|“||The Dread Battleship is the pride of the VEGA fleet. A state-of-the-art ship that truly lives up to its name.||”|
|— In-Game Description|
General[edit | edit source]
Firing Arc 1
|90.00° (90.00° offset)|
Firing Arc 2
|90.00° (-90.00° offset)|
|VEGA Tier IV/V|
|Ship Factory X,|
Ship Lab X
The Dread Battleship is a Tier 4 hull with standard VEGA Mining technology.
As a battleship, this ship has bonus range and duplicate weapons for each firing arc, dealing massive damage from a safe distance.
Strategy and Setup[edit | edit source]
Advantages[edit | edit source]
Dread Battleships are what you need to farm NPC Targets of Tier 5 or below. When coupled with the Midgard Carrier or Ragnarok Carrier's Agility Field, they travel fast enough to kite most enemies and destroy them at minimal cost.
Its high maximum mass and large number of weapon slots enables the Dread Battleship to stack up on weaponry, swiftly destroying anything that gets in range.
The best weapon you can use at this tier for kiting is the Gladius Driver. However, it deals limited damage and should be replaced by Vector Torpedoes (only half a tier higher) as soon as possible. NET Torpedoes are essential for kiting at the higher levels.
Fusion Thrusters complement its kiting tactics well, which involve firing at slower enemies then turning away to gain distance before repeating the process.
Disadvantages[edit | edit source]
Dread Battleships have a huge unladen mass similar to the Fury Battleship, incurring a significant penalty on your maximum fleet mass for each additional ship, which is restricted by the level of your Fleet Bay.
Setup[edit | edit source]
See Dread Battleship/Builds for more info
Upgrading[edit | edit source]
|Max. Mass||8,201 t||8,591 t||8,982 t||9,372 t|
|Cargo||183,125 t||219,750 t||256,375 t||293,000 t|
|Prerequisites||Previous level of Dread Battleship,|
Same level of Fury Battleship
|Time||1m 00s||1m 30s||2m 00s||2m 30s|
|Time||32m 42s||56m 50s||1h 30m||1h 50m|
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- A weaker version, the Torment Battleship, appears in level 33-45 Sector Cargo Fleets.
- An even weaker version, the Wrath Battleship, appears in level 30 VEGA Cargo Fleets.
- Before the crafting system was added, only the enhanced version of the Fury Battleship had more max mass than the Dread Battleship.
- A bonus to DPS was added to battleship mark upgrades around the middle of 2018.
Gallery[edit | edit source]
Dread Battleships scattered about in a fight with Gharial Cutters
Dread Battleships fighting a fleet of Lance Destroyers
A line of Dread Battleships with two Zeal Battleships