Ship-Based Weapons are the best long range weapons but have a cooldown of 4 rounds so even though they don't fire every round or so, when they do, they will pack a punch. Their range is 6-10 squares so they are excellent for long-range combat. Since their range is only 6-10 squares, you may not need a faster ship with these weapons. However, getting away from a pesky fleet of Ballistic Weapon ships may help. With research, this range can be increased to 15 making this weapon the most effective weapon in the game (provided you can stay away from your enemies. Ship-Based Weapons use the highest consumption of He3 per round, usually twice as much as Missile Weapons and usually four times as much per round as Ballistic Weapons and Directional Weapons. Even though they do not fire very often, they will suck down the He3. Ship-Based Weapons can be any of the four types : Kinetic, Heat, Magnetic or Explosive. Each type will damage ships differently, depending on the Armor Types of the ship. Heat Ship-Based Weapons does additional damage to Regen Armor. Kinetic Ship-Based Weapons does additional damage to Neutralizing Armor. Magnetic Ship-Based Weapons does additional damage to Nano Armor and Explosive Ship-Based Weapons does additional damage to Chrome Armor Ships.


Tactical Tip: When fighting higher-level players who have unlocked Independence-class Flagships, Ship-Based weapons are the ideal choice, as their damage is enough to overwhelm the defensive strengths of the Independence, and the higher research tiers allow the possibility of 1-round reloads (as high as 50% by the final research tier).


Ship-Based Weapons Stats

The following table is a list of all Ship-based weapons, their base attributes and the base cost per module installed on ships. Certain types of research can enhance their damage, range, cost, and he3 usage. For a comprehensive list of ALL weaponry and their stats go to the Composite Weapons Table.

