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Faction FED25.pngFleet Comet Science Destroyer
Fleet Reconnaissance Science Vessel.png
Tier:
6
Type:
Science Destroyer
Hull:
Lvl 50: 41745
Lvl 55: 45073
Lvl 60: 48400
Lvl 65: 54450
Hull modifier:
1.21
Shield modifier:
1.46
Turn rate:
13
Impulse modifier:
0.15
Inertia rating:
55
Warp core:
Generic Warp Core.png Matter-Antimatter
Bonus Power:
+5 weapons power
+15 auxiliary power
Bridge Officers:
Lieutenant Commander Tactical Ensign Tactical Lieutenant Engineering Commander Science Lieutenant Commander Science-Command
Weapons:
Fore 4 Aft 3
Can equip dual cannons.
Type-specific slot:
Experimental Weapon
Type-specific slot:
Secondary Deflector
Device slots:
3
Consoles:
Console tac icon.png 4 Console eng icon.png 2 Console sci icon.png 5
Cost:
20,000Fleet Credits
5Fleet Ship Module icon.png
Admiralty stats:
Adm eng fed.png 16 Adm tac fed.png 44 Adm sci fed.png 57
Disambig icon.png This article is about the T6 playable starship. For other uses, see Luna class.

The Fleet Comet-class Science Destroyer is a Tier 6 Science Destroyer which may be flown by Starfleet characters, including Federation-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. This starship can be used from any level upon completion of the tutorial experience. As you level up, this ship gains additional hull, weapon slots, and console slots.

Players can obtain this starship from any Ship and Shuttle Requisitions officer for 20,000 Fleet Credits and 5 Fleet Ship Module icon.png, so long as the player's Fleet has a Tier III Shipyard and one Starbase Military Fleet Ship Provision. If the player already owns the Titan Science Destroyer from the Zen Store, the Fleet Ship Module cost is reduced to 1.

Overview[]

It's a balance between exploring the galaxy, and gearing up to fight when necessary. As a Science Destroyer, the ship has two modes it can switch between, Science and Tactical. It also is equipped with a console designed to disable enemy systems, effectively taking them out of the fight for a brief time. She also can be loaded with an advanced subspace communication device, allowing you to summon the aid of your faction's flagship at a moment's notice.

Class variants

Class Information
Federation Reconnaissance Science Vessel (Luna).png
Luna class
SKIN UNLOCK: Free
The Luna class has a very slender and curved design. It has a typical saucer section at the fore end of the ship which intersects with the hull. The hull is quite small and is predominantly located on the under-side of the ship. The aft section of the hull also slopes on roughly a 20 degree angle. The hull connects to two pylons which split off at a 45 degree angle to connect to the nacelles.
Federation Reconnaissance Science Vessel (Polaris).png
Polaris class
SKIN UNLOCK: Free
The Polaris class is very abrasive compared to the Luna and Sol classes. The aft section of the mission pod, main hull and nacelles lead off into a spiked design. The saucer section is quite typical in design, although is longer than most and has notable cut-outs on the rear left and right sides.
Federation Reconnaissance Science Vessel (Sol).png
Sol class
SKIN UNLOCK: Free
The Sol class's design has more in common with the Luna class than the Polaris, and features a very smooth and rounded design with little in the way of sharp edges. The saucer design is pear-shaped with the wider portion at the rear. The dorsal section of the hull comprises of a smooth slope going from the saucer section to the aft section of the hull and also is the main entry point for shuttles.
Federation Reconnaissance Science Vessel (Comet).png
Comet class
SKIN UNLOCK: Free with this starship
The
Comet class is a variant of the Luna class but resembles the Sol class. Nacelle pylons are forked and the pod and saucer section are much more connected. The saucer also has a Star Cruiser-style middle row that extends to the neck.

This class was previously available as an extra ship skin in the Zen Store, but as of Season 7 is exclusive to the Fleet Reconnaissance Science Vessel. Players who purchased the skin prior to the Season 7 update may still use the Comet skin on any Reconnaissance Science Vessels they own.

Federation Science Destroyer (Titan).png
Titan class
SKIN UNLOCK: Titan Science Destroyer, 3000 Zen small icon.png
The Titan-class is a 2411 version of the Luna-class, named for the ship once commanded by William T. Riker. Its distinctive mission pod, attached to the vessel's secondary hull, is reminiscent of the deflector assembly of a Buran-class cruiser and is color coded based on its active transformation mode - Science or Tactical. In addition to its sleek profile, the Titan features an encased "infinity mirror" deflector design.
Ship Variant - FED - Mirror Deep Space Science Vessel (T5).png
Luna class
Mirror
SKIN UNLOCK: Mirror Luna Deep Space Science Vessel, Infinity Prize Pack - T5 Ship icon.png
A Tier 5 Mirror universe counterpart of the Luna.

