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Exploration Cruiser (T6)

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Faction Federation-aligned.pngExploration Cruiser (T6)
Andromeda class, behind.jpg
Rank:
Rank background icon.png
Vice Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png
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
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


The Exploration Cruiser (T6) is a Vice Admiral (Tier 6) level Cruiser.

Overview[edit | edit source]

This vessel is a heavily modified version of the (Tier 4) Exploration Cruiser. The most prominent Exploration Cruiser variant is the Galaxy class, which was the flagship of the fleet when it was first introduced in the mid-24th century. The most well known Galaxy class vessel was the USS Enterprise-D, commanded by Captain Jean-Luc Picard. The Tier 6 vessel upgrades this class with the latest standard equipment used in the early 25th century.

Variants[edit | edit source]

Andromeda class[edit | edit source]

Andromeda class
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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 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.

Galaxy class[edit | edit source]

Galaxy class
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Starfleet's top-of-the-line vessel in the mid-24th century. The Galaxy class was made popular by the multiple-award winning series, Star Trek: The Next Generation where the most notable ship of its type was the U.S.S. Enterprise-D. This is the shortest Exploration Cruiser variant, but the best known.

Monarch class[edit | edit source]

Monarch class
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.

Venture class[edit | edit source]

Venture class
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.

This class is unlocked with the purchase of the Exploration Cruiser Refit from the C-Store for 1,500 Zen small icon.png.

The Venture-class appears to be a fair approximation of Andrew Probert's original concept art for the Enterprise-D.

Admiralty Ship[edit | edit source]

Admiralty Ship
Shipshot Background Admiralty.png
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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

Starship Mastery[edit | edit source]

Starship Mastery
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)
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]

The Exploration Cruiser (T6) comes with a [Console - Universal - Molecular Cohesion Nullifier]. Experimental shielding technology has taken a turn towards offensive weaponry, allowing this device to generate a local field that damages the molecular bonds of matter in a short radius. The Molecular Cohesion Nullifier Field will also protect the user from all sources of damage while active. Both the damage and the damage resistance effects will resonate at more powerful frequencies, based on how many foes are within the affected area. This console provides a passive bonus to all Subsystem Power Levels.

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[edit | edit source]

As a cruiser, this ship supports the following cruiser commands

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The introduction of the T6 Exploration Cruiser coincided with a remodeling of Galaxy-class Exploration Crusiers to more closely resemble the class' on-screen appearance in Star Trek: The Next Generation.

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