Module Name Icon Attack icon.gifAttack Range icon.gifRange Packing Rounds icon.gifCD Installation Slots icon.gifVolume He3ResourceIcon.gifHe3 Use Steering Intercepted Avg Att / Vol Damage Type Strong Against MetalResourceIcon.gifMetal Cost He3ResourceIcon.gifHe3 Cost GoldResourceIcon.gifGold Cost
Streamliner-I Streamliner icon.png 45-64 6-10 4 20 0.29 1.0 75% 2.725 Kinetic Neutralizing 22 19 14
Streamliner-II Streamliner icon.png 64-90 6-10 4 21 0.32 1.3 75% 3.667 Kinetic Neutralizing 25 22 17
Streamliner-III Streamliner icon.png 91-128 6-10 4 22 0.36 1.6 75% 4.977 Kinetic Neutralizing 31 28 23
Golem-I Golem icon.png 59-85 6-10 4 31 0.50 0.1 80% 2.323 Magnetic Nano 27 24 17
Golem-II Golem icon.png 84-121 6-10 4 32 0.54 0.4 80% 3.203 Magnetic Nano 31 28 20
Golem-III Golem icon.png 119-171 6-10 4 33 0.58 0.7 80% 4.394 Magnetic Nano 36 33 26
"Hunter" Streamliner-I Hunter Streamliner icon.png 79-112 6-10 4 20 0.36 1.4 75% 4.775 Heat Regen 26 23 17
"Hunter" Streamliner-II Hunter Streamliner icon.png 113-160 6-10 4 22 0.40 1.7 75% 6.205 Heat Regen 27 24 19
"Hunter" Streamliner-III Hunter Streamliner icon.png 156-220 6-10 4 24 0.43 2.0 75% 7.833 Heat Regen 31 28 22
Ladybug-I Ladybug icon.png 106-153 6-10 4 32 0.58 0.5 80% 4.047 Explosive Chrome 31 28 21
Ladybug-II Ladybug icon.png 148-213 6-10 4 34 0.61 0.8 80% 5.309 Explosive Chrome 33 29 22
Ladybug-III Ladybug icon.png 200-288 6-10 4 36 0.65 1.1 80% 6.778 Explosive Chrome 36 33 25
"Nomad" Streamliner-I Nomad Streamliner icon.png 142-200 6-10 4 23 0.43 1.8 70% 7.435 Explosive Chrome 28 24 19
"Nomad" Streamliner-II Nomad Streamliner icon.png 188-265 6-10 4 26 0.47 2.1 70% 8.712 Explosive Chrome 29 26 20
"Nomad" Streamliner-III Nomad Streamliner icon.png 240-338 6-10 4 29 0.5 2.4 70% 9.966 Explosive Chrome 33 29 24
Dragonturtle-I Dragonturtle icon.png 187-269 6-10 4 35 0.65 0.9 75% 6.514 Heat Regen 33 30 22
Dragonturtle-II Dragonturtle icon.png 240-345 6-10 4 37 0.69 1.2 75% 7.905 Heat Regen 35 31 24
Dragonturtle-III Dragonturtle icon.png 306-440 6-10 4 40 0.72 1.5 75% 9.325 Heat Regen 38 35 27
"Leopard" Streamliner-I Leopard Streamliner icon.png 208-312 6-10 4 27 0.50 2.2 70% 9.630 Magnetic Nano 29 26 21
"Leopard" Streamliner-II Leopard Streamliner icon.png 261-391 6-10 4 31 0.54 2.5 70% 10.516 Magnetic Nano 31 28 22
"Leopard" Streamliner-III Leopard Streamliner icon.png 318-478 6-10 4 35 0.58 2.8 70% 11.371 Magnetic Nano 35 31 26
Guardian-I Guardian icon.png 290-417 6-10 4 38 0.72 1.3 75% 9.303 Kinetic Neutralizing 35 32 24
Guardian-II Guardian icon.png 346-497 6-10 4 42 0.76 1.6 75% 10.036 Kinetic Neutralizing 37 33 25
Guardian-III Guardian icon.png 418-600 6-10 4 46 0.79 1.9 75% 11.065 Kinetic Neutralizing 40 37 29
"Warhammer" Streamliner-I Warhammer Streamliner icon.png 298-446 6-10 4 32 0.58 2.6 65% 11.625 Magnetic Nano 31 28 22
"Warhammer" Streamliner-II Warhammer Streamliner icon.png 358-538 6-10 4 37 0.61 2.9 65% 12.108 Magnetic Nano 33 29 24
"Warhammer" Streamliner-III Warhammer Streamliner icon.png 425-637 6-10 4 42 0.65 3.2 65% 12.643 Magnetic Nano 37 33 27
Hammerhead-I Hammerhead icon.png 399-574 6-10 4 44 0.79 1.7 70% 11.057 Heat Regen 37 34 26
Hammerhead-II Hammerhead icon.png 460-661 6-10 4 48 0.83 2.0 70% 11.677 Heat Regen 39 35 27
Hammerhead-III Hammerhead icon.png 535-769 6-10 4 52 0.87 2.3 70% 12.538 Heat Regen 42 39 31
Hornet Swarm-I Hornet Swarm icon.png 422-595 6-10 4 38 0.65 3.0 65% 13.382 Explosive Chrome 33 30 24
Hornet Swarm-II Hornet Swarm icon.png 477-673 6-10 4 42 0.68 3.3 65% 13.690 Explosive Chrome 35 31 25
Hornet Swarm-III Hornet Swarm icon.png 545-769 6-10 4 46 0.72 3.6 65% 14.283 Explosive Chrome 39 35 29
Pandora-I Pandora icon.png 499-718 6-10 4 50 0.93 2.1 70% 12.170 Kinetic Neutralizing 39 36 27
