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Ajax Class Pilot Escort

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Faction Federation-aligned.pngAjax Class Pilot Escort
Ajax Class.png
Rank:
Rank background icon.png
Vice Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png
Tier:
6
Type:
Escort
Hull:
Lvl 50: 33465
Lvl 55: 36133
Lvl 60: 38800
Lvl 65: 43650
Hull modifier:
0.97
Shield modifier:
1.05
Turn rate:
20
Impulse modifier:
0.24
Inertia rating:
75
Bonus Power:
+10 weapons power
+10 engine power
Bridge Officers:
Commander Tactical-Pilot Lieutenant Tactical Lieutenant Commander Engineering Lieutenant Science-Pilot Lieutenant Universal
Weapons:
Fore 5 Aft 2
Can equip dual cannons.
Type-specific slot:
Experimental Weapon
Device slots:
2
Consoles:
Console tac icon.png 5 Console eng icon.png 4 Console sci icon.png 2
Cost:
3,000Zen small icon.png
Admiralty stats:
Adm eng fed.png 26 Adm tac fed.png 66 Adm sci fed.png 25

The Ajax Class Pilot Escort is a Vice Admiral (Tier 6) level Federation Escort. Players can obtain the vessel from the C-Store for 3000 Zen small icon.png individually, 6000 Zen small icon.png for a Federation Only Bundle, or 12,000 Zen small icon.png for a cross-faction Mega-Bundle.

Overview[edit | edit source]

The dramatic flight maneuvers of groups such as Red Squadron have always been a place for pilots at Starfleet Academy to show off their skills, but dramatic maneuvers and quick changes in position aren't always possible at the helm of a massive starship. To find a balance between speed and firepower, a ship design team at Utopia Planitia has created a line of starships for pilot commanders. These small, nimble ships have the power needed to take on even the mighty Heralds, but the speed needed to escape danger in an instant.

The Ajax class features a cropped forward hull, and is thus the shortest of the Pilot Escorts. Four coolant conduits extend out from the bow and loop back into the hull. The ship's wings curve slightly downward.

Like the rest of the Pilot Escort line, the ship's warp nacelles are housed internally, with the requisite Bussard ramscoops located on the upper surface of the ship. Powerful impulse engines are mounted in a ring around the hull, sliding back in combat to expose the vessel's microprojectile launchers. Special "redline" maneuvering thrusters are mounted at strategic points on the hull, allowing this unusual design to perform extreme feats of mobility that would tear apart a more orthodox vessel.

This vessel comes with the Ajax-class costume. It can utilize the Pilot bridge officer powers and other abilities described below.

Alternative Variants[edit | edit source]

Class Information
Sciencepilot.jpg
Icarus-class
The Icarus-class is the longest of the Pilot Escort variants, thanks to its extended central deflector housing, which protrudes slightly past the leading edge of the main hull to form a "nose". Rounded wings extend from the sides of the hull, giving the Icarus a more aerodynamic appearance.

The Icarus class skin is unlocked with the purchase of the Icarus Class Pilot Escort for 3000 Zen small icon.png.

Mercury.jpg
Mercury-class
The Mercury-class features a split hull, with the deflector sandwiched between two forked points in the bow. Its wings are shorter and lack curves, preventing them from being sheared off while executing complex flight patterns.

The Mercury class skin is unlocked with the purchase of the Mercury Class Pilot Escort for 3000 Zen small icon.png.

