The Kara-class Advanced Warbird is a Tier 6 Warbird Battlecruiser / Dreadnought Warbird hybrid which may be flown by Romulan Republic characters, as well as characters of any other faction. 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 . This ship can be purchased individually, or as part of the Cross Faction Dreadnought Bundle [T6] for 6,000 .
- 1 Overview
- 2 Class variants
- 3 Starship Mastery
- 4 Abilities
- 5 Standard configuration
- 6 Scaling starship
- 7 Ship comparison
- 8 Admiralty ship
- 9 External links
The Kara-class Advanced Warbird represents the latest developments in Romulan technology. Larger than even the mighty D'deridex class, the Kara class has superior firepower and even greater hull strength. While slow to maneuver, it is a juggernaut on the battlefield, capable of withstanding tremendous damage while unleashing weapons on her foes. With a devastating built-in Plasma Spinal Lance, the Kara class is a very formidable opponent.
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When compared to the older Romulan warbirds, the Ha'apax class has a much bulkier main hull with no internal space like the D'deridex class. The enormous wings arch downwards (reminiscent of the Dhelan class) to meet with the secondary wings, and the "head" looks to be patterned somewhat after a Bird-of-Prey such as an eagle. Indeed, when viewed from directly above or below, it becomes obvious that the ship's shape and design are strongly reminiscent of a Bird-of-Prey in flight.
Players can choose between two different types (Type 1 and Type 2) of Ha'apax class "hull" and "nacelle" designs.
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The Ha'apax class parts are interchangeable with parts from the Ha'feh and the Ha'nom. Selecting these parts will turn the ship's Assault command section into a Ha'feh-class vessel and Guardian command section into a Ha'nom.
|SKIN UNLOCK: Haakona Advanced Warbird, 2,500 |
When compared to the Ha'apax, the Haakona class has a more ridged and segmented overall design. The ship's primary wings sweep upwards, while the wings of the Assault Warbird component sweep downwards, giving it a look of an eagle with its talons outstretched.
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Based on previous Advanced Warbird designs, the Kara class shares a lot of similarities with Haakona-class Warbird. The most notable difference is the lance emitter on the front section of the ship. Unlike its predecessor, it also features a hangar bay.
|I||Absorptive Hull Plating||+25 Physical Damage Resistance Rating.|
+25 Kinetic Damage Resistance Rating.
|II||Enhanced Singularity Circuitry||Reduces the cooldown time on Singularity Power use by 15%.|
Increases your Singularity Charge rate by 30%.
|III||Enhanced Hull Plating||+25 All Energy Damage Resistance Rating.|
+25 Radiation Damage Resistance Rating.
|IV||Armored Hull||+10% Hull Hitpoints.|
|V||Subsystem Redundancies||+Shield Hardness, +Shield Regeneration, Shield Repair when using Beam: Overload or Lance Abilities|
The Kara Advanced Warbird comes equipped with the [Console - Universal - Supplemental Subsystems].
This ability is part of the Romulan Maneuvering Protocol Set, which also includes [Console - Universal - Dual Vector Separation] obtainable with Haakona Advanced Warbird (T5), but also equippable on the Kara Advanced Warbird. For each console added after the first, an additional passive bonus is unlocked.
The Kara-class Advanced Warbird features the following specialist seats:
- Lieutenant Commander Universal/Command
The Kara-class Advanced Warbird has a battle cloak that allows the ship to cloak during combat, granting stealth and a damage bonus upon decloaking.
The Kara Advanced Warbird comes equipped with a single wing of Scorpion Fighters.
These light craft are equipped with fore Plasma Pulse Cannons and Plasma Torpedo Launcher.
- Carrier Command - Attack
- Carrier Command - Escort
- Carrier Command - Intercept
- Carrier Command - Recall
As a Romulan Warbird, the Kara-class Advanced Warbird comes with built-in Singularity abilities. These abilities do not automatically rank up when acquiring higher tier Warbirds. These powers build in severity based on the charge built up by the ship's Singularity Core.
The Kara Advanced Warbird comes with a built-in Plasma Spinal Lance.
This devastating weapon fires a single, powerful plasma beam at a target. It has a narrow firing arc, but when applied properly, it can deal large amount of damage. When the ship separates using the from the Haakona Advanced Warbird, the lance switches into wide beam mode, damaging multiple targets in a cone area, albeit dealing them less damage.
Romulan 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.
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:
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 (1.333333 for the Kara-class Advanced Warbird), and then multiplied by the scaling multiplier below at each level.
|Level||Multiplier||Hull HP||Level||Multiplier||Hull HP||Level||Multiplier||Hull HP||Level||Multiplier||Hull HP|
By using an [Experimental Ship Upgrade Token], the Kara-class Advanced Warbird 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 Ha'apax-class Advanced Warbird (T6), the fleet version of the Kara Advanced Warbird, will not apply the upgrade to this starship.
- Following table compares Tier 6 Advanced Warbird variants.
|Kara Advanced Warbird||1||6||46000||1.333||1.05||4||4||✓||4||4||2||4||1||5||0.15||30||3,000|
|Fleet Ha'apax Advanced Warbird (T6)||1||6||50600||1.467||1.155||4||4||✓||4||5||2||4||1||✗||5||0.15||30||20,000 • 5|
|+15 All Stats when Alone|
Playable starships (All Factions)
|Unlocking Cross-Faction Flying will grant the player the ability to use any starship, from any faction.|
|Starfleet: (Complete & Detailed List)|
|Klingon Defense Force: (Complete & Detailed List)|
|DujHod Chariot • Kivra Shuttle • Rozhenko Timeship • To'Duj Fighter • Toron Shuttle|
|Romulan Republic: (Complete & Detailed List)|
|Commander's Gig • Tiercel Shuttle • Kestrel Runabout • Scorpion Fighter|
|Legend & Lists of Starships|
|See also||Ship requisitions officers • Fleet Ship Module • Starship Upgrade Requisition • Experimental Ship Upgrade Token • Cross Faction Flying Unlock|
|Starships by type: Small Craft • Freighter
|T6 Starships by equipment slots: Engineering consoles • Science consoles • Tactical consoles • Weapons • Hangar bays|
|T6 Starships by specialization seating: Command • Intel • Miracle Worker • Pilot • Temporal|