Pandora-II Pandora icon.png 557-800 6-10 4 54 1.01 2.4 70% 12.565 Kinetic Neutralizing 41 37 29
Pandora-III Pandora icon.png 630-906 6-10 4 58 1.08 2.7 70% 13.241 Kinetic Neutralizing 45 41 33
Widowmaker-I Widowmaker icon.png 695-920 6-10 3 42 0.67 3.4 65% 19.226 Explosive Chrome 37 33 27
Widowmaker-II Widowmaker icon.png 799-1056 6-10 3 48 0.7 3.7 65% 19.323 Explosive Chrome 41 37 31
Widowmaker-III Widowmaker icon.png 940-1290 6-10 3 56 0.74 4.0 65% 19.911 Explosive Chrome 49 44 37
Titan-I Titan icon.png 846-1199 6-10 3 56 0.95 2.5 70% 18.259 Kinetic Neutralizing 43 39 30
Titan-II Titan icon.png 942-1305 6-10 3 60 1.03 2.8 70% 18.725 Kinetic Neutralizing 48 44 35
Titan-III Titan icon.png 1085-1480 6-10 3 64 1.10 3.1 70% 20.039 Kinetic Neutralizing 56 52 41
Nebula-I Nebula icon.png 780-1032 6-10 3 49 0.69 3.9 65% 18.490 Magnetic Nano 44 40 34
Nebula-II Nebula icon.png 895-1190 6-10 3 55 0.78 4.2 65% 18.955 Magnetic Nano 48 44 38
Nebula-III Nebula icon.png 1054-1435 6-10 3 63 1.00 4.5 65% 19.754 Magnetic Nano 56 51 44
Space Citadel-I Space Citadel icon.png 923-1286 6-10 3 60 0.98 3.0 70% 18.408 Heat Regen 50 46 37
Space Citadel-II Space Citadel icon.png 1033-1423 6-10 3 64 1.07 3.3 70% 19.188 Heat Regen 55 51 42
Space Citadel-III Space Citadel icon.png 1171-1588 6-10 3 68 1.30 3.6 70% 20.287 Heat Regen 63 59 48
Dark Specter-I Dark Specter icon.png 867-1225 6-10 3 41 1.035 4.1 65% 25.512 Magnetic Nano 51 47 41
Dark Specter-II Dark Specter icon.png 990-1396 6-10 3 46 1.17 4.4 65% 25.935 Magnetic Nano 55 51 45
Dark Specter-III Dark Specter icon.png 1194-1684 6-10 3 55 1.5 4.7 65% 26.164 Magnetic Nano 63 58 51
Chronus Wing-I Chronus Wing icon.png 1072-1543 6-10 3 52 1.47 3.2 70% 25.144 Heat Regen 57 53 44
Chronus Wing-II Chronus Wing icon.png 1190-1711 6-10 3 56 1.605 3.5 70% 25.902 Heat Regen 62 58 49
Chronus Wing-III Chronus Wing icon.png 1363-1959 6-10 3 60 1.95 3.8 70% 27.683 Heat Regen 70 66 55
Dusk Interceptor-I Dusk Interceptor icon.png 1014-1342 6-10 3 50 1.14 4.6 65% 23.560 Kinetic Neutralizing 56 52 45
Dusk Interceptor-II Dusk Interceptor icon.png 1164-1547 6-10 3 52 1.29 5.2 65% 26.067 Kinetic Neutralizing 61 56 50
Dusk Interceptor-III Dusk Interceptor icon.png 1370-1796 6-10 3 54 1.65 5.8 65% 29.314 Kinetic Neutralizing 69 64 56
Fox Tail-I Fox Tail icon.png 1200-1672 6-10 3 51 1.62 4.3 70% 28.157 Explosive Chrome 63 58 48
Fox Tail-II Fox Tail icon.png 1343-1850 6-10 3 54 1.77 4.8 70% 29.565 Explosive Chrome 68 64 54
Fox Tail-III Fox Tail icon.png 1522-2064 6-10 3 57 2.15 5.3 70% 31.456 Explosive Chrome 77 73 61
Spectre-I Spectre icon.png 1216-1610 6-10 3 42 1.24 6.2 65% 33.643 Heat Regen 123 114 99
Spectre-II Spectre icon.png 1396-1856 6-10 3 44 1.39 6.8 65% 36.955 Heat Regen 134 123 110
Spectre-III Spectre icon.png 1644-2155 6-10 3 46 1.75 7.4 65% 41.293 Heat Regen 151 140 123
MIND Custom-I MIND Custom icon.png 1440-2006 6-10 3 43 1.72 5.9 70% 40.070 Magnetic Nano 138 127 105
MIND Custom-II MIND Custom icon.png 1611-2220 6-10 3 45 1.87 6.4 70% 42.567 Magnetic Nano 149 140 118
MIND Custom-III MIND Custom icon.png 1826-2476 6-10 3 47 2.25 6.9 70% 45.766 Magnetic Nano 169 160 134
Hellhorn-I Hellhorn.png 1519-1978 6-10 3 39 1.24 7.8 65% 44.833 Heat Regen 168 159 144
Hellhorn-II Hellhorn.png 1729-2265 6-10 3 41 1.39 8.4 65% 48.707 Heat Regen 179 168 155
Hellhorn-III Hellhorn.png 2018-2614 6-10 3 43 1.75 9 65% 53.860 Heat Regen 197 186 168
Stormsingers-I Stormsingers.png 1781-2440 6-10 3 40 1.72 7.5 70% 52.763 Magnetic Nano 184 173 151
Stormsingers-II Stormsingers.png 1979-2690 6-10 3 42 1.87 8 70% 55.583 Magnetic Nano 195 186 164
Stormsingers-III Stormsingers.png 2230-2989 6-10 3 44 2.25 8.5 70% 59.307 Magnetic Nano 214 206 179

