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A Negh'Var Battle Cruiser.

Battle Cruisers are a type of playable starship used primarily by the Klingon Defense Force. These are among the largest vessels in the KDF fleet. Battle Cruisers are slow but tough warships. In comparison to a raptor, the battle cruiser carries slightly more in the way of firepower due to its increased size, but takes a hefty reduction to maneuverability in the process. Battle Cruisers do however have improved larger warp cores which allows them the luxury of more power to their systems. They also have a much stronger hull therefore can take more damage before being destroyed.

Over the 4 Tiers that Battle Cruisers are available to players their crew size different significantly, going from 400 to 2,500. Although still conforming to the standard Klingon ship design of long narrow hulls for the main body and a wing-like aft section, there are striking differences between the four tiers. The K't'inga configuration is roughly equal in size to that of a Raptor but the Negh'Var configuration is over three times bigger in length and height. Much like the other Klingon vessels they can also equip cannons to give them a good boost to firepower.

Federation and Klingon Battle Cruisers have 3 device slots and gain a bonus +10 weapons power and engine power. They also have access to three cruiser commands, as opposed to the four available to Federation cruisers:

Although they lack the conventional cruiser's ability to attract fire for crowd control, they can equip Dual Cannons in exchange. The Romulan Republic does not field any Battle Cruisers per se, although their Warbird Battle Cruisers share some similarities.

Overview[edit | edit source]

To see which rank and profession of Bridge Officers you can have hover your mouse over the icons in the Bridge Officer column of the table. The values in the shield column show the capacity of the shield that ship has equipped as standard. See the shields guide for more details.

