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Romulan Republic

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D'Tan, Proconsul of the Republic on Mol'Rihan

The Romulan Republic (also known as the New Romulan Empire) is, besides the Federation, Klingon Empire and TOS Federation, one of four playable factions in Star Trek Online. Born out of the Vulcan reunification movement and the Reman Resistance, the Romulan Republic was formed in 2409 as an alliance of Romulans and Remans who wish to build a peaceful civilization as opposed to Empress Sela's oppressive Star Empire. The Republic is centered on New Romulus, though it also controls several systems and colonies throughout the Beta Quadrant.

Members of the Romulan Republic cannot build their own Fleet starbases. Instead, at level 10, a player of the Romulan Republic has to ally either with the Federation or the Klingons, enabling this character to join the chosen ally's fleets and visit its social hubs while still remaining part of an otherwise separate Romulan faction.

Player Characters[edit | edit source]

Like Federation and Klingon characters, Romulan players must choose a career path (analogous to a 'class' from other MMORPGs) and a species. Neither can be subsequently altered. Later, when the player reaches a higher rank, a new starship must also be selected, which can, however, be changed at any time.

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At the end of “Turning Point”, i.e. when reaching level 10, players of the Romulan Republic also have to choose an ally, the Klingon Empire or the Federation. Romulan characters will retain their UI, specific storyline as well as their exclusive access to Warbirds, costumes, and certain Republic hubs. However, they cannot build their own fleet starbases and will instead be able to join fleets and teams, as well as visit social hubs of their chosen ally. Republic players therefore have access to more hubs than any Federation or Klingon Empire player.

Races[edit | edit source]

Romulan Republic characters have a range of races to choose from, each of which offers unique traits and abilities. A player's choice of race is important and cannot be changed, so it is advisable to choose carefully.

Romulan Alien Female.jpg Liberated Borg Romulan Male.jpg Reman Male.jpg Romulan Female.jpg
Alien Liberated Borg [1] Reman [2] Romulan

  1. Exclusively available to lifetime subscribers
  2. Available as purchase in the C-Store or as reputation reward

Starships[edit | edit source]

A D'deridex class Warbird
See main article: Romulan playable starships

Although Warbirds form the backbone of the Romulan military, characters of the Romulan Republic may also fly any tier 1-4 ship of their respective ally - the Federation or the Klingon Empire. For tiers 5 and 6, only Warbirds and cross-faction ships are available to Romulan players. Unlike Federation and Klingon Defense Force vessels, Warbirds are powered by a unique Singularity Warp Core. Singularity Warp Cores can build power as the Romulan ship engages in combat, and then utilize this power to produce one of several devastating effects on the battlefield.

Storyline missions[edit | edit source]

Faction Romulan Republic.png Romulan Republic Storyline Episodes
Tutorial “A Day on the Farm”“A Day in the Sun”“Virinat, Invaded”“Flight from Virinat”
From the Ashes “Explore the Flotilla”“The Helix”“Crossroads at Crateris”“Gasko Blues”“The Search for New Romulus”“Turning Point”“Neutral No More”
Allies “The Price of Neutrality”“Memory Lane”“Bigger Picture”“Smash and Grab”“Tradecraft”
In Shadows “An Inside Job”“Enemy Action”“Sleepers”“Cloak and Dagger”“Revelation”“Mind Game”“Temporal Ambassador”
Yesterday's War “The Once and Future Agent”“The Core of the Matter”“Vorgon Conclusions”“Terminal Expanse”
Wasteland “Secrets of Nimbus”“The Lost City of Paradise”“Blind Men Tell All Tales”“The Undying”“A Fistful of Gorn”“Installation 18”
Vengeance “Voice of the Voiceless”“Abducted”“Small Packages”“Last Stand”“The Best Defense”“Turnabout”“Devil's Choice”
Freedom “Toward Freedom”“The Vault”“Mine Enemy”“Frozen”“Coliseum”“Cutting the Cord”“Darkness Before the Dawn”
Spectres “Spectres”“Skirmish”“Spin the Wheel”“What Lies Beneath”“Everything Old is New”“Night of the Comet”
Cardassian Struggle “Lost and Found”“Spoils of War”“Jabberwocky”“The Factory”“The New Link”“Second Wave”“Of Bajor”“Operation Gamma”“Facility 4028”“Boldly They Rode”
Breen Invasion “Cold Call”“Out in the Cold”“Cold Comfort”“Cold Case”“Cold Storage”
Borg Advance “Report on Borg Activities”“Where Angels Fear to Tread”“A Gathering Darkness”“Assimilation”“Fluid Dynamics”
New Romulus “New Romulus Aid”“Staging Area”“Warehouse”“The Atlai”“Vastam Peaks”“Mountain Base”“Paehhos Crater”“Overgrown Caves”“Hwael Ruins”“The Power Source”
Solanae Dyson Sphere “Sphere of Influence”“Circles within Circles”“Supply Woes”“The Contested Zone”“The Omega Standoff”“Tower Control”“A Step Between Stars”“Fluidic Destruction”“Surface Tension”
The Delta Quadrant “Escalation”“Mindscape”“Reunion”“Revelations”“All That Glitters”“The Kobali Front”“Kobali Crisis Act I”“Capture the Flag”“Kobali Crisis Act II”“The Dragon's Deceit”“Kobali Crisis Act III”“Alliances”“Revolution”“Takedown”“What's Left Behind”“Dust to Dust”
Iconian War “Uneasy Allies”“Blood of Ancients”“Delta Flight”“House Pegh”“Time in a Bottle”“Broken Circle”“Butterfly”“Midnight”
Future Proof “Sunrise”“Stormbound”“Time and Tide”“The Temporal Front”“Temporal Reckoning”“Ragnarok”
New Frontiers “Echoes of Light”“Of Signs and Portents”“Survivor”“Mirrors and Smoke”“Brushfire”“Beyond the Nexus”“Melting Pot”

