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Faction Romulan Republic.pngMalem-class Light Warbird
Rom Ship Malem.png
Rank:
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Romulan Republic).png
Tier:
6
Type:
Warbird
Hull:
Lvl 50: 31050
Lvl 55: 33525
Lvl 60: 36000
Lvl 65: 40500
Hull modifier:
0.9
Shield modifier:
0.9
Turn rate:
18
Impulse modifier:
0.20
Inertia rating:
60
Bonus Power:
+10 weapons power
+10 engine power
Bridge Officers:
Commander Tactical Ensign Tactical Lieutenant Engineering Lieutenant Commander Science Lieutenant Commander Universal-Pilot
Weapons:
Fore 4 Aft 3
Can equip dual cannons.
Type-specific slot:
Experimental Weapon
Device slots:
2
Consoles:
Console tac icon.png 3 Console eng icon.png 3 Console sci icon.png 4
Cost:
3,000Zen small icon.png
Admiralty stats:
Adm eng rom.png 31 Adm tac rom.png 46 Adm sci rom.png 31
Disambig icon.png This article is about playable starship. For NPC vessel, see T'varo Light Warbird (Mob).

The Malem-class Light Warbird is a Lieutenant (Tier 6) level scaling Warbird. This ship is available to Romulan Republic players from the Cryptic store for 3,000 Zen small icon.png, or as part of the the cross-faction 3-pack Defiant bundle for 6,000 Zen small icon.png.

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.

Overview[edit | edit source]

The T'varo-class Light Warbirds have been in service of the Romulan Star Empire since at least mid-22nd century when two vessels of this class were encountered by the NX-01 Enterprise.

Fast, light, and maneuverable, the T'varo-class has been upgraded over time and remains in use by both the Romulan Star Empire and the newly-formed Romulan Republic.

The new Malem-class Light Warbird is heavily based on the T'varo-class Retrofit's original designs, but has been greatly improved upon to better combat the Republic's current enemies.

Alternative Variants[edit | edit source]

Class Information
Ship Variant - ROM - T'varo Light Warbird (T1).png
T'varo-class
SKIN UNLOCK: Free
The T'varo-class is based on a design used during the 22nd century. They are similar in design to the T'liss, but with sharper edges and a more dagger-like appearance. T'varo follows standard avian-like design lineage of other Romulan vessels.
Ship Variant - ROM - T'Liss Temporal Warbird (T6).png
T'liss-class
SKIN UNLOCK: T'liss-class Temporal Warbird, 1 Special Requisition Choice Pack - Tier 6 Promotional Ship Choice Pack icon.png
The T'liss-class dates back to the 23rd century, where one served as the flagship of the Romulan Star Empire. They are relatively simplistic in design, and feature a unique paint scheme depicting a bird-of-prey on the underside.
Ship Variant - ROM - Malem Light Warbird (T6).png
Malem-class
SKIN UNLOCK: Free
The Malem-class is a new Light Warbird variant built by the Romulan Republic in 2410. The Malem follows the standard avian-like design of the original Romulan warbird, but also keeps up with modern design trends, featuring smoother and more organic lines and edges.

Admiralty Ship[edit | edit source]

Admiralty Ship
Shipshot Background Admiralty Romulan.png
Shipshot Warbird Tvaro T6.png
Shipshot Frame Tactical Romulan.png
Shipshot Frame Rare.png
Adm eng rom.png 31 Adm tac rom.png 46 Adm sci rom.png 31
-25% Maintenance per TacShip

Starship Mastery[edit | edit source]

Starship Mastery
Precise Weapon Systems
Precise Weapon Systems
Precise Weapon Systems
Enhanced Singularity Circuitry
Enhanced Singularity Circuitry
Enhanced Singularity Circuitry
Enhanced Weapon Systems
Enhanced Weapon Systems
Enhanced Weapon Systems
Devastating Weaponry
Devastating Weaponry
Devastating Weaponry
Withering BarrageWithering BarrageWithering Barrage
I
II
III
IV
V
Level Name Description
I Precise Weapon Systems +5 Accuracy Rating.
II Enhanced Singularity Circuitry Reduces the cooldown time on Singularity Power use by 15%.
Increases your Singularity Charge rate by 30%.
III Enhanced Weapon Systems +10% Kinetic Damage.
+10% All Energy Damage.
IV Devastating Weaponry +2.5% Critical Chance.
V Withering Barrage Extend duration of Cannon: Scatter Volley
While this trait is equipped, the duration of your Cannon: Scatter Volley is increased.
Enhances specific powers
  • Withering Barrage: Extend duration of Cannon: Scatter Volley by 4 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]

Universal Consoles[edit | edit source]

The Plasma Warhead Module contains a load of six plasma micro-projectiles.