Ship Rank Hull Shield Array icon.png Fore weapons Aft weapons Crew Bar Fill small (Federation).png Console tac icon.png Console eng icon.png Console sci icon.png Auxiliary Battery icon.png BOffs Turn rate icon.png Impulse Engines icon.png Cost
2
K
K'Tanco Battle Cruiser 10
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Lieutenant Commander Rank icon (Klingon).png
18,000 1 2 2 1 2 1 3 Ensign TacticalEnsign EngineeringLieutenant EngineeringEnsign Science 13 0.15
2
K
Kamarag Battlecruiser 20
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Commander Rank icon (Klingon).png
24,000 1 4 2 1 3 1 3 Lieutenant TacticalLieutenant EngineeringLieutenant Commander EngineeringEnsign Science 10.5 0.15
2
K
Koro't'inga Battle Cruiser 20
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Commander Rank icon (Klingon).png
24,000 1 4 2 2 3 1 3 Lieutenant TacticalLieutenant EngineeringLieutenant Commander EngineeringLieutenant Science 11 0.15
2
K
K't'inga Battle Cruiser 20
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Commander Rank icon (Klingon).png
24,000 1 4 2 2 2 1 3 Lieutenant TacticalEnsign EngineeringLieutenant Commander EngineeringLieutenant Science 11 0.15
2
K
Vor'Kang Battle Cruiser 30
Rank background icon.png
Captain Rank icon (Klingon).png
30,000 1 4 3 3 3 2 3 Lieutenant TacticalEnsign TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant EngineeringLieutenant Science 10 0.15
2
K
Vor'cha Battle Cruiser 30
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Captain Rank icon (Klingon).png
30,000 1 4 3 2 3 2 3 Lieutenant TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant EngineeringLieutenant Science 10 0.15
3
FKR
Risian Luxury Cruiser 40
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Rear Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png
41,400 1.1 4 4 3 5 2 4 Lieutenant Commander TacticalCommander EngineeringEnsign EngineeringLieutenant ScienceLieutenant Universal 10 0.16 Pearls 1,000 Risian Lohlunat Pearl icon.png
3
FKR
Na'kuhl Acheros Battlecruiser (T6) 40
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Rear Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png
38,250 1.15 5 3 3 5 3 3 Lieutenant Tactical-PilotCommander EngineeringLieutenant ScienceLieutenant UniversalLieutenant Commander Universal-Intelligence 12 0.18 LB 1 Generic Lock Box icon.png
3
FKR
Zahl Heavy Cruiser 40
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Rear Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png
41,400 1.3 4 4 4 5 2 3 Lieutenant Commander TacticalEnsign EngineeringCommander EngineeringLieutenant Science-IntelligenceLieutenant Commander Universal-Command 8.5 0.15 LC 900 Lobi Crystal icon.png
3
FKR
Ferengi D'Kora Marauder 40
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Rear Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png
39,000 1.15 4 4 3 4 3 4 Lieutenant Commander TacticalEnsign TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant EngineeringLieutenant Science 8 0.15
2
K
Mirror Universe Negh'Var Heavy Battle Cruiser 40
Rank background icon.png
Brigadier General Rank icon (Klingon).png
39,000 1 4 4 3 3 3 3 Lieutenant TacticalEnsign TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant EngineeringLieutenant Commander Science 9 0.15
3
FKR
APU Cruiser 40
Rank background icon.png
Rear Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png
38,000 1 4 4 3 4 2 4 Lieutenant TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant Commander EngineeringLieutenant ScienceEnsign Universal 8 0.15
3
FKR
Tal Shiar Adapted Battle Cruiser 40
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Rear Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png
42,000 1.3 4 4 3 4 3 4 Lieutenant TacticalLieutenant EngineeringLieutenant Commander ScienceCommander UniversalEnsign Universal 7 0.18 LC 800 Lobi Crystal icon.png
3
FKR
Cardassian Galor Class Cruiser 40
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Rear Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png
37,500 1.3 4 4 3 4 3 4 Lieutenant Commander TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant EngineeringEnsign ScienceLieutenant Universal 10 0.17 LB 1 Generic Lock Box icon.png
2
K
Negh'Var Heavy Battle Cruiser 40
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Brigadier General Rank icon (Klingon).png
39,000 1 4 4 3 4 2 3 Lieutenant TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant Commander EngineeringEnsign EngineeringLieutenant Science 9 0.15
3
FKR
Hirogen Apex Heavy Battlecruiser 40
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Rear Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png
43,500 1.25 4 4 3 5 2 3 Lieutenant Commander TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant ScienceLieutenant UniversalEnsign Universal 6 0.16 LC 800 Lobi Crystal icon.png
2
K
Mirror Universe Vor'cha Battle Cruiser 40