Ship-Based Weapons Upgrade Info

The following table is a list of all Ship-Based Weapons, and their upgrade cost and time to upgrade. The Upgrade Time can be improved by improving the Weapon Research Center.

Weapon Name Cost II Cost III Upgrade Time II Upgrade Time III
Streamliner Streamliner icon.png GoldResourceIcon.gif 3,335 GoldResourceIcon.gif 4,792 00:37:50 01:18:06
Golem Golem icon.png GoldResourceIcon.gif 3,626 GoldResourceIcon.gif 5,209 00:44:43 01:32:18
"Hunter" Streamliner Hunter Streamliner icon.png GoldResourceIcon.gif 26,983 GoldResourceIcon.gif 38,767 02:34:47 05:19:29
Ladybug Ladybug icon.png GoldResourceIcon.gif 32,430 GoldResourceIcon.gif 46,591 03:43:35 07:41:28
"Nomad" Streamliner Nomad Streamliner icon.png GoldResourceIcon.gif 107,087 GoldResourceIcon.gif 153,849 08:01:33 16:33:56
Dragonturtle Dragonturtle icon.png GoldResourceIcon.gif 121,425 GoldResourceIcon.gif 174,447 10:19:08 21:17:54
"Leopard" Streamliner Leopard Streamliner icon.png GoldResourceIcon.gif 244,014 GoldResourceIcon.gif 350,565 13:11:07 27:12:52
Guardian Guardian icon.png GoldResourceIcon.gif 278,683 GoldResourceIcon.gif 400,375 17:11:53 35:29:50
"Warhammer" Streamliner Warhammer Streamliner icon.png GoldResourceIcon.gif 483,583 GoldResourceIcon.gif 694,746 21:12:40 43:46:47
Hammerhead Hammerhead icon.png GoldResourceIcon.gif 594,928 GoldResourceIcon.gif 854,712 32:06:12 66:15:41
Hornet Swarm Hornet Swarm icon.png GoldResourceIcon.gif 784,841 GoldResourceIcon.gif 1,127,553 26:56:38 55:36:44
Pandora Pandora icon.png GoldResourceIcon.gif 930,046 GoldResourceIcon.gif 1,336,163 37:50:10 78:05:37
Widowmaker Widowmaker icon.png GoldResourceIcon.gif 10,024,485 GoldResourceIcon.gif 14,401,814 42:59:44 88:44:34
Titan Titan icon.png GoldResourceIcon.gif 10,671,879 GoldResourceIcon.gif 15,331,890 48:43:42 100:34:30
Nebula Nebula icon.png GoldResourceIcon.gif 20,048,970 GoldResourceIcon.gif 28,803,628 64:29:36 133:06:51
Space Citadel Space Citadel icon.png GoldResourceIcon.gif 21,343,758 GoldResourceIcon.gif 30,663,780 73:05:33 150:51:45
Dark Specter Dark Specter icon.png GoldResourceIcon.gif 30,073,345 GoldResourceIcon.gif 43,205,299 106:18:27 219:25:05
Chronus Wing Chronus Wing icon.png GoldResourceIcon.gif 32,015,637 GoldResourceIcon.gif 45,995,721 120:28:54 248:40:27
Dusk Interceptor Dusk Interceptor icon.png GoldResourceIcon.gif 145,110,183 GoldResourceIcon.gif 164,808,163 154:13:49 276:04:44
Fox Tail Fox Tail icon.png GoldResourceIcon.gif 145,110,183 GoldResourceIcon.gif 164,808,163 154:13:49 276:04:44
Spectre Spectre icon.png GoldResourceIcon.gif 233,242,323 GoldResourceIcon.gif 315,645,343 194:08:09 277:46:39
MIND Custom MIND Custom icon.png GoldResourceIcon.gif 233,242,323 GoldResourceIcon.gif 315,645,343 194:08:09 277:46:39
Hellhorn Hellhorn.png GoldResourceIcon.gif 320,274,521 ? 20:38:49 ?
Stormsingers Stormsingers.png GoldResourceIcon.gif 320,274,521 ? 20:38:49 ?