Starship Mastery[]

Starship Mastery
SCIENCE VESSEL
Enhanced Particle Generators
Enhanced Particle Generators
Enhanced Particle Generators
Advanced Shield Systems
Advanced Shield Systems
Advanced Shield Systems
Enhanced Restorative Circuitry
Enhanced Restorative Circuitry
Enhanced Restorative Circuitry
Reactive Shield Technology
Reactive Shield Technology
Reactive Shield Technology
I
II
III
IV
Level Name Description
I Enhanced Particle Generators +15% Damage to Exotic Damage abilities.
II Advanced Shield Systems +10% Shield Hitpoints.
III Enhanced Restorative Circuitry Improves Hull healing abilities by 10%.
Improves Shield healing abilities by 10%.
IV Reactive Shield Technology 5% Shield Regeneration every 6 seconds.
Reduces Damage to Shields by 5%.
V No Starship Trait specified
V
V
VI Account-Wide Reclaim Unlock Complete this tier of Starship Mastery to be allowed to claim this starship on any character on this account.
VI


Abilities[]

Specialization seating

The Fleet Comet-class Science Destroyer features the following specialist seats:

  • Lieutenant Commander Science-Command Lieutenant Commander Science/Command

Science and Tactical modes

A built-in Tactical Mode ability allows the Fleet Comet-class Science Destroyer to switch between a default Science Mode and Tactical Mode.

Activating the Tactical Mode transforms the starship from a typical Science Vessel into a combat-oriented Destroyer. This disables most of advanced science systems while activating additional tactical systems, and downgrades the Commander Science bridge officer station into a Lieutenant Commander, while the Lieutenant Commander Tactical station is upgraded to Commander. In Tactical mode, the ship's shield capacity will be reduced.

Science Mode Tactical Mode
  • Science-oriented bridge officer seating:
    • Lieutenant Commander Tactical Lieutenant Commander Tactical 
    • Ensign Tactical Ensign Tactical 
    • Lieutenant Engineering Lieutenant Engineering 
    • Commander Science Commander Science 
    • Lieutenant Commander Science-Command Lieutenant Commander Science/Command
  • Activated Secondary Deflector
  • Standard shield capacity
  • More power to Auxiliary
    • +15 bonus Auxiliary power
    • +5 bonus Weapons power

  • Disabled Experimental Weapon
  • Lower turn rate, impulse speed and inertia
  • Tactical-oriented bridge officer seating:
    • Commander Tactical Commander Tactical 
    • Ensign Tactical Ensign Tactical 
    • Lieutenant Engineering Lieutenant Engineering 
    • Lieutenant Commander Science Lieutenant Commander Science 
    • Lieutenant Commander Science-Command Lieutenant Commander Science/Command
  • Activated Experimental Weapon
  • +2 Turn Rate
  • +10% Impulse Speed
  • +10 Inertia
  • More power to Weapons
    • +15 bonus Weapons power
    • +5 bonus Auxiliary power

  • Disabled Secondary Deflector
  • 10% lower shield capacity

Tactical Mode may be deactivated at any time to return to the default Science Mode.

Sensor Analysis[]

Sensor Analysis is an active toggle ability available to the Fleet Comet-class Science Destroyer while it is in Science Mode. While maintaining a Sensor Lock on a target, the player gains a stacking effect that either improves the damage and power drain against an enemy, or improves any heal directed towards an ally. This effect stacks every 3 seconds, to a maximum of 6 stacks after 18 continuous seconds. To maintain the desired effect, the player must hold the sensor lock.

Subsystem Targeting[]

The Fleet Comet-class Science Destroyer comes with built-in Subsystem Targeting abilities that it may use while it is in Science Mode. These built-in abilities stay at Rank I and do not automatically rank up when acquiring higher tier Science starships. They are separate from Subsystem Targeting abilities gained through Tactical Space Bridge officer abilities.

Activating a subsystem targeting ability will upgrade all energy weapons to inflict a stacking power drain on the foe's targeted subsystem for the next 10 seconds. They will also have a small chance to knock the targeted subsystem offline for a short duration.