Rank background icon.png
Brigadier General Rank icon (Klingon).png
36,000 1 4 4 3 4 2 3 Lieutenant TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant Commander EngineeringLieutenant ScienceEnsign Science 10 0.15
3
FKR
Elachi Monbosh Battleship 40
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Rear Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png
39,000 1.2 4 4 4 4 2 4 Lieutenant Commander TacticalCommander EngineeringEnsign ScienceLieutenant UniversalLieutenant Universal 10 0.15 LC 800 Lobi Crystal icon.png
2
K
Vor'cha Battle Cruiser Retrofit 40
Rank background icon.png
Brigadier General Rank icon (Klingon).png
36,000 1 4 4 3 4 2 3 Lieutenant TacticalEnsign TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant Commander EngineeringLieutenant Science 10 0.15
3
FKR
Malon Battlecruiser 40
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Rear Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png
39,600 1.0 4 4 2 4 3 3 Lieutenant TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant EngineeringLieutenant Commander ScienceEnsign Universal 6 0.15
3
FKR
Undine Dromias Bio-Cruiser 40
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Rear Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png
42,000 1.1 4 4 3 4 3 4 Lieutenant TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant Commander ScienceLieutenant Commander Universal 11 0.18 LC 800 Lobi Crystal icon.png
2
K
Kamarag Battlecruiser Retrofit 40
Rank background icon.png
Brigadier General Rank icon (Klingon).png
35,000 1 4 4 3 4 2 3 Lieutenant TacticalEnsign TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant EngineeringLieutenant Commander Science 10.5 0.15
3
FKR
Vaadwaur Astika Heavy Battle Cruiser 40
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Rear Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png
45,000 1.16 5 3 4 5 2 4 Lieutenant Commander TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant Engineering-CommandLieutenant ScienceLieutenant Universal 6.5 0.15 LC 900 Lobi Crystal icon.png
2
K
Science Battle Cruiser 50
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Lieutenant General Rank icon (Klingon).png
50,887 1.10 4 4 4 4 3 4 Lieutenant TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant Commander ScienceEnsign UniversalLieutenant Commander Universal-Command 6.5 0.15 Zen 3,000 Zen small icon.png
2
K
K't'inga Battle Cruiser Retrofit 50
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant General Rank icon (Klingon).png
31,500 1 4 4 3 4 2 3 Ensign TacticalLieutenant TacticalLieutenant Commander EngineeringCommander EngineeringLieutenant Science 11 0.15
2
K
Kurak Battle Cruiser 50
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Lieutenant General Rank icon (Klingon).png
43,125 1 5 3 4 5 1 3 Lieutenant Commander Tactical-IntelligenceEnsign TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant ScienceLieutenant Commander Universal 9 0.15 Zen 3,000 Zen small icon.png
2
K
Fleet Negh'Tev Heavy Battlecruiser 50
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57,200 1.1 4 4 3 5 3 3 Lieutenant Commander TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant Commander Engineering-CommandLieutenant ScienceEnsign Universal 9 0.15 FSM 5 Fleet Ship Module icon.png
2
K
Bortasqu' War Cruiser 50
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant General Rank icon (Klingon).png
43,500 1 4 4 4 5 1 4 Lieutenant TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant ScienceEnsign UniversalLieutenant Commander Universal 5.5 0.15
2
K
An'quat Command Battlecruiser 50
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Lieutenant General Rank icon (Klingon).png
49,335 1.1 4 4 3 5 3 4 Lieutenant TacticalCommander Engineering-CommandLieutenant Commander EngineeringLieutenant Science-CommandLieutenant Universal 8 0.15
2
K
Fleet Mogh Battle Cruiser 50
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Lieutenant General Rank icon (Klingon).png
41,250 1.1 5 3 4 4 2 3 Lieutenant Commander TacticalEnsign TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant ScienceLieutenant Universal 9 0.15 FSM 4 Fleet Ship Module icon.png
2
K
Fleet Tor'Kaht Battle Cruiser Retrofit 50
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Lieutenant General Rank icon (Klingon).png
39,600 1.1 4 4 4 4 2 3 Lieutenant Commander TacticalLieutenant TacticalCommander EngineeringEnsign EngineeringLieutenant Universal 10 0.15 FSM 4 Fleet Ship Module icon.png
2
K
Qib Intel Battlecruiser 50
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Lieutenant General Rank icon (Klingon).png
41,250 1 4 4 3 5 2 3 Lieutenant Commander TacticalCommander Engineering-IntelligenceLieutenant Commander EngineeringLieutenant Science-IntelligenceEnsign Universal 11 0.17 Zen 3,000 Zen small icon.png
2
K
Fleet Kamarag Battlecruiser Retrofit 50