Admiralty Ship[edit | edit source]

Admiralty Ship
Shipshot Background Admiralty.png
Shipshot Escort Pilot Fed Tac T6.png
Shipshot Frame Tactical.png
Shipshot Frame Veryrare.png
Adm eng fed.png 26 Adm tac fed.png 66 Adm sci fed.png 25
+35 ENG when Alone

Starship Mastery[edit | edit source]

Starship Mastery
Precise Weapon Systems
Precise Weapon Systems
Precise Weapon Systems
Tactical Maneuevering
Tactical Maneuevering
Tactical Maneuevering
Enhanced Weapon Systems
Enhanced Weapon Systems
Enhanced Weapon Systems
Devastating Weaponry
Devastating Weaponry
Devastating Weaponry
Structural Integrity OverchargeStructural Integrity OverchargeStructural Integrity Overcharge
I
II
III
IV
V
Level Name Description
I Precise Weapon Systems +5 Accuracy Rating.
II Tactical Maneuevering +5% Defense.
III Enhanced Weapon Systems +10% Kinetic Damage.
+10% All Energy Damage.
IV Devastating Weaponry +2.5% Critical Chance.
V Structural Integrity Overcharge Bonus Hull Regeneration based on how high you set your base (unmodified) engine power.
VI Account-Wide Reclaim Unlock Complete this tier of Starship Mastery to be allowed to claim this starship on any character on this account.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Universal Consoles[edit | edit source]

The Ajax Class Pilot Escort comes equipped with the Subspace Eddy universal console that leaves a powerful subspace current behind the ship. The eddy pulls other vessels along in the wake of the ship's trail and also inflicts a small amount of kinetic damage on the hull due to the crushing force of the current. This console also provides a passive boost to your resistance to speed and turn rate effects that scales with your throttle level.

This console is part of the Piloting Modifications set. Other consoles from this set can be equipped for set bonuses and additional abilities.

Experimental Weapon[edit source]

The Ajax Class Pilot Escort comes with an Experimental Weapon slot. This additional slot does not fit standard weapons. Unlike standard starship weapons, Experimental weapons are not affected by weapon firing modes, such as those granted by bridge officer abilities.

Pilot Maneuvers[edit source]

Pilot ships can perform a sudden maneuver in each horizontal direction: Forward, Backward, Left or Right. Executing each maneuver will rapidly reposition your starship while granting very brief damage immunity, but costs all available thruster fuel which takes several seconds to recover.

Specialization Seating[edit | edit source]

The Ajax class Pilot Escort features two bridge officer specialist seats:

  • Commander Tactical-Pilot Commander Tactical-Pilot
  • Lieutenant Science-Pilot Lieutenant Science-Pilot

Standard configuration[edit | edit source]

Starships come with standard equipment and weapons of the lowest mark available at the ship's minimum rank. The items provided are appropriate to the type of vessel and its related playing style.

Ship Comparison[edit | edit source]

Following table compares Federation t6 Pilot escorts.
Ship Rank Tier Hull  Hull modifier  Shield modifier  Fore weapons Aft weapons Can equip dual cannons? Console tac icon.png Console eng icon.png Console sci icon.png Ship Devices Hangar Bay slots Uni BOffs Turn rate Impulse modifier IR Cost
1
F
Ajax Class Pilot Escort 50
Rank background icon.png
Vice Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png
6 33,465 0.97 1.05 5 2 5 4 2 2 Console - Universal - Subspace Eddy icon.png Commander Tactical-PilotLieutenant TacticalLieutenant Commander EngineeringLieutenant Science-PilotLieutenant Universal 20 0.24 75 Zen 3,000 Zen small icon.png
1
F
Icarus Class Pilot Escort 50
Rank background icon.png
Vice Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png
6 33,465 0.97 1.05 5 2 5 2 4 2 Console - Universal - Spatial Sinkhole Generator icon.png Commander Tactical-PilotLieutenant TacticalLieutenant Engineering-PilotLieutenant Commander ScienceLieutenant Universal 20 0.24 75 Zen 3,000 Zen small icon.png
1
F
Mercury Class Pilot Escort 50
Rank background icon.png
Vice Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png
6 33,465 0.97 1.05 5 2 5 3 3 2 Console - Universal - Microprojectile Barrage Launcher icon.png Commander Tactical-PilotLieutenant Commander TacticalLieutenant EngineeringLieutenant Science-PilotLieutenant Universal 20 0.24 75 Zen 3,000 Zen small icon.png

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