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Bortasqu' War Cruiser

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Faction KDF.pngBortasqu' War Cruiser
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant General Rank icon (Klingon).png
Upgrade cost:
Upgrade.png Requires an Upgrade Token
Tier 5: 43500
Lvl 50 T5U: 50025
Lvl 55 T5U: 54013
Lvl 60 T5U: 58000
Lvl 65 T5U: 65250
Hull modifier:
Shield modifier:
Turn rate:
Impulse modifier:
Inertia rating:
Bonus Power:
+10 weapons power
+10 engine power
Bridge Officers:
Lieutenant Tactical Commander Engineering Lieutenant Science Ensign Universal Lieutenant Commander Universal
Fore 4 Aft 4
Can equip dual cannons.
Device slots:
Console tac icon.png 4 Console eng icon.png 5 Console sci icon.png 1
Console (T5-U):
Console sci icon.png +1
2,500Zen small icon.png
Admiralty stats:
Adm eng kdf.png 52 Adm tac kdf.png 28 Adm sci kdf.png 18
Disambig icon.png This article is about the T5 playable starship. For the improved T6 version, see Kahless War Battlecruiser. For the NPC vessel, see Bortasqu' Dreadnought Battlecruiser.

The Bortasqu'-class War Cruiser is a Tier 5 (Level 50) Battlecruiser which may be flown by Klingon Defense Force characters, including Klingon Empire-aligned Romulan Republic and Dominion characters.

Players can obtain this starship from the Zen Store for 2,500 Zen small icon.png. This ship can be purchased individually, or as part of the Bortasqu' Bundle (T5) for 5,000 Zen small icon.png.

Overview[edit | edit source]

Improving on the powerful Bortas-class Heavy Battlecruiser, the Bortasqu'-class War Cruiser features additional engineering capabilities.

The Bortasqu'-class Battlecruisers are the largest, most powerful battlecruisers in the Klingon arsenal. Their massive hulls afford them incredible resilience in battle, but they sacrifices turn rate for their bulk. The Bortasqu'-class Command Cruiser comes with a standard cloaking device, but its massive energy signature means the cloak is less effective than it would be on a smaller vessel. The Bortasqu' is designed to take on any foe no matter how powerful, and because of that is designed with versatility in mind.

Class variants

Class Information
Ship Variant - KDF - Bortasqu' Battlecruiser (T5).png
Bortasqu' class
The first in a new generation of Klingon starships, the Bortasqu' class introduced various weapons and technologies that would be used in the design of other powerful warships in the future. It is a refit of the Bortas-class Heavy Battlecruiser, with a HuH'SuS Bird-of-Prey integrated into the aft hull structure.
Ship Variant - KDF - Gorkon Science Battlecruiser (T6).png
Gorkon class
SKIN UNLOCK: Gorkon Science Battlecruiser, 3,000 Zen small icon.png
Of all the Klingon Flagships, the Gorkon class most closely resembles the original Bortasqu' class. Compared to its predecessor, the ship is somewhat flatter in design. Instead of one larger warp nacelle, the Gorkon has three, circularly-oriented nacelles on the tip of each wing.
Ship Variant - KDF - Kahless War Battlecruiser (T6).png
Kahless class
SKIN UNLOCK: Kahless War Battlecruiser, 3,000 Zen small icon.png
Like other Klingon Bortasqu' Flagships, the Kahless class is lathered in weapons, features powerful engines and enough space for all the multi-purpose war-time goodness. While based on the original design for the Bortasqu', the ship also shares similarities with the Mogh-class Battlecruiser.
Ship Variant - KDF - Martok Tactical Battlecruiser (T6).png
Martok class
SKIN UNLOCK: Martok Tactical Battlecruiser, 3,000 Zen small icon.png
A tactical variant, the Martok class is a bit more slender and aggressive when compared to its sister classes. A set of four big cannons on the front of this ship helps bring out a bit more of the "battle" in the battlecruiser classification.

Starship Mastery[edit | edit source]

Starship Mastery
Absorptive Hull Plating
Absorptive Hull Plating
Absorptive Hull Plating
Enhanced Weapon Banks
Enhanced Weapon Banks
Enhanced Weapon Banks
Enhanced Hull Plating
Enhanced Hull Plating
Enhanced Hull Plating
Armored Hull
Armored Hull
Armored Hull
Level Name Description
I Absorptive Hull Plating +25 Physical Damage Resistance Rating.
+25 Kinetic Damage Resistance Rating.
II Enhanced Weapon Banks +15% Critical Severity.
III Enhanced Hull Plating +25 All Energy Damage Resistance Rating.
+25 Radiation Damage Resistance Rating.
IV Armored Hull +10% Hull Hitpoints.
V No Starship Trait specified
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 Bortasqu' War Cruiser comes equipped with the [Console - Universal - HoH'SuS Bird-of-Prey].

This ability is part of the Bortasqu' Cruiser Set, which also includes [Console - Universal - Disruptor Autocannon] and [Console - Universal - Subspace Snare] obtainable with Bortasqu' Tactical Cruiser (T5) and Bortasqu' Command Cruiser (T5), but also equippable on the Bortasqu' War Cruiser. For each console added after the first, an additional passive bonus is unlocked.

As a Klingon Flagship, the Bortasqu' War Cruiser can also equip consoles part of the Flagship Technologies Console Set, which includes [Console - Universal - Timeline Stabilizer Field], [Console - Universal - Flagship Tactical Computer], [Console - Universal - Adaptive Emergency Systems] and [Console - Universal - Dampening Wave Emitter] obtainable with Krenim Science Vessel (T6), Martok Tactical Battlecruiser (T6), Kahless War Battlecruiser (T6) and Gorkon Science Battlecruiser (T6). For each console added after the first, an additional passive bonus is unlocked.


The Bortasqu' War Cruiser has a cloak that allows the ship to cloak when not in combat, granting stealth and a damage bonus upon decloaking.

Cruiser commands

The Bortasqu'-class War Cruiser supports the following cruiser commands:

Standard configuration[edit | edit source]

Klingon 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]

The following table compares the Bortas with other tier 5 Klingon battlecruisers.
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
Klingon Empire
Kamarag Battlecruiser Retrofit 40
Rank background icon.png
Brigadier General Rank icon (Klingon).png
5 35000 n/a 1 4 4 3 4 2 3 Lieutenant TacticalEnsign TacticalCommander EngineeringLieutenant EngineeringLieutenant Commander Science 10.5 0.15 30

Admiralty ship[edit | edit source]

Admiralty Ship
Shipshot Background Admiralty Klingon.png
Shipshot Battlecruiser Bortasqu Eng.png
Shipshot Frame Engineering Klingon.png
Shipshot Frame Veryrare.png
Adm eng kdf.png 52 Adm tac kdf.png 28 Adm sci kdf.png 18
+35 ENG when Alone
The Bortasqu' Bridge

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • This vessel comes with the unique Bortasqu' bridge.

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