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Lieutenant General Rank icon (Klingon).png
38,500 1.1 4 4 3 4 3 3 Ensign TacticalLieutenant TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant Commander ScienceLieutenant Universal 10.5 0.15 FSM 4 Fleet Ship Module icon.png
2
K
Fleet Mogh Battlecruiser (T6) 50
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Lieutenant General Rank icon (Klingon).png
47,437 1.1 5 3 4 5 2 3 Lieutenant Commander Tactical-IntelligenceEnsign TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant ScienceLieutenant Commander Universal 9 0.15 FSM 5 Fleet Ship Module icon.png
2
K
Klinzhai Command Battlecruiser 50
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant General Rank icon (Klingon).png
49,335 1.1 4 4 3 4 4 4 Lieutenant Tactical-CommandCommander Engineering-CommandLieutenant EngineeringLieutenant Commander ScienceLieutenant Universal 8 0.15
2
K
Fleet Negh'Var Heavy Battle Cruiser 50
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Lieutenant General Rank icon (Klingon).png
42,900 1.1 4 4 3 5 2 3 Lieutenant TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant Commander EngineeringLieutenant ScienceEnsign Universal 9 0.15 FSM 4 Fleet Ship Module icon.png
2
K
Bortas Battle Cruiser 50
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant General Rank icon (Klingon).png
43,500 1 4 4 4 4 1 4 Lieutenant TacticalEnsign EngineeringCommander EngineeringLieutenant ScienceLieutenant Commander Universal 5.5 0.15
3
FKR
Benthan Assault Cruiser 50
Rank background icon.png
Vice Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png
37,500 1.25 4 4 4 5 2 4 Lieutenant TacticalLieutenant Commander TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant Science-IntelligenceLieutenant Universal 10.5 0.15
2
K
Tactical Battle Cruiser 50
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant General Rank icon (Klingon).png
50,887 1.10 4 4 5 4 2 4 Lieutenant Commander TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant ScienceEnsign UniversalLieutenant Commander Universal-Command 6.5 0.15 Zen 3,000 Zen small icon.png
2
K
Ty'Gokor Command Battlecruiser 50
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant General Rank icon (Klingon).png
49,335 1.1 4 4 4 4 3 4 Lieutenant Commander TacticalCommander Engineering-CommandLieutenant EngineeringLieutenant Science-CommandLieutenant Universal 8 0.15
2
K
Negh'Tev Heavy Battlecruiser 50
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Lieutenant General Rank icon (Klingon).png
44,850 1.0 4 4 3 4 3 3 Lieutenant Commander TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant Commander Engineering-CommandLieutenant ScienceEnsign Universal 9 0.15
2
K
Bortasqu' Command Cruiser 50
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Lieutenant General Rank icon (Klingon).png
43,500 1 4 4 4 4 2 4 Lieutenant TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant ScienceEnsign UniversalLieutenant Commander Universal 5.5 0.15
3
FKR
Kobali Samsar Cruiser 50
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Vice Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png
43,500 1.15 4 4 3 5 3 4 Lieutenant TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant Commander Engineering-CommandLieutenant Commander ScienceEnsign Universal 7 0.15 Qmendations 1,000 Anniversary Qmendation icon.png
2
K
War Battle Cruiser 50
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Lieutenant General Rank icon (Klingon).png
50,887 1.10 4 4 4 5 2 4 Lieutenant TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant ScienceLieutenant UniversalLieutenant Commander Universal-Command 6.5 0.15 Zen 3,000 Zen small icon.png
2
K
Fleet K't'inga Battle Cruiser Retrofit 50
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Lieutenant General Rank icon (Klingon).png
34,450 1.1 4 4 3 4 3 3 Lieutenant TacticalEnsign TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant Commander EngineeringLieutenant Science 11 0.15 FSM 4 Fleet Ship Module icon.png
2
K
Fleet Qib Intel Battlecruiser 50
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Lieutenant General Rank icon (Klingon).png
44,263 1.1 4 4 4 5 2 3 Lieutenant Commander TacticalCommander Engineering-IntelligenceLieutenant Commander EngineeringLieutenant Science-IntelligenceEnsign Universal 11 0.17 FSM 5 Fleet Ship Module icon.png
2
K
Bortasqu' Tactical Cruiser 50
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Lieutenant General Rank icon (Klingon).png
43,500 1 4 4 5 4 1 4 Lieutenant TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant ScienceEnsign UniversalLieutenant Commander Universal 5.5 0.15
2
K
Mogh Battle Cruiser 50
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Lieutenant General Rank icon (Klingon).png
37,500 1 5 3 4 4 1 3 Lieutenant Commander TacticalEnsign TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant ScienceLieutenant Universal 9 0.15

