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Faction FED25.pngGrissom Light Science Vessel
Tier:
6
Type:
Science Vessel
Hull:
Lvl 50: 29325
Lvl 55: 31663
Lvl 60: 34000
Lvl 65: 38250
Hull modifier:
0.85
Shield modifier:
1.4
Turn rate:
13
Impulse modifier:
0.15
Inertia rating:
50
Warp core:
Generic Warp Core.png Matter-Antimatter
Bonus Power:
+5 shield power
+15 auxiliary power
Bridge Officers:
Lieutenant Tactical Lieutenant Commander Engineering Commander Science-Temporal Operative Lieutenant Commander Science Ensign Universal
Weapons:
Fore 3 Aft 3
Type-specific slot:
Secondary Deflector
Device slots:
3
Consoles:
Console tac icon.png 2 Console eng icon.png 4 Console sci icon.png 4
Cost:
3,000Zen small icon.png
Admiralty stats:
Adm eng fed.png 36 Adm tac fed.png 18 Adm sci fed.png 54
Grissom Light Science Vessel Overview.png
Oberth-class
 ~Science Vessel Variants

The Grissom-class Light Science Vessel is a Tier 6 Science Vessel 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 the Zen Store for 3,000 Zen small icon.png. This ship can be purchased individually, or as part of the New Genesis Bundle for 7,500 Zen small icon.png.

Purchasing this starship will unlock a Fleet Ship Module discount when purchasing the Fleet Oberth Light Science Vessel.

Overview[]

The design of this quintessential science vessel has finally been updated for the modern era, while maintaining as many of the unconventional charms of its original design as was possible. From the sensitive sensor equipment housed in its semi-detached lower mission pod, to the tightly packed and heavily-shielded warp nacelles, this updated design has inherited many of the unique benefits of its famed lineage, while also benefiting from the enhanced engineering standards present on Federation vessels of the early-25th century. This upgraded design has been named after the ill-fated science vessel responsible for surveying the equally ill-fated Genesis Planet, which bore the design of the original Oberth-class into some measure of note.

Official promo video for the ships of the New Genesis Bundle.

Class variants

Class Information
Ship Variant - FED - Oberth Light Science Vessel (2280s) (T1).png
Oberth class (2280s)
SKIN UNLOCK: Any Oberth variant
First used by Starfleet as a science ship and scout vessel in the late 23rd Century, the Oberth class was phased out of service before the Dominion War.

This skin is the Oberth class as it appears in Star Trek III: The Search for Spock.

Players may also select the "Oberth (2280s) Beta" nacelles, which are permanently lit.

Ship Variant - FED - Oberth Light Science Vessel (2360s) (T1).png
Oberth class (2360s)
SKIN UNLOCK: Any Oberth variant
This skin is the Oberth class as it appears in Star Trek: The Next Generation and the series after it.

Players may also select the "Oberth (2360s) Beta" nacelles, which are permanently lit.

Ship Variant - FED - Grissom Light Science Vessel (T6).png
Grissom class
SKIN UNLOCK: Free with this starship
The Grissom class was a 25th century Federation starship type, a light science vessel class in Starfleet service in the 2410s decade. The Grissom class was a variant subclass of the Oberth class science vessel. It was equipped with a phased-space membrane, a technology based on the Federation's failed interphase cloaking device.

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
By The BookBy The BookBy The Book
I
II
III
IV
V
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 By The Book Extend Anomaly Duration
When activated: Extend Durations of All Active Bridge Officer Anomalies by 2 sec
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[]

Universal consoles[]

The Grissom Light Science Vessel comes equipped with the [Console - Universal - Phased-Space Membrane].

  • Phased-Space Membrane icon (Federation).png Phased-Space Membrane

Molecular Reconstruction

Temporal Starships are capable of making subtle alterations on the molecular level through the use of Molecular Reconstruction. This technology allows the starship to assume 1 of 3 different Configurations: Offensive, Defensive and Support.

