- For the playable ships, see Bortasqu' Command Cruiser, Bortasqu' Tactical Cruiser, and Bortasqu' War Cruiser.
The Bortasqu' Dreadnought Battlecruiser is a massive dreadnought introduced by the Klingon Empire in 2409, intended to become the new flagship of the Klingon Defense Force. They are formidable warships capable of launching a Hoh'SuS Bird-of-Prey to assist them in combat.
- Disruptor Autocannon
- Torpedo: High Yield III
- Torpedo: Spread III
- Tractor Beam III
- Launch HoH'SuS Bird of Prey
- Subspace Snare
- “The Odyssey Class”: The prototype of the Bortasqu' Dreadnought attacks the U.S.S. Odyssey during the Odyssey's test flight.
- “Punch Through the Federation Blockade”: J'mpok's flagship, the I.K.S. Kal'Ruq, leads a Klingon battle group against a Starfleet blockade in the Yov'bot System.
- “Halting the Gorn Advance”: The Kal'Ruq appears as the final boss, engaging Federation players in the Tostig System.
- “No Win Scenario” (FED): Bortasqu' Dreadnoughts are among legions of Klingon ships attacking the Civilian Transport in Combat Simulation 347. They are known to appear during waves three and five.
- “Starbase Fleet Defense”: Bortasqu' dreadnoughts besiege a Federation starbase.
- “Tau Dewa Sector Patrol (Daily)” (KDF): The I.K.S. Bortasqu' sometimes assists Klingon Empire players in Tau Dewa systems.
- “A Light in the Dark”: A Bortasqu' Dreadnought Battlecruiser is part of a joint Starfleet/KDF fleet assembled in the Kuda System.
- “Sphere of Influence”: The I.K.S. Bortasqu' assists players in battle against Elachi forces in the Jouret System.
- “A Step Between Stars”: The I.K.S. Bortasqu' engages a Voth fleet attempting to reach a station near the central star of the Solanae Dyson Sphere. She later assists Fed players in repelling an Undine incursion into the Jenolan Dyson Sphere.
- “Day of Honor”: KDF players visit the I.K.S. Bortasqu' in the Ganalda System and meet her crew. They then take command of the ship to test new anti-Undine weapons.
- “Surface Tension”: The Bortasqu' is pesent at a conference to discuss the threat of the Undine and ownership of the Jenolan Dyson Sphere. When the Undine launch a surprise attack on the Sol and Qo'noS Systems, the Bortasqu' is among the forces sent to repel the assault.
- “Alliances”: The Bortasqu' is present in the Al'yans System for a conference to discuss the formation of a coalition of Delta Quadrant species to counter the threat of the Vaadwaur.
- “Uneasy Allies”: The I.K.S. Bortasqu' is among the ships responding to the appearance of the Andromeda Dyson Sphere in the Iconia System.
- “Broken Circle”: Numerous Bortasqu'-class vessels are among a massive allied armada assaulting the Herald Sphere.
- “Clash Above Ceron (Ceron System Patrol)”: A Bortasqu'-class ship may appear to lead the rebel Klingon wave on Seedea Base.
Vessels of the class
|Bortasqu' class||I.K.S. Bortasqu'|
I.K.S. Bortas (Bortas Battle Cruiser prototype)
- The Bortasqu' Dreadnought is the NPC version of the Bortasqu' Command, War, and Tactical Cruiser. It was added to the game as part of Season Six: Under Siege.
- "bortaSqu'" is Klingon for "great revenge".
- This is the only known Klingon NPC ship to use transphasic torpedoes instead of standard photon torpedoes.
- The I.K.S. Kal'Ruq in "Punch Through the Federation Blockade" will sometimes appear as a Vo'quv Dreadnought instead of a Bortasqu' Dreadnought Battlecruiser.
- Playable versions:
- Vo'Quv Dreadnought
Klingon Defense Force
|Details||Klingon Defense Force • Klingon Empire • Klingon • Gorn • Orion • Nausicaan • Lethean • Ferasan • Great House • Qo'noS • Klingon Academy • Rura Penthe • Boreth • Ganalda Station|
|Ground Forces||War Targ • Bekk • Warrior • Officer • Munitions Officer • Targ Handler • Swordmaster • Dahar Master|
|Starships||To'Duj Fighter • Bird-of-Prey (Prime Timeline) • Bird-of-Prey (Kelvin Timeline) • Raptor Escort • Klingon Battle Cruiser • Negh'Var Warship • Vo'Quv Dreadnought • Bortasqu' Dreadnought Battlecruiser|
|NPCs||B'vat • Galera • J'mpok • Ja'rod • Jurlek • K'Gan • K'men • K'Valk • Kagran • Kahless • Koren • Martok • Nin'Yan • Rodek • Alexander Rozhenko • Sirella • Temek • Torg • Worf|
|NPC starships||I.K.S. Batlh • I.K.S. Bortasqu' • I.K.S. Chot • I.K.S. Kal'Ruq • I.K.S. Kang • I.K.S. Kor • I.K.S. Kri’stak • I.K.S. Lukara • I.K.V. Quv • I.K.S. Seg'pa • I.K.S. Rotarran • I.K.S. Targ (B'rel class) • I.K.S. Targ (Klothos class) • I.K.S. Worvig|