Variants[edit | edit source]

Klingon Battle Cruisers[edit | edit source]

Tier 2[edit | edit source]

K'Tanco Battle Cruiser[edit | edit source]
K'Tanco class
The K'Tanco is the first Battle Cruiser that players of the Klingon Empire will gain access to. It matches to the Federation Cruiser in most respects. However it has a higher turn rate and a slightly stronger hull than its Starfleet equivalent, but is one device slot short. Also it can mount Dual Cannons and Dual Heavy Cannons, a trait passed on to all further iterations of Battle Cruiser. The K'Tanco class is named for the famed battle cruiser IKS K'tanco. A lighter but more modern version of the K't'inga class Battle Cruiser, the K'Tanco has a squarer and more angular design. The forward command module is flatter and has an under-slung torpedo launcher. Unlike the traditional Klingon battle cruiser arrangement, the warp nacelles are integrated into the aft engine assembly, similar to a Bird-of-Prey, leaving the main forward battery to be mounted on Bird-of-Prey-style feather-patterned wings.

Tier 3[edit | edit source]

K't'inga Battle Cruiser[edit | edit source]
K't'inga class
The K't'inga class Battle Cruiser is a monster of a starship for its tier. It is the first vessel of both the Federation and Klingon Empire factions that has four frontal weapon slots (which can hold cannons). In comparison to the Federation Cruiser at this Tier (the Heavy Cruiser) it has a better turn rate, 300 additional crew, and comes equipped with a cloaking device. It does, however, have a weaker hull by 2,000 hit points, and due to its 4 forward weapon slots it only has 2 slots aft. Its lineage can be traced back to the D7 class encountered by Starfleet in the 23rd century. The K't'inga class is a prime example of the classic Klingon cruiser design, having its warp nacelles on fixed pylons with a feather pattern, and a large spheroid forward section on a long neck. The K't'inga class was first introduced in the early 2270s, but despite the vessel's age its popularity among officers of the Klingon Defense Force remains strong.
Koro't'inga Battle Cruiser[edit | edit source]
Koro't'inga class
The aging K't'inga class was refitted near the turn of the 25th century, updating a classic design to more modern requirements. The Koro't'inga variant is based on the first K't'inga design and has a thinner neck with braces. The hull is also thinned out which is dissimilar to typical Klingon rugged designs. It features a standard Klingon design with fixed wings that lead to the nacelles at the aft section of the ship, a neck stem connected to the main hull and the bridge located towards the front.
Kamarag Battlecruiser[edit | edit source]
Kamarag class
The Kamarag class was first designed in the mid-24th century, but only a few prototype vessels were built. After problems were found in the ship's power transfer systems, the design was shelved. Empire engineers later created the mighty Vor'cha Battle Cruiser. Now that the Klingon Empire and its allies are looking for new ships, a team at the Ty'Gokor shipyards has revisited the Kamarag class. Its power problems were easily solved by modern EPS systems, and the Kamarag was reimagined as a mid-sized vessel that can be tougher than a Bird-of-Prey but more maneuverable than a standard Battle Cruiser.

Tier 4[edit | edit source]

Vor'cha Battle Cruiser[edit | edit source]
Vor'cha class
The Vor'cha class Battle Cruiser is obtained when a Klingon player achieves the rank of Captain. The Vor'cha was the main attack cruiser of the Klingon Defense Force during the mid-24th century. One of the first Klingon cruisers to deviate from the classic design of vessels like the K't'inga class or D7 class, the Vor'cha has a forked forward section housing the main forward battery. The command section is further back and the neck thicker to accommodate more crew quarters and internal systems. The ship size is much larger compared to the K't'inga models (nearly double the length), and due to this has nearly double the crew. The ship stands very well toe-to-toe with an Exploration Cruiser. It has more crew and nearly double the turn rate, but one less device slot and a weaker hull.
Vor'Kang Battle Cruiser[edit | edit source]
Vor'Kang class
Based on the classic Vor'cha class ships of the late 2360s, the new Refit Vor'Kang class was engineered to combat the growing threat from the Federation. This costume is only unlocked by obtaining the Vor'Kang Battle Cruiser but is then available on the Vor'cha Battle Cruiser, Vor'cha Battle Cruiser Retrofit and Fleet Tor'Kaht Battle Cruiser Retrofit.