Culture[edit | edit source]

The New Romulans desire to live peacefully, leaving behind the secrecy and deception forced upon them by the Star Empire. Many of the Republic's Romulan population also desires to reunify with the Vulcans, as their two races share a common ancestry.

History[edit | edit source]

  • The origins of the Republic can be traced back to the teachings of Spock during his time on Romulus with the Reunificationists. Many of his followers, including D'Tan, seek to escape the constant fear and paranoia that pervades the Star Empire, and were given an opportunity to do so following the Hobus supernova in 2387.
  • By 2409 the Republic - not yet recognized as a faction separate from the Star Empire - controls a number of warbirds, many of them older designs that have fallen out of service with the Romulan Star Navy.
  • That same year, the Republic colonizes Dewa III, which it renames "New Romulus" and declares it to be its new capital. Shortly after, the Federation, the Klingon Empire and the Romulan Star Empire convene a conference on Khitomer in order to discuss full diplomatic recognition of the Romulan Republic. Although the Federation and the Klingon Empire both recognize and agree to support the Republic, Empress Sela of the Star Empire vows to hunt down and punish D'Tan and his followers.
  • Later in 2409, an Iconian gateway leading to the Solanae Dyson Sphere at the Beta-Delta Quadrant border is discovered and re-activated in the Republic-controlled Jouret System. Being in a similar position as Bajor when the Bajoran wormhole was discovered, the Dyson Joint Command is formed under the command of the Romulan Republic but in close cooperation with the Federation and the Klingon Empire in order to explore and secure the Dyson Sphere on the far-side of the gateway.
The Romulan Republic delegation during the conference on countering the looming Undine threat in early 2410
  • In early 2410, the Republic further progresses on its path to be an equal partner among the Federation and the Klingon Empire, when it takes part in a conference in the newly discovered Jenolan Dyson Sphere deep within the Delta Quadrant. The Romulan Republic soon actively assists in defending both Earth and Qo'noS from an Undine surprise attack and subsequently participates in a cease-fire meeting between the Empire and the Federation.
  • Later in 2410, New Romulus is attacked by the Heralds of the Iconians after the cold war against them heats up. Despite heavy losses, the Republic together with the Federation, Klingon Empire and many other allies from the entire galaxy can end the Iconian War.

Politics[edit | edit source]

The Romulan Republic has a democratic government. Proconsul D'Tan is the current head of state.

The New Romulans maintain peaceful relations with the Federation, and are also working with the Klingon Empire. The latter sees helping them as a way of conquering one of their greatest enemies without lifting a blade, and it also allows them to devote more resources toward preparing for greater threats.

Despite its peaceful intentions, the Republic is at odds with a number of factions, most notably the Tal Shiar and the Tholian Assembly - Hirogen hunters are frequently sighted on New Romulus as well.

Military (NPC)[edit | edit source]

The Republic has access to most of the Star Empire's starship designs. They typically (though not always) use the prefix R.R.W. (Romulan Republic Warbird).

Space[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Notes[edit | edit source]

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Romulan Republic
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Details Romulan RepublicRomulan • RemanNew RomulusNew Romulus CommandRomulan FlotillaThe VaultVauthil Station
Ground Forces Uhlan • Guard • Shadow Guard • Sublieutenant • Sublieutenant Engineer • Guard Elite • Shadow Guard Elite • Subcommander • Guard Commander • Shadow Guard Commander • Commander (Mob) • Guard Captain
Starships Romulan Shuttle • Scorpion Fighter (Mob) • T'varo Light Warbird (Mob) • Dhelan Warbird (Mob) • Mogai Heavy Warbird (Mob) • D'deridex Battlecruiser • Ha'apax Advanced Warbird (Mob) • Falchion Dreadnought Warbird (Mob) • Tulwar Dreadnought Warbird (Mob)
NPCs A'dranna t’Kerhav • Avran • D'Tan • Kaol • Kererek • Mena • Mivek • Nadel • Obisek • Romulan Ambassador • Tal'Mera • Rai Sahen • Temer • Tiaru Jarok • Tovan Khev
NPC starships R.R.W. Deihu • R.R.W. D'serek • R.R.W. Hasta • R.R.W. Hyperian • R.R.W. Lleiset • R.R.W. M'sarr • Rerik • R.R.W. Temanna • Zdenia

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