(Age of Discovery)
The DSC Starfleet is one of the playable factions in Star Trek Online. Not a faction in true sense of the word, the DSC Starfleet presents an alternate starting experience for Starfleet Captains before taking them into the regular Starfleet storyline. Created as part of a new streamlined starting experience, players are given the ability to create a new captain in the Star Trek: Discovery-era and are set on an adventure featuring new story lines running parallel of the show, including locations, celebrities, and era-appropriate starships.
Starfleet is the United Federation of Planets' military, defensive, and exploratory branch. Note that "Starfleet" is not the Federation, it is only the military branch to a civil government, similar to the United States of America's naval branch.
Player Characters[edit | edit source]
Upon starting a new DSC Starfleet character, players must choose a career (analogous to a 'class' from other MMORPGs) and a species (or race). The career determines the character's native abilities, and the race determines the character's innate traits and, in certain cases, special abilities. In combat, the career choice and racial traits affect the gameplay and strategies used by the player. When the player completes (or skips) the tutorial, a Malachowski-class starship is assigned to them.
Classes[edit | edit source]
In Star Trek Online, players may choose which career they wish their character to adopt. Players are able to choose from the following three career paths:
Each profession has its own advantages (and disadvantages) in the gameplay of Star Trek Online.
Races[edit | edit source]
With the launch of Season Fifteen: Age of Discovery, there are only three race choices available to choose from: Human, Vulcan, and Alien. More races are expected to added, including Discovery-themed versions of Andorians, Tellarites, and Saurians. A player's choice of race is important and cannot be changed, so it is advisable to choose carefully.
|Free||No species trait, instead Alien captains are given one extra trait slot each for ground and space|
Starships[edit | edit source]
After “Downfall” has been completed, DSC Starfleet players can use any starship available to the 25th century Starfleet players. Several new starships featuring designs straight from Star Trek: Discovery, were added to the C-Store and are also available from the Discovery Lock Box. However, these starships are not available to players until after joining the main Starfleet timeline.
There are three main types of playable Starfleet vessel, each with numerous sub-types for different ranks and styles of play, and each of those sub-types may have a number of cosmetic variants. The types of vessel are generally biased towards a specific class, but players of any class can captain any type of vessel.
Storyline missions[edit | edit source]
Once “Downfall” has been completed, player is sent to 2409 and integrated into the standard Starfleet storyline. DSC players have some specific dialogue to reflect the events they were part of in the past and, to differentiate the two factions, they retain the 23rd century effects and animations (e.g. the transporter effect).
Military[edit | edit source]
See also[edit | edit source]
External Links[edit | edit source]
- Starfleet at Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki.
- Starfleet at Memory Beta, the non-canon Star Trek Wiki.
United Federation of Planets
|Details||United Federation of Planets • Human • Vulcan • Delta Volanis Science Station • Starbase 1 • Starfleet Academy • Arucanis Arm|
|NPCs||Sylvia Tilly • Thy'kir Shran • Kensington • Justin Straal|
|NPC starships||U.S.S. Ticonderoga • U.S.S. Sebrova • U.S.S. Miyamoto • U.S.S. Glenn • U.S.S. Clarke • U.S.S. Edison • U.S.S. Europa • U.S.S. Shenzhou • U.S.S. Shran • U.S.S. T'plana-hath • U.S.S. Yeager|
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Location of homeworld unknown or somewhere outside the Prime universe Milky Way galaxy