Tier 5[edit | edit source]

Negh'Var Heavy Battle Cruiser[edit | edit source]
Negh'Var class
The Negh'Var class is obtained at the Brigadier General rank. It continues as its predecessors did in terms of the increased size and crew compliment. In comparison to the Rear Admiral Federation Cruisers, it has 2.5x to 3.2x the crew compliment, better turn rates and can load cannons, and has the same hull and shield strength. It is one of few vessels in the Klingon Defense Force that has eight weapon slots. It was first known to the Federation in 2372 during a skirmish with Deep Space 9. The Negh'var is an imposing vessel with broad, fixed wings carrying twin warp nacelles. Similar to the Vor'cha class, the Negh'Var has a large forked forward section and weapons array.
Mirror Universe Negh'Var Heavy Battle Cruiser[edit | edit source]
Negh'Var class
The Negh'Var Battle Cruiser exists in the Mirror Universe also, and a handfull of these ships have bled over into the Prime Universe via the Azure Nebula spacial rift. As opposed to the Regent's Flagship seen in the Mirror Universe decades ago, these Negh'var's are sized like their Prime-Universe counterparts. The differences between the Prime and the Mirror ships is the Mirror-version swaps the Lt. Cmdr Engineering and the Lt. Science bridge officer stations, to Lt. Cmdr Science and a Lt. Engineering stations. Additionally, the Mirror version is more versatile with the console layout, trading an Engineering console for an additional Science console.
Vor'cha Battle Cruiser Retrofit[edit | edit source]
Vor'cha class
This Retrofit vessel is a heavily modified version of the Vor'cha Battle Cruiser (Tier 4). The Klingon Defense Force upgraded this variant with the latest acquired technology seized by the Empire in the early 25th century. The Retrofit is more maneuverable than the Negh'var and features slightly more Tactical orientation than its huge counterpart.
Mirror Universe Vor'cha Battle Cruiser[edit | edit source]
Vor'cha class
The Vor'cha Battle Cruiser apparently exists in the Mirror Universe also, and a handfull of these ships have bled over into the Prime Universe via the Azure Nebula spacial rift. The differences between the Mirror and Prime versions is that this was constructed initially on-par with modern technology (hence, no retrofit) and features an Ensign Science Bridge Officer station as opposed to a Tactical Bridge Officer station on the Prime Retrofit.
Kamarag Battlecruiser Retrofit[edit | edit source]
Kamarag class
The Kamarag Retrofit is an upgraded version of the standard Kamarag Battlecruiser, and features an extremely versitile layout for a Klingon Battle Cruiser, with a Lt. Commander Science Bridge Officer station and Lieutenant and Ensign Tactical Bridge Officer stations, allowing multi-role to be emphasised on this ship.
Mogh Battle Cruiser[edit | edit source]
Mogh class
The introduction of Starfleet’s Avenger Class Battle Cruiser sparked a bit of an arms race between the Federation and the Klingon Defense Force. There was no way that the KDF’s engineers would let the Federation outdo them. As a result, several teams of engineers have been working on iterations of the Klingon Defense Force's battle cruiser technology.
Bortas Battle Cruiser[edit | edit source]
Bortasqu' Class
Born from the Ty'Gokor Fleet Yards at the command of Chancellor J'mpok, the Bortas class leads the KDF into a new era of honor and glory for the Empire. Durability and versatility is an understatement, sporting many armored sections and recessed bussard collectors. The Bortas continues the styling of the previous flagship Negh'Var and its sister Qu'Daj. The Bortas has three upgraded cousins; the Bortasqu' Tactical Cruiser, the Bortasqu' War Cruiser and the Bortasqu' Command Cruiser.
K't'inga Battle Cruiser Retrofit[edit | edit source]
K't'inga class
The K't'inga Retrofit is an upgraded version of the standard K't'inga Battle Cruiser, and features a systems layout to the Vor'cha Battle Cruiser Retrofit, with the exception of lower Hull strength and higher maneuverability.
Fleet K't'inga Battle Cruiser Retrofit[edit | edit source]
K't'inga class
The Fleet K't'inga Retrofit is an upgraded version of the standard K't'inga Battle Cruiser, and features a systems layout to the Vor'cha Battle Cruiser Retrofit, with the exception of lower Hull strength and higher maneuverability. The Fleet version features an additional Science console slot and generally stronger Hull and Shield strength.
Fleet Tor'Kaht Battle Cruiser Retrofit[edit | edit source]
Tor'Kaht class
The Tor'Kaht is a variant of the Vor'cha class cruiser, featuring a much more compact design and a generally bulky and beefed up Hull all-round. The Tor'Kaht's design is reminiscent of the Vo'Quv Carrier. The Fleet version features a heavy Tactical orientation, and replaces the Lt. Commander Engineering with a Lt. Commander Tactical, a Lieutenant Science with a Lieutenant Universal and an Ensign Tactical with an Ensign Engineering Bridge Officer stations. In addition, the ship features an additional Tactical Console slot and better Hull and Shield strength.
Fleet Kamarag Battlecruiser Retrofit[edit | edit source]
Kamarag class
The Fleet Kamarag Retrofit is an upgraded version of the standard Kamarag Battlecruiser, and features an extremely versitile layout for a Klingon Battle Cruiser, with a Lt. Commander Science Bridge Officer station and Lieutenant and Ensign Tactical Bridge Officer stations, allowing multi-role to be emphasised on this ship. The Fleet version features an additional Science console slot and generally stronger Hull and Shield strength.
Fleet Mogh Battle Cruiser[edit | edit source]
Mogh class
The introduction of Starfleet’s Avenger Class Battle Cruiser sparked a bit of an arms race between the Federation and the Klingon Defense Force. There was no way that the KDF’s engineers would let the Federation outdo them. As a result, several teams of engineers have been working on iterations of the Klingon Defense Force's battle cruiser technology. The Fleet Mogh has been upgrades with an additional Science console slot and stronger overall hull and shield strength.
Fleet Negh'Var Heavy Battle Cruiser[edit | edit source]
Negh'Var class
The Fleet Negh'var is a modern and upgraded version of the standard Negh'var Battle Cruiser. The Fleet version features an additional Engineering console, replaces the Ensign Engineering with an Ensign Universal Bridge Officer station and better Hull and Shield strength.