(+Max Engine Power, +Turn, +Flight Speed, -Incoming Hull Healing)
(+Max Shield Power, +Incoming Hull Healing, -Turn, -Flight Speed)
(+Max Auxiliary Power, +Exotic Damage, +Control Strength, -Energy Weapon Damage)

Each of the configurations generates its own specific counter, which is then used to fuel the Molecular Deconstruction Beam.

(Scaling Physical DoT, Heals Hull, Disable)

Specialization seating

The Grissom-class Light Science Vessel features the following specialist seats:

Sensor Analysis[]

Sensor Analysis is an active toggle ability. 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 Grissom-class Light Science Vessel comes with built-in Subsystem Targeting abilities. 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.


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
0-9 0 2 2 2 2 Ensign Tactical Ensign Engineering Ensign Science-Temporal Operative Ensign Science Ensign Universal
10-19 1 2 2 2 2 Lieutenant Tactical Lieutenant Engineering Lieutenant Science-Temporal Operative Lieutenant Science Ensign Universal
20-29 1 3 3 2 3 Lieutenant Tactical Lieutenant Commander Engineering Lieutenant Commander Science-Temporal Operative Lieutenant Commander Science Ensign Universal
30-39 2 3 3 3 3 Lieutenant Tactical Lieutenant Commander Engineering Commander Science-Temporal Operative Lieutenant Commander Science Ensign Universal
40+ 2 4 4


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 (0.85 for the Grissom-class Light Science Vessel), 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 8500 20 2 17000 40 3 25500 60 4 34000
5 1.25 10625 25 2.25 19125 45 3.25 27625 65 4.5 38250
10 1.5 12750 30 2.5 21250 50 3.45 29325
15 1.75 14875 35 2.75 23375 55 3.725 31663

T6-X upgrade

By using an [Experimental Ship Upgrade Token], the Grissom-class Light Science Vessel 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 Fleet Oberth Light Science Vessel, the fleet version of the Grissom Light Science Vessel, will not apply the upgrade to this starship.

Ship comparison[]

