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Faction FED25.pngExploration Cruiser
Federation Exploration Cruiser Overview.jpg
Rank:
Rank background icon.png
Captain Rank icon (Federation).png
Tier:
4
Type:
Cruiser
Admiralty stats:
Adm eng fed.png 36 Adm tac fed.png 12 Adm sci fed.png 12


Hull:
32,500
Shield modifier:
1
Weapons:
Fore 4 Aft 3


Bridge Officers:
Lieutenant Tactical Commander Engineering Lieutenant Engineering Lieutenant Science
Device slots:
4
Consoles:
Console tac icon.png 2 Console eng icon.png 3 Console sci icon.png 2


Turn rate:
6
Impulse modifier:
0.15
Inertia rating:
20
Bonus Power:
+5 all power levels
Cost:
40,000Refined dilithium icon.png

The Exploration Cruiser is a Captain level (Tier 4) Federation 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 late 2350s. The most well known Galaxy class vessel was the USS Enterprise-D, commanded by Captain Jean-Luc Picard.

Variants[edit | edit source]

Galaxy class[edit | edit source]

Galaxy class
Galaxy patch.png

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 Enterprise-D. This is the shortest Exploration Cruiser variant, but the most iconic.

Celestial class[edit | edit source]

Celestial class

The design of the Celestial-class has components reminiscent of the Ambassador-class line of Starfleet cruisers. (One such starship was the Enterprise-C, commanded by Rachel Garrett.) Distinguishing differences between the Celestial- and Ambassador-class designs are the straight pylons, conical warp nacelles and engineering hull, and the thicker saucer.

To recreate the look of the Ambassador-class ships, most players prefer using this costume, along with the Galaxy-class pylons. However as of Season 7 the Support Cruiser renders this method moot.

Envoy class[edit | edit source]

Envoy class
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.

Admiralty Ship[edit | edit source]

Admiralty Ship
Shipshot Background Admiralty.png
Shipshot Cruiser3.png
Shipshot Frame Engineering.png
Adm eng fed.png 36 Adm tac fed.png 12 Adm sci fed.png 12
+8 ENG per SciShip or TacShip

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Cruiser Commands[edit | edit source]

As a cruiser, this ship supports the following cruiser commands

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.

Comparison with Refit variant[edit | edit source]

Standard Refit
Bridge Officers Boff lt tac.png Boff cmdr eng.png Boff lt eng.png Boff lt sci.png Boff lt tac.png Boff cmdr eng.png Boff lt eng.png Boff lt sci.png Boff ens sci.png
Consoles Console tac icon.png 2 Console eng icon.png 3 Console sci icon.png 2 Console tac icon.png 2 Console eng icon.png 3 Console sci icon.png 3
Universal Console [Console - Universal - Antimatter Spread]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The redacted Exploration Cruiser variant as shown on IGN.com
    According to an interview with Adam Williams on Priority One, there was a variant for this ship class during production which had to be replaced. However, a preview screenshot was released on IGN.com. At the time of the interview he used the ship as his forums avatar, a nod to the fact that the ship "pissed off" Daniel Stahl, who ordered the ship to be redone. The variant that replaced this design was probably the Envoy class, as Williams described it as "the type 3, it's really blocky".
  • The Galaxy-class Exploration Cruiser was remodeled in April 2015 to more closely match her canon appearance in Star Trek: The Next Generation.
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