Tier 6[edit | edit source]

Qib Intel Battlecruiser[edit | edit source]
Qib class
The Qib Intel Battlecruiser is a different branch variation of the Vor'cha class. The ship is has been designed with the latest technology that has been reverse engineered from various technological elements to make it superior to older ships such as the Vor'cha itself, or even the Negh'var. It is a stealthy and agile vessel while being lighter than most KDF battlecruisers, but features a Battle Cloaking Device and Active Sensor Arrays that allow it to gather information about a target to expose a vulnerability.
Negh'Tev Heavy Battlecruiser[edit | edit source]
Negh'Tev class
The Negh'Tev applies the latest technology in combination with original Negh'var elements, to procduce a very powerful modern Battle Cruiser designed to combat the threat of the Iconians. It continues the old Negh'var design of Ventral Dual Heavy Cannons and features powerful tactical capabilities.

Federation Battle Cruisers[edit | edit source]

Avenger Battle Cruiser[edit | edit source]

Avenger class
Since the war with the Klingon Empire began, Starfleet engineers have been working on ship designs intended for battle as well as exploration. One of the designs to come out of this effort was the Avenger Class Battle Cruiser. The Avenger Class Battle Cruiser’s design aims to provide a durable warship that is more maneuverable than Starfleet’s existing cruisers, and can carry a devastating amount of firepower. However, it does sacrifice a measure of hull strength for this extra maneuverability. There is nothing subtle about this starship class. The Avenger’s aggressive silhouette and available firepower makes it a formidable and intimidating presence in any battle.

