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Faction KDF.pngB'Rotlh Bird-of-Prey
B'Rothl Bird-of-Prey.png
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Klingon).png
Shield modifier:
Turn rate:
Impulse modifier:
Inertia rating:
Warp core:
Generic Warp Core.png Matter-Antimatter
Bonus Power:
+5 weapons power
Bridge Officers:
Ensign Science Ensign Universal Ensign Universal Ensign Universal
Fore 2 Aft 1
Can equip dual cannons.
Device slots:
Console tac icon.png 1 Console eng icon.png 1 Console sci icon.png 2
15,000Refined dilithium icon.png
Admiralty stats:
Adm eng kdf.png 6 Adm tac kdf.png 6 Adm sci kdf.png 6

The B'Rotlh-class Bird-of-Prey is a Tier 1 (Level 1) Raider which may be flown by Klingon Defense Force characters, including Klingon Empire-aligned Romulan Republic and Dominion characters. The faction restrictions of this starship can be removed by having a level 65 KDF character or by purchasing the Cross Faction Flying unlock from the Zen Store.

Players can obtain this starship from any Ship and Shuttle Requisitions officer for 15,000 Refined dilithium icon.png. This ship can be purchased individually, or as part of the Klingon Defense Force Starter Pack for 1,000 Zen small icon.png. It is also available as part of the following: console-only Klingon Empire Pack for 4,000 Zen small icon.png , console-only All Faction Mega Bundle for 8,000 Zen small icon.png. This ship was previously available on its own from the Zen Store; players that purchased it from there can still reclaim it from there on all their characters.


Birds-of-Prey are small, fast and fill a variety of roles for the Empire. They can be used as scouts, raiders or patrol ships. They're vulnerable when cloaked, but their speed and maneuverability make them hard to hit. Also, the Bridge Officer spaces on a Bird-or-Prey are mostly universal, which makes them more versatile.

The B'rel-class Bird-of-Prey is a very maneuverable starship, easily outdoing the Starfleet's Light Cruiser.

The B'Rotlh-class Bird-of-Prey is a Refit version of the standard B'rel Bird-of-Prey. The B'Rotlh-class is also the first ship available to Klingon players with a built-in Battle Cloak, as opposed to the B'rel Bird-of-Prey which only features a standard Cloaking Device.

Class variants

Class Information

Purchasing the Legendary B'rel Pilot Bird-of-Prey for 25,000 Zen small icon.png unlocks all existing ship variants.
Ship Variant - KDF - B'Rel Bird-of-Prey (T1).png
B'rel class
The B'rel class has some interesting design features. The ship's wings have a feathered wing pattern. The main hull has a dual ridged dorsal section with a neck leading off to the bridge. Like all Birds-of-Prey, the vessel's wings are ordinarily in upward position, and only move down when entering combat.
Ship Variant - KDF - Koloth Bird-of-Prey (T1).png
Koloth class
The Koloth class follows a very similar design including the iconic feathered pattern on the wings. The ship has a larger engine assembly and the tips of the wings fold outward rather than down.
Ship Variant - KDF - B'Rotlh Bird-of-Prey (T1).png
B'Rotlh class
SKIN UNLOCK: Free with this starship
The B'Rotlh class is a modern variant of the classic B'rel design, featuring a lower-pitched head section, a beefed up engineering section and wings that fold forward more than the original. The ship also features larger wing-mounted disruptor cannons.
Ship Variant - KDF - Kor Bird-of-Prey (T6).png
Kor class
SKIN UNLOCK: Kor Bird-of-Prey, 3,000 Zen small icon.png
The Kor-class Bird-of-Prey is based on the famed B'rel Bird-of-Prey Retrofit's original design, however it has been heavily modified to be better suited for battle against the Klingon Empire's current foes.
Ship Variant - KDF - Vo'n'talk Bird-of-Prey (T6).png
Vo'n'talk class
SKIN UNLOCK: Legendary B'rel Pilot Bird-of-Prey, 25,000 Zen small icon.png
The Vo’n’talk-class Bird of Prey patrolled the Empire’s borders in the latter half of the 22nd Century. Bristling with weapons and sporting powerful engines for its time, the Vo’n’talk was a fearsome predator and its crews would often enjoy impressive bounties from campaigns of piracy and looting in the unaligned systems that neighbored the Klingon Empire during its heyday.


Universal consoles[]

The B'Rotlh Bird-of-Prey comes equipped with the [Console - Universal - Enhanced Induction Coils].

Despite being a B'rel variant, Kor Bird-of-Prey (T6)'s [Console - Universal - Quantum Warhead Module] cannot be equipped on this vessel.

Battle Cloak

The B'Rotlh-class Bird-of-Prey has a battle cloak that allows the ship to cloak during combat, granting stealth and a damage bonus upon decloaking.

Raider Flanking

Frigates, Light Escorts, Raiders, and Scout Ships come with a built-in passive damage boost available when striking an enemy's rear arc. To support their high turn rate and maneuverability, standard raider flanking grants:

  • +33% damage to NPC enemy when attacking rear arc.
  • +11% damage to Player enemy when attacking rear arc.

Standard configuration[]

Klingon starships come with standard equipment and weapons of the lowest mark available at the ship's minimum rank. The items provided are appropriate to the type of vessel and its related playing style.

Ship comparison[]

Following table compares Tier 1 KDF starships available to players.
Ship Rank Tier Hull  Hull modifier  Shield modifier  Fore weapons Aft weapons Can equip dual cannons? Console tac icon.png Console eng icon.png Console sci icon.png Ship Devices Hangar Bay slots Uni BOffs Turn rate Impulse modifier IR Cost
Klingon Empire,Romulan Republic,Dominion
B'rel Bird-of-Prey 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Klingon).png
1 10000 1 0.8 2 1 1 1 1 1 Ensign UniversalEnsign UniversalEnsign Universal 23 0.2 80 1,000 Refined dilithium icon.png
Klingon Empire,Romulan Republic,Dominion
B'Rotlh Bird-of-Prey 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Klingon).png
1 10000 1 0.8 2 1 1 1 2 1 Console - Universal - Enhanced Induction Coils icon.png Ensign ScienceEnsign UniversalEnsign UniversalEnsign Universal 23 0.2 80 15,000 Refined dilithium icon.png

Admiralty ship[]

Admiralty Ship
Shipshot Background Admiralty Klingon.png
Shipshot Raider 1plus.png
Shipshot Frame Tactical Klingon.png
Shipshot Frame Rare.png
Adm eng kdf.png 6 Adm tac kdf.png 6 Adm sci kdf.png 6
1.25x Critical Rating from All Stats
Shipshot Background Admiralty Klingon.png
Shipshot Raider 1plus.png
Shipshot Frame Tactical Klingon.png
Shipshot Frame Rare.png
Adm eng kdf.png 6
Adm tac kdf.png 6
Adm sci kdf.png 6
1.25x Critical Rating from All Stats

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