Andromeda Exploration Cruiser

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Faction FED25.pngExploration Cruiser (T6)
Andromeda-class Exploration Cruiser - Header.jpg
Tier:
6
Type:
Cruiser
Hull:
Lvl 50: 46000
Lvl 55: 49667
Lvl 60: 53333
Lvl 65: 60000
Hull modifier:
1.333333
Shield modifier:
1.0
Turn rate:
6
Impulse modifier:
0.15
Inertia rating:
25
Warp core:
Generic Warp Core.png Matter-Antimatter core
Bonus Power:
+5 all power levels
Bridge Officers:
Lieutenant Commander Tactical Commander Engineering Lieutenant Commander Engineering-Command Lieutenant Science Ensign Universal
Weapons:
Fore 4 Aft 4
Device slots:
4
Consoles:
Console tac icon.png 3 Console eng icon.png 4 Console sci icon.png 3
Cost:
3,000Zen small icon.png
Admiralty stats:
Adm eng fed.png 70 Adm tac fed.png 19 Adm sci fed.png 19
Disambig icon.png This article is about the T6 playable starship. For other uses, see Galaxy class.

The Andromeda-class Exploration Cruiser is a Tier 6 Cruiser which may be flown by Starfleet characters, including Federation-aligned Romulan Republic and Dominion characters. This starship can be used from any level upon completion of the tutorial experience. As you level up, this ship gains additional hull, weapon slots, and console slots.

Players can obtain this starship from the Zen Store for 3,000 Zen small icon.png. This ship can be purchased individually, or as part of the Cross Faction Cruiser Bundle [T6] for 6,000 Zen small icon.png. It is also available as part of the following: Federation Fleet Admiral Faction Pack for 5,000 Zen small icon.png.

Purchasing this starship will unlock a Fleet Ship Module discount when purchasing the Fleet Galaxy Exploration Cruiser.

Overview[edit | edit source]

This vessel is a heavily modified version of the Galaxy-class Exploration Cruiser. The Tier 6 vessel upgrades this class with the latest standard equipment used in the early 25th century.

Class variants

Class Information
Federation Exploration Cruiser (Galaxy).png
Galaxy class
Federation Exploration Cruiser (Galaxy) aft.png Federation Exploration Cruiser (Galaxy) Refit Nacelles.png
Aft
Aft (Refit)
SKIN UNLOCK: Free
Galaxy patch.png

Starfleet's top-of-the-line vessel in the mid-24th century, the most prominent Exploration Cruiser variant is the Galaxy class, which was the flagship of the fleet when it was first introduced in the late 2350s. The most well known Galaxy-class vessel was the USS Enterprise-D, commanded by Captain Jean-Luc Picard. This is the shortest Exploration Cruiser variant, but the best known.

On T5 and T6 variants, players may also select the "Galaxy Refit" nacelles, which have phaser strips on the dorsal side like on the Galaxy Dreadnought Cruiser and the first appearance of the U.S.S. Venture.

Federation Exploration Cruiser (Celestial).png
Celestial class
SKIN UNLOCK: Free, but only available on T4 variants
The design of the Celestial class has components reminiscent of the Ambassador class line of Starfleet cruisers. Distinguishing differences between the Celestial- and Ambassador-class designs are the straight pylons, conical warp nacelles and engineering hull, and the thicker saucer.
Federation Exploration Cruiser (Envoy).png
Envoy class
SKIN UNLOCK: Free, but only available on T4 variants
The Envoy variant is the longest of the three. The saucer and and neck are also the largest. The pylons are slightly banked and are forked toward the nacelle area. The ship is significantly bulkier than the other variants which feature smooth hulls. Its nacelles are less armored than the others with a field grille covering the bottom end of the nacelle.
Federation Exploration Cruiser (Monarch).png
Monarch class
SKIN UNLOCK: Free with any T5 or T6 variant
Though similar in layout to the Galaxy, the Monarch class takes on harder edges, banked nacelles, and other structural changes throughout the spaceframe, incorporating lessons learned from its older siblings' 50 years of service. It is also tied with the Venture Class for the largest variant of the Exploration Cruiser line.
Federation Exploration Cruiser (Venture).png
Venture class
SKIN UNLOCK: Venture Exploration Cruiser Refit, 150,000 Refined dilithium icon.png
or the Ross Legendary Command Exploration Cruiser, 30,000 Zen small icon.png