Fleet Avenger Battle Cruiser[edit | edit source]

Avenger class
Since the war with the Klingon Empire began, Starfleet engineers have been working on ship designs intended for battle as well as exploration. One of the designs to come out of this effort was the Avenger Class Battle Cruiser. The Avenger Class Battle Cruiser’s design aims to provide a durable warship that is more maneuverable than Starfleet’s existing cruisers, and can carry a devastating amount of firepower. However, it does sacrifice a measure of hull strength for this extra maneuverability. There is nothing subtle about this starship class. The Avenger’s aggressive silhouette and available firepower makes it a formidable and intimidating presence in any battle. The fleet version gains an additional Science console slot as well as stronger overall hull and shields.

Cross-Faction Battle Cruisers[edit | edit source]

Ferengi D'Kora Marauder[edit | edit source]

D'Kora class
The D’Kora Class is a Ferengi built Marauder, designed to function to serve as a Freighter for the Ferengi Alliance, exporting and importing trade goods to and from the Ferengi Alliance. The Marauder has also been known to serve as a Ferengi Battle Cruiser, possessing impressive firepower and the ability to survive over an extended period of time in certain circumstances. The ship is also equipped with a Battle Module, which allows the Marauder to literally transform into a configuration designed specifically for combat situations. Using this module and combining it with an EMP Pulse Generator as well as Swarm Missiles, the Marauder has its own fair share of fearsome weapons to hold its own in combat situations.


Tal Shiar Adapted Battle Cruiser[edit | edit source]

Khnial class
The Khnial Class is a series of powerful Tal Shiar Battle Cruisers based on the design of the D'deridex and upgraded with adapted Borg technology. By augmenting the D'deridex, the Tal Shiar designed this vessel to focus on crippling and disabling enemy ships, or even turning them against one another. Due to its advanced technology, the Khnial has access to Sensor Analysis, allowing to gradually increase its damage dealt to a single target, based on how long it keeps that target as its focus. Heavily resembling Nero's Narada from the 2009 Star Trek, the Khnial bears little, if any, resemblance to the sleek lines of Romulan Warbirds. The ship's jagged fore extrusions and angular appearance are due to incorporation of Borg technology in the ship's design.


Elachi Monbosh Battleship[edit | edit source]

Monbosh class
The Elachi Monbosh Battleship's distinctive silhouette has become a fearful sight to behold for any starship confronted by the Elachi fleet. The menacing upswept design of this battleship seems designed to instill dread in their opponents, even before the first shots are fired. Angular and menacing, the ship has a distinct horizontal upswept appearance, slightly reminiscent of the appearance of Nausicaan Destroyers. The ship performs much like the Fleet Tor'Kaht Battle Cruiser Retrofit, only this ship is more more flexible and more survivable than the Klingon ship.


Hirogen Apex Heavy Battlecruiser[edit | edit source]

Apex class
With an appearance derived from the large Hirogen ships seen by the U.S.S. Voyager, the Apex is a monster of a ship, with an in-game model as large as the (1300m) Vo'Quv Carrier. The prominent command section and massive body give the ship the appearance of something that could take an immense beating and still come back for more. The Apex is a truly fearsome vessel that is well suited to hunting down even the most deadly prey. The Apex lacks the maneuverability of its Hunter counterpart, but compensates with tremendous hull and shield strength.


Performance[edit | edit source]

The Battle Cruiser has a significant armament being the most well equipped Klingon Empire vessel in terms of weapons slots that players can customise. This is also strengthened by the fact, like all Klingon vessels, they can equip cannons for a damage boost.

The K't'inga variation is more of a forward facing vessel since 4 of the 6 available slots it gets are located at the fore end of the ship. At the General rank though when players are able to get the Negh'Var Battle Cruiser this is evened out and players will get 4 each at the fore and aft sections of the ship. This suits the ship well given it's sub-par maneuverability.

Battle Cruisers are not very fast in comparison to other ships in the Klingon fleet, although compared to Federation ships they are on par with the exception of the Escort type vessels. These ships have the most dedicated Engineering slots of any of the Klingon vessels, and at General rank can have three Engineering officer stations of various ranks

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