The price increases with about 43.66 % from first research to second. The time increases with about 106.40 % from first research to second.

Blueprint Information

The following table is a list of all Ship-based weapons, their blueprint location, and their requirements for initial use.

Module Blueprint Name Source Honor Points Champion Points Prerequisites to use
Streamliner Streamliner icon.png Start with N/A N/A None
Golem Golem icon.png Quest N/A N/A None
"Hunter" Streamliner Hunter Streamliner icon.png Instance 3 N/A N/A Streamliner-I
Ladybug Ladybug icon.png Instance 6 N/A N/A Golem-I
"Nomad" Streamliner Nomad Streamliner icon.png Instance 9 N/A N/A "Hunter" Streamliner-II
Dragonturtle Dragonturtle icon.png Instance 12 N/A N/A Ladybug-II
"Leopard" Streamliner Leopard Streamliner icon.png Instance 15 N/A N/A "Nomad" Streamliner-II
Guardian Guardian icon.png Instance 18 N/A N/A Dragonturtle-II
"Warhammer" Streamliner Warhammer Streamliner icon.png Instance 21  2,646HP.png N/A "Leopard" Streamliner-III
Hammerhead Hammerhead icon.png Instance 24  3,456HP.png N/A Guardian-III
Hornet Swarm Hornet Swarm icon.png Instance 27  4,374HP.png N/A "Warhammer" Streamliner-III,
Hammerhead-III
Pandora Pandora icon.png Instance 30  5,400HP.png N/A "Warhammer" Streamliner-III,
Hammerhead-III
Widowmaker Widowmaker icon.png Honor  6,144HP.png N/A Hornet Swarm-III
Titan Titan icon.png Honor  6,936HP.png N/A Pandora-III
Nebula Nebula icon.png Scenario 10 N/A N/A Widowmaker-III
Space Citadel Space Citadel icon.png Scenario 10 N/A N/A Titan-III
Dark Specter Dark Specter icon.png Virgo.V04 N/A N/A Nebula-III
Chronus Wing Chronus Wing icon.png Virgo.V04 N/A N/A Space Citadel-III
Dusk Interceptor Dusk Interceptor icon.png Champions' Mall,
Dusk Interceptor Chest
N/A  4,198Champion Point Icon.png Dark Specter-III
Fox Tail Fox Tail icon.png Champions' Mall,
Fox Tail Chest
N/A  4,198Champion Point Icon.png Chronus Wing-III
Spectre Spectre icon.png Champions' Mall,
Spectre Chest
N/A  8,298Champion Point Icon.png Fox Tail-III,
Dusk Interceptor-III
MIND Custom MIND Custom icon.png Champions' Mall,
MIND Custom Chest
N/A  8,298Champion Point Icon.png Fox Tail-III,
Dusk Interceptor-III
Hellhorn Hellhorn.png Champions' Mall,
Hellhorn Chest
N/A  14,298Champion Point Icon.png Spectre-III,
MIND Custom-III
Stormsingers Stormsingers.png Champions' Mall,
Stormsingers Chest
N/A  14,298Champion Point Icon.png Spectre-III,
MIND Custom-III

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