Effectively a repurposed beam platform, the Beacon is a powerful attack ship features a massive 2,500 ZW shield and plenty of power for weapons. Most notably, the Beacon line of ships is able to disable beam and cannon platforms in combat thanks to its platform disable perk.
Availability: Horizon Heavy Industries
Shield: 2,500 ZWs
Hull: 840 GPa
Power: 12.8 ZWs
Speed: 0.20 LY/m
FTL Range: 20 LYs
FTL Charge Time: 10 minutes
Maximum Fuel: 550.0 LYs
Hold: 50 Mgs
Customisable Rooms: 0
Can Land: No
Ship Docking: No
Length: 562 m
Width: 198 m
Cost: 445,000 credits
Skill Requirement: Attack Craft 80.
Crew Requirement: 1
Guild Requirement: None.
Passive Perk: Platform Disable
Allows the ship to play the platform disable card in combat, disabling a cannon or beam platform for one turn.
Attack role ships start combat with a 125% outgoing damage modifier.
[SPECIAL] Platform Disable: Disable a beam or cannon platform for one turn.
Flight Time Units
As you use a ship for its intended purpose you will accumulate flight time units (FTUs) which can viewed in the tactical window. Once the FTUs reach 100% you will be awarded an upgraded version of the ship (if one is available), parked at a specified location.
The progression path for this ship is: Beacon Mk III
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