Blitz Thrusters

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Blitz Thrusters use antimatter compression techniques to allow the Decimator Cutter to reach incredible speeds. Excess energy is diverted back into weapon systems to grant bonus damage.
  — In-Game Description 

Stats[edit | edit source]

Blitz Thrusters I
Ship Mass 3% 4% 5%
Speed +40 m/s +60 m/s +80 m/s
Bonus Damage +1% Alien +2% Alien +3% Alien
Bonus Damage +1% Explosive +2% Explosive +3% Explosive
Hull XP 2,022 XP 2,668 XP 3,284 XP
Restricted to Cutters
Restricted to Xeno DivisionA.X.I.S.Altairians
BLUEPRINT CompleteBlueprint.png
Ship Lab Required VI VII VIII
EQUIP ModuleRefit.png
Time Time.png 4h 00m 5h 00m 6h 00m
Helium-3 Helium3.png 2,335,380 4,086,915 5,838,450
Antimatter Antimatter.png 778,460 1,362,305 1,946,150

General[edit | edit source]

Blitz Thrusters are powerful thrusters designed for the Decimator Cutter. In addition to a speed boost, this thruster also enhances the ship's Alien and Explosive Damage. It can only be equipped on the Decimator, Vindicator and Altairian Cutters.

Strategy and Setup[edit | edit source]

Advantages[edit | edit source]

The Blitz Thrusters offer the same forward speed increase as Fusion Thrusters but only occupy half the mass. This makes them a very efficient thruster that leaves more space for weapons and armor on your cutters.

Blitz Thrusters grant a tiny bonus to Alien and Explosive Damage dealt, enabling your cutters to deal even more damage and wipe out enemy targets faster.

Disadvantages[edit | edit source]

Blitz Thrusters lack the turning speed increase of Fusion Thrusters, leaving your cutters vulnerable to cruisers and Pegasi which can easily outmaneuver you and stay inside of your blind spot. The lack of strafe penalty is negligible considering that cutters do not have much strafe speed to start with.

Most of the time, Xeno Armored Thruster is a better choice because it also increases turning speed and grants much less XP, although it weighs considerably more.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The Blitz Thruster is very large. Its height and size topples over many deadly weapons which leads some to believe that the thruster is a replacement for the main engine on the Decimator Cutter.
  • The Blitz Thruster is the first thruster to add bonus damage.
  • The Blitz Thruster is the first thruster to only affect one speed stat.
  • It resembles the Strike Thrusters and Xeno Armored Thruster

Gallery[edit | edit source]