Based on the Galaxy-class design, the Venture class represents the pinnacle in Starship design. It has a longer more swept neck, and a more faceted main deflector. It also bears details reminiscent of the Sovereign class, such as the raised V-shaped platform on the primary hull detail, and a whiter-colored hull with darker markings. It is also tied with the Monarch class for the largest Exploration Cruiser variant.
Federation Exploration Cruiser (Andromeda).png
Andromeda class
SKIN UNLOCK: Free with this starship
Andromeda class development patch.png

Following the success of the Pathfinder class in Operation Delta Rising, Starfleet Corps of Engineers teams at the Utopia Planitia Fleet Yards began work on updates of other core ship designs in the Federation fleet. The Andromeda-class Exploration Cruiser is the first ship from this effort to be released to Starfleet captains. An update of the famed Galaxy class that was the flagship of Starfleet in the mid-24th century, the Andromeda incorporates updated technology developed to give this ship improved capabilities for the difficult challenges Starfleet faces in the months ahead.
Federation Exploration Cruiser (Ross).png
Ross class
SKIN UNLOCK: Ross Legendary Command Exploration Cruiser, 30,000 Zen small icon.png
The Ross-class Exploration Cruiser, commissioned in the 2380s, is a hybrid of the Galaxy and Sovereign classes' aesthetics. Featured in the recently-launched Star Trek Adventures roleplaying show "Clear Skies", the U.S.S. Ross pioneers many advanced technology that will go on to become standard on Starfleet ships in the 25th century.

Starship Mastery[edit | edit source]

Starship Mastery
CRUISER
Absorptive Hull Plating
Absorptive Hull Plating
Absorptive Hull Plating
Rapid Repairs
Rapid Repairs
Rapid Repairs
Enhanced Hull Plating
Enhanced Hull Plating
Enhanced Hull Plating
Armored Hull
Armored Hull
Armored Hull
Explosive Polarity ShiftExplosive Polarity ShiftExplosive Polarity Shift
I
II
III
IV
V
Level Name Description
I Absorptive Hull Plating +25 Physical Damage Resistance Rating.
+25 Kinetic Damage Resistance Rating.
II Rapid Repairs Regenerates 1.25% of your maximum hull every 3 seconds in Space. Twice the amount is regenerated out of combat.
III Enhanced Hull Plating +25 All Energy Damage Resistance Rating.
+25 Radiation Damage Resistance Rating.
IV Armored Hull +10% Hull Hitpoints.
V Explosive Polarity Shift When Reverse Shield Polarity duration ends:
* X Kinetic Damage (100% Shield Penetration) to foes within 3km (Damage Increased by 5% per stack of Polarity Shift)
When damaged while Reverse Shield Polarity is active:
* Apply 1 stack of Polarity Shift (max once per 0.5 sec)
V
V
VI Account-Wide Reclaim Unlock Complete this tier of Starship Mastery to be allowed to claim this starship on any character on this account.
VI


Abilities[edit | edit source]

Universal consoles[edit | edit source]

The Andromeda-class Exploration Cruiser comes equipped with a [Console - Universal - Molecular Cohesion Nullifier].

This vessel can also utilize the Saucer Separation and Antimatter Spread consoles from lower-tier Exploration Cruisers. These three consoles form the Enhanced Engineering Systems Set.

Cruiser commands

The Andromeda-class Exploration Cruiser supports the following cruiser commands:

Specialization seating

The Andromeda-class Exploration Cruiser features the following specialist seats:

  • Lieutenant Commander Engineering-Command Lieutenant Commander Engineering/Command

Standard configuration[edit | edit source]

Federation 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.


