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Kara Advanced Warbird

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Faction Romulan Republic.pngKara Advanced Warbird
Ships Romulan T6 Kara.png
Rank background icon.png
Vice Admiral Rank icon (Romulan Republic).png
Warbird Battle Cruiser
Admiralty stats:
Adm eng rom.png 58 Adm tac rom.png 28 Adm sci rom.png 22

45,988 (lvl 50),
53,320 (lvl 60)
Shield modifier:
Fore 4 Aft 4
Can equip dual cannons.
Hangar Bays:
Bridge Officers:
Lieutenant Commander Tactical Ensign Tactical Commander Engineering Lieutenant Science Lieutenant Commander Universal-Command
Device slots:
Console tac icon.png 4 Console eng icon.png 4 Console sci icon.png 2

Turn rate:
Impulse modifier:
Inertia rating:
Bonus Power:
+10 weapons power
+10 engine power
3000Zen small icon.png

The Kara Advanced Warbird is a Vice Admiral (Tier 6) level Warbird.

Overview[edit | edit source]

This vessel represents the latest developments in Romulan technology. Larger than even the mighty D'deridex, it has superior firepower and even greater hull strength. While slow to maneuver, the Kara is a juggernaut on the battlefield, capable of withstanding tremendous damage while unleashing its weapons on its foes. With its devastating Plasma Spinal Lance, it is a very formidable opponent.

The Kara Advanced Warbird comes equipped with the [Console - Universal - Supplemental Subsystems]. When activated, this console substantially increases your starship’s maximum subsystem power levels for a short time. While active, incoming energy weapon attacks damage the attacker, and leech a small amount of the attacker’s subsystem power back to you. Additionally, you gain a Subsystem Overload Counter each time you are hit with an energy attack. After obtaining 20 counters you emit a devastating pulse of electrical energy which deals heavy damage to nearby enemies. Affected enemies have all of their subsystems knocked offline for a brief period. This console provides a passive bonus to all subsystem power levels.

Variants[edit | edit source]

Kara class[edit | edit source]

Kara class

The Kara class represents the latest in Romulan Republic starship design. Based on previous Advanced Warbird designs, it shares a lot of similarities with Haakona Warbird. The most notable difference is the Lance emitter on the front section of the ship. Unlike its predecessor, it also features a hangar bay. This costume variant is available exclusively through the C-Store purchase of Kara Advanced Warbird.

Ha'apax class[edit | edit source]

Ha'apax class

The Ha'apax class and its sister classes represent a notable design departure from such classes as the D'deridex and Mogai. The ship's main hull is much bulkier and more solid than preceding classes, with no internal space like the D'deridex. The enormous wings arch downwards (reminiscent of the Dhelan Warbird) to meet with the secondary wings (which, when the Universal Console is equipped, become the wings of the Assault Warbird component), and the "head" looks to be patterned somewhat after a Bird-of-Prey such as an eagle. Indeed, when viewed from directly above or below, it becomes obvious that the ship's shape and design are strongly reminiscent of a Bird-of-Prey in flight.

Haakona class[edit | edit source]

Haakona class

The Haakona looks similar to the Ha'apax Advanced Warbird on which it is based, with a similar overall design of a Bird-of-Prey in flight, with outstretched wings and a "head" section resembling a eagle's beak curving downwards. However, in comparison to the Ha'apax, the Haakona has a more ridged and segmented overall design, with the hull being made of a darker green material than the Ha'apax. The ship's primary wings sweep upwards, while the wings of the Assault Warbird component sweep downwards, emphasizing the two different parts of the ship much more prominently and giving the ship a distinct x-shaped profile when viewed from in front or behind - much like an eagle with its talons outstretched. This class is unlocked with the purchase of the Haakona Advanced Warbird from the C-Store for 2,500 Zen small icon.png.

Admiralty Ship[edit | edit source]

Admiralty Ship
Shipshot Background Admiralty Romulan.png
Shipshot Warbird Haapax T6.png
Shipshot Frame Engineering Romulan.png
Shipshot Frame Rare.png
Adm eng rom.png 58 Adm tac rom.png 28 Adm sci rom.png 22
+15 All Stats when Alone

Starship Mastery[edit | edit source]

Starship Mastery
Absorptive Hull Plating
Absorptive Hull Plating
Absorptive Hull Plating
Enhanced Singularity Circuitry
Enhanced Singularity Circuitry
Enhanced Singularity Circuitry
Enhanced Hull Plating
Enhanced Hull Plating
Enhanced Hull Plating
Armored Hull
Armored Hull
Armored Hull
Subsystem RedundanciesSubsystem RedundanciesSubsystem Redundancies
Level Name Description
I Absorptive Hull Plating +25 Physical Damage Resistance Rating.
+25 Kinetic Damage Resistance Rating.
II Enhanced Singularity Circuitry Reduces the cooldown time on Singularity Power use by 15%.
Increases your Singularity Charge rate by 30%.
III Enhanced Hull Plating +25 All Energy Damage Resistance Rating.
+25 Radiation Damage Resistance Rating.
IV Armored Hull +10% Hull Hitpoints.
V Subsystem Redundancies +Shield Hardness, +Shield Regeneration, Shield Repair when using Beam: Overload or Lance Abilities

While Subsystem Redundancies is slotted, activating and firing Beam: Overload I, II or III or a Spinal Lance or Javelin ability will trigger a shield heal, a shield hardness buff and will restore offline shields.

Enhances Specific Powers
  • _____ Shield Regeneration for each facing
  • Repairs disabled shields
  • Reduces Damage to Shields by 25% for 10 sec

Skills that affect this ability:
Starship Shield Emitters
  • (Improves Shield Emitters)
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]

Kara Advanced Warbird can utilize [Console - Universal - Dual Vector Separation] from the Haakona Advanced Warbird (Tier 5, C-Store, 2500 Zen small icon.png). Equipping both consoles will grant the 2-piece item set bonus from the Romulan Maneuvering Protocol Set.

Plasma Spinal Lance[edit | edit source]

The Kara Advanced Warbird comes with a built-in Plasma Spinal Lance. This devastating weapon fires a single, powerful plasma beam at a target. It has a narrow firing arc, but when applied properly, it can deal large amount of damage. When the ships separates using the Dual Vector Separation from the Haakona Advanced Warbird, the lance switches into wide beam mode, damaging multiple targets in a cone area, albeit for less damage. The counterparts, Phaser Spinal Lance and Disruptor Javelin are equipped on the Yamato Dreadnought Cruiser and Kolasi Siege Destroyer respectively.

Battle Cloak

The Kara Advanced Warbird has a battle cloak that allows the ship to cloak during combat, granting stealth and a damage bonus upon decloaking.

Singularity[edit source]

Romulan Warbird vessels come with built-in Singularity abilities. These abilities do not automatically rank up when acquiring higher tier Warbirds. These powers build in severity based on the charge built up by the ship's Singularity Core.

Hangar Bay[edit | edit source]

The Kara Advanced Warbird has a single hangar bay. When commissioned, it is equipped with one hangar of Scorpion Fighters.

Carrier Commands[edit source]

Standard Configuration[edit | edit source]

Romulan 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.

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