Experimental Weapon[]

The Fleet Comet-class Science Destroyer comes with an Experimental Weapon slot, which is only activated while in Tactical Mode. This additional slot does not fit standard weapons. Unlike standard starship weapons, Experimental weapons are not affected by weapon firing modes, such as those granted by bridge officer abilities.

Standard configuration[]

Federation 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.


Scaling starship

This starship's equipment slots, base hull capacity and shield capacity scale as your level increases.

Equipment slots and seating[]

As you rank up every 10 levels, up to level 40, the ship's forward weapon slots, aft weapon slots, tactical console slots, engineering console slots, science console slots and available bridge officer (boff) abilities will slowly increase toward endgame capabilities:

Level Console tac icon.png Console eng icon.png Console sci icon.png Fore weapons Aft weapons Boff seats
(Science Mode)
Boff seats
(Tactical Mode)
0-9 2 0 3 2 2 Ensign Tactical Ensign Tactical Ensign Engineering Ensign Science Ensign Science-Command Ensign Tactical Ensign Tactical Ensign Engineering Ensign Science Ensign Science-Command
10-19 2 1 3 3 2 Lieutenant Tactical Ensign Tactical Lieutenant Engineering Lieutenant Science Lieutenant Science-Command Lieutenant Tactical Ensign Tactical Lieutenant Engineering Lieutenant Science Lieutenant Science-Command
20-29 3 1 4 3 3 Lieutenant Commander Tactical Ensign Tactical Lieutenant Engineering Lieutenant Commander Science Lieutenant Commander Science-Command Lieutenant Commander Tactical Ensign Tactical Lieutenant Engineering Lieutenant Commander Science Lieutenant Commander Science-Command
30-39 3 2 4 4 3 Lieutenant Commander Tactical Ensign Tactical Lieutenant Engineering Commander Science Lieutenant Commander Science-Command Commander Tactical Ensign Tactical Lieutenant Engineering Lieutenant Commander Science Lieutenant Commander Science-Command
40+ 4 2 5


Hull strength[]

This table shows how the ship's hull strength scales at each level. The base hull of all scaling starships is 10,000, which is then multiplied by the ship's hull modifier (1.21 for the Fleet Comet-class Science Destroyer), and then multiplied by the scaling multiplier below at each level.

Hull scaling table
Level Multiplier Hull HP Level Multiplier Hull HP Level Multiplier Hull HP Level Multiplier Hull HP
0 1 12100 20 2 24200 40 3 36300 60 4 48400
5 1.25 15125 25 2.25 27225 45 3.25 39325 65 4.5 54450
10 1.5 18150 30 2.5 30250 50 3.45 41745
15 1.75 21175 35 2.75 33275 55 3.725 45073

T6-X upgrade

By using an [Experimental Ship Upgrade Token], the Fleet Comet-class Science Destroyer may be upgraded to T6-X, unlocking an extra ship device slot, universal console slot, and the ability to slot an extra starship trait.

Note that upgrading the Titan Science Destroyer, the standard non-fleet version of the Fleet Comet Science Destroyer, will not apply the upgrade to this starship.

Ship comparison[]

