault can hack terms and roll a sundy, so getting inside the base shields might wreak havoc on deployed sundys and nab some killstreaks, it wouldn't be incredibly overpowering I don't think. Would add an interesting mechanic to the class. Trying to flip a point would accomplish little except announce that "hey I'm in your base, come kill me" so I can't see it being an overly huge factor. Even a group of LA's could only hope to ninja a point for so long before the inability to support each other wore them down. I don't know, just seems like it might be fun, but I could be wrong on any and all points.