The following table compares all Zen Store Tier 6 Science Vessels.
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
Scryer Intel Science Vessel 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 31050 0.9 1.25 3 3 2 3 5 3 Console - Universal - Sensor Probe Swarm icon.png Lieutenant Tactical-IntelligenceLieutenant Commander EngineeringCommander Science-IntelligenceLieutenant Commander ScienceEnsign Universal 13 0.17 55 3,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Grissom Light Science Vessel 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 29325 0.85 1.4 3 3 2 4 4 3 Console - Universal - Phased-Space Membrane icon.png Lieutenant TacticalLieutenant Commander EngineeringCommander Science-Temporal OperativeLieutenant Commander ScienceEnsign Universal 13 0.15 50 3,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Somerville Intel Science Vessel 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 29325 0.85 1.275 3 3 3 3 4 3 Console - Universal - Mycelial Spore Burst icon.png Lieutenant Commander TacticalLieutenant Commander EngineeringCommander Science-IntelligenceEnsign ScienceLieutenant Universal-Intelligence 16 0.18 65 3,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Nautilus Temporal Science Vessel 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 30360 0.88 1.32 3 3 4 2 4 3 Console - Universal - Nanoprobe Containment Module icon.png Lieutenant Commander TacticalEnsign TacticalLieutenant Engineering-Temporal OperativeCommander Science-Temporal OperativeLieutenant Commander Universal 14 0.2 55 3,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Sutherland Advanced Research Vessel 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 36225 1.05 1.3 3 3 2 3 5 3 Console - Universal - Tachyon Particle Field Emitter icon.png Lieutenant TacticalLieutenant Commander Engineering-Temporal OperativeCommander ScienceEnsign ScienceLieutenant Commander Universal 10 0.15 45 3,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Pathfinder Long Range Science Vessel 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 31050 0.9 1.3 3 3 2 3 5 3 Console - Universal - Aero Shuttle Bay icon.png Lieutenant TacticalLieutenant Engineering-IntelligenceCommander ScienceLieutenant Commander ScienceLieutenant Universal 12 0.17 50 3,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Experimental Science Vessel 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 31050 0.9 1.3 3 3 3 2 5 3 Console - Universal - Particle Synthesizer icon.png Lieutenant Commander TacticalLieutenant TacticalLieutenant EngineeringCommander ScienceLieutenant Science-Intelligence 14 0.15 50 3,000 Zen small icon.png
acd
United Federation of Planets,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Legendary Glenn Temporal Operative Science Vessel 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 36225 1.05 1.45 4 2 4 2 5 3 Legendary Glenn Consoles icon.png Lieutenant Commander TacticalLieutenant EngineeringCommander Science-Temporal OperativeLieutenant Commander Science-CommandEnsign Universal 10 0.18 45 30,000 Zen small icon.png
ad
United Federation of Planets,Dominion
Verne Temporal Science Vessel 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Federation).png
6 34500 1 1.45 3 3 3 3 5 3 Console - Universal - Enhanced Tipler Cylinder icon.png Ensign EngineeringCommander Science-Temporal OperativeLieutenant Commander Science-Temporal OperativeLieutenant Commander UniversalLieutenant Universal 15 0.2 60 Generic Lock Box v2.png • 29,500 Zen small icon.png
bcd
Klingon Empire,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Naj'sov Research Vessel 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Klingon).png
6 37088 1.075 1.275 3 3 2 3 5 3 Console - Universal - Tachyon Particle Field Emitter icon.png Lieutenant TacticalLieutenant Commander Engineering-Temporal OperativeCommander ScienceEnsign ScienceLieutenant Commander Universal 10.5 0.15 45 3,000 Zen small icon.png
bcd
Klingon Empire,Romulan Republic,Dominion
Batlh Intel Science Vessel 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Klingon).png
6 29325 0.85 1.275 3 3 3 3 4 3 Console - Universal - Mycelial Spore Burst icon.png Lieutenant Commander TacticalLieutenant Commander EngineeringCommander Science-IntelligenceEnsign ScienceLieutenant Universal-Intelligence 16 0.18 65 3,000 Zen small icon.png
bd
Klingon Empire,Dominion
Qul'poH Temporal Science Vessel 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Klingon).png
6 34500 1 1.45 3 3 3 3 5 3 Console - Universal - Enhanced Tipler Cylinder icon.png Ensign EngineeringCommander Science-Temporal OperativeLieutenant Commander Science-Temporal OperativeLieutenant Commander UniversalLieutenant Universal 15 0.2 60 Generic Lock Box v2.png • 29,500 Zen small icon.png
c
Romulan Republic
Sui'Mor Temporal Science Vessel 1
Rank background icon.png
Lieutenant Rank icon (Romulan).png
6 34500 1 1.45 3 3 3 3 5 3 Console - Universal - Enhanced Tipler Cylinder icon.png Ensign EngineeringCommander Science-Temporal OperativeLieutenant Commander Science-Temporal OperativeLieutenant Commander UniversalLieutenant Universal 15 0.2 60 Generic Lock Box v2.png • 29,500 Zen small icon.png


Admiralty ship[]

Admiralty Ship
Shipshot Background Admiralty.png
ShipShot Science Lt T6.png
Shipshot Frame Science.png
Shipshot Frame Rare.png
Adm eng fed.png 36 Adm tac fed.png 18 Adm sci fed.png 54
x2.5 Crit Rating from SCIENCE
Shipshot Background Admiralty.png
ShipShot Science Lt T6.png
Shipshot Frame Science.png
Shipshot Frame Rare.png
Adm eng fed.png 36
Adm tac fed.png 18
Adm sci fed.png 54
x2.5 Crit Rating from SCIENCE

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