Following table compares this ship to other science destroyers.
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
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Dyson Strategic Science Destroyer 40
Rank background icon.png
Rear Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png
5 31350 1.045 1.457 3 3 3 3 4 3 Console - Universal - Protonic Shield Matrix icon.png Lieutenant Commander TacticalEnsign TacticalLieutenant EngineeringCommander ScienceLieutenant Universal 12 0.16 50 2,500 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Dyson Surveillance Science Destroyer 40
Rank background icon.png
Rear Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png
5 31350 1.045 1.457 3 3 3 2 5 3 Console - Universal - Shield Inversion Projector icon.png Lieutenant Commander TacticalEnsign TacticalLieutenant EngineeringCommander ScienceLieutenant Universal 12 0.16 50 2,500 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Dyson Reconnaissance Science Destroyer 40
Rank background icon.png
Rear Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png
5 31350 1.045 1.457 3 3 4 2 4 3 Console - Universal - Proton Destabilizer Module icon.png Lieutenant Commander TacticalEnsign TacticalLieutenant EngineeringCommander ScienceLieutenant Universal 12 0.16 50 2,500 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Titan Science Destroyer 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 37950 1.1 1.325 4 3 4 2 4 3 Console - Universal - Opening Salvo icon.png Lieutenant Commander TacticalEnsign TacticalLieutenant EngineeringCommander ScienceLieutenant Commander Science-Command 13 0.15 55 3,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Fleet Comet Science Destroyer 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 41745 1.21 1.46 4 3 4 2 5 3 Lieutenant Commander TacticalEnsign TacticalLieutenant EngineeringCommander ScienceLieutenant Commander Science-Command 13 0.15 55 20,000 Fleet Credits • 5 Fleet Ship Module icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Courage Command Science Destroyer 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 50025 1.45 1.15 4 3 4 3 4 3 Console - Universal - Force Translator icon.png Lieutenant Commander Tactical-CommandLieutenant EngineeringCommander Science-CommandLieutenant Commander UniversalEnsign Universal 10 0.2 65 1 Special Requisition Choice Pack - Tier 6 Promotional Ship Choice Pack icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Section 31 Intel Science Destroyer 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 34500 1 1.35 4 3 4 2 5 3 Console - Universal - Enhanced Tractor Drones icon.png Lieutenant Commander Tactical-IntelligenceLieutenant EngineeringCommander Science-IntelligenceEnsign ScienceLieutenant Commander Universal 15 0.2 60 Generic Lock Box v2.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Mirror Crossfield Science Destroyer 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 37950 1.1 1.425 4 3 4 2 5 3 Console - Universal - Weaponized Helical Torsion icon.png Lieutenant Commander TacticalEnsign EngineeringCommander ScienceLieutenant Commander Universal-Temporal OperativeLieutenant Universal-Pilot 12 0.18 50 Special Requisition Choice Pack - Tier 6 Promotional Ship Choice Pack icon.png
ad
United Federation of Planets,Dominion
Solanae Dyson Science Destroyer 40
Rank background icon.png
Rear Admiral Rank icon (Federation).png
5 28500 0.95 1.3 3 3 3 2 4 3 Lieutenant Commander TacticalEnsign TacticalLieutenant EngineeringCommander ScienceLieutenant Science 12 0.16 50 600 Lobi Crystal icon.png
bcd
Klingon Empire,Romulan Republic,Dominion
MoQ Dyson Battle Science Destroyer 50
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant General Rank icon (Klingon).png
5 33000 1.1 1.375 3 3 3 3 4 3 Console - Universal - Protonic Shield Matrix icon.png Lieutenant Commander TacticalEnsign TacticalLieutenant EngineeringCommander ScienceLieutenant Universal 12 0.16 50 2,500 Zen small icon.png
bcd
Klingon Empire,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Ta'Sub Dyson Command Science Destroyer 50
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant General Rank icon (Klingon).png
5 33000 1.1 1.375 3 3 3 2 5 3 Console - Universal - Shield Inversion Projector icon.png Lieutenant Commander TacticalEnsign TacticalLieutenant EngineeringCommander ScienceLieutenant Universal 12 0.16 50 2,500 Zen small icon.png
bcd
Klingon Empire,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Chontay Dyson Tactical Science Destroyer 50
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant General Rank icon (Klingon).png
5 33000 1.1 1.375 3 3 4 2 4 3 Console - Universal - Proton Destabilizer Module icon.png Lieutenant Commander TacticalEnsign TacticalLieutenant EngineeringCommander ScienceLieutenant Universal 12 0.16 50 2,500 Zen small icon.png
bd
Klingon Empire,Dominion
Nov Dyson Science Destroyer 40
Rank background icon.png
Brigadier General Rank icon (Klingon).png
5 30000 1 1.25 3 3 3 2 4 3 Lieutenant Commander TacticalEnsign TacticalLieutenant EngineeringCommander ScienceLieutenant Science 12 0.16 50 600 Lobi Crystal icon.png

Admiralty ship[]

Admiralty Ship
Shipshot Background Admiralty.png
Shipshot Science Destroyer T6 Fleet.png
Shipshot Frame Science.png
Shipshot Frame Veryrare.png
Adm eng fed.png 16 Adm tac fed.png 44 Adm sci fed.png 57
+10 TAC per SciShip
Shipshot Background Admiralty.png
Shipshot Science Destroyer T6 Fleet.png
Shipshot Frame Science.png
Shipshot Frame Veryrare.png
Adm eng fed.png 16
Adm tac fed.png 44
Adm sci fed.png 57
+10 TAC per SciShip

Notes[]

  • Because of a bug at launch, the non-fleet version of this ship, the Titan-class Science Destroyer, was faction-unlocked. As it was claimed by KDF and Klingon Empire-aligned captains before a patch could be developed, Cryptic opted to allow it to be a cross-faction ship.

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