The Malem-class Light Warbird comes equipped with the [Console - Universal - Plasma Warhead Module].

This ability is part of the Enhanced Projectile Efficiency Set, which also includes [Console - Universal - Singularity Stabilizer] and [Console - Universal - Plasma Destabilizer] obtainable with T'varo-class Light Warbird (T1) and T'varo-class Light Warbird Retrofit (T5), but also equippable on the Malem-class Light Warbird. For each console added after the first, an additional passive bonus is unlocked.

Specialization Seating[edit | edit source]

The Malem Light Warbird features one specialist seat:

  • Lieutenant Commander Universal/Pilot Lieutenant Commander Universal/Pilot
Innate Enhanced Battle Cloak allows the Malem-class to fire projectiles while cloaked

Romulan Enhanced Battle Cloak

The Malem-class Light Warbird has an enhanced battle cloak that allows the ship to cloak during combat, granting stealth and a damage bonus upon decloaking. The enhanced cloak also allows the use of mines, torpedoes, and most Bridge Officer and Captain abilities while remaining cloaked.

Experimental Weapon[edit source]

The Malem-class Light Warbird comes with an Experimental Weapon slot. This additional slot does not fit standard weapons. Unlike standard starship weapons, Experimental weapons are not affected by weapon firing modes, such as those granted by bridge officer abilities.

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.

Standard Configuration[edit | edit source]

Scaling Starship[edit source]

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

Equipment Slot Scaling[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, and science console slots will slowly increase toward endgame capabilities:

Level Console tac icon.png Console eng icon.png Console sci icon.png Fore weapons Aft weapons
0-9 1 1 2 2 2
10-19 2 2 2 3 2
20-29 2 2 3 3 3
30-39 3 3 3 4 3
40+ 3 3 4

Hull Strength Scaling[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 (0.9 for the Malem-class Light Warbird), 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 9000 20 2 18000 40 3 27000 60 4 36000
5 1.25 11250 25 2.25 20250 45 3.25 29250 65 4.5 40500
10 1.5 13500 30 2.5 22500 50 3.45 31050
15 1.75 15750 35 2.75 24750 55 3.725 33525

Ship Comparison[edit | edit source]

Following table compares all Tier 6 Light Warbird variants.
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
c
Romulan Republic
Fleet T'varo-class Light Warbird 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Romulan).png
6 34155 0.99 0.99 4 3 4 3 4 2 Commander TacticalEnsign TacticalLieutenant EngineeringLieutenant Commander ScienceLieutenant Commander Universal-Pilot 18 0.2 60 20000 Fleet Credits
5 Fleet Ship Module icon.png
c
Romulan Republic
Malem-class Light Warbird 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Romulan).png
6 31050 0.9 0.9 4 3 3 3 4 2 Console - Universal - Plasma Warhead Module icon.png Commander TacticalEnsign TacticalLieutenant EngineeringLieutenant Commander ScienceLieutenant Commander Universal-Pilot 18 0.2 60 3000 Zen small icon.png
c
Romulan Republic
T'liss-class Temporal Warbird 40
Rank background icon.png
Subadmiral I Rank icon (Romulan).png
6 39675 1.15 1.05 5 2 4 3 4 2 Console - Universal - Ominous Device icon.png Commander Tactical-Temporal OperativeLieutenant Commander EngineeringLieutenant Commander ScienceLieutenant Commander Universal-Pilot 19 0.2 70 Special Requisition Choice Pack - Tier 6 Promotional Ship Choice Pack icon.png

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The Malem-class Light Warbird was likely named in honor of Malem, the Maiori of the Virinat colony.

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