Scaling starship

This starship's equipment slots, base hull capacity and shield capacity scale as your level increases.

Equipment slots and seating[edit source]

As you rank up every 10 levels, up to level 40, the ship's forward weapon slots, aft weapon slots, tactical console slots, engineering console slots, science console slots and available bridge officer (boff) abilities will slowly increase toward endgame capabilities:

Level Console tac icon.png Console eng icon.png Console sci icon.png Fore weapons Aft weapons Boff seats
0-9 1 2 1 2 2 Ensign Tactical Ensign Engineering Ensign Engineering-Command Ensign Science Ensign Universal
10-19 2 2 2 3 2 Lieutenant Tactical Lieutenant Engineering Lieutenant Engineering-Command Lieutenant Science Ensign Universal
20-29 2 3 2 3 3 Lieutenant Commander Tactical Lieutenant Commander Engineering Lieutenant Commander Engineering-Command Lieutenant Science Ensign Universal
30-39 3 3 3 4 4 Lieutenant Commander Tactical Commander Engineering Lieutenant Commander Engineering-Command Lieutenant Science Ensign Universal
40+ 3 4 3


Hull strength[edit source]

This table shows how the ship's hull strength scales at each level. The base hull of all scaling starships is 10,000, which is then multiplied by the ship's hull modifier (1.333333 for the Andromeda-class Exploration Cruiser), and then multiplied by the scaling multiplier below at each level.

Hull scaling table
Level Multiplier Hull HP Level Multiplier Hull HP Level Multiplier Hull HP Level Multiplier Hull HP
0 1 13333 20 2 26667 40 3 40000 60 4 53333
5 1.25 16667 25 2.25 30000 45 3.25 43333 65 4.5 60000
10 1.5 20000 30 2.5 33333 50 3.45 46000
15 1.75 23333 35 2.75 36667 55 3.725 49667

T6-X upgrade

By using an [Experimental Ship Upgrade Token], the Andromeda-class Exploration Cruiser may be upgraded to T6-X, unlocking an extra ship device slot, universal console slot, and the ability to slot an extra starship trait.

Ship comparison[edit | edit source]

The following table compares T6 Federation Cruisers available in the C-Store.
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
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Guardian Cruiser 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 45713 1.325 1 4 4 3 4 3 4 Console - Universal - Particle Conversion Matrix icon.png Lieutenant Commander TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant Engineering-IntelligenceLieutenant Commander ScienceEnsign Universal 6.5 0.15 35 3,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Support Cruiser (T6) 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 46575 1.35 1 4 4 3 4 3 4 Console - Universal - Temporal Trajectory Shifter icon.png Lieutenant TacticalEnsign TacticalCommander Engineering-Temporal OperativeLieutenant Commander ScienceLieutenant Commander Universal 7 0.15 40 3,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Archon Intel Assault Cruiser 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 44850 1.3 1 4 4 3 5 2 4 Console - Universal - Incremental Phase Cloaking Device icon.png Lieutenant Commander TacticalEnsign TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant EngineeringLieutenant Commander Universal-Intelligence 7 0.15 40 3,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Sagittarius Temporal Cruiser 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 43125 1.25 1.05 4 4 3 4 3 4 Console - Universal - Chroniton Particle Exciter icon.png Lieutenant Commander TacticalCommander Engineering-Temporal OperativeEnsign EngineeringLieutenant Commander ScienceLieutenant Universal-Temporal Operative 8 0.15 45 3,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Exploration Cruiser (T6) 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 46000 1.333 1 4 4 3 4 3 4 Console - Universal - Molecular Cohesion Nullifier icon.png Lieutenant Commander TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant Commander Engineering-CommandLieutenant ScienceEnsign Universal 6 0.15 25 3,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Science Star Cruiser 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 49163 1.425 1.15 4 4 2 5 4 4 Console - Universal - Dampening Wave Emitter icon.png Lieutenant TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant Commander ScienceLieutenant Commander Universal-CommandEnsign Universal 6 0.15 30 3,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Reliant Advanced Light Cruiser 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 39675 1.15 1.1 4 4 3 4 3 4 Console - Universal - Potential Energy Entangler icon.png Lieutenant Commander TacticalCommander EngineeringEnsign EngineeringLieutenant ScienceLieutenant Commander Universal-Pilot 11 0.17 40 3,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Vizier Command Assault Cruiser 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 44850 1.3 1 4 4 3 5 2 4 Console - Universal - Metreon Gas Warhead Launcher icon.png Lieutenant Commander TacticalEnsign TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant EngineeringLieutenant Commander Universal-Command 7 0.15 40 14,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Tactical Star Cruiser 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 49163 1.425 1.15 4 4 4 4 3 4 Console - Universal - Flagship Tactical Computer icon.png Lieutenant Commander TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant ScienceLieutenant Commander Universal-CommandEnsign Universal 6 0.15 30 3,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Advanced Heavy Cruiser (T6) 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 44850 1.3 1 4 4 3 5 2 4 Console - Universal - Tactical Maneuvering Matrix icon.png Lieutenant Commander TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant Commander Engineering-CommandEnsign EngineeringLieutenant Science 8 0.15 40 3,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Operations Star Cruiser 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 49163 1.425 1.15 4 4 3 5 3 4 Console - Universal - Adaptive Emergency Systems icon.png Lieutenant TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant ScienceLieutenant Commander Universal-CommandLieutenant Universal 6 0.15 30 3,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Tucker Class Miracle Worker Cruiser 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 51750 1.5 1.15 4 4 4 4 3 4 Console - Universal - Crimson Force Field icon.png Lieutenant Commander TacticalCommander Engineering-Miracle WorkerEnsign EngineeringLieutenant Science-Miracle WorkerLieutenant Commander Universal 6 0.16 50 3,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Daystrom Class Miracle Worker Cruiser 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 51750 1.5 1.15 4 4 3 4 4 4 Console - Universal - Delayed Causality Plating icon.png Lieutenant Tactical-Miracle WorkerCommander Engineering-Miracle WorkerEnsign EngineeringLieutenant Commander ScienceLieutenant Commander Universal 6 0.16 50 3,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Scott Class Miracle Worker Cruiser 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 51750 1.5 1.15 4 4 3 5 3 4 Console - Universal - Ablative Salvage Pods icon.png Lieutenant Tactical-Miracle WorkerCommander Engineering-Miracle WorkerLieutenant Commander EngineeringEnsign ScienceLieutenant Commander Universal 6 0.16 50 3,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Ross Legendary Command Exploration Cruiser 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 53475 1.55 1.05 4 4 3 5 3 4 Lieutenant Commander TacticalCommander Engineering-CommandLieutenant Commander EngineeringLieutenant Science-CommandEnsign Universal 6 0.15 25 30,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Sovereign Legendary Miracle Worker Assault Cruiser 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 51750 1.5 1.05 4 4 4 5 2 4 Lieutenant Commander TacticalLieutenant TacticalCommander Engineering-Miracle WorkerLieutenant Engineering-PilotLieutenant Universal 8 0.15 40 30,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Constitution Legendary Miracle Worker Light Cruiser 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 47438 1.375 1.175 4 4 4 4 3 4 Lieutenant TacticalCommander Engineering-Miracle WorkerLieutenant Engineering-Miracle WorkerLieutenant ScienceLieutenant Commander Universal 10 0.15 40 30,000 Zen small icon.png

Admiralty ship[edit | edit source]

Admiralty Ship
Shipshot Background Admiralty.png
Shipshot Cruiser Exploration T6.png
Shipshot Frame Engineering.png
Shipshot Frame Rare.png
Adm eng fed.png 70 Adm tac fed.png 19 Adm sci fed.png 19
+8 SCI and TAC per TacShip

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The introduction of the T6 Exploration Cruiser (and its fleet counterpart) coincided with a remodeling of the Galaxy skin for Exploration Cruisers to more closely resemble the class' on-screen appearance in Star Trek: The Next Generation. Another